Written by: Jocelyn Van Saun
Inaugural HillFest Announces Artist Lineup: Andy Frasco & The U.N., Fruition, More
Utah’s inaugural HillFest will bring live music and professional snowmobile hillclimb racing to the slopes of Powder Mountain Ski Resort in Eden for a weekend of fun for all ages this April 22nd-24th.
Presented in partnership with Triple Crown Sports, the three-day festival will celebrate the Rocky Mountain States Hillclimb Association’s Snowmobile Hillclimb National Points Championships, beginning Friday, April 22nd. Saturday, April 23rd will see performances by Portland, OR folk-rock group Fruition and southern blues-rockers North Mississippi Allstars. The festival will close out on Sunday, April 24th with back-to-back performances by Andy Frasco & The U.N. as well as punk-reggae group Bumpin Uglies. HillFest is set to be a family-friendly festival, offering food vendors, beer gardens, snowmobile testing, exhibits, lodging, a licensed and supervised kids zone, as well as a free shuttle bus service to and from Ogden as well as Eden’s Snowcrest Jr. High School.
An official HillFest kickoff party on Friday, as well as a Saturday night afterparty, will be held in nearby Ogden’s historic Union Station. Lineups for both events will be announced on February 16th.
“HillFest is going to be so much fun. The world’s best hill climb racer, Keith Curtis, will light up the race and the North Mississippi Allstars music will make you groove,” said Triple Crown President Keri King in a press release. “Enjoy a beer and eat some food. Bring your family, too – the kids zone is staffed by the amazing High Altitude Kids Camp.”