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Deer Valley Music Festival

Escape to the pristine Wasatch Mountains and the cool mountain air while enjoying the astounding selection of performances at the Deer Valley Music Festival in the outdoor amphitheater. This summer’s selection includes performances by the Utah Symphony, Melissa Etheridge, Chris Botti and Thriving Ivory. Many concertgoers take picnics, and wine and beer are allowed on the grounds. There is also a full concession stand with food and drink for purchase. For a full lineup and ticket information, go to DeerValleyMusicFestival.org.

Utah Symphony

July 2

7:30 p.m.

Join the Utah Symphony for a patriotic celebration of all things American.

Thriving Ivory

July 3

7 p.m.

The California rock band is most well-known for the international hit, “Angels on the Moon.”

The Music of The Eagles

July 16

7:30 p.m.

The Utah Symphony will bridge the gap between rock ‘n’ roll and classical as they perform the best from The Eagles.

Utah Symphony

July 22

7:30 p.m.

The hills will come alive as the special guests, the grandchildren of the Von Trapp family, join the symphony in a special performance.

Chris Botti

July 23

7:30 p.m.

The sexy trumpet player will showcase his talent for jazz, classical and pop music with the Utah Symphony.

Summer Pops with Keith Lockhart

July 29

7:30 p.m.

Guest conductor Keith Lockhart will bring swagger and pop to the festival with a selection of American classics.

Idina Menzel

July 30

7 p.m.

Menzel is best known for her roles as Maureen in Rent and Elphaba in Wicked. She will join the Utah Symphony.

Utah Symphony

Aug. 5

7:30 p.m.

Prepare to be inspired as Gustav Holst’s astrological orchestra is performed outdoors in the night sky along with NASA footage projected on video screens.

Broadway Rocks!

Aug. 6

7:30 p.m.

Broadway Rocks! delivers hit songs from Rock of Ages, Rent, Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, and Dreamgirls.

Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture

Aug. 12

7:30 p.m.

Along with the overture, a selection of audience requests submitted online are featured.

Music of Queen

Aug. 13

7:30 p.m.

The Utah Symphony will highlight favorites from rock legend, Queen.

Goo Goo Dolls, Michelle Branch & Parachute

Aug. 18

7 p.m.

The lineup will include Grammy Award-winning artists and is sure to be one of the best performances of the summer.

Melissa Etheridge

Aug. 20

7 p.m.

The openly-lesbian singer/songwriter is famous for her triumphant lyrics and her soulful voice.

Civil Twilight

Sep. 3

6 p.m.

The three-piece band from South Africa is reminiscent of U2’s early years.

Seth Bracken

Seth Bracken is the editor of QSaltLake

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