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Lucinda Williams

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2014

    6 Best Concerts to See in Phoenix This Week

    Have you recovered from Mad Decent Block Party? Last weekend, everything musical in Phoenix paused to give space for what is arguably the largest EDM event that will happen this year. This week, the Phoenix music universe has adjusted, compensating for the overabundance of beats and turntables with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Steve Earle and the Dukes at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts 10/14/13

    Do you like Steve Earle? Were you able to see Steve Earle and the Dukes last night at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts but for some reason did not attend? If you considered it but decided to spend the night as a couch potato instead, go ahead and cry. Let those tears flow 'cause you reall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Mickey Avalon: I Don't Just Do What I Think People Might Want

    Mickey Avalon is constantly loaded. He's loaded with clever rhymes and catchy hooks, played by DJs to writhing Hollywood club kids who don't understand that half of the dark memories Mickey shares are actual experiences. When he started out around 2004, he was loaded with the burden of family memb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Fleetwood Mac, Gregg Allman, Bonnie Raitt, And More Just Announced Shows

    Did anyone watch David Letterman Monday night? Well, if you didn't, you missed the greatest rock band of all time, Led Zeppelin, interviewed after receiving a Kennedy Center Honor. Something about seeing them together made me feel...overwhelmed. They're still alive but they have no intention of ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Blake Mills: Fiona Apple's Guitarist Makes Killer Pop on His Own

    Blake Mills isn't a household name, but like classic sidemen of lore (David Lindley, Ry Cooder, Leon Russell), he's makes an impact wherever he shows up. As a guitarist in Fiona Apple's band (he's performing with her on Tuesday, September 18, at Mesa Arts Center), Lucinda Williams, Cass McCombs, B ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2012
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    April 26, 2012
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    March 19, 2012

    Incoming: Cage the Elephant, Garbage, Hot Tuna

    ​Kentucky alternative rockers Cage the Elephant are making a stop at the Marquee Theatre in April. The band is still pumping out singles from their latest release, Thank You, Happy Birthday, and will surely be performing many of them for the Tempe crowd.Cage the Elephant, Garbage, Hot Tuna and oth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Loretta Lynn Cancels Upcoming Phoenix Date

    ​Bad news for fans of country legend Loretta Lynn. She's canceled her upcoming tour, including a stop at May 1 stop at Celebrity Theater. "As y'all know I just went and got my knee done a few weeks back," a statement reads Lynn's website. "I am sad to cancel the upcoming shows on the west coast, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Going to Norah Jones Sunday? Get There Early For Sasha Dobson

    Are you planning to see Norah Jones' show at the Dodge Theatre Sunday, April 25, 2010. If you're into jazz you should, since, as Steve Jensen argues in this week's print issue, she's the rare bird who sings as good as she looks. If so, get there early to see the opener, New York-based singer-songwr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Courtney Marie Andrews Offers Free Mp3 From New Album

    Local folk standout Courtney Marie Andrews has made a song from her new album -- which will be availible July 31. "The Buffalo and the Bird" is one of a few songs I really like on her sophomore effort, Painters Hand and Seventh Son, so be sure to check it out. You might also want to check out Courtn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Lucinda Williams, Nathan's Hot Dogs, St. Vincent and Myst Over the Weekend

    Lucinda Williams Plays the Non-Hits at Mesa Arts Center It takes some chutzpah to read your lyrics off a music stand. When you've been dubbed "America's Greatest Songwriter" by Time magazine (a publication that's not known for its music criticism, but nonetheless notable in any grand pronouncement) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2009

    Lucinda Williams Plays the Non-Hits at Mesa Arts Center

    Victor PalaganoLucinda Williams on stage at Mesa Arts Center.It takes some hutzpah to read your lyrics off a music stand. When you've been dubbed "Americas Greatest Songwriter" by Time magazine (a publication that's not known for it's music criticism, but nonetheless notable in any grand pronounce ... More >>

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    May 28, 2009
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    May 28, 2009
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    May 28, 2009

