Moab Spotlight

Music

Featuring talented musicians from the region.

Every week Moab Backyard Theater presents the best in local and regional talent.  Premier entertainers from all genres of music take the stage.  Shows are free and family friendly under the beautiful cottonwood tree.

Magic

by Rick Boretti

Winner of the Audience Favorite Award at Seekhavens' Moab's Got Talent Show. Rick Boretti is the magician at the Moab Dog & Pony Show and can be found doing close-up magic at various restaurants. Rick has worked as a river guide, river ranger, Outward Bound instructor and wildlife biologist. He's worked from Guatemala to Alaska, running rivers dealing with problem grizzlies and banding raptors. By far his favorite job is performing magic. As the late Levon Helm put it so well, " My job is to make people feel good, and show them a good time and what a blessing that is". "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious," Albert Einstein.

Weekly Shows. $5. Box office opens 20 minutes before show, Cash only.  

Jazz Music

Dave Steward and friends

Enjoy soothing Jazz while relaxing under the beautiful skies of Moab.  Dave's guitar playing will leave you wanting more.  Show times vary ... See schedule for dates & times!

music Theme Night

Music

Sand Sheff and friends.

Every Saturday evening, features a tribute to the greatest songs ever written.  Theme nights include country Western, 70's classics, Hank and Johnny, Neil Young, Eagles, Dylan, folk, old time, classic rock and more!

Western Music

Yodelin' Dave

Good ol' Yodelin by Dave Steward, not to mention his hot guitar licks.  A western favorite, covering all of the best of the western music numbers.  He knows them all, and will keep you tappin' your toes.  Showtimes vary ... See schedule for dates & times!

Bluegrass at the backyard

with quicksand soup

FREE music by Moab's Bluegrass Band.  Featuring Sand Sheff, David Steward, and Eric Jones.  Local musicians gather 'round - old style, and pick their favorite bluegrass tunes.   Bring a chair, or a blanket, or relax on our straw bale couches, or benches.  It is a FREE concert, but feel free to donate to the musicians, or to the Backyard Theater to support live entertainment.

Fire Dancers

Blazing Outlaws

Flaming Hula Hoops, poi, staffs and whips!  Our talented local fire troop fires it up at the Backyard Theater.  Showtimes vary ... See schedule for dates & times!

Movie Night

Classic  Westerns

Take a trip back in time as we show old-time westerns and other classics on the biggest outdoor screen in Moab! Sometimes we even make popcorn!  Showtimes vary ... See schedule for dates, times and admission!