Folks, it's just a few days more until that jolly old elf slides down your chimneys, so we at Up On the Sun have been loading you up with a ton o' tunes to get you through the season. For instance: Are you in a grinchy mood? Check out our recent run-through of eight classic un-Christmas songs. B ... More >>
Joe McCabe Best Beach Wavves Coast House Fossils. There are plenty of "beachy" bands out there, and most of them combine 60's pop melodies with boatloads of reverb. Tennis plays off the nautical theme -- on in name, but in origin: the Colorado husband and wife team were initially inspired by ... More >>
Look, don't tell Netflix or Qwikster or whatever it's called today, but I am their perfect customer. When Netflix raised prices, I didn't cancel my plan. When CEO Reed Hastings announced that the service would be splitting into two services, Netflix for streaming video, and the absurdly named Qwikst ... More >>
Adriane GoetzWanda Jackson shows off her tiara at the Rhythm Room.Wanda Jackson has been dubbed many titles, most of which are some play on "The Queen/First Lady of Rock/Rock n Roll/Rockabilly." This year she finally got that official recognition when she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall ... More >>
Local pinup hostess-turned-promoter Miss Brenda Lee will host a Rockabilly Hop at Tempe's Last Exit Bar & Grill Saturday, Sept. 19. Lee was the brains behind the wildly popular Rockabilly Rules, which packed in greasers, gals and hot rods at the Rhythm Room last month. Th ... More >>
Down AKA Kilo is scheduled to perform Friday at the Sets in Tempe. This weekend's lineup of concerts isn't exactly big on star power. Sure, there are few major names scheduled to perform in the Valley over the next two nights (including local superstars The Maine, Latin hip-hopper Down AKA Kilo, a ... More >>
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