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Kim Petras — Electrifying at The Depot

Kim Petras — Electrifying at The Depot

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

December 7, 2019

For the second-to-last stop in the United States on her “Clarity Tour,” Kim Petras played for a wildly energetic crowd at The Depot on Dec. 5. With her insane vocal talent that rose above and beyond what her recordings represent and a visually captivating show that few artists could pull off, the...

Vérité Showcases Honest Heartbreak at Kilby Court

Vérité Showcases Honest Heartbreak at Kilby Court

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

November 23, 2019

At a tiny, garage-band style venue, Vérité, an electropop artist from New York, filled the Friday night air with enchanting vocals and captured everyone’s attention through her dynamic stage persona as she took the stage at Kilby Court on Nov. 22. As Kelsey Byne’s musical persona, Vérité explores themes of ...

Lily & Madeleine Deliver Vulnerable Indie Folk Set

Lily & Madeleine Deliver Vulnerable Indie Folk Set

By Oakley Burt, Arts Writer

November 16, 2019

Salt Lake City’s music scene comes alive on Friday nights with venues in the downtown area hosting a wide variety of artists. This Friday was no different at the quirky venue The State Room, boasting a sold-out show of indie folk artists including Penny & Sparrow and Lily & Madeleine. Sister...

Top 5 Concert Venues in SLC

Top 5 Concert Venues in SLC

By Oakley Burt, Arts Writer

October 22, 2019

  There’s nothing quite like seeing an artist perform live — the excitement and adrenaline coursing through your veins as you arrive at the venue. Concerts are life-changing, exhilarating and exciting escapes from reality that allow for a deeper connection with the artists and music. The...

The Band CAMINO Brings Candid and Optimistic Indie Pop to SLC

The Band CAMINO Brings Candid and Optimistic Indie Pop to SLC

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

October 3, 2019

Going to a concert on a Tuesday night might not seem like a typical choice — especially for college students in the middle of midterms — but this did not stop The Band CAMINO from taking to the stage of the Complex on Oct. 1 in front of a sold-out crowd. Self-described as “your mom’s favorite b...

Jesse McCartney Brings Nostalgia to Homecoming Week

Jesse McCartney Brings Nostalgia to Homecoming Week

By Oakley Burt, Arts Writer

September 26, 2019

On Wednesday night, University of Utah students were treated to a vibrant, energetic concert featuring Jesse McCartney and Dallas Wayde, as part of the U’s homecoming week.  Wayde, a local pop artist, opened for McCartney last night. He released his first album “So Young & So Damaged” in ...

Modest Mouse Shines with Relaxed Rock at Red Butte

Modest Mouse Shines with Relaxed Rock at Red Butte

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

September 21, 2019

On Sept. 20, Modest Mouse delivered a setlist ranging from ‘90s grunge to modern alternative rock at the Red Butte Garden Amphitheater. This venue, which can accomodate around 3,000 visitors, was sold out as locals rushed in to see Modest Mouse — an indie, alternative, rock and lo-fi band from Washin...

Artist of the Week: Ben Tufte

Artist of the Week: Ben Tufte

By Oakley Burt, Arts Writer

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, Arts Writer

September 11, 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, ...

Matt and Kim Bring Infectious Energy to Ogden Twilight

Matt and Kim Bring Infectious Energy to Ogden Twilight

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

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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