Red Butte Garden Concerts

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Summer nights in Salt Lake City were practically invented for concerts. In addition to the Twilight Summer Concert Series, some of the more intimate and relaxed shows throughout the summer months are hosted by the Red Butte Garden Concerts series, set in an outdoor amphitheatre. Patrons flock the grassy knoll and sit on blankets or chairs, as the cool mountain air creates a superb atmosphere for the sounds of music to reverberate off the hills.

Red Butte has food and beverage services cater to each show, but the most exciting part about the shows is that they allow coolers to be brought in, with no limitations on food or beverage. Sip on a cool gewürztraminer while snacking on some dried fruit and brie. Or make sure to bring plenty of local beer from Wasatch, Epic, Squatters, or Uintah breweries. The sky’s the limit.

Red Butte Garden Concerts series has secured the following artists this year and many tickets are still available for sale here.

Take a gander at who’s playing this year:

June 3: Emmylou Harris

June 8: Janelle Monae

June 17: Jason Isbell and The Lone Bellow

June 20: The Robert Cray Band & Mavis Staples

June 24: Natalie Cole

June 29: Gavin DeGraw, Matt Nathanson, and Mary Lambert

June 30: Fitz and the Tantrums, Max Front, and HOLYCHILD

July 1: Sarah McLachlan

July 9: The Avett Brothers

July 10: Bob Weir & RatDog

July 21: Pat Metheny Unity Group & Bruce Hornsby w/Sonny Emory

July 22: Tedeschi Trucks Band with Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes

July 25: Lyle Lovett & His Large Band

July 27: Gary Clark Jr.

July 28: Amos Lee and Desert Noises

July 29: Santana

August 3: John Hiatt & The Combo with Taj Mahal Trio

August 5: Chris Isaak

August 6: John Butler Trio and The Stray Sisters

August 8: Ray LaMontagne

August 10: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with Galactic

August 12: Michael McDonald & TOTO

August 14: Sheryl Crow

August 19: Portugal. The Man & Grouplove

August 21: David Gray

August 24: Brandi Carlile

August 29: Earth, Wind & Fire

September 11: Ben Harper

September 14: Conor Oberst

Check out more concert venue line ups below!

Twilight Concert Series