Salt Lake City Summer Concerts

2015

Music fills the air all summer long in SLC. Browse the list to find dozens of summer concerts at outdoor venues in the Salt Lake City area. Many are free!

Note: While we do our best to make sure all details are accurate, please call or visit the website to make sure times, dates, places and prices are correct.

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USANA Amphitheater

USANA concert
Courtesy of USANA Amphitheatre

USANA Amphitheater brings in top country and rock acts for summer concerts under the stars.

May 8-Sept. 28, 2015

  • May 8: X96 Toyota Big Ass Show
  • May 16: Alan Jackson
  • June 20: Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss
  • July 5: Nickleback
  • July 9: Zac Brown Band
  • July 16: Darius Rucker
  • July 18: Van Halen
  • July 19: Train
  • July 25: Toby Keith and Friends
  • July 29: Lady Antebellum
  • July 30: Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa
  • August 8: Kelly Clarkson
  • August 20: Joe Bonamassa
  • August 21: Slipknot
  • August 26 and 27: Luke Bryan
  • September 28: Def Leppard

5150 S. 6055 W.
West Valley City
801-41-5343

Ticket prices vary.

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Summer Concerts at Thanksgiving Point

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Courtesy of Thanksgiving Point

The Waterfall Amphitheater at Thanksgiving Point, featuring the largest man-made waterfall in the United States, is a spectacular setting for outdoor summer concerts:

  • May 8: Nathan Pacheco and the American Heritage Lyceum Philharmonic, 7:30 p.m., $12-$15
  • July 1: Utah Symphony and fireworks, 6:30 p.m., $20

3003 N. Thanksgiving Way in Lehi
888-672-6040

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Gallivan Center Lunch Bunch Concerts

Gallivan Center Lunch Bunch Concerts
Courtesy of Gallivan Center

Lunch Bunch concerts feature some of Salt Lake's best local musical talent weekdays from noon to 1 p.m. at the Gallivan Center.

May 18-Sept. 11, 2015
Weekdays, noon-1 p.m. (excluding holidays)
239 S. Main St.

Free

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Red Butte Garden Concerts

Red Butte Garden
Courtesy of Red Butte Garden

The beautiful Red Butte Garden amphitheater hosts one of Salt Lake City's most popular summer concert series.

  • May 22: Passion Pit
  • May 26: The Decemberists
  • May 27: Chromeo and ODESZA
  • May 29: Lindsey Stirling
  • June 2: Ryan Adams
  • June 12: Tedeschi Trucks Band/Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings
  • June 16: Cooder-White-Skaggs
  • June 25: Rob Thomas
  • July 9: Brian Wilson
  • July 14: Hank Williams Jr.
  • July 19: Sweet Harmony Soul featuring Mavis Staples and Patty Griffin
  • July 21: Steve Miller Band
  • July 22: An Evening with Harry Connick Jr.
  • July 26: An Evening with Lyle Lovett and His Large Band
  • July 27: Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra, Uncle Kracker, and Eve 6
  • August 4: Alabama Shakes
  • August 6: Michael Franti and Spearhead
  • August 7: John Fogerty
  • August 12: Trampled By Turtles and The Devil Makes Three
  • August 16: Brandi Carlile 
  • August 17: Rodrigo y Gabriela
  • August 18: Wilco
  • August 24: Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club
  • August 25: Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion - America the Beautiful Tour
  • August 31: Yes & Toto
  • September 6: An Evening with Cake
  • September 15: An Evening with Mark Knopfler
  • September 16: An Evening with Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals

300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
801-585-0556

Prices vary: $22-$75

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Red Butte Garden Monday Family Nights

Red Butte Garden Mondays
Courtesy of Red Butte Garden

Local Utah cultural groups with diverse backgrounds provide a wonderful experience of music and dance from their heritage, while children enjoy crafts and activities associated with the cultures.

  • June 1 - Ailine's Touch of Polynesia
  • June 8 - Divya School of Dance
  • July 6 - Samba Fogo
  • July 13 - Municipal Ballet Co. & Holy Water Buffalo
  • August 3 - Yunuen Carrillo, Mariachi Alma de Mexico de Utah, & Ballet Viva el Folklore
  • August 10 - Scariff School of Irish Dance

300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
801-585-0556

Members: Adults $10, Seniors and Military $8, Children 3-17 $6, Under 3 Free

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Sandy Amphitheater

Sandy Amphitheater
Courtesy of Sandy Amphitheater

Sandy Amphitheater's summer lineup includes a mix of touring acts and local favorites.

  • May 30: Hotel California
  • June 5: Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand
  • June 10: Doobie Brothers
  • June 20: Sinbad
  • July 10: Taylor Dane
  • July 11: Arrive: The Music of ABBA
  • August 7: Shrek the Musical
  • August 24: Weird Al
  • August 26: Chris Issak
  • August 28: Colbie Caillat and Christina Perri
  • September 8: Defending the Caveman

1245 E. 9400 S.
801-467-TIXX
800-888-TIXX

Ticket prices vary; some events free.

