Crucialfest 7

Crucialfest is back! This year, we are transforming The Gateway into a multi-stage outdoor venue, complete with food trucks and a variety of experience rooms—including events like film showings, art galleries, markets, and more! This will also be the first year of Crucialfest as a truly multi-genre festival.

The main event will be happening September 2nd & 3rd. The main event is ALL AGES. We will also be hosting 4 days of nighttime events Aug 31 - Sept 3rd at both Urban Lounge & Metro Music Hall that are 21+.

There will be a limited amount of discounted early-bird tickets available the first week. General admission prices increase at the general on-sale.

-VIP inclues premier stage viewing in our VIP Lounge at the main festival, along with entry into all of the nighttime events at Metro Music Hall and Urban Lounge, Aug 31-Sep 3.
-4-Day pass includes entry to the festival as well as all of the nighttime events at Metro Music Hall and Urban Lounge, Aug 31-Sep 3.
-2-Day pass includes entry into both days of the main event only, Sep 2nd & 3rd.

Sponsored by Coors, Wasatch / Squatters, Red Bull, Graywhale, KRCL, CityWeekly, Duffy's Tavern, Black Harbor, and Roc Doc

American Stoner Rock / Metal band from Savannah, Georgia. Baroness formed in mid-2003, founded by former members of the Punk/Metal band Johnny Welfare And The Paychecks.

In August 2012 the band and their crew were involved in a very serious crash with their bus while being on tour in the UK. In March 2013 it was announced that Matt Maggioni and Allen Blickle will not continue touring with Baroness due to this event.

Baroness founded their own label Abraxan Hymns in 2015.

John Dyer Baizley - Guitar, Vocals
Peter Adams - Guitar
Sebastian Thomson - Drums
Nick Jost - Bass, Keyboards

Former members:
Tim Loose - Guitar, Vocals
Brian Blickle - Guitar
Summer Welch - Bass, Vocals
Matt Maggioni - Bass
Allen Blickle - Drums

Built To Spill

American indie rock band founded in 1992 in Boise, Idaho.

Minus The Bear

Rock band from Seattle, featuring members of Botch, Sharks Keep Moving and Killsadie.


Indie rock band from San Diego, California. The band was formed in 1998 by singers, songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Armistead Burwell Smith IV and Rob Crow.

American Stoner Metal band from Portland, Oregon. Formed in 2005.

Why? started out as an alias of Cincinnati born Yoni Wolf, son of a rabbi and an art book editor. He discovered an abandoned 4-track in the basement of his father's synagogue and that layed the foundation of what would come to be known as his candytime-dissonant, singsong-suicide style. Yoni has been involved in several groundbreaking constellations such as cLOUDDEAD, Greenthink and Reaching Quiet as well as releasing a full-length solo album and two EP's.

In 2005 Why? expanded into a full band as Yoni brought on long time collaborators and friends Doug McDiarmid, Matt Meldon and older brother Josiah Wolf.


BRONCHO is an American indie rock band based in Norman, Oklahoma. The band formed in Norman in 2010. The current lineup consists of Ryan Lindsey on guitar and vocals, Ben King on guitar, Penny Pitchlynn on bass and Nathan Price on drums.[1]

Their debut album Can't Get Past the Lips originally came out in 2011 and was rereleased by Fairfax Recordings in 2013.[2] Broncho released their second album Just Enough Hip to Be Woman on September 16, 2014 on Dine Alone Records. The album received generally favorable reviews from the music press.[3][4][5]

The band's song "It's On" was played over the closing credits of "Females Only," the first episode of the third season of the HBO series Girls. "Try Me Out Sometime" was used in an advertisement for HBO Now and Movie 43. The track "Class Historian" was used in a commercial featuring Kate Hudson for her Fabletics brand of women's athletic clothing as well as Cartoon Network's bearstack campaign.


Indie pop duo from Orlando, FL.

Radio Moscow

Radio Moscow is an American psychedelic rock band that formed in Story City, Iowa in 2003.
The actual components of the group (European tour of june 2014) are:
Parker Griggs (vocal, guitar), Paul Marrone (Drums) and Anthony Meier (Bass Guitar).

The Flatliners

Punk rock/ska punk band from Richmond Hill and Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Formed in 2002.

Emma Ruth Rundle

The Frights

Guitarist/vocalist Mikey Carnevale
Drummer Marc Finn
Bassist Richard Dotson

ROZAMOV is a sludge metal band from Boston, Massachusetts. Utilizing hardcore, doom, and atmospheric elements, ROZAMOV create a sound reminiscent of the bleak power of Neurosis, Yob and Grief.
ROZAMOV has released two self-produced EP’s and toured the Midwest and East Coast over the past two years.

