Events in Sedona, Arizona

Upcoming events in Sedona, Arizona and the Verde Valley

Welcome to our Sedona, Arizona events page! Below you will find all the fun events taking place in Sedona, Cottonwood, Jerome and everywhere in between. Our Sedona hotel offers a Complimentary “About Town” Sedona Shuttle to all of our guest that will drop you off and pick you up from many of the events listed below. If the event has a picture of our Sedona shuttle we will take you there!
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Events in May

Sedona Cinema – ‘Hermitage Revealed’
May 4th, 2015 (4:00 pm and 7:00 pm)
Hermitage teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to partner with the Sedona Arts Center to present ‘Hermitage Revealed’ from St. Petersburg, Russia at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre. The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is one of the largest and oldest museums in the world holding over 3 million treasures and boasting more curators than any other art institution. To mark the momentous occasion of its 250th anniversary, the museum opened its doors for the filming of “Hermitage Revealed” — a cinematic event that is a must-see for all fans of art, architecture and the culture and history of Russia. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Entertainment – Legendary Guitarist Esteban
May 4th, 2015 (7:00 pm)
Esteban July 2014 682x1024 Events in Sedona, ArizonaLegendary flamenco/classical style guitarist, Esteban, will be returning as “Artist in Residence” at the Sound Bites Grill Celebrity Show Lounge! Esteban has created a special Sedona Dinner Concert with his daughter Teresa Joy and drummer Joe Morris. Show times are Saturday and Monday Evenings at 7:00 pm. Please call 928.282.2713 for more information, tickets, menu details and reservations. Dinner is served in the Celebrity Show Lounge until 11:00 pm and Dinner packages are available. After the show you may visit with Esteban and Teresa Joy for photos and autographs. Visit www.soundbitesgrill.com or www.Estebanmusic.com for further details.

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Sedona Cinema – ‘Serena’
May 5th – 6th, 2015
serena teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present ‘Serena’ at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre in Sedona, Arizona! Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence star in “Serena” — a period drama set in the North Carolina Mountains at the end of the 1920s. George and Serena Pemberton (Cooper and Lawrence) — love-struck newly-weds — begin to build a timber empire. Serena soon proves herself to be equal to any man: overseeing loggers, hunting rattle-snakes, even saving a man’s life in the wilderness. For more information, showtimes or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Cinema – ‘While We’re Young’
May 5th – 6th, 2015
while were young TEASER Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present ‘While We’re Young’ staring Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre in Sedona, Arizona! A middle-aged couple’s career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives. Stiller and Watts are Josh and Cornelia Srebnick, happily married middle-aged members of New York’s creative class. They tried to start a family and were unable to — and have decided they’re okay with that. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
May 6th, 2015 (8:00 am)Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, Arizona
Meet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment – Concerts in the Plaza
Saith (soulful, acoustic rock )
May 6th, 2015 (12:00 pm – 1:30 pm)
logo cityofsedona Events in Sedona, ArizonaEnjoy the sunshine, the company of community friends and the great music brought to you live at City Hall. Each Wednesday during the month of May a unique concert will be played during the lunch hour for everyone to enjoy. Bring a chair if you would like or have a seat on the plaza benches, and enjoy lunch for sale from Jersey J’s food truck. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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Sedona Live Entertainment – Darius Lux
May 6th, 2015 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
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Sound Bites Grill is pleased to present singer/songwriter Darius Lux! Combining his love of 60’s songwriting, 70’s soul, 80’s pop and 90’s hip-hop into a current mix of soulful, rock-edged pop tunes, Darius found his voice on his debut record “Arise”, took us to the streets of LA for his EP, “Time is Now” and now presents his new album, “We The Living”. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Cinema – ‘Planetary’
May 7th, 2015 (4:00 pm and 7:00 pm)
Planetary teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present its Premiere Series with the one-night-only debut of “Planetary”, an award-winning new documentary at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. “Planetary” is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup call, a cross continental, cinematic journey, that explores our cosmic origins and our future as a species. “Planetary” is a poetic and humbling reminder that it’s time to shift our perspective. The film asks us to rethink who we really are, to reconsider our relationship with ourselves, each other and the world around us — to remember that: we are “Planetary”. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Live Performance: Corrie Sachs “Tribute to Reba McEntire”
May 8th – 10th, 2015
Tickets: $15 general admission/$13 for Film Festival members and students
corrie teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe perfect way to celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend! Renowned performer and tribute artist Corrie Sachs comes to Sedona with her award-winning tribute to Reba McEntire and the Great American Songbook. This musical, live theatrical event will be presented by the Sedona International Film Festival on the Goldenstein Stage at its Mary D. Fisher Theatre. The Great American Songbook and the Queen of Country swing into spring with Corrie Sachs as she performs The Great American Songbook as well as pays tribute to the Queen of Country, Reba McEntire. Corrie is currently appearing weekly as co-host of the highly successful syndicated Dennis Bono radio show. Her dynamic stage presence, versatility, musical interpretation and sheer enthusiasm for entertaining audiences keeps fans coming back for more. For more information, showtimes or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Cinema – ’5 Flights Up’
May 8th – 13th, 2015
Tickets: $12/$9 for Film Festival Members
5 flights up teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present ’5 Flights Up’ starring Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Over one crazy weekend a long-time married couple discover that finding a new apartment is not about winding down but starting a new adventure in “5 Flights Up”. As the world around them seems to mirror their own chaos and confusion, Ruth and Alex realize the same bond of love that has kept them together all these years will allow them to see their way through this crazy weekend as well. For more information, showtimes or too purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Live Entertainment at Olde Sedona Bar and Grill
May 8th – 10th, 2015
Olde Sedona Bar Grill Events in Sedona, ArizonaWhen you are in Sedona and looking for fun and entertainment Olde Sedona Bar & Grill is the place to be! There’s always something good going on in this lively restaurant, sports bar, and entertainment venue. Eat, drink and have fun where the locals’ hang out, the Olde Sedona Bar & Grill! Visit Olde Sedona on Facebook.

