After a recent reordering of their lineup, Crook have surged the local scene with their thunderous, psychedelic-blues styling. Kirk Dath is the mainstay as vocalist, joined by Sarah Degraw, who learned how to play drums for the group. Ryan Arnold has joined as a second guitarist, and Kevin Schultz slays the bass. Their updated approach provides their followers with a new, exciting twist on their rough and sexy sound. … read more
January’s Localized starts our new year off with the classic rock lineup of Merchant Royal and Big Wild Wings, two of our fair town’s lovely femme-fronted projects. The evening gets an extra dash of feminine mystique with Night Wings opening the night.
Big Wild Wings decided to buck the trends hard by combining a kickass drummer in Chris Soper with a master synth-player in Tyler Hummel, topping it off with the captivating Lyndsi Austin as their lead vocalist on bass. Within the last year, the trio have become the alt/indie band to see in SLC, capping everything off with their debut full-length album, Speaking In Cursive, which came out in November. … read more