Dodge Theatre

  • Calendar

    November 25, 2010

    Hot Pockets

    Yes, it’s time for more comedy by Gaffigan

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    From Print: Blogs Teased in Our 10/14 Issue

    ​This week, New Times ran a list in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week. Here are links to those posts.What's up with the Dodge Theatre's new name?Is Kanye West the busiest mofo in America?How were concerts by Jack Jo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 30, 2010

    Talent Showoffs

    Peep Prince Poppycock in person

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Paramore at the Dodge Theatre Last Night

    Luke HolwerdaParamore at Dodge Theatre​Paramore September 15, 2010 Dodge Theatre Hayley Williams is quite the little firecracker.Physically, the Paramore singer looks fiery with her bright red hair and ruler-straight body. Personality-wise, she's a dynamic burst of energy. At her show at the Dodg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Paramore Fans Declare Last Night's Dodge Theatre Show "the Best They've Ever Been to"

    Luke HolwerdaParamore at Dodge Theatre​It's no wonder Paramore's fans are so loyal to the emo pop band. Singer Hayley Williams talks directly to audience members during shows, and the band even brought up three lucky peeps to sing (and dance awkwadly during) their hit "Misery Business" for the sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Glee, Echo Magazine's Beach Ball, Afterlife, and Cheap Thrills

    ​Glee at Dodge Theatre You would not know that from last night's world premiere of the hit Fox musadramedy Glee's touring stageshow at Dodge Theatre in Phoenix, where a cadre of stars from the show reprised "Bad Romance" dressed in some of Lady Gaga's famous space-agey outfits, including that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    From Print: Blogs Teased in Our 4/29 Issue

    ​This week, New Times ran a box in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week. Here are links to those posts. How was the Norah Jones show at Dodge Theatre? Why does Joni Mitchell think Bob Dylan is "fake?" What does lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Norah Jones, U Fest, Spring Into Summer Fashion Show, and My Nana's Salsa Challenge Over the Weekend

    ​Spring Into Summer at the Valley Ho: White-Hot Fashion, Cool Audience This past Friday night, fashionistas (and fashionistos?) from across the Valley packed into the pool area at Scottsdale's retro-chic Hotel Valley Ho for the 4th Annual Spring into Summer fashion show featuring Beach Bunny S ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 22, 2010

    Still Smokin' Still

    Cheech and Chong burn up the stage at Dodge

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Incoming: Justin Bieber, Green Day, Paramore, Tim McGraw, Chicago

    Justin Bieber. Deal with it.​Oh baby: Phoenix is about to get Bieber Fever! Canadian pop singer/world-dominator Justin Bieber plays Arena this July. It seems you can't swing a dead cat these days without that same cat mentioning something about Justin Bieber. He has an absolute str ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Mariah Carey and Ozzy Osbourne Over the Weekend

    Mariah Carey at Dodge Theatre It's pretty much accepted fact that pop musicians have to switch identities every album or two to stay ahead of the curve. Everybody does it -- Justin Timberlake, P!nk, Madonna -- with varying degrees of success...full story See: Mariah Carey's Dodge Theatre performanc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Paul McCartney To Open "Up And Coming" Tour In Glendale

    ​Paul McCartney will open his upcoming "Up And Coming" tour at Glendale's Arena. The former Beatle will play a show at the hockey arena on Sunday, March 28.The news, which was officially announced at a press conference this afternoon, was hinted at by Danny Zelisko at Saturday night's M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Incoming: Alice In Chains, Henry Rollins, George Strait, Matt Hires

    ​Maybe I'm forgetting something, but I'm pretty sure a former American Idol contestant has never played The Rhythm Room. The Maricopa County fair? Sure. Even The Marquee. But, from what I've seen in local show listings over the past two years it's rare that anyone who gets the benefit of anIdol-st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Motion City Soundtrack, The Bravery Added To Weezer's Dodge Theatre Show

    Motion City Soundtrack are scheduled to perform on January 15 at Dodge Theatre.​Weezer's upcoming gig at Dodge Theatre in January keeps getting better and better. The cats at Live Nation sent out an e-mail blast late yesterday trumpeting that Minnesota power-pop band Motion City Soundtrack and NY ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    November 25 In Blogs: Jim Gilchrist, Katy Perry, Flan and the MCSO