  • May 8th – The Mike Reeves Band (9:00 pm)
  • May 9th – DJ DREE (9:00 pm)
  • May 10th – All Star Karaoke (9:00 pm)

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Sedona Live Entertainment – Green Light Dance Band
May 8th, 2015 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, Arizona$5 Cover
Don’t miss the Green Light Band at Sound Bites Grill! A dance band, a jam band, a vocal harmony group — all these descriptions can be used to define Green Light. The songs they write take you back, bring us here and carry us forward. They are timeless. People start singing along by the second stanza even if they never heard it before. For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
May 9th, 2015 (8:00 am)Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, Arizona
Meet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Mother’s Day Jazz Buffet
May 9th, 2015 (1:00 – 4:00 pm)
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, ArizonaCelebrate mom in Sedona with a delicious Mother’s Day Buffet & Live Jazz at Sound Bites Grill featuring Susannah Martin & the Steve Sanders Jazz Trio. The doors open at 11:30 am, buffet will be served from 11:30 am – 3:00 pm. Mom gets a $20 Sound Bites Grill Gift Card for a future visit and a rose! Reservations are required. Buffet is all you can eat including sparkling wine and mimosas. Only $49, and kids are half price. (928) 282-2713 or visit www.soundbitesgrill.com for the amazing Mother’s Day menu!

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National Train Day at the Verde Canyon Railroad
May 9th, 2015 (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
train monoclinefault Galler Events in Sedona, ArizonaOn National Train Day, Verde Canyon Railroad applauds the important history of American railroads with an entertaining and educational event at their Clarkdale depot. This free event is fun for all ages, including exhibits and activities from local attractions and organizations as well as guided tours of the John Bell Museum and the train’s vintage rail cars. Famous Arizona freelance writer Roger Naylor will be signing copies of his most recent books on Arizona adventure. Live music from Ken and Lyn Mikell will entertain visitors as they enjoy a delicious BBQ ribs and chicken luncheon, available for purchase on the patio in addition to many refreshing beverage options. For more information on this event please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad website.

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Sedona Entertainment – Legendary Guitarist Esteban
May 9th, 2015 (7:00 pm)
Esteban July 2014 682x1024 Events in Sedona, ArizonaLegendary flamenco/classical style guitarist, Esteban, will be returning as “Artist in Residence” at the Sound Bites Grill Celebrity Show Lounge! Esteban has created a special Sedona Dinner Concert with his daughter Teresa Joy and drummer Joe Morris. Show times are Saturday and Monday Evenings at 7:00 pm. Please call 928.282.2713 for more information, tickets, menu details and reservations. Dinner is served in the Celebrity Show Lounge until 11:00 pm and Dinner packages are available. After the show you may visit with Esteban and Teresa Joy for photos and autographs. Visit www.soundbitesgrill.com or www.Estebanmusic.com for further details.

