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Salt Lake City October Events



'Josh Groban: In the Round Tour' at Energy Solutions Arena

Energy Solution Arena

Energy Solutions Arena welcomes multi-platinum-selling singer, songwriter, and actor Josh Groban in concert with Judith Hill October 11th. Groban’s “In The Round” tour will give fans a one-of-a-kind, 360-degree concert experience. By performing on a stage placed in the middle of the floor, Groban will interact with fans from all sides of the venue as he sings classic songs that span his illustrious 12-year-career. The “In the Round” tour builds on the concept of Groban’s 2011 “Straight To You” world tour, bringing the intimate feel of a theater experience to an arena setting.

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, 8 p.m.

Energy Solutions Arena
301 West South Temple

Tickets $49.50-$99.50

Eccles Organ Festival, Cathedral of the Madeline

Cathedral of the Madeline

The Eccles Organ Festival brings organists from around the world to the Cathedral of the Madeline. Sundays at 8 p.m.

  • Oct. 6, Jean-Baptiste Robin, Chapelle Royale de Chateau de Versailles, France
  • Oct. 20, Dongho Lee, Christ Church, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Nov. 3, Isabelle Demers, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

331 E. South Temple


The State Room

The State Room

Here's the October lineup for The State Room, one of SLC's favorite small music venues.

  • J Roddy Walston & The Business - Tuesday, Oct. 1
  • Hey Marseilles - Wednesday, Oct. 2
  • Glen Tilbrook of Squeeze - Friday, Oct. 4
  • Cameron Rafati & The Public - Saturday, Oct. 5
  • KT Tunstall - Tuesday, Oct. 8
  • Jake Shimabukuro - Friday, Oct. 11
  • The Waterboys - Sunday, Oct. 13
  • Junip - Tuesday, Oct. 15
  • Spirit Family Reunion & Hooray for the Riff Raff - Wednesday, Oct. 16
  • Joe Pug - Wednesday, Oct. 23
  • The Disco Drippers - Saturday, Oct. 26
638 S. State St.

Utah Symphony: Salute to Youth, Concerto No. 25, A Superhero Halloween

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The Utah Symphony has three great programs for October:

  • 54th Annual Salute to Youth - Tuesday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m.
  • Mozart Piano Concerto No. 25 - Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26, 8 p.m.
  • A Superhero Halloween - Don your Halloween costume and compete in one of the state's largest costume contests, then enjoy the symphony's seasonal-inspired concert. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m.

Abravanel Hall
123 W. South Temple
801-355-ARTS (2787)

Tickets $17-$65

The Depot

The Depot

The Depot, a live music venue in the historic Union Pacific building at The Gateway, hosts eight shows this month:

  • Beats Antique - Thursday, Oct. 3, 8 p.m.
  • Blue October - Friday, Oct. 4, 7 p.m.
  • Filter - Tuesday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m.
  • Gary Clark Jr. - Thursday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m.
  • Hieroglyphics - Friday, Oct. 11, 9 p.m.
  • Phantogram - Friday, Oct. 13, 8 p.m.
  • Dark Star Orchestra - Thursday, Oct. 17, 8 p.m.
  • Ani DiFranco - Saturday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m.
  • CocoRosie - Sunday, Oct. 22, 8 p.m.
  • Living Colour - Tuesday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m.
  • Juicy J: The Halloween Special - Thursday, Oct. 31, 9 p.m.

400 W. South Temple

Tickets $17-$45

Maverik Center: Gabriel Iglesias and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Mark Runyon
The Maverik Center hosts two popular touring shows this month:
  • Gabriel Iglesias "Stand-up Revolution Tour," Saturday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. (Tickets $32.50-$57.50)
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Saturday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. (Tickets $32-$51.50)

3200 South Decker Lake Drive (2200 W.)
Parking $10-$25

'Stomp' at the Kingsbury Hall

Kingsbury Hall

STOMP, an overwhelming success marked by rave reviews, numerous awards and sell-out engagements, is the winner of an Olivier Award for Best Choreography (London’s Tony Award), a New YorkObie Award, a Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatre Experience, and a Special Citation from Best Plays.

Friday Oct. 4, 8 p.m., Saturday Oct. 5, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sunday Oct. 6, 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

1395 East President's Circle

Tickets $30-$52.50

Hale Centre Theatre: 'Brigadoon'

Hale Center Theatre

A spell was cast...the enchanted Scottish village of Brigadoon awakens for only one day every one hundred years...Tommy, a jaded American, happens upon it. Can love bloom in one day? Lerner and Loewe's mesmerizing story is filled with ageless music, exquisite costumes, sets and dance...Sheer Magic!

Oct. 9-Nov. 30, 2013

Mondays through Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.
Matinees Saturdays 12:30 and 4 p.m.

No performances Oct. 16, Nov. 27-28

Ticket prices: adult $26, child (5-11 years) $16

3333 South Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City

Grizzlies Hockey

Courtesy Utah Grizzlies

The Utah Grizzlies start their regular season in October, taking on the Idaho Steelheads, Las Vegas Wranglers, and San Francisco Bulls at home.

Oct. 18, 23 and 25, 2013, 7:05 p.m.

The Maverik Center
3200 South Decker Lake Drive (2200 W.)

Tickets $10-$33; see website for promotions

Brigham Young University Football

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2013 should be an exciting season for Brigham Young University. The Cougars are playing their third year as an independent football team, facing tough opponents such as the Texas Longhorns, the Boise State Broncos, and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The BYU Cougars have two home and two road games in October.

  • Oct. 4: BYU Cougars @ Utah State Aggies
  • Oct. 12: BYU Cougars vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
  • Oct. 19: BYU Cougars @ Houston Cougars
  • Oct. 25: BYU Cougars vs. Boise State Broncos
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