entertainment http://kuer.org en Dan Nailen: Front Bottoms http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-front-bottoms <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>KUER entertainment reporter Dan Nailen is well aware of the calendar -- but he thinks his list of the top albums from last year needs revision.</p><p>Dan Nailen blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a></p><p></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 17:48:11 +0000 Dan Bammes 40644 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Front Bottoms Dan Nailen: Before the New Year http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-new-year <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In this week between Christmas and New Year's Day, Dan Nailen says there's a great opportunity to get into some good shows that might otherwise be sold out.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER... and blogs at <a href="slcene.com.">slcene.com</a></div> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 17:01:34 +0000 Dan Bammes 40080 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Before the New Year Dan Nailen: Elf, Tab Choir & Pub Crawl http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-elf-tab-choir-pub-crawl <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We're not sure about raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but we do know that musical theater is generally NOT on the list of Dan </span>Nailen's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> favorite things</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER... and blogs at slcene.com</div> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:29:05 +0000 Dan Bammes 39504 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Elf, Tab Choir & Pub Crawl Dan Nailen: Lower Lights http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-lower-lights <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">No matter where you go in Salt Lake City this time of year, the holiday spirit is out to get you -- and Dan </span>Nailen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says there are good reasons to get swept up in it.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at slcene.com</div> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:15:33 +0000 Dan Bammes 39182 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Lower Lights Dan Nailen: Radio Hour, American Idiot http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-radio-hour-american-idiot <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Green Day's musical <em>American Idiot </em>and Plan B Theater's annual radio drama are on Dan Nailen's list of entertainment this week in Salt Lake City.</p><p>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a></p><p></p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 17:36:58 +0000 Dan Bammes 38869 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Radio Hour, American Idiot Dan Nailen: The Hollering Pines http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-hollering-pines <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's a little like biology -- bands break up and the parts reassemble into something new. &nbsp;That's how Dan </span>Nailen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sees the evolution of a local band performing in Salt Lake this weekend.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a></div><div>&nbsp;</div> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 15:27:28 +0000 Dan Bammes 38262 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: The Hollering Pines Dan Nailen: Jewish Arts Festival http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-jewish-arts-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The <a href="http://slcjcc.org/community-events/latest-news-and-updates/item/608-2013-jewish-arts-festival">Jewish Arts Festival</a> begins this weekend at Salt Lake City's Jewish Community Center -- and that's Dan Nailen's first stop on his weekend tour.</p><p>Dan Nailen&nbsp;reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 18:10:32 +0000 Dan Bammes 37940 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Jewish Arts Festival Dan Nailen: Sleigh Bells http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-sleigh-bells <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Even if their story is too cute to be true, Dan Nailen says Sleigh Bells is one act that gets better -- and plays bigger venues -- every time they come to Salt Lake.</p><p>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a>.</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:26:20 +0000 Dan Bammes 36946 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Sleigh Bells Dan Nailen: Waterboys & Jake Shimabukuro http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-waterboys-jake-shimabukuro <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>For Dan Nailen, the Waterboys have been his &quot;white whale&quot; band -- he&#39;s been a fan for years, but he&#39;s never been to one of their shows.</p><p>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a></p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 17:12:44 +0000 Dan Bammes 36656 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Waterboys & Jake Shimabukuro Dan Nailen: Glen Tilbrook Solo http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-glen-tilbrook-solo <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dan Nailen&#39;s looking forward to the Glen </span>Tillbrook<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> appearance at the State Room in Salt Lake City tonight. </span>Tilbrook&#39;s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> someone he&#39;s followed for a long time.</span></p><p>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:41:19 +0000 Dan Bammes 36314 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Glen Tilbrook Solo Dan Nailen: Mideau & Neko http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-mideau-neko <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Dan Nailen needs to come up with a chart for all the talented musicians who've been coming out of Provo over the last several years.