The 10 Best Places with Live Music in Scottsdale

Scottsdale has no shortage of venues to catch a live performance or concert, but sometimes live entertainment calls for a fireplace and a couch, or a candlelit dinner and a cocktail in hand. Whether it’s date night or a newfound interest in jazz, here now are 10 places around Scottsdale that offer live music, food, drinks, and a killer evening out in Scottsdale. Below is the list of 10 Best Places with Live Music in Scottsdale in no particular order.

Rusty Spur Saloon

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If you’re looking for friendly Scottsdale country bars, the Rusty Spur Saloon is the place for you. Sure you can get a drink anywhere, but at The Rusty Spur in Old Town Scottsdale, it’s all about the experience. This Old West gem of a saloon features live country music seven days AND seven nights –weekly, great food and a wide selection of drinks, all located right in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. Live Music 7 days a week starting after 11 am until close


JOJO Coffeehouse

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Thursday Open Mic Nights: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

We welcome all musicians to perform at JOJO Coffeehouse.  Whether you have a full band or are a singer-songwriter, we encourage you to express yourself on stage with community friends.  Sign-ups begin at 5 PM with a 3 song limit.  For patrons, enjoy great deals during hour happy hour from 4 PM – 6 PM off all drinks and food.

        Friday Nights: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Come hang out with local friends in the community on Friday nights and listen to great coffeehouse music while you enjoy great food with draft beer, wine, or homemade sangria.

       Saturday Brunch: 11 AM – 1 PM

JOJO is known for our weekend brunch, and there is no better place to be in Old Town Scottsdale during a sunny Saturday at mid-day.  Listen to great coffeehouse music every Saturday and enjoy your brunch with our craft mimosa flights or homemade sangria.

Saturday Nights: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Listen to the chill coffeehouse lounge vibes from one of our many JOJO Coffeehouse Featured Artists while sipping on a glass of wine.  We recommend pairing this up with our bruschetta, meat & cheese board, or our veggies and hummus.

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Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

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     Longing for a bit of civilized seduction? If live Jazz every night doesn’t do it, our expertly crafted cocktails will. Poured with precision, and served alongside the stylish rhythms of locally and nationally acclaimed musicians, a drink can easily turn into an exceptional evening. Getting comfortable happens quickly here. In fact, that’s the reason we call it a lounge.

Wasted Grain

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We are your live music destination in Scottsdale and we keep crushing it with top bands from around the Valley. Join us every Friday and Saturday for great food, killer drinks, and rocking entertainment.

Old Town Tavern

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Live music every night of the week and Saturday and Sunday afternoons. You’ll find great live music at the OTT from amazing musicians and bands around the area.


Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa At Gainey Ranch

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Center Stage Bar – Cascading fountains and glowing fireplaces invite you to experience the indoor/ outdoor allure of Center Stage Bar. Enjoy live musical expressions in an array of styles, from soulful vocals and urban acoustic to edgy folk. Entertainment nightly. Hyatt Untapped, Live & Local…Each month, the best local music that you are probably not hearing is brought to our stage.

Hours:  Mon – Thurs 3 PM – 11 PM  |  Fri 3 PM-Midnight  |  Sat 11:30 PM-Midnight  |  Sun 11:30 AM – 11 PM

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

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Summer Concert Series 2019

Every Sunday Night April 28 – June 30 , 7:30-9:00p.m.

Rock and roll at the Railroad Park! Enjoy free concerts every Sunday evening with a variety of local bands. Recently recognized as one of the best live music venues in Arizona by Best of American Towns, Sunday’s at The Railroad Park are the place to be in Scottsdale this summer. With Classic Rock, Retro ’80s, Country, Rhythm and Blues and Retro ’90s, we’ve got a little something for everyone. Bring a blanket or chair and relax in the park. Food is available for purchase.

Bands are subject to Change.

Date                 Performer                       Genre

April 28           The Piano Man              Billy Joel/Elton John Tribute

May 5               Diamond in the Rough   Neil Diamond Tribute

May 12             Mogollon                        High Energy Country

May 19             Rock Lobster                  80″s Cover Band

May 26            The Real Thing               Top 40

June 2             Paperback Writer           Beatles Tribute

June 9             High Tide                         Beach Boys Tribute

June 16           One of These Nights      Eagles Tribute

June 23          Motown Magic                Various Motown

June 30*        Garth Live!                       Garth Brooks Tribute

Skeptical Chymist Irish Restaurant & Pub

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The self-proclaimed “only authentic Irish pub” in Scottsdale, Skeptical Chymist has Live music Wednesday through Saturday.

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

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One of the premier performing-arts halls in the western United States, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts showcases a diverse season of dance, music, theater, and film from around the world. More than 1,000 indoor and outdoor performances, educational programs, festivals, and other events are presented and hosted at the Center each year serving approximately 250,000 participants and contributing substantially to Scottsdale’s high quality of life and reputation as a vibrant arts destination. The Center’s education and outreach programs reach nearly 20,000 children and adults each year. Most performances take place in the state-of-the-art, 853-seat Virginia G. Piper Theater, recognized for its intimacy, acoustics, and comfort. Additional venues include the 137-seat Stage 2 and neighboring 1,800-capacity Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is located on Scottsdale Civic Center Park, a 21-acre urban oasis next to the city’s Old Town and gallery districts.

Kazimierz Wine & Whiskey Bar

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Kazimierz Wine and Whiskey Bar is the perfect blend of good food, upscale atmosphere, and the best wine and whiskey selection in Old Town. Featuring live music 7 nights a week.

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