Cool Canyon Nights returns to McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre

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Cool Canyon Nights kicks off next week for its eighth year. This free summer concert series happens every Thursday evening, May 10 through July 26, at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre.

Enjoy live music each week featuring local and regional acts. Cool Canyon Nights kicks-off on May 10 with a tribute to Mom, the first 100 mothers through the door will receive a floral stem thanks to Kern Place Florist, plus have the ability to win a special Mother’s Day prize. The main stage will host Mariachi Los Arrieros and the patio stage will feature Mariachi Estrella.

Cool Canyon Nights is about highlighting local talent. Patio performances begin at 6:15 PM followed by featured bands on the main stage starting at 7:15 PM each Thursday. Guests can enjoy concessions and meals from food trucks, as well as browse weekly vendors at the canyon. A featured beer selection will be served up each week, plus a full bar will be available with margaritas and more on the menu. Concert-goers sign up to win weekly prizes for fun summer activities.

Admission is free to the weekly series; however, amphitheater space is limited! The first 1,500 people through the door each week will have access to the amphitheater. To ensure access to the event and reserved seating to the main stage, a Star Lounge VIP Pass is available for purchase. VIP passes are only $10, they include hosted snacks in the Star Lounge, access to a private cash bar, seating in the VIP area, as well as seating and are available for purchase in advance at

The festivities do not end when the concert is over. All attendees are invited to the Pershing Inn, the official Cool Canyon Nights after hour hang out.

Cool Canyon Nights 2018 Band Line Up

May 10: Los Arrieros

May 17: Soul Sacrifice

May 24: Ooh La La

May 31: Bosse Band

June 7: Billy Townes

June 14: Fungi Mungle

June 21: Radio La Chusma

June 28: Prime 80’Z

July 5: Main Street

July 12: Brown Betty

July 19: Sunshine Pumpers

July 26: Windy City

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