Desert Ridge Marketplace is set to host an array of exciting events this MONTh. With a lineup featuring local talents and fan favorites, the marketplace promises an entertaining experience for all ages.
The Flare: Rock the Night Away
February 9, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Flare, a renowned live music band from Tempe is known for their energetic rock, pop, and dance tunes. They have entertained crowds at significant Arizona events, including performances for the Arizona Diamondbacks and at the Phoenix 10K Marathon. This event promises to be a night of feel-good music and lively entertainment.
Matt Kahler: Acoustic Melodies Under the Stars
February 10, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Join local singer-songwriter Matt Kahler for an evening of soft acoustic-rock music. A Phoenix native, Kahler’s seven-year guitar journey and songwriting skills, influenced by rock, blues, pop, and jazz, create a captivating musical experience. His smooth style and catchy tunes are sure to charm the audience.
Game Day Watch Zone: Ultimate Game Day Experience
February 11, 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Get ready for the ultimate Game Day Watch Zone! The District transforms into the perfect spot to cheer on your favorite team. Enjoy the game on massive outdoor LED screens and indulge in your favorite Sip & Stroll beverage. This free public event offers first-come, first-serve seating. Note: Must be 21+ to Sip & Stroll.
BARANS: Cinematic Rock Vibes
February 16, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Experience the unique sound of BARANS, a cinematic instrumental rock duo featuring guitarist and songwriter Joe Barans. Known for their performances in local venues like Mesa Arts Center and Crescent Ballroom, BARANS is set to deliver an unforgettable musical evening.
Remedy Rx: Indie-Alternative with a Twist
February 17, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Don’t miss Remedy Rx, an indie-alternative band known for blending jazz and progressive elements into their music. Their innovative approach to indie music promises a fresh and exciting performance for all music enthusiasts.
Come Back Buddy: A Tribute to the ’50s
February 23, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
End your February with a throwback to the ’50s with Come Back Buddy. Inspired by Buddy Holly and the Crickets, the trio covers classics from Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, and more. Their authentic rock and roll sound is sure to bring nostalgia and joy.

Desert Ridge Marketplace, located at 21001 N. Tatum Blvd., continues to be a destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment. For more information, visit