Sock hop recognizes anniversary of Buddy Holly plane crash

Thursday, January 31, 2013 OGDEN — Pop’s Burgers, Malts & More is hosting a karaoke sock hop in memory of the music lost when Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens perished in a plane crash 54 years ago on Feb. 3... more

Gemini Syndrome rocks at Kamikazes

Thursday, January 31, 2013 OGDEN — Kamikazes is hosting a night of hard rock when the Los Angeles band Gemini Syndrome rolls into town at 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2. The ages-21-and-over club is at 2404 Adams Ave.Founded two... more

Tuned: Trixie Whitley entices, teases with ‘Fourth Corner’

Chuck Campbell Tuesday, January 29, 2013 “FOURTH CORNER,” Trixie Whitley (101 Distribution)It’s understandable to want more from Trixie Whitley than what she delivers on her solo “Fourth Corner.” Not because of any shortcomings, but because... more

$199 gets you into concerts by McGraw, Chesney, Paisley, Jackson and Bryan

Linda East Brady Monday, January 28, 2013 Even with the snow still falling, you can plan your summer country fun now by purchasing a Toyota Country Megaticket — five big shows in one neat package.Starting at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, Smith’s... more

Tommy Emmanuel: No two shows are the same

Linda East Brady Friday, January 25, 2013 One thing is certain about a performance by Australian born-and-bred guitarist Tommy Emmanuel: You won’t hear the same show twice. With his style that combines the liquid Chet Atkins-inspired licks... more

Ogden rocker Dicky Martinez leaves rich legacy

Linda East Brady Friday, January 25, 2013 Ogden lost an arts patron and performer on Monday, Jan. 21, when Richard “Dicky” Martinez, 59, headed to rock ’n’ roll heaven due to complications from a esophageal hemorrhage he suffered nearly a... more

Want music? Then Head for the Hills at State Room

Linda East Brady Wednesday, January 23, 2013 If you like acoustic music, you’ll want to head for The State Room next Friday to check out Head for the Hills. The Fort Collins, Colo.-based band, whose name is sometimes shortened to H4TH by its... more

Scotty Haze concert raises money to help those with addictions

Wednesday, January 23, 2013  OGDEN — A dance and fundraiser featuring The Scotty Haze Band will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Jan. 26, at The Alano Club, 684 24th St.Tickets are $5, or $9 for couples. Proceeds... more

Tuned: California roots inspire Camper Van Beethoven’s ‘La Costa Perdida’

Chuck Campbell Tuesday, January 22, 2013 “LA COSTA PERDIDA,” Camper Van Beethoven (429)In the 1980s, Camper Van Beethoven helped guide music out of the vestiges of New Wave and heavy metal with a genre mishmash that set up the advent of alt... more

Ogden blues-rock icon Dicky Martinez dies at age 59

Linda East Brady Monday, January 21, 2013 OGDEN — Ogden’s Richard “Dicky” Martinez, longtime leader of the Little Big Band and proprietor of D&R Spirits nightclub, passed away at 1:14 p.m. today, Jan. 21, at McKay-Dee Hospital, according... more