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Artist of the Week: Ben Tufte

Artist of the Week: Ben Tufte

By Oakley Burt

September 12, 2019

Pianist, bassist, composer and eventual conductor — these are just a few words to describe Ben Tufte. Tufte, a junior in the School of Music at the University of Utah, has been studying music since he was 4 years old. Tufte was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and grew up in Cedar City, Utah. A...

Greg Laswell Brings Haunted Covers to SLC

Greg Laswell Brings Haunted Covers to SLC

By Kate Button

September 12, 2019

  Greg Laswell — an indie alternative rock artist from Long Beach, California — is set to release his second album of covers, aptly entitled “Covers II.” The release is set for Sept. 13 and is paired in conjunction with a tour across the United States that has already begun. Laswell, ...

Festa Italiana Celebrates Love for Italian Culture

Festa Italiana Celebrates Love for Italian Culture

By Hannah Keating

September 10, 2019

  Students from every department at the University of Utah study Italian for many reasons ⁠— for creating films, understanding history, pursuing a minor or wanting to study abroad. In a small department, professor of Italian language and culture and Section Head Giuliana Marple said, “[The...

Save Time and Money While Visiting More Arts Events through the Utah Cultural Alliance

Save Time and Money While Visiting More Arts Events through the Utah Cultural Alliance

By Abigail Bowé

September 10, 2019

  Most of the college students I know love the arts across a broad range of outlets and interests, ranging from professional interests to hobbies. Among them are vinyl collectors, photographers, Broadway fans, choir devotees, dancers, poets, writers, hardcore concert-goers, film geeks and costume...

Steve Lindeman & Friends Dazzle at Utah’s Jazz & Roots Festival

Steve Lindeman & Friends Dazzle at Utah’s Jazz & Roots Festival

By Oakley Burt

September 6, 2019

  The 2019 Utah Jazz and Roots Festival truly was a celebration of jazz music and Utah's diverse communities. Held at the Gallivan Center in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, friends and families gathered for a free performance by Steve Lindeman & Friends on Sept. 5 — the opening night...

Moab Music Festival Explores Utah’s Landscape with Music

Moab Music Festival Explores Utah’s Landscape with Music

By Hannah Keating

August 31, 2019

Entering its 27th year, the Moab Music Festival is, at heart, a celebration. Held each year over Labor Day weekend, outdoor enthusiasts and music lovers alike gather in the home of the red rocks to enjoy something few other locales can provide — music and nature in direct conversation.  Michael Barr...

The Chronicle Playlist: Back to School Bops

The Chronicle Playlist: Back to School Bops

By Abigail Raasch

August 31, 2019

We're officially back for another semester. A little over a week has passed and it's safe to assume that some are definitely starting to feel the stress. With classes starting at 8 a.m. and going until late in the afternoon, everything feels nonstop. Weakness lurks ahead of us, but we can’t let th...

‘Lover’ is an Homage to Maturity and the End of an Era for Taylor Swift

‘Lover’ is an Homage to Maturity and the End of an Era for Taylor Swift

By Palak Jayswal

August 26, 2019

  Taylor Swift's seventh album “Lover” was released a few days ago on Aug. 23, and it’s arguably her best yet. A sort of love letter to herself, it’s fitting that this is the first album of hers that she has completely owned.  A new side of Swift was shown to the world when she released “Reputation” two years ago, letting both the music industry and the wo...

Park City Songwriter Festival Focuses on the Storytelling of Music

Park City Songwriter Festival Focuses on the Storytelling of Music

By Hannah Keating

August 20, 2019

  Park City is now home to the “The Best Little Mountain Music Festival In America.” The inaugural Park City Songwriter Festival, crafted for devoted listeners of America’s greatest musicians, was founded in-part by songwriter Aaron Benward as a celebration of his favorite aspects of song...

Matt and Kim Bring Infectious Energy to Ogden Twilight

Matt and Kim Bring Infectious Energy to Ogden Twilight

By Kate Button

August 3, 2019

  On Aug. 2, indie duo Matt and Kim took to the Ogden Twilight Concert Series stage and filled the night with their high energy dance music. The duo, comprised of Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino, are well known for their live performances that involve the entire audience. The night up at the ...

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