Music and the Spoken Word

Attend a Live Performance 

Visitors to Salt Lake City may attend a live broadcast of Music and the Spoken Word featuring the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on Sunday mornings.

Exception for the 2016 Christmas Season:

  • December 25: There will be no live Music and the Spoken Word on Temple Square but a special Christmas program will be broadcast. Temple Square will have limited visiting hours – open from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

No Tickets Required

Admission is free but is limited to those eight years of age and older. Doors open to the public at 8:30 a.m., and guests should be seated by 9:15 a.m., when the doors are closed. The broadcast is 30 minutes in length and ends at 10:00 a.m.

During the 2016 Christmas Season, tickets will not be required for the December 11, 18 or January 1, 2017 special broadcasts.

Broadcast Locations

From January through mid-July and September through November, the broadcasts will be held in the Salt Lake Tabernacle. From mid-July through August, and during the month of December, broadcasts will be held in the Conference Center to accommodate larger audiences.

The 2016 holiday season broadcast locations will be:

  • December 4: Conference Center
  • December 11: Conference Center
  • December 18: Tabernacle
  • December 25: No live broadcast on Temple Square
  • January 1: Tabernacle  

Dates When Tickets Are Required

Due to special events, some episodes of Music and the Spoken Word require tickets. For more information, please visit each respective event page.


Visit the parking website for Music and the Spoken Word Sunday morning parking information. Visit Temple Square event parking for additional event parking information.

Read the Music and the Spoken Word Messages

Subscribe to our weekly Choir newsletter for text of the current Music and the Spoken Word message. Read past messages in the archives.

Past Music and the Spoken Word Broadcasts

See the Video Gallery for on demand viewing.

Broadcaster Information

If you would like additional information to broadcast in your area, please contact Bonneville Distribution.