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Temple Square Concert Series: Concerts in the Park

Brigham Young Historic Park
Courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Enjoy hour-long concerts by popular local music groups at Brigham Young Historic Park throughout June, July, and August. All ages are welcome. Limited seating is provided; blankets and lawn chairs are allowed.

In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved indoors to the Assembly Hall on Temple Square. For concert updates, the information hotline is 801-240-3323

Tuesdays and Fridays, June 2-Aug. 28, 2015
All concerts at 7:30 p.m.

State St. and 2nd Ave.
801-240-3323

Free

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Homestead Resort 2015 Summer Concert Series

Homestead Resort
Courtesy of Homestead Resort

Warm evenings outside. Chirping crickets. A light breeze rustling the aspens. Enjoy summer in Midway at the Homestead Resort 2015 Concert Series. All shows take place on the front lawn of the Homestead Resort and all concerts start at 7:00 pm.

  • June 6:  Cherie Call & Nancy Hanson (Folk, Songwriter)
  • June 13: Dan Williams & Cheatwood (Country/Blues)
  • June 20: Lincoln Highway (Bluegrass, Celtic, Americana)
  • June 27: Cori Connors & JaNae Kotter (Folk/Songwriter)
  • July 3 (**FRIDAY): On The Air (WWII Tribute Group)
  • July 11: Duolusions (Contemporary Pop)
  • July 18: David Tolk (New Age Piano)
  • July 25: Marigold & Julie Hill (Folk, Bluegrass)
  • Aug 1: Forever Blue & The Miners (Folk, Bluegrass)
  • Aug 8: The B. D. Howes Band (Rock)
  • Aug 15: Joshua Creek (Inspirational Country)
  • Aug 22: Sam Payne (Folk, Storytelling)
  • Aug 29: Jake and Rebekah Workman Band (Bluegrass)
  • Sept 5: April Meservy & Friends (Light Jazz)
  • Sept 12: Unstrung (Bluegrass, Folk, Celtic)

Free.

Concert room packages and Homestead signature picnic dinners available.

700 North Homestead Drive in Midway
888-327-7220, 800-327-7220

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Murray City Arts in the Park

Murray City Arts in the Park
Courtesy of Murray City

Murray Arts in the Park provides a summer full of artistic entertainment. The evening subscription series opens in early June and runs through Labor Day in the Murray Park amphitheater. In addition, Murray City sponsors lunchtime concerts on Tuesdays, children's matinee concerts on Thursdays, and family concerts the second Monday night of each month.

Murray Arts in the Park 2015 Season Schedule

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Twilight Concert Series

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

Salt Lake's ultra-popular Twilight Concert Series runs Thursday nights during July and August in Pioneer Park. Food, drinks and crafts are on sale before the concerts at the Twilight Market. Gates open at 5 p.m. and concerts start at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. Tickets for Death Cab for Cutie are on sale now, ad the extended schedule with be released in late April.

  • July 16: Death Cab for Cutie
  • July 23: Black Rebel Motorcycle and Father John Misty
  • July 30: PRhyme with Adrian Younge
  • August 6: The Kills
  • August 13: The Word
  • August 20: Run The Jewels
  • August 27: TBA

350 W. 300 S.
801-596-5000

Admission: $5

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Summer Concerts at Deer Valley Resort

Deer Valley's Snow Park Amphitheater
Courtesy of Deer Valley Resort

Deer Valley's Snow Park Amphitheater hosts concerts all summer long including the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert Series, the Deer Valley Music Festival and the free Mountain Town Community Concert series.

  • June 17: Stranger Band
  • June 24: Changing Lanes Experience
  • June 30: Toad the Wet Sprocket, Smash Mouth, and Tonic
  • July 1: Robyn Cage
  • July 3: Funky Meter, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and Lucia Micarelli
  • July 4: Patriotic Pops with Bravo Broadway
  • July 8: The Chickens
  • July 10: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy with the Utah Symphony
  • July 11: Smokey Robinson with the Utah Symphony
  • July 15: Slickrock Gypsies
  • July 16: Warren Haynes with Gov't Mule
  • July 17: Disney's Fantasia: Live Concert with the Utah Symphony
  • July 18: Classical Mystery Tour with the Utah Symphony
  • July 22: Tracorum
  • July 23: Easton Corbin with Parmalee
  • July 24: Utah Symphony Country Legends
  • July 25: Utah Symphony Sinatra Sings Sinatra
  • July 29: Motherlode Canyon Band
  • July 30: Esperanza Spalding, Perla Batalla, and Anna Wilson
  • July 31: Utah Symphony 1812 Overture
  • August 1: Ozomalti with the Utah Symphony
  • August 4: Grace Potter and The Nocturnals
  • August 5: The Kings of 88
  • August 7: Utah Symphony Hollywood Under The Stars
  • August 8: Kristen Chenoweth with the Utah Symphony
  • August 12: Son of Ian
  • August 14: Diana Krall with the Utah Symphony
  • August 15: Chris Botti and Joshua Bell
  • August 19: Crescent Super Band
  • August 22: The Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo
  • August 26: Park City All Star Session
  • August 29: Lee Brice
  • September 6: Aloe Blac

Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater
2250 Deer Valley Drive, Park City

Prices vary; some events free.

