Beatles, Led Zeppelin
Knockoffs Set To Thrill PHX
By Staff Report
Modern Times Magazine
March 1, 2017 — The Walrus was Paul. Jimmy Page is the devil.
What does that mean? We’re not altogether sure, but it might mean that residents of the Phoenix metro have some great choices over the next two weeks: Choices that might just put them on a Stairway to Heaven while they lead a Day in the Life.
March 9, The Phoenix Symphony will play the music of rock legends Led Zeppelin at 7 p.m. at the Mesa Amphitheatre, 263 N. Center St. Tickets range from $39 to $99. For more information, go to https://mesaamp.com/Online/default.asp
March 12, In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles, presented by La Jolla Entertainment, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix. Tickets start at $49.50; go to http://www.herbergertheater.org/calendar
for more information.
March 20, another Beatles tribute, Paperback Writer featuring the music of The Beatles, will be held at the Arizona Broadway Theatre, 7701 W. Paradise Lane, Peoria. To learn more about this critically acclaimed musical experience, check out: http://azbroadway.org/event/beatles/
Or there is also a BeeGees knockoff act March 3 as well as some Johnny Cash March 4 to 25, just in case your Jive Talkin has put you in a Ring of Fire.
March 1 and 3
Looking for something to do in this first week of March? The Art Lovers Book Club will feature The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance by Edmund De Waal today, and March 3 and 11, at the Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave.
Space for this event is very limited, so an early RSVP is required. Event times vary; learn more at http://www.phxart.org/event/ff59d6e3-80c0-c546-1d14-d7d0b281f579
Thursday, March 2
Love Stories, produced by the Center Dance Ensemble, is a retelling of the Mexican folktale “La Llorona”, by Assistant Artistic Director Diane McNeal Hunt, and new work choreographed to an original score composed by Eric Sandmeyer. It will be staged at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix. Showtimes vary, and ticket prices range from $14 to $28. To learn more, go to http://www.herbergertheater.org/calendar/love-stories/
Friday, March 3
The Australian BeeGees Show will be presented at 8 p.m. at Talking Stick Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix. The tribute band will perform many of the Bee Gees’ classic hits “Stayin’ Alive,” “How Deep is Your Love” and “You Should Be Dancing.” Tickets start at $20; find out more at https://www.talkingstickresort.com/phoenix-scottsdale-concerts-entertainment/entertainment-listing/the-showroom/australian-bee-gees/
Saturday, March 4
The Phoenix Symphony will play the music of rock legends Led Zeppelin at 7 p.m. at the Mesa Amphitheatre, 263 N. Center St. Tickets range from $39 to $99. For more information, go to https://mesaamp.com/Online/default.asp
Comedian Brian Regan will perform at the Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix. Ticket prices start at $39; go to http://www.comericatheatre.com/EventDetail?tmeventid=19005136CE4755C9&offerid=37631 for more information.
Saturday, March 4 to 25
Ring Of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash will be performed at at the Temple of Music and Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. in Tucson. The production features 38 classic hits performed by singers, actors and musicians. Ticket prices are between $25 and $100, and can be purchased at the Temple of Music and Art box office or by calling 520-622-2823. Tickets also can be purchased online at www.arizonatheatre.org.
Wednesday, March 8
Minnesota blues band Davina and the Vagabonds will be on stage at 7 p.m. in the Musical Instrument Museum Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix. The band is known for hits like “Sunshine” in 2014. Tickets start at $28.50; to learn more, go to http://mimmusictheater.themim.org/davina-vagabonds-2
Tuesday, March 9
The sixth annual Floral & Botanical Art Exhibit will be on display through April 21 at the Arts HQ Gallery, 16126 N. Civic Center Plaza, Surprise. Ninety piece of various styles will be featured, with many available for sale. An opening reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more details, check out https://www.westvalleyarts.org/wv-arts-hq/
Friday, March 10
Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. by the Phoenix Symphony, March 10 and 11 at Symphony Hall, 75 N. 2nd St. For more details or to purchase tickets, go to http://tickets.phoenixsymphony.org/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=9476
Saturday, March 11
Jazz artist Michael Reed, with Dennis Rowland and Andy Gonzales All-Stars, will perform at 9 p.m. at the Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix. This is part of the Valley Bar Jazz Series. Tickets are $8; get more info at http://www.rhythmroom.com/event/1432346-michael-reed-dennis-rowland-phoenix/
Sunday, March 12
In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles, presented by La Jolla Entertainment, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix. Tickets start at $49.50; go to http://www.herbergertheater.org/calendar/in-my-life-a-musical-theatre-tribute-to-the-beatles/ for more information.
Tuesday, March 14
Direct from Broadway and based on the life of Peter Pan author J.M. Barrie, Finding Neverland be performed live on stage at ASU Gammage. To learn more or buy tickets, go to http://www.asugammage.com/shows/2016-17-broadway-season/finding-neverland or call 480-965-3434.
Noted for their banjo skills, Béla Leck & Abigail Washburn will be on stage at 7:30 p.m. in the Virginia G. Piper Theater, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St. Tickets start at $39; go to https://www.scottsdaleperformingarts.org/event/bela-fleck-abigail-washburn-2017/
Wednesday, March 15
Tabitha Soren, who gained fame as an MTV host, has become a photographer. She will talk about her latest project, Fantasy Life and the American Dream at 7 p.m. at the Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave. The exhibit will focus on her photographing a group of minor-league draft picks for the Oakland A’s in 2002. Admission is free; check out http://www.phxart.org/event/203e7f7f-f4be-010e-e14e-9bb2a3356f5a for more details.
All of March
Famed painter Fritz Scholder — a native American who called Scottsdale home until his death in 2005 — will be the subject of an exhibition at Larsen Gallery, 3705 N. Bishop Lane, Scottsdale. For more information, call 480-941-0900 or go to www.larsengallery.com
Saturday, March 18
The 9th Annual Mustache Massacre will be held at 7 p.m. at Pub Rock, 8005 E. Roosevelt St., Scottsdale. Those with mustaches, be they real or otherwise, will be let in free. Bands slated to perform are Ikonoklast & Friends, Sacred Asylum and The Gamma Function. To find out more, check out http://www.pubrocklive.com/event/1413171-9th-annual-mustache-massacre-scottsdale/
Monday, March 20
Paperback Writer featuring the music of The Beatles, will be held at the Arizona Broadway Theatre, 7701 W. Paradise Lane, Peoria. To learn more about this critically acclaimed musical experience, check out: http://azbroadway.org/event/beatles/
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