Jackson Browne performs ’Take It Easy’ during a tribute to Glenn Frey at the 58th annual Grammy Awards on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, in Los Angeles. Browne performs Aug. 24 at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) Plans for tonight: Jackson Browne, sold out
    • Folk-rock legend Jackson Browne performs at Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7:30. Sold out. • Comedian Hasan Minhaj...
    Updated Aug 24 2016 01:24 pm   |     |   Share
    Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the FOX Golden Globes afterparty on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Jennifer Lawrence is making serious money
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Jennifer Lawrence is the highest-paid actress in Hollywood for the second year in a row — taking in $4...
    Updated Aug 24 2016 09:00 am   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this April 29, 2016 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the International Jazz Day Concert on the South Lawn of the White House of the Washington. Franklin said in a statement Monday, Aug. 22, that she will have to cancel a few upcoming concerts on doctors’ orders. The Queen of Soul said she should be back on the road in November. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Get well soon, Aretha
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Aretha Franklin, 74, has canceled all concerts in the next month, “due to doctor’s orders.” [AP] • Pre...
    Updated Aug 24 2016 08:28 am   |     |   Share
    Laura E. Partain  |  courtesy ATO Records The Americana/folk band Old Crow Medicine Show will perform at Red Butte Garden on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. Plans for tonight: Old Crow Medicine Show, sold out
    • Singer-songwriter Jeremiah Stricklin, who performs under the name Oh, Jeremiah, performs at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake Ci...
    Updated Aug 22 2016 01:18 pm   |     |   Share
    Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston, left) receives good wishes the horse breeder Ilderum (Morgan Freeman) before the chariot race, in ’Ben-Hur,’ a new adaptation of Lew Wallace’s biblical epic. Philippe Antonello  |  MGM/Paramount The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Ben-Hur’ loses the box-office race
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • “Suicide Squad” tops the weekend box office for the third week in a row — but the real news is how bad...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 08:03 am   |     |   Share
    | Courtesy The Fixx  Rock and New Wave band The Fixx will perform at 9 p.m. Aug. 19, 2016 at The Fallout, Salt Lake City. The Fixx formed in London in 1979 and are known for their hits ’One Thing Leads to Another’, ’Saved by Zero’, ’Are We Ourselves?’ and ’Secret Separation.’ Tickets are $20. Visit thefalloutslc.com for information. Plans for the weekend: Groban, or Journey, or …
    • Roots-reggae band Rebelution performs tonight at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: The Green, Stick Figure, Through the Roots....
    Updated Aug 19 2016 02:28 pm   |     |   Share
    Jim (Jim Gaffigan) is on the run after finding the wrong kind of fame with his Bible in ìThe Jim Gaffigan Show.î Courtesy  |  TV Land Comic Jim Gaffigan to play The Viv on Dec. 2
    Comedian Jim Gaffigan is coming back to Salt Lake City, and playing in a very big room. Gaffigan — a Grammy nominee, best-selling author, and star and...
    Updated Aug 24 2016 07:53 pm   |     |   Share
    Mark Hamill arrives at the world premiere of ’Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, in Los Angeles. Hamill plays the role of Luke Skywalker in the film. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Mark Hamill to play The Viv for Salt Lake Comic Con
    Salt Lake Comic Con has found a bigger room for actor Mark Hamill’s appearance at the science-fiction and fantasy convention: Vivint Smart Home Arena....
    Updated Aug 19 2016 07:51 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2011 file photo, U.S. actors Johnny Depp, left, and Amber Heard arrive for the European premiere of their film, ’The Rum Diary,’ in London. Heard says she is donating her entire $7 million divorce settlement from Depp to a pair of charities. Heard writes in a statement released Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, that the money will be split between the American Civil Liberties Union and the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Heard’s divorce settlement going to charity
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Amber Heard is giving all of her $7 million settlement in her divorce from Johnny Depp to charity — sp...
