Miranda Lambert and Dierks BentleyDesert Sky PavilionMay 16, 2013
For me, the night the Desert Sky Pavilion (or whatever else it's called, from year to year) opens its gates for the first show of the season marks the beginning of summer. And the 2013 summer concert season kicked off with some red-b ... More >>
Do not cross Miranda Lambert.
You can go see her perform on Thursday, at Desert Sky Pavilion, and you can listen to her music, and you can probably even say you're a big fan, or go buy a t-shirt.
But crossing her does not seem to be a good idea, if the subject matter of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, her ... More >>
Practically every Western film one can think of has at least one saloon scene, a place where the sound of honky tonk piano creates the mood, where the town folk mix with the cowboys and ranchers, the gamblers and outlaws rub shoulders with the Marshall and his deputies, and the mustachioed bartende ... More >>
The Psychobilly Rodeo Band gets people movin' and shakin'.This is part of a series of reviews on weekly events at local bars. Having lived in the Valley my whole life, I only recently realized that tons of bars offer weekly events featuring bands that are staples of the music community. The shows ... More >>
Puppet is definitely one fierce bastard. Ripping with muscled and covered with tattoos, the natural-born brawler also sports a few piercings and a Mohawk.
Sounds like someone you wouldn't want to piss off, no? So would it matter if we told you that Puppet is actually a midget? It really shouldn ... More >>
www.lolpix.comCountry Music star Jimmy Wayne's sycophants (yeah, we said it again) are all butt-hurt over a story we posted on Monday, where we pointed out some of the hypocrisy in Wayne's homeless march from Nashville to Phoenix.While hawking Wayne's worthy cause, we said was&nbs ... More >>
Victoria's Secret model Jamie Lee Darley will be sitting pretty tonight at the W Scottsdale.If you're single, Valentine's Day kinda sucks. You'll likely spend this weekend sitting on your ass, alternating bouts of drinking with visits to online porn sites, while your friends and their respe ... 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:
2012 Survival Conference Rocks Scottsdale October 17, Teaches You to Survive Mayan Apocalypse ... More >>
If you missed local boy Dierks Bentley's opening set at the Brad Paisley show this week you're in luck, as the Feel That Fire singer will be back in town in less than two months. The show is at Tempe Marketplace -- but is ticketed -- so it should be interesting to see how that works out, since w ... More >>
Courtesy of Kim Sterling-HeflinThe Sterling siblings: Brooke, Walter II, and Jordan, at Jordan's graduation from Santa Clara University.
Phoenix-bred country star Dierks Bentley's newest song is a melancholy tribute to Phoenix resident Jordan Sterling, who died earlier this year at 34, after a life ... More >>
We recently ran across this list of the "Top Ten All-Time Arizona Musicians" from Arizona Premiere Living. Some of the choices are obvious: Meat Puppets, Jimmy Eat World, Jordin Sparks, Gin Blossoms, Alice Cooper, and Linda Ronstadt almost always make the "top" lists of Arizona musicians.
Perhaps recognizing that the tanking economy has hit the blue-collar sorts you'll find at a massive multi-day country music festival especially hard, Country Thunder is introducing an installment purchase plan. Or, as we like to call it, "layaway."
Now on countrythunder.com you can get your tickets ... More >>