Arizona Cacophony Society returned to Scottsdale with its annual costumed booze fest, Santarchy. Hundreds of Santas, a few reindeer, some snow men, and a few scantily-clad Mrs. Clauses kicked the night off at Dos Gringos before moving on to just about every other bar in Old Town. Ho ho ho! Where's my beer?
PHOTOS BY JONATHAN MCNAMARA
In a lot of ways Alice Cooper's yearly Christmas Pudding charity concert is like most families Christmas gatherings. Everybody gathers together in one spot and you have to sit through a lot of boring, awkward and downright uncomfortable moments in order to have a handful of good ones...full...
Cruisin' 7th skipped Christmas this year and dragged in an old Seinfeld favorite, Festivus. The evening celebrated the gay community and helped raise money for Aunt Rita’s Foundation, a Phoenix AIDS organization.
Anastasio Hernandez Rojas screamed in agony as U.S. border agents rained blows on him and delivered 50,000 volts of electricity to his body over and over. "No! No! Ayuda!" the 42-year-old Mexican wailed, pleading for help in Spanish. "Ayudenme [help me]!" It was late in the evening of May 28,...
I never thought one of the best shows I saw all year would be in an Arizona casino. Even the bands playing last night at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino in Chandler, Paper Tongues and Neon Trees, remarked how odd it was they were in a casino showroom, saying things such as, "I have no idea what...
As a lifelong Phoenician, it's hard not to get all nostalgic for the old Boston's when stepping foot into 910 Live, but even without its dirt lot and smelly interior, the location has once again become a great place to see bands. We stopped by on Saturday for the No Headphones Required! show...
U.S. Airways Center was buzzing (pun intended) with activity this weekend during the Phoenix Tequila Fest. Representatives from several distilleries were on hand to pass out samples of their agave nectar to the crowds. Salud!
PHOTOS BY MARIA VASSETT
The annual shindig known as Shotfest went down this weekend at Yucca Tap Room, and no band was spared. Before each song, Mr. Pacman, Vin Fiz, The Minibosses and others took shots. The result was a sweaty, alcohol-fueled mess of musical chaos. Yeah, it was pretty awesome.
PHOTOS BY SHAWN ANDEROSN
The Ice House in Downtown Phoenix let it's inner fashionista loose on Sunday for Thread. The all-day event featured booths of up-and-coming fashion companies, local artists, photo booths and even an opportunity to swap clothing.
PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF
Roger Cylne had a busy weekend that revolved around tequila. The musician's own brand of agave goodness, "Mexican Moonshine," made the rounds at the Phoenix Tequila Fest. Clyne closed the festival down with a Sunday evening performance.
PHOTOS BY MARIA VASSETT
Folks crowded Tempe's Mill Ave. to check out Indian folk instruments carved from wood and almond-covered apples. Artists sold their creations while unicyclists played violins and the Mill Ave. Cue Club crowd wondered what the hell was going on.
PHOTOS BY TIMUR GUSEYNOV