Concerts 

Enthusiasm from Abroad

Perspective is a point of view. With a camera, the lens or lenses you use have the possibility to give you a change on your perspective. For this night, I challenged myself to only use the 85mm lens. When shooting pictures in a festival, like the Bash recently, it is a perfect way to get those closer shots on the big stage. In a smaller venue, such as the Rebel Lounge, it forces me to tackle my shots and angles in different ways and positions. Skinny Lister back in town…

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Concerts Photo Gallery 

Photo Gallery: Sore Eyes, Sad Dance Party

A small update with this one makes it a perfect photo gallery post. The evening after taking pictures for a friend’s wedding, I swung by Sore Eyes’ house show celebrating the year anniversary since “It’s A Party, Why Not?” I snapped a couple shots of Sore Eyes, Sad Dance Party, and even two with Still Drunk Still singing with Sam. There is no reason they should go without being posted, so here you go!

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News Upcoming Shows 

Every Show Joe Says Go! 5-17-2019

This week is ramping back up after a sleepier week of live music and I’m probably jumping around a couple nights to try to keep up! Friday 17 Conflict with The Linecutters, Heavy Breather, and Corky’s Leather Jacket at the Rebel Lounge The Maybe Next Years EP Release with Snailmate and Faun Flora at Tempe Tavern TV Tragedy, Darlington, Birth of Monsters, and Cadaver Dabba Doos at Crates Records and Gear Future Exes with Deadbeat Cousins, Final Cut and Kaydee Cage at Pho Cao Man Hands record release with The…

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Concerts 

One Hell of a Bash

The amount of music festivals popping up over the past couple years has grown exponentially. A few stationary ones continue to grow, such as The Fest and Punk Rock Bowling. Meanwhile, the format of craft brew tasting mixed with music from a few of your favorite bands has begun to be the predominant model for the newer ones. This year in the stead of the annual Sabroso festival, Arizona and Phoenix residents were treated to the first ever Bash Festival headlined by Rancid. Joining them for this stop was the…

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Concerts 

Mobility and Energy

Mobility and movement will grab the attention of those seeing it from the corner of their eyes. It is a way to release and use energy. For musicians, a lot of it is energy they feed off from performing music and the audience members. It would be the theme of a most of these musicians on this night from Pointbreak to Death by Stereo. The lineup was packed, with Life and Limb, Elvis Cortez, the Venomous Pinks, and Toxic Energy four more bands playing this Friday night at the Yucca…

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News Upcoming Shows 

Every Show Joe Says Go! 5-10-2019

The latest episode shows one of the lightest weeks in a while. One edit to mention is the video says the Exploited show is on the 15th, and it is actually on Thursday, the 16th. The schedule below has been updated to reflect that. Hopefully I see you at that or one of the other awesome shows this week! Friday 10 Death by Stereo with Elvis Cortez, of Left Alone, Toxic Energy, The Venomous Pinks, Life and Limb, and Pointbreak at Yucca Tap Room Decker. and Haymarket Squares Dual Live…

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Artist Spotlight Concerts 

Artist Spotlight: Broloaf

In this artist spotlight, it is one that occasionally brings their own spotlight since I found them, Broloaf. They are a band put together by random chance for a contest. Lucky for us, they decided after the competition to keep these members together to continue spreading the fun. Broloaf is a band with East Coast Hardcore influence and WWE flair. They write songs mocking the bro culture to the style of that genre. Well performed, as the music experience and talent of the band members shines at any given performance.…

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Concerts 

Hot Pockets and A Farewell

As life goes on, we continue to grow and change. Our interests jump around and with that we tend to make changes to adapt. With bands, that sometimes ends up the case too. When a member of a favorite band decides it is time to make that kind of change. This night was part that, as Mitch performed on drums for the last time with a band I discovered thanks to him, American Standards. Of course, anytime you pair their energy with that of Playboy Manbaby it’s going to be…

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Concerts 

Sweet Discoveries

Despite what a few people might think, there are bands out there I have yet to discover. For one, there are bands always popping up while others end for one reason or another. I suppose you would refer to it as the ebb and flow of the music scene. In the case of this night at the Lunchbox, I returned to catch a band with no social media presence and one with that I had seen before. With them I found two local bands I had never seen. The musicians…

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