Lindsay Cates on the 1s and 2s Okay, so the 15 Favorite Songs thing. It happened. I freaked out a little (a lot) picking my selections, but it was a fun, in a self-aggrandizing way.
I wrote yesterday that it was nearly impossible to do what the event asked: come up with 15 songs that you love a ... More >>
Toby Keith's I Love This Beard and HatSome big name bands are boycotting Arizona over SB 1070? Who needs 'em when you've got such big name acts as Toby Keith, Southern Culture on the Skids and, um, Wang Chung coming to town! Dammit, Arizona is screwed.While it's nice that some bands still de ... More >>
Andrew McMahon of Jack's MannequinHe may be a star now, but back in the day, Andrew McMahon had to haul his piano into the basement of the former Nile Theatre in Mesa just like the rest of them."I've definitely got a lot of good memories from Phoenix," McMahon says, remembering the Valley as one ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaThe Fray and Jack's Mannequin made the perfect touring partners when their show stopped into the Dodge Theatre Tuesday. Both bands produce piano-driven melodies and songs that can get haunt your head for days. Both tend to attract a late teen to twentysomething crowd of starry-eyed girl ... More >>
Pre-sale tickets for Jack's Mannequin's Farther From Earth tour, slated to hit Tempe's Marquee Theatre on Saturday, May 23, are available on the band's Web site.The pop-rock band, which started out as a side project of Something Corporate frontman Andrew McMahon and seemed to turn into the singer ... More >>