Gost, Mars Red Sky, Howling Giant, and More Booked for Crucialfest

Boutique Salt Lake City music festival, Crucialfest, has announced the first bands, performing on the first night of their 13th edition. Mars Red Sky, Midwife, Howling GIant, Ex, Everything, Onsetter, Iota, Violet Temper, Dehorn, and Gost will appear at the event, taking place September 13-15 at SLC’s Metro Music Hall, with more bands to come. Keep reading below for more information.

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Originally launched in 2011 and craftily curated in and concept and content, Crucialfest spotlights global, national, and regional acts with a broad sonic palate. Night one of Crucialfest 13 will feature Bordeaux, France cosmic psych trio, Mars Red Sky, Denver slowcore multi-instrumentalist, Midwife, Nashville stone-psych unit, Howling Giant, Bay Area post-hardcore quartet, Ex Everything, Boise doom-sludge sect, Onsetter, SLC trance-psych trio, Iota, shoegaze-doom assembly, Violet Temper, and the industrial-instrumental act, Dehorn. Additionally, the September 13 Crucialfest kick off will feature a special Friday the 13th Night of Evil set by slasherwave darksynth producer GOST.

We are very excited to announce the first wave of artists for Crucialfest 13,” comments Crucialfest founder Jarom Bischoff. “As always, Crucialfest is true to the spirit of underground Salt Lake City music and culture and each year, I ask myself the question, ‘If you could see anyone at Crucialfest, who would it be?’ Stay tuned for the reveal of nights two and three in what we feel will be a very special weekend of music for both longtime Crucialfest devotees and first time attendees alike.

Crucialfest 13 (night one)
Friday, September 13 2024
8 PM MDT / 21+
Metro Music Hall
615 West 100 South
Salt Lake City UT, 84101

Mars Red Sky 
Howling GIant
Ex Everything
Violet Temper
GOST (“Friday the 13th Night of Evil” set)

The second wave of Crucialfest 13 featured artists will be announced on June 26, and the wave three reveal is scheduled for July 3.

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