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  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Social Distortion's Jonny Two Bags: "I Don't Know What Else I Would Be Doing If I Wasn't Playing Music."

    Orange County punk legends Social Distortion have always been generous about performing in Arizona. The band usually plays a double-header at Marquee Theatre early in the year, and once again, Social D will return to the Marquee on January 22 and 23. The Tempe dates are part of a string of multiple ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Las Vegas 48 Hours Festival: The Best and Worst of the Debauchery, Bands and Backstage

    ​48 Hours Festival was insane. Picture this: more than 20 heavy-hitting rock bands, VIP pool cabanas in the middle of a Vegas parking lot, and lounges with such names as Debauchery and the Godfather, moonshine, strippers, and massages, all fenced in at the Luxor Festival Grounds in Las Vegas. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Sacha Levine, What Are You Listening To?

    Sacha Levine​Sacha LevineThe sous chef of FnB says, "I don't just love food, I effing heart music as well." When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? It's kinda always set to NPR. Occasionally, there are really fantastic interviews with obscure ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    The Decemberists Coming to Mesa Arts Center

    ​Huge and old-timey show announcement today: The Decemberists will play Mesa Arts Center on August 11.The date comes at the end of the Portland indie-folk act's extended summer tour, which is in support of their January record, The King Is Dead. No support for this date announced yet but other leg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Tony Morales, What Are You Listening To?

    Tony Morales​Tony Morales Morales is the pit master at Big Earl's BBQ and owner of Desert Smoke BBQ. Cheer him on at the Arizona Barbecue Festival this Saturday, March 26 at the Scottsdale Waterfront. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Hyper Crush at Jackrabbit Lounge, Afterlife Tonight

    Hyper Crush​Looks like Los Angeles-based electro hip-hop trio Hyper Crush is going to have a busy night tonight. The band is scheduled to perform at two Valley clubs, all within less than 4 hours.First, they'll hit Jackrabbit Lounge in Scottsdale, which continues its quest to be a House of Blues-s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    B.o.B. Performs at Jackrabbit Lounge This Weekend

    B.o.B.​Arizona might not have a House of Blues yet, but the owners of Jackrabbit Lounge are hoping the nightclub becomes a destination for live music lovers in Old Town Scottsdale.Since Don Serpe purchased the bar back in July, the bar has hosted nearly 10 Top 40 performances, including Nelly, DMX ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    The Maine Plot Massive National Tour with Never Shout Never

    ​The Maine are playing a much-hyped show at The Nile Theatre in Mesa next Friday.Actually, though, that's just the mid-point in a massive tour to promote their Billboard-charting second album Black & White. They team up with Never Shout Never for a tour of small theaters and large clubs starti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Jordin Sparks to Play Marquee on July 1... But Seriously, Who is Going to Devirginize Her?

    ​Jordin Sparks is playing the Marquee Theatre in Tempe on July 1 as part of a national tour that'll take the Glendale native to 35 cities across the country.Sparks, the 20-year-old 2007 American Idol winner, is also slated to make Broadway debut in the 2008 Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Rob Zombie "Hellbilly Deluxe 2" Tour To Open Tour in Phoenix

    ​ Just like the horror movies he gets so much inspiration from, Rob Zombie is not afraid to revisit a successful past project when there's money to be made. Thus we have the The Hellbilly Deluxe 2 Tour, which will open in Phoenix before hitting the rest of the U.S. around Halloween. Lest you thin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Mini T's Add More Dates to Fall Tour

    Phoenix(ish) band Miniature Tigers have added more dates to their fall tour. The Charlie Brand-fronted outfit rumored to be moving to New York will be touring with fun., fronted by Phoenix expat Nate Ruess, as well as Say Anything, New Zealand's Ruby Suns and the Dodos.Full list of tour dates, inclu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Sonic Youth Reschedules Phoenix Date, West Coast Tour

