When a band heads to town for the first time in a few years on the heels of a new album, it's understandable that their appearance would be big news. But for Neon Trees, that alone isn't what's keeping the band in the headlines. Shortly before the April release of their third record, Pop Psychology
, flamboyant frontman Tyler Glenn did something nearly unthinkable: He came out as a gay Mormon. The story dominated the news cycle but in the end, what draws fans to the band is their infectious blend of new wave, dance rock and pop. It's this, more than anything else, that keeps the band not only on the lips of pop music fans but on the radio as well.
Sat., June 14, 7:30 p.m., 2014
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