Jenkins has country roots that run deep. With 2-albums and a new one on the way, Jenkins’s career has been gaining momentum as he has opened for many country music headliners, including LeAnn Rimes, Little Texas, Lonestar, Ty Herndon, and Josh Turner.
Sam Payne fills a number of roles: singer, songwriter, storyteller, teacher, and public speaker. His original music, in the style of contemporary folk, is all about the story of the song, making him a favorite local performer around Utah. He is the son of Marvin Payne.
Jim Carrey, Michael Jackson, Elton John, Louie Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Led Zeppelin, Stevie Wonder, Ricky Martin, Cat Stevens, The Temptations, U2, Guns n’ Roses, Coldplay, and Alvin & The Chipmunks are just a few of the performers to take the stage during the unforgettable one-man show of Jason Hewlett, The Entertainer.
Manhattan Transfer has been performing together for over 35 years. With worldwide album sales in the millions, Grammy Awards by the dozen, and veterans of sold-out world tours, Manhattan Transfer is as popular and their music as fresh as the day they began.
Darius Rucker is known for his role as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, of which he has been a member since the band’s inception in 1986 and his work as a solo artist.
Along with his work in Hootie & the Blowfish, Rucker has recorded two solo albums. The first, Back to Then, was released in 2002 on Hidden Beach Recordings. An album of country music entitled Learn to Live followed in 2008 on Capitol Records Nashville. Its first three singles — “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It”, “It Won’t Be Like This for Long” and “Alright” — have all reached Number One on the U.S. country singles charts. With these singles, Rucker has become the first black artist to top the country charts since Charley Pride did in 1983; “Alright” also made him the first country singer since Wynonna Judd to have their first three singles all reach Number One.
Two years ago Howard and David Bellamy came to the Sandy Amphitheater in one of the best concerts performances to date. Unfortunately, due to weather the concert was cut short. So for all you country music fans who love to hear hit after hit songs, we bring them back to help celebrate the Amphitheater’s 10-year anniversary.