Velour Announces 10th Year Anniversary Celebration

  Velour celebrates a decade of music with 8 weeks of stellar shows.   On January 13, 2016, Velour Live Music Gallery turns 10 years old. Opened on Friday the 13th, 2006, a lot has changed in ten years. For example, check out who Velour had on the bill for their… Continue reading

News: Jefferson & York Releases The Backyard EP

Jefferson & York releases live EP and accompanying videos.   Jefferson & York’s most recent release, The Backyard EP, is a collection of five live acoustic recordings – played sequentially on a warm summer night. In addition to the live-captured audio, the entire performance was filmed by cinematographer Daniel Kellis of Kellis… Continue reading

Merry Christmas from Reach Provo

To those of you who have found our little site here: Thank you for reading. We launched silently but swiftly, working hard to get up to date on everything that’s been going on in Provo. This last week has been an exciting one. Exhausting, but exciting. We now recognize that it probably… Continue reading

News: Belle Jewel Signed to Wish Granted Records

Wish Granted Records welcomes young starlet Belle Jewel into the fold.   Belle Jewel, ending a year long artist partnership with Gigg.com, has just signed to Wish Granted Records – a startup out of Provo that recently received preliminary funding from a small group of private investors. Headed by CEO Grant Fry, Wish… Continue reading

Interview: Jordan Ottesen Talks Couch Series Reboot

Earlier this year, The Couch Series creators Eden Wen and Nicolle Okoren announced that they were placing their beloved local talent series on “indefinite hiatus.” On their official Facebook page, they said:   As you most likely noticed, we haven’t put up a video in a long while… we simply haven’t the… Continue reading

Exclusive: Provo Yacht Club Sets Sail This Friday

  Provo Yacht Club aims to provide high quality dance parties in Utah Valley By Anthony Ambriz December 2, 2014 The Provo Yacht Club sets sail this Friday by offering a night of classy electronic dance music to satisfy Provo’s dancing crave! I had the chance to sit down with Provo Yacht Club to… Continue reading

Exclusive: Locally Produced TV Show Highlights Provo Music and Culture

What seems like your typical Happy Valley neighborhood is home to an impressive music and television production team and studio. By Brittany Plothow November 12, 2014 Inside of a seemingly average house in Provo, a team of local music big-wigs produce a new television series called Backstage Avenue. What seems like… Continue reading

News: RYAN INNES AND MIDAS WHALE – THE VOICE COMES TO VELOUR

Former contestants from NBC’s The Voice come to Velour Live Music Gallery By Brittany Plothow October 23, 2014 A year and a half ago blue-eyed soul singer Ryan Innes and folk duo Midas Whale were on The Voice stage. On Friday they’ll share the stage again, this time at Velour Live Music Gallery… Continue reading

News: The Ladells Rocked Battle of the Bands at Muse Music

  Local glam punk band The Ladells are named 2014’s Muse Battle of the Bands winners By Laurajane Blaser October 21, 2014 This past week Muse Music Cafe hosted their annual Battle of the Bands, and on Oct. 18th local punk band, The Ladells, walked away winners with one hundred dollars… Continue reading

Exclusive: Couch Series Creators Eden Wen and Nicolle Okoren

By Zach Collier October 7, 2014 “I loved YouTube channels like The Mahogany Series, 3iemeGauche, and the Berlin Sessions. They recorded local talent in an incredibly simple way and made the music wildly intimate. I wanted the same thing – but I wanted it on my couch.” So says Nicolle Okoren,… Continue reading