James McMurtry, Mike Farris, Third World open Utah Arts Festival

Linda East Brady Thursday, April 5, 2012 SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Arts Festival on Wednesday announced its opening-night music lineup with a triple threat of acts that range from rocking Americana and soul music to classic reggae.The... more

Spoon, white powder in Whitney Houston's hotel room

Anthony McCartney Thursday, April 5, 2012 LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The hotel room where Whitney Houston died bore the hallmarks of a traveler -- suitcases and room-service food and drinks. But it also contained something tragically familiar for... more

Michel Camilo trio plays jazz with Caribbean textures

Linda East Brady Thursday, April 5, 2012 Some pianists trained in the classics may think there is only one way of doing things right, but Michel Camilo knows variety is the spice of life and music.Born in the Dominican Republic to a family... more

Flute students play chamber music

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 OGDEN — The Flute Studio Spring Concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, in the Browning Center’s Garrison Choral Room at Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd.The evening of... more

The Riff Report: New music from Nicki Minaj Tuesday, April 3, 2012 Nicki Minaj — “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded”: Nicki Minaj’s “Roman Reloaded” seems to be the result of no one being brave enough to tell Minaj enough is enough. By doubling down on her cartoonish... more

Out & About: Bonneville chamber festival ends sweetly

Linda East Brady Monday, April 2, 2012 The sixth annual Bonneville Chamber Music Festival finished its run this year by taking a glorious field trip to church.The concluding concert on Friday, March 30, marked the first time the BCMF,... more

WSU trio ready to string you along

Monday, April 2, 2012 OGDEN — The Weber State University Browning String Trio will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, in the Browning Center’s Garrison Choral Room, on campus at 3848 Harrison Blvd.Members of... more

Harmonies paying dividends for Good Old War

Linda East Brady Monday, April 2, 2012 Good Old War is not a band of brothers reminiscing about days on the front lines.It's an Americana trio that borrowed portions of each member's last name for the band's name --Keith GOODwin (guitars/... more

Tabernacle hosting Good Friday concert

Monday, April 2, 2012 KAYSVILLE — The Davis Arts Council will present a Good Friday concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, in the historic Kaysville Tabernacle, 198 W. Center St. Sacred music of Bach, Handel and Mozart... more

Swift wins entertainer award, Lambert gets her third album of the year

Chris Talbott Sunday, April 1, 2012 Taylor Swift won her second consecutive entertainer of the year award at the Academy of Country Music Awards tonight, just 24 hours after she was saluted by first lady Michelle Obama for her charity... more