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Fun Things to do in Phoenix

The editorial team shares some of the most noteworthy events in Phoenix over the next few weeks. Check them out below and let us know if there are any you feel we should add to the list.

 

John Waite

John Charles Waite is an English musician. He was lead vocalist for The Babys and Bad English. As a solo artist, 1984’s “Missing You”, was a No. 1 hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 and a top ten hit on the UK Singles Chart.

When
January 19, Friday @ 7:45 PM 

Where
BLK LIVE
7301 E Butherus Dr
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260

 

Katy Perry

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer and songwriter. After singing in church during her childhood, she pursued a career in gospel music as a teenager.

When
January 19, Friday @ 7:30 PM 

Where
Gila River Arena
9400 West Maryland Avenue
Glendale, Arizona 85305

 

Nineball

When
January 19, Friday @ 9:30 PM 

Where
Copper Blues Live
50 West Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ

 

Mike Eldred Trio

When
January 19, Friday @ 9:00 PM 

Where
The Rhythm Room
1019 East Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ

 

The Tenors

The Tenors are a vocal group consisting of Victor Micallef, Fraser Walters and Clifton Murray.

When
January 19, Friday @ 7:30 PM 

Where
Symphony Hall
75 North 2nd Street, Phoenix, AZ

 

Led Zepagain

Led Zepagain is an American hard rock tribute band formed in Ventura, California in 1988.

When
January 19 & 20, Friday & Saturday @ 7:30 PM 

Where
Casino Arizona
Loop 101 and McKellips Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85271

 

Neck Deep

Neck Deep are a Welsh pop punk band from Wrexham who formed in 2012 when vocalist Ben Barlow met former lead guitarist Lloyd Roberts. The pair posted a song online under the name Neck Deep.

When
January 20, Saturday @ 7:00 PM 

Where
Marquee Theatre
730 North Mill Avenue
Tempe, Arizona 85281

 

Frankie Valli

Frankie Valli is an American singer and actor, known as the frontman of The Four Seasons beginning in 1960. He is known for his unusually powerful head voice.

When
January 20, Saturday @ 8:00 PM 

Where
Celebrity Theatre
440 North 32nd Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85008

 

Morris Day

Morris E. Day is an American musician, composer, and actor. He is best known as the lead singer of The Time.

When
January 20, Saturday @ 7:30 PM 

Where
BLK LIVE
7301 East Butherus Drive
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260

 

John Edward

John Edward McGee Jr., known professionally as John Edward, is an American television personality, author and alleged psychic medium. Born in Glen Cove, New York, Edward says he was convinced at a young age that he could become a psychic.

When
January 20, Saturday @ 1:00 PM 

Where
Phoenix Airport Marriott
1101 North 44th Street, Phoenix, AZ

 

Winger

Winger is an American rock band that has combined elements of glam metal and progressive metal. Formed in New York City, Winger gained popularity during the late 1980s and early 1990s.

When
January 21, Sunday 

Where
El Santo Cantina + Patio Bar + Restaurant
7301 E Butherus Dr
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260

 

John Hiatt

John Robert Hiatt is an American rock guitarist, pianist, singer, and songwriter. He has played a variety of musical styles on his albums, including new wave, blues, and country.

When
January 22, Monday @ 8:00 PM 

Where
Marquee Theatre
730 North Mill Avenue
Tempe, Arizona 85281

 

Pond

Pond is a psychedelic rock band from Perth, Western Australia, formed in 2008. Featuring a revolving line-up, the band currently consists of Nick Allbrook, Jay Watson, Joe Ryan and Jamie Terry.

When
January 22, Monday @ 7:00 PM 

Where
Valley Bar
Rear Basement, 130 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ

 

Avatar

Avatar is a heavy metal band formed in Gothenburg, Sweden. Formed in 2001, the band has released six studio albums, the most recent being Feathers & Flesh in 2016.

When
January 23, Tuesday @ 7:40 PM 

Where
Marquee Theatre
730 North Mill Avenue
Tempe, Arizona 85281

 

Jessica Lea Mayfield

Jessica Lea Mayfield is an American singer-songwriter from Kent, Ohio, United States. She is known for her ominous song writing, with a plaintive minimalist style that draws on both country and rock music.

When
January 23, Tuesday @ 7:00 PM 

Where
Valley Bar
Rear Basement, 130 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ

 

Esham

Esham Attica Smith, best known by his stage name Esham, is an American rapper from Detroit, Michigan known for his hallucinogenic style of hip hop which he refers to as “acid rap”.

