After nearly a decade, Celtic folk punkers Flogging Molly have become a St. Paddy's Day staple in Tempe. The band's anthems -- like "What's Left of the Flag," "Devil's Dance Floor," and "Salty Dog" -- pull double duty each year at Tempe Beach Park, serving both the energetic moshers and the waves of ... More >>
Wings. America's number one bar food is also a favorite around Chow Bella. There is nothing we like more than sitting down to a basket full of steaming hot wings with sauce so hot it'll burn the hairs right outta your nose.
Unless we have a hankering for a batch of barbecue; then we'll be happy wi ... More >>
Boston's got Dropkick Murphy's, Chicago's got The Tossers, and Tempe's got Flogging Molly.
The Celtic-punk band has become a firm tradition here, and this year marks their 8th annual stop at Tempe Beach Park. The show's practically a festival, with the band joined by a litany of rock 'n' roll acts ... More >>
Irish poet and playwright W.B. Yeats once said, "The problem with some men is that when they're not drunk they're sober." We agree -- it can be an issue (although we think it goes for both men and women). Thankfully, we have an Irish pub or two (or ten) in town to help you fix your problem (or so ... More >>
With temperatures dropping (okay, we've got another 20 degrees to go, but you get the idea) we're in the mood for comfort food -- like grilled cheese. What are your Phoenix favorites? Here are a few of ours.
5. Triple Grilled Cheese from SwitchIf you've ever dreamed of pairing a grilled ch ... More >>
www.chargethemound.comTosh is in town...Daniel Tosh is apparently in town to film an episode of his show, Tosh.0, after Arizona State University won his College Campus Invasion challenge -- despite having never entered the contest.Since March, Tosh has been looking for the school with "the hottes ... More >>
J.D. Stooks - ShutterbugArtist: J.D. StooksTitle: ShutterbugBasics: The tidy, five-song EP from Phoenix native J.D. Stooks follows his solid 2008 album Women & Gold. Stooks is a rare beast as far as YAFI is concerned -- he writes songs with some content, at least stuff I am actually intereste ... More >>
DJ RoyaName: Michele Chinichian
AKA: DJ Roya
Current gigs: Obscura, held at Rips Bar every second Saturday of the month.
Genres spun: I play a blend of indie, New Wave, and Britpop at Obscura. I also enjoy spinning '80s pop, old school, electro, and the occasional Top 40 guilty pleasure.
How ... More >>
Truth told, we have spent an hour or two over the years with our longtime colleague John Dougherty at Casey Moore's Oyster House, the venerable neighborhood joint on South Ash in Tempe.
The beer was cold as always, and the food delicious.
But this was different--at least a little ... More >>
Joe DiPadovaThe deep house and techno deejay and founder of ONE spins regularly at places such as Hanny's and Cream Stereo Lounge and plays at Bar Smith Saturday, January 16.
What'd you eat for dinner last night? Well, I'm up in Taos, N. M. right now, so I ate at a great local Mexican j ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaJim Adkins singing at Modified Arts.Christmas came early for the couple hundred die-hard Jimmy Eat World fans who came out to catch the Mesa rock band Wednesday at the intimate Modified Arts for a mere $5 cover. The lucky Jimmy fans in attendance - at one of Modified's last ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanTyler King does his drink-mixing thing at Jegheads in east Phoenix.Tyler King is one tough-looking hombre.
Sporting a tee shirt for notorious New Jersey hardcore band Shattered Realm and innumerable tattoos covering his burly frame from head to toe, the 38-year-old bartender ... More >>
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:
Don Logan Confronts White Supremacist Daniel Mahon in Federal Court, Judge Denies Mahon Bond
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See more St. Patrick's Day shots in our slide show.The Valley saw green on March 17, 2009 as everyone and their blarney stones came out in celebration of St. Patrick's Day.
PHX folks were Dublin their fun all night at bars and clubs across the Valley with green outfits, go ... More >>