All posts by Jed Henry

Warren G

Friday, September 15th

Warren G grew up in Long Beach, California listening to his parents’ collection of jazz, funk, and soul, nurturing a deep love for music. In 1990, he formed the group 213, named after the Long Beach area code, with his friends Nate Dogg and Snoop Dogg. The trio 213 dissolved when two of its members signed with Death Row Records.

Worldwide recognition as a solo artist came immediately after Warren G dropped the smash hit “Regulate”; a duet with Nate Dogg, which topped the charts in 1994. The accompanying album Regulate…G Funk Era (1994) went triple platinum with “This D.J.”, becoming Warren’s second Top 20 hit. The album sold four million copies worldwide, with three million of those sold in the US (certified 3x platinum).  via artist site
Rialto Theatre | 318 E Congress | 7pm

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AZ Underground Film Festival

Friday September 15th-25th

Arizona Underground Film Festival is Arizona’s only premier genre cult film festival, and one of the biggest underground film festivals in the country.  Narrative, Horror, Documentaries, Experimental, Animation.
Brink Market | 1100 S 6th Ave | Check Schedule

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Luis Coronel

Sunday, September 10th

At the age of six, he began singing in a church choir.  After a boxing-match, he decided to sing a song for the crowd; the performance was recorded. He also posted various videos of him singing on his social media pages, which he had thousands of followers and likes.  He was signed by Del Records at the age of sixteen.  Some of his singles, “Mi niña traviesa,” “Será más fácil,” and “Escápate” have reached spots on Billboard charts. In September 2013, he released his debut album Con la frente en alto and with three weeks of its release, it earned a spot on the Billboard Regional Mexican Albums chart. It was certified gold in the Latin field by the RIAA for shipping 30,000 copies.  Coronel won the award for “New Artist of the Year” at the 2014 Latin Billboard Music Awards.   He has garnered a nomination for Male Artist of the Year in the Regional Mexican category at the 27th Lo Nuestro Awards. via artist wiki
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Septima Banda / Chiquis
Bandita LlegamaZ / El Dasa
Enigma Norteno / Honorables
AVA | 5655 W Valencia Rd | 4pm

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The Melvins

Wednesday, September 6th

Formed in 1983 in Montesano, Washington. They have mostly performed as a trio, as well as a quartet with two drummers in recent years. Since 1984, vocalist and guitarist Buzz Osborne and drummer Dale Crover have been constant members. The band was named after a supervisor at a Thriftway in Montesano, Washington, where Osborne also worked as a clerk. “Melvin” was despised by other employees, and the band’s members felt it to be an appropriately ridiculous name.  Their early work was key to the development of both grunge and sludge metal. –via artist wiki
191 | 191 N Toole | 7pm

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Wednesday, September 6th

Popular in the 1970s initially on album-oriented rock charts and later with hit singles such as “Carry On Wayward Son” and “Dust in the Wind”.  The band has produced eight gold albums, three multi-platinum albums (Leftoverture, Point of Know Return, The Best of Kansas), one platinum live album (Two for the Show) and a million-selling single, “Dust in the Wind”. Kansas appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 weeks throughout the 1970s and 1980s and played to sold-out arenas and stadiums throughout North America, Europe and Japan. “Carry On Wayward Son” was the second-most-played track on US classic rock radio in 1995 and No. 1 in 1997.
-via artist wiki
The Fox | 17 W Congress | 730

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Jessica Hernandez

Tuesday, September 5th

Jessica Hernandez grew up in West Bloomfield, an affluent suburb of Detroit. She is the first-generation American daughter of a Mexican mother and Cuban father. Her parents lived above her family’s restaurant before she was born, and she worked in the family’s Mexicantown Bakery from third grade. She sang in choirs starting in grade school and performed in theater in high school. While in college in Chicago she started singing in rock bands.[1] By 2009, she was ready to start a band. The band name originated from the suggestion of a former drummer who had a 1987 Delta car.

After self-releasing the album Weird Looking Women In Too Many Clothes Jessica Hernandez signed a record deal with Instant Records, and then released the Demons EP, Secret Evil album, and Deceptacon single.

Social media documents that Jessica and the band returned to the studio in 2016 to record their second album. The first track to be released as a song called “Hot Damn” that was released to fans in December 2016. -via artist wiki
Flycatcher | 340 E. 6th St | 830 pm

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