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The Pistoleros are scheduled to perform Wednesday, Nov. 21st at Crescent Ballroom

Wednesday, November 21st @ Crescent Ballroom

He's being awful polite about it, but Lawrence Zubia has places to go.

It's Halloween evening, and he's sitting at a table at Casey Moore's in Tempe. He looks every inch the rock star. He's sporting a black vest and drain-pipe black Levis, a red bandanna around his neck, and hair slicked back stylishly. It's just about sundown, and he's wearing shades.

Lawrence and his brother, guitarist Mark Zubia, are entrenched in Tempe rock 'n' roll lore. In the late '80s, their band Live Nudes gigged around town, and in the early '90s, they teamed with guitarist Doug Hopkins, who'd just been booted from the Gin Blossoms during the recording of that band's breakthrough record, New Miserable Experience. Hopkins and the Zubias started kicking around tunes at the "Live Nudes house" after shows and on lazy afternoons, and before long they had a new band, The Chimeras, which embraced both the bluesy style of the Zubias and Hopkins' chiming power-pop style.

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29 W. Southern Ave., Tempe, AZ

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308 N. 2nd Ave., Phoenix, AZ

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26 S. Farmer Ave., Tempe, AZ

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