Final Halloween costume-related update: At least one of these weekend shows will offer you a discounted ticket in exchange for coming in costume, which is a little like getting a free meal for dragging your Christmas tree somewhere in February. If you'd like to know which one, you can just wear yo ... More >>
I can't believe the things I decide to write about. Women? Have I lost my mind? I know as much about women as I do about God--not jack. Yet I continue to study both. In fact, I suspect they are one and the same. Like most subjects in my studies, one of my primary teachers has been and continues ... More >>
The country music world truly lost one of its biggest badasses today when the legendary George Jones passed away this morning at a Nashville, Tennessee hospital. He was 81 years old. The Possum, as he was known to countless, leaves behind a towering legacy in country, a long and troubled life fill ... More >>
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.
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.
Douglas Proce Proce is the owner of Video Imaging Services and the filmmaker of the documentary Beautiful Women, screening at the FilmBar September 7-9. For more info, go here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? I don't have a favorite ... More >>
See also: No Seriously, Chumbawamba Has a Storied Anarchist Past See also: Our Throwback Thursday Archives Ladies and gentlemen, may I present The Wallflowers: The Only Band That Matters. Just kidding, but the Clash vibes from the band's new tune, "Reboot the Mission," are clearly intentional. It ... More >>
Saturday Night Live is ending its 37th season with a bang. Last week, classic alum Will Ferrell hosted the show, reprising his parody of George W. Bush, and the 100th SNL Digital Short was aired. Things look to get even bang-ier with this Saturday's season finale, featuring Mick Jagger taking the ... More >>
They say "old punks never die," and while the statement lacks some factual validity, it bears repeating in regards to The Glass Heroes, who celebrate 20 years of punk and roll this Saturday at the George and Dragon Pub. "We have this joke that the last punk standing wins," laughs guitarist and sin ... More >>
Now that we all know most record companies are the loss leaders for their conglomerate parent company we always believed they were, you kinda wish just once someone at the label would say "I don't know how to do my job" instead of "We don't have a way of marketing you." That was the speech Aaron Be ... More >>
We at Up on the Sun, like Clinton himself, feel your pain. Every year Presidents Day rolls around and you're struggling to plant that cherry tree and buy all the stovepipe hats you can, all so that you can have the best damn Presidents Day party possible. (C'mon, we can't be the only ones.)So to ea ... More >>
Song: The Melodians, "Rivers of Babylon"Context: Arizona isn't the only place facing a boycott -- Palestinians are now asking artists to boycott Israel. So far Elvis Costello and The Pixies have signed on. The Palestinians also asked that Boney M's famous cover of The Melodians' "Rivers of Babylo ... More >>
Rumspringer is scheduled to perform at Saturday's Shizz CD release party at Trunk Space.Need something to do tonight? What about Saturday or Sunday? If you've been smart enough to squirrel away your simoleons, there's probably enough green in the bank account to afford trip to the Elvis Costell ... More >>
Popular with more than one Elvis
Arizona Artists Cover Each Other on the When in AZ Compilation
The Late Show, Tonight Show and Late Night all have impressive music acts this next weekFirst, let me just get it out there: I watch a bunch of TV. I love it, and though I know it deadens my intellectual abilities, I'm not quitting. So, take it from a junkie, late night TV -- with the recent additio ... More >>
freefoto.com Sunny pop music and summertime are made for each other like two soulmates holding hands on an oceanside stroll. With the weather heating up here in the Valley of the Sun, let's take a look at some great summer music... S-Curve Records Tinted Windows Tinted Windows (S-Curve Records) ... More >>
As reported on this past Friday, Fleet Foxes have been named the musical guest for this Saturday's episode of Saturday Night Live with host Rosario Dawson. Lorne Michaels booked the band to perform a week after sugary-sweet teen pop-star Taylor Swift graced the stage, ushering in the second time Fle ... More >>
By Julienne GageAmericans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, ... More >>
Here’s a handful of concerts that were just announced.
Jesus of Cool
Get ready to crank your credit cards, PHX folks, ‘cause Future Shock’s back with the latest “just announced” concerts coming to town. This week’s edition is like a rock ‘n’ roll Baskin Robins, beeyotch, with acts representing the many different flavors the genre has to offer, from indi ... More >>
Popular with more than one Elvis
New indie upstarts are all the rage
FirstMondays Art Salon provides frame of reference
The Willies (Nonesuch)
E.T. returns to heal our cynical hearts
Jimmy Eat World's new release is a pop meisterwork. But will their fans like it?
Despite the recent passing of some of heritage music's finest, the music continues to flourish thanks to a handful of fine new releases
Straight from the garage, the Figgs wear many influences on their sleeves
Gumbo gazes into his crystal ball and tells us what to expect in jazz, blues and heritage as we approach 2001
There's melody, musicianship beneath the snarl of the Vox Poppers
This is "Scottsdale's newest fine dining" experience?
Goin' to Memphis
Hard 'N' Heavy (with marshmallow)
Alias Pink Puzz
How much time was "Wasted on the Way"? Absolutely none, if you like a good rock 'n' roll soap opera.
Still Crazy's band on the rerun is worth a spin
Sleepwalker's Jamal Ruhe vents his aggressive side with new band Yearofthemule
Trashman sinks his teeth into the unholy union of porn and Vegas
Famous parting shots from artists formerly "under exclusive arrangement" with their labels