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Sedona Guided Geology Hike
May 10th, 2015 (1:00 pm)
Red Rock State Park Events in Sedona, ArizonaJoin Red Rock State Park’s knowledgeable volunteers as they venture out on their trails and discuss how Sedona transformed into what we see today. Red Rock State Park is located at the base of the Mogollon Rim, the southern edge of the Colorado Plateau. Over millions of years of erosion the rim has receded over four miles leaving behind the picturesque features of Sedona. This is an interpretive experience for both the beginner and experienced hiker, lasting between 2-2 ½ hours and an elevation gain of 250 feet. Please bring water and wear suitable footwear. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment – Steve Sandner Jazz Trio with Special Guest
May 10th, 2015 (6:00 PM – 9:00 pm)
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, Arizona$5 Cover Charge
Enjoy and evening of classics, original and contemporary jazz music with the Steve Sandner Jazz Quartet featuring Gail Kennedy at Sound Bites Grill every Sunday night until May 25th. Steve’s musical jazz style has elements of big band, blues and swing, and is easy to listen to for jazz aficionados, or even for those who aren’t particularly jazz fans. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Cinema -’Canvas’ Encore
May 11th, 2015 (4:00 pm and 7:00 pm)
Tickets: Free
Canvas teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the encore of “Canvas” starring Academy Award-winner Marcia Gay Harden and Emmy Award-winner Joe Pantoliano. The film premiered at the Sedona International Film Festival (where it won the Audience Choice Best Feature Award) and in theatres in 2007, and it is making a return encore to the Mary D. Fisher Theater for two special free showings to mark the first day of mental health events in observance of Mental Health Awareness Week. The writer/director of the film, Joe Greco, will be present at the theater to answer questions after both screenings. For more information or to reserve your free tickets please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Entertainment – Legendary Guitarist Esteban
May 11th, 2015 (7:00 pm)
Esteban July 2014 682x1024 Events in Sedona, ArizonaLegendary flamenco/classical style guitarist, Esteban, will be returning as “Artist in Residence” at the Sound Bites Grill Celebrity Show Lounge! Esteban has created a special Sedona Dinner Concert with his daughter Teresa Joy and drummer Joe Morris. Show times are Saturday and Monday Evenings at 7:00 pm. Please call 928.282.2713 for more information, tickets, menu details and reservations. Dinner is served in the Celebrity Show Lounge until 11:00 pm and Dinner packages are available. After the show you may visit with Esteban and Teresa Joy for photos and autographs. Visit www.soundbitesgrill.com or www.Estebanmusic.com for further details.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
May 13th, 16th and 20th, 2015 (8:00 am)Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, Arizona
Meet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment – Concerts in the Plaza
Purpose and the Plan (secular gospel)
May 13th, 2015 (12:00 pm – 1:30 pm)
logo cityofsedona Events in Sedona, ArizonaEnjoy the sunshine, the company of community friends and the great music brought to you live at City Hall. Each Wednesday during the month of May a unique concert will be played during the lunch hour for everyone to enjoy. Bring a chair if you would like or have a seat on the plaza benches, and enjoy lunch for sale from Jersey J’s food truck. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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Sedona Cinema – Northern Arizona Premiere “The Amazing You”
May 14th, 2015 (4:00 pm and 7:00 pm)
Tickets:$12/$9 for Film Festival Members
The Amazing You teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the one night only Northern Arizona premiere of “The Amazing You”. The film’s director, Dr. Dragos Bratasanu, will be in Sedona to host the film and have a Q&A discussion with the audience after both screenings at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. “The Amazing You” movie and global project is a breathtaking journey to authentic success and personal fulfillment together with NASA’s most renowned leaders.This award-winning film features inspiring insight on how brilliant people live their purpose and achieve excellence and outstanding results, and how you can too. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Star Night Party at Red Rock State Park
May 15th, 2015 (7:30 pm)
RERO StarParty Events in Sedona, ArizonaCome out and enjoy the night skies with the Astronomers of Verde Valley and the Rangers of Red Rock State Park in Sedona! An introduction presentation at 7:30 pm will show current sky events and what’s “up” in the spring skies. The planets Jupiter and Venus will provide views of our near neighbors and Saturn will make a brief appearance as the viewing session ends at 10:00 pm. There will also be a craft project available for children during the presentation as well as space cookies, moon juice, and other complementary beverages.This program will require a $5.00 reservation fee per person prior to the event in addition to the park’s admission fees. For additional information and reservations for this Sedona event please call 928.282.6907 or visit Red Rock State Park.

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Live Performance – Sedona 24-Hour Theater
May 16th, 2015 (6:00 pm and 8:00 pm)
General Admission $10
24 hour Theater teaser Events in Sedona, ArizonaIt’s 24 Hour Theater – cast it, write it, direct it, build it, and perform it – ALL IN ONE DAY! And it’s coming to Sedona for the second straight year! Small teams of Sedona’s most talented writers, directors, actors, artists, and songwriters will collaborate to create and perform four brand new plays, starting from scratch, within just one day. On Saturday evening all of these collaborators will take a breath and share a meal, while the audience assembles at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre for this extraordinary event. Then the curtain will open, and the show will go on, ending about an hour later, and followed by a viewing of the film and a Q&A with the writers, actors, directors, artists, and songwriters. For more information or to purchase tickets to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.

