The duo named Dresden Dolls is slightly more than a bit unconventional, by which me mean to say, Duh. Any band that labels its oeuvre Brechtian punk cabaret and names itself after the site of one of the most horrible war crimes of all time, well, its probably not gonna be touring with Ashley Tisdale anytime soon. But the Dolls offer more than shock value. Though theatrical and dramatic, frontwoman Amanda Palmers songwriting abilities meld simple, repetitive melodies with high-energy, grandiose climaxes, leaving you feeling heavy and satisfied, with a twisted smile on your face.
Fri., May 23, 6:30 p.m., 2008
Get the Things to Do Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly guide to events in Phoenix, and never be bored again. With suggestions for every day of the week, our recommendations will keep you busy on any budget.