The action is picking up as we meander toward New Year's Eve, starting with a CD release show from a much-buzzed-about local band.---
Holy Water Buffalo hail from Heber of all places, and the band just won a battle of the bands at Provo live music lair Velour. Now the quartet is playing a series of shows celebrating the release of their self-titled debut, including a show Tuesday night headlining at The Urban Lounge. They'll be joined by Max Pain and the Groovies and Red Dog Revival for what should be a boisterous bash of a gig. Be sure to hit the link above to check out their impressively professional video for the tune "I'm Alright."
Earlier in the evening, Utah author Bree Despain will be reading from her new Young Adult tome, The Lost Saint, which continues the mysterious story of protagonist Grace Divine. The Despain event is free at The King's English at 7 p.m.
And finally, if you're enough of a Zeppelin fanatic that watching a tribute band might actually be satisfying, a crew called ZOSO is playing the first of two gigs at Park City's Egyptian Theatre. Suffice to say, I'm not enough of a fan to make the trip, but if you're in Park City ...