MUSIC LOVERS - I LIKE THE SOUND OF THAT!

Enjoy the sounds of the Scottsdale Arts Festival! More than 20 Arizona bands and performers provide continuous live music and entertainment on two stages throughout the weekend. 

Headline Band: Leftover Cuties

Saturday, March 12, 4–5:30 p.m.

Don’t miss the Festival’s headliner, Leftover Cuties, featuring Shirli McAllen (lead vocals, ukulele), Austin Nicholsen (bass, vocals), Mike Bolger (brass, keys, accordion, vocals ) and Stuart Johnson (drums, percussion, vocals). Based in Venice, Calif., the band has sparked a fire with music lovers with a timeless jazz-tinged sound, combining sultry vocals, pop-perfect songwriting and seasoned musicianship. Leftover Cuties’ spellbinding first album, Places to Go, won raves from critics.


FRIDAY, MARCH 11

Amphitheater

10:30 – Noon               The Sugar Thieves Duo (Blues)

12:30 – 2 p.m.              The Everyday Players (Classic Rock)

2:30 – 4 p.m.                Jaleo Band (Latin Salsa)

4:30 – 6 p.m.                Str8up (R&B/Funk)

 

Fountain Stage

10:30 a.m. – Noon        Zachary Scot Johnson (Singer-songwriter)

12:30 – 2 p.m.               León Santiago, Ted Belledin and Special Guest Ruth Vichules (World Rock)

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.            Sydney Sprague (Pop/Rock)

4 – 5:30 p.m.                 Common Ground Blues (Blues)


SATURDAY, MARCH 12

Amphitheater

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.        Muskellunge (Bluegrass)

Noon – 1:30 p.m.          Ritmo Latino (Latin)

2 – 3:30 p.m.                 Pride Through Strife (Reggae/Rock)

4 – 5:30 p.m.                 Leftover Cuties (Jazz/Pop)

 

Fountain Stage

10 – 11:30 a.m.             Miguel Melgoza (Singer-songwriter)

Noon – 1 p.m.               Jovert (Steel Drum)

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.           Dry River Yacht Club Duo (Gypsy Rock)

3 – 4 p.m.                      Trailer Queen (Honky Tonk)


SUNDAY, MARCH 13

Amphitheater

10:30 – 11:45 a.m.         The Blood Feud Family Singers (Americana Noir)

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.           Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra (Afrobeat)

1:45 – 3 p.m.                  Jay Allan & the Uncommon Good (Blues/Funk/Folk)

3:30 – 5 p.m.                  Cold Shott and the Hurricane Horns (R&B)

 

Fountain Stage

10 – 11:30 a.m.             The Tjader Project (Latin Jazz)

Noon – 1 p.m.               Jerusafunk (Klezmer Funk)

1:30 – 3 p.m.                 SunPunchers (Roots Rock)

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.            Treasurefruit (Rock)


BROADWAY BACK TOGETHER: AVENUE Q

Are you a fan of the hit Broadway musical Avenue Q? Four of the show’s original stars take the stage at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, March 12, at 8 p.m. for an amazing night of songs and stories. Tickets start at $39 and are available through ScottsdalePerformingArts.org or 480-499-TKTS (8587).