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Utah venues big and small, inside and out will play host to acts of every imaginable style in the coming months along the Wasatch Front and in Park City. Here's a first look at many of these shows:

Friday, May 6

Deicide • Death-metal band • Metro Bar

Ritual • Metal band • The Loading Dock

Saturday, May 7

Allies Always Lie • SLC post-hardcore band • The Loading Dock

The Classic Crime • Post-grunge/pop-punk • Kilby Court

Dead Winter Carpenters • Alt-country quintet • The State Room

The Rocket Summer • Power-pop multi-instrumentalist • In the Venue

X96 Big Ass Show • The alt-rock station's 21st annual musical blowout features the bands Death Cab for Cutie, The Offspring, AWOLNation, Nothing But Thieves, The Strumbellas and some local acts. • Usana Amphitheatre

Sunday, May 8

The Gonzalo Bergara Quartet • Argentine acoustic-jazz guitar • The State Room

David Cross • Comedian • Kingsbury Hall

Filibusta • Electro-funk remix artist • Kilby Court

The Thermals • lo-fi punk band • The Urban Lounge

Monday, May 9

Explosions in the Sky • Instrumental post-rock band • The Depot

Tuesday, May 10

Chris Pureka • Acoustic singer-songwriter • Kilby Court

The Range • YouTube-sampling electronic musician • The Urban Lounge

The Waifs • Australian folk-rock • The State Room

Thursday, May 12

Big Wild • Electronic-music producer • The Urban Lounge

Divisions • Metalcore band • The Loading Dock

Sawyer Fredericks • Singer/guitarist, "The Voice" season 8 winner • The Post Theatre, Fort Douglas

Mayer Hawthorne • Neo-soul performer • The Complex

Sköld • Industrial-metal multi-instrumentalist • Club X

Friday, May 13

Blaqk Audio • Electronica duo • In the Venue

Givers • Worldbeat/indie-pop band • Kilby Court

Tori Kelly • R&B/pop singer • The Complex

Lucius • Indie-pop quintet • The Complex

The Neighbourhood • Experimental alt-rock band • In the Venue

Night Demon • Metal band • Metro Bar

Scarlet Canary • Female-fronted hard rock • The Loading Dock

Tortoise • Minimalist post-rock band • The Urban Lounge

Saturday, May 14

The Body • Sludge-metal band • Kilby Court

Horse Lords • Avant-garde rock • Diabolical Records

Make It Louder Festival • All-day pop/rock/hip-hop show • Gallivan Center

WYOmerica Caravan Tour • Three country-folk bands from Wyoming: Screen Door Porch, Sneaky Pete & The Secret Weapons, The Littlest Birds • The State Room

Sunday, May 15

Striker • Metal band • Metro Bar

Monday, May 16

The Black Dahlia Murder • Melodic death-metal • Kilby Court

Immortal Technique / Jedi Mind Tricks • Hip-hop artists • The Depot

Frank Vignola & Friends • Jazz guitarists • Capitol Theatre (JazzSLC)

Tuesday, May 17

Con Brio • Soul/funk band • The State Room

The Expendables • Reggae-rock band • The Depot

FMLYBND • Electronica/grunge band • Billboard-Live!

Hatebreed • Metalcore band • The Complex

Lily & Madeleine • Folk/pop sister duo • Kilby Court

Wednesday, May 18

Brian Jonestown Massacre • Psychedelic rock band • The Depot

Disclosure • Electronic music duo • Saltair

Magrudergrind • Grindcore/powerviolence band • Club X

Saliva • Post-grunge/hard-rock band • Metro Bar

Thursday, May 19

Lukas Graham • Danish pop/soul band • The State Room

Sticky Fingers • Reggae/fusion band • The Urban Lounge

Friday, May 20

Whitey Morgan • Country/honky-tonk performer • In the Venue

Pentagram • Heavy metal band • The State Room

Tech N9ne • Rapper • The Complex

Saturday, May 21

Anvil • Canadian heavy-metal band • Metro Bar

Dead Meadow • Stoner rock band • Kilby Court

Mike Love • Roots-reggae artist • The Urban Lounge

Moonshine Bandits • Country-rap duo • The Royal

Sunday, May 22

Dangerkids • Rap/post-hardcore band • Billboard-Live!

