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Free Sunday concerts return to the newly renovated outdoor spaces at Scottsdale Civic Center! Experience the best local music in a laid-back, family-friendly atmosphere, surrounded by unique artist vendors, cold drinks at the bar, and plenty of good company. Bring your pup and lawn chair for some fun in the sun! 

Sun & Sounds (formerly known as Sunday A’Fair) will feature the smooth vocals of Japhar Pullen and the trumpet-centered tunes of Gabriel Bey & Friends. 

Japhar Pullen — noon to 1:30 p.m. 

Japhar Pullen is a 19-year-old singer/songwriter from Phoenix, Arizona. Influenced by many great dancers, R&B, pop and soul performers, he brings passion and energy every time he is on stage. In 2019, Pullen was the winning solo artist in Alice Cooper’s annual Proof is in the Pudding music competition. He was recently invited to sing backing vocals in the recording studio for an upcoming Sister Sledge release. 

Gabriel Bey & Friends — 2:30 to 4 p.m. 

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Gabriel Bey, aka Spooky Kool, has been playing trumpet since 1960 and has performed across the globe, from Thailand to Amsterdam and South Carolina to California. Bey has played with many of the Motown artists who made their way to the Cleveland scene, and he developed many performing and touring groups who started their careers playing his original compositions. You’ll hear the music of Miles, the songs of Kenny Garrett, and the groove of Roy Hargrove—even a little Prince, as defined by Herbie Hancock.

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts invites local merchants, artists, and food vendors to apply to participate at Sun & Sounds | Free Outdoor Concert Series. Please review the application link for more information and to apply: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/sunandsoundsmerchantapplication


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Scottsdale Civic Center
3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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