Plans for tonight: Snider's folk, Powerman's metal
Published: May 2, 2013 11:55AM
Updated: May 2, 2013 11:55AM
Courtesy photo Todd Snider, singer • “Some nights we make a [setlist], and then we abandon it. If I go to Salt Lake City, I look at an archive and see what I played the last time I played there.”

• ‘90s metal band Powerman 5000 performs at In the Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 6. Tickets are $21, at Smith’s Tix.

• Indie hip-hop artist Aesop Rock performs at The Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Rob Sonic, DJ Big Wiz, Busdriver. Show starts at 6. Tickets are $20, at 24Tix.

• Soja headlines a reggae night at The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Los Rakas, Rootz Underground. Show starts at 7:30. Tickets are $26 (for 21 and over) and $28 (for under 21), available at Smith’s Tix.

• Oregon folk-rocker Todd Snider performs at The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Opening act: Great American Taxi. Show starts at 8. Tickets are $35, at the venue’s website.