Mojo Farmers

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    A Fond Farewell to The Sail Inn

    It was a bittersweet send off, at best, this weekend at The Sail Inn. On the one hand, it was one of the most amazing local music lineups that could have possibly been arranged, but on the other, there was the idea that this was never going to happen again at this location looming in the back of y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    25 Must-See Metro Phoenix Concerts in June

    Feeling warm? Don't let it get to you...seriously. Look, we know you're miserable now that the heat's really kicking in, but just crank up the A/C, grab a ice-cold beverage, and think happy thoughts. You can't stay inside all the time, especially there is many an excellent show to see during the mon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    A "Love Letter" To The Tempe Scene Premieres (Despite Weird Gin Blossoms Rumors)

    As usual, local filmmaker Nico Holthaus has set up an unenviable task for himself. On the party weekend before Halloween, he's scheduled a premiere of the final cut of Art Edward's fictionalized love letter to the Tempe music scene of the early '90s, Stuck Outside of Phoenix, at the Pollack Tempe Ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Apache Lake Music Festival 2012: Robin Wilson of The Gin Blossoms, Zero Zero, and More

    See also: Apache Lake Music Festival 2011 Features Scenery and Over 30 Arizona Bands See also: Phoenix Music Heads to Tortilla Flat Apache Lake Music Festival 2012 is on: an official website has been launched, and the festival lineup has been announced, featuring scheduled performances from Robin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Hoodlums to Host "Hoodstock" Festival to Benefit Tempe's Broadmor Elementary

    How's this for a depressing statistic? According to 2012's Quality Counts report, as presented by K-12 education newspaper Education Week, Arizona ranks 44th out of 51 states (and Washington D.C.) in public education. Plus, our desert state got a mere D when it came to school finance and an F for ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 15, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    Happy St. Patricks Day: 10 Must See Shows

    See also: St. Patrick's Day Guide 2012 In a cultural and religious sense, St. Patrick's Day is a day of feast and celebration of Irish culture. Of course, for most of us it's simply a great chance to party. St. Paddy's falls on a Saturday this year, which means the green beer will flow in even m ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Top 5 Shows to Catch This Weekend: What Laura Says, Terra Firma, Joe Strummer Memorial, Rock For Tots, Greyhound Soul

    What Laura Says​Well, it's Friday. You know, I feel like there was some song that made a big splash this year about Friday...but...I can't quite remember it. Must not have been that catchy. Your weekend is not doubt packed with holiday parties to attend, but in case you need a break from al ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Apache Lake Music Festival Features Scenery and Over 30 Arizona Bands

    Apache Lake​In these economically screwy times, value is an important thing. Apache Lake Music Festival organizer Brannon Kleinlein knows this, and he thinks his music festival is one hell of a deal. "We have over 30 bands, the whole event is $30, so [that's] less than a dollar a band," Kleinlei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Hoodstock Is This Weekend: Flathead, DRYC, What's Left, and a Street Fair Vibe

    ​Did you know Hoostock has a Wikipedia entry? Me neither. And that entry is actually for the event in Tempe this weekend, too, not the Oakland Dance party of the same name or the Miami rap showcase of the same name. This is the second straight year for Tempe version and, just as last year, the eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    The Sail Inn Returns

    I've got some great news for the Valley's hippie crowd or anyone who's a fan of jam rock: The Sail Inn is coming back from the dead. The infamous Tempe dive and music venue located on Farmer Avenue will re-open its doors next Friday with a three-day blowout. Owner Gina Lombardi recently told m ... More >>

  • Music

    November 6, 2008
  • Calendar

    October 30, 2008

    Mountain Music

    Go north, music fans

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2008

    Best of the Fests: Mondo music blowouts abound this weekend

    Festival spirits will be resurrected and entertainment demons will be exorcised this weekend, as three huge music festivals take place across the state. From Top 40 hip-hop to local jam bands, there’s something for everyone in the ‘Zona -- especially for those willing to take a road trip.

  • Culture

    March 15, 2007

    Emerald City

    Wallow in your shamrock holiday

  • Culture

    March 8, 2007

    Emerald City

    Drinking and wearing the green -- talk about lucky!

  • Music

    March 8, 2007

    Bruised Cruise

    That sinking feeling

  • Music

    April 8, 2004

    Mr. Natural

    Tempe ambient musician Slim Golba goes back -- way back -- in search of good vibrations

  • Music

    May 15, 2003

    Catching a Thief

    Radiohead's unreleased new album is already a hit with Valley hipsters even if it's not the real thing

  • News

    May 8, 2003

    How many wives is too many wives?

    Letters from the week of May 8, 2003

  • Music

    May 1, 2003

    Jam Land

    Local improv musicians converge on Sail Inn for 4:20 Fest. Sedona may lie in their future.