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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

DESERT DAZE Announces Single Day Lineups – Enter To Win A Pair Of Tickets To The Festival

Today our friends at DESERT DAZE announced single day lineups for their stellar psychedelic festival in the desert, taking place next month at Lake Perris in California.

Friday will be headlined by THE FLAMING LIPS (performing The Soft Bulletin), Saturday is headlined by WEEN (performing Chocolate & Cheese) and DEVO, and Sunday’s headliners are WU-TANG CLAN (performing 36 Chambers).

There’s tons of awesome bands spread across the weekend – including DIIV, POST ANIMAL, WAND, SASAMI, JJUJJUU, ANIMAL COLLECTIVE, THE LOCUST, PARQUET COURTS and more.

Check out the flyer and enter to win tickets below. Winners will be contacted by Friday October 4th.

Visit DesertDaze.org for more info and tickets!

 

 

Incoming: Bad Books, Plini, The Technicolors, Hellogoodbye, Heart Attack Man & Sincere Engineer, Mike And The Moonpies, and more

Happy Friday, everybody. This week was great – we had a blast with SALES at Crescent, we were blown away by THE MESSTHETICS(members of Fugazi), enjoyed seeing JOHN VANDERSLICEat Valley Bar and SHAME, ICEAGE and AGES AND AGES at Rebel.

We’re excited to announce a few great shows this week – with BAD BOOKS (Kevin Devine and members of Manchester Orchestra), THE TECHNICOLORS, SINCERE ENGINEER & HEART ATTACK MAN, and more (see below).

Finally, if you’re looking for some new music this week, be sure to check out the new albums by WAND, JADE BIRD and CAYUCAS! All three released excellent music today – and you can find songs from each over on our Psyko Steve Spotify playlist.

– PSP
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Incoming: CHON, Anberlin, Direct Hit!, Alex Lahey, Together Pangea & Vundabar, Bars Of Gold (members of Bear Vs Shark), The Dangerous Summer, American Aquarium and more

It has been a pretty rad week so far! We’ve got some pretty killer weather outside, Record Store Day is happening tomorrow, Okilly Dokilly was featured on the Simpsons, and we’ve got a ton of great shows to bring you.

This week we announced CHON is returning to Crescent Ballroom, ANBERLIN is reuniting and coming to The Van Buren, actress and songwriter ALICIA WITT will be performing live at 191 Toole, DIRECT HIT! is heading The Rebel Lounge and more.

We’ve also got a jam packed April ahead of us – from shows with SALES and SOCCER MOMMY, to PLINI and SHOW ME THE BODY, HELLOGOODBYE and THE MESSTHETICS (members of Fugazi), and tons more.

Check it all out below, and have a great weekend!

– PSP

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Make It Loud: A Discussion on Audio Recording

MAKE IT LOUD is a new 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 monthly 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.

The second talk in the MAKE IT LOUD series, titled “A Discussion On Audio Recording,” will be a conversation with some of the Valley’s most respected producers and engineers. We will discuss tips for recording, the current state of audio production, and more.

Chilton and Taylor will be joined by guests Bob Hoag, Cory Spotts and Catherine Vericolli.

Monday, March 25th at The Rebel Lounge
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 7:30 PM
FREE
This event is All Ages

The 6th Annual Phoenix Rock Lottery – Tomorrow at Crescent Ballroom

Psyko Steve Presents
 

Tomorrow we’re excited to put on the 6th Annual Phoenix Rock Lottery!

Saturday January 26th at Crescent Ballroom
Doors open at 7pm / show starts at 830pm

This is one of our favorite events every year, and we’ve got a great lineup of musicians taking part in the lottery this year!

These 25 musicians will meet at 9am tomorrow to form 5 brand new bands – these bands will each write 3 songs and learn 1 cover, and they will perform tomorrow night at Crescent Ballroom. If you’ve been to a Rock Lottery in the past, you know this is a very special event.

The proceeds from tomorrow’s event will go to benefit Rosie’s House and their mission to give the underserved youth of greater Phoenix the gift of music education.

We’ll also have a limited screenprint poster featuring the full lineup for the event, designed and printed by Hamster Labs.

Don’t miss it!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND TICKETS.

Just Announced: Full Line Up for 8123 Fest

Very excited to announce the second stage and these additions to 8123 Fest!

8123 FEST
A CURATED FESTIVAL BY A BAND CALLED The Mainewith special guests:
Mayday Parade
We The Kings
Real Friends
The Technicolors
This Century
Teenage Wrist
Mikey Carnevale (of The Frights)
Twin XL
Sundressed
Fairy Bones
Glacier Veins
HOLY FAWN
The Sink or SwimPlus: Wanderer (at 8123 Fest Pre-Party)
& Palm Springs Eternal (at 8123 Fest Side Show)JOIN US ON JANUARY 18TH, 19TH, AND 20TH 2019.INFO & TICKETS: https://www.81-23.com/fest

Just Announced: The 6th Annual Phoenix Rock Lottery

Psyko Steve Presents


Just Announced! The 6th Annual Phoenix Rock Lottery – January 26th 2019 at Crescent Ballroom.On the morning of January 26th, 25 musicians will meet, and a lottery will be held to create 5 bands at random.The bands will have the rest of the day to collaborate – each band will write three songs, and learn one cover.

Proceeds benefit Rosie’s House and their mission to give the under served youth of greater Phoenix the gift of music education!

Hosted By Brooksie with DJ A Claire Slattery

Click here for more info and tickets!

 

Free Bayside Tickets!

Don’t miss your chance to see Bayside LIVE at Crescent Ballroom January 15th – Click the link below and enter to win a free pair of tickets! Good luck!