George Thomas

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Red Hot Robot Says Goodbye, Local Artists Find New Venues to Sell Their Work

    When Jason Kiningham opened the doors of Red Hot Robot for the final time this past weekend to sell off the remainder of the store's merchandise, there wasn't much left to sell."I told people that everything had to go and everything did go," Kiningham says, "Almost amazingly so." After announcing t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    The Rhythm Room Turns 20 With Four Days of Celebration

    Courtesy Rhythm Room​The Rhythm Room opened in 1991, and this week the juke joint celebrates 20 years of operation by bringing in both the blues artists that have defined the place as well the local indie music that promoters like Psyko Steve bring to the room.

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Blues Bucket Tour: Thom Travisano's Blues Pilgramage Leads Him to Phoenix

    ​ Thom Travisano loves the blues, and like one of those proverbial Blues Brothers, he's on a mission from God to document the music he loves.Okay, okay -- Travisano never actually claimed to be on a mission from God when I met with him Sunday afternoon at his short term lease, motel-style apartmen ... More >>

  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    Chico and the Fan

    A legendary drummer should go out with a bang