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Viva PHX Announces New Headliners, Including Best Coast and Jim Adkins

March 14 is going to be a busy day for music fans in the Valley of the Sun. Viva PHX just announced a few headliners that will make it a little busier.

Best Coast, Jim Adkins (of Jimmy Eat World, who will perform solo), Unwritten Law, and Fenix TX are all officially part of the bill. Also, organizers confirmed today that Andrew WK will now be performing with a full band.

These bands join the 40 or so bands already announced for the festival, which will take place in 20 venues across the city, including Crescent Ballroom, Cityscape, Monarch Theatre, Phoenix Masonic Temple, Bar Smith, Last Exit Live, and more.

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Twin Shadow, Coolio, Thee Oh Sees, Fishbone, Sir Sly, Andrew Jackson Jihad, and more are already on the bill for the evening. Locals, including Playboy Manbaby, Jared & The Mill, and Gospel Claws, will also have a strong presence.

Find any show in Metro Phoenix via our extensive online concert calendar.

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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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