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There's plenty of cuttin' and scratchin' at Valley clubs this summer.

All events subject to change. Call venue first to confirm details.

DJ/Dance

Music

Weekly events

Acme Bar & Grill: 4525 N. Craftsman Ct., Scottsdale, 480-990-7111. Tuesdays & Fridays: Translator (hip-hop). Saturdays: DJ Jason (Top 40, hip-hop).

Acme Roadhouse: 855 S. Rural Rd., Tempe, 480-517-1818. Thursdays: DJ J. Alan (house). Fridays, Saturdays & Wednesdays: DJ Jason (Top 40, hip-hop). Mondays: DJs MCB & J. Alan (hip-hop, house, '80s retro).

Ain't Nobody's Bizness: 3031 E. Indian School Rd., 602-224-9977. Fridays: DJ D Anthony (Top 40). Thursdays & Saturdays: DJ Suzy (Top 40). Wednesdays: Underground House Night (house). Sundays: DJ Static (house, hip-hop).

Axis/Radius: 7340 E. Indian Plaza, Scottsdale, 480-970-1112. Thursdays: Summer Nights with DJ MCB, Vance Rogers, & Josh Royal (all genres). Fridays: Kashmeer (hip-hop). Saturdays: Coolmix Big Saturdays with DJs Swerv & Phantom (all genres).

Anderson's Fifth Estate: 6820 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale, 480-994-4168. Thursdays: Piranha Room/Area 51 with DJs Jeremy & Ricky (industrial/goth, electroclash). Fridays: Electrolust with Kevin Brown (electroclash). Saturdays: Retro Night with DJ Gregg ('80s retro). Tuesdays: DJ Statik (hip-hop).

Arizona Roadhouse: 1120 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe, 480-929-9940. Thursdays-Saturdays: DJ Chuck (Top 40).

AZ 88: 7353 Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale, 480-994-5576. Thursdays: DJ Seduce (downtempo acid jazz fusion). Fridays & Saturdays: P-Body/DJ Seduce (acid jazz lounge). Sundays & Wednesdays: P-Body (downtempo acid jazz retro).

Boom Night Club: 1724 E. McDowell Rd., 602-254-0231. Fridays: Hot Pink! (electroclash). Saturdays: Salt Shaker (Latin hip-hop). Sundays: History ('80s and '90s retro).

Buzz the Original Fun Bar: 10345 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480-991-FUNN. Fridays & Saturdays: Power 92.3 hosts (hip-hop/R&B).

Cabana: 6810 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale, 480-421-9055. Fridays: Fluid Fridays (Top 40). Saturdays: Summerslam with DJ Jesse (all genres).

Club Bash: 230 W. Fifth St., Tempe, 480-966-8200. Thursdays: Island Night with DJ 2% (house and hip-hop). Fridays: Ladies First with DJ 2% (hip-hop). Saturdays: DJ Essence (hip-hop). Sundays: Noche de Salsa with DJ Leo Blaze (salsa, reggaton). Mondays: Elevate with DJs Rongstep & Optic (drum and bass).

Club Rio: 430 N. Scottsdale Rd., Tempe, 480-894-0533. Fridays: DJ Adrenalin (alternative). Saturdays: After-hours with DJs Rephil & Chino (hip-hop). Wednesdays: College Hump Night with DJ Chino (Top 40).

Dos Gringos -- Scottsdale: 4209 N. Craftsman Ct., Scottsdale, 480-423-3800. Thursdays: DJ Sterling. Sundays: Beach Party with DJ Sterling & Translator.

Dos Gringos Trailer Park: 1001 E. Eighth St., Tempe, 480-968-7879. Saturdays & Sundays: Trailer Park Pool Bash with guest DJs.

Elixir: 7419 E. Indian Plaza, Scottsdale, 480-970-1945. Thursdays: DJ Randy (house). Fridays: Flirt with DJ Shad (hip-hop). Saturdays: Beat Suite with DJ Tricky T & Translator (house, hip-hop). Tuesdays: DJ Michael (hip-hop).

Emerald Lounge: 1514 N. Seventh Ave., 602-256-9705. Tuesdays: Soultrax with DJs Jimmy & Tato (hip-hop, soul, drum and bass).

