First, the binge. Inevitably, the come down.
This past weekend was a veritable musical orgy, as a flood of touring and national bands came through Phoenix. This week, things are a little drier. Check out our five favorite shows happening this week, and browse our comprehensive concert listings for more options.More »
Marc Lemoine The Antlers play Crescent Ballroom this week
Let there be rock, said Ronnie James Dio from atop his gnarled throne in metal heaven last week. And lo, did Dio send a monsoon of rock 'n' roll on Phoenix, from KISS/Def Leppard to Mayhem Festival. Someone prayed to a different god this week, because this week is (almost) all about mellow, indie rock. So check out our concert recommendations, and browse our comprehensive concert listings if you want any more options.More »
Don't let the haboob slow you down. It might be monsoon season, but that just means slightly cooler temps when you go to check out some sweet live music at night. Check out the following six shows if you're looking for something to do, and don't be afraid to check out our comprehensive concert listings for an exhaustive list.More »
Jade Ehlers PHOX is playing the Rhythm Room on Monday, June 30.
The national acts are abandoning Phoenix en masse, but never fear, brave, sun-proof Phoenicians: You don't have to look very hard to find some quality tunes. Here are our favorite picks for the week.
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Frank Nash Electric 6 is one of the concerts we recommend you see this week.
The flow of music coming into Phoenix is trickling to a summer-induced halt, so make sure you get out to see shows while you can. Check out these five recommendations, and if you don't see anything you like, check out our comprehensive concert listings for many more options.More »
Steve Parke Victor Wooten plays the Crescent Ballroom Monday, June 9.
James Taylor might be the marquee name in Phoenix this week, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of other shows to see around the Valley of the Sun. Check out the following selections, which include a bass master, indie rock, alt-blues and more.
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At the this this was written, it was 104 degrees in Phoenix, with a projected high of 110.
Summer is coming.
Since we all know that ignorance is bliss when it comes to Phoenix summers, here are five concerts, all in climate-controlled, air conditioned environments, that will make you forget you live in the middle of an inhospitable desert.
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https://soundcloud.com/chriskarnsmusic Chris Karns, world-class DJ, plays Yucca Tap Room Thursday night.
Perhaps you stepped outside this morning and started sweating. Summer is coming, reverse Game of Thrones-style, and as the temperature starts ratcheting up, relief from the heat will come in smaller and smaller windows each day. That said, it's still quite pleasant at night, and you can catch anything from British garage rock to transgender-fronted punk to world-class DJs this week in Phoenix. Life ain't bad -- yet.
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