Exclusive: How Musicians Feel About The Local Scene

“Overall, musicians in the area seem to feel that there’s a lot of friendly and talented people.” June 14, 2018 By Jordan Ottesen Some of you might remember us sending out a voluntary response survey a few months ago. The survey was aimed at getting a pulse on local musicians’… Continue reading

Exclusive: Zach Knell, Samuel Sheppard, & Keith Lambson of Roseburg

“Our goal is to write the ‘right’ songs. Songs where you feel the same magic we felt while making them.” June 11, 2018 By Jordan Ottesen Q: Roseburg, thanks for taking the time to chat! Let’s start by talking about the formation of your band. How did all of this… Continue reading

10 Provo Bands That We Miss Dearly

Provo’s music scene has been vibrant for a decent amount of time now, but with the fluidity of a college town like Provo, inevitably there will be bands that go the way of the dodo. Here’s a list of 10 bands that we absolutely adore and we either haven’t heard… Continue reading

Velour’s 2018 Summer BOTB – Here’s Where To Find All the Music

Velour’s battle of the bands boasts some seriously excellent acts from past years (we dare you to go to Velour without hearing them name drop Imagine Dragons, Neon Trees, and The Aces – it’s impossible by the way). With the event being a great way to discover upcoming acts, it’s… Continue reading

Album Review: Pacificana – Messy Hair

  “Pacificana’s ‘Messy Hair’ places the listener right in a surf shop hanging out with a bunch of shaggy haired beach bums and indie rock nerds in high waters.”   May 20, 2018 By Jordan Ottesen Those who say Provo lacks in musical diversity need to listen to Pacificana (and… Continue reading

Album Review: Roadie – EP

  “Norah Jones meets folk rock, Roadie’s new EP is a refreshing blend of vocally driven melodies and organic instrumentation.”   May 25, 2018 By Jordan Ottesen Those familiar with Aubree Liz’s music might be a bit surprised with this EP; not that it veers away from her sound, in… Continue reading

Album Review: Grizzly Goat – Burning The Prairie

  “This album is precisely the front porch bluegrassy folk we’ve grown to love and expect from Grizzly Goat.”   March 20, 2018 By Jordan Ottesen Grizzly Goat, a staple bluegrass/folk band in Provo, recently released their new album Burning The Prairie. Recorded in a cabin in Duck Creek, UT… Continue reading

Heart and Seoul Karaoke Opens Tomorrow

  Provo’s latest musical locale opens its doors to the public tomorrow. September 7, 2017 By Scott Knutson Sing your heart out, Provo. Coming soon to downtown Provo is an Asian-style Karaoke lounge. The brain-child of several BYU graduate entrepreneurs, Heart and Seoul Karaoke plans to open its doors this… Continue reading

Album Review: Michael Barrow & The Tourists – Juneau

  “At the bottom of everything is a foundation of solid songwriting.”   August 24, 2017 By Chris Whitehead Having had the chance to see Michael Barrow and company perform once previously, I was eager to dive into their debut album, Juneau, an album that takes notes from great indie… Continue reading

News: Shows This Week (3/6-3/11)

Mark your calendar for this week’s shows! March 7, 2017 Velour Live Music Gallery Wednesday, March 8th, Open Mic Night at Velour! Thursday, March 9th, (Jazz-pop night) 4th East Flood takes the stage with Jake Chamberlain Friday, March 10th, Brumby w/ Mad Max & The Wild Ones, and Paint The… Continue reading