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Sedona Entertainment – Steve Sandner Jazz Trio with Special Guest
May 17th, 2015 (6:00 PM – 9:00 pm)
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, Arizona$5 Cover Charge
Enjoy and evening of classics, original and contemporary jazz music with the Steve Sandner Jazz Quartet featuring Gail Kennedy at Sound Bites Grill every Sunday night until May 25th. Steve’s musical jazz style has elements of big band, blues and swing, and is easy to listen to for jazz aficionados, or even for those who aren’t particularly jazz fans. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment – Concerts in the Plaza
Pickle Spit (50′s, big band, Motown, and more)
May 20th, 2015 (12:00 pm – 1:30 pm)
logo cityofsedona Events in Sedona, ArizonaEnjoy the sunshine, the company of community friends and the great music brought to you live at City Hall. Each Wednesday during the month of May a unique concert will be played during the lunch hour for everyone to enjoy. Bring a chair if you would like or have a seat on the plaza benches, and enjoy lunch for sale from Jersey J’s food truck. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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Sedona Live Entertainment – Moot Davis & The Good Americans
May 22nd, 2015 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, Arizona$10 Cover
Sound Bites Grill is please to present Moot Davis & The Good Americans! Moot Davis had to triumph over several trials by fire to create his fourth album Goin’ In Hot. Just days after the song mixes were done, the studio where he recorded the album burned to the ground. Miraculously the mixes were rescued from the hard drive of a melted, water-soaked computer. Besides being thankful no one was hurt in the blaze, the New Jersey born Davis also feels very lucky that the music was saved — “that it was meant to be.” For more information please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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The 10th Annual Bob Dylan Birthday Party & Concert
May 22nd – 23rd, 2015 (7:00 pm) Cottonwood, AZJoe Neri Events in Sedona, Arizona
Tickets: $15 advance, $18 door, $20 priority
Don’t miss the 10th Annual Bob Dylan Birthday Party and Concert!This year’s program will once again features some of the best musicians in the area, most veterans of previous Dylan shows and some newbies, too. All of the musicians will take the stage to perform the music of Bob Dylan. This event will take place at the Old Town Center for the Arts is located at 633 N. Main Street in Old Town Cottonwood. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Old Town Center for the Arts.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
May 23rd, 2015 (8:00 am)Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, Arizona
Meet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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25th Annual Zuni Festival of Arts & Culture – Flagstaff
May 23rd – 24th, 2015 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Zuni Festival Events in Sedona, ArizonaAt the Zuni Festival of Arts and Culture, the Ashiwi, or Zuni people, travel to Flagstaff from Zuni to share the Zuni language, life ways, traditional music, and dances. Zuni, New Mexico, is an integral part of the cultural landscape of the Colorado Plateau. Enjoy performing artists such as the Nawetsa Family Dancers who perform traditional Zuni dances, and music from the Zuni Pueblo Band. Learn about the importance of art and cultural place-names in the perpetuation of traditional identity. Meet and buy directly from Zuni artists and demonstrators. This event is created in partnership with the A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center in Zuni, New Mexico. This event takes place at the Museum of Northern Arizona located at 3101 North Fort Valley Road in Flagstaff, Arizona. For more information please click here.

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Sedona Entertainment – Legendary Guitarist Esteban
May 23rd, 2015 (7:00 pm)
Esteban July 2014 682x1024 Events in Sedona, ArizonaLegendary flamenco/classical style guitarist, Esteban, will be returning as “Artist in Residence” at the Sound Bites Grill Celebrity Show Lounge! Esteban has created a special Sedona Dinner Concert with his daughter Teresa Joy and drummer Joe Morris. Show times are Saturday and Monday Evenings at 7:00 pm. Please call 928.282.2713 for more information, tickets, menu details and reservations. Dinner is served in the Celebrity Show Lounge until 11:00 pm and Dinner packages are available. After the show you may visit with Esteban and Teresa Joy for photos and autographs. Visit www.soundbitesgrill.com or www.Estebanmusic.com for further details.

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Sedona Jazz at the Church: Fred Forney Trio
May 24th, 2015 (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)forney03 Events in Sedona, Arizona
Tickets: $13
It’s Memorial Day Weekend, and Sedona Jazz at the Church presents the Fred Forney Trio, with trumpeter Fred Forney, pianist Nick Manson & bassist Chris Finet. Saint Luke’s Church is the home of SJATC, and is located in the Chapel area of Sedona, on Highway 179 between the Back O’ Beyond and Chapel Road roundabouts. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Sedona Jazz at the Church.

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Sedona Entertainment – Steve Sandner Jazz Trio with Special Guest
May 24th, 2015 (6:00 PM – 9:00 pm)
Sound Bites Grill Events in Sedona, Arizona$5 Cover Charge
Enjoy and evening of classics, original and contemporary jazz music with the Steve Sandner Jazz Quartet featuring Gail Kennedy at Sound Bites Grill every Sunday night until May 25th. Steve’s musical jazz style has elements of big band, blues and swing, and is easy to listen to for jazz aficionados, or even for those who aren’t particularly jazz fans. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Sound Bites Grill.

