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Plans for the weekend: A Verdi good time

Published October 13, 2012 12:07 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated.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.

• The Utah Jazz plays its first pre-season home game, against the Oklahoma City Thunder, tonight at EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Game starts at 7. Tickets, from $8 to $143, at Smith's Tix.

• Alt-rock band The Helio Sequence performs tonight at The Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City. Opening act: Slowdance. Show starts at 9. Tickets are $15, at 24Tix.

Utah Opera's production of Verdi's "Il Trovatore" debuts Saturday at the Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City. The show starts at 7:30 (and repeats on Monday, Wednesday and next Friday, at 7:30 each night, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Oct. 21). Tickets, from $13 to $78, available at ArtTix outlets.

• Local rock band New City Skyline celebrates the release of its debut album with a show Saturday at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10, at Smith's Tix.

• The otherworldly electronic sounds of Shpongle come to life Saturday at In the Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening act: Phutureprimitive. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 on the night of the show, at Smith's Tix outlets.

• Singer-songwriter Beth Orton performs Saturday at The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Opening act: Sam Amidon. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25, at the venue's website.

• Rapper Yelawolf performs Sunday at In the Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Rittz, Trouble Andrew, DJ Vajra, Prof. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 on the day of the show, available at Smith's Tix.

• Reunited alt-rock band Dinosaur Jr. performs Sunday at The Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City. Opening act: Shearwater. Show starts at 8. Tickets are $20, at 24Tix.