If you're going to That Damn Show--tickets here; schedule here--on Saturday and you don't already know a lot about Bad Religion, you might be in trouble by the time they hit the Main Stage at the Mesa Amphitheatre at 9 p.m. Luckily, our print feature this week is all about five essential Bad Religio ... More >>
On Saturday That Damn Show is back for 2013 at the Mesa Amphitheatre, featuring national acts like Bad Religion and local favorites like the Veragrooves. Check out the full schedule here. (Full disclosure: We're co-promoting this show with KUKQ, because we just want you to be happy.) Bad Religion h ... More >>
Daniel Johnston @ Crescent Ballroom|2/3/13An enthusiastic young man in the crowd shouts: "We all love you, Daniel!" Daniel Johnston, the grizzled man onstage, backed by a selection of Phoenix all-star players from Jimmy Eat World, Reubens Accomplice, Dry River Yacht Club, Boxhead Ensemble, Limbeck ... More >>
Curious what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend. Saturday May 5: Cinco de Mayo Phoenix Festival in Downtown Phoenix More than 150,000 people are expected to ... More >>
The prince of parodies, "Weird" Al Yankovic, will be riffing on songs new and old tonight (Friday, June 10) in Chandler. With a career that spans more than 30 years and 150 songs (parodies and originals), it might be hard for Yankovic to whittle down his set list. If we had our druthers, "Weird" A ... More >>
www.mtv.comGet a fake bake like Angelina "Jolie" Pivarnick at Sandbar's Jersey Shore party tonight.Colorful doesn't even begin to describe the eclectic array of inexpensive events on tap for this weekend. There's a candy-themed dance party at Afterlife that's guaranteed to satisfy your sweet to ... More >>
The gospel accordion to Yankovic
Every week, we're going to be reviewing a music DVD. We kick off with Twisted Sister's The Video Years...Twisted Sister used to scare the shit out of me. When I was 8 years-old, I would lay on my bunk bed in the dark, blasting the Under the Blade album, imagining that huge, leather ... More >>
A Phoenix power player
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