Here Are the Biggest Concerts Coming to Phoenix in March 2023

Right here Are the Largest Concert events Coming to Phoenix in March 2023

Relating to metro Phoenixs live performance lineup for March, the month begins with a blockbuster music pageant, ends with one other, and gives a wide range of nice concert events in between. A number of big-name artists are set to carry out at native venues, together with the likes of Taylor Swift, Marc Anthony, Carrie Underwood, Yeat, Jimmy Buffett, and Harry Mack.

And, as is the norm for March, there can even be an enormous inflow of indie musicians and bands within the coming weeks, a lot of which is able to make a cease within the Valley on their approach to and from this years South by Southwest.

Who else is coming to city to carry out over the subsequent few weeks? Learn for our rundown of Marchs greatest exhibits or try Phoenix New Occasions live performance listings for extra reside music this month.

Thee Sacred Souls

Wednesday, March 8
The Van Buren, 401 West Van Buren Avenue

Some musicians really feel out of time, like theyve fallen by way of a crack within the space-time continuum and landed within the 2020s. The trio of gamers behind Thee Sacred Souls vocalist Josh Lane, bassist Sal Samano, and drummer Alex Garcia conjure up a sultry, velvet-soft fashion of R&B that might have sounded proper at house on the mid-century pop charts subsequent to golden age Stax and Motown jams. Lane has a falsetto with legs, his voice crooning over Samano and Garcias nimble rhythmic interaction like a fair smoother Curtis Mayfield. On their self-titled 2022 album, Thee Sacred Souls kick out waterbed grooves, or the sort of plush music you may sink into. Produced by Daptone label co-founder Gabriel Roth, the file has all of the sweetness and grit of traditional 60s soul with just a little one thing additional: the trio injects bits of Chicano and Panama soul of their songs, including a little bit of Latin swing and worldwide taste to their classic American soul stylings. Who wants a time machine when you may simply press play on Thee Sacred Souls? With Jalen N’Gonda; 8 p.m., $75 by way of Ashley Naftule

Jimmy Buffett

Thursday, March 9
Footprint Heart, 201 East Jefferson Avenue

You may sum up Jimmy Buffett’s concert events with one easy phrase: occasion. The music legends gigs are identified for being a spot the place his legion of followers (a.okay.a. Parrot Heads) can calm down and revel in a chilly one collectively whereas singing alongside to Margaritaville, Cheeseburger in Paradise, A Pirate Seems at Forty, Fins, or different favorites from his repertoire. Seaside balls might be bounced. Hawaiian shirts, leis, and straw hats might be worn. And a superb time might be had by all. Such a scene will unfold inside Footprint Heart in early March when Buffett brings the Coral Reefers Band to city in help of his most up-to-date album, 2020s Life on the Flip Aspect. Be at liberty to deliver alongside your shark fins as you seek for your misplaced shaker of salt. 8 p.m., $31-$170 by way of Phoenix New Occasions


Thursday, March 9, and Friday, March 10
Movie star Theatre, 440 North thirty second Avenue

The important thing to any bands longevity is the flexibility to take care of a core sound whereas altering to lure new generations of followers. The Rolling Stones are the quintessential instance, having survived 50 years on gritty rock roll licks that obtain recent infusions of well timed sound types (from nation to disco) to maintain the band in in style focus. Different long-running bands discover the problem of remaining very important sufficient to keep away from the county honest circuit a bit extra daunting. After altering just a few members over time or taking a hiatus, the duty can appear insurmountable. Styx has managed to remain related, although, regardless of these obstacles by updating its sound on new albums, but in addition by transforming and re-recording the traditional hits that made them one of many greatest acts of the 70s and 80s. That is illustrated on their present tour, which options a mixture of outdated favorites (together with Come Sail Away, Blue Collar Man, and Crystal Ball) and new materials from their upcoming album, Crash of the Crown, being carried out. 7:30 p.m., $40-$125 by way of Glenn BurnSilver

