August is an amazing time for the arts, music and sports in Salt Lake City. Browse the list for dozens of terrific ways to get out and enjoy SLC's summertime!
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Music and a summer evening go together like peanut butter and chocolate. Here's a list of the Salt Lake area's popular summer concert series, including the Twilight Concert Series, Red Butte Garden Concerts, Gallivan Center concerts and music events at Utah ski resorts. Many events are free. Browse the list, and you're almost sure to find an event that appeals to you.
The summer season of the Utah Shakespeare Festival features King John, Love's Labour's Lost, The Tempest, Anything Goes, Twelve Angry Men, Peter and the Starcatcher, and selections from the New American Playwrights Project. The fall season includes Richard II, The Marvelous Wonderettes, and Peter and the Starcatcher. Hosted by Southern Utah University, the Utah Shakespeare Festival is a great event that's definitely worth the trip to Cedar City.
June 24 through October 19, 2013
300 W. Center Street in Cedar City
Free music events take place every day on Temple Square and at Brigham Young Historic Park, including daily organ recitals at noon (Tabernacle) and 2 p.m. (Conference Center), outdoor concerts Tuesday and Friday evenings (Brigham Young Historic Park), local musical artists Saturday evenings (Assembly Hall), and Music and the Spoken Word with the Tabernacle Choir on Sundays (Conference Center).
Wiseguys comedy clubs at Trolley Square, West Valley City and Ogden bring live comedy to Utah audiences including national touring acts, local favorites, open mic nights, clean comedy nights and more. Shows Tuesday through Saturday. This month's special events include Mark Curry, Rebecca Corry, Jeff Dye and Marcus.
Wiseguys Trolley Square
505 S. 600 E.
Wiseguys West Valley
2194 W. 3500 S.
269 Historic 25th Street in Ogden