• The All Native American Metal Fest Rocks Yucca Tap Room
    January 16 at 8:16 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    Native American metal fans packed the Yucca Tap Room on Sunday, January 15, for the All Native American Metal Fest. The free event was a great way to enjoy the holiday weekend and put your devil horns in the air. Photos by Jim Louvau.

  • A Friday the 13th Filled with Art, Fashion, and Music.
    January 15 at 12:12 a.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    While some waited in line for hours to get a Friday the 13th tattoo, these Phoenicians had a better idea. Those in Mesa experienced the Second Friday Art Walk — an alternative to Phoenix's better-known First Friday. Shops in downtown Mesa stayed…

  • Club Candids: Dark Debauchery at Lust - Black From the Grave
    January 12 at 3:30 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Local fetish performance art group the Agents of Lust put on another of its infamous dance parties at the Rogue Bar in Scottsdale on Saturday, January 7. And Club Candids was on hand to witness all of the dark and debaucherous antics, including…


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  • DJ Roya's Birthday Party Was a Colorful Unicorn Spectacle
    January 8 at 10:37 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    The adult beverages were flowing and there were plenty of fun costumes at DJ Roya's Magical Unicorn & Rainbow Birthday at Linger Longer Lounge on Saturday, January 7. The dance party was in full effect and Tongue Tied was off the hook celebrating a…

  • The Beta Machine Made a Rare Phoenix Appearance for Charity
    January 8 at 10:15 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    DK Media hosted its inaugural benefit show for Sophie's Place featuring the Beta Machine and Vinyl Station on Friday night at the Pressroom. Proceeds from the show went toward musical instruments for the Cardon Children's Medical Center in Mesa.…

  • Club Candids: High Scores and Hartbreaks at Cobra Arcade Bar
    January 6 at 10:45 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Stop by Cobra Arcade Bar on any given evening and you’re bound to encounter a colorful crew of locals playing games, pounding drinks, hitting the dance floor, and having fun. Such was the case when Club Candids hit up the game bar recently to check…

  • The EDM Action and Festival Fun of Decadence Arizona 2016
    January 6 at 10:45 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Thousands of electronic dance music fans flocked to Rawhide in Chandler on Friday, December 30, and Saturday, December 31, for Decadence Arizona 2016.  Two straight nights of DJs, dancing, and carnival-style thrills took place at the festival,…

  • Partying Hard on New Year's Eve 2016 in Scottsdale
    January 3 at 12:27 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The New Year's Eve festivities were quite fierce in Scottsdale's entertainment and nightlife district on Saturday, December 31. Every bar, club, and nightspot had a major rager happening, including such popular spots as El Hefe, Maya Day and…

  • Crescent Ballroom Threw One Hell of a Party on New Year's Eve
    January 1 at 6:40 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    The Crescent Ballroom hosted one of the best New Year's Eve parties in the Valley on Saturday night. There was something for everybody at the massive block party that had people dancing, eating, and drinking as they welcomed 2017. Photos by Jim…

  • Club Candids: Dressing Up and Getting Down at Yucca Tap Room's Winter Formal
    December 30 at 10:36 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Folks were dressed to the nines at the Yucca Tap Room's Winter Formal on Friday, December 23, sporting sharp looks at they enjoyed live music from local bands like Snakeburner and Slowpoke. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman

  • Snoop Dogg Brings His Beats — And Blunts — To Phoenix
    December 30 at 9:14 a.m. by Zee Peralta

    Snoop Dogg's "Puff Puff Pass" tour checked into Comerica Theatre on Thursday, December 29, 2016.  Fans from were hyped from the moment openers Too Short and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony took the stage, climaxing with a fresh performance from Snoop.

  • The Best Phoenix Nightlife and Party Photos of 2016
    December 29 at 4:05 p.m. by Phoenix New Times

    Local party monsters were out in force during 2016. They were staying up late at clubs and nightspots, getting rowdy at electronic music festivals, splashing around at pool parties in Scottsdale, and even getting down at raves. Here's a look back…

  • Holiday Raving at Mary X-Mas 2016 in Mesa
    December 29 at 10:44 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The atmosphere was festive during the latest Mary X Mas 2016, the yearly holiday-themed rave that's taken place in the Valley annual since the late '90s. This year's edition went down on Friday, December 23, at Mind's Eye Rehearsal Studio in Mesa,…

  • Wasted Grain Hosts Onesie Party in Old Town
    December 26 at 10:37 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    There were plenty of great costumes at Wasted Grain's Onesie Party on Christmas Eve. Anyone who came dressed up received happy-hour pricing throughout the night. From superheroes to Jesus, these were the best sights we captured. Photos by Jim…

  • Christmas Eve at The Goodwood Tavern in Scottsdale
    December 26 at 10:15 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    With most businesses closing early on Christmas Eve, it can be difficult to find a place to have a drink. The Goodwood Tavern was the place to celebrate holiday shenanigans in Old Town Scottsdale, as they hosted one jolly party. Photos by Jim…

  • Club Candids: Dancing to Dr. Fresch at Monarch Theatre
    December 22 at 2:48 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    House music DJ/producer Dr. Fresch got people moving and grooving at the Monarch Theatre on Saturday, December 17. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman

  • Best Concert Photos of 2016
    December 21 at 8:28 p.m. by Phoenix New Times

    Our photographers saw a variety of outstanding concerts this past year. Here's a gallery of some of their best work.

  • Waka Flocka Flame Brought a Party to Livewire in Scottsdale Last Night
    December 20 at 1:01 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    Waka Flocka Flame brought a ton of energy and jams to Livewire. The rapper had fans dancing and singing along all night. Photos by Jim Louvau.  

  • Jared & The Mill Brought Holiday Cheer to Crescent Ballroom at Sold-Out Show
    December 19 at 8 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Jared & The Mill hosted their second-annual holiday extravaganza at the Crescent Ballroom on Saturday, December 17. The sold-out show benefited Toys for Tots and also featured Playboy Manbaby. Photos by Jim Louvau.

  • Club Candids: Grinching Out at the Finding Cindy Lou Rave
    December 14 at 12:01 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Local ravers gathered in the desert outskirts of the Valley on Friday, December 9, at Finding Cindy Lou, a Grinch-themed desert dance party. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman



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