Singers and songwriters Kenneth Cope and Julie de Azevedo will entertain visitors Monday, 7-8 p.m., at Hogle Zoo.
A native of Salt Lake City, Cope is a popular professional performer who recently released a solo album, "Heaven Can Wait," and has produced an easy-listening album, "Sailin' Home." His second album, "Win the Race," will be released in August.He attended the High School of Performing Arts, Houston, and has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences for his musical score for a short film.
A Brigham Young University student, de Azevedo is one of three featured performers in the Lightwave Concerts. Her solo album, titled "Julie," for which she wrote most of the selections, will be released later this month. A grand daughter of Alyce King of the King Sisters, de Azevedo made her singing debut at the age of 5 on the King Family show.
Musical performances have been organized for every Monday night through July at the zoo by local radio station KUTR (860 AM).
Proceeds from the sale of pizza and a soft drink (all for 86 cents) July 11 will be used to adopt one of the zoo's gibbons in the recently remodeled monkey house.