• Fire and Filthy EDM Fun at Dirty Disco 2017
    May 24 at 5:48 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    As its name portends, Dirty Disco is what you’d call a messy experience. It’s sort of expected, given that the annual electronic dance party takes place in the middle of Rawhide’s outdoor rodeo arena and features thousands stomping and strutting…

  • The Damned Rock the Marquee on a Sunday Night
    May 22 at 10:29 a.m. by Robbie Flores

    Lengendary punk-etc.-etc. band The Damned brought their 2017 tour into Tempe's Marquee Theatre on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Photos by Robbie Flores.

  • Club Candids: Day-Drinking at The District in Scottsdale
    May 22 at 7:49 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    There's always something lively going on at The District in Scottsdale, even on an ordinary afternoon. Club Candids got to observe this firsthand when it stopped by the place recently. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman


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  • The Unique and Beautiful People of FORM Arcosanti 2017
    May 15 at 12:44 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    An unadvertised bonus of attending FORM Arcosanti 2017 was the opportunity to people-watch and enjoy the exciting festival fashion. The event had everyone in a good mood and wearing a smile which is truly the most beautiful accessory of all. Photos…

  • The Music of FORM Arcosanti 2017 Day 3
    May 15 at 12:05 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    FORM Arcosanti 2017 is an Arts and Music festival curated by the band Hundred Waters. 1,500 participants came in from all corners from the world to enjoy the last day of the event.  Sunday's impressive lineup include Tycho, James Blake, and of…

  • The Music of FORM Arcosanti 2017 Day 2
    May 14 at 12:58 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    FORM Arcosanti 2017 is an Arts and Music festival curated by the band Hundred Waters. 1,500 participants came in from all corners from the world to enjoy the three-day event, which ended Sunday. Saturday's impressive lineup include Skrillex, Future…

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    May 13 at 12:50 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

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  • Getting Blasted by Bass Music and EDM at Bassrush Massive Arizona
    May 10 at 5:39 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The heavy sounds of dubstep, drum 'n' bass, and trap transformed the Rawhide Event Center in Chandler into a temple of boom on Saturday, May 6, during the first-ever Bassrush Massive Arizona. Electronic dance music artists like Adventure Club, Flux…

  • Club Candids: Going Bananas for Dada Life at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale
    May 10 at 5:34 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale temporarily became the imaginative realm of Dada Land on Saturday, May 6. That's because electro-house DJ duo Dada Life was headlining the latest Release pool party at the venue and brought along its love of…

  • The People and Bands of Trunk Space's Fourth Annual Indie 500
    May 7 at 2:04 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    The Trunk Space celebrated their 13th birthday over the weekend by hosting the fourth annual Indie 500. The venue hosted a ton of local bands along with some out-of town-acts who together performed 500 songs over the course of two days. The big…

  • Forget What Happened on Cinco de Mayo? We Have Photos From Parties in the PHX
    May 6 at 2 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Cinco de Mayo parties were happening in bars and clubs across the Valley on Friday. Here's a look at who was out celebrating at spots in Tempe, Scottsdale, and Phoenix. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman.

  • Club Candids: Hanging Out with Hip-Hop Artists Starlito and Don Trip at Bar Smith
    May 5 at 2:44 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Superstar hip-hop artists Starlito and Don Trip rolled through Bar Smith in downtown Phoenix on Monday, May 1, for a packed performance. And Club Candids was there. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman

  • The Weeknd Enchants Gorgeous Sold-Out Crowd at Talking Stick Resort Arena
    May 3 at 9:10 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    The Weeknd's fans swooned during his sold-out Phoenix concert on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at Talking Stick Resort Arena. All photos by Melissa Fossum.

  • Soaking Up the Sounds of EDM at Wet Electric 2017
    May 1 at 2:38 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Big Surf transformed into Arizona's biggest pool party on Saturday, April 29, during Wet Electric 2017. The annual electronic dance music fest brought thousands of revelers to the Tempe water park for a day of fun in the sun, as well as music…

  • Fans Turn Out For Last Exit Live's Four-Year Anniversary Party
    May 1 at 10:28 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    It feels like local music venues open and close frequently, so when one of the better places to see a show has a birthday party, we're excited to celebrate with them. Last Exit Live threw a party on Saturday celebrating their fourth anniversary,…

  • Club Candids: Looking Like the Cat's Pajamas at the Gin & Jazz Preservation Party
    April 28 at 11:06 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Historic Heritage Square became a time warp back to the Roaring Twenties on Saturday, April 22, during the Gin & Jazz Preservation Party. The annual affair, which takes place in and around the Rosson House Museum, featured Prohibition Era-style…

  • Bands and Fans Rock Out at Coachella
    April 24 at 1:55 p.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Bands and fans set the desert on fire with their energy and their love of all things Coachella over the second weekend April 21-23, 2017. All photographs by Hannah Verbeuren. Instagram: @hannahvphotography

  • The Freestyle Festival Brings '90s Teenagers A Blast From The Past
    April 24 at 10:36 a.m. by Alexandra Gaspar

    The first ever Arizona Freestyle Festival brought numerous '90s hip-hop artists together in the Arizona heat. Among these artists were Bell Biv Devoe, Naughty By Nature, Stevie B, Candyman, Arrested Development, House Of Pain, and Lisa Lisa. All…

  • Music Fans Celebrate Record Store Day
    April 23 at 3:57 p.m. by Deegan Lemieux

    Saturday marked the 10th annual Record Store Day. The music-centric event was celebrated in multiple shops around the Valley. Not only did record enthusiasts get great deals, but they also found limited-edition releases by some of their favorite…

  • 420 Turns Downtown into a Marijuana Lovefest
    April 21 at 11:08 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Each year, 420 events seem to get bigger and bigger in the Valley. We scoped out parties at The Lost Leaf and Last Exit Live to catch up with potheads and bands as they celebrated. Photos by Jim Louvau.



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