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Scottsdale Events

Kane Brown at Livewire – 5.4.17

Kane Brown, an up-and-coming country star from Georgia, performs at Livewire this Thursday night. Doors open at 7 p.m. The singer’s self-titled debut album went number one on several contemporary country music charts. His first single, “Used to Love You Sober” topped country charts for weeks after its release, while his follow up single, “What Ifs” is continuing to climb the country music charts. Check him out at Livewire tomorrow!

ZEDD at Maya Day and Nightclub – 5.7.17

ZEDD makes his highly anticipated Maya Day + Nightclub debut this Sunday as part of the Cinco De Maya celebration. Don’t miss your chance to see the Grammy award winner live at one of the hottest venues in Scottsdale. Doors open at noon. Get tickets here → sle.bz/ZEDDTix.

The Chainsmokers at Gila River Arena – 5.9.17

The EDM duo behind the smash hit, “Closer,” are bringing their chart-topping anthems to Gila River Arena this month! The multi-talented DJs are hot off the release of their debut album, “Memories…Do Not Open,” which spawned hit singles, “Closer,” “Paris,” and “Something Just Like This,” a collaboration with Grammy award-winning rock band, Coldplay. Tickets are selling fast! Get your here → https://www.facebook.com/events/203813383427080/

Upcoming movie releases

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This Friday, May 5th will see the release of several new films. Check out the complete list of mainstream releases below: 

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • 3 Generations
  • Alienate
  • Another Evil
  • Black Site Delta
  • Burden
  • Chuck
  • The Dinner
  • Enter the Warrior’s Gate
  • Lady Bloodfight
  • Like Crazy
  • The Lovers
  • Risk
  • Sacred

Upcoming album releases

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Check out the albums dropping this Friday, May 5th.

  • Logic, Everything
  • Kid Ink, 7 Series
  • Machine Gun Kelly, Bloom
  • Chris Stapleton, From a Room Vol 1.

That’s it for this week! Check back next week for another dose of entertainment news.