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  • BOO! Arizona 2019 Was a Costume-Filled EDM Freakfest
    October 21 at 11 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Costumes both freaky and fun were in abundance at BOO! Arizona 2019, the Halloween-themed electronic dance music festival that took over Rawhide Event Center in Chandler on Saturday, October 19. There were also plenty of beats to be had at the…

     
  • Club Candids: Fun and Games at Clubhouse at Maya in Scottsdale
    October 21 at 6 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Scottsdale hot spot Maya Day & Nightclub, located at 7333 East Indian Plaza in Scottsdale, has undergone a bit of a transformation recently. Its outdoor pool area has become the Clubhouse at Maya, an adult playground filled with games like…

     
  • Club Candids: Checking Out the Newly Opened Sunbar in Tempe
    October 14 at 10 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Electronic dance music fans got a chance to check out the newly opened Sunbar in downtown Tempe on Sunday, October 13, during a gig by house music DJ and producer Hot Since 82. The two-story joint, which is owned by the same folks behind Shady…

     
  • Bloodfest 2019 Was an EDM Adventure in the Desert
    October 13 at 6:33 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    It’s pretty safe to say that annual Bloodfest is unlike any other dance party in the Valley. The underground event takes party takes place out in the middle of nowhere, offers rave-like thrills from dusk until dawn, and (as its name implies)…

     
  • Club Candids: Track Club's Grand Opening Weekend
    October 7 at 9 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Track Club in downtown Phoenix made its much-anticipated debut on Friday, October 4, and Saturday, October 5, with a two-night grand opening celebration with guest DJs like What So Not and huge crowds. The electronic dance music hot spot was packed…

     
  • Slideshow: We're Suckers for the Jonas Brothers
    October 6 at 1:39 a.m. by Leavitt Wells

    It was fun when they were younger. Now, the Jonas Brothers are older and reunited for the Happiness Begins Tour. This is the first tour the brothers have done since 2013 after focusing on personal projects and families. More 18,000 fans screamed…

     
  • Best of Phoenix 2019 Nightlife in Photos
    October 3 at 8 a.m. by Bri Arreguin-Malloy

    In the 2019 edition of Best of Phoenix, we've got more than 380 restaurants, stores, activities, people, and events we want to share with you. We've also spotlighted individuals in their respective fields. From Best Music Festival to Best New Bar,…

     
  • Goldrush Music Festival 2019's Biggest Party Monsters
    September 30 at 3:51 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Rawhide Western Town in Chandler was flooded with thousands of electronic dance music fans, as well as plenty of beats and bass, on Friday, September 27, and Saturday, September 28, during Goldrush Music Festival 2019. Beats mixed with buckaroos…

     
  • Mumford and Sons Shine at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Downtown Phoenix
    September 17 at 9:10 a.m. by Robbie Flores

    Mumford and Sons returned to Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix on Monday, September 16, 2019 after a long absence. The band played a combination of new hits like "Guiding Light" and classic tunes like "Little Lion Man" from their hit…

     
  • Club Candids: Burial Grounds Arts & Music Festival Was Totally Lit
    September 16 at 9:38 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Hundreds of electronic dance music fans took over The Pressroom in Phoenix on Saturday, September 14, for the Burial Grounds Arts & Music Festival. And they got down on the dance floor as EDM artists and DJs like Modestep, Infekt, Mvrda,…

     
  • Legendary Guitarist Eric Clapton Dazzles at Phoenix Show
    September 15 at 7:21 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    Even at 74 years old,  guitarist/singer Eric Clapton showcased why he is one of the most influential musicians of all time on Saturday, August 14, 2019, at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Clapton played a 14-song set consisting of much of his…

     
  • Club Candids: Virtual Riot's Sold-Out Show at Aura Nightclub
    September 9 at 12:21 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The main room at Aura Nightclub in Tempe was packed with electronic dance music fans on Saturday, September 7, for Virtual Riot's sold-out gig at the Mill Avenue venue. The dubstep and electro-house artist delivered an epic 90-minute performance…

     
  • Club Candids: The Best Pool Parties of Labor Day Weekend 2019
    September 2 at 12:29 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Valley residents were partying poolside at hotels, resorts, and other venues during Labor Day weekend 2019. They came to seek relief from the heat, get some fun in the sun, or enjoy the holiday. Pool parties took place on Saturday, August 31, and…

     
  • Fetish Ball 2019 Was Freaky and Debaucherous Fun [NSFW]
    September 1 at 11:51 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Sin was definitely in at the Arizona Fetish Society's annual Fetish Ball on Saturday, August 31, at Club Red in Mesa. Attendees got to let their freak flags fly at the libertine affair as they dressed (or undressed) for the occasion, wearing pretty…

     
  • The Rolling Stones Brought a Spectacle to Glendale
    August 27 at 9:48 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Legendary rock act The Rolling Stones brought hits, dance moves, and plenty of production to State Farm Stadium in Glendale on Monday, August 26. The rescheduled No Filter tour was originally scheduled in May, but Mick Jagger required heart…

     
  • Bassrush Massive Arizona 2019 Was an Intense EDM Experience
    August 26 at 8:18 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The nonstop thump and grind of bass-heavy electronic dance music genres filled the air at Rawhide Event Center in Chandler on Saturday, August 24, during Bassrush Massive Arizona 2019. The one-night music festival, which focused on bass-oriented…

     
  • Club Candids: Back 2 School Glowout at Varsity Tavern in Tempe
    August 23 at 11:23 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    School is back in session at Arizona State University in Tempe, which means the Mill Avenue party scene has returned from its summer-break slumber. Varsity Tavern got into the swing of things on Thursday, August 22, with its Back 2 School Glowout,…

     
  • Lingerieve 13 Was Hot and Sweaty Fun in Lingerie
    August 19 at 7 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Ravers, kandi kids, and electronic dance music fans of both sexes wore lingerie and spent a sweaty evening dancing at Club Red in Mesa on Friday, August 16, during Lingerieve 13. As the name of the dance party indicates, it's a lingerie-themed rave…

     
  • Club Candids: Stardust Pinbar's Groovy Grand Opening Party
    August 19 at 6 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Newly opened downtown Phoenix nightspot Stardust Pinbar celebrated its grand opening on Friday, August 16, and there were plenty of people in attendance. Artists, urbanites, and party monsters stopped by the pinball lounge attached to slice shop…

     
  • 24 Singers and Bands From Arizona
    August 17 at 12 p.m. by Bri Arreguin-Malloy

    They're from Arizona and they made it big (either by topping the charts or making major waves in the local scene). So pull up your Spotify app and start drafting a playlist full of top hits from these Arizona legends.

     

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