Fat Cat's: 915 Grand Ave., 602-252-0988. Thursdays: .ANTI_ (IDM/dorkwave). Fridays: Motor with Alie Cat (New Wave, rock). Tuesdays: Transistor (electro). Wednesdays: Electrolush (electroclash).

Fat Tuesday: 680 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-967-3917. Thursdays-Saturdays: DJ Adrenalin (hip-hop). Tuesdays: DJ Adrenalin (hip-hop).

Furio: 7210 E. Second St., Scottsdale, 480-945-6600. Thursdays: Progressions with DJ Matty & Silent (all genres).

Macayo's on Central: 4001 N. Central Ave., 602-264-6141. Wednesdays-Saturdays: Big Latin/L-Dog (salsa fusion, old school, hip-hop).

Myst: 7340 E. Shoeman Lane, Scottsdale, 480-970-5000. Fridays: Mystique with DJ MCB (house and hip-hop). Saturdays & Wednesdays: DJ J. Alan (house).

Next: 7111 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale, 480-970-NEXT. Thursdays: Migration (big beats, soul). Saturdays: DJ Sean Morley & Soloman (all genres). Tuesdays: Sugar (funk, old school, soul). Wednesdays: Batucada (house).

NOYZ: 4224 N. Craftsman Ct., Scottsdale, 480-941-9333. Thursdays: Translator (techno, '80s retro, hip-hop). Fridays: DJ Gregg ('80s retro). Saturdays: DJ Statik (hip-hop). Wednesdays: DJ Fashion (hip-hop).

PI: 5014 S. Price Rd., Tempe, 480-897-1466. Thursdays: Blunt Club (hip-hop). Saturdays (bi-weekly): Eclectique Lounge with DJ Ian Frost (eclectic). Sundays: Distorted Disco (disco).

Shaker Room: 7259 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale, 480-970-0500. Thursdays: Dirty with DJ Mr. B (hip-hop). Fridays: F.U.B.A.R. with DJ Randy (house, hip-hop). Saturdays: Shaky with DJ Michael (house, hip-hop).

Shepherd's: 3114 E. Cactus Rd., 602-482-0751. Thursdays: Got Punk? with DJ Shocker (industrial/goth). Fridays: Weekend Vibe with DJ Statik ('80s retro, hip-hop). Saturdays: Weekend Vibe with DJ K-Money ('80s retro, hip-hop).

6: 7316 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale, 480-663-6620. Tuesdays: TU6 with DJs Roach & Joe (R&B, acid jazz lounge). Thursdays: Mint with DJ Sean Morley & Roach (all genres). Sundays: Red with Pete Salaz & Sean Morley (techno).

Sky Lounge: 123 E. Washington St., 602-229-1110. Thursdays: Flux with DJs Rod Carillo & Lysa D (techno, house). Fridays: Rainbow Room (all genres). Saturdays: DJs PJ, Joey & Cañez (progressive house).

Suede: 7333 E. Indian Plaza, Scottsdale, 480-970-6969. Thursdays: NV with DJ McKail (acid jazz lounge). Fridays: DJ J. Alan (house). Saturdays: DJ MCB (house). Tuesdays: Posh with Kevin Brown (house). Wednesdays: PCH (old school, funk).

 

Sugar Daddy's: 3102 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480-970-6556. Tuesdays: DJ M2 & DJ Bonds (techno, house, hip-hop).

Special events

JUNE

The Clubhouse: 1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe, 480-968-3238. Saturday, June 19: Trash! Two live bands, followed by DJ Manchester.

Fat Cat's: 915 Grand Ave., 602-252-0988. Wednesday, June 16: DJ Pablo Gomez's 25th birthday party.

Furio: 7210 E. Second St., Scottsdale, 480-945-6600. Saturday, June 12: Aura with DJ Ryan Campbell & DJ Mike Gray.

Icehouse: 429 W. Jackson St., 602-257-8929. Saturday, June 26: DJs Mike Cruz & Glen Friscia, performance by Inaya Day.

Venue of Scottsdale: 7117 E. Third Ave., Scottsdale, 480-945-5150. Thursday, June 10: M.O.P. & Pharoahe Monch.

JULY

The Clubhouse: 1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe, 480-968-3238. Saturday, July 10: Trash! Two live bands, followed by DJ Manchester.

Furio: 7210 E. Second St., Scottsdale, 480-945-6600. Saturday, July 10: Aura with DJ Ryan Campbell & DJ Silent.

