Here's Your Guide to All the Concerts of Arizona Bike Week 2017 in Scottsdale

Arizona Bike Week 2017 welcomes headliners like Alice Cooper and Creedence Clearwater Revisited.EXPAND
Arizona Bike Week 2017 welcomes headliners like Alice Cooper and Creedence Clearwater Revisited.
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A 21st birthday is always a big deal. And if it happens to be for a five-day motorcycle event at WestWorld, then it’s bound to be an even bigger party. Arizona Bike Week 2017 takes place April 5 to 9, and beyond the bike races, stunt shows, and vendor booths, headliners like Creedence Clearwater Revisited and shows featuring Arizona country songwriters are ramping up for a week in Scottsdale.

Tickets are $28 per day, and include entry to the shows and concerts. It's $63 for a five-day event pass. Call 480-644-8191, or see the Arizona Bike Week website for tickets.

Here’s a rundown of all the musical acts you can see and hear during the 21st annual Arizona Bike Week.

Bret Michaels headlines opening day of AZ Bike Week with a concert in the RockYard.EXPAND
Bret Michaels headlines opening day of AZ Bike Week with a concert in the RockYard.
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Wednesday, April 5
Rob West
Arizona singer and songwriter Rob West will perform his all-ages country music in the HandleBar Saloon at 2:30 p.m. West has been in the country music scene for more than a decade, and has co-written Western songs with the likes of Aaron Barker and Chris Wallin.

Broken Toys
A group of friends turned cover band, Broken Toys delivers everything from classic rock, Southern, and outlaw country favorites to originals. The band is set to play at 5:30 p.m. in the RockYard.

School of Rock Sugar Skulls
The cream of the crop skimmed from three Phoenix locations of the School of Rock, the School of Rock Sugar Skulls is a 15-member group with members ranging in age from 2 to 18. The Skulls are set to perform at 6 p.m. in the HandleBar Saloon.

Bret Michaels
The bandana’ed man who needs no introduction, Bret Michaels will be performing in concert in the RockYard starting at 9 p.m. The former Poison frontman will perform those 1980s rock classics we all know by heart, and bring a veterans' organization up on stage to boot. Chances are good he'll also be wearing boots.

Analog Outlaws
Alice Cooper holds an annual "Proof Is In the Pudding" competition for local bands, and Analog Outlaws hold the 2015 title. This Phoenix classic and Southern rock outfit is scheduled to close opening day of Arizona Bike Week 2017 at 11 p.m. in the HandleBar Saloon.

Creedence Clearwater Revisited hits the RockYard for a concert starting at 9 p.m.EXPAND
Creedence Clearwater Revisited hits the RockYard for a concert starting at 9 p.m.
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Thursday, April 6
Jaty Edwards Band

Day two brings the Jaty Edwards Band to play the HandleBar Saloon at 2:30 p.m. The Texas-born lead man is inspired by legends like Waylon, Willie, and George, and ‘90s stars like Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, and Tim McGraw. Rob Briggs and Dave Libman have joined the now Phoenix-based Jaty Edwards.

Pete Cummings Band
Classic rock station KSLX’s own DJ Pete Cummings has teamed up with local musicians Bill Dutcher, Neal Williams, and Shane Martinez to form the Pete Cummings Band. The rock cover quartet is scheduled to play the RockYard at 5:30 p.m.

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Christopher Shayne
For a contemporary spin on classic Southern and blues-influenced rock, Christopher Shayne and his band have been arranged to liven up the HandleBar Saloon starting at 6 p.m.

Creedence Clearwater Revisited
The famous and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted rhythm section of the late, great Creedence Clearwater Revisited is taking to the RockYard for a concert starting at 9 p.m. You’ll hear “Bad Moon Rising,” “Born on the Bayou,” and more from these fortunate sons … oh, and you’ll hear “Fortunate Son.”

Broken Toys
Rock band Broken Toys are back to close out day two in the HandleBar Saloon at 11 p.m.

Read on for the rest of Bike Week's concerts.



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