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Tempe’s hottest gathering spot, featuring FREE live music, great food and cocktails in a laid-back atmosphere on the EDGE of Tempe Town Lake.

September through May
Fridays & Saturdays | 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Free Live Music | Food | Drinks | No Cover

TCA is providing complimentary parking lot shuttle service for events on Friday and Saturday evenings. The parking lot shuttle service will begin at 5:00 pm and be available until 30 minutes after the last performance. 


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Friday, September 21

bossa brazilBossa Brazil
Singer Cleo Corcoran, originally from Rio de Janeiro, has a great love of bossa nova and the music of Carlos Antonio Jobim. Her influences include Astrud Gilberto, Elis Regina, and Gal Costa. Cleo is backed by some of Phoenix's finest Bossa Nova musicians with a repertoire that includes all the classics as well as some more obscure musical gems. Cleo is joined by guitarist Glenn Stern who plays seven strings and bass, and Eric Bart who plays acoustic guitar and ukulele.


Saturday, September 22

rae lydia 2Rae Lydia
Rae Lydia is an eclectic singer-songwriter with a crisp, clear voice that rises above currents of empathetic writing and various acoustic strummings of guitar and ukulele. Rae began her music career in 2014 but has been writing music for long before that. Rae has always had an ear for music, and has picked up various instruments on her way to finding her voice and her sound.

Rae released her first EP album ‘Gravitas’ in 2014, a tribute to her late brother. She has played in multiple venues around the valley, including The Listening Room Phoenix, the Rhythm Room, Pedal Haus Brewery, Rogue Bar, ScapeGoat, and more.


Friday, September 28

witherwardWhitherward
Whitherward is a nationally touring Indie-Folk Duo with personal stories on life, love, & everything in between.

 

 

 


Saturday, September 29

E AloE Alo
E Alo is an electronic music composer based in Phoenix, Arizona. She creates down/mid tempo, melodic, rhythmic, electronic instrumentals; all made from scratch and completely original. Her music creates sonic fairy tales that take listeners on a journey.

 


Friday, October 5

furious styles crewFurious Styles Crew
Founded in 1993, Furious Styles Crew has grown from a group of brothers in Phoenix, AZ to successfully entertaining families worldwide in countries such as Spain, Germany and Denmark. The Furious Styles Crew includes artists from all walks of life and styles, including dance and visual arts, and compete all over the world using hip-hop and urban culture as their influences. 


Saturday, October 6

korey wadeBrunch Collect: Korey Wade
Local Phoenix producer Korey Wade brings you a fusion of music stemming from funk and dance to hip-hop. With Korey’s laid-back beats and beautifully sampled vocals, you will not be disappointed.

 

 


Friday, October 12

flat 9 austnameliAFlat 9 entertainment: AustnAmeliA
EDGE has partnered with Flat 9 Entertainment to bring AustnAmeliA, an alternative pop duo based out of Phoenix, Arizona. Both play a wide variety of instruments and create their music from start to finish. They each have been playing music for most of their lives and, collectively, have opened for legends such as Slash, Alice Cooper, Ace Frehley, Don Felder and many more at venues all across Phoenix including The Van Buren, Celebrity Theatre, Crescent Ballroom and The Marquee.


Saturday, October 13

Madison HolmesMadison Holmes
Madison Holmes is an acoustic singer/songwriter from Scottsdale, Arizona. Madison sings songs from a wide range of eras and genres, such as Pop, Country, R&B, Blues and Classic Rock.

 


Friday, October 19

flamenco por la vidaFlamenco Por La Vida
You can catch Flamenco Por La Vida on the 3rd Friday of every month during EDGE Happy Hour. They bring a happy hour rooted in guitar, singing, dancing, and conversation.

Tertulia Flamenca: A Flamenco Conversation
Join FPLV with special guests to talk, ask and share everything Flamenco. There will be a post performance discussion on the topic of Classical Spanish Guitar vs. Flamenco Guitar with guitar master, in both disciplines, Misael Barraza.


Saturday, October 20

the stakesThe Stakes
5:30 - 7:30 pm
The Stakes have brought new soul to Phoenix's live music scene—no longer is the nation's 6th largest metropolis devoid of the creative union of urban and art music typical of hubs like New York, Chicago or Philly. Whether at underground hip-hop jams or concert mashups with classical quartets, Phoenix thrives in The Stakes' eclectic brand of live hip-hop which synthesizes the influences of their diverse personnel.

