Here are some live music events for tonight, Wednesday, June 27:
Spotlight show • Scott Hansen is known as ISO50 for his photographic and design works, but when it comes time to create and perform music, he’s known as Tycho. Music came late to the San Franciscan, he said in a phone interview. "I don’t come from a musical family," he said. "Drawing was my outlet." But when he was 21, he procured a drum machine and synthesizer and began fashioning ambient, layered techno music that explores and unfolds rather than hitting listeners with a sledgehammer. As you might expect, visuals at a Tycho show are much more considered than the average band’s set design. "I’ve never seen the difference between the two," he said of visuals and audio. "It brings another dimension to a live experience." Tycho hasn’t performed in Utah before, but many Utahns count themselves as fans to his rock-star status in the graphic-design scene. "If you’re into [my] design, you’ll be into the music," Tyhco said. "Music is a more pure expression of the vision. I don’t have the visual talent to put emotion [into visuals]."
When • Wednesday at 9 p.m.
Where • Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City
Tickets • $15 in advance, $17 day of, at 24Tix
Exigent Records presents Crucial Fest 2012, the second annual local festival, spotlighting 30 underground bands June 27-30. For more information, go to exigentrecords.com.
When • Wednesday, 8 p.m.; Thursday, 6 p.m.
Where • Various venues around Salt Lake City, including The Woodshed and Kilby Court
Tickets • $25 and $20 wristbands available at Graywhale Entertainment stores
Swedish electronica DJ Avicii will perform in Salt Lake for the first time on the Levels Tour. Local artists Loki, Life+, DJ K and Jake Williams will also perform.
When • Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Where • Saltair, 12408 W. Salt Air Drive, Magna
Tickets • $32 at SmithsTix
Fully Clothed Gentlemen
The Fully Clothed Gentlemen are a newly formed five-part a cappella group that performs pop, adult-contemporary, doo-wop and comedy music for all ages.
When • Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Where • The Stage at City Center Park , 300 E. 100 North, Orem
Tickets • Free
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