Kurt Cobain ended his life with a shotgun blast 15 years ago,
but his pioneering work with Nirvana continues to influence modern
After more than a decade in the independent rap game, Murs
released his major-label debut for Warner Brothers as a solo
artist, "Murs for President," late last year.
If even a five minute conversation with Scott Weiland devolved
into a chaotic trainwreck, you could not be shocked.
Setting aside the seating confusion and high ticket prices, the
Last Smash Platinum Bash was a total blast.
Eric Andersen can tell a story.
About 10,000 fans gave Arizona Stadium a party it hasn't seen in
more than three decades Wednesday night.
Calexico is becoming as synonymous with our city as purple and
The concert billed as the biggest show to hit Tucson in decades
will be lucky if it breaks even.
The Veronicas are the certified up-and-comers on the Arizona
Stadium bill next week.
"I'm not a businessman. I'm a business, man," Jay-Z says quite
accurately in the remix to Kayne West's "Diamonds from Sierra
Although Third Eye Blind hit it big in the '90s, the San
Francisco act has its sights set on 2009.
Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. never headlined a concert in
Tucson's biggest concert of the year is days away.
The last concert held at Arizona Stadium was headlined by
Fleetwood Mac, which was touring behind the release of a
little-known gem called "Rumours."
Kelly Clarkson is back on her game.
Ryanhood is the winner of Caliente's
"Play the Bash Contest" and will open Wednesday's concert at
• "Reasonable Doubt," 1996.
It's hard to wish a guy like Matt Ward anything but success.
Early this decade, Franz Ferdinand was one of the hottest groups
on the planet, making a killing in the angular dance rock game.
It's a hard-knock life for the student group staging the first
concert at Arizona Stadium in three decades.
Tonight at Centennial Hall: Lila Downs
It’s a hard-knock life for the student group staging the first
concert at Arizona Stadium in three decades.
Sixty-six local artists, from rap crews to country outfits,
entered the Arizona Daily Star's "Your Chance To Play The Bash"
contest — and just five remain.
Many albums open up only after several listens.
The old Sun Studio in Memphis, Tenn., was the early home of some
legendary music artists, including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash,
Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison and B.B. King.
Given how popular indie music has become in this decade, more
respect should be given to one of rock's ultimate do-it-yourself
It's too bad the passion of Grateful Dead fans could never be
The lineup for the first concert at Arizona Stadium since 1977
is literally one of a kind. Billed as the Last Smash Platinum Bash,
the April 29 concert will feature Jay-Z, Kelly Clarkson, Third Eye
Blind and the Veronicas.
Few club DJs have had as much independent success this decade as
Superstar rapper Jay-Z and "American Idol" pop singer Kelly
Clarkson will headline the first concert at Arizona Stadium in more
than three decades.
When the Surly Wench Pub opened in 2004, you had to wonder how
long it would last.
Maps & Atlases are musicians, not food critics.
Bart Davenport is really big in Spain. The indie-popper isn't
quite sure why, given the language and cultural barriers. Davenport
has performed on Spanish TV to millions, yet he admits he can only
pull like 60 heads for a hometown show in Oakland, Calif.
Week one of Tucson's West-By-Southwest festival came in like a
The '90s are coming back, and so is Black Sheep — next Thursday,
anyway, at Club Congress.
The first week of Tucson's West-By-Southwest festival runs three
days at Plush and Club Congress and features some 16 musical acts.
The fourth annual WXSW is organized by local music venues and hooks
buzz bands on their way to and from the massive South By Southwest
music festival in Austin, Texas.
The Dunbar Auditorium might not be where you'd expect to catch a
member of the Ohio-based veteran rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony,
but that'll be exactly the case Friday night.
The Mae Shi recently nabbed some good publicity from Christian
The five players in Holy Rolling Empire have been rocking local
venues since 2005 but only now are releasing the group's debut
Neko Case could only have red hair. Red, the color ascribed to
passion, desire and fire. Outwardly, Case's long locks burn, while
something deep, dark and abandoned lives within her music.
Given how independent music has exploded this decade, it
shouldn't be too much of a surprise that young parents are wanting
to introduce their children to it, too.
"Che," Steven Soderbergh's sprawling epic about revolutionary
Che Guevara, opens Friday at the Loft Cinema.
Flying some 2,000 miles and performing with a broken right arm
was worth it for Jon Plaza.
The Arizona Daily Star's Battle of the Bands is one of several
such competitions across the country sponsored by the John Lennon
Green Fields Country Day School.
Catalina Foothills High School