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Weekend Express: The top 7 things happening in Utah
First Published May 31 2013 12:34 pm • Last Updated Jun 02 2013 12:28 am

We’re here to help you plan your weekend, with best picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here.

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Gay Pride Festival » This Salt Lake City festival climaxes with a parade on Sunday. David Testo, the first professional soccer player in North America to come out as gay, is the Grand Marshall of what has become the second-biggest parade in the state. There are events today and Saturday, too. For a complete schedule, go to http://utahpridefestival.org.

When » Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2.

Where » Events throughout Salt Lake City, but the festival grounds at the City-County Building, 451 S. State St.

Tickets » Prices to the festival vary but a weekend pass is $20 for adults. See the website for more.

Music » Taylor Swift brings her Red Tour to Salt Lake City. Tickets are sold out, but if you already bought yours or can sell a first-born child to scalp admission, you’ll see an all-out musical production with sets, dozens of costume changes and a full cast. Here’s what we said about and photographed form her 2011 concert in Salt Lake City. Baby just say yes.

When » Saturday, June 1, 7 p.m.

Where » EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple


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Tickets » $24-$84.50 at SmithsTix.com

Ogden Music Festival » This country and bluegrass festival runs for three days at Fort Buenaventura. Headliners include newgrass artist Sam Bush as well as The Boxcars and Tim O’Brien. There’s also workshops for aspiring banjo players and other artists. Go to www.ofoam.org for more information.

When » Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2.

Where » Fort Buenaventura, 444 24th St. in Ogden

Tickets » Door prices are $55 for three days or $25 for a day; Kids 16 and under are free

Rat Fink Reunion » Never heard of the late artist and hot rod enthusiast Ed Roth or his animated character Rat Fink? That’s OK. So long as you like cars and festivals. The 11th Annual Ed "Big Daddy" Roth’s Rat Fink Reunion is today and Saturday in Manti. There are tours of the Roth residence, car shows, live music and more. Go to http://www.ratfink.com/rat-fink-reunion.php for more information.

When » Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 1

Where » 404 E. 300 North in Manti

Tickets » Most events are free

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