Arizona

  1. Ozomatli, Taboo Raise 'Voces Unidas' Against SB 1070

    July 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Days before Rage Against the Machine’s Zack de la Rocha joined Conor Oberst to announce a July 23 concert to support the fight against Arizona’s new immigration enforcement law, a Latin music concert protesting the same law drew several thousand p ...

  2. Conor Oberst Pens Open Letter To Arizona Promoter Charlie Levy

    July 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bright Eyes' mainman Conor Oberst has been an outspoken advocate for Zack de la Rocha's Sound Strike effort, joining fellow musicians and artists in a campaign to compel the state of Arizona to repeal its controversial immigration law. R ...

  3. Hall & Oates Join Arizona Boycott, Cancel Phoenix Gig

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The rock duo Daryl Hall and John Oates announced Monday they will not be playing Phoenix next month following an Arizona Diamondbacks game. Their manager Jonathan Wolfson told The Associated Press from Los Angeles that Hall and Oates will not play ...

  4. Rage Against the Machine, Michael Moore Lead Arizona Boycott

    May 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against the Machine lead singer Zack de la Rocha has enlisted dozens of musicians and activists to join the Sound Strike, an open call by artists to boycott the state of Arizona over its recently passed immigration law. The law passed by the ...

  5. Arizona Immigration Law Stirs Fear, Loathing On The Road

    May 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Arizona's tough new immigration enforcement law isn't scheduled to take effect until late July. But fear and anger stirred by the law are already beginning to take a toll on concerts in the state, particularly on events featuring regiona ...

  6. Pitbull Cancels Phoenix Concert To Protest Arizona Law

    May 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Pitbull has canceled the May 31 stop of his AEG Live-promoted “Mr. Worldwide’s Carnaval” tour at Phoenix' Celebrity Theatre, as a protest against Arizona’s new immigration enforcement law. “I am canceling my concert in Phoenix on May 31... Ho ...

  7. Petty To Play Super Bowl Halftime Show

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will play the coveted halftime slot at the Super Bowl in Arizona on February 3, organizers of the year's No. 1 television event said Sunday. This year, nearly 140 million Americans watched Prince play at the fo ...

  8. Live Nation To Operate Dodge Theatre

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Live Nation, the world's leading live entertainment company, announced today (Jan. 11) that it has entered into a long-term lease agreement to operate, manage and book the Dodge Theatre in downtown Phoenix. Bruce Eskowitz, Live Nation's ...

  9. Glendale Arena Renamed Jobing.com Arena

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes signage, variety of additional advertising. Arizona’s Glendale Arena and National Hockey League’s Phoenix Coyotes revealed Oct. 25 that Jobing.com has acquired naming rights to the 18,000-seat venue. The new moniker of the venue is n ...

  10. America West Arena Renamed

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Conversion to US Airways Center expected by Jan. Following this year's merger between America West Airlines and US Airways, the America West Arena in Phoenix, Ariz. will be renamed the US Airways Center, a conversion that is expected to be co ...

  11. On The Road

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Danny Zelisko, founder and president of Evening Star Productions, will be inducted into the Arizona Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame April 17 at the Dodge Theatre in Phoenix. Read Ray Waddell's co Danny Zelisko, founder and president of E ...

  12. Rock Hall To Open Arizona Branch

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum plans to open a satellite museum early next year in downtown Phoenix. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum plans to open a satellite museum early next year in downtown Phoenix. The "on tour" ...

  13. J. Michael Harter Bows Big Al

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Former Broken Bow Records artist J. Michael Harter has formed Big Al Records with Phoenix-based business executives Steven Dick and Joan Heil. Former Broken Bow Records artist J. Michael Harter has formed Big Al Records with Phoenix-based business ...