• Club Candids: Checking Out the Newly Opened Charlie Trumbull's in Tempe
    December 13 at 10:20 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    One of the newest additions to Tempe's nightlife scene is Charlie Trumbull's, the recently opened two-story bar and nightclub that features a historic theme. Named for the late Charles Trumbull Hayden, the legendary founder of both Tempe and…

  • Club Candids: The Party People and Arty People of Full Moon Festival
    November 28 at 2:45 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Rowdy revelers, party monsters, art lovers, and culture fiends all gathered at The Pressroom in downtown Phoenix on Saturday, November 24, for the latest Full Moon Festival. They were there to celebrate, soak up the sounds of local bands and DJs,…

  • Club Candids: Origins EDM Festival Makes A Big Debut
    November 21 at 8 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Local electronic dance music promoter Relentless Beats launched its newest festival, Origins, on Saturday, November 17, at Rawhide in Chandler. The massive event featured DJs and producers like Duke Dumont, Lane 8, Justin Jay, and Autograf spinning…


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  • Music and Politics Unite for Go Vote 2018 at The Van Buren
    November 6 at 5:20 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Election Day is upon us. The Van Buren hosted one last hurrah on Election Day Eve, Monday, November 5, 2018, to encourage people to vote. Gin Blossoms, Calexico, and Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra performed, and appearances were made by Gabby Giffords…

  • Club Candids: Punk Rock Halloween Bash's Wild Times and Weird Costumes
    October 28 at 3:05 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    One of the Valley's more unique Halloween parties took place on Friday, October 26, and Saturday, October 27, at the Yucca Tap Room in Tempe during the annual Punk Rock Halloween Bash. Local bands paid tribute to legendary punk acts like the…

  • Club Candids: The Freaks and Geeks of Cirque Le Bass
    October 21 at 12:15 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    A three-ring circus of colorful action and bass-heavy sounds took over Mind's Eye in Mesa on Friday, October 19, during the Cirque Le Bass dance party. A rogue's gallery of ravers were in attendance, as well as kooky clowns, rowdy ringmasters, and…

  • Club Candids: Bloodfest 2018 Was a Bloody Good Time
    October 13 at 8:42 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Something wild and wicked took place in the wilderness outside of Phoenix on Friday, October 12. Dozens of ravers and EDM fans gathered at a remote location in the desert outskirts of the Valley to party and rage during Bloodfest 2018. The annual…

  • The Biggest Concerts Coming to Metro Phoenix in 2018
    October 11 at 5:40 p.m. by Dillon Rosenblatt

    Some of the biggest names in music will visit the Valley in 2018. From Pitbull, to pop sensations Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake, to the super talented Childish Gambino/Donald Glover, whose show was pushed back two months due to injury;…

  • Drake and Migos Perform for a Crowd of 17,000 Last Night
    October 9 at 11:24 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Drake is arguably the biggest name in hip-hop right now. He teamed up with rap trio Migos for the amazingly named Aubrey and the Three Migos tour, which stopped by Glendale on Monday, October 8, 2018. Drizzy performed lots of hits and tracks from…

  • Club Candids: Kicking Off the Halloween Season at Nocturne's Cosplay Party
    October 8 at 8 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    It's Halloween season in the Valley, which means there are plenty of places to sport costumes. And people did just that at Nocturne's Cosplay party on Saturday, October 6, at Pub Rock Live in Scottsdale. The monthly goth/industrial dance night…

  • The Party People of Goldrush Music Festival 2018
    October 1 at 9:15 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Fans of hip-hop and electronic dance music flooded Rawhide Western Town in Chandler on Saturday, September 29, and Sunday, September 30, for Goldrush Music Festival 2018. They came for big performances by superstars like Deadmau5 and Vince Staples,…

  • Goldrush Music Festival 2018 Was Pure Gold
    October 1 at 9:11 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    One of the Valley's biggest music events of the fall took place on Saturday, September 29, and Sunday, September 30, when Goldrush Music Festival 2018 took over Rawhide Western Town in Chandler. The two-day event features a treasure trove of…

  • Club Red, Aura Nightclub, and The Van Buren: September Club Candids Were Wicked
    October 1 at 6 a.m. by Jordyn Carias

    As long as you're partying in Phoenix, you've got a smile on your face. Platform boots, kinky get-ups, or jeans and a T-shirt, doesn't matter what you're wearing as long as you're having a good time. September was filled with wicked parties and we…

  • Club Candids: Checking Out the Newly Opened Clubhouse at Maya in Scottsdale
    September 29 at 8:47 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Think that the dayclub at Maya in Scottsdale doesn't get any action? That all changed recently when its proprietors transformed the outdoor area and its pool into a new open-air party space called the Clubhouse at Maya, which features games galore…

  • Club Candids: The Van Buren's Roller Disco Dance Party Was Outta Sight
    September 24 at 6 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The Van Buren transformed into a disco-filled roller rink on Friday, September 20, complete with a checkered floor, roller rink, and classic arcade games. Tunes like "Ring My Bell, "Disco Inferno," and "I Will Survive" played over the sound system…

  • Club Candids: Zhu Sells Out The Van Buren
    September 17 at 7:09 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Electronic dance music artist and singer Zhu brought his current tour to The Van Buren on Sunday, September 16, for an evening of evocative synth sounds. Here's a look at who was in attendance at the sold-out gig. 

  • Nine Inch Nails Deliver a Powerful Performance at Comerica Theatre
    September 14 at 8:18 a.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    Nine Inch Nails never disappoints when they come through the Valley. So when their Cold and Black And Infinite tour came to Comerica Theatre on Thursday, September 13, it was as good as expected. The Jesus and Mary Chain performed before them and…

  • Club Candids: Alice’s Wonderland III at Aura Nightclub Was Mad Fun
    September 8 at 8:51 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Ravers and dance music fans went down the rabbit hole on Friday, September 7, when they crowded into Aura Nightclub in Tempe for Alice’s Wonderland III: The Red Queen’s Revenge. The Alice in Wonderland-themed dance party features sets by local DJs…

  • Club Candids: Sexy Shenanigans at Fetish Ball 2018
    September 2 at 2:39 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The kinkmeisters of the Arizona Fetish Society put on an evening of sexy fun at Club Red in Mesa on Saturday, September 1. Locals dressed up for the occasion, let loose, and let their freak flags fly during the adult-oriented affair, which featured…

  • August Nightlife Was Wild
    September 1 at 11 a.m. by Jordyn Carias

    Phoenix knows how to party. August was filled with stellar events like Bassrush Massive Arizona 2018, Lingerieve 12, and Cupcake! Catitude!. Check out some of our favorite party shots of August 2018.


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