Arrowhead concert series under way in Glendale

The Real Thing Variety Band featuring sisters Melisza and Jessica Gransbergen will perform in Glendale June 1 as part of the Arrowhead Towne Center Concert Series. [Submitted photo]

The Concerts on the Lawn series is under way again at Arrowhead Towne Center Amphitheater, 7700 W. Arrowhead Towne Center. The series features live local music 6-8 p.m. every Saturday through June 29.

Fired Pie Beer Garden opens 5 p.m. Sweet Trucks are new this year to add to the free concert under the stars.

Vocalist sisters Melisza and Jessica Gransbergen front The Real Thing Variety Band, which has grown from a first gig in 2012 to performing more than 100 shows per year, and will be featured 6 p.m. Saturday, June 1.

In addition to the Gransbergen sisters, the band includes Dowell Davis (drums), Ervie Isom-McMaster (keys/vocals), Pete Gransbergen (bass) and Terry Bussoletti (guitar).

The Phoenix-based six-piece spans genres including pop, Top 40, 60s, 70s, rock, easy listening, country, soul, funk, Motown, jazz, blues and current dance hits.

Upcoming Concerts on the Lawn performances include: May 25 – Margarita Villains; June 1 – The Real Thing; June 8 – The Rave; June 15 – Chuck E Baby; June 22 – Nine Ball; and June 29 – Desert Dixie.

 

IF YOU GO

What: Arrowhead Towne Center Concert Series

When: 6-8 p.m. every Saturday

Where: 7700 W. Arrowhead Towne Center



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