Icehouse: 429 W. Jackson St., 602-257-8929. Saturday, July 10: DJ Chris Cox.

Myst: 7340 E. Shoeman Lane, Scottsdale, 480-970-5000. Friday, July 16: DJ Rectangle.

AUGUST

The Clubhouse: 1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe, 480-968-3238. Saturday, August 14: Trash! Two live bands, followed by DJ Manchester.

Icehouse: 429 W. Jackson St., 602-257-8929. Saturday, August 14: DJs Lenny B & Jeremy Martorano.

ROCK

Weekly events Anna's Southwest Grill: 425 S. Power Rd., Mesa, 480-832-3202. Fridays: Bill Fuschillo.

Bar Nun: 4142 E. Chandler Blvd., Phoenix, 480-706-5564. Sundays: Kokomo.

Chez Nous Cocktail Lounge: 675 W. Indian School Rd., 602-266-7372. Mondays: Apexx Band. Tuesdays & Wednesdays & Fridays-Sundays: Roscoe Taylor, Tim Forkes & Co. Thursdays: Fire in the Sky Band.

Famous Sam's -- Chandler: 940 N. Alma School Rd., Chandler, 480-812-1177. Thursdays: Chuck E. Baby. Fridays: Chuck E. Baby & Sweaty. Sundays: Sweaty. Wednesdays: Swinging Johnsons.

Flicka's Baja Cantina: 2003 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480-945-3618. Thursdays: T.A.T.E. Fridays: Wonder Bread.

Library Bar & Grill: 501 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-929-9002. Wednesdays: '80s band Metalhead.

Martini Ranch: 7295 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale, 480-970-0500. Thursdays: The Chadwicks. Fridays: 9Ball. Saturdays: Rock Lobster.

O'Kelley's Sports Bar & Grill: 2120 W. Guadalupe Rd., Mesa, 480-756-6069. Sundays: Chuck E. Baby.

Sail Inn Bar & Grill: 26 S. Farmer Ave., Tempe, 480-921-1775. Thursdays: Grateful Dead Jam with The Noodles.

Slap Shots Bar & Grill: 7941 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, 623-939-6261. Fridays & Saturdays: The Bank.

Special events

JUNE

America West Arena: 201 E. Jefferson St., 602-379-7800. Saturday, June 12: And 1 Mix Tape Tour.

Boston's (inside PI): 5014 S. Price Rd., Tempe, 480-897-1466. Friday, June 4: A Bloom, members of Soulfly, Snot, & 1 Side Zero.

Celebrity Theatre: 440 N. 32nd St., 602-267-1600. Sunday, June 13: Velvet Revolver. Tuesday, June 29: Train.

Chaser's: 8005 E. Roosevelt St., Scottsdale, 480-945-4985. Saturday, June 5: Eroticide.

The Clubhouse: 1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe, 480-968-3238. Thursday, June 3: David Mead & Ron Sexsmith. Friday, June 4: Tainted & The George Hughes Band. Saturday, June 5: Conflict Resolution CD release party. Friday, June 11: Fayuca CD release party.

Copper Canyon: 5945 W. Ray Rd., Chandler, 480-705-9700. Friday, June 11: Tina Bailey.

Cricket Pavilion: 2121 N. 83rd Ave., 602-254-7200. Friday, June 18: KISS (with Poison). Tuesday, June 22: Grateful Dead (with Warren Haynes). Wednesday, June 23: No Doubt & Blink 182 (with Phantom Planet & Motion City Soundtrack).

Dillon's Restaurant: 8706 W. Thunderbird Rd., Peoria, 623-979-5353. Friday, June 4, & Saturday, June 5: Tina Bailey Band.

Emerald Lounge: 1514 N. Seventh Ave., 602-256-9705. Thursday, June 3: Amy Schugar & MFM. Thursday, June 10: The Obsoletes. Thursday, June 17: Spaz Kitty.

Fuel: 2827 E. Bell Rd., 602-788-0500. Friday, June 18, & Saturday, June 19: Tina Bailey.

Glendale Arena: 6520 N. 91st Ave., Glendale, 623-772-3200. Tuesday, June 22: Crusty Demons Global Assault Tour.

