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See also: DJ M2 Talks Power 98.3, Groove Candy, Disney Cartoons, James Brown, KRS-One, and MoreYou probably haven't seen Element at many local club gigs recently, and there's a good reason. The 30something ... 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.
If Adele could rap, she probably would have won that Grammy as well.
Sunday night's Grammy Awards made for interesting viewing, with Adele's sweep, some amazing tributes, performances, and a downright weird and horrible showing from Nicki Minaj.
Host LL Cool J opened up with a prayer for Whitne ... More >>
Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears are back with more of the same garage soul that they do so well. Their loud personality and groovy James Brown-style outshine those of other bands in the genre.
Frontman Joe Lewis spoke to Up On The Sun about why the group loves playing at clubs, having Bro ... More >>
Rapper DMX, after his arrest in June, 2004As we reported yesterday, Mic Todd, the bass player for metal band Coheed and Cambria, was arrested on Sunday at a venue in Massachusetts where the band was scheduled to play. Todd's alleged crime? He reportedly walked into a Walgreens, claimed he h ... More >>
DJ M2Opportunities abound for y'all to catch DJ M2 in action, whether it's during his weekday shift on hip-hop station Power 98.3, or every Thursdays over at Dirty Pretty during Groove Candy. Either way, it's well worth going out of your way to do so, as M2 weaves some mixing magic on the tu ... 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 >>
Sharon Jones & the Dap-KingsIn terms of venues to have Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings play in Phoenix there probably isn't a better choice than the Orpheum Theatre. When you combine the retro late '60s/early '70s funk and soul of Sharon Jones with the historic music venue it could be a li ... More >>
Shout FactoryFor all its merits of recognizing artists' contributions to modern music, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, by rule, honors musicians for work they created at least a quarter-century earlier.
Thus, you have creaky 50- or 60-year-olds performing the music of their youth at the inductio ... More >>
DJ Brook B will be a part of the final Social tonight at Incog.There's a certain dilemma involved with this weekend. Should one go all out and spend the next 48-72 hours living it up? Or do you pace yourself and conserve some energy since there's only three days or work (if that) next week due to ... More >>