Ruble delivers lively set at Velour’s 13th anniversary show

January 25, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes [et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Ten years ago, Neon Trees were a flagship Velour band one year away from the release of their career-making single “Animal.” As a tribute to the band–and other artists that play there–Noah Ruble and his backing band ended their […]

Madilyn Paige performs new material at Velour

August 30, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over 200 people attended to hear the siren-like voice of Madilyn Paige, a 21-year-old singer-songwriter from Utah that has come to UVU many times. Debuting her new album at Velour Theater on Aug. 26, this will be her second time performing at the local Provo theater. She performed some of her favorite covers such as […]

The Backseat Lovers take Velour Battle of the Bands by storm

August 1, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Backseat Lovers are a rising band based out of Heber City – and one to definitely keep your eyes on. Within two months, they have already made impressive achievements. The band members have released “Elevator Days”, their indie rock EP twinged with the right mix of folk. This June, they won the Velour’s Battle […]

Thoughts on Velour’s Open Mic Night and the Provo music scene

March 9, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Reagan High | Staff Writer Open mic night at the Provo music venue Velour is, to be quite honest, hit or miss. I seem to always be invited by a friend every couple of weeks to this event and then consequently spend about two hours on auto-pilot while various renditions of current top 40 indie-folk […]

Podcast supports local music scene

January 30, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes When thinking of Provo’s music scene, classical artists and show choirs may come to mind before rock bands and indie singers. Yet in backyards, basements, cafes, venues and even recording studios, another side to Provo music is thriving.   The recently-launched “100 Block Podcast,” hosted by UVU students Branden Rosenlof and Tom Larsen,* aims to […]

Arborea at The Velour

October 10, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Losing focus happens after facing complications on tour. Things like schedules, travel time, food, money and occasionally, unexpected injuries can derail bands from touring. But for Buck and Shanti Curran, members of the indie/folk duo Arborea, losing focus isn’t an issue. Arborea has been touring the U.S. since April on their Red Planet Tour. On […]

Four more years!: Velour flourishes in the valley

January 19, 2010

Reading Time: 4 minutes Velour Live Music Gallery (or, alternatively for BYU students, “The Velour”) has been a local treasure ever since it first opened its doors in January 2006. My memories of the venue stretch back to Fall 2005, when a bunch of local musicians, myself included, got together to help Velour owner Corey Fox renovate his newly […]