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Modest Mouse Shines with Relaxed Rock at Red Butte

Modest Mouse Shines with Relaxed Rock at Red Butte

By Kate Button

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

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, ...

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 ...

Roselit Bone Will Bring Desert Punk to SLC

Roselit Bone Will Bring Desert Punk to SLC

By Kate Button

July 28, 2019

  Roselit Bone — a genre-bending band from the Pacific Northwest — released their third album, “Crisis Actor,” on July 19, 2019. In conjunction with this release, the band is embarking on a tour of the western United States. Roselit Bone’s trademarks of emotional honesty, rock intensity and broken down re...

Indie Duo Matt and Kim Prepare for the Ogden Twilight Concert Series

Indie Duo Matt and Kim Prepare for the Ogden Twilight Concert Series

By Kate Button

July 21, 2019

  The Brooklyn-based electronic dance-punk duo Matt and Kim released their latest album “Almost Everyday” in May 2018. This album marks the duo’s sixth studio album. The two — Matt Johnson on keys and Kim Schifino on drums — have consistently released music since 2009 and the pair h...

Brutally Honest Rock Band Badflower is Coming to SLC

Brutally Honest Rock Band Badflower is Coming to SLC

By Palak Jayswal

July 12, 2019

  California-based hard-rock band Badflower released their debut album “OK, I’M SICK” just five months ago. Now, with the same electrifying honesty that defines their music, the four-member band is taking on the world this summer as they tour with rock band Shinedown. The album speaks on ...

The 1975’s Concert Captivates Crowds of Devoted Fans

The 1975’s Concert Captivates Crowds of Devoted Fans

By Hannah Keating

May 12, 2019

On tour for their latest album “A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships,” The 1975 played at the UCCU Center at Utah Valley University on April 29. For most of their set, the power filling the arena was electric as the band played some of their biggest hits with some smaller fan favorites. T...

Kilby Court’s 20th Anniversary: A Celebration of Local Music

Kilby Court’s 20th Anniversary: A Celebration of Local Music

By Hannah Keating

May 5, 2019

  Salt Lake’s oldest all-ages venue is turning 20 in just a few days. Kilby Court, whose intimate garage feel attracts artists of all musical genres, presents its own anniversary celebration with an all-day block party. Kicking off on May 11th, the block party aims to be a massive celebratio...

The Modern Dance Student Concert is Visually Captivating and Powerful

The Modern Dance Student Concert is Visually Captivating and Powerful

By Hannah Keating

April 2, 2019

  There is something incredibly important about student-led work. It’s a culmination of all the training in an arts degree — proving an ability to not only do the work that someone hands to you, but to develop and shape your own creations. With the help of fine arts funding grants and th...

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