George Streetfest on Main returns Aug. 7 with a fresh lineup of performers, a George Mustache Contest, expansion onto Tabernacle Street, and a new total tapas menu at the Jazz Garden.
The event’s signature Precision Hearing Main Street Concert will feature three Utah-based bands including southern Utah’s own, Brickwalker. Additional bands include Quiet Oaks of Salt Lake City, and headliner Holy Water Buffalo of Heber City.
At 7:45 p.m., those interested in participating in the George Mustache Contest should don their best mustache and report at the Main Stage. Crowd voting will take place at 8 p.m. to determine finalists in three categories: 1. Best Real ‘Stache, 2. Best Fake ‘Stache, and 3. Best Cowboy ‘Stache.
Up to seven finalists will then be invited to participate in Chocolate Mustache Milkshake Contest sponsored by Bear Paw Diner. The contestant to collect the biggest milkshake mustache on their mustache will determine the George Mustache Contest Grand Champion.
JAZZ GARDEN ANNOUNCES: Guest Performers, Vino 101, and a new Total Tapas Menu
George Streetfest on Main returns Aug. 7 with a fresh lineup of performers, new interactive education programs, and total tapas menu at the event’s Zion Brewing Company Jazz Garden located at the Ancestor Square Courtyard.
Live entertainment will feature house band, West Coast Jazz along with a variety of entertainers. At 6:30 p.m., the St. George Slam Poetry Team will offer a final community performance before traveling to national competition Aug. 10.
Jazz Garden guest performer this month is internationally acclaimed jazz pianist Mami Hope Dalton. At 8:15 p.m., Dalton will lead off with a variety of her favorite piano jazz tunes, including original and solo pieces. The last set of the night will include a reunion performance of all original members of West Coast Jazz Players.
Four beer selections will be served by Zion Brewing Company of Springdale, Utah, and two wine options by Iron Gate Winery of Cedar City, Utah. Drink servings this month will be paired with tapas (appetizer plates) served by Painted Pony and Benja’s Thai & Sushi.
Zion Brewing Company Jazz Garden is sponsored by Etched Magazine and is a venue of George Streetfest on Main. The Jazz Garden offers an outdoor, live performance venue for adults 21 and over. Identification is required.