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6 miles Ahead & Red Rock Rondo to perform at Excellence shows at Gallivan

Published July 23, 2013 10:24 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Officials at The Gallivan Center have asked local nonprofit Excellence in the Community (which supports local musicians exclusively) to book not just one, but 2 concerts per month going forward.

This started in July, with the funds to do this.

In July they held two Thursday night concerts: Caleb Chapman on July 11 and Rumba Libre August 18.

Soon there will be a full schedule through fall and into spring. In addition, Excellence's Big Band Swing dances are rolling along nicely with Wasatch Jazz Project (and sometimes Caleb Chapman and team) every Tuesday except for July 30 (due to a previously scheduled event at Gallivan Center). Dance instruction starts at 7 with Robert Prather of the U of U ballroom dance team. Music starts at 7:30. These events continue all through August and as deep into September as weather allows. August Excellence concerts: August 1: 6 miles Ahead August 22: Red Rock Rondo