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Aug 24
Red Butte Outdoor Concert Series: Brandi Carlile

Whether rocking out with her band-mates “The Twins” Phil and Tim Hanseroth, or singing a cappela, Brandi Carlile brings a riveting intensity to her shows with her clear and powerful vocals. Her 2012 album, Bear Creek, is a departure from 2007 debut, The Story and its critically-acclaimed follow up, 2009’s Give Up The Ghost. This time she has veered off into new territory, fusing classic rock ‘n’ roll, folk, bluegrass, and soul to create an even more distinctive sound.

Aug 27
Bluegrass and BBQ Night

Enjoy the incredible view of the Salt Lake Valley while you sit back and relax with some delicious BBQ and take in the tunes of local bluegrass band, Oh Brother!
We welcome you to enjoy the music in the Canyon on the 2nd floor and the BBQ vendor will be on the front terrace and can accept cash and cards for their delectable cuisine.
Don't forget to visit The Horse!
A special exhibition includes cultural objects from around the world, a hand-painted diorama depicting the evolution of the horse, and interactives that invite you to test your strength in horsepower, identify different breeds, and peek inside a life-size, moving horse.

Aug 27
Hot August Night with Rumba Libre Band

For first time at the Rose Wagner Theather, witness the Ultimate Salsa and Latin Jazz experience with Rumba Libre Band and the best Salsa dancers in Salt Lake City!!! " HOT AUGUST NIGHT " with Rumba Libre Band the primier Salsa Band in Utah. 

Aug 28
Reverend Horton Heat

Be at The Depot for a night of psychobilly fun with the Reverend Horton Heat and guests Pinata Protest.

Aug 28
Twilight Concert Series: The Head and The Heart

Twilight Concert Series presents the indie folk rock band, The Head and The Heart, for the concluding concert of the summer long series at Pioneer Park.

Aug 28
Utah Hogle Zoo presents Animal Superpowers

 Utah Hogle Zoo presents Animal Superpowers.

Aug 23 - Sep 12
Death, the Final Frontier: May the Corpse Be With You

 Poison Ivy Mysteries is a local Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Experience. We perform intriguing musical murder mystery shows for the public which you can attend at one of our three unique venues. Christophers Steakhouse in Draper, The Hotel and Club Elevate in Salt Lake City and Diamond Lils in Salt Lake City.

The Galactic Alliance is preparing to welcome a new planet into the Alliance and aliens from across the galaxy are meeting in the space station above the newly inducted planet. This conference could seal the fate of the universe but will the outcome be peace or is there an underlying plot for vengeance? Come and be a delegate from another world in Death...the Final Frontier...may the corpse be with you.

Aug 23 - Oct 4
Boot Scootin' Boogie - Utah's 1st and Only Country Bum

"Daisy Dukes and Cowboy Boots". The Boot Scootin' Boogie Run is a western themed, cowboy kickin' themed obstacles mud run. So Cowboy Up!! Live Entertainment

Ya'll think playing in the mud is fun? Just imagine playing in mud while romping like a cowboy or cowgirl. The Boot Scootin' Boogie is a western themed, cowboy kickin' themed obstacles mud run.
Get down and dirty in the mud with challenging obstacles, such as:
•Rope wrangling
•Hay mound hopping
•Cattle chutes
•Cowpie slinging
•Fence flinging
•Milky way
•Two step terrain
•Snake in the boot

So shine up those belt buckles and bring your little cowboys and cowgirls. This is going to be a party that even the youngsters don't want to miss.

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Aug 16 - Oct 12
Oktoberfest

Snowbird's Oktoberfest began in 1973, when two men costumed in leather lederhosen, inspired by the towering mountains that reminded them of their homeland, came to Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort to play their accordions and sing in their native German tongue. Now – attracting over 60,000 visitors annually – Oktoberfest has grown to become one of the largest festivals in Utah. Oktoberfest includes Oktoberfest Halle featuring the tastes of Bavaria with entertainment from local and national German bands and yodelers.

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Local Photographer Steve Lloyd Again Shreds Competition at 6th Annual Ski Salt Lake Shootout

Published: 02/25/2013

Salt Lake City (February 17, 2013) Following an incredible week of photography and skiing in and around the Cottonwood resorts, the Ski Salt Lake Shootout wrapped up its sixth consecutive year with a sold-out Awards Party Saturday night and crowned its first repeat grand prize winner, Salt Lake local Steve Lloyd. Each year, the Shootout pairs top professional ski photographers with local professional skiers to capture the magic of the Salt Lake’s four world-class resorts: Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude.

 

Taking home first prize in the “Best Portfolio” category, featuring two images from each of the four resorts taken throughout the duration of the competition, Lloyd was awarded $3,000 plus year-long bragging rights. Mike Schirf, also from Salt Lake, took home second place prize and $2,000 in the portfolio category, while Australian Tony Harrington took home third place and $1,000.

 

In the popular “Urban Meets Mountain” category, which tasks photographers and their teams to showcase the accessibility and unique après ski scene Salt Lake has to offer, James Douglas of Cleveland, Ohio, took home the trophy and $1,000.

 

Willie Nelson took home the first place trophy in the new “Athlete’s Choice” category, earning him not only bragging rights but also a full-page advertisement in partner, POWDER Magazine, and $500. Tyler Peterson took home $500 with his second place trophy, and fellow teammate Marcus Caston was awarded third place and $250. The Facebook Fan Favorite was awarded a week later to local photographer Jonathan Cracroft and athlete Luke Perin who each took home $1,000.

 

An equally stellar panel of judges determined each category winner, including Dave Reddick (POWDER Magazine photo editor), Lee Cohen (world-class photographer), Chris Pearson (Ski Utah creative director) and Sean Buckley (Visit Salt Lake creative director). All ticket proceeds from the Shootout Awards Party, held at Salt Lake’s Brewvies, benefitted the Utah Avalanche Center, while the evening’s festivities allowed the public to celebrate the hard work and stunning photography from the weeklong competition.

 

The “Facebook Fan Favorite” category, which awards the winning photographer and athlete $1,000 each, begins Monday, February 17, and runs through Sunday, February 24.

 

Ski Salt Lake promotes Salt Lake and the Cottonwood Canyon resorts Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude.  The Cottonwood Canyons are the ideal winter vacation destination unmatched in accessibility, variety, value and snow quality. Located just 40 minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport, the resorts average 500 inches of snow each year and collectively offer more than 7,500 skiable acres.

 

--www.Ski-SaltLake.com--

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