VICTOR WOOTEN BAND, THE STATE ROOM, Monday, Feb. 11, 8 p.m., Sold Out
Simply put and without overstating things, Victor Wooten is one badass mofo. You might know him as part of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, but the multi-talented Wooten also lends his considerable skills to his own Victor Wooten Band, a project that allows him to showcase more than his incredible bass-playing skills--skills that made him a three-time "Bassist of the Year" recipient from Bass Player Magazine. His own band allows him to showcase his chops as a composer and arranger, as well as a none-too-shabby vocalist on occasion, and the live shows are astounding feats of musicianship from Wooten and cohorts. This gig is sold out, but it might be worth your while to show up at The State Room and hope for a release of some last-minute tickets. It's the best way to spend a Monday night that we've had in SLC in a spell.