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Sunday A’Fair
noon – 4 p.m.

Sunday A’Fair showcases Arizona-based musical acts ranging from blues, country, and jazz to R&B, rock, pop, and more. The concerts take place in Scottsdale Civic Center Mall on selected Sunday afternoons from January 12 through March 29. Along with free musical entertainment, each Sunday A’Fair includes a pop-up arts market.

Featured Bands:

Benjamin Cortez Band
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Fountain Stage

Benjamin Cortez is a multi-dimensional musician who delivers soulful, high-energy performances on vocals, keyboards, guitar, bass guitar, and drums. His diverse musical sensibilities reflect the eclectic cultural landscape of Phoenix, his hometown. In his time living there, he has jumped at every opportunity to better his craft, having been recruited to do live performances and session work for high-profile acts ranging from Oregon Catholic Press artist Tom Booth to punk rock band Authority Zero, in addition to leading his own band. 

In 2018, Cortez released his first album, In Your Hands, featuring eight original compositions that he recorded and produced at his home studio. In addition to his professional music ventures, he is also focusing on completing a degree in jazz piano performance at Arizona State University. 

Cold Shot and the Hurricane Horns
2 – 3:30 p.m.
Fountain Stage

Cold Shot and the Hurricane Horns have been Arizona mainstays for nearly 30 years, performing classic and contemporary blues, R&B, funk, soul, and rock. 

Guests are invited to bring a blanket to sit on the lawn or low-sitting lawn chairs to enjoy great food, friends, and free live performances. Delicious food from the grill, gourmet desserts, cocktails, beer, wine, and soft drinks are also available for purchase. Additionally, patrons can bring their own picnic baskets and pets to the park.

Schedule is subject to change. Events may be canceled due to inclement weather.

The merchant application for Sunday A’Fair is closed. If you are interested in future events, please contact Festival & Events Manager, Whitney Nelson, at [email protected].



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

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