Tab Benoit

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    May 20, 2014

    Tommy Castro Attacks Greed The Only Way He Knows How: With The Blues

    It's okay to make money in today's world. Even necessary to survive and raise a family. But when somebody becomes greedy in the process where they cheat, pollute and hurt others, well that's not cool. That's the message in the song "Greedy," which is on Tommy Castro's new CD The Devil You Know. ... More >>

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    April 22, 2014

    Rhythm Room Mainstay Mona Watkins Bids Farewell

    Mona Lisa Watkins sang "Xanadu" with Tab Benoit, watched Dick Dale stand behind the bar telling stories to Rhythm Room employees, and watched Francine Reed sing "A Song for You" a cappella to the bar's staff. Those are some of the memories that she has after 17 years of working at the venerable Cent ... More >>

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    March 7, 2012

    Incoming: Donavon Frankenreiter, Ted Nugent, Rusted Root

    ​Guitarist Donavon Frankenreiter shares more than just a surfy, breezy acoustic sound with Jack Johnson. He worked with Johnson's label, Brushfire Records before signing to alt-country label Lost Highway. He split from them, too, starting his own label, Liquid Tambourine, to freely take his surf's ... More >>

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    December 12, 2011

    Incoming: Childish Gambino, Andrew Bird, Rick Ross

    ​Comedian, Community actor and now rapper Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, is coming to try out his new material on a Scottsdale crowd.His album Camp has been receiving an awful lot of good hype from the kids lately. (Some serious hate, too: Hipster Runoff has been slamming him for months ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011
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    November 22, 2010

    Incoming: Umphrey's McGee, Best Coast, Country Thunder, Interpol, Flogging Molly

    Celtic punk rockers Flogging Molly​Stop me if you think that you've heard this one before: Flogging Molly is playing a St. Patrick's Day concert at Tempe Beach Park.In what has become a tradition neither delayed nor waylaid, the Los Angeles Celtic punkers have scheduled yet another show to celebra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Incoming: 311, Badfish, Bowerbirds, Eyehategod

    ​Did you miss Phish's festival in Indio, California last weekend but just really, really want to be at a show where everyone is high? You're in luck, as 311 comes to The Marquee on Dec. 10. If smack is more your speed there's also a Sublime cover band coming through as part of this week's announce ... More >>

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    August 28, 2009

    Incoming: Peaches, The Sounds, Dirty Projectors, Zac Harmon, Kittie and MC Chris

    ​MC Chris got a great review from Michael Lopez when he came to Clubhouse last year so his Halloween show at Club Red should be amazing. Who knows what kind of crazy costumes the geeks that show up for that concert will be wearing on The Devil's Day. What other must-sees were announced this week? ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 16, 2007

    Big Not So Easy

    Dazzling film explores a bayou time

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    February 19, 2004

    Auto Motive

    "Music and Art in the Park" shifts gears

  • Music

    February 21, 2002

    Blowing Rufus' Mind

    A roundup of the latest batch of eclectica that fell through the cracks

  • Music

    August 11, 1994