SALT LAKE CITY – Tickets are already gone for this year’s Pioneer Day concert at the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City.
But fans of performers Lindsey Stirling and Nathan Pacheco will still be able to watch the concert live. For the first time, the concert, also featuring the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, will be streamed on the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s new website, motab.org/pioneer2013. The show starts Saturday, July 20, at 8 p.m.
Organizers expect the young violinist and pop-opera tenor to draw a younger-than-usual audience. That pleases choir president Ron Jarrett, who has made it one of his goals to help the choir be more accessible to young people.
“Lindsey and Nathan are the kinds of artists that young people have on their iPods,” Jarrett said. “We consciously chose two artists to appeal to a younger generation, and the young people responded eagerly. Our ticket supply disappeared before our eyes.”
Those who would still rather attend the concert in person on July 19 and 20 may wait in a standby line.Those interested in standby seating should line up at the north gate on Temple Square for either night’s performance at 8 p.m. There will also be overflow seating in the Tabernacle, where the concert will air on big screens.