Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Abravanel Hall
123 W S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA Get Directions


After the destruction of the Death Star, the Empire has regrouped—with Darth Vader leading the hunt for Luke Skywalker. The Utah Symphony joins forces with the Rebel Alliance to bring you Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert, featuring the iconic movie played on the big screen with John Williams’ legendary score performed live to picture. No need to travel to the ice planet Hoth for your next adventure, head to Abravanel Hall to live out your wildest Jedi fantasies!

Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm Ltd., and Warner /Chappell Music. © 2019 & TM LUCASFILM LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © DISNEY

Signature Concert: No discounts available



Season Sponsor

George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation

Films in Concert Series Sponsor

Zions Bank



Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Additional Info


GENERAL AGE GUIDELINE: Individuals ages five and older are welcome at this performance. Parents should ensure their children are able to sit quietly through the performance without disturbing others around them. No babes in arms will be admitted.

LATE SEATING POLICY: Late seating will take place as needed for this concert. More information on our late and re-entry policies is found here.

PRE-CONCERT ACTIVITIES: Arriving in costume? Arrive early to enjoy fan costumers and take pictures with friends and family! Please leave your masks, lightsabers, or props at home as they won’t be permitted to the show. Items larger than 30cm X 30cm x 15cm will need to be cloaked prior to entry.

Grab a bite before the concert at one of the participating food trucks in the lower plaza by the ticket office starting at 6:00 pm each evening.

Friday, September 6 – Super Taqueria

We could be just another average taqueria, but we’re not – we’re the Super Taqueria! From tacos to tamales, fajitas, chimichangas, and more, you’re sure to find a Super Taqueria something that will satisfy your tastebuds.



Saturday, September 7MisoYUM 

So fast. So fun. So yum. We serve Korean BBQ cups – take your pick of chicken, pork, pot stickers, or veggies – then top with your choice of one of our four yummy sauces! Come have our food, we promise it’s YUMmy!

Utah’s Largest Food Truck Co. so fast. so fun. so yum.


Special thanks to The Food Truck League!