Scottsdale's Live at the Quarter

Scottsdale Quarter

Live at the Quarter, a free concert series at Scottsdale Quarter, begins Oct. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. and runs for eight weeks. Taking place in the Quad, guests can relax and take in the sounds of various popular musical acts, from pop rock to classic Beatles.

Saturday, Oct. 4: Rock Lobster
This Arizona cover band will take concert goers back to the days of big hair and leg warmers with their renditions of popular hits from the 80s.          

Saturday, Oct. 11: Vinyl Station
This sultry cover band will illuminate the audience with a variety of renditions from popular artists such as U2.

Saturday, Oct. 18: The Senators
With their rich sound Appalachian bluegrass and Dust Bowl folk sound, this band will have audiences stopping their feet with them on the proverbial front porch.

Saturday, Oct. 25: Future Loves Past
This group will bring an eclectic indie/rock sound to the stage.

Saturday, Nov. 01: Crown Kings
This band will entertain the audience with hits from the 70s through today.

Saturday, Nov. 08: Apple
If you love The Beatles you’ll love this group’s renditions of their hits, complete with the classic Beatles style.

Saturday, Nov. 15: Shallow Water
This hybrid rock group will captivate the audience with their alternative, punk and modern rock sound.

Saturday, Nov. 22: Murritta
This group brings a harmonious indie/ folk rock sound to the stage.


Free Haircuts...if Cardinals Win


This Sunday, Sept. 21, the Arizona Cardinals are up against the San Francisco 49ers. If the Cardinals win the game, local men's hair salon, Keep It Cut, is offering everyone a free haircut all day the next day.

To redeem your free haircut, come in to Keep It Cut, at Indian School and 28th Street, on Monday (Sept. 22) and say "Go Cards" to their stylist. You must say the secret phrase to cash in on the deal.


Introducing Molina Fine Jewelers' Women's World All-Star Team


The lineup of The Molina Fine Jewelers' Women's World All-Star Team, set to take the field at Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses & Horsepower next month, has been announced. The team features returning champion and top U.S. player Sunny Hale, alongside Great Britain’s powerhouse Sarah Wiseman, Argentina’s Paola Martinez, as well as one of the world’s strongest polo stars and top gay polo player, Caroline Anier of France.

On Saturday, October 25, the Molina Fine Jewelers' Women's World All-Star Team will take on the Bentley Scottsdale Clogau Wales Polo Team at this year's Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses & Horsepower at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

Other events include a sneak preview of the Barrett-Jackson 2015 Collector Car Auction, the First Annual Canine Couture Fashion Show and the LIVE 2014 Larsen Art Auction.


The Ronan Thompson Foundation 3rd Annual ‘GOLD PARTY’

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Charity event benefiting The Ronan Thompson Foundation will be held on September 27th


This precious face- we are celebrating this precious, precious face. Come out, decked in gold, to celebrate the life of this always-giggling angel. 

The Ronan Thompson Foundation and W Scottsdale invite guests to the third annual “Gold Party” on Friday, September 27 to benefit the Ronan Thompson Foundation. The event starts at 8:00 p.m. and is for guests 21 years and older. To purchase tickets, please visit  wscottsdaletickets.com. 

To reflect the theme of the night, guests are encouraged to wear or accessorize with gold. Entertainment throughout the evening include live music performances by S.K.A.M. Artists Chris Garcia, French DJ and producer FlowFly, DJ and vocalist Ayla Simone and local DJ Soulman. In addition, live gold human disco balls will perform an acrobatic routine during the event on the W Scottsdale WET deck. Guests can have their photos taken at a specialty photo booth.

The event will also host a silent auction by Charity Benefits Unlimited, where guests will be able to bid on one-of-a-kind items including sports and celebrity autographed memorabilia from Country music sensation Taylor Swift, NFL stars like Larry Fitzgerald and many more.

Last year’s “Gold Party” was attended by more than 250 guests and raised approximately $30,000 to support research for the treatment and cure of neuroblastoma. Money raised from the this year’s event will help to fund novel scientific approaches to curing neuroblastoma

The Ronan Thompson Foundation was formed in memory of Ronan Thompson who passed away from neuroblastoma, a form of childhood cancer. September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, identified by a gold ribbon, which is the theme for this event. Over 12,000 children in the U.S. under the age of 21 are diagnosed with cancer every year. National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month’s goal is to raise awareness on the types of cancer that largely affect children, survivorship issues and raise funds for research and family support. Proceeds from the event will benefit the foundation.


W Scottsdale is located at 7277 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale, Ariz.


For more information or to reserve VIP cabanas/tables, please call 602.405.0099 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


About Ronan Thompson Foundation

The Ronan Thompson Foundation (RTF) was formed in memory of Ronan Thompson who passed away from neuroblastoma, a form of childhood cancer. The foundation is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to finding a cure for neuroblastoma and funding research, both traditional and nontraditional, to reduce the number of children affected by thedisease and its mortality threshold. For more information, visitwww.theronanthompsonfoundation.com.


About W Scottsdale

W Scottsdale marks the debut of W Hotels in Arizona. This sultry Southwest oasis, where innovative design mixes with urban sophistication, features 230 guest rooms including 33 lavish suites. A true insider escape, W Scottsdale boasts Arizona’s only Bliss® Spa, Sushi Roku restaurant, and W Hotels The Store and offers three chic destination bars – the W Living Room, Shade Lounge and Sunset Lawn. Located in downtown Scottsdale, W Scottsdale provides guests access to discover the city’s high profile shopping, innovative restaurants, eclectic arts district and vibrant nightlife.  Signature services and amenities include the Whatever/Whenever® concierge service, Wheels®, FIT Fitness®, WET®, WIRED Business Center and P.A.W. – Pets Are Welcome™. For more information, visit www.wscottsdalehotel.com or call to schedule a reservation 877 W HOTELS.


About Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations

Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations (SLE) is a full-service entertainment, events and public relations agency. SLE specializes in public relations, event planning, coordination and production, talent booking and management, marketing and promotions, new media and design.



New Retailer to Debut at Scottsdale Fashion Square

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Scottsdale Fashion Square has announced that DICK’S Sporting Goods will join Harkins Theatres Camelview at Fashion Square 14 in the center’s redevelopment. DICK’s Sporting Goods is expected to open fall 2015.

“DICK’S Sporting Goods will bring an exciting new element to the center,” says Emily Ginzl, Senior Marketing Manager for Scottsdale Fashion Square. “Scottsdale Fashion Square features more than 250 stores and restaurants and we feel strongly that the sporting goods favorite will be a great complement to the extensive offerings already located at this popular center. The new theatre will be absolutely beautiful and provide terrific entertainment for locals and the region’s robust set of visitors.”

In addition to expanding its retail and entertainment lineup, Scottsdale Fashion Square continues to attract top national and international brands, including the recently opened ZARA, Lorna Jane, lululemon athletica, ivivva, Diane von Furstenberg and Robert Graham.

Starting Jan. 26 through Feb. 1, Super Bowl Sunday, Scottsdale Fashion Square will host Fan Fest Scottsdale on property in partnership with ESPN.

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