Luke HolwerdaAmerican Idol LiveAmerican Idol Live! August 12, 2010US Airways CenterFor Valley residents who always wanted to make it out to the American Idol studios but never did, last night at US Airways Center was their opportunity to see the top 10 contestants from 2010's season perform on th ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaAlice Cooper performs at the 2009 installment of his annual Christmas Pudding charity show.
By Lindsey HolderFriday night was the ninth installment of Alice Cooper's Christmas Pudding, though speaking in Christmas/culinary terms, it was really more of a fruitcake, with ingredients bo ... More >>
Phoenix-based shock rock icon Alice Cooper has scheduled his ninth annual holiday show, Christmas Pudding. The Christmas-themed variety show is a blend of comedy, music, and dance and will take place on Friday, December 18 at Dodge Theatre.This year's acts has a heavily hair-metal bent. Besides A ... More >>
Jenny Lewis: Coming to the Marquee in July. Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis is finally, finally, making an appearance in Phoenix, Stateside Presents announced today. The cute-as-a-button indie songstress is a critical darling (hell, my colleague Albert Ching in Orange County has reviewed her shows ... More >>
If you've been trolling the streets of Scottsdale in the hopes of bumping into hometown American Idol also-ran Scott MacIntyre, at the very least now you know where to find him July 20. MacIntyre, along with the other eight runners-up and whoever the Idol winner ends up being (cough--Adam Labert--co ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraSee more shots of the X-Men Origins: Wolverine cast in our slide show direct from the red carpet.
"We're not here for a premiere, we're not here for the stars, we're here to make history thanks to you!" A roar of applause echoed through the parking lot at Tempe Marketplace as Dan Ha ... More >>
You'd better bring your A-game next week, Giraud!As far as 'Idol' results shows go, last night was actually semi-exciting, no? After Matt tanked Tuesday night (and he really did tank), it was pretty obvious he was going to be in the bottom three, if not last place. The judges' decided to take advant ... More >>
No Kris, aint no sunshine when YOU'RE gone.
What's up, fellow AI watchers? After a brief hiatus, I am back, here to write on a Michael Sarver, Jasmine Murray, Jorge Nunez and Alexis Grace-less Idol. We shed a single tear for them all, and sing an off-key version of "I Will Survive" in honor of all t ... More >>
CAW CAW to you too, Megan Corkery. At long last, it has come to this--after weeks of watching tone-deaf wonders humiliate themselves during the first round of auditions, some slightly less tone-deaf wonders forget the lyrics to their songs during Hollywood Week, Casey Carlson give a bad name to bubb ... More >>
There was never really too much doubt that Scottsdale's Scott MacIntyre would make the Idol Top 12, but last night "America" (as Seadouche condescendingly refers to the tiny percentage of the American population that actually watches the show) made it official. Scotty the Body (as Seadouche condesce ... More >>
So, it'd be easy to reduce blind singer Scott MacIntyre to a series of puns about his visual impairment (read: the title of his post). Lots of other bloggers refer to him as Blind Guy, and he's actually got a good sense of self-deprication about the whole thing, so we don't think he would really min ... More >>
It's a day I was starting to think might never come--after three long, back-breaking weeks of watching American Idol auditions, we finally arrive at Hollywood Week, where the good-enough-to-make-it-to-Hollywood-but-too-mediocre-to-make-it-to-the-finals are weeded out and the best of the best are l ... More >>
It's nice to know our coverage of American Idol is getting some attention, even if The East Valley Tribune's food and fun columnist Jess Harter thinks it's a little, uh, Tiger Beat.As Jess notes, we had four Idol posts last night. Jess writes:
Yes, a portion of Tuesday's casting call show involved ... More >>
So last night marked the return of the out-of-control musical delusionfest known as American Idol. And the first episode of the eighth season featured summer auditions that took place RIGHT HERE IN PHOENIX!!! Oh my God, the excitement was just too much! How exciting was it going to be to see watch ... More >>
So we'll have more American Idol in Phoenix coverage for you later, but I couldn't resist putting up a quick post on Scott MacIntyre, the visually impaired singer from Scottsdale who's about to win America's heart. MacIntyre is, indeed, gifted, and he and his family are one of the most charming inte ... More >>
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We've been searching for more on Scott MacIntyre, the visually-impaired Scottsdale singer who stole the show on American Idol tonight and are turning up lots of interesting stuff on him.
Though The Arizona Republic has set up an "Idol Central" they don't really have anything Phoenix-oriented, and, ... More >>