Purchase tickets online at www.theMIM.org, in person at MIM, or by calling the MIM Ticket Office at 480.478.6000.  For the most updated event information, please visit the website at www.theMIM.org.   Musical Instrument Museum Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050.


Jazz Holiday Celebration

Sat., December 17  •  7 p.m.

Tickets: $25

Don’t miss this continuing winter tradition at MIM! Special guests join forces with a “who’s who” of local Valley talent for a jazzy evening of winter and holiday favorites from around the world.


Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole

Sat., January 7  •  7 p.m.

Tickets: $30–$35

This five-time NÇ Hÿk Hanohano (Hawaiian “Grammy”) winner is considered “the voice of Hawaii’s new generation.” Heir to seven generations of culture, he mixes ancient ‘oli (chant) traditions, modern melodies, and original mele (songs) in a way that speaks to the heart and to the soul.

Artist travel is provided courtesy of Hawaiian Airlines.


Heidi Swedberg and the Sukey Jump Band

Sat., January 14  •  2:30 p.m.

Tickets: $15

A treat for all ages! The songs may be as old as the hills, but the music is fresh from their hearts. Sing along with the folky funk of ukulele, bass, and even a musical saw as you rediscover your deep connection to music with Seinfeld actress Heidi Swedberg and the Sukey Jump Band.


Stephanie Bettman and Luke Halpin

Sun., January 15  •  6:30 p.m.

Tickets: $25–$30

An unforgettable performance that will have you hooked from the first fiddle line to the last sweet harmony. Accomplished songwriting, spellbinding instrumentals, and tight vocals blend to create an effortless, dynamic experience rooted in bluegrass with a touch of jazz.


MIM Musical Interludes, featuring University of Arizona School of

Music: Daniel Katzen, horn, and Michael Dauphinais, piano Mon., January 16  •  1 p.m.

Tickets: Free (no museum admission required) Featuring a program for horn and piano, as well as a special presentation of a solo Bach cello suite adapted for horn by Professor Katzen.

Seating is limited and offered on a first-come, first-seated basis.


International Guitar Night 2012

Sun., January 22  •  6:30 p.m.

Tickets: $32–$36

An annual celebration of the world’s foremost guitarists, the 2012 IGN tour features founder Brian Gore, England’s Adrian Legg, Germany’s Lulo Reinhardt, and Brazil’s Marco Pereira.


MIM Musical Interludes, featuring Arizona State University School of

Music: ASU African Drum Ensemble

Wed., January 25  •  10:30 a.m.

Wed., January 25  •  1 p.m.

Tickets: Free (no museum admission required) Journey through West Africa and its musical gifts to the world with drumming and folklore from Senegal, Mali, Guinea, Ghana, and Nigeria.

Seating is limited and offered on a first-come, first-seated basis.


Brooklyn Rider

Fri., January 27  •  7 p.m.

Tickets: $35–$40

This genre-defying string quartet combines a wildly eclectic repertoire with a gripping performance style. Equally at home as Sony Classical artists, as part of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, and on stage at the San Francisco Jazz Festival, they are the only classical group ever invited to play at SXSW (South by Southwest)— truly “one of the wonders of contemporary music.” (Los Angeles Times)


David Broza

Sat., January 28  •  7 p.m.

Sun., January 29  •  6:30 p.m.

Tickets: $30–$35

A superstar in his homeland of Israel, David Broza is a modern troubadour of urban folk-rock  and flamenco-tinged melodies. Praised as “a postmodern Leonard Cohen,” he mesmerizes audiences with his keen talent for breathing musical life into sensual snippets of poetry in three languages.