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Escape the Destiny

Friday, March 10
Crescent Ballroom, 308 North Second Avenue

Among the finest recurring jokes in 1984s That is Spinal Faucet is the bands cursed historical past with drummers changing every after they undergo one calamity after one other. Escape the Fates band historical past suffers from an identical curse, however one which afflicts each member besides frontman Craig Mabbit. The onerous rock band has skilled a sequence of high-profile and messy bandmate departures over time, maybe none extra notorious than lead singer Ronnie Radke (and future Saraya boyfriend, wrestling followers) getting kicked out for his poisonous and violent legal conduct. Whats stunning about Escape the Destiny is that you just cant hear the turmoil within the music. They sound remarkably constant over their seven studio albums, as Mabbit and firm refine their fashion of metalcore music. They sound like a tough rock radio stations whole playlist distilled into one band: screamo vocals, chunky brick guitars straight out of the rap-rock period, and dry and onerous drums. Its a really meat-and-potatoes headbanging sound thats certain to scratch your itch if you happen to nonetheless take heed to The Used, Dragonforce, and Greeley Estates. With Not Practically, Inept Hero, and Jane n the Jungle; 8 p.m., tickets can be found on the secondary market. Ashley Naftule

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Nation music famous person Carrie Underwood.

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Carrie Underwood

Saturday, March 11
Desert Diamond Area, 9400 West Maryland Avenue, Glendale

It is easy to jot down off an act that turns into well-known due to its success on American Idol. That’s to say that the majority Idol contestants’ careers have proved brief and boring. Carrie Underwood, then, is likely one of the exceptions to the rule. The 39-year-old nation famous person not solely bought essentially the most albums of any lady in nation music, she’s additionally headlined quite a few hit excursions. Her newest swings by way of the Valley in late March in help of Denim & Rhinestones, her ninth studio album. Fellow nation music star Jimmie Allen opens. 7:30 p.m., $39-$352 by way of Phoenix New Occasions

Vance Pleasure

Saturday, March 11
Arizona Monetary Theatre, 400 West Washington

James Gabriel Keogh didnt at all times have his coronary heart set on musical success. Earlier than taking up the mantle of Vance Pleasure and making a splash in Australias music scene, Keogh was dedicated to all issues footy. A soccer participant, he competed with a number of Australian guidelines groups earlier than deciding to kick towards a brand new sort of aim. Again in 2013, his observe Riptide, off his debut EP God Loves You When You are Dancing, blew up worldwide. Its mellow vibe, insistent acoustic riff, and folksy melodies made it stand out in an period the place bands the world over had been adopting a stomp-and-clap-on-the-porch, Mumfordcore sound. A central a part of Pleasure’s enchantment is the heat of his vocals. He sings with an open-hearted sincerity, his voice plaintive and craving with out sliding into mawkishness. With three albums below his belt up to now, Pleasure’s developed a relaxed but passionate sound. He sings with the intimacy of a detailed buddy sharing their innermost ideas, crooning over a mattress of twanging strings, sparse pianos, and drums that kick as onerous as Joys outdated teammates. 8 p.m., $49.50-$173.50 by way of Ashley Naftule

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The present lineup of Tank and the Bangas.

Jeremy Tauriac

Tank and the Bangas

Sunday, March 12
Crescent Ballroom, 308 North Second Avenue

First, they had been Liberated Soul Collective. Then, they had been BlackStar Bangas. They lastly settled on their present title: Tank and the Bangas. With vocalist Tarriona Tank Bell on the forefront, the New Orleans-based ensemble merge components of funk, soul, and hip-hop to inform tales with ardour and ferocity that include each energy and wit. The Bangas are many in quantity and various in fashion. This small military of skillful musicians and background singers create a fusion of soulful sounds that weave by way of Bells vocals. Theres a complete solid of characters dwelling in her vocal cords. She will break your coronary heart with a wealthy soulful bellow, or make you chortle when she delivers some lyrics with a infantile sass. Its like Aretha Franklins ghost and Nicki Minaj had a struggle after which grew to become besties. With McKinley Dixon, 8 p.m., $25-$38 by way of Amy Younger

