And you thought all the cool kid's music events were right around Christmas. Well, the week after New Year's Eve is pretty packed with all-ages musical shows from Desert Star's newest musical to all-female a cappella in Provo, plus more.

THURSDAY-SATURDAY

Back From the Future

Click here for our blog on Desert Star's new musical Back From the Future, opening Thursday night and showing through Feb. 26. They are selling fast, but tix are still left for Saturday's shows.

FRIDAY

Noteworthy, all-female a cappella

They are nine lady singers from Provo we can't seem to get enough of at the office (hey, they were picked as Best Collegiate A Cappella for 2011). Check them out in person at the Covey to start off the weekend. $10 general admission.

Covey Center for the Arts 425 W. Center Street, Provo Call 801-852-7007 or click here for tix

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Ireland: The Dance Experience

Step dancers speed things up for Ireland: The Dance Experience, a show full of Celtic mythology and lore. The music is great, the dancers are just as good, so don't miss this one. $10 adults, $8 kids 3-11.

SCERA Center for the Arts 745 South State Street, Orem Call 801.225.ARTS or click here for tix

SUNDAY

Winter Classics Concert

Winter Classics Concert and Contemporary Music Consortium team up for a concert at the Dumke Recital Hall at the U. Take the kids, so they can finally hear what "real" music sounds like. "Oriental Reverie" by Glazunov, "Canzona" by Taneyev and "Autumn Song" by Tchaikovsky. It's all part of the Winter Classics Music Festival. Pick up your tix at the door. $20 regular admission, $15 seniors and students.

Dumke Recital Hall 1375 E. Presidents Circle 204 David Gardner Hall Click here for more info