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New York • The Grammy Awards are sipping all of Beyonce’s lemonade. The pop star leads the 2017 Grammys with nine nominations, including bids for album of the year with “Lemonade,” and song and record of the year with “Formation.” …

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  • Fresh and familiar Christmas carols grace two Salt Lake stages
    Old and new Christmas traditions mingled in musical presentations by two Salt Lake-based ensembles. Utah Chamber Artists’ Christmas concert, always a ...
    Updated Dec 06 2016 09:54 am   |     |   Share
  • A younger Bradford steps up to Utah Chamber Artists’ plate for Christmas concert
    Barlow Bradford’s carol arrangements are regular features of the Utah Chamber Artists’ Christmas concerts. This year, the group’s founder and artistic...
    Updated Dec 02 2016 03:58 pm   |     |   Share
  • Mormon Tabernacle Choir welcomes recording partner Rolando Villazón for Christmas
    The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has recorded with Rolando Villazón; now they get to meet in person. Villazón was the tenor soloist on the choir’s recent r...
    Updated Dec 04 2016 12:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • Conductor Graf helps make lesser-known works sound like hits
    The Utah Symphony’s repertoire this weekend consists of some of the least-performed works of some of the most-performed composers. A strong conductor ...
    Updated Dec 02 2016 10:21 pm   |     |   Share


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  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Symphony Concertmaster Madeline Adkins poses for a portrait at The Salt Lake Tribune)  . NOVA concert presents the many sounds of French music
    Sunday’s NOVA Chamber Music Series concert will showcase a wide variety of French music — from Camille Saint-Saëns’ ultrafamiliar “Carnival of the Ani...
    Updated Dec 03 2016 09:42 am   |     |   Share
  • (Composite photo by Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   VadaWave, Salt Lake City-based rock duo comprised of married musicians Megan Joy (’American Idol’ finalist ’09) and Quinn Allman (formerly of The Used), are releasing their debut EP on Dec. 9. One of the songs, ’Escape,’ is inspired by the writings of women who were in Warren Jeffs’ FLDS community. ‘Idol’ finalist Megan Joy and ex-Used guitarist Quinn Allman having ‘Out of Body’ experience as VadaWave
    Megan Joy and Quinn Allman always knew they would have children. “We always thought we’d have a girl, and we’d name her Vada,” Joy said. So when the m...
    Updated Dec 05 2016 12:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Catfish and the Bottlemen perform Dec. 6 at The Depot in Salt Lake City. Courtesy  |  Jill Furmanovsky Concert preview: With loud sound and hunger for the road, Catfish and the Bottlemen have grown into headliners
    The members of Catfish and the Bottlemen are passionate about the old ways of rock music — touring nonstop, churning out anthems driven by loud guitar...
    Updated Dec 01 2016 04:44 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2016, file photo, Luke Bryan performs ’Move’ at the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Video shows Bryan slapping a heckler with his fingers while still holding the microphone during a show in Nashville on Nov. 30, 2016. Bryan then continued with the song seeming unfazed by the incident.(Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File) Luke Bryan slaps heckler from stage with microphone in hand
    Nashville, Tenn. • Country star Luke Bryan took care of a heckler without skipping a beat during a concert this week by taking a swing at the man from...
    Updated Dec 02 2016 08:18 am   |     |   Share
  • This 2014 photo provided by The Fun Star shows musicians, Zooey Deschanel, left, and M. Ward from She & Him. Their new album, ’Classics,’ releases Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/The Fun Star, Autumn DeWilde) Get in the holiday mood with Garth Brooks, R. Kelly and more
    Between packing away the Halloween costume and brining the turkey for Thanksgiving, many typically do one more thing: Pull out that dusty Christmas CD...
    Updated Dec 01 2016 12:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • French musician Didier Marouani speaks at a news conference in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. Didier Marouani and his Russian lawyer were detained late on Tuesday and spent a night in a Moscow police station after a Russian pop star accused them of extorting 1 million euros from him in a plagiarism row. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin) French composer detained in Moscow in plagiarism row
    Moscow • A French musician and his Russian lawyer spent a night in a Moscow police station after a Russian pop star accused them of extorting 1 millio...
    Updated Nov 30 2016 08:45 am   |     |   Share
  • In this April 25, 2016, file photo, singer Amy Grant poses for a portrait at her home in Nashville, Tenn. Grant’s new holiday record, “Tennessee Christmas,” includes a couple of non-traditional yuletide tunes, including “Melancholy Christmas,” “Another Merry Christmas,” and “December.” The lyrics speak to people who have no one to talk to, who have lost loved ones or who have struggled to make it through the year. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File) If Christmas gets you down, there’s a sad song for you
    ’Tis the season for bright, cheery holiday music playing ad nauseam on the radio, in shopping malls and television commercials. But if you’re not feel...
    Updated Dec 01 2016 12:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, Hans Zimmer arrives at the 87th Academy Awards nominees luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Zimmer is hitting the road again with his career-spanning concert tour, which he describes as a little bit cinematic and a little bit rock ‘n’ roll. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) Hans Zimmer channels his inner rock star for upcoming tour
    Celebrated composer Hans Zimmer is hitting the road again with his career-spanning concert tour, which he describes as a little bit cinematic and a li...