DJ ReflekshinDJ Reflekshin
8:30 - 10:00 pm
DJ Reflekshin was born and raised on the Navajo nation reservation in Shiprock, NM. He has been DJ-ing for the last 15 years and has opened for artists such as Dj Qbert, Rakim, Talib Kweli, Paul Wall, Baby Bash, Gift of Gab, Kool Keith, Freddie Gibbs and more. DJ Reflekshin is a two-time AZ Scratch Exchange champion, Battle Ave Cut-2-Cut vice champion and recently became the LA Cutfest champion in 2017.

 


Friday, October 26

wiletta 2Willetta
5:30 - 6:30 pm
Willetta was a woman you once loved. Emerging from Phoenix is a collective of musicians who play out her story through performance. Ashley Naftule of the Phoenix New Times has described them as "mournful voices singing high and lonesome from beyond the grave.” Willetta is haunting and memorable with shows that touch the darkest part of the audience's heart.

jerusafunk 2Jerusafunk
6:45 - 7:45 pm
Jerusafunk is Phoenix's first and only psychedelic klezmer funk band! This ensemble seamlessly blends funk with traditional klezmer and other world music genres, such as jazz, salsa, samba, bossa nova, cumbia, and afrobeat. So, if you like the sounds of Parliament-Funkadelic, Gogol Bordello, Devotchka, Jorge Ben or Fela Kuti, you are guaranteed to enjoy Jerusafunk's music and fashion sense!


Saturday, October 27

el nuevo soundEl Nuevo Sound
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Omar Jarama, aka El Nuevo Sound, is from Lima Peru. His rare collection of psychedelic cumbias and salsa music has a way of bringing South America to Arizona and Omar is one of the few unique DJs that still spin vinyl records. He has played his world music collection in different venues across AZ, such as The Film bar, Bikini Lounge, Lost Leaf, Hotel Congress in Tucson and The Valley Bar in Phoenix.

 

 

 

 

andres martinez y ritmo latino 2Andres Martinez y Ritmo Latino
8:30 - 10:00 pm
Led by singer Andrés Martínez, the Ritmo Latino Trio masterfully mixes up salsa, bolero, Cha Cha Cha, and Latin jazz. Andrés Martínez, who is originally from Sonora, Mexico, has been performing in the valley since 2008 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. His ensemble is comprised of some of the top Latin jazz players in the Southwest region.


Friday, November 2

furious styles crewFurious Styles Crew
Founded in 1993, Furious Styles Crew has grown from a group of brothers in Phoenix, AZ to successfully entertaining families worldwide in countries such as Spain, Germany and Denmark. The Furious Styles Crew includes artists from all walks of life and styles, including dance and visual arts, and compete all over the world using hip-hop and urban culture as their influences.


Saturday, November 3

flat 9 - sandra bassettFlat 9 Entertainment: Sandra Bassett & the Sit Down or Get Up Music Experience
EDGE has partnered with Flat 9 Entertainment to bring you an evening of music with Sandra Bassett. Engaging, entertaining, and gifted jazz and R&B singer are just a few of the things that others say about Sandra Bassett’s vocal capability and musicianship. In addition to singing, Sandra plays the keys, organ and alto saxophone. She continues to perform at venues across the United States and internationally, having recently returned from an extended tour of Japan in May and June 2018.


Friday, November 9

flat 9 - jay white 2Flat 9 Entertainment: J. White
EDGE has partnered with Flat 9 Entertainment to bring J. White, a national jazz Saxophonist from Detroit, MI. Now based in Phoenix, AZ, J. White is in demand both locally and across the country. J. White has shared the stage with Regina Belle, Cece Peniston, Adina Howard, Selina Albright, Jeffrey Osborne, Najee, Bobby Blue Bland and Dave Hollister just to name a few. After taking runner up at the Warren Hill Sax Summit in 2013, J. White has continued to make his musical mark at many Jazz festivals and venues. With the release of his latest single, entitled “Just Ride” under TCB records, J. White is primed to become a force in the Jazz industry. 


Saturday, November 10

justin stewart 2Schux Famicom
Schux Famicom (Justin Stewart) was born and raised in Metro-Detroit and started DJing and producing in Detroit in the late 90s. He found himself surrounded and influenced by many talented Detroit producers and DJs. Schux Famicom currently has two residencies in Tempe with “Aftermath” (downtempo, trip-hop), and     ”…So What?!” (industrial, big beat). Schux Famicom is also a regular DJ at Tempe Art-A-Goghgogh.


Friday, November 16

flamenco por la vidaFlamenco Por La Vida
You can catch Flamenco Por La Vida on the 3rd Friday of every month during EDGE Happy Hour. They bring a happy hour rooted in guitar, singing, dancing, and conversation.

Tertulia Flamenca: A Flamenco Conversation
Join FPLV with special guests to talk, ask and share everything Flamenco. There will be a post performance discussion on the topic of Classical Spanish Guitar vs. Flamenco Guitar with guitar master, in both disciplines, Misael Barraza.