</p><p>Dan Nailen&nbsp;reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a>.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 15:19:54 +0000 Dan Bammes 35366 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Mideau & Neko Dan Nailen: State Fair Special http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-state-fair-special <p></p><p>The Utah State Fair is underway, and for Dan Nailen, there's a certain category of performers who turn up there every year.<br><br>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a></p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 19:37:52 +0000 Dan Bammes 35039 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: State Fair Special Dan Nailen: That Was Then, This is Now http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-was-then-now <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For a lot of performers who were once on the cutting edge, maintaining a career over the long term is tough. &nbsp;Dan </span>Nailen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talks with KUER's Dan </span>Bammes<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about one band coming to Salt Lake this week that's fighting to stay relevant.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER . . . and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene-dot-com</a>.&nbsp;</div> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 13:40:00 +0000 Dan Bammes 34648 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: That Was Then, This is Now Dan Nailen: Craft Lake City http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-craft-lake-city-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Dan Nailen&nbsp;talks about Salt Lake City's annual Do-It-Yourself festival among the week's entertainment offerings.</p><p>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a></p> Sat, 10 Aug 2013 19:44:32 +0000 Dan Bammes 33749 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Craft Lake City Dan Nailen: Frightened Rabbit http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-frightened-rabbit <p></p><p>Ever heard of Frightened Rabbit? &nbsp;Neither has anybody else, but Dan Nailen insists they're worth a listen. &nbsp;They're at the top of this week's long list of summer music.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a> &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:13:58 +0000 Dan Bammes 33001 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Frightened Rabbit Dan Nailen: Son Volt in SLC http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-son-volt-slc <div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>If KUER's entertainment reporter Dan Nailen is good for anything, it's pointing out artists who've been underappreciated. &nbsp;This weekend, he's talking about a country artist who rarely makes headlines.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Dan Nailen blogs at slcene-dot-com.</div> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 19:32:32 +0000 Dan Bammes 32687 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Son Volt in SLC Dan Nailen: Byrne and St. Vincent at Red Butte http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-byrne-and-st-vincent-red-butte <p></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Dan Nailen says the summer live music season is reaching its peak -- and he's looking forward to a voice that's been around a long time putting on a new kind of show.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene-dot-org</a></span><a href="http://slcene.com">&nbsp;&nbsp;</a></p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 15:50:01 +0000 Dan Bammes 32302 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Byrne and St. Vincent at Red Butte Dan Nailen: Rooftop Concert Series http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-rooftop-concert-series <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Provo's Rooftop Concert Series features music from the Rolling Stones this weekend. &nbsp;KUER's Dan Nailen says it's worth a drive.</p><p>Dan Nailen&nbsp;reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a>.</p><p></p> Sat, 06 Jul 2013 15:01:31 +0000 Dan Bammes 31979 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Rooftop Concert Series Dan Nailen: Cartoonists Convention http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-cartoonists-convention <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Salt Lake City hosts a lot of conventions -- some shut locals out of their meetings entirely, but there's one that's welcoming visitors to several of its events. &nbsp;It's the editorial cartoonists -- and Dan Nailen has been watching the scribblers.</p><p>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a></p><p>Listen to Doug Fabrizio's conversation with Pat Bagley, Steve Benson and Kal&nbsp;Kallaugher&nbsp;on<a href="http://radiowest.kuer.org/post/daggers-drawn"> KUER's Radio West</a></p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:41:07 +0000 Dan Bammes 31621 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Cartoonists Convention Dan Nailen: Utah Arts Festival http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-utah-arts-festival <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's looking like a wonderful weekend at the <a href="http://uaf.org/">Utah Arts Festival</a>, with Dan </span>Nailen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> looking forward to some of the late evening performances. &nbsp;And if you want to get there in a good mood, he recommends taking </span>TRAX<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and not trying to park downtown.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER... and blogs at<a href="http://slcene.com"> slcene-dot-com</a></div> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 19:45:28 +0000 Dan Bammes 31300 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Utah Arts Festival Dan Nailen: WingFest http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-wingfest <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More often than not, Dan </span>Nailen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is talking about music when he looks at Salt Lake City's entertainment choices. &nbsp;Now and then, it's art or theater. &nbsp;But he can't pass up a chance to celebrate chicken wings.