A Step Ahead - LIVE
Scottsdale, Arizona

Saturday, April 13th, 2024
@ Pub Rock Live 
Address: 8005 E Roosevelt St, Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Ticket Price: $15
Door Price: $20
Doors Open: 7 PM
Show Starts: 7:30 PM

 Emerging from the shadows after a haunting 1484-day slumber, A Step Ahead rises like a phoenix from the ashes to headline the long-awaited 'Kicked in the Face' release party. 

 Originally slated for March 21st, 2020, fate dealt a cruel hand, and the concert's dark journey unfolded through reschedules, cancellations, and the relentless grip of a world-shattering pandemic. Now, on April 13th, 2024, the stage is set for a triumphant return, dripping with the eerie echoes of a postponed past. 

 Brace yourself for a night of sonic resurrection as A Step Ahead unleashes the brooding, atmospheric storm that has been brewing for far too long. The shadows have deepened, and the music awaits to kick you in the face with a haunting intensity that transcends time.

Kicked in Time: A Step Ahead's Chronicle of Resilience

March 21st, 2020
The Release

In the dawn of anticipation, March 21st, 2020, was earmarked for A Step Ahead's eagerly awaited "Kicked in the Face" release party. The world, bathed in blissful ignorance, buzzed with excitement as fans marked the date on their calendars, unknowingly standing on the precipice of unprecedented global upheaval. The stage was set, and the air crackled with enthusiasm, creating an atmosphere where music and merriment seemed inevitable, oblivious to the unforeseen challenges lurking just beyond the horizon. 

As the countdown to the event reached its final days, the band and their fans reveled in the excitement, savoring the promise of a night filled with pulsating beats and electrifying melodies. Little did they know that the world was about to shift, and the long-anticipated release would be deferred, setting the stage for an unexpected journey through time.

May 16th, 2020
The Temporary Setback

With the world thrust into an unsettling uncertainty, the concert faced its first rescheduling on May 16th, 2020. It became a poignant moment of reflection—a temporary setback that prompted a collective pause in the face of the unknown. This rescheduled date was perceived as a hopeful pivot, a beacon of light guiding the way to a future moment when normalcy would presumably return. 

During this intermission, the band and fans clung to the belief that this delay was a brief detour—a temporary hiccup before the triumphant realization of the long-awaited release party. Optimism echoed in the corridors of anticipation as they navigated the uncharted waters of rescheduling, eagerly awaiting the day when the music would once again fill the air.

August 21st, 2020
The Final Hope

As the calendar pages turned to August 21st, 2020, there was a collective sigh of anticipation—an emblematic marker that seemed like the final hope for the "Kicked in the Face" release party. Hopes soared as the rescheduled date approached, with the fervent belief that this time, the culmination of years of waiting would unfold on the illuminated stage. 

However, the world, still ensnared in the unrelenting grip of the pandemic, cast a lingering shadow over this hopeful moment. The event faced an uphill battle against the persistent uncertainties of the time, as the band and their devoted fans yearned for a glimpse of normalcy amid the lingering echoes of disruption.

The Pandemic

Alas, the relentless force of the pandemic proved insurmountable. The concert, once a beacon of excitement, fell victim to the grim reality of a world in crisis. The cancellation echoed a global lament, as events worldwide succumbed to the pressing need for safety and social responsibility. The abrupt halt served as a stark reminder of the times, leaving an indelible mark on the journey of A Step Ahead. It symbolized the profound impact of the pandemic, a chapter etched into the fabric of our lives, altering the course of events and reshaping the narrative of the band's saga.

The Dark Time

Amidst the echoes of a canceled "Kicked in the Face" release party, the world plunged into a period known as "The Dark Time" with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. This chapter unfolded as a global narrative of uncertainty and challenge, casting a shadow over A Step Ahead's journey. 

Caught in the tumultuous currents, the band faced its own struggles, prompting a forced hiatus and a temporary dissolution. Mental health battles loomed large in the silence that enveloped A Step Ahead, mirroring the collective struggles experienced worldwide. 

For two years, the band navigated a path of recovery, addressing personal challenges and rediscovering their resilience. The hiatus became a period of introspection and healing, a necessary pause before the band members, having weathered their own storms, emerged from the shadows. 

April 13th, 2024
1,484-Days Later

After this period of recovery and rediscovery, A Step Ahead dusted off their musical gear, reigniting their passion with an intention to reclaim the stage. The decision to start jamming again wasn't merely a return to music; it was a testament to resilience, camaraderie, and the transformative power of creativity. 

Enter April 13th, 2024, a spectral milestone marking 1484 days since the world awaiting the elusive "Kicked in the Face" release party. Originally tethered to March 21st, 2020, the event fell prey to the shadows of COVID-19.

The stage is set with a haunted canvas, bearing the weight of anticipation and the ghosts of postponed promises. As A Step Ahead breaks their golden silence, we emerges like a specter, of melodic testament to enduring spirit. April 13th, 2024, will be a portal where echoes of the past coalesce with the present. 

Now, having weathered the haunting stillness, gathering in recognition of the shared journey - this show isn't just a performance; it's a manifestation of resilience, a sonic séance summoning vibrations from 1484 days past; a haunting embrace of our shared journey that rose from the ashes of the pandemic. 

Brace yourselves, for on April 13th, 2024, the music returns to deliver a resounding kick in the face, a powerful testament to our collective resilience and the indomitable spirit that perseveres through the shadows of uncertainty.