Craft Lake City’s 8th Annual DIY Festival – Performers & Exhibitors

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Craft Lake City hosts the 8th Annual DIY Festival in its first-ever three-day format at the Gallivan Center: Friday, Aug. 12; Saturday, Aug. 13; and Sunday, Aug. 14. Craft Lake City continues its celebration of all-local creators—with over 50 performing acts and over 300 craft foodies, DIY engineers and vintage vendors at the festival. SLUG Magazine also seeks to promote the diverse talent found in the Beehive State’s creative community, and these vignettes peek into the artistry of the performers and exhibitors who follow. Be sure to witness these makers and their work—and many more—at the festival! Visit craftlakecity.com for details.


Joshy Soul and the CoolJoshy Soul and the Cool: CLC Performer

Joshy Soul (aka Joshua Strauther) keeps his music and style in a vintage era, setting Joshy Soul and the Cool apart from other local bands in the SLC scene. A fun ’50s-and-’60s mixture of horns and suits, Joshy Soul and the Cool take us back to an era where R&B and soul were the kings of music.

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Michelle-Medias-Chamber-ChoirMichele Medina’s Chamber Musicians: CLC Performer

Local violinist Michele Medina challenges norms of contemporary classical music by creating spaces and opportunities for local musicians to learn, grow and perform together. Michele Medina’s Chamber Musicians play local composer Dr. Igor Iachimciuc’s “Quartet in C” for this year’s DIY Fest. Read More…


Will Baxter BandWill Baxter Band: CLC Performer

Will Baxter Band has been grooving around SLC with their soulful, jazzy trumpet (played by ALIENWOLF), blues-style drums (played by Wachira Waigwa-Stone) and funky sounds from the organ and bass (played by Adam Fifield). Read More…


Aimee's Home Cookin'Aimee’s Home Cookin’: CLC Craft Food

Every city has its own combination of unique food flavors—and Aimee Toner has perfected the taste of SLC. Mixed with her original New England cooking, Toner has soaked up the local flavor, creating delicious spiced blends that are inspired by individuals she’s met in our state. Read more…


City-GroundsCity Grounds: CLC Craft Food

Benjamin Martinez and Alysia Ericsson have brought us caffeine on wheels: City Grounds SLC. Their nitrogen-infused cold-brew coffee has quite literally been hitting the streets of Salt Lake, and will continue to do so at this year’s DIY Festival.  Read more…


FUZE: CLC DIY EngineerFUZE: CLC DIY Engineer

Finding a fun, interactive way to engage kids in the world of programming and coding is sometimes nearly impossible. But when Kristy Sevy’s daughter took an interest in STEM subjects, Sevy—along with her brother, Kyle Muir—decided to create a product that was allow children to engage in the subjects they love. Read more…


Spirited Practice: Jacqueline MorascoSpirited Practice: CLC DIY Engineer

For Jacqueline Morasco, Spirited Practice takes DIY to a whole new level in order to enlighten and enrich our minds, souls and bodies. Morasco uses everyday items found at home to concoct bathroom cleaner, skin-care products and more. Read more…


Annika Quinn Jewelry: CLC ArtisanAnnika Quinn Jewelry: CLC Artisan

Annika Quinn Nelson DiMeo is a metalsmith with remarkable talent, creating signature pieces, mostly made of copper, brass or silver, into anything from statement jewelry pieces to simple wrist cuffs and stunning rings. Drawing from the inspiration of putting on armor, DiMeo’s pieces empower their wearers. Read more…


LOCS: CLC ArtisanLOCS: CLC Artisan

Frank Falk, a grandfather, historian and DIY champion, creates unique phone speakers that resemble vintage gramophones. He creates with anything from papier-mâché to a WWII Navy flashlight to a simple found cowhorn. This means that each piece he makes is truly one-of-a-kind. Read more…


Root + Rise Botanicals: CLC ArtisanRoot + Rise Botanicals: CLC Artisan

Amy Menzel has created her own line of medicinal products made from home-grown ingredients from her community garden. With healing balm, bath teas, body oils and more, Root + Rise Botanicals will be a hot spot for therapeutic and natural products at the Craft Lake City DIY Festival. Read more…


Silver Still Image: CLC ArtisanSilver Still Image: CLC Artisan

Nineteenth-century tintype photography is in the brilliant hands of artist Sylvia Weston. Silver Still Image captures images and portraits onto unique tintypes, creating etherial and mysterious images that are begging to be showcased in your home. Read more…


Book Runners: Stephanie (right) and Nathan (left) Briscoe.Book Runners: CLC Vintage Vendor

Stephanie and Nathan Briscoe have turned their passion of book collecting into local business the Book Runners in 2014. Two years later, the Book Runners are bringing their incredible college of vintage, rare books to sell at the DIY FestRead more…


Loom + Kiln: Hannah LeonardLoom + Kiln: CLC Vintage Vendor

Hannah Leonard, a talented curator and interior designer, created via Loom + Kiln, which touts vintage, bohemian interior design that we all savor. From blankets to ceramic fixtures to hand-made paintings, Loom + Kilm is definitely a place to stop and see at this year’s CLC DIY Festival. Read more…