Paul Simon • "An evening with" the legendary singer-songwriter, presumably spanning his Simon & Garfunkel hits of the '60s, his "Rhymin' Simon" solo work of the '70s, the pioneering "Graceland" songs of the '80s and more recent work. • Maverik Center

Monday, May 23

Baroness • Heavy-metal band • The Urban Lounge

Andrew Bird • Whistling folk-rock multi-instrumentalist • The Depot

James McCartney • British rock singer-songwriter • Metro Bar

Tuesday, May 24

Bumpin' Uglies • Ska/punk band • Metro Bar

Sole • Hip-hop artist • Kilby Court

Wednesday, May 25

The Lumineers • The indie-folk sensation behind "Ho Hey" is touring behind its second album, "Cleopatra," and kicking off the Red Butte Garden summer series. The show sold out instantly. • Red Butte Garden

Le Butcherettes • Mexican garage/punk band • The Urban Lounge

Celtic Woman • The all-female quartet performs contemporary crossover renditions of Irish music. • Maverik Center

Lamb Of God • Heavy-metal band • The Complex

Lany • Alternative dreampop trio • In The Venue

Saint Motel • Indie pop-rock band • The Depot

Thursday, May 26

B.o.B • Hip-hop producer • The Complex

Leon Bridges • Gospel/soul singer • The Depot

Speedy Ortiz / The Good Life • Indie-rock bands • Kilby Court

Chelsea Wolfe • Goth/folk singer-songwriter • The Urban Lounge

Friday, May 27

Built To Spill • Indie-rock band • The Urban Lounge

IAMSU! • Rapper/producer • In The Venue

Voivod • Heavy-metal band • Liquid Joe's

Saturday, May 28

Harry & The Potters • "Harry Potter"-themed punk band • Kilby Court

The Kills • Garage-rock duo • The Depot

Pvris • Psychedelic post-hardcore band • The Complex

Sunday, May 29

The Hotelier • Emo/pop-punk band • Kilby Court

Subhumans • Anarcho-punk band • The Urban Lounge

Monday, May 30

M83 • Shoegaze synthpop band • Saltair

Rockapella • A cappella quintet • SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre

Wednesday, June 1

Buddy Guy / Jonny Lang • Guy is 79, Lang is 35, but they both know how to draw the blues out of their guitars. Expect a cool night under the stars. • Red Butte Garden

Hellyeah • Heavy metal supergroup • The Complex

Kenny Holland • Pop singer (and star of "Saturday's Warrior" movie) • The Loading Dock

Thursday, June 2

Give and Take • Pop-punk band • The Loading Dock

Ghostland Observatory • Electro/rock/funk duo • The Complex

Katchafire • Roots-reggae band • The Complex

Pure Bathing Culture • Indie-pop duo • The Urban Lounge

Sister Sledge • '70s/'80s R&B/disco group • The Depot

Friday, June 3

Sebastian Bach • Heavy-metal singer • The Depot

Britny Fox • Glam-metal band • Liquid Joe's

The Cure • It's been 40 years since Robert Smith launched The Cure, but through 13 albums, many hits — including "Friday I'm in Love" and "Just Like Heaven" — and many lineup changes, the band's Gothic sensibilities remain intact. • Maverik Center

Insane Clown Posse • "Wicked clown" hip-hop duo • The Complex

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis • The pairing of rapper Ben Haggerty (who goes by the name Macklemore) and producer Ryan Lewis have expanded the hip-hop topic list to include odes to discount sales ("Thrift Shop") and gay tolerance ("Same Love"). • Saltair

Curtis Salgado • R&B/soul singer • The State Room

Ryan Shupe & the RubberBand • Local bluegrass heroes • Sandy City Amphitheater

Saturday, June 4

Vincent Draper • "Garbage" rock singer-songwriter • The State Room

Kevin Garrett • R&B musician • Kilby Court

Pantyraid • Electronic-dance duo • Club X

Sunday, June 5

Belinda Carlisle • '80s pop star • Library Square (Utah Pride Festival)

Wednesday 13 • Horror-punk band • Metro Bar

Monday, June 6

Unleash The Archers • Canadian metal band • Metro Bar

Tuesday, June 7

Brit Floyd • Meet them on the dark side of the moon. Get your Pink Floyd fix when this British-based band performs what it bills as "The World's Greatest Pink Floyd Show." • Maverik Center

Azizi Gibson • Hip-hop MC • The Complex

Here Comes the Kraken • Mexican death-metal band • The Loading Dock

Radio Moscow • Psychedelic blues-rock band • Billboard - Live!

Superheaven • Grunge-rock band • Kilby Court

Taake • Norwegian black-metal band • Metro Bar

Wednesday, June 8

Local H • Grunge-rock band • The Urban Lounge

Jesus Piece • Hardcore/punk band • The Loading Dock

The Wombats • New Wave/indie-pop band • The Complex

Thursday, June 9

Slipknot • The masked clowns of heavy metal headline an intense tour, which includes the industrial metal of Marilyn Manson and metalcore from Of Mice and Men. • Usana Amphitheatre

The Smites • Smiths tribute band • The Urban Lounge

Friday, June 10

A$ap Ferg • Hip-hop artist • The Complex

Bonanza Campout • The inaugural run of a two-day music and art festival for campers (continuing Saturday, June 11). Headliners include the livetronica hip-hop/jazz group Big Gigantic and the indie-rock bands Cold War Kids and Milo Greene. • Rivers Edge at Deer Park, Heber City

