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Summer Concerts in Phoenix

Before you beat the heat and ditch the desert this summer, take a look at the upcoming concerts shows lined up in Phoenix…


Kenny G
June 13, 8 p.m.
Celebrity Theatre: 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix
The Grammy award-winning stellar saxophone player, Kenny G, is making his way to Phoenix to perform tracks from his new and first Latin jazz album “Rhythm and Romance.” www.celebritytheatre.org, 602.267.1600

Jay-Z and Ciara
July 2, 7:30
Dodge Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix
Us girls best know him for being Beyonce’s leading man, but Jay-Z (Shawn Corey Carter) is one of the most successful hip hop artists and American entrepreneurs of our time. Don’t miss the exciting day when he performs with famed singer Ciara at Dodge Theatre on July 2. www.livenation.com, 877.598.8497, 602.379.2800

July 7, 7:30 p.m.
US Airways Center: 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, actress and model, Beyonce Knowles is headed to Phoenix’s US Airways as her alter ego “I am…Sasha Fierce.” She will perform her recent hits “Halo” and “Single Ladies” from her new album “I Am.” www.usairwayscenter.com, 877.598.8497

July 10, 8 p.m.
Dodge Theatre: 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix
The American rock band 311 has something for everyone with their versatile styles like alternative rock, hip hop, rap, ska, reggae and funk. Come hear some of their bests including “Amber,” “Hey You” and “Down” at their July 10 concert. Ziggy Marley opens the show. www.livenation.com, 877.598.8497, 602.379.2800

The Fray
July 14, 7 p.m.
Dodge Theatre: 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix
Grammy Award-nominated four-piece piano rock band, The Fray, will take the stage on July 14 to perform their new self-titled album “The Fray.” The band became a widespread favorite with “How to Save a Life”, which charted in the top three of the Billboard Hot 100. Jacks Mannequin opens the show. www.livenation.com, 877.598.8497, 602.379.2800

American Idol Tour
July 20, 7 p.m.
Jobing.com Arena: 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale
Attention AI finaticts, here is your chance to see Adam Lambert, Chris Allen and other top 10 finalists before they become superstar musicians. www.jobingarena.com, 800.745.3000

Keith Urban
July 25, 7:30 p.m.
Jobing.com Arena: 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale
Country music lovers rejoice as Keith Urban performs his “Escape Together World Tour” at Jobing.com Arena on July 25. Country band Sugarland will open for Keith. www.jobingarena.com, 800.745.3000

July 27
Cricket Wireless Pavilion: 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix
Quickly becoming one of the classic and legendary bands of our time, Aerosmith will grace us with his presence on July 27. ZZ will also play in Aerosmith’s worldwide  tour. www.livenation.com, 877.598.8497, 602.379.2800

Cirque du Soleil
July 29, 2009 – August 2, 2009 (see Web site for various times)
Jobing.com Arena: 9400 W. Maryland Ave.
If you’ve ever wanted to see the amazing acrobats in Las Vegas’ prized Cirque du Soleil, here is your chance. The incredible production features 50 artists from 20 countries who will perform “Saltimbanco” at the Jobing.com Arena. www.jobingarena.com, 800.745.3000


  • Wes says:

    311 never gets old

  • Wanda says:

    Hmm I think I’d choose the Fray or Keith Urban….I’m soooo over Beyonce it’s not even funny.

  • Marley says:

    It has been so long since Aerosmith toured, that could be fun.

  • Alex M. says:

    hmmm,not all that impressed with the line up, but if i could help it, i wouldnt come to teh Valley in teh summer either. all the good acts wait til fall and winter.

  • Terri says:

    If you’ve never been to a Cirque show, GO. NOW! The best money you’ll ever spend on a concert.

  • One F Jef says:

    Geez, only group worth seeing is Aerosmith . . .And here’s hoping Phoenix makes KISS’s tour!!!

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