Immortal Technique, Loudon Wainwright III, John Prine, Mr. Meeble, and More Over the Weekend

Immortal Technique at the Puente Office Friday was a good night to fight the powers that be, especially if you were in Phoenix around 13th and Van Buren. In the wake of the Pearce recall, Puente Movement and Sound Strike hosted a neighborhood style Hip Hop show to celebrate and hone in on the new target: Sheriff Joe. See the rest of our photos.

Mr. Meeble at Crescent Ballroom Friday night was Mr. Meeble's homecoming after a two-month European tour that the group planned entirely on its own. The Crescent Ballroom gave Meeble a warm welcome, and judging by how many times frontman Devin Fleenor said, "It's good to be back," the feeling was mutual. Read more.

John Prine and Loudon Wainwright III at The Orpheum Theatre Loudon Wainwright III sings about a couple things: about growing old, about being cranky, and about family. It may seem like a recipe for boredom, but the man is anything but. Armed with just a solo acoustic guitar and a strapping wit, Wainwright cracked the crowd up. Read more.

Kreayshawn at Marquee Theatre I love Tempe for the most part. This city has lots of great restaurants and bars, but there are certain elements that drive me crazy. Thanks to a free Kreayshawn show and the big ASU/U of A game, most of the things I hate about Tempe came out in full force within a one-mile radius of campus. Read more.

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Jason P. Woodbury is a music and pop-culture writer based in Phoenix. He is a regular contributor to the music blog Aquarium Drunkard and co-host of the Transmissions podcast.