It's become a tradition around here. Every week, on Monday -- the worst of all days -- we bring you our Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix this week. You know, to help make it all bearable. Dig in, kiddos.
Someone has taken concert creativity to a whole new level. I can't decide if they're an idiot or a genius, but their idea is definitely ridiculous; so much so that I'm set on believing it's just not cool. An announcement was made yesterday that the first in-flight music festival will take place ... More >>
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I was out of town, but I'm willing to bet that Fox Vag Fest III, the three-day, two-venue dominating festival of female-fronted punk, rock, and indie acts was pretty crazy.
In his feature about the festival, Serene Dominic jokin ... More >>
If state Representative Steve Farley has his way, people who abuse animals in Arizona would be treated like sex offenders.Farley recently introduced House Bill 2310, which would force anyone convicted of abusing an animal to register with the state and have their name put on a list similar to a s ... More >>
IFC's darling indie cult hit Portlandia returns this Friday at 8 p.m., and we can't get enough of it. (We like to imagine that all the extras wandering in the back are displaced Phoenicians. Come back, guys -- it's cooler here.)
Of course, young retirement does sound awesome.
Fred Armisen: Remembe ... More >>
In this week's music feature newly-promoted Assistant Night and Day Editor Benjamin Leatherman talks with Oren J of Silver Medallion about the group's just-released album No One Ever Really Dies, which Oren finished after the tragic death of his partner Carnegie last fall. The Silver Medallion st ... More >>
Who wasn't twisted over Keith Sweat circa 1996?There's no formal way of choosing which artist to write about for any given week's incoming shows. I usually just pick the one that jumps out at me and makes me harken back to the days when MTV actually played videos -- good videos. That's why K ... More >>
Phoenix's Lilith Fair concert was scrapped last week though the reason why still seems to be a mystery. Headliners The Go Go's released a statement about the cancellation of the Phoenix Lilith Fair date announced Friday. The Arizona Republic has the press release, which sure seems like a cop out. ... More >>
These young people play popular rock music.Zomg, you guys! This week's show announcements include the Jonas Brothers with Demi Lovato. If that news doesn't make your day, then I don't know what to tell you. What's that you say? Jonas Brothers not quite your bag? Well then let Limp Bizkit, Ice Cub ... More >>
Sarah McLachlanBack in the late 90's, when grrrl power was all the rage, and artists like Paula Cole and Sarah McLachlan actually sold records, an all-female music festival like Lilith Fair was a great idea--especially to modern-day hippies who flocked to the shows.
Nowadays, the most pop ... More >>