Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin @ Metro Music Hall 11.14 

Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin @ Metro Music Hall 11.14 
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For tonight’s show, Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin performs the score to Suspiria live along with the film and then finished out the set with an adrenaline infused journey through some of Simonetti’s other compositions from scores to films like Deep Red, Dawn of the Dead, Demons and Phenomena.   … read more

The Story So Far @ The Complex 11.05 w/ Citizen, Movements, Turnover

The Story So Far @ The Complex 11.05 w/ Citizen,...
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November 5 made for an exciting Monday night in Salt Lake City as Movements, Citizen, Turnover and The Story So Far played a sold out show at The Complex. The energy was high, and I was excited to dive into a nostalgic evening, full of memories and familiar faces. … read more

Mike Peters and The Alarm @ The Commonwealth Room 11.02 

Mike Peters and The Alarm @ The Commonwealth Room 11.02 
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In August of 2017, Mike Peters, guitarist and vocalist of The Alarm, exited the stage of The State Room with a promise to return. He made good on that promise on Friday, Nov. 2 as the group returned to Salt Lake City to play The Commonwealth Room. … read more

Of Montreal @ Metro Music Hall 11.02 w/ Reptaliens

Of Montreal @ Metro Music Hall 11.02 w/ Reptaliens
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Of Montreal’s bombastic music and equally theatric (yet charmingly indie) stage performance made for a gleefully, fun gig. Their Friday night onstage may have been one of the most colorful performances Metro has seen in a while.  … read more

The Music of Mayhem and Murder: Pioneer Theatre Company’s Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street

The Music of Mayhem and Murder: Pioneer Theatre Company’s Sweeney...
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The perfect way to celebrate the fall season as we transition from summer’s roaring blaze to the last few dying embers of the year is seeing a morbidly, macabre musical that contains as much black humor as it does red blood. Pioneer Theatre Company has pulled out every stop for this production, that runs through Nov. 10, and it is not to missed. … read more

Larry and His Flask @ The State Room 10.14 w/ Austin Lucas and Chris Rios

Larry and His Flask @ The State Room 10.14 w/...
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Headlining the evening’s events, Larry and His Flask are a folk-punk explosion of melody. These five Oregon boys are an off-the-rails freight train—except while the manic energy and movement coming at you is wild and all over the place—their actual playing is studio tight. … read more

Basement @ Kilby Court 10.08 w/ Elder Brother, Pllush, Sunsleeper

Basement @ Kilby Court 10.08 w/ Elder Brother, Pllush, Sunsleeper
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October 8 was a brisk night, perfect for hoodies, beanies and jackets: the dress-code of the evening, no doubt. When I walked into Kilby Court, I was overwhelmed with a sense of nostalgia (a feeling that would frequent throughout the show), as I anticipated seeing Basement live for the first time. … read more

Review: Zombie Thoughts

Review: Zombie Thoughts
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Zombie Thoughts is. Put on by Plan-B Production Company, Jennifer A. Kokai co-authored Zombie Thoughts with her then, nine (now 11) year-old son, Oliver Kokai-Means. It’s an interactive play for children about helping characters in a video game. … read more

Ryley Walker @ Kilby Court 09.28 w/ Health&Beauty

Ryley Walker @ Kilby Court 09.28 w/ Health&Beauty
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When Ryley Walker took the stage, he briefly said hello before diving into material from his latest album, Deafman Glance, which is one of my faves from this year so far. He started with “Telluride Speed,” a great choice from the album and a perfect beginning to our evening together. … read more

Brad Collins Benefit Show @ Super Top Secret 09.21

Brad Collins Benefit Show @ Super Top Secret 09.21
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Since Brad Collins has done so much for his scene, the community decided that it was time to come together and give back to the “godfather of SLC punk.” The benefit show for Collins took place at Super Top Secret on Sept. 21, and it lit up Edison Street with punk rock fun.

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