2018 Pioneer Day Concert
Information for Concert Viewing
For those who will not be able to join us in Salt Lake City, we are excited to offer these options:
Live Stream: Saturday, July 21, beginning the concert at 8:00 p.m. MDT.
On Demand: Saturday, beginning at the end of live stream (approximately 9:30 p.m. MDT).
Church Satellite Broadcast: Various dates in LDS Church buildings with planned events. See information below.
BYUtv (BYUtv.org): Sunday, July 22 at 4:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. MDT For those who will not be able to join us in Salt Lake City, we are excited to offer these options:
Concert Live Stream
The internet live stream in English will begin Saturday, July 21, at 8:00 p.m. MDT, on the following websites: (1) motab.org/pioneerday; (2) youtube.com/mormontabchoir; (3) facebook.com/mormontabernaclechoir; (4) LDS.org; and (5) mormonchannel.org.
The internet live stream in French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish will also begin Saturday, July 21, at 8:00 p.m. MDT from the Mormon Channel’s language-specific YouTube channels and from the motab.org/pioneerday page.
- French: youtube.com/mormonmessagesFRA
- German: youtube.com/mormonmessagesDEU
- Portuguese: youtube.com/mormonmessagesPOR
- Spanish: youtube.com/mormonmessagesSPA
The concert can be viewed and watched anywhere in the world where there is an internet connection—in homes or church and community buildings.
Don’t worry if you are late getting started during the live stream. You will be able to start the stream from the beginning using the position indicator at the bottom of your screen.
Closed captioning for the hearing impaired will be available only in English for this concert. Closed captioning is available on the internet for electronic devices that support it.
Concert On-Demand Viewing
English: After the live stream ends, the on-demand concerts will be available immediately (approximately 9:30 p.m. MDT) for on demand viewing at motab.org/pioneerday.
French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish narrated concerts: Will be available immediately (approximately 9:30 p.m. MDT) for on-demand viewing at motab.org/pioneerday.
Concert Satellite Broadcast in LDS Church Buildings and Other Locations
The concert will be broadcast over the Church satellite system to LDS buildings where Church leaders have planned events at a time convenient to local areas. Check with your local LDS congregation to confirm if an event is scheduled. Information for church event planners can be accessed here.
The satellite feed can also be picked up by theaters or other locations with satellite reception.
The concert narration will be available in five languages on the satellite broadcast: English (closed captioning available), French, Portuguese, and Spanish.
The concert will be broadcast and repeated every two hours over the Church satellite system Saturday, July 21, at 8:00 p.m. through Sunday, July 22, at 8:00 p.m. MDT and again from Friday, July 27, at 8:00 p.m. MDT to Sunday, July 29 at 8:00 p.m. MDT.
In LDS chapels without a satellite receiver, where YouTube access is not available, the live stream will be available when viewed from the motab.org/pioneerday website.
Here are suggestions to make your 2018 Pioneer Day Concert experience successful—
live streaming in the comfort of your own home or other locations:
For an optimal home viewing experience, connect your computer to your television or home theater with an HDMI cable.
For an optimal group viewing experience in a larger venue, use a projector to plug into the computer you are streaming the concert from so that everyone will be able to easily view the concert. Make sure you have a VGA or HDMI cable to connect your computer to the projector.
To get the best audio quality possible, connect to a home theater or public-address system so that everyone will be able to hear the concert.
If you have a smart TV, game console, or set-top box, you can access the on-demand concert via the Mormon Tabernacle Choir YouTube channel from your device. ROKU users can also view the performance on the Mormon Channel app.