Join us for Live at Lunch, a free lunchtime concert series featuring a different musical performer every Wednesday at noon at the Downtown Stage, 178 E. Commonwealth Ave.
Bring your co-workers, family, friends and your lunch — or get a to-go option from our popular Downtown eateries — and enjoy the show.
The concert series will continue each week with new acts through April 1. Share your experience on Facebook and Instagram using the #ChandlerLiveAtLunch.
- Jan. 22: Blaine Long
Blaine Long is a singer/songwriter from Phoenix Arizona. Blaine has recorded over 10 records as a solo artist. Blaine got a 3-chair turn on NBC’s The Voice (Season 11). His blind audition song, Have a Little Faith in Me, went to #2 on the iTunes rock charts. In 2017, Blaine was voted Reader’s Choice Award for Best Vocalist in Phoenix. Blaine performs more than 200 shows a year playing his brand of soulful, original, Americana.
- Jan. 29: Gork
Gork is a singer-songwriter in the greater Phoenix area, playing originals and modern tributes.
- Feb. 5: Matt Mitchell Trio
Matt makes a living playing guitar - he has played 200+ gigs a year for 20 years. He has done this by being professional, having a great attitude, being able to play diverse styles - and by being a great guitarist!
- Feb. 12: Laura Hamlin
Laura Hamlin is an Arizona born and raised singer/songwriter. Her first full length album 'Love You Most' was released on Nov. 7, 2019. She is currently playing shows with her most recent project, Salt River String Band, which formed in August of 2019. Find her other bands music (Scattered Melodies, Killa Maus and Twofold Marie) on Spotify, iTunes, Youtube and Apple Music. Hamlin’s second upcoming album featuring Salt River String Band is already in the works and is expected to be released in the fall of 2020. Connect and listen to Laura's music on YouTube, Facebook or Instagram.
- Feb. 19: Tessa Karrys
Tessa Karrys is an Arizona-based singer-songwriter and performer. She began songwriting and playing guitar when she was 16 and quickly developed a love for performing and sharing original material. She has been performing regularly around Arizona since 2013 and plays primarily local shows since recently starting a family. Tessa's soulful, melodic sound is influenced by folk, americana, blues, and pop. Her EP, "Begin," is available on Bandcamp, Spotify, iTunes and Apple Music.
Feb. 26: Jessica Fichot
Accompanied by her accordion, toy piano, and fiery band, singer/songwriter Jessica Fichot draws from her French/Chinese/American heritage to create an intoxicating program of French chanson, 1940s Shanghai jazz, gypsy swing and international folk. With 3 acclaimed albums under her belt, Jessica sings her multi-lingual lively songs and covers at concert halls and festivals in China, Mexico, Canada, the US and Europe. Featuring scorching performances from her bandmates on clarinet/sax, upright bass and guitar, a Jessica Fichot concert is a dazzling trans-world journey!
- March 4: Grupo Clásico de Tucson, Ariz.
With combined musical experience spanning various generations and decades of Mariachi studies and performances, the Arizona-based group, Clásico, is a traditional quartet featuring harpist Adrian Perez, violinist Fernando Valencia, Salvador Gallegos Jr. on guitarron and Jose Martin Marquez playing Vihuela.
With masterful precision and stylistic interpretation, Clásico wows audiences with their unique sound and explosive vocals, all while performing an extensive repertoire of Mexico's finest Sones Jarochos, Sones Jaliscienses, Romántic Boleros on beautiful instrumentals from Mexico's vast colorful regions.
Throughout the years, Clásico’s musicians have served as active participants and professional instructors for thousands of students. Although it is customary for Mariachis to perform with trumpets, Clásico's primary emphasis is to preserve the traditional Mariachi sound using all string instruments. Clásico also takes a special interest in young aspiring Mariachi musicians via their involvement in the world-renowned Tucson International Mariachi Conference.
- March 11: The Very Secret Service | CANCELED DUE TO FORECASTED RAIN
Formed in June 2019 by Vocalist/Guitarist, Evan Berg, and Grammy Award-Winning Drummer, Greg Jacks, The Very Secret Service is a collective of Arizona’s top-performing musicians to create the ultimate modern top40 Cover Band. Consisting of nationally and internationally touring musicians, long-time local veteran performers, and sensational talented acts, The Very Secret Service provides only the best for you and your event/party.
- March 18: The Band Ezekiel
The Band Ezekiel is a Phoenix-based band with a unique blend of styles, incorporating folk-like instrumentation with rich harmonies and reflective lyrics. The four members, Bernadette Smith (violin/guitar/vocals), Dominic Smith (guitar/drums/vocals), MaryAnne Smith (bass/vocals/guitar), & Christian Nguyen (keyboard/ukelele/vocals) began as siblings and friends inspired by music’s ability to lift up the soul and bring people together. The group has been playing together since 2016 for various churches, dances, live bar music, weddings, and house concerts. Their self-titled debut album "Good News" is now available, and you can follow them on Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date with their music and shows.
- March 25: Guanachicano
Guanachicano is a play on two words. Guanaco is a what Salvadoran and Guatemala natives call each other in playful and friendly manner. Chicano is a chosen identity of Mexican Americans in the United States. Being that there are two members of the group from Guatemala/El Salvador, and two from the border town of Nogales, Arizona, combining the two words into one word best describes this music group. The result is a blend of Jazz, South and Central American Pop, Latin Jazz, Mexican Folk, and contemporary R&B stylizations. "Guanachicano" is sure to capture and satisfy your sonic palette with their unique approach to music.
- April 1: Joe Bourne