Dave Mason

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    April 20, 2014

    Dave Mason's Traffic Jam - Talking Stick Resort - 4/19/2014

    Dave Mason was disappointing. That's the bottom line, though many in the audience would say otherwise -- particularly during the "Dave set," which would be telling enough in itself. Billed as Dave Mason's Traffic Jam, the idea of Mason playing Traffic tunes -- the band he was a founding member of, ... More >>

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    November 19, 2013

    The 9 Things You Do In Rock and Roll Heaven

    Like most American children, I was indoctrinated into the Christian tribe. In case you somehow aren't familiar with the mythology, one of the main ideas is that if you do what the book says, you'll go to a place called heaven. Now, the book doesn't lay it out very clearly, so my God-fearing mother ... More >>

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    January 30, 2013

    Sneak Peek: First Press Arizona Wine Auction

    For $250 a person, you're probably wondering what is in store at the First Press Wine Auction on February 16 at the Montelucia Resort. If the 5-course dinner and paired wines sound predictable you should know that you'll also get to preview distinctive wines and live auction lots and silent auction ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010
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    February 11, 2010

    Independent Record Stores, Bands with New Lead Singers, and More in This Week's New Times

    The defunct Hollywood Records on Camelback.​This week's New Times music feature is a look at the slow death of Associated Distributors, and several really cool locally owned record stores. All I'd ever wanted to do was work in a record store. I'd begun collecting LPs in earnest during my freshman ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    Traffic's Dave Mason Coming To The Compound Grill

    ​Guitarist Dave Mason, a founding member of Traffic, comes to The Compound Grill in north Phoenix on Saturday, February 13. Mason penned the rock and roll anthem "Feelin' Alright" which has been recorded by a number of artists, including the famous Joe Cocker version. Tickets here. We Just Disagr ... More >>

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    December 18, 2008

    Chemtrails: Strong Competitor for Dumbest Conspiracy Theory Ever

    Most conspiracy theories are so ridiculous, it's hard to choose which are the least plausible or which faces the higher mountain of opposing evidence. Some seem within the realm of the possible, such as the ones that surround the assassination of JFK, the Pearl Harbor attack or the murder of Pr ... More >>

  • Music

    June 16, 2005

    Six-String Savant

    Prodigy Nick Sterling spirals toward stardom

  • Music

    December 23, 1999

    Searching for Your Inner Redneck

    A pair of new releases from Gov't Mule find meaning in being a Southern man, anyhow

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    May 15, 1997
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    May 1, 1997