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This year’s Sundance Film Festival is brief on low-pitched film premieres compared to new editions, though there are still a good array of poignant low-pitched events in Park City, Utah. Here are 7 highlights during a festival’s run, starting Thursday (Jan. 22) and going by Jan. 31:

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1. Sundance Institute Tribute to Nina Simone (The Shop, Jan. 25 during 7 p.m.)
Common, Erykah Badu, Aloe Blacc, Kate Davis, Andra Day and Simone’s guitarist/musical executive Al Schackman will perform at the annual “A Celebration of Music in Film” hosted by a Sundance Institute Film Music Program. The late Dr. Simone, a High Priestess of Soul, is distinguished in Liz Garbus’ documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?, the festival’s opening-night film on Jan. 22.

2. Iggy Azalea some-more during Winterfest (Park City Live, Jan. 24 during 9 p.m., invite-only)
Iggy Azalea, whose “Fancy” was streamed 265 million times in 2014 and is nominated for 4 Grammy Awards, is among a 10 headliners of a array that includes concerts by Skrillex, Diplo, Lindsey Stirling and others between Jan. 22 and 31. The bar uncover is Azalea’s usually opening before she starts a 23-city locus debate on Apr 14 in Fresno, Calif.

3. Scott Weiland and a Wildabouts more (ASCAP Music Café, Jan. 23 during 4 p.m. and Jan. 24 during 4:45 p.m.)
The former Stone Temple Pilots frontman will perform element from Blaster, his Mar 31 recover with his new rope a Wildabouts. The Sundance uncover is in allege of a inhabitant debate in Feb and March. The ASCAP Music Café runs any afternoon between Jan. 23 and 30 and will embody performances by John Fullbright, Andrew Dost of fun., Jamestown Revival and others.

4. BMI Composers-Directors Roundtable (Filmmaker Lodge, Jan. 27 during 4 p.m.)
On paper it looks unmanageable — a dozen composer-director teams pity stories — though underneath a instruction of BMI’s Doreen Ringer-Ross, a annual two-hour event is filled with singular insights and anecdotes about securing component jobs, collaborating, passion projects and a multiple of pain and fun in a artistic process. Miriam Cutler, Peter Golub, Mark Orton, Dustin O’Halloran and H. Scott Salinas are among a composers on palm this year.

5. The Meat Puppets during a Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck afterparty (Cisero’s, Jan. 24 during 10 p.m., invite-only)
An suitable engagement in support of a Kurt Cobain documentary, as a Arizona contingent non-stop shows for Nirvana on a 1993 In Utero tour and famously seemed in Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged show. Expect to hear some songs from their 1984 classic Meat Puppets II, the manuscript that incited Cobain into a fan. The celebration follows a premiere of a Cobain documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck.

6. DJ sets by Tunde Adebimpe and Rob Garza (Acura Studio, Jan. 26 during 3 p.m.)
Santa Monica, Calif., open radio hire KCRW continues a module of outside DJ sets Jan. 24 to 26 with TV on a Radio’s Adebimpe — a star of a film Nasty Baby — and Thievery Corporation‘s Garza appearing on a final day. Both will spin for an hour each.

7. Blonde Redhead during a Music Café (Jan. 26 during 9:30 p.m., invite-only)
Kazu Makino of Blonde Redhead scored Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia’s H., a complicated interpretation of Helen of Troy that flirts with a genre conventions of fear and science-fiction; a universe premiere is Jan. 25. The indie art-rockers have a handful of West Coast dates in Jan before a European debate starts Feb. 28.

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