Plans for the weekend: Stirling’s violin, and tons of pro sports
Published: March 29, 2013 11:09AM
Updated: March 29, 2013 11:10AM
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Lindsey Stirling. Courtesy photo

• Hip-hop violinist and YouTube star Lindsey Stirling brings her show home to Utah, tonight at In the Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $23, at Smith’s Tix.

• The Utah Blaze holds its home opener in Arena Football play, hosting the Arizona Rattlers tonight at EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Game starts at 7:30. Tickets available at Smith’s Tix.

• Reggae band Rebelution headlines tonight at The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening act: J Boog, Hot Rain. Show starts at 8:30. Tickets are $25, at Smith’s Tix.

• Singer-songwriter Patterson Hood performs tonight and Saturday at The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Show starts at 9 p.m. both nights. Tickets are $25, at the venue’s website for tonight’s and Saturday’s shows.

• Welsh alt-rock band The Joy Formidable performs tonight at The Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Guards, Fort Lean. Show starts at 8:30. Tickets are $18, at 24Tix.

• The Seattle Mariners and Colorado Rockies play their last spring-training exhibition game, Saturday at Spring Mobile Ballpark, 77 W. 1300 South, Salt Lake City. Game starts at 1:05 p.m. The game is sold out.

• The Utah Jazz play the Brooklyn Nets, Saturday at EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Game starts at 7. Tickets are available at Smith’s Tix.

• Real Salt Lake takes on their last playoff rival, the Seattle Sounders, Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium, 9300 S. State St., Sandy. Game starts at 7 p.m. Tickets available at the Rio Tinto website.

• String-based rock band Miracles of Modern Science performs Saturday at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Jack & the Giant, Polytype. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7, at 24Tix.

• Comic Adam Carolla and therapist Dr. Drew Pinsky, formerly co-hosts of “Loveline,” make a joint appearance Saturday at Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle, University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 and $50, at the Kingsbury website.

• British pop star Mika performs Saturday at In the Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $29.50 in advance, $35 on the day of the show, at Smith’s Tix.

• Country singer/songwriter Kip Moore performs Saturday at The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening act: The Wild Feathers. Show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 on the day of the show, at Smith’s Tix.

• Cross-cultural instrumental rock band Toubab Krewe performs Sunday at The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Opening act: Holy Water Buffalo. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $16, at the venue’s website.

• Hawaiian singer-songwriter Anuhea performs Saturday at Bar Deluxe, 666 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Opening act: Justin Young. Show starts at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 on the day of the show, at Smith’s Tix or 24Tix.