When
January 23, Tuesday @ 8:00 PM 

Where
Last Exit Live
717 South Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ

 

Wolf Parade

Wolf Parade is an indie rock band formed in 2003 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, of musicians from British Columbia. The band went on indefinite hiatus in 2011, but announced its return to recording and performing in January 2016.

Charly Bliss

Charly Bliss is a four-piece power pop band from Brooklyn, NY. In 2014, they released a three-song EP along with a three-part music video and a comic book trilogy. Charly Bliss is Eva Hendricks, Spencer Fox, Sam Hendricks, and Dan Shure.

When
January 24, Wednesday @ 8:00 PM 

Where
The Van Buren
401 W Van Buren St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85003

 

Pinback

Pinback is an indie rock band from San Diego, California. The band was formed in 1998 by singers, songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Armistead Burwell Smith IV and Rob Crow, who have been its two consistent members.

When
January 24, Wednesday @ 8:00 PM 

Where
The Crescent Ballroom
308 N. 2nd Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona 85003

 

Victor Wooten

Victor Lemonte Wooten is an American bass player, composer, author, producer, educator, and recipient of five Grammy Awards.

When
January 24, Wednesday @ 1:00 PM 

Where
Sam Ash Music Stores
4402 West Cactus Road, Glendale, AZ

 

The Deep Dark Woods

The Deep Dark Woods are a Canadian alternative country band from Saskatoon, currently signed to Sugar Hill Records in the United States and Six Shooter Records in Canada.

When
January 24, Wednesday @ 8:00 PM 

Where
The Rebel Lounge
2303 East Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ

 

Charly Bliss

Charly Bliss is a four-piece power pop band from Brooklyn, NY. Charly Bliss is Eva Hendricks, Spencer Fox, Sam Hendricks, and Dan Shure. In 2014, they released a three-song EP along with a three-part music video and a comic book trilogy.

When
January 24, Wednesday @ 7:00 PM 

Where
The Van Buren
401 West Van Buren Street, Phoenix, AZ

 

Jefferson Starship

Jefferson Starship is an American rock band from San Francisco, California which evolved out of the group Jefferson Airplane following the departure of bassist Jack Casady and guitarist Jorma Kaukonen.

When
January 25, Thursday @ 7:45 PM 

Where
BLK LIVE
7301 East Butherus Drive
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260

 

Mary Lambert

Mary Danielle Lambert is an American singer, songwriter and spoken word artist. She worked with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis on a track on their album The Heist. Lambert is the featured artist of their LGBTQ rights single, “Same Love”.

When
January 25, Thursday @ 8:00 PM 

Where
The Rebel Lounge
2303 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85016

 

Adam Sandler

Adam Richard Sandler is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many Hollywood feature films that combined have grossed over $2 billion at the box office.

When
January 25, Thursday @ 7:30 PM 

Where
Comerica Theatre
400 West Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ

 

St. Vincent

Anne Erin “Annie” Clark, better known by her stage name St. Vincent, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.

When
January 26, Friday @ 7:00 PM 

Where
The Van Buren
401 West Van Buren Street, Phoenix, AZ

 

Blaine Long

When
January 26, Friday @ 7:00 PM 

Where
Cactus Jacks Bar and Grill
4747 East Elliot Road #2, Phoenix, AZ

 

L.A. Guns

L.A. Guns are an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1983. As of 2017, the lineup consists of Phil Lewis, Tracii Guns, Michael Grant, Johnny Martin and Shane Fitzgibbon.

When
January 26, Friday @ 7:45 PM 

Where
BLK LIVE
7301 E Butherus Dr
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260

 

The Temptations

The Temptations are an American vocal group who released a series of successful singles and albums with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s; their work with producer Norman Whitfield, which started with the Top 10 hit single “Cloud Nine” in October 1968, pioneered psychedelic soul, and was significant in the evolution of R&B and soul music.

When
January 26, Friday @ 8:00 PM 

Where
Comerica Theatre (formerly Dodge Theatre)
400 West Washington
Phoenix, Arizona 85003

 

August Burns Red

August Burns Red is an American metalcore band from Lancaster, Pennsylvania formed in 2003.

When
January 26, Friday @ 7:15 PM 

Where
Marquee Theatre
730 North Mill Avenue
Tempe, Arizona 85281

 

Puddle Of Mudd

Puddle of Mudd is an American rock band formed in 1991. To date, the band has sold over seven million albums and has had a string of No. 1 mainstream rock singles in the United States.

