Fall Frenzy, Braids, Casablanca Lounge, Mean Streets, and the Rainbows Festival Over the Weekend

Fall Frenzy: blink-182, Jimmy Eat World, Matt & Kim, and Halocene Arizona got a special show last night, a combination of the yearly Fall Frenzy event and The Honda Civic Tour. Jimmy Eat World took My Chemical Romance's spot and locals Halocene shared the stage with Matt & Kim and blink-182 for an evening of fun and nostalgia...full story

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Casablanca Lounge Grand Opening The debut of Casablanca Lounge in Scottsdale this past Saturday was a whirlwind of both big beats and tasty alcoholic treats as DJs worked the mixers while bartenders whipped out handcrafted cocktails made with fresh fruits, top-shelf spirits, and plenty of panache...see photos

Braids at The Sail Inn The thing most interesting about BRAIDS is the band's ability to create elegant, intricate post-rock without coming off as overtly eccentric. There's a reason why they engage in a side-stage group-hug before hoping on stage. Crafting music as delicate as theirs requires them to be on the same sonic sound-wave, being able to completely feed of each other...full story

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Mean Streets at The Rogue Bar Mean Streets is one hipster heyday. The Craig Citizen helmed indie dance night features sets from local DJS such as Frank The Tank, Joshie and Kris the Fist. This week's edition included a performance from San Diego's indie-electro duo, Hyena. The event will be happening every other Saturday through out October and eventually going down every Saturday after that...see photos

Rainbows Festival The Rainbows Festival and Street Fair filled Downtown Phoenix's Heritage Square Park with LGBT themed festivities and booths this weekend. Supporters of the LGBT community celebrated the event with dunk tanks, karaoke and plenty of fabulous outfits...see photos