Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix. And here are a few of the coolest, our top five must-see shows this week.
It's a shame that we have to report that Exene Cervenka, known for her role in X, The Knitters and the Original Sinners has canceled her Saturday night show at the Yucca Tap Room due to health concerns, according to a press release by her label, Bloodshot Records.
Artist: Tierra del Fuego Title: Queen of the Rendezvous Release date: December 11 Label: Scapular Winging Through pure happenstance, I witnessed this local band, Tierra del Fuego, on Saturday night play as they played to a small but appreciative crowd at Trunk Space. It just happened to be t ... More >>
The Beatles: Unquestionably the most influential rock band of all time.Today The Beatles and the company formerly known as Apple Computer Inc. struck a deal resulting in the release of the band's music on iTunes for the first time.The band's entire output -- 12 studio albums with 193 tracks from ... More >>
For Bloodshot Records' 15th anniversary, or quinceañera, if you will, they're throwing themselves a little party. So far, that party has stopped at 10 cities across these United States with plenty of BBQ, booze and tunes to satisfy the most nomadic and hungry of folk punks. At Tempe's Sail Inn ... More >>
The Train plays his country right or wrong
Jon Rauhouse gives his music the ol' iPod shuffle
Whose alt is it?
Ten of the best from Nashville and elsewhere
The 33 1/3 book series lets love-struck authors celebrate their favorite records
A Phoenix passport to South by Southwest
The Slaughter Rule (Bloodshot Records)
The Bottle Let Me Down (Bloodshot), Family Dance (Festival Five), Your Shoes, My Shoes (Red House)
Native Son Neal Pollack Lugs His Anthology to the Valley
Songs of Sahm (Bloodshot Records)
The Train is coming to town
Never Make it Home(Bloodshot Records)
The Sadies are a little bit country. But just a little.
With the release of their latest, the Old 97's put something good into the world
Singer-songwriter Neko Case and her musical pals bring country music out of the curio cabinet
The Gift (Will), You can Count on Me (Artemis/E-Squared), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Mercury)
The Grievous Angels bid goodbye with a bleak chronicle of a traveling band
The Native American music scene gets in tune with a new radio show
Down to the Promised Land: 5 Years of Bloodshot Records (Bloodshot)
No Sense in Runnin'
What happens when you cram too much music into one city and two pairs of eardrums? Nothing, if you move too fast to hear it all.
Rock 'n' roll rousers the Van Buren Wheels roll to success at SXSW
Markus Schulz's growing DJ empire has been a lifetime in the making
After 13 years, SXSW remains Austin's greatest/worst display of self-love
The Valley's longest-twanging C&W/rock outfit charms a third time with a no-nonsense new CD
Confused agenda of SXSW can't obscure the many musical highlights
IS IT EARL C. WHITEHEAD AND THE GRIEVOUS ANGELS OR IS IT THE INBREDS? YES TO BOTH.