by: Amanda Savage
TJR @ Maya Day and Nightclub
Wednesday, July 3, electro beat machine TJR takes over Maya Day and Nightclub. General admission is $10, the party starts at 9 p.m.
Maya Day and Nightclub
7333 E. Indian Plaza
La Luz @ Last Exit Live
All-girl doo-wop and surf rock band, La Luz, bring their seductive chilled-out sound to Phoenix on Wednesday, July 3 at Last Exit Live. Man Hands, Freaks of Nature and the Numbats open the show at 8 p.m.,tickets are $8.
Last Exit Live
717 S. Central Ave.
Analog @ Wild Knight
Analog showcases the true DJ talent of mixing records live. On Wednesday, July 3, watch local favorites like Tranzit, Slippe, Soloman Deejay and visiting DJ Dax, perform the old-school way: no laptops, no CDs, no controllers — just records.
4405 N. Saddlebag Trail
Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
Friday, July 5, metal and mayhem take over West Phoenix for Rockstar Energy Drink’s Mayhem Festival. Rob Zombie, Mastodon, Job for a Cowboy and a dozen others will perform. The music starts at 1 p.m., tickets prices range from $45 for general admission and $200 for VIP on StubHub.
Summerland 2013 @ The Marquee
Everclear, Live, Filter and Sponge bring 90s alternative rock to Tempe on Saturday, July 6 — when their Summerland tour makes a stop at the Marquee. Advanced tickets are $35 online.
730 N. Mill Ave.
Decker @ Yucca Tap Room
Listen to Decker’s distinct desert folk sound on Saturday, July 6 at Yucca Tap Room. Huckleberry and The Prowling Kind start the night at 9 p.m., entry is $5.
Yucca Tap Room
29 W. Southern Ave.
Phoenix Blues Society Fundraiser @ The Rhythm Room
Join Hans Olson, Big Nick and The Gila Monsters, the Blues Hounds, R.D. Olson and Johnny Tanner’s Aces on Sunday, July 7, for a night of blues and benefit at the Rhythm Room. The show starts at 2 p.m., a $10 donation is required upon entry.
The Rhythm Room
1019 E. Indian School Rd.
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