Get ready to dance your way into summer at premier Valley outdoor malls! This May, Kierland Commons, Scottsdale Quarter, and Desert Ridge Marketplace will host three fabulous free concert series that will have you tapping your toes and humming along all month long. With a diverse lineup of local talent and tribute acts, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Kierland Commons will host its May Music Series every Friday night from May 5 to May 26 at the Center Plaza. From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., the mall will transform into a lively and vibrant hub of music and entertainment, showcasing an impressive lineup of performers.
Let Turning Point, a local Phoenix instrumental jazz group, transport you to a world of smooth tunes.
Dance the night away with SMASHED, a high-energy AZ cover band that will have you singing along.
Don’t miss “Candle,” the Elton John tribute act that will have you feeling the love tonight.
Round out the month with a Garth Tribute, perfect for country music fans.
If you’re looking for more musical excitement, Scottsdale Quarter has you covered! Every Saturday night in May, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in The Quad, enjoy the free Spring Music Series. The lineup includes:
Immerse yourself in the enchanting sounds of the Sahnas Brothers.
Relax with the soothing melodies of the Pete Pancrazi Trio.
Enjoy the versatile and captivating Sandra Bassett Trio.
Notes from Neptune will wrap up the series with their mesmerizing performance.
Desert Ridge Marketplace
Last but not least, the Desert Ridge Marketplace Concert Series will take place every Friday and Saturday night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on District Stage. The free live music performances feature an eclectic mix of musicians and bands:
Suzie and The Acceleratorz will kick things off with a high-octane performance.
Frosty and The Silver Tones will get you grooving to their infectious beats.
Sophia Marie’s soulful tunes will have you swaying in time.
MT and The Streamliners will keep the energy going with their electrifying set.
Come Back Buddy’s nostalgic performance will take you back in time.
Get ready for a night of smooth sounds with Kinda Jazzy.
Guitarras Latinas will spice up your evening with their Latin flair.
Nina Speaking will round out the concert series with a performance you won’t forget.
With so many amazing concerts lined up, the month of May is shaping up to be a musical extravaganza in the Valley! Whether you’re a fan of jazz, country, rock, or pop, these three outdoor malls have the perfect concert series to kick off your summer. So, gather your friends and family, and head out to Kierland Commons, Scottsdale Quarter, and Desert Ridge Marketplace for a month of unforgettable live music under the stars!