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Pot Of Gold Music Festival – Saturday

Considering one of Arizona’s best music festivals began on Friday the 13th, the Pot Of Gold Music Festival had a perfect turnout —  and for music lovers, the Tempe Beach Park was literally a pot of gold. The star-studded four-day event set high bars for the remainder of performances scheduled over the weekend. A sliver of Saturday’s lineup consisted of Slightly Stoopid, Arizona’s own KONGOS, The…by Heather Traficano

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10 Years, OTHERWISE, The Glorious Sons, Luminoth

10 Years were right where they should be, on stage at The Marquee for their “From Birth to Burial” Tour on the 20th of February. It was a nice post-birthday present for myself. My dad went with me, which was fitting, as these were some of the songs we would listen to when I was growing up. We were both excited actually see them in a live setting. …No, I was not named after The Autumn Effect, as…by Autumn Tullock

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Whatever happened to punk? 30 years ago, it was synonymous with aggressive, politically charged music for a rebellious youth. 20 years ago, it got radio-friendly. 10 years ago, it became a line of fashion. As for today’s standards for the masses, we find it tagged with the graffiti of sub-genres if, in fact, we find it linked to music. It’s quite obvious to tell that the word “punk” has lost the w…by Simon Peter

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