Reggae Rise Up & Live Nite Events Present KATASTRO Support: Tyrone's Jacket + Aloha Radio Tempe, Arizona based, Katastro was formed in 2007 by vocalist, Andy Chaves drummer, Andrew Stravers and guitarist, Tanner Riccio. Later on, bassist Ryan Weddle joined the band to complete the current line up. The band gained notoriety by creatively blending elements of rock, funk, blues and hip hop. Since their inception, the band has continued to take the local scene by storm and quickly broke into the national circuit by performing with such acts as 311, Awolnation, Dirty Heads, New Politics, Tomorrows Bad Seeds, Pacific Dub and Passafire. Most recently, Katastro has shared the stage with Rebelution at the Tempe Beach Park St. Patrick's Day Festival, attracting more than 12,000 attendees. The band then spent this summer touring with Iration, The Green, Pepper and Dirty Heads. Katastro's first release was their 2007 EP entitled, "The Wonderful Daze" and was followed up by their 2008 release, "The Facts." In 2009, the band put out their first full length album called, "Poking Holes in A Pattern" which was produced by Bob Hoag (The Ataris, The Format, Gin Blossoms). In October of 2011, Katastro released their 4th studio album entitled "Gentle Predator."
Boston-based band Ripe is all about spreading the joy, which they'll be bringing to The Complex in Salt Lake City as part of their latest nationwide headlining tour. The seven-man outfit mixes funk, rock and pop to produce their own patented, happy brand of danceable music, complete with horn section, and released their third disc, Joy in the Wild Unknown, in 2018. Their most-streamed singles include "Downward" and "Goon Squad." Waker is set to open.
Named "Best Dinner Show" in Los Angeles and Denver for four years running, The Dinner Detective serves up a tasty whodunit along with a four-course dinner at Embassy Suites Salt Lake/West Valley City. And since this comedic murder mystery is set in the present day, you'll have no way of knowing whether someone at your table is just another guest or one of the talented cast of improvisers. In fact, everyone's a suspect ... including you. The event starts out with a reception featuring passed hors d'oeuvres, followed by the meal, which includes salad, choice of entree and dessert. Between courses you can expect plenty of murder, mayhem and hidden clues coming to light as you puzzle through the crime. The top sleuth even wins a prize package at the end of the evening -- not to mention serious bragging rights.
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 / 6:00pmSaturday, Mar 9, 2019 / 6:00pmSaturday, Mar 23, 2019 / 6:00pm
Satsang is a power trio creating a unique blend of soul, folk-rock and hip-hop, delivering lyrics that are rooted in change, growth, awareness and imperfection. The live show is everything that the band name suggests: a gathering of people to assimilate and share their truths. Their rhythms will keep you on your feet, and the lyrics will leave you craving active and positive change. They’ve toured all over the country and have shared the stage with the likes of Michael Franti & Spearhead, Steel Pulse, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Trevor Hall and many more. Now you can see them in concert at Salt Lake City’s Soundwell.
Ivan Jackson (trumpet) and Conor Rayne (drums) are the duo behind Brasstracks, a big-band, hip-hop melange combining funk, jazz, electronica and horn-based soul. Catch the New York twosome at Metro Music Hall in Salt Lake City.
The members of The Expendables grew up in Santa Cruz, where surfing, skating and partying weren't just a lifestyle, but the foundation of their laid-back rock band. Their sound mixes reggae, punk and '80s-style dueling guitar solos. Over the past decade, they've hit the road with NOFX, Less Than Jake, Pennywise and Steel Pulse. Now the four longtime friends bring their SoCal vibes to Soundwell in Salt Lake City.
Hailing from The Netherlands, DROELOE's emphasis on their artistic strengths has seen them weave sonically and visually intricate stories through their music. Their signature skull has quickly become synonymous with progressive music and breathtaking art highlighted by their impeccable percussion-heavy sound infused with the catchiest melodies and stunning use of visuals. Catch DROELOE live at Soundwell in Salt Lake City.
Liverpool’s premier crank-pop duo, Her's (Stephen Fitzpatrick and Audun Laading), has birthed a catalogue of tunes causing an epidemic case of the jives. Echoing the gauzyslacker sound of Mac DeMarco with guitars that chime like The Smiths, they channel the surreal and the sublime through a twistof technicolour tropicalia. A wistful tenderness inhabits the architecture of their perfect oddball pop, winning them fans at Radio 1, 6 Music, DIY, The Guardian, Stereogum and Hype Machine. In 12 months, the band has been making audiences' hips shake, from Green Man to The Great Escape, Benicassimto SXSW, via Thailandwith Beach Fossils. Catch them at Soundwell in Salt Lake City.
See Masta Ace and Marco Polo live at Soundwell in Salt Lake City. Boasting an impressive rap résumé that includes membership in the legendary Juice Crew and a verse on the classic 1988 posse cut "The Symphony," Brooklyn's Masta Ace is an underground hip-hop veteran and luminary. Producer Marco Polo is more time traveler than explorer. In the past decade, this T.O. native has been transporting listeners to an alternate dimension, somewhere between the '90s and the present.
Get ready for all things sparkly -- the Gem Faire is coming to the Mountain America Exposition Center in Salt Lake City. This show brings a wide array of quality crystals, beads, gems and more straight from importers, wholesalers and manufacturers. Score some amazing deals on gorgeous jewelry and individual stones. Pick up some beautiful beads so you can turn them into one-of-a-kind earrings and necklaces everyone will notice and admire. Grab your fellow jewelry-loving BFFs for a fun day of browsing and shopping at the Gem Faire.
Friday, Mar 22, 2019 / 10:00am-6:00pmSaturday, Mar 23, 2019 / 10:00am-6:00pmSunday, Mar 24, 2019 / 10:00am-5:00pm