When
January 27, Saturday @ 8:00 PM 

Where
BLK LIVE
7301 E Butherus Dr
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260

 

Y&T

Y&T is an American hard rock/heavy metal band formed in 1974 in Oakland, California.

When
January 27, Saturday @ 7:00 PM 

Where
Club Red
1306 West University Drive
Mesa, Arizona 85201

 

3 Doors Down

3 Doors Down is an American rock band from Escatawpa, Mississippi, that formed in 1996. The band originally consisted of Brad Arnold, Todd Harrell, and Matt Roberts. They were soon joined by rhythm guitarist Chris Henderson.

When
January 27, Saturday @ 7:30 PM 

Where
Wild Horse Pass – Ovations LIVE! Showroom
5040 Wild Horse Pass Boulevard
Chandler, Arizona 85226

 

Hippo Campus

Hippo Campus is an indie rock band from St. Paul, Minnesota. They are signed to Grand Jury Records in the United States and Transgressive Records in the UK.

When
January 27, Saturday @ 8:00 PM 

Where
The Van Buren
401 W Van Buren St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85003

 

Goldfish

Goldfish is an electronic duo originating from Cape Town, South Africa, consisting of Dominic Peters and David Poole. They create dance music containing elements of house, pop, jazz and African music.

When
January 27, Saturday @ 9:00 PM 

Where
Shady Park
26 E University Drive
Tempe, Arizona 85281

 

Brad Paisley

Brad Douglas Paisley  is an American country music singer-songwriter.

Dustin Lynch

Dustin Charles Lynch is an American country music singer and songwriter, signed to Broken Bow Records. Lynch has released three albums for the label: a self-titled album in 2012, Where It’s At in 2014, and Current Mood in 2017.

Chase Bryant

Chase Bryant is an American singer and songwriter. Bryant is a family name shared by his grandfather, Jimmy Bryant, who performed with Roy Orbison and Waylon Jennings.

Lindsay Ell

Lindsay Elizabeth Ell is a Canadian country music singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Calgary, Alberta. Her music incorporates elements of rock, blues and pop within the country genre.

When
January 27, Saturday @ 7:30 PM 

Where
Gila River Arena
9400 West Maryland Avenue
Glendale, Arizona 85305

 

Lauv

Ari Staprans Leff, known by his stage name Lauv, is an American musician. His debut EP, titled Lost in the Light, was released in 2015. He is best known for his singles “I Like Me Better”, and “The Other”.

When
January 28, Sunday @ 8:00 PM 

Where
The Crescent Ballroom
308 N. 2nd Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona 85003

 

Adam Ant

Adam Ant is an English singer and musician. He gained popularity as the lead singer of new wave group Adam and the Ants and later as a solo artist, scoring 10 UK top ten hits from 1980 to 1983, including three UK No. 1 singles.

When
January 28, Sunday @ 7:30 PM 

Where
Celebrity Theatre
440 North 32nd Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85008

 

José González

José Gabriel González is an Swedish – Argentinian indie folk singer-songwriter and guitarist from Gothenburg, Sweden. González is also a member of the band Junip, along with Tobias Winterkorn.

When
January 29, Monday @ 7:00 PM 

Where
The Van Buren
401 West Van Buren Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85003

 

Dvsn

Dvsn is a Canadian R&B duo, composed of Daniel Daley and Nineteen85. They are signed to OVO Sound.

When
January 30, Tuesday @ 8:00 PM 

Where
The Crescent Ballroom
308 N. 2nd Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona 85003

 

Anti-Flag

Anti-Flag are an American punk rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

When
January 31, Wednesday @ 7:00 PM 

Where
Club Red / Red Owl
2155 East University Drive
Tempe, Arizona 85281

 

Flo Rida

Tramar Lacel Dillard, known professionally as Flo Rida, is an American rapper, singer and composer from Carol City, Florida.

When
January 31, Wednesday @ 7:00 PM 

Where
Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale
17020 North Hayden Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85255

 

The Manhattan Transfer

The Manhattan Transfer is a jazz vocal group founded in 1969 that has explored a capella, vocalese, swing, standards, Brazilian jazz, rhythm and blues, and pop music.

When
January 31, Wednesday @ 7:30 PM 

Where
Celebrity Theatre
440 North 32nd Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85008

 

MULAN

Mulan is an incredible story brought to you in a way you’ve never seen before. This is a must see.

When
February 10, Saturday, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Where
Orpheum Theatre
203 W Adams Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85003

1 Comment

  1. rock

    December 25, 2017 at 3:43 am

    some great concerts on your list, BUT many great shows coming out of BLK LIVE in N Scottsdale…

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