Angela H. Brown | KUER 90.1

Angela H. Brown

KUER Music contributor

Angela H. Brown has run SLUG Magazine for over a decade, turning a small black & white zine into a full-color electrobrite magazine with a monthly print circulation of 30,000. Brown has ensured coverage on Utah's local music scene, Utah's action sports community and prominent underground bands. She has pioneered local band compilations, Death By Salt (vol.1-4), and branded numerous successful community events. Brown initiated, where readers can read exclusive content, view photo galleries, download back issues, the SLUG Mag mobile app or the mag’s weekly podcast, “Soundwaves.” In 2009, Brown launched Craft Lake City, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization known for showcasing Utah’s handmade community with an annual DIY Fest. Brown is on the advisory board of KUER 90.1 and the 2013 recipient of The Josephine Zimmerman Pioneer in Journalism Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

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Angela H. Brown

Last month, I had the incredible opportunity to attend the 27th annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival in Austin, Texas. Started in 1987 with around 700 attendees, the music conference has now grown to become the world’s largest festival of its kind. More than 2,200 official performers play in 100+ venues within five days, attracting 82,000+ attendees. SXSW unites bands, brands, artists, journalists, industry types, street performers, opportunists and music enthusiasts from all over the world.

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In 2002, a bright-eyed, 22-year-old singer-songwriter decided he needed a new name: A stage name. He gave himself the moniker of Drew Danburry, hit the road with his guitar and never looked back.

Twelve years touring the United States and 700 shows later, a lot has changed for Mr. Danburry. He got married, became a father and settled down in Utah County. He bought a house and opened up a small business.