Events Calendar


Eamon Fogarty / Run-On Sunshine / Childhood Asthma / Sugar Skull Explosion
Nov
17
7:30 PM19:30

Eamon Fogarty / Run-On Sunshine / Childhood Asthma / Sugar Skull Explosion

Eamon Fogarty: A "parade for the spirit" from New York, NY. New release Progressive Bedroom available on Joyful Noise Recordings.

In the words of Chris Schlarb, whose band Eamon has played in: " My attraction to honesty is relentless. Eamon Fogarty has no guile. He is as true as a bird singing in the trees. His music, like life itself, contains the beautiful and the grotesque. Some artists demand love from their audience. I don’t know how or why it works but I love Eamon’s music. I feel protective of it. When something that powerful calls out... you should pick up the phone."

Run-On Sunshine: Recently relocated to Sunshine City a.k.a. St. Petersburg, Florida, but back already for a visit!

Childhood Asthma: Super songs from Maya!

Sugar Skull Explosion: The best duo in the universe!

Flyer by Cora Chance!

Flyer by Cora Chance!

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Food Not Bombs Benefit
Nov
16
7:30 PM19:30

Food Not Bombs Benefit

All-local Food Not Bombs Phoenix benefit show

Terminal 11
Dark electronic vet
https://terminal11.bandcamp.com/

Lav Andula
Witch house performance art
http://soundcloud.com/nicepupils

Gabriel Montgomery
Spoken word

Teen Summit
Multimedia drone-noise
https://soundcloud.com/teensummit

Potshki
Broken and breaking orchestral experimentalism
https://potshki.bandcamp.com/

7:30pm Doors
8:00pm Show
$3 with food donation; $7 without

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Hovvdy / Diners / Elna Rae
Nov
14
7:30 PM19:30

Hovvdy / Diners / Elna Rae

Hovvdy (TX) 
https://hovvdy.bandcamp.com/
Texas bedroom pop, the pillowcore you've all been waiting for. 

Diners
https://diners.bandcamp.com/
local rock & roll pop songs to warm your little heart

Elna Rae
https://elnarae.bandcamp.com/ 
tempe's self proclaimed jangle-rockers

This event is $6. 
Help keep trunkspace clean and happy, smoke in the parking lot, drink at home (or at freinly nearby bars) and enjoy the show!

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Phantom Party EP Release Show!
Nov
10
7:30 PM19:30

Phantom Party EP Release Show!

"A Year in Bed" is the new EP from Phantom Party and they're releasing it live at The Trunk Space with some great friends!! Also featuring: 

Troubled Minds
Zero Degrees North
Broke Hearts & Body Parts

Phantom Party is a three-piece indie band from Phoenix's East Valley, and have been working their own brand of "indie-surf" for the past two years. Now they emerge fresh, just 8 months after releasing their debut album, with "A Year in Bed," their first foray outside of the indie-surf genre and in a sonic direction all their own. 

Troubled Minds, lead by Matt Aldawood who produced "A Year in Bed" bring their own brand of anthemic emo with touches of punk rock, mathcore and indie. They've been destroying the local scene for years, and show no signs of slowing down any time soon. 

Zero Degrees North is a three piece "geek-punk" band with both an EP and a LP under their belt who bring more energy, fun and lust for life than you'll find anywhere else in the local Phoenix music scene. 

Broke Hearts & Body Parts is a pop-punk band from Glendale AZ. With punchy chords, emotionally poignant lyrics and passionate vocals, Broke Hearts is an up and comer you don't want to miss.

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Endless Bummer '17
Nov
4
to Nov 5

Endless Bummer '17

Summer is over but the bummer is eternal! 
Slope Records and CBRC celebrates another year by showcasing the diversity of the Phx underground at ENDLESS BUMMER FEST. This year will feature musical performances from some of the Valley's best Punk, Indie, and Hip Hop artists! Erratic! Radio will also be there covering the action, recording bands, and interviewing attendees for a special episode that will go on the air! We will also be featuring visual and performance artists, as well as hosting great culinary artists serving their favorite dishes! So come taste the true flavors of PHX's DIY scene at this year's Endless Bummer!

Location - Trunk Space; Main Room, Banquet Hall, Basement
Date, Time - 11/4, Noon - Midnight
Admission - $10 ALL-AGES

LINEUP:
HEX WAVE
Man Hands
TOSO
The Linecutters
The Doyénne
Travis James & The Acrimonious Assembly Of Arsonists
Sad Dance Party
Jerusafunk
Joobs
Trash Mullet
Aerico
Honey Danger and the I 10 Shooters
30Spice Simply Damon
End Credits
KILL YOUR TV - Band
Sunn Trio
Sad Kid
The Smiling Faces
Bad Times
Sarah Amstutz
Lil Trip
*MORE TBA*

Tables & merch from:

Slope Records
Fluke Fanzine
Related Records
Shot in the Dark
Viva Vox Press
Erratic! Radio
*MORE TBA*

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Small Talk Collective Presents: Meet Me In Montauk (CA) + Locals
Nov
3
7:30 PM19:30

Small Talk Collective Presents: Meet Me In Montauk (CA) + Locals

Meet me in Montauk is coming back to town ! True master shredders of the craft
https://mmim.bandcamp.com/

Soft deadlines are playing ! 
https://softdeadlines.bandcamp.com/

Troubled Minds is playing! 
https://troubledminds.bandcamp.com/

Welcome to the Midwest is also playing!
https://welcomemidwest.bandcamp.com/releases

A Human Being will open the show with a special acoustic performance!

Get at us if you wanna play!

