Charity is the name of the game this weekend. Check out Fight Club Sadisco*, a brutal night involving fistfights and industrial music where proceeds will go to pay the cancer bills of one of the its founders, and Independents Bowl, a bowling tournament benefiting a local charity. If live music sound ... More >>
It seems likely that, back in 1968 when James Taylor signed to Apple records for his first album as an aspiring singer-songwriter, he would have happily -- willfully -- consented to an interview with any publication that would have him. Ah, what good old days those must have been, because 2014 finds ... More >>
Feeling warm? Don't let it get to you...seriously. Look, we know you're miserable now that the heat's really kicking in, but just crank up the A/C, grab a ice-cold beverage, and think happy thoughts. You can't stay inside all the time, especially there is many an excellent show to see during the mon ... 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.
Did anyone watch David Letterman Monday night? Well, if you didn't, you missed the greatest rock band of all time, Led Zeppelin, interviewed after receiving a Kennedy Center Honor. Something about seeing them together made me feel...overwhelmed. They're still alive but they have no intention of ge ... More >>
Two of R&B/soul's most loved voices are headed for Celebrity Theater on June 16. Mavis Staples and Dr. John are set to take the rotating stage, and the show ought to be utterly fantastic. Staples' last record, You Are Not Alone (2010) found the 71 year-old songstress teaming with Wilco songw ... More >>
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival Eminem, Arcade Fire, Widespread Panic, and The Black Keys will be headlining the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival for its 10th year, according to the Bonnaroo website.The good people who run Bonnaroo have put together a bomb-ass lineup. Other artists confir ... More >>
Here are some of the concerts that were announced this week.
Like father, like son. Not.
They won't Cher
Screen gems at AWTC
Southern rock, once stigmatized and left for the comedians, has entered a new era of appreciation
Zydeco-popstars hit the right notes
'Snortin' Whiskey' may be ludicrously over-the-top, but songwriter and guitarist Pat Travers is not
Greatest Hits (Epic/Legacy)
Local twangers Flathead return; psychobilly combo Grave Danger calls it a day
A pair of new releases from Gov't Mule find meaning in being a Southern man, anyhow
Arizona's tight-knit blues community is about to lose its longtime ambassador, Big Pete Pearson
Sonny Bono's 1967 solo debacle captured the moment when pop music passed him by
Some of the weirdest and worst albums still to make their digital debuts