Pink @ US Airways Center|1/23/13 Oh, what fun it is to be the opening city for a two-month-long tour. Pink got to work out the kinks of her The Truth About Love Tour when she played in Phoenix last night to kick-off her love-themed show. "I'm so glad we got that mistake out of the way," the singer ... More >>
Madonna @ US Airways Center| 10/16/12With a long history of being a proven provocateur, it makes sense that Madonna has managed to piss a lot of people off since kicking off her MDNA tour. There was that nip slip in Istanbul, and a reference to our current president as a "black Muslim," so one ha ... 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 ten songs did we pick to soundtrack the Occupy protests? What legendary country stars are coming to t ... More >>
Photos by Maria VassettRush at US Airways Center Rush US Airways Center Thursday, June 16 It's always exciting when a band pays tribute to their most successful album by playing it from beginning to end. It was no surprise that US Airways Center was nearly sold out last night, packed with thous ... More >>
Maria VassettLinkin Park performing at Phoenix's US Airways Center.Linkin Park US Airways Center Monday, February 28 Linkin Park is taking their sound in a new direction. While that move is taking them into some unfamiliar territory, it's something that isn't completely unexpected. Even tho ... More >>
Familiar faces post up at US Airways Center
Suns try to ditch their average play against Kobe and crew
Another week has come and gone leaving us to ponder the upcoming events that will shape our lives and, more importantly, our dinners out. But before we move on, let's have one last look at the blog posts from this week: Coming Soon to Downtown: Province Johnny Chu of Sens & Tien Wong (Coming Soon) ... More >>
PHOENIX - (June 30, 2011) After nearly two decades of hosting concerts and sporting events, the US Airways Center was completely and utterly destroyed this evening by what is being described as a "gigantic black hole of suck." According to witness reports, at approximately 7:30 p.m. this eveni ... More >>
Another week has come and gone leaving us to ponder the upcoming events that will shape our lives and, more importantly, our dinners out. But before we move on, let's have one last look at the blog posts from this week: Get Your Gingerbread Fix US Airways Center Upgrades Concession Menu Guido Sa ... More >>
Photo courtesy of flickr.com/brianpatrick123We know Phoenix Suns fans love their two free tacos from Jack in the Box when the team scores 99 points, but just in case the Suns don't do the deed, US Airways Center has several new menu options that may win fans over. Levy Restaurants and US A ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaRoger WatersRoger Waters November 27, 2010 US Airways Center British rocker Roger Waters performed Pink Floyd's album The Wall with style at the US Airways Center last night. It was, indeed, a "show," as much a theatrical exercise as a musical one.Since it's safe to say that at least ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaAmerican Idol LiveAmerican Idol Live! August 12, 2010US Airways CenterFor Valley residents who always wanted to make it out to the American Idol studios but never did, last night at US Airways Center was their opportunity to see the top 10 contestants from 2010's season perform on th ... More >>
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:
Rattlers take on cupcakes at home
Suns look to sweep Sacramento
Suns take on talented but struggling Bucks
Maybe I'm forgetting something, but I'm pretty sure a former American Idol contestant has never played The Rhythm Room. The Maricopa County fair? Sure. Even The Marquee. But, from what I've seen in local show listings over the past two years it's rare that anyone who gets the benefit of anIdol-st ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaGreen Day's Billy Joe Armstrong on stage at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix.Depending on who you ask, there's something either: a) vaguelyorb) obviously and irredeemably pathetic about a 37-year-old man in skinny black jeans. So, yes, Green Day singer Billy Joe Armstrong immediatly ... More >>
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: Neo-Nazi Oi Fest II Scheduled for October 24 in Tonopah, Arizona George Gascon Was Threatened w ... More >>
Diana Taurasi and company look to return to championship form
The Lives of Famous Men are scheduled to perform tonight at Chyro Arts Venue in Scottsdale. As music editor Martin Cizmar mentioned in his post earlier today, the slate of concerts scheduled to go down from tonight until Sunday kinda pales in comparison to the overwhelming assortment of superstars ... More >>
On Tuesday we told you about the big announcement we'd been summoned down to U.S. Airways Center for: free lunch, entertainment by The Big Bang as well as the Phoenix Suns dance team and their Gorilla mascot. Hell, they even brought us two little chocolate pianos and a flier to promote the press c ... More >>
So we Phoenix media types have been summoned to the U.S. Airways Center Thursday for "a major 2009 concert announcement" at 11:30 a.m. And oh what a press conference it will be, with free lunch and entertainment by The Big Bang as well as the Phoenix Suns dance team and their Gorilla mascot.This mor ... More >>
Cmon, folks. We have a winner in town. Remember?
"Part history lesson, part equestrian ballet"
There's a hoot for every night owl at Valley clubs this summer
Jerry's gotten rich on our backs. Here's how the $400 million Phoenix Suns deal went down.
Tourney debuts for Native American teens
IT'S GOING TO TAKE A LOT MORE THAN PEANUTS AND CRACKER JACK TO BUY THE LAND FOR THE DOWNTOWN STADIUM.
AND THAT'S THE PROBLEM. AMERICAN WEST ARENA DOESN'T TAKE ANY CHANCES---LIKE BEING NOTICED.
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