Matt- guitar, vox
Tom- bass, vox
Tranxidis- drums

Epic heavy metal band from Salt Lake City, Utah-USA, which was formed in January, 2010.


"Salt Lake City natives, LOOM (feat. members of Fear Before, Norma Jean, ORBS, & The New Transit Direction) are scratching their reputation into the post-rock world with a truly original sound, not lacking in intensity or passion. Influenced by aggressive indie-rock bands like At the Drive In, Hot Cross, and Bear vs. Shark, Loom fuses mathy musicianship with a melodic catch that cant be denied. Definitely a band worth keeping an eye on."


Formed in 2001, EARTHLESS prides itself on creating energetic, utterly unique and free thinking instrumental music inspired by an eclectic mix of German krautrock and Japanese heavy blues-rock. The Californian trio has dedicated itself to mastery of the mind-bending jam session, evoking the spirits of Jimi Hendrix and Black Sabbath in equal measure. Named after a song title from vintage New York garage-psych band The Druids of Stonehenge, EARTHLESS' sound has been called "A sonic kaleidoscope of lava and lightning", earning it the title of "California's loudest band". The group delivers "one of the best live shows in all of modern, heavy rock," leading to one reviewer stating that the band's "epic shredding harkens back to the days were psychedelic rock had balls the size of grapefruits and wasn't afraid to take its listeners on a ride for which they may never return."

Each member of EARTHLESS has done time in many other bands. Drummer (and former pro skater) Mario Rubalcaba currently plays in the hardcore punk band OFF! and has also occupied the drum throne in Rocket From The Crypt and Hot Snakes amongst many others. Bassist Mike Eginton played with Electric Nazarene and guitarist Isaiah Mitchell was most recently in Howlin' Rain, has played with Nebula and Drunk Horse and also heads up the Bay Area band Golden Void. In the end, EARTHLESS is the musical rock that grounds the three musicians and now, after more than half a decade since the release of their last studio LP, EARTHLESS has returned and is out to prove -- through sheer rock power -- why they are considered the cream of the modern day heavy psych scene.


Doom band from Salt Lake City, Utah. Formed in 2005.

Rebecca Vernon: guitar, vocals
Sarah Pendleton: electric violin, vocals
Kim Pack: electric violin, vocals
Levi Hanna: Bass, vocals
Andy Patterson: Drums

Former members
Dave Jones: bass
Christian Creek: bass
Zachary Hatsis: drums, noise

Doug Martsch DJ Set


One More Time (Daft Punk Tribute)

One More Time: A Tribute to Daft Punk

One More Time: A Tribute to Daft Punk is the FIRST and ONLY realistic tribute of their kind! They don replica chromed helmets and costumes inspired by the 20th anniversary of the album Homework

One More Time flawlessly produce a high-octane DJ set combining Daft Punk anthems and original remixes.

Time machines are hard to come by…


Fall Silent

Disfunct hardcore-metal band from Reno, Nevada; active between 1994 until around 2003.

Primitive Man

Sludge/doom metal band from Denver, Colorado.

The Hound Mystic

Andrew Goldring

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and audio engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Set up Soundcave Productions in 2014 as an effort to help bands in the Salt Lake music scene.
Works solo under the guise Great Interstate, as well as a member of Your Meteor.

Filth Lords

The Wake of an Arsonist


Quiet Oaks

Quiet Oaks is an American indie band from Salt Lake City, UT. Consisting of members Dane Sandberg (vocals, guitar), Spencer Sayer (drums), Jon Butler (guitar), and Mike Moon (bass). The group plays a unique form of rock and roll. They maintain a rowdy and chaotic energy, while providing a familiar and welcoming sound.

The band was formed in the spring of 2015. At that time, all the members lived in a house together just outside of downtown Salt Lake City. They quickly started recording demos and writing new material. That summer they were given the opportunity to tour. With 30 days to prepare and nothing to promote, those original demos became the bands first EP ‘Put Your Dreams Where They Belong’.

Since that time, the band hasn’t slowed down. In 2016 they maintained a consistent tour schedule; taking them across the country multiple times. They have recorded sessions with Audiotree, Daytrotter, and Jam in the Van. They have shared the stage with Cold War Kids, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Matthew Logan Vasquez, The Cave Singers, Jamestown Revival, Morning Teleportation, Jeff Rosenstock, and many more.

2-Headed Whale


Sympathy Pain

Civil Lust

Conquer Monster

Martian Cult


I Buried The Box With Your Name

Tarot Death Card

$45 - $165


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