As August winds down, it's time to start thinking about your upcoming Halloween weekend. Believe it or not, there's better options than sitting at home ripping through your siblings' candy for all the Reese's. I would suggest heading over to Axis/Radius for the 12th annual Ghostball, which features ... More >>
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Whealy is the CEO of Surface to Air Records and owner of Mountain Music Promotions.
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station
would play right now? Radio iPod.
What's the first album you bought? Emerson, Lake, & P ... More >>
Ska-rockers Streetlight Manifesto and Reel Big Fish rocked The Marquee last night, and we were there to take photos. Our reviewer wound up with food poisoning (bleh), but Timothy Cason, next door neighbor of this particular Up on the Sun writer, went, and offered this mini review (I promised him ... More >>
Did someone say $1 Pabst Blue Ribbons? And a "punk rock DJ night"? We are so there.
This Tuesday, July 5, local punk purveyor Tim Neilson (better known by his DJ handle, Johnny Volume ), continues hosting his bi-weekly Delinquency event at the Yucca Tap Room in Tempe. In addition to Volume spin ... More >>
Streetlight Manifesto sure rocked the pants off the Nile Theatre last night.
Their infectious ska sound proved to be surpass the expectations of some Twitter users who tweeted about the show. And apparently the crowd was one that shouldn't be messed with; many tweeted that the concert was home ... More >>
In this week's print edition New Times writer Chris Hansen Orf -- himself a member of a veteran Tempe Americana act -- catches up with hard-nosed roots rockers Flathead. The band talks about how they've been able to fit on bills with everyone from Meat Puppets to Ralph Stanley, X and Th ... More >>
The local heartthrobs of The Maine: Better than NOFX and Bad Religion.
Until yesterday, I used to loathe the Warped Tour.
Not because of the bands or music, mind you, but rather because of some bad experiences I'd had while attending the annual summertime mega-tour.
When the Warped Tour first c ... More >>
Reel Big Fish's trombone player Dan Regan (left) and vocalist Aaron Barrett. See more shots in our Reel Big Fish slide show.
Dear Reel Big Fish,
I never thought it would end like this, but I think we're gonna have to call it quits. After more than a decade, I don't think I can call myself a fan an ... More >>
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Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon to Declare Friday "Arizona Cardinals Day"
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