5 Concerts to Check Out this Week (October 25-31)

Niki D'AndreaOctober 25, 2021
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Marc Anthony | Photo courtesy Viva Iquique weblog

Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. The fall concert season is in full swing (and full rock) this week, with a spooky jazz show, alt. rock icons, a Latin pop star and more.

Primus
Monday, October 25 at Arizona Federal Theatre
The bass-heavy sounds of alt. rock band Primus boom into town, as the band tours in support of its ninth studio album, The Desaturating Seven. Psychedelic rock band Black Mountain opens the show. 7 p.m. Monday, October 25 at Arizona Federal Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, arizonafederaltheatre.com. Tickets cost $30-$180.

Lord Huron
Monday, October 25 at The Van Buren
Los Angeles-based indie rock band Lord Huron, best known for its 2017 hit “The Night We Met,” plays an outdoor show in support of its new album, Whispering Pines. 8 p.m. Monday, October 25 at The Van Buren, 401 W. Van Buren St., Phoenix, thevanburenphx.com. Tickets cost $49.50-$53.

Max Weinberg’s Jukebox
Friday, October 29 at Musical Instrument Museum
Drummer Max Weinberg, who played with Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band for 43 years and served as bandleader for Conan O’Brien’s late-night show for 17 years, performs. 7 and 9 p.m. Friday, October 29 at Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, mim.org. Tickets cost $44.50-$64.50.

KJZZ Halloween Party
Sunday, October 31 at The Nash
Blaise Lantana, jazz chanteuse and deejay at radio station 91.5 KJZZ, leads a five-piece band in a show of spooky tunes like “Black Magic Woman,” “Witchcraft” and “The Night Has a Thousand Eyes.” 3 p.m. Sunday, October 31 at The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, thenash.org. Tickets cost $35-$45.

Marc Anthony
Sunday, October 31 at Footprint Center
Latin Grammy Award winner Marc Anthony performs new tunes and hits like “I Need to Know” and “Ride on the Rhythm” on his Pa’lla Voy Tour. 7 p.m. Sunday, October 31 at Footprint Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, footprintcenter.com. Tickets cost $61-$181.

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