Billy Idol @ Red Butte Garden 09.17 w/ White Reaper

Billy Idol @ Red Butte Garden 09.17 w/ White Reaper
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On Sept. 17 the Red Butte Gardens Amphitheater closed out its summer concert series with a sold-out performance from Billy Idol. … read more

Lost ’80s Live 2018: A Flock of Seagulls, Wang Chung, Naked Eyes @ Red Butte 08.09

Lost ’80s Live 2018: A Flock of Seagulls, Wang Chung,...
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Maybe it’s the heat, or that we were suddenly realizing how spoiled we were by the Retro Futura Tour a few weeks before, where the use of a backing band for the first three acts allowed the artist’s sets to be longer and seamless. Tonight, any momentum built up by the end of a band’s set evaporates before the next act can tune their instruments.  … read more

Birds and the Bees, Flowers and the Trees: A Fundraiser for Red Butte Garden

Birds and the Bees, Flowers and the Trees: A Fundraiser...
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Enjoying local food and drink among the largest botanical garden in the West is a wonderful thing, and a great idea for a fundraiser. … read more

Conor Oberst @ Red Butte Gardens 09.14 With Jonathan Wilson

Conor Oberst @ Red Butte Gardens 09.14 With Jonathan Wilson
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It’s likely that when you think of Conor Oberst, you think of Bright Eyes. His latest album and second solo release, Upside Down Mountain, suggests that his growth as an artist is still a working priority. … read more

Red Butte Wheels of Soul: A Spirited Performance

Red Butte Wheels of Soul: A Spirited Performance
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The sun beat down the treeless lawn of Red Butte Gardens more forcefully than the incoherent drums over the speaker. Patrons quickly ate their grapes and cheese—trying to savor the last bit of moisture left over from the tupperware. Wine and beer flowed unhindered as any possible respite from the sun was explored. … read more