The Day Of The
Crescent Is Upon Us
Phoenix Metro Venues
Ak Chin Pavilion
2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix
5 Seconds of Summer, Nov. 13
Arizona Broadway Theater
7701 W. Paradise Ln., Peoria
White Christmas, Nov. 7 to Dec. 13
440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix
Joe Rogan, Dec. 12
400 W. Washington St., Phoenix
Yo Gabba Gabba, Nov. 26
308 N. 2nd Ave., Phoenix
Los Dias De La Crescent, Nov. 15 to 16
1015 N. 1st St., Phoenix
Hurly Burly Vaudeville Medicine Show, Nov. 15
Grady Gammage Auditorium
1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe
Pippen, Dec. 2 to 7
222 E. Monroe, Phoenix
Two Old Broads Do Santa, Dec. 2
13825 N. 32nd St., Phoenix
Band Open Mic, Nov. 26
Last Exit Live
717 S. Central Ave., Phoenix
Small Leaks Sink Ships, Nov. 15
Lawn Gnome Publishing
905 N. 5th St., Phoenix
Phoenix Poetry Slam, Nov. 13
914 N. 5th St., Phoenix
Freaks of Nature, Nov. 21
730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe
Method and Red, Nov. 13
263 N. Center St., Mesa
Circa Survive, Nov. 30
100 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix
Shear Madness, Oct. 29 to Nov. 23
Pub Rock Live
8005 E. Roosevelt St., Scottsdale
The Ataris, Dec. 13
The Rhythm Room
1019 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix
Pizza Underground, Nov. 13
636 E. Pierce St., Phoenix
He Said / She Said “The First Time”, Nov. 14 to 15
Tempe Center For The Arts
700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe
Class Clowns, Nov. 14
1810 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe
Glodies Monday Night Madness, Dec. 1
Theater Artists Studio
4848 E Cactus Road, Scottsdale
On Golden Pond, Nov. 28 to Dec. 13
4721 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
Flash Jam, Nov. 28
The Trunk Space
1506 NW Grand Ave., Phoenix
Small Leaks Sink Ships, Nov. 13
US Airways Center
201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
Bette Midler, May 24
Yucca Tap Room
29 W. Southern Ave., Tempe
Blunt Cub, Nov. 14
By Staff Report
Modern Times Magazine
Nov. 12, 2014 — With a weekend chock-full of events like this one it becomes extremely difficult to pinpoint the best one. All of the events are going to be spectacular. So when it becomes so difficult to choose the featured event choosing the one that is all ages and free is probably the way to go. So, without further ado, the third annual Los Dias De La Crescent is taking place on Nov. 15 from 1:30 p.m. until 2 a.m.
The show will be going all day at Downtown Phoenix Civic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave., and then moving to Crescent Ballroom, 308 N. Second Ave., Phoenix, following the performance by Black Carl at 8:20 p.m. The Crescent portion will still be free, but will be 21 and up.
Besides Black Carl, Snake! Snake! Snakes!, Dry River Yacht Club, Playboy Manbaby, Sergio Mendoza Y La Orkestra, Bogan Via, The Old Storm, Sincerely Collins & Miny, and more will be playing at Civic Space. While Flamenco Por La Vida, Gabriel Sullivan, Gospel Claws, IAMWE, and DJ Sean Watson will be performing at Crescent.
Thursday, Nov. 13 / Friday, Nov. 14 / Saturday, Nov. 15
While Rubber Brother Records went about booking their fall shows, it seems that they thought quite a few would fit well inside of The Trunk Space, 1506 N.W. Grand Ave., Phoenix, and they booked three days in a row there. Petty Things Tour Kickoff Show, Playboy Manbaby’s Tour Kick off show, and Captain Samurai’s Album Release Show will all be going down in successive days at Trunk Space. So instead of throwing three separate events the marketing department at Rubber Brother decided to do one Fall Fest. Thursday will feature Petty Things, The Thin Bloods, the Phoenix return of Small Leaks Sink Ships, and Phoenix pop darlings Pro Teens. Friday will feature the smooth tones of Playboy Manbaby, along with Mega Ran, Blackstone Rangers, Dear Rabbit, and Clay Martin. While Friday is all about Captain Samurai, who will be playing with Red Tank!, Leonardo DiCapricorn, The Ricardos, and Del Funland. All of the music is all ages, and tickets for the full event are $10. All shows will run from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 14 / Saturday, Nov. 15 / Sunday, Nov.16
Sidepony Express Music Festival is going to completely take over the town of Bisbee for the weekend. There will be bands and musicians from all over the state, and region performing in every venue, school, front porch, and storm cellar in town. More than 60 bands will descend upon the quiet mountain town including The Haymarket Squares, Sister Lip, Wolvves, Jerusafunk, Bad Neighbors, Japhy’s Descent and many more. All shows are free, some are all ages depending on rules at individual venues. On Friday music goes from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m., Saturday from 12 p.m. until 2 am, and Sunday 12 p.m. until midnight.
