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In the Phoenix Valley, the DIY scene has seen an astronomical growth within the last five years or so. If you are in Tempe, you have most likely stumbled upon a show in houses around the college town featuring a plethora of local and touring bands on any given night. Among those bands who have been pioneers of the Valley’s burgeoning DIY “revival” is Tempe’s Twin Ponies. However, according to singer/guitarist Wayne Jones at every show, the exact location of Twin Ponies’ origin is Southern [Ave.] & Hardy [Dr.] in Tempe…Read More →

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by Allyson Bills

Everything Phoenix comedian Matt Micheletti touches turns to a Chipotle restaurant — at least that’s what he jokes to the crowd in nearly all his acts.Read More →

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by Allyson Bills

Phoenix’s James World recently went where no band has gone before: on the night of April 3rd, they used the Arizona’s tallest building (the Chase building) to project an image of a globe and a text that read “James World 5/26” in order to promote their upcoming album release show for Funny Dreams at Valley Bar. Their bold promotional tactic caught the eyes of the Downtown Phoenix Community as the band’s Instagram story was flooded with reposts of this image…Read More →

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If you are a regular attendee of local and national concerts, you may have wondered who this guy is flying around the venue with a camera… or maybe you’ve seen his Instagram account of attending multiple shows a night and wonder if he actually sleeps.

The man behind the lens is Joe Maier, who goes by the moniker “Every Show Joe”, because, literally, he attends every show! Maier began chronicling his show haunts on his personal Facebook page in 2011, and shortly after, he expanded his empire into YouTube with “Every Show Joe Says Go” which highlights all the upcoming shows in the Valley.Read More →

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“Social Savvy” is the column where we interview creatives in our community to talk about the the impact and challenges of navigating through this crazy world of social media, as well as how social media has affected promoting their craft. by Allyson Bills – The hot, vast desert city thatRead More →

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Allyson interviews Jed for her first installment of ‘Social Savvy’, a new column were we interview creatives in our community to talk about the the impact and challenges of navigating through this crazy world of social media…Read More →