Events


Canal Convergence 2015

Canal Convergence events offer innovative artworks by local and international artists, hands-on activities, live music, performances, and Artisan Market's urban marketplace experience. 

Canal Convergence | Water + Art + Light is in its third year taking place on the banks of the Arizona Canal at The Scottsdale Waterfront between Soleri and Marshall Way bridges. This event is free and open to all ages. 

4-DAY SCHEDULE

  • THURSDAY FEB 26
    5p-10p
  • FRIDAY FEB 27
    5p-10p 
  