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Event 

Title:
Musical Instrument Museum January Concerts
When:
01.01.2019 - 01.31.2019 
Where:
Musical Instrument Museum - Phoenix
Category:
Music Events

Description

Concerts- January 2019

Concert: The Hot Sardines

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. 

Tickets: $33.50–$43.50

Description: Fueled by the belief that classic jazz feeds the heart and soul, the Hot Sardines are on a mission to make old sounds new again and prove that joyful music can bring people together in a disconnected world.

Concert: Leo Kottke

Thursday, January 3, 2019| 7:30 p.m. 

Tickets: $48.50–$53.50

Description: “Kottke is one of the few guitarists in the world with an instantly recognizable sound, and he engages the audience right from the start with his inimitable playing and humorous narratives.” – Pop Matters

Concert: Leo Kottke

Friday, January 4, 2019| 7:30 p.m. 

Tickets: $48.50–$53.50

Description: “Kottke is one of the few guitarists in the world with an instantly recognizable sound, and he engages the audience right from the start with his inimitable playing and humorous narratives.” – PopMatters

Concert: Special EFX All-Stars Featuring Chieli Minucci, Lao Tizer, Karen Briggs, and Eric Marienthal

Saturday, January 5, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $43.50–$53.50

Description: The group formed in 1982 as the brainchild of guitarist Chieli Minucci and percussionist George Jinda. The combination of Minucci’s edgy and melodic, driving style and Jinda’s sense for temperament and rhythm struck a perfect balance, and the rise of a distinctive new and original sound that incorporated heavy percussive world elements fused with smart, energetic, playful, and memorable guitar lines was formed.

Concert: MusicaNova Orchestra: The Mystical Muse—Cycles of Inspiration and Hope

Sunday, January 6, 2019| 2:00 p.m. 

Tickets: $36.50–$41.50

Description: Devotion and faith, no matter the source, compel artists to create. MusicaNova presents four works that beautifully reflect the fusion of spiritual and secular inspiration.

Concert: John Sebastian

Monday, January 7, 2019| 7:00 p.m. 

Tickets: $43.50–$53.50

Description: The Lovin’ Spoonful played a major role in the mid-1960s rock revolution, but what its leader, singer-songwriter John Sebastian, had in mind was actually a counterrevolution.

Concert: John Sebastian

Tuesday, January 8, 2019| 7:00 p.m. 

Tickets: $43.50–$53.50

Description: The Lovin’ Spoonful played a major role in the mid-1960s rock revolution, but what its leader, singer-songwriter John Sebastian, had in mind was actually a counterrevolution.

Concert: Joey Alexander

Thursday, January 10, 2019 | 7:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. 

Tickets: $33.50–$53.50

Description: Enter pianist Joey Alexander, who at the age of fourteen has already recorded two Grammy-nominated studio albums, 2015’s My Favorite Things and 2016’s Countdown, as well as Joey.Monk.Live!, a critically acclaimed surprise release from late 2017 to honor Thelonious Monk’s centennial.

Concert: Paul Thorn

Saturday, January 12, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. 

Tickets: $40.50–$45.50

Description: “This is the culmination of my whole life in music, coming back to my gospel roots,” says Paul Thorn about his newest album, Don’t Let the Devil Ride. “My message on this record is ‘let’s get together’—I want to help lighten your load and make you smile.”

Concert: The Brother Brothers

Wednesday, January 16, 2019| 7:00 p.m. 

Tickets: $20.50–$30.50

Description: “The Brother Brothers is the closest thing you can find to Simon and Garfunkel in this century, yet with a primitive country sound. Incredible singing, some of the sweetest fiddle playing and cello accompaniment I’ve heard, and songs that are amazing in both their simplicity and their ability to put rhyme and reason to complex human emotions.” —Saving Country Music.com

Concert: Alison Brown

Thursday, January 17, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. 

Tickets: $33.50–$43.50

Description: “Like James Taylor’s voice or B.B. King’s guitar, Alison Brown’s banjo is an instrument possessed of a unique sonic signature and an inescapable beauty.” —Billboard

Concert: Portland Cello Project: Radiohead’s OK Computer

Friday, January 18, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. 

Tickets: $38.50–$48.50

Description: “This indie orchestra gives classical music a jolt of energy.” —Spin

Concert: Booker T. Jones

Saturday, January 19, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. 

