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Summer Duluth concerts announced

Bayfront Festival Park. 2010 file photo / News Tribune

A folk-country singer who recently landed on Rolling Stone magazine's list of Top Ten New Country Artists You Need To Know will headline this year's Fourth Fest, according to the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center.

Savannah Conley, a singer-songwriter raised near Nashville, was described as "a folky, more ethereal take on Cat Power's 'The Greatest' with a touch of Dolly Parton's warble — and her storytelling, too," in the March 2018 issue of the music mag. She recently released the EP "Twenty-Twenty."

Fourth Fest starts at 4:30 p.m. on July 4 at Bayfront Festival Park and is free and open to the public. The music lineup includes Under The Bus, Breanne Marie & The Front Porch Sinners, Feeding Leroy and Conley before the fireworks start at 10:10 p.m. There will also be food vendors and the Mighty Thomas Carnival is going on in the nearby DECC parking lot.

In other concert news:

Indigo Girls will headline the Water is Life concert with an Honor The Earth-sponsored show that starts at 2 p.m. July 22 at Bayfront Festival Park.

The event is billed as a way to celebrate water with powerful music and launch the 6th Annual Love Water Not Oil spiritual ride tour.

Also on the bill: Annie Humphrey, SisterTree, Lyz Jaakola and special guests.

Tickets are $25 at

Hairball returns to Rock the Park with its annual Independence Day eve concert. Kat Perkins, from Season 6 of "The Voice," and Aftershock, a local cover band that plays classic rock to current top 40, open.

Rock the Park is at 5:30 p.m. July 3 at Bayfront Festival Park. Tickets are available at and the DECC box office.

Diana Krall will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 23 at Symphony Hall.

Krall, who has won multiple Grammy Awards, is a jazz pianist and singer. Her most recent album, "Turn up the Quiet," has gotten a nod from media ranging from Mojo magazine to People magazine. The former called her "spectacular," the latter said her new music "will have fans falling for her all over again."

Tickets start at $48.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at and the DECC box office.