Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions where to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.
And don't let the talent and success of the Yanks fool you, some of the best Celtic punk outfits of the past and present still have their roots on the other side of the Atlantic. Here is a list of the top five groups that actually have members from the Emerald Isle (or at least close by).
Adriane GoetzSt. George would be proud.This weekend the George & Dragon pub celebrated British patron saint George (as it has every April for the last 15 years) with live performances from eight kickass local bands including (but not limited to) the Love Me Nots, Glass Heroes, Automatic Erase ... More >>
There's something particularly obscene about the fact that state Senator Russell Pearce's bigoted, anti-immigrant legislation SB 1070/HB 2632 will be heard today on the House floor, falling, as the date does, on St. Patrick's Day.Because before nativist hatemongers had Mexican immigrants to kick aro ... More >>
The original lineup of the Pogues, who impressed with aplomb last night at the Marquee Theatre."Tell me why people are willing to pay $60 to see an old fucking Irish punk band." This was the mandate that was handed down by music editor Martin Cizmar when I mentioned my desire to review last nigh ... More >>
Twitpic of last night's Pogues show by ickmusic.Thanks to the stream-of-consciousness immediacy that is Twitter, its possible to get a glimpse into the thought processes of many an Internet user. Witness the progressions of Pete Icke's opinions in regards over the course of yesterday evening in ... More >>
Let it never be said that there's never anything rad to do in Phoenix, especially since there's an overabundance of awesome events going down this evening. Not only are Shane MacGowan and the Pogues visiting Tempe tonight, but the Monsters of Folk Tour will be hitting the Orpheum and Valient ... More >>
Who's Yer Paddy?
Not in IMAX 3D
Wallow in your shamrock holiday
Get jiggy with them
Drinking and wearing the green -- talk about lucky!
Santa feels your pain... The problem with Xmas, as I see it, is that I'd rather just keep my money and buy myself whatever the fuck I want. But we're not allowed to do that. Even if you're born Jewish, Muslim, agnostic or atheist, your chances of escaping the clutches of this insidious holi ... More >>
Low-down, dirty Shane
Rock phenoms graduate from it-band status
Erin go bar
We can all just get along
The "Hi, Bob" of rock 'n' roll
Brains, sweat, and booze
Mockumentary will make your heart dance
Fresh flavors restore our critic's faith in food
Latest music books struggle to demystify pop culture's greatest enigmas
Texas eclectics Slobberbone refuse to surrender to altcountry dogma