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Sundial Auditorium and the Sun Bowl are the venues for a variety of concerts throughout the year. From local favorites to national treasures, RCSC Cardholders and their escorted guests are sure to be entertained all year round! RCSC is proud to present these Sun City Attractions that you’ve just got to see to believe! Please be prepared to show your RCSC Member or Privilege Card with photo (no key fobs are accepted) to gain access to all free RCSC Events & Concerts.

PLEASE NOTE: FM Transmission is available at 99.1 FM for ALL concerts! Please remember to bring your own device & headphones so as not to disturb others attending.

Sundial Concert Series

Performances in the Sundial Concert Series are ticketed shows held in the Sundial Auditorium with reserved seating. Tickets can be purchased at the Events & Entertainment Office at the Sundial Center and online (when appropriate). Video projection screens guarantee that every seat in the house is a great seat!  Doors open one hour prior to each performance. Please arrive with adequate time to be seated.

Reservations for ticketed shows are also available with credit card only (Visa, MasterCard & Discover) by calling 623-561-4680. Events & Entertainment is open Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm.


*** 2023 Sundial Ticketed Concert Series ***

Season Ticket Packets on sale Monday, October 17, 2022
Individual Show Tickets available starting on Monday, November 14, 2022
All ticket sales are final but tickets are transferrable if you should be unable to attend.

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You must log onto the RCSC Web Portal to purchase concert tickets.

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View the 2023 Sundial Concert Seating Chart

Ticket Prices:

  • Prime Seating (RCSC Cardholder) = Season Packet (All 12 Shows) = Total Price $342.27/pp;  Individual Tickets: $25/pp + (fees of $3.52) = Total Price $28.52/pp
  • Regular Seating (RCSC Cardholder) = Season Packet (All 12 Shows) = $316.71/pp; Individual Tickets: $23/pp + (fees of $3.39) = Total Price $26.39/pp
  • Guests (non-RCSC Cardholder) = Individual Tickets: $30/pp + (fees of $3.85) = Total Price $33.85/pp

Complete 2023 Winter/Spring Sundial Concert Schedule

SHOW TIMES: All Sundial Concerts are on Wednesdays. Doors open at 5:00pm; Show Time at 6:00pm

Ray Charles & Friends featuring Pete Peterkin
January 4, 2023

Direct from Las Vegas, Pete Peterkin stars in “Ray Charles & Friends” – a retrospective of the career and greatest hits of the legendary pianist, singer and groundbreaking recording artist Ray Charles. One of Legends in Concert’s signature performers and an “America’s Got Talent” finalist, Peterkin is recognized as one of the world’s most accomplished celebrity impressionists. This show highlights some of the greatest soul performers of the decade and a fine way to start off the Sundial 2023 Concert Series!

C, S, N & Young Tribute
January 11, 2023

The Neil Deal, featuring Dennis Neil, promises a Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young tribute performance unlike any other. You’ll be taken back to a gentler time, when rock hits from this great band (along with chart-topping solo tunes) provided the soundtrack to our lives.

Revisiting the Orbison Years featuring Mark Barnett
January 25, 2023

Featuring the exceptional vocal talent of Mark Barnett, take an incredible journey back in time with “Revisiting the Orbison Years.” Professionally performing the songs of Roy Orbison since 1991, Marks’s musical career began in his father’s band, “The Johnny Barnett Show” at the early age of 13. With an awesome style and vocal range that captures the singer’s classics such as Only the Lonely, Crying, Pretty Woman, In Dreams and Running Scared as well as Roy’s many other hits, Mark’s transformation into Roy is complete with the looks, voice and the feel of this magnificent performer.  Just close your eyes and listen to the haunting ballads and you’ll find yourself transported back to yesteryear.

Echoes of the Platters featuring Ty Sweet
February 1, 2023

Echoes of the Platters is an amazing and versatile group featuring Ty Sweet. Collectively, the bands accomplishments are endless: Broadway, the big screen, accompanying multi-platinum artists and headlining on some of the greatest stages known. Along with astonishing musical arrangements their amazing voices blend beautiful harmonies and capture the authentic sound we all remember. Let’s give a warm welcome to this encore performance.

