Mu Phi Epsilon State Fair Winners Concert,today, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free

Paul Cardall, today, 8 p.m., Sandy City Amphitheater, 9400 S. 1300 East, $15-$20 (at the door, Smith's Tix locations, 800-888-8499, 568-2787 or

Ray Smith, with John Scott, Jesse Eschbach and Steven Harlos, Brigham Young University music faculty,today, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, BYU, Provo, free

Shri Purbayan Chatterjee and Pandit Samir Chatterjee, Indian sitar concert, today, 7 p.m., Orson Spencer Hall, University of Utah, $3-$5 at the door

Utah Schools of Rock, Best of the '90s, today and Saturday, 7 p.m., Realms of Inquiry, 1140 S. 900 East, $7-$10 (Smith'sTix,, 413-2894 or 542-7179)

Aashish Khan, Pundit Swapan Chaudhuri and Alam A. Khan, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden, $5-$8 (801-395-3227 or

Chuck Negron, Saturday, 8 p.m., Sandy City Amphitheater, 9400 S. 1300 East, $15-$25 (at the door, Smith'sTix, 800-888-8499, 568-2787 or

Eri and Vincent Lam, violin and piano recital,Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, BYU, free

Carlos Mencia, Saturday, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, $38 (355=2787 or 888-451-2787)

Out of the Blue, Wayne County quintet, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Wayne District Performing Arts Center, 79 N. 100 West, Bicknell, $5 donation at the door (435-425-3141)

Steve and Pat Evans Family, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free

Fiesta Mexicana, Saturday, 11 a.m., Washington Square, 200 E. 400 South, free

Jinga Boa, Brazilian band,Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Center, 138 W. Broadway, $9-$15 (ArtTix, 355-2787)

Don Williams, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Dee Events Center, WSU, $27 (467-8499 or 800-888-8499)

Greg Floor Quintet, Sunday, 3 p.m., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, free

Lydia Wu, faculty piano recital, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center, Weber State University, Ogden, free

Rockapella, Utah Symphony Pops Series, withconductor Keith Lockhart, Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, $16-$120 (801-399-9214 or

Tommy Emmanuel, guitar virtuoso, Thursday, 8 p.m., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, $25 (832-2457)


Lunch Bunch Concert series, noon, Gallivan Center, free: Ernest Patrick Paiz aka Buddha Pie, today; Terry Tschaekofske, Monday; Ona Welch, Ryan Tilby & Drew Williams, Tuesday; Gary Stoddard, Wednesday; Gina French, Thursday


Aki Matsuri (Fall Festival), Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Japanese Church of Christ, food, cultural exhibits, entertainment, free (363-3251)

Zermatt Resort & Spa, open house, Midway, Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Swiss Belles Choir, Oktoberfest lunch and dinner buffet, $6-$12 (435-657-0180)

Ballroom dancing, Murray Arts Centre, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 p.m., 4868 S. State $7 (269-1400)

Big Horse Adventures, through Oct. 31, American West Heritage Center, 4025 S. Highway 89-91, Wellsville, $13.95-$25.95, free for ages 3 and under (800-225-3378 or

Cosmic light shows, "Entranced," "Rock Hall of Fame" and "Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon," dates and times vary, Clark Planetarium, The Gateway, $5-$8 (456-7872 or

Dance Centre Swing Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m., 70 E. 4880 South, $7 (265-0707 or

Dee's Dances for Singles, 25 and older, Saturday, 9 p.m., Trolley Square, 651 E. 500 South, $8 at the door (

Hourly star shows, 12:30-7:45 p.m., Clark Planetarium, The Gateway, $5-$8 (456-7827 or

Hunt Mysteries, audience-participation murder-mystery show and dinner; dates, venues and ticket prices vary (569-1482 or

Karaoke, 16 and older, Fridays, 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m., Draper Historic Theatre, 12366 S. 900 East, $5 cover (

Salt Lake Area Accordion Club, third Tuesday monthly, 7 p.m., South Valley Unitarian building, 6876 S. Highland Drive (2000 E), $4-$5 donation, depending on performer, at the door (272-3263 or

TheWestern Dance Club of Utah, Inc., Through Sept., free with a student ID, Saturdays, 200 South 100 East, Pleasant Grove, doors open at 8 p.m. (801-226-3040)



"Distant Music," Thursday, 7 p.m., staged reading, Utah Contemporary Theatre, Embassy Suites Hotel, 110 W. 600 South (free)

"Elektra," Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 24, 9 a.m., northeast of Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, or Libby Gardner Hall if it rains, $9-$12 (581-7100 or

"It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's Superman!" today-Oct. 2, Thursdays-Saturdays and Mondays, 7:30 p.m., also Saturday matinees 2 p.m., SCERA Center, 745 S. State, Orem, $10-$12 (225-2787 or

"Les Miserables: School Edition," Thursday-Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m., Cache Regional Theatre Company, Ellen Eccles Theatre, 65 S. Main, Logan, $8-$17 (435-753-6518 or

"The Pirates of Penzance," today-Sept. 23, Fridays, Saturdays and Monday, 7:30 p.m., also 2 p.m. on Sept. 16, Draper Arts Council, Juan Diego High School, 300 E. 11800 South, Draper, $4-$10 (523-3555, Postal Annex, 11400 S. State or at the door)

"The Taming of the Shrew," today-Sept. 30, Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m., Wasatch Theatre Company, Columbus Center, 2530 S. 500 East, $8 (446-5657)

