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Utah Music Scene

Listing of Utah Music Concerts by Month, Headliners, Best Utah Live Performances & Exhibitions, Indoor & Outdoor Venues, Amphitheaters, Summer Concerts, Music Festivals

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December 2023

Chris Isaak
It’s Almost Christmas Tour
December 7, 2023, 7:30 pm
Maverik Center, West Valley City

Lower Lights Christmas Concert
Rollicking Holiday Fun
December 7-9, 2023, 7 pm
Kingsbury Hall, UoU, Salt Lake

GENTRI Christmas
December 7-9, 2023, Multiple Times
Cache Valley Center for the Arts, Logan

UoU School of Music Concert
University Choirs
December 7, 2023, 7:30 pm
Libby Gardner Concert Hall, UoU, Salt Lake

Acoustic Showcase Free
IAMA Acoustic Music Concert
December 7, 2023, Thursdays, 6:30–8:30 pm
Pat’s BBQ, Salt Lake

UVU School of Music Concert
Dancing Percussion
December 7, 2023, 7 pm
Noorda Center for the Performing Arts, UVU, Orem

BYU School of Music Concert
BYU Jazz Lab Band
December 7, 2023, 7:30 pm
Brigham Young University, Provo

Park City Holiday Spectacular and Sing-A-Long
Song, Dance & Skits of Holiday Favorites
December 8-17, 2023, Multiple Times
Egyptian Theatre, Park City

Utah Symphony
Schumann’s “Rhenish” Symphony
December 8-9, 2023, 7:30 pm
Maurice Abravanel Hall, Downtown, Salt Lake

A Shaw Family Christmas
Mat & Savanna Shaw Concert
December 8-9, 2023, 7:30 pm
Delta Hall at the Eccles, Downtown, Salt Lake

Quinn Kapetanov Concert
Christmas on my Mind
December 8, 2023, 7:30 pm
Mid Valley Performing Arts Center, Taylorsville

Celebration of Christmas
BYU Combined Choirs and Philharmonic
December 8-9, 2023, Multiple Times
Brigham Young University, Provo

Tracy Lawrence
December 8, 2023, 9 pm
Peppermill Concert Hall, Wendover, NV

UoU School of Music Concert
Vocal Soloists with American West Symphony
December 9, 2023, 7:30 pm
Libby Gardner Concert Hall, UoU, Salt Lake

KRCL’s Holiday Soul Party
Live Music
December 9, 2022, 8 pm
The Commonwealth Room, Salt Lake

Mountain Town Music Concert Series Free
Free Concerts
December 9, 2023, Multiple Times
Multiple Park City Area Locations

Ogden Messiah Sing-In Free
Wasatch Master Chorale and Community Orchestra
December 10, 2023, 7 pm
Ogden Tabernacle, Ogden

Christmas Carol Sing-Along
The National Parks, and guest emcee, Yahosh Bonner
December 11, 2023, 7 pm
Delta Center, Downtown, Salt Lake

Ryan Shupe and the Rubber Band
Bluegrass Unlimited
December 11, 2023, 7 pm
UCCU Center, UVU, Orem

Utah Symphony
Celtic Woman
December 11, 2023, 7 pm
Maurice Abravanel Hall, Downtown, Salt Lake

UoU School of Music Concert
Oratorio Society of Utah Presents Handel’s Messiah
December 11, 2023, 7:30 pm
Libby Gardner Concert Hall, UoU, Salt Lake

Joy to the World
A Sacred Christmas Celebration
December 11, 2023, 7 pm
Cache Valley Center for the Arts, Logan

Utah Symphony
Here Come’s Santa Clause
December 12, 2023, 7 pm
Browning Center at WSU, Ogden

Eclipse 6
Christmas Concert
December 12-18, 2023, T-S, M, 7 pm
Grand Theatre, SLCC, Salt Lake

Let There Be Peace
Children’s Choir in Concert
December 12-13, 2023, 5 & 7:30 pm
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake

