Prince Haru: The Forest Has Arrived –


Prince Haru smiles in Kuntanawa beaded adornments and a feather crown

Prince Haru: The Forest Has Arrived –

Emerging from the depths of the Amazon rainforest, Haru and Dr. Hayra Kuntanawa, the leaders of the Kuntanawa people and the guardians of the Amazon–are making a rare stop in Scottsdale for an evening of sharing ancient songs and chants, stories, photos, indigenous wisdom and more.

Julian Saporiti strums a guitar next to a modular synthesizer

No-No Boy

Join Julian and Emilia Saporiti of No-No Boy for an immersive multimedia concert combining folk songs, place-based sound recordings, archival materials, thermal images of desert environments and storytelling to communicate the rich possibilities of engaging with place. Some of the songs performed at the concert will emerge from arts-based fieldwork conducted in the Phoenix Valley. 

Summer Sessions – The Sugar Thieves

The Sugar Thieves have been winning fans over worldwide with their high energy, soulful live shows since 2006. Over the years they have honed their brand of American roots music, creating a sound that is all their own.

Traveler – Unplugged

Composer and bandleader Scott Jeffers has traveled extensively across the globe to gather inspiration; composing most of his songs while surrounded by faraway people and landscapes brings a true authenticity to his fiery and passionate violin and vocal performances. This performance will be a special acoustic performance, only at ASU Kerr!

Sahnas Brothers stand holding their instruments

Summer Sessions: The Sahnas Brothers

The Sahnas Brothers have created a magical and intimate Mediterranean style, beautifully blending the sounds and rhythms of their native Greek culture, the Desert Southwest and Spanish guitar. They’ll be joined by violinist Suzanne Lansford!

Drew Harrison in greyscale image with Tommy Cosentino. A stylized image of John Lennon is in the background.

In the Spirit of Lennon

Drew Harrison presents a loving, emotionally charged retrospective of the life and career of one of the most popular artists of all time, told through stories and songs from The Beatles years through the final recordings of his life.

A Christmas Night in Ireland

Experience the joy of An Irish Christmas as seen on PBS! Enjoy all the holiday carols you know and love plus a spectacular high-energy display of Irish dancing at its very best.

Songs and Stories from a Not-Quite-Kosher Life

Broadway musical theater actress Penny Orloff’s solo show is back on the road, bursting with heirloom melodies, stories of her Jewish immigrant family and tales from her zany life in showbiz.

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.

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.