Event Update: Due to the weather, the Nov. 9 Music on the Green show with The Many Sounds of 9SW has been rescheduled to Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. in the RHJ Social Hall (the Great Lawn is unavailable that day due to overseeding).
Seating will be provided for this show, so no need to bring your lawn chairs. Attendees are also welcome to bring snacks and drinks!

Join the Recreation Centers of Sun City West at the R.H. Johnson Great Lawn for the remainder of 2022 for a series of free musical shows!

Each show is free, no tickets are required. Shows will begin at 6 p.m. Make sure to bring a lawn chair for each show.

Check out the schedule of shows down below!

Taking the Stage

With a Little Help From my Friends

Wednesday, Oct. 5

With a Little Help from My Friends is a three-piece group performing a long list of favorite Beatle songs, with all of the band’s wonderful harmonies. The group features three local Sun City West residents. Each member has extensive performance experience. Join Linda Marman, Ellie Chaffee, and Tim Polizzi for a trip down Beatle memory lane. They have played numerous venues around the community, and have been featured artists for the Rec Centers’s Sizzling Summer Series in 2018. Catch early songs from “Meet the Beatles,” to “Rubber Soul” and “Sergeant Peppers,” all the way through “Abby Road.”

Sonoran Blues Rock

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Founder, guitarist and vocalist Walter Erla is now joined by Christine Novello (vocals and percussion), Jay Lannon (bass) and Frank Tortorici (drums). The band performs the classic blues of Albert King, Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Etta James, Robert Johnson, Elvin Bishop and J.J. Cale, as well as rock and blues tunes by The Allman Brothers Band, Bonnie Raitt, Spencer Davis, Eric Clapton, Janis Joplin, Dave Mason, The Rolling Stones, The Doobie Brothers, Marshall Tucker, Linda Ronstadt, Sam Cooke and Wilson Pickett.

The Many Sounds of 9SW

Wednesday, Nov. 16

In the RHJ Social Hall

This band that started in 1958 and played for more than 30 years in Washington state, has been reborn in Arizona in 2018, and is ready to provide a unique experience for our audiences here. Come out and enjoy the brass sounds of the trumpet, trombone, tuba and many others!

Radioface Band

Wednesday, Dec. 14

RadioFace Band brings the party to any occasion! You will sure get up and dance to some party favorites!

Sun Canyon Bank

Thank you to our sponsor for the Music on the Green series, Sun Canyon Bank! Learn more about them by clicking here.

R.H. Johnson Great Lawn

The R.H. Johnson Great Lawn is located at the R.H. Recreation Center (19803 N R H Johnson Blvd.), behind the pool and next to the Bocce courts. For a map of the facility, click here.

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