Concerts

Warped Tour: Part One

The amount of times I have gone to Warped Tour over the years is in the double digits. I have never gone for a full day in all these years until today. The triple digits routinely found here are the biggest reasons. However, armed with a photo pass for the first time and a ton …

Continue Reading
Concerts

The Last Day Of Punk Rock Bowling 2017

The last day of Punk Rock Bowling turned into the one I knew most the prior three years. It would start with security check before entering the main stage. I was told my camera wouldn’t be allowed in. They didn’t stop me the prior two days, but it was deemed my camera was too professional …

Continue Reading
Concerts

Shut Up, Get Rad

Teenage Bottlerocket I discovered later than many. Regardless, when I did, I fell in love with the music. I picked up the latest at the time, “Freak Out!” and then consumed all of the music I could find going into their back catalog. They played music that gave me an old school Ramones feeling, but …

Continue Reading
Concerts

Theatrics and Fun Times Ahead

I’m of two minds of set times being posted. First, and probably more unique to myself and a few others, having set times posted can help me figure out on busy nights like tonight a plan of attack to hit the music I want to see. However, I’m on the other mind where I’ve been …

Continue Reading
Concerts

A Hodgepodge Reward of Music

Locally you tend to see some band mixing on the stages when they share shows. However, it usually is to tracks those bands already perform.  What if you took twenty five members of twenty five local bands, put them into a lottery to make five bands, and had them write and perform three songs plus …

Continue Reading
Concerts

Ringing In A New Year

For many, the year 2016 was not the best one that could have been. Many less likely and less positive events occurred over the past year that some are wishing to put behind them in a traditional way as the clock ticks past midnight. For me, the year has been about change. It has been …

Continue Reading
Concerts

‘Tis the Season For Jared and the Mill

I don’t know how I’ve managed to do it being a Phoenix resident my entire life, but the second annual holiday show for Jared and the Mill is the first time I’ve seen the band. I’ve seen Jared play in things like the Phoenix Rock Lottery, and I’ve had a couple people give high recommendation …

Continue Reading