Electronic Dance Music enthusiasts came out in droves wearing beads and often little else as they hit the dance floor at Firebird International Raceway for The Big Event on July 25, 2009. DJs in attendance included DJ Dan, Wolfgang Gartner, AK1200, DJ Irene, Ultra Black, Delerium, Mayhem and more spinning on five stages. PHOTOS BY VICTOR PALAGANO
As part of the "Phantom Sightings: Art After The Chicano Movement" Phoenix Art Museum played host to several lowriders cars. Hydraulics and air-brushed murals made the evening into a fiesta of lowrider art.
PHOTOS BY VICTOR PALAGANO
DJ Joe DiPadova and company brought a decidedly un-Scottsdale vibe to Old Town nightspot Cream Stereo Lounge on Wednesday. July 22, during GiantONE, which featured a relaxed unpretentious mix of house music, live art, and visual stimulation…full story
Not that Green Day's show was bad. I can't say for sure that Green Day are the only truly great DIY scene punk act to successfully transform themselves into respected classic rockers, though they've got to be on a short list...full story
PHOTOS BY LUKE HOLWERDA
What does P.Diddy smell like? We wanted to know, so we headed to a
fragrance store to sample the scents marketed by some of pop music's
bigger stars. Some were great, some were terrible and all were very,
very telling... full story
CAPTIONS BY JOHN LABARBERA
Despite the fact that vampires don't leave an image in photographs, we've managed to snag several shots from the Twi-Tour Convention. Check out these shots of some of Twilight's celebrities as well as the fans who adore them.
PHOTOS BY WYNTER HOLDEN
When it comes to divisive '90s alt-rockers, we at Up On The Sun like to hedge our bets. So, as we did for the Beck and Nine Inch Nails/Jane's Addiction shows, we dispatched two music critics to Tuesday night's Tool concert at Phoenix's US Airways Center. New Times contributor Mike R. Meyer is a...
So you think you can dance (for the Phoenix Suns, that is)? About 200 women from around the Valley thought so when they showed up at the US Airways Center in Phoenix on Saturday morning to audition for the 2009-2010 Suns Dancers squad. In the end, however, only 16 can make the cut...full...
There are “bars in Scottsdale,” and then there’s Pranksters Too, the younger, yet significantly more sizable brother of Prankster’s in Tempe. With its spacious rooms (we counted four) plus a giant patio, Pranksters Too draws a crowd that includes everyone from middle-aged truck driver...
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 best effort to preserve The American Way...full story