Another eclectic weekend awaits full of music and art - let's look at the highlights.
On Thursday night at The State Room, Texas troubadour Bob Schneider makes his way back to Salt Lake City in what should be a fun-filled night, of modern, thoughtful accessible folk rock. Schneider's a true road warrior who's a frequent visitor to the Wasatch Front, but this is his first time at TSR - which should prove a perfect fit for Schneider and his devoted fans. Tickets remain on sale and excellent local act Cory Mon opens the show.
And Friday night at The State Room indie-rockers The Low Anthem, pictured above, return. This band played one of the best shows I've seen in town in the past three years back in 2010 at the same venue. When this eclectic quartet gets it going, they're overwhelmingly good. Don't miss this show.
Check them out right here: http://youtu.be/VUKVZXqvqaI
Also Thursday and Friday, don't miss your last chance to see the "Surrounded" art exhibit over at the 54 Finch Lane/Art Barn gallery by local artists Suzanne Simpson and Jim Frazer. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Another treat is Saturday night at Park City's at Eccles Center when the Music of Stax Records band shows up featuring legends guitarist Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn and vocalist Eddie Floyd. For those who don't know, the Memphis based label was home to some greatest soul music ever waxed in this country during the '60s and '70s. Tickets remain on sale.
Watch Eddie singing a soul classic right here: http://youtu.be/crllk0YHAGo
Also Friday gives Salt Lake music lovers a chance to see surf-rock guitar pioneer Dick Dale is at Liquid Joe's on Friday. Dale, 74, is a highly influential guitarist with a signature sound. This could be a great time and tickets start at $20 and remain available.
Check out Dale right here. Yeah, this guy rocks. http://youtu.be/9UmmbF1Zyvk