2 days ago | Local Wire
As he puts down his instrument case, we ask Tempe musician Daniel Suber, better known as MC/DC, if there are a lot of punk trombonists. "Not that I know of," he responds with a laugh. "Everybody is like, 'Play in my jazz band,' and I don't know ho...
2 days ago | Essay
Romance and music can be tricky. This is why flowers and chocolates are recommended instead of concert tickets. A romantic dinner is practically a sure thing. Bringing a date to see your favorite band perform is not. Two years ago, I had convinced...
4 days ago | Concerts
The Waste Management Phoenix Open is billed as the “People’s Open,” but how do you get the Old Town crowd to the green? You book the w hat many consider the “world’s greatest DJ” to spin on a Saturday night: the Dutch record producer Tiësto. As so...
16 days ago | Local Wire
The new year means new beginnings, fresh ideas, and more chances to give birth to new projects. In such a populous area, we are privy to a tremendous amount of ambition and diversity when it comes to the local music scene. The area's creative clas...
18 days ago | Concert Review
Jane Lynch should have a show on NPR. After seeing her performance "See Jane Sing!" at the Virginia G. Piper Theatre at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, I felt like I saw the jazz equivalent of A Prairie Home Companion with one gay j...
1 month ago | Local Wire
After playing The Marquee Theatre on New Year’s Eve, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers are headed southbound on Mill Avenue to Yucca Tap Room. The band is taking up residence at the Tempe bar to commemorate the 20th anniversary of The Refreshments’ ...