    ​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: Feathered Bastard: Joe Arpaio Supporter Jim Gilchrist Takes Swipe at Ron Paul "Fanatics" and Every Other Nat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Incoming: Metric, Passion Pit, Weezer, Anti-Flag

    ​ We already told you about two of last week's bigger concert announcements, Weezer and Passion Pit, but there's a whole lot more in this week's list. Like, for example, Metric. The Canadian indie outfit will drop by Scottsdale on December 12. Give 'em a listen below or click through for a full ru ... More >>

  • Music

    October 29, 2009
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    October 28, 2009

    Concert Review: Steely Dan at Dodge Theatre

    Victor PalaganoSteely Dan​BY CRAIG OUTHIERThe definitive Phoenix-area Steely Dan show is, and always will be, the duo's windswept performance at Cricket Pavilion in 2006. Not only did that show reunite the Dan with Michael McDonald, the blow-dried soul daddy whose paean to coke and Cuervo on "Hey ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    October 28 In Blogs: Vice Magazine, Circle of Food, Barry Goldwater, and Arpaio

    ​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: Feathered Bastard: Joe Arpaio Target of FBI Probe, Says Channel 5 in Report to Air Thursday Up on the Sun: Club ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    July 28 In Blogs: David Irving, The Wiggles, Comic-Con, and Aerosmith

    ​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: Feathered Bastard: David Irving, the Cowardly Holocaust Denier, and His Gal Friday Jaenelle Antas Up on the Sun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Mars Volta Return To Phoenix (For Another Five Song Show?)

    Considering how (ahem) totally awesome the Mars Volta show at Dodge Theatre was last year, I'm very surprised anyone in Phoenix would shell out $40 to see them, but you'll have the chance to Saturday September 5, as the band comes back to the Dodge. They do have a Grammy now, so I'd sadly expect the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Could Jay Z Replace Michael Jackson?

    Luke HolwerdaJay Z took the "connect with the fans" thing to extremes at his Dodge Theatre show.Jay Z's claim to being "The Best Rapper Alive" is delivered so flippantly it's almost filler anymore. Certainly, there was a time after 2003's The Black Album dropped that it'd have been indisputable ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 28, 2009

    Shticks and Stones

    Right-wing attack dog ain’t jokin’ around

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Just Announced: Tool, Blink 182, Tori Amos

    It always catches us off gaurd, but Arizona-based winemaker and film producer Maynard James Keen occasionally still dabbles in his side project, making spooky prog metal with his band Tool. The band's show at U.S. Airways is this week's biggest show announcement, headlining a list of thin summer of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2009

    Just Announced: Jay Z, Akon, Deer Tick, CKY

    H.O.V.A.Do ya'll want more of the jigga man? Well if y'all want more of the Jigga man, then I need ya'll to help me, bring him back to stage. Say Hova, c'mon say it! HO-VA! HO-VA! Are y'all out there?Yes, J-A-Y is comign back to Phoenix, playing the cozy confines of Dodge Theatre in August. What els ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Hot Links: Light Rail, Swine Flu, and Running Nuns

    Weekend revelers in the Valley might be pleased to know that Metro light rail may be extending its weekend hours. The last train currently leaves at 11 p.m., but officials are considering extending the last run on weekends until 2 a.m....ASU announced on its Web site that two students have "prob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Just Announced: Toby Keith, George Thorogood, Blondie, Yes

    This week's show announcements have a little of everything, including two of the finest purveyors of good ol' boy drinking music you'll find: George Thorogood and the Destroyers are set to play Celebrity at the end of July, Toby Keith comes to town in August. Surprisingly, even considering the despa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Just Announced: Former Formatter's New Band Fun Coming to Tempe

    The Format's breakup left a huge hole in the local music scene last year. Just when the duo seemed poised to put Phoenix on the map when they split up, but hopefully Nate Ruess's New York-based band Fun can alleviate some of that pain. They've booked a Valley show with Manchester Orchestra, Audreye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    The Pretenders Bring Too Much Twang to Dodge

    Luke HolwerdaYou'd be hard-pressed to find a better-preserved 57-year-old rock star than Chrissie Hynde. Onstage at Dodge Theatre Wednesday night, the Pretenders frontwoman looked incredible and sounded exactly as she did 30 years ago, when the band recorded their eponymous debut. Really. Her distin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Just Announced: Leonard Cohen, Depeche Mode, Forever the Sickest Kids

    Today Dan Gibson, a Phoenix-based contributor to Idolator, e-mailed me about two shows we haven't mentioned here yet, but which are definitely worth telling you about.Leonard Cohen is coming to Dodge Theatre on April 5 (presale tickets Tuesday) and Depeche Mode is coming. We didn't get the Depeche M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Yes? No.

