Sunday A’Fair

31st Season Free Concerts in the Park

Selected Sundays
January 14 – April 8, 2018, Noon – 4 p.m.

About This Event

January 14, 21 and 28
February 18 and 25
March 4, 18 and 25
April 8


Picnic baskets are welcome. Delicious foods from the grill, snacks, cocktails, beer, wine and soft drinks are also available for purchase. No outside alcohol allowed.

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

Celebrating its 31st season, Sunday A’Fair features free outdoor concerts in Scottsdale Civic Center Park by top Arizona musicians, along with an arts-and-crafts market, fun activities for children and families and free docent-led tours of the sculptures in the park. Guests are invited to bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnic baskets, and enjoy a relaxing afternoon of great entertainment. Delicious foods from the grill, snacks and cocktails, beer, wine and soft drinks are available for purchase.

Highlights of Sunday A’Fair 2017 include Peace and Community Day honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 14, and La Gran Fiesta: A Celebration of Latin and Hispanic Cultures headlined by Villalobos Brothers on Feb. 18.

2018 Sunday A’Fair Concert Schedule

January 21


Noon – 1:30 p.m.

The Apaches

Classic instrumental surf sound with a desert southwest twist


2–4 p.m.

Lee Perreira

Singer-Songwriter-Guitarist Perreira combines classic blues riffs with a soulfully-textured vocal style.

January 28


Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Haley Green

Raised in Cave Creek, Haley’s music emanates from a love of organic sounds, grooves that move, and lyrics that flow.


2–4 p.m.

The Hourglass Cats

Known for their high energy live performances, the Cats blend an eclectic mix of Latin reggae, funk, hip hop and good old-fashioned rock & roll.

February 18


La Gran Fiesta: A Celebration of Latin and Hispanic Cultures

Noon – 1:15 p.m.

Mariachi Pasion

From humble beginnings at ASU, these 15 female musicians worked their way through school playing mariachi music.


2:30 – 4 p.m.

Villalobos Brothers

From Veracruz, Mexico

Original compositions and arrangements, masterfully blending and celebrating the richness of Mexican folk music with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music.

February 25



Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Holly Pyle Duo

Husband-and-wife duo Holly Pyle and Shea Marshall (The Sugar Thieves, House of Stairs) perform jazzy arrangements of familiar tunes.


2–4 p.m.

The Everyday Players

Featuring Corey Gloden (Guitar) and Henri Benard (Percussion) from Dry River Yacht Club, this explosive act is guaranteed to bring positive energy and great music.

March 4



Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold
Named after a Townes Van Zandt song about a wild game of five card stud, these musicians deliver a self-described “two-man bastard child” of country, folk, blues, bluegrass and rock.


2–4 p.m.

Brea Burns and the Boleros

Founded by singer/songwriter Brea Burns, this local favorite blends classic country and honky tonk.

March 18



Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Korbe Canida

Indie folk/rock singer-songwriter and musician from Phoenix, AZ.


2–4 p.m.

The SunPunchers

Mesmerizing and relentlessly soulful tunes from this group of merry AZ musicians with a signature desert roots revival sound.

March 25



Noon – 1:30 p.m.

We 3

Nicole Pesce (piano), Suzanne Lansford (violin), and Renée Grant Patrick (vocals) combine talents to entertain audiences with an eclectic mix of jazz, swing, blues, standards and R&B.


2–4 p.m.

Los Morenos

Latin blues, cumbia and originals with Arizona Blues Hall of Famer Mario Moreno.

April 8



Noon – 1:30 p.m.


Musical fusion that embraces a variety of cross-cultural rhythms.


2–4 p.m.

Marmalade Skies

Seven of the finest musicians come together to recreate the sound of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll band in history- The Beatles!

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 12:30 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 1:30 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.






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