Excellence Concert Series Free
Utah’s Best Musicians on Stage
December 13, 2023, Wednesdays, 7:30–9 pm
Gallivan Center, Salt Lake City Center

Christmas Concert Free
Wasatch Master Chorale and Community Orchestra
December 15-16, 2023, 7:30 pm
Ogden Tabernacle, Ogden

A Shaw Family Christmas
Mat & Savanna Shaw Concert
December 15, 2023, 7:30 pm
Cache Valley Center for the Arts, Logan

December 15, 2023, 9 pm
Peppermill Concert Hall, Wendover, NV

Kurt Bestor at the Egyptian Theatre
Beloved Holiday Tradition
December 21-24, 2023, Multiple Times
Egyptian Theatre, Park City

Natalie MacMaster
A Celtic Family Christmas
December 21, 2023, 7:30 pm
Noorda Center for the Performing Arts, UVU, Orem

Lark & Spur: Season of Light Free
Traditional and Modern Carols
December 23, 2023, 7:30 pm
Grand Theatre, SLCC, Salt Lake

One Night In Memphis
Tribute to Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis
December 26-28, 2023, 8 pm
Egyptian Theatre, Park City

The Drifters
R&B/Soul Doo-Wop Legends
December 29-31, 2023, 8 pm
Egyptian Theatre, Park City

January 2024

January 3, 2023, 9 pm
Peppermill Concert Hall, Wendover, NV

IAMA Acoustic Music Concert Series
Andrew Wiscombe & Ophir Creek
January 5, 2024, 1st Friday, 7 pm
South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society, Cottonwood

BYU School of Music
Faculty Recital: Brassworks
January 31, 2023, 7:30 pm
Brigham Young University, Provo

February 2024

Oliver Tree-Alone In A Crowd
With Fidlar and Jasiah
February 7, 2024, 7 pm
The Great SaltAir, Magna

June 2024

Luke Combs
Growin’ Up & Gettin Old Tour
June 7-8, 2024, 6 pm
Rice-Eccles Stadium, UoU, Salt Lake

George Strait
with Chris Stapleton
June 29, 2023, 5:45 pm
Rice-Eccles Stadium, UoU, Salt Lake

Utah Summer Concert Series
Salt Lake City Twilight Concert Series
Sandy Amphitheater Concert Series
Ogden Twilight Concert Series
Red Butte Garden Summer Concert Series
Deer Valley Music Festival
Sundance Bluebird Cafe Concert Series

Updating… December 7, 2023
Adding New Events & Moving Forward

Music Venues

Utah Venue Calendars

Concert Venue Calendars, Utah Live Music Venues, Headliners, Musical Performances, RockFests, Music Acts, Live Entertainment, Concert Halls, Amphitheaters, Rock Stars, Outdoor Stage

Salt Lake Area


Vivint Smart Home Arena *Best
N 400 W, Salt Lake City

Maverik Center *Best
3200 S, Decker Lake Dr, West Valley City

Eccles Theatre *Best
131 S Main St, Salt Lake City

Capital Theatre *Best
50 W 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Abravanel Hall *Best
123 W S Temple, Salt Lake City

Libby Gardner Concert Hall
University of Utah
1375 Presidents’ Cir, Salt Lake

The Depot
13 N 400 W, Salt Lake City

149 W 200 S, Salt Lake City

The Complex
536 W 100 S, Salt Lake City

The Urban Lounge
241 500 E, Salt Lake City

Kilby Court
748 W Kilby Ct, Salt Lake City

Union Event Center
235 N 500 W, Salt Lake

The Great Saltair
12408 W Saltair Dr, Magna

Salt Lake Area


Usana Amphitheatre  *Best
5150 Upper Ridge Rd, West Valley City

Sandy Amphitheatre *Best
1245 E 9400 S, Sandy

Rio Tinto Stadium *Best
9256 S, State St, Sandy
(844) 732-5849

Rice-Eccles Stadium *Best
University of Utah Football Concerts
451 1400 E, Salt Lake City

Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre *Best
University of Utah
2155 Red Butte Canyon, Salt Lake City

The Gallivan Center
Heart of Downtown
239 S Main St, Salt Lake City


Peppermill Concert Hall *Best
680 Wendover Blvd, West Wendover, NV 

Provo Utah County

BYU Arts *Best
Brigham Young University
800 E Campus Dr, Provo

Covey Center for the Arts
425 W Center St, Provo

SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre
600 S 400 E, Orem

BYU School of Music
Brigham Young University
C-550 Harris Fine Arts Center, Provo

Velour Live Music Gallery
135 N University Ave, Provo

Ogden North Salt Lake

CenterPoint Legacy Theater
525 N 400 W, Centerville

Newel and Jean Daines Concert Hall
Utah State University
600 E 1150 N, North Logan

Ellen Eccles Theatre
43 Main St, Logan

St. George Southern Utah

Tuacahn Amphitheatre  Outdoors
1100 Tuacahn Dr, Ivins

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November – International Drumming Month

Acoustic Music Playlist – A Free Collection of Music for your listening pleasure!

Favorite Musical Artists

  • Áine Minogue – O Boro Braindi Braindi
  • Alison Krauss & Union Station
  • Amos Lee – Seen It All Before, Night Train
  • Angel Taylor – Make Me Believe
  • Bill Morrissey – She’s That Kind of Mystery
  • Brandi Carlile – The Story
  • Brett Dennen – Ain’t No Reason, By and By
  • Cat Power – I Found a Reason
  • Cheryl Wheeler – 75 Septembers
  • Chris Smither – Train Home
  • Chris Thomas King – John Law Burned Down the Liquor Sto’
  • Claire Lynch
  • Colbie Caillat – Bubbly
  • Coldplay – Yellow (acoustic version), See You Soon
  • Colin Hay – I Just Don’t Think I’ll Ever Get Over You
  • Corrine Bailey Rae – Like A Star
  • David Grisman – Neon Tetra
  • Eric Bibb – Flood Water
  • Eric Tingstad & Nancy Rumbel – Walking in the AirGalileo
  • Erin McCarley – Gotta Figure This Out
  • Eva Cassidy – Somewhere Over the Rainbow
  • A Fine Frenzy – Happier
  • Gary Stadler – Fairy Nightsongs
  • Greg Laswell – High and Low
  • Griffin House – The Guy That Says Goodbye To You Is Out Of His Mind
  • Holly Brook – Saturdays
  • Holly Conlan – You Are Goodbye
  • Ingrid Michaelson – Breakable, The Way I am
  • Iron and Wine – Naked As We Came
  • Jackson Browne – The Night Inside Me
  • Jaymay – Sea Green, See Blue
  • Jim Brickman – Barcelona
  • Joe Purdy – Wash Away
  • Joshua James – Dangerous
  • Joshua Radin – What If You
  • Kate Rusby – You Belong to me, Who Will Sing Me Lullabies
  • Kate Walsh – Don’t Break My Heart
  • Keb’ Mo – Every Morning
  • Kelly Joe Phelps – Loud As Ears
  • Kris Delmhorst – Since You Went Away
  • Kurt Bestor – First Snow
  • Laura Sullivan – Dreaming Underwater
  • Lucinda Williams
  • Marié Digby – Umbrella
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • Meiko – Under My Bed, How Lucky We Are
  • Missy Higgins – Don’t Ever, Warm Whispers
  • Nanci Griffith – Love At The Five And Dime
  • Órla Fallon – The Water Is Wide
  • Parachute – She Is Love
  • Patty Griffin – Let Him Fly
  • Paul Cardall – Baptism
  • Peter Bradley Adams – For You
  • Peter Rowan – Dust Bowl Children
  • Priscilla Ahn – Dream
  • Rachael YamagataRiver, The Reason Why, Ode To…
  • Ray LamontagneCan I StayShelter
  • Regina Spektor – Samson
  • Rory Block – Joliet Bound
  • Rosi Golan – Follow the Arrow
  • Rosie Thomas – Say Hello
  • Ron Sexsmith – Tell Me Again
  • Rufus Wainwright – Complainte De La Butte
  • Sam Bush – Leather Britches
  • Sara Bareilles
  • Schuyler Fisk – Fall Apart Today
  • Steve Reynolds – Forsaken
  • Tim O’Brien – Down In The Willow Garden
  • Tony Furtado – Mudville
  • Tony Rice – Port Tobacco, Gold Rush
  • Tristan Prettyman – Shy That Way
  • The Weepies – Stars
  • William Fitzsimmons – You Still Hurt Me
Below is a Playlist of some of our favorite Acoustic Music. Enjoy!

