Alibi V.28 No.31 • Aug 1-7, 2019 

Show Up!

Hot Town!

Summer in the city

These are shows you can use as an excuse to disappear from downtown El Duque before the back of your neck feels the dirt and grit of a place where the sidewalks can indeed be hotter than a match head.
Rick Diamond

Music Interview

Crossing Styx with a Hot Guitar

James Young puts the rock in the ride

We chat with James Young of Styx about rocanrol, the electric guitar and a beloved band that keeps going and going, headed for the sky and other celestial bodies, too.
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Sonic Reducer

Glitter Vomit Tangling · ALONEWULF ALONEWULF

We review new releases by ALONEWULF and Glitter Vomit.
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Let Me Get Some Action from the Back Section

Nas • hip-hop • Mary J. Blige • R&B, soul

On Tuesday, Aug. 20, catch a concert by hip-hop nation gods Mary J. Blige and Nas. The two ’90s rap and soul superstars—famous for hits like Blige's inimitable “Be Without You” or Nas' hip-hop anthem, “It Ain't Hard to Tell,” gig at Isleta Amphitheater at 8pm in a concert guaranteed to move your body, whether or not you have access to the fabled hot sauce recipe reportedly kept in the safe of mystery rapper Nathanial Hörnblowér. The funk cometh, so boogie on down; lawn tickets start at $31 and VIP packages begin at $250.