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Valley Bar

Music, film, spoken word, & comedy showcased in an intimate venue with a game room and cocktail lounge.

Upcoming Shows for Valley Bar

  • Monday, Oct. 22, 2018

    Rachel Eckroth "When It Falls" Tour

    Death, uncertainty, love, change, hope — grand ideas abound on Rachel Eckroth ’s new album When It Falls. As do bold musical statements: Perhaps better known as a jazz keyboardist, Eckroth here evokes the aura of the late David Bowie, experimental rockers Can and perhaps a great, lost David Lynch soundtrack.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018

    Jazz Series Presents: A Tribute to Count Basie Orchestra

    Round Midnight spotlights one of Jazz music's King of the "cutting contests" -- pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer... Count Basie & his Orchestra! This tribute will be performed by THE NEW GUARD BIG BAND: Saxophones: Hugh Lovelady, Mary Petrich, Elliot Ventimiglia, Ted Belledin, Jerry Donato Trombones: Bill Foy, Benjie Messer, Milas Yoes, Richard Lillard Trumpets: Fred Forney, Denny Monce, Kevin Tangney, Danny Doyle Piano: Shea Marshall Guitar: Steve Himmelstein Bass: Jon Murray Drums: John Lewis The New Guard Big Band is Phoenix's premiere jazz orchestra, comprised of the most talented and in-demand musicians in the Valley. Focusing primarily on the works of Count Basie and his Famous Orchestra, this 17-piece ensemble seeks to expose the relevance and vitality inherent in that music by balancing faithful adherence to tradition with the excitement and energy of live performance.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018

    Gill Landry (of Old Crow Medicine Show)

    Gill Landry is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Louisiana. With his beginnings as a busker on the streets of New Orleans, he released his first solo album The Ballad of Lawless Soirez in 2007 on the Nettwerk label, and since 2005 has been performing as a member of the band Old Crow Medicine Show. His new album Piety and Desire is a love song to New Orleans. Named after two streets that run parallel through the city’s 9th ward where Landry cut his teeth for years. With the album he paints a dark and beautiful landscape of characters and loves from “quarter rats” to barmaids, merchants to thieves. Backed by the Felice Brothers who co-produced the album with Landry and Jeremy “The Searcher” Backofen the album also features the talents of Jolie Holland, Brandi Carlile, Ketch Secor, Sam Parton and many others artists, creating an album that is timeless and at times other-worldly.

  • Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018

    Saintseneca

    Trace Mountains opens the show

    Tickets available online or at Stinkweeds Records

  • Friday, Oct. 26, 2018

    Cleopatrick

    Cleopatrick

    Tickets available online or at Stinkweeds Records

  • Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018

    Spirit Award

    Seattle based three-piece Spirit Award are known for their unique mix of sprawling stereo guitars, stunningly moody soundscapes and a driving drum and bass foundation. While Spirit Award are aptly capable of generating catchy psych moments, there seems to be no calculable formula to their writing style. Comprised of Daniel Lyon, Chris Moore and Terence Ankeny, the trio’s mutual goal in creating a sound with grit and authenticity is clearly evident throughout their music.

    Tickets available online or at Stinkweeds Records

  • Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018

    Rising Sun Daughter: Reading Room Residency

    LIVE.INTIMATE.BEAUTY Join us in the immediate intimacy of the Reading Room, as Grace Rolland's Rising Sun Daughter presents a fall residency of All-Acoustic performances, supported by a rotating cast of collaborators featuring some of the best and brightest stars in PHX

  • Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018

    Four Fists (P.O.S X ASTRONAUTALIS)

    Stef Alexander and Andy Bothwell, respectively known as P.O.S and Astronautalis, have been making guest appearances on each other's records for over ten years, and date their friendship back even further. That makes a collaborative project like Four Fists both inevitable and necessary at the same time: it's the team-up of two of Minneapolis' most stylistically fearless artists, both of whom simultaneously inhabit the worlds of hip-hop and indie-punk in a way that the Twin Cities music community has always welcomed.

    SHIFTEE, ANGEL DAVANPORT

    Tickets also available at Stinkweeds Records

  • Monday, Oct. 29, 2018

    Moonlight Magic: Free In the Rose Room

    Cozy up in the Rose Room at Valley Bar as we relax and gather our thoughts for the week ahead... Get mouthy with a Martini, or sip on a Sazerac while the MOONLIGHT MAGIC serenades with swooning sounds of instrumental Lounge/Exotica/Surf/Bossa Nova/Ska/Boogaloo... think Martin Denny, Les Baxter, Burt Bacharach, Lalo Schifrin or Antonio Carlos Jobim -- but don't be mistaken, MOONLIGHT MAGIC plays all their own material, exclusively.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018

    Y La Bamba

    Luz Elena Mendoza's (Y La Bamba )story is one sung to her ancestors and humanity, exploring a faith that is greater than just religion, and a life of metamorphosis and awakening. Born in San Francisco as a first generation daughter of immigrant parents from Michoacan Mexico, she spent her childhood raised by the melodies and stories that were being told through traditional Mexican folk songs. From the intimate, contemplative verses in her native-language, to the revelations of the history in her roots, her story is delivered with poise. Mendozas poetic expression is raw, and ever evolving. These songs are a soundtrack built for coming to grips with, not just one’s own mortality, but the fragility of the world, presenting sounds that carry the realness of ancestral trauma and the search of identity.

  • Thursday, Nov. 01, 2018

    The Selecter (Venue Change)

    MOVED FROM THE VAN BUREN - TICKETS WILL BE HONORED

  • Friday, Nov. 02, 2018

    Starcrawler

    On sale now!

  • Sunday, Nov. 04, 2018

    Big Data

    w/ CASTLECOMER, FITNESS

  • Tuesday, Nov. 06, 2018

    Great Lake Swimmers

    On sale now!

  • Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018

    The Mowgli's

    On sale now!

  • Monday, Nov. 12, 2018

    Mac Demarco

    Punk Rock Alley at Valley Bar - Outdoor Show

  • Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

    The Wind + The Wave

    On sale now!

  • Friday, Nov. 16, 2018

    Helio Sequence

    10 Year Anniversary of "Keep Your Eyes Ahead" tour

  • Friday, Nov. 23, 2018

    Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons

    Farewell Tour! On sale 9/7

  • Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018

    John Nolan (Taking Back Sunday)

    On sale 8/24!

  • Monday, Mar. 11, 2019

    Low

    On sale 9/14!

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