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New Horizons Dixieland Band
The Dry Heat Band
Dryheat is a band from the northwest valley area of Phoenix, Arizona that performs a variety of music from Western, Country, Folk, Bluegrass, Old Standards and Gospel.
DJ Bobby Johnson
Dan Reed & The Dixieland Hotshots
Led by famed trumpet player Dan Reed, The Dixieland Hotshots captivate audiences with their unique dixieland music. Considered one earliest and most unique styles of Jazz, this performance is one you don't want to miss!
3NATIONS unique genre of music range from funk, jazz, soul, pop, rock, blues, indie, gospel and reggae. Since the band was formed they have performed for Alice Coopers Solid Rock Common Kings (Live Wire Scottsdale), Jugg-Fest, Spawn Breezie, University of Phoenix (Cardinals Stadium), and more!
Flavour was originated by saxophonist Bryne Donaldson and keyboardist Lawrence Ross and has become one of the most versatile and unique duos in the country.
The Tom & Jerry Band
With Tom on lead and acoustic guitar, Jerry on drums and percussion, this dynamic duo with share lead and harmony vocals perform the best in classic rock, country, blues, pop and any other musical genre the audience shouts out.
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New Horizons Jazz Band
Melinda Doolittle is a soul–stirring songstress. She is a flawless vocalist with irresistible artistry and effortless style compelling her audiences to keep listening. Finishing 3rd during season 6 of American Idol, Melinda has been winning over the hearts of all with her stunning powerhouse vocals and her personal charm!
Un Corazón Flamenco Performance Company
Un Corazón Flamenco is Linda Machado and Ricardo de Cristóbal, professional Flamenco artists and instructors. Our Flamenco style is improvisational with a traditional foundation. Our Flamenco performances can range in size from solo Flamenco guitar to an entire theatrical production.