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Cut Copy, The Ataris, Colored Water, and Splash Pool Party Over the Weekend

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Cut Copy at Marquee Theatre It's about time Cut Copy played in Phoenix. Sure, it would have been great to see them on the In Ghost Colours tour, but last night was a good time for the band to make their first appearance. Fans had plenty of time to memorize the songs from the band's latest album, Zonoscope, released in February. It embraces Cut Copy's signature sound by combining elements of electronica, synthpop, and new wave for a contemporary, yet nostalgic feel...full story

See: Cut Copy in photos.

The Ataris at Martini Ranch Although he has been the driving force behind one of the more successful pop punk bands of the last 15 years, The Ataris' Kris Roe seemed just like any other struggling musician last night at the Martini Ranch. But don't take that the wrong way. He was just more humble and down to earth than many other musicians of his ilk...full story

SPLASH Pool Party Splash, the self-proclaimed "coolest weekly pool party" in Downtown Phoenix, dove into the rather cozy pool at The Lexington Hotel on Saturday night. The evening included performances by local bands such as Ladylike, Strange Young Things and Sun Ghost. Special guest DJ Hartbreaks also supplied a few beats. Check it out next Saturday because it looks like Splash might just be write about its self-proclamations...full story

Colored Water Throwing Festival and Rain Dance Party at The Firehouse The ritualistic splashing of Kool-Aid, paint and colored water transformed The Firehouse's backyard area into a Pollock-esque splatter painting on Saturday. Families and friends gathered in the outdoor performance space and colorfully doused each other all in the pursuit of fun and cooler temperatures...full story

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