Fall Arts guide: Pop music in Utah
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MAJOR CONCERTS

Tech N9ne

The dynamic rapper returns to Salt Lake City, where he has a regular following.

Oct. 4 • 7:30 p.m.

Where • Saltair, 12408 W. Saltair Drive, Magna

Tickets • $30 in advance, $38 on day of show; Smith's Tix.

30 Seconds to Mars

It's a busy fall for Mars frontman Jared Leto, who's not only on tour with his rock band but also being talked up as an Oscar contender for his role as an HIV-positive transsexual woman in the movie "Dallas Buyers Club."

Oct. 9 • 7 p.m.

Where • Saltair, 12408 W. Saltair Drive, Magna

Tickets • $28 in advance, $33 on day of show; Smith's Tix.

Josh Groban

The singing heartthrob will perform in the round, in support of his album "All That Echoes." His opening act, singer Judith Hill, was featured among the legendary backup singers in the documentary "20 Feet From Stardom."

Oct. 11 • 8 p.m.

Where • EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City.

Tickets • $36.50-$96.50; Smith's Tix.

P!nk

The sexy pop-rock singer, arriving with her "The Truth About Love" tour, is all over the radio these days — with recent singles like "True Love" and "Just Give Me a Reason" sharing rotation with her mega-hit "Raise Your Glass."

Oct. 17 • 7:30 p.m.

Where • EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City.

Tickets • $36.50-$96.50; Smith's Tix.

Gabriel Iglesias

"I'm not fat — I'm fluffy," declares the popular Mexican-American stand-up comedian, whose act has been a hit on Comedy Central and a big seller on Amazon.

Oct. 19 • 7:30 p.m.

Where • Maverik Center, 3200 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City.

Tickets • $32-$57; via TicketMaster.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

The Seattle hip-hop star and his producer have made waves with the hit "Same Love," a heartfelt endorsement of same-sex marriage and a scathing criticism of anti-gay attitudes of others in the genre.

Oct. 26 • 7:30 p.m.

Where • Maverik Center, 3200 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City.

Tickets • $39.95-$53.25; via TicketMaster.

Selena Gomez

The former Disney Channel star is all grown up now and aims to prove it with grown-up acting roles (like in "Spring Breakers" and "Getaway") and her first solo album (without her band, The Scene), titled "Stars Dance."

Nov. 14 • 8 p.m.

Where • EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City.

Tickets • $36-$66; Smith's Tix.

'So You Think You Can Dance' tour

The top 10 finalists from the just-completed season of Fox's dance-competition show — including Utah's own Jenna Johnson — will move and groove for your entertainment.

Nov. 15 • 8 p.m.

Where • Maverik Center, 3200 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City.

Tickets • $45.55-$67.30; via TicketMaster.

Michael Bublé

The Canadian singer brings his big-band sound, in support of his 2013 album "To Be Loved," which spawned the single (written by Bublé) "It's a Beautiful Day."

Nov. 19 • 8 p.m.

Where • EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City.

Tickets • $54.50-$99.50; Smith's Tix.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Rock out to Christmas music with the popular band and their traditional laser show.

Nov. 20 • 4 and 8 p.m.

Where • EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City.

Tickets • $30-$59 for the early show, $39-69 for the late show; Smith's Tix.

John Legend

The Grammy-winning R&B/soul singer-songwriter has a new album, "Love in the Future." He's also newly married to supermodel Chrissy Tiegen. (Sorry, ladies.)

Nov. 22 • 8 p.m.

Where • Kingsbury Hall, 1395 Presidents Circle, University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City.

Tickets • $46-$76; Smith's Tix.

Lady Antebellum

The harmony-lovin' country trio wrote most of its current album, "Golden," while on tour. The opening acts are two rising country stars: Kip Moore and Kacey Musgraves.

Nov. 23 • 7 p.m.

Where • EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City.

Tickets • $25-$66.50; Smith's Tix.

CLUB SHOWS

Here's a sampling of acts hitting Salt Lake City-area clubs and smaller concert venues this fall:

Sept. 30 • Yellowcard, punk/alt-rock • The Complex

Oct. 1 • J. Roddy Walston & The Business, rock • The State Room

Oct. 3 • Beats Antique, experimental world fusion • The Depot

Oct. 4 • Blue October, alt-rock• The Depot

Oct. 4 • Glenn Tilbrook, formerly of Squeeze • The State Room

Oct. 7 • KT Tunstall, Scottish guitarist/songwriter • The State Room

Oct. 7 • Filter, industrial rock • The Depot

Oct. 13 • The Waterboys, veteran Scottish rock band • The State Room

Oct. 14 • Clayton Brothers Band, JazzSLC series • Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center

Oct. 15 • Anberlin & The Maine, rock double-bill • In the Venue

Oct. 16 • Built to Spill, indie-rock • Kilby Court

Oct. 16 • Passion Pit, indie-pop • The Complex

Oct. 17 • Dark Star Orchestra, Grateful Dead tribute band • The Depot

Oct. 18 • A Skylit Drive, post-hardcore rock • In the Venue

Oct. 19 • Ani DiFranco, guitarist-singer-poet • The Depot

Oct. 22 • CocoRosie, hip-hop/electronica/pop • The Depot

Oct. 24 • The Limousines, indie-electronica • Bar Deluxe

Oct. 25 • Menomena & The Helio Sequence, alt-rock double-bill • The Urban Lounge

Oct. 29 • Dave Mason Band, vintage rock (led by former Traffic guitarist) • The State Room

Oct. 29 • Living Colour, veteran rock/R&B band • The Depot

Oct. 30 • Atlas Genius, Australian alt-rock • In the Venue

Oct. 30 • Mike Doughty, former Soul Coughing frontman • The Urban Lounge

Nov. 1 • Periphery, progressive metal • In the Venue

Nov. 2 • Twenty One Pilots, alternative rap-rock • In the Venue

Nov. 4 • Gov't Mule, Southern-rock jam band • The Depot

Nov. 4 • Of Montreal, indie-rock band • The Urban Lounge

Nov. 6 • Iron & Wine, folk-rock singer • In the Venue

Nov. 8 • Tierney Sutton, JazzSLC series • Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center

Nov. 9 • Aaron Carter, former boy-band heartthrob • In the Venue

Nov. 9 • A Silent Film, English alt-rock • The State Room

Nov. 12 • Brett Dennen, folk-pop singer-songwriter • The State Room

Nov. 13 • Steve Aoki, dance/electronic • The Complex

Nov. 13 • Greensky Bluegrass, folk/bluegrass • The State Room

Nov. 15 • Holy Grail, heavy metal • The Urban Lounge

Nov. 16 • Blitzen Trapper, experimental country-folk • The State Room

Nov. 20 • Portland Cello Project, rock on cellos • The State Room

Nov. 22 • Somebody Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, indie-pop band • Kilby Court

Nov. 23 • The Devil Wears Prada, Christian metalcore • In the Venue

Nov. 23 • Motion City Soundtrack & Relient K, alt-rock double-bill • The Complex

Nov. 24 • Less Than Jake, ska-punk band • The Complex

Nov. 26 • The Meat Puppets, neo-psychedelia/punk band • The State Room