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  • Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

    The Black Keys

    w/ Jake Bugg! On sale now!

  • Saturday, Nov. 01, 2014

    Il Sogno Del Marinaio (w/ Mike Watt)

    Avant-garde punk legend and former Minutemen bassist Mike Watt will hit the road this summer with his latest project, Il Sogno Del Marinaio (translated as “The Sailor’s Dream”), a collaboration with Italian musicians Stefano Pilia and Andrea Belfi. The tour comes in support of the band’s new record, Canto Secondo, out August 26 via Watt’s own Clenchedwrench. On sale 5/23.

  • Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

    Arctic Monkeys

    By distilling the sounds of Franz Ferdinand, the Clash, the Strokes, and the Libertines into a hybrid of swaggering indie rock and danceable neo-punk, Arctic Monkeys have become one of the U.K.'s biggest bands of the new millennium.

    With Mini Mansions

  • Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

    Death From Above 1979

    With a new album, The Physical World, coming soon and their 1st show in AZ since 2005, DFA1979 is coming to Marquee!

  • Tuesday, Nov. 04, 2014

    SHOVELS & ROPE

    SHOVELS & ROPE with WILLIE WATSON

    It’s not all that unusual for musicians to talk the talk about taking a less-is-more approach to their work – but it’s rare indeed for artists to really walk the walk, and apply that philosophy across the board. Over the better part of a decade, Shovels & Rope have done just that, cutting unnecessary frills from their songs, not to mention the very way they live their musical lives.

    Mississippi-born, Nashville-bred Cary Ann Hearst and Texas-born, Colorado-raised Michael Trent forged singular paths as solo artists before connecting – both musically and personally – in Charleston, South Carolina. While they’d both had burgeoning solo careers (Cary Ann earned kudos for her 2006 album Dust and Bones, Michael with his band, The Films, as well as his own solo outings), they quickly found that both their voices – which entwine with eerie beauty in their haunting harmonies – and philosophies matched up perfectly, and a beautiful partnership was born.

    “Consciously or not, we’ve always insulated ourselves from outside influences,” says Cary Ann. “The key, for us, is to be authentic to ourselves – and, sometimes to a fault, we’ve managed to do that. I don’t think we’d be able to keep doing this if we backed off from what we were doing when we started.”

    Presented by Psyko Steve Presents.

  • Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

    Vance Joy

    W/ Jaymes Young. SOLD OUT!!

  • Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

    Melvins

    The Melvins have a habit of constantly shifting their roster which, of course, makes them the Melvins. This next iteration occurs on their brand new album Hold it In. Buzz and Dale are joined by a couple Butthole Surfers: guitarist Paul Leary and bassist JD Pinkus. To ring in the event, Buzz, Dale and JD (but not Paul) are touring. Don't miss this Phoenix show!!!

    With LE BUTCHERETTES. This show is 21+ Tickets at STINKWEEDS.

  • Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

    Chase Rice

    SOLD OUT!!!

  • Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

    Queens of the Stone Age

    The Feel Good Hit of the Summer is coming to the fair! On sale now!

  • Thursday, Nov. 06, 2014

    MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA STRIPPED DOWN TOUR

    MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA with CHRIS STAPLES

    Atlanta-based hard rock quintet Manchester Orchestra is thrilled to announced the release of HOPE, a startlingre-imagination of COPE, their most recent album, issued earlier this year. HOPE is available digitally everywhere beginning today, September 16th, 2014 via Loma Vista Recordings. In addition, HOPE will be released on CD and vinyl on November 18th, 2014.

    The band also announced that fans purchasing tickets for any date of the upcoming HOPE tour will instantly receive a digital copy of the full album, HOPE. The stripped-down fall/winter U.S. HOPE tour, which begins in Memphis, TN on October 31st, offers a rare chance to see the band perform in specially chosen, intimate venues. The 13-date HOPE tour concludes on December 13th at the super-unique Cumberland Caverns in McMinnville, TN.

    Brought to you by Lucky Man & Psyko Steve Presents.

  • Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

    Tegan & Sara

    Everything is Awesome...w/ Waters and The Courtneys.

  • Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

    Grant and the Geezers, Zany Guys, The Father Figures and Maricopa County Prison Band

    THIS SHOW IS NOW SOLD OUT!

