Your Weekend: One Republic, a David Bowie tribute and classic music in the southern Utah wilderness

Provided by Curt Gordon

The Angelus Theatre in 1919.

SALT LAKE CITY — Music fans are in for a treat this weekend, with a chance to see One Republic live in concert, a tribute to the late David Bowie and the opportunity to listen to beautiful acoustic chamber music while enjoying the rugged southern Utah wilderness.

Moab Music Festival

Enjoy classical chamber music in the great outdoors Sept. 1-11 at the Moab Music Festival. Opening night, titled “25 and Counting,” is Friday, Sept. 1, 7 p.m., celebrating the festival’s 25th birthday by performing works written when the composers were 25 years old. Saturday, Sept. 2, 9 a.m., will mark the first Music Hike, the festival’s most popular event, so reserve your spot now. Patrons can come in comfortable clothes and hiking shoes with plenty of water to prepare for a rigorous hike to a secret, ideal wilderness location where they can listen to live acoustic chamber music. Many more musical events follow through Sept. 11. Locations, prices and age limitations vary (435-259-7003 or moabmusicfest.org).

One Republic concert

“It’s going to be a good life” at the One Republic concert at the USANA Amphitheatre, featuring special guests Fitz and the Tatrum and James Arthur, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 5:30 p.m., 5150 Upper Ridge Road, West Valley City, $25-$45 (801-355-5522 or usana-amp.com).

Labor Day Luau

Celebrate your long weekend at Thanksgiving Point with an end-of-summer Polynesian feast with authentic food and entertainment. Be warned, tickets sell out fast. The event takes place Monday, Sept. 4, 7:30 p.m., Ashton Gardens, 3900 N. Garden Drive, Lehi, $32 for adults, $25 for children ages 3-12 (801-768-2300 or thanksgivingpoint.org).

Seu Jorge presents “The Life Aquatic, A Tribute to David Bowie”

It’s been more than a year and a half since David Bowie’s death, and musician Seu Jorge is performing a tribute to his life and career set to the film “A Life Aquatic,” onstage alongside screens crafted as boat sails that will show images from the film. Bowie fans should bring tissues just in case on Thursday, Sept. 7, 8 p.m., Eccles…

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