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  • Sunday, Mar. 01, 2015

    Coronado Annual Home Tour

    With live music from 9:30 AM-3:30 PM. Fun for the whole family.
    PHOENIX AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA
    Foster Family Band
    Haymarket Squares
    Lovelost
    Quarter Inch Crown
    The Sunpunchers!

  • Copper Saver @ Bar Smith Mar. 01
  • Neil Berg @ Chandler Center for the Arts Mar. 01
  • Tchaikovsky's 4th Sym. & Janacek's Glagolitic Mass @ Pinnacle Presbyterian Church Mar. 01
  • Sunday, Mar. 01, 2015

    Terror Pigeon

    Terror Pigeon (Nashville electro-disco) + Calliope Musicals (Austin party-folk) w/ Doyenne, Hug of War (EP release show), MAN-CAT Terror jamzzzz

  • Jeff Libman @ Nash Mar. 01
  • Sunday, Mar. 01, 2015

    Andy Grammer / Alex & Sierra

    From hustling street performer on Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade to Platinum-selling recording artist, it seems like just yesterday that ANDY GRAMMER was discovered by Steve Greenberg and signed to S-Curve Records. In just a few short years, Grammer has gone on to sell over 100,000 albums, play sold out venues nationwide, perform onstage with Taylor Swift, Train, and Colbie Caillat, appear on an array of national TV shows, receive major song placements in film and TV, receive two BMI Pop Music Awards, grace the cover of national touring trade magazine Pollstar and present at their annual awards show, among many other accomplishments.

    With ALEX & SIERRA PARADISE FEARS, RACHEL PLATTEN. All ages.

  • Celtic Thunder @ Mesa Arts Center - Ikeda Theater Mar. 01
  • Sunday, Mar. 01, 2015

    Socks in the Frying Pan & the Outside Track

    Socks in the Frying Pan
    This young trad trio from Country Clare blend Irish traditional melodies with and innovative rhythmic and melodic garnish. The band comprises two brothers, Shane and Fiachra Hayes on accordion and fiddle/banjo and accompanied by Aodán Coyne on guitar and vocals.

    The Outside Track
    Winner of Best Group in both the Live Ireland awards and the TIR awards, the Outside Track is one of the top Celtic acts in the world. A stunning synthesis of virtuosity and energy, the group’s marriage of Celtic music, song, and dance has been rapturously received around the world. Hailing from Scotland, Ireland, and Cape Breton, its five members are united by a love of traditional music and a commitment to creating new music on this as a foundation. They effortlessly fuse traditional and contemporary with winning joie de vivre. Recently joined by acclaimed singer Aoife Scott, the next generation of the legendary Black Family from Ireland, they blend fiddle, accordion, harp, guitar, whistle, step-dance, and vocals with breathtaking vitality.

  • Sunday, Mar. 01, 2015

    Craft Spells

    Captured Tracks' darlings Craft Spells play Crescent Ballroom!

    With The Bilinda Butchers, a dream pop duo from San Francisco who take their name from Bilinda Butcher of My Bloody Valentine. Comprised of multi-instrumentalists Michal & Adam, the group writes songs that contrast idealistic nostalgia with romantic uncertainty and sorrow.

    CELEBRATION GUNS opens the show. 16+ Tickets at STINKWEEDS. w/ The Bilinda Butchers. On sale now!

  • Sunday, Mar. 01, 2015

    The Suffers, The Mango Bangs and Djentrification

    The Suffers are a ten-piece Gulf Coast soul band from Houston, Texas. Kam Franklin’s amazing voice is backed by an awesome horn sction that will knock your socks off. The band has won four Houston Press Music Awards in two years and will have an album coming out this year.

    The Mango Bangs and Djentrification open this 21+ show.

    Brought to you by Psyko Steve Presents

  • Mojo Farmers * Goetta * Manic Monkeys * Devin O’Rourke * Rocko Wheeler @ Yucca Tap Room Mar. 01
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  • Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2015

    Joshua Radin

    Sold out!

  • Friday, Mar. 13, 2015

    Pot of Gold Music Festival

    Lineup: Bastille, Awolnation, Girl Talk, Bleachers, Chromeo, Future Islands, Joywave

  • Saturday, Mar. 14, 2015

    Pot of Gold Music Festival

    Lineup: Kendrick Lamar, Slightly Stoopid, SchoolBoy Q, Dirty Heads, Kongos, Expendables, Tribal Seeds, Grieves, Aer

  • Sunday, Mar. 15, 2015

    Pot of Gold Music Festival

    Lineup: Fall Out Boy, Rebulation, Milky Chance, New Politics, Echosmith, Big Data, Knox Hamilton, Katastro

  • Tuesday, Apr. 14, 2015

    Sylvan Esso

    SOLD OUT!!!

  • Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2015

    A Place to Bury Strangers, Creepoid and Sleep Money (Venue Change)

    If you have not witnessed the brutal fury of A Place to Bury Strangers yet then mark this date on your calendar as a must-see show! If you have had the pleasure of seeing them in the past this is STILL a must-see event! APTBS takes the feedback-drenched excellence of Psychocandy-era Jesus and Mary Chain, adds in a barrage of pop hooks and tops it off with the songwriting, guitar-work and vocal delivery of Oliver Ackermann. A Place to Bury Strangers does not waste time when they are onstage. This trio plugs in and unleashes a barrage that is unlike anything you will ever see. They have often been referred to as "the loudest band in New York" but this band goes well beyond the limits of that tag. The band has played two intense sets here in Phoenix in the past, this show is in support of their fourth album Transfixiation this is set for a February 17th release.

    Philadelphia, Pennsylania's Creepoid and Phoenix's Sleep Money open this All Ages Show.

  • Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2015

    BAYSIDE

    BAYSIDE 15 Year Anniversary Tour with Senses Fail, Man Overboard and Seaway at the Pressroom!

    Brought to you by Psyko Steve Presents.

  • Friday, Apr. 03, 2015

    Dick Dale

    The King of the Surf Guitar who pioneered the surf music style. On sale now!

  • Friday, May. 22, 2015

    U2

    Night 1!

  • Saturday, May. 23, 2015

    U2

    Night 2.

  • Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2015

    Sleater-Kinney

    On sale now!

  • Sunday, Apr. 19, 2015

    Hozier

    Sold out!

  • Saturday, Apr. 04, 2015

    A Day to Remember/The Offspring

    TWO STAGES OF LIVE MUSIC!!!

    WEST STAGE: A DAY TO REMEMBER, THE USED, FALLING IN REVERSE, MEMPHIS MAY FIRE, CHIODOS

    EAST STAGE: THE OFFSPRING, RANCID, NOFX, THE VANDALS, STRING OUT

  • Friday, Mar. 27, 2015

    MMMF Day 1 - Passion Pit

    w/ StrFkr, Robert DeLang, Portugal The Man, and more.

  • Saturday, Mar. 28, 2015

    MMMF Day 2 - Thievery Corporation

    w/ Phantogram, Trombone Shorty, Real Estate and Break Science

  • Sunday, Mar. 29, 2015

    MMMF Day 3 - Widespread Panic

    w/ Beats Antique, Trampled By Turtles, and Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe

  • Friday, Mar. 13, 2015

    Swans

    On sale now!

  • Thursday, Apr. 09, 2015

    Clean Bandit

    On sale now!

  • Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2015

    HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS: Stripped Down To The Bone Tour

    HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS Stripped Down To The Bone Tour with COURAGE MY LOVE, MARK ROSE, SHANE HENDERSON and DAYSEEKER at Club Red.

    This intimate, acoustic evening with Hawthorne Heights and friends will be hitting the West Coast for the first time ever. HH will be playing fan favorites, rare songs, and telling some stories.

    Brought to you by Psyko Steve Presents.

  • Thursday, Apr. 16, 2015

    George Ezra

    SOLD OUT!!!

  • Monday, Apr. 27, 2015

    Matt and Kim

    On sale now!

  • Saturday, Apr. 11, 2015

    Panda Bear

    Sold Out!

  • Thursday, Mar. 26, 2015

    JEFF the Brotherhood

    w/ Broncho. On sale now!

  • Thursday, Apr. 09, 2015

    The War on Drugs

    w/ Hop Along

  • Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2015

    The Decemberists

    The Decemberists—Meloy, Chris Funk (guitars), Jenny Conlee (keyboards), Nate Query (bass), and John Moen (drums)—had announced that they would be taking a break when their touring cycle finished following the release of 2011’s “The King is Dead.” Meloy wanted to spend time with his family and work on the children’s book series that became the acclaimed, best-selling Wildwood trilogy. To be sure, they had reached a new peak in their career: King entered the Billboard album charts at Number One, and the track “Down by the Water” was nominated for a Grammy in the “Best Rock Song” category. On sale 1/23!

  • Thursday, Apr. 30, 2015

    Mastodon

    w/ Clutch and Graveyard. On sale now!

  • Monday, Apr. 20, 2015

    Father John Misty

    w/ King Tuff. On sale now!

