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The Performances at the Museum series runs from Sept, 2019 through May, 2020 with an occasional summer show.






Music Through the Decades is the theme for the 2019 - 2010 season. Enjoy music that complements our featured exhibit: Walking Mill Avenue. Join us for outstanding performances with everything from classical and rhythm & blues to rock and roll. Enjoy a casual evening with local musicians in an up close and personal setting.

Friday, November 22 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Waylon tribute flyer 2019

“Music through the Decades”

The Outlaw: Waylon Jennings Tribute with August Manley

with Jim Bachmann and the Day Drinkers

*An Outdoor Show

Manley, who holds a degree in orchestral music takes on the Waylon Jennings role in the tribute act that he has worked with for the past five years. Manley fronts his Jennings tribute band, which is called The Outlaw. The Outlaw are billed as “the world’s premier Waylon tribute.” Manley does a great job of maintaining the aura of Waylon, who has a huge presence here in Arizona.

With a mellow, easy voice and songwriting that hints of a life of honest living, Jim Bachmann has been entertaining the Phoenix scene over the past decade. Bachmann's music blends Americana, Roots, Blues and Country into a sound that stays true to tradition while serving up his own blend of Sonoran Desert soaked good-times. Free, fun and family friendly

Friday, December 6 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Winterfest 2019 flyer


Tempe Recreation Services, Edna Arts Center, Kid Zone Enrichment Program, Kiwanis Recreation Center, Tempe History Museum and Tempe Public Library are partnering to host Tempe’s Winter Fest. Kick-start your holiday creativity with make-and-take art projects, create unique decor and crafts, write letters to Santa and decorate cookies. Enjoy a cup of cocoa, listen to some great music and visit with the jolliest old elf himself, Santa. Guests are encouraged to bring cameras to capture photos with Santa. Free, fun and family friendly


2019-2020 Schedule:

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