Jack Maverik

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Local Musician Andrew Duncan Brown Passes Away

    There's much sadness and shock in the Valley music scene today due to the sudden and untimely passing of gifted local singer-songwriter Andrew Duncan Brown over the weekend. He was 27 years old. News of the local folk guitarist's death was revealed in a brief message that was posted to his Facebo ... More >>

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    April 1, 2011

    Local Singer-Songwriter Hopes to Make Big Splash with First Friday Street Corner Performance

    Brooks Hansen has big dreams and songs to sing.​Tonight is going to be a landmark event in the life of Tempe-based singer-songwriter Brooks Hansen. The shabbily dressed 26-year-old acoustic guitarist is planning an "epic" street corner performance near the intersection of Fifth and Roosevel ... More >>

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    March 14, 2011

    Long Wong's in Tempe Introduces Monthly Residencies

    Ladylike is playing the first month-long residency at the new Long Wong's.​Local rock outfit Kinch got a lot attention from their three January residencies in LA, San Diego and Scottsdale. Now the newish Long Wong's at the Firehouse in Tempe is running with the idea.Technically, the promo is calle ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010
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    October 6, 2010

    Jack Maverik Plans TWO Birthday Parties for Himself at Long Wong's

    Note that this flier says "Day One."​Part of booking bands at a small bar or club is the chance to throw a shindig in your own honor from time to time. Over at the new Long Wong's in Tempe, Jack Maverik is taking it to the extreme.He's booked not one but two birthday shows in his honor featuring a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Flier of the Week: Shelby James and the Crying Shames at Long Wong's

    ​ When it came to crafting the flier for their show this Saturday, June 12 at Long Wong's in Tempe, maybe Shelby James and the Crying Shames should have insisted on putting it together themselves. Instead, they're stuck with the attractive piece of work above. And no, the man behind the monstrosit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    David Allan Coe Reschedules for September 13 at Last Exit Bar & Grill in Tempe

    ​Are you willing to cram into a smallish watering hole to watch notorious country crooner David Allan Coe offend and enthrall? Let's hope so, as Coe has rescheduled his recently canceled gig for Sunday, September 13, for Last Exit Bar & Grill in Tempe. Local roots-rockers hashKnife Outfit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    10 Things Under $10 This Weekend: D.I.Y., Europop, and Danny NSK's Benefit

    The Bollox are scheduled to perform tonight at Club Red in Tempe. Can't find enough scrilla to take you S.O. go see Star Trek for the 16th time? Don't wanna take out a loan just to go see Les Claypool or Peter Murphy live and in concert? Then check out our list of ultra-affordable events happe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Last Exit's Open For Business and Booking Bands Again

    I spoke with Jack Maverik, the co-owner of Last Exit Bar & Grill, who's been plenty busy lately. He and his partner Brad Wiee are still working on nailing down a rental agreement with Arizona Partners Retail Investment Group, the peeps who own the Tempe strip mall where the bar and live mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    The Lowdown on Last Exit's Situation

    Loads of people were biding a fond farewell to Last Exit Bar & Grill in Tempe this past Saturday night at its sixth anniversary party. As I reported last week, the affair was ostensibly the music venue's last hurrah before closing for good due to its co-owners Devin Schulte and Brannon Kleinle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    The Loveblisters Breaking Up?

    We've got some very sad news for you this Monday: The Loveblisters are very likely breaking up. No announcement on their MySpace, but we got an e-mail from their former manager, Jack Maverik, saying their upcoming show at Last Exit will be their, umm, last exit, and confirmed the news with an indepe ... More >>