Marquee Theatre: 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0707. Thursday, June 3: Plea for Peace Tour with Cursive. Friday, June 4: The Stills. Monday, June 14: The Format, Reubens Accomplice, & Necronauts. Saturday, June 19: P.O.D., Blindside, Hazen Street, & Lacuna Coil.

The Mason Jar: 2303 E. Indian School Rd., 602-954-0455. Saturday, June 5: Keane. Sunday, June 6: Gravedigger. Tuesday, June 8: Prong. Thursday, June 10: The Domination Tour with Sister Machine Gun, Christ Analogue, & Manufactura. Saturday, June 12: Alabama Thunder Pussy. Tuesday, June 15: Demon Hunter, Red Poetic, & Haste the Day. Saturday, June 19: Piebald, The Jealous Sound, Appleseed Cast, & The Red West. Sunday, June 20: Legendary Pink Dots & The Jealous Sound. Wednesday, June 23: Defiance. Sunday, June 27: Battle of the Bands. Wednesday, June 30: The Strand.

Mesa Amphitheatre: 251 N. Center St., Mesa, 480-644-2560. Tuesday, June 8: Dashboard Confessional (with Thrice).

 

Modified Arts: 407 E. Roosevelt St., 602-462-5516. Tuesday, June 22: Doozer, Until Tomorrow, & more. Saturday, June 26: Maritime.

The Ole Brass Rail: 3728 E. Thomas Rd., 602-956-1280. Friday, June 25, & Saturday, June 26: Tina Bailey.

The Old Brickhouse Grill: 1 E. Jackson St., 602-258-7888. Tuesday, June 8: Pedro the Lion & John Vanderslice. Thursday, June 10: Denver Harbor & Audiokarate.

On the Rocks: 2515 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480-488-6725. Fridays & Saturdays: Billy Love.

The Paper Heart Gallery: 750 Grand Ave., 602-262-2020. Saturday, June 12: Benefit for AZ Coalition Against Domestic Violence, with Fatigo, World Class Thugs, The Budget Sinatra, & more.

Peoria Sports Complex: 16101 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria, 623-878-4337. Wednesday, June 30: Vans Warped Tour with Bad Religion, Flogging Molly, Good Charlotte, New Found Glory, & more.

PhiX: 1113 Grand Ave., 602-252-7449. Friday, June 11: Bark Bark Bark, Beyond Analog, & more. Saturday, June 26: The Passing & Elwood.

PI: 5014 S. Price Rd., Tempe, 480-897-1466. Friday, June 4: A Bloom, members of Soulfly, Snot, & 1 Side Zero.

Sail Inn: 26 S. Farmer Ave., Tempe, 480-921-1775. Sunday, June 13: Sweatshop Band.

The Sets: 93 E. Southern Ave., Tempe, 480-829-1822. Saturday, June 5: Edge Night with The Strand.

Steel Horse Saloon: 1768 W. Bell Rd., 602-942-8778. Wednesday, June 16: Tina Bailey.

Sugar Daddy's: 3012 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480-970-6556. Sunday, June 6: Tina Bailey Band. Thursday, June 10: Tina Bailey Band. Saturday, June 12: Tina Bailey. Wednesday, June 23, & Thursday, June 24: Tina Bailey Band. Sunday, June 27: Tina Bailey Band.

Superstition Springs Center: 6555 E. Southern Ave., Mesa, 480-396-2570. Saturday, June 5: Rickijoleen & Rondavous. Saturday, June 12: Snake Eyes. Saturday, June 19: The Rave.

The Trunk Space: 1506 Grand Ave., 602-258-2079. Saturday, June 19: Hermosa Drive, Learn to Suffer, & more.

Undici Undici: 1111 S. Longmore Dr., Mesa, 480-966-7773. Friday, June 11: Eight Songs for Wednesday.

Venue of Scottsdale: 7117 E. Third Ave., Scottsdale, 480-945-5150. Saturday, June 12: Reign Kings. Friday, June 25: Led Zepagain & TNT.

JULY

Celebrity Theatre: 440 N. 32nd St., 602-267-1600. Sunday, July 4: Gipsy Kings. Thursday, July 29: Kenny Loggins.

Copper Canyon: 5945 W. Ray Rd., Chandler, 480-705-9700. Saturday, July 24: Tina Bailey.

Cricket Pavilion: 2121 N. 83rd Ave., 602-254-7200. Friday, July 16: Rush. Tuesday, July 20: John Mayer (with Maroon 5 & DJ Logic).

