• Pianist Inon Barnatan joins the Utah Symphony to perform Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4, tonight and Saturday at Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Guest conductor Matthais Pintscher also leads the symphony in a performance of his own "Towards Osiris," and Dvorák's Symphony No. 8. Show starts at 8 p.m. both nights. Tickets available at ArtTix.
Plans for the weekend: Country, punk, rap and more
• Punk band Tainted Halos performs Saturday at the Murray Theater, 4959 S. State St., Murray. Opening acts: Change To Fire, Life Has A Way, Bastard John, Attack The Sunset, The Avenues. Show starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 on the day of the show, at 24Tix.
• Rapper Nipsey Hussle performs Sunday at The Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Yazzi, Zigga, Ortega The Omega. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 on the day of the show, at 24Tix.
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