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The Hot Sardines
May 2
The Ellen Eccles Theatre – Logan
Quality is timeless. Just ask The Hot Sardines. In the talented hands of the New York-based ensemble, music first made famous decades ago comes alive through their brassy horn arrangements, rollicking piano melodies, and vocals from a chanteuse who transports listeners to a different era with the mere lilt of her voice.
$30

 
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The Eagles
May 3
Vivint Smart Home Arena – Salt Lake City
The Eagles are one of the most influential and commercially successful American rock bands of all time. With their profound lyrics, soaring harmonies and country-tinged melodies, they created a signature Southern California sound.
$96 and Up

 
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May the Fourth Be with You Celebration
May 4
Clark Planetarium – Salt Lake City
Clark Planetarium is partnering with Alpine Garrison, to bring you an experience the Jedi in you won’t want to miss. You may start a clone war if you do. Photo ops with Alpine Garrison in the lobby, real life-size droids at the first floor exhibits, costume and lightsaber behind-the-designs table at 3rd floor exhibits.
$4

 
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Trio Latitude 41
May 4
Rose Wagner Center – Salt Lake City
Pianist Bernadene Blaha returns with violinist Livia Sohn and cellist Luigi Piovano in this international trio, performing chamber repertory created especially for this wonderfully beautiful musical genre.
$25

 
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USA Gymnastics 2018 Junior Olympic
May 4 – May 6
Mountain America Expo Center – Sandy
The Junior Olympic Level 9 Western Championships will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah, May 4-6, 2018. The Junior Olympics is USA Gymnastics’ age-group, developmental program, and these events feature the country’s top female gymnasts for Levels 9 and 10.
$10 – $25

 
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Salt Lake City Open Streets 2018
May 5
Pioneer Park – Salt Lake City
Open Streets encourages the use of streets as a public space for the community to interact through the promotion of community pride, local business, air quality, and physical activity!

 
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P!NK Beautiful Trauma World Tour
May 6
Vivint Smart Home Arena – Salt Lake city
Known for her incredible and entertaining live show, international pop icon P!NK will bring her Beautiful Trauma World Tour to Vivint Smart Home Arena May 9, 2018!
$83 and Up

 
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Make, Val & Peta Live
May 9
Eccles Theater – Salt Lake City
The greatest performances come from artists with deep emotional connections to their work. Confidential provides the deepest connection possible, with the cast able to draw upon their own family bonds, lives and love stories. The show will inspire and delight, and by learning a little more about Maks, Val and Peta you might learn a little bit more about yourselves.
$35 and Up

 
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Belly Dance Surf’s Up
May 11
Rose Wagner Center - Salt Lake City
The Belly Dance Surf’s Up Show is the beachiest, hang ten show to swim onto the shores of Utah! This rad show stars internationally acclaimed performer & instructor, Ruby Beh, along with Utah’s gnarliest dancers. Enjoy this unique show which blends traditional, fusion & surprise belly dance into a totally new experience.
$15

 
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Draper City’s Arts & Crafts Festival
May 12
Draper City Park – Draper 
Draper City’s sixth annual Arts & Crafts Festival returns on May 12, 2018. Shoppers will enjoy the distinctive talents of almost 100 artisans and craftsmen showcasing a wide range of unique handcrafted jewelry, pottery, clothing, home décor, fine art, metal work, personal care products and much more.
Free

 
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6th Annual Fishing Tournament
May 12
Palisade State Park – Sterling
You don’t want to miss this event! More than $1500 in prizes will be awarded. Largest measured fish will be the winner. We will have prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd plus additional prizes.
$15 – $20

 
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Fly with the Flock 5K Fun Run/2.5K for Kids
May 12
 Ogden Nature Center – Ogden
To benefit nature programs at Ogden Nature Center, please join us for the 15th Annual Fly with the Flock 5K Trail Run/2.5K for kids. Children will enjoy the 100 foot kids’ dash and everyone will love our fantastic pancake breakfast after the run.
$14 – $28

 
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SLUG Mag’s Brewstillery: A Local Beer and Spirits Festival
May 12
The Gallivan Center – Salt Lake City
A Local Beer and Spirits Festival will be SLUG’s second all-local beer festival and first-ever all-local spirits festival—all in one. Two awards will be given for exclusive brews that will be at Brewstillery. Attendees will vote for their favorite exclusive brew for the People’s Choice award.
Free – $25

 
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Khalid – The Roxy Tour
May 13
Maverik Center – West Valley City
“The Roxy Tour” was inspired by Khalid’s recently adopted Pitbull mix, Roxy, who he rescued from a Los Angeles-based animal shelter. Khalid is passionate about using his platform to support animal rights and finding safe, humane environments for animals to live.  A $1 donation from every ticket sold on “The Roxy Tour” will be given to local animal shelters in each tour stop.
$33 – $53

 
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Mother’s Day
May 13 - Across the Wasatch Front
Dine out this Mother’s Day Sunday, May 13, 2018. Make this Mother’s Day special with delicious specials to celebrate the ladies we love. From complimentary mimosas to prix-fixe menus for brunch, lunch or dinner, read on to find the perfect place to celebrate the mom in your life. Make your reservations now.
Pricing Varies