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Sedona Entertainment – Legendary Guitarist Esteban
May 25th, 2015 (7:00 pm)
Esteban July 2014 682x1024 Events in Sedona, ArizonaLegendary flamenco/classical style guitarist, Esteban, will be returning as “Artist in Residence” at the Sound Bites Grill Celebrity Show Lounge! Esteban has created a special Sedona Dinner Concert with his daughter Teresa Joy and drummer Joe Morris. Show times are Saturday and Monday Evenings at 7:00 pm. Please call 928.282.2713 for more information, tickets, menu details and reservations. Dinner is served in the Celebrity Show Lounge until 11:00 pm and Dinner packages are available. After the show you may visit with Esteban and Teresa Joy for photos and autographs. Visit www.soundbitesgrill.com or www.Estebanmusic.com for further details.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
May 27th, 2015 (8:00 am)Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, Arizona
Meet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Sedona Entertainment – Concerts in the Plaza
PK Gregory (folk, western swing and blues )
May 27th, 2015 (12:00 pm – 1:30 pm)
logo cityofsedona Events in Sedona, ArizonaEnjoy the sunshine, the company of community friends and the great music brought to you live at City Hall. Each Wednesday during the month of May a unique concert will be played during the lunch hour for everyone to enjoy. Bring a chair if you would like or have a seat on the plaza benches, and enjoy lunch for sale from Jersey J’s food truck. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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Illuminate Film Festival
May 27th – 31st, 2015
Illuminate Film Festival Events in Sedona, ArizonaIlluminate is the world’s premier film festival and launching platform for conscious cinema. Dedicated to spreading enlightened ideas and ushering humanity forward, Illuminate showcases the best of conscious cinema to uplift, inspire, and transform. World-class immersive, soul-centered workshops, panels, and excursions complement film screenings, featuring expert practitioners and thought-leaders in consciousness, wellness, raw and organic food, spiritual practice, and sustainable living. For more information or to purchase tickets/passes for this Sedona event please visit the Illuminate Film Festival website.

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Sedona Community Farmer’s Market
May 29th, 2015 (8:00 am – 11:30 am)
Farmers Market Events in Sedona, ArizonaWhether you live in Sedona or are just visiting, the farmer’s market is a great way to check out the local flavor and grab some fresh produce and breads. If you are visiting Sedona and are staying at the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona our Complimentary “About Town” Sedona Shuttle will drop you off at the market and pick you up when you are ready to return to the hotel. And if you are worried about purchasing something that requires refrigeration, all of our rooms are equipped with a refrigerator. This event takes place every Friday from May 29th through October 2nd this year in the creek-side parking lot of beautiful Tlaquepaque! For more information please visit www.sedona-farmers-market.com.

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
May 30th, 2015 (8:00 am)Red Rock State Park 2 Events in Sedona, Arizona
Meet up with other bird lovers at the visitors center at 8:00 am and enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the most popular parks in Northern Arizona . Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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2015 Verde Valley Wine Symposium
May 30th, 2015 (9:00 am – 6:00 pm)VV 2015 Wine Consortium Events in Sedona, Arizona
The 2015 Verde Valley Wine Symposium will be hosted by Verde Valley Campus of Yavapai College and will include guest speakers who are industry leaders, speaking on topics pertaining to this years theme “Taking Root”. This year the Grand Arizona Wine Tasting & Peoples Choice Wine Competition will feature wineries from the Verde Valley and Southern Arizona who will share their stories and many of their amazing wines. Enjoy the afternoon tasting wines, touring the Southwest Wine Center, strolling through the vineyards, eating food prepared by local restaurateurs and speaking with wine industry experts. This is a ticketed event, to purchase tickets or for more information please visit www.verdevalleywine.org or email info@verdevalleywine.org.

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Starlight Tours at the Verde Canyon Railroad
Grape Train Escape, Tequila Sunset limited
May 30th, 2015 (5:30 pm)
See Ticket Prices/Make Reservations
The Starlight tour offers you a totally different perspective of the Verde Canyon. The train departs the depot at 5:30 pm. As it rumbles through the Canyon, the low slant of sun bathes the high cliffs in soft golden hues and the wildlife that call the canyon home begin to stir as the cooler temperatures of the evening approach.The Verde Canyon Railroad offers passengers two unique options for these magical evening rides.

  • The Grape Train Escape
    Grape Train Escape 510x337 Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Grape Train Escape is a rolling wine-tasting adventure which is offered only in first-class during a Starlight Tour from June through September. Each Escape focuses on a select wine-producing region, and each vintage is paired with appetizers that complement the wine.
  • Tequila Sunset Limited
    The Tequila Sunset Limited is a spirited adventure which celebrates the heart of the agave plant. Offered only in first-class during the Starlight Tours, on select Saturdays June through September, premium tequila tastings are featured along with a festive south-of-the-border buffet, Mexican coffees and specialty tequila drinks!

