Simple Minds

  • 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 17, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    She and him and them and them and him and her and them are playing in Phoenix this week, and all of them are a part of our five must-see Phoenix shows this week. You're bound to like one of those pronouns, if only you give it a chance.

  • Music

    June 13, 2013
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    May 25, 2012

    Flashback Friday: Factories Talk the '80s

    Where we're going, we don't need roads; just a synthesizer, eyeliner, and a touch of androgyny. Welcome to Flashback Friday. In case you missed it, Google commemorated the 78th birthday of electronic music pioneer, Bob Moog, with a wicked-cool doodle earlier this week. Moog left his mark on the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Top Five Rockin' Grannies

    Image credit: Photoshop.​Last week we announced the bummer news that Blondie has called off the show scheduled for tomorrow at Foundry on First due to "last minute scheduling conflicts. Promoter Danny Zelisko states that the band may reschedule its date, but until then, you can continue l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Obscura Relaunches At CenPho's Rips Ales & Cocktails This Saturday

    Jessica SmithObscura's DJ Roya doing what she does best.‚ÄčIt's been just over a month since the Ruby Room Lounge unexpectedly went teats up, and some of the monthly dance nights that were displaced by the closure are finding new life at various bars around the Valley.DJ Manchester recently launched ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Les Paul Dies, Weezer Release Date Set, Jack White Solo Single Mp3

    Idolator: Les Paul, R.I.P. NME: Simple Minds' Jim Kerr pays tribute to director John Hughes NME: Bob Dylan inspiration Mike Seeger dies NME: Weezer announce new album release date Pitchfork: Listen to Jack White's Solo Single Sound of the City: Pete Yorn and Scarlett Johansson's Song of the Summer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Scotland May Be Small, But It's Big On Pop Music

    The flag of Scotland What is it about Scotland that makes the country of just more than 5 million people produce far more than its fair share of great pop music artists? Consider the following sample list: Simple Minds, Orange Juice, Aztec Camera, Big Country, Altered Images, The Bluebells, The Je ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 26, 2009

    Seriously Joking

    Local punk trio JJCNV brings the noise — and the knee-length, airbrushed boob T-shirts

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2009

    Long Live Logos Charm at Chyro Arts

    Sometimes you just need to see a little live music on a Friday night, and without much on the concert schedule this weekend (The Music of Led Zeppelin - A Rock Symphony! Smashmouth!) I found myself at Chyro Arts in Scottsdale to see San Diego's Long Live Logos. Turns out, they played a delighful set ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    You Asked For It: Lisa Savidge

    So, a few weeks back I discussed a band called Evan Brightly that's got a person's name, but is actually five people. This week, meet Lisa Savidge, an act that sounds like it's a woman, but is actually four dudes. And what else is Lisa Savidge? According to their MySpace, the band is: - A postmoder ... More >>

  • Music

    September 18, 2008
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    August 10, 2006

    Boy Kill Boy


  • Music

    May 16, 2002

    Purple Reign

    Prince's monumental performance at the Dodge Theatre stands among the greatest shows to hit the Valley in recent years

  • Music

    June 21, 2001


    The Invisible Band (Epic)

  • Music

    February 11, 1999