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Bonnie Raitt and Mavis Staples perform tonight at Red Butte Garden.

Published August 28, 2012 11:32 am

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Bonnie Raitt with Mavis Staples perform the first of two concerts at Red Butte Garden tonight. Bonnie Raitt, the bluesy singer/songwriter who's also a renowned slide guitar player, recently released her 19th album, "Slipstream." She will be joined by Mavis Staples, a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner, who began performing more than 60 years ago with her family's the Staples Singers. Her new album, "You Are Not Alone," was produced by Jeff Tweedy, of Wilco. Tickets for tonight's show aren't available, but they are for Wednesday's show.When • Tuesday and Wednesday, 7 p.m.Where • Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City Tickets • $63; members $58 at redbuttegarden.org

Cherie Call also performs tonight. Cherie Call, a folk singer/songwriter, will perform a free concert.When • Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.Where • Brigham Young Historic Park, 50 W. North Temple , Salt Lake City Tickets • Free