Concert Calendar for This Weekend
By Benjamin Leatherman
Nightwish is scheduled to perform this Sunday at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12:
Death Pilot With Ethnic Degeneration, Impulsive Agression, Aizen, Slip Micky, and Ethan 103 [metal/rock] 7 p.m. $11 (visit www.13thfloorentertainment.com) The Sets, 93 E. Southern Ave., Tempe, 480-829-1822.
Vic Dunlop [comedy] 8 and 10 p.m. $10 (visit www.thecomedyspot.net) The Comedy Spot, 7117 E. Third Ave., Scottsdale, 480-945-4422.
Carlos Mencia [comedy] 8 p.m. $44.75 (visit www.ticketmaster.com) Jobing.com Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, 623-772-3200.
Robert Schimmel [comedy] 8 and 10 p.m. $18-$22 (visit www.tempeimprov.com) Tempe Improv, 930 E. University Dr., Tempe, 480-921-9877.
DJ Markus Schulz With Turner and Heit, Chris Forsyth, and more [techno/house/trance] 9 p.m. $10-$40 (visit www.mystaz.com) Myst, 7340 E. Shoeman Ln., Scottsdale, 480-970-5000.
Tiger Army With Calabrese, and War Tapes [rockabilly/punk] 7 p.m. $15 (visit www.luckymanonline.com) Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0707.
Tyrone Wells With Jason Reeves, and Telescope [rock/pop] 7:30 p.m. $10-$12 (visit www.statesidepresents.com) The Clubhouse Music Venue, 1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe, 480-968-3238.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13:
Chandler Mariachi Festival [Latin] 6:30 p.m. (visit www.ticketmaster.com) $25-$30. Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, 480-782-2680.
Common With Novelty, and Random [hip-hop] 6:30 p.m. $29-$32 (visit www.luckymanonline.com) Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0707.
Vic Dunlop [comedy] 8 and 10 p.m. $10 (visit www.thecomedyspot.net) The Comedy Spot, 7117 Third Ave., Scottsdale, 480-945-4422.
Earthdance 2008 With D.A.V.E. the Drummer, Mike Dearborn, Brian Ffar, Simon Apex, Rabbit vs. Mad Hatter, Dyloot, Ophidian/Conrad Hoyer, Phunk Junkeez, Sonique des Fleurs, DJ Qwik, Robotech, Evol One, N3M3SIS, (b)randon (d)e(c)arlo, and more [various] 2 p.m. $35 (visit www.azedm.com) Schnepf Farms, 24810 S. Rittenhouse Rd., Queen Creek, 480-987-3100.
Ekolu With Purple Kush, Tender Mercyes, Ryan Poulson, One Touch, Mikioi, and Selecta J-Cut [world/reggae] 8 p.m. $20-$25 (visit www.clubredrocks.com) Club Red, 2155 E. University Dr., Tempe, 480-966-4733.
Jim Gaffigan [comedy] 8 p.m. $39.75 (visit www.ticketmaster.com) Dodge Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, 602-379-2800.
Jessica Simpson [pop/country] Following the Diamondbacks vs. Cincinnati Reds game at 5:10 p.m. $5-$215 (visit www.azdiamondbacks.com) Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, 602-462-6000.
Robert Schimmel [comedy] 8 and 10 p.m. $18-$22 (visit www.thecomedyspot.net) Tempe Improv, 930 E. University Dr., Tempe, 480-921-9877.
The Werst Suhdisco* Evar With Politik 89, Pill Brigade, Squalor, Dr. F, ///she///, 5arah, Blonde NOize, $andM, and more [industrial/EBM] 8 p.m. $10 (visit www.sadistic-disco.com) Homme, 138 W. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, 602-234-3023.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14:
Nightwish With Sonata Arctica [rock/metal] 6:30 p.m. $23-$25 (visit www.luckymanonline.com) Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0707.
Robert Schimmel [comedy] 8 p.m. $18-$22 (visit www.tempeimprov.com) Tempe Improv, 930 E. University Dr., Tempe, 480-921-9877.
Kate Voegele With Virginia Coalition [rock/indie] 7 p.m. $13-$15 (visit www.statesidepresents.com) Martini Ranch and Shaker Room, 7295 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale, 480-970-0500.
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