Sunday A’Fair

32nd Season Free Concerts in the Park

Selected Sundays

January 13 – April 7 2019

Noon – 4 p.m.


About This Event


Sundays, Noon – 4 p.m.

Jan. 13, 20, 27
Feb. 17, 24
March 3, 17, 24, 31
April 7

Sunday A’Fair at Scottsdale Civic Center Mall, presented by Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, has become a staple event since it began more than 30 years ago, transforming the park into a space that picnickers and art aficionados alike enjoy, and providing music lovers with an opportunity to hear the best Arizona-based artists for a relaxing afternoon of great entertainment. A pop-up arts market and fun activities for children and families will change each Sunday, making no two A’Fairs the same.

Bring a blanket and sit on the lawn to enjoy great food, friends, and free live performances. Check out the delicious food from the grill, gourmet desserts, beer and wine, and non-alcoholic offerings for purchase, or bring your own picnic to the park.


Schedule is subject to change. Events may be canceled due to inclement weather.

2019 Sunday A’Fair Concert Schedule

January 13


Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Desert psych-rock band Treasurefruit elegantly weaves psychedelic rock, western roots, and soulful jazz pop through the great Southwest.

Sugar Thieves
2–4 p.m.

The Sugar Thieves have a sultry blues roots foundation and powerhouse delta sound that will take you back in time.

January 20


Peace & Community Day: Motown Sounds

A day of unity in conjunction with the Scottsdale Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, presented with Community Celebrating Diversity.

Co-sponsored by City of Scottsdale Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Sandra Bassett
Noon – 12:45 p.m.

Sandra Bassett is an engaging jazz, R&B, blues, and Motown singer with a powerful vocal range and smooth delivery.

The Magic of Doc Jones & the All-Stars Band with special guests Gina Fletcher and Larry Bailey
1:15–2 p.m

Doc Jones is an American pianist, keyboardist, saxophone player, composer, and educator who experiments with jazz fusion, funk, and electro styles.

Soul Power
2:30–4 p.m.

As a self-contained vintage R&B and soul band, Soul Power plays their Motown favorites.

January 27


Sans Pagaie
Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Sans Pagaie’s brand of jazz blends funk, pop, and Latin for fine grooves and tasty licks.

Miguel Melgoza + Lee Perreira
2–4 p.m.

Singer-songwriter, drummer, and percussionist Miguel Melgoza and singer-songwriter and guitarist Lee Perreira come together for a mesh of indie and blues.

February 17


AJ Odneal
Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Indie-folk singer-songwriter AJ Odneal’s sound is heavily influenced by pop and jazz. Guitar and ukulele accompany her smooth voice and uplifting lyrics.

Pick & Holler
2–4 p.m.

Pick & Holler plays music from America’s past, keeping alive the sounds that have brought people together for centuries.

February 24


La Gran Fiesta
A Celebration of Latin and Hispanic Culture

Dance Showcase
Noon – 12:30 p.m.

Various Latin and Hispanic dance groups will perform in costume to represent the range of diversity within their respective cultures and traditions.

Salsa Cubana
1–2 p.m.

An all-local, authentic Cuban band plays traditional salsa music in honor of this year’s Discovery Series Cuba!

La Dame Blanche
2:30–4 p.m.

Cuban artist La Dame Blanche performs an explosive mix of hip-hop, cumbia, dancehall, and reggae for this celebration of music, dance, food, art, and heritage.

March 3


Dirty Sunset
Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Indie folk-rock group Dirty Sunset combines powerful vocals and original music filled with interesting melodies and violin-centric riffs.

Pride Through Strife
2–4 p.m.

Bringing their original creativity to a fusion of reggae, alt-rock, and funk, Pride Through Strife supplies positive messages through music.

March 17


Paul Carroll
Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Dublin-born singer Paul Carroll is a wandering musician with tales of Dublin streets, ballads of freedom, songs of revolution, and unrequited love and heartache.

2–4 p.m.

Stilicho plays traditional Irish and American music and devotes its study of traditional music to the restoration of Irish culture and its great musical heritage.


March 24


Danielle Durack
Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Singer-songwriter Danielle Durack’s music shows off a knack for subtly infectious hooks and a commanding, yet vulnerable voice.

Blaine Long & Rosas del Ray
2–4 p.m.

Blaine Long & Rosas del Rey have a sound that seamlessly moves from soulful acoustic to hard-driving, blues rock guitar.



March 31


La Luz de la Luna
Noon – 1:30 p.m.

La Luz de la Luna is a collaborative group passionate for traditional Mexican folklorico music such as ranchera, bolero, and huapango.

2–4 p.m.

Jaleo performs a Columbian program where big band jazz sounds meet traditional Columbian genres.

April 7


Tessa Karrys
Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Singer-songwriter Tessa Karrys performs original music influenced by folk, Americana, blues, and pop.

Nolan McKelvey & Muskellunge
2–4 p.m.

Singer-songwriter Nolan McKelvey & Muskellunge play contemporary, original American music that incorporates the traditions of the past into the topics of today.

More to Do

Shop Local

Shop for one-of-a-kind creations by Arizona artists at Sunday A’Fair and inside at The Store @ the Center or the Shop@SMoCA, including artisan jewelry, ceramics, textiles, and more.

Discover the Museum

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
Visit Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) for free during Sunday A’Fair. Open noon to 5 p.m.

LOVE: New Location

Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture has been moved 130 feet east of its former location at Scottsdale Civic Center Mall. It now stands at the northwest corner of Scottsdale Civic Center Library.

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.






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