Utah Phillips Tribute / Maria Muldaur / Clan Dyken

Utah Phillips Tribute  The life and music of the late folk singer Utah Phillips is celebrated in a series of tribute concerts this weekend. Today on Insight, you’ll meet Brendan Phillips, the son of the legendary performer, and hear him play one of his father’s songs. Singer-songwriter Lee Bob Watson joins him.

Celebrating the life, music & tales of Utah Phillips, featuring Brendan Phillips and his band Fast Rattler with special guest Lee Bob Watson, is at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at the Miner's Foundry Stone Hall, Nevada City. Information: (530)477-0929. They also perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23rd at The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St., Winters. Information: (530) 795-1825.

Maria Muldaur  Blues and soul singer Maria Muldaur tells you why she's getting active in politics. Her latest album is "YES WE CAN" and the title track has recently been pickedup by the Obama campaign. She's in town for a benefit concert.

Clan Dyken  You'll meet the Angels Camp-based band Clan Dyken. They're looking back on their first 20 years with a new retrospective collection and they're also about to head off to Burning Man.

Thursday, August 21, 2008