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A Night of Storytelling

Authenticity goes a long way. It is being true to oneself. It is not giving another version of you in front of others. For some people, they have a public version and a private version of themselves. This is the case with musicians, where the lyrics written are not always about oneself. They may be telling a story or creating a persona different from their own. With Frank Turner, he puts himself into his lyrics and is true to who he is during any performance. His latest visit in a…

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Concerts To Consoles: Episode 32 – Manoz Zuziaz

This episode brings by the punks of Manoz Zuziaz to tackle the caveman competitions of Caveman Games on the NES. Watch was we chat about the band’s beginning, Chelsea’s past and current music projects, and try to get Jaime’s favorite non-DIY venue out of him.

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Every Show Joe Says Go! 10-25-2019

Halloween weekend and week is upon us and I’ve got show suggestions to help you enjoy music with it on this latest Every Show Joe Says Go! Friday 25 8th Annual Punk Rock Halloween Bash and Monster Midway Night 1 with Ham as Ramones, El Googly Diablo and friends as The Dead Milkmen, EyeBreaker as Slayer, O.F.A. as something, various as Partisans, and Ass Bleed Corky’s as Aus Rotten  at Yucca Tap Room Thee Faded Pyctures, The Vooduo, 16 Eyes, and the Rebel Set at Chopper Johns The Linecutters, Madd…

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Reunited and It Feels So Good

If you’re lucky, sometimes things come together in a perfect way. Perhaps it is just that right sound with a band out of the gate. Maybe it is getting to see your favorite band reunite in original form. In the case of this night’s show, it was three former U.S. Bombs members coming together once again with a new band, the United X Bombs. Before and after them on this night joined the Venomous Pinks and the Vulturas, out of California, to mark the occasion. The new look Venomous Pinks…

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Down In The Underground

Sometimes you just got to power through the pain for things you love. That applies to this night’s show in two ways. First, I was two days removed from spraining my knee in the pit at Agent Orange. However, I’d been looking forward to seeing friends in the Bombpops and these three bands together for about two months. I wasn’t going to miss the opportunity to be there even if I had to wear a compression brace to be able stand for it. Second, it was the Nile Underground. If…

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Concerts To Consoles: Episode 31 – Theron Turner and Chris Parker

Theron and Chris from our local hardcore band, The Dead Beat Hymns, join me on the latest Concerts To Consoles. This episode we tackle Scott Pilgrim Vs the World on the Playstation 3. The conversation talks their music beginnings, the band, and a bit of comic book talk.

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Every Show Joe Says Go! 10-18-2019

Things tapering off from the past couple weeks, with good Arizona music events on each end and a touch choice for fans of punk rock on Wednesday on this episode of Every Show Joe Says Go! Friday 18 Apache Lake Music Festival 10th Anniversary – Day 1 featuring Jared & The Mill, Sara Robinson Band, Wyves, Japhy’s Descent, Bear Ghost, Dr. Delicious, The Deadbeat Cousins, and plenty more at Apache Lake The Atom Age with The New Guinea Pigs on the Block, Corridor Sixteen at Yucca Tap Room Miles to…

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Long Time Anticipation

There are bands that when they come to town, it makes for a night to not miss. Perhaps it is because they are your favorite band. Perhaps it is the time passed since they last visited. It might be they put one magical performance every single time. In the case of this pair of bands, it is the latter two. It has been a big gap for The Avengers and Stiff Little Finger’s last visit, as a full band, to Phoenix. Up first were the Bay Area punk rockers, The…

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Concerts To Consoles: Episode 30 – Harry Jerkface

The man most know as Harry Jerkface jumps on for the challenge into one of the harder games to appear on Concerts to Consoles, T&C Surf Design on the NES. Learn about his deep music past all the way back to the islands of Hawaii to city of L.A. and the desert of Phoenix!

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Every Show Joe Says Go! 10-11-2019

A packed weekend in Phoenix followed by a steady drip feed of good shows through the week on this latest episode! Friday 11 Twin Ponies “Body On Credit” album release with Celebration Guns, Tiny Bird, and Brother Teresa at Rebel Lounge, 6:45 PM start Japhy’s Descent album release with Sara Robinson Band, The Woodworks, Future Exes, The Psychedelephants, DJ Nathan Reeser, Kaydee Cage, and Bad Joker at the Sunbar Four Peaks Oktoberfest with 2 Tone Lizard Kings, Black Bottom Lighters, Playboy Manbaby, and more at Tempe Town Lake Children of…

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