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Gavin DeGraw, Phillip Phillips and Brandi Carlile lead out a week of top music in Utah

August 8, 2018

Caleb Darger playing with his former group, The Mighty Sequoyah, in 2013. "I’m proud of those records, and I think that they’re good songs, but I’ve just kind of moved on from it a little bit," he said of The Mighty Sequoyah.

HOTTEST CONCERTS THIS WEEK

GAVIN DEGRAW AND PHILLIP PHILLIPS -- The inaugural 2018 Deer Valley Concert Series at Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater will continue this Thursday with a concert featuring Gavin DeGraw and Phillip Phillips. The show is set for Thursday at 6:30 p.m. with tickets ranging from $42 to $82. Other series performances will include Lukas Nelson and Jason Mraz.

CHRIS STAPLETON -- Country. Coming to USANA Amphitheatre in West Valley City on Saturday at 7 p.m. as a part of the All-American Road Show with Marty Stuart and Brent Cobb. Tickets $34.75-$89.75 with more details at usana-amp.com/chris-stapleton.

BRANDI CARLILE -- Performing at Red Butte Garden as a part of the annual Outdoor Concert Series with special guests The Secret Sisters. The concert is set for Monday at 7 p.m. with tickets priced $50-$55 and currently sold out. For more details, visit redbuttegarden.org/concerts.

SUMMER SERIES HIGHLIGHTS

LOST 80’S LIVE -- Coming to Red Butte Garden as a part of the annual Outdoor Concert Series with performers including A Flock of Seagulls, Wang Chung, Farrington & Mann – the original vocalists of When In Rome UK and Men Without Hats. The performance is set for Thursday at 7 p.m. with tickets priced $48-$53. For more details, visit redbuttegarden.org/concerts.

ANGELIQUE KIDJO AND FEMI KUTI -- Coming to Red Butte Garden as a part of the annual Outdoor Concert Series with special guest The Positive Force as a part of Kidjo’s “Remain in Light.” The performance is set for Friday at 7:30 p.m. with tickets priced $45-$50. For more details, visit redbuttegarden.org/concerts.

2018 DEER VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL -- The 15th annual summer festival in Park City, featuring the Utah Symphony, will run through Saturday. Concerts take place at 7:30 p.m. at the Snow Park Amphitheater at Deer Valley Resort, 2250 Deer Valley Dr. S. in Park City. Friday: Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and Violin Concerto. Saturday: The Utah Symphony performs Windborne’s Music of Pink Floyd.

THIS WEEK AT LAYTON’S KENLEY AMPHITHEATER -- Summer Nights with the Stars series continues Tuesday with a performance featuring The Secret Sisters. Get more information on the show and upcoming performances at davisarts.org/summer-concert-series.

YOLANDA ARREY -- Performing Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Grand Valley Bank Community Concert Series, a weekly concert series located at Deer Valley Resort in Park City. The series is free for all ages and is set to highlight various musical acts weekly through Aug. 22.

NOTE: A concert at Red Butte Garden set for Wednesday evening featuring Huey Lewis & the News has been canceled.

LOCAL MUST-HEAR LINE-UP

ANGELUS THEATRE -- Located at 165 N. Main St. in Spanish Fork, angelustheatre.com. Thursday: BLUESJAM (every first Thursday) at 8 p.m.

THE COMMONWEALTH ROOM -- A new venue opened by the owners and creators of The State Room. Located at 195 W. Commonwealth Ave. (2100 South) in South Salt Lake City. thecommonwealthroom.com. Sunday: Robert Earl Keen. Monday: Punch Brothers.

COVEY CENTER — (801) 852-7007. coveycenter.org. Performances at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Saturday: Hi Five Live.

ECCLES THEATER -- Salt Lake venue. (385) 468-1010. artsaltlake.org. Aug. 10: Gohar Vardanyan.

EGYPTIAN THEATRE -- Performance space in Park City. 328 Main St., Park City. (435) 649-9371. egyptiantheatrecompany.org. Aug. 3-4: August Stand-Up Comedy.” Thursday-Saturday: The Edgar Winter Band.

GREAT SALTAIR — Live music. 12408 W. Saltair Dr., Magna. (801) 250-6205. Most shows 8 p.m. $15-$20. thesaltair.com. Thursday: Jack White.

URBAN LOUNGE — Live music. 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City. (801) 746-0557. Sunday: Mapache.

VELOUR LIVE MUSIC GALLERY — Local and touring music bands. Doors at 8 p.m. 135 N. University Ave., Provo. (801) 818-BAND, velourlive.com. Friday: Brother with Child Ivory. Saturday: Say Hey, Kenton, Star Crossed Loners. Wednesday: Open Mic Night.

WHAT TO WATCH FOR

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, BUSH, THE CULT -- Hitting the stage Aug. 20 at USANA Amphitheatre.

INDIGO GIRLS -- Show set for Aug. 21 at Red Butte Garden.

UNDER THE STREETLAMP -- Aug. 21 at the Sandy Amphitheater.

THE LETTERMEN -- Concert set for Aug. 22 at the Kenley Amphitheater.

MARILYN MANSON AND ROB ZOMBIE -- Performing at USANA Amphitheatre Aug. 22.

SAM SMITH -- Showing at Vivint Smart Home Arena Aug. 22.

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