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4 days ago | Concert Review
If country superstar Dierks Bentley had a résumé, he'd get whatever job he wanted — two certified platinum albums, eight certified gold singles and another two singles that went platinum. He's not even two years removed from the release of "Drunk ...
4 days ago | Local Wire
Krystle Delgado paid for college by competing in beauty pageants. She was Miss Palo Verde and Miss Sonoran Desert, titles she dutifully carried from the end of one contest until the beginning of the next year's. But as an artist, she didn't want t...
5 days ago | Listen Up
Justin Beiber's "Love Yourself" is a little passive aggressive. The chorus of "You should go and love yourself" is a radio-friendly, PG-rated euphemism, and we all know it. The entire song, is a soft-sung but arrogant dismissal of an ex-girl...
6 days ago | Lists
Browse through the annals of rock history, and you'll find, just right of the spotlight, the women with whom the most famous and sexually appealing men of the era chose to spend time with. Often, it seems, those women were underage — girls, not wo...
7 days ago | Local Wire
Think you know music? Got a strong opinion? Do you have a particular set of skills? New Times is seeking music writers to write essays, hot takes, and other stories about the music world, both nationally and locally. We're looking for writers who ...
11 days ago | Concerts
Viva PHX announced the addition of 40 bands to the festival, which will take place at 15 venues in downtown Phoenix on Saturday, March 12. The festival, which turns downtown into a South by Southwest-type festival for a night, is in its thir...