Cyndi Lauper: Fearless, Reckless Friend @ The Depot 09.20 with Charlie Musselwhite

Cyndi Lauper: Fearless, Reckless Friend @ The Depot 09.20 with Charlie...
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With her multi-colored and ratted-out hair and bizarre fashion sense that bridged aspects of punk and new wave with something entirely her own, Lauper was the most outrageous person I had ever seen, and the world admired and celebrated her for her uniqueness. … read more

Alice In Chains at The Depot 07.20

Alice In Chains at The Depot 07.20
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I don’t think it’s legal, to be perfectly honest, to have such an amazing Monday night. There’s some Constitutional or possibly even galactic law against it. But the awesome simply

Mastodon @ The Depot 05.04 with Gojira, Kvelertak

Mastodon @ The Depot 05.04 with Gojira, Kvelertak
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I sure do love hitting up tours with great bands I’ve never seen live before, and such was the case for a rare Sunday night show at The Depot to catch Kvelertak, Gojira, and the mighty Mastodon. A fucking strong tour, excellent sets from all involved—overall a fantastic night of metal. … read more

Tycho @ The Depot 09.17 With Christopher Willits

Tycho @ The Depot 09.17 With Christopher Willits
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Hearing Tycho live is a very different experience than hearing it in headphones or on vinyl—it has a much more intimate feel. … read more

The New Pornographers @ The Depot 10.10 with The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

The New Pornographers @ The Depot 10.10 with The Pains...
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Last Friday brought the most exciting double bill in pop music to The Depot in Salt Lake City—The New Pornographers, in support of their latest album Brill Bruisers, and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, in support of theirs, Days of Abandon. … read more

Dum Dum Girls @ The Depot 10.17 with Ex Cops

Dum Dum Girls @ The Depot 10.17 with Ex Cops
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Playing the Dum Dum Girls single “Pay for Me,” I was immediately hooked by the melodic-but-with-an-edge vocals provided by Dee Dee Penny. The following week, I decided that the only logical course of action was to check out their show at The Depot. As this is the only way one with a Blues Brothers mission-from-god-like enthusiasm for the addictive sound of rock n’ roll can proceed. … read more

Sleater-Kinney @ The Depot 02.10 with Lizzo, DJ Sophia Eris

Sleater-Kinney @ The Depot 02.10 with Lizzo, DJ Sophia Eris
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For weeks, all forms of communication in the SLC music grapevine have chattered away about the most anticipated show of the year: Sleater-Kinney playing The Depot.  … read more

Fucking Mondays: The Gaslight Anthem @ The Depot 03.23 with Northcote, Sammy Kay

Fucking Mondays: The Gaslight Anthem @ The Depot 03.23 with...
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Mondays aren’t supposed to be awesome. Mondays are supposed to be weird little bitches you spend the whole day trying to get away from. However, Brian Fallon, the lead singer of The Gaslight Anthem, decided to embrace the oddness of the evening and put on a really unique and casual performance.  … read more

George Ezra @ The Depot 04.05 with Ruen Brothers

George Ezra @ The Depot 04.05 with Ruen Brothers
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The night had a slow start so all hope now rested on the shoulders of the young English lad, George Ezra, who we had all come to see. When Ezra came out on stage he looked tired and a bit worn from days on the road but his energy and spirit seemed very much intact. … read more

They Might Be Giants @ The Depot 05.05

They Might Be Giants @ The Depot 05.05
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One of the coolest things about being a They Might Be Giants fan is the knowledge that it doesn’t really matter what era the band is in, how many times you’ve seen them or even if you like their latest album—their live shows kick all sorts of humorous ass. … read more