Friday, June 6, 2014

Glad You Asked: Weekend To-Dos

Posted By on June 6, 2014, 10:54 AM

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Dear GYA, It seems the moth threat in Utah is real. They've invaded our homes, our schools, our patios, every facet of our lives. It is clear these moths are here to stay. And I, for one, welcome our new insect overlords. I'd like to remind them that as a trusted blogger I could be helpful in rounding up others to toil in their mile-high moth city. Anything happening this weekend to celebrate our new moth overlords? - Martin Hoolers, Rose Park---

Martin, may I recommend offering up gifts of wool coats and scarves. Apparently, that's what they're into. Here's what's happening this weekend, starting with Friday's events: 

Pride Fest will be going on all weekend at Washington Square. Click the link for a full schedule of events.  

The Salt Lake Bees are taking on the Sacramento River Cats tonight at Smith's Ballpark. The game starts at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $10.  

Stand-up comedian Joey Diaz will be on stage at Wiseguys West Valley this evening. There are two shows, one at 7:30 p.m. and another at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. 

Bar Deluxe will be hosting a full night of local metal with Crucialfest. Oxcross, Eagle Twin, Kowloon Walled City, Helms Alee and Making Fvck will be performing. The music starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10.  

Dubwise, an evening of dubstep, will be goign down at Urban Lounge this evening.  Ganja White Night, Heartwreck, illoom and DJ Dubwise are on the bill. The doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5, or $10 after 10 p.m. 

The Rooftop Concert Series will be happening at the Provo Town Square Parking Terrace Rooftop. Expect tunes from local bands We Are The Strike, Van Lady Love and Cory Mon. Admission is free. The music starts at 8 p.m. 

Tonight is Stir-Friday at Zest Kitchen & Bar. Zack and Jace from Indie Disco will be on the decks. The music starts at 9 p.m. Admission is free till 10:30 p.m., $5 after.  

Saturday's events: 

Pioneer Park will be at the site of the annual Extreme Yard Sale at 9 a.m.  

Wasted Space Bar will be hosting a slew of metal bands for Crucialfest today at 1 p.m. INVDRS, Visigoth, Black Sheep Wall - Gaytheist, Badass magic, La Verkin and Huldra are all performing. Tickets are $10. The show starts at 1 p.m.

Indie folk band The Mountain Goats will be at Kilby Court tonight. The Loamlands will warm it up. The show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20.  

Over at Rio Tinto Stadium, Real Salt Lake will be taking on the Portland Sounders. The games starts at 8 p.m.

The Talking Heads cover band, Naive Melodies will be at The State Room this evening.  The show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12.

DJs Jesse Walker and Red Spectral will be at Zest Kitchen & Bar starting at 9 p.m. There's a $5 cover.   

Sunday's events: 

Over at Gracie's, DJs Chaseone2, Justin Godina, Matty Mo, Sneeky Long, Flash & Flare and Jesse Walker will be on the decks for a full-blown Pride Fest dance party. The party goes from noon to 10 p.m. No cover. 

R&B singer Janelle Monae will be at Red Butte tonight.  The show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $57. 

Americana singer/songwriter Star Ana will be on stage at Kilby Court. Heather Reid is also performing. The show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. 

Clark Planetarium will be showing Fox's Cosmos on the IMAX screen beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is free. 

DJ Street Jesus will be at Bourbon House for Funk and Soul night. The music starts at 9 p.m. There's no cover.  

For the weekend's complete list of things to do, click here.

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