Around the SL,UT July 8, 2011

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SLC Jazz Festival, Alt Press Festival, Harry Potter Quiz, Twilight Concerts, and hot pin-up girls playing the accordion! That’s in store for all you fine residents of the SL,UT, and you can get the details right here.

It’s time for the Salt Lake City Jazz Festival. 3 days of great music from local and international musicians are performing on several stages. Tickets are $16 per day, or $35 for a 3-day pass. Beginning at 5:30 Friday, July 8, 4pm Saturday & Sunday.

Saturday is the Salt Lake Library’s Alt Press Fest. Music, performance arts, print arts, film, and more happening around Library Square all day Saturday. Come discover independent publishers who are writing simply for the love of creating.

Celebrate women in music at LadyFest, this Sunday, July 10 at Free Speech Zone beginning at 11am. Tickets are $7 at the gate. The festival will feature S.L.F.M., My Dead Ego, Swedish-ish Fish, The Vision, Kelly Green, E.S.X., Dances with Wolves and more. Read more about LadyFest from Autumn Thatcher at IN This Week.

Who doesn’t love the accordion? Okay, before you answer that, there’s a group of ladies who just might change your mind. This Monday, July 11, the Accordion Babes Revue rolls into town to entertain you. This isn’t some state fair show, this is pin-up calendar girls who are masters of the accordion. The show is 9pm at Burt’s Tiki Lounge, tickets only $6. Bring extra cash to buy their album and the hot pin-up calendar.

This coming Thursday is the first Twilight Concert with Explosions in the SkyNo Age. Check out the lineup right here on WWJDinSLC.com.

Coming on Thursday, July 21, it’s time to put your Harry Potter knowledge on the line for bragging rights and a big cash prize. It’s The Geeky Cauldron: A Harry Potter Quiz. Entry is $5 per person, and you can assemble a team of up to 6 people. It’s open to everyone (21+), whether you’ve been to a Geeks Who Drink quiz or not. Get your team together and mark the calendar for 8pm, 7/21 at Lumpy’s Downtown. Have cash in hand for each member of your team when you arrive.

Must hear music:

Friday –  Young Yet Brilliant Sleuths, Merit Badge, A Sometimes Army at Kilby Court 7pm $6
Saturday –  Howard Jones at Sandy Ampitheater 8pm $17-27
Sunday – The Avett Brothers at Gallivan Center 7pm $35
Monday – The Accordion Babe Tour at Burt’s Tiki Lounge 9pm $6
Tuesday – Alkaline Trio at In The Venue 7pm $17.50
Wednesday – The Fresh & Onlys, Bad Weather California, The Future of the Ghost at Urban Lounge 9pm $10
Thursday – Bus People, Eidola at Kilby Court 7pm $7
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