Rhythm Room

A venue with a strong focus on roots & blues. The Rhythm Room opened in 1991 and has hosted thousands of national acts of every genre.

Upcoming Shows for Rhythm Room

  • Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019

    Black Cat Bones, Big Daddy D and The Dynamites and Pulled Pork

    Black Cat Bones from Tucson has been playing original blues and rock since 2004. Big Daddy D and The Dynamites have been a quality fixture on the Arizona blues scene for a number of years now and had taken time off from playing live since 2012. The band has developed a solid reputation here in town for their stellar musicianship and great live shows! Pulled Pork opens this 21+ show.

  • Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019

    Bryan Thomas Parker and Friends, Carol Pacey and the Honey Shakers and Cayce Jane

    Bryan Thomas Parker from Tucson plays the blues, folk and rock and roll. He is currently working on a new album. Carol Pacey and the Honey Shakers from Tempe know how to play well crafted Americana. The latest album from this band was Eyes on the Prize. Cayce Jane will also play at this 21+ show.

  • Friday, Mar. 22, 2019

    Soul Remainders, Scattered Melodies and Palo Brea

    Phoenix's Soul Remainders are a sextet of rhythm rowers, playing classics from the funk, soul and soul/jazz streams. Maybe an original or two as well. Scattered Melodies from Tempe is a musical venture captained by Josh Montag with his first mate Jake Johnston, who strive to unite all communities, cities, and continents through the influence of music. Their latest album was 2018's Patterns. Palo Brea performs original music that marries the popular and jazz/blues genres. 21+ show

  • Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019

    Small Paul Memorial Show (early show)

    This special early event is a fundraiser and tribute to Small Paul to help the family defray burial services. There is a $10 min donation and there will be raffles and special guests performances at the event. The host will be Cold Shott and the Hurricane Horns. They have been a vital part of the Valley's blues, funk, R&B and soul scenes since 1990. The band celebrated two decades as a group in 2012 and has become a mainstay at this venue, including ringing in the New Year for 2019. 21+ show

  • Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019

    Dave Riley's Birthday Bash with the Dave Riley and Bob Corritore Juke Joint Blues Band (prime time show)

    Come help Dave Riley celebrate his birthday tonight! The Dave Riley and Bob Corritore Juke Joint Blues Band comes out of Scottsdale and features Rhythm Room club owner Bob Corritore on the harmonica. Riley and Corritore have played together for many years now and released their third album Hush Your Fuss! in 2013. Johnny Rapp, Brian Fahey and Yahni Riley round out tonight's line-up.

    21+ show

  • Sunday, Mar. 24, 2019

    Thaddeus Rose Band

    Thaddeus Rose Band is a variety band offering the best dance rock hits of all times. Their remakes of iconic cover tunes are flawless and originate from some of the greatest musicians of our time. Their graceful yet funky hip-hop moves across the stage serve as the proverbial frosting on the cake. 21+ show

  • Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2019

    Lucky Devils

    The Lucky Devils play a mix of old-school favorites, top 40, motown, rock, funk, jazz, soul, swing, 70s/80s/90s hits and more. You can see them around town playing weddings, corporate events and other types of public functions. 21+ show

  • Friday, Apr. 12, 2019

    Cold Shott and the Hurricane Horns

    Cold Shott and the Hurricane Horns have been a vital part of the Valley's blues, funk, R&B and soul scenes since 1990. The band celebrated two decades as a group in 2012 and has become a mainstay at this venue, including ringing in the New Year for 2019. Come check them out!

    21+ show

  • Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019

    Adrianna Marie and Her Groovecutters

    Adrianna Marie and Her Groovecutters will bring their smooth blues and roots music sound back to the Rhythm Room this evening. Adrianna Marie was the daughter of 60's folk group The Carolee Singers and grew up in the music scene, starting to perform live at the tender age of 10. She continued to study music throughout her childhood and eventually left for California when she was 17 with just her guitar in hand. Her blues, folk and jazz stylings have progressed ever since. LA Jones, Jerry Donato and Marcus Bashore will also be performing this evening. 21+ show

  • Sunday, Apr. 14, 2019

    Marmalade Skies

    Marmalade Skies is a seven-piece tribute to The Beatles. 21+ show

  • Monday, Apr. 15, 2019

    Ghost Cat Attack, Ancient Egypt, Elysium, Nerve Beats and Cult Loveless

    Ghost Cat Attack is an indie-rock band with influences of pop, rock, folk and blues. February 2019 the band is releasing a live album, LIVE at Crescent Ballroom. Ancient Egypt is a psychedelic garage-funk fluff-rock band from Tempe. They released an album by the name of Plagued in 2016. Elysium is a four-piece psychedelic, reggae, alternative rock and jazz band from Phoenix. Nerve Beats is an art punk trio that was originally formed in Honolulu. Cult Loveless is the folk duo of Emily Davis and Javier Martinez from El Paso, Texas. 21+ show

