Rooftop Concert Series: The Lower Lights + SLC Mass Choir


There is sunshine in your soul today and I know why: it’s the closing show of the Rooftop Concert Series this Friday, September 2nd. If you’ve been a Rooftop fan for the last seven years you know that it has been a tradition to close the series with The Lower Lights, A Hymn Revival. The Lower Lights are a hugely popular band around here—covering a wide range of genres—from gospel to Americana, singing old hymns as well as new.

Joining The Lower Lights onstage is the SLC Mass Choir, a diverse, multi-generational group with a shared passion for singing gospel. This is the first time a choir has ever performed on the Rooftop stage. It’s going to be remarkable… Can I get an amen?

Show starts at 7:30pm. All ages are welcome. It’s FREE. A seating area is provided for those who would prefer to sit and enjoy the show. As always, we recommend everyone coming down early and eating at one of our many great restaurants downtown.

After the show, Big Door (78 W Center) will be screening O Brother, Where Are Thou? Another FREE event! Reserve tickets here.

Thanks to the producers, directors and fellow sponsors of the Rooftop Concert Series for another successful year! God be with you ‘til we meet again!


Also, while you are downtown shopping, eating and dancing, please stop by our Provo City booth sponsored by 311. There will be tons of swag to be had including t-Shirts! Hallelujah!

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If you want to win a free shirt (as pictured above) all you have to do is sign up for Provo’s Emergency Alerts and show a screen capture of your account at the Provo 311 booth. Our new mass notification system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, law enforcement activity, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods. Here’s what you have to do:

  1. Visit and click the “Sign Up” link.
  2. Fill out the sign up form by creating a username and entering your first and last name, password, security question & answer, email, and accepting the terms of use.
  3. Complete your profile by identifying at least two ways we can contact you. (You can always make changes to your account later.)
  4. Then add at least one location to your account. Examples: home, work, school, etc. You must select one location within Provo City in order to receive notifications about Provo. (You may also opt to receive notifications about other cities in the next steps.)
  5. You’re now able to select which alerts you would like to receive. Make sure to check Provo City or fine-tune your alerts by selecting the individual items you’d like to be notified about. Example: City Events, Traffic, Power Outages, etc. You may also select Utah County or any other cities you would like to receive notifications for.
  6. After you click the finish button – take a screen capture of your completed account. Show the screen capture at the Provo 311 Booth at the Rooftop Concert to get your free shirt or stop by the City Center any time after the concert to redeem your prize on a first-come first-serve basis. Watch the tutorial video below for more details.



Please take note of the following road closures:

  • Center Street eastbound lane will be closed on Friday, September 2 starting at 7:00 am from University Avenue to Freedom Boulevard.
  • Center Street westbound lane will be closed on Friday, September 2 starting at 1:00 pm from University Avenue to Freedom Boulevard.
  • 100 West southbound lane will be closed on Friday, September 2 starting at 4:00 pm from 100 North to Center Street.
  • Center Street will reopen on Saturday, September 3.

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Ride your Bike – Ride your bike to the concert to avoid traffic and park your bike at our Free Bicycle Valet hosted by Canyon Bicycle and the Provo Bicycle Collective!

Provo Rooftop Concert photographed by Justin Hackworth
Provo Rooftop Concert photographed by Justin Hackworth

Ride UTA – Forget about worrying where to park, think green and hop on the bus and get off along University Ave. More information here.

FrontRunner – Introducing the best thing to happen to Provo since BYU Creamery! UTA’s commuter rail service, Frontrunner, runs to 600 South in Provo from stations up and down Utah and Salt Lake counties. You can even ride all the way to Salt Lake City International Airport. View current schedules here.

Parking – Parking in Downtown Provo isn’t as stressful as it sounds. ProvoBuzz has plotted out all the spots you need to know in order for you to get around town. Use the interactive Downtown Provo parking map below to find the best place for you to park.

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