Wiz Khalifa, Cage the Elephant and More Hit Sundance's Must-See (and Hear) Music Events

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The Avett Brothers

More than 50,000 people will descend on Park City, Utah, for the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Jan. 21-31. Movies are the main draw, but music is everywhere too

MUST-SEE MOVIE
Music docs will make a splash: Aside from Spike Lee's Michael Jackson's Journey From Motown to Off the Wall , there also is Thorsten Schutte's Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words, which spotlights the late iconoclast with rare live footage and interviews. Jan. 25, Prospector Square Theatre, 2200 Sidewinder Drive, sundance.org

ALL-STAR EVENT
Executive producers Jack White, T Bone Burnett and Sundance founder Robert Redford preview American Epic, their PBS series about early recorded music, followed by The Avett Brothers performing. Jan. 28, Eccles Theater, 1750 Kearns Blvd., sundance.org

HOTTEST TICKET(S) IN TOWN
Wiz Khalifa heats up Billboard's second Winterfest, a four-day bash co-produced with Park City Live. Also on the bill: Cage the Elephant, The Chainsmokers, Kygo, Thomas Jack and more. Jan. 21-24, Park City Live, 427 Main St., Jan. 21-24, parkcitylive.net

LEGEND-ARY APPEARANCE  
John Legend, executive producer of new WGN American series, Underground, hosts a  party with the series stars, following a panel held in collaboration with the Blackhouse Foundation.  Jan. 23, David Beavis Gallery, 314 Main St., sundance.org

AFTERPARTY SPOT
Artists like Big Boi hit this outpost of Hollywood's Rock & Reilly's for its pubby atmosphere and celeb-studded parties. 427 Main St., http://rnrpub.com/park-city/rnrpub.com/park-city

A portion of this story originally appeared in the Jan. 23 issue of Billboard.