Our downtown Phoenix venues have been home to countless concerts, comedy shows, special events and off-Broadway performances. At the Phoenix Convention Center you’ll find public shows like the annual International Arizona Auto Show, Phoenix Comicon and the 2015 NFL Experience Powered by GMC. Celebrate the arts with our Symphony Hall resident companies including Arizona Opera, Ballet Arizona and The Phoenix Symphony. Step back in time at the historic Orpheum Theatre, where you’ll find off-Broadway hits like “Rock of Ages” and “A Chorus Line” and mainstream shows by top performers like Lewis Black, Jackson Browne, Primus and the Post Super Bowl Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. We have something for everyone so let us entertain you!
CHRIS CORNELL: ACOUSTIC HIGHER TRUTH TOUR: SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
The multi-city trek will give fans the chance to see Chris perform in an unplugged, up close and personal setting and will include songs spanning his entire career. Chris will also introduce songs from Higher Truth, which is produced by Brendan O’Brien (Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Neil Young) and scheduled for release on September 18. Tickets can be purchased here.
BENISE: STRINGS OF PASSION TOUR: SEPTEMBER 20, 2015
Guitar virtuoso Benise and cast return with a brand new PBS special and tour - Strings of Passion! From his humble beginnings as a street performer to performing around the world, Benise takes us on a musical journey of Salsa, Flamenco, Tango, Waltz, Samba…and more! Benise's ‘Strings of Passion Tour’, showcases classic songs from Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, and The Eagles and combines them with Spanish guitar and Spanish dance. Benise’s love of both Spanish Guitar and rock brings a fierce intensity to these new interpretations of his favorite classic anthems. Tickets can be purchased here.
ROB BELL: EVERYTHING IS SPIRITUAL TOUR: JULY 7, 2015
On the Everything Is Spiritual tour, Rob Bell does what he does best, making surprising connections between the universe you're living in and the life you're living, showing us how science and spirituality are long lost dance partners. Wherever you're coming from and whatever you're wrestling with, let the Everything Is Spiritual tour experience inspire, provoke, challenge, and give you hope as we together explore and enjoy this beautiful, mysterious, and endlessly fascinating world we call home. Tickets can be purchased here.
REAL, WILD AND WOODY 2015 BEER FESTIVAL: JULY 18, 2015
Phoenix Convention Center
From barrel-aged brews to a slew of specialty casks, Real, Wild & Woody attendees will have a chance to sample some of the state and region’s most notable brews, including many wild and unconventional varieties showcasing this unique brewing style. Those who love the product at the Strong Beer Festival but perhaps prefer a more intimate setting will be pleased to know that high-ABV beers are also available in abundance at this event, in addition to an array of seasonal brews, beer cocktails and other small-batch favorites. Tickets can be purchased here.
DIANA KRALL-WALLFLOWER TOUR: AUGUST 21, 2015
Krall sings a set of songs that include familiar popular classics like The Mamas and the Papas’ “California Dreaming” and the Eagles’ “Desperado,” favorite vintage songs by Krall’s musical heroes Bob Dylan (he inspired the album’s title track “Wallflower”) and Elton John (“Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word”). Tickets can be purchased here.
CHRIS HARDWICK: FUNCOMFORTABLE: OCTOBER 23, 2015
Chris Hardwick is a stand-up comedian, chart-topping podcaster, television personality, contributor for Wired magazine, and creative head of the multi-platform media behemoth known as Nerdist Industries. Tickets can be purchased here.
THEATER LEAGUE'S 2015-16 SEASON:
This season’s performances include Rat Pack Christmas, Million Dollar Quartet, The Producers, Ragtime and a special engagement of Cirque Dreams Holidaze. Season Tickets on sale now! Individual Tickets will go on sale at the end of summer. For more information click here.
ORPEHUM THEATRE - FREE PUBLIC TOURS
Tours of our historic Orpheum Theatre are at 12PM and 1PM on the following dates:
June 23, July 14 and July 28.
For more information or to inquire about group tours please contact 602-262-6225.
Since its inaugural year, Arizona Opera has produced over 170 fully-staged operas and concerts. The company’s artistic history is rich with a blend of opera’s traditional repertoire featuring baroque, bel canto, and verismo works, turn-of-the-century masterpieces, operettas, and American operas. For a complete schedule click here.
Ballet Arizona is an innovative and provocative professional ballet company that creates, performs, and teaches outstanding classical and contemporary ballet. The company is dedicated to preserving and celebrating classical dance while creating and commissioning new innovative works. For a complete schedule click here.
The Phoenix Symphony
The Phoenix Symphony offers a wide variety of programming each year — including regular series of Classics, Symphony Pops, Chamber Orchestra, and Family offerings, as well as special community presentations celebrating various holidays and area events. For a complete schedule click here.