Incoming: Donavon Frankenreiter, Ted Nugent, Rusted Root
Guitarist Donavon Frankenreiter shares more than just a surfy, breezy acoustic sound with Jack Johnson. He worked with Johnson's label, Brushfire Records before signing to alt-country label Lost Highway. He split from them, too, starting his own label, Liquid Tambourine, to freely take his surf's up, island-style chill vibe wherever he feels like taking it.
And he's coming to town in June, a perfect time for his sweet, relaxing sound to help ease the scorch of Phoenix in the summer.
Frankenreiter is in good company , too, joining Ted Nugent, Rusted Root, Dirty Ghosts, Reverend Horton Heat, and more in this week's crop of just announced shows.
Action Bronson: Thursday, March 22, 8 p.m., $15-$17. Club Red, 2155 E. University Drive, Tempe, 480-966-4733.
Tab Benoit: With Royal Southern Brotherhood, Wednesday, May 16, 8 p.m., $25-$30. The Compound Grill, 7000 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, 480-585-5483.
Destroyer: With Sandro Perri, Thursday, June 7, 8 p.m., $15-$17. Crescent Ballroom, 308 N. 2nd Ave., Phoenix, 602-716-2222.
Dirty Ghosts: With Screaming Females, Factories, & Yus, Tuesday, May 1, 8 p.m., $8-$10. Trunk Space, 1506 Grand Ave., Phoenix, 602-256-6006.
Enter Shikari: With Letlive, & At The Skylines, Sunday, April 29, 6:30 p.m., $13. Nile Theater, 105 W. Main St., Mesa, 480-559-5859.
Donavon Frankenreiter: Friday, June 1, 9 p.m., $21. The Compound Grill, 7000 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, 480-585-5483.
He Is We: With Deas Vail, Plug In Stereo, & South Jordan, Friday, June 1, 6 p.m., $12. Nile Theater, 105 W. Main St., Mesa, 480-559-5859.
Reverend Horton Heat: With The Gallows, & The Earps, Thursday, July 5, 6:30 p.m., $18. The Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0707.
Stanley Jordan: Wednesday, May 2, 8 p.m., $30. The Compound Grill, 7000 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, 480-585-5483.
Milo Greene: Sunday, May 20, 8 p.m., $8-$10. Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, 602-265-4842.
Ted Nugent: Friday, May 4, 8 p.m., $40-$60. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, 602-267-1600.
Rusted Root: Wednesday, April 11, 9 p.m., $25-$30. The Compound Grill, 7000 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, 480-585-5483.
Scorpions: With Tesla, Friday, June 15, 8 p.m., $39-$89. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, 602-379-2800.
The Skatalites: Saturday, April 7, 9 p.m., $15-$20. The Compound Grill, 7000 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, 480-585-5483.
Suckers: Tuesday, May 22, 8 p.m., $11-$12. Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, 602-265-4842.
Roberto Tapia: Saturday, March 24, 8:30 p.m., $33-$83. Joe's Grotto, 13825 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, 602-992-1007.
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