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.
The Associated PressThis is what you need to do to get on Good Morning AmericaHow do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice. How do you get to the set of Good Morning America? Apparently, all it takes is acting like a dipshit at the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby.As we noted ... More >>
According to the Urban Dictionary, "rug burn" is defined as "A rash or red mark on one's body caused by the friction of one's skin rubbing on a carpet or rug" and "The razor burn you get after shaving your crotch."
Scottsdale's latest dance event is also called Rugburn. And while there may or ... More >>
Christopher O'Riley is a classical musician who creates piano arrangements of modern rock songs. He has released tributes to Nick Drake, Elliott Smith, and two Radiohead albums. His latest album, Out of my Hands, features the versions of songs by Nirvana, Portishead, Tears for Fears, The Sm ... More >>
To call balladeer Tim Eriksen's career varied would be a colossal understatement. Few artists can claim such expansive work: He's shared stages from CBGB to Carnegie Hall with Nirvana, Weezer, Jack White, Ralph Stanley and Doc Watson, playing punk, jazz, world music, folk and gospel. He also app ... More >>
It's not often a world-class musician is kicking off their American tour in Arizona, so try to understand that the recent announcement that Joanna Newsom has a fall tour planned and is starting out in Arizona is a big, big deal.
Newsom will play Tucson's Rialto Theatre November 6 before comi ... More >>
Photo from Kane/Wireimage.So last night, Carnegie Hall was the place to be. Rolling Stone wrote a review of a star-studded benefit for the Rainforest Fund that included Sting performing a Fine Young Cannibals cover, Elton John doing an over-the-top rendition of Madonna's Like a Virgin, and the fi ... More >>
By Chris Gray
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again.
As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, ... More >>