Often compared to Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer, Pete and Anne Sibley, or Tim O’Brien, Otter Creek’s classical training, combined with Peter’s deep roots in the folk tradition enable them to cross boundaries among musical genres. They have performed with the Salt Lake Choral Artists and the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society in the Utah and Nevada premieres of Carol Barnett’s Bluegrass Mass, and performed with the Utopia Early Music Ensemble in programs that blend classical and folk traditions. They are also sought after session musicians and in addition to frequent studio work have performed on stage with well-known singer songwriters Peter Mayer, Kate MacLeod, and Alicia McGovern and have opened for acts such as Claire Lynch and Mitch Barrett.
In addition to their polished sound as a duo, Peter and Mary’s daughters, (The Three Muses) often appear on stage with them. Drawing frequent comparisons to the Peasall Sisters their three-part harmony and infectious charm never fail to put a smile on every face in the room.
Recent and upcoming performances include: Tom May's nationally syndicated "River City Folk", The Walnut Valley Festival (Winfield, KS), Utah Arts Festival (Salt Lake City, UT), The Florence Folk Festival, (Florence, OR), SLCC TV "Brewin' Bistro", The Tucson Folk Festival (Tucson, AZ), Groovefest (Cedar City, UT), and the IAMA/Gallivan Folk and Bluegrass Festival.
Sponsored by the City of St. George with funding from the Utah Division of Arts and Museums and the National Endowment for the Arts. Concert in the Park 2014 Series is free to the public. Don’t miss the second Monday of each month April through September. Park seating is available, bring blankets, lawn chairs, food and the family. For more information call 627-4510.