Earlier this year, we announced a concert photography contest. We received more than 46 submissions, and a crack panel of judges winnowed down the submissions to 10 finalists. We are now introducing you to each photographer, presented in random order. Next up is Maria Vassett.
Local Americana group The Senators have had an exciting year. The band has recorded a live session album in Paramount Studios in Hollywood, opened for Phillip Phillips in front of 4,000 fans, while also playing the occasional local bit at Sail Inn or Crescent Ballroom. You can catch The Senators on ... More >>
Over the last few years Apache Lake Music Festival has made the just-barely-perceptible leap from curiosity to institution, and it's easy to see why; like most institutions, the core of it is a really simple idea done well: What if you could see a bunch of local bands in a novel, secularly fun setti ... More >>
Mumford and Sons (See the complete slideshow here)Desert Sky PavilionJune 5, 2013 Love 'em or hate 'em, Mumford and Sons' popularity continues to grow. Last night's sold-out show at Desert Sky Pavilion puts the band in a league with some of the Valley's other huge indie shows from previous years--b ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it. Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix. And here are a few of the coolest -- our top five must-see shows this week.
Railroad Revival Tour in Tempe There might be no grouping of more high-spirited entertainers than the three groups that took the stage yesterday evening in Tempe. Throughout the night, each band invited members of other bands to join them for collaborations for a few songs. Marcus Mumford wa ... More >>
Maria VassettOld Crow Medicine Show's fiddler performs at the Railroad Revival Tour in Tempe.Railroad Revival TourTrain tracks at S. Farmer Ave. and W. 5th St.Saturday, April 23, 2011Aside from some setup issues on this leg of the tour, the Railroad Revival tour is a truly great concept that, onc ... More >>
Mumford & Sons would not like you to get your next haircut off of a scalper when they can sell you one.Chandler's Arizona Railway Museum is apparently not equipped to handle the Railroad Revival Tour that will bring Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe and Magnetic Zeros and Old Crow Medicine Sh ... More >>
British retro-folk revivalists Mumford & Sons have made it no secret they yearn for a bygone era when electricity was something to be marveled at and a man's facial hair could be as intricate as the handwriting in the letters he receives fortnightly from his dear sweet love.So it's not enough ... More >>
David SedarisFinally, a week packed with concert announcements! As we told you yesterday, The Arizona State Fair has Bob Dylan and a bunch of American Idol contestants coming, and that's not the only big show coming in October, as Boys Like Girls, the Atticus Tour, and Tech N9ne all bring thei ... More >>
It's not even Christmas, but we have our first piece of big summer concert news today: Dave Matthews Band is coming to Cricket Wireless Pavilion on May 6.Yes, it's time for "Dave" again, already.DMB's first studio record in four years (oddly produced by Rob Cavallo of Green Day and My Chemical Roman ... More >>