  • Saturday, Mar. 14, 2015

    VIVA PHX

    W/ Beat Coast, Unwritten Law, Jim Adkins, Fenix TX, TWIN SHADOW, ANDREW W.K., COOLIO, THEE OH SEES, SMALLPOOLS, FISHBONE, SIR SLY, ANDREW JACKSON JIHAD, GEOGRAPHER, THE STONE FOXES, PAPA, LUCHA LIBRE WRESTLING, KEVIN DEVINE & THE GODDAMN BAND, PPL MVR, HALSEY, THE TWILIGHT SAD, DADS, BOGAN VIA, HEY MARSEILLES, THE VELVET TEEN, +MANY MORE! All in various Downtown locations!

  • Friday, Mar. 27, 2015

    Immortal Technique, Talib Kweli

    w/ Niko Is, CF. On sale now!

  • Friday, Apr. 10, 2015

    FestivALTAZ - Death Cab for Cutie

    Lineup: Panic at the Disco, Glass Animals, Family of the Year, Meg Myers, Coasts. On sale now!

  • Friday, Apr. 17, 2015

    Built to Spill

    On sale now!

  • Thursday, Apr. 16, 2015

    Brand New SOLD OUT

    w/ Circa Survive. Sold Out!

  • Monday, Mar. 02, 2015

    Adrian Legg & Pierre Bensusan

    Adrian Legg is an English guitarist who is said to be “impossible to categorize.” From the beginnings of his musical career, the technologically-savvy musician worked with amplifiers and successfully created and launched the Trace Acoustic amplifiers. This use of innovative music technology extends to his albums through a mixture of acoustic and electric styles, primarily highlighting the contrast between guitar synthesizers and modeled guitar sounds versus traditional acoustic resonances. This unique aspect of his musical style, coupled with his critically acclaimed fingerstyle picking technique, makes for astonishing and beautiful performances that are not to be missed.

    “When it comes to acoustic guitar players, there are few that match the originality and ability of English guitarist, Adrian Legg.”—Illinois Entertainer

    At the young age of eleven Pierre Bensusan began teaching himself to play the guitar; today, the French-Algerian musician is revered as a master of the world and new age music genres. Bensusan began his professional career at age seventeen when he signed his first recording contract, and just a year later he released his first album Pres de Paris. These early successes paved the way for a historic career including multiple awards and performances that span the globe. Named “Best World Music Guitar Player in 2008″ by Guitar Player Magazine Readers Choice Awards, Bensusan allows his music to continuously evolve, incorporating classical, folk, jazz, and new age styles which blend into one harmonic sound to represent multiple world cultures in every arrangement.

    “One of the truly gifted musicians of our time – he plays the guitar as if it were the very soul of himself.”—George Winston on Pierre Bensusan

    “Nearing the end of an extensive UK tour, the genial French-Algerian was on top form, and we were soon to become part of the intimate relationship he has with his guitar. They seem to be as one; blending into each other as Bensusan turns his instrument into a living thing, making it talk, making each string sing. Switching tempos and styles with the concentration yet familiar ease of a master craftsman. At other times he made the guitar sound as if was an orchestra. And then there is Pierre’s singing: melodic, passionate, full of feeling, with his ‘scat esperanto’ a firm favourite. The audience was spellbound.”—Beat Magazine (UK)

  • Friday, Mar. 06, 2015

    Diane Schuur: An Homage to Stan Getz & Frank Sinatra

    The late show

    Featuring Ben Wolfe, Ulysses Owens Jr., and Ernie Watts

    “Schuur’s voice is, to put it very mildly, beautiful. She has a vocal range that can deliver low, grumbly laments and high, crooning wails with equal effectiveness, and wonderful vibrato.”—CMJ

    “Her voice is impressive in its size, range and brightness. A song can suddenly fly up an octave into little-girl squeals, then make a swan dive into the murky depths. She uses her twirling vibrato as rhythmic punctuation. After drawing out a note, she dispenses that vibrato like the cherry on a sundae.”—New York Times

  • Sunday, Mar. 08, 2015

    Les Yeux Noirs

    Combining elements of gypsy jazz along with Romani, Klezmer, and Yiddish music, French sextet Les Yeux Noirs creates a creative mix of traditional sounds and modern styles sure to amaze. The band is known for its unique combination of instruments such as the klezmer clarinet, violin, accordion, and swing guitar, providing a richness of sound that is energetic and deep at its core.

    Founded by brothers Eric and Olivier Slabiak in 1992, the group has given more than a thousand live performances in countries across the globe. Since their formation they have released seven albums, their most recent titled Tiganeasca.

    “Think of Balamouk as gypsy/klezmer/pop. It’s rootsy and beautifully played (just listen to the opening title cut to hear the level of virtuosity, for example), but all with a modern sheen and some changes and harmonies that could only be contemporary, as on “Tchaye” or “Lluba,” with a voice over earnest electronic textures which veer toward the liturgical.”—All Music

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