David Marks

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    Will You See Sublime With Rome Without Bradley Nowell?

    It can't be easy being the other members of Sublime in 2013. On a cynical--but very real--level, you reached your peak fame and earning power in 1996, at the moment your band's lead singer died and ensured you wouldn't reach it again. On an idealistic--but very real--level, you reached the peak of y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    The Beach Boys (Kind Of) Are Coming to Flagstaff for Mother's Day

    Until very recently, it was not necessary to point out that the Beach Boys who were on tour were not necessarily all of the surviving Beach Boys. Alas, we're spoiled: Last year's totally unexpected new album and tour brought the warring Beach Boys factions together for some extremely poignant (and o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    Top 20 Phoenix Concerts of 2012

    2012 isn't even over yet, and we're already feeling sort of nostalgic for it. We saw a lot of great shows this year, so narrowing it down to the most mind-blowing 20 wasn't easy, but it was a lot of fun. Enjoy, our Top 20 Phoenix Concerts of 2012. See also: Top Five 2012 Heavy Releases In Pho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    10 Favorite Concerts of the Summer

    We don't want to jinx it, but a string of cooler nights and balmy afternoons has us feeling comfortable saying "Summer's done." The festival season has come to a close, and it's time to unpack that neglected denim and put away your jorts and Coachella Crocs for the season. Of course, this summer r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    The Beach Boys, Mayhem Festival, Joan Jett, and Foster The People Over the Weekend

    The Beach Boys @ Grand Canyon University Arena 50 songs for 50 years. It's hard to imagine any band getting away with it, right? It's even harder to imagine it being exceptional, but that's the best word I can use to describe what The Beach Boys (Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, David Marks, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2012

    Beach Boys, Grand Canyon University Arena, 7/7/12

    Beach Boys Grand Canyon University Arena Saturday, July 7, 2012 See also: The Beach Boys' Al Jardine On The Band's Wild and Woolly Days, 50th Anniversary and New Album See also: Beach Boys Brian Wilson and Al Jardine Reflect on 50 Years of West Coast Pop See also: Our full Beach Boys (and Fans) @ G ... More >>

  • Music

    July 5, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    The Beach Boys' Al Jardine On The Band's Wild and Wooly Days, 50th Anniversary and New Album

    See also: Al Jardine Would Much Rather Be a Beach Boy Than Go It Alone Al Jardine played standup bass on the very first Beach Boys single, "Surfin'," and since then he's been an integral part of the band's sonic makeup, playing guitar and navigating complexities not often associated with The Beach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    The Beach Boys Are Coming to Phoenix (And Playing Tucson Tonight)

    It hurt back in February, when we had to announce that The Beach Boys were visiting our lovely neighbors to the South (some weird town nobody had every heard of called Tucson. I suggested a road trip -- and if you were into the idea you're probably packing the car up now to head to the Anselmo Val ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Road Trip Anyone? The Beach Boys Are Playing Tuscon on April 24

    ​Road trip, anyone? The Beach Boys -- you know, those old dudes in funny hats who played with Foster the People and the certified cool guy and totally-not-the-worst Adam Levin-fronted Maroon 5 at the Grammy's -- are coming to Arizona, but they are skipping Phoenix in favor of launching their t ... More >>