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Gray Daze Has Launched a New EP That includes Chester Bennington, Plus Extra Phoenix Music Information

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Right here’s a roundup of current information and breaking live performance bulletins from Phoenix’s music scene, together with particulars a couple of new EP from native rock band Gray Daze that includes vocals by Chester Bennington, rescheduled dates for upcoming concert events, and a second Valley efficiency by The Weekend taking place in 2022.

Gray Daze Releases New EP That includes Chester Bennington

Grey Daze, the native rock act that starred a pre-Linkin Park Chester Bennington as frontman, just lately launched a brand new EP, Amends … Stripped, that includes vocals by the late singer. The album, which dropped on January 29, affords alternate variations of 5 songs from Gray Daze’s 2020 launch Amends, together with “Shouting Out,” “Typically,” and “The Syndrome.”

As Phoenix New Occasions reported last year, Amends utilized vocal tracks recorded by Bennington previous to his loss of life in 2017 for a brand new Gray Daze challenge. Sean Dowdell, the band’s drummer, informed the Arizona Republic recently that the brand new EP options acoustic renditions of a handful of Amends songs and was created “to provide Chester’s viewers a solution to hear him actually scaled again and stripped down.”

Tracks from Amends … Stripped will be heard on Grey Daze’s Bandcamp and a limited-edition grey vinyl model of the album will be purchased here.

Sonoran Desert Chorale Broadcasts Digital Live performance

With most in-person concert events on maintain for the foreseeable future, the vocalists of the Sonoran Desert Chorale have been staging a sequence of free digital performances over the previous a number of months. Their newest, Songs for Humankind, will happen on Saturday, February 27, through the ensemble’s YouTube channel. The efficiency, which begins at 7 p.m., will characteristic quite a lot of pre-recorded materials, starting from hymns like “Maintain Your Hand On the Plow” and “Easy Items” to the Beatles hit “In My Life.” Extra info will be found here.

You'll have two chances to see The Weeknd perform in the Valley in 2022.

You will have two possibilities to see The Weeknd carry out within the Valley in 2022.

Aaron Thackeray

The Weeknd Broadcasts Second Valley Live performance in 2022

Days earlier than his halftime performance at Super Bowl LV, The Weeknd has introduced a slew of recent and rescheduled dates for his After Hours tour subsequent 12 months, together with a second cease within the Valley. The tour, which is in assist of his 2020 album of the identical identify, will hit greater than 100 cities worldwide and kicks off on January 14, 2022, in Vancouver. It can embody The Weekend’s beforehand introduced date on March 22 at Gila River Enviornment in Glendale and a second efficiency on April 24 on the PHX Enviornment (previously referred to as Speaking Stick Resort Enviornment). Tickets for the brand new dates will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 8.

Fu Manchu Postpones Phoenix Present

Dangerous information for followers of legendary stoner rock band Fu Manchu: Their upcoming gig at The Insurgent Lounge has been formally postponed. Stephen Chilton of Psyko Steve Presents, the present’s promoter, informed Phoenix New Occasions {that a} March 8 concert on the venue that includes the influential Orange County band, which has been kicking across the rock world since 1985, might be rescheduled for a later date. All beforehand bought tickets might be honored.

A pair of Country Thunder attendees in 2016.

A pair of Nation Thunder attendees in 2016.

Leavitt Wells

Nation Thunder Arizona Rescheduled Once more

As we reported earlier this week, organizers of the favored Country Thunder Arizona music pageant have moved the four-day occasion to the autumn. Initially set to happen in mid-April, it is going to now run from October 14 to 17 on the occasion’s common stomping grounds on the Canyon Moon Ranch close to Florence. (For these protecting monitor, that is the third time Nation Thunder has been rescheduled for the reason that pandemic started final spring.)

The lineup will embody headlining units by Luke Combs, Eric Church, and Dustin Lynch, in addition to efficiency by dozens of different nation artists. In line with promoters, tickets bought for any of the pageant’s beforehand introduced dates can be utilized for admission.

Arizona Horror Story Moved to Halloween Weekend

Upcoming digital dance music occasion Arizona Horror Story has additionally been postponed a number of occasions within the wake of the pandemic. The social gathering, which can characteristic DJs spinning the EDM subgenre of hardcore, has now been moved to Halloween weekend and is scheduled to happen on Saturday, October 30, at Membership Pink in Mesa. The lineup will stay largely intact and have headliner Stranger, in addition to native DJs like CIK and Godsquad. Tickets are $10 to $30 and are available here.

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