Friday, Nov. 14 / Saturday Nov. 15
He Said / She Said “The First Time” will be a storytelling event at Space 55, 636 E. Pierce St., Phoenix, celebrating those magical, and not so magical firsts in life. The first time one has sex, the first time one breaks anothers heart, the first time death becomes a part of ones life, and other life defining moments like those. 11 of Phoenix’s finest storytellers, writers, actors, and performers will come together to share their stories with the audience for a run of two nights. The show is all ages, though adult themes will be explored, and the cover is $10. The show will run from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. for both engagements.
Friday, Nov. 14
Chill Wave is not exactly the most popular style of music in the world, but Saint Pepsi is definitely making his mark on a global level. He will be bringing his electronic pop to Crescent Ballroom, 308 N. Second Ave., Phoenix, beginning at 8:30 p.m. The Phoenix music scene doesn’t have a huge variety of Chill Wave to match up with the Saint, but the little it does have is actually really good. Joining him for his evening in Phoenix will be Yus, and Ichi Sound. Yus is one of the most exciting electronic music artists in Phoenix with online plays on some of his songs reaching into the tens of thousands. While the team of Ichi and Captain Dave that comprises Ichi Sound is easily one of the most entertaining acts in town. Ichi makes the music, and Captain Dave brings it to life. Advance tickets are $7 and the show is 16 and up.
Small Leaks Sink Ships will be rolling through Arizona from the chilly climate of Oregon and stopping off at Mia’s Lounge, 26 S. San Francisco St., Flagstaff, to entrance the crowd with their dynamic music in their headlining slot at at Mia’s Lounge 7th Anniversary Extravaganza. Joining the best band on the planet will be quite possibly the most driven band in the Phoenix metro, Emby Alexander, to go along with a lineup that also includes Summit Dub Crew, Velovalo, Tonic Confluence, Trebuchet Ensemble, Teddy’s Bullet, Human B.C. and The Regrettables. The show is free and 21 and up.
Saturday, Nov. 15
Downtown Phoenix’s The Firehouse Gallery, 1015 N. First St., Phoenix, will be humming all day with two spectacularly unique events. Between the hours of noon and 5 p.m. there will be the Really Really Free Market where people can come down with their old clothing, kitchen items, childrens toys, household items and more to let others sift through them and give them a new home, and of course it’s all free. The market is also all ages, and everyone is encouraged to both donate and take stuff. Then once the market closes up, the Firehouse will host The Hurly Burly Vaudeville Medicine Show beginning at 6:30 p.m. Masters of ceremonies Space Alien Donald and Jamie Sanderson will be hosting a show that features tap dancing, burlesque, comedy, music, juggling, theater, and much more in an authentic as possible 1930s style Medicine show. On a weekend with some much wonderful art going on choosing the place to be is quite difficult. But to get a taste for almost everything the Phoenix metro arts community has to offer in one night Hurly Burly is probably your best bet. Admission is $10 in advance or $12 at the door. The show is all ages, but there will be burlesque and other forms of adult entertainment.
Alwun House, 1204 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, is one of Phoenix’s oldest art spaces, and they definitely have retained the knowledge of how to throw a killer party. The legendary artspace will be inviting one hell of a rock ‘n’ roll lineup when they host Killer Pussy, Daddy Issues, and the best rock band on the planet Scorpion Vs. Tarantula. The show is 21 and up and tickets are $12 in advance, $17 at the door. There will be a cash bar at the event and a nurse costume contest with the winner taking home $100. Doors open at 6 p.m.
It’s been a long time since The Constellation Branch has played a show. But they are going to change that on when they play their reunion at Phoenix’s Last Exit Live, 717 S. Central Ave., along with Small Leaks Sink Ships, Sundressed, and Lastronaut. This is a special event for The Constellation Branch, and with Small Leaks No longer living in the Phoenix metro, this is likely the last time these two legendary locals will ever play together, and at $5 a ticket this event is a truly spectacular event. The show is 21 and up and will be one of the first events at LEL since they opened their full bar.
Sunday, Nov. 16
Crescent Ballroom wanted to go a new direction for the second day their third annual celebration. So instead of booking different bands they went out and booked a whole different medium of artistic expression. They have linked up with The Welcome Diner to run a short-film festival out under the stars at Civic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave., that will feature The Best of Dinerwood a collection of the best shorts from the Welcome Diners annual summer film fest. As well as a screening of Raising Arizona. The event is free, and all ages.
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