    Updated Aug 22 2016 07:48 am   |     |   Share
    (Courtesy photo)    Rocker Grace Potter will perform at Red Butte Garden on Aug. 18. Plans for tonight: Hip-hop at Twilight, blues at Red Butte
    • Hip-hop/rap artist Pusha T and reunited alt-hip-hop trio Digable Planets co-headline this week’s Twilight Concert Series show, at Pioneer Park, 300 ...
    Updated Aug 18 2016 12:48 pm   |     |   Share
    Sundance picks 3 projects for VR residency
    Four creators of virtual-reality projects have been chosen for support from the Sundance Institute. The three projects will join the Sundance Institut...
    Updated Aug 18 2016 05:41 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2016 file photo, Amy Schumer accepts the Critics’ Choice MVP award at the 21st annual Critics’ Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Schumer will voice characters on “The Simpsons,” “Bob’s Burgers” and “Family Guy” on the episodes airing Sept. 25, Fox confirmed Monday at a bi-annual press event for TV critics. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Is ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ over?
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Amy Schumer has left a cryptic tweet that seems to say she’s done making her acclaimed sketch-comedy s...
    Updated Aug 19 2016 08:53 am   |     |   Share
    Plans for tonight: Benatar, Giraldo and Etheridge
    • DigiTour 2016, an all-ages festival of music and social-media stars, happens at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. On the bill: Jake T. ...
    Updated Aug 17 2016 04:51 pm   |     |   Share
    (Courtesy photo)   Nici Peper, an acoustic Americana singer from Wisconsin, is one of the finalists competing in an online poll to win an opening gig for Cold War Kids at the Live Wholly Festival, Sept. 17 at Sandy Amphitheater. Musicians compete to open for Cold War Kids in Sandy
    Six musical acts are competing for a chance at stardom — which will start with an opening gig next month for Cold War Kids in Sandy. The show — the Li...
    Updated Aug 18 2016 03:53 pm   |     |   Share
    Nate Parker arrives at the Sundance NIGHT BEFORE NEXT Benefit at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: The (alleged) sins of an Oscar contender’s past
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Actor-filmmaker Nate Parker, whose “The Birth of a Nation” wowed Sundance audiences and is being prime...
    Updated Aug 18 2016 07:13 am   |     |   Share
    | Courtesy Zakk Wylde  Zakk Wylde, former guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, will bring his Book of Shadows II tour, Aug. 16, 2016, to The Depot in Salt Lake City. Must be 21 or older to attend. Visit depotslc.com for information and smithstix.com for tickets. Plans for tonight: Wylde night
    • Indie-rock bands Hunny and The Frights co-headline at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. Opening: Gymshorts. Show starts at...
    Updated Aug 16 2016 01:18 pm   |     |   Share
    HUMP!, an amateur porn film festival, schedules a Utah date; venue cancels
    A touring film festival dedicated to amateur porn plans to stop next month in Salt Lake City — though finding someplace to show it is proving to be di...
    Updated Aug 17 2016 09:09 pm   |     |   Share
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Members of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra perform during their Winter Tour at EnergySolutions Arena Wednesday November 19, 2014. Trans-Siberian Orchestra, a holiday tradition, returns to The Viv, Nov. 22
    The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is marking its 20th anniversary in 2016 with a tour that will continue its tradition of a pre-Thanksgiving show in Salt L...
    Updated Aug 18 2016 04:49 pm   |     |   Share
    Singer Demi Lovato speaks performs during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Plans for tonight: Demi and Nick at The Viv; Jenny Lewis in the park
    • Pop stars Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas co-headline on the Future Now Tour, at Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening: M...
    Updated Aug 11 2016 01:21 pm   |     |   Share
    (Courtesy photo)   Exhibits from 4-H members will be one of the highlights of the Salt Lake County Fair, set for Aug. 17-20 at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Center in South Jordan. New events and traditional fun at 80th Salt Lake County Fair, Aug. 17-20
    The Salt Lake County Fair is marking its 80th year this month — with traditional fair events and modern entertainment. The fair starts Wednesday, Aug....