Kutt Calhoun • Rapper • Metro Bar

Modern Baseball • Emo indie-rock band • The Complex

Kevin Morby • Indie folk-rock performer • Kilby Court

Queen Nation • Queen tribute band • Liquid Joe's

Saturday, June 11

Black Mountain • Stoner-rock band • The Urban Lounge

Form of Rocket • Indie-geek rock • Kilby Court

Gentri • "Cinematic pop" vocal trio • Kenley Amphitheater

Jacob Whitesides • Pop singer-songwriter • In the Venue

Sunday, June 12

Authority Zero • Ska-punk band • The Complex

Ill Niño • Latin-metal band • The Urban Lounge

Stephen "Ragga" Marley • Reggae performer • The Depot

Valient Thorr • Southern/metal band • Metro Bar

Monday, June 13

Broncho • Indie-rock band • Kilby Court

The HillBenders • Bluegrass rendition of "The Who's Tommy." • Kenley Amphitheater

Eli "Paperboy" Reed • R&B/soul singer-songwriter • The State Room

Tuesday, June 14

Caravan Palace • French electro-swing band • The Depot

Lecrae / Switchfoot • Christian rapper / Christian alt-rock band • The Complex

Steely Dan / Steve Winwood • Two of music's most diehard acts: the jazz-rock duo of Walter Becker and Donald Fagen, who made "Hey Nineteen" and "Deacon Blues"; and the ageless singer who topped the charts with "Higher Love," "While You See a Chance" and "Gimme Some Lovin'." • Usana Amphitheatre

Wednesday, June 15

Cam'ron / The Underachievers • Hip-hop show ("Smokers Club Tour") • The Complex

Nothing • Alt-rock/shoegaze band • Kilby Court

Thursday, June 16

Blue October • Experimental post-grunge band • The Depot

Bodysnatcher • Heavy-metal band • The Loading Dock

JMSN • Electronica/soul performer • Kilby Court

The Monkees • Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the debut of the NBC sitcom "The Monkees" with a national tour, with such hits as "I'm a Believer" and "Pleasant Valley Sunday." • Red Butte Garden

Shane Smith & The Saints • Americana/Celtic rock band • Billboard-Live!

The White Buffalo • Americana singer Jake Smith • The State Room

Friday, June 17

David Bazan • Indie-rock singer-songwriter • Kilby Court

The Commodores • Vintage funk-soul band • Sandy Amphitheatre

Form of Rocket • Indie-geek rock • The Urban Lounge

Damien Jurado & The Heavy Light • Indie-rock/folk band • The State Room

Ryan Shupe & the RubberBand • Local bluegrass heroes • Kenley Amphitheater

Snow Tha Product • Mexican-American hip-hop artist • The Complex

Saturday, June 18

David Archuleta • Utah pop singer • Sandy City Amphitheater

Good Old War • Indie-folk band (acoustic set) • The State Room

Old School Throwback Jam • A full night of '80s hip-hop, featuring Salt-N-Pepa with DJ Spinderella, Vanilla Ice, Coolio, Tone Loc, Rob Base, Young MC, Color Me Badd, The Jets and Candyman. • Vivint Smart Home Arena

The New Transit Direction • Utah indie-rock band • The Urban Lounge

Utah Blues Festival • The second annual assemblage of blues musicians and fans. This year's lineup includes Ronnie Baker Brooks, Bernard Allison, Toronzo Cannon, Jordan Young, Tony Holiday & The Velvatones, and Sister Wives. • Gallivan Center

Sunday, June 19

Blackalicious • Hip-hop duo • The Urban Lounge

Tiger Army • Psychobilly/punk band • The Complex

Monday, June 20

CeeLo Green • Soul/funk/R&B singer • The Urban Lounge

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros • The indie-folk band, fronted by Alex Ebert, in April released its fourth album, "Person A," which weirdly has the words "Edward Sharpe and" crossed out. Hmmm. • Red Butte Garden

Matt Nathanson / Phillip Phillips • Folk/pop singer-songwriters (co-headlining) • Sandy City Amphitheater

Tuesday, June 21

Eagulls • Post-punk revival band • Kilby Court

Mac Sabbath • Fast-food parody metal band • The Depot

Wednesday, June 22

Andy Black • Glam-metal singer (from Black Veil Brides) • The Complex

The Growlers • Garage-rock band • The Depot

James McMurtry • Folk-rock/Americana singer • The State Room

Metalachi • Heavy-metal/mariachi band • The Urban Lounge

Tiny Moving Parts • Emo/math-rock band • Kilby Court

Thursday, June 23

CloZee • French electronic-dance producer • The Urban Lounge

The Beach Boys • Undying surf-pop band • Kenley Amphitheater

Carter Winter • Alt-rock singer-songwriter • Billboard-Live!

