Category: Announcements

Psyko Steve Presents Seeking Summer/Fall Intern

Local concert promoter Psyko Steve Presents (in partnership with local venue The Rebel Lounge) is also currently seeking a SUMMER/FALL MARKETING INTERN to assist with Social Media / Marketing duties. This is a great opportunity to dive into the music business, learn about the different aspects of concert promotion and running a music venue.
To apply, please email your resume and general availability to
College Credit with potential to turn into Paid Part-time Position (in addition to all the free shows you can handle)
  – Developing and publishing social media content
  – Administrative office tasks
  – Assisting at live events
  – Watching tons of great bands live
  – Experience in Google Docs and with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & TikTok (experience in Photoshop is a plus)
  – Availability for 10-20 hours per week (flexible)
  – Reliable transportation (mainly around/near downtown Phoenix)
  – Access to a laptop is a plus
  – Love for music and concerts
  – Familiarity with the artists we promote ( &

Beach Bunny, Summer Salt, Soccer Mommy and more on sale now

It feels like it has been FOREVER since we have sent out an email about upcoming shows, but this week we announced a few great concerts coming to Phoenix this fall and we’re so excited!

BEACH BUNNY returns to Phoenix in December, SOCCER MOMMY‘s show at Crescent Ballroom has been rescheduled, SUMMER SALT comes back to town with hometown heroes BREAKUP SHOES, plus Big Thief’s BUCK MEEK and more.

Find info on these shows and more below. Limited capacity concerts are also starting to return to The Rebel Lounge, visit for details about upcoming shows (including a free local singer/songwriter showcase this Saturday)!


October 26
Crescent Ballroom

Originally scheduled for last spring, SOCCER MOMMY‘s tour has been rescheduled. They will now be playing at Crescent Ballroom on October 26th! Featuring special guest EMILY REO.



November 6
The Pressroom

Breezy indie rockers SUMMER SALT are heading back to Phoenix on Saturday November 6th with our local friends BREAKUP SHOES, and COVEY.


(of Big Thief)

November 20
Last Exit Live

BUCK MEEK from the incredible group Big Thief is touring the US this fall, and making a stop in Phoenix on Saturday, November 20th at Last Exit Live.

Buck’s excellent solo album Two Saviours came out earlier this year. Click here to check it out.


December 11
Crescent Ballroom

One of the last shows we had the pleasure of seeing last year was with BEACH BUNNY at The Rebel Lounge. They put on such a fun, energetic performance at that sold out show, and we can’t wait to have them back this winter, on Saturday December 11th at Crescent Ballroom!

Tickets are selling FAST – get yours now!


I ❤️ AZ’s Independent Venues – Merch To Support Local Venues


Merchandise benefiting Arizona’s indie venues!

We ❤️ AZ’s independent venues, and we’re happy to have helped bring this project to life!

“I ❤️ AZ’s Independent Venues” collaborative merch is available for pre-order now. Proceeds benefit 16 great independent AZ venues and NIVA.

T-shirts, hoodies, tank tops, koozies are all available for pre-order now.

Design by Sage Aune, and merch by Hello Merch.


Announcing SOSFEST with Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews & More



Exclusive New Performances at Independent Venues to #SaveOurStages 

NIVA (National Independent Venue Association) & YouTube just announced #SOSFest! A three day virtual music festival on October 16-18 with exclusive performances by tons of incredible artists.

Foo Fighters, Rise Against, The Roots, Phoebe Bridgers, Black Pumas, Portugal The Man, Brittany Howeard and many many more offering intimate performances recorded live from more than 25 independent concert venues across the US.

#SOSFEST marks seven months since most independent venues, concert halls, comedy clubs, theatres, and festivals learned that they would be closing indefinitely.

90% of independent music venues are on the verge of closing forever – and they need your help!

Tune in to #SOSFEST and watch all-new performances from some of your favorite artists working to #SaveOurStages. We’ve launched the NIVA Emergency Relief Fund so these venues don’t close forever.

Click here to tune in to #SOSFEST for free, and donate if you can!


1) Subscribe to the NIVA YouTube Channel

2) Set a reminder on the NIVA #SOSFEST channel

3) Tune in on October 16-18 to catch exclusive performances from your favorite artists working to #SaveOurStages

4) Watch for FREE + Donate to the NIVA Emergency Relief Fund

Psyko Steve Presents Response To COVID-19

Dear ticket buyers, supporters and the rest of our community: 

Like everyone else, we understand the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic, and at Psyko Steve Presents we are committed to the health and safety of our community. 

We are maintaining as many of our shows as we safely can. We have cancelled a number of events, postponed others, and do expect more will be affected. Please check for up-to-date information on specific shows. We will be updating this as fast as information becomes available. 

In the case of a canceled or rescheduled show, ticket buyers will be notified via email from the ticketing provider that tickets were purchased through regarding postponement or refund opportunities. 

Our team is doing our part to help protect concert attendees over the coming weeks. We are following the recommended protocols outlined by the Centers for Disease Control, Arizona Department of Health Services, and the City Of Phoenix to ensure the safest possible conditions for our patrons and artists. 

We are also working closely with all venues we work with to make sure that their staffs are well-informed, and that venues are as safe and clean as possible for the shows that are taking place in the future. We care confident that all our venue partners are as committed to safety as we are.  


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Announcing: Make It Loud – Pitch Perfect – February 18 at The Rebel Lounge

Announcing: Psyko Steve Presents

Make It Loud – Pitch Perfect

A panel discussion series for new artists in the music industry

February 18th at The Rebel Lounge

MAKE IT LOUD is a live panel discussion series on how to make it as a new artist in today’s music industry. Hosted by Stephen Chilton and Jeff Taylor of Psyko Steve Presents, MAKE IT LOUD is a series of talks with a curated lineup of special guests. The guests include industry figures in Arizona’s music business, as well as established musicians on a wide range of topics aimed at helping new artists learn how to navigate an ever changing music industry. Read More

Announcing the 7th Annual Phoenix Rock Lottery – January 11, 2020 at Crescent Ballroom

Psyko Steve Presents The 7th Annual Phoenix Rock Lottery to be held on Saturday, January 11th at Crescent Ballroom in Downtown Phoenix. 

25 musicians will start the Day. 5 bands will end it!

Each year, the Phoenix Rock Lottery features a lineup of musicians from diverse backgrounds and musical styles. These musicians deliver a totally unique experience for fans due to the unpredictable nature of the event. The participating musicians show up on the morning of the Rock Lottery each year with no idea who they will be in a band with, what style of music they will play, or what songs they will perform, since the songs will be written that day. Read More