Can’t-Miss Spring Concerts in PHX



While you might not think of Phoenix as a hotspot for music, it’s become a burgeoning home to nationally-recognized festivals and a can’t-miss tour destination for national artists. In the spring especially, we can look forward to expansive festivals in beautiful warm weather and packed outdoor venues. For more one what to expect, check out our top concert picks from country to EDM to rock. 

Thursday, February 6

Armin Van Buuren 
The Grammy Award-nominated, five-time DJ Mag top DJ is headed to Phoenix to perform his top hits including ‘This Is What It Feels Like,” “Save My Night” and “Another You.” As one of the best-known trance DJs in the world, he’s also well known for hosting the “A State of Trance” weekly radio show. (The Van Buren // 8 p.m. // $35+)

Saturday, February 16

Sarah McLachlan
If you’re in the mood for 90s nostalgia, beautiful vocals and maybe a few tears, this concert is the one for you. Get in your feelings and sing along to top hits like “Adia,” “Angel” and “I Will Remember You” at what was previously known as Comerica Theatre downtown. (Arizona Federal Theatre // 8 p.m. // $46+)

Saturday, February 29 – Sunday, March 1

Innings Festival at Tempe Beach Park 
Innings Festival is a celebration of Arizona’s beloved Spring Training complete with appearances by MLB legends, but most importantly, performances by top national talent. This year’s lineup includes Dave Matthews Band, Portugal. the Man, Weezer, Death Cab for Cutie and O.A.R. (Tempe Beach Park // Various Times // $99+)

Thursday, March 5 

Blake Shelton at the Gila River Arena
The Voice judge and country superstar Blake Shelton is headed to Gila River Arena to perform hits ‘Some Beach,’ ‘She Wouldn’t Be Gone,’ ‘Home’ and ‘Who Are You When I’m Not Looking.’ Not convinced of his star power? He’s an eight-time Grammy Award nominee, ten-time Country Music Association Award winner, five-time Academy of Country Music Award winner and a past CMT Artist of the Year. (Gila River Arena // 7 p.m. // $44+)

Friday, March 6 – Sunday, March 8

M3F Music Festival at Margaret T. Hance Park
Not only is M3F Music Festival one of the top places to see indie and alternative acts in the Southwest — it’s been fully not for profit for all of its 17 years, donating its proceeds to education and family-based charities. This year’s top acts include Bon Iver, Rufus du Sol, Lany, Sofi Tukker and San Holo. (Margaret T. Hance Park // Various times and ticket prices)

Sunday, March 15

Post Malone
The rapper, singer and tattoo enthusiast is headed back to Phoenix for the Runaway Tour performing top hits from his most recent number-one album Hollywood’s Bleeding, such as “Wow,” “Goodbyes” and “Circles.” In his relatively short career, he’s already won American Music Awards, a Billboard Music Award and been nominated for multiple Grammy Awards — a testament to his powerhouse talent. (Talking Stick Resort Arena // 7 p.m. // $93+)

Monday, March 30

Celine Dion
One of the world’s best-known vocalists is gracing Phoenix with her presence (and voice!) this spring. She brings with her a long list of accolades and top hits such as “My Heart Will Go On,” “Because You Loved Me” and “My Heart Will Go On.” (Gila River Arena // 7:30 p.m. // $92+)

Friday, April 3 – Saturday, April 4 

Phoenix Lights Festival
Phoenix Lights Festival is back for a sixth year with an all-star lineup of EDM talent. While this year’s full lineup hasn’t been announced yet electronic music lovers can look forward to performances by Afrojack, MK, Nghtmre and Walker & Royce. (Rawhide Events Center // 6:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. // Various ticket prices)

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