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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 ...

Alt-Country Band American Aquarium comes to the Metro Music Hall

Alt-Country Band American Aquarium comes to the Metro Music Hall

By Alison Myers

June 19, 2019

  Maturing as an artist comes with a clearer sense of one's place in the world and the audience one reaches. For BJ Barham, the leader of the alternative-country band American Aquarium, this evolution also comes with a hearty album that generates continuous pride. Almost a year later, Barham...

The Chronicle Playlist: Singing into Summertime

The Chronicle Playlist: Singing into Summertime

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 3, 2019

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4MDKNmpLKcUg4FetOQlKuk?si=NAbZndxBRWeCV-YuVQCwBQ As the semester comes to an end, it’s time to shed the stress and remember what it feels like to stay up late and not have to worry about projects, papers and exams. The days are getting longer and hotter a...

‘Dialogues Des Carmelites’ Tells the Story of Strong Women in the Face of Fear

‘Dialogues Des Carmelites’ Tells the Story of Strong Women in the Face of Fear

By Hannah Keating

April 21, 2019

  The University of Utah Lyric Opera Ensemble and Utah Philharmonia presented Francis Poulenc's opera in three acts "Dialogues des Carmelites" at Kingsbury Hall from April 19 to 20. "Dialogues des Carmelites" follows heroine Blanche de la Force, a young woman who joins a convent during the Reig...

Smile, it’s Happy Hour: Our Favorite SLC Discount Dives

Smile, it’s Happy Hour: Our Favorite SLC Discount Dives

By Abigail Raasch

March 31, 2019

  As college students forging our own paths, one big step towards “adulting” is making our own food. I try my best to prep meals and then try cooking when I get home. But with a college class schedule and homework load, my food options usually land on coffee, chips and take-out or delivery....

Tiny Desk Contest Gives Student Artists a Platform

Tiny Desk Contest Gives Student Artists a Platform

By Palak Jayswal

March 26, 2019

  Since 2008, National Public Radio (NPR) has hosted the beloved concert series “Tiny Desk Contest,” which showcases undiscovered artists from all genres. The contest branches from the Tiny Desk Concert, where famous musicians perform a short, intimate set in the NPR offices. The conceit...

Loveloud Foundation Announces 3rd Annual Music Festival

Loveloud Foundation Announces 3rd Annual Music Festival

By Palak Jayswal

March 21, 2019

  Last week the LOVELOUD foundation announced the lineup for their 2019 festival, which will take place on June 29 at the USANA Amphitheatre in West Valley City. It will be the third annual festival hosted by this organization.  The lineup for this year’s festival includes Kesha as the head...

Gordon and Connie Hanks: The Hearts of Jazz in SLC

Gordon and Connie Hanks: The Hearts of Jazz in SLC

By Palak Jayswal

March 7, 2019

  Gordon and Connie Hanks live, breathe and love jazz music. They are appropriately dubbed “icons of the Salt Lake jazz community” and have been working their entire lives to bring wonderful music to life here in the area. Both alumni of the University of Utah, the Hanks are the force an...

The Chronicle Playlist: Oldies but Goodies

The Chronicle Playlist: Oldies but Goodies

By Palak Jayswal

March 5, 2019

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4O5eCAXBLbccJhxQh1Pkej?si=ci_8jj0FQeOMHFwGVcdKvQ Every day is a great day to play old music and get things done. With this in mind, we wanted to make a playlist of timeless songs that are sure to make you smile. Some are from long ago and some are more recent, but they all have the same effect. Here are some oldies, bu...

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