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

Nightlife

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

DJ/Dance

Music

Info

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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