Moab Folk Festival

For over 18 years, the Moab Folk Festival has grown into one of the nation’s top music showcases and has expanded the definition of “folk” to include music that reaches beyond traditional boundaries – including bluegrass, indie folk-rock, folk-fringe punk, Celtic-folk, and modern acoustic artists.

  • Moab Folk Camp
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Food Vendors
  • Beer & Wine

November (Week 1) Annually
Multiple Events/Times

Moab Folk Festival
Moab, Utah

Sheepdog Championship Festival

Soldier Hollow Classic

This year’s Soldier Hollow Classic’s I.F.A. Country Festival Dog Show offers an assortment of crafts, activities, and demonstrations with dozens of top artisans from throughout the west displaying a wide array of handmade products. Demonstrations will include weaving, spinning, sheep shearing, and pottery making. Navajo Rug Show, sponsored by Adopt-a-Native Elder, features finely woven traditional Navajo textiles and demonstrations by Navajo artisans. Families will also enjoy various animal demonstrations and activities, including duck herding, the Ultimate Canines Flying Dog Show, Wild Wonders Animal Show, and bagpipe performances by the Salt Lake Scots! The Country Festival also features great food and traditional Celtic music.

  • Earthwings Bird Show
  • Competition Agility Dog Shows
  • Beer Garden
  • Food Court
  • Face Painting
  • Scots Pipe Band
  • Highland Games
  • Artisans
  • Arts & Crafts

September (Week 1) Annually
Multiple Events/Times

Sheepdog Championship & Festival
Soldier Hollow Nordic Center, Midway

Avenues Street Fair

Avenues, Utah, Street Fair

The Avenues Street Fair will be held on 2nd Avenue between H and N Streets. The closeness to Lindsey Gardens will add some much-appreciated green space for fair visitors to sit and enjoy the entertainment or just relax after walking the 5 blocks full of booths and delicious food.

  • Artisans
  • Entertainment
  • Live Music
  • Children’s Parade
  • Children’s Activity Area
  • Food Vendors
  • Open Air Market

September 9, 2023
Multiple Events/Times

Avenues Street Fair
7th Avenue between H and N Streets, Salt Lake

Spring City Bluegrass Festival

Spring City Arts Council presents The Spring City Bluegrass Festival annually in August. Great music and food and overnight camping is available.

  • Bluegrass Music
  • Fresh Country Air
  • Camping
  • Food Vendors
  • Quilt Show
  • Arts & Crafts

August 4-5, 2023
Multiple Times/Events

Spring City Bluegrass & Folk Festival Road Trip
Spring City Park, Spring City

Concerts In The Park

Brigham Young Historic Park

Outdoor Summer Concert Series

Enjoy free, informal, hour-long concerts at beautiful Brigham Young Historic Park on Friday evenings throughout June, July, and August. All ages are welcome. Limited seating is provided; blankets and lawn chairs are allowed.

The Brigham Young Historic Park is on the southeast corner of State Street and 2nd Avenue (North Temple), one block east of Temple Square.

June 2-30, 2023, Fridays, 7:30 pm, Free
June 2023

Summer Concert Series
Brigham Young Historic Park
50 West North Temple Street, Downtown, Salt Lake