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April 801 Sessions

Wednesday, April 23rd

The April 801 Sessions: The Pelicants, The Blue Aces and Murphy Jackson April 23rd at The Shred Shed SLC. 

Spy Hop Annual Benefit: Write The Future

Thursday, April 24th

Help us to write the words to a future we can all live in – support Spy Hop and our mission to transform the lives of young people so they are prepared for the 21st century. April 24, 2014 at 6:00 – 9:00pm at Infinity Event Center! 

Acoustic West Concert Seres: Barbaloot Suitz

Friday, April 25th

Acoustic West Concert Series presents Barbaloot Suitz Friday April 25 at Mestizo Gallery!   

The Mandate Press Yard Sale

Saturday, April 26th

It feels like it's time for lemonade and lawn chairs, that's why The Mandate Press is having a yard sale! 

Rooftop Concert Series: Desert Noises, The National Parks, Strange Family

Friday, May 2nd

The Rooftop Concert Series returns with another free monthly concert, held on the top floor of the Provo Town Square Parking Terrace.

Better Taste Bureau's Album Release

Saturday, May 3rd

Don’t miss Better Taste Bureau’s album release, Saturday, May 3, 2014 at The Complex. Featuring Luna Lune, Solar Suit and Mimi Knowles, this is one local show you won’t want to miss!

And the Banned Played on

Saturday, May 3rd

Plan-B Theatre's celebration of the First Amendment returns to the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center on May 3! 

West Elm and Craft Lake City Present the DIY Workshop Series Cake Decorating with Megan Whittaker of Noisette

Thursday, May 8th

Back by popular demand! Cake Decorating with Megan Whittaker of Noisette! She makes fancy fresh treats from scratch such as macaroons, creamy caramels and marshmallows. Megan is a seasoned cake decorator ready to show you the tricks of the trade at West Elm SLC. 

SLUG Localized: Famous Relatives, Conquer Monster, Mkaio

Saturday, May 10th

SLUG Magazine is proud to bring you "Localized," an all-local showcase in downtown SLC!

Wasatch Roller Derby

Saturday, May 10th

Wasatch Roller Derby: Salt Flat Fallouts vs. Hot Wheelers at Derby Depot May 10! 

Living Traditions Festival

Friday, May 16th - Sunday, May 18th, 2014

 2014 Living Traditions Festival, a celebration of Salt Lake's folk and ethnic arts! 

UTA Bike Bonanza

Friday, May 16th

It’s time for UTA’s 19th Annual Bike Bonanza. Come celebrate with us at Gallivan Plaza on Friday, May 16, and enjoy an afternoon of fun for the entire family, including exciting giveaways, local music, children’s events, free food and more.

Craft Lake City Artist Workshop Series Presents Wind Chimes With Jessica Thesing

Saturday, May 17th

Jessica Thesing, a Craft Lake City board member will teach each student how to make one set of wind chimes by rolling out clay slabs and forming each chime using a shape cutter or by hand. The chimes will be glazed and fired and ready to pick up! 

The 100 Show

Saturday, May 17th

The AIGA 100 Show Gala is one evening you won't want to miss. AIGA is celebrating 25 years as a local chapter and 100 years as a national organization, this event will honor the amazing (and growing) talent of designers we have in our community. 

May 801 Sessions

Wednesday, May 21st

The May 801 Sessions: Mad Max and the Wild Ones + Fission Breakers May 21st at The Shred Shed SLC. 

Metro Presents the Second Annual SLUG Cat!

Saturday, May 24th

SLUG Magazine is proud to announce the Second annual SLUG Cat presented by Metro Bar, in conjunction with the release of May’s Bike issue, out May 24, 2014.

Get Into the River Festival

Saturday, May 31st

The Get Into The River Festival, presented by Wells Fargo, is a collaborative effort seeking to highlight the Jordan River & Parkway, as well as bring our community together to conserve and celebrate this open space treasure.

