5 Concerts to Check Out This Week (March 7-13)

Jason KeilMarch 7, 2022
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Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. This week, we focus on shows and festivals in the East Valley.

March 7
The English Beat
The influential ska band, known for the hits “I Confess,” “Save It for Later,” and “Mirror in the Bathroom,” will kick off the U.S. leg of their “Still Can’t Stop It” tour in Tempe. 7:30 p.m., $34, Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0607, luckymanonline.com.

March 11
Marie Osmond
The actress, singer, dancer, and television spokeswoman has outshined her equally talented brothers with a six-decade career. She showcased her exceptional vocal talents on the album Unexpected, which features a mix of covers spanning from Broadway to opera. 7:30 p.m., $72-$102, Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, 480-782-2680, chandlercenter.org.

March 11-13
Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival
The 32nd edition of the East Valley community’s celebration of its history of flightless bird ranching will have plenty of food and carnival fun, plus performances by The Band Perry, Uncle Kracker, Walker Hayes, and Flo Rida. Check website for scheduling information. $15-$20, Tumbleweed Park, 2250 S. McQueen Rd., Chandler, 480-588-8497, ostrichfestival.com.

March 12
Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers
Get ready to shout, “Here’s to life!” The Tempe music legend, best known for his work with The Refreshments, will head across the 101 for a hometown show filled with good vibes, catchy riffs and plenty of tequila. Country music artist Wade Bowen opens the show. 7:30 p.m., $42-$63, Mesa Amphitheatre, 263 N. Center St., Mesa, 480- 644-2560, mesaamp.com.

March 12
Legends of Hip-Hop Carnival
We’ll always be fans of headliners Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, but let’s face it, we really want to find out who can spit lyrics the fastest: Twista or speed demon Twista Insane. And where else can you catch the stars of Phoenix hip-hop all in one place? 1 p.m., $50-$100, Club Aura, 411 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-210-2872, hiphopcarnival.com.


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