    Updated Nov 30 2016 02:58 pm   |     |   Share
  • |  Courtesy  Tommy Emmanuel, the veteran Australian guitarist, known for his unique ìfinger styleî playing technique, plays two sets on his ìClassics and Christmas Tourî on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City. Concert preview: Getting into the Christmas spirit, guitar style, with Tommy Emmanuel
    For a guy who can seriously shred on guitar, Tommy Emmanuel has a real soft spot for Christmas music. The acoustic guitar virtuoso brings his Classics...
    Updated Nov 30 2016 09:01 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Courtesy photo)   Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Ortiz brings her new solo project, Sad13, to Salt Lake City on Sunday, Nov. 27, for a show at Kilby Court. Concert preview: Sad13 lays out a real-world logic to pop feminism
    We seem to have entered an age in pop music when female musicians recognize that pouting for the approval of a man may not be the healthiest behavior ...
    Updated Nov 23 2016 08:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • Robert Breault  |  Courtesy  Merrill Flint as Balthazar, Lucas Goodrich as Kaspar, and Katie Marshall as Amahl in the University of Utah Lyric Opera Ensemble production of ’Amahl and the Night Visitors.’ Amahl teams up with Tiny Tim on a Christmas double bill
    The University of Utah’s Lyric Opera Ensemble has made a tradition the past few years of performing Gian Carlo Menotti’s one-act Christmas opera, “Ama...
    Updated Nov 27 2016 04:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Courtesy photo)   Violinist Jenny Oaks Baker and her four children will perform holiday shows in November and December.  Holiday music fills Utah concert halls
    Concert halls large and small will be ringing in the holiday season with a wide variety of shows and performers. Here’s some highlights along the Wasa...
    Updated Dec 02 2016 11:47 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Oct. 6, 2016 photo, Kaskade poses for a portrait at Edge Studios in Los Angeles. The Grammy-nominated DJ and producer has seen the headlines proclaiming the beginning of the end of the electronic dance music craze, but he’s not buying it.  “I don’t think that at all, obviously. I’m busier than I ever have been and I think, really, we just kind of scratched the surface,” he said in a recent interview. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP) DJ-producer Kaskade: Electronic dance music is not over
    Grammy-nominated DJ and producer Kaskade has seen the headlines proclaiming the beginning of the end of the electronic dance music craze — but he is n...
    Updated Nov 23 2016 08:53 pm   |     |   Share
  • Pink Martini will perform with the Utah Symphony March 21, 2017. Courtesy  |  Utah Symphony Review: Pink Martini’s new album is entertaining global trip
    Pink Martini brings its progressive commitment to “Je dis oui!” (“I say yes”), an entertaining global jaunt in eight languages and a whirling variety ...
    Updated Nov 25 2016 09:25 am   |     |   Share
  • (Courtesy photo)   Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings its classic “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” rock opera to Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City for two shows on Tuesday, Nov. 22.  Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings its rock-n-roll Christmas spirit to Salt Lake City
    When Trans-Siberian Orchestra started thinking about its 20th anniversary Winter Tour, members of the progressive rock band thought they would do some...
    Updated Nov 21 2016 09:08 am   |     |   Share
  • Review: Utah Symphony goes on record with thrilling Prokofiev
    The Utah Symphony and music director Thierry Fischer are laying down the tracks for their latest live recording project this weekend, and Friday’s per...
    Updated Nov 22 2016 11:42 am   |     |   Share
  • (Courtesy photo)    Salt Lake City-based pop musician Sean Hipp has released a single to raise funds  for local animal rescue group, Nuzzle & Co. Local Sounds: Salt Lake musician empowered to use song to help rescue animals.
    After rescuing a dog three years ago, Salt Lake City-based pop musician Sean Hipp quickly realized his life would no longer be the same. So much so th...
    Updated Nov 17 2016 03:55 pm   |     |   Share
  • Jazz drummer Lewis Nash is part of The New York Five, performing Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City for a JazzSLC performance. Courtesy J. Chriss & Co. The New York Five swings into Utah for JazzSLC concert
    With the New York Five, the people may change, but the music is constant. The Five are far from strangers — more like mentors and mentees, all longtim...
    Updated Nov 17 2016 04:37 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Thursday, Sept 18, 2014, file photo, Leonard Cohen attends a listening party for his new album ’Popular Problems’ in New York. The late Cohen’s epic cult classic `Hallelujah’ has been covered more than 300 times since he first recorded it in 1984. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File) A guided tour of 10 ‘Hallelujah’ Leonard Cohen covers
    A happy Hallelujah, Leonard Cohen. The Canadian chanteur’s most famous song bubbled into the collective conscious after he died Nov. 7 at 82. Of cours...
    Updated Nov 18 2016 11:00 am   |     |   Share
  • | Courtesy of Shovels & Rope South Carolina-based tonk band Shovels & Rope will play at the State Room in Salt Lake City, April 17, 2014. Parker Millsap will open. Visit www.thestateroom.com for information. Shovels and Rope bring the circle of life to The Depot
    Fresh off their last tour, Shovels and Rope, who play The Depot Thursday night, hunkered down and recorded “Little Seeds,” an album that Michael Trent...
    Updated Nov 17 2016 12:28 pm   |     |   Share