  • Thursday, Apr. 18, 2019

    Wayne "The Train" Hancock, Brea Burns and the Boleros and DJ Thornhill

    Wayne "The Train" Hancock plays a style of music that has been dubbed "juke joint swing". This genre combines big band, blues, honky-tonk, Texas rockabilly and western swing. Since releasing his first album over 20 years ago Wayne Hancock has toured relentlessly, delivering his raw style of music to his fans. His latest release was 2016's Slingin' Rhythm. Brea Burns and the Boleros are a classic honky tonk and country band. Originally hailing from southern California, this band is now based in Phoenix and has established a great reputation for delivering energetic shows. DJ Thornhill will also be spinning tunes during this 21+ show.

  • Friday, Apr. 19, 2019

    Sugar Thieves

    The Sugar Thieves return to the Rhythm Room, bringing their terrific mix of blues with a hot dance groove. The band has won numerous local music awards, including the Phoenix Blues Society’s Arizona Blues Showdown three times and the Best Americana Band in 2009 by the Phoenix New Times "Summer of Sound Series". The band even competed in the International Blues Challenge held in Memphis in 2009, 2010 and 2013. The Sugar Thieves have released six discs during their career with their latest being Two Cups.

    21+ show

  • Saturday, Apr. 20, 2019

    Soul Power Band

    Soul Power Band is a soul and R&B band from the Phoenix area that has gained a loyal following due to its smooth grooves and rich harmonies. The band fuses its interpretations of Motown and funk with the blues to create its unique sound.

    21+ show

  • Tuesday, Apr. 23, 2019

    Los Straitjackets and Igor and the Red Elvises

    Los Straitjackets is an American instrumental rock band that formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 1988. Originally comprising guitarists Danny Amis (formerly of the Raybeats), Eddie Angel and drummer L. J. "Jimmy" Lester under the name The Straitjackets, the band split up soon after forming, but reunited as Los Straitjackets in 1994 with the addition of bassist E. Scott Esbeck. Esbeck left the band in 1998 and was replaced by Pete Curry. The current lineup also features Greg Townson on guitar and Chris "Sugarballs" Sprague on drums. The band has released fourteen studio albums, four collaboration albums and three live albums with their latest release being 2017's What's So Funny About Peace Love And Los Straitjackets.

    Igor and the Red Elvises return to its Valley home base at the Rhythm Room this evening! Igor and the Red Elvises began creating music back in 1995 after Igor Yuzov had moved to the United States coming from his home in Russia. The band has gone through many line-ups over the years, but two things remain constant; Yuzov's sense of humor and the band's knack for making music that incorporates styles such as rock and roll, rockabilly and surf with a strong Russian influence. 21+ show

  • Friday, Apr. 26, 2019

    Banana Gun, Snailmate, The Psychedelephants and Future Exes

    Banana Gun is a five-piece alternative jazz, rock and blues band from Phoenix. Their most recent album, Dance Monkey Down in Faux Town was released in May 2017. Snailmate is a melting pot of musical styles that emerges from the muddle with a humorous hip hop-electronica-funk fusion. They formed in early 2015 by Kalen Lander and Ariel Monet in Phoenix. Their latest EP is Existential Anxiety released early 2018. The Psychedelephants are described as a jazz/grunge and heavy psych-op outfit out of Tempe. Their latest effort The Abyss was released October 2018. Future Exes is a 5 piece dirty blues rock band from Tempe. 21+ show

  • Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019

    Danielle Nicole

    Danielle Nicole is a dynamic blues artist. As a child Danielle Nicole sang for her family and took ballet, dance and tap lessons but it was not until she was 12 that she took the stage singing the first time. Two years later she was singing in coffeehouses and when she turned 16 she started singing lead in her father's band. All this experience as well as other bands she played in led to her along with her brothers Nick and Kris starting a family band called Trampled Under Foot. That band was around for 13 years and released several albums including 2013's Badlands which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Blues Album chart. Her first full-length solo disc was entitled Wolf Den. That album was nominated in May 2016 by the Blues Blast Music Awards for New Artist Debut Album. She also was nominated in the Female Blues Artist category. Her latest album is entitled Cry No More and was nominated for a Grammy for Best Contemporary Blues Album.

    21+ show