SLUG Magazine


Line of Sight Alleycat and Premiere

An alleycat preceded the Salt Lake screening of Lucas Brunelle's Line of Sight, Presented by Velo CIty Bags, Cycling Utah, SLUG Magazine, Salty Spokes and Saturday Cycles, and hosted by Point Six Productions. Proceeds benefitted the Salt Lake Bicycle Collective.

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

Aug. 2-Aug. 5, outdoor enthusiasts from across the country descended on Salt Lake City for the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. Companies as well known as North Face and Marmot shared space with smaller, start-up companies. Outdoor junkies pedaled their goods and networked with eachother during the four day event.

Summer of Death at Crossroads Skatepark

The Summer of Death Skate Contest series kicked off this year on July 14, 2012 at Crossroads in Ogden.

Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival 07.04

Nampa, ID hosted the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival this Fourth of July, including bands Whitechapel, As I Lay Dying, Motorhead, Slayer, and more.  Photos by Megan Kennedy

Velo Weekend 06.29-06.30

Velo Weekend 2012 was a two day urban cycling event spanning over June 29-30 in Salt Lake City. The second annual event was organized by Velo City Bags and included Critical Mass, tall bike jousting, fixed-gear freestyle competition, sprints and more. For more info on the event, go to Photos by Jake Vivori

The Garage on Beck Employee Benefit Show @ The Stateroom

 On Saturday, June 23, 2012 friends, family and supporters of the Garage on Beck went to The State Room for an employee fundraiser.  Thanks to Morgan Snow for gathering The Trappers, The Folkadots, Triggers and Slips, Candy's River House and Spell Talk, who played amazing sets to raise money for the Garage's employees. The friendly faces of Nate Sandberg and Mackie Ballard, who work at the Garage on Beck, were behind the bar pouring benefit attendees some tasty drinks. Photos: Jake Vivori 

Go Skate Day 2012

June 21 is Go Skate Day, encouraging kids to pick up a skateboard and go outside. Most skaters don't need a special day to skate––they skate every day. Nonetheless, it's a great excuse to get together with the homies and hit the streets. This year, there were a ton of Go Skate Day events all over the valley––these are just the few we made it to.

Utah Arts Festival Musical Performances 06.23-24

Days three and four of the Utah Arts Festival, featuring live performances from The Joe Jordan Experiment, SLAPercussion, The Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash, Laserfang and more...   Photos by Megan Kennedy

