Where hip meets historical

ASU Kerr is a historic Valley venue that presents a diverse mix of live music, storytelling and theater. Find us in Scottsdale for intimate shows in the funky former home of Louise Lincoln Kerr.

Upcoming events

Dr. Barb smiles while holding a microphone

Dr. Barb’s Speak Off

A Public Speaking Competition for Pro Athletes

February 9, 2023

The Super Bowl of Jazz Concerts, featuring Emil Viklicky Trio

Czech master jazz pianist Emil Viklický will bring his traditional style of straight-ahead jazz to ASU Kerr and perform a Super Bowl weekend kickoff concert! Joining Viklický will be bassist Chris Finet and former drummer for Jimmy Smith and George Benson, Dowell Davis from New Orleans.

February 10, 2023

Welcome to Indian Country — An Indigenous Celebration of Original Music and Poetry

“Welcome to Indian Country” is an evening celebrating Native culture through music and storytelling. A world-class musical ensemble of five is joined by storyteller and Washington State Poet Laureate, Rena Priest. Together they weave new songs and compositions with poignant and witty poetry and satire.

February 14, 2023

Embrace the Unexpected

Built in the late 1940s and 1950s, the adobe house of Louise Lincoln Kerr is a funky, unexpected space to hear live music in the heart of Scottsdale. The brainchild of a trailblazing violist and composer, ASU Kerr is a place for adventurous music lovers to discover fearless and surprising artists in a relaxed, eclectic space.

Rooted in Louise’s tradition of inviting musicians and guests to relax and enjoy her picturesque Southwestern home, we invite you to hang out, discover something new and embrace the unexpected.