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Taylor Upsahl has been surrounded by music since she was in the womb. The 16-year-old Phoenix singer-songwriter grew up with bands, as her father, Mike Upsahl, has played in Valley groups since the '90s. There was always a rotating cast of profess...
2 months ago
Grupo Liberdade Debuts Video for “Batucada do Sol" and Gears Up for Rainha e Rei do Samba Competition2 months ago | Local Wire
You might not understand the lyrics in Groupo Liberdade’s new song “Batucada do Sol,” sung in Portuguese by Amanda Soares and Poranguí, but the energy the seven-piece band transfers to its listeners is infectious. The Afro-Brazilian band, going st...
2 months ago | Concerts
Jack Johnston and Josh Montag want to bring back the sentiment of what albums "should be" to the Arizona scene. They recruited nearly 30 vocalists and musicians to play on their sophomore album, Modern Repair, on which the bassist and drummer aske...
3 months ago | Local Wire
The members of indie folk band Dear Jerome don’t mind being one of the softer-sounding acts taking the stage at such venues as Tempe Tavern, Rips Ales & Cocktails, or Pho Cao. In a rock scene in which amped-up instruments sometimes overshadow ...
3 months ago | Concerts
January marked one of the hardest moments of Luna Aura's life: the tragic passing of the singer's 15-year-old brother in an accident at a boys' camp in northern Arizona. Instead of paying tribute to her sibling mournfully, the 22-year-old pop sing...