Joe Hill related events
Upcoming Joe Hill related events in Utah
Joe Hill Centennial Celebration
All-day (11:30AM - 10PM), free concert at Sugar House Park, Salt Lake City, Utah
Joe Hill Centennial Discussion starting at 7pm, at Ken Sanders Rare Books
A conversation on IWW labor leader Joe Hill, and his life and times.
Presentations by prominent local attorney Ron Yengich, attorney and author of "Pie in the Sky" Kenneth Lougee and historian John Sillito. Followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.
Co-sponsored by Utah Humanities and Ken Sanders Rare Books.
Pie in the Sky — Legal discussion
Ken Lougee and others at Ken Sanders Rare Books, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Author William Adler
Dumke Legacy Hall in the Hurst Learning Center at Weber State University, Ogden.
Author William M. Adler will speak on "The Man Who Never Died: The Life and Legacy of Joe Hill After a Century," an examination of Hill’s legacy as a radical labor activist and songwriter. Weber Historical Society lecture series; free
Author William Adler
William Adler, author of The Man Who Never Died speaks at Ken Sanders Rare Books, 268 S. 200 East, Salt Lake City; free.
Vigil at Sugar House Park
Sugar House Park, 1400 East 2100 South, Salt Lake City, south of the 1400 East entrance near the prison monument. The Industrial Workers of the World are organizing a vigil; free.
7 P.M.: "Joe Hill’s Last Will"
The State Room, 638 S. State, Salt Lake City. "Joe Hill’s Last Will," a play by Si Kahn, performed by John McCutcheon. Kahn, McCutcheon and historian John Sillito will speak on a panel before the performance. Sponsored by Joe Hill Organizing Committee and Utah Humanities Council. Tickets are $18 at TheStateRoom.com
The State Room, 638 S. State, Salt Lake City. Grand finale of “Joe Hill Roadshow,” a year of events held across the country. The lineup includes Otis Gibbs, Duncan Phillips, Kate MacLeod, Walter Parks, Erin Inglish and Stringtown Ambassadors, Utah County Swillers, Craig Cleveland, Christopher Antonio Leibow, and Bryan McPherson. Learn more at JoeHill100.com. Tickets $15 at TheStateRoom.com.