Stories tagged: "music"


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The Downtown Dish: Everything You Need to Know About Mesa’s Nightlife

This article is part of our Downtown Dish series covering different downtown areas in the Valley and will be updated periodically.

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Here’s a List of Free Events Around the Valley to Get You Out of the House

Many public events are sprouting up across Arizona as vaccination numbers across the state continue to rise.

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Concert, Theater Owners Call Pandemic Relief Fund Efforts a ‘Disaster’

Only one Arizona business—and 90 venues nationwide—has received a grant so far from the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant.

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Here’s What Concerts Will Look Like in Arizona as Venues Carefully Reopen

“We’re going to make the music-going experience even better, so we’ve just got to hold on.”  Slade Echeverria and Danny Stravers hadn’t played music on stage for more than a year.  Echeverria and Stravers sing and play guitar for Anarbor, a veteran Arizona alternative rock outfit formed in Phoenix in 2003. While venues across Arizona...

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The COVID Vaccine Has Us Feeling Like Dancing. Here Are Some Feel-Good Songs to Set the Mood.

We put together two feel-good playlists you can listen to during your 15-minute observation period after getting the vaccine.

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Independent Music Venues Struggle to Stay Afloat During Pandemic

Ninety percent of independent venues report they will close permanently in a few months without federal relief, according to a survey of NIVA members. Like music venues around the world, the Paramount ballroom has been forced to endure months of limited work, reduced revenue, and a forced transition to the digital world – no easy...

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Apparently Coronavirus-Inspired Music Is a Thing

These are certainly strange times. Stranger even is the fact that a lot of the coronavirus-themed songs are Spanish-sung party tracks.