For more information or to purchase passage aboard the Starlight tours please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad.

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Sedona Entertainment – Legendary Guitarist Esteban
May 30th, 2015 (7:00 pm)
Esteban July 2014 682x1024 Events in Sedona, ArizonaLegendary flamenco/classical style guitarist, Esteban, will be returning as “Artist in Residence” at the Sound Bites Grill Celebrity Show Lounge! Esteban has created a special Sedona Dinner Concert with his daughter Teresa Joy and drummer Joe Morris. Show times are Saturday and Monday Evenings at 7:00 pm. Please call 928.282.2713 for more information, tickets, menu details and reservations. Dinner is served in the Celebrity Show Lounge until 11:00 pm and Dinner packages are available. After the show you may visit with Esteban and Teresa Joy for photos and autographs. Visit www.soundbitesgrill.com or www.Estebanmusic.com for further details.

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Events in June

Sedona Community Farmer’s Market
June 5th, 2015 (8:00 am – 11:30 am)
Farmers Market Events in Sedona, ArizonaWhether you live in Sedona or are just visiting, the farmer’s market is a great way to check out the local flavor and grab some fresh produce and breads. If you are visiting Sedona and are staying at the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona our Complimentary “About Town” Sedona Shuttle will drop you off at the market and pick you up when you are ready to return to the hotel. And if you are worried about purchasing something that requires refrigeration, all of our rooms are equipped with a refrigerator. This event takes place every Friday from May 29th through October 2nd this year in the creek-side parking lot of beautiful Tlaquepaque! For more information please visit www.sedona-farmers-market.com.

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Sedona’s 1st Friday Evening in the Galleries
June 5th, 2015First Friday Events in Sedona, Arizona
The Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour receptions and exhibits give locals and Sedona visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while beginning their weekends with an exploration of Sedona’s exciting art scene and in many cases meeting the artist themselves. All of the exhibits and artist receptions for 1st Friday run from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. To see a full listing of participating galleries please visit the Sedona Gallery Association on Facebook.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Mountain Trails Galleries presents “Gregg Albracht: Celebrating Photography in Sedona”
Mountain Trails Events in Sedona, ArizonaJune 5th, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Mountain Trails Galleries presents “Gregg Albracht: Celebrating Photography in Sedona”: Featuring the tonal equine photography of Gregg Albracht who has been in love with photography for more than 30 years and has loved horses longer than he can remember. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Rowe Fine Art Gallery, “Father Knows Best”
June 5th, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Ken Rowe Gallery Events in Sedona, ArizonaJune is all about celebrating dear ol’ dad. What do you buy for the man who already has everything? Rowe Fine Art Gallery has you covered. In addition to paintings and sculptures, the gallery also offers men’s jewelry, handcrafted Damascus knives by artist Ken Steigerwalt and even a new mixed-media piece by Ken Rowe featuring a shadowbox that showcases a hand-tied salmon fly (tied by Ken) and a bronze salmon (sculpted by Ken). For more information on this Sedona event please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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Jerome Art Walk
Jerome Art Walk1 Events in Sedona, ArizonaJune 6th, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Twenty-five galleries and studios will be welcoming visitors with beautiful art, music and refreshments. From blown glass to lovely jewelry, there is a treasure to be found for everyone! From the working studios of The Old Jerome High School to the lovely pottery of Made in Jerome, the true handmade Jerome touch is everywhere. A free shuttle runs throughout the town during the event. For more information please visit the Jerome Art Walk.

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Sedona Jazz at the Church: New York City Jazz Trio
June 7th, 2015 (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
PeterWill Alex Events in Sedona, ArizonaTickets:$13
New York City jazz comes to Sedona Jazz at the Church concerts with the Peter & Will Anderson Trio, with reed men and twins Peter and Will Anderson, and guitarist Alex Wintz. Saint Luke’s Church is the home of SJATC, and is located in the Chapel area of Sedona, on Highway 179 between the Back O’ Beyond and Chapel Road roundabouts. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Sedona Jazz at the Church.

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 Sedona Community Farmer’s Market
June 12th, 2015 (8:00 am – 11:30 am)
Farmers Market Events in Sedona, ArizonaWhether you live in Sedona or are just visiting, the farmer’s market is a great way to check out the local flavor and grab some fresh produce and breads. If you are visiting Sedona and are staying at the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona our Complimentary “About Town” Sedona Shuttle will drop you off at the market and pick you up when you are ready to return to the hotel. And if you are worried about purchasing something that requires refrigeration, all of our rooms are equipped with a refrigerator. This event takes place every Friday from May 29th through October 2nd this year in the creek-side parking lot of beautiful Tlaquepaque! For more information please visit www.sedona-farmers-market.com.

