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Dar Williams | Photo by Ebru Yildiz   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 a folk singer and a 1990s alt. rock giant to a session saxophonist and underground house music DJ. Dar Williams Friday, November 19 at Musical Instrument Museum Singer-songwriter Dar Williams performs songs from her 31-year career as a folk musician, plus new...

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Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra | Photo courtesy phoenixafrobeatorchestra.com   Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. This week’s shows veer slightly off the mainstream path and down many different side streets, with everything from EDM and African folk-funk fusion to alt. rock godfather Elvis Costello and gypsy jazz. Negativland and Sue-C Tuesday, November 9 at The Rebel Lounge Since forming in the San...

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Big & Rich | Photo by Tom Frisch   Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. A cadre of indie artists hits local stages this week, along with some country music legends and a sultry jazz singer. Julien Baker Monday, November 1 at The Van Buren Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Julien Baker, known for being one-third of supergroup boygenius, performs in support of...

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Photo by Dwight McCann Photography   Every week, we present a curated list of live music in a wide range of genres all around the Valley. Everything from a country music fest headlined by Willie Nelson to R&B legend Gladys Knight to U.K. house music producer Eli Brown is on audio tap this week. Outlaw Music Festival Friday, October 15 at Ak-Chin Pavilion Willie Nelson, The Avett Brothers, Gov’t Mule, Lucinda Williams and IDA MAE...

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