Blu-Tones: Look to break par

2014-10-08 | ImagesAZ | Music

Photo Credit: April Bennet
Writer Tom Scanlon   What could be cooler than getting paid to golf? Hmm … maybe getting paid to play music, too? Which leads us to Mitch Harrell, golfer-musician. Mitch is a Professional Golf Association (PGA) member who is also an executive at Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale.   His 2013 scoring average for three rounds (two events) is an enviable 66. And he sings and plays guitar in the Blu-Tones, an acoustic duo making waves in the North Scottsdale scene.   The band plays thoughtful covers of Neil Young’s “Sugar Mountain,” the bluesy “Black and Blue” (“I feel like gum on your shoe…”), John Hiatt’s powerful “Train to Birmingham” and other classic rock, blues and casual country songs.   Mitch and his bandmate, Mark Petronzio, another golfer-musician who also works for Troon, have played at Rhythm & Wine, Troon’s club and The Herb Box.   Hearing their story, you may think they have been misnamed. How about the Rolling Troons, or the Sand Trap... More

Live at the Quarter

2014-10-02 | ImagesAZ | Music

Favorite Valley bands Apple, The Senators, Rock Lobster and more entertain shoppers at Scottsdale Quarter’s Quad every Saturday night in this free concert series. 5-7 p.m. Scottsdale Quarter, 15037 N. Scottsdale Rd., More

Friday, May 6 :: Music in May

2011-04-30 | ImagesAZ | Music

Friday, May 6: The Rave is a Phoenix-based variety rock band that has played just about everywhere in the state of Arizona, including the P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon. Formed by Joe Bass in 1986 from the popular Beatles-tribute band, Apple, The Rave’s extensive song selections and the quality of their performances are sure to get guests up on their feet and dancing.     Amphitheater Anthem Community Park Anthem, Arizona Exit 229, Anthem Way east to the intersection of Gavilan Peak & Anthem Way More
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