• Club Candids: The Blood-Splatted Fun of Bloodfest's Summer Edition
    June 23 at 12:15 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Flocks of ravers and dance music fans partied under the stars in the Arizona desert while being covered with fake blood on Friday, June 22, during the latest Bloodfest party. The infamous underground dance event involves dancers celebrating in the…

  • The One and Only Sharon Needles at Charlie's
    June 23 at 12:13 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Sharon Needles kicked off the summer solstice on Thursday, June 21, at Charlie's in Phoenix. She blew away the crowds away by singing and dancing to her own original songs. Her performance reminded everyone why she won season four of RuPaul's Drag…

  • Partying Poolside With Nora En Pure at Maya Day & Nightclub in Scottsdale
    June 19 at 8:31 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    South African-born DJ/producer Nora En Pure came to Maya Day & Nightclub in Scottsdale on Sunday, June 17, to perform at the latest Soundwave Pool Party. And many members of the party crowd were there for her set, which included plenty of house and…


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  • The Biggest Concerts Coming to Metro Phoenix in 2018
    June 18 at 12:27 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    Some of the biggest names in music will visit the Valley in 2018. From alt-rock superstars the Foo Fighters, to the super talented Childish Gambino/Donald Glover we've got quite the year ahead of us. Here's a look.

  • The Goths of The Cure vs. The Smiths Dance Party
    June 17 at 8:23 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Phoenix sure does a lot of The Cure vs. The Smiths nights, but DJ Borisimo's night reigns above them all. His party, on Saturday, June 16, packed out The Van Buren, which is quite a feat. Also playing the best in New Wave was Xam Renn and special…

  • Club Candids: The Nightlife Fun of Riot House in Scottsdale
    June 16 at 6:17 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Newly opened Scottsdale nightspot Riot House was filled with beats, bodies, and big fun on Friday, June 15, when Club Candids stopped by the place for a visit and some photos. 

  • Release Pool Party With W&W Was Wet and Wild
    June 10 at 1:52 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The electronic dance music duo of Willem van Hanegem and Wardt van der Harst, better known as W&W, got folks brought their beats to Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale on Saturday, June 9, for the latest Release pool party. And plenty of wet and…

  • Club Candids: Sexy Zombies Invade Cupcake! at The Rogue Bar
    June 9 at 11:52 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The undead rose from their graves and hit the dance floor on Friday, June 8, during the Cupcake! Reanimate! dance party at The Rogue Bar in Scottsdale. The zombie-themed affair was the latest edition of the monthly Cupcake! dance night and featured…

  • Kesha and Macklemore Kick Off Their Adventure in Phoenix
    June 8 at 12:51 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, Kesha and Macklemore kicked off their epic adventure around the United States at Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix. The venue was filled with glitter-clad fans who were stoked to see Kesha’s return, as well as Macklemore’s…

  • Soundwave Makes a Splash at Maya Day & Nightclub
    June 5 at 2:55 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Maya Day & Nightclub is well-known for throwing the hottest ragers in Old Town Scottsdale. When the temps hit 100 degrees, Maya came through with their Soundwave pool party to keep attendees cool on Sunday, June 3. The Knocks' DJ set was loud and…

  • Outrageous Party Photos From May 2018
    June 5 at 2:45 p.m. by Jordyn Carias

    Phoenicians step it up every month and of course, in May, they didn't disappoint. With awesome events like Wet Electric, Cinco de Mayo, and Release Pool Parties and, we were left with some awesomely outrageous photos from May. 

  • Club Candids: Ghastly's Sold-Out Rager at The Van Buren
    June 3 at 8:47 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Homegrown electronic dance music star and Valley native Ghastly returned home for a sold-out show on Saturday, June 2, at The Van Buren. The downtown Phoenix music venue was packed to the rafters with his fans, former cohorts, and even a few family…

  • Full Moon Festival's Pink Moon Celebration Was Wild and Weird
    June 2 at 2:47 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Hundreds of people packed into The Pressroom in downtown Phoenix on Friday, June 1, for the latest edition of the Full Moon Festival, which celebrated the pink moon. As always, it offered a weird and wild mix of art, music, and colorful…

  • Club Candids: Dada Life's Wild Life Costume Party Was Crazy Fun
    May 29 at 2 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Phoenix Comic Fest wasn't the only place in downtown Phoenix to sport crazy costumes and masks during Memorial Day weekend. Over at The Pressroom on Sunday, May 27, people were dressed in colorful outfits during the Wild Life Costume Party put on…

  • Found:RE Hotel Throws the Hottest New Pool Party
    May 27 at 8:48 a.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Found:RE's Revive Saturday's is the newest pool party to hit the Valley of the Sun. The kickoff on Saturday, May 26, coincided with Memorial Day weekend. DJ Vprolific provided the jams and Red Bull came through with free energy drinks. The party…

  • Phoenix's Newest Goth Night is Grave Wave
    May 26 at 2:52 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    You made a grave mistake if you didn't participate in Phoenix's newest goth night. Grave Wave took place at the Rebel Lounge on Friday, May 25, with Xam Renn and DJ Tristan, the best goth DJs Phoenix has to offer. The new night brought out a…

  • Daft Punk Tribute One More Time Is Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger at The Van Buren
    May 26 at 10:58 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Phoenix-born Daft Punk tribute act One More Time, which does a spot-on impression of the famed French electronica duo, played its first-ever gig at The Van Buren on Friday, May 25. For more than an hour, the act served up remixes of such Daft Punk…

  • Club Candids: Retro Dance Fun at Shadowplay's Eighth Anniversary Party
    May 20 at 3:32 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Monthly retro/post-punk dance night Shadowplay celebrated its eighth year of existence on Saturday, May 19, with spins from DJ Manchester, drinks, and plenty of dancing. 

  • Beats and Bikinis at Talking Stick Resort's Release Pool Party
    May 20 at 3:30 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Electronic dance music superstar MAKJ got people dancing at the latest Release Pool Party on Saturday, May 19, at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale.

  • Phoenix Goths Take Over Necrotek at Club Palazzo
    May 19 at 12:14 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Anyone who's ever been to a goth party knows goths have more fun. The dance night Necrotek, held at the beautiful Club Palazzo on May 18, was no exception. DJ RaZorslave and special guest Self.Destrukt, from the popular goth night Cupcake!, had…



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