Spencer Sutherland

Spencer Sutherland

6 Christmas playlists to help you find the perfect holiday mix

6 Christmas playlists to help you find the perfect holiday mix

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec. 16 - 6:26 p.m.

If you tend to tense up when it's your turn to play deejay, never fear. Here are some holiday playlists to get things started, whatever the occasion.
How many times are Utah bands streamed each month?

How many times are Utah bands streamed each month?

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 11 - 2:01 p.m.

The coronavirus pandemic may have stopped live shows, but it hasn't stopped artists from earning money from streaming services. Here's a look at how many times these Utah bands are streamed each month on Spotify.
21 concerts that have been rescheduled for 2021

21 concerts that have been rescheduled for 2021

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 22 - 5:18 p.m.

After a horrific 2020 for live music, bands and venues are betting that 2021 will be better. While club-sized shows are still on hold, many large venues have announced rescheduled dates.
The Beach Boys, Post Malone and other artists with songs that mention Utah

The Beach Boys, Post Malone and other artists with songs that mention Utah

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 15 - 7:49 p.m.

With most concerts still postponed until some unknown future date, Utah music lovers will have to settle for bands singing about the Beehive State.
Which Major League Baseball player has the best walk-up song?

Which Major League Baseball player has the best walk-up song?

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted July 23 - 6:26 p.m.

After a four-month hiatus, Major League Baseball is back. Games start July 23 and the biggest question isn't how players will adjust to a shortened season or who will win the pennant — it’s who will have the best walk-up song!
The Killers, The Beths, Run The Jewels and more new songs to socially distance to

The Killers, The Beths, Run The Jewels and more new songs to socially distance to

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted July 6 - 2:00 p.m.

Three-plus months into COVID-19 and live entertainment is still incredibly hard to come by. Luckily, bands are still releasing music. Here are a few noteworthy new tracks from the past few weeks.
Justin Bieber, The Kooks, Dashboard Confessional and more new songs you may have missed over the past month

Justin Bieber, The Kooks, Dashboard Confessional and more new songs you may have missed over the past month

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 21 - 8:34 p.m.

First, the coronavirus canceled concerts. Now it’s messing with album releases. Though album releases have slowed, new singles keep popping up. Here are a few you may have missed over the past few weeks.
4 new albums to look forward to this month (and more you won't want to miss)

4 new albums to look forward to this month (and more you won't want to miss)

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 5 - 2:04 p.m.

Social distancing may have put live shows on hiatus, but it hasn’t stopped artists from releasing new music. May brings plenty of new albums to look forward to.
Coldplay, Jack Johnson and more live-from-home concerts to stream during quarantine

Coldplay, Jack Johnson and more live-from-home concerts to stream during quarantine

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted April 15 - 2:00 p.m.

For live music fans, social media has been the saving grace of social distancing. Here are just a few live shows to tide you over until the ban on group gatherings is lifted.
While live music is on hold, here are 4 April albums to check out

While live music is on hold, here are 4 April albums to check out

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted April 7 - 2:15 p.m.

Here are just a few of the new albums you may want to check out this month.
Bruce Springsteen, Sheryl Crow, others offer free concerts for fans stuck at home

Bruce Springsteen, Sheryl Crow, others offer free concerts for fans stuck at home

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted March 25 - 2:00 p.m.

Acts from all different genres have taken to social media to give their fans a well-earned break from the madness of the outside world.
7 Utah bands to check out during your self-quarantine

7 Utah bands to check out during your self-quarantine

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted March 20 - 2:32 p.m.

If you’re looking for some tunes to help you get through the pandemic, you can find them right here in the Beehive State. Here are seven Utah bands to check out.
March music: 4 national acts coming to Salt Lake (plus 4 local bands to check out)

March music: 4 national acts coming to Salt Lake (plus 4 local bands to check out)

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted March 6 - 2:05 p.m.

When it comes to big acts, March will be a little quiet in Salt Lake City. But that just means there’s more time to check out artists a bit off the beaten path.
5 February concerts you won’t want to miss

5 February concerts you won’t want to miss

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb. 1 - 9:42 a.m.

February brings singer-songwriters, emo rockers, country legends, and pop stars to Utah.
Salt Lake City one-man band Ritt Momney amassing huge followers on Spotify

Salt Lake City one-man band Ritt Momney amassing huge followers on Spotify

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan. 26 - 2:26 p.m.

Jack Rutter's solo project “Ritt Momney” is connecting with fans across the country. Thanks to his album and recent touring, Rutter has amassed a huge following — averaging nearly 200,000 Spotify listeners each month.
5 Utah concerts to check out this January

5 Utah concerts to check out this January

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan. 9 - 2:00 p.m.

If you’re looking for something to lift your spirits this January, you’re in luck. Artists from just about every genre are making a stop in the Beehive State this month.
Veteran artist Drew Danburry picks from 200-song catalog to create career-spanning album

Veteran artist Drew Danburry picks from 200-song catalog to create career-spanning album

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 29 - 2:02 p.m.

To call Drew Danburry prolific is a vast understatement. Since 2003, the indie artist who once called Utah County home has released 20 albums and recorded more than 200 songs. He recently turned 25 of them into a greatest hits album.
Provo songwriter Jordan Moyes chasing his idols with honesty, vulnerability

Provo songwriter Jordan Moyes chasing his idols with honesty, vulnerability

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 19 - 2:02 p.m.

Tom Petty. Neil Young. Coldplay. Those are just a few of the songwriters Provo-based Jordan Moyes looks up to. Though he’s only 25 years old, Moyes already has been chasing his idols for more than a decade.
Kilby Court, Salt Lake City's oldest all-ages music venue, turns 20

Kilby Court, Salt Lake City's oldest all-ages music venue, turns 20

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 9 - 2:07 p.m.

Who would have imagined that a two-car garage in an industrial neighborhood would turn into Salt Lake City’s longest-running all-ages music venue?
Salt Lake City band Cinders is on fire with its new single

Salt Lake City band Cinders is on fire with its new single

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 4 - 2:48 p.m.

Two years since releasing its first full-length album, Salt Lake City band Cinders is back with a brand new single, “100 Foxes.” It's a fantastic shout-along about never giving up, no matter how hard life tries to bring you down.
Ogden band Mojave Nomads breaks out of Utah

Ogden band Mojave Nomads breaks out of Utah

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 23 - 8:04 p.m.

Indie band Mojave Nomads just landed on Billboard's list of best albums, thanks to its new EP "Phases." The band has also picked up steam by touring across the U.S., including dates at SXSW.
Provo band Grey Glass is unabashedly alternative

Provo band Grey Glass is unabashedly alternative

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted April 11 - 3:00 p.m.

When Grey Glass singer and guitarist Tal Haslam moved from San Diego to Provo, he started playing open mic nights —not just to show off his songwriting skills, but to find musicians who wanted to start a rock band. But that was easier said than done