Friday, March 9, 2012
Last night, Crescent Ballroom officially was broken in. Forget the too-cool-for-school crowd. Once a bunch of ladies exiting middle age get drunk and dance at the front of the room, you no longer have the shiniest new venue in town. And, ... More >>
Okay T-Birds fans, you've only got one day left to enter to win a pair of a passes and an exclusive meet-and-greet for tomorrow night's tour stop, when the Texas blues-rock band plays the Crescent Ballroom.
To win tickets and a chance to rap with original founder Kim Wilson and the band courtesy o ... More >>
Over the last 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds have been a blues rock institution, at various times featuring folks like Jimmy Vaughan, Duke Robillard, Kid Bangham, Marc Ford (of The Black Crowes) and ultimate bassist and badass Keith Ferguson.
These days, founding member and vocalist Kim Wilson ... More >>
One of these people is still in Smashing Pumpkins. Guess who?!?In case you haven't heard or come from a foreign land, Thanksgiving is next week. That means the holidays are upon us, and show announcements are becoming more and more scarce.This week's group is lead by the Smashing Pumpkins playing ... More >>
The hits just keep coming for "spiritual warrior" James Arthur Ray, the snake oil salesman charged in the deaths of three people at a sweat lodge ceremony in Sedona last October.Lawsuits filed in Maricopa County Superior Court claim that Ray mislead people into paying for "self-help" events in ad ... More >>
E-40 is scheduled to perform on November 14 at the Venue of Scottsdale.This week's crop of just announced concerts are quite diverse, to say the least. Not only will blues-rock legends like Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Kim Wilson be making a stop at the Rhythm Room in the coming weeks, but hip-hop su ... More >>
The lack of crossover between the Phoenix and Tucson scenes has always struck me as a little odd, not only because we're out here in the desert together, without another decent-size city within a five hour's drive of us, but because the music coming out of the scenes isn't all that different, really ... More >>