Justin Townes Earle

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    December 13, 2012
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    December 10, 2012

    Top 5 Must-See Shows in Phoenix This Week

    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.

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    October 24, 2012

    Pitbull, Toro y Moi, Justin Townes Earle, and More Just Announced Shows

    Is there any better way to ring in the Christmas season than a Pitbull concert? His new album, Global Warming, is hitting shelves at the end of November, just in time for the holidays, no? If you're not sure what to ask Santa for this year, how about a few tickets for you and your friends to check ... 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

    January 21, 2011

    J.D. Stooks: Shutterbug

    J.D. Stooks - Shutterbug​Artist: J.D. StooksTitle: ShutterbugBasics: The tidy, five-song EP from Phoenix native J.D. Stooks follows his solid 2008 album Women & Gold. Stooks is a rare beast as far as YAFI is concerned -- he writes songs with some content, at least stuff I am actually intereste ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010
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    October 12, 2010

    What's Selling: Hoodlums Music and Movies

    ​Bring in Le Noise, bring in da funk.Neil Young stole the top spot on the chart this week at Hoodlums Music and Movies.Guitar king Eric Clapton also made the list with his latest album, as did classic rocker Robert Plant with his most recent release. English indie pop band Mumford & Sons slipp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2009

    Top 10 of 2009: Jay Bennett

    Up on the Sun is counting down the days until the unveiling of music editor Martin Cizmar's personal Best of 2009 list with some other lists from New Times' stable of excellent freelancers. Today, we bring you a list from Jay Bennett, New Times' editorial operations manager and a contributor to Up o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    The Bloodshot BeerBQ Rocks Tempe on October 24

    ​For Bloodshot Records' 15th anniversary, or quinceañera, if you will, they're throwing themselves a little party. So far, that party has stopped at 10 cities across these United States with plenty of BBQ, booze and tunes to satisfy the most nomadic and hungry of folk punks. At Tempe's Sail Inn ... More >>

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    December 30, 2008

    Top 10 Country Records of 2008

    By Michael McCall Photo by Michael Alan GoldbergTwo young blondes with toothy smiles and hard-core work ethics, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood, helped country expand its fan base in these years of shrinking music sales. Meanwhile, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Alan Jackson, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2008

    Future Shock: Burt Bacharach, Melvins, Todd Rundgren, and more

    Here’s a handful of shows that were just announced this week.

  • Music

    April 3, 2008

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