Free Jazz Concert Series on Friday Nights in Scottsdale

The Scottsdale Promenade is an outdoor Arizona shopping destination showcasing an assortment of big-name retailers, boutique shops and restaurants. Spring is the ideal time to visit Scottsdale Promenade…the weather is wonderful and the plaza hosts live jazz bands that draw visitors and residents.

The Fourth Annual Jazz Promenade Concert Series takes place from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired outdoor amphitheater. The jazz series is one of Scottsdale’s most popular musical events. Along with the first-rate music, you can enjoy food and drinks from Promenade restaurants. To add to the fun, raffle prizes are awarded.

May Schedule for jazz concerts at Jazz on the Promenade 2010 Series (7pm – 9pm):

• Friday, May 14, The Judy Robert’s Quartet Pianist/singer and multiple Grammy nominee Judy Roberts has earned many awards in the music world including the title of “Chicago’s Favorite Jazz Woman,” by The Chicago Tribune.

• Friday, May 21, Dennis Rowland Jazz singer Dennis Rowland was hired by Count Basie and accompanied him as a vocalist on tours around the world. He’s also shared the stage with Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald and Tony Bennett.


The Promenade boasts a wide selection of restaurants from laid back cafés that serve pizza, sandwiches and burgers to fine dining including:

The Capital Grille

Thick and juicy steaks, fresh-as-can-be seafood, wood-paneled dining room, elegant chandeliers…you get the picture

Flo’s Asian Kitchen

Begin with Vietnamese Spring rolls, then try the Bangkok Grilled Cold Shredded Salad or Peanut Chicken. Leave room for Chocolate Won Tons.


High-end discount retailers make this Scottsdale shopping destination a favorite among the locals. Get great bargains at Nordstrom Rack , EJ’s Shoes , and Stein Mart

Looking for an easy place to buy groceries for you Westbrook Vacation Rental? Stop into Trader Joe’s in the Promenade on your way back “home.”

Check out these perfect Scottsdale vacation rentals near Scottsdale Promenade:

Modern Interior Ranch:  2500 sq. ft. home  in the prestigious Arcadia area. Totally renovated and features luxury amenities:  Full Chefs kitchen with Viking range and oven and Sub Zero refrigerator, Laundry room with washer and dryer, Jacuzzi Tub in first master, above ground spa for guest use. 

Artist’s Condo: 1000 sq. ft. luxury condo in the heart of downtown Scottsdale renovated in 2007 including an upgraded kitchen with designer touches.