Drug Church

Monday, March 13
The Nile Theater, 105 West Primary Avenue, Mesa

Apart from Protomartyrs Joe Casey, no one within the post-hardcore/trendy punk scene writes lyrics higher than Drug Church’s Patrick Kindlon. The Albany band have a definite sound: rusted, grungy guitars buzzing over sludgy rhythms and Kindlon’s can-you-believe-this-shit bellow. Their 2018 observe “Weed Pin” turns a disgruntled lab tech’s woes right into a generational “Slack Motherfucker” fashion anti-work anthem due to Kindlons iconic “I SHOULD’VE STARTED A CHEMICAL FIRE” shout. Their newest album, 2022s Hygiene, breezes by in below a half hour however is full of dense riffs and attention-grabbing lyrical threads to untangle. In most conditions, calling one thing a cancel tradition file could be an enormous pink flag however Kindlons musings on separating the artwork from the artist on Detective Lieutenant or coming to grips with the skeletons in your closet in Tremendous Saturated are way more nuanced and empathetic than somebody like Dave Chappelle grousing about being silenced on social media. The band sounds tighter than ever on Hygiene, conjuring up a muscular and fast-moving racket that retains tempo with Kindlons manic preaching of the gospel of Drug Church. With Prince Daddy and the Hyena, Anxious, and Webbed Wing; 6:30 p.m., $22 by way of Ashley Naftule


Friday, March 17
The Van Buren, 401 West Van Buren Avenue

Earthlings of the Valley, youre about to expertise a detailed encounter with a pair of bass oddities. The otherworldly dance music beings often called ATLiens will descend from the heavens and invade downtown Phoenix venue The Van Buren later this month. The masked duo wont be bearing messages of peace and intergalactic unity, however reasonably auditory assaults of trap-laced dubstep and bass music that may probe minds and induce huge quantities of headbanging, fist-pumping, and different frenetic physique motion. Take into account acquainting your self with their colonization procedures by listening to the assorted EPs theyve launched over time (together with 2018s Invasion and 2019s Ghost Planey) or testing their SoundCloud or Spotify accounts to organize your self for his or her impending arrival. With HOL!, JKL & HYDE, Darkish Mark, and Nightglider; 9 p.m., $25 by way of Benjamin Leatherman

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Taylor Swift at a 2018 live performance in Glendale.

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Taylor Swift

Friday, March 17, and Saturday, March 18
State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale

You already know Taylor Swift? That is proper, the artist who presently has just a few completely different songs within the Billboard Scorching 100. Properly, shes kicking off her Eras tour within the Valley later this month with a pair of concert events at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. Paramore and GAYLE are scheduled to be the supporting acts. And what’s going to she be performing? Swift has reportedly acknowledged the tour might be a journey by way of all of my musical eras, which Billboard speculates will embrace hits from her 10 earlier studio albums. If youre planning to hitch T-Swizzle on this journey by way of her profession, it will be an costly journey. Tickets within the nosebleed sections for both live performance are presently between $300 to $500 whereas ground seats are $1,000 or extra. 6:30 p.m. Jennifer Goldberg and Benjamin Leatherman

