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  • This is a banging week and to a lot of folks in Tempe this week is all about Apache Lake Music Festival, which is a big part of it, but if you’re not going there, there is a lot to do while spending this glorious weekend at home. One of my favorite records of the year will be released this Friday at Shady Park for instance. Also, shows from some of the best up and coming bands in the scene including the likes of El West, The Sink Or Swim, TOSO, and so many more are happening all over the...

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    This is a banging week and to a lot of folks in Tempe this week is all about Apache Lake Music Festival, which is a big part of it, but if you’re not going there, there is a lot to do while spending this glorious weekend at home. One of my favorite records of the year will be released this Friday at Shady Park for instance. Also, shows from some of the best up and coming bands in the scene including the likes of El West, The Sink Or Swim, TOSO, and so many more are happening all over the...

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  • A fully loaded deck of awesomeness is what’s going on. Seriously, this is a fantastic week filled with music every night and plenty of releases happening around the valley. The weekend is, of course, ridiculous, even Sunday, yes  even Sunday has some truly fantastic options. Every night this week has a live music experience waiting for your ears. Check it all out below and stay tuned, more will be added as I find them or if they post flyers for the show. When & Where: Tuesday, October 11th, Reasons To Attend: Note to self, check out Black Sun as soon...

    What’s Going Ahhhn…

    A fully loaded deck of awesomeness is what’s going on. Seriously, this is a fantastic week filled with music every night and plenty of releases happening around the valley. The weekend is, of course, ridiculous, even Sunday, yes  even Sunday has some truly fantastic options. Every night this week has a live music experience waiting for your ears. Check it all out below and stay tuned, more will be added as I find them or if they post flyers for the show. When & Where: Tuesday, October 11th, Reasons To Attend: Note to self, check out Black Sun as soon...

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  • This week seems suspiciously light, so it will probably be one of those where you should check back as more shows get added or have flyers and more information. On the other hand the weather is so nice you could just go for a walk and enjoy the outdoors without going to a bar or a show. I’m kidding of course, even on a light week there are over a dozen shows of note to attend throughout the week. When & Where: Tuesday, October 4th, 9pm at The Lost Leaf Reasons To Attend: This night may well be Slow Moses...

    What’s Going Ahhhn…

    This week seems suspiciously light, so it will probably be one of those where you should check back as more shows get added or have flyers and more information. On the other hand the weather is so nice you could just go for a walk and enjoy the outdoors without going to a bar or a show. I’m kidding of course, even on a light week there are over a dozen shows of note to attend throughout the week. When & Where: Tuesday, October 4th, 9pm at The Lost Leaf Reasons To Attend: This night may well be Slow Moses...

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  • Sorry this is a little late in the week, finishing up moving around town this week. There were some great shows earlier this week, but don’t be sad if you missed them because this weekend (and I’m including Thursday in the weekend) is through the roof fantastic. There are super tough decisions to be made ever night left in this week, so good luck with that. So here we go with a hell of a weekend to be had by all! When & Where: Thursday, September 28th, 8pm at The Rhythm Room Reasons To Attend: Lee Perreira is on fire...

    What’s Going Ahhhn…

    Sorry this is a little late in the week, finishing up moving around town this week. There were some great shows earlier this week, but don’t be sad if you missed them because this weekend (and I’m including Thursday in the weekend) is through the roof fantastic. There are super tough decisions to be made ever night left in this week, so good luck with that. So here we go with a hell of a weekend to be had by all! When & Where: Thursday, September 28th, 8pm at The Rhythm Room Reasons To Attend: Lee Perreira is on fire...

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  • This is another killer week with stacked lineups every night, but oddly, this may be the only week in ages where no one is dropping a new record. There is no lack of blockbuster shows though. I am certain a ton more will be announced as we get into the week and I’ll add them if I can. In the meantime check out the roster below and of note, there’s a lot of shows to get weird at…I mean the lineups alone are just asking for it. When & Where: Tuesday, September 20th, 8pm at The Yucca Tap Room Reasons...

    What’s Going Ahhhn…

    This is another killer week with stacked lineups every night, but oddly, this may be the only week in ages where no one is dropping a new record. There is no lack of blockbuster shows though. I am certain a ton more will be announced as we get into the week and I’ll add them if I can. In the meantime check out the roster below and of note, there’s a lot of shows to get weird at…I mean the lineups alone are just asking for it. When & Where: Tuesday, September 20th, 8pm at The Yucca Tap Room Reasons...

