Four punk legends walked into a bar. That's not the setup to some lame knee-slapper, but rather a precise description of what transpired Tuesday night in downtown Phoenix. The bar in question is renowned English pub the George and Dragon, and the aforementioned punk icons are exponentially more famo ... More >>
Lately, we've had to report on far too many deaths in the Arizona music scene. But alas, it's our terrible duty to report that Rick Martinez, better known as DJ Essential, passed away on Thursday, March 21, around 2 p.m. due to complications from cellulitis.
Martinez was 43 years old, and widely r ... More >>
Local DJ and jack of all trades William Reed is a busy guy. When we spoke a couple months ago about the end of the weekly Sticky Fingers dance party, he revealed his plans to start Risky Business, a Thursday night dance party at Gypsy Bar, and his plans to focus on Blaque Panther Disco for a bit. Th ... More >>
Is there any better way to ring in the Christmas season than a Pitbull concert?
His new album, Global Warming, is hitting shelves at the end of November, just in time for the holidays, no? If you're not sure what to ask Santa for this year, how about a few tickets for you and your friends to check ... More >>
There's plenty to be worried about these days. Just off the top of our heads, there's the very real possibility of a Mitt Romney presidency, the horrors of the ever-lagging economy, and all that folderol about whether or not the world's ending in a couple of months.
Frankly, your brains have probab ... More >>
We've spent the last year in the laboratory putting Phoenix under the microscope to reveal hundreds of specimens of the best culture, outdoor adventures, shopping, dining, and nightlife the city has to offer. And we're finally ready to publish our results. Nerd alert! Now presenting Scientific Phoen ... More >>
Turns out local concert promoter Jeremiah Gratza has more on his plate than just putting on shows, passing out flyers, helping run Crescent Ballroom, and hanging out at hip dance nights.
The 29-year-old, who's a promoter with Stateside Presents, occasionally has performed as DJ President Gator ove ... More >>
Braden McCall is a full-time architecture student, dedicated local music mastermind, and part-time party enthusiast. Known mostly for his prior involvements in a few different local bands, the 29-year-old currently spends the majority of his time buried in school books, tutoring other archit ... More >>
Uber-American rock and sex icon Lenny Kravitz is going to rock Comerica Theatre patrons to their knees. Watching Lenny jam would sure beat seeing Scott Stapp any day of the week.Lenny Kravitz, Creed, The Ting Tings and other artists will be bringing their A-game to the Valley over the nex ... More >>
Multinational male opera group Il Divo has plans to make Phoenician females go crazy for good-looking foreign men who can sing beautifully.Opera might not be your thing, but Il Divo could very well change that. These guys have got some major pipes, and crossover ever-so-slightly into the pop musi ... More >>
Maria VassettZ-Trip performs during the Red Bull Thre3Style at Venue of Scottsdale.Red Bull Thre3StyleVenue of ScottsdaleApril 7, 2011
"I like taking [people] on journeys hat they weren't even thinking about going on. There are so many roads to go down, I've always loved that about being a DJ." ... More >>