Experiencing Nickel Creek was almost perfect. So, before I go into what ruined the show for me, I'll talk about all the things that worked so well. If there's one thing we could all agree on it's that Ikeda Theatre was a perfect match for Nickel Creek. Even Chris Thile loved it, by mentioning how b ... More >>
We're officially hip deep into the time of year that's officially know as the dog days of summer, which -- if you're not familiar with the term -- refers to the most sweltering period of the season. But while the weather might be keeping your ass glued to the couch, it's not stopping chart-topping ... 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.
Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. It's been 13 years since neighborhood music store Hoodlums made their first sale. Last week we caught up with owner Steve W ... More >>
Arizona's Calexico.The Newport Folk Festival is historically significant, not just because of its ever-exciting, often bleeding edge lineup, but because in 1965 Bob Dylan decided to plug in and play electric, much to the dismay of a large portion of the crowd. That set forever changed people's id ... More >>
Ain't nothin' but a twang
A guided tour of the best releases across the musical spectrum