Next month may be the shortest month of the year, but it certainly doesn’t get any quieter in the Valley. This February like any other month provides locals with a variety of musical offerings from across the genre spectrum. From goth rock bands from Finland to the smooth ballad soprano vocals of Sarah Mclachlan, Arizona’s February concert lineup has a little something for everyone.
The Pat Benatar Experience Concert
February 1st at 7:30 pm
Showcase Room at Casino Arizona, Scottsdale
While the real Pat Benatar isn’t performing around much these days, for those looking to get the full experience of what Pat Benatar was like, this concert may be your best shot. This tribute band is as close to the real deal as it gets. The lead singer nails the look and sound of the actual grammy winning rock artist. The band will be making an appearance in the Valley next month at Casino Arizona in Scottsdale. Tickets are available now on Ticketmaster, but are selling out fast.
The Music of Abba Tribute Concert
February 7, 8, 9
Phoenix Symphony Hall
Whether you’re a fan of the the 1970s band, its broadway adaptation of their music Mamma Mia or the film adaptation with Meryl Streep, you’re sure to enjoy this one of the three concerts coming to Phoenix next month. You won’t want to miss belting out to your favorite songs from the classic pop band as this tribute acts performs their greatest hits right in front of you. Taking place at Phoenix Symphony Hall, this event promises to be fun for the whole family. Tickets are on sale now, hurry while supplies last.
The 69 Eyes
February 9th, 6:00 pm
Club Red, Mesa
Probably best known for being one of MTV’s Bam Margera’s favorite bands even making a cameo in Margera’s episode of Cribs, The 69 Eyes are a Finish gothic metal band. Known for their lead singer’s low and melodic vocals, the band also takes a lot of inspiration from glam metal band Motley Crue in their look. As a part of their ongoing tour, the band will make a stop in Mesa before making their way to Dallas. Tickets are on sale now.
Wish You Were Here
Tuesday, February 18th at 8:00 pm
Valley Bar, Phoenix
Joining the list of great tribute acts on this list Wish You Were Here travels across the country performing the greatest hits from Pink Floyd. Not quite the ‘great gig in the sky’ but this concert should be ever so satisfying for those die-hard Pink Floyd fans in the Valley. The show starts at 8 o’ clock at Valley Bar in Phoenix. Tickets are available on the Valley Bar website or on Ticketmaster.
February 15th at 8:00 pm
Arizona Federal Theater, Phoenix
Known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocals as heard on songs like Building a Mystery, Mclachlan, now 51 will be dropping by the Valley in the middle of next month. Beginning next month Mclachlan will trek through the South West up along the west coast into the North West with shows in Nevada, Oregon, California, and right here in Phoenix. Get tickets now online.
Thursday, February 27th from 7:30 – 9:30 pm
Highlands Church, Scottsdale
No, not the guy from Office Space with the same name, the actual grammy winning artist Michael Bolton. Next month, Highlands Church in Scottsdale will host the legendary rock artist for a concert presented by Arizona Musicfest. The concert will last two hours without intermission as Bolton performs some of his classic hits such as When a Man Loves a Woman and How am I Supposed to Live Without You.
Hands Like Houses
Monday, February 10th at 7:00 pm
Club Red, Mesa
After a highly successful 2019, the Australian band is returning to the States next month for a quick tour of the country. In 2018 the post-hardcore released their fourth studio album, Anon. The band will be joined with supporting acts Dead America and Picturesque.
Totally 80s Live at the Van Buren
Friday, February 21st at 7:00 pm
The Van Buren, Phoenix
Celebrate the 1980s with The Van Buren’s ‘Totally 80’s’ concert next month presented by SiriusXM, The event will feature the bands The Motels, Bow Wow Wow, and When in Rome II. The concert begins at 8 o’clock with doors opening at 7. The Motels released 5 albums while signed to Capitol Records between 1979 and 1985. The group recently released a new album in 2018. The Bow Wow Wow’s sound is a nice blend of Latin and African sounds, mixed with a cool 1950’s rock sound, and a bit of ‘spaghetti western’ thrown in for good measure. When In Rome II is an electric-dance trio from England and are perhaps best known for providing the soundtrack for one of the closing scenes in the movie Napoleon Dynamite.
Valentine’s Super Love Jam
Friday, February 14th at 7:30
Talking Stick Resort, Phoenix
MEGA 104.3 proudly presents the 2020 Art Laboe Valentine’s Super Love Jam at Talking Stick Resort. Featuring artists Zapp, Tierra, GQ, Peaches and Heard, The Temptress, and the Deele, and more catch some of the best R&B and love jam artists take the stage. If you need plans for Valentine’s day considering attending this show. Tickets are on sale now.