6 Guitars
February 8, 2023

You are sure to be amazed by Chase Padgett and his unique “6 Guitars” show that includes Blues, Jazz Rock, Classical, Folk & Country along with a bit of comedy for an evening of fun for everyone.  Chase is most well known for being a semi-finalist on Season 1 of Fox’s newest unscripted singing show “Alter Ego.”

Motown Miracles
February 15, 2023

Let’s welcome back to the Sundial stage “The Motown Miracles” featuring Sydney Justin, with the sound that has always had an overwhelming appeal to all ages, races, nations and cultures. This is one R&B show you won’t want to miss as they highlight their extensive repertoire of multiple classic hits and exhilarating performances with unforgettable hits like “Ooh Baby Baby,” “Tears of a Clown,” “Second That Emotion,” “Tracks of My Tears” and many more. The Miracles are simply better than ever!

The Karen Carpenter Story featuring Chole Foston from the UK
February 22, 2023

Get ready for this stunning tribute to the Carpenters – the biggest selling group of the 1970s. More than just creators of beautifully crafted and hugely successful hit records, siblings Karen and Richard produced a record-breaking run of hits on the American Top 40 and Adult Contemporary charts. The Carpenters recorded 11

albums, five of which spawned top 10 singles. Their catalog includes “Close To You,” “Rainy Days and Mondays,” “Goodbye To Love” and “Yesterday Once More” – just to name a few. And featuring the amazing vocals of Chloe Foston and her uncanny likeness to Karen’s angelic voice.

Toast – Tribute to Bread
March 1, 2023

TOAST – The Ultimate Bread Experience faithfully re-creates all the hits of the 1970s hit band, Bread, as well as the solo work of its founders David Gates and James Griffin. With a surprising fidelity rarely heard from a live tribute band, their sound is often described as “spot on” to the original recordings.

Kool KC Tribute Band
March 8, 2023

Be ready to party with this exciting 10-piece dance band with horns direct from Vegas, under the direction of Rusty Hamilton. This visually animated and choreographed show features the music and hit songs from KC and the Sunshine Band and Kool & the Gang including some of the best funk and R&B party hits such as Get Down Tonight, Ladies’ Night, Celebration, Boogie Shoes, Hollywood Swinging, That’s the Way (A-ha I like it), and Please Don’t Go. Tonight is the night to get down and get funky!

Two Divas & a Piano – Elton John & Cher Tribute
March 15, 2023

Gene Sironen (as Elton John) and Heidi Thompson (as Cher) bring a unique energy to the stage with their special mix of comedy, duets, audience participation and more. ​This tribute act combination promises a stunningly spectacular show as both Cher and Elton each have six decades of hits dating back to the 1960s and are loved by audiences of all ages around the world. You’ll be treated to many of their best chart-toppers including Crocodile Rock, Believe, Saturday Night’s Alright, If I Could Turn Back Time, and duets such as Don’t Go Breaking My Heart, Rescue Me and Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me. This show guarantees an evening of top-notch entertainment.

Righteous Bros Tribute
March 22, 2023

Calling all fans of blue-eyed soul! You’re sure to love every moment as another “direct from Las Vegas” show comes to Sun City. “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” and “Unchained Melody” are just two hits from one of the greatest duos in rock history. When Bill Medley himself says, “Thanks for keeping our music alive!” you can be certain this show is definitely another must-see performance that you won’t want to miss!

It Takes Two – Rod Stewart & Tina Turner Tribute
March 29, 2023

Let’s end the Sundial Concert Series with these two great tribute performers! Las Vegas-based Rob Caudill has mastered the look, mannerisms, and voice of legendary rocker Rod Stewart and backed by his “Tonight’s The Night Band” you’ll enjoy tunes from a repertoire of more than 100 Stewart songs (everything from the early years of The Faces to the Great American Songbooks), and a wardrobe of loud, custom-made suits that match Rod Stewart’s attire to a tee. Rob shares the stage with Tina Turner Tribute artist Cookie Watkins, often described as explosive, alluring, electrifying, sultry, and sassy! Strut your stuff and enjoy this final show of the season.


Sunday Nights at the Sun Bowl 

Sun Bowl Shows are free to RCSC Cardholders and their escorted guests. Please be prepared to show your RCSC Member or Privilege Card (with photo) in order to obtain admittance; positively no key fobs accepted. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket to the Sun Bowl Concerts. Please note that early reservation of seating space is not allowed and that chairs nearest the stage are reserved for those individuals arriving by buses only. Smoking is only permitted in the parking lot around the Sun Bowl.

