RED BUTTE GARDEN
DATES: June 28-Sept. 10, 17 shows total
PERFORMERS: Joan Baez, Brandi Carlile, Barenaked Ladies, Lyle Lovett, Allen Toussaint, Chris Isaak, the Swell Season, Norah Jones, A Prarie Home Companion, Doobie Brothers, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson
VENUE: Red Butte Gardens has general admission lawn seating. Blankets or chairs less than 10 inches from the ground are welcome. Smoking only allowed in designated areas. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, but packed food is also allowed. All ages are allowed. Concerts will continue rain or shine.
ADDRESS: 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City
PRICE: Member prices $28-$66, public prices $33-$71
CONTACT: (801) 585-0556, www.redbuttegarden.org
BROWN BAG CONCERT SERIES
DATES: July 12-August 27, 34 shows total
PERFORMERS: Local artists, genres include Folk, Alternative pop, improvisational jazz, Hawaiian, Western, bluegrass, acoustic rock, Americana, Indie, surf rock, big band, Latin, Celtic, Middle Eastern, uke thrash, and electronic dance.
VENUE: Shows switch from venue to venue each week. Check the website each week to learn where concerts will be. Venues will vary between Salt Lake City and County Building, City Creek Park and Exchange Place Plaza.
PRICE: All shows are free.
THANKSGIVING POINT SUMMER OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES
DATES: July 9-September 4, four concerts total
PERFORMERS: Utah Symphony, Secondhand Serenade (the only concert at Electric Park instead of the Gardens), Comedy at the Point, and Jon Schmidt
VENUE: Thanksgiving Point’s Waterfall Amphitheater is the largest manmade waterfall in the western hemisphere. It seats 3,000.
ADDRESS: 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi
PRICE: Member prices are $10 to $18, advance prices are $12 to $19.50, and same-day prices are $15 to $23.50
CONTACT: 801-768-4900, thanksgivingpoint.org
DATES: June 24-Sept. 6, five shows total
PERFORMERS: Emerson Drive, Utah Symphony, John Michael Montgomery, KC and The Sunshine Band
VENUE: Scera Shell Outdoor Theater has lawn seating. Blankets are encouraged, or chairs can be rented for $1. The Shell is in the middle of Orem’s Scera Park. Reserved seating is available.
ADDRESS: 699 S. State, Orem
PRICE: Season tickets (including tickets to three musicals and several other events) are $65 for adults and $50 for children, students, and seniors.
CONTACT: 801-225-ARTS, www.scera.org
MONDAYS IN THE PARK
DATES: Each Monday night from July 5 to August 23, 8 shows total with 2-3 performances each
PERFORMERS: Mondays in the Park features Utah artists that preserve the state’s cultural heritage and traditions. This year there will be performances by African refugees living in Utah, as well as the expected wide range of folk music and ethnic dance.
VENUE: Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts, in the center of Salt Lake City’s Liberty Park. Concerts are outdoors; bring chairs or blankets.
ADDRESS: 1150 S Constitution Dr., Salt Lake City,
CONTACT:: 801-533-5760, www.utahfolkarts.org