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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.

  • Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

    New Pornographers

    w/ THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART!!! On sale now!

  • Wednesday, Oct. 08, 2014

    Belle & Sebastian

    B&S's 1st ever visit to AZ!!! On sale now

  • Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

    The Gaslight Anthem

    w/ Against Me!, TwoPointEight.

  • Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

    Arctic Monkeys

    On sale now!

  • Monday, Oct. 06, 2014

    Anberlin Final Tour with Lakes

    The final tour by Anberlin comes to The Pressroom this evening. The band formed in Winter Haven, Florida back in 2002. This alt rock band at times gets labeled as a Christian rock band as well due to being on Tooth and Nail Records. Anberlin released its seventh studio album lowborn back in July, a record that is going to be the band's last. This will be a special show as Anberlin is hanging it up after the tour.

    Opening the show is Lakes, a four-piece rock band from San Luis Obispo, California. The band is touring in support of its new disc Fire Ahead that was released in July as well.

    This All Ages Show brought to you by Psyko Steve Presents.

  • Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

    Charli XCX


  • 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 and 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.

  • Saturday, Oct. 04, 2014

    Sondre Lerche

    Opening act: TEEN
    This Norwegian singer-songwriter has a distinctive voice and natural ability for writing appealing pop tunes that alternatively sunny and melancholic.

    “For more than a decade, Norwegian singer-songwriter Sondre Lerche has made pop music his primary weapon in a full-frontal charm offensive. A slyly charismatic presence, he sings with an air of playful whimsy. An expert, jazz-trained guitarist and renowned stage-banterer, Lerche can tiptoe right up to the line separating amiability from preciousness, but he’s long since perfected the art of staying on the correct side.”—National Public Radio

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  • Wednesday, Oct. 08, 2014

    Little Dragon

    w/ Bogan Via. On sale now!

  • Friday, Oct. 24, 2014


    On sale now!

  • Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014



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  • 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, Oct. 09, 2014

    Carolina Chocolate Drops [sold out]

    Carolina Chocolate Drops. GRAMMY-winning traditional African-American string band with some modern twists.

    “An appealing grab-bag of antique country, blues, jug band hits and gospel hollers. . .The most electrifying acoustic act around.”—The Guardian

  • Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

    Joyce Manor

    This show is all ages!
    Epitaph recording artists and emo punk revivalists Joyce Manor play Yucca Tap Room!


  • Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

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

    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!


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