After five long years of indie/rock/electro/etc. dance tunes, celebrity guest DJs and stylish drunks gyrating on the dance floor, Shake! finally let out its death rattle. Fortunately the old dame went out with a bang and not a whimper Saturday night, yielding an army of creatively-costumed partygoers intent on drinking, dancing and making out one last time.
PHOTOS BY ADRIANE GOETZ
Hippies love Halloween. Or so one would think from Phish’s 3-day “Festival 8,” which brought the band’s die-hard fans from around the world to Indio, California for a weekend of pot, Frisbee, breakfast burritos, pot, fire-breathing statues, pot and incredibly well-crafted costumes.
Sexy costumed ghouls and face-painted zombies were haunting the bars and music venues of both Phoenix and Tempe on Friday, October 30, including the G-Spot, Jugheads, Club Red, and along Mill Avenue. PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN LEATHERMAN.
Just a couple days shy of Halloween, Rob Zombie took stage at Dodge Theatre to dig through his library of spooky songs and burn through his hits. Scary. See photos from the concert below.
PHOTOS BY VICTOR PALAGANO
If you're not salivating at the end of this slide show, you should get your tongue checked. We've taken a look back at all the succulent food shots taken for Chow Bella and "Cafe" this month and packed them into this handy slide show. Hungry? We're starving.
If you've never read VICE MAGAZINE, you get an "F" on your Hipster 101 exam (it's gonna take a ton of coke and American Apparel merchandise if you want to pass now). Starting as a punk zine in 1994, the New York City based highly-offensive-to-the-general-public magazine now publishes its print...
Old-school punk icon Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys, Lard) brought his newest band (the Guantanamo School of Medicine), to Tempe for a night of three-chord thunder and socio-political polemic... full story. PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN LEATHERMAN.
Daniel Davis, the mind behind local Web comic Monster Commute, and the boys with toys at Red Hot Robot threw one hell of a party on Saturday, October 26, 2009. Steamcroween featured tons of costumes, Halloween treats and even a few tricks.
PHOTOS BY TRAVIS BRIERE
Burlesque singer Melody Sweets, renowned contortionist Mei Ling and a dude shredding lettuce with a lawn mower balanced on his chin made the Venue of Scottsdale the home of the Most Interesting Show in the World on Friday, October 23, 2009.
PHOTOS BY VICTOR PALAGANO
Here are just a few of the scenes I witnessed last night at the Gogol Bordello concert at the Maruquee: Complete strangers linked arms like brothers and can-caned in a circle pit while avoiding incoming moshers. Lead singer Eugene Hutz at one point used not one but two microphones to belt out...
There's something inherently incongruous about the serene, relentlessly thoughtful music U2 made at its creative peak and the stadium-sized spectacle that came to Glendale last night...full story
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PHOTOS BY LUKE HOLWERDA