    Mr. Sampras stands in the middle right, between the familiar forms of Kim and Thurston.​Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo has fractured his left wrist in that most punk rock of ways -- playing tennis -- requiring the band to reschedule their upcoming west coast tour. The new dates include a stop a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Dodge Theatre Dumps Ticketmaster, Other Live Nation Venues To Follow

    The Internet age has finally done what Eddie Vedder couldn't: Break Ticketmaster's stranglehold on concert ticket sales.Starting now, tickets to Dodge Theatre will be available only through Livenation.com. Sarita Ray, public relations coordinator, says Cricket Wireless Pavillion, the mega-promoter's ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 4, 2008

    Long Live Mock 'n' Roll

    Homage sweet homage

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 23, 2008
  • Music

    May 17, 2007

    Long Live Mock 'n' Roll

    Homage sweet homage

  • Music

    February 22, 2007

    Big Pete Pearson

    I'm Here Baby
    (Blue Witch Records)

  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    Old Miserable Experience

    Can the Gin Blossoms make a comeback?

  • Dining

    July 13, 2006

    Harry's Taco

    A theme within a theme

  • News

    April 27, 2006

    Goofball Shockumentary

    Not even Hollywood would bite on this one: Loose Change tells what, heh, really happened on 9/11

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    Live After Death

    The posthumous Tupac projects keep on comin'

  • Dining

    November 24, 2005

    Crane & Q

    Bob and Bobby McGee's

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Killing Time

    The Killers move forward into the past

  • Music

    May 13, 2004

    Green Party

    Being young and raw hasn't stopped dios from writing great pop songs

  • Music

    February 26, 2004

    Log Jam

    Former Doo Ragger and one-man band Bob Log III plays with himself. But he really gets off on seeing others share his spotlight.

  • Music

    October 31, 2002

    Entry Level

    O.A.R. traveled instantly from Ohio State University to touring nationally. They have only their fans to thank.

  • Music

    December 6, 2001

    Still Rising?

    Racing to release part two of its Art Official Intelligence trilogy, De La Soul finds itself at a crossroads

  • Music

    April 26, 2001

    Brooklyn Knights

    Medeski Martin and Wood's hip-hop jazz finds the audience it deserves

  • Dining

    November 30, 2000

    Gator Raid

    Restaurant's Cajun food is lukewarm

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    Hot and Bothered

    Goldwater heir and local urban-music impresario join forces to turn up the Heat

  • Dining

    July 13, 2000

    Valley del Soul

    Say "Amen," brothers and sisters, for soul food served in south Phoenix and Scottsdale

  • News

    May 25, 2000
  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    Sonic Stew

    The first of our monthly roundups of the latest jazz, blues, country, folk and roots releases

  • Calendar

    August 6, 1998

    Night & Day

    August 6 - 12, 1998

  • Film

    February 12, 1998

    Harmonica Convergence

    Tune-packed Blues Brothers 2000 is a wail of a sequel

  • Music

    November 20, 1997

    Blue Bayou

    Cajun House rakes in the bucks, but makes enemies at every turn

  • News

    June 26, 1997
  • Music

    June 12, 1997

    Get It While You Can

    Jerry Ragavoy and the ghost of Janis Joplin

  • Music

    May 8, 1997

    Back in the Game

    Chicago soul singer Syl Johnson is reborn with a little help from the homeboys

  • Music

    February 6, 1997

    Want Some Candye?

    From blue movies to blues diva, Candye Kane did it her way

  • Music

    October 3, 1996

    Live by the Gun . . .

    Tupac Shakur's murder leaves behind a formidable legacy--and disturbing questions

  • News

    August 15, 1996
  • Music

    July 25, 1996

    Pick Up Your Microphones

    Blunt talk on the Smokin' Grooves Tour with the Fugees, Spearhead and A Tribe Called Quest

  • Calendar

    July 25, 1996
  • Music

    May 23, 1996
  • Music

    October 26, 1995
  • Music

    July 20, 1995

    RECORDINGS:

    ZIGGY MARLEY AND THE MELODY MAKERS, PARLIAMENT, JEFFERSON STARSHIP

  • Music

    July 21, 1994
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