Music is a big part of Arizona’s history and culture, and the various venues of the state tell a story every time you visit. Some of the best, most high-tech setups can be found in the Grand Canyon State, and they’re waiting to give you new, exciting memories.
Take the time to catch a show this summer at some of the best venues in the state of Arizona. Here is a quick low-down of just a handful of the many wonderful places to experiences music while in Arizona.
Phoenix is the promised land
There are numerous venues to check out in Phoenix. There are so many venues from which to choose that you’ll want to thoroughly vett the area before purchasing your concert tickets. Here are a few venues to start your investigation.
- Last Exit Live
- The Pressroom
- Orpheum Theatre
- The Trunk Space
The Hyatt Regency in Scottsdale
If you’re simply visiting Arizona, you can stop off in Scottsdale. The people who have chosen to live in Old Town Scottsdale know the excellence of the city, as Old Town is the heart of all the action in Scottsdale.
Just minutes from the historic district of Old Town is the Hyatt Regency. This place is more than just a luxury hotel. The Hyatt hosts several big-name musical acts every year with the Sonoran Desert as the backdrop for the shows.
Rialto Theater in Tucson
Two hours south of Phoenix, you can find the Rialto Theater in Tucson, Arizona. The Rialto has historic roots, and it provides a unique atmosphere from which to experience world-class music and entertainment.
This venue is unique, as it doesn’t have many seats. The beauty of less seating means plenty of room for dancing or moshing (when appropriate).
Pepsi Amphitheater in Flagstaff
When you think of the state of Arizona, you probably imagine desert sands, barren lands, and scattered cacti. Flagstaff, however, couldn’t be further from the stereotypical landscapes of Arizona.
The Pepsi Amphitheater in Flagstaff is surrounded by the greenery of forest lands and often much cooler than the rest of the state. An outdoor music venue is perfect for Flagstaff and perfect for your next live experience.
Bourbon Jacks in Chandler
If you’re looking for a more intimate setting that serves good food and good beer, check out Bourbon Jacks in Chandler, Arizona. Bourbon jacks is a family-owned restaurant/music bar that is well known to the locals for its excellent blend of charm and comfort.
The restaurant has been placed on top ten lists for more than just its menu, though. The close quarters shared with live musicians gives the crowd a much different experience.