On Monday, October 30th Saint Motel, the Prog Indie Pop Rock band out of Los Angeles, tore the roof from the newly minted Phoenix, Az music venue, The Van Buren. Originally planned to be held at Crescent Ballroom (a sister venue owned by the same consortium), the promoters smartly moved the show to the newer […]
HIM opened their farewell tour with a BANG!
B. Dolan, indie rap artist known for Making Racists Afraid Again, came through Phoenix, AZ on Wed. 4/19, stopping at Last Exit Live. Last Exit Live is an intimate venue, with bar and stage set close together, enabling B Dolan to play off the energy in the room like few could. Adding this to an […]
The NCAA March Madness always brings a party when the Final Four Championship comes to town, and this year was no different. Held in Phoenix, Arizona, the NCAA held their March Madness Capital One Jamfest Music Festival at Margaret T. Hance Park in downtown Phoenix, and featured Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Blink 182, […]
Alt Rock legends Garbage performing live at the Arizona State Fair in support of their latest album Strange Little Birds.
About three months ago, I was out covering Kissing Candice and, having some extra time after their set, I found myself hanging around the venue. I wasn’t covering any other bands on the bill, so I floated around Marquee theater for a bit when I heard Davey Suicide take the stage. Wandering inside, I was […]
Lydia Loveless live review and photos from The Rhythm Room in Phoenix, Arizona. The current tour is in support of their most recent album, Somewhere Else.
Exclusive live concert photos and review of indie-rock band Murder by Death, performing at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix, Arizona.
Phoenix, Arizona based alt-metal rockers, Xpansion Theory, dropped their new single, ‘Seeds’, today. Zombies, people…screaming, *glowing* ZOMBIES!
Imagine a high-end, church-sponsored fundraising event; you know, at a nice theater, with a special dinner, plus entertainment, for the VIPs, followed by a night filled by affluent, middle-aged supporters and their superbly coiffed and coutoured wives. For the evening’s entertainment; a couple of gospel acts, an aging star, an auction (of course), a schmaltzy comic and/or a schmaltzy magician; maybe even a big name Hollywood star, thrown in for good measure. Now put Alice Cooper in charge of the whole shebang.
Happy Halloween! We’ve opened the crypt to bring you some of DOOM!’s spookiest past coverage! Alice Cooper’s 12th Annual Christmas Pudding was one surprise after another; mixing hard rock and gospel, magic and speed painting; sunbelt comedy and big-money auctions.
With two days of solid performances, the Rockstar Uproar Festival/Desert Uprising left no fan wanting.
This year’s Desert Uprising hard rock concert festival (the Arizona stop of the Rockstar Uproar fest), hosted by rock radio 98 KUPD, is proving itself to be the must attend, end-of-summer, ear blistering party.
Streetlight Manifesto stopped in Arizona at the Rialto Theatre in Tucson on their “End of the Beginning Tour.”
Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra performing at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix, Az on 9.22.2012.
Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra brought the Theater Is Evil tour to the intimate Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix on Saturday. It was a night filled with laughter, tears, and hijinks with a stuffed tiger named Maxi.
Phoenix Comicon runs May 26-29, 2011. The guest list is beyond belief: Stan Lee, Leonard Nimoy, Todd McFarlane, George Takei, Adam Baldwin, Billy Dee Williams, Bruce Boxleitner, Cherie Priest, John Scalzi, Wil Wheaton, Elvira, Kristin Bauer … And those are just the names that even geek-challenged individuals would recognize.
TCM is the kind of band I really love seeing in a club. They bring a contagious energy to the stage that gets your heart racing and your whole body moving along.
I am an inveterate San Francisco elitist pig.