Summer Shows Starting to Heat Up

If you are more than fed up with winter following the latest round of snow along the Wasatch Front over the weekend, here’s some good news: The summer season at USANA is starting to fill up. And like just about every summer, fans of country music will be happy with the lineup. United Concerts recently announced their annual Megaticket for USANA. This year, the Megaticket shows include: JASON … Continue reading»

Micky and The Motorcars to celebrate New Year’s Day in Utah

PARK CITY — Micky Braun says it’s usually hit-and-miss whether he’ll make a New Year’s resolution. “It kind of depends what kind of shape I’m in by the time New Year’s gets there,” he said with a laugh during a recent phone call from his home in Austin. In 2016, however, Braun said he will resolve to write more songs for his band, Micky and the Motorcars. “(This … Continue reading»

Royal Bliss Frontman Ready to Rock Nashville

SALT LAKE CITY — Neal Middleton’s phone won’t stop buzzing. The co-founder and frontman of Royal Bliss for the past 18 years looks anxious as the numbers and messages continue to flash on his phone. But he is also filled with excitement. His band has just rolled back into Salt Lake City from a Midwest tour, only to get up at 5 a.m. the next day for a … Continue reading»

Maroon 5, The Cure announce Utah shows

No, not together. But one of the biggest names currently in pop-alternative rock will be headed to Salt Lake, in addition to one of the all-time biggest names in college alternative radio. Adam Levine and the other guys, collectively known as Maroon 5, won’t play at Vivint Arena until Oct. 8, 2016. But you can buy tickets starting on Nov. 14. Tove Lo opens. But before they get … Continue reading»

Grace Potter annoucnes first leg of 2016 Tour

Grace Potter has announced dates for the first leg of her 2016 Midnight Tour. Several dates are really close to Salt Lake City, but no Utah dates have been announced as of now. However, a return visit to The Depot in February, where she last played in 2012, would be an excellent way to heat up SLC during our annual winter freeze. Just sayin. Here are the dates … Continue reading»

Garth Brooks – concert review

By Deseret News contributor: Erica Hansen photos by Chris Samuels, Deseret News Yes he sings all the old stuff. Yes his energy still bounces off the Utah Jazz jerseys hanging high above the stage. The Garth Brooks World Tour kicked off Thursday night and it really was the ultimate #TBT –  Throwback Thursday – posting memories and old photos from times gone by. But for any of us … Continue reading»

Black Sabbath to say Farewell to Utah

The sounds of the 2015 Summer Concert season at USANA are still resonating in our ears, and already the 2016 season is beginning to shape up. United Concerts has announced that the Black Sabbath farewell tour, “The End” – featuring Ozzy Osbourne, Tommy Iommi and Geezer Butler – will play USANA on Sept. 11. Dubbed “The Greatest Metal Band of All Time,” Sabbath are sure to rock “War … Continue reading»

Janet Jackson plays SLC on Saturday

SALT LAKE CITY — She is a member of the music world’s first family. But doing things on her own terms has always been more of her M.O. On Saturday, Janet Jackson returns to Salt Lake City in support of her Unbreakable World Tour. In the late ’80s and early ’90s, Jackson ruled the pop and R&B world with her albums Control, Rhythm Nation 1814, janet., and The … Continue reading»

USANA gets rocked to end summer season

WEST VALLEY CITY — The 2015 summer concert season at the USANA Amphitheatre wrapped up Monday night by saving the best for last. Fans packed the amphitheater for a sold out high energy show featuring veteran rockers Def Leppard, Styx and Tesla, making a Monday night in Utah feel more like a Friday. Lead singer Joe Elliot made several comments throughout the night about the size of the … Continue reading»

Def Leppard return to USANA on Monday with Styx, Tesla

Def Leppard is one of music’s most iconic bands. After more than three decades of making music they are still touring and selling out arenas and amphitheaters around the world. In the 1980’s, their Pyromania and Hysteria albums became two of the biggest selling of all time, each moving more than 10 million copies. It was also during that time that Def Leppard gained a reputation of playing … Continue reading»