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dan </span>Nailen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports on entertainment for KUER &nbsp;and blogs at&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></div><p></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 18:14:26 +0000 Dan Bammes 30923 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: WingFest KUER News Pod: Friday June 14, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-friday-june-14-2013 <p>Granite and Park City school districts expand their pre-k programs thanks to Goldman Sachs, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that a Utah company can’t patent genes, and Dan Nailen gives us a look ahead to Wing Fest.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F96894564&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:59:14 +0000 Brian Grimmett 30922 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Friday June 14, 2013 Dan Nailen: Andre Williams at the Garage http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-andre-williams-garage <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The last time Andre Williams came to Salt Lake, the <a href="http://www.garageonbeck.com/">Garage on Beck</a> caught fire. &nbsp;Dan Nailen talks about the show in Salt Lake and other entertainment options for the week.</p><p>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a>.</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 11:07:18 +0000 Dan Bammes 30656 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Andre Williams at the Garage Dan Nailen: Jersey Boys http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-jersey-boys <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Dan Nailen says he's generally not a fan of musical theater, but he's interested in <em><a href="http://saltlakecity.broadway.com/shows/jersey-boys-baa/">Jersey Boys</a></em>, the Broadway show playing this week in Salt Lake City.</p><p>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a></p><p></p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 17:06:07 +0000 Dan Bammes 30277 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Jersey Boys Dan Nailen: Fine Art & Dropkick Murphys http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-fine-art-dropkick-murphys <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The first stop for Dan Nailen's entertainment tour this Memorial Day weekend is the <a href="http://umfa.utah.edu/">Utah Museum of Fine Arts.</a></p><p>Dan Nailen's entertainment weblog&nbsp;<a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a></p> Fri, 24 May 2013 17:02:39 +0000 Dan Bammes 29810 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Fine Art & Dropkick Murphys Dan Nailen: Yo La Tengo http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-yo-la-tengo <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Salt Lake City's <a href="http://livingtraditionsfestival.com/">Living Traditions Festiva</a><a href="http://livingtraditionsfestival.com/">l</a> is this weekend and lots of other entertainment choices are available. &nbsp;But Dan Nailen's&nbsp;excited about a band that's making a stop in Salt Lake. &nbsp;He talks with KUER's Dan Bammes.</p><p>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a></p> Fri, 17 May 2013 16:13:16 +0000 Dan Bammes 29443 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Yo La Tengo KUER News Pod: Friday May 10, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-friday-may-10-2013 <p>Utah considers walking away from a high risk insurance pool, the University of Utah considers stricter rules for skateboarders, and Dan Nailen shares why Salt Lake is in for night after night after night of good music.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F91597808&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Fri, 10 May 2013 18:26:01 +0000 Brian Grimmett 29093 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Friday May 10, 2013 Dan Nailen: Night after Night after Night http://kuer.org/post/dan-nailen-night-after-night-after-night <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The way Dan </span>Nailen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> tells it, great music is lined up "night after night after night" in Salt Lake City this week.</span></p><p>Dan Nailen reports on entertainment for KUER and blogs at <a href="http://slcene.com">slcene.com</a></p> Fri, 10 May 2013 17:58:22 +0000 Dan Bammes 29092 at http://kuer.org Dan Nailen: Night after Night after Night KUER News Pod: Thursday May 9, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-thursday-may-9-2013 <p>Family and friends honor the death of fallen soccer referee Ricardo Portillo, the Great Salt Lake Council discusses gays in the Boy Scouts, and the Salt Lake City Arts Council announces the lineup for the Twilight Concert Series.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F91437821&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 17:21:21 +0000 Brian Grimmett 29025 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Thursday May 9, 2013 2013 Twilight Concert Series Announced by Salt Lake City Arts Council http://kuer.org/post/2013-twilight-concert-series-announced-salt-lake-city-arts-council <p>With performers like Flaming Lips, Belle and Sebastian and Grizzly Bear coming to the <a href="http://twilightconcertseries.com/">Twilight Concert series</a>, the Salt Lake City Arts Council expects another banner year for the series. Casey Jarman&nbsp; is the series director. He says schedule challenges make it rare for him to be able to land the good bands on the first try.</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 00:43:37 +0000 Bob Nelson 28991 at http://kuer.org 2013 Twilight Concert Series Announced by Salt Lake City Arts Council