Young Dubliners • Celtic-rock band • Library Square (Utah Arts Festival)

Friday, June 24

Jason Aldean • The country chart-topper ("Dirt Road Anthem," "She's Country" and others) headlines a big show, which also features up-and-coming acts Thomas Rhett and A Thousand Horses. • Usana Amphitheatre

The Beach Boys • Undying surf-pop band • Kenley Amphitheater

Head Injuries • Pop-punk band • The Loading Dock

Moving Units • Dance-punk band • Kilby Court

Sam Riggs • Country singer • Billboard-Live!

Saturday, June 25

BAS • Rapper • The Complex

Boston • The ultimate '70s rock band, responsible for hits like "Long Time" and "More Than a Feeling," is touring to mark its 40th anniversary — with former Styx frontman Dennis DeYoung opening. • Usana Amphitheatre

Hopsin • Rapper • The Complex

Steep Canyon Rangers • Traditional bluegrass band • The State Room

Sunday, June 26

Electric Six • Garage/disco/punk band • Metro Bar

Steep Canyon Rangers • Traditional bluegrass band • Library Square (Utah Arts Festival)

Tuesday, June 28

Modest Mouse / Brand New • Alt-rock bands • Saltair

Wednesday, June 29

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals • The genre-crossing multi-instrumentalist — whose music encompasses elements of blues, folk, soul, reggae and rock — returns to Red Butte, this time with his backing band to support a new album, "Call It What It Is." • Red Butte Garden

311 • Reggae-rock band • The Depot

Thursday, June 30

Slightly Stoopid • reggae/rock/punk/hip-hop band • The Complex

311 • Reggae-rock band • The Depot

Friday, July 1

Arrival • ABBA tribute act • Sandy City Amphitheater

Xavier Rudd • Indie-folk/blues musician • The Complex

Joe Russo's Almost Dead • Grateful Dead-centric rock band • The Depot

Vixen • All-female glam-metal band • Liquid Joe's

Saturday, July 2

Tim McGraw • The Grammy-winning country superstar is the headliner at Stadium of Fire, the annual Independence Day celebration (held two days early this year). But the real star of the show will be the massive fireworks display that gives the event its name. • LaVell Edwards Stadium, BYU, Provo

Radius • Utah rapper • Kilby Court

Sunday, July 3

Squirrel Nut Zippers • The nine-member retro-swing band — which is as sweet and as crunchy as the candy for which it's named — is touring America for the first time in seven years. • Snow Park Amphitheatre, Deer Valley

Wednesday, July 6

Pity Sex • Emo/alt-rock band • Kilby Court

The Queers • Punk-rock band • Metro Bar

Tears for Fears • Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith are back, representing their corner of the '80s New Wave movement that produced such hits as "Shout" and "Everybody Wants to Rule the World." • Red Butte Garden

Thursday, July 7

Dashboard Confessional • Acoustic emo rock band • Saltair

David Liebe Hart • Outsider musician & puppeteer • Kilby Court

Friday, July 8

case/lang/veirs • This indie-folk collaboration started with an album mixing three unique voices — avant-rock singer Neko Case, alt-country pioneer k.d. lang and folk artist Laura Veirs — and is now going on the road. • Red Butte Garden

Face 2 Face • Billy Joel/Elton John tribute • Sandy Amphitheatre

Marissa Nadler • Ambient dream-pop artist • Kilby Court

Otherwise • Hard-rock band • In the Venue

Saturday, July 9

The B-52's • "Rock Lobster" never had a classier plating, as the legendary'80s New Wave band has the Utah Symphony to back it up. • Snow Park Amphitheater, Deer Valley

Bear Fest 2016 • Poison frontman Bret Michaels headlines KBER 101's annual summer show, which includes the hair-metal faves Ratt, Warrant, Dokken and Lita Ford. • Usana Amphitheatre

Dej Loaf • Detroit rap maven • The Complex

The Falcon • Punk rock supergroup • Kilby Court

Amy Grant • Country/Christian singer • Kenley Amphitheater

Judicator • Power-metal band • The Loading Dock

Wye Oak • Indie-rock/folk duo • The Urban Lounge

Sunday, July 10

Dragged Into Sunlight • Extreme-metal band • Metro Bar

G-Eazy & Logic • The two rappers are the headliners on "The Endless Summer Tour," a full night of hip-hop • Usana Amphitheatre

Intronaut • Progressive-metal band • The Loading Dock

Monday, July 11

Embodied Torment • Brutal death metal band • Metro Bar

Tuesday, July 12

Chicago • '60s/'70s pop-rock band • Sandy City Amphitheater

Wednesday, July 13

Kelsea Ballerini • Rising country singer • Sandy City Amphitheater

Barenaked Ladies • The Canadian nerd-rock band ("One Week," "If I Had $1,000,000") headlines the "Last Summer on Earth Tour," with two '80s New Wave acts, OMD and Howard Jones, in support. • Red Butte Garden

Chicago • '60s/'70s pop-rock band • Kenley Amphitheater

Corb Lund • Canadian country singer • Urban Lounge

Thursday, July 14

Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams • Country-folk duo • The State Room

J.J. Grey & Mofro / Josh Ritter • Grey's Southern rock/blues band co-headlines with Ritter, the folk-rock singer-songwriter. • Red Butte Garden

Emmylou Harris / Lyle Lovett • The legendary country-folk singer and the alt-country pioneer share the bill up in the mountains. • Snow Park Amphitheatre, Deer Valley

Alexander Jean • Indie-folk duo • Billboard-Live!

