2012 isn't even over yet, and we're already feeling sort of nostalgic for it.
We saw a lot of great shows this year, so narrowing it down to the most mind-blowing 20 wasn't easy, but it was a lot of fun.
Enjoy, our Top 20 Phoenix Concerts of 2012.
Top Five 2012 Heavy Releases In Pho ... More >>
Besides signaling the (almost) end of summer, the beginning of October also puts us right smack in the middle of National Hispanic Heritage Month. From September 15 through October 15, stateside brown folks can celebrate, "the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestor ... More >>
We don't want to jinx it, but a string of cooler nights and balmy afternoons has us feeling comfortable saying "Summer's done." The festival season has come to a close, and it's time to unpack that neglected denim and put away your jorts and Coachella Crocs for the season.
Of course, this summer r ... More >>
Piñata Protest @ Rhythm Room | 8/14/12
See also: Los Tigres del Norte, Wild Horse Pass Casino, 8/3/12
Much like in the United States, Mexican music is very regional.
Our border brothers in the Northern Mexican states for example, have a predisposition for accordion-filled norteños, while rura ... More >>
Los Tigres del Norte @ Wild Horse Pass
With a career that's spanned four decades, immensely popular norteño group Los Tigres del Norte has plenty of practice making Grammy-award winning music. So when I say last night's show was riveting, electric, compelling, or any other positive adjective I've ... More >>
Los Tigres del Norte
Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino
Friday, August 3, 2012
With a career that's spanned four decades, immensely popular norteño group Los Tigres del Norte has plenty of practice making Grammy-award winning music. So when I say last night's show was riveting, electric, compelling, ... More >>
Los Tigres del Norte, apparently not to Judge Kowal's liking...Is there any doubt save in the most muddled of noggins that Arizona's Latino population continues to dwell beneath the bootheel of a hostile political class made up almost entirely of Anglos?Yes, the successful recall of the state's top ... More >>
September 15 marks the celebration of Grito de Dolores one of the five Fiestas Patrias, or national holidays in Mexican history. It's an important day, coming directly before Aniversario de la Independencia, the day Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla called for the end of Spanish rule in Mexi ... More >>
The Sound Strike has hit a rough patch.Yesterday, a federal appeals court again blocked SB 1070, which you can read all about on our Feathered Bastard blog, meaning the extremist Arizona immigration law will likely never take effect. That's great news for people who support the state's migrant co ... More >>
www.abortmagazine.comMexican "drug ballad" group Los Tigres del NorteAs the Mexican government's war on drugs continues to produce lackluster results, Mexico's ruling party is taking aim at a different enemy: Musicians.Members of Mexico's National Action Party have proposed legislation that would ... More >>