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Plans for the weekend: “Faust” and flashbacks

First Published      Last Updated Sep 27 2013 12:43 pm

• "Nu metal" band Otep performs tonight at the Murray Theater, 4961 S. State St., Murray. Opening acts: Lydia Can't Breathe, Stolen Babies, New Years Day. Show starts at 6. Tickets are $15, at Smith's Tix.

• Hard-rock band Trapt performs tonight at In the Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 6. Tickets are $17, at Smith's Tix.

• The Utah Symphony performs Berlioz's "The Damnation of Faust," tonight and Saturday at Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Thierry Fischer conducts the symphony; the Utah Symphony Chorus also performs, with mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey, tenor Michael Spyres , baritone Roderick Williams, bass-baritone Adam Cioffari, and soprano Tara Stafford-Spyres. Show starts at 8 p.m. both nights. Tickets available at ArtTix.

The Flashback Music Festival brings the oldies Saturday to the Utah State Fairpark, 1000 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City. Kenny Loggins headlines; other acts are: KC & The Sunshine Band, Three Dog Night, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Foghat and Hotel California — A Salute to The Eagles. Show starts at 11 a.m. Tickets are $27 in advance, $37 on the day of the show, at the Fairpark website.

The Motown Sounds and More, paying tribute to the Motown era, performs Saturday at The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25, at the venue's website.