Everything About Music In Salt Lake City 

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Today we will be taking a deep dive into the music scene in Salt Lake City. Obviously it is a very wide ranging subject to dive into, but hopefully there will be some info here to help you out.

The best Salt Lake City musical instrument stores seem like the logical place to start. Different lists for where to buy guitars and the best drum shops near you will also be presented.

Expect there to be some crossover between those sections as some stores will have the leading guitar brands for sale like Gibson, Fender, or Keisel as well as all the keyboards, synthesizers, pedals, amps, or pretty much any supplies you may need.

Up next we will get into quality instrument repair shops in your area because some reading this may need a piano tuned, a guitar repaired, or work done on other band instruments and there is somebody out there that can assist.

Then it will be time to pivot to the best music lessons for kids or adults in town. Following that local stores for music lovers that sell vintage CD’s and records will get a shout out.

We also think many of you will want to know about the best concert halls and live music venues near you. Those who don’t want to buy a ticket might like our list of bars and restaurants that have live music around the city.

And we will get you out of here with the best festivals on the Salt Lake City music calendar. Stay with us til the end where you will find a map with the wide variety of stores and venues we are discussing pointed out.

You can check out more of our blogs for cities around the region here if you want.

Musical Instrument Stores In Salt Lake City

When you want to go to one of the best musical instrument stores in Salt Lake City head to:

Moroz Violins excels at instrument repair and restoration in your area but is also a good place to buy new items. You can find high quality brass, woodwinds, strings, harps, guitars, and more at Summerhays Music Center as well as lessons for beginners and pros from Monday to Saturday.

Accordions International manufactures high quality products and equipment.

Where To Buy Guitars

If you are specifically trying to buy a guitar or guitar accessories check out:

A fine array of string instruments including guitars, mandolins, banjos, and ukuleles as well as accessories are sold at Acoustic Music. Repair and setup services are provided at House of Guitars from Tuesday to Saturday.

Many people prefer to buy guitars, amps, strings, sheet music, effects, and accessories at Murphy’s where lessons and repair services are also provided.

Guitar Center is home to one of the largest selections of popular guitars, basses, amplifiers, keyboards, workstations, drums, percussion, microphones, PA systems, DJ equipment, stage lighting, recording software, studio gear, and more.

Drum Shops Near You

Kazdrums at Harmony Park Business Plaza 3512 S West Temple is where you can buy American-Indian drum types like djembe, dunun, ngoma, and conga every day and even have your instruments repaired and restored.

Instrument Repair

You can get quality instrument repairs at Barrus Pianos at 2191 S 300 W #6 who has been providing moving, tuning, and piano repair services in SLC since the early 1950’s.

Other places mentioned throughout the post that offer local instrument repairs include Moroz Violins, House of Guitars, Murphy’s, and Barrus Pianos.

Music Lessons

You will probably improve your skills by taking music lessons at:

Gifted is known for providing high quality music lessons in your area. You can also take lessons at School of Music.  Achieve your fullest potential and learn to sing in any manner that you like with comfort and flexibility with SLC’s voice lessons.

More options for lessons include Summerhays Music Center and Murphy’s Guitars from some of our other lists.

CD & Record Stores

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Some of our favorite local stores for music lovers with lots of vintage CD’s and records are:

Randy’s Records has been offering a massive selection of new and used LP’s of just about every genre as well as CD’s, turntables, amplifiers, receivers, and speakers that are available from Tuesday to Saturday.

You can buy new, used, and local vinyl, cassettes, refurbished players, t shirts, art, sandblasted mason jars, storage shelves, and other cool items at Diabolical Records.

Salt Lake City Live Music Venues

These Salt Lake City live music venues are great places to see a concert or performance:

The State Room has been voted as one of the best live music venues in your area. Witness live drag acts, LGBTQ+ festivities, live concerts, dance parties, comedy nights, spoken word evenings, and more at Metro Music Hall from Wednesday to Saturday.

The Commonwealth Room has a capacity of 600 people with high viewing platforms, a large dance floor, a full bar, and a top-of-the-line EV sound system. Sky is a multi-level venue that is great for large events like weddings, private parties, concerts, and more along with sound and lighting equipment, a 300 inch television, and 20 VIP suites.

Restaurants With Live Music

These restaurants with live music in your area can be a lot of fun:

Italian delicacies are served every day at Caffé Molise along with live jazz music on Friday evenings. Enjoy gourmet dining at Christopher’s Prime Tavern & Grill from Tuesday to Saturday where you can also expect to be serenaded by live local music.

Bars With Live Music

Plus there are bars that play live music too:

The Green Pig Pub offers live music two evenings a week with karaoke and group trivia and even caters to all dietary needs including vegan and gluten free diets every day. You can watch live piano shows by talented musicians at Keys on Main.

A diverse range of delectable martinis, cocktails, wine, and spirits are available from Monday to Saturday at The Red Door.

Music Festivals In Your Area

We will be back soon with a list of the best music festivals in SLC.

Twilight festival happens as a series of Thursday concerts that celebrate summer, great music, and the great Utah outdoors. Das Energi is primarily for those who love to dance to top-notch EDM and it takes place over two days festival featuring a number of bands playing live music.

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Enjoy The Salt Lake City Local Music Scene

Well guys, we tried cover the scene as well as we could. You read about the best musical instrument stores, drum and guitar shops, instrument repair services, where to go for lessons, vintage CD and record stores, concert halls and other live music venues like bars and restaurants, plus the best festivals near you.

Anyone that is still here probably knows bit about the local music scene themselves. If so feel free to tell us if we got anything incorrect, if we left any cool spots out, or just share your own thoughts in the comments at the end of the post.

No matter if you are trying to buy a new instrument, wanted some live entertainment, needed a vintage CD and record, or just wanted to learn more about music in Salt Lake City we hope you enjoy yourself.

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