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Presented by Exigent Records, CrucialFest returns to downtown Salt Lake City June 26-29.
Now in its third year CrucialFest will once again showcases over 50 bands at a variety of Salt Lake's venues including Urban Lounge and Kilby Court and new venues such as the Shred Shed on Exchange Place and the Salt Haus in Salt Lake's Granary District.
This festival is a great way for Utahns to familiarize themselves with our local and regional music scenes.
Along with the various showcases at bars/clubs/venues the event culminates with a block party on Exchange Place June 29 and an all0day street fair inside of the Pickle Factory on the 28.
The current line-up includes the following, more TBA: Jr. Worship, Settle Down, L'anarchiste, Hang Time, Worst Friends, Take The Fall , Eidola, Bréag Naofa, Matthew Nanes, Huldra, The Hung Ups, Eli Whitney, Water Liars, Yaktooth, Atheist, Døne, SubRosa, Oxcross, Top Dead Celebrity, Pleasure Thieves, Cody Taylor, Harmon's Heart , Pest Rulz, Black Acid Devil, La Verkin, Collin Creek, Merlins Beard, Into The Storm, Rocky Mountain District , Jetty , New Truth, Johnny Utah, Dead Pilots, Hurris & Gig, Badass Magic, Hope & Tim, Baby Gurl, Slow Mover, Cicadas, Scalps, Temples, John Ross Boyce and his Troubles, Serial Hawk, Making Fuck, and Shadow Puppet.
For more information visit www.CrucialFest.com.