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Vérité Showcases Honest Heartbreak at Kilby Court

Vérite enchants at Kilby Court (Photo by Kate Button I The Daily Utah Chronicle)

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 ...

Pop-Cultured: The Expansive Experiments of Thom Yorke

(Illustration by Izzy Schlegel | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Weston Wood, Arts Writer

November 17, 2019

Thom Yorke’s angelic voice blasted alongside experimental guitars and synthesizers for six straight hours. Our car shook from the music and from 40 mph winds as we crossed the Arizona-Nevada border. I had never listened to Radiohead’s music. You can usually tell who has and who hasn’t — if they do li...

Lily & Madeleine Deliver Vulnerable Indie Folk Set

Lily & Madeleine (Photo by Oakley Burt | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Oakley Burt, Arts Editor

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...

June Audio Recording Studio Amplifies Utah’s Music Scene

(Courtesy of Wes Lachot Design Group | The Instrument Gallery)

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

November 15, 2019

In the heart of downtown Provo, there’s a curious yet modern-looking house. The outside is colored in various shades of blue, enclosed by a comforting yard and quaint, though if you look closely enough you can spot a few modern design elements. Don't let the humble exterior fool you — the interior house...

Top 5 Concert Venues in SLC

Top 5 Concert Venues in SLC

By Oakley Burt, Arts Editor

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...

Live Instrumental Energy from Judah & the Lion

Use of lights and smoke put on a show of their own during Judah & the Lion's concert at the Union Event Center. (Photo by Ray Gill | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

October 17, 2019

Judah & the Lion took on the relatively small stage at the Union Event Center in Salt Lake City with an impressive setup. From a wide range of instruments throughout their performance to a powerful light show, no corner of the stage was left without their distinctive energy. The trio Judah &...

The Band CAMINO Brings Candid and Optimistic Indie Pop to SLC

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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 performing at The U's homecoming concert.

By Oakley Burt, Arts Editor

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 ...

The Chronicle Playlist: Burt’s Fall Favorites

(Photo by: Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

By Oakley Burt, Arts Editor

September 20, 2019

  Fall is almost here, and if you’re like me, you’re probably starting to transition your playlist away from summer vibes. As much as I love summer music, I can’t help getting excited about the slower tempoed, relaxing and moody music that I associate with fall. This playlist feature...

Art Against Doom: Creative Activism in the Face of Climate Change

The artists and organizers of Art Against Doom gather together at Copper Palate Press to get ready for their Sept. 20 show. (Photo by Matt Gubler)

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

September 18, 2019

  If you've ever taken a course in the Carolyn and Kem Gardner Commons, perhaps you've seen a large installation — up on the second floor — of a quote from pop artist Andy Warhol printed along a wall of frozen clocks. It reads, “They always say time changes things, but you actually have...

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