By New Times
By Robrt L. Pela and Amy Silverman
By Katrina Montgomery
By Kathleen Vanesian
By Monica Alonzo
By Benjamin Leatherman
By Robrt L. Pela
By Katrina Montgomery
Superstition Springs Center: 6555 E. Southern Ave., Mesa, 480-396-2570. Saturday, August 21: Western Electric Band.
Jazz/blues/world Weekly events
Ascension Lutheran Church: 7100 N. Mockingbird Ln., Paradise Valley, 480-948-6050. Saturdays: Jazz Vespers Service with the Bob Ravenscroft Trio.
Aunt Chilada's Restaurant: 7777 S. Pointe Pkwy. West, 602-431-6470. Fridays & Saturdays: Augustine Ramirez, strolling mariachi.
Barwinkles: 5930 W. Greenway Rd., Glendale, 602-938-9330. Sundays: Carvin Jones.
Bistro Isabelle: 7131 W. Ray Rd., Chandler, 480-705-9270. Thursdays-Saturdays: Aebi-Coulson Jazz Duo. Mondays-Wednesdays: Channette.
Bobby C's Lounge & Grill: 1140 E. Washington St., 602-252-2273. Sundays: Synergy Jazz Band.
Buckets: 7216 E. Shoeman Ln., Scottsdale, 480-994-8484. Fridays: Ted Alan Jazz Trio.
Caffe Boa: 5063 E. Elliot Rd., Ahwatukee, 480-893-3331. Fridays: Ron Fingers Allstars. Saturdays: N2.
Char's Has the Blues: 4631 N. Seventh Ave., 602-230-0205. Tuesdays: Soul Horizons. Wednesdays: AZ Blues with Big Pete Pearson. Thursdays: Bad News Blues Band.
Chianti: 3943 E. Camelback Rd., 602-957-9840. Sundays: Doc Jones Band.
Down the Hatch: 3223 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-377-8100. Fridays & Saturdays: Carvin Jones.
El Zocalo Mexican Grill: 28 S. San Marcos Pl., Chandler, 480-722-0303. Fridays (bi-weekly): Mariachi Los Putrillos.
J. Chew & Company: 7320 Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale, 480-946-2733. Thursdays: Phil Hendricks.
Jet Lag Lounge: 7908 E. Chaparral Rd., Scottsdale, 480- 941-9144. Wednesdays-Saturdays: Doc Chaney & the Jet Lag Jazzband. Tuesdays: The Joe Hopkins Quartet. Sundays: Doc Chaney leads jazz jam.
Minder Binder's: 715 S. McClintock Dr., Tempe, 480-966-1911. Thursdays: Reggae Thursdays with Kindread.
Pepin: 7363 Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale, 480-990-9026. Fridays & Saturdays: Salsa night with DJ Ramiro El Rumbero.
Philthy Phil's Nightclub: 2939 N. 16th St., 602-279-4339. Tuesdays: Blues jam hosted by the Rocket 88's.
Pronto Ristorante: 3950 E. Campbell Ave., 480-994-1520. Wednesdays: Margo Reed. Thursdays: Tony Vacca's Jam Session.
Sky Lounge: 123 E. Washington St., 602-229-1110. Fridays: Cascabel.
The Vine -- Phoenix: 2808 E. Indian School Rd., 602-957-9806. Tuesdays: Carvin Jones.
El Pedregal: 34505 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480-488-1072. Thursday, June 3: Azz Izz. Thursday, June 10: The Diamonds. Thursday, June 17: Jake & Elwood Blues -- The Blues Brothers Revue. Thursday, June 24: Michael Reed with Frank & Margo.
Eurasia Bistro: 8225 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale, 480-991-1571. Wednesday, June 9: Touch of Blues, Tony Monaco, B-3 Organ Quartet, & more.
Jazz in the Hills Coffee House: 17149 E. Amhurst Dr., Fountain Hills, 480-837-9771. Friday, June 4: Novo Mundo. Friday, June 11: Dos Amigos. Friday, June 18: Andy Margolis Trio. Friday, June 25: Armand Boatman Trio.
Phoenix Civic Plaza: 225 E. Adams St., 602-262-7272. Saturday, June 12: El Gran Silencio.
Piano Jazz Showcase: 15600 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480-488-4553. Monday, June 14: Metro Phoenix 12-piece Jazz Orchestra Flag Day concert. Tuesday, June 22: Novo Mundo Brazilian Jazz Summer Fantasy.
Rhythm Room: 1019 E. Indian School Rd., 602-265-4842. Thursday, June 3: Bernie Leadon. Saturday, June 5: Cold Shott & the Hurricane Horns. Sunday, June 6: Buckwheat Zydeco. Tuesday, June 8: Twistin' Tarantulas. Wednesday, June 9: Touch of Blues & Tony Monaco. Thursday, June 10: Asylum Street Spankers. Sunday, June 13: Sunday Blues Showcase. Tuesday, June 15: Califone. Friday, June 18: Big Pete Pearson Blues Band. Saturday, June 19: Sistah Blue. Sunday, June 20: Brian Auger's Oblivion Express. Wednesday, June 23: Garag Mahal. Friday, June 25: Bad News Blues Band. Saturday, June 26: Raven's birthday party with Soul Deep. Monday, June 28: Mofro & Soulstorm. Tuesday, June 29: Sean Costello. Wednesday, June 30: Shawn Pittman.
Steele Indian School Park: 3rd St. & Indian School Rd., 602-495-0739. Saturday, June 5: Big Pete Pearson Band.
El Pedregal: 34505 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480-488-1072. Thursday, July 1: Patriotic Concert.
Phoenix Civic Plaza: 225 E. Adams St., 602-262-7272. Tuesday, July 27, through Saturday, July 31: Spot.
Rhythm Room: 1019 E. Indian School Rd., 602-265-4842. Tuesday, July 6: Dale Watson.
Steele Indian School Park: 3rd St. & Indian School Rd., 602-495-0739. Saturday, July 10: Clan/destine.
Superstition Springs Center: 6555 E. Southern Ave., Mesa, 480-396-2570. Saturday, July 3: Ultimaxx. Saturday, July 17: Cascabel. Saturday, July 31: Alonzo & Mango Mango.
Rhythm Room: 1019 E. Indian School Rd., 602-265-4842. Saturday, August 14: Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials.
Steele Indian School Park: 3rd St. & Indian School Rd., 602-495-0739. Saturday, August 7: Barrio Latino.
Venue of Scottsdale: 7117 E. Third Ave., Scottsdale, 480-945-5150. Wednesday, August 18: Burning Spear.
Hip-hop/R&B Weekly events
Bobby C's Lounge & Grill: 1140 E. Washington St., 602-252-2273. Thursdays: Street Life.
Majerle's: 24 N. Second St., 602-253-9004. Saturdays: Volume Zone presents hip-hop and freestyle contest.
The Mason Jar: 2303 E. Indian School Rd., 602-954-0455. Saturday, June 26: Hip-hop with ADDA2U2.
The Old Brickhouse: 1 E. Jackson St., 602-258-7888. Tuesday, June 29: Executioners & Pharcyde.
Classical music Special events
monOrchid: 214 E. Roosevelt St., 602-254-1491. Saturday, June 5, & Sunday, June 6: The Downtown Chamber Series (classical music).