Shows in Utah tonight:
Margot & The Nuclear So and So’s
Spotlight show • Richard Edwards, founder and frontman of Margot & The Nuclear So and So’s, was skeptical about funding the group’s fourth album, "Rot Gut, Domestic," through PledgeMusic. "I had seen a lot of Kickstarter campaigns that rubbed me the wrong way," he said in a phone interview. "It seemed to be a little too beggy. Some seemed lazy, like they didn’t put much thought into it." But he relented, and the album, as a digital download, was released early via PledgeMusic in March. The support from the fans is extraordinary considering the band began as a chamber-pop ensemble but is now a full-bodied rock ‘n’ roll band. "Maybe people dropped out because our calmer music," Edwards said about fans and ex-fans. "I just wanted to play louder music." Dinosaur Feathers and Whispertown open.
When • Wednesday, May 16 at 9 p.m.
Where • Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City
Tickets • $14 day at 24Tix
Mickey Hart Band
Deadheads appear to be alive, indeed, as this show by the former Grateful Dead drummer is sold out.
When • Wednesday, May 16 at 8 p.m.
Where • State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City
Tickets • Sold out
Juggalo favorites Twiztid with perform with special guests Kottonmouth Kings, as well as Blaze and Big B opening.
When • Wednesday, May 16 from 6 p.m.- 10:30p.m.
Where • In The Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City
Tickets • $24.50 at SmithsTix
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