Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. Our roundup this week starts with some keen Gen Z pop rock, continues with contemporary blues rock, glam punk, and big-name country, and wraps up with local hip-hop.
Wednesday, July 7 at The Rebel Lounge
At just 18 years old, local sensation Veronica Everheart makes mature indie pop rock that belies her years. She’s joined at her music video release show by Blue Jay, N. Bloom, and Raquel Denis. Wednesday, July 7 at The Rebel Lounge, 2303 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, therebellounge.com. Tickets cost $10 plus a $3.92 service fee.
Thursday, July 8 at Musical Instrument Museum
Phoenix-based singer-songwriter Lee Perreira’s fierce guitar playing evokes classic blues tunes, and his lyrics, borne on a surprisingly soulful voice, bring stories to sonic life. 7 p.m., Thursday, July 8 at Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, mim.org. Tickets cost $33.50-$38.50.
Thursday, July 8 at Yucca Tap Room
Fans of late ‘70s punk will love the high-energy, gritty tunes of Glitter Trash. The four-piece, female-fronted band began in Detroit before moving to L.A., where they have recorded two full-length albums. 8 p.m. Thursday, July 8 at Yucca Tap Room, 29 W. Southern Ave., Tempe, yuccatap.com. Admission is free.
Thursday, July 8 at Marquee Theatre
Country superstar Dwight Yoakam will perform songs from his storied career that includes hits like “I Sang Dixie” and “Streets of Bakersfield.” 8 p.m. Thursday, July 8 at Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, marqueetheatreaz.com. Tickets cost $58-$98.
Friday, July 9 at The Nash
Take some socially conscious rap lyrics, throw in some jazzy keyboards and add a touch of gospel, and you’ve got something close to the sound of local hip-hop collective The Stakes, who bring their unique brand of urban storytelling to the city’s premier jazz club. 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 9 at The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, thenash.org. Tickets cost $29-$39.