The Week in Valley Music: July 1-5

Craig OuthierJuly 2, 2019
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Looking for some live music to enliven your pre- and post-Fourth of July revelry? Here are some weeknight options to weigh.

Monday, July 1
Yeasayer at The Crescent Ballroom: The experimental psych-rock foursome burst out of the gate in 2007 with All Hour Cymbals and a spate of high-profile festival triumphs, and their new disc, Erotic Reruns, is getting heavy indie play. They’re like a cross between Pink Floyd and Scritti Politti, and how do you not love that?

Tuesday, July 2
Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers at Tempe Center for the Arts: Nothing says “stuck in Phoenix on July 4” than seeing the legendary local rocker revive his Pistoleros catalogue alongside fellow Valley ’90s rockers Dead Hot Workshop.

Wednesday, July 3
Hans Olson and Chuck Hall at The Rhythm Room: Full disclosure: We know nothing about these two local bluesman types. But it’s being billed as a “birthday bash,” and crashing a stranger’s birthday on July 3 actually sounds pretty fun.

Thursday, July 4
Dear Landlord at The Lost Leaf: Roosevelt Row should offer a lively nighttime scene on Independence Day. Cap it off with a free concert at our favorite bohemian taproom.

Friday, July 5
Jon Bellion at Comerica Theatre: The week’s lone big-venue affair brings the well-groomed New York-based singer-songwriter Downtown to play hits (including “All Time Low”) from his 2016 album “The Human Condition.”

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