Top 5 Phoenix Concerts This Week

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Childish Gambino is scheduled to perform on Tuesday, March 4, at Marquee Theatre in Tempe.
Want to get in a show this week? There are plenty of concerts over the next five days around Metro Phoenix to choose from, as you can see for yourself by viewing our extensive online concert listings.

And we're fairly certain that there's something for everyone, regardless of your particular tastes.

Childish Gambino - Tuesday, March 4 - Marquee Theatre

Donald Glover has it all wrong. At least from a historical perspective, anyway. How many times does the actor-turned-musician thing work? Eddie Murphy's "Party All the Time," anybody?

But for the most part, Glover doesn't fit the mold. Though he is best known for his role as Troy Barnes on NBC's criminally under-appreciated show Community, he also is a successful stand-up comedian and writer. And he has maintained a steady hip-hop career, rapping as Childish Gambino over samples of Sufjan Stevens and other "indie-tastic" artists (and if you listen closely, you can hear him featured in 30 Rock's breakout Halloween jam "Werewolf Bar Mitzvah").

Glover is funny, for sure. His work a mix of bravado and insecurity, Childish Gambino is a joke. Glover's lyrics are humorous from time to time, and, yeah, he yanked "Childish Gambino" from a Wu-Tang name generator, but Glover takes his music seriously. -- Mike Escoto

Read more about how Childish Gambino breaks the hip-hop mold


Location Info

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Marquee Theatre

730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ

Category: Music

Crescent Ballroom

308 N. 2nd Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Rhythm Room

1019 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Club Red

1308 W. University Dr., Mesa, AZ

Category: Music


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Montserrat Arredondo Duran
Montserrat Arredondo Duran

you should make to where someone just has to scroll down, pressing next makes me not want to see

Nicole Blackley
Nicole Blackley

How can you not list Viva Phx or Railroad earth??!!!

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