Crucialfest 2014

Wednesday, June 4th - Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Crucialfest 4 runs June 4-7, 2014. Showcases at Urban Lounge, Shred Shed, Bar Deluxe, Club Metro, Burt's Tiki Lounge, Wasted Space, AFLA Art Garden. 8 Shows, 50 bands in all!

2014 Utah Pride Festival

Thursday, June 5th - Sunday, June 8th, 2014

The Utah Pride Festival is excited to announce the theme for the 2014 festival: “Love Equals Love.”

Ghouls and Dolls A Queer Pride Pageant

Thursday, June 5th

The Bad Kids and SLUG Magazine present Ghouls and Dolls A Queer Pride Pageant June 5th at Metro Bar featuring performances by up and coming locals! 

West Elm and Craft Lake City Present Shooting Polaroid Film With Jacob Nuttall of Acme Camera

Thursday, June 12th

Shooting with Polaroid film is quickly becoming a lost art. Learn the skills you need to keep the craft alive! Jacob will be teaching all about Polaroids and Polaroid dilm, giving participants the chance to point and shoot their own photos to take home.

Utah Arts Festival

Thursday, June 26th - Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Art Fans Unite! The 2014 Utah Arts Festival will transform Downtown’s Library and Washington Squares into a four-day playground for art lovers June 26-29.

