Grammy winner Branford Marsalis will be this year’s headlining act for the Sun Valley Music Festival Gala on Sunday, Aug. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley Pavilion.

Marsalis has expanded his talents on the saxophone from jazz to pop, rock and even motion picture soundtracks. He has been nominated 16 times for a Grammy Award, and has won three.

He will be accompanied in his performance by the Branford Marsalis Quartet, featuring pianist Joey Calderazzo, bassist Eric Revis and drummer Justin Faulkner.

Tickets for the performance range from standard $85 lawn seats to a $1,750 artist package, which includes a private, post-concert dinner with Marsalis.

Tickets can be purchased at the Sun Valley Musical Festival’s website,, or by calling 208-622-5607.

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