Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions where to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.
See also: Songwriter Michelle Blades Walks a Tightrope See also: Michelle Blades Streams Album, MarianaIn this week's issue, we discuss Valley singer/songwriter Michelle Blades, and her delicate balance between riot grrrl verve and orchestral grandeur. We ended up with more material than we could fi ... More >>
Reubens Accomplice, Jim Adkins, Roar Crescent Ballroom Friday, August 10, 2012 See also: Reubens Accomplice Returns With Sons of Men (Download) See also: Does Reubens Accomplice's I Blame the Scenery Hold Up More Than a Decade Later? See also: The Full Jim Adkins/Roar/Reubens Accomplice Slideshow ... More >>
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.
See also: Cameron Stallones of Sun Araw: Jamaica is "a Place of Infinite Music" Sun Araw, M. Geddes Gengras, Diva, Matthewdavid, and Marstepper Meat Market Garment Factory Wednesday, March 7, 2012 There's a moment in "Night Gallery IV," the fourth track on Sun Araw and Eternal Tapestry's collab ... More >>
Peaking LightsWelcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. Over the next couple days we'll be counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. This entry comes from Chase Kamp, a Phoenix musician and writer. Kamp began writing for Up on the Sun w ... More >>
French Quarter, The Desert Wasn't Welcome Phoenix indie-poppers French Quarter have a new album due out on Off Tempo Records in October, but lucky you: you can hear the whole thing right now. Recorded at the indie-famous Dub Narcotic Studios in Olympia, Washington, the album is the latest in a ... More >>
Taco Cat Abstinence, French Quarter, Tacocat, and ForeverYOBS in TempeMonday, June 27The cops who patrol the Farmer neighborhood handing out noise violations can rest a little easier at their posts. Last night, YOBS, a.k.a. Ye Olde Bike Saviours, a.k.a. Tempe's noisiest punk rock house venue/art ... More >>
Looks like Stephen Steinbrink has decided to "get the band back together." May 17 marks the release date of It's Not Just Kissing and marks the full-length return of French Quarter, the "band name" under which Steinbrink recorded and toured for several years. Steinbrink, aided in concert by ... More >>
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