Music News

J.D. Stooks, 311, Ree Boado, Open Mike Eagle and More in This Week's Issue

This week's main music feature is on singer-songwriter J.D. Stooks, who almost gave up music when the songs that'd always come easily to him stopped appearing.


A tragedy -- a friend's suicide -- shook him up enough to start writing again, and thus he has a new album called Shutterbug out.


Also look for smaller advances on shows by 311, Death AngelSebedoah, and Lucero.

KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Martin Cizmar
Contact: Martin Cizmar