Toad The Wet Sprocket • '90s guitar-rock band • Sandy City Amphitheater

Friday, July 15

Mitski • Indie-rock performer • Kilby Court

Michael Martin Murphey • Country/folk/pop singer-songwriter • Kenley Amphitheater

Saturday, July 16

Margaret Glaspy • Indie-folk singer-songwriter • Kilby Court

Matthew Morrison • The Broadway actor and "Glee" star performs show tunes with the Utah Symphony. • Snow Park Amphitheatre, Deer Valley

The Piano Guys • The Utah-grown group is known for clever crossovers of classical and modern music, percussive takes on pop songs (like One Direction's "What Makes You Beautiful") and gorgeous videos. • Usana Amphitheatre

Twenty One Pilots • The Ohio-born duo of Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun will bring its eclectic mix of electropop and hip-hop to its first North American arena tour. • Vivint Smart Home Arena

Monday, July 18

Jon Bellion • Indie-rock/rap musician • The Complex

Ben Caplan & The Casual Smokers • Indie-folk band • Billboard-Live!

Deerhoof • Avant-garde/punk band • The Urban Lounge

Solstice • Death-metal band • The Loading Dock

"Welcome to Night Vale" • Eerie radio-show podcast • Capitol Theatre

Tuesday, July 19

Rest, Repose • Noisy alt-metal band • The Loading Dock

Boz Scaggs • The rock/soul singer-guitarist's album "Silk Degrees" turns 40 this year — and with songs like "Lido Shuffle" and "Lowdown," it's still one of the coolest, smoothest works ever put on vinyl. • Red Butte Garden

Wednesday, July 20

Carcass • Extreme-metal band • The Complex

Eagles Of Death Metal • Blues/garage rock band • In The Venue

Korn / Rob Zombie • The "nu metal" band Korn and the theatrically minded Goth/metal star Rob Zombie share headlining duties for this loud, loud show. • Usana Amphitheatre

Styx • '70s/'80s pop-rock band • Kenley Amphitheater

Thursday, July 21

Chris Botti / Lucia Micarelli • The soulful jazz trumpeter and genre-breaking violinist share the bill. • Snow Park Amphitheatre, Deer Valley

Marc Cohn • Folk/rock singer-songwriter • Kenley Amphitheater

Chet Faker • That's the stage name of Australian electronica/soul musician Nicholas James Murphy, who performs the kickoff show of this year's Twilight Concert Series. • Pioneer Park

James Taylor • The enduring singer-songwriter has earned many nicknames, based on his songs — The Handyman and Sweet Baby James among them. • Maverik Center

Keith Urban • The Australian country superstar (and former "American Idol" judge) headlines a show that includes country acts Brett Eldredge and Maren Morris. • Usana Amphitheatre

Saturday, July 23

J. Holiday / Bobby V / Pleasure P • R&B/soul performers • Infinity Event Center

Letlive. • Art-punk band • The Complex

Tartar Control • LDS missionary hardcore-punk band • The Loading Dock

Sunday, July 24

Kip Moore • The chart-topping country singer prefers a backward trucker's cap to a cowboy hat and mixes a little arena rock into his twang. • Snow Park Amphitheatre, Deer Valley

Tuesday, July 26

The Avett Brothers • Seth and Scott Avett form the core of this folk-rock band from North Carolina. • Red Butte Garden

Bob Log III • Slide-guitar one-man- band • The Garage on Beck

The Joy Formidable • Welsh alt-rock band • Urban Lounge

Dolly Parton • The blond, buxom country legend brings her "Pure & Simple" tour to Orem. • UCCU Center

Weezer / Panic! At The Disco • Two alt-rock bands — the emo boys from L.A. and the pop-sounding folks from Vegas — team up for a summer tour. • Usana Amphitheatre

Wednesday, July 27

The Claypool Lennon Delirium • Psychedelic-pop duo (Les Claypool of Primus and Sean Lennon) • The Depot

New Madrid • Psychedelic indie-rock band • Kilby Court

Thursday, July 28

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn • The renowned banjo players started collaborating musically in 2013, around the same time the married couple had their first child. • Snow Park Amphitheatre, Deer Valley

Big Grams • An unusual hip-hop collaboration, combining the rapper Big Boi (of Outkast) and the electronic duo Phantogram, plays the Twilight Concert series. • Pioneer Park

Willie Nelson & Family • "The Red-Headed Stranger" is among friends on this tour, featuring the country legend and his family. • Red Butte Garden

