Utah Arts Festival: Battle of the bands
Published: June 21, 2012 05:18PM
Updated: June 21, 2012 05:50PM
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Members of the teen music program MusicGarage.org rock out Thursday on the Park Stage of the Utah Arts Festival. (photo by Sean P. Means | The Salt Lake Tribune)

You're never too old to rock, or too young, as the dueling teen groups performing on the Utah Arts Festival's Park Stage proved Thursday.

It's sort of a tradition for the festival, to feature teen rock-music groups on the first day.

This year, three such groups played back-to-back-to-back, rocking out the classics.

First up was the Paul Green School of Rock, who finished off an energetic set with The B-52's hit "Love Shack."

Then came Wasatch Music Academy, playing an array of classic-rock. (I heard a Boston song while I was otherwise occupied.)

Third and finally, MusicGarage.org's band kicked it up with everything from The White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army" to a gnarly mash-up of Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger" and Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall."