Viva PHX: A Guide for the Over-40 Crowd

Categories: Viva Phoenix

z-trip-photo-crescent-ballroom-phoenix.jpeg
Courtesy Photo
Z-Trip is scheduled to perform at 11 p.m. on Friday outside of Crescent Ballroom.
With age comes wisdom. Like the common sense notion that the best way to tackle an event as big and complex as tonight's Viva PHX music festival is to have a plan, and a good one at that.

And given the sheer number of bands and venues involved (more than 70, in fact, spread out across 15 different stages around downtown Phoenix), there might be certain logistical problems for the over-40 set. There are so many great acts, yet so little time, and a certain amount of distance to travel between gigs. Good thing we have a few tips and where you should be and when.

More »

Local Rock Legends the Zubia Brothers Keep Rolling On, Straight Into Viva PHX

Categories: Viva Phoenix

zubia-brothers-viva-phoenix.jpg
Courtesy Photo
Lawrence Zubia (left) and Mark Zubia
Lawrence and Mark Zubia are flat-out Arizona rock 'n' roll royalty. Simply put, it would be difficult to find a more accomplished set of musician brothers from around these parts, save for the Meat Puppets' Cris and Curt Kirkwood. But one could make an argument that the Zubia siblings have plied their trade in a lot more bands than their psychedelic punk contemporaries.

More »

Now Trending

From the Vault

 

Loading...