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Lindsey Stirling isn’t your typical violinist. Originally hailing from Mesa, she took up the historically classical string instrument and created a modern brand of music that melds rock, pop and EDM. Her high-energy live performances combine her lively fiddling with funky choreography and larger-than-life sets and costumes. Though she’s toured across the globe, she remains humble and remembers her roots. In fact, she will bring her vigor and violin to the Tixr Lawn at the...

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Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. This week, we’re giving you details on three free shows (blues, folk and swing, oh my!), plus local retro rockers and a fast-picking guitarist from Austin.     Notes from Neptune  Friday, July 23 at Chandler Center for the Arts  Notes from Neptune plays it all with a touch of jazzy blues – classic rock, modern pop, Motown and more. This eclectic ensemble reinterprets songs by everybody...

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Something strange and special happened in the parking lot at the Arizona State Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 17 – a sound check, for a live band, followed by a friendly reminder for the hundreds of people in attendance to please wear their masks whenever outside their vehicles and maintain social distancing. And then, 1990s alt-rockers Third Eye Blind ascended the steps onto a stage in the middle of the parking lot and played a 90-minute...

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You spent about two years making your latest album. How did you know when it was finished? It definitely feels like a long time. I think there’s a little bit of an intangible feeling when something feels complete. On this record I wrote a lot more than I have in the past. I had a lot more options in terms of trying to craft what I thought would be the best story and best collection...

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Last night's highly anticipated U2 concert at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale ushered in the official start of fall in the Valley. The roof, gleefully, was open, framing a few stars and washing the packed crowd with blessed late-September breezes. Bono and the band delighted, playing hits spanning their 41-year career – from “Sunday Bloody Sunday” to “Beautiful Day,” along with every song from the beloved Joshua Tree album.