• The Cream of the Club Candids Crop 2017
    December 17 at 3:13 p.m. by Jordyn Carias

    We live in a crazy city full of over-the-top people, and we wouldn't have it any other way. We forged our way through 2017's Club Candids to bring you the top photos of the year. This collection is filled with sparks, kisses, doughnut floats, and…

  • Dancing the Night Away at Selena Night Phoenix: Club 90s
    December 17 at 3:09 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Selena has some of the best fans in the world. The Van Buren was almost filled to capacity for Selena Night Phoenix: Club 90s in downtown Phoenix on Saturday, December 17, 2017. Many attendees showed their love for the late singer by wearing…

  • Hot Men Dominated Charlie's Snow Ball
    December 16 at 2:53 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Charlie's Snow Ball on Friday, December 15, 2017, brought a new kind of Christmas package. Naughty or nice, everyone certainly got a gift.


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  • Club Candids: The Nightmare Before Christmas Party at Wasted Grain Was Festive Fun
    December 16 at 2:50 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Jack Skellington, Oogie Boogie, and other characters from The Nightmare Before Christmas spent a festive and fright-filled evening partying at Wasted Grain in Scottsdale on Friday, December 15. Joining them were a variety of other costumed…

  • A Trippier Wonderland Was A Rave to Remember
    December 15 at 1:18 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Vibrant colors, twisted beats, and dance party fun filled an unidentified local warehouse for eight straight hours on Thursday, December 14, during A Trippier Wonderland. Countless kandi kids and EDM fans were there as well, and they came to dance.…

  • Openings, Closings, Lists, and Lineups Make Up Our Most-Read Music Stories
    December 15 at 7 a.m. by Dillon Rosenblatt

    This year gave us Lost Lake Fest, March Madness, and other great music festivals as well as some big venues opening and closing. Here is a roundup of our most-read music stories from 2017. Take a look through.

  • Rise Against Brought Plenty of Holiday Spirit to the Marquee Theatre
    December 12 at 3:20 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    Local alternative radio station 93.3 Alt-AZ threw quite the party on Monday, December 11, at Marquee Theatre featuring politically driven rockers Rise Against. The Ugly Sweater Holiday Party was packed full of music and fans decked out in all sorts…

  • Out of this World Performance with Casual Alien
    December 10 at 2:25 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    On December 9, 2017, Alwun House in downtown Phoenix was filled with electronic music and colorful projections by the band Casual Alien. Audience members were abducted into an out-of-this-world performance complete with colorful lights and a fog…

  • Alice Cooper's Christmas Pudding Was Filled With Rock Royalty
    December 10 at 2:23 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    Alice Cooper served up a tasty rock n' roll party on Saturday, December 9, at the 16th annual Christmas Pudding fundraiser benefiting his Solid Rock Foundation last night at the Celebrity Theatre. This year the king of shock recruited Rob…

  • Club Candids: The Forest Fire Dance Party Lit Up Shady Park With Hot Beats
    December 8 at 2:32 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The DJs of local dance music label Drip Drop Records warmed up the crowd at Shady Park in Tempe on Thursday, December 14, during the Forest Fire party. EDM artists and selectors like Cubed, Suspect Zero, and Tonelow performed, as did special guest…

  • Enparoxismo Celebrates CD Release at De Musica Y Arte
    December 3 at 2:25 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    Enparoxismo celebrated the release of their new album, New Paradise, at De Musica Y Arte on Friday, December 1. The show was held at Pho Cao in Scottsdale. The indie/New Wave tunes had the small crowd dancing as the three-piece band played through…

  • Club Candids: Partying in the Desert with Ravers
    December 3 at 2:25 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    A portion of the desert wilderness outside of Phoenix became an impromptu dance club on Saturday, December 2, when local dance music fans, DJ, and party animals gathered for the Jinkies rave and desert party. And Club Candids was there to scope out…

  • Full Moon Festival's Cold Moon Celebration Was Absolute Bliss
    December 2 at 10:30 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    A mix of folks from all walks of life — including hip-hop fans, EDM geeks, artists, DJs, and party monsters — came to Unexpected Art Gallery on Friday, December 1, for the latest Full Moon Festival. This festival is known for its mix of art, music,…

  • Club Candids: Club Nocturne's Pajama Party Was Wild Fun
    November 26 at 2:53 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Patrons of local goth-industrial dance night Club Nocturne sported onesies, nighties, and other sleepwear during its pajama party on Saturday, November 25, at Pub Rock Live in Scottsdale.

  • A Day in the Life of All-Girl Garage Rockers The Darts
    November 26 at 2:52 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    The life of a touring rock band isn't nearly as glamorous as one might think. Long drives in the tour van, lack of sleep, road food, and loading gear day in and day out is a ton of work, and it can wear a band down in a hurry. All-girl garage…

  • The Thanksgiving Eve Party Scene in Phoenix Was Lit
    November 23 at 2:14 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Thanksgiving eve is considered one of the biggest bar nights of the year, thanks to practically everyone having the next day off from work. Such was the case on Wednesday, November 22, when bars and clubs across the Valley with crowded with people…

  • Goldrush Music Festival's Biggest Ravers and Ragers
    November 19 at 10:01 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The inaugural Goldrush Music Festival on Saturday, November 18, and Sunday, November 19, at Rawhide Western Town in Chandler featured a mix of hip-hop acts and electronic dance music DJs, as well as thousands of ravers and ragers in attendance.…

  • Club Candids: Partying Underneath the Stars at Bar Smith's Big Fun Fridays
    November 18 at 2:29 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The rooftop lounge at Bar Smith in downtown Phoenix was packed with partiers on Friday, November 17, during the latest edition of Big Fun Fridays, the popular weekly dance party. Here's a look at who was there.

  • Morrissey Showed Up in Tempe November 16 and It Was Totally Worth It
    November 17 at 2:07 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    New wave icon Morrissey paid a rare visit to the Valley on Thursday night at the Marquee Theatre. The singer celebrated the release of his latest effort Low In High School, which was released last night. He also revisited material from The Smiths,…

  • Get a Peek of the Fourth Annual Arizona Hip-Hop Festival
    November 12 at 3:11 p.m. by Zack Allard

    The fourth annual Arizona Hip-Hop Festival took place at Comerica Theatre on November 11, 2017. Here's a peek at some of the acts that took the stage this year.



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