Alex Blackburn

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Tash Takes Red Butte

With the warmth of the day slipping away with the setting of the sun, Red Butte was packed with an unusually young crowd sporting backward baseball caps, beardless faces and the faint...

A Not-so Modest Showing for Modest Mouse

Clearly the rain clouds the sky were unsuccessful in their attempts to dissuade concert-goers from the highly anticipated Modest Mouse concert at Red Butte last Friday. The venue was packed! While the...

Review: The Boz at the Butte

I was a bit surprised as I walked in to Red Butte last Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. For a show that supposedly hadn’t sold out, Boz Scaggs appeared have to packed the...

The Boz is Back in Town

What: Boz Scaggs with Jeff LeBlanc When: Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 Where: Red Butte Garden Amphitheater How: Tickets and info here Boz Scaggs. You read that right; the very same Boz Scaggs who released the seminal...

Gary Clark Jr. Brings It at Red Butte

Red Butte was at maximum capacity on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, because every direction I looked families, students, hipsters and "Wine:30" types filled my vision. For once, the concert actually started exactly...

Gov’t Mule Melts Faces at Red Butte

It’s not often I get to go to a show with only one band on the ticket, so I was particularly excited to discover exactly one band, Gov’t Mule (AKA Mule), on...

Gov’t Mule Rides into Red Butte

What: Gov't Mule When: Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 Where: Red Butte Garden Amphiteatre Tickets and info here. Get ready for phasers (not the Star Trek kind), fiery guitar solos, and an abundance of dress shirts over...

Umphrey’s McGee Melts Faces at Red Butte

If you believe what a crowd wears to a concert is a good indicator of the band’s vibe, then you’ll know why I was pleased to see so much tie-dye at the...

Alex Blackburn

Salt Lake magazine readers enjoy six issues a year of Utah’s premiere magazine. Subscribe or pick up a copy to find the best of life in Utah.