The King Khan & BBQ Show

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2013

    King Khan and the Shrines - Crescent Ballroom - 11/13/13

    Did you feel the ground around downtown (Phoenix) move last night? Those good vibrations oozing from the cracks of Crescent Ballroom were created by a whole lot of fans who couldn't help but move to the garage-rockin', soulful, funky, psychedelic sounds of none other than King Khan and the Shrines, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    King Khan: "Somehow I Guess Lou Reed Was My Evil Mother"

    "Somehow I guess Lou Reed was my evil mother." In the wake of Lou Reed's death, Arish Ahmad Khan couldn't help but shade his stories - that span from his juvenile delinquency to the years that went into making his latest record - with memories of the rock poet who is still spawning reverent bands ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Mark Sultan, The Wrong Ones, Andrew and His Feisty Felines, and The Cosmeticators at Trunk Space, 11/21/11

    Marks Sultan, The Wrong Ones, Andrew and His Feisty Felines, and The Cosmeticators Trunk Space Monday, November 21 Mark Sultan: Someone has offered me a Xanax and an enema tonight. Audience member: Welcome to Phoenix! Such was the tone last night at Mark Sultan's Phoenix stop. He seemed perturbed ... More >>

  • Music

    November 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Earthmen & Strangers: Inside Their Kitschy Retro Wonderland

    ​Welcome to The Grand Tour, a regular feature where takes you inside practice spaces, tour vans and seedy apartments occupied by Phoenix-area bands. This week we give you a look inside the vintage movie-poster adorned practice space of Tempe/Yuma post-punk band Earthmen & Strange ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    King Khan & BBQ Miss St. Louis Gig, Face Possible Legal Trouble

    So wait, you meant to tell me these two gentleman may have been arrested on drug charges? Hold the phone...​Arish "King" Khan and Mark "BBQ Show" Sultan have been making some news headlines this morning after not showing up to their gig at St. Louis' Off Broadway last night. As reported by the Riv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Monsters of Folk Mural Pops Up

    Courtesy of Steve Chilton​If you've driven by Eye Lounge at Roosevelt and 4th Street lately you maybe have noticed this cool mural promoting the upcoming Monsters of Folk show at The Orpheum. Turns out local promoter Charlie Levy (the man behind Stateside Presents, which, if you've seen our Best O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Incoming: Kiss, Gogol Bordello and King Khan & BBQ Show

    Kiss is bringing their over the top stage act to Glendale this December as part of their Kiss Alive 35 Tour​Get excited, Kiss Army, because the Starchild, the Demon, the Spaceman and the Catman are on the prowl yet again. Seminal 70s rockers Kiss have just announced their Kiss Alive 35 Tour and it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    August 24 In Blogs: Arpaio, Kiss, Two Hippies, and Twilight

    ​In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard:Joe Arpaio, Soldier of Fortune Cover Boy, Channels His Inner Mr. Magoo Pro-Shawna Forde Si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Reznor Rants about Twitter, Eminem v. Mariah Carey, Big Boi Signs With Def Jam

    Rolling Stone: Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor Explains Why He Left Twitter Rolling Stone: Eminem Issues "Warning" to Mariah Carey With New Dis Track Rolling Stone: All Points West's Acts to Watch Pitchfork: The King Khan & BBQ Show Announce New Album in Typically Wacky Fashion Pitchfork: Big Boi Upda ... More >>