    Folks, I am not even joking when I state this may be the show of the year. If nothing else it is going to be the old-school punk rock event of 2014. What a line-up for this evening, including a reunion of two classic punk bands from right here in the Valley during the early eighties!

    Opening the show will the Maricopa County Prison Band. Once that band is done next up will be The Father Figures. The band just released its third album Steps and Processes earlier this year. This trio originally was not even going to be an actual band, the original intent was three friends jamming together over Memorial Weekend. Then lead vocalist/bassist Tom Reardon, guitarist/backing vocalist Michael Cornelius and drummer/backing vocalist Robert Lerma decided to play a show to celebrate Michael's birthday. Next they continued to write music, play more shows and all that work culminated in their stunning 2011 debut Lesson Number One. Two years later the band released its sophomore effort All About Everything which was even better. This trio is delivering some absolutely potent, precise, intense, surf-informed post punk.

    What is frightening is that those two great bands are just a pre-cursor for what we are going to witness the rest of the evening. Punk rock here in Phoenix in the late seventies and early eighties was very eclectic. If you were lucky enough to have been a part of the scene back then you will remember a lot of great bands playing at a lot of great venues, including Mad Gardens, The Temple and The Metro. This show features two bands from that era.

    The Zany Guys were an incredible band back in the day. The band was perfectly capable of playing hardcore punk rock and did it well. Check out a track of theirs by the name of "Hardcore" from the Party Hits Vol. II EP the band released, the only official release from the band. However, what made The Zany Guys such a relevant part of the scene was their refusal to stick to just that genre. They were one of the most fun bands to see live and were capable of playing a lot of different styles. They will also be playing on Friday, October 24, right here at ThirdSpace as well and will be playing different sets each night. Those of you lucky enough to have on vinyl This is Phoenix, Not the Circle Jerks will remember the great live tracks they contributed, "Zany Theme", "No Way Dude" and "Toast" which were recorded at Whiskers West.

    Grant and the Geezers featured the talents of Grant Cleaver on vocals, the LEGENDARY Kevin Daly on guitar, Chuck Holder on bass and on the drums Mark Freidlung. This was another case of a band creating music that was well outside the confines of hardcore punk rock. Grant and the Geezers played some of the most killer rockabilly the Valley has ever heard and released a smokin' single, the Monster Stomp/Space Cruise 7" back in 1982. Kevin Daly is a monster on the axe and several members of The Geezers will also be playing Friday night as well when Hellfire performs. It has been a long time since Grant and the Geezers played together and to commemorate the event the band re-mastered songs from their previously unreleased catalogue and pressed brand new vinyl that will be for sale at the show.

    Don't miss out folks, this show WILL sell out! Don't even try to claim to be a fan of real punk rock if you blow off this event!

  • Tuesday, Nov. 04, 2014

    Alejandro Escovedo & Peter Buck

    In this special performance, legendary singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo will be joined by Peter Buck, the lead guitarist and co-founder of R.E.M. who has played with everyone from Billy Bragg to the Replacements.

  • Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

    ALLISON WEISS

    ALLISON WEISS
    With BRIAN MARQUIS, MURRIETA, and ADULT FEELINGS.

    Just a year ago, Allison Weiss released her sophomore studio album, Say What You Mean, to universal acclaim. To say she’s been keeping busy in that short time would be an understatement. Multiple U.S. tours including stints with Max Bemis (Say Anything), Austin Lucas, Candy Hearts and the Vans Warped Tour. Two European tours, first supporting The Front Bottoms and then Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids, New Amsterdams). Somehow during all of that, she found the time to relocate to Los Angeles from Brooklyn. A move that certainly inspired and aided in the production of her new EP, Remember When.

    Remember When is filled songs of nostalgia, hindsight and the constant struggle of expectations versus reality. Weiss’s signature power-pop is still at the forefront but there’s a new, subdued and laidback coloring to much of these songs. Even a heartbreaking and touching rendition of Robyn’s dance floor classic, “Call Your Girlfriend,” also graces the EP. One can easily imagine Weiss finding inspiration for these songs on a crisp California night with a group of friends gathered around a bonfire. Nights that music like this is created by and for.

    Brought to you by Psyko Steve Presents.

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