Top 5 Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

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Melissa Fossum
Black Carl
I've been talking to the judges, and they tell me that--because this is the last genuine weekend until Halloween--they're going to uphold your appeal about being able to wear costumes without being judged too badly about it.

Well, most costumes. Good luck trying to get that super hilarious Miley Cyrus costume you've been working on through the Marquee's security. (View our complete concert calendar here.)

They Might Be Giants - Marquee Theatre, Tempe - Friday, October 25

Novelty bands and hip, oddly distant bands tend to have incredibly short shelf lives. Of course, most bands have incredibly short shelf lives, but even as far as 80s acts go They Might Be Giants seemed like a longshot bet to last past acid-wash into flannel.

Now it's 2013, and--well, they did. They did without any time off--just plugging along, putting out albums steeped in their precise, weirdo argot.

Whether you first heard them on MTV or Tiny Toon Adventures or Malcolm in the Middle or Homestar Runner, you've probably heard something in their strange voice. 20-plus years since they became a novelty, they've remained novel.

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