Music Critic, Salt Lake Tribune
Music critic at The Salt Lake Tribune
sltrib.com — Before he became regionally famous as the founder and director of the summer-time Twilight Concert Series, Casey Jarman was a working musician, and in 1987, he and his bandmates in the Jarman Kingston Quartet were one of the first four concerts at Red Butte Garden, in 1987.At that point, Red Butte Garden concerts were held on the second Sunday of each month from June to September, and a season ticket ...
sltrib.com — What happens after "The Voice"?Sometimes, not much, even if you win.But three recent contestants with Utah ties on the NBC-televised singing competition will perform May 22 at an open house for a new artist development company for musicians in Draper, and the three acts - Midas Whale, Ryan Innes and Amy Whitcomb - will announce a tour sponsored by the new company.Each of the three Utah-based artists advanced relatively far ...
sltrib.com — Get ready for the second coming of the comic Andrew Dice Clay. The Dice Man not only has an extended stand-up residency at Las Vegas's Hard Rock Hotel but has scored one of the most in-demand coups in the acting world: a prominent role in Woody Allen's next film, "Blue Jasmine," opening in late July, alongside Cate Blanchett and Alec Baldwin.
sltrib.com — New music released today, May 21:-"Random Access Memories," Daft Punk"Trouble Will Find Me," The National"True Believers," Darius Rucker"The Beach Boys Live - The 50th Anniversary Tour," The Beach Boys"Seesaw," Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa"LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS," 30 Seconds to Mars"Go Back Home," Audra McDonald"Quartette Humaine," Bob James & David Sanborn"Tap: The Book of Angels, Vol.
sltrib.com — On June 25, She & Him will perform at Red Butte Garden, and they have premiered the video for their newest song, "I Could've Been Your Girl," on HelloGiggles today.The video marks the first time Zooey Deschanel has stepped behind the camera to direct.
sltrib.com — Grade * B- CD * To some purists, R.E.M. began its decline when it finally relented and signed with major label Warner Bros. and released "Green" in 1988. That is, of course, not true, as future albums "Out of Time," "Automatic For the People," "Monster" and "New Adventures in Hi-Fi" proved to become some of the greatest albums of the 1990s.
sltrib.com — When T.C. Christensen asked Paul Cardall to compose music for "Ephraim's Rescue," the filmmaker had no idea how meaningful his request would be for the best-selling Utah composer and pianist. The film chronicles the rescue of the Martin and Willie handcart companies in 1856, one of the iconic moments of Mormon history.
sltrib.com — Utah Republicans voted Saturday to withdraw from the Common Core, a set of education standards conservatives believe are "un-American and inferior" and an attempt by Washington to control Utah's education system. What does this opposition mean for Utah students and teachers? Join a live Trib Talk discussion today at 11 a.m.
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