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    March 12, 2013

    Green Day, Marquee Theatre, 3/11/13

    Green Day @ Marquee Theatre| 3/11/13Phoenix is pretty damn lucky. We're one of three cities to host Green Day's intimate "warmup" tour on the band's way to South by Southwest. It's a rare treat to see a band that came up in the clubs before graduating to arenas pack a smaller venue. It hardly felt ... More >>

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    March 11, 2013

    Green Day Never Sold Out; You Just Got Old and Complacent

    Editor's Note: It's not every day that a band capable of filling arenas headlines a gig at the (comparatively) intimate Marquee Theatre. But that's exactly what's going down tonight, when the Bieber-bashing, ¡Uno-¡Dos!-¡Tre! -releasing Green Day heads to Tempe for a sold-out show. Critical consen ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    Green Day Cancels Upcoming Tempe Tour Stop

    A lot of folks were buzzing about seeing Green Day in a club as intimate as the Marquee Theatre in Tempe on Monday, December 10, but it looks like folks will just have to keep imagining (or read our review of the Foxboro Hot Tubs gig at the dearly departed Brickhouse): the trio has canceled its enti ... More >>

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    August 31, 2010

    Green Day at Cricket Wireless Pavilion Last Night

    Luke HolwerdaGreen Day on stage at Cricket Wireless Pavilion in Phoenix.​Green Day August 30, 2010 Cricket Wireless Pavilion It's a mixed blessing when the band you see at your first real concert goes on to become one of the biggest and best bands of their generation. On one hand, you probably g ... More >>

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    April 8, 2009

    Green Day's 2-Year Hiatus Ends With SF Show

    Ever since we got a press release about Green Day's impending album, 21st Century Breakdown, a few weeks ago, I've been eager to see when the band would start playing live again. Turns out our sister paper in San Francisco was there to see Billie Joe, Tre, and Mike play for the first time in two yea ... More >>

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    Everlasting Sounds

    Ten of the year's most timeless records

  • Music

    October 14, 2004

    Green Day

    American Idiot

  • Music

    March 8, 2001

    Two for the Show

    Rockabilly Hall of Famer Jody Reynolds kicks off a new tour with friend and hometown legend Al Casey

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    Tough All Over

    A lifetime of ups and downs helps 'Bama songbird Shelby Lynne craft a stunning Southern pop masterpiece

  • Music

    January 20, 2000

    Brand New Year

    Having averted a millennial apocalypse, it's time to catch up on the latest in heritage in roots music

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    September 23, 1999

    A Snob's Guide to Rock 'n' Roll

    New Times' unholy critical trinity come down from their snooty perch to stop and sneer at the latest musical offerings

  • Calendar

    December 4, 1997
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    December 28, 1995

    Survey Says...

    New Times critics look back on the "oohs" and the "ughs" of pop music '95 (results tabulated from individual critics' lists and comments)

  • Calendar

    December 7, 1995
  • Music

    November 23, 1995
  • Music

    October 26, 1995

    Aversion Vinyl

    Some of the weirdest and worst albums still to make their digital debuts

  • Music

    December 15, 1994