Phoenix Is Eaten Alive By The Rock Trifecta Of The Century

Linkin Park

The Carnivores Tour featuring the rock bands Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds To Mars and AFI devoured Phoenix, Arizona on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at US Airways Center and tore the place apart with their nu metal/alternative/rap rock show.  Together these three mega-groups displayed true passion for their art and tireless, unapologetic energy. Linkin Park Vocalist for the … [Read more...]

Chicago Says You’re The Inspiration As REO Speedwagon Roll With The Changes

REO

What do you say about two American rock bands - Chicago (a.k.a. Chicago Transit Authority or CTA) and REO Speedwagon, who are amongst the most influential in the biz, that hasn't been said before?  Not much, except for their outstanding display of craftsmanship, professionalism, and downright comfortability in producing the most perfect creation of music to grace the concert … [Read more...]

The Neighbourhood Says I Love You, Tempe

The Neighbourhood

Indie rockers from southern California, The Neighbourhood (a.k.a. NBHD), brought their fresh, exploding sound onto the stage at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, Arizona on Monday, July 21, 2014 in support of their recent (and first) full length LP, I Love You. The fabulous five consists of lead singer - Jesse Rutherford, a pair of guitarists - Zach Abels and Jeremy Freedman, … [Read more...]

The Desert Drinks Up Liquid Sol Music Festival

Liquid Sol Music Festival 2014

In its inaugural year, the Liquid Sol Music Festival packed an impressive wallop in comparison to other music festivals in the greater Phoenix area with record breaking crowds and a lineup filled with talent from start to finish. On Saturday, March 15, 2014, Gardner Cole (CCO) representing Liquid Sol Music Festival LLC, proudly presented the day long music festival which … [Read more...]

Rising Stars Descend Upon The Adrian Lux Grammys After Party

Adrian Lux Grammys After Party

For those of you in the know and all you party people, it's no secret that during the last Sunday of January the annual, prestigiously sought, Grammy Awards season is upon the musical Mecca of Los Angeles, California. After the ceremonies are over, have you ever wondered where the artists, celebrities, movers and shakers go to continue the festivities?  With numerous after … [Read more...]

Legendary B.B. King Brings Memphis To Phoenix

bb-king

The man.  The myth.  The legend.  88 years young B.B. King and special guest his infamous, trusty Gibson sidekick "Lucille", greeted fans on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Phoenix, Arizona's cult favorite concert venue Celebrity Theatre. His greatness was escorted onto the stage dressed in a bright, floral print, satin jacket equipped with a grey jacquard style vest and … [Read more...]

Thirty Seconds To Mars Give More Than An Hour To Tucson

Thirty Seconds To Mars

On the cusp of their critically touted world tour highlighting their fourth album, Love Lust Faith + Dreams, alternative rockers Thirty Seconds To Mars gave an impressive set on Friday, November 29, 2013 at The Rialto Theatre in Tucson, Arizona. Not all actors turned singers are created equal, and such is the case for Jared Leto, TSTM frontman extraordinaire.  Even though he … [Read more...]

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2013 Is Tested By The Elements

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2013

Don't mess with Texas, especially when it comes to the weather. As the saying goes, "Everything Is Bigger In Texas" and of course when it rains, it pours - 12" of the stuff to be exact hit the area overnight on Saturday during weekend two that resulted in the closure of the third and final day of the festivities.  Even though Zilker Park in downtown Austin looked more like … [Read more...]

Sound Wave Music Festival Resonates Through The Streets

Porter Robinson

They came by the thousands...to witness a monumental event in epic proportions.  An event so big, it engulfed the Valley of the Sun.  Any young hipster would guess that it is time for the annual Sound Wave Music Festival (a musical gathering summoning the best of the best in the Electronic Dance Music world).  The festival, now commemorating its fourth consecutive year, is all … [Read more...]