Review: Brother. – Volume I

This album features one of the better new songs I have heard in the past few months, local or otherwise.   September 24, 2016 Last month local, artsy, indie-folk group Brother. released their first album – simply entitled Volume I. This is exactly the kind of album title that I wanted to… Continue reading

NEWS: SHOWS THIS WEEK (9/20 – 9/24)

The shows happening around Provo this week!   September 20, 2016 Velour Live Music Gallery Friday, September 23rd, and again on Saturday, September 24th, The Strike will take the stage at Velour with SiDizen King. Tickets are $10 online (make sure to buy tickets for the right night) and at the… Continue reading

News: Utah Music Award Winners Announced

  September 19, 2016 Last Saturday, the 2016 Utah Music Awards took place at the Covey Center for the Arts in Downtown Provo, Utah. Awards were given for the winners of 16 different categories. Nominees included artists like Brickson, [NATIVE/TONGUE], TREN, and Whitney Lusk. These nominees were selected out of 128 project… Continue reading

Exclusive: Steven Kapp Perry of BYU Radio

  “They have a level of concentration I can’t even imagine… It almost seems impossible what they create.”   September 14, 2016 Hailing from Cedar Hills, Steven Kapp Perry is an award-winning songwriter, playwright, and broadcaster. The son of prolific LDS songwriter Janice Kapp Perry, he graduated with a degree… Continue reading

Exclusive: “Fire (Acoustic)” – Former Tides Music Video Premier

Watch Former Tides’ “Fire” exclusively on Reach Provo.   September 13, 2016 Hot off a performance at Timpanogos Music Festival, post-hardcore band Former Tides is releasing a new single and music video this Friday, September 16th. The song should be at once familiar and new to fans, as “Fire” was featured… Continue reading

News: Motion Coaster Preparing for EP Release

Motion Coaster is gaining momentum after a successful summer. September 5, 2016 Provo’s horn-infused pop group, Motion Coaster, has been busy lately. Playing a relentless slew of shows over the summer, the group has done well in several competitions. Last June they made it to the finals in Velour’s 2016 Summer Battle of… Continue reading

Exclusive: Indie Tastemaker Alex Rainbird

“To find myself absolutely loving at least two-thirds of the artists on your Provo Spotify playlist was insane. There must be something in the water over there!” August 31, 2016 Alex Rainbird is one of the most influential indie music tastemakers on YouTube. Since launching his YouTube channel in 2008,… Continue reading

News: Provo Music Playlist – September 2016

September is upon us. Bring some great new tunes back to school with you.   August 29, 2016 Hungry for some new music? Check out Reach Provo’s official Provo Music Playlist on Spotify! September’s playlist features our favorite tracks from the local music scene. These are tracks from artists we’ve reviewed, interviewed, or… Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Velour Announces Secret Midnight Show

  August 27, 2016 Tonight around 8:30PM, Velour Live Music Gallery made a surprise announcement on their official Facebook page. Though technically still closed until September, Velour revealed that they would be hosting a free secret midnight show. After waiting an hour and a half to build hype and anticipation (and to give… Continue reading

News: Pioneer Book Supports Local Music

Pioneer Book is giving local artists a chance to be heard by their customers.   August 26, 2016 On August 1, Reach Provo ran an article about Provo’s lack of independent radio and how difficult it is for Provo artists to obtain radio airtime because of that. Some commenters made the case… Continue reading