Yoni & Geti • Hip-hop collaboration • Kilby Court

Friday, July 29

Eve 6 • Pop-punk band • Metro Bar

Florida Georgia Line • The duo of Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley grows larger and larger in the world of country music, and their tour includes Cole Swindell, The Cadillac Three and Kane Brown. • Usana Amphitheatre

Saturday, July 30

Shawn Mendes • Pop singer and Vine star • Saltair

Simply Three • Classical-pop crossover trio • Kenley Amphitheater

Miranda Sings • The big-lipped creation of comedian Colleen Evans is a hit on YouTube with her inept tutorials. • Capitol Theatre

Psychedelic Furs / The Church • Post-punk bands, co-headlining • The Complex

Steep Canyon Rangers • After two visits in June (to The State Room and the Utah Arts Festival), this bluegrass band plays with the Utah Symphony. • Snow Park Amphitheatre, Deer Valley

Vans Warped Tour • The daylong traveling extravaganza, featuring dozens of new bands — rock, punk, metal and more — also features skateboard demos and more activities. • Utah State Fairpark

Aaron Watson • Texas country singer • In The Venue

Sunday, July 31

Gary Clark Jr. • The Austin, Texas, blues-funk guitarist has collaborated with such performers as Alicia Keys and Foo Fighters — and appeared in the movies "Chef" and "Miles Ahead." • Red Butte Garden

Tuesday, Aug. 2

Hayes Carll • Country-folk performer • The State Room

Wednesday, Aug. 3

Lincoln Durham • Southern Gothic/Americana one-man-band • Kilby Court

Miike Snow • Swedish indie-pop band • The Depot

Thursday, Aug. 4

Diplo • The dance-music DJ has worked with M.I.A., Madonna, Gwen Stefani, Shakira, Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Snoop Dogg and many others. • Pioneer Park (Twilight Concert Series)

Friday, Aug. 5

The Drifters • Doo-wop/R&B group • Kenley Amphitheater

Sugar Ray / Everclear • '90s alt-rock bands • The Complex

"Weird Al" Yankovic • The clown prince of pop is on a roll, with his "Mandatory Fun" album scoring rave reviews, impressive sales, a string of viral videos and a Grammy. • Red Butte Garden

Sunday, Aug. 7

Mike Posner • The pop/hip-hop/R&B performer and wrote songs for Maroon 5, Justin Bieber and others before releasing his debut album, "31 Minutes to Takeoff," in 2010. • Snow Park Amphitheatre, Deer Valley

Tedeschi Trucks Band • Husband-and-wife blues musicians Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi return to Red Butte, with Los Lobos and the North Mississippi Allstars. • Red Butte Garden

Monday, Aug. 8

Culture Club • The original members of the pioneering '80s band, fronted by the style-setting Boy George, are together again for a blast of New Wave glory. • Red Butte Garden

Tuesday, Aug. 9

Michael Feinstein • The singer, pianist and cabaret performer plays selections from George & Ira Gershwin's songbook with the Utah Symphony. • Snow Park Amphitheatre, Deer Valley

Michael Franti & Spearhead • Franti and his band return to Utah with their melding of hip-hop, funk, soul and reggae — along with strong, heartfelt activist messages. • Red Butte Garden

Thursday, Aug. 11

Jenny Lewis • The indie-rock singer-songwriter, formerly frontwoman for the band Rilo Kiley, is on tour to mark the 10th anniversary of her acclaimed solo debut, "Rabbit Fur Coat." • Pioneer Park (Twilight Concert Series)

Demi Lovato / Nick Jonas • When Demi Lovato was a Disney Channel princess, she was the opening act for The Jonas Brothers on three concert tours. Now, she and the youngest Jonas, Nick, are sharing headlining duties on the "Future Now" arena tour. • Vivint Smart Home Arena

Milos performs Aranjuez • Guitarist Milos Karadaglic performs Joaquin Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez as part of a program of light classics and audience favorites by the Utah Symphony. • Red Butte Garden

Friday, Aug. 12

Das Energi 2016 • Two-day electronic-dance music festival • Saltair

Saturday, Aug. 13

Brandi Carlile • The singer-songwriter, whose style ranges from alt-country to folk to pop to rock, hails from the Seattle area, but she's a Utah favorite. • Snow Park Amphitheatre, Deer Valley

Das Energi 2016 • Two-day electronic-dance music festival • Saltair

Sunday, August 14

Lake Street Dive • This band started in Boston in 2004 as a "free country" band — but has evolved into a mix of Southern rock and indie-pop, with elements of blue-eyed soul, jazz and folk. • Red Butte Garden

Reggae Rise Up Festival • A daylong celebration of reggae, topped by such bands as Sublime With Rome, Dirty Heads and Tribal Seeds. • Utah State Fairpark