Collectively Pangea

Saturday, March 18
Final Exit Reside, 717 South Central Avenue

Ive been dwelling beside you, child now, for a very long time, Collectively Pangeas William Keegan sings on One Means or One other off the bands 2021 album Dye. Pulling weeds within the tall tall grass, making an attempt to make this place mine. The will for group is throughout Dye, because the Santa Clarita sing about love and alienation whether or not it is railing about superstition tearing folks aside on Rapture or reflecting on the connections you can also make on the highway in Alabama. All of that is delivered with a storage rock crunch and energy pop hooks. Collectively Pangea got here up in the identical Burger Information scene in California that produced fellow storage rock firebrands like The Black Lips, Ty Segall, Mikal Cronin, and Wavves. They share the identical knack for writing catchy bubblegum melodies as most of the different Burger bands, however they eschew the harsher manufacturing youd hear on one thing like Segalls Melted for a poppier, sweeter sound. Collectively Pangea will rock your socks off however wont make your ears bleed. With Extremely Q and Diva Bleach; 8:30 p.m., $18/$22 by way of Ashley Naftule

Titus Andronicus

Tuesday, March 21
The Insurgent Lounge, 2303 East Indian Faculty Street

For the reason that mid-2000s, the band of punk troubadours led by Patrick Stickles have put collectively a number of the most conceptually audacious punk data within the genres historical past. There was 2009s The Monitor, an album a few Civil Struggle naval battle between two ironclad ships (sure, actually). Then there was The Most Lamentable Tragedy, maybe the primary file that may very well be described as a punk opera about a number of issues, however principally Stickles psychological well being struggles. Their work is uncompromising, dense, literary, and fucking enjoyable. Titus Andronicus are the actual deal. Stickles and Firm might be touring behind their newest album, final years The Will to Reside, which was produced by famed sound engineer Howard Bilerman. With Nation Westerns; 8 p.m., $18/$20 by way of Douglas Markowitz

The Struggle and Treaty

Tuesday, March 21
Crescent Ballroom, 308 North Second Avenue

Bickering {couples} could make nice music (living proof: Richard and Linda Thompson, or many of the Fleetwood Mac oeuvre). Soul duo Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Trotter named themselves after preventing about altering their title, however by all accounts have a a lot more healthy and steady relationship than Buckingham and Nicks. Their voices meld seamlessly collectively throughout their physique of labor; in the event that they werent already married, their voices would have eloped by now. Hailing from Albion, Michigan, the Trotters are a soul band who arent afraid to combine in some Americana, nation, and rock into their R&B. “Lover’s Sport” performs like the right roadhouse jam: you may virtually hear the Bud Lights clinking on the bar counter. “That is How Love Is Made” is a secular love tune that faucets into the transcendent energy of gospel voices and arms out-stretched to cling to one thing higher than two folks. Struggle is of their title however few folks sound as at peace with the world as these two. With Kat & Alex; 8 p.m., $25/$28 by way of Ashley Naftule


Tuesday, March 21
Valley Bar, 130 North Central Avenue

The members of Mapache love their canine, Roscoe an outdated Boston Terrier who’s toured with them and been the topic of a number of previous songs. On the band’s newest album, 2022’s Roscoe’s Dream, the great boy takes the highlight because the band’s four-legged muse by way of a sequence of mild songs that swirl collectively Deadhead vibes, the Joshua Tree country-rock of Gram Parsons, doo-wop harmonies, and Latin rock. “I like my canine/Keepin’ the policeman out,” they sing on “I Love My Canine.” A superb boy, and a primarily based one at that. Roscoes Dream builds on the hazy California sounds of 2020’s From Liberty Sleep, which noticed Mapache deliver collectively Laurel Canyon folk-rock sounds with a south-of-the-border aptitude. Songs like Man and Girl are pure songcraft, the sort of easy-going but deftly constructed tune that the majority songwriters would give their eye-teeth to jot down. The Eagles might have sung Take It Simple however Mapache adopted that as their credo, their vibe, their modus operandi. They make an artwork kind out of being mellow and low-key. 7:30 p.m., $18/$20 by way of Ashley Naftule

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Singer-songwriter Andy Grammer co-headlines the inaugural Bases & Brews Music Fest.