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  • Birding @ Red Butte
  • Temples, Drowners @ Urban
  • Mary Roach: Reading & Signing @ Weller Book Works
  • Iron Reagan, Occultist, Year Of The Wolf, Tough Tittie @ Gino's
  • Beware The Darkness, Kiss Me Kill Me, The Paper Guns, Blinded By Truth @ Lo-Fi Cafe
  • Silversyde, Burn The Gallows, Charlatan, Acclimate Theory @ Loading Dock
  • Leaders, Approach The Throne, Of Ivy & Ashes, Constellations, Ten Plagues, Cries Of The Captives @ Mojos
  • Bellows @ Shred Shed
  • Graveyard, Bombus @ Urban
  • Predatory Light, Winterlore, Moon Of Delirium @ Bar Deluxe
  • Utah County Swillers @ Garage
  • Danny Shafer @ Hog Wallow
  • Fortunate Youth, True Press @ Lo-Fi Cafe
  • Big Shiny Geek Show Pub Quiz @ Lucky 13
  • Cast Out, Right Hook @ Mojos
  • Kill Lincoln, Bombshell Academy, Show Me Island @ MusicGarage
  • 801 Sessions: The Pelicants, The Blue Aces, Murphy Jackson @ Shred Shed
  • Micky & The Motorcars, Triggers & Slips @ State Room
  • Faster Pussycat, Red Light Saints, SevenTKing @ The Royal
  • The Raven & The Writing Desk, Hectic Hobo, Allison Martin @ Bar Deluxe
  • Restless Heart @ Egyptian Theatre
  • Mark Chaney & The Garage All Stars @ Garage
  • Talia Keys, Gemini Mind @ Hog Wallow
  • Spy Hop Annual Benefit: Write The Future @ Infinity
  • Wild & Scenic Film Festival @ Jim Santy Auditorium
  • Rags & Ribbons, The Kings Solar, Cade Walker @ Kilby
  • J. Craig Venter: Life At The Speed Of Light @ Kingsbury
  • Lindsay Saunders, Claire Grayson, Founder @ Muse Music
  • Ririe-Woodbury: Accelerate @ Rose Wagner
  • Captives, Wearing Thin, No Sun @ Shred Shed
  • Poor Man's Whiskey @ State Room
  • Open Air Stereo, Miggs @ The Royal
  • Hunter Hayes, Danielle Bradbery, Dan + Shay @ UCCU Center
  • Mobb Deep, Concise Kilgore, DJ Juggy @ Urban
  • South Paw, Danger Kids @ Velour
  • Corey Christiansen Trio @ Why Sound
  • Ed Hubble Band @ Willie's
  • God's Revolver, Die Off, Emerald Tablets @ ABG's
  • Tchaikovsky's Suite No.3 @ Abravanel
  • King Niko, SynAesthetic @ Bar Deluxe
  • Chalula @ Bayou
  • Lady Legs @ Brewskis
  • DJ Dolph @ Downstairs
  • Restless Heart @ Egyptian Theatre
  • Re-Framing Mental Health @ Evergreen Framing
  • Swede Sheiks, Bad Brad Wheeler @ Garage
  • The Lunchbox @ Jim Santy Auditorium
  • Dark Seas, Breakers, Red Telephone @ Kilby
  • Disforia, Visigoth, Sonic Prophecy, Helvetica Scenario @ Lo-Fi Cafe
  • Tom Bennett, Michael Cundick @ lokals
  • Barbaloot Suitz @ Mestizo
  • Goodgrape, Slyfox, Baker Street Blues Band @ Mojos
  • Starr Saunders, Nikki Forova @ Muse Music
  • Rattlesnake Wine @ Outlaw Saloon
  • And I The Lion @ Shred Shed
  • Natural Roots, 2 ½ White Guys, The Sarah B Band, Show Me Island @ State Room
  • Bombshell Academy, Autumn Eclipse @ The Royal
  • Giraffula, Birthday Bash, The North Valley, Palace of Buddies, Uinta @ Urban
  • Park City's Last Friday Gallery Stroll @ Various Galleries
  • Driver Out, The Chronicle Trio, My New Mistress @ Why Sound
  • Sugartown Alley, Hectic Hobo @ Woodshed
  • Tchaikovsky's Suite No.3 @ Abravanel
  • Fetish Ball @ Area 51
  • Shadow Play @ Bar Deluxe
  • The Number Ones @ Bayou
  • Frankie J. Grande, Lovey James, Christian Collins, Keenen Cahill @ Complex
  • Downlink, Dieselboy, Jonny Law, Gameboy Dan @ Depot
  • Chris Kennedy @ Downstairs
  • Brewer & Shipley @ Egyptian Theatre
  • Contra Dancing, Loose Shoes @ First Unitarian Church
  • Jessica Wilkes & The Wyatt Trash Trio @ Garage
  • JCRD: Loco-Motives vs. Gallatin Roller Girlz; Trainwrecks vs. Jackson Hole Juggernauts @ Golden Spike Arena
  • Rick Gerber Band @ Hog Wallow
  • Manchester Orchestra @ In The Venue
  • Oscar D'Leon @ Infinity
  • The Lunchbox @ Jim Santy Auditorium
  • Omeed The Nag, Dusk Raps, House Of Lewis, Gryzzlee Beats, ConRad, Cannibal J DM, MC Noetic, DJ Vagif @ Kilby
  • Earth Jam 2014 @ Liberty Park
  • Da Mafia 6ix, Twisted Insane, Whitney Peyton, Sozay, Alan Winkle, etc. @ Lo-Fi Cafe
  • No Safe Way Home, Stories Of Ambition, Search Lights, Our City Skyline, Constellations @ Loading Dock
  • No Safe Home, Stories of Ambition, Constellations, Approach The Throne, Emerald Tablets @ Loading Dock
  • Morgan Thomas Band @ Mojos
  • Break Of Reality @ Murray Theater
  • Navajo Rug Auction @ Natural History Museum
  • Rattlesnake Wine @ Outlaw Saloon
  • Trees Are Terrific @ Red Butte
  • Leopold & His Fiction @ Shred Shed
  • AUDL: Salt Lake Lions vs. San Jose Spiders @ Taylorsville High
  • Bombay Bicycle Club, Royal Canoe @ Urban
  • Solarsuit, Mr. Smith, Great Interstate @ Velour
  • Truth Of Fiction @ Why Sound