Jesse Valenzuela

  • Music

    November 15, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 4, 2012

    Summerland Tour at Comerica Theatre, 7/3/12

    Summerland Tour Featuring Everclear, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Marcy Playground, and Lit Tuesday, July 3, 2012 Comerica Theatre See also: Our full Summerland slideshow, featuring Gin Blossoms, Everclear, Lit, Marcy Playground, and Sugar Ray. See also: Should We Feel Bad About '90s Nostalgia? See als ... More >>

  • Music

    November 20, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 31, 2008

    Hometown Heroes and Rookie Rockers at Tempe Music Festival

    This year more than ever before, the festival sought to showcase local bands making the event truly reflective of Tempe. Inviting a few legendary hometown heroes to play didn’t hurt either. The most exciting headliner was, of course, the long awaited return of the Meat Puppets. Though they havenâ ... More >>

  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    Old Miserable Experience

    Can the Gin Blossoms make a comeback?

  • Music

    June 5, 2003

    Gin Mill

    The gigs are great, but the strains of middle age catch up with the Gin Blossoms

  • Music

    August 15, 2002

    That '80s Sound

    With help from Wilco and the Gin Blossoms, Tommy Keene chases down the sound he was after 20 years ago

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    Up and Rumbling

    After five years of fits and starts, Gin Blossoms songwriter/guitarist Jesse Valenzuela finally launches a solo career

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Distilled Gin

    The Gin Blossoms re-form again, and this time it might be for more than one gig

  • Music

    November 29, 2001

    Nicks of Time

    Pop's gold-dust woman bounces back from drugs, depression and sluggish sales

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    Hanging On to Something

    Older, wiser Pistoleros are no longer defined by rock 'n' roll, but they're still committed to it

  • News

    October 21, 1999

    So you want to be a Rock 'n' Roll Star

    Robin Wilson thought the Gas Giants would be a great new beginning. He had no idea what he was getting into.

  • Music

    September 16, 1999

    Hey Anthology

    The Gin Blossoms bloom again with a greatest-hits collection, a reunion show and talk of a new album

  • Music

    July 15, 1999

    Rave On

    Los Guys turn loose-knit side project into something meaningful

  • Music

    December 3, 1998

    Life After Death

    As we reach the fifth anniversary of Doug Hopkins' suicide, his best music remains unheard by all but a few friends

  • Music

    October 15, 1998

    Fizzy, Fuzzy, Big and Twangy

    Roger Clyne and P.H. Naffah embark on a post-Refreshments career with The Peacemakers

  • Music

    February 19, 1998

    Glam Slam

    Six years after the death of glam, Psycho Gypsy is making the Valley safe for mascara and spandex

  • Music

    October 23, 1997

    Bowled Over

    Tempe Bowl fires a strike in its first shot as a rock venue

  • Music

    November 14, 1996

    The Crenshaw Redemption

    Marshall Crenshaw goes back to the drawing board and comes up with a shiny new Miracle of Science

  • Music

    January 4, 1996

    Staying Power

    The Chimeras are the Tempe band that would not die

  • Music

    September 30, 1992
  • Music

    September 30, 1992