Valley Venues: What you need to know about Valley Bar

Sure, you’ve probably been to an underground club in Phoenix (literally, if you’ve been to The Nile in Mesa), but Valley Bar takes it to a whole other level (metaphorically). How to get there: Parking This can be tricky to those who a) don’t have a lot of experience driving through downtown Phoenix and b) hate…

If you like dubstep & trap, go to BOO! music fest this October

Snails! Knife Party! Excision! And those are only three major acts performing the one-day, “costumes encouraged” music event coming to Chandler. On October 15, Relentless Beats and Insomiac bring you BOO! at Rawhide Western Town & Event Center. Originated in New York City in 2013, BOO! made its way to San Francisco in 2015 and this…

11 Phoenix-based bands you should be listening to

If you’re like me and haven’t been in the local music scene for some time, then you’ve probably had a few if not all of the following thoughts while staring blankly at Crescent Ballroom, The Rebel Lounge and Valley Bars’ respective event listings: Where’s Mergence? I haven’t see those guys in a while. That reminds me:…

11 pool parties this summer to get your daytime EDM fix

If you haven’t been to a daytime DJ pool party yet, do yourself a favor and go to at least one this summer. Why? Because Odesza that’s why. And Flux Pavilion, Steve Aoki and so many others. Not only are some seriously great acts coming through, but they’re also relatively cheap ($25 on average) — and some…