September Daily Calendar

  • Motionless In White @ In The Venue
  • Joan Sebastian, Los Tigres del Norte @ Maverik Center
  • Left Alone, Drunk As Shit, The Jail City Rockers, Version 2, The Hi-Fi Murder, Jennifer Shaw @ Metro
  • Happy Birthday, Bree Wiggins!
  • Rose's Pawn Shop, Cory Mon, Six Feet In The Pine @ Kilby
  • Tuesday Farmer's Market @ Pioneer Park
  • Spy Hop 801 Sessions @ Shred Shed
  • Il Songo Del Marinaio, Kiiing Tiger @ Urban
  • Happy Birthday, Michael Portanda!
  • Snow Wite, Nu Depth, Red Onion Purple, Refal Winter @ Burt's
  • Pinback, Tera Melos @ Depot
  • The Rhythm Combo @ Garage
  • Michael Dallin @ Hog Wallow
  • Lily Kershaw, Bobby Bazini, Tayor Berrett @ Kilby
  • Big Shiny Geek Show Pub Quiz @ Lucky 13
  • Ryanhood, The Stars & Two, Corbin Dillingham @ Shred Shed
  • The Band Of Heathens, Ghostowne @ State Room
  • Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Ugly Valley Boys @ Urban
  • Creativity in Focus - Watermark @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts
  • Happy Birthday, Alex Springer!
  • Happy Birthday, Mike Riedel!
  • Happy Birthday, Zac Freeman!
  • Baby Gurl, Yaktooth, Armed For Apocalypse @ Bar Deluxe
  • A Sea of Glass, Henry Wade @ Burt's
  • Mark Chaney & The Garage All Stars @ Garage
  • Morgan Snow @ Hog Wallow
  • K.Flay, Night Riots, Better Taste Bureau @ Kilby
  • Fit For An Autopsy, Consumed By Silence, It's Awake, Ten Plagues, Cities of Desolation @ Loading Dock
  • Batty Blue, Tomten, Matt Rapp @ Muse Music
  • The Chickadee Society: Rocks & Gems @ Natural History Museum
  • Fly Moon Royalty, The Gallery, Brain Detergent, Attack The Sunset, Durandal @ Shred Shed
  • TR/ST, Crater @ Urban
  • Salt Lake City Comedy Carnivale @ Various Venues
  • Happy Birthday, Alexander Ortega!
  • Tom Bennett, Jonathan Warren, Candid Coyote @ ABG's
  • Doc Severinsen @ Abravanel
  • Landon Bench @ Barrel Room
  • Lake Effect @ Bayou
  • Grits Green @ Brewskis
  • Storms, Die Off, Tiger Fang, Breaux, Turbochugg @ Burt's
  • Interpol, Rey Pila @ Depot
  • Miss DJ Lux @ Downstairs
  • Moxie @ Garage
  • Candy's River House @ Hog Wallow
  • La Roux, Midnight Magic @ In The Venue
  • Glass Animals, Rome Fortune @ Kilby
  • Little People, Roboclip, Synaesthetic @ Lo-Fi Cafe
  • Bombshell Academy @ Mestizo
  • Redlands, When The Fight Started, Betty Hates Everything, My Private Island, Berlin Breaks @ Metro
  • Folk Hogan, Awkward Anonymous, Scrap Kids, Saliva Plath & the Spits @ Muse Music
  • Colt 46 @ Outlaw Saloon
  • WFTDA Division 1 Playoffs @ Salt Palace
  • WE, Dine Krew, Malev Da Shinobi @ Shred Shed
  • Moon Taxi, Tumbleweed Wanderers @ State Room
  • Sugar House Farmer's Market @ Sugarmont Plaza
  • Perfume Genius, Big Wild Wings @ Urban
  • Blake Shelton, The Band Perry, Dan + Shay, Neal McCoy @ USANA
  • Salt Lake City Comedy Carnivale @ Various Venues
  • The National Parks, Emily Brown, June Cat @ Velour
  • A Sea Of Glass, Little Barefoot, James Shepard @ Why Sound
  • Black Anvil @ Woodshed
  • Doc Severinsen @ Abravanel
  • Fetish Ball @ Area 51
  • The Number Ones @ Bayou
  • Agent Orange, In The Whale, LHAW, The Avenues @ Burt's
  • DJ Loczi @ Downstairs
  • Highjack’d, Timone @ Elevate
  • X96's Big Ass Show @ Gallivan Center
  • Kay Maire, Rhythm Combo @ Garage
  • Brian Thurber @ Hog Wallow
  • DJ Bl3nd, Triad Dragons @ In The Venue
  • Steel & Colfax, Brandon Clove @ Jazzy's
  • Great Interstate, Allred, The North Valley @ Kilby
  • The Amity Affliction, For The Fallen Dreams, Obey The Brave, Favorite Weapon, Exotype @ Loading Dock
  • Little Barefoot, A Sea of Glass, Paul Travis, Mainstream @ Muse Music
  • HawkWatch: Birds in the Lab!; Bug Brigade; Horse Collage Artist Workshop @ Natural History Museum
  • Colt 46 @ Outlaw Saloon
  • Tritonal, Atrophia @ Park City Live
  • The Sarod Project, Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Khan, Ayaan Ali Khan @ Peery's Egyptian Theatre
  • Downtown Farmer's Market @ Pioneer Park
  • The Summer Flea @ Salt Lake Equestrian Park
  • WFTDA Division 1 Playoffs @ Salt Palace
  • Whirr, Wasatch Fault, Worst Friends @ Shred Shed
  • Lazlo & The Dukes, Otter Creek @ South Valley Unitarian
  • Ty Segall, La Luz, Max Pain & The Groovies @ Urban
  • The Australian Pink Floyd Show @ USANA
  • Salt Lake City Comedy Carnivale @ Various Venues
  • Colors Of House, Jesse Walker, Mike Sandoval @ Zest