Tickets: $48.50–$53.50

Description: “Booker T. Jones is one of the legends of soul music.” —The New Yorker

Booker T. Jones is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, and arguably the most famous Hammond B3 player in history. As leader of the legendary Booker T. and the MGs, this pillar of soul music collaborated with Otis Redding, Albert King, and more during his tenure at Stax Records.

Concert: Booker T. Jones

Sunday, January 20, 2019 | 7:00 p.m. 

Tickets: $48.50–$53.50

Description: “Booker T. Jones is one of the legends of soul music.” —The New Yorker

Booker T. Jones is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, and arguably the most famous Hammond B3 player in history. As leader of the legendary Booker T. and the MGs, this pillar of soul music collaborated with Otis Redding, Albert King, and more during his tenure at Stax Records.

Concert: Dakh Daughters

Monday, January 21, 2019 | 7:00 p.m. 

Tickets: $38.50–$48.50

Description: “They are genuinely original, mixing classical minimalism with passionate Ukrainian folk and a touch of ‘freak cabaret,’ delivered with punk energy.” – Guardian 

Concert: Gabriel Kahane’s “8980: Book of Travelers”

Tuesday, January 22, 2019| 7:00 p.m. 

Tickets: $28.50–$33.50

Description: Over the last decade, Gabriel Kahane has quietly established himself as one of the leading exponents of American song, grafting a deep interest in character and narrative to a keen sense of harmony and rhythm.

Concert: Tommy Castro and the Painkillers

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 | 7:00 p.m. 

Tickets: $33.50–$43.50

Description: “Irresistible contemporary blues-rock . . . street-level grit and soul” – Billboard 

Concert: Martin Taylor and Laurence Juber

Thursday, January 24, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. 

Tickets: $35.50–$45.50

Description: Widely considered to be the world’s foremost exponent of solo jazz and fingerstyle guitar playing, Martin Taylor possesses an inimitable style that has earned him global acclaim from fellow musicians, fans, and critics alike. He dazzles audiences with a signature style that artfully combines his virtuosity, emotion, and humor with a strong, engaging stage presence.

Concert: MIM and the Phoenix Symphony Present Mozart and Schubert Chamber Music Festival 1

Saturday, January 26, 2019| 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. 

Tickets: $68.50–$88.50

Description: The Phoenix Symphony’s popular Chamber Series continues at the intimate and acoustically superb MIM Music Theater. This season, the music continues its focus on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and introduces a more in-depth look at the works of Franz Schubert.

Special Exhibition Concert: Johnny A. “Just Me . . . and My Guitars”

A Celebration of the British Song Book of the 60s

Sunday, January 27, 2019 | 7:00 p.m. 

Tickets: $28.50–$33.50

Description: Boston Hall of Fame inductee Johnny A. is a spectacular performer guaranteed to mesmerize an audience with the first riff! He is a Gibson and now Epiphone signature guitarist (the Johnny A. Gibson is one of their most popular selling signature models). Johnny has shared the stage with artists from B.B. King to Steve Vai and has performed at such prestigious festivals as Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival, the Montreal International Jazz Festival, and Tokyo’s Fuji Rock Festival. 

 

Concert: Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio

Monday, January 28, 2019 | 7:00 p.m. 

Tickets: $53.50–$73.50

Description: “A good-time romp . . . raucous blues with high-energy soloing, mixtures of careening slide and razor-edged bursts, all delivered with unflagging enthusiasm and wit.” —Rolling Stone

Concert: George Winston

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 | 7:00 p.m. 

Tickets: $33.50–$38.50

Description: “George Winston is one of the best-selling pianists of any style, ever.” —WNYC

Concert: MIM Musical Interludes Series: ASU Flute Studio and Community Flute Ensemble

Wednesday, January 30, 2019| 10:30 a.m. 

Tickets: Included with paid museum admission or $7 concert only

Description: Happy birthday, Johann Joachim Quantz! Celebrate with the ASU Flute Studio and the ASU Community Flute Ensemble as they perform works by this talented German flutist, flute maker, and baroque music compos.

Concert: Lizz Wright

Thursday, January 31, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. 

Tickets: $43.50–$53.50

Description: Acclaimed vocalist Lizz Wright is a steward of American music, bringing brilliant color and vibrancy to singular original works and compositions by some of the greatest songwriters of our time. Wright has garnered widespread attention as one of the most venerable popular singers of her generation through the release of five critically acclaimed albums.