Dillon's Restaurant: 8706 W. Thunderbird Rd., Peoria, 623-979-5353. Friday, July 16, & Saturday, July 17: Tina Bailey Band.

Dodge Theatre: 400 W. Washington St., 602-379-2800. Friday, July 23: Marc Anthony. Sunday, July 25: Al Green.

Emerald Lounge: 1514 N. Seventh Ave., 602-256-9705. Tuesday, July 6: Liquid Cheese & Spaz Kitty.

Glendale Arena: 6520 N. 91st Ave., Glendale, 623-772-3200. Friday, July 16: Sarah McLachlan (with Butterfly Boucher). Thursday, July 29: Michael W. Smith with MercyMe.

Jakes O' Mine: 1985 W. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, 480-982-8608. Thursday, July 1, through Saturday, July 3: Tina Bailey.

The Loft: 15015 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, 602-482-3130. Friday, July 9, & Saturday, July 10: Tina Bailey.

Marquee Theatre: 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0707. Tuesday, July 20: Reel Big Fish.

The Mason Jar: 2303 E. Indian School Rd., 602-954-0455. Sunday, July 11: Battle of the Bands. Saturday, July 17: Armor for Sleep, Bayside, & more. Sunday, July 18: Battle of the Bands. Tuesday, July 20: Braid, Recover, Moneen, & Limbeck.

Modified Arts: 407 E. Roosevelt St., 602-462-5516. Thursday, July 1: The New Mexicans. Monday, July 5: Horse, Pistolita, Bluewall Audience, & more. Wednesday, July 7: Devendra Banhart, Vetiver, & more. Saturday, July 24: The Ted Dancin Machine, The Fad, & more. Tuesday, July 27: Respiria, Irradio, & more.

The Paper Heart Gallery: 750 Grand Ave., 602-262-2020. Wednesday, July 7: The Uncanny Summer Ska Extravaganza with Spaz Kitty, Liquid Cheese, & more. Wednesday, July 14: I Voted for Kodos, Workshirt Wonder, Fancy Pants, & more. Tuesday, July 27: Joe & the Chicken Heads, The Mothras, Fancy Pants, & more.

PhiX: 1113 Grand Ave., 602-252-7449. Friday, July 9: Mass Hysteria, Spaz Kitty, Sandpaper Love, & more. Monday, July 19: LYCD 1-year anniversary show.

Sugar Daddy's: 3012 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480-970-6556. Wednesday, July 7, & Thursday, July 8: Tina Bailey Band. Wednesday, July 14: Tina Bailey. Sunday, July 18: Tina Bailey Band. Friday, July 30, & Saturday, July 31: Tina Bailey.

Superstition Springs Center: 6555 E. Southern Ave., Mesa, 480-396-2570. Saturday, July 10: CC Ryder Express. Saturday, July 24: Apple.

AUGUST

America West Arena: 201 E. Jefferson St., 602-379-7800. Thursday, August 5: Van Halen.

Celebrity Theatre: 440 N. 32nd St., 602-267-1600. Thursday, August 5: Dave Koz & Friends. Sunday, August 8: Heart. Friday, August 22: Chris Isaak.

 

Copper Canyon: 5945 W. Ray Rd., Chandler, 480-705-9700. Saturday, August 21: Tina Bailey.

Cricket Pavilion: 2121 N. 83rd Ave., 602-254-7200. Tuesday, August 24: Dave Matthews Band (with The Red West).

Dillon's Restaurant: 8706 W. Thunderbird Rd., Peoria, 623-979-5353. Friday, August 6, & Saturday, August 7: Tina Bailey Band.

Dodge Theatre: 400 W. Washington St., 602-379-2800. Sunday, August 8: Chicago, & Earth, Wind, and Fire.

Jakes O' Mine: 1985 W. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, 480-982-8608. Thursday, August 26-Saturday, August 28: Tina Bailey.

Marquee Theatre: 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0707. Saturday, August 21: Dramarama.

The Mason Jar: 2303 E. Indian School Rd., 602-954-0455. Friday, August 6: D.R.I.

Modified Arts: 407 E. Roosevelt St., 602-462-5516. Tuesday, August 3: MU330, Upright Dub Orchestra, & more.

