Another great week for music. You have it good this month, Phoenix. Check out our picks for the best shows here, and browse our comprehensive concert listings for a giant list of musical options.
"Do you remember that Simpsons episode where Bart changes schools, and they put him in the 'slow' class? And they have the kid from Canada, saying 'I'm from Canada, and they think I'm slow, ayyy.' It's like that, to sort of adopt that mentality, talk about our igloos and stuff." Though PUP guitaris ... More >>
Green Line Operator knows how to leave an impression in a crowded scene and with a very distractable music editor: Easily digested, arbitrary show ideas. The THR33 Show is, as its flier helpfully points out, three bands with three-word names playing three sets of three songs for $3 at, and this one ... More >>
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.
Curious what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.
See also: Green Day's New Song "Epic as F*ck"? Not Even Close. See also: Throwback Thursday: Green Day's DookieWhen I was told by my editor to allow some room for a Green Day blurb, my first thought was "How awesome! It's like getting to write about how a former love stole my televison and left me ... More >>
Melissa Fossum Alkaline TrioAlkaline Trio The Nile Theater July 24, 2011 After 15 years, the guys in Chicago punk staple Alkaline Trio still rock as hard as ever. It just may be a bit harder to hear them over the roar of their boisterous fan base. From the moment the band took the stage at th ... More >>
Zombie Beach Party at Rips Ales & Cocktails Phoenix's dead showed up in grand style for the Zombie Beach Party at Rips Ales & Cocktails on Friday night. Undead ghouls slammed back shots and cold ones while the still-living got painted up to look like their zombie brethren...see photos ... More >>
That's Dan on the leTo celebrate 15 years as a band, Alkaline Trio released a semi-acoustic greatest hits album called Damnesia earlier this month, which features a couple new songs from the band and a Violent Femmes cover. Alkaline Trio is scheduled to play at The Nile Theater on Sunday, July 2 ... More >>
Flogging Molly will play a green-themed show at Tempe Town Lake today.Top o' the mornin' to ya! It's Ireland's national holiday, and this year it's a splendid day to spend in church, praying to ol' Patrick, the mighty saint who cured our isle of snakes ages ago. What's that, you plan to take off ... More >>
Jaein LeeChicago indie rockers Smith WesternsLet me be the first to say that the initial slate of just announced shows for 2011 is quite a dandy.It's the little moments like this that give hope that 2011 will be a much better year than 2010, and bringing home the hope is Chiacgo trio Smith Wester ... More >>