"The Three Musketeers," Thursday-Sept. 26, nightly except Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Geary Theatre, College of Eastern Utah, Price, $2-$7 (435-613-5334)

"When Will I Dance? A Play About Frida Kahlo," Saturday, 3 p.m., Avalon Isle Women's Theatre Group, Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, free


"Cats," through Oct. 21, Tuacahn Amphitheater, Ivins, $20-$44 (800-746-9882 or

"Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged," through Sept. 16, Actors Repertory Theatre Ensemble, Castle Amphitheater, 1300 E. Center, Provo, $5-$9 (372-6141)

"Crimes of the Heart," through Sept. 23, StageRight TheaterCompany, 5001 S. Highland Drive, $9-$12 (272-3445)

"Disney's Beauty and the Beast," through Sept. 30, Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City, $14-$23 (984-9000 or

"D.K. Molar, the Devious Dentist," through Saturday, Pleasant Grove Players, 30 E. Center, Pleasant Grove, $2 evenings, matinees are free (tickets at the door)

"Footloose," through Oct. 16, Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, Orem, $12.50-$16.50 (226-8600)

"Jukebox Jive: Music USA," through Sept. 26, Lagoon, Farmington, included with admission to the park (451-8000 or

"The Light Express," through Sept. 30, Royal Palace Theatre, 165 N. Main, Spanish Fork, $6-$35 (798-7650 or

"Miasma," through Sept. 24, Plan-B Theatre Company, Rose Wagner Center, 138 W. 300 South, $10-$15 (355-2787 or ArtTix outlets)

"Mission Incredibles," through Nov. 11, Desert Star Cabaret Theatre, 4861 S. State, Murray, $8-$14 plus optional food service (266-2600 or

"The Music Man," through Oct. 7, Center Street Musical Theatre, 177 W. Center, Provo, $7-$10 optional dinner at 6:30 p.m., $10 (764-0535)

"Oklahoma!" through Sept. 30, Heritage Theatre, Perry, $7-$8 (435-723-8392)

"Pump Boys and Dinettes," through Sept. 24, Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State, $10-$24 (957-3322)

"Rabbit Hole," through Oct. 8, Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, $13-$34 (363-7522, 355-2787 or

"Robin Hood, the Legendary Comedy," through Sept. 23, West Jordan Theater Arts, Sugar Factory Playhouse, 8200 S. 2200 West, West Jordan, $$3-$5 (at Macey's, at the door or 294-1241)

"Seussical, the Musical," through Oct. 16, Rodgers Memorial Theatre, 292 E. Pages Lane, Centerville, $9-$14 (298-1302)

"Ten Little Indians," through Sept. 25, St. George Musical Theatre, 37 S. 100 West, St. George, $7-$15 (435-628-8755)

"The Thomas Brothers: Broadway & More," musical revue, through Oct. 21, Bumbleberry Theatre, 897 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale, $14 (435-772-3611)

"Twist the Night Away," through Oct. 28, Zion Canyon Theatre, 145 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale, $12.50-$25 (435-772-2400 or 888-256-3456)


Comedy Sportz, dates and times vary, 2021 S. Windsor, and 36 W. Center, Provo (377-9700 for both locations)

Decaf Comedy Jam, first, third and fifth Mondays, Johnny B's Comedy Club, 177 W. 300 South, Provo (377-6910

Laugh Match, competition style improv, Fridays, 7 p.m., Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $6-$9 (355-4628)

Laughing Stock, weekends, times vary, Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $6-$9 (355-4628)

Off the Top, Tuesdays, 8:30 p.m., Side Car, 333 Main, Park City, $10 (435-647-5678)

Off the Wall, dates and times vary, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 4700 S. 99 West, Ogden (393-0070)

On the Spot! Saturdays, 7 p.m., Historic Murray Theater, 4961 S. State, $7 (201-1799)

Quick Wits, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 p.m., 7711 S. 700 West, Midvale (577-8323)


Avalon: Sugarcult, tonight; Dragonforce, All that Remains and Forgive Durden, Saturday; The Casualties, Tuesday; Street to Nowhere, Wednesday (467-8499)

Burt's Tiki Lounge: The Vibrators, Tuesday (521-0572)

Cisero's: Locals Night, Wednesdays (1-435-649-5044).

Club Manhattan: Old School Funk/Disco, Mondays; Universal Dance Beat, Tuesdays; Best of the '80s, Wednesdays; open mike, Thursdays; House and Trance, Saturdays (364-7651)

Club Vegas: Soulfly, Full Blown Chaos and Rhino Bucket, Thursday (364-8347)

Ego's: Jerry Joseph & the Jackmormons, tonight and Saturday; Supagroup and The Giraffes, Monday (521-5255)

In the Venue/Club Sound: Andrew Bird, Sunday; Nitzer Ebb, Tuesday (328-0255)

Kilby Court: The Draft, Lawrence Arms, The Blackout Pact and Bullets to Broadway, tonight; Nina Nastasia, Sunday; Headlights and Decibully, Monday; Waking Ashland, Wednesday and Thursday (320-9887)

Lamb's Restaurant: Pianist Jimmy Reed, Thursdays through Saturdays (365-7166)

Suede: Isreal Vibrations, Saturday; MoFro, Wednesday (435-658-2665)

Urban Lounge: Brian Jonestown Massacre, tonight; Subtle, Tuesday (746-0557)