The Great Salt Lake (featured above) looking north toward Antelope Island from the south shore. The Western Hemisphere’s largest salt-water lake with scenic sunrises, sunsets, wildlife and sailing.
Intended from the beginning as the Western counterpart to Coney Island, Saltair was one of the first amusement parks, and for a time was the most popular family destination west of New York. The first Saltair pavilion and a few other buildings were destroyed by fire on April 22, 1925. A new pavilion was built and the resort was expanded at the same location by new investors, but several factors prevented the second Saltair from achieving the success of its ancestor.
The advent of motion pictures and radio, the Great Depression, and the interruption of the “go to Saltair” routine kept people closer to home. With a huge new dance floor – the world’s largest at the time – Saltair became more known as a dance palace, the amusement park becoming secondary to the great traveling bands of the day, such as Glenn Miller.
The Great SaltAir
12408 W Saltair Dr. Magna, UT 84044
V2 Events & Bondad Productions presents GET FREAKY featuring Costumes, Live Music, Entertainment & more!
4th Week of October
Don’t miss the Bloody Tour of Horror live with GWAR, The Casualties, Infernaeon, and Mobile Deathcamp!
Gwar is a shock rock band formed in Richmond, Virginia, in 1984. The band is best known for its elaborate sci-fi/horror film inspired costumes, raunchy obscene lyrics, and graphic stage performances which consist of humorous re-enactments of politically and morally taboo themes. GWAR hast sold over 30 million units worldwide.
Don’t foreget to text GWAR to 801-448-7206 for your chance to win a free pair of tickets! All ages – Bar entrance with 21+ ID
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Shinedown w/ Sick Puppies, Cavo, and Adelita’s Way
Shinedown is an American alternative metal band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 2001. Founded by members Brent Smith, Brad Stewart, Jasin Todd, and Barry Kerch. The band has released three albums on Atlantic Records. They have released popular singles such as “45”, “Save Me”, “Devour”, “Sound of Madness”, and “Second Chance”. All of their ten singles released to date have climbed into the Top 5 of the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, making them the first band to accomplish the feat.
Dethklok is both a fictional death metal band featured in the Adult Swim animated program Metalocalypse, created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, and a virtual band created to perform the band’s music in live shows. The band is sometimes cited as an example of “comedy rock” on par with bands such as GWAR and Spinal Tap. The first Dethklok album was released on September 25, 2007, entitled The Dethalbum. The music heard on Metalocalypse is performed by Brendon Small, with others as needed. Small and drummer Gene Hoglan performed on the album. The album debuted at #21 on the Billboard Top 200 list. According to the band’s official MySpace blog, as well as Brendon Small’s MySpace blog, Brendon has finished recording The Dethalbum II, to be released September 29th, and is busy establishing the live line-up for the next tour.
Marilyn Manson will be performing LIVE September 5th 2009 at The Great Saltair.
Last year he sold out and we had to turn away hundreds of disappointed patrons, don’t miss out this time around!
A Valentine’s Special
Don’t miss Lovefest featuring the return of Above & Beyond and Mark Knight with local support from Loki & Steez, Chance & Danielsan, and The Dirty Dutch Bros February 12th, 2011 at Saltair!
- Saltair Pavilion
12408 W Saltair Dr Magna, Utah (801) 250-6205
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