Comfort Inn Downtown
171 West 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: (801) 325-5300
Fax: (801) 325-5302
This unique place has blended the comfort of watching a movie at home, the social aspects of a favorite restaurant or bar, and big-screen movie enjoyment. Each of the two state-of-the-art theaters have a counter and footrest in front of each row of comfortable seats, making plenty of room for salads, burgers or pizza. The theaters each seat 150. With great food and 18 beers on tap, this place combines the best of going out for dinner and a movie! Wednesday nights the movie will only cost you two dollars.
Founded in 1966, this popular dance theater brings the community the very best in modern dance. A museum and gallery of dance history is on display at the theatre, as well. The theatre archive has more than 230 dances by 90 choreographers, which provides diverse performances for everyone to enjoy. Here you will find both a world-view and a local appreciation for the art of dance. Bring the kids for an educational outing. Contact ArtTix for ticket prices and performance dates.
This new venue occupies the building once home to the defunct Wagner Bag Company. The intimate space houses a 150-seat black-box performance stage, rehearsal studios, and the offices of the Repertory Dance Theatre, the resident dance company. Built in 1990 as part of the Downtown Alliance's city-center revitalization efforts, the center hosts performances as progressive as the theatre itself. Various troupes take the stage for a wide variety of performances. Call to check the schedule and buy tickets.
The Jeanne Wagner Theater was born out of a community need that was recognized by The Performing Arts Coalition. Wagner, a businessman built this theater in memory of his beloved wife Jeanne. This large theater opened on March 31, 2001, and hosts concerts, plays and musicals, and is a part of Rose Wagner Center and the Salt Lake County Center for the Arts.
Tucked away near downtown, Lo-Fi Cafe is an unassuming spot that is quite popular among music lovers. Enjoy the concerts with tasty food and drinks. Or just sway on the dance floor. Equipped with a good sound and light system, this live performance venue is allows only those who are 21 years old and above. Some of their previous listings are Krafty Kuts, Knee High Fox, Green Leef, Mushroomhead and Powerman5000.
Founded in 1991, this award-winning theater company produces unique shows with a theme centered on social awareness. The company, in collaboration with Meat & Potato Theatre, features a lab for aspiring playwrights with its Script-in-Hand series.
This premier Salt Lake City music venue is known for its outstanding acoustics and live acts it brings into town. A 21 and over venue, The State Room opened in 2009 and features a full bar with light snacks, open dance floor and variety of seating. Formerly a children's theater, this venue now boasts acts like Nicki Bluhm and the Grumblers, Matt Andersen and Little Hurricane.
Although there is no dearth of underground music venues in the city, The Shred Shed is a respite from those venues that lack proper infrastructure and technology. Located in downtown Salt Lake City, the venue has been host to well-known artists and bands in the past. Not only do the local performers get a chance to show off their talents, the venue often hosts touring rock bands from time to time. The Shred Shed is also one of the venues for the annual Crucial Fest Music Festival that takes place in June. A perfect place to enjoy live music performances, this underground venue is equipped with advanced sound and light technology that enhances the fun of watching the concerts.
This theater involves the community of Salt Lake City in the production of plays suited for the entire family. Producers are generally Salt Lake City locals, and auditions are open to both seasoned and amateur actors. Along with nightly performances, special performances are held on Tuesdays through Thursdays for school-age children. Prices vary but are always affordable. Call ahead for show times and a schedule of current productions.
The Kilby Court is an excellent concert venue located in Salt Lake City. The place provides a platform for upcoming bands who get promoted by holding gigs here. The atmosphere during a concert is fantastic and the venue is flocked by fans when a famous band is about to take stage. Several bands such as Anathello, The Black Angels, The Warlocks, White Rabbits, Ladytron, The Dead Science, Dear Stranger and many others have kept audiences entertained. The venue lacks adequate space for larger crowds, however the musical talent that one witnesses here, more than makes up for it.
This bar has live bands nearly every other day. Local bands and national touring artists make their way through this popular Salt Lake City venue throughout the week, making it one of the premier spots in town to see live music. The style of music favored by this spot ranges from alternative to hard rock, funk and punk.
Enjoy hysterical parodies and improv acts at this popular theater. Quick Wits, a comedy act, involves two teams of comedians who compete to see which team is able to make the audience laugh louder and longer. Parking in nearby garages for hourly rates on the street is available. Call ahead to know ticket prices and get them early because they sell out fast.