Look Ahead: Local events and things to do this week, August 6-12

Foo Fighters are back, Twilight Concerts in SLC and Ogden, and a giveaway of free school supplies.

(Sophie Hur | Loma Vista Records) Singer-songwriter Sophie Allison, who performs under the name Soccer Mommy, is scheduled to headline at Salt Lake City's Gallivan Center on August 10, 2023, as part of the Twilight Concert Series.

August 8

Foo Fighters return

One of rock’s most durable bands, Foo Fighters, are on tour, and will land Tuesday at Usana Amphitheatre, 5150 Upper Ridge Road, West Valley City. It’s the Foo Fighters’ first tour since the March 2022 death of their drummer, Taylor Hawkins. (John Freese, from The Vandals and Devo, has succeeded Hawkins as the band’s drummer.) The Breeders are the opening act. The show starts at 7:30 p.m., and is sold out.

August 9

‘32 Sounds’ and more

In his documentary “32 Sounds,” director Sam Green and sound designer Mark Mangini examine how sound works, through 32 specific “sound explorations” that look at how sound can bend time, cross borders and change how we perceive our world. Green will screen “32 Sounds” Wednesday, 7 p.m., at the City Library’s main branch, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City — and take part in a Q&A after the movie with Doug Fabrizio from KUER’s “RadioWest.” The free screening is presented by “RadioWest” and the Utah Film Center, as part of the “Through the Lens” series.

August 10-11

Which Twilight concertgoer are you?

The week brings shows to Salt Lake City’s Twilight Concert Series, and to the Ogden Twilight series. Thursday at Ogden Amphitheater, 343 E. 25th St., the headliner is folk-rock performer Bon Iver, with opening act Sid Sriram; gates open at 5 p.m.; the show is sold out. Friday, Soccer Mommy — the stage name of indie-pop singer-songwriter Sophie Allison — headlines at the Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, Salt Lake City, with opening acts Bratty and Blue Rain Boots; the show starts at 6 p.m.; tickets are available at 24Tix.com.