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Bases & Brews Music Fest

Friday, March 24, to Sunday, March 26
Mark Coronado Park, 15850 North Bullard Avenue, Shock

Because it seems, the Valleys annual Cactus League is in style sufficient to advantage two separate baseball-themed music festivals. However whereas final month’s Innings Pageant served because the musical kickoff to spring coaching, this three-day occasion in Shock will mark its finish. In accordance with Bases & Brews promoters, the music pageant will supply units by a wide range of native musicians and bands every day, capped off by big-name headliners like Andy Grammer, Chris Lane, Stroll the Moon, and Lovelytheband. There can even be carnival rides, halfway video games, meals distributors, and extra. 4 p.m. on March 24 and 10 a.m. on March 25 and 26, $20-$150 by way of Benjamin Leatherman


Sunday, March 26
Arizona Monetary Theatre, 400 West Washington Avenue

You assume social media is your ally? You merely adopted it. Noah Olivier Smith (aka Yeat) was born in it, molded by it. An algorithmic weirdo, Yeat obtained on peoples radars due to YouTube and his tracks Cash So Huge and Get Busy going viral on TikTok, however its his expertise for choosing uncommon beats and displaying an off-kilter persona in his verses that retains him within the dialog. Drawing affect from T-Ache’s mastery of Auto-Tune and Playboi Carti’s hard-edged fashion, Yeats carved a definite area of interest for himself with a sequence of mixtapes and albums that mix synths, onerous beats, auto-tuned vocals, and intelligent wordplay. His stage title is a portmanteau of “yeet” and “warmth,” Yeat throws hearth over the clattering productions on 2023’s AfterLyfe. He raps over “rage beats,” a well-liked fashion of SoundCloud rap that attracts on EDM-influenced beats and boisterous vocals. He shit-talks and boasts over massive beats with the benefit of a trapeze artist, by no means falling out of the pocket or dropping his cool. 8 p.m., $49.50-$173.50 by way of Ashley Naftule

Harry Mack

Monday, March 27
The Van Buren, 401 West Van Buren Avenue

In a distinct age, a rapper busting freestyles on The Ellen DeGeneres Present could be a laughing inventory at finest, a poseur and a sellout at worst. However nobodys creating wealth in music anymore, so if you need to go on Ellen and spit freestyles primarily based on options from a daytime speak present viewers, properly, you do what you gotta do. Harry Mack is not any stranger to rap hustling with zero disgrace: the freestyle star made his title off of doing his Guerilla Bars movies on YouTube. Give Mack a suggestion like a xylophone and hell hearth off a tongue-twisting rap off the highest of his dome. Macks mastery of improvised rap has positioned him within the orbit of giant rap artists like Kendrick Lamar and Joey Bada$$. Macks reside performances are a live-wire, no-net setting the place he takes options from the gang and spins them into hard-hitting authentic raps. You may even ask him to rap about his expertise rapping on Ellens present if you happen to wanna get actual meta with it. 8:30 p.m., $47 by way of Ashley Naftule

Weyes Blood

Tuesday, March 28
The Van Buren, 401 West Van Buren Avenue

Its at all times the stray sheep that sing higher spirituals than those that stick with the flock. Raised in a born-again family, Weyes Bloods Natalie Laura Mering drifted away from dogma to pursue a lifetime of music, changing into a well-recognized face on the underground noise scene earlier than beginning Weyes Blood. The music Mering makes could be profane however it has a sacred glow to it: her music gestures and struggles towards transcendence with a sincerity and pressure that the majority Christian rock/pop musicians couldnt muster of their most religious desires. Constructing off on the cinematic majesty of 2019s Titanic Rising, 2022s And within the Darkness, Hearts Aglow finds Mering deepening her exploration of chamber pop sounds. Strings and orchestral prospers ring out alongside washes of unusual digital music and samples of chicken songs. As lovely as these songs are, there are sharp barbs and thorns in them, which ought to come as no shock contemplating Mering has regularly cited noise mavericks Wolf Eyes as a formative affect. With Vagabon; 8 p.m., $24-$27.60 by way of Ashley Naftule

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