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A Skankin’ Fourth

If there wasn’t a genre I did not catch enough of during the pre-Independence Day celebrations, it was Ska. Thanks to the actual Fourth of July, that was remedied. It had one of my favorite voices to hear sing in the Steady 45s and a regular staple of our local Ska scene, Bowcat. Plus Leigh, …

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Every Show Joe Says Go! 8-10-2017

After a busy week leading into feeling under the weather, the videos are back! And they are called “action figures.” Anyways, hope this helps find some shows and navigate the busy Saturday! And, as always, if you like a band fucking share it, post it, bring a friend to their next show! Thursday 10 Rubedo …

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Blind Discoveries

One of the merits since the Trunk Space started the Indie 500 was catching new bands. You can show up for a known band, but stick around until your eyes won’t stay open. In that time you see a large mixture of genre. You see bands you never knew the name of that stick in …

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That Patriotic Meltdown

The second half my Independence Day traditions for a few years running is the one packaged with Broloaf. They do their annual Independence Day Meltdown every year, usually the Saturday before or on July Fourth. For one, if you have seen a Broloaf show then you know they bring the boom. For two, you get …

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Putting the BBQ In Punk Rock

The Fourth of July bring out your usual patriotism and fireworks. For me, and a lot in the Phoenix punk scene, it brings other fantastic traditions and get-togethers. The annual Pre-Independence Day Barbeque is one of those amazing events. This is put on by Bo, of the Industry, and his wife Marcia, of Bowcat, alongside …

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Every Show Joe Says Go! 7-27-2017

Back on Thursdays! Plus you should check out the shades I have on! Well, perhaps not, but watch them to find out what the heck I’m talking about and then head out to some music for the next seven days. Be sure to post about any bands you like, share them with friends, etc. See …

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Punk, Punk, and More Punk

It was a night that brought together friends from everywhere. Our usual scene of friends joined by those we love when they come to town. For me there was new music and friends to meet with Year of the Fist too. This midweek show was one of the reasons I wish I didn’t have work …

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Every Show Joe Says Go! 7-21-2017

Your weekly Every Show Joe Says Go! segment coming to you on a Friday! The next seven days with a bunch more shows than the last week or two! Hopefully see you at a show! Friday 21 The Sink or Swim with The Ricky Fitts, Good Boy Daisy, and Nothing on the Moon at Rebel …

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A Trio of Terrific Music

There are some bands that you are guaranteed to see some amazing music every tour they have. Streetlight Manifesto is just one of those bands. You could say they are bedfellows with some legends of Ska and talented solo acts. Over the years they have introduced me to acts like Sycamore Smith and Dan Potthast’s …

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Good Vibes and Good Causes

After a full day of Warped Tour, would you go on to do two days of two shows? Some people may say no. For me, the answer is a yes. This may be how I earned the nickname that spawned this site. Although with it being a Saturday, I got a full night’s rest. I …

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