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MUSIC TO YOUR EARS: Bella Vita music returns with Sammy Davis, Dan Vega, Jerry McFarland

   May 26, 2020   

The wait is over. The Sedona music scene is still alive and kicking and Bella Vita Restaurant is leading the pack, featuring local talents Sammy Davis, Dan Vega and Jerry McFarland starting Friday, May 29.

Verde Valley Sinfonietta readies for new season

   May 4, 2020   

This fall, Maestro Kevin Kozacek will return for his fourth season as the Sinfonietta’s music director. He will open the 2020-2021 season by conducting concert performances on Sunday afternoons October 18, November 15 and April 11, at the Sedona Performing Arts Center (SPAC).

New Music this week

   May 4, 2020   

Being in a toxic relationship can sometimes feel like being lost in a maze. Austra aka Katie Austra Stelmanis’ fourth album, Hirudin is both a bold acknowledgment of such patterns of behavior and a testament to the power of breaking them.

New Music for the week of April 29-May 5

   April 28, 2020   

Seven-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, Alanis Morissette, released her new song, “Reasons I Drink” on Dec. 2, off her highly anticipated ninth album, Such Pretty Forks in the Road.

NEW MUSIC for April 22-28

   April 21, 2020   

Lucinda Williams unabashedly takes on some of the human, social and political issues of our day with her boldest and most direct album to date, Good Souls Better Angels.

Chamber Music Sedona still trying to engage musicians

By Jason W. Brooks    April 14, 2020   

A musician’s world often involves close friendships — even if that world encompasses several time zones or continents.

Social distancing with the ‘Isolation Tour’

   April 14, 2020   

Singer/songwriter and fashion designer Christy Fisher is bringing together “both sides” of her creativity as she presents her "Isolation Tour" every afternoon from 5-5:15 p.m. as a Facebook Live event.

New music: Lots of variety hits the market

   April 14, 2020   

Here are some of the latest releases in the music world.

New music includes the latest from an American virtuoso

   April 6, 2020   

Here are a few of the most recently released music albums available for sale.

Thunder & Lightnin’ launches Quarantine Concert Series

   April 6, 2020   

Performing rewards the players for their focus, fun, and sharing their passion with groups of people in coffee houses, dance clubs, auditoriums and arenas.

New music: Album recorded at Wilco's Loft

   March 30, 2020   

Chicago songwriter and guitarist James Elkington, who has collaborated with everyone from Richard Thompson to Jeff Tweedy to Tortoise, recorded his sophomore album at Wilco’s Loft, expanding upon his celebrated 2017 debut Wintres Woma (PoB-034) as well as his recent production and arrangement work for the likes of Steve Gunn, Nap Eyes, and Joan Shelley.

"The Grudge" on DVD

   March 25, 2020   

After a young housewife murders her family in her own house, a single mother and young detective tries to investigate and solve the case.

NEW MUSIC: Brian Fallon – Local Honey

   March 25, 2020   

The lead singer of beloved heartland-punk band The Gaslight Anthem, Brian Fallon steps away from that sound and into a stripped-down Americana.

NEW MUSIC: In This Moment – Mother

   March 25, 2020   

In This Moment will release their seventh album “Mother.”

NEW MUSIC: Little Dragon – New Me, Same US

   March 25, 2020   

Little Dragon is the pioneering Swedish four-piece fronted by enigmatic vocalist Yukimi Nagano, with multi-instrumentalists Håkan Wirenstarnd and Fredrik Wallin on keyboards and bass respectively and Erik Bodin on drums and percussion.

NEW MUSIC: Pearl Jam – Gigatron

   March 25, 2020   

Gigaton is Pearl Jam's first studio album since 2013.

NEW MUSIC: Basia Bulat – Are You in Love?

   March 25, 2020   

Oh why didn’t I just listen to myself in the first place, Basia says. Somewhere in the middle of making her fifth album, Bulat took almost a whole year off.

Kilted Spirit brings Celtic Music Matinee to Camp Verde

   March 6, 2020   

The Phillip England Center for the Performing Arts Foundation will host a concert of Irish and Scottish music by the Kilted Spirit band, with bagpiper Mike McKee, on Sunday, March 15 at 3 p.m., at the Phillip England Center for the Performing Arts, 210 Camp Lincoln Road, in Camp Verde.

Arvel Bird brings Spring Equinox Celtic concert to Old Town Cottonwood

   March 6, 2020   

Celtic Indian fiddle extraordinaire Arvel Bird brings the Spring Equinox to life with fiddle, flutes and Irish Whistles at the Old Town Center for the Arts March 14, 7 p.m.

Met Live Opera season continues with ‘The Flying Dutchman’ March 14

   March 6, 2020   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents the next Met Live Opera presentation of Richard Wagner’s “Der Fliegende Holländer” (“The Flying Dutchman”) on Saturday, March 14.

Ally & The Boys Celtic concert at Mary Fisher Theatre March 17

   March 6, 2020   

In a Celtic celebration for St. Patrick’s Day, “Ally & The Boys” will perform an exciting mix of jigs, reels, airs and songs in this live Celtic music concert at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre in Sedona.

World-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra puts Sedona ‘In the Mood’

   February 28, 2020   

There’s no music like Big Band music – and no one better to swing it than the folks who invented the form.

Sedona concert series ‘The Hum’ hosts Phoenix Stompers ‘Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold’

   February 21, 2020   

Oak Creek Brewery in Sedona plays host to the second month of “The Hum” Friday, Feb. 28.  The monthly concert series will feature Phoenix-based Americana act Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold along with a lineup full of Verde Valley talent.

Troubadour Marshall Trimble returns to Old Town Center for the Arts

   February 14, 2020   

Cowboy singer, humorist, storyteller and Arizona State Historian Marshall Trimble will perform Saturday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m., for a performance at Old Town Center for the Arts.

Chamber Music Sedona presents world-renowned Aizuri String Quartet

   February 14, 2020   

Friday, Feb. 21, the award-winning Aizuri String Quartet will dazzle Chamber Music Sedona audiences with the “Blueprint” concert.