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Tilted Earth Wine & Music Festival – Cottonwood, AZ
June 19th – 20th, 2015 (4:00 pm – 12:00 am)
Admission: Adults $45/Youth tickets (13-20) are $20/ children 12 and under are free
3Tilted Earth Events in Sedona, ArizonaDon’t miss the second annual Tilted Earth Wine & Music Festival at Riverfront Park in Cottonwood, AZ. The festival will feature an expanded two-day lineup of well-known folk and acoustic rock entertainment like Rusted Root, Robert Earl Keen and The Lone Bellow. Wine lovers can enjoy vino from 17 Northern Arizona wineries, along with cuisine from eight gourmet food trucks from the Phoenix Street Food Coalition. The event also will include family activities, including a rock climbing wall, bounce house, teen gaming tent and a simulated archaeological dig hosted by Verde Valley Archaeology all at no charge. Adult admission includes a reusable Govino wine glass and five free tastings. Additional tastings will be available for purchase, as will bottles from all wineries. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit www.tiltedearthfestival.com or visit the Tilted Earth Wine and Music Festival on Facebook.

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Sedona Jazz at the Church: Pete Pancrazi Duo
June 21st, 2015 (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
PetePancraziSquared Events in Sedona, ArizonaTickets: $13
Sedona Jazz at the Church presents some Cool Summer Jazz in Sedona with guitarist Pete Pancrazi and bassist Todd Johnson. Saint Luke’s Church is the home of SJATC, and is located in the Chapel area of Sedona, on Highway 179 between the Back O’ Beyond and Chapel Road roundabouts. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Sedona Jazz at the Church.

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Blazin’ Magic Show- Cottonwood, AZ
June 21st, 2015 (Gates open at 5:00 pm)
Tickets:Adults $35.95+tax/Seniors (65+) $32.95+tax,Children(3-12) $19.95+tax.
kblevitation 300x200 Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Blazin M Ranch is proud to present a very special Father’s Day Blazin’ Magic Show featuring Las Vegas Magician and Performer Kevin Barnes! With over 11, 000 performances at the Excalibur Hotel, Kevin is an amazing Illusionist and Magician who has mastered audience participation and is a true showman. Don’t miss this one night engagement, tickets are limited and will disappear like magic. This evening will feature the Blazin’ M Ranch signature chuckwagon meal as wall as all the courtyard activities and attractions. The hour long magic show follows dinner. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit the Blazin’ M Ranch.

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Starlight Tours at the Verde Canyon Railroad
Grape Train Escape, Tequila Sunset limited
June 27th, 2015 (5:30 pm)
See Ticket Prices/Make Reservations
The Starlight tour offers you a totally different perspective of the Verde Canyon. The train departs the depot at 5:30 pm. As it rumbles through the Canyon, the low slant of sun bathes the high cliffs in soft golden hues and the wildlife that call the canyon home begin to stir as the cooler temperatures of the evening approach.The Verde Canyon Railroad offers passengers two unique options for these magical evening rides.

  • The Grape Train Escape
    Grape Train Escape 510x337 Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Grape Train Escape is a rolling wine-tasting adventure which is offered only in first-class during a Starlight Tour from June through September. Each Escape focuses on a select wine-producing region, and each vintage is paired with appetizers that complement the wine.
  • Tequila Sunset Limited
    The Tequila Sunset Limited is a spirited adventure which celebrates the heart of the agave plant. Offered only in first-class during the Starlight Tours, on select Saturdays June through September, premium tequila tastings are featured along with a festive south-of-the-border buffet, Mexican coffees and specialty tequila drinks!

For more information or to purchase passage aboard the Starlight tours please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad.

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Events in July

Sedona’s 1st Friday Evening in the Galleries
July 3rd, 2015First Friday Events in Sedona, Arizona
The Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour receptions and exhibits give locals and Sedona visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while beginning their weekends with an exploration of Sedona’s exciting art scene and in many cases meeting the artist themselves. All of the exhibits and artist receptions for 1st Friday run from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. To see a full listing of participating galleries please visit the Sedona Gallery Association on Facebook.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Rowe Fine Art Gallery “Hot Summer Nights Part I.”Ken Rowe Gallery Events in Sedona, Arizona
July 3rd, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Kick-start your Independence Day festivities by spending the evening at Rowe Fine Art Gallery. Come meet some of the gallery’s artists and find out about the inspiration behind their most cherished artwork. There might even be a surprise appearance or two. Follow Rowe Gallery on Facebook for details.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Mountain Trails Galleries “Enduring Traditions in Bronze: Sculpture from the American West
July 3rd, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Mountain Trails Events in Sedona, ArizonaMountain Trails Galleries presents “Enduring Traditions in Bronze: Sculpture from the American West”. New bronze sculpture and works in progress featuring the history and culture of the West as well as wildlife by Vic Payne, Dustin Payne, Susan Kliewer, Michael Trcic, Deon Duncan, Jim Gilmore, Sandy Scott, and Ed Yazzi. These bronze sculptors are all inspired by their love of American history and their intention to preserve their own Western history in the art they create. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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4th of July Concert and Laser Show
Outdoor Festival and Concert, Indoor Laser Light Show
July 4th, 2015 (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)
 Events in Sedona, ArizonaEnjoy having a picnic on the cool grass, surrounded by the spectacular red rocks and listening to an upbeat live concert. Spectators will be allowed onto the field at 10 a.m. to set up their blanket and chairs and enjoy the live concert and delicious food and fun water games and toys meant to help you beat the heat. A patriotic themed laser light show will begin at the top of each hour (11 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 1:00p.m.) in the Performing Arts Center (no wet bottoms allowed please). Each show is 15 minutes in duration. Parking will be available at the high school as well as across the street on Cultural Park Place. For more information please visit the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation.

