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Two Salt Lake venues offer free music, art performances during Sundance

First Published      Last Updated Jan 18 2016 08:04 am

Film fans don't have to travel to Park City to participate in the Sundance Film Festival's after-hours social scene.

Two Salt Lake City venues will offer live music and artistic performances to celebrate the annual event starting Friday in Salt Lake City. Both venues are free and open to the public.

Salt Lake City Festival Cafe

Sponsored by Visit Salt Lake, this is the place for filmmakers and moviegoers to relax, discuss films and enjoy Sicilia Pizza Kitchen's appetizers, sandwiches, salads, pizzas and calzones. Beer, wine and spirits also are available. And there's live music every evening at 8:30, except on Sunday, Jan. 24, when music begins at 6:30 p.m. Scheduled performers are listed below:

Where • Sicilia Pizza Kitchen. 35 W. 300 South, 801-961-7077 and siciliapizza.net

Hours • Cafe is Sunday through Wednesday until 10 p.m.; Thursday until 11 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday until 3 a.m.

Friday, 8:30 p.m. • Mark Dago, video-game-inspired hip-hop

Saturday, 8:30 p.m. • The Sister Act, indie pop

Jan. 24, 6:30 p.m. • Triggers & Slips, country and blues

Jan. 25, 26 and 27, 8:30 p.m. • Witherward, indie-folk

Jan. 28, 8:30 p.m. • B.D. Howes Band, acoustic classic rock

Jan. 29, 8:30 p.m. • Katya Murafa, gypsy trip-hop

Jan. 30, 8:30 p.m. • Devil's Club, Americana/folk

Box Bar

This pop-up lounge, put together by SBDance, Salt Lake City's alternative dance troupe, offers a chance to observe, interact and sometimes even participate with all types of artists. Stop by before or after a movie to enjoy small bites. Beer and cocktails using locally produced spirits will be available for purchase. Live music and artistic performances each night at 8. SBDance performs on the last evening. Other scheduled performers are listed below.

Where • Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center's Black Box Theatre, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Hours • Saturday-Sunday, Jan.23-24, and Friday-Saturday, Jan. 29-30, 6 to 11 p.m.

Jan. 23, 8 p.m. • St. Boheme, French/Eastern European cafe music ensemble

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Sundancing in Salt Lake

Moviegoers don’t have to drive to Park City to experience the Sundance Film Festival. Six theaters in Salt Lake City will screen movies for the annual event:

Broadway Centre Cinemas 3 and 6 » 111 E. 300 South

The Grand Theatre » 1575 S. State, at Salt Lake Community College’s South Campus

Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center » 138 W. 300 South

Main Library » 210 E. 400 South

Tower Theatre » 876 E. 900 South