We are thrilled to announce two upcoming performances!

Both venues require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours of showtime.

Saturday, October 30, 2:00 p.m. – An Afternoon of Latin Jazz

Desert City Jazz is thrilled return to live performance when we present “An Afternoon of Latin Jazz” at the nationally-renowned Nash jazz club on Saturday, October 30, at 2:00 p.m.

You’ll be treated to a wide range of musical styles from throughout Latin America, including bossa nova, samba, salsa, Latin rock, montuno, meringue, beguine, and more – all presented with sizzling percussion, inventive solos, and big-band excitement.

Click here to buy tickets now! All tickets will be sold in advance; no sales at the door.

The Nash requires proof of COVID-19 full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result within the 72 hours prior to each show to attend a live performance.

Every person in your party age 12 and over must present

  • an original, official COVID-19 vaccination certificate (a legible photo or digital copy is acceptable) or a negative COVID-19 test result time-stamped within 72 hours of the show check-in


  • a government-issued photo ID.

Please ensure that everyone in your party is aware of and understands these requirements. We don’t want to turn anyone away. There will be no exceptions and no refunds.

Verification requirements apply to all attendees, volunteers, contractors, staff, and musicians present at our shows. Children under 12 years of age are exempt from this policy but strongly encouraged to wear a mask. Click here to view the Nash’s complete COVID policy.

Sunday, December 12, 3:00 p.m. – Holiday concert with Desert Overture

Desert City Jazz will share the stage with our sister ensemble, Desert Overture Wind Symphony, for an afternoon of holiday merriment at the lovely Tempe Center for the Arts.

Mark your calendar now!

Please join our private email list so that you will know when tickets go on sale for future concerts.

Click here to learn about upcoming performances of our sister band, Desert Overture Wind Symphony.