    Old-timey prog-rockers Yes have canceled the rest of their "In The Present Tour," including the show scheduled for Wednesday at Dodge Theatre. Bassist Chris Squire, the only member of the band to appear on every album, underwent surgery on his leg on February 11, and says his doctor told him to take ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Flight of the Conchords Coming To Dodge Theatre May 19

    One last big concert announcement for the week: Flight of the Conchords will be at Dodge Theatre on May 19. The joke folk duo from New Zealand's new season on HBO just started, so expect a few new songs from that. Tickets are  $38.50 and availible through

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Willie Nelson Concert at Dodge a Quintessential American Experience

    If I didn't know better, I'd suspect country music legends entered in to an informal tontine some time in the mid-60s, pledging to play each other's best songs after the others had passed, all the way down to the last man standing. Depending on who all you're willing to call a legend, Willie Nelson ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    The Killers Coming To Dodge April 16

    The big show announcements just keep coming. Earlier today we had Fall Out Boy and a host of buzzing bands (Gaslight Anthem, Black Lips) now we've got The Killers on April 16 at Dodge Theatre. Tickets for the Las Vegas faux-indie act's show go on sale next Friday. Tickets at, and i ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 25, 2008

    Old Yeller

    At 60, comic’s still throwing hilarious tantrums

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    Alice Cooper's Christmas Pudding This Weekend

    It just wouldn't be Christmas in Arizona without Alice Cooper's annual event, Christmas Pudding, where the shock rocker turned radio jock assembles local and national talent to raise money for The Solid Rock Center, a Christian center aiming to keep teens out of trouble and teach them about the Way ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    The Pretenders Coming To The Dodge

    "The British Rock band The Pretenders with original founder Chrissie Hynde will make a stop in Phoenix to perform at Dodge Theatre on Wednesday, March 4. The tour is the band's first extensive headlining tour since 2003. The show will begin at 7:30pm. Tickets will go on-sale Monday, December 8 at 10 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    Robin Williams: Still Really Popular

    By Martin Cizmar So, not only is cartoonish comedian and impressionist Robin Williams still popular enough to sell out Dodge Theatre once, apparently the old goat is too popular for a single show in Phoenix. "Due to the overwhelming demand to see the hysterical standup of Robin Williams, a second ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2008

    Show Announcements: Willie Nelson, Staind, Chris Isaak, Katy Perry

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008
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    September 5, 2008

    Future Shock: Alanis Morisette, and Jason Mraz

    Here are two big shows that were just announced this week.

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2008
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    May 16, 2008

    Making The Band 4 Tour Cancels Phoenix stop

    The "Making The Band 4" Tour, featuring Danity Kane and Day 26, has canceled its scheduled performance at Dodge Theatre on June 5. Refunds are available at point-of-purchase.

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2007

    Future Shock: Tori Amos, Peelander-Z, Melvins, and more

    Weirdness abounds is this week’s rendition of Future Shock, as we’re pimping the “just announced” concerts of numerous acts coming to the PHX in the near future that are kinda “out there” in many different respects, whether its outlandish stage performances, strange album titles, or biza ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 9, 2005

    Amor Latin Feel

    See stars from south of the border

  • Calendar

    July 1, 2004

    Slick Willy

    Dinner theater serves up the sweet stuff

  • Culture

    June 3, 2004


    There's a hoot for every night owl at Valley clubs this summer

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2003

    Drum Rush

    Rhythm is gonna getcha at Gammage

  • Calendar

    November 13, 2003

    World Beat

    Capoeira is alive and kicking

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2003

    Playing Ruff

    Pup and coming at Barktoberfest

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