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  • The Roots, Fayuca, and More: McDowell Mountain Music Festival Day 2, 3/23/13
    Day two of the McDowell Mountain Music Festival at Margret T. Hance Park saw a subtle injection of groove-laden sounds to the lineup. Alt-country stars like Heartless Bastards and Deer Tick kept the rootsy spirit alive, but the Latin reggae punk of Fayuca spiced things up, the sunshine reggae...
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  • The Great American BBQ and Beer Festival in Chandler, 3/23/13
    Sunshine, the smell of grilling meat, and live music enthralled and entertained guests at The Great American BBQ and Beer Festival at Dr. A. J. Chandler Park on Saturday, March 23. The heat didn't stop fans of savory meat and cold beer from making their way to the annual event. Photos by Diana...
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  • The Shins, Balkan Beat Box and More: McDowell Mountain Music Festival, 3/22/13
    It's been 10 years since McDowell Mountain Music fest got started, and nine since Natalie Portman, as the prototypical "manic pixie dream girl" stated that The Shins would "change your life." In that time, McDowell Mountain Music fest has stayed its course, appealing to local music fans with a...
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  • Honey Harvest at GROWop Celebrates Honey and Art, 3/22/13
    Honey Harvest brought a sweet touch to GROWop on Friday, in celebration of the beehive that the boutique recently brought to Roosevelt. The food and art were both based around an animal theme, with goodies made out of honey and the Farm Party collection of artwork by Rebecca Green. Photos by...
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  • Club Candids at Rula Bula in Tempe
    Irish music was everywhere on Mill Avenue -- in fact, one could not walk 50 feet without hearing a Flogging Molly song (including the band's live performance up the road). Rula Bula was the hub of this year's St. Patrick's Day shenanigans as folks ate corn beef and hash and indulged in...
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  • Saint Patrick's Day Parties in Tempe, 3/17/13
    The thousands gathered at Tempe Beach Park to see Flogging Molly weren't the only ones celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day in furious fashion along Mill Avenue on Sunday, March 17. Bars and clubs like Fat Tuesday, The Handlebar, Canteen, Firehouse Tempe, and Robbie Fox’s were packed to the rafters...
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  • Saint Patrick's Day Parties in Old Town Scottsdale
    Old Town Scottsdale was the site of two straight days of Saint Patrick’s fiestas. First, Craftsman Court hosted the Saturday St. Patty’s Day Block Party on Saturday, March 16, featuring hundreds crowding into bars like Dos Gringos and Rockbar, as well as live music from alt-rockers Lit, singer...
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  • Flogging Molly, Tempe Beach Park, 3/17/13
    I could hardly contain my excitement as I boarded the light rail last night. It wasn't my first time or anything, but I remember how insane last year's St. Patrick's Day experience was: Coming home from Seamus McCaffrey's and making a brief stop at Sky Harbor, where I bumbled drunkenly through...
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  • Brides of March in Downtown Phoenix, 3/16/13
    Some were frilly, others were funky, and the rest were just downright silly looking. But almost everyone participating in the zaniness of the latest Brides of March bar crawl on Saturday, March 16, came dressed in a white bridal dress in one form or another and came ready to drink. After...
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  • Muse, US Airways Center, 3/16/13
    English rockers Muse paid a visit to the valley last night at US Airways Center in support of their latest release The 2nd Law. Muse is considered by many to be the greatest live act in the world and seeing them for the first time is quite a spectacle, as it was last night. In reality, while...
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  • The Super Weird, Super Cool, and Superstars Of A Super SXSW Saturday
    Saturday night is the climax of of SXSW, and everyone was out. Walking around you might have seen some of the biggest names in music, costumed crazies, and a whole bunch of people too cool to look at the camera. Marco Torres was on hand to capture the grand final of SXSW.
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  • Third Friday in Downtown Phoenix, 3/15/13
    There was a variety of beautifully constructed artwork to be found at the March Third Friday Artwalk, from the 7 C's display at Bragg's Pie Factory, to tamales and Latino art at {9} Gallery, the What Tribe exhibition at Sagrado, pop art at Modified Arts, Merkel McClendon's alters at Eye Lounge,...
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