The Shins, OK Go to headline 2017 Ogden Twilight concert series

Friday , March 10, 2017 - 9:00 AM

JESSICA KOKESH, Standard-Examiner Staff

OGDEN — You won’t have to go to Salt Lake City to see some big names in concert this summer. 

Alternative rock bands The Shins and OK Go will headline the third annual, month-long Ogden Twilight Concert Series, which begins Thursday, June 1, and will take place every Thursday of the month at the Ogden Amphitheater

Other acts in the concert series include Oh LandTroyBoi and Louis the Child, and Miike Snow. Each show will also feature a local spotlight artist and a special guest. 

Season passes go on sale at 10 a.m. March 13, while individual tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. March 17 on 24tix.com. Tickets can also be purchased at all Graywhale Entertainment locations and Lavender Vinyl in Ogden. 

General admission tickets are $5 to $10 in advance and $8.50 to $13.50 the day of the show. VIP tickets are also available for $25 in advance and $30 day of the show.

Gate open at 5 p.m., with local spotlight bands playing at 6 p.m. and special guests at 7 p.m. The headliner will take the stage at 8:30 p.m.

The Standard-Examiner is a sponsor for the Ogden Twilight Concert Series. 


2017 OGDEN SUMMER CONCERT SERIES LINE-UP

June 1: Oh Land with special guest Pure Bathing Culture

Nanna Øland Fabricius, known by her stage name Oh Land, is a Danish singer-songwriter who released her debut album, “Fauna,” in 2008. She released her fourth album in 2014. “Earth Sick” is described as a “hybrid of symphonic and electronic sounds, masterfully woven together.” 

 

June 8: OK Go with special guest Dan Deacon

Known for their creative and viral music videos, alternative rock band OK Go formed in Chicago in 1998. The quartet, made up of Damian Kulash, Tim Nordwind, Dan Konopka, and Andy Ross, released its fourth album, “Hungry Ghosts,” in 2014. 

The band received a Grammy in 2007 for the music video for their single, “Here It Goes Again,” and have been nominated six times. 

June 15: TroyBoi and Louis the Child.

TroyBoi is a London musician known for specializing in “extraordinarily unique, versatile, and highly musical trap beats.” He is also one half of the producer/DJ duo SoundSnobz. 

Louis the Child, a Chicago-based duo, is known for electronic dance music singles “Fire,” “It’s Strange” and “Weekend.” 

June 22: The Shins. Special guest to be announced. 

The Shins dropped its first album in five years, “Heartworms,” Friday, March 10. From Albuquerque, New Mexico, the indie band formed in 1996 and their 2001 debut album, “Oh, Inverted World,” sold nearly a million copies.  

Their song, “New Slang,” was prominently featured in the 2004 film “Garden State.” 

June 29: Miike Snow with special guest Klangstof

An Swedish, indie electro-pop trio, Miike Snow released their debut, self-titled album in 2009. They have released two subsequent albums, and are known for songs “Heart Is Full” and “Genghis Khan.” 

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