The Big Four, Railroad Revival Tour, A Year of Resistance Against SB 1070, and the San Tan Wheelie Jam Over the Weekend

Railroad Revival Tour in Tempe There might be no grouping of more high-spirited entertainers than the three groups that took the stage yesterday evening in Tempe. Throughout the night, each band invited members of other bands to join them for collaborations for a few songs. Marcus Mumford was invited to play with Old Crow Medicine Show, as was Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros...full story

See: the Railroad Revival Tour in photos.

The Big 4 Festival at Empire Polo Grounds Last Night It's not an understatement to say that yesterday's Big 4 Festival was an event nearly three decades in the making. Since the advent of thrash metal in the early 1980s, four bands have towered above the pack: Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax and Slayer...full story

See: The Big Four in photos.

One Year of Resistance Against SB1070 March Protestors marched to the Arizona State Capitol on Saturday in honor of the one year anniversary of SB1070 being signed into law. Speakers included Salvador Reza, Luis Guttierez and Steve Gallardo...see photos

SanTan Wheelie Jam The SanTan Wheelie Jam was a celebration of bikes, beers and bands. It was also a celebration of all things local. Check out these pics from Saturday's festivities...see photos

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Jonathan McNamara