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

Niki D'AndreaDecember 13, 2021
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Dionne Warwick | Photo by Raph PH

Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. This week’s offerings are infused with lots of jazz and Latin flavors.

Fayuca
Thursday, December 16 at Crescent Ballroom
Local Latino rock and reggae band Fayuca jams with Dubbest and Rilen Out. 8 p.m. Thursday, December 16 at Crescent Ballroom, 308 N. 2nd St., Phoenix, crescentphx.com. Tickets cost $20 plus fees.

Allman Family Revival
Thursday, December 16 at Arizona Federal Theatre
The Allman Betts band takes the stage with musical support from a slew of musicians including Donavon Frankenreiter, Lamar Williams Jr. and River Kittens. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, December 16 at Arizona Federal Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, arizonafederaltheatre.com. Tickets cost $38-$103.

Beth Lederman & Jazz Con Alma
Saturday, December 18 at Ravenscroft Hall
Veteran jazz keyboardist Beth Lederman has performed around the Valley for more than 30 years. She’ll be joined for a set of standards by Jazz Con Alma (“jazz with soul”). 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 18 at Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Harford Dr., Scottsdale, theravenscroft.com. Tickets cost $45.

Dionne Warwick
Saturday, December 18 at Gila River Casino
The legendary, Grammy Award-winning singer performs from her vast catalogue of hits, which include songs like “Walk on By,” “I Say a Little Prayer” and “That’s What Friends Are For.” 8 p.m. Saturday, December 18 at Gila River Casino, 5040 Wild Horse Blvd., Chandler, playatgila.com. Tickets cost $47-$87.

Barrio Latino Band
Sunday, December 19 at Westside Blues & Jazz
Barrio Latino Band performs spirited interpretations of blues and jazz songs infused with percussion instruments like conga drums. 8 p.m. Sunday, December 19 at Westside Blues & Jazz, 17045 N. 59th Ave., Ste. 104, Glendale, westsideblues.com. Admission costs $15.

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