5 Concerts to Check Out this Week (July 26-August 1)

Niki D'AndreaJuly 26, 2021
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Brandon Decker | Photo Courtesy Macallan Agency


Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. Everything from a country band featuring a member of the Gin Blossoms to American Songbook jazz is on tap this week.

Honeygirl Trio
Wednesday, July 28 at Copper Blues
Scott Johnson of the Gin Blossoms and Kira Brown play contemporary, cool acoustic country as two-thirds of Honeygirl Trio. 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 28 at Copper Blues Rock Pub & Kitchen, 50 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix, copperblueslive.com/phoenix. Admission is free.

Vinyl Station and Brian Chartrand
Thursday, July 29 at The Rebel Lounge
Alternative pop band Vinyl Station and acoustic rocker Brian Chartrand will play plenty of catchy, foot-tappin’ tunes at this double local headliner. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 29 at The Rebel Lounge, 2303 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, therebellounge.com. Tickets cost $13 plus a $4.01 service fee.

Jackie Lopez & Nuance
Friday, July 30 at The Nash
Sultry singer Jackie Lopez brings American Songbook jazz standards to life with her soulful croon, singing everything from Frank Sinatra to Billie Holliday, backed by a quartet of Phoenix’s finest musicians. 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 30 at The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, thenash.org, Tickets cost $29-$39.

Cole Swindell
Saturday, July 31 at The Events Center at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino
Grammy-nominated country star Cole Swindell plays songs from his repertoire of hits including “Chillin’ It,” “You Should Be Here” and “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey.” 8 p.m. Saturday, July 31 at The Events Center at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, 15406 N. Maricopa Rd., Maricopa, caesars.com/harrahs-ak-chin/shows/calendar. Tickets cost $54.50-$89.50.

Saturday, July 31 at Last Exit Live
Sedona-based Brandon Decker (stylized as “decker.”) plays psychedelic alternative rock with a dreamy bent, the kind of guitar-driven tunes that get stuck in your head. Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold, and The Lonesome Wilderness open the show. 9 p.m. Saturday, July 31 at Last Exit Live, 717 S. Central Ave., Phoenix, lastexitlive.com. Tickets cost $10 in advance, $15 at the door.

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