Who We Are
The Live at the Eccles series is presented by MagicSpace Entertainment in partnership with Salt Lake County Center for the Arts and First Tracks Entertainment.
MagicSpace Entertainment prides itself on being a member of the Utah arts and cultural community for over 35 years. Consistently one of the top promoters in North America, Utah-based MagicSpace Entertainment produces and presents live entertainment events across North America, including on Broadway. In addition to presenting the LIVE at the Eccles series in downtown Salt Lake City, they currently produce national tours of Alton Brown Live, Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis, The Gold over America Tour starring Simone Biles, Rain - A Tribute To The Beatles, A Magical Cirque Christmas, and The Bachelor – Live On Stage. Broadway producing credits include, A Donny & Marie Christmas, The Illusionists and won the 2019 Tony for Best Musical Revival for Oklahoma!
The State Room Presents was formed in 2008 by Chris Mautz and Darin Piccoli after the two shared a casual lunch where they discussed their different paths in the live music industry for the first time. The partnership has been going strong ever since presenting concerts at various venues in and around Utah that, include Capitol Theatre, Abravanel Hall, Rose Wagner Theatre, Kingsbury Hall, Deer Valley Resort, Dixie State University and Vivint SmartHome Arena.
The two also opened The State Room on April 1, 2009. The State Room is a 300-capacity live music venue that presents over 125 concerts annually featuring national touring artists. The State Room also plays host to numerous community events.
In addition they are also part of the ownership team of O.P. Rockwell in Park City, Utah, which is a 450-capacity cocktail lounge and live music venue located on Historic Main Street.
Salt Lake County Arts & Culture, a division of Salt Lake County, owns and operates Abravanel Hall, Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center and the ArtTix ticketing service. The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater is owned by Salt Lake City, the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County.