Enjoy Live Music, Comedy Shows, Independent Film, and so Much More!
You have your plans all made for your visit to Sedona, Arizona. You’ve made your reservations at the Inn of Sedona, you know what tours you want to take, you have your day trips all planned out and you know what attractions you want to see in the Sedona and Verde Valley area. How about entertainment? Did you know that Sedona and the Verde Valley have some great venues to see a live performance, comedy show or maybe even a movie that you might only have the chance to see in Sedona? Studio Live Sedona, the Sedona International Film Festival and the Old Town Center for the Arts in Cottonwood are our top picks for people looking for some live music or a great flick. Below you will find a brief description of each venue and a link to their site so you can see what’s happening when you’re in town.
Studio Live Sedona
Studio Live, home of the Sedona Performing Arts Alliance, is Northern Arizona’s most intimate performance venue. Studio Live creates a setting where the audience is able to have a more personal interaction with the world class performers that appear there. Ranging from instrumental jazz musicians to improv comedians, modern dance to rock n roll; Studio Live is expanding the arts in Northern Arizona. And now “The Backyard” at Studio Live is open! With a custom red rock fountain, shade sails, groomed lawn and flagstone pathways; The Backyard is an ideal spot to enjoy a beautiful summer evening while experiencing some of the best performances Northern Arizona has to offer.
Sedona International Film Festival
You probably already know that the Sedona International Film Festival is one of the premier events in Sedona, but did you know it all doesn’t end with the festival.The Sedona International Film Festival shows films throughout the year! The festival offers a monthly Cinema Series with showings at the Harkins Theaters in Sedona and Flagstaff and just recently opened their Mary D. Fisher Theater where they will feature independent films, arts and cultural events all year long.
Old Town Center for the Arts
Old Town Center for the Arts, located in Cottonwood, Arizona, is only a twenty minute drive from Sedona. It’s an intimate concert venue with performances and entertainment in music, theater, comedy, and the performing arts. You could easily make Cottonwood a day trip and include the Verde Canyon Railroad, Sycamore Canyon, Tuzigoot National Monument and a performance at the Center.