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Hidden Hills, Calif. • Melissa Etheridge and songwriter Priscilla Renea had never met before sitting down to discuss their craft, and within an hour, they were spontaneously harmonizing together. Etheridge plucked a guitar from the wall of electrics and acoustics …

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  • (Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Joshua James is the opening act at  the #FixTheFox benefit on Friday, April 29, 2016 , featuring acoustic sets by Neon Trees and Imagine Dragons. The show raised funds for Corey Fox, the founder and owner of Velour, who needs a kidney transplant. Photos: Neon Trees and Imagine Dragons concert aids an old friend
    Neon Trees and Imagine Dragons returned “home” to Velour Live Music Gallery in Provo on Friday to play acoustic sets and help an old friend whose venu...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 11:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    The Cathedral of the Madeleine performs Benjamin Britten’s short opera ’Noye’s Fludde’ (that’s Noah’s Flood in Medieval English) as part of the Madeleine Festival, at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, Friday, April 29, 2016. All aboard Cathedral of the Madeleine’s charming ‘Noye’s Fludde’
    The Madeleine Choir School is one of Salt Lake City’s musical treasures, and the school’s young musicians are presenting an operatic gem this weekend ...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 09:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • A screenshot from the video for ’Trash,’ the debut single from Tyler Glenn’s first solo effort. In solo release, Neon Trees singer Tyler Glenn metaphorically and literally renounces LDS Church for LGBT teachings
    In March 2014, Tyler Glenn proclaimed on the pages of Rolling Stone that he was proud of his life as a gay man, his career as a musician and his Mormo...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 10:50 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Matt Farcher and Darren Ritchie in a scene from Pioneer Theatre Company’s production of ’The Count of Monte Cristo.’ Utah’s Pioneer Theatre Company premieres a swashbuckling musical version of ‘Monte Cristo’
    The bigger-than-life story of “The Count of Monte Cristo” will open at Pioneer Theatre Company on Friday, May 6, but first there’s a little costume pr...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 05:45 pm   |     |   Share


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