Top 5 Mesa Concert Venues

May 31st, 2018 by

Mesa is a great place for music enthusiasts. Music-goers have plenty of music listening opportunities with the following venues being a few of Mesa’s best.

  1. Mesa Arts Center

The Mesa Arts Centers is conveniently located off Main Street in Downtown Mesa and is easily viewable with its stunning architecture. The arts center has five art galleries, four theaters, and 14 different art studios.

You can take a tour of the arts center exploring the different art exhibits or attend one of the live events. Just a few of the upcoming concert events include Celtic Woman, Ry Cooder, and the Australian Pink Floyd. The center also hosts frequent live music festivals including the Spark! After Dark and seasonal kickoff events.

  1. Mesa Amphitheater

The Mesa Amphitheater is an award-winning outdoor concert going experience that is just outside of Phoenix. Its tiered lawn setup is perfect for prime views of the festivals and live concerts. Parking is always free and the center is easy to reach in downtown Mesa.

Just a few of the upcoming events at the Mesa Amphitheater include Slightly Stoopid, Cody Johnson, and Rebelution 2018. Bring along a blanket or lawn chair and sit back and enjoy the beautiful Arizona weather while listening to some of Mesa’s top talent.

  1. Nile Theater

The Nile Theater was originally Mesa’s first movie theater in 1924. Since then, it has operated as many businesses including a clothing store and even a church. Today though, it is one of Mesa’s premiere live music-going experiences. The Nile serves a full menu of chef-inspired foods, locally sourced drinks, and they also host some of the best local up and coming bands.

Just a few of the upcoming shows at the Nile Theater include Code Orange, Create Your Summer Tour, and Japanese Breakfast. Be sure to check out the lineup frequently as they are always adding new performers to the schedule.

  1. Rhythm Room

The Rhythm Room is just a short drive outside of Mesa in the neighboring city of Phoenix. This blues and concert club hosts live bands every night of the week. In addition to the wonderful on-stage talent, the Rhythm Room also has some of the best local food trucks on the weekends.

A few upcoming performances at the Rhythm Room include the Nick Moss Band, the Sugar Thieves, and The 44S. Tickets at the Rhythm Room are affordable with most tickets prices under $10.

  1. Club Red

Club Red is in downtown Mesa and hosts a wide genre of musical entertainment including Note to Self, Power Trip, and Witch Mountain. The drinks are cold and the tickets are affordable. The venue itself is small so be sure to purchase your tickets ahead of time. If you sign up for the Club Red monthly newsletter, you could win four free tickets to your favorite upcoming event.

Any of these top concert venues are a great place to experience the local talent in the Mesa area. Check out the upcoming talent and get ready for a summer filled with musical entertainment.


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