Earlier this year Phoenix New Times celebrated the cream of the crop with our 36th annual Best of Phoenix edition. Here are our top picks for best radio stations in metro Phoenix. Best Alternative/Rock Radio Station: KWSS 93.9 FM KWSS stepped up in a big way this year, sponsoring the local stage ... More >>
When it comes to bar traditions, karaoke is on par with happy hour specials, bar nuts, and forgetting to close out your tab after a long night of partying. Whether you have the talent to audition for American Idol or The Voice, or you just think you're the best singer in the world after a few drin ... More >>
The real Barry WongSince our story yesterday about country music star Jimmy Wayne using the name of a candidate for Arizona Corporation Commission as a stage name while he sabotaged a Brooks & Dunn song during karaoke night at a Show Low bar, that candidate contacted us to say he's coo ... More >>
Ray SternJimmy and his RVFrequent New Times readers may remember Jimmy Wayne, the country music star currently walking from Nashville to Phoenix to raise awareness for homeless kids.You may also remember that back in February we managed to piss off a few (probably all) of his fans by saying their ... More >>
Meet the guy behind the Web site that could be the MySpace.com of music
A Halloween quiz
Phoenix Improv Fest returns
Kreme rides the bull while Jett lusts after cowboys at Tempe's Graham Central Station.
A former swing band king and an ex-Flathead member merge their retro-country projects. Now if they only had a name.
This time, it's personal: Our look back at an intimate year in music.
Southern rock, once stigmatized and left for the comedians, has entered a new era of appreciation
Red Dirt Road (Arista Nashville)
Event toasts ladies of jazz
Midnight and Lonesome (HighTone)
Star-studded Country Thunder rolls into southeast Valley
Merle Haggard makes a triumphant return. Wait -- he never went away.
Sandy Lovejoy, New Times' "Phantom Honky-Tonker," succumbs to cancer
A little girl with a big voice is poised to conquer country
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