Phoenix has a long tradition of punk bars that serve up cheap beer and fast, aggressive (sometimes sloppy) punk rock. Some great venues have closed over the last few years, and while we dearly miss Jugheads and Rogue West, punk bars continue to thrive in the Valley of the Sun. Most are situated in u ... More >>
They say "old punks never die," and while the statement lacks some factual validity, it bears repeating in regards to The Glass Heroes, who celebrate 20 years of punk and roll this Saturday at the George and Dragon Pub.
"We have this joke that the last punk standing wins," laughs guitarist and sin ... More >>
When downtown Phoenix venue Foundry on First shut its doors in mid-November, most music fans assumed the worst. Rumors spread that the music venue was done for, in the wake of canceled shows, reported employee drama, and a strange media silence.
Not so, says part-owner Tim Thomas.
"We're looking ... More >>
The Foundry on First
Saturday, July 9
Despite pesky city inspectors delaying the doors opening and Mother Nature battering concertgoers with gusts of wind and blasts of dust, The Foundry on First opened her doors for the first time last night.
The work-in-progress venue dealt ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanThe Glass Heroes get the crowd going at the George & Dragon. See more photos of the event in our slideshow.Joe Strummer Benefit
George & Dragon Pub & Restaurant
January 15th, 2011Phoenix's punk community might not be the biggest or brightest music scene in the V ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraThe annual Santarchy affair will fill the streets of Scottsdale with kooky Kris Kringle clones on Saturday.When Clement Clarke Moore first penned The Night Before Christmas in 1823 (and thus, gave birth to many of the conceptions associated with Jolly Old Saint Nick), the Victori ... More >>