Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Celebrity Theatre (View the full slideshow.)
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals are a band of many talents, combining songs that could have been '70s rock anthems with Potter's powerhouse vocals, exuding blues, country, and pop flair.
The band' ... More >>
by Reyan Ali
If you ever need a record cover to justify that cliché about a picture being worth a thousand words, Michael Kiwanuka's Home Again does the trick. His 2012 debut full-length sports a stark closeup of its creator's face draped in half-shadow and wearing a pensive expression. You can ju ... More >>
As Governor Jan Brewer addressed the Arizona Legislature in her state of the state speech Monday, protesters took over the state House lobby, demanding that Brewer rescind an executive order denying driver's licenses to Arizona DREAMers who qualify for President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood ... More >>
His major label debut, channel ORANGE, was only released digitally a week ago and physically yesterday, but I'm going to wager a guess: You're sick of hearing about Frank Ocean.
The singer/songwriter has been the subject of hundreds of insightful think-pieces, a talking point in the (necessary) di ... More >>
New Times Soundcheck
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Two stages: check.
Fourteen bands: check.
The New Times Soundcheck Festival concluded last night at Club Red with 14 kickass local acts. Day two emulated Friday's kickoff with a varied musical palate that included an injecti ... More >>
"Who's ready to waste away?"Jimmy Buffett
Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion
October 20, 2011
It was, as Jimmy said, paradise in the desert last night.
You can sum up the Buffet's fans intentions with one simple word: party. Parrot Heads are known for relaxing and enjoying a cold one together, ... More >>
America's Got Talent host Nick Cannon, N'Sync singer Chris Kirkpatrick and Beavis and Butt-Head creator, Mike Judge have something in common. Besides making us laugh, they all share a birthday with music celebrities Eminem and Wyclef Jean.
That's right, Slim Shady and the Lead Fugee enter th ... More >>
As if things couldn't get any worse for Valley sports fans. First the Diamondbacks run out of pixie dust, ending their season in gut wrenching fashion, and now NBA commish David Stern has canceled the first two weeks of the regular basketball season.
Something about money, or whatever, is ke ... More >>
Kravitz, looking tough as a kiddo.If you honestly love music, you've got rules about it.
Here are a few my mine.
1. Non-jazz artists and bands may feature no more than two saxophone solos during the duration of their career.
2. Bass guitars should be strung with two to four strings, bu ... More >>
AwalWelcome to the latest installment of our weekly feature, Sound Off, where Jason P. Woodbury is joined by a different guest each week to listen to and discuss three tracks from local Phoenix artists. If you would like your songs to be considered for future Sound Off columns, please email m ... More >>
No Kris, aint no sunshine when YOU'RE gone.
What's up, fellow AI watchers? After a brief hiatus, I am back, here to write on a Michael Sarver, Jasmine Murray, Jorge Nunez and Alexis Grace-less Idol. We shed a single tear for them all, and sing an off-key version of "I Will Survive" in honor of all t ... More >>