Monday, Aug. 15

Ryan Adams • The folk/rock singer-songwriter made waves last year when he recorded and released a track-for-track cover of Taylor Swift's "1989" album. • Red Butte Garden

Derik Nelson & Family • Family vocal trio • Kenley Amphitheater

Trampled By Turtles / Lord Huron • Bluegrass/indie-folk bands • The Complex

Tuesday, Aug. 16

Hunny / The Frights • Garage/punk bands • Kilby Court

Wednesday, Aug. 17

DigiTour • Social-media festival • The Complex

The Fall of Troy • Post-hardcore band • Kilby Court

Kurt Vile and the Violators • Lo-fi indie-rock act • The Urban Lounge

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo / Melissa Etheridge • Powerful music — from the folk-rocker Etheridge first, then from the married rockers Benatar and Giraldo — will echo from the Red Butte stage. • Red Butte Garden

Thursday, Aug. 18

Grace Potter • After years with her band The Nocturnals, the pop-rock multi-instrumentalist released her first solo album, "Midnight," last year. • Red Butte Garden

Pusha T / Digable Planets • Pusha T isn't just a rapper, but president of Kanye West's GOOD Music label; the hip-hop trio Digable Planets is on its reunion tour. • Pioneer Park (Twilight Concert Series)

Friday, Aug. 19

Steve Miller Band • Time keeps on slippin', but this guitar-rock legend — the man behind such hits as "The Joker," "Fly Like an Eagle" and "Abracadabra" — keeps on grooving. • Snow Park Amphitheatre, Deer Valley

Periphery • Progressive-metal band • The Complex

Collin Raye • Country singer • Sandy City Amphitheater

Rebelution • Roots-reggae band • The Complex

Throwing Shade • Comedy podcast • The Urban Lounge

Saturday, Aug. 20

Deftones • Experimental alt-metal band • Saltair

Andy Garcia & CineSon All Stars • The "Ocean's Eleven" actor is also a music producer and performer, and has assembled this band to play Cuban jazz and mambo. • Snow Park Amphitheatre, Deer Valley

Josh Groban • The singer with the operatic voice and boyish looks highlighted show tunes on his 2015 album, "Stages." Singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan is the opening act. • Usana Amphitheatre

Collin Raye • Country singer • Kenley Amphitheater

Sunday, Aug. 21

The Bunny the Bear • Experimental hardcore band • The Loading Dock

Journey • "Don't Stop Believin' " will never die, not as long as the '80s pop-rock band that created it keeps touring — this time with The Doobie Brothers and Dave Mason on the bill. • Usana Amphitheatre

Tuesday, Aug. 23

98 Degrees • The '90s boy band — made up of brothers Nick and Drew Lachey, Justin Jeffre and Jeff Timmons — is reunited and touring, with fellow boy band O-Town, pop-rock singer Ryan Cabrera and girl band Dream also on the bill. • Maverik Center

Wednesday, Aug. 24

Jackson Browne • Did you know the folk-rock troubadour — known for such hits as "Running on Empty," "Lawyers in Love," "Doctor My Eyes" and "Somebody's Baby" — also wrote The Eagles' hit "Take It Easy" with the late Glenn Frey? • Red Butte Garden

Fruition • Americana/folk-rock band • The State Room

Thursday, Aug. 25

Trace Adkins • The country singer can claim to know Donald Trump, since he was runner-up to Piers Morgan on "The Celebrity Apprentice" in 2008. • Snow Park Amphitheatre, Deer Valley

Grimes • Canadian synthpop musician Claire Boucher, who goes by Grimes, takes everything from hip-hop to medieval music in her mixes. • Pioneer Park (Twilight Concert Series)

Friday, Aug. 26

5 Seconds Of Summer • The Australian boy band, which rejects the label "pop punk," is touring to support its second album, "Sounds Good Feels Good." • Usana Amphitheatre

Saturday, Aug. 27

"Lost '80s Live" • A Flock of Seagulls, Wang Chung and Naked Eyes top the bill of this collection of New Wave bands from the 1980s. • Sandy City Amphitheater

Lynyrd Skynyrd • Guitarist Gary Rossington is the only original member of this legendary Southern rock band still touring; Johnny Van Zant, brother of the band's founding frontman Ronnie, is now the singer. • Usana Amphitheatre

Joan Osborne • Folk/country/blues singer-songwriter • Kenley Amphitheater

Timpanogos Music Festival • Alt-rock band Silversun Pickups and indie-pop singer Zella Day top the bill at this daylong music fest. • Brent Brown Ballpark, Orem

Sunday, Aug. 28

Morgan Heritage • Reggae band • The State Room

Monday, Aug. 29

Heart / Joan Jett and the Blackhearts / Cheap Trick • Get ready to rock out hard with three Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees on a single bill. • Usana Amphitheatre

Tuesday, Aug. 30

Boyz II Men • The '90s R&B group, known for tight harmonies and swooning love ballads, made an appearance on Fox's "Grease: Live" in January, singing "Beauty School Dropout." • Sandy City Amphitheater

