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May Events
The Essential Alan Jackson

May kicks off a very busy summer concert season in the Salt Lake valley. The Depot will host folk-rock artist James Bay along with blues-rock singer Elle King on May 8. Indie Pop Rock group Foster The People will perform at The Complex on May 12.  In addition, country music icon Alan Jackson brings his 25th Anniversary Keepin It Country Tour to the USANA Amphitheatre on May 16. Opening acts for Alan Jackson will be country songwriters Jon Pardi and Brandy Clark, who have both released their own albums. USANA Amphitheatre will be hosting an extensive country music series this summer so be sure to visit them for additional listings including Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss.

The Outsiders

May 20 brings country group the Casey Donahew Band to In the Venue. Energy Solutions Arena will be welcoming Eric Church on May 25 in a rescheduled stop for The Outsiders World Tour. Other late May concerts coming to the valley include musical svengali Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters at The Depot on May 27 and Lindsey Stirling at Red Butte Gardens on May 29. Plant's most recent studio releases have added a country folk tinge to his trademark rock and Stirling has gained international acclaim for her avant garde violin playing blended with dance and fully choreographed performances.