Live Music Clubs
CRESCENT BALLROOM Mid-size venue in the heart of downtown Phoenix. Apr 3: Leftover Salmon. Apr 9: Reverend Horton Heat, Igor & the Red Elvises. Apr 10: Rising Appalachia. Apr 17: Built to Spill. www.crescentphx.com. 308 N. 2nd Ave., 602.716.2222. HANDLEBAR J Country music, ample dance floor (with free lessons every W), broad patio, and menu of steaks and barbecue. www.handlebarj.com. LIVEWIRE This indoor, live performance and concert venue doubles as a nightclub, with VIP lounge seating and a multi-level bar. The 14,000square-foot space hosts all genres of touring acts, local performers, and even comedians. Apr 1: One Night of Queen, tribute band. Apr 2: Puddle of Mudd. Apr 8: Michael Schenker’s Temple of Rock. www.livewireaz.com. 7320 E. Indian Plaza, 480.970.1112. RHYTHM ROOM Blues and roots by local fixtures and touring acts. Frequent benefits, jams and all-star showcases. Apr 16: Leroy Miller, Grant Ferguson. Apr 22: Lydia Loveless. Apr 26: Wishbone Ash. Apr 30: Ray Wylie Hubbard. www.rhythmroom.com. 1019 E. Indian School Rd., 602.265.4842. THE SHOUT! HOUSE Rock ’n’ roll dueling pianos, cocktails and bar grub. Sing-alongs welcome. www.theshouthouse.com. Westgate Entertainment District, Loop 101 & Glendale Ave., Glendale, 623.772.1500. YUCCA TAP ROOM Dive bar where the music is loud and (usually) local. www.yuccatap.com. Southern & Mill Aves., Tempe, 480.967.4777.