Saturday, November 17

romen buffalo & the loyal orderRomen Buffalo & The Loyal Order
Hailing from the Sonoran Desert, Romen Buffalo & The Loyal Order consists of Romen Buffalo on guitar and vocals, Paddy Bison picking on banjo and guitar, Scotty Steer jamming on dobro and Marconias the Bull on mandolin. Collectively they are bovines that enjoy playing stringed instruments and combining their talents to collaborate on roots-based music. Their music is a mix of bluegrass, folk, country and Americana – making "The Herd" (Romen Buffalo & The Loyal Order fan base) tap their toes, kick up their heels and dance.


Friday, November 30

DJ Mun JaleDJ Mün Jale
Hailing from the East Coast, Jeff Titone, AKA DJ Mün Jale (pronounced moon jail), learned how to spin from DJ Atom, a regular in the New York City club scene. Since making his Phoenix debut in 2015, DJ Mün Jale has been packing dance floors from Tempe, Arizona to Portland, Oregon. With an eclectic mix of 80’s, 90’s, Funk, Old School Hip-Hop, and House music, DJ Mün Jale always provides good vibes and plays tracks that get you grooving before you even realize it.


Saturday, December 1

el nuevo soundEl Nuevo Sound
Omar Jarama, aka El Nuevo Sound, is from Lima Peru. His rare collection of psychedelic cumbias and salsa music has a way of bringing South America to Arizona and Omar is one of the few unique DJs that still spin vinyl records. He has played his world music collection in different venues across AZ, such as The Film bar, Bikini Lounge, Lost Leaf, Hotel Congress in Tucson and The Valley Bar in Phoenix.

 

 

 

 


Thursday, December 6

Flat 9 - Michael LandFlat 9 Entertainment: Michael Land
EDGE has partnered with Flat 9 Entertainment to present Michael Land. Awarded by Arizona Foothills Magazine as the "Best Local Musician 2018," Michael Land is a blue-eyed soul artist with a “suit and tie” kind of style in common with artists such as Justin Timberlake and Michael Buble. In addition to singing the National Anthem for the (MLB) Arizona Diamondbacks and the (NBA) Phoenix Suns, Michael Land has a song selection that is as expansive as his energy is contagious.


Friday, December 7

shela yuShela Yu
Shela Yu combines a flavor of live looped vocals and clarinet harmonies with pre-recorded homemade beats for a musically interesting and body moving experience.

 

 


Saturday, December 8

ashley e nortonAshley E. Norton
Ashley E. Norton is the lead singer of international touring duo, Whitherward. Beginning her career in the Arizona music scene, Ash moved to Nashville in 2010 to pursue a career in country music. There she hosted many successful songwriter nights, wrote hundreds of songs and worked with some of Nashville’s finest musicians and producers. Since 2014, she’s been touring the world non-stop with Whitherward, releasing multiple studio recordings and music videos, and is now venturing out for some solo shows this winter.

 

 


Friday, December 14

furious styles crewFurious Styles Crew
Founded in 1993, Furious Styles Crew has grown from a group of brothers in Phoenix, AZ to successfully entertaining families worldwide in countries such as Spain, Germany and Denmark. The Furious Styles Crew includes artists from all walks of life and styles, including dance and visual arts, and compete all over the world using hip-hop and urban culture as their influences.


Saturday, December 15

jessi teichJessi Teich
Jessi Teich (pronounced TEACH) is an international award-winning singer/songwriter based in Scottsdale, AZ.  A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Jessi has developed a sound that masterfully mixes indie-pop, jazz sophistication, blues grit and soul’s tragic romance. It’s this unique combination that’s drawn her comparisons to Adele, Sarah Bareilles and Amy Winehouse among others.  


Friday, December 21

flamenco por la vidaFlamenco Por La Vida
You can catch Flamenco Por La Vida on the 3rd Friday of every month during EDGE Happy Hour. They bring a happy hour rooted in guitar, singing, dancing, and conversation.

Tertulia Flamenca: A Flamenco Conversation
Join FPLV with special guests to talk, ask and share everything Flamenco. There will be a post performance discussion on the topic of Classical Spanish Guitar vs. Flamenco Guitar with guitar master, in both disciplines, Misael Barraza.


Saturday, December 22

courtney cotter kingCourtney Cotter King
Referencing her unique sound, Marmoset Music Publishing said, “Piano-driven arrangements informed by classical and jazz come off effortlessly, evoking both early 70s Stevie Wonder and 90s Tori Amos. Smart, soulful and surprising, Courtney's tunes easily marry sound with story.”