Upcoming Events – South Jordan

SoJo Summerfest Battle of the Bands @ City Park
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 1 @ 10:00 pm

Battle of the Bands Round 2



This competition is open to all ages and abilities.
Age Categories: Student (19 and under) & Professional
Bands with members 19 and under may enter the professional category instead of the student category if they wish.

Professional Category

1st Place:  $5,000 cash prize | 40 hr recording studio session at Audio Inn Recording in Salt Lake City | Open for Alex Boye’ on June 1st | The opportunity to be in Alex Boye’s next music video
2nd Place: $2,500 cash prize | 2 song demo package at Audio Inn Recording in Salt Lake City

Student Category: (every member must be a teenager)

1st Place: $1,000 cash prize | 2 song demo package at Audio Inn Recording in Salt Lake City | Open for Alex Boye’ on June 1st
2nd Place: $500 cash prize

Audio Inn Recording in Salt Lake City

Round 1 | Round 2 | Final Round

Round 1 (Video Submission)

A big THANK YOU to all the bands who entered our prestigious contest this year.  We were fortunate to receive many talented entries and round 1 cuts were hard to make.

Check out the bands that made the first cut below (listed in alphabetical order.)  We had to turn down some very talented bands, be sure to check them out as well a little further down.  They deserve some love too!

Round 2 Student Bands
Band Name YouTube Video
Basically Bueno https://youtu.be/au2SO_8p_jk
Last Minute Takeout http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdTuZUkEc1U
Psychedelic Purple https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDYbb7DOPTmnkLcDtukOTiQ
Sick for Sadie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDDk9xPESo8
That Can Wait https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDGzdXAkZb4&feature=youtu.be
The McSwizzles https://youtu.be/I3keaOOTIVo
The Nazca Lines https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nakiJJxQc38&feature=youtu.be
The Sandfish https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3udBXsvZ710
Round 2 Professional Bands
Band Name YouTube Video
Acacia Ridge https://youtu.be/FnNxJvGuZjY
Afterhand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aH9b1EsUNaM
Behind the Wheat Grinder https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RmxBr9IddA
Breezeway https://youtu.be/k3VEDADA8s0
Eighth Day https://youtu.be/2lqCPGvmPYs
Jacob T. Skeen https://youtu.be/K2mwtZPs5oE?t=115
Jake & The Heist https://youtu.be/F7JgZ7R6Js4
Leaping Gnome http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUFrMaqKytk
Michael Barrow & the Tourists https://youtu.be/EUCk7qcu0xk?t=20
Mike Rut https://youtu.be/oRa7gAO54TI
Moodlite https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXt2S5lgcp4
Peanut Butter Octopus https://youtu.be/BWTAcSnWyBI
Red Checker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iWKTLdMDyg
Route 89 https://youtu.be/kydrD0eNEq0
Sarah DeGraw & The Band https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlsjGSO43z0&list=RDHlsjGSO43z0&start_radio=1&t=181
Sarah Jane https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOTNku-CShQ
The BrightSlide https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC5AC4CvG81Nr4FI6BRtCNg
The Guests https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XqqTtrZv3Q
Will Baxter Band https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=33-e5e38d2w


Bands eliminated during first round:

Eliminated Student Bands
Band Name YouTube Video
Bensen Hedges https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZqORzOagWM
Contagious https://youtu.be/_BELhPWQ5A8
Couch Maneuver https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hym5kUOtdnw&
LAVI$H https://youtu.be/fL192ieSIkk


Eliminated Professional Bands
Band Name YouTube Video
Atlas the Dreamer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_KtAwl8v7c
Cardboard Club https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScqieKnjYXI
Desert Fish https://youtu.be/3EJlxz3FBYE
Divorce Court https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ely0J0UUkVs&feature=youtu.be
Echo 63 https://youtu.be/N2lOLWtnLtM
ex five two https://youtu.be/i35ZUxDXzqk
Freemind Movement https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oE_nDds8ssM
God Save the Kings https://youtu.be/zZG1d67wb4s
Goodbye Clocks https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HYdariHDw4o
Indigo Waves https://youtu.be/p8hUvT0mDfY
Katie Ainge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVr3Be3ml7s
Kristen Beckwith https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPrG7Rm88IU
Rostrom https://youtu.be/g8Bfmw3IlEE
Scarlet Rain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vT0UqsjNDPM
Seasoned Amnesia https://youtu.be/gHgSyHkUfOc
Simple Balloon https://youtu.be/NIjTtCXeZ04
SKYE https://youtu.be/GMFY4GZBb2k
Spo https://www.facebook.com/SpoRules/videos/1640336119400101?sfns=mo
StoneMary https://youtu.be/ygyJk2GQU18
The Housecats https://youtu.be/ULt14Zvtxv0
The Vistanauts https://youtu.be/CVQ5LfnvHOs
The Waldron Brothers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8jUwayuwsQ

Round 2 (Video Submission)

Each advancing group will be allotted a total of 10 minutes to perform up to two additional songs, one cover song and one original song OR two cover songs on or before April 17, 2019.