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Utah Symphony Summer Concert Series

Utah Symphony
Courtesy of Utah Symphony

 The Utah Symphony holds it's annual Summer Community Concert Series in outdoor venues throughout Salt Lake County and the surrounding communities. The orchestra will present six community concerts in various locations, each approximately 2 hours with one 20-minute intermission.

  • June 22: Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 at the Gallivan Center
  • June 25: Utah Symphony at Taylorsville Dayzz
  • June 26: Utah Symphony at Sundance Resort
  • July 1: Patriotic Pops with Bravo Broadway at Thanksgiving Point
  • July 3: Patriotic Pops with Bravo Broadway at Snowbasin Resort
  • August 13: Time for Three with Utah Symphony at Red Butte Gardens

Check website for times and details.

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Summer Concerts at The Canyons

The Canyons Resort
Courtesy of Mountain Town Music

The Canyons Resort presents a popular series of free summer concerts every Saturday from July 3-Sept. 5

  • July 3: Celebration and The Soulistics
  • July 11 Blind Boys of Alabama and Tony Holiday with The Velvetones
  • July 25: Feufollet
  • August 1: 10,000 Maniacs
  • August 15: Sam Bush
  • September 5: Zach Deputy

Saturdays, July 3-Sept. 5, 2015, 6 p.m.

Gates open at 4 p.m.

Free

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Draper Amphitheater

Draper Amphitheater
Courtesy of Draper Amphitheater

Draper Amphitheater presents a lineup of local favorites this summer:

  • June 26: drAper-Capella
  • July 16: Movie in the Park - Annie
  • July 31: Taylor Hicks
  • August 22: Draper Jam
  • September 12: Utah's Got Dance!

944 E. Vestry Road, Draper, UT  84020
801-576-6570

Ticket prices vary.

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Snowbird Cool Air Concert Series

Snowbird Cool Air Concert Series
Courtesy of Snowbird

Snowbird's Cool Air Concert Series combines free music and cool summer evenings in a spectacular mountain setting.

Saturday evenings, 6-9 p.m. on the Plaza Deck

Free

  • June 27: Dan Weldon and Jelly Bread
  • July 4: Andrew Cole and Blair Crimmins
  • July 11: Cory Mon and Young Dubliners
  • July 18: Matthew Curry and Earphunk
  • July 25: Morgan Snow and The Whiskey Gentry
  • August 1: Rob Rienfurt and Todo Mundo
  • August 8: The Suffers (No opener. Show will start at 7 p.m. after the Tour of Utah)

Coolers are welcome. No dogs are allowed in the canyon.

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Mondays in the Park

Chase Home Museum at Liberty Park
Courtesy of Utah Dept. of Heritage & Arts

On Monday evenings every July and August, free concerts of folk music and ethnic dance are presented in front of the Chase Home Museum. Started in 1987, these concerts feature performances from the various cultural communities living in Utah.

  • July 6: Nino Reyos and Two Shields Dance Troupe
  • July 13: Ayllupura
  • July 20: Kargi Kala Kendra and Desibels
  • July 27: Island Time II
  • August 3: Blue Sage Band
  • August 10: Best of Africa and Jambo Africa Burundi Drummers
  • August 17: Ballet Folklorico de las Americas and Mariachi Sol de Jalisco

Chase Home Museum at Liberty Park
900 S. 500 E.

All concerts at 7 p.m.

Free

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Gallivan Center Evening Concerts and Festivals

Gallivan Center Evening Concerts and Festivals
Courtesy of Gallivan Center

The Gallivan Center hosts a variety of music acts and festivals in a recently remodeled 5000-seat venue. Ticket prices vary; some events free.

  • July 18: U92 Summer Jam
  • August 2: Slightly Stoopid
  • August 15: A Bluegrass Saturday Night

239 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
801-535-6110

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Brown Bag Concert Series

Salt Lake City Arts Council's Brown Bag Concert Series
Courtesy of Salt Lake City Arts Council

The Salt Lake City Arts Council's Brown Bag Concert Series has been going for 38 years. A full schedule will be released at the end of June.

Weekdays in August, Noon-1 p.m.

Free

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