Supersuckers | Photo by Frank Schwichtenberg
Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. This week brings everything from modern blues and cowpunk to Motown legends and vaunted jazz musicians.
Wednesday, January 12 at the Rhythm Room
Tucson rock band Supersuckers plays its brand of alternative cowpunk. American blues-punk “Dirty Old One Man Band” Scott H. Biram is also on the bill. 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 12 at the Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, rhythmroom.com. Tickets cost $15-$20.
Black Joe Lewis and Cedric Burnside
Wednesday, January 12 at Crescent Ballroom
Edgy blues artists Black Joe Lewis and Cedric Burnside share the stage. 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 12 at Crescent Ballroom, 308 N. 2nd Ave., Phoenix, crescentphx.com. Tickets cost $25-$35.
The Temptations and The Four Tops
Friday, January 14 at Arizona Federal Theatre
Legendary Motown artists The Temptations and The Four Tops each perform songs from their slew of hits, like “My Girl” and “Baby, I Need Your Loving.” 8 p.m. Friday, January 14 at Arizona Federal Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, arizonafederaltheatre.com. Tickets cost $49.50-$125.
Saturday, January 15 at 1227 Taproom
Local rock band Mill’s End plays a stripped-down set. 4 p.m. Saturday, January 15 at 1227 Taproom, 1227 E. Northern Ave., Phoenix, facebook.com/the1227taproom. Admission is free.
Bill Cunliffe Trio
Saturday, January 15 at Ravenscroft Hall
Jazz pianist, composer and Grammy-winning arranger Bill Cunliffe, best known for his tenure with the Buddy Rich Big Band, performs. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 15 at Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, theravenscroft.com. Tickets cost $60.