See also: John Prine and Loudon Wainwright III at The Orpheum Theatre, 11/19/11
See also: Loudon Wainwright III on 40 Odd Years, Rufus, Martha, and Emotionally Flashing
The Who's Pete Townshend may have famously penned the line "I hope I die before I get old," but in many ways, it seems like Loudon ... More >>
Joleen LunzerThe stand-up comedian headlines the Tempe Improv Thursday, February 23 at 7:30 p.m.
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station
would play right now? I recently found a station that plays hip hop/R&B from the 90's and early 2000's, 101.1 FM. I also ... More >>
Immortal Technique at the Puente Office
Friday was a good night to fight the powers that be, especially if you were in Phoenix around 13th and Van Buren. In the wake of the Pearce recall, Puente Movement and Sound Strike hosted a neighborhood style Hip Hop show to celebrate and hone in on the new ... More >>
John Prine and Loudon Wainwright III
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Early yesterday afternoon, I found myself at Tempe Marketplace, wandering the parking lot dazed. Christmas music wafted through the air. With nearly a week left before Thanksgiving.
Look, I get it, but I'm a tra ... More >>
It's another packed weekend in the Valley. Tonight, Sound Striker-Immortal Technique performs a benefit show at the Puente Office, and Mr. Meeble brings its crazy-as-hell laser show to Crescent Ballroom. On Saturday, you've got folk from Loudon Wainwright III and John Prine, and funky pop cou ... More >>
The past few years have been busy for prolific songwriter Loudon Wainwright III: he revisited his early records with Recovery, a full-band effort produced by Joe Henry, won a Grammy for his High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project , a tribute to the American banjo player, and released ... More >>
Lindsay Cates on the 1s and 2s Okay, so the 15 Favorite Songs thing. It happened. I freaked out a little (a lot) picking my selections, but it was a fun, in a self-aggrandizing way.
I wrote yesterday that it was nearly impossible to do what the event asked: come up with 15 songs that you love a ... More >>
Loudon Wainwright III
Okay, so I know that it's John Prine headlining the show, and I really like John Prine, but holy crap, I never expected to get to see Loudon Wainwright III here in Phoenix. The two are scheduled to perform Saturday, November 19, at Foundry on First. Tickets go on sale Mo ... More >>
Bob Dylan turns 70 today. The man who gave us "The Times They Are A-Changin'," the man who wrote "Like a Rolling Stone," "Mr. Tambourine Man," and "With God On Our Side." Over the years, he's influenced and remained busy. He inspired Sam Cook to write "A Change is Gonna Come," and even gave his ... More >>
Arizona's Calexico.The Newport Folk Festival is historically significant, not just because of its ever-exciting, often bleeding edge lineup, but because in 1965 Bob Dylan decided to plug in and play electric, much to the dismay of a large portion of the crowd. That set forever changed people's id ... More >>
Despite sweltering heat and scarce air conditioning, about 160 folks crammed into Phoenix's Modified Arts last night to watch the much-hyped Deer Tick as they rolled into town in their converted school bus to support their new record, Born on Flag Day. The boys, lead by singer/songwriter John ... More >>