by Ashley Szanter & Christie Marcy
While Santana thinks they have cornered the market on all things smooth, that’s not stopping Florida George Line from visiting Salt Lake City on their 2017 Smooth Tour. This country duo won’t be performing alone; they’ve brought Nelly and Chris Lane along with them. Sept. 29, USANA Amphitheatre, 5150 Upper Ridge Rd., West Valley City, 801-417-5343, smithstix.com
Imagine Dragons may be one of the hottest bands in American rock music, but they’ll always be Utah boys at heart. Hailing from the rapidly evolving Provo music scene, the “Radioactive” energy these guys bring to every performance will transform how you experience their songs.
Oct. 13, USANA Amphitheatre, 5150 Upper Ridge Rd., West Valley City, 801-417-5343, smithstix.com
Huey Lewis and the News
The heart of rock and roll is still beating in Cleveland, Detroit and, apparently, Salt Lake, when Huey Lewis and the News hits the stage at the Eccles. Yes, they’re an ‘80s pop band, but you know the words to all the songs, and when you sing along, keep in mind that it’s hip to be square.
Oct. 19, Eccles Theater, 131 Main St., SLC, 801-355-2787, arttix.org
Singer. Songwriter. Actress. Triple-threat Janet Jackson has sold over 100 million records and holds the record for number-one hits by a female artist. The youngest member of the Jackson family is likely the soundtrack to your childhood and perhaps even a personal fashion icon. And she’s known for her elaborate stage shows. Go on, join the rhythm nation.
Oct. 16, Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, 801-467-8499, smithstix.com
See more inside our 2017 September/October Issue.