So are you a Tribute-John guy, or a Tribute-Paul guy? Or a Tribute-George guy, I guess? This question and more answered in this week's list of five Phoenix-area shows this weekend.
The news waits for no one -- at least that's what we read somewhere -- so it's perfectly understandable that you, the reader, might have missed out on a musical tidbit, breaking news about your favorite venue, or one of our rants. So enjoy this digest-style sampling of some of our biggest stories f ... More >>
You might know Mark David Chapman as the subject of that Mindless Self-Indulgence song or as J.D. Salinger's biggest fan. Oh, and he killed John Lennon. Yeah, about that... As Reuters reports, Chapman is up for parole again this week, marking the seventh time he'll appear before New York state's De ... More >>
One of these men was "born a poor black child."He may be known best as a "wild and crazy guy," but Steve Martin is the master of more than one craft. In addition to his work as a comedian and actor, Martin is a writer, playwright, and as Rare Bird Alert, his new album with The Steep Canyon Range ... More >>
Charles GabreanLaurie Anderson's backing guitarist. Lou something."Have you ever been given meditation instructions at a concert before?" the emcee asked as the crowd sat down at Chandler Center for the Arts to witness a benefit concert by Velvet Underground legend Lou Reed, his wife, performance ar ... More >>
Longtime Scottsdale eatery Mag's calls it quits
Local artist Brian Brooks watches his work go from sticky barroom floors to flying off international clothing racks
The Beatles (Chronicle Books)
Former Bikini Kill leader Kathleen Hanna's new group is the cat's meow
Local musicians increasingly find their bliss in the parallel universe of home recording
Four-CD Lennon Anthology leans too heavily on inferior versions of familiar tunes
Haggis invests wit and power in guitar-rock's most timeworn formulas
New video relives the surreal week that John and Yoko co-hosted America's most popular daytime talk show
With new book and home video, Paul McCartney tries to get in the last word on his fab past
If you don't think Yoko Love's funky, just smell their fingers
Cibo Matto's avant pop is more about flava than flavor
What would have happened to rock'n'roll if Lennon and McCartney had never been properly introduced?
During her 14-year marriage to an auto-parts mogul, Denise Hrudka lived in the lap of luxury. Then her husband stood up.
Some of the weirdest and worst albums still to make their digital debuts
CDS HAVE MADE THE B-SIDE OBSOLETE. FOR BETTER OR WORSE.
THE FUNKY HOUSE THAT GEORGE CLINTON BUILT HAS INSPIRED EVERYTHING FROM HIP-HOP TO JAZZ