Five More Reasons to Check Out That Damn Show on Saturday: Tiger Army, Face to Face, Awolnation, Fenix TX, and More

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Clockwise from left: Fenix TX, Face to Face, and Tiger Army
We're fairly certain that by now you're fully up to speed on That Damn Show's headliner Bad Religion, as well when they're playing, how they've been around longer than you think, and their best albums ever.

So what about the rest of the rock, punk, and indie heavy-hitters filling out the bill at Mesa Amphitheatre on Saturday? Here's a rundown on the other touring acts that will rock the outdoor venue tomorrow, each offering their own distinct sounds. Consider it a final wrap-up of our week of That Damn Show coverage.

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Awolnation singer/songwriter Aaron Bruno cobbles together modern-rock tunes that are candy pop, hard as nails, and cathedral-huge: Aggro refrains choke on wafting choruses and kitchen-sink post-Beck song suites, but somehow it still all feels right. At once wading-pool shallow and mercilessly affecting, the quintet caulk the fault line separating a guilty pleasure from a cultivated muso obsession. His 2011 album Megalithic Symphony suggested that the band could do anything, so expect them to keep breakdancing atop your notions of what popular music should be able to accomplish. -- Raymond Cummings

Location Info


Mesa Amphitheatre

263 N. Center St., Mesa, AZ

Category: Music

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