Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers to Ryan Adams and Velour’s Battle of the Bands: Must-hear music this week
BEST IN MUSIC THIS WEEK
STEELY DAN WITH THE DOOBIE BROTHERS -- Rock/Pop/Soul. Coming to USANA Amphitheatre in West Valley City on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. as a part of “The Summer of Living Dangerously Tour.” Tickets $29.50-$129 with details at usana-amp.com/events.
COMING TO RED BUTTE GARDEN -- Two soldout shows are set for this week as a part of the annual Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series, including Ryan Adams on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. and the Violent Femmes with Marcia Mello. For details on all upcoming shows, visit redbuttegarden.org/concerts.
COMING TO THE SANDY AMPHITHEATER -- The Sandy Amphitheater’s 2018 season will continue with an 8 p.m. Saturday concert featuring Ryan Shupe & The Rubberband. For more details, visit sandyamp.com.
COMING TO THE KENLEY AMPHITHEATER -- The Davis Arts Council’s Summer Nights with the Stars 2018 at the Kenley Amphitheater in Layton will kick off Saturday at 8 p.m. with piano family favorites The 5 Browns. For more information, visit davisarts.org.
DEADBEATS -- Coming to the Great Saltair in Salt Lake City Saturday at 7 p.m. as a part of the We Are DeadBeats Tour featuring ZEDS DEAD, Bro Safari, Spag, heddy, ARMNHMR, Shlump and LICK. The show is an 18+ event with tickets priced at $25. More details at thesaltair.com.
LOCAL MUST-HEAR LINE-UP
FREQUENCY -- The Covey Center for the Arts in Provo will present a free public concert featuring FreQuency, the venue’s contemporary a cappella group featuring 12 local high school students. The performance is a part of the Excellence Concert Series and is set for Monday at 7:30 p.m.
THE SOLARISTS -- Local band The Solarists will host their EP Release party at Velour Live Music Gallery in Provo this Saturday with Noble Bodies and Currents. Doors at 8 p.m. with tickets priced at $8 at 24tix.com.
VELOUR LIVE’S ANNUAL BATTLE OF THE BANDS -- Monday-June 15 Velour Live Music Gallery in Provo will present its annual Battle of the Bands, featuring a week of music by up-and-coming local artists and groups. This year’s lineup includes: Monday: Harbor Patrol, Sepia Ria, Eixo and Roomers. Tuesday: Backseat Lovers, Carlos Vii, Brass Rook and The Band Vera. Wednesday: Bilx10, Jumpmonk, Phantom Future and Gooch. June 14: The Cronies, Indigo Waves, Kenton and Sofi Gev. June 15: Footlight Parade, Tate Sexton & T.A.K., Fake Blonde and The Rubies. June 16: Summer Battle of the Bands Finals featuring the Monday-Friday winners.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR
DAVID ARCHULETA -- June 16 at the Sandy Amphitheater in Sandy.
KE$HA AND MACKLEMORE -- June 16 at USANA in West Valley City.
VELOUR BATTLE OF THE BANDS -- Finals set for June 16 at Velour Live Music Gallery in Provo.
TERRY FATOR -- June 18 at the Kenley Amphitheater in Layton.
BARENAKED LADIES, BETTER THAN EZRA, KT TUNSTALL -- June 18 at Red Butte Gardens in Salt Lake City.
TIMPANOGOS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN CONCERT - June 18 at the American Fork Amphitheater.
DISPATCH -- June 19 at Red Butte Gardens in Salt Lake City.
TWISTED BROADWAY -- June 20 at the Kenley Amphitheater in Layton.
BREAK THE SILENCE -- A charity concert to benefit Operation Underground Railroad, set for June 23 at Lone Peak Fields, breakthesilenceutah.com.