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82nd Annual Hopi Festival of Arts & Culture – Flagstaff
July 4th and 5th, 2015 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Hopi Festival Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe oldest Hopi show in the world and a Fourth of July tradition since the 1930s, award-winning Hopi artists from the twelve Hopi villages bring the mesas to Flagstaff during this annual event. The unique work of carvers, painters, jewelers, potters, quilters, and basket and textile weavers fill the more than 65 artists’ booths. Enjoy cultural presentations, storytelling, music, and dances that fill the Museum grounds during Fourth of July weekend. Taste Hopi bread and piki baked outside in ovens. Watch Hopi pottery being shaped, painted, and traditionally fired. Walk the Museum’s Rio de Flag Nature Trail with a Hopi medicine woman. Learn about Hopi clans and clan migration, and how the tribe is working to preserve language and agricultural traditions. This event takes place at the Museum of Northern Arizona located at 3101 North Fort Valley Road in Flagstaff, Arizona. For more information please click here.

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Jerome Art Walk
Jerome Art Walk1 Events in Sedona, ArizonaJuly 4th, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Twenty-five galleries and studios will be welcoming visitors with beautiful art, music and refreshments. From blown glass to lovely jewelry, there is a treasure to be found for everyone! From the working studios of The Old Jerome High School to the lovely pottery of Made in Jerome, the true handmade Jerome touch is everywhere. A free shuttle runs throughout the town during the event. For more information please visit the Jerome Art Walk.

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11th Annual National Day of the Cowboy Sedona Celebration
July 25th, 201510551716 784184474954650 2115521054709418951 o Events in Sedona, Arizona
Free Event
11th Annual National Day of the Cowboy Sedona Celebration & Cowboy Artists of America 50th Anniversary takes place July 24-25, 2015. Enjoy gunfights, historical re-enactments, action shooting, roping, bullwhip cracking, music, outfit contest, storytelling & poetry, whip-cracking, art & trades demos & opening of cowboy artist’s exhibit. Free event & free activities presented by Sedona Main Street Program & Red Rock Posse with support from event sponsors and participating businesses. For more information please visit the Sedona Main Street Program.

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Starlight Tours at the Verde Canyon Railroad
Grape Train Escape, Tequila Sunset limited
July 25th, 2015 (5:30 pm)
See Ticket Prices/Make Reservations
The Starlight tour offers you a totally different perspective of the Verde Canyon. The train departs the depot at 5:30 pm. As it rumbles through the Canyon, the low slant of sun bathes the high cliffs in soft golden hues and the wildlife that call the canyon home begin to stir as the cooler temperatures of the evening approach.The Verde Canyon Railroad offers passengers two unique options for these magical evening rides.

  • The Grape Train Escape
    Grape Train Escape 510x337 Events in Sedona, ArizonaThe Grape Train Escape is a rolling wine-tasting adventure which is offered only in first-class during a Starlight Tour from June through September. Each Escape focuses on a select wine-producing region, and each vintage is paired with appetizers that complement the wine.
  • Tequila Sunset Limited
    The Tequila Sunset Limited is a spirited adventure which celebrates the heart of the agave plant. Offered only in first-class during the Starlight Tours, on select Saturdays June through September, premium tequila tastings are featured along with a festive south-of-the-border buffet, Mexican coffees and specialty tequila drinks!

For more information or to purchase passage aboard the Starlight tours please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad.

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Sedona Jazz at the Church: Tony Vacca Trio
July 26th, 2015 (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
TonyVacca2 Events in Sedona, ArizonaTickets: $13
Sedona Jazz at the Church presents the Tony Vacca Trio, with saxophonist Tony Vacca, pianist Matt Jackson, and bassist Zirque Michael Bonner! Saint Luke’s Church is the home of SJATC, and is located in the Chapel area of Sedona, on Highway 179 between the Back O’ Beyond and Chapel Road roundabouts. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit Sedona Jazz at the Church.

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