Hollywood Alley

Entries from April 2012

Ross Rocks!

April 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off on Ross Rocks! · Events

Our longtime owner, leader, and friend fell to a horrible stroke a month ago. With no insurance and stack of bills due to his long recovery, the Phoenix music scene has pulled together in raising money for him. If you have played at Hollywood Alley or are/were a customer, then you likely know Ross. And if you know him, then you undoubtedly love him. If you care to help, here is some ways you can.

We have some benefit shows coming up. The first one is on April 28th with 19 bands (coordinated by Tom Reardon with the help of Robert "Fun Bobby" Birmingham) coming together for one cause. The lineup is diverse; punk, stoner rock, folk, indie rock, etc.. There will be a $10 cover plus a silent auction and other ways for people to give more. See the flyer below for more details.



RSVP for the ROSS ROCKS show here

There will also be a hip-hop benefit coordinated by Brian Trujillo on May 5th. Details below.

If you can't make one of these shows, a website has been set up to take donations. Please go to ROSSROX.com

Hollywood Alley would like to thank Charles Levy, The Love Me Nots and all the bands that played Friday April 20th at The Crescent Ball Room. A portion of the door proceeds went to help Ross out as well.

We would also like to thank Fred Green, Fat Gray Cat, and The Brown Tones - all who on last minute notice decided to donate all the proceeds from their already booked event at the Alley March 23rd, days after Ross was admitted to the hospital.

We are so fortunate to have so many individuals and entities within the local music community here in Arizona come together and lend their time and resources in helping a primary member of our family. Thank you!

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ManX (Portland) with Grave Danger, Oh Hell No! and Contradictory Records

April 18th, 2012 · Comments Off on ManX (Portland) with Grave Danger, Oh Hell No! and Contradictory Records · Events

12:30am: ManX
11:30pm: Grave Danger
10:30pm: Oh Hell No!
9:30pm: Contradictory Records

$5 cover, 21+. ManX (featuring Thomascyne from Burning Bush) is on tour from Portland down to AZ!!!! come groove with us! Grave Danger featured the legendary guitarist Kevin Daly and Oh Hell No! features Chuck Holder on bass/vocals/guitars! And a special appearance from none other than the talented bunch down at Contradictory records, showcasing some indie rock hitz. Rock n' roll!!!!

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Another “Can’t Miss” Weekend of Rock!

April 12th, 2012 · Comments Off on Another “Can’t Miss” Weekend of Rock! · Events



10pm: The Brown Tones (featuring Bart of Kongo Shock)
11pm: The Cremains (Stoner Rock/Alternative)
Midnight: Fat Gray Cat (featuring Mike from Beats the Hell out of Me)
$5, 21+
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10pm: Cockeyed Optimist (Alternative/Hard Rock from Orange County)
11pm Sulfuric Angel (Metal/Thrash)
12am: Footer (Hard Rock/Metal)
$5, 21+
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Flashback: Public Enemy at Hollywood Alley 12-07-2006 (video)

April 9th, 2012 · Comments Off on Flashback: Public Enemy at Hollywood Alley 12-07-2006 (video) · Flashbacks

Yes, this really did happen...thanks to the great folks at Blunt Club

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Flashback: The Wipers live at Hollywood Alley 1996 (video)

April 6th, 2012 · Comments Off on Flashback: The Wipers live at Hollywood Alley 1996 (video) · Flashbacks

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04/07/12: Benefit For The Family of Daniel Soto: Super Sternal Notch & more

April 4th, 2012 · Comments Off on 04/07/12: Benefit For The Family of Daniel Soto: Super Sternal Notch & more · Events




THREE BANDS WILL BE PLAYING the benefit at Hollywood-Alley Arizona. Super Sternal Notch, Crooked Grin, and X-pansion Theory will be playing Saturday April 7th at Hollywood Alley! DJ Tony G will be spinning the records before the bands start and in between their sets. Show starts at 9:00 pm. This show is NOT all ages, it is 21 and over. Tickets available at the door for $10.

All the money from the door and the raffle will go to benefit Daniel Soto’s family. So come out, have a good time and help us, help out Daniel Soto’s loved ones.

There will be great live music, cold drinks, and a raffle with some excellent prizes. This event is sponsored by Drastic Changes Tattoo, Halo Piercing, Sully and Ashley, Troop Fuel, Sean Powers with S&S Garage, DJ Tony G, Sage O'Connell with AZ Tattoo Expo and of course all our friends in the bands that are playing and Hollywood Alley. Thank you everyone.

9pm: Xpansion Theory
10pm: Crooked Grin
11pm: Super Sternal Notch
DJ Tony G spinning between and after sets

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