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2012 Twilight Series line-up — and new cover charge

Published May 10, 2012 11:14 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Salt Lake City's wildly popular Twilight Concert Series will cost $5 per concert this year, city arts officials announced Thursday morning.Among the music acts on this year's lineup of concerts, scheduled on Thursday nights at Pioneer Park, are:

July 5 » Beach House with The WalkmenJuly 12 » Raphael Saadiq with JJ Grey & MofroAug. 2 » My Morning JacketAug. 9 » Passion Pit with AustraAug. 16 » Iron and Wine with Kathleen EdwardsAug. 23 »M. Ward with DevotchkaAug. 30 » CommonBands to play on the July 19 and 26 concerts will be announced later, said Casey Jarman, of the Salt Lake City Arts Council and director of the concert series.Tickets will be available June 1 at 24tix.com, and tickets to the seven-show season will be available for $35.The reason for the change? The free concerts were just too costly to put on, and too popular, with last year's season-ending concert featuring hip-hop artist Lupe Fiasco drawing an estimated 55,000 concertgoers.More info » The twilightconcertseries.com website should be updated by noon Thursday.