Boy George and Culture Club, Luke Bryan, Def Leppard and Journey top music events in Utah this week
HOTTEST CONCERTS THIS WEEK
BECK — Alt. Rock. Coming to the Maverik Center in West Valley City as a part of the Colors Tour 2018. Concert set for Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with tickets priced from $39.50 to $69.50 and on sale now. More details at maverikcenter.com.
BOY GEORGE AND CULTURE CLUB — Pop. “The Life Tour,” starring Grammy award-winning legends Boy George and Culture Club, is set to make a stop at the Maverik Center in West Valley City on Friday. The 7 p.m. show also will feature The B-52s with special guest Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey. Tickets range from $49.50-$149.50 with more details at maverikcenter.com.
LUKE BRYAN — Country. Coming to USANA Amphitheatre on Friday as a part of the “What Makes You Country Tour” with special guests Jon Pardi and Carly Pearce. The show is set for 7 p.m. with tickets ranging from $29-$120. Get more details at usana-amp.com/luke-bryan-2.
DEF LEPPARD AND JOURNEY — Rock. Co-headlining a massive North American tour. Coming to Vivint Smart Home Arena on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Tickets starting at $46.50 with more details at vivintarena.com/events/388.
IRON & WINE — Indie folk. Coming to the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City on Sunday for a 7:30 p.m. show. Tickets on sale now with more details at live-at-the-eccles.com/events/iron-wine.
J BALVIN — Colombian superstar J Balvin will make a stop at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Wednesday at 8 p.m. as a part of the North American leg of his “Vibras Tour.” Tickets start at $36.95 with more details at vivintarena.com/events/406.
ANGELUS THEATRE — Located at 165 N. Main St. in Spanish Fork, angelustheatre.com. Thursday: Songwriter’s/Acoustic Night (every fourth Thursday), 8 p.m.
COVEY CENTER — (801) 852-7007. coveycenter.org. Performances at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Monday: Excellence Concert Series: Jennifer Bate and Hannah Neeleman.
THE ROYAL BLISS — Concert venue in Salt Lake City. Sunday: ¡Mayday!, 8 p.m.
TEMPLE SQUARE — Events, 7:30 p.m. Salt Lake City. Age 8 and older. Free. (801) 240-3323. Free tickets: (801) 570-0080. lds.org/events. Assembly Hall, unless noted. Friday: Tabernacle Organist Roy Darley Centennial Gala Concert (at the Tabernacle). Saturday: Gabriel Trumpets.
THIS WEEK AT BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY — Thursday: I-Shan Lai, Erhu, free, in the Madsen Recital Hall.
UTAH SYMPHONY -- Full-time orchestra based in Salt Lake City. utahsymphony.org. Tickets priced $15-$66 online or by phone at (801) 533-6683 with concerts at 7:30 p.m. at Abravanel Hall. Thursday-Friday: Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy.” .
VELOUR LIVE MUSIC GALLERY — Local and touring music bands. Doors at 8 p.m. 135 N. University Ave., Provo. (801) 818-BAND, velourlive.com. Thursday: Richie Kissinger with Kitfox and Mia Hicken. Friday: Telesomniac, Say Hey, Sord. Saturday: Michael Barrow & The Tourists, Mia Grace, Local Sports Team. Tuesday: Monthly Acoustic Showcase. Wednesday: Open Mic Night.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR
GRAHAM NASH -- At The Commonwealth Room Sept. 27.
NYMPH, LITTLE MOON, LIZZY DUNFORD, CELSEY PARRISH -- Live at Velour Sept. 27.
GRETA VAN FLEET — Performing at the Union Event Center Sept. 28.
SUNDANCE TRIO -- Coming to the Madsen Recital Hall Sept. 28.
THE STRIKE WITH S_2 COOL — Sept. 28 at Velour.
BYU INSTRUMENTAL, CHOIRS AND JAZZ SHOWCASES — Sept. 28, Oct. 2 and Oct. 3 respectively.
MMEND ALBUM RELEASE -- With Dark Rooms and Sister Adolescent at Velour Sept. 29.
VIVACE — Concert at the Covey Center Oct. 1.
FALL OUT BOY -- Coming to Vivint Smart Home Arena Oct. 3.