Snoop Dogg, Diplo among names announced for Twlight Concert Series
(KUTV) — The Twlight Concert Series lineup has been announced, and it features some music heavyweights.
The five musical dates includes the icon Snoop Dogg and the dynamic Diplo. The Gallivan Center will host all the shows, located on the Salt Lake City block between State Street and Main Street and between 200 South and 300 South.
The dates and artists are:
- Aug. 16 — Diplo
- Aug. 23 — Robert DeLong
- Aug. 30 — Moon Taxi
- Sept. 6 — DJ Snoopadelic, AKA Snoop Dogg
- Sept. 13 — King Princess and Flora Cash
The 30-year-old concert series was in danger of ending in 2017 but is back with a strong lineup, and a one-year alliance between Broadway Media, Salt Lake Community College and the Salt Lake City Arts Council.
Tickets for each show capped at less than 10,000. Tickets are $10 in advance via 24.tix.com with a $2 service fee. Day-of-show tickets are $15 with the same fee. Season tickets for all five shows are $50 with a $6.75 service fee and come with priority entrance.
Further information can be found at TwilightConcerts.com.
Diplo, Thomas Wesley Pentz, is a Grammy-winning artist who is a cultural force. A Sundance documentary "Give Me Future" told the story of one of his shows with 400,000 others in Havana, Cuba. He is also a producer who has worked with Beyonce, Madonna, Bruo Mars, Ariana Grande, Die Antwood, Usher and Snoop Dogg to name a few.
The singer, songwriter and producer uses an electronic sound that incorporates many styles with hits "Don't Wait Up" and "Long Way Down."
He calls his work "hyper-indie future pop."
The Nashville band Moon Taxi has hit "Two High" that put them in the national spotlight with their mix of indie rock and pop.
Nearly everyone knows Snoop Dogg who can boast about three top hits, 11 top 10 hits and 40 charting songs. He is known for his weed use and advocacy and shows up in lots of popular culture places like movies and with Martha Stewart.
Singer and songwriter King Princess is 19 and on the rise.
Flora Cash is the union of Cole Randall from Minneapolis and Shpresa Lleshaj of Sweeden who met online from a Soundcloud upload. With acoustic guitars and voices providing the foundation, the pair is now on record labels and every streaming service. imaginable.