The BellRays

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    Hollywood Alley: An Oral History of "Arizona's Only Ultra-Chic Pissant Hip Dive Bar"

    Rock 'n' roll, to paraphrase punk icon Poison Ivy, is for misfits. A refuge for outsiders, oddballs, or anyone else even a little bit strange. The description is apt for the recently closed Hollywood Alley and much of its patronage. Over its 25-year lifespan, the Mesa rock joint and restaurant, whic ... More >>

  • Music

    November 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    No Age Plays Summer of Sound Indie Show Saturday

    It's been a pretty great year for New Times when it comes to lining up headliners for our Summer of Sound showcase featuring the best local bands of five genres. First we had hard-nosed LA R&B band The BellRays, who killed at our Americana show at Mill Cue Club. Then, we had Jim Adkins make his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Bonnaroo, Summer of Sound, Transformers 2 Rave, and the Dub Show Tour Over the Weekend

    Onstage at Bonnaroo Music Festival Bonnaroo kicked off Thursday with sets from, among others, Passion Pit and Those Darlins. Friday's acts included Al Green, the Beastie Boys, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Phoenix and Grizzly Bear. Saturday's sets included Bon Iver (with Justin Long and Drew Barrymore in the cro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Summer of Sound Americana Show Brings Live Music To Mill

    Victor Palagano I feel like it'd be a little cheesy to write a real "review" of a show I helped book but, suffice to say, our first Summer of Sound showcases kicked some ass Saturday night. In addition to our annual effort to spotlight the best local bands of five genres, we're bringing live music b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Summer of Sound: Americana Show Saturday

    New Times annual local music showcase, Summer of Sound, starts this Saturday at Mill Cue Club. Yes, Mill Cue Club. It's part of our effort to bring music back to Mill Avenue, where all five of our genre-based shows (Americana, pop, indie, hard rock, hip hop) will be. The show starts at 7 p.m. and f ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 30, 2007

    Saved by The BellRays

    You better think -- think think -- before you skip this rock ´n' soul band

  • Music

    May 31, 2007

    Betty Davis

    They Say I'm Different/Betty Davis
    (Light in the Attic)

  • Music

    April 7, 2005

    The BellRays

    More fast, more furious

  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    The Bellrays

    The Red, White & Black
    (Alternative Tentacles)

  • Music

    November 20, 2003

    Basement Jaxx

    Kish Kash (Astralwerks)

  • Music

    January 24, 2002

    Twelfth Night

    Don't let the name fool you; the Earth Mother Mind Jam isn't just for hippies

  • Music

    November 15, 2001

    Bellrays de Jour

    California's amphetamine punk-soul revue wants to knock some sense into America

  • Music

    January 4, 2001

    The BellRays

    Grand Fury (Upper Cut)

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    Revolution Rock

    The BellRays lay the groundwork for a soul-punk revolt

  • Music

    April 6, 2000

    Twang and Bang

    A highly anticipated new release and a promising alt-country pairing head this week's happenings