Concerts

Viva PHX Adds 40 Bands to Lineup


Viva PHX announced the addition of 40 bands to the festival, which will take place at 15 venues in downtown Phoenix on Saturday, March 12. 

The festival, which turns downtown into a South by Southwest-type festival for a night, is in its third year.

Electronic music band Neon Indian will join the party, as will Chuck Ragan, Biz "Just a Friend" Markie, Gilbert-based Lydia, El Ten Eleven, Punk Rock Karaoke, and many more. 

Check out the (almost) full lineup and poster below. Tickets are $19 for now and can be purchased at www.vivaphx.com. The announcement of roughly 20 more bands to the lineup will come soon.



National acts:
Crystal Castles
The Growlers
Neon Indian
Rocket From The Crypt
Chuck Ragan
Biz Markie (live +DJ set)
Lydia
El Ten Eleven
This Will Destroy You
Xylo
Punk Rock Karaoke
Kitten
Sam Outlaw
Mystic Braves
Flor
From Indian Lakes
Eleanor Friedberger
Astronauts, Etc
DZ Deathrays
Stonefield
Harriet Brown
Icewater
Possessed by Paul James
La Misa Negra
Ecno
Buyepongo
Thee Commons
Olmeca


Locals:
Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra
Playboy Manbaby
The Technicolors
Xixa
Dry River Yacht Club
Slow Moses
Roar
Harrison Fjord
Tobie Milford
Salvador Duran
Celebration Guns 
DJs Nico and M. Rocka
Flamenco Por La Vida
Blunt Club Pop Up
Lucha Libre Wrestling

Venues:
CItyscape
Crescent Ballroom
2nd Ave.
Valley Bar
Punk Rock Alley
Last Exit Live
Monarch Theatre
Masonic Temple 
Monroe St. Stage
Monroe Street Mercado (food trucks, vendors, lucha libre wrestling)
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David Accomazzo is a music wrangler, award-winning reporter, critic, and editor with more than a decade in the business.
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