In the event of inclement weather, shows are moved to Sundial Auditorium, 103rd Avenue and Boswell Boulevard. For a recorded message regarding venue change, call 623-972-6014.

** Gourmet food vendors arrive 1-1/2 hours prior to all Sun Bowl shows! **


We’re looking forward to more great LIVE music in Sun City AZ for your listening and dancing pleasure at the Sun Bowl Amphitheater come this fall! All Sun Bowl Shows are FREE for RCSC Cardholders and their escorted guests. Your cooperation by presenting your RCSC Member or Privilege Card (with photo) for admittance at these shows is greatly appreciated (no key fobs accepted). We look forward to seeing you at the “Bowl” for more great entertainment coming soon!

2022 Fall Sun Bowl Concerts

Click Here for a printable PDF of the complete fall line-up!

The Hamptons
Sunday, September 25, 2022 @ 7pm
 
Kick-off the Sun Bowl fall shows with an encore performance as we welcome back The Hamptons – Voted best live band in Arizona! From today’s hits to the oldies everyone knows by heart, great ready for a great evening of super entertainment right here in Sun City AZ!
 
Heartbeat
Sunday, October 2, 2022 @ 6:30pm
 
Let’s keep the dance floor rockin’ with Southern Arizona’s most popular oldies band! Heartbeat is like a cross between a musical time machine and the best classic rock radio station from back in the day. This evening promises a nostalgic musical journey through time with the classic rock hits from the 1950s to the 1980s.

Cosmic Shindig
Sunday, October 9, 2022 @ 6:30pm

Let’s welcome Cosmic Shindig to Sun City AZ – who promise a healthy dose of rock and roll favorites, a good excuse to get up and do the hippy shake – while guaranteeing that good times will be had by all. Literally translated as “a party for the universe,” Cosmic Shindig is five friends who seamlessly meld their respective talents into one giant musical juggernaut. And like the cosmos itself, this band’s repertoire is always expanding. This is most definitely a performance you don’t want to miss.

Nashville Gold  – Moved to Sundial Auditorium due to weather forecast
Sunday, October 16, 2022 @ 6:30pm

Get ready to stomp your boots and sing along as Nashville Gold brings the music of the greatest country artists of all time to the Sun Bowl stage – from everyone’s favorite kings & queens of country to musical outlaws, urban cowboys, and honky-tonk heroes. Whether you’re a fan of “The Man in Black” or want to hear about “Friends in Low Places,” this show is a must-see!

Rhythm Edition – Moved to Sundial Auditorium due to weather forecast
Sunday, October 23, 2022 @ 6:30pm

“The ultimate party band” returns to the Sun Bowl promising an evening of fabulous live music under the stars in the best outdoor venue right here, close to home. Need we say more?
 
The 8-Tracks
Sunday, October 30, 2022 @ 6:30pm

Get ready for fun as the greatest oldies rock & roll band covering the entire state of Arizona returns to Sun City AZ for an evening of non-stop entertainment as we travel back in time through the ‘50s and ‘60s, singing and swinging to the songs you love, songs that are so much a part of our lives.

Veteran’s Day Tribute – Moved to Sundial Auditorium; Doors open at 3pm
Sunday, November 6, 2022 @ 4pm ** 
 
Due to the overwhelming positive responses received, RCSC is honored to bring back to the Sun Bowl stage our very own Sun City Concert Band and Women’s Chorus to honor the men and women who have selflessly served our country. This special afternoon performance is sure to please both patriots and music fans alike. Wear your best red, white, and blue to show your appreciation and support as we gather for this final fall Sun Bowl performance.
** Please note early show time; expect possible sunshine and warm temperatures. Also, NO gourmet food vendors at this event.


Summer Concerts at Sundial

These special concerts are free for RCSC Cardholders and their escorted guest only. Relax indoors in air conditioned comfort with these great performances. Summer Concerts at Sundial are general admission seating with special reserved areas in the east and west halls of the Auditorium for your dancing pleasure.

Show time is 7pm; Doors open at 6pm. Please be prepared to present your RCSC Member or Privilege Card for entry; key fobs not accepted.