Arizona Musicfest Announces 2018-2019 Lineup

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The 28th annual Arizona Musicfest festival season is returning to the Valley and bringing with it 27 performances from Nov. 2 through Mar. 15. The 2018-2019 season includes shows from a variety of artists like country superstar Wynonna Judd to legendary music icon Neil Sedaka and more. Other highlights include Brian Stokes Mitchell, Human Nature, Herb Alpert and Grammy Award-winning Lani Hall. Don’t miss Lonesome Traveler with special guest Peter Yarrow, or the legendary Count Basie Orchestra and swing greats Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, plus many more.

This year’s Festival Orchestra Week will be highlighted by two concerts featuring Gil Shaham and Violins of Hope, a rare collection of restored violins from the Holocaust. The Festival Orchestra, comprised of musicians from the nation’s finest orchestras, will take the stage six times in February with Andrew von Oeyen joining for their special performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3.

“Arizona Musicfest has experienced tremendous growth over the last few years,” said Arizona Musicfest Executive and Producing Director Allan Naplan. “With a continued expansion of our festival concert programming, including more performances than ever before with top level artists, we look forward to providing another exciting season!” Check out the full schedule below.

Arizona Musicfest Fall Fest

  • Nov. 2: Billy Joel 2 Elton John: A Tribute Concert
  • Nov. 8: The Bronx Wanderers
  • Nov. 13: Anderson and Roe Piano Duo
  • Nov. 17: Wynonna & The Big Noise
  • Now. 18: Young Musicians Fall Concerts

Arizona Musicfest Holiday Fest

  • Dec. 3: The Ten Tenors: Home for the Holidays

Arizona Musicfest Winter Festival

  • Jan. 25: Human Nature: Direct from Las Vegas
  • Jan. 28: Herb Alpert & Lani Hall
  • Feb. 1: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
  • Feb. 4: Lonesome Traveler: The Concert with Special Guest Pater Yarrow
  • Feb. 7: Brian Stokes Mitchell
  • Feb. 9: The Hit Men
  • Feb. 10: Trio Solisti
  • Feb. 12: Ruth Moody Band
  • Feb. 15: Neil Sedaka
  • Feb. 17: Festival Sinfonia: Vivaldi & Mozart
  • Feb. 19: Festival Orchestra: Beethoven & Dvorak ft. pianist Andrew von Oeyen
  • Feb. 21: Festival Orchestra: Concert of Triumph
  • Feb. 22: Festival Orchestra: POPS! Featuring Simply Three
  • Feb. 23, 24:Violins of Hope: Gil Shaham with The Festival Orchestra
  • Feb. 26: A Silenced Legacy: Honoring the Music and the Musicians
  • Mar. 3: Young Musicians Winter Concert
  • Mar. 5: The Hot Club of San Francisco
  • Mar. 7: The Streisand Songbook featuring Ann Hampton Callaway
  • Mar. 11: Count Basie Orchestra
  • Mar. 15: Changes in Latitude: A Jimmy Buffet Tribute

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