5 Concerts to Check Out this Week (December 5-12)

Niki D'AndreaDecember 6, 2021
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Photo courtesy The Hardways 

Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. Everything from mariachi and rockabilly to “saloon-style” sounds and a piano tribute to Coldplay is on tap this week.

Mariachi Sol de Mexico de José Hernández
Friday, December 10 at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
The festive sounds of mariachi will fill the air when José Hernández brings his platinum-selling ensemble Mariachi Sol de Mexico to Scottsdale. 8 p.m. Friday, December 10 at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdaleperformingarts.org. Tickets cost $39-$59.

Slim Jim Phantom Trio
Friday, December 10 at The Rhythm Room
Slim Jim Phantom, former drummer for legendary rockabilly trio The Stray Cats, performs with his own trio. Tin Can Screamers opens the show. 8 p.m. Friday, December 10 at The Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, rhythmroom.com. Tickets cost $20 plus fees.

The Hardways
Saturday, December 11 at Yucca Tap Room
Local band The Hardways brings its self-described “saloon-style rowdy Western sound” to the stage, with support from The DeVillains. Saturday, December 11 at Yucca Tap Room, 29 W. Southern Ave., Tempe, yuccatap.com. Admission is free.

Tribute to Coldplay
Sunday, December 12 at Phoenix Art Museum
A pianist performs covers of Coldplay songs by candle light, including “Paradise,” “The Scientist” and “Sky Full of Stars.” 6 and 8 p.m. Sunday, December 12 at Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, feverup.com. Tickets cost $35-$55.

John Corabi
Sunday, December 12 at Last Exit Live
Hard rock singer John Corabi, front man for The Scream and Mötley Crüe (from 1992-1996), performs a solo set. 6:30 p.m. Sunday, December 12 at Last Exit Live, 717 S. Central Ave., Phoenix, lastexitlive.com. Tickets cost $15-$25.

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