KRCL PRESENTS

KRCL Welcomes: The Roots to Granary Live on Fri, July 19

Hip Hop legends The Roots are coming to Salt Lake City this summer with their Hip-Hop is The Love of My Life Tour at GRANARY LIVE on Friday, July 19.

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KRCL Presents: Alejandro Escovedo at The State Room, Aug 1

Celebrated singer and songwriter, Alejandro Escovedo has an eclectic background and body of work as any rock artist of his generation. As comfortable performing with a string ensemble as he is with an amped-up power trio, and as likely to bare his soul in his lyrics as he is to display some serious rock & roll swagger, Escovedo had already played an important role in punk (with the Nuns), roots rock (the True Believers), and alt-country (Rank & File) before he launched a solo career that's seen him work with everyone from Tony Visconti, John Cale to Bruce Springsteen. Beginning with 1992's Gravity, Escovedo's music has been consistently literate, ambitious, and eclectic, with 2001's A Man Under the Influence exploring different genres and approaches from track to track, while 2008's Real Animal and 2016's Burn Something Beautiful focused on passionate, guitar-based rock & roll. 2018's The Crossing (and its 2021 Spanish-language counterpart La Cruzada) told a richly detailed story of the immigrant experience.

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KRCL Presents: Allison Russell at The Commonwealth Room

Grammy-award winner Allison Russell is returning to Salt Lake City, this time to The Commonwealth Room on November 6 with The All Returners Tour. Singer-songwriter and the third U.S. National Youth Poet Laureate from 2019 and 2020, Kara Jackson opens the show.

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KRCL Welcomes: Shannon & the Clams to Soundwell on Oct 10

Shannon and the Clams' new album The Moon Is In The Wrong Place finds the band back in Dan Auerbach's Easy Eye Sound studio for their seventh album.

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KRCL Presents: Aaron Frazer at The State Room Sept 13

Aaron Frazer just announced a tour in support of the new solo album, Into The Blue. It arrives in June via Dead Oceans record label and Frazer, the drummer and vocalists for Durand Jones and the Indications, is set to play The State Room on September 13.

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KRCL Presents: The Dip at The Commonwealth Room on Nov 14

The Dip is a Seattle-based Soul band that is known for its poignant songwriting, detailed arrangements, and vintage sound. Featuring a three-piece horn section, the group’s music harkens back to earlier soul and funk influences while hinting at the jazz foundations that brought the band’s members together. Along with singer and guitarist Tom Eddy, bassist Mark Hunter and drummer Jarred Katz are equally at home in a tight-pocketed groove as they are spacious free-improvisation. Trumpet player Brennan Carter joined by saxophonists Evan Smith and Levi Gillis serve as the band’s melodic counterpoint, playing off Eddy’s vocals to create a distinct sonic character that has drawn in millions of listeners to date. 

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