Events You’ve Got to Be At: May 20- 26

by: Amanda Savage

The Presets & Dragonette @ Marquee Theatre

Monday, May 20, electronic indie bands The Presets and Dragonette play at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe. Doors open at 6 p.m., the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $27 -$31.

Marquee Theatre
730 N. Mill Ave.

Benefit for Ryan Hall @ Dos Gringos Scottsdale

On Wednesday, May 22, Dos Gringos in Old Town Scottsdale will host a charity event for Ryan Hall, a recent gunshot victim and well-known local who works in the hospitality industry.From 7 – 11 p.m., 20% of all full-priced items bought will be donated to Hall for medical expenses. If you can’t make it out, donate here!

Dos Gringos
4209 N. Craftsman Center

Captains of the Industry Release Pool Party @ Talking Stick Resort and Casino

Saturday,  May 25, Skam Artist presents Graham Funke and DJ StoneRokk as part of Talking Stick Resort’s Release summer pool party series from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Talking Stick Resort
9800 E. Indian Bend Road
Text Gem Ray: 480.772.7613


Pirate Pool Party @Spanish Fly Mexican Beach Club 


Saturday, May 25, Shitshow productions hosts Pirate Pool Party featuring DJs Nuck N Futz and Hemmesphere & Hazardous from 1 – 6 p.m. The first 200 people in the door get special booty and eye-patches — who needs beer goggles? Pirate attire is encouraged but not required.

Spanish Fly Mexican Beach Club
4341 N. 75th St.
For VIp and cabana call 562.212.5356


Crazibiza @ The W Pool

Hungarian DJ duo Crazibiza brings their lounge-style house music to the pool at the W. The party starts at 11 a.m. and lasts all day. Tickets cost $10.

W Scottsdale
7277 E. Camelback Rd.
Contact the W: 480.970.2100

NOH8 Campaign @ The W Scottsdale


Sunday, May 26, NOH8 comes to the W Scottsdale to shoot photos for their signature, all-white clothing and duct tape, media campaign. All are welcome to come pose and make a statement. Celebrity photographer and NOH8 co-founder Adam Bouska will take photos from 2 – 5 p.m. Solo photos cost $40, couple and group photos cost $25 per person. All major credit cards and cash are accepted. “Funds raised by the NOH8 Campaign will be used to continue promoting and raising awareness for marriage equality and anti-discrimination through NOH8’s interactive media campaign.”

The W Scottsdale
7277 E. Camelback Rd.

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