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PHOENIX — Last night, locals Unagi Usagi performed at The Rhythm Room. They opened the gig with the high-energy "Holy Valkyrie", which takes the audience by storm without a buildup, and shows them they're in for something delightfully insane right off the bat. From start ...Read More
Dashboard Confessional - Photo: Katherine Amy Vega
TEMPE, Ariz. — Energy coursed through the crowd as Dashboard Confessional fans spewed through the doors of Tempe’s Marquee Theatre Wednesday night, anxiously awaiting the return of frontman Chris Carrabba’s sweet-sounding lyrical prowess. Following a charismatic opening performance by acoustic duo This Wild Life, Vinyl ...Read More
Quantum Colossus - Chopper John's
Welcome to the official debut of our Concertographer Cam™ - Exclusively from Burning Hot Events by Kataklizmic Design! This is the first episode of our Concertographer Cam™ web series - A perspective unlike any you've seen before! It's an exclusive behind-the-scenes look from the viewpoint ...Read More
Unagi Usagi - The Rebel Lounge
PHOENIX — Local "Anime-themed Punk" band Unagi Usagi (Japanese for Eel Bunny) performed at The Rebel Lounge in Phoenix on January 12. Oozing with animated and charismatic stage presence, and energy reminiscent of some of our favorite rock bands from the early 2000s, Unagi Usagi ...Read More
The Sounds - Marquee Theatre
TEMPE, Ariz. — Swedish indie group The Sounds rocked the house at Tempe's Marquee Theatre Saturday night with their 10th anniversary performance of sophomore album, Dying to Say This to You. Following energetic sets by spirited openers Zipper Club and My Jerusalem The Sounds guitarist, Felix ...Read More
Quantum Colossus - Chopper John's
Photos of local "Sci-Fi driven Punk/Sludgecore" band Quantum Colossus performing at Chopper John's in Phoenix, Arizona on December 9, 2016. Quantum Colossus really got the bar crowd moving to a high-energy show after midnight! PHOTO ALBUMby Katherine Amy Vega ...Read More
Lindsey Stirling - Comerica Theatre
PHOENIX — Lindsey Stirling, the awe-inspiring dancing violinist, brought her Brave Enough Tour to Comerica Theatre last night. Hailing from Gilbert, Arizona, it's no surprise that the venue posted low ticket warnings on social media, and a horde of fans came out to see her live. High production ...Read More
PHOENIX — One day after the release of their ninth studio album Integrity Blues, as well as an intimate in-store performance and signing at Zia Records (Mesa) in homage to their roots, Arizona’s own Jimmy Eat World returned to the stage for 93.3 ALT AZ’s Zombie Prom ...Read More

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