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New Music this week

   January 9, 2017   

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).

New Music, 01-04-17

   December 29, 2016   

After 20 years, Dropkick Murphys remain bigger than ever, having sold over six million albums worldwide.

New Music, 12-28-16

   December 22, 2016   

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.

Electric Swamp Poets Duo to bring ‘swamp music’ to Memphis’ International Blues Challenge

   December 22, 2016   

Northern Arizona Roots music performers The Electric Swamp Poets Duo, (Christian Michael Berry and Devil Don Whitcher) are headed to Memphis, Tennessee, the first week of February 2017 to perform and compete at the International Blues Challenge.

Full weekend of music to ring in New Year

   December 22, 2016   

Main Stage will ring in the New Year with two big celebrations featuring some of the area’s favorite acts. Friday, December 30, Main Stage kicks off the New Year’s celebrations with the “Sugar Thieves Holiday party.” Arizona favorites, the Phoenix based blues band The Sugar Thieves return to Main Stage.

Sedona Winter Music Festival IV

   December 22, 2016   

Committed to enriching the cultural vitality of today’s youth and their musical opportunities, Chamber Music Sedona will present a series of mission-based educational programs for Sedona and regional youth during the fourth Sedona Winter Music Festival Jan. 4-8.

Anthony Mazzella Christmas Concert at Unity of Sedona scheduled Dec. 23

   December 20, 2016   

Guitar virtuoso Anthony Mazzella will perform a concert at Unity Of Sedona on Friday December 23 at 7pm. 

New Music this week

   December 19, 2016   

To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of Gillian Welch’s landmark debut album, Revival, Acony Records proudly presents Boots No. 1: The Official Revival Bootleg.

Annual Circle of Friends Holiday Concert Dec. 18

   December 12, 2016   

The annual Circle of Friends Holiday Concert, a Verde Valley tradition, is set to gather folks of all ages together for what promises to be another evening of seasonal song and cheer. The Circle of Friends is a way for old and new friends to gather and share their music with the community.

Verde Valley Voices Christmas Concert this Sunday

   December 12, 2016   

The Verde Valley Voices present their 20th Christmas concert on December 18 at Immaculate Conception Church on 89A. 

Brazilian world-soul artist Porangui comes to OTCA

   December 6, 2016   

Brazilian World Soul Artist Porangui, comes to Cottonwood on Saturday, Dec. 10, 7 p.m., in a special ‘one night only’ concert, at Old Town Center for the Arts.

A ‘Jazzy Little Christmas’ concert with Dmitri Matheny

   December 6, 2016   

Celebrated for his warm tone, soaring lyricism and masterful technique, flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny brings his group to the annual “Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas” concert at Saint Luke’s, Sedona, for an afternoon of cool jazz and a toe-tapping prelude to the upcoming Christmas celebrations throughout Sedona and the Verde Valley.

New Music this week

   December 6, 2016   

The Rolling Stones will release Blue & Lonesome, their first studio album in more than a decade. Blue & Lonesome takes the band back to their roots and the passion for blues music which has always been at the heart and soul of The Rolling Stones.

Relics Restaurant hosts Christmas from the Heart

   December 5, 2016   

Heart Dance Records announces the release of their Arizona holiday compilation album entitled Christmas from the Heart.

Gary Simpkins, Loose Change to perform Dec. 9 at Hub

   December 1, 2016   

Gary Simpkins and Loose Change is a four piece folk/rock ensemble focused on the eclectic and nuanced songs of Gary Simpkins, a performer/singer/songwriter with plenty to say and plenty to sing about. And sing he does, surrounded by the rich sounds of the band. With smooth voice and unique guitar style, Simpkins pulls you into his songs and holds you there throughout the evening.

Anthony Mazzella and the Old Souls to perform at Old Town Center

   November 28, 2016   

World-renowned guitarist Anthony Mazzella appears with the Old Souls, at Old Town Center for the Arts for a special concert performance on Friday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m.

New Music this week

   November 28, 2016   

Glenn Hughes, aka the Voice of Rock, recently inducted into the Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Fame as part of Deep Purple, is back with his 14th studio album.

Celebrate holidays with Verde Valley Voices 

   November 21, 2016   

December 18, the Verde Valley Voices will present their Christmas Concert at Immaculate Conception Church on 89A. Doors will open at 2:15 and the concert will start at 3.

West Sedona School presents Holiday Benefit Concert

   November 21, 2016   

West Sedona School is planning a blockbuster event that everyone will want to attend. Three stellar female vocalists, Jeanie Carroll, Shondra Jepperson and Susannah Martin of The Dynamite Divas, the 21-member RedRockappella Barbershop Chorus AND Country Rock sensation David Parker will all take to the stage in a Concert to ring in the Holiday Season.

Father, son duo from Nashville comes to OTCA

   November 15, 2016   

Tim and Myles Thompson, a father and son duo from Nashville, comes to Cottonwood Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in a special live concert at Old Town Center for the Arts.

New Music this week

   November 14, 2016   

Prince 4Ever includes “Moonbeam Levels” -- a previously unreleased song originally recorded in 1982 during the “1999” sessions and later considered for the never released “Rave Unto The Joy Fantastic” album. Prince 4Ever will also arrive with a 12-page booklet of never-before-seen photos by photographer Herb Ritts.

Windham Hill redefines ‘Holiday Music’ in Sedona

   November 14, 2016   

Utter the words “holiday music” these days and half the people in earshot will shudder. Tradition and age have worn seasonal music down to a short, tired repertoire. A person can only handle so many “Fa-la-la-la-las.”

Classical and Flamenco guitarist Andre Feriante returns to Fisher Theatre Nov. 12

   November 7, 2016   

Internationally-recognized classical and flamenco guitarist/composer Andre Feriante is returning to Sedona by popular demand with his new show “The Poet of the Guitar.”

Sinfonietta performs Autumn Treasures concert Nov. 13

   November 7, 2016   

The Verde Valley Sinfonietta presents its first concert of the season on Nov. 13, Sunday, at 2:30 p.m., at the Sedona Performing Arts Center on Upper Red Rock Loop Road in Sedona.

Sedona Jazz at the Church: ‘An Afternoon with Michael Kocour: Solo Piano‘

   November 7, 2016   

Doing a solo piano concert at Sedona Jazz at the Church is unique, and with Sunday’s concert Michael Kocour offers a kind of casual mastery and urbane carriage that makes the demanding solo piano idiom sound as natural as breathing.