Bun E. Carlos

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    October 17, 2013

    Cheap Trick - Veterans Memorial Coliseum - 10/16/13

    It was business as usual at the Arizona State Fair when Cheap Trick took over the Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Last night, the band that recently crossed over the 40 year mark of life in the rock and roll business played nearly 20 songs with all of the expected energy and sass that has kept them aliv ... More >>

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    October 11, 2013

    Arizona State Fair Concerts: Who You'll See and When in 2013

    Arizona State Fair concerts aren't like most concerts--and this isn't even about the average age of the performers involved. They're different because you can go to them almost by accident. Exhausted your fried food budget? Unwilling or unable to win your sweetheart a gigantic, unlicensed Angry Bird ... More >>

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    July 4, 2010

    Cheap Trick at Talking Stick Resort on 7/3/10

    ​Cheap Trick in a casino ballroom: Better than at a zoo, but not as good as at the fair. I've seen these dinosaurs about eight times since 1992, in all sorts of venues (including, yes, the Milwaukee Zoo), and Saturday night's venue, Talking Stick Resort, was pretty terrible. I was hoping for ... More >>

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    September 17, 2009
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    May 20, 2009

    Tune-Up For Summer Sunny pop music and summertime are made for each other like two soulmates holding hands on an oceanside stroll. With the weather heating up here in the Valley of the Sun, let's take a look at some great summer music... S-Curve Records Tinted Windows Tinted Windows (S-Curve Records) ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    Hanson, Smashing Pumpkins FINALLY Form Supergroup

    It was announced this week that SXSW will be getting yet another addition to its already fruitful lineup: Tinted Windows. The band consists of Taylor Hanson (Hanson, duh), James Iha (Smashing Pumpkins), Bun E. Carlos (Cheap Trick) and Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne). It's an eclectic group, th ... More >>

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    April 6, 1994