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A man stands inside the ticket booth at Kilby Court in downtown Salt Lake City on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

Mormons, mountains and . . . music?

Yes, the Salt Lake City music scene exists. Locals might not know the band or artist who sold out the show, but Utah’s small capital has places that live music lovers need to know about.

Take a look at the intimate music venues the Deseret News visited with help from Yelp and S&S. Locate the venues listed on the map below marked by a blue music note. The music venues that are marked black are not included in this list, but could be closer to you or worth the drive.

1. Kilby Court

Address: 741 South Kilby Court

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

All ages, 200 capacity

Past performers: Foster The People

August lineup: Julien Baker, Hard Times

A friendly white board sign greets show goers in the alley: "Welcome to Kilby Court! No parking past this point. Thank you!" Walk a little bit further and listen to the opening band warm up their instruments as people open the red garage door to enter.

The Kilby Court website describes the venue as having the "same intimacy as having a show in one’s own backyard."

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Lights shine on the red garage door entrance to Kilby Court in downtown Salt Lake City on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

2. The State Room

Address: 638 South State Street

Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Ages 21-plus, 300 capacity

Past performers: Foster The People

August lineup: Reckless Kelly, Mew, Joe Pug

At the State Room the stage is set low; musicians and the crowd are practically on the same level since the stage is only 32” high. The State Room Spotify list is updated for fans to listen to upcoming performers.

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The Salt Lake City and County building is seen from the State Room in downtown Salt Lake City on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

3. The Complex

Address: 519 West 100 South

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

All ages, 2,500 capacity

Past performers: Imagine Dragons, Mayer Hawthorne, Yellowcard

August lineup: Taking Back Sunday, Khalid

The Complex hosts live music gigs and is right behind the Gateway Mall. Fun fact: there’s actually four other venues inside for art galas, MMA fights and other events.

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People wait in line for a rock concert scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Complex on Friday, July 28, 2017.

4. The Depot

Address: 400 West South Temple

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Ages 21-plus, 1,200 capacity

Past performers: Macklemore, The Head & The Heart

August lineup: Sylvan Esso, Rodrigo y Gabriela, 2 Chainz

The Depot has room to sit and stand inside their music hall. It’s at a can't-miss-spot next to the historic Union Pacific Depot.

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Upcoming shows are displayed on the marquee at the Depot in downtown Salt Lake City on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

5. Acoustic Space

Address: 741 South Kilby Court

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

All ages, 200 capacity

Past performers: Braiden Sunshine (Contestant on NBC’s “The Voice”)

August lineup: Morgan Whitney, The Susan Bush Band

The Acoustic space "brings the community together," according to their Facebook page. The venue not only provides a space for rising musicians to be in the spotlight, but also an intimate gathering for private celebrations.

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The Acoustic Space in downtown Salt Lake City on Friday, July 28, 2017.

6. In the Venue

Address: 579 West 200 South

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

All ages, 1,800 capacity

Past performers: Smashing Pumpkins, MGMT, Wiz Khalifa

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In the Venue claims to be one of the oldest nightclubs in the city on their site. Patrons can listen from inside or at the open patio.

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The entrance to In the Venue in downtown Salt Lake City on Thursday, July 27, 2017.

7. Urban Lounge

Address: 741 South Kilby Court

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Ages 21-plus, 400 capacity

Past performers: Bonobo, Nada Surf

August shows: Nick Nash, Old 97's

According to the Urban Lounge's website, the comfortable setting is what adds to their live music experience. Pictures from inside the venue show barstools and booths to lounge at while you listen to the artists on stage.

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The Urban Lounge in downtown Salt Lake City on Monday, July 31, 2017.