Last Exit Live

The original conception of "Last Exit Live" began in 2003 with the opening of Last Exit Bar & Grill which was tucked away in a small shopping center plaza in Tempe, AZ. Even with its not so prime location the venue quickly established itself as a top spot to see local and touring acts and had the likes of Zac Brown Band, The Gin Blossoms, Candlebox, Cross Canadian Ragweed, Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers, The Format, Jim Adkins (Jimmy Eat World), Dramarama, Perpetual Groove, US Bombs, The Samples, Authority Zero and many others grace its stage. The venue was sold by its original owners in early 2009 but unfolded under the new ownership later that same year. Shortly after its closing original owner Brannon Kleinlein decided to resurrect the name and opened a booking, promotions, and management company in the name of Last Exit Live and actively continued putting on events & concerts around the Phoenix Metro area. In 2012 the decision was made that Last Exit Live would seek out a new location & property to reestablish itself to its original form as a live music venue. And with that Last Exit Live was reborn as a venue in 2013 with a new location in the historic warehouse district of Downtown Phoenix.

Upcoming Shows for Last Exit Live

  • Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

    Dubbest, Clint Stevens and Good Rust

    Dubbest has been forging its own path since 2009 through the heavily forested reggae landscape, expertly infusing roots traditionalism with a refreshing improvisational savvy that calls to mind not only the studio experimentation of pioneering dub producers Osbourne “King Tubby” Ruddock and Lee “Scratch” Perry but also the real-time exploration of jam bands like the Grateful Dead and Phish. Clint Stevens is an Arizona grown reggae funk band playing locally around the Valley. With fun and upbeat jams constantly being created it is hard to not bob your head and catch the groove while listening to the new reggae styling of this band. Good Rust opens this 21+ show.

  • Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

    Yheti and DMVU

    Yheti has a goal to stimulate inspiration and give back to the community which has given so much to him. His live sets are a dynamic soul massage of awkward bass intensities. DMVU opens this 21+ show.

  • Monday, Oct. 23, 2017

    Mimicking Birds, Justin Moody and Meet the Sun

    Mimicking Birds is a five-piece indie rock and folk band from Portland, Oregon. The group currently has two albums out and they are scheduled to release a third album by the name of Layers of Us in January 2018. Justin Moody and Meet the Sun open this 21+ show.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017

    Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and Flamingosis

    Pigeons Playing Ping Pong brings end-of-the-world enthusiasm to their high-energy psychedelic funk. Their infectious electro-funk grooves, undeniable live energy and contagious smiles have their rabid fanbase "the Flock" growing exponentially. Based out of Baltimore, Maryland, this animated quartet has been scorching up the country with their explosive performances and danceable peaks... and they're loving every minute of it! The band has a new album by the name of Pizazz coming out October 20. Flamingosis is a New Jersey based electronic music producer, beatboxer and DJ. He creates engaging and soulful tracks and puts on a high energy live show. 21+ show

  • Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017

    The Expanders, Iya Terra and For Peace Band

    The Expanders returns to Last Exit Live. This reggae band from Los Angeles brings to mind classic 70's and 80's reggae. They recently released a new album by the name of Old Time Something Come Back Again Vol. II. Iya Terra is a Los Angeles based reggae band, with a goal to bring positive music to the masses. For Peace Band is a musical group based on the Island of Guam. The band has toured in the United States and Palau. 21+ show