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

Award-winning composer Hummie Mann in residence at Weber State

Sunday, January 20, 2013 OGDEN — Emmy-winning composer Hummie Mann is coming to Weber State University as this year’s Hurst Artist in Residence.He’ll be on campus for a week, starting Monday, Jan. 21, to work on music... more

Library heating up with Kausachun Peru

Sunday, January 20, 2013 OGDEN — As part of the Weber County Library’s Winter Blues Music Festival, members of Kausachun Peru will perform vibrant folk dancing and music from their homeland. The Peruvian group performs at 7... more

Ambassadors bringing all sorts of tunes to Ogden

Linda East Brady Friday, January 18, 2013 The BYU Young Ambassadors will be bringing show tunes, pop tunes, and classic tunes from the Great American Songbook when they visit Ogden this week for a first-time appearance with the Ogden... more

Watch — or participate in — Open Mic Night

Friday, January 18, 2013 BRIGHAM CITY — The public is invited to enjoy a variety of talent for Open Mic Night at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Fine Arts Center. Those wishing to sign up to perform can do so beginning at 7... more

Music in the City back in action Friday

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 BRIGHAM CITY — The Fine Arts Center’s concert series Music in the City returns for the new year. Cache Valley-based jazz guitarist/Utah State University music professor Corey Christiansen will... more

Ra Ra Riot’s ‘Beta Love’ wiggles all around

Chuck Campbell Tuesday, January 15, 2013 “BETA LOVE,” Ra Ra Riot (Barsuk)Ra Ra Riot’s “Beta Love” works better as a concept than as an actual album.The pop confection, set for release Jan. 22, is lovingly concocted by the quartet from... more

WSU Gospel Music Festival marking 13th anniversary

Linda East Brady Monday, January 14, 2013 The Weber State University Gospel Music Festival plans to tell it on the mountain Friday, Jan. 18 — as there is much to celebrate this year. The year 2013 marks the festival’s 13th anniversary, as... more

Utah Symphony's Ogden show snowed out

Linda East Brady Friday, January 11, 2013 OGDEN — Due to the evening rush-hour blizzard conditions on Thursday, Jan. 10, the Ogden Symphony Ballet Association was forced to cancel the Utah Symphony’s performance of Sibelius’ violin concerto... more

Utah's The Used is 'Vulnerable' and glad of it

Linda East Brady Friday, January 11, 2013 The Orem-born hard rockers of The Used are feeling pretty vulnerable these days. And that, as it turns out, is a very good thing.Their 2012 album "Vulnerable," which went to No. 8 on the Billboard... more