 
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Stars on Ice
May 16
Maverik Center – West Valley City
There’s nothing like seeing Stars on Ice in the Olympic season! The best of the U.S. will be coming to you direct from the 2018 Winter Games in Pyong chang, South Korea to skate together – live in an all-new Stars on Ice show! See America’s top medal contenders.
$32 – $132

 
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Songs of the Heart
May 18
Abravanel Hall – Salt Lake City
Like a symphony, each life is composed of stories. Joyous moments of birth and life, tragedies and loss, grand accomplishments, true love, spiritual breakthroughs, triumph over tribulation, peace and healing in affliction—each individual story adds to the masterpiece that is the human experience.
$15 – $35

 
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Glow Yoga to Led Zeppelin
May 18 – May 19
Rose Wagner Center – Salt Lake City
Join One Love Yoga for a yoga experience inside a glow world of black lights and body paint, featuring the epic music of Rock & Roll legends Led Zeppelin! This class is designed to draw you into the magic of your present moment. Bring your yoga mat, light colored clothing and friends.
$20

 
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National Choreographic Festival
May 18 – May 26
Rose Wagner Center – Salt Lake City
Join Ballet West and four of America’s most esteemed ballet companies over two weekends as we celebrate another season of new works. This season, the festival will focus on the work of women choreographers and women artistic directors from around the world.
$49.50

 
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Running with Angels 5k
May 19
Thanksgiving Point Gardens – Lehi
Come enjoy a run/walk through the beautiful gardens at Thanksgiving Point. Start/Finish line will be near the roundabout in front of the Garden Visitors Center. Registration includes T-shirt, water bottle, food and drinks at the finish, and giveaways. Although times will be recorded and posted, medals will be given only for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place men and women. Strollers are allowed. Please – no pets.
$20 – $35

 
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Kids to Parks Day – Kite Flying at the Great Salt Lake
May 19
Great Salt Lake State Park – Magna
Actually an inland sea spanning over 1,000 square miles, it’s often windy along the shores of the Great Salt Lake. So let’s have some fun with the breeze and fly some kites! We will have twenty five kits on hand, but feel free to bring your own if you have them.
Free

 
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Astrofest
May 19
Eyring Science Center BYU – Provo
Astrofest is a free day full of astronomy and physics themed family fun. Held at the Eyring Science Center, participants can attend free planetarium shows and physics demonstration shows. Kids can build and launch their own rockets or master their moon walking skills in our bounce houses while parent rest their tired fee.
Free

 
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Lantern Fest 2018
May 19
Utah Motorsports Campus – Tooele
Before sundown, friends and families enjoy food, live music, a stage show, princesses, face painting, s’mores, balloon artists, and more. Then, when the time is just right… We will light the night sky with our highest hopes and fondest dreams.
$15 – $65

 
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Utah Royals FC vs. Houston Dash
May 19
Rio Tinto Stadium – Sandy
The Utah Royals FC take on the Houston Dash at Rio Tinto Stadium.
$25 and Up

 
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The John Clayton Jazz Show
May 21
Capitol Theatre – Salt Lake City
The great jazz bassist John Clayton returns with his unique ensemble to Jazz SLC’s stage. Presenting an eclectic array of sounds, textures and talents, this sextet will feature piano, bass, drums, guitar, vocals, and horns. The John Clayton Jazz Variety Show will surely thrill audiences with its depth of talent and swinging, sophisticated sounds.
$29

 
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Poison
May 22
USANA Amphitheatre – West Valley City
Poison  is bringing the Nothing But A Good Time Tour with special guests Cheap Trick  & Pop Evil  to USANA Amphitheatre on May 22
$25 – $99.50

 
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Utah Pasifika Festival 2017
May 24 – May 27
Downtown Provo
We strive to share, cultivate, and foster our Polynesian heritage and values by providing ways to: Nurture a spirit of respect and appreciation for all cultural segments within our local communities; Preserve and portray traditional and modern Polynesian art forms.
Free

 
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Chris Kattan
May 25 – May 26
Wiseguys Comedy Club – West Jordan
Simply put, comedian Chris Kattan was on Saturday Night Live for a really long time. In the eight years Chris starred on the show, he became best known for wacky characters like Mango, Mr. Peepers, and one of the “Butabi Brothers” in the “Night at the Roxbury” sketch alongside Will Ferrell.
$20

 
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Celtic Woman
May 26
Capitol Theatre – Salt Lake City
It has been more than ten years since Celtic Woman first captured America’s imagination with its self-titled first public television special. That historic concert performance launched a genuine cultural phenomenon, introducing millions of new fans to the group’s fresh fusion of traditional Irish music, contemporary studio craft and state-of-the-art stage production.
$40 – $76

 
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Holi Festival of Colors Ogden
May 26
West Stadium Park – Ogden 
Holi Celebrates the Coming of Springs. People bury the hatchet in multi colored hues and embrace renewal through songs, dance, hugs, and gaiety
Free – $6.50

 
 

 
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David Byrne
May 30
Capitol Theatre – Salt Lake City
David will be performing songs from his new album American Utopia, out March 9th, as well as classics from his solo career and days with the Talk Heads. Performing with David will be an 12-piece untethered band.
TBD