Brian Setzer

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    Top 5 Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    Welcome to the holiday season nexus. Please turn in your seasonally appropriate pop songs. Please return to the city where you work. Please await further instructions. Do not think about New Year's Eve. It's not here yet, and kind of a disappointment anyway. (View our complete concert calendar her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Week in Metro Phoenix

    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.

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Week

    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.

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Incoming: Bush, Meat Puppets, Brian Setzer, Puscifer, Starfucker

    ​English rockers Bush, who have always had better luck in the US than in their own home country, are looking to further their success as they sweep through Phoenix in December.If you've been eagerly awaiting to hear grunge hits like "Glycerine" and yearning to enviously stare at Gavin Rossdale whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Glen Campbell Announces Final Studio Album and Goodbye Tour

    Wikimedia CommonsGlen Campbell​Arizona resident and legendary singer/songwriter Glen Campbell will release his last album on August 30, titled Ghost On The Canvas.Campbell was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, which is apparently a factor in his decision to stop recording and touring af ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Bon Jovi Comes To Glendale on February 24

    ​If this week's U2 stadium show didn't slake your thirst for overblown artists from yesteryear, the coming weeks and months will undoubtedly satisfy your cravings for throwback acts: KISS is on their way to the Valley, as well as The Misfits, Y&T, MC Hammer, Cameo, and Brian Setzer. You can s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Oct. 2 In Blogs: 2012, Brian Setzer, Saturday Morning Cartoons, and Lil Wayne

    ​In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: 2012 Survival Conference Rocks Scottsdale October 17, Teaches You to Survive Mayan Apocalypse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Party Crasher: American Junkie, Club FullFilled, The Vintage Lounge, and Rhythm Room

    The lovely Lady Santas of the Rhythm Room. Click here for a slideshow of the Party Crasher's weekend adventures. There's a plethora of parties that go down each and every weekend in the PHX. Whether it's hot DJ nights at Valley clubs, after-hours raves out in the sprawl, or house parties with kegs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2007

    "It's All a Bunch of Hipsters": The Stray Cats, the Pretenders, and Don Henley @ the Arena

    by Matt Neff Photographs by Luke Holwerda StrayCats02.jpg The Stray Cats, The Pretenders, and Don Henley Arena August 8, 2007 Better than: 12,000 years o ... More >>

  • Music

    October 19, 2006

    Lee Rocker

    Racin' the Devil
    (Alligator Records)

  • News

    February 16, 2006

    Monsters Ball

    Disco Bloodbath it ain't, but the raunch is real and the drinks are cheap at Jonny Noir's Filthy/Gorgeous

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 20, 2001

    Best Swing Club

    The Bash on Ash

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2001

    Hepcat Makes a Comeback

    Brian Setzer revs up a new band

  • News

    August 17, 2000

    I, Claudia

    Claudia DiFolco isn't really a ditz. She just plays one on TV.

  • Music

    June 29, 2000

    Amazing Crowns

    Royal (Time Bomb)

  • Music

    August 26, 1999

    Still Swingin'

    For the second time this decade, Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel pay tribute to Bob Wills

  • Dining

    August 19, 1999

    Midnight Chow Boy

    Jerry's Restaurant

  • Music

    August 19, 1999

    Under His Spell Again

    A Buck Owens tribute turns into a celebration of the local music scene

  • Music

    July 30, 1998

    Swing Set

    New releases by Brian Setzer and Squirrel Nut Zippers test the staying power of the neo-swing movement

  • Music

    March 26, 1998

    Bar None

    Trashman catches the ultimate club fracas

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    October 12, 1995
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    September 22, 1993



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    May 19, 1993



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    November 18, 1992