The Trunk Space
July 2012 All Events
1506 NW Grand Ave, Phoenix AZ 85007
All shows all ages unless noted
Most shows $6 unless otherwise noted
Doors at 7:30pm unless otherwise noted.
Mon. 2nd: Madisons (TX) w/ Janelle Loes, Peyton Geery.
Dustcore/alt. country stylings from The Lone Star State!
Fri. 6th, 6-9pm: First Friday Artists Reception featuring, THE GRID: Decade by Decade!
Arizona artists capture the first 100 years of history. 10 years at a time!
Sat. 7th: Heather Go Psycho (TX) w/ Shovel, Just Animals.
Sugar-sweet all girl pop punk band from San Antonio Texas booking our first west coast summer tour.
Mon. 9th: The Dream Team (minimalism) w/ Drug Facts, Sungsang.
DIY 'new music ensemble' - tenor sax, harmonium, and guitar.
Playing their own works plus pieces written by Craig Shepard and Jason Brogan.
Mostly very minimal music in the post-John Cage experimental tradition.
Tues. 10th: Extra Life (members of Zs and Dirty Projectors), touring their new LP Dream Seeds.
w/ James Fella, Barren Nieces, and Death House.
Wed. 11th: Atmospheric/shoegaze rock by Romantic Feelings + ambient/drone by Curved Graves, on tour together from Olympia.
w/ locals There There, and PRAGUE.
Thurs. 12th, 7pm SHARP: ACCIDENTAL FEST! w/ the FMLY: Vacation Dad, Emily Reo, Little Spoon, Cuddle Formation, Cameron Rath, & Jack Littman!
Plus Good Amount and Yus, with special guest from Tucson Logan Greene Electric!
A huge lineup w/ 5 touring acts & 3 from AZ. Eccelectic, everything from folk, to noise-art, to rock and everything else too.
Fri. 13th: SKAmic-Con with Abraham Drinkin, Genericore, Junkie Cat, and Terror Currupto.
Ska music, cosplay, good times! (sort of like our old "Halloween in July" shows).
Dress like a superhero, get yer skank on and remember that it's all in good fun!
Presented by Steven DeRosia.
Sat. 14th: JJCnV Super Mega Vinyl LP Release Show!!!
Crazy new record!
With Ultramaroon (from Tucson), Liam & the Ladies, Man Hands, The Rebel Set.
Brainiac Handsom is destined to be the PHX Rock LP of 2012!
PICK OF THE MONTH!!
Sun. 15th: JASON ANDERSON! Returns to PHX w/ his full band for the first time in 4 years!
An electric, exciting, and moving performer. One of the best in the country, and one of our personal Favs.
with Rough Tough Dynamite, Hi My Name Is Ryan, and special guest iji!
Do Not Miss!
Mon. 16th: SIMON JOYNER! Celebrating 20 year of music w/ new double LP "Ghosts".
"Singer-songwriter considered by some to be the forefather of the burgeoning Omaha music scene, he has profoundly influenced the music of Bright Eyes" Very special show.
Local support performances by Skinny Shamans, Sundressed, and Bryant Vazquez.
Tues. 17th: Avant-Trombonist Christian Pincock.
with: John O' Brien (of NYC group "Cold Reading Trio").
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Thurs. 19th: Twin Peaks, 50s style throwback, like a noir movie soundtrack played by a garage band.
Eerie and beautiful and rockin'.
With Monophonic Hillside and others TBD.
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Fri. 20th: Birthday fun w/ The Echo Bombs! (ex-Analogue Society)
w/ special guests, shoegazers Mira Loma from TX!
Sat. 21st: Secret Lover, 60s art pop band from Worcester, MA.
w/ The Cigs!
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Mon. 23rd: The Itchy Hearts "They Tried to be Punk"
Moved from Nebraska to Brooklyn. Pop folkrock sloppy heart band.
w/ Yourchestra and Best Dude Ever (Patrick Sexton).
It's the RETURN OF YOURCHESTRA WHOOO!
Tues. 24th: St. Ranger hosts Triptides lo-fi surf rock/bedroom pop from the beaches of Indiana.
w/ The Cigs and The Buxtons!
Wed. 25th 8-9pm: Story Time Improv! Featuring Apollo 12 and Unicorn Warpath! Pre-School for adults.
We lay out blankets and pillows on the floor and invite everyone to gather round.
We definitely want it to feel like kindergarten.
Wed. 25th, 9pm: Origami Ghosts w/ Diners and Halema'uma'u.
Diners is just back from tour, and diving right back into things!
Thurs. 26th: Kepi (electric)! +Dog Party, and Pets, w/ Empire of the Bear!
If Kepi & his crew don't make you want to pick up a guitar anderson start a band, after seeing 'em live, you should check your pulse!
DO NOT MISS!
Mon. 30th: ED SCHRADER'S MUSIC BEAT (Load Records/from MD)
“one of the most engaging artists of our generation” - Vice Magazine
“a crazily interesting Baltimore duo using bass, drums, and vocals to do something very pummelsome in a punky way without cowtowing to any of the genres clichés” - The Wire.
With Sleep Money, Melted Cassettes!
AND COMING SATURDAY AUGUST 4TH
Treasure Mammal presents
BRINGING IT TOGETHER LIKE PANGEA!
This isn't just a new record, it's a Statement of Purpose for AZ, it's about sharing what we have, building connections, and making music/art that puts up a flag!
This is an Army, with soldiers/performances by The Roar, Mini Bosses, Treasure Mammal, Father's Day, Space-Alien Donald, as well as our sisters-in-arms from California (Hawnay Troof, Whitman, Captain Ahab, Essay & more).
PLUS more secret warriors we can't mention yet...