Live music: The Drifters, concert series, local musicians and more

Live music: The Drifters, concert series, local musicians and more

Friday, August 25

The Legendary Joe McQueen Quartet —  Joe McQueen has been performing for over 80 years, and fresh off his 98th birthday, he’s not slowing down. Come in for a night of smooth jazz performed by Joe McQueen and his Quartet. Make your reservations now, tables go fast for this event. 8:30 p.m. to midnight, Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden.

Night Marcher — Night Marcher brings psychedelic sounds to the roof. 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., Alleged, 201 25th St., Ogden. FREE.

Music on the Plaza — Come out to the plaza at The Junction for live music and activities. This week, Jacob T. Skeen will be playing music. 6 to 8 p.m., The Junction, 23rd and Kiesel Ave.

Saturday, August 26

The Drifters —  Back by popular demand. The Drifters are one of rock ’n’ roll’s founding vocal groups and in the first class of legends to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. “Under the Boardwalk”, “This Magic Moment”, “Stand by Me”, “Save the Last Dance for Me”…the hit list goes on and on. Celebrate 50 years of hits with this legendary act. 8 to 10 p.m., Kenley Amphitheater, 445 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton. Tickets at $19-39.

Brick Peaches — Back to play for the second time, Brick Peaches presents a tribute to two iconic bands/musicians. Come out for a night full of the music of Ben Folds and The Presidents of the United States. They played at the Lighthouse first, opening for local legends The Highway Thieves, and their return has been highly anticipated. If you like either of those groups you will not want to miss this. 8:30 p.m. to midnight, Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden.

Sunday, August 27

Ogden Concert Band — The Ogden Concert Band was organized as a community band in the early 1970s. The band consists 45 to 55 members, professional and semi-professional musicians from the Ogden area who represent school teachers, university graduates, former members of military bands and long time residents of the community. For this show, Rodney Wayman, Director of Bands at Syracuse High School, will be the guest conductor. 7 to 8 p.m., Kenley Amphitheater, 445 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton. FREE.

Larry and His Flask — This week at the Blues, Brews & BBQ concert series, catch Canyon KidsMe Like Bees and Larry and His Flask. Noon to 5:30 p.m., Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville. FREE.

Monday, August 28

Steep Canyon Rangers — Ready for some seriously good bluegrass? Grammy Award-winning Steep Canyon Rangers will bring their dynamic songwriting, instrumental virtuosity and high-energy performance to the Kenley. 8 to 10 p.m., Kenley Amphitheater, 445 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton. Tickets at $16-34.

Thursday, August 31

Crook & the Bluff — This Thursday’s Ogden Unplugged will feature a performance by Crook & the Bluff. Come out early to play acoustic open mic. 7 to 11 p.m., Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden.

Oasis Summer Nights Concert Series — Enjoy live music from Vincent Drap and The Culls, vendors, crafts and more. This event is family-friendly, so grab a blanket or chair and head out to Oasis. 6 to 8 p.m., Oasis Community Garden, 2445 Monroe Blvd., Ogden. FREE.

Vanessa Silberman, Carissa Johnson with My New Mistress — Vanessa is a Los Angeles-based singer, guitarist and songwriter. Her live shows have been compared to the raw, bare bones rock ’n’ roll of Nirvana and The Ramones with the appeal of Liz Phair and Chrissie Hynde. Carissa Johnson is addicted to playing rock ’n’ roll and the sweaty, turbulent, in your face post punk rock that makes uptight people squeamish and uncomfortable. 8 p.m. to midnight, Funk ‘n Dive, 2550 Washington Blvd., Ogden.

The Jersey Tenors — The newest opera/rock mash-up sensation that creates an explosive blend of the most iconic opera classics alongside such rock ’n’ roll industry greats as Queen, Journey, Elton John and Billy Joel. 7 to 9 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd. Ogden. Tickets at or call 801-689-8700. $20-25.

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