The Sound Strike, the musical boycott of Arizona organized last year in the wake of a controversial immigration law, is crowing about its success.
The boycott is lead by former Rage Against The Machine singer Zach de la Rocha. It persists even though SB 1070 -- like an "eerily similar" measure p ... More >>
This week, New Times ran a list in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week.
Here are links to those posts.
What did Trace Adkins have to say about SB 1070 while opening for Toby Keith at Cricket?
Is Frankie Muniz's Phoe ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaToby Keith on stage at Cricket Wireles Pavilion.Toby KeithAugust 8, 2010Cricket Wireless AmpitheatreI have to admit I went to Toby Keith's show at Cricket only partially to hear classics like "Should've Been A Cowboy" and "How Do You Like Me Now?!" Sure, it's always nice to hear Toby ... More >>
Luke Holwerda Toby KeithWell, it looks like Lady Gaga's not the only one who can't keep her mouth shut about political issues during concerts. At last night's Toby Keith show at Cricket Wireless Pavilion in Phoenix, Trace Adkins decided to let the Valley know just how he weighed in on the whol ... 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 >>
Jessica TestaToby Keith on stage at Cricket Wireless Pavilion in Phoenix.It's a shame Toby Keith will always be The Angry American. In mainstream consciousness, the Oklahoma-born country singer is a Bush-loving neocon who's always ready to put his boot in Osama bin Laden's ass, thereby making his ... More >>
This week's show announcements have a little of everything, including two of the finest purveyors of good ol' boy drinking music you'll find: George Thorogood and the Destroyers are set to play Celebrity at the end of July, Toby Keith comes to town in August. Surprisingly, even considering the despa ... More >>