Things were low, slow and shiny as hell this weekend as lowriders parked in the Phoenix Convention Center for everyone to see their hydraulic lifts and air-brushed artwork on Saturday, September 6 through Sunday, Septemer 7.
Anyone hanging out on First Friday got one message loud and clear: the university kids are back and ready to party. Check out these shots from First Friday on September 5, 2008 and be sure to view this video sampler of First Friday's musical performances.
Labor Day weekend meant some of the last big fetes of the summer, as well as three days and nights of pure, unadulterated partying at various nightspots and hangouts around the Valley from Friday, August 29 until Monday, September 1.
Featuring photos of Perry Farrell, Spank Rock, Lupe Fiasco, Wilco, Slash, Mason Jennings, Serena Ryder, Jamie Lidell, Cat Power, Kanye West, G. Love and Special Sauce, Blues Traveler, Gnarls Barkley, Mark Ronson, Rhymefest, CSS, Electric Touch, Gogol Bordello, Jeff Tweedy, Louis XIV, the...