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  • A Late March Saturday Night Out On The Town
    March 26 at 9:34 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Dancing, art, and music made for some fantastic parties in both Phoenix and Tempe on Saturday, March 25, 2017. At the Hive Gallery, a new coffee shop called Silent Flight was celebrating its grand opening, which included local music, an art show,…

     
  • Ultra Music Festival 2017 Day One at Bayfront Park
    March 25 at 8:34 a.m. by George Martinez

    People from around the world landed in Miami for day one of Ultra Music Festival 2017. The 19th edition of the festival returned to Bayfront Park in downtown Miami to showcase everything dance music and its subgenres has to offer with performances…

     
  • Club Candids: Messy Rave Fun at the Bloodfest Leprechaun Massacre
    March 23 at 10:33 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Ravers gathered at an undisclosed location on the far fringes of the Valley on Saturday, March 18, for the latest Bloodfest desert party. DJs like Grund and CIK spun as participants were sprayed with gallons of fake blood and danced until dawn.…

     

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  • G-Eazy, Sublime With Rome, and 311 Kick Off Pot Of Gold
    March 20 at 9:14 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Hip-hop ruled the opening day of the Pot Of Gold Music Festival at Rawhide on Friday, March 17. Acts like Desiigner, Rae Sremmurd, and headliner G-Eazy drew sizable crowds on the east stage. Reggae-inspired acts like 311, Sublime With Rome, and…

     
  • Flogging Molly & NOFX Bring Punk Rock To Pot Of Gold
    March 19 at 3:06 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    Flogging Molly and punkers NOFX had great sets on the east stage closing out the Pot Of Gold Music Festival on Saturday night, March 18, at Rawhide in Chandler. The west stage featured notable performances from Death Cab For Cutie and Fitz and the…

     
  • Raising a Toast to St. Patrick's Day in Phoenix and Tempe
    March 19 at 3:03 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Celebrations and parties took place across the Valley on Friday, March 17, in honor of St. Patrick's Day. New Times paid a visit to several hot spots, including Seamus McCaffrey's annual street fair, the Blunt Club at Crescent Ballroom, C.A.S.A.…

     
  • Club Candids: Drinking and Dancing at Bikini Lounge
    March 17 at 7:31 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Yes, there's definitely nightlife in the Valley to enjoy during the work week. At legendary tiki bar Bikini Lounge on an average Tuesday, for instance, you can find drinking and dancing shenanigans happening, as well as plenty of interesting…

     
  • Viva PHX Brings the Sounds of Rock, Indie, Pop, and Techno to Phoenix
    March 12 at 9:35 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    The fourth annual music festival, held Saturday, March 11, in downtown Phoenix, included 100 national, regional, and local acts playing on 20 different stages. The night was filled with people jumping, singing along, getting autographs, eating, and…

     
  • Club Candids: Getting in Some Spring Training Day-Drinking in Scottsdale
    March 10 at 4:29 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Whenever the San Francisco Giants play at Scottsdale Stadium during spring training, the city’s entertainment district tends to attract plenty of baseball fans both before and after games. Such was the case on Sunday, March 5, when the Giants took…

     
  • The Band T-Shirts of the McDowell Mountain Music Festival
    March 6 at 12:07 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    The McDowell Mountain Music Festival brings a diverse lineup of musical acts to Phoenix each year. With so many different genres to choose from, you're sure to see music fans sporting all sorts of band T-shirts. We spend the weekend looking to see…

     
  • The People of McDowell Mountain Music Festival
    March 5 at 1:24 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    The McDowell Mountain Music Festival brought out all different types of music fans this year. The younger fans danced to acts like Flume and Chromeo, while the older crowd enjoyed the jam-band vibes. No matter who fans were there to see, one thing…

     
  • Chromeo, the Shins, and Other Bands of the 2017 McDowell Mountain Music Festival
    March 5 at 12:52 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    It was one hell of a weekend for live music in the Valley, as the McDowell Mountain Music Festival brought the party to Margaret T. Hance Park. This year's lineup included headliners the Shins, Flume, and Gov't Mule, all of whom had people shaking…

     
  • Club Candids: Lighting Up the Night at Rock Trance 3.0
    March 3 at 3:51 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    A fusillade of lasers pierced the fog-filled darkness of the Nile Theater in Mesa on Saturday, February 25, during electronic dance music event Rock Trance 3.0. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman

     
  • Green Day Kicks Off <i>Revolution Radio</i> Tour in Phoenix
    March 2 at 8:47 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Green Day kicked off their Revolution Radio Tour Wednesday night at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix. Though the band has shed much of its punk rock roots, they remain a force to be reckoned with in a live setting. While the trio has added…

     
  • Going Hard at Keeping the Rave Alive's Neon Nation Party in Mesa
    February 27 at 11:04 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Hard and heavy beats were on tap at Club Red in Mesa on Saturday, February 25, when DJ Kutski brought his Neon Nation party to the venue. The touring electronic dance music event, which is put on by the renowned DJ's Keeping the Rave Alive label,…

     
  • Playboy Manbaby Celebrated in Style at Their Trunk Space Record Release Party
    February 27 at 10:50 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Locals Playboy Manbaby celebrated the release of their new record, Don’t Let It Be, in front of a packed house at the Trunk Space over the weekend. Joining them were a reunited Thin Bloods and label mates the Darts. The energetic crowd let loose…

     
  • Club Candids: A Grand Time at the Latest Grand Affair
    February 23 at 11:07 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Local DJs like Jake Goldsmith  Stellar Well took over ThirdSpace on Sunday, February 19, to host special guest Lauer (Frankfurt, Germany) for the latest edition of Grand Affair, a monthly dance party at the venue. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman

     
  • Rain or Shine, Lines at Scottsdale Clubs Were Out the Door
    February 20 at 10:57 a.m. by Alexandra Gaspar

    The clubs were packed on Saturday, February 18, in Scottsdale's Old Town despite the rain. Wasted Grain, Bevvy, Hi Fi Kitchen & Cocktails, and Cake Nightclub were just some of the places with lines out the doors. All photos by Alexandra Gaspar.

     
  • Crush Arizona 2017 Was an EDM Lovefest
    February 19 at 10:30 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The continuous downpour of rain this weekend didn't keep thousands of  of electronic dance music fans from feeling the love at Rawhide Event Center in Chandler on Saturday, February 18, during Crush Arizona 2017. The annual Valentine's-themed EDM…

     
  • AFI Slays at Sold-Out Show
    February 19 at 10:24 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    AFI showed why they are still one of the best live bands on the planet on Friday night, February 17, at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe. Lead singer Davey Havok commanded the sold-out crowd as the band mined much of their back catalog. Photos by Jim…

     

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