As always please respect the Trunk Space and its patrons ♥

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Nakatani Gong Orchestra (Courtyard)
Oct
21
7:30 PM19:30

Nakatani Gong Orchestra (Courtyard)

A handful of Phoenix musicians join forces with Tatsuya Nakatani to present the Nakatani Gong Orchestra!

http://www.hhproduction.org/ngo.html

"NGO, NAKATANI GONG ORCHESTRA, is a contemporary live Sound Art project that tours throughout North and Central America.

NGO is a continuous, growing community engagement project; and the only bowing Gong orchestra in existence in the world today. The rich harmonies produced from multiple layers of bowed gongs are transformative, engaging and inspiring for both players and audiences.
The gong bows and surrounding instrumentation equipment are handmade by Nakatani Kobo.

Audience members have described a NGO performance as entirely unlike anything they have ever experienced before, often relating feelings of cleansing or a sort of purification after the event."

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FETAL PINK Cassette Release
Oct
19
7:30 PM19:30

FETAL PINK Cassette Release

the FETAL PINK rock band takes the stage with arizona's hottest hitmakers in order to celebrate the release of their s/t demo cassette
THE EXPOS
https://montrealexpos.bandcamp.com/
BIRD VIOLENCE (TUCSON)
https://birdviolence.bandcamp.com/
NEILLL
https://neilll.bandcamp.com/
- come out and grab their demo on a limited edition (/50) translucent cassette manufactured by hot shower tapes. listen now on any major streaming service or at fetalpink.bandcamp.com/
please respect the trunk space.

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Murdress |Showing at Filmbar|
Oct
15
1:30 PM13:30

Murdress |Showing at Filmbar|

On the night of Friday, October 16th, 1931, Winnie Ruth Judd had a fight with her two best friends that ended in a double fatality. Two nights later, she boarded a train headed for LA, with grisly baggage that contained the bodies—one dismembered—of her former friends. When the trunks were found to be leaking blood upon arrival, Winnie was asked to open them. Claiming she forgot the key, she walked out of the station and disappeared into thin air. One week later, she surrendered in a funeral parlor, a bullet lodged in her left hand, claiming the women attacked her and that she had only shot in self defense. Oddly enough, some of the physical evidence seemed to support this story. However, instead of getting simpler the story got weirder and wilder as more became known (or unknown, depending on whose version you chose to believe), involving adultery, narcotics, mental illness, secrets and whispers of a conspiracy. To this day, the truth remains a mystery.

“Murderess'” was the brainchild of writer/director Scott Coblio, a Los Angeles native. The film was shot on miniDV tape and took 3 years to complete. It debuted at Rochester New York’s Little Theater as the anchor-piece of the “Image Out” Film Festival, where it garnered positive reviews from the local press. In 2008, the film won the Best Animated Feature award in Los Angeles at the DIY Film Fest. Screening the film annually on (or near) October 16th (the night of the murders) has become a tradition at the Trunk Space, and this year’s screening marks the 11th anniversary of that tradition

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Sound of Ceres (Joyful Noise) / Pavo Pavo / Enigma Machine
Oct
9
7:30 PM19:30

Sound of Ceres (Joyful Noise) / Pavo Pavo / Enigma Machine

Sound of Ceres.jpg

Sound of Ceres includes Karen and Ryan Hover (ex-Candy Claws) and Jacob Graham (ex-The Drums). They'll be releasing their 2nd LP on Joyful Noise Recordings on Sep 22. Produced and mixed by Lex Somers (Sigur Ros, Jonsi). Visuals by Jacob Graham. 
On tour with:
Pavo Pavo 
Local support by Enigma Machine (Solo project of Max Modeen).

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"Andy and His Grandmother" Listening Party
Oct
6
10:00 PM22:00

"Andy and His Grandmother" Listening Party

BY POPULAR DEMAND Related Records and The Trunk Space Present ANDY KAUFMAN "Andy and His Grandmother" Listening Party

Doors will open at 10:00pm. Entry is $2.
Side A of the record will start around 10:15pm, followed by a 10 minute intermission, then side B of the record will start.

Milk and Cookie refreshments will be provided afterwards.
Tickets will be sold at the door.

-------------- MORE INFORMATION ON THE ALBUM --------------
Andy and His Grandmother is the posthumous debut album from American comedian Andy Kaufman, released on Drag City Records on July 16, 2013. Composed of recordings that Kaufman made on microcassette from 1977 to 1979, the album was created by several of Kaufman's friends as well ascontemporary comedians.

Kaufman recorded over 80 hours of material with the intention of recording an album similar to Steve Allen and Jerry Lewis' prank call comedy records—his tapes include explicit instructions on how the album should sound. Kaufman's girlfriend Lynne Margulies kept the tapes for decades but never found the opportunity to release them until she published a 2009 book of letters sent to Kaufman and her publisher put her in touch with Drag City. The album was compiled by editor Rodney Ascher and comedian Vernon Chatman with narration between tracks by comedian Bill Hader and liner notes by Kaufman confidante Bob Zmuda The album includes Kaufman's potential plans for faking his own death—a long-rumored prank that he has allegedly pulled on the public for over 30 years. Chatman is contractually barred from commenting on whether or not Kaufman in fact faked his death.

"...undoubtedly one of the strangest albums in recent memory."-The Boston Globe

"...he still resonates and fascinates in our world of meta-this and post-that, why anyone would care about a collection of cobbled together personal recordings from an enigma who's been dead for nearly three decades." -Pitchfork

"Once again, we suspect we�re the ones being goofed on, but we never quite know for sure."-Consequence of Sound

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