Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra @ Crescent Ballroom | Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012
Amanda Palmer is a paradox. On the one hand, she exudes the energy of someone who wants everyone to be exactly who they are - no façade, no varnish. On the other, her shows are invariably filled with costume ... More >>
Tim Minchin is a rather humble lad. Despite having millions of fans in his homeland of the UK, Australia, and here in the states (not to mention awards up the ying-yang) the 35-year-old piano-playing comedian and musician remains pretty modest about his success."I'm lucky to be doing what I'm doing, ... More >>
They don't come much more "multi-cultural" than Rupa and the April Fishes. Born in California to Indian parents, songwriter Rupa Marya was raised in France, India, and the United States.
The music she makes with her group, The April Fishes, borrows sounds from all of her cultures. French nouvel ... More >>
I think Boys and Frogs want to cut you up into tiny, digestible pieces. I'm not sure...Over the last year, director Daniel Emerson Williams has thrice turned Peoria's Boys and Frogs into a pack of creepsters. First with "In Dreams" (Seriously, is that dude wearing a bone tie!?), then with the hig ... More >>
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The local improviser performs with Dangerville at 7 Minutes in Love on Saturday, February 12 at Space 55 at 9 p.m., immediately followed by Dangerville in the Cagematch improv competition, also at Space 55.
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on ... More >>
Zoe BoekbinderThe Trunk Space may be one of the best places in town to catch an intimate vaudevillian-type show. Just last week, the downtown Phoenix spot hosted the sideshow variety act the Squidling Bros. Circus Sideshow, and this Saturday, November 13, vaudeville music takes over The Trunk Spa ... More >>
Here's reason number 7,082 why Amanda Palmer is awesome: The Dresden Dolls frontwoman is celebrating her victory over Roadrunner Records with an EP of Radiohead covers played on ukulele.The songs were recorded in Australia after she learned how to play the mini-guitar "as a joke" to do a memorabl ... More >>
Not many acts more colorful than Baby Dee drop by Phoenix.Dee, sort of a cross between The Dresden Dolls (who she's toured with) and Joanna Newsom (just because of the harp), is a transgendered Clevelander-turned-New-Yorker-turned-Clevelander who really has no interest in talking about her life's ... More >>
Seriously, who would want to miss a Japanese musical group modeled after Devo? Not these peeps. Check out what people from around the Valley had to say about Polysics' show at the Rhythm Room in Phoenix last night (and read our review here.)
@MistressKitty-WEEE!! Me with Fumi ... More >>