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Rising Stars Mxmtoon and Chloe Moriondo Take to The Complex

By Alfonso Belloso, Arts Writer June 2, 2022

  Bedroom pop singer-songwriter Maia, professionally known as mxmtoon is on tour to celebrate the release of her newest album “rising.” The artist bears all and creates an environment of vulnerability...

Art Installation at Kilby Block Party (Photo by Luke Jackson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kilby Block Party 3: Good Music, Good Food, Good Vibes

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer May 19, 2022

  Kilby Court, Salt Lake City’s quintessential concert venue, has just sported its third Kilby Block Party music festival in the heart of downtown SLC.  The realm of music, stages and lights...

Addison Grace (Courtesy Courtney Kiara)

Addison Grace Is a Local Queer Musician Whose Voice Is Stronger Than Ever

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer May 5, 2022

  Local Utah musician Addison Grace played a string of sold-out shows on their first-ever tour with indie singer-songwriter Cavetown. Grace went from bedroom melodies and YouTube videos to a large...

(Portrait of Hasse Borup via the University of Utahs faculty page)

‘Artivism for Earth’ Continues the Conversation on Climate Change

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor May 2, 2022

  In the year since Artivism for Earth’s initial launch, and six months since highlighting their work for the Chronicle’s Environmental Issue, Co-founders Hasse Borup and Elisbaet Curbelo found...

Park Citys Ben Anderson is the founder of the forthcoming Park City Summit (Credit: Blake Peterson)

Ben Anderson is Inverting the Music Festival with Park City Song Summit

By Nicoline West, Arts Writer April 26, 2022

  Park City’s Ben Anderson may be a little bit of a visionary.  The former attorney and lifelong musician is the founder of Park City Song Summit — a three day series of intimate labs,...

Globe Hall in Denver, CO. (Courtesy Adam Larkey Photography)

Matt Maltese and Girlpuppy at Denver’s Globe Hall

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer April 17, 2022

  When British indie musician Matt Maltese announced his 2022 tour dates with no stops in Salt Lake City, despite having sung on Etta Marcus’s song of the same name, it became clear that the...

Philadelphia indie-rock trio the Districts (Photo via Chromatic PR)

The Districts Bring Politics and Acid Trips to ‘Great American Painting’  

By Nicoline West, Arts Writer April 16, 2022

  Philadelphia-based indie-rock trio The Districts released their fifth LP "Great American Painting" via Fat Possum Records on March 11.  The album is preceded by 2020’s "You Know I’m Not...

Band Grounder featuring Athens Boyle, Jackson Data, Preston Palmer and Titus Larrieu. (Courtesy Grounder)

What is Mountain West Emo? Let SLC Band Grounder Show You

By Avery Greig, Arts Editor April 13, 2022

Grounder, I Hardly Know Her! “This song is about just how pissed off I am,” Athens Boyle said during a bedroom show in the Marriott Honors Community, a common affair for an odd 2019 evening. As...

Impera (Courtesy Zbigniew M. Bielak via Instagram)

Swedish Metal Band Ghost Enthrall and Innovate With ‘Impera’

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer April 5, 2022

  Swedish metal band Ghost released their fifth album on March 11, 2022. This is the band's most experimental and arguably one of their most entertaining albums to date. The album's release comes...

An artist performs at Kilby Court in Salt Lake City on Feb. 23, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

S&S Presents Director on Kilby Block Party 3 and the Blossoming of SLC’s Music Scene

By Nicoline West, Arts Writer April 2, 2022

  Salt Lake City’s Kilby Court has been an essential node in Utah’s music scene for over two decades now. The beloved garage has hosted handfuls of household names, including Doja Cat and Mac...