A Bar J Wranglers gift — holiday cheer

Linda East Brady Tuesday, December 11, 2012 The Bar J Wranglers, those crooning cowboy comics from Jackson, Wyo., have become as much a part of Utah’s Christmas celebration as the snow on the mountaintops. They’re returning to spread holiday... more

Tuned: Junkie XL addicts with ’Synthesized’ grooves

Chuck Campbell Tuesday, December 11, 2012 “SYNTHESIZED,” Junkie XL (Nettwerk Music)These days there could well be more electronic-based remixers/producers than any other type of instrumentalist, and they could all learn a few things from... more

Musicians to jazz up music of the season

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 OGDEN — Casey Wood, of the WSU Chamber Choir and pianist for the WSU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo, will be the featured performer at Jazz at the Station at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, in the Grand... more

Remembering Jenni Rivera: 'The number of times I have fallen down is the number of times I have gotten up'

Monday, December 10, 2012 LOS ANGELES -- Jenni Rivera launched her career hawking cassette recordings of her songs at flea markets, but a powerful voice, soulful singing style and frank discussion of personal troubles powered... more

Out & About: It was as if Dylan and Garcia came to play in your living room

Linda East Brady Monday, December 10, 2012 It was as if Bob Dylan and Jerry Garcia came to your living room to play a set, if they were both Mexican-American.That's how I described to a friend, who was not too familiar with the artists, how... more

'Gangnam Style's' Psy sorry for his anti-American words

Chris Richards Monday, December 10, 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- He made it. Fresh off the tarmac from Minneapolis. Or was it Miami? They blur together. Definitely someplace where "Gangnam Style" is every bit as inescapable as it is everywhere... more

Trio slams larger audience with a musical car crash

Ryan Hall Monday, December 10, 2012 Rock“METZ.” METZ. Cut from the same cloth as Brooklyn’s The Men, Toronto’s METZ plays a strain of heavy noise-punk that has been nearly extinct in an era in which indie rock has embraced its more... more

The Beat Beat: Kinky Friedman

Linda East Brady Monday, December 10, 2012 On this installment of the Beat Beat audio blog, music reporter Linda East Brady gets a bit Kinky — Kinky Friedman, that is! Learn more about this unique Texas author/politician/songwriter/all-around... more

Clearfield choirs team up for holiday concert

Sunday, December 9, 2012 CLEARFIELD — The Clearfield Community Choir and the Clearfield Community Children’s Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at the Clearfield Community Church, 200 S. 400 East.The choirs will... more

WSU String Project students to display their range

Sunday, December 9, 2012 OGDEN — Weber State University’s department of performing arts brings the WSU String Project’s fall concert to the Browning Center’s Austad Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10.The String Project... more