Polytype Album Release Party @ Velour 02.01

Release party for the debut album from Provo group, Polytype, with Mideau and Lake Island at Velour Live Music Gallery. Despite the cold, the line stretched down the block well before doors open, many of whom had yet to hear Polytype's Basic//Complex i

Pinback @ The Depot 01.26

01.26 – Pinback plays The Depot with special guests, Judgement Day. Check out the exclusive SLUG Mag review here!

2013 Saga Outdoor Retailers Party @ Urban Lounge 01.26

Saga Outerwear presents Sweatshop Union & The Leisure Gang featuring Ray Black, Def3, and opening DJ Chase On Two for Outdoor Retailers closing party @ Urban Lounge Saturday, January 26, 2013. Photos by Jake Vivori

“Last Rush for the Wild West: Tar Sands?” Benefit @ The Mixx 01.25

Anthony Motto aka DJ EyeAM hosted a fundraising event for Jennifer Ekstrom’s film project, “Last Rush for the Wild West: Tar Sands?”––currently in production with filming set to finish this summer. Motto gathered Salt Lake artists and performers at The Mixx, 615 West 100 South. “The state of Utah is in a unique position to help the United States establish policies that will regulate how its citizens extract, transport, consume and burn fossil fuels,” Ekstrom said.  

Fashion At Sundance: The Right Way

Every year, thousands of people flock to Park City to get a glimpse of a celebrity at the Sundance Film Festival, to party the night away in an exclusive club, or to get “discovered.” For a local, this means some of the best people watching of the year, and fashion that makes you stop in your tracks – and not always in a good way. It has become a joke among many locals describing “Sundance Black” as the classic look for the Sundance goer, but let’s explore the right way to get noticed far from the traditional all black, furry boots and skinny jeans. -- Heidi Gress (

Sundance Film Festival 2013 After Party

In addition to a slew of promising indie films, the Sundance film festival also brings the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, all packed into every nook and cranky of Main Street, Park City like a makeshift Las Vegas strip. We chose a few highlights from our favorites. Photos: Esther Meroño 

SLUG Games: Revenge of the Nerds Presented by Scion, Uinta Brewing and Busch Beer @ Brighton 01.19

Local skiers and snowboarders rallied to Brighton Resort on Saturday, Jan. 19 for the annual SLUG Games amateur ski and snowboard contest. 

Tribal Seeds, Stick Figure @ The Depot 01.18

Tribal Seeds performed at The Depot with Stick Figure opening up the night to a full house and great music on Jan. 18 in Salt Lake City.