The xx @ Rialto Theatre|2/17/13The rivalry between Phoenix and Tucson is well-documented, but I'm not about to talk crap: The Old Pueblo's Rialto Theatre is a gorgeous, well-organized venue, and it was a perfect place to watch as The xx closed out its current tour. Last night's show sold out well in ... More >>
Pink @ US Airways Center|1/23/13
Oh, what fun it is to be the opening city for a two-month-long tour. Pink got to work out the kinks of her The Truth About Love Tour when she played in Phoenix last night to kick-off her love-themed show. "I'm so glad we got that mistake out of the way," the singer ... More >>
Apache Lake Music Festival has grown leaps and bounds since its launch in 2010. The festival now spans three days and features nearly twice as many bands as last year's installment, Arizona's beloved local music fest has continued to expand in size and scope in no time at all.
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Yesterday we ran a list of our most anticipated summer releases featuring, among others, Fiona Apple and Passion Pit.
Lo and behold, Apple announced a tour date in Phoenix, and now, we can add Passion Pit to the list. The indie-pop combo is heading to the Marquee Theatre in Tempe on Tuesday, Septe ... More >>
Ade KassimErnest Greene of Washed OutWashed OutCrescent BallroomSaturday, October 15, 2011Exactly how much interaction that needs to occur between an artist and audience at a live show? "Chillwave" is generally associated with the idea of bedroom-created, computer pop, with the expectation being tha ... More >>
Look, don't tell Netflix or Qwikster or whatever it's called today, but I am their perfect customer. When Netflix raised prices, I didn't cancel my plan. When CEO Reed Hastings announced that the service would be splitting into two services, Netflix for streaming video, and the absurdly named Qwikst ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsGlen CampbellArizona resident and legendary singer/songwriter Glen Campbell will release his last album on August 30, titled Ghost On The Canvas.Campbell was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, which is apparently a factor in his decision to stop recording and touring af ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsHappy birthday, Brian WilsonMusic and musicians have been around for centuries, and every day, new music news breaks. Every Monday, we're going to take a look back at the notable music stories, births, and deaths that took place that week. This week was a doozy: Columbia Records ... 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:
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There were a massive amount of upcoming shows announced this week, including Willie Nelson on the road again and possibly three of the four worst nu metal bands of all time (Staind, Papa Roach, Hoobastank) on a single stage… with the insufferable Adam Carolla. Crooner Chris Isaak and Stro ... More >>