Artists Presented at Arizona Musicfest

Other Artists Recently Featured at Musicfest include Pink Martini, Bernadette Peters, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Neil Sedaka, Peter Yarrow, Midori, Tommy Tune, The Texas Tenors, The Hot Sardines, Sarah Chang, Lee Ann Womack, The Ten Tenors, Judy Collins, Emanuel Ax, Under the Streetlamp, Duke Ellington Orchestra, John Lloyd Young, Al Jarreau, Jake Shimabukuro, Steep Canyon Rangers, Keb’ Mo’, Human Nature, Ann Hampton Callaway, Chris Thile, The Manhattan Transfer, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and The Count Basie Orchestra

*Click HERE for recent Performance History


High-End Production Capability

  • AUDIO:
    • Complete 4-way L-Acoustics KARAi System (9 boxes), designed and tuned by L-Acoustics
    • Soundcraft Vi3000 Mixing Platform
  • LIGHTING:
    • High End Systems Roald Hog 4
    • 56-channel ETC 26 degree SC4 ellipsoidals and pars
    • Elation fuze Z120 wash fixes
    • Elation Artiste Davinci LED spot fixtures
    • Blizzard lighting
    • HOTSTIK RGBAW LED strips
  • IMAG & PROJECTION:
    • 20-Channel Blackmagic video switcher and broadcast cameras
    • Christie projection with (2) 16×9 front-projection side screens and (1) 21’x12′ front-projection center screen
    • Click Videos on the right for sample IMAG videos from Musicfest Performances

*For full tech specs, please consult the Arizona Musicfest at Highlands Church Tech Specs Document


Presenter Profile

Background
  • Arizona Musicfest is a 31-year-old nonprofit presenting series located in North Scottsdale, AZ
  • Arizona Musicfest annually presents 30 concerts between November and April.
  • Musicfest’s primary venue (pictured above) seats 1,600 patrons
  • Total attendance for the 2019-20 (pre-Covid) season was over 30,000 attendees.
  • In the last few years, Arizona Musicfest has become a leading presenter in the Scottsdale/Phoenix market.
  • When not producing concerts, Arizona Musicfest—a non-profit charity—provides free music education programs to area schools, performance and financial aid opportunities to outstanding young musicians, as well as dynamic lifelong learning and creative aging opportunities for our community’s older adults.

*Arizona Musicfest is a secular 501c3 non-profit charitable organization. While the organization produces concerts in a non-denominational church venue, there is no affiliation (religious or otherwise) with the facility.

Main Contacts
  • Allan Naplan | Executive and Producing Director | allan@azmusicfest.org | 480.422.8546
  • Jay Good | Director of Concert Operations | jay@azmusicfest.org | 480.422.8430