Any band going over their time limit or fail to have additional videos submitted on time may be disqualified or have points deducted.

Entries from both rounds will be judged by our professional judges. The bands progressing to the Final Round will be announced on May 1, 2019.

Final Round (Live Performances)

If a band advances to the final round, they will be competing with a 25-minute live set at South Jordan City’s SoJo Summerfest on May 30 – June 1, 2019.

Winners from each category will perform a final 45-minute set on Saturday, June 1, 2019.

SoJo Summerfest Vendor Market @ City Park
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 1 @ 10:00 pm


Vendor Terms and Conditions

SoJo Summerfest Vendor Application

  • Phone
  • Email
  • Approximate time needed to set up.
  • Check stickers on back of appliance(s). *Note that special equipment requirements must be addressed with the City Vendor Chair and Electrician prior to arrival and setup. The City does not have the capability to meet all special equipment needs.
  • $0.00
    Please submit payment with a check or money order in the appropriate amount payable to South Jordan City by mail or call 801-446-HELP to pay over the phone. Notification of acceptance will be sent within 10 days of receipt of application.

Chalk Art Contest at SoJo Summerfest @ Heritage Park
Jun 1 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Rules & Regulations
1. Registration will only be accepted online at register.sjc.utah.gov

2. $25 registration is due on or before May 17, 2019, 4:00 p.m.
Registration after May 17, 2019 is $30 and a t-shirt is NOT guaranteed.

3. The registration fee provides each team/individual: 1 tote, 2 t-shirt’s, 1 box of thin chalk, hand wipes, and gloves.
-The surface is more bumpy and rough than average sidewalk concrete – we strongly encourage you to bring extra chalk with you if possible.
-Additional chalk may be available upon request, while supplies last, but is not guaranteed. Square Size: Adults – 6ft x 6ft and Youth – 5ft x 5ft

4. Categories:
-Adult (18+), Teen (13-17), and Child (12 & under)
-Teams will be assigned an age category based on oldest team member
-Category assignments and t-shirt pick-up will take place the morning of June 1st at the registration/check-in table.

5. The South Jordan Arts Council and/or South Jordan City Staff reserve the right to disqualify any artwork that is deemed inappropriate.

6. If the artwork is not your own idea, please give credit to the original source.

7. Photos of the artwork will be taken and may be used for advertising purposes.

8. Judging:
-All chalk art will be judged between 12:40 p.m. – 1:40 p.m., regardless of completion.
-Use your time and space wisely. All decisions of the judges are final.
-Chalk art will be judged on Originality, Creativity, and Overall Artistic Impression.

9. Awards: Announced at 2:00 p.m.

*Registration fee only provides 2 t-shirts. Additional t-shirts (while supplies last) can be purchased for $5 each.

SoJo Summerfest 5K & Kids 1 Miler 2019 @ South Jordan City Hall
Jun 1 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am

June 1, 2019
7:00 am
5K $25 | Kids 1 Miler $15

1600 W. Towne Center Dr.
(South Jordan City Hall)

Race Map

Top 3 Finishers for Men’s & Women’s Division
Top 3 Finishers for Kids Division
Raffle Prizes

Race Entries Include
Race Shirt & Custom Race Medal

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

SoJo Summerfest Parade @ City Park
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 pm


SoJo Summerfest Parade

Parade Entry Information

SoJo Summerfest Parade Application

  • Entry Name
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Type of Entry
  • Appoximate Length of Entire EntryNumber of Vehicles (Limited to 4)Number of People
  • By uploading an image of your entry we can determine the best staging location to place you.
    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf.


Parking is available at the South Jordan Fitness & Aquatic Center located at 10866 South Redwood Road and surrounding parking lots. Access these parking areas by traveling North bound on Redwood Road and turn left into the City Park entrance at 11010 South Redwood Road. This access will be open until 8:55 am or until parking is full.

SoJo Summerfest Parade Parking Map

SoJo Summerfest Car Show @ Heritage Park
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SoJo Summerfest Car Show Application

  • Year, Make & Model