Sunday A’Fair Free Concerts in the Park

Most Sundays

Noon – 4:00 pm

FREE Admission

Jan 11, 18 & 25, 2015
Feb 15 & 22, 2015

Mar 1, 8, 22 & 29, 2015
Apr 5, 2015

View schedule of performers to the right or below.


About This Event

Sunday A’Fair features free outdoor concerts by the Valley’s top musicians, an arts-and-crafts market and fun activities for children and families. Enjoy delicious food from the grill and drinks available for purchase, docent-led sculpture tours in the park and free admission to Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.

2015 Sunday A'Fair Concert Schedule

January 11

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Blues Review Band

Bluesman Mike and his crew have a passion for jamming and playing the blues.

2–4 p.m.
Trailer Queen

Classic country music at its finest, drawing influence from the greats of yesteryear.


January 18 – Peace and Community Day
A day of unity in conjunction with the Scottsdale Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, presented by Community Celebrating Diversity.

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Leon J’s JukeJoint

Blues, traditional, Americana, country and rock ‘n’ roll from back in the days.

2–4 p.m.
Dmitri Matheny Quintet
An all-star jazz band featuring Charles McNeal on saxophone and playing jazz classics, hard bop, West Coast cool and beloved standards from the Great American Songbook.


January 25

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Frank Smith With Home Cookin’

Specializing in the music of the soulful sax players – guaranteed to get you groovin’!

2–4 p.m.
Renee Patrick

A variety of musical genres – from jazz standards to classic R&B – performed with her powerful voice and passionate delivery.


February 15

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
¡Caray!

The zesty sounds and toe-tapping rhythms of Cuba.

2–4 p.m.
Cold Shott and the Hurricane Horns

Celebrating 23 years of performing classic and contemporary R&B, soul, rock, funk and jazz.


February 22

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Muskellunge

Contemporary, original American music that incorporates the traditions of the past into the topics of today.

2–4 p.m.
Carlos Arzate & the Kind Souls

Sonoran soul-rock from the Tucson singer-songwriter.


March 1
La Gran Fiesta: A Celebration of Latin and Hispanic Cultures

Presented in partnership with the Scottsdale Human Relations Commission.

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Ritmo Latino

An infectious and joyful Latin fusion that will get you on your feet – featuring special guest Arazando Dance Company.

2–4 p.m.
La Santa Cecilia

Winner of the 2014 Grammy Award for “Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album,” this L.A.-based band exemplifies the modern-day creative hybrid of Latin culture, rock and world music.

La Gran Fiesta Presenting Sponsors: Wells Fargo, Cancer Treatment Centers of America
La Gran Fiesta Signature Sponsor: APS


March 8

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Robby Roberson Quartet

Americana style of music, rich in dynamic rhythms and grooves, with flavors of rock, blues, folk, gospel and jazz.

2–4 p.m.
Tommy Ash Band

A blend of country-western music with rockabilly and Americana.


March 22

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Alexis Juliard

Sultry vocals blend with music that draws inspirations from soul, reggae and world beats.

2–4 p.m.
Khani Cole

The smooth, sultry sounds of jazz.


March 29
Origination: A Festival of Native Cultures

Presented in conjunction with Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts’ Discovery Series, OrigiNation offers the opportunity to learn about native cultures of Arizona, Spain and Portugal through music, song, dance, storytelling, demonstrations, food tastings, participatory workshops and a special showcase of the celebrated Pure Spanish Horse (Andalusian).

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Ramana Vieira Quintet

The heartfelt, haunting music of fado, known as the Portuguese version of blues, performed by San Francisco-based singer Ramana, who’s been called “the new voice of Portuguese world music” (Mundo Portuguese Magazine).

2–4 p.m.
Inspiracion Flamenca

A dynamic and fiery performance featuring internationally trained professional flamenco dancers and musicians.

Discovery Series Sponsor: National Endowment for the Arts


April 5

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Tramps and Thieves

A fusion of rock ‘n’ roll with alternative, folk, Americana and country music.

2–4 p.m.
Kenny Love and the Rockerfellas

Rockabilly, swing and bebop.


Download the 2015 Sunday A’Fair merchant application
Band submissions may be emailed to [email protected].

More to Do

Shop Local
Stroll the beautiful grounds of Civic Center Park while shopping for one-of-a-kind creations from Arizona artists. From jewelry to ceramics and paintings to photography, you’ll find a treasure to call your own.

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
Admission is FREE during Sunday A’Fair from noon to 5 p.m. Plus, enjoy FREE docent-led tours of the latest exhibitions at 1:30 p.m. (Meet in the lobby.)

Art Tours
Explore Scottsdale’s award-winning public art collection with FREE docent-led tours of the sculptures in the park during Sunday A’Fair at 3 p.m. (Meet at The Center’s north entrance.)

Location & Parking
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is located at 7380 E. Second St. in downtown Scottsdale, four blocks south of Indian School Road and three blocks east of Scottsdale Road. The amphitheater is located on the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall at 75th Street and Main Street. Free parking is available in the public parking garage located to the west of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and directly behind Los Olivos restaurant on Wells Fargo Avenue. Additional free parking is available at the Old Town Parking Corral at East Second Street and Brown Avenue and at the Civic Center Library parking garage located on Drinkwater Boulevard at East Second Street.


Sponsors

Presenting

Scottsdale Insurance Company

Nationwide Foundation