Award-Winning Tempe Festival of the Arts Returns in Time for Holiday Shopping

A three day celebration of arts, entertainment and libations will bring nearly 400 juried artisans to the streets of Downtown Tempe this December. One of the largest and oldest festivals of its kind, Tempe Festival of the Arts is a . . .

Etheridge shows off newfound freedom

Melissa Etheridge has never felt so free.

McCutcheon relives the music of Joe Hill

After 40-plus years in the music business, folk singer John McCutcheon still loves his job—but part of it is out of necessity.

Antics, lunch and models from next door at ‘Dancing Fashions’

You could call it “Real Models of the Valley.”

Creedence Clearwater Revisited takes fans back 45 years

For Creedence Clearwater Revisited drummer Doug Clifford, playing in the Valley is a sort of homecoming.

Three Dog Night making good on rescheduled date

After 48 years in Three Dog Night, Danny Hutton knows what he likes when it comes to music. He’s quick to dole out advice to burgeoning bands as well as veterans.

One person...Six questions

“One person...Six questions” is the first in a series of columns about Tucson-area residents who have made an impact on the community.

Tucson Prunes prove there’s no withering after age 50

“Commitment” is a word that resonates with the members of the musical revue Tucson Prunes.

REO Speedwagon caters to fans’ every whim

REO Speedwagon vocalist Kevin Cronin knows his band is “required” to play certain songs during its set or else the musicians are bound to meet an angry mob outside of their tour bus.

Ms. Senior Arizona sings her way to crown

Crowned in late March, Jessica Klebanow has yet to wrap her head around the title “Ms. Senior Arizona.”

Garden of good decisions

Lowell Bailey Jr. figures he’s made a few good decisions in his life. One was marrying his wife, Joannie, four years ago. Another one was moving to Beatitudes Campus in Phoenix.

Foreigner owes its success to ‘master craftsman’ Jones

Foreigner is sort of showing its modern-rock appeal by touring with Kid Rock later this summer, and rhythm guitarist/saxophonist Thom Gimbel said there’s a simple reason why the band is still relevant.

Music, comedy show benefits veteran groups

When U.S. Marine Corps serviceman Victor Pinzon returned from his tour of Vietnam, he felt like a “lost sheep.”

Music fans ‘In the Mood’ for big band tunes

When Bud Forrest created the stage show “In the Mood” 21 years ago, he never imagined it would have longevity.

Williams to Share Memories with Chandler Fans

At age 74, singer-songwriter Paul Williams is in better shape than he was at 37. He runs 2 miles each morning, whether he’s in the bitter cold of New York or the warmth of his Naples, California, home. “It’s just nice to be as active as I am and hopefully in the thick of it at this age,” says Williams, who is 25 years sober, too.