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Live Music Picks: October 12-18

The Church, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Janet Jackson, Bob Dylan and more.

Live Music Picks: October 5-11

Gorgon City, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Palehound, Skid Row and more.

Live Music Picks: September 28-Oct. 4

Curren$y, Seun Kuti, Nekromantix, Toadies and more.

Live Music Picks: September 21-27

Brenton Wood, Buckethead, The Doobie Brothers, Megadeth and more.
Hit this L.A. soul legend's page on Spotify and check out the top five tracks.

Live Music Picks: September 14-20

Mariachi Sol de Jalisco, Gov’t Mule, La Calavera, Samantha Fish and more.
There's a song by Los Lobos called "Canción del Mariachi" that portrays mariachi musicians as itinerant, passionate badasses that drink liquor like water, have lovers in every town and are generally heroic in every sense.

Live Music Picks: September 7-13

Berlin, X, Joshua James, Talia Keys and more.
This show is the sleeper hit of the summer—a dizzying, nonstop parade of music and memories where you'll know every last song.

Live Music Picks: August 31-September 6

The Roots, Joshy Soul, ZZ Top, Crucialfest and more.
The last show of Salt Lake City's Twilight Concert Series is always a bittersweet occasion.

Live Music Picks: August 24-30

Andrew Bird, Lætitia Sadier, The Drifters, Nicholas Petricca and more.
Andrew Bird is a rare bird.

Live Music Picks: August 17-23

Cat Power, Trombone Shorty, Cracker, Die Antwoord and more.
Chan Marshall, going by her nom-de-tune Cat Power, is an indie singer-songwriter whose sound is marked by sparse instrumentation, yet profound depth of emotion and subject matter.

Live Music Picks: August 10-16

Solange, Emily Saliers, Sylvan Esso, Willie Nelson and more.
City Weekly announced the Twilight Concert Series lineup in April, I wrote that Solange's music is miles better than that of her sister, Beyoncé.

Live Music Picks: August 3-9

Kamasi Washington, Tolchock Trio, Steve Earle & the Dukes, Old 97’s and more.
The well-curated Twilight Concert Series almost always features predominantly indie rock and conscious hip-hop acts—not so many collaborative jazz cats.

Live Music Picks: July 27-August 2

Free Salamander Exhibit, 90s Television, Lucinda Williams, Camila and more.
In the beginning (aka the '80s), there was Idiot Flesh.

Live Music Picks: July 20-26

The Music of Prince with the Utah Symphony, Club Nouveau, Social Distortion, UB40 and more.
Prince has passed on to the great Paisley Park in the sky, to rule an afterlife where things are much easier than in this mortal realm.

Live Music Picks: July 13-19

Suzanne Vega, North Mississippi Osborne, Beach Fossils, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe and more.
Suzanne Vega is the author and velvety voice behind "Tom's Diner," originally an a cappella track.

Live Music Picks: July 6-12

Pig, Charlie Parr, Donny & Marie Osmond, Michelle Moonshine Trio and more.
Some artists are so good at hype.

Live Music Picks: June 29-July 5

!!!, Jelly Bread, Guitar Wolf, Darklord and more.
!!! (Chk Chk Chk). What more need I say?

Live Music Picks: June 22-28

Coin, Grits Green, Vans Warped Tour, Visigoth and more.
Nashville indie pop band Coin sounds squeaky clean and produced.

Live Music Picks: June 15-24

Black Lips, Ron S., Utah Blues Festival and more.
What happens when the bad kids in school—the spitball-throwing, rubber band-flipping, smokin'-in-the-boys'-room guys—start a band?


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