Music

Review: Tedeschi Trucks Band

Red Butte favorites  Trucks Band rolled into town on Sunday for the last night of their Wheels of Soul tour; they did not disappoint. The sold out crowd were presented with almost four...

Preview: Michael Franti & Spearhead at Red Butte

Peace, love, and dreadlocks -- and Utah's all in. Michael Franti & Spearhead will play to a sold-out crowd Tuesday night at Red Butte Gardens. The show is part of Franti's American/European...

Preview: Culture Club at Red Butte

On Monday night Salt Lake's 80s music summer continues with Culture Club at Red Butte Garden. Yes, that Culture Club. “Karma Chameleon,” Culture Club. “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me,” Culture Club....

Review: Los Lobos at The State Room

I've seen Los Lobos play a few times, each time as an opener—once for Steve Earle at Red Butte, once for Alejandro Escovedo at Deer Valley. And it always seemed to me...

Preview: Tedeschi Trucks

Tedeschi Trucks Band bring their eagerly anticipated Wheels of Soul tour to Red Butte amphitheater this Sunday Evening, in support of their recent Let Me Get By album release. Led by Derek Trucks, ranked number...

Review: Weird Al at Red Butte

I go to a lot of concerts at Red Butte Garden—as the music editor at this publication, it's a job requirement. So, I have seen Red Butte crowds at lots of different...

Preview: Los Lobos at the State Room

If all you know about Los Lobos is their cover of Ritchie Valens' “La Bamba,” we need to talk. In 1973 David Hidalgo and Louie Perez met in high school in and bonded...

Concert preview: Weird Al Yankovic at Red Butte

It all started with “My Bologna.” And after that, a career that spans four decades, winning the hearts of every adolescent boy in the process. Indeed, Weird Al Yankovic's career has been built...

Review: Florida Georgia Line at Usana

It seems that concerts are always a “hit or miss” type of deal for me. No matter how much I love the band, it seems their concerts are either bursting with energy,...

Review: Gary Clark Jr.

Sunday saw the return to Salt Lake of blues guitarist Gary Clark Jr. in a show that had the Red Butte crowd on their feet from the moment he took the stage Salt...

Review: John Paul White at The State Room

“Whiplash.” That's how John Paul White described what the audience would get from his The State Room show Sunday night as he went from mellow acoustic to raucously loud in one song. But...

Beethoven Festival in Park City

The secret to the festival’s continued success is simple — present standard repertoire side by side with overlooked works, all played by veteran musicians as well as rising young stars.

Review: The Church and Psychedelic Furs at The Complex

Call it the summer of the 80s in SLC. Salt Lake audiences, by the end of the summer, will have seen shows by The Cure, Howard Jones and OMD, Blondie, Culture Club, Tears...

Preview: Gary Clark Jr. at Red Butte

This evening (Sunday) sees blues guitarist Gary Clark Jr. pitching up at Red Butte Garden for a sold-out show to support his latest album The Story of Sonny Boy Slim. Clark certainly has...

Staff Picks: Psychedelic Furs and The Church, Chocolate and Old Dominion

Salt Lake magazine staff members know the hottest events in the Beehive. Here’s what we’ll be up to this weekend.

Review: Willie Nelson and Family at Red Butte

Sometimes clarity comes in the strangest places. On the same evening that—for the first time ever—a woman was accepting the nomination of a major political party for the office of President of...
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