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

Utah Underground Compilation Release Shows 3 & 4 @ The Underground & Metro with Establish, PXR, Threar, Exes, Hemwick, Seven Daggers, Hero Double Zero, LSDO 08.02-04

Utah Underground Compilation Release Shows 3 & 4 @ The...
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What began as a Facebook post brought the underground community together to reach a common goal and resulted in a compilation CD and four shows to back it up. I’m truly thankful that I could experience it all firsthand, and I can’t wait for what’s next. … read more

Kimbra @ Metro 05.23 with Son Lux

Kimbra @ Metro 05.23 with Son Lux
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Australia and New Zealand pop-Motown-R&B phenom Kimbra Lee Johnson and New York indie-electronic trio Son Lux made an odd yet delightful bill for the Metro stage Wednesday night. … read more

SLAY SLC: Celebrating Ball Culture in the Beehive State

SLAY SLC: Celebrating Ball Culture in the Beehive State
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Co-hosting the event will be Tia Aiono, waacking and dance Millennium Dance Complex instructor, along with nightlife enthusiast and manager/bartender of Metro, Michael Elliott. The two friends have combined their love for dance, SLC’s queer community and entertainment to bring a unique experience to the local scene. … read more

Front 242 @ Metro 04.21 with Contaminated Intelligence

Front 242 @ Metro 04.21 with Contaminated Intelligence
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Front 242’s studio recordings are primal, but their live performance lifts the material to a completely different level. … read more

Catching the Man: Patrick Codenys of Front 242

Catching the Man: Patrick Codenys of Front 242
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On Saturday, April 21, the legendary electronic body music pioneers and former Wax Trax! label artists Front 242 will return to Utah and perform at Metro Music Hall. … read more

KRS-One @ Metro Music Hall 01.21 with Ocelot, IVIE, Eneeone

KRS-One @ Metro Music Hall 01.21 with Ocelot, IVIE, Eneeone
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I once saw KRS-One at Bricks, long ago. I think he was touring for Kristyles, marking the first time I ever saw the Blast Master perform live. And it was absolutely amazing. … read more

Gary Numan @ Metro Music Hall 12.20

Gary Numan @ Metro Music Hall 12.20
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It was a cold Wednesday evening, ushered in by the first heavy snow of winter, when Gary Numan took the Metro Music Hall stage for the final date of his Savage North American Tour. … read more

Ride @ Metro Music Hall 09.21 with Lo Moon 

Ride @ Metro Music Hall 09.21 with Lo Moon 
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We’ve gathered for what feels like a surprise party to celebrate Ride, a four-headed Lazarus of shoegaze origin that seduced crowds in the early ’90s. … read more

Zion I @ Metro 09.16 with The Perceptionists, Jabee, Zac Ivie, The Outsiders

Zion I @ Metro 09.16 with The Perceptionists, Jabee, Zac...
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Zumbi’s vitality had spread, his message sunk in, all while his humble character shook hands with half the crowd as they made their way back into the world, likely feeling as I did, encouraged. … read more