What’s Going Ahhhn…

There is honestly not a lot going on in the world of live local music this weekend…I mean it’s still going to be killer and the lineups are amazing, the amount of options are less overwhelming. I wasn’t sure I was going to do one of these this week since the pickings seemed even more slim at the start. So let’s check out these nine fantastic shows…

When & Where: Friday, October 6, 8pm at The Van Buren
Reasons To Attend: Japandroids are amazing, but you know who’s more amazing? Their opening act Playboy Manbaby. ‘Nuff said.
Other Details: Tickets:

with Playboy Manbaby
The Van Buren
*Age 16 And Up

Additional Info:
This event is general admission, standing room only.

When & Where: Friday, October 6th, 8pm at The Trunk Space
Reasons To Attend: I’ve been hoping for a full length album from Twin Ponies since their very first show, since their very inception. And of course it’s a last minute announcement, seemingly out of nowhere with a fantastic lineup at The Trunk Space, which has the most relevant shows going down these days. This is going to be killer.
Other Details: Hey surprise we’re putting out a flippin’ full length album and have some good friends to help us send it off
Twin Ponies with…
Celebration Guns
The Expos

Doors: 7:30
Music: 8:00
All Ages $8 adv $10 dos
(Presale: https://twinponiesticketstoshowattrunkspacedentcelebrationgunstheexpos.bandcamp.com/)

When & Where: Friday, October 6th, 7pm at Fuego Bistro
Reasons To Attend: If you are looking for some amazing cuisine and an amazing laid back musical dining experience, hit Fuego Bistro on Friday night for the Ghost Cat Attack Duo and some amazing food.
Other Details: Singer Songwriter Sarah Chapman performs an eclectic mix of covers and originals with members of her full band Ghost Cat Attack at one of phoenix’s most delicious hidden gems in midtown phoenix. Just a few doors down from the Womack on Palo Verde Drive off of 7th Street, look for a hidden courtyard behind the hair salon & dance studio. You will find a cozy and charming patio with a courtyard fountain and beautiful trees, delicious latin cuisine and great cocktails. www.sarahchapmanmusic.com

When & Where: Saturday, October 7th, 9pm at The Rogue Bar
Reasons To Attend: You can check out my thoughts on Citrus Cloud’s new EP HERE. You can also trust my word that this is going to be a hell of a show with an amazing lineup…and tacos. That may be the tipping point…A great lineup, a record release AND tacos???
Other Details: Join us for our CD release party for our newest EP, ULTRA SOUND!
$8 21+
Also playing:
Mute Swan (Tucson): https://muteswanmusic.bandcamp.com/
The Bittersweet Way: http://music.thebittersweetway.com/
Shallow: https://shallowmusic.bandcamp.com/

Food by Tacos El Fat Boy (menu tba)

When & Where: Saturday, October 7th, 7pm at Last Exit Live
Reasons To Attend: It’s been too long since Japhy’s Descent has released a record and while this isn’t an EP or a full length album it’s still something to get excited about. They’ve got a new recording of “Answer 42″ all punched up and a new song “Walk Away” to share with you, plus they have a completely insane lineup.  Completely. Insane.
Other Details: Japhy’s Descent release a re-recorded version of Answer 42 b/w Walk Away – a new song! All recorded to Tape! Hear that rich analog sound from Oak Street Studios.

Special Guest include
Treasure Fruit
Captive Cooks
Sunset Voodoo
Paper Foxes

Doors at 6:30 pm Show at 7pm

$5 cover for this amazing night of music
Vinyl single sold separately with download card


When & Where: Saturday, October 7th, 7pm at The Crack Lodge
Reasons To Attend: This may well be the most solid lineup of the evening in the most unlikely spot. Three releases will be unleashed at the Crack Lodge and you should probably want to hear all of them. If you have any doubts, check out the links below.
Other Details: Come out to the triple album release party! Songs Lacking Talent, Andy Warpigs, and Aerico will all be having our release parties together, and some other awesome bands are playing, too!

All Ages, and free as fuck!




AERICO (Album Release!)

ANDY WARPIGS (Album Release!)


When & Where: Saturday, October 7th, 7pm at The Trunk Space
Reasons To Attend: Check out Andy Warpigs being in two places at once. They can pull  it off or he can, depending if you mean the man or the band. Complicated times. This show is amazing and further proof that you may not need to go anywhere other than The Trunk Space no matter what night it is. Also, if you haven’t checked out Zero Degrees North, do yourself this immense favor.
Other Details: Plants After Dark
Dinosaur Love
Andy Warpigs
Zero Degrees North

Doors at 7:30pm, show at 8pm. $6.

When & Where: Saturday, October 7th, 7pm at Pho Cao
Reasons To Attend: Cait Brennan, Serene Dominic, The Bellwethers, Carol Pacey & The Honey Shakers, Phoenix Sojourn and Kiss The Sun all playing to raise funds for hurrican relief? If those aren’t enough reasons to attend I’m not sure if you have a pulse. Great people, great music and a great cause.
Other Details: No other details other than that fantastic flyer.

When & Where: Sunay, October 8th, 7pm at the Clarendon Hotel
Reasons To Attend: Sunset. Pool. Rooftop. Moonlight Magic. Seems pretty simple really.
Other Details: Come watch the beautiful Arizona sunset with us, overlooking the beautiful city of Phoenix at the Sky Deck Bar on the rooftop of the famous Clarendon Hotel for the upcoming 3 day Columbus Day weekend on Sunday, October 8th from 6pm to 9pm.

The rooftop opens at 5:30pm. No cover charge.

Moonlight Magic will be playing live instrumental and all original, Polynesian island music with a Latin and surf flare- out in the open air. The food from El Taquito and the beverages are as fine as the weather, slated to be a cool 75 degrees.

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