Located in the Phoenix Convention Center, the Orpheum Theater is one of the oldest historic venues in the city. Built in 1929, the Spanish Baroque-style building underwent major transformation after its purchase by the city of Phoenix in 1984. The theater reopened in January 1997 and continually hosts performances. The building itself listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The venue seats 1,364 and is used for performing arts and touring productions featuring dance, theater, and music concerts.
Featuring multiple stages, the Herberger Theater Center is centrally located in downtown Phoenix. Center Stage contains a hydraulic orchestra pit and accommodates up to 802 patrons and the superb acoustics optimize every dramatic presentation. The smaller, more intimate Stage West theater seats 325 and this is where various dance troupes, plays and orchestras perform. This center is also home to Ballet Arizona, the Actors' Theater of Phoenix and the Arizona Theater Company.
Home to the Arizona Rattlers, Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury, this arena is located in downtown Phoenix. This facility that accommodates thousands of spectators not only hosts sporting events, but also concerts and boxing matches. Epic artists such as Frank Sinatra and Lady Gaga have performed here in the past. Nearby landmarks and entertainment opportunities include the Chase Field Stadium and the Arizona Center.
Desert Ridge Marketplace is a complete entertainment destination. You can head here to watch the latest movies, pick up the latest best-seller, or maybe just for a meal. Whatever it is you choose to do, you will have more than enough choices to keep you occupied for a long time. In addition, this district plays host to special events of all kinds, ranging from concerts to book-signings.
The ASU Kerr Cultural Center is named after the famous stage artist Louise Lincoln Kerr. This terra-cotta building is one of the city's major hubs for art and culture events. Equipped with fabulous acoustics and a cozy ambiance, the historic venue has hosted many live music shows, concerts as well as storytelling and theatrical performances. ASU Kerr is also an excellent space for any occasion and is rented for private and corporate functions. With its charming and elegant setting, it is one of the city's most noteworthy establishments in the entertainment sector.
Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts transformed a small western town into a well-respected cultural community. Throughout the years, the arts are explored through music, dance, drama, and other artistic mediums. Programs promoting the importance of the arts to children of all ages are conducted regularly. Lectures, workshops, and classes are held on a variety of thought-provoking subjects. The Virginia G. Piper Theater, Dayton Fowler Grafman Auditorium and other spaces within the center are available for rent.
Copper Blues is a sleek rock bar downtown Phoenix. Featuring live music, an impressive selection of more than 60 tap beers, good food and an amazing outdoor patio on the second floor, this venue is one of the most popular destinations in the city.
This arts and cultural center is dedicated to promoting awareness and understanding of the Latino culture in Arizona. The center features everything from art exhibits about issues important to the Latino community to presenting food fairs and traditional celebrations. The gift shop stocks many items from Latin America that make great gifts and souvenirs.
The Phoenix Symphony Hall, a musical institution in Arizona, is home to the state's only full time professional orchestra. The orchestra entertains audiences with a variety of musical scores, from classical to pop. The Symphony Hall is also part of many community activities that put together educational programs for school children.
Designed to accommodate up to 10,000 guests, the Phoenix Convention Center is a popular event space that is located in the Downtown area of the city. This venue is perfect for large events as well as small, intimate gatherings. With multiple spaces that include ballrooms, meeting rooms and exhibition halls, Phoenix Convention Center is often the preferred spot to host business meetings, conventions and other conferences. Spread across 8361.27 square meters (90,000 square feet), this venue is known for its excellent facilities and competent staff.