Saturday Night, the first proper solo album from Tim Darcy (Ought), comes from one of those crossroads-type moments in life where one has to walk to the edge before knowing which way to proceed. Each track is woven to the next in a winding, complex journey through a charged, continuous present. There are love/love lost songs like the standout, almost-New Wave “Still Waking Up” in which a Smiths-esque melody builds upon an underbrush that recalls ‘60s AM pop and country.
Relics’ upcoming Louis Landon dinner show is a tribute to Frank Sinatra and more great performers, as well as a chance to hear original songs and compositions by pianist Louis Landon.
Enjoy the unique solo “Guitar Artistry” of Rick Cyge in Page Springs, Cottonwood and Sedona this week!.
A marvelous afternoon of solo piano and trio begins the 2017 concert series Feb. 12 with Bob Ravenscroft, Dwight Kilian and Rob “Momo” Moore.
Vinyl LP pressing includes digital download. 2017 debut solo album by Meg Duffy of Mega Bog and the Kevin Morby Band. “Singer, songwriter and guitarist from Upstate New York Meg Duffy, aka Hand Habits, has been putting in her time on the road and in the studio over the past two years with Pacific Northwest band Mega Bog, and the Kevin Morby Band, making an impression on everyone she comes across with her natural charisma and uncharted talent as a multi-instrumentalist.
The Grasshopper Grill features the region’s top entertainers in the bar every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Celebrate your Valentine with a romantic evening of songs from the American songbook and love songs from around the world on Sunday, February 12, 7 p.m. Vismaya (Ingrid Hagelberg), recording artist and vocalist, was born in Sweden and has toured the world with her international jazz cabaret act. Vismaya has released several CD’s internationally, has performed at jazz festivals, supper clubs throughout Europe, South Africa and USA. Her unique vocal stylings feature a repertoire of songs in English, French, Swedish, German and Portuguese.
Friday, Feb. 10, local favorite DJ Johnny K brings another of his bi-monthly dance parties to Main Stage. Damion “Johnny K” Robinson has been delighting local crowds and building quite the following locally over the past few years. Guests can expect a night of fun and dance to their favorite songs of the last four decades. The dance party is free and begins at 9pm.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Leslie and Larry Latour in their return engagement at the Sedona Hub for their second “Music in the House” Valentine’s Day show, Tuesday, February 14th.
Harpist David Ice is the featured soloist in the Verde Valley Sinfonietta’s second concert of the season, “Winter Serenade.” The concert takes place on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2:30 p.m., in the Sedona Performing Arts Center at 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road in Sedona.
Dan Bresnan returns to Old Town Center for the Arts in Cottonwood after well-received sold-out performances from the Bresnan Unplugged Trio. Saturday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m., this all-star ensemble will feature Dan Bresnan (acoustic archtop guitar/vocals) along with special guest artists Allen Ames (violin/acoustic guitar) and Felix Sainz, Jr. (acoustic bass).
The Male Vocal Ensemble Cantus will be presenting a concert at 2 p.m. Sunday February 5th at The Church of the Red Rocks, 54 Bowstring Drive, Sedona. Admission is free. The concert, entitled No Greater Love Than This, will be presented in 30 cities nationwide including New York, Dallas, Southern California, Phoenix, and Sedona.
Following the departure of bassist Kevin Williams and guitarist Thomas Fekete (tragically lost to cancer in May), singer/guitarist John Paul Pitts and drummer Tyler Schwarz have rebuilt Surfer Blood with a talented lineup that includes guitarist Michael McCleary and bassist Lindsey Mills, all four alumni of the same high school in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Two guys and a gal form that Americana trio called “Thunder & Lightnin’ (and other noise from up the holler)”. Doing so, they bring their histories, influences and talents together to spin out one of the region’s most compelling and entertaining shows.
The Grasshopper Grill may be a cozy little place to dine, but it’s not so little when it comes to showcasing the very best in Verde Valley live music.
“a girl a bottle a boat” is the from three-time Grammy-winning San Francisco based band Train. The lead single from “a girl a bottle a boat” is the infectious pop smash “Play That Song.” Train has released seven studio albums, selling more than ten million albums worldwide and thirty million tracks across the globe. The band has been awarded numerous platinum/gold citations, three Grammy Awards and dozens of other honors and nominations.
The musical duo Acoustic Eidolon, described as a ‘tour-de-force’ of acoustic music, comes to Old Town Center for the Arts on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m.
Music in The House is proud to present singer/songwriter Ryan Biter from Flagstaff, Arizona in a return engagement following a packed and well received show last April at the Sedona Hub.
Three-time Grammy Award-winner Bruce Hornsby will open the 2017 Sedona International Film Festival with a performance with his band -- The Noisemakers -- on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Sedona Performing Arts Center. Tickets are now on sale.
Grammy Award winner and Sedona resident Micki Free has joined forced with Blind Raccoon out of Memphis, Tennessee. The marketing firm provides radio promotion and publicity services, social media promotion and marketing consultation in the blues, roots, rock, R&B, soul, Americana and folk music genres.
"Twenty years now there’s been this thing, our band, Joan of Arc. Sometimes we forget about it and let it fizzle out for a year while we tend to our lives. Sometimes we cling to it for a year and wake up surprised and exhausted every day for months on end, given walking tours of old Italian towns, browsing dreary British pedestrian malls or barefooted organic grocers on the Pacific coast. We know how lucky we are. "
Old Town Center for the Arts is pleased to announce, South of Winslow, Eagles Tribute Band, in concert, Saturday, Jan. 14, 7 p.m. The original Eagles Band is one of the most popular iconic American rock bands ever, recognized for over 40 years of making music, albums and touring.
Only the Lonely will be released via Descendant/RCA Records. Producer Peter Katis known for his work with Interpol, The National, Frightened Rabbit, and more worked with the band on many of the album tracks, as well as notable mixer Vance Powell (Jack White, Elle King, Beck).
After 20 years, Dropkick Murphys remain bigger than ever, having sold over six million albums worldwide.
Perfectly Imperfect is the debut EP release from twelve-year-old singer/songwriter Grace VanderWaal, the champion of Season 11 of America’s Got Talent. The EP features five original songs from the young artist, soon to be a household name.