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.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's "birther" squad continues to add to the absolute embarrassment of an "investigation" that the sheriff has ordered in his name.This time around, Arpaio's conspiracy-nut buddies have released a signed affidavit from a retired mailman claiming the legitimacy of t ... More >>
Original outlaw country woman Jessi ColterJessi Colter is a woman full of surprises. She's most famous for her work on albums like Wanted! The Outlaws featuring her late husband Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Tompall Glaser. But she's also maintained a highly successful solo career, and at t ... More >>
At the risk of getting the reputation as that guy who keeps claiming to genuinely like deeply un-hip music, I really dig the first couple Chicago albums. The band's fusion of jazz, classical, soul, and rock & roll was very indicative of their time, the late '60s, when rock music was branchin ... More >>
Dan MacMedan, USA TodayNicki Minaj, doing what she does best: always trying to get attention.The 2011 Grammy Awards kept things classy this year: There wasn't even a single mention of Ke$ha during the entire show!Good job, Grammy people! Thanks for taking out the trash this year. Aside from the l ... More >>
By Chris Gray It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, ... More >>
Easing into an unscripted night out with the New Pornographers
A Coachella diary from that other desert to the left
Waylon Jennings' widow and youngest son say goodbye to a sad year -- with rock stars. In Phoenix!
Cross-dresser Nova Gyna gets off on earrings and Steven Seagal movies
This intuitive Valley couple's got your sleep number
Jon Rauhouse's debut showcases this fine pedal-steel guitarist
These days, his signature guit-steel playing leaves listeners slack-jawed. But it took Junior Brown a long time to get to center stage.
Never mind the FCC, here's Ghetto Cowgirl
Fighting for a fortune, a bimbo faces a bimbo eruption
For the second time this decade, Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel pay tribute to Bob Wills
Playing with fire at the 1997 Burning Man festival
HE'S TRASHED BILLY RAY CYRUS. AND HE WON'T WEAR A BLACK HAT. TRAVIS TRITT'S PUT THE "OUT THERE" BACK INTO "OUTLAW."
FINALLY READY FOR THE COUNTRY, PAM TILLIS EMBRACES HER FATHER'S MUSIC WITHOUT HESITATION