    The Sun Sessions: Courtney Marie Andrews Plays Lucinda Williams

    Jonathan McNamaraCourtney Marie Andrews Courtney Marie Andrews just graduated from high school last week, but the Raven-haired teen already has a second album being mixed by esteemed local producer River Jones. The folkie singer-songwriter also has a big tour coming up, including a show at Modified ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2009

    May 28 In Blogs: Marcia Powell, The Offspring, Tracy Dempsey and More

    In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Medical Examiner Holds Marcia Powell's Remains as Fiduciary Seeks Next of Kin Up on the Sun: Th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 14, 2009
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    December 30, 2008

    The Worst Lyrics of 2008: NCAA-Style Showdown

    And now it's time for the "I love you like a fat kid loves cake" memorial Worst Lyrics of 2008, March Madness-style tournament, this year a terrifying mélange of appalling oral-sex requests, bargain-bin philosophies, grammatical atrocities, and cringe-inducing pillow talk. To elevate the drama, I p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2008

    Top Ten Americana Albums of 2008

    By Noah W. Bailey Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    The Best Album of 2008? Sorry 'Science,' I Go With Girl Talk

    Can an album comprised solely of samples really be an artistic achievement? Honestly, I'm a little bit torn about naming Girl Talk's Feed The Animals the best album of the year. After all, it is a record made up entirely of mashups, so, strictly speaking, there's not a note of new music in this ba ... More >>

  • Music

    August 14, 2008

    Mark Zubia

    Parts of Yesterday
    (El Ray Records)

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    July 29, 2008
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    September 20, 2007
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    May 3, 2007

    Lucinda Williams

    Haunt got that swing

  • Music

    May 3, 2007

    Jana Hunter

    There's No Home
    (Gnomonsong)

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    Lucinda Williams

    West
    (Lost Highway)

  • Music

    February 22, 2007
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    January 5, 2006

    Down-Home Delights

    Ten of the best from Nashville and elsewhere

  • Music

    February 17, 2005

    Jolie Holland

    Channeling the backwoods warbler

  • Music

    September 16, 2004

    Various Artists

    This Is Americana
    (Narm Recordings)

  • Music

    June 10, 2004

    The HorrorPops

    "Razor-edged" pop band oozes a myriad of influences

  • Music

    October 9, 2003

    Exploding Hearts

    Guitar Romantic (Dirtnap)

  • Culture

    May 29, 2003

    Dem Blues

    The left, turning right, was plain wrong

    to attack pop culture

  • Music

    April 17, 2003

    Lucinda Williams

    World Without Tears(Lost Highway)

  • Music

    February 27, 2003

    Kathleen Edwards

    Failer (Rounder-Zoe)

  • Music

    May 9, 2002

    Townes Van Zandt

    The Best Of (Tomato)

    A Gentle Evening With (Dualtone)

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    Cult Superstar

    Lucinda Williams might be the most acclaimed songwriter in America, but she still sees herself as an underdog

  • Music

    February 14, 2002

    Kasey Chambers

    Barricades & Brickwalls (Warner Bros.)

  • News

    January 10, 2002

    Letters

    'N Sync? Get real

  • Music

    January 3, 2002

    Pretty Vacant

    New Times' panel of critics searches for musical gems in a disheartening 2001

  • Music

    October 4, 2001

    Choo Choo Ch'boogie

    The Derailers get back on track with a major-label deal

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Casal in the Air

    Neal Casal Anytime Tomorrow (Morebarn Records)

  • Music

    July 26, 2001

    An Essence Rare

    The daring, uncompromising art of singer/songwriter Lucinda Williams

  • Music

    June 28, 2001

    Avalon Sunrise

    Legendary songsmith Mississippi John Hurt receives loving tribute on Avalon Blues

  • Music

    March 29, 2001

    Texas State of Mind

    The South by Southwest music conference might've been a disappointment this year, but there are still plenty of questions left to be answered

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Retro No More

    Singer-songwriter Neko Case and her musical pals bring country music out of the curio cabinet

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    Cactus Flower

    Known as much for her multiple sclerosis as for her songwriting gift, Victoria Williams finds Water to Drink under the wild desert sun

  • Music

    December 24, 1998

    Critical Mass

    A recap of the releases that made it worthwhile to own a CD player in 1998

  • Music

    August 13, 1998
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