BUSINESS

Utah Business Revival event happened despite being denied at two previous locations

Jun 14, 2020, 1:21 PM | Updated: Jun 15, 2020, 7:49 am
Controversial concert moved to Iron County, Utah Business Revival event happened despite being deni...
Collin Raye performs during the concert to benefit the Buddy Care Foundation at Franklin Theatre on August 7, 2012 in Franklin, Tennessee. (file photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
(file photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

CEDAR CITY, Utah — After being rejected in both Kaysville and Grantsville, the Utah Business Revival was able to host the Colin Ray concert in Iron County. The country music concert was to help raise money for local businesses struggling during the pandemic. 

The Utah Business Revival group first planned on hosting the event in Kaysville back on May 30. Although Kaysville Mayor Katie Witt expressed approval for the concert, plans came to a halt when concerns were raised about COVID-19.

From there the event organizers tried to host the Collin Raye concert in Grantsville but was again denied when a Tooele county judge ruled that it would not be allowed due to COVID-19 concerns.

Event organizer Eric Moustsos posted on Facebook about the decision.

Posted by Eric Moutsos on Saturday, May 30, 2020

 

The organizers of the Collin Raye concert were then able to find a place in Iron County where the concert was hosted Saturday.

Kaysville Mayor Katie Witt said, “I’m pretty tired of Romney Republicans who are trying to represent this state, I’m tired of people who will not stand up for our constitution.”

 

Related articles:

The controversial concert will go on — in Iron County

As Kane County eases COVID-19 restrictions, how do business owners feel?

Coronavirus Tracker

Today’s Top Stories

Business

draper shooting police...
Mark Jones

Party ban becomes permanent for Airbnb

Airbnb announced this week that it is placing permanent ban on disruptive parties. In April, two people died in a shooting at an Airbnb in Draper.
1 day ago
In this undated photo released by Toyota Motor Corp., its bZ4X vehicle is shown during an online pr...
YURI KAGEYAMA AP Business Writer

Toyota recalls electric car for faulty wheel that may detach

The "bz" in the recalled model's name, as well as others in the works, stands for a "beyond zero" series, including sport-utility vehicles of all sizes, pickup trucks and sportscars, according to Toyota.
7 days ago
A model wears a creation as part of the Giorgio Armani men's Spring Summer 2023 collection presente...
COLLEEN BARRY

Gucci unveils ‘HaHaHa’ collaboration with Harry Styles

Gucci has teamed up with Harry Styles for a between-season collection that infuses tailoring with adolescent joy. The collection is titled “HaHaHa.”
11 days ago
A now hiring sign in an Arby's window.; the Utah employment summary for May showed a slight slowing...
Amie Schaeffer

May’s Utah employment report showing signs of inflation impact

The employment rate in Utah remains steady but may be showing signs of inflation's impact, according to the state's May employment summary.
14 days ago
Attic fire in Cowabunga Bay building....
Mark Jones

Cowabunga Bay Water Park set to reopen Thursday after fire last weekend

Following a building fire last weekend, Draper's Cowabunga Bay Water Park is scheduled to reopen to the public on Thursday.
16 days ago
Utah airbnb rentals rising interest rates affecting millennial home buyers...
Dan Bammes

One realtor sees “signs of hope” in Utah housing market

With home listings up and home sales down, one Utah realtor is encouraged about the future of the Utah housing market, leading to what she calls "signs of hope."
17 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Tax Harassment...
Jordan Wilcox

The best strategies for dealing with IRS tax harassment | You have options!

Learn how to deal with IRS tax harassment. This guide will teach you how to stop IRS phone calls and letters, and how to handle an IRS audit.
spend a day at Bear Lake...
Bear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau

You’ll love spending the day at Bear Lake | How to spend a day at Bear Lake

Bear Lake is a place that needs to be experienced. Spend a day at Bear Lake.
Curb Appeal...
Price's Guaranteed Doors

How to have the best of both worlds for your house | Home security and curb appeal

Protect your home and improve its curb appeal with the latest security solutions like beautiful garage doors and increased security systems.
Prescription opioids can be disposed of during National Prescription Take Back Day...
Know Your Script

Prescription opioid misuse | How to protect your family from the opioid epidemic

Studies have shown that prescription opioid misuse has increased since COVID-19. So what do you need to know about these opioids?
national heart month...
Intermountain Healthcare

National Heart Month: 5 Lifestyle Changes to Make Today to Keep You Heart Healthy

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. One person dies every 36 seconds in the United States from cardiovascular disease
Joseph Smith Memorial Building...
Temple Square

The Joseph Smith Memorial Building is an icon of Salt Lake City | Why hosting an event at this beautiful location will make you a hero this year

Here's why hosting an event at the iconic Joseph Smith Memorial Building in downtown Salt Lake City will make you a hero this year.
Utah Business Revival event happened despite being denied at two previous locations