Okay, Denver, we need to talk.
I just received a press release from the Salt Lake City Arts Council (cue the Pace picante sauce dudes asking incredulously, "Salt Lake City?!") informing me of their Twilight Concert Series. Evidently, the concerts, which are free and take place every Thursday night at the Gallivan Center in downtown Salt Lake, are among "the best loved concert series in Utah." Not hard to see why. Take a look at the line-up: On July 9, Bon Iver and Jenny Lewis stop by, followed by the Black Keys and Human Highway on July 16, M. Ward and Land of Talk on July 23, Sonic Youth and Awesome Color on July 30, Q-Tip and B.o.B. (whom we believe is now going by Bobby Ray), Toots and the Maytals on August 13, Iron and Wine and Okkervil River on August 20, and Robert Randolph and Black Joe Lewis on August 27. Now is it me, or is that an impressive assemblage of talent? Any reason why we don't have a cool free weekly concert series like this? Just asking.