Posts Tagged: Phoenix

What happens after the Super Bowl XLIX leaves town

Why does everyone make a big thing about the Super Bowl coming to town? Friends from long ago pop up like crocus through the snow looking for a place to stay, roadways and restaurants are obnoxiously full and your once-pleasant waiter is now a tired, annoyed automaton watching the clock or hiding in the cooler… Read more »

Exercising Your Voyeur Muscle: Super Bowl 49 Edition

Superbowl 49 prank

Let’s start with the story of what it means to be a Super Bowl City. In this case, for Superbowl XLIX, it is a tale of two cities—Glendale and Phoenix. In 2008, the Super Bowl came and went and Central Phoenix didn’t get much of the hub-bub other than a blip on the traffic jam cameras… Read more »

Meet the Meat Puppets

Meat Puppets at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix, AZ

I got dragged to the Meat Puppets show (with a free ticket and the promise of comped drinks by my friend CC). They played at the Crescent Ballroom in Downtown Phoenix last week, and had it been anywhere else I might have declined. Granted, there aren’t a lot of things to do on the Friday after Thanksgiving and the Crescent… Read more »

McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2015 Announcement Party

MMMF 2015 lineup

This year the McDowell Mountain Music Festival organizers are doing something different. They are hosting a Lineup Announcement Beer Bash. No finer words have been spoken into my ears (or actually, read by my eyes). The party is Decmber 13th at Copper Blues in Phoenix. Time: 7-12pm. Local bands will play (The Haymarket Squares and The Senators) and Deschutes… Read more »

The Governors Ball 2014 Lineup Announced

govenor's ball 2014 lineup nyc

Governors Ball 2014 Lineup – OutKast, Vampire Weekend and The Strokes The masterminds behind the Governor’s Ball in NYC have put together a most impressive lineup for the 2014 edition. Check it out below, Latest news down the pipes is the Strokes have also been added to the lineup as a last minute addition. Even… Read more »