Just when you thought it was safe to go into the bookstore, one of Utah's most famous natives arrives to drop knowledge, and maybe a few "f" bombs.
Yes, former domestic goddess, TV star and rabble rouser Roseanne Barr is in Salt Lake City Thursday night on a book tour supporting her new tome, Roseannarchy. She'll be at Sam Weller's at 6 p.m., and you can listen to an interview City Weekly's Scott Renshaw did with Roseanne right here to get in the mood.
Thursday also marks the first night of a three-day 5th birthday party for the best live music venue in Provo, Velour. Tonight's show includes Cory Mon and the Starlight Gospel, Holy Water Buffalo, Ferocious Oaks and Gypsy Cab. Check out a highly entertaining interview with Velour main man Corey Fox done by Gavin Sheehan for Gavin's Underground right here.
Musically speaking in SLC, Fauna is headlining a gig at Piper Down at 9 p.m., and the Red Desert Ramblers do their bluegrassy thing for free at Sugarhouse Barbecue Company at 6:30 p.m. And if you happen to be in Park City tonight, check out Southern-fried rockers Uncle Lucius (pictured) at Downstairs.