5 Concerts to Check Out this Week (September 13-19)

Niki D'AndreaSeptember 13, 2021
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Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. This week brings some music legends to town, along with indie and alternative rock sensations.

Running from Bears
Monday, September 13 at The Lost Leaf
If creative jazz is your cup of tea, catch Running from Bears at The Lost Leaf. This Phoenix-based, six-piece ensemble’s performances are a mix of arrangements and alchemy, bursting with horn-y improvisations and adventurous takes on classic compositions. 6 p.m. Monday, September 13 at The Lost Leaf, 914 N. 5th St., Phoenix, thelostleaf.org. Admission is free.

Perfume Genius
Wednesday, September 15 at Crescent Ballroom
Indie pop rocker Michael Hadreas, aka Perfume Genius, performs in support of his new album, Set My Heart on Fire Immediately. 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 15 at Crescent Ballroom, 208 N. 2nd Ave., Phoenix, crescentphx.com. Tickets cost $27 plus a $7.54 service fee.

Jackson Browne
Friday and Saturday, September 17 and 18 at Celebrity Theatre
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne, whose slew of hits includes “Doctor, My Eyes,” “Somebody’s Baby,” and “Tender Is the Night,” makes a tour stop to promote his new album, Downhill from Everywhere. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, September 17 and 18 at Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com. Tickets cost $56-$151.

Modest Mouse
Sunday, September 19 at Arizona Federal Theatre
Portland, Oregon-based alternative rock band Modest Mouse jams on songs from its latest album, The Golden Casket. 7:30 p.m. Sunday, September 19 at Arizona Federal Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, arizonafederaltheatre.com. Tickets cost $39-$128.

The Monkees
Sunday, September 19 at Celebrity Theatre
Legendary pop trio The Monkees stops in Phoenix on “The Monkees Farewell Tour” with the two original surviving members, Mike Nesmith and Mickey Dolez. 7:30 p.m. Sunday, September 19 at Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com. Tickets cost $56.50-$96.50.

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