Ben Garcia

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2014

    The Best Concert Photographer in Phoenix Is...

    In the past few months, we opened a call for photographers to nominate themselves as the Best Concert Photographer in Phoenix. We then had a panel of judges winnow the almost 50 entries down to 10 finalists. Over the next few weeks, we introduced you to each finalist and showed you their photos, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2014

    Arctic Monkeys - Comerica Theatre - 10/25/2014

    The crowd at Arctic Monkeys ranged from late teens up into the late 40s; however, since I was in the pit of the theater, the crowd there was mostly teens, 20-somethings, and drinkers with these massive cups of beer. Anytime someone walked past me with one of those things, I feared for my life and my ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    5 Must-See Concerts This Weekend, 6/6 - 6/8

    Who says live music slows down during the summer? This weekend, catch anything from local pop music to weirdo rappers to top-notch EDM producers. You can always check our comprehensive concert listings for many more options as well.

  • Music

    June 5, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    14 Local Bands/Artists You Need to Hear in 2014: The Complete List

    It's 2014 and high time you got some new music into your playlist -- seriously. It'll help that Phoenix's music scene has plenty of fresh jams and brand-new tunes to offer, as there's an overflow of gifted and prolific musicians cranking out sounds. Since many local acts will make waves, turn heads ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    10 Must-See Bands at Apache Lake Music Festival

    Over the last few years Apache Lake Music Festival has made the just-barely-perceptible leap from curiosity to institution, and it's easy to see why; like most institutions, the core of it is a really simple idea done well: What if you could see a bunch of local bands in a novel, secularly fun setti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    Is it a little surprising to see Keith Urban and Depeche Mode headlining the same venues in the United States in 2013? Well, yes. Is it a pleasant surprise? Well, also yes, even though parking is somewhat less than ideal. (View our complete concert calendar here.)