Kevin Pate

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2014

    Best of Phoenix 2014: After Dark

    Once upon a time, there was a city. It was not the largest city, or the smallest. It was not the richest or the poorest. But this city had a reputation, nonetheless. It was known throughout the land as dry and inhospitable -- heated to unimaginable temperatures for several months of the year, ruled ... More >>

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    April 12, 2013

    Kevin Pate Remembered by Brian Smith of Beat Angels and Gentlemen Afterdark

    Brian Smith, onetime member of Gentlemen Afterdark and Beat Angels (and onetime New Times contributor) reminisces about his late great bandmate, Kevin Pate. My old band Gentlemen Afterdark once had a demo deal with A&M Records. We were very, very young, and living in L.A, and recording at A&M Studi ... More >>

  • Music

    March 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    Kevin Pate, Phoenix Music Veteran, Dead at 54

    On Monday night, Kevin Pate -- a valued member of the Phoenix music community -- was fighting for his life in a hospital in Yuma, where he was serving a four-year jail sentence for DUI and violating parole. Misinformation was spreading across online social networks that he'd passed on, but ever the ... More >>

  • Music

    March 13, 2003

    Band of Constant Sorrow

    Bluegrass is a rising trend. Just don't tell Busted Hearts' Bruce Connole.

  • Music

    February 28, 2002

    Radio Active

    The Piersons' Patti Sedillo finds a kinder, gentler life on the AM airwaves

  • Music

    April 12, 2001

    Show Business

    TV-3's NewShow is overhauled, and local music gets the boot

  • Music

    January 18, 2001

    Great Scott

    Tragedy brings out the best in Valley musicians, as top bands unite for a benefit concert

  • Music

    April 2, 1998

    Phony War

    Les Payne Product starts a joke, which starts the whole world crying

  • Music

    January 8, 1998

    Medical Alert

    Local concert-production company brings underground rock to downtown Phoenix

  • Music

    March 7, 1996

    Fallen Angels

    For the Valley's premier power-pop band, retro is all a state of mind