    Updated Aug 16 2016 07:54 am   |     |   Share
    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Anne Hathaway talks to the press as she attends the premier of the movie “Song One,” directed by Kate Barker-Froyland at the Eccles Theatre during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah Monday, January 20, 2014.  The movie is about an aspiring musician who returns to her estranged family after an accident leaves her brother comatose. The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Ocean’s Ocho’ fills out its line-up
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Anne Hathaway and Rihanna are signing on to “Ocean’s Ocho,” a reboot of “Ocean’s Eleven” with a female...
    Updated Aug 12 2016 09:14 am   |     |   Share
    Plans for tonight: A tribute to Curtis Mayfield
    • Punk/emo band Marianas Trench perform at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening: Skylar Stecker, Wicked Bears. Show starts at 6. Tic...
    Updated Aug 10 2016 02:12 pm   |     |   Share
    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Eric Church plays EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, May 25, 2015. Country star Eric Church to play The Viv, March 25
    Country superstar Eric Church will kick off 2017 with a massive North American tour — including a return trip to Salt Lake City. Church will bring his...
    Updated Aug 11 2016 03:54 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2015 file photo, singer Taylor Swift attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special in New York. Swift, Microsoft Corp. Harvard University are among those buying up .porn and .adult Web suffixes as a pre-emptive move before those domain names become available this summer. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, is making Internet address suffixes beyond the usual .com or .org available for people and businesses to use. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Hollywood returning to ‘Narnia’
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Moves are afoot in Hollywood to try again with “The Chronicles of Narnia,” with plans to adapt the fou...
    Updated Aug 11 2016 07:11 am   |     |   Share
      Michael Feinstein performs in New York’s famed Rainbow Room. Marc Bryan-Brown  | Courtesy Plans for tonight: Who are those masked men?
    • Masked metal band Slipknot performs at Usana Amphitheatre, 5150 S. 6055 West, West Valley City. Opening: Marilyn Manson, Of Mice & Men. Show starts ...
    Updated Aug 09 2016 01:54 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2015 file photo, Jay Pharoah attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special at Rockefeller Plaza, in New York. NBC says ’Saturday Night Live’ cast members Pharoah and Taran Killam are exiting the show. Pharoah and Killam won’t be back when ’SNL’ returns this fall for its 42nd season, the network said Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Bye to Pharaoh and Killam at ‘SNL’
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • “Saturday Night Live” will return this fall without two of its star players: Jay Pharaoh and Taran Kil...
    Updated Aug 10 2016 08:23 am   |     |   Share
    Mark Hamill Mark Hamill, Luke Skywalker from ‘Star Wars,’ is coming to Salt Lake Comic Con
    Luke Skywalker is coming to Salt Lake Comic Con. Mark Hamill, the actor who played the farmboy-turned-Jedi in the original “Star Wars” trilogy and in ...
    Updated Aug 18 2016 10:34 pm   |     |   Share
    ‘Game of Thrones’ live concert show coming in March
    The wide world of Westeros is going on the road — including a stop in Utah. HBO Global Licensing and Live Nation Entertainment are mounting a 28-city ...
    Updated Aug 11 2016 03:53 pm   |     |   Share
    In this May 2, 2016 photo, Ziggy Marley poses for a portrait to promote his self-titled sixth studio album in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Plans for tonight: Return of the Karma Chameleon
    • Sketch-comedy troupe Asperger’s Are Us perform at Wiseguys, 194 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $15, at the venue’s websi...
    Updated Aug 08 2016 01:23 pm   |     |   Share
    This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Margot Robbie in a scene from ’Suicide Squad.’ (Clay Enos/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Big numbers for ‘Suicide Squad’
    Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • The DC Comics supervillain mash-up “Suicide Squad” set an August record, with $135.1 million — but the...
    Updated Aug 09 2016 08:16 am   |     |   Share