Wilco • Sometimes called "alt-rock" or "alt-country," the veteran band surprised fans last summer by dropping an album, "Star Wars," as a free download. • Red Butte Garden

Wednesday, Aug. 31

Bayside • Punk-rock band • The Complex

Coldplay • The Grammy-winning English pop-rock band tours behind its latest album, "A Head Full of Dreams." Alessia Cara opens. • Vivint Smart Home Arena

Thursday, Sept. 1

Fitz and The Tantrums • The neo-soul pop band is known for its instantly catchy songs, like "The Walker," "Out of My League" and "HandClap." New Orleans jazz/funk act Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, opens. • Pioneer Park (Twilight Concert Series)

Friday, Sept. 2

Dixie Chicks • It's been a decade since the country-pop trio's album "Taking the Long Way" — with its defiant single "Not Ready to Make Nice" — won five Grammys. Nice to see them on tour, but when's the next album? • Usana Amphitheatre

Saturday, Sept. 3

Jewel • The pop/folk/country singer, songwriter and poet grew up in Alaska, but was born in Payson. • Snow Park Amphitheatre, Deer Valley

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real • Old-school rock and roll band • The State Room

Tuesday, Sept. 6

Toto • '70s/'80s pop-rock supergroup • Sandy City Amphitheater

Wednesday, Sept. 7

Blondie • Debbie Harry has spanned New Wave and disco, brought rap to the Top 40, and worked with such filmmakers as John Waters, Matthew Barney and Peter Greenaway. • Red Butte Garden

Thursday, Sept. 8

Peter Bradley Adams • Americana folk-pop singer • The State Room

Kacey Musgraves • Mix a little of Patsy Cline's twang, some of Taylor Swift's style and a dash of Katy Perry's spunk, and you might get the full effect of "outlaw country" singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves. • Red Butte Garden

Friday, Sept. 9

Starship with Mickey Thomas • '80s pop/rock band • Sandy City Amphitheater

Swans • Revived art-rock band • The Urban Lounge

Saturday, Sept. 10

Starship with Mickey Thomas • '80s pop/rock band • Kenley Amphitheater

Sunday, Sept. 11

Black Sabbath • The supreme heavy-metal band is on its farewell tour, with its core trio of Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler taking one last ride. • Usana Amphitheatre

Bonnie Raitt • The Grammy-winning blueswoman returns for her "Dig In Deep" tour, with the Richard Thompson Trio opening. • Red Butte Garden

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Needtobreathe • The Christian rock band tops a bill of faith-centered artists, and has a new album, "Hard Love," due in stores July 15. • Red Butte Garden

Wednesday, September 14

Goo Goo Dolls • Founding members Johnny Rzeznik and Robby Takac are marking 30 years in the alt-rock band, with a new album, "Boxes," out May 6. • Red Butte Garden

Thursday, Sept. 15

Jason Isbell • The one-time Drive-By Truckers frontman closes out the Red Butte season with his blend of Southern rock and alt-country styles. • Red Butte Garden

Friday, Sept. 16

Def Leppard • The seemingly deathless pop-metal band that gave us "Pour Some Sugar on Me" and other hits tops a bill that includes REO Speedwagon and Tesla. • Usana Amphitheatre

Moreland & Arbuckle • Electric blues/roots-rock trio • The State Room

Saturday, Sept. 17

Dierks Bentley • The country star arrives with his "Somewhere on a Beach" tour, which is the title of the single from his upcoming album, "Black." • Usana Amphitheatre

Ray LaMontagne • Folk blues/rock performer • Capitol Theatre

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Cyndi Lauper • '80s pop diva • The Depot

Wednesday, Sept. 21

Echo & The Bunnymen • English New Wave band • The Depot

Thursday, Sept. 22

Blink-182 • The pop-punk band behind ??All the Small Things" and "What's My Age Again?" — led by frontman Matt Hoppus and drummer Travis Barker — is back with a new guitarist, Matt Skiba, and a new album, "California" (to be released July 1). • Usana Amphitheatre

Tegan and Sara • Female indie-pop duo • In the Venue

Monday, Sept. 26

Sigur Rós • Icelandic post-rock band • Kingsbury Hall

Friday, Sept. 30

Luke Bryan • For the second year in a row, the country star is playing back-to-back shows at Usana (here and Oct. 1) • Usana Amphitheatre

Kitty in a Casket • Female-fronted Viennese punk band • Metro Bar

Wednesday, Oct. 5

Brian Wilson • The founding member of The Beach Boys marks the 50th anniversary of his landmark "Pet Sounds" album by playing it in its entirety. • Abravanel Hall

Saturday, Oct. 8

Maroon 5 • The pop-rock band that's also known as Adam Levine's other job, when he's not judging "The Voice" or being People's "Sexiest Man Alive." • Vivint Smart Home Arena