Month: July 2020

July 2020 Industry Wrap-Up - TuneCore

July 2020 Industry Wrap-Up – TuneCore

By Kevin Cornell Another month of isolation, another month of headlines from the music world. TuneCore is doing our best to provide helpful, pragmatic, and hopeful content during this pandemic. While COVID-19 has no doubt impacted the music industry and artists alike, we’re continuing our monthly column of hand-picked articles across the web that you …

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How YUNGBLUD Built an Inclusive Fanbase Through Activism and Artistry – News – Spotify for Artists

How YUNGBLUD Built an Inclusive Fanbase Through Activism and Artistry – News – Spotify for Artists

The British punk-influenced singer-songwriter discusses staying true to himself and creating a community among his followers. YUNGBLUD refuses to stay quiet. In 2018, the Yorkshire, England native released his debut album, 21st Century Liability, marrying pop-punk and hot-button political topics with tracks like “I Love You, Will You Marry Me,” a statement on corporate greed, …

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One of those tattoos commemorates the first metal concert Jose Mangin attended in metro Phoenix.

SiriusXM’s Jose Mangin Talks Heavy Metal, Social Change, and His Arizona Roots

As the man in charge of one of the biggest rock channels in the world, Jose Mangin brings metal to the people. Foremost though, the Arizona born-and-bred metalhead (“nine blocks from the border fence!”) is an ambassador and advocate. For his Mexican-American heritage and for paving the way for kids like him. For Arizona and …

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Phoenix Concert News: Country Thunder and Justin Bieber Reschedule For 2021

Phoenix Concert News: Country Thunder and Justin Bieber Reschedule For 2021

Looks like Arizona’s biggest country music shindig won’t be happening in 2020 after all, y’all. Promoters of the annual Country Thunder Arizona in Florence have officially postponed this year’s version of the popular four-day music festival until 2021 due to health and safety concerns related to COVID-19. It’s the second time the event, which takes …

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Wacky times from the Real Coachella event in April 2012.

Concert Chronicles: Ryan Avery Made Music and Comedy Magic With Real Coachella

Welcome to another edition of Concert Chronicles, in which local promoters/bookers share the best shows they’ve ever put on. It’s a chance to celebrate those behind the scenes of Phoenix’s dynamic local musical scene. Ryan Avery’s something of a local music guru. Whether playing with bands like Fathers Day or Drunk and Horny, or booking …

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