Author: Monica Arevalo

Monica Arevalo

Monica Arevalo writes the weekly "Make the Scene" blog detailing the live music happenings around Downtown Phoenix. An ASU Downtown student, Monica was born and raised in the East Valley and fed music since she was a little girl. When Monica isn’t at home in front of her laptop or a book, she’s at a concert losing her voice and dodging elbows to get to the front of the stage.

Make the Scene | No Joy

April 21, 2011 | By

No Joy’s blend of Warpaint and My Bloody Valentine hits the Rhythm Room on April 26.

Make the Scene | Coachella in Arizona for Free

April 14, 2011 | By

Two Coachella-bound bands, Menomena and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, stop in Downtown Phoenix this weekend to play free shows.

Make the Scene | Janet Jackson

April 7, 2011 | By

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to see Janet in the intimate confines of the Comerica Theatre.

Make the Scene | Benefit Show at Trunk Space

March 31, 2011 | By

The Trunk Space is putting on a benefit show on Saturday, April 2 for Phoenix Harm Reduction Organization featuring Michelle Blades, Andrew Jackson Jihad and more.

Make the Scene | Three Times the Local

March 24, 2011 | By

Some of Phoenix’s best local bands are playing this week in Downtown Phoenix, and they won’t break the bank.

Make the Scene | Abigail Washburn

March 17, 2011 | By

Bluegrass invades Phoenix this Sunday when Washburn brings her banjo to town.

Make the Scene | Downtown Chamber Series

March 10, 2011 | By

Modified Arts hosts a night of music by composer Nico Muhly.

Make the Scene | River Jones Music at Revolver Records

March 3, 2011 | By

The label will host a free mini-showcase on First Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Make the Scene | Arcade Fire at Comerica

February 24, 2011 | By

The Grammy winners return to Phoenix for the first time in a decade.

Make the Scene | Lisa Savidge

February 17, 2011 | By

The Phoenix band drops its long-awaited album tonight at The Rhythm Room.