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Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. For this edition, love is in the air.
The Canadian DJ, who’s opened for the likes of Radiohead, reemerged in 2020 with the critically acclaimed album Suddenly, which critics loved for its heavy sampling of longing and heartache. 8 p.m., $26, The Van Buren, 401 W. Van Buren St., Phoenix, 480-659-1641, thevanburenphx.com.
Valentine’s Super Love Jam
Your favorite ’70s and ’80s soul, funk, and R&B favorites, including The Jets, Deniece Williams, and The Delfonics, will be sharing the stage to sing some of the greatest love songs ever written. 7:30 p.m., $32.50-$59.50, Footprint Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, 602-379-7800, footprintcenter.com.
Laugh all you want, but after hearing the opening notes of the soprano saxophone player’s signature hit “Songbird,” you’re already turning down the lights. 7:30 p.m., $49-$102, Highlands Church, 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Scottsdale, 480-348-9191, azmusicfest.org.
On the off-chance you forgot to snag a Valentine’s Day gift for your partner, this beloved tenor has got your back. His romance-themed tour arrives in Phoenix five days after the Hallmark holiday, and let’s face it, nothing says love like a beautiful aria. 8 p.m. $80-$350. Footprint Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, 602-379-7800, footprintcenter.com.
The Black Moods
Rock fans adore this Tempe trio, which is why they’re on the cusp of a national breakthrough. Catch them up close and personal now before they start filling arenas. 8 p.m., $25-$50, Salt River Grand Ballroom at Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, 480-850-7734, talkingstickresort.com.