Mere birthright alone doth not a Utahn create. What makes a true local? We say it is not the number of years you've lived within Zion's borders, but rather the zeal with which you explore all our state has to offer. If you're new, or if you're questioning your right to citizenship, we're here to help, with this refresher course. Check back for another to check off your list.
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It turns out the true alternative nexus, the cutting-edge of music in the Beehive . . . is in Utah County. Corey Fox’s Velour hosts open mic nights, roots rock, indie, alt-pop and local bands—all new and local music you’ve probably never heard. Yet.
135 North University Ave., Provo, 801-818-2263, velourlive.com
March 13: Coin In the Sea CD release, Nate Noble, John Lane, The Sash (indie-folk)
March 14: Cory Mon CD release with Wes Kirkpatrick (Chicago), Jessica Bassett (roots-rock)
March 15: Westward the Tide CD release with Luna Lune, Young & Old (Americana)
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