The Ole Brass Rail: 3728 E. Thomas Rd., 602-956-1280. Friday, August 13, & Saturday, August 14: Tina Bailey.

PhiX: 1113 Grand Ave., 602-252-7449. Friday, August 13: Foot Village.

Sugar Daddy's: 3012 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480-970-6556. Thursday, August 12: Tina Bailey. Friday, August 20: Tina Bailey.

Superstition Springs Center: 6555 E. Southern Ave., Mesa, 480-396-2570. Saturday, August 7: Freddie Duran Plan. Saturday, August 14: T.A.T.E. Saturday, August 28: Shining Star.

Venue of Scottsdale: 7117 E. Third Ave., Scottsdale, 480-945-5150. Thursday, August 12: Pat Green. Saturday, August 14: Steel Pulse. Monday, August 30: Night Wish.

Country/folk

Weekly events

Buffalo Chip Saloon: 6811 E. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek, 480-488-9118. Thursdays-Sundays: Pat James Band & Geoff Conklin.

Harold's Corral: 6895 E. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek, 480-488-1906. Fridays-Sundays: Vigilante.

Lucci's 4 Pasta & More: 4747 N. 20th St., 602-954-2394. Saturdays: Sheila and This Guitar.

Mama Java's Coffee House: 3619 E. Indian School Rd., 602-840-5282. Thursdays: Americana Caf´.

Mickey's Hangover: 4310 N. Brown Ave., Scottsdale, 480-425-0111. Sundays: Big Tex & the Blazin' Pintos.

The Rockin' Horse: 7043 E. McDowell Rd., Scottsdale, 480-874-1112. Tuesdays: JC Caine. Wednesdays-Saturdays: Western Fusion. Mondays: Dyno Glides.

Venue of Scottsdale: 7117 E. Third Ave., Scottsdale, 480-945-5150. Thursdays: Canyon Walls.

Special events

JUNE

Cave Creek Coffee Company: 6033 E. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek, 480-488-0603. Saturday, June 12: Peter Mulvey.

Duck & Decanter: 1651 E. Camelback Rd., 602-274-5429. Friday, June 4: Michael Collins. Saturday, June 5: Ronn Thomas. Friday, June 11: Les Izmore. Saturday, June 12: Pratt, Meighan & Furlow. Friday, June 18, & Saturday, June 19: John Fisher. Friday, June 25: Jennifer Spector. Saturday, June 26: John Fisher.

Glendale Arena: 6520 N. 91st Ave., Glendale, 623-772-3200. Wednesday, June 9: Kenny Chesney.

Superstition Springs Center: 6555 E. Southern Ave., Mesa, 480-396-2570. Saturday, June 26: Western Fusion.

JULY

Cricket Pavilion: 2121 N. 83rd Ave., 602-254-7200. Sunday, July 25: Tim McGraw & The Warren Brothers.

Dodge Theatre: 400 W. Washington St., 602-379-2800. Friday, July 2: Merle Haggard.

Duck & Decanter: 1651 E. Camelback Rd., 602-274-5429. Friday, July 2: John Calvert. Saturday, July 3: Jennifer Spector. Friday, July 9: Jay Taylor. Saturday, July 10: Pratt, Meighan & Furlow. Friday, July 16: Millie and Rusty. Saturday, July 17: Les Izmore. Saturday, July 24: Art Webb. Friday, July 30: Ronn Thomas. Saturday, July 31: Jess Oakenstar.

AUGUST

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.

Kazimierz World Wine Bar: 7131 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale, 480-946-3004. Mondays: Jazz jam session hosted by Margo Reed & Tony Vacca. Thursdays (through June): Dennis Rowland Band.

 

A League of Our Own: 40 E. Camelback Rd., 602-265-2354. Wednesdays: Paul Stubblefield Trio.

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.

Remington's Restaurant: 7200 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480-948-5000. Tuesdays-Saturdays: Danny Long & John Daley.

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.

Special events

JUNE

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.

JULY

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.

Piano Jazz Showcase: 15600 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480-488-4553. Tuesday, July 13: The New Matt Butterman Quintet. Tuesday, July 20: Scott Mounger's Gibralter.

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.

AUGUST

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.

Special events

JUNE

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

JUNE

monOrchid: 214 E. Roosevelt St., 602-254-1491. Saturday, June 5, & Sunday, June 6: The Downtown Chamber Series (classical music).


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