PrinceMarquee TheatreApril 30, 2013 His Royal Purpleness reigned supreme at Marquee Theatre last night, and like most of the people who saw him there, I'm still taking it all in. We just saw a legend perform at a mid-sized venue and we were close enough to actually see his face (when he wasn't hidi ... More >>
Tedeshi Trucks Band, B.B. King, Robert Cray @ Comerica Theatre| 9/1/12See also: Derek Trucks Talks Family Life on the Road See also: The full B.B. King SlideshowLet's get something straight: last night's show at Comerica Theatre was not a B.B. King show. It was a Tedeschi Trucks Band concert. B.B. ... More >>
Joan Jett Talking Stick Resort Friday, July 6, 2012 Joan Jett is one of those musicians whom everybody should see if they get the chance. She's an inspiration to every girl who ever picked up a guitar, pioneering the riot grrl movement before it had a name (she later produced a Bikini Kill album). ... More >>
When What Laura Says released Talk last May, I tried to categorize the band as "neo-boogie rock," stating after their excellent gig at the Icehouse: "At its core, and perhaps at its best, the band gets down like something your weird-but-cool uncle might jam in his Astro Van." My tag never quite st ... More >>
Family time over the holidays carries enough stress with all the arguments about who sits where, who brings what, and why Grandpa really shouldn't have another Harvey Wallbanger. Again. So to ease some of your Thanksgiving anxiety, we in the New Times kitchen offer up a bunch of tunes to up your ... More >>
Michelle EdwardsMichelle Edwards The local improviser performs with Dangerville at 7 Minutes in Love on Saturday, February 12 at Space 55 at 9 p.m., immediately followed by Dangerville in the Cagematch improv competition, also at Space 55. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on ... More >>
Behold, the official lineup for the Coachella Valley Arts & Music Festival. My head just exploded. Goldenvoice has finally revealed the Coachella Valley Arts & Music Festival offical lineup for their 2010 edition. The lineup is usually announced this time of year, on or around the MLK Day ... More >>
Analog versus digital? Well take analog every time.
The Life Pursuit
Save the World, Part 2
Six degrees of ?uestlove
Bella may be the Valley's premier all-female band, but they won't march for anyone but themselves
Prince's monumental performance at the Dodge Theatre stands among the greatest shows to hit the Valley in recent years
The ID (Epic)
Where'd you hear that funk riff before? L.A.'s Breakestra is so glad you asked.
Gumbo gazes into his crystal ball and tells us what to expect in jazz, blues and heritage as we approach 2001
Two rock critics tackle all 25 live Pearl Jam albums, and for what? Nothing, man.
Local rap metalers ink a bionic record deal
The Lo-Fidelity Allstars pose some dizzying musical questions with a riot of sounds and styles
Tempe's other funk junkies have ambition, groove, and yeah, they've got drugs, too