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  • This is a weird and wonderful week filled with an amazing array of shows. Nearly two dozen to be exact and more than that I’m assuming, as the week goes on and last minute gigs are announced. I may or may not update as needed, because I may try to hit at four or five of these like I did last week. Why the hell not? The weather is beautiful and the music is fantastic! Check out all that’s going on around your backyard this week below. When & Where: Tuesday, August, 13th, 7pm at 51 West Reasons To Attend:...

    What’s Going Ahhhn…

    This is a weird and wonderful week filled with an amazing array of shows. Nearly two dozen to be exact and more than that I’m assuming, as the week goes on and last minute gigs are announced. I may or may not update as needed, because I may try to hit at four or five of these like I did last week. Why the hell not? The weather is beautiful and the music is fantastic! Check out all that’s going on around your backyard this week below. When & Where: Tuesday, August, 13th, 7pm at 51 West Reasons To Attend:...

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  • While this may appear to be a thin week, it’s power packed every single night and there are literally great shows every night of the week. To the point where I want to get all of my writing done for the week right now so I can hit a show every night. There are also two amazing record release shows this week and having listened to nearly everything that’s being released during both of them, I can say both shows are truly worth your attendance. Stay tuned throughout the week for further show announcements. Check it all out below. When...

    What’s Going Ahhhn…

    While this may appear to be a thin week, it’s power packed every single night and there are literally great shows every night of the week. To the point where I want to get all of my writing done for the week right now so I can hit a show every night. There are also two amazing record release shows this week and having listened to nearly everything that’s being released during both of them, I can say both shows are truly worth your attendance. Stay tuned throughout the week for further show announcements. Check it all out below. When...

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  • As always, August ends with a bang, rather than a whimper. This is an absolute killer week in local music and though the Summer stayed pretty busy, the coming months will have dozens of fantastic shows a week instead of only a dozen. It’s a subtle reminder of just how good we have it here when it comes to our ridiculously vibrant music scene. This will also be the week where I start attending more shows than ever before out of sheer necessity. This is EP and album release season and these lineups are freaking stacked with the best and...

    What’s Going Ahhhn…

    As always, August ends with a bang, rather than a whimper. This is an absolute killer week in local music and though the Summer stayed pretty busy, the coming months will have dozens of fantastic shows a week instead of only a dozen. It’s a subtle reminder of just how good we have it here when it comes to our ridiculously vibrant music scene. This will also be the week where I start attending more shows than ever before out of sheer necessity. This is EP and album release season and these lineups are freaking stacked with the best and...

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  • Better late than never, I had a birthday to attend to, so this is getting out a little late this week. The bad news is there have already been a lot of killer shows. The good news is that this week roars like a lion all the way into next week. That said, the choices you have to make, on Saturday, the night of a million shows may be a bit rough. I made my choice for that night months ago and I’m sticking to it. It’s a seriously great week of music, setting up the end of Summer perfectly...

    What’s Going Ahhhn…

    Better late than never, I had a birthday to attend to, so this is getting out a little late this week. The bad news is there have already been a lot of killer shows. The good news is that this week roars like a lion all the way into next week. That said, the choices you have to make, on Saturday, the night of a million shows may be a bit rough. I made my choice for that night months ago and I’m sticking to it. It’s a seriously great week of music, setting up the end of Summer perfectly...

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  • You know it’s a good week when you are selecting from over two dozen shows, versus just over a dozen a few weeks ago. I am certain I will get to add more shows as the week progresses and they are announced or the ones without flyers post flyers. Either way this is a stunning showcase of local talent at nearly every available venue in town. With no less than three record release shows, it’s also a chance to get your fresh tunes flowing to escort you out of Summer. Even this Sunday has four show to choose from, seriously,...

    What’s Going Ahhhn…

    You know it’s a good week when you are selecting from over two dozen shows, versus just over a dozen a few weeks ago. I am certain I will get to add more shows as the week progresses and they are announced or the ones without flyers post flyers. Either way this is a stunning showcase of local talent at nearly every available venue in town. With no less than three record release shows, it’s also a chance to get your fresh tunes flowing to escort you out of Summer. Even this Sunday has four show to choose from, seriously,...

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