May 30: WizardFest Open Desert Concert in Locomotive Springs, Utah


WizardFest will be held on Saturday, May 30th 2009 at Locomotive Springs in north western Utah. This is a free musical event in an open desert setting. There are no services at Locomotive Springs and there will be nothing for sale at WizardFest, so bring the basics: food, water, appropriate clothing, etc. We ask that you please leave your dogs at home. Look at the map and read the directions linked to this site so that you don’t get lost and miss it! The music will start at 3:00 o’clock and will continue until the sun goes down. This year’s line up will consist of Get Stakerized! Dos Hombres Van A Morir, Sunday School, Ben Thunderblood, the mysterious magic of Matt Bruce, a Dracula in the old west puppet show, After The Party, Antelope Island, and Reciprocal Redux. This year we are happy to present the Boxcar gallery featuring prominent and obscure painting, printing, photography and..? The museum will display geography, local history, and some incredible authentic Voodoo artifacts. We are holding this event in the spirit of fun and freedom, and we sincerely hope to bring people together for a very unique and memorable time, so come and join us for Wizard Fest!

Directions: You can access Locomotive Springs from I-15 by taking the Corinne exit and traveling west on Hwy 83 towards Thiokol, then west at Lampo junction (Promontory), past the Golden Spike National Monument, Howell Valley junction (end of paved road) and staying on the county gravel road traveling west for about 25 miles. Signs are present to help direct you on the county road.

Saturday, May 30, 3:00-sundown
Locomotive Springs
FREE, but bring water and vittles

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About Jay Babcock

I am an independent writer and editor based in Tucson, Arizona. In 2023: I publish an email newsletter called LANDLINE = Previously: I co-founded and edited Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curated the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages, Grand Royal and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was somehow listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. From 2010 to 2021, I lived in rural wilderness in Joshua Tree, Ca.

One thought on “May 30: WizardFest Open Desert Concert in Locomotive Springs, Utah

  1. Pingback: WizardFest 2009 in North-Western Utah | ARTHUR MAGAZINE - WE FOUND THE OTHERS

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