2019 ASU Gammage Season

It’s the start of a new year. The brief reflective period when we pause, if only for a few moments, for an exercise in introspection. Contemplation of the year past. Ambitions for the months to come. Even if things are good, we imagine how they can be better. How we can be better. Yes, January is a wonderful, fleeting, hopeful month…Read More →

Every week, the YabYum team picks out some of their favorite upcoming events in the Phoenix Metro Area. For more Upcoming Shows, head here! And, be sure to click on the flyers below for more information about each event. ————— Sponsored Post —————–Read More →

warshy 700

Darren Johns, the vocalist/guitarist/banjoist of Crazy Arm has recently released his first solo venture, The Nobel Cause EP. Although Johns is based out of Plymouth, UK, he actually started Warshy in 2017 on a West Coast tour of the States. Although Crazy Arm has plenty of roots and Americana thrown in to it’s mix of rock and punk, with Warshy, Darren is able strip these influences “to the bone” while also offering his audience more…Read More →

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If you happen to live in the Mid-or-Southwest, it’s possible that you may be familiar with Caterpillars, a Dallas-based band founded by vocalist/guitarist Chris Robinson in 2008 that channels the heydays of both 90s and early 2000s emo. You also may recognize a familiar name in the band lineup, drummer Stephen O’Sicky, a former Arizona resident and a member of the defunct Phoenix band, The Constellation Branch…Read More →

it's not you, it's me 700

It starts with a song.

by Rebecca Rudnyk

It starts with a song.

An irreverent and discourteous song. And anyone who knows me knows I’m a sucker for a waggish song. This one happens to be about our social malaise and the fronts we all begrudgingly present to each other. Golden! So I was buttered up from the outset…Read More →

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I began attending drag shows this past year part-time, but outside of taking photos and drunkenly enjoying the also-intoxicated antics of acts like Lady Christian, I felt like I couldn’t miss the opportunity to cover the December 18th DoomsDay in December w/ Doom Family event hosted by The Queer Agenda and featuring Arizona drag staple, Carnita Asada…Read More →

2018 spotify playlists 700

As we wrap up our 2018 Awards and get right back to our regularly scheduled programming, we wanted to once again gather all of our favorite songs from 2018 and compile them in some handy-dandy Spotify playlists. This time however we’ve broken down our lists even more with not only our overall favorites and some Senior Editors favs, but focused lists as well including Electronic, Hip Hop, Mellow, + Rowdy!!Read More →

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Every year, tons of great music comes out that’s not available on Spotify. Thank the gods for Bandcamp and YouTube, however, for without those platforms, tons of incredible tracks would go unheard…Read More →

I have to admit. This one took me by surprise. Not the award; the EP itself. It totally came out of my left-field and smacked me in the face. And, I wasn’t the only one down here at YabYum that reported this strange phenomena…Read More →