Join us at Tempe’s hottest gathering spot, featuring FREE live music, great food and cocktails in a laid-back atmosphere overlooking Tempe Town Lake.
Fridays and Saturdays | 6 - 8 pm
Free Live Music | Food | Drinks | No Cover
Bar opens at 5 pm. Music starts at 6 pm.
Friday, January 19
Las Chollas Peligrosas
All-female Phoenix sextet Las Chollas Peligrosas draws upon multiple sub-genres of traditional Latin music from Rancheras to Mariachi to Cumbia and everything in between; even hints of Old World Gypsy Folk. In the spirit of their prickly namesake, Las Chollas Peligrosas speak to truth and empowerment in the name of human rights and cultural awareness.
Prior to Las Chollas Peligrosas’s performance, the TCA hosts the Tempe Instagrammys, a city-wide social media contest that celebrates photographers and the best photos taken of Tempe.
Saturday, January 20
ASU Lyric Opera Theatre Presents: Hip-Hop Remix
Hip-Hop and Musical Theater collide as students from the ASU Lyric Opera Theatre program present a cabaret style performance featuring songs from Lin Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton, In the Heights, and 21 Chump Street.
Established in 1964, ASU's flagship Lyric Opera Theatre program is distinctive in that it combines training in both opera and musical theatre. Serving approximately 100 undergraduate and graduate opera and musical theatre majors from the School of Music, as well as students from the School of Film, Dance and Theatre, LOT is committed to preparing outstanding operatic and musical theatre performers for professional careers in the 21st Century.
Friday, January 26
Psychedelic Rock at its finest! Since their first self-titled EP release in 2014, Sunset Voodoo has played to sold out crowds, began touring the Southwest, and developed a cult following amongst diehard fans. Sunset Voodoo has one central theme to share with the world: EMBRACE YOUR WILD SIDE...
Saturday, January 27
EDGE Acoustic Night feat. AJ Odneal, Sammi Martinez, and 76th Street
AJ Odneal, Sammi Martinez, and the ladies of the Indie folk duo 76th Street present an evening of music celebrating the songwriting talents of female artists.
Friday, February 2
Felipa Lerma, with Mujeres del Sol
In conjunction with TCA Presents: Flor de Toloache, EDGE presents a night celebrating Hispanic women in the arts. Featuring Felipa Lerma’s El Olor del Dolor (The Odor of Pain), a short bilingual performance describing the many emotions experienced in the cycle of violence and partner oppression, and Mujeres del Sol, a spoken-word collective of women crossing cultural boundaries through music, art, and storytelling.
Saturday, February 3
Mariachi Pasion was formed in April 2002. The group itself started in a music class at Arizona State University. On a whim and with a whole lot of “GANAS”, eight girls thought it would be fun to play for a close relative… the rest is “HERSTORY”! The group has grown into a fifteen-member group with the majority of musicians having worked their way through their education playing mariachi music!
Friday, February 9
AZ Beat Lab
AZ Beat Lab is a local youth development and beat making organization that facilitates workshops and musical performances through an intersection of traditional music education and community urban practices, while creating brave spaces for young and emerging adults to develop creative practices and community collaboration skills.
Saturday, February 10
The Pitchforks are ASU's only all-female a cappella group. They perform all over the state of Arizona, covering a broad range of genres, from classic rock to pop to jazz. They were formed 25 years ago and have been slaying ever since!
Friday, February 16
Vintage Wednesday is from Gilbert, AZ. Vintage Wednesday is highly influenced by rock music from the 60’s and 70’s through today, mixing a classic rock sound with an Indie vibe. A finalist in Alice Cooper’s Proof is in the Pudding (2013, 2014), Vintage Wednesday has performed at University of Phoenix Stadium for the Arizona Cardinals, Rock Bar/Scottsdale, Hard Rock Cafe, Alice Cooperstown, PF Chang’s KidsRock AZ, Harvey American, Tempe Marketplace, Nile/Underground, Chandler Center for the Arts, Yucca Tap Room, Susan G Komen Race for The Cure and many other venues and events.
Saturday, February 17
Whitherward is a nationally touring indie folk duo with personal stories on life, love, and everything in between. Whitherward has four self-produced, self-published EP’s, a full length album in the works, and maintains a full-time touring schedule of over 200 shows a year. Their name comes from an Old English adverb that means “in which direction,” a perfect fit for a group that constantly seeks to reinvent itself. There is forward; there is backward; and then there is Whitherward.
Friday, February 23
People Who Could Fly
People Who Could Fly is an indie pop band formed in 2013 and based in Phoenix, AZ. The group’s high-energy, dance-inspiring indie pop style draws influence from acts such as Walk the Moon, the 1975, and Two Door Cinema Club. The band released their third studio EP in Summer of 2017. People Who Could Fly has performed with national acts including Death Cab for Cutie, X Ambassadors, Fitz & the Tantrums, Rick Springfield, Howard Jones, Roger Clyne, and Reel Big Fish. With more than 16,000 monthly Spotify listeners in 55 countries, and clean lyrics/content, the band has wide appeal to audiences of varied musical tastes.
Saturday, February 24
The Geibral Elisha Movement
Described by the AZ Central as “Spiritual jazz with one of Phoenix’s finest up-and-coming minds,” The Geibral Elisha Movement are masterful performers, impressing audiences with astounding technique and imagination. Recently, GEM recorded a live album The Listening Room, available to stream and/or download December 2017.