Cool, divey live music venues in the West Valley are very few and far between. And there's apparently one fewer as of this writing, as Donna Jean's Libations over in Glendale has closed. Recent rumors of the bar's recent demise led us to its Facebook page, where proprietor...um, Donna Jean posted ... More >>
Hey ya, the weekend is here. So get off the couch and get to some shows, Phoenix. Maybe these shows: Our Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix This Weekend.
Soul legends Ike & Tina Turner were renowned for their personal lives as much as their music career. In songs like "Should'a Treated Me Right" and "A Fool in Love," you can't help but cheer Tina on. In spite of the couple's strife, they were responsible for some great songwriting. See also: The Fat ... More >>
Turns out local concert promoter Jeremiah Gratza has more on his plate than just putting on shows, passing out flyers, helping run Crescent Ballroom, and hanging out at hip dance nights. The 29-year-old, who's a promoter with Stateside Presents, occasionally has performed as DJ President Gator ove ... More >>
It's been a while since I've written about musical duo Snail Quail, but my goodness are they enjoyable. They write fun songs about goofy topics, which kind of makes them the Flight of the Conchords of Phoenix (and who doesn't miss FotC? HBO Sundays just aren't the same without them). ... More >>
Whiskey SixWhile some peeps spend their summer lounging out by the pool, local rock band Whiskey Six is hitting the road to spread their brand of tunes throughout the Southwest in places such as Texas and California amid recording new tracks. The hard-working local band won the 2010 Phoenix New T ... More >>
Shawn AndersonGlendale punk bar/live music venue Copper State Tavern is going bust.Tonight's a big night for the Copper State Tavern, as the Glendale punk bar and music venue is celebrating its second anniversary. Unfortunately, it's also the joint's final night of existence, as owner Dave Wyma is c ... More >>
Justin SchimdThe guitarist for Hung Dynasty, blogger for http://wanderingjustin.com/ and nonprofit writer performs with his band at Donna Jean's Libations Friday, January 22. Justin Schmid with his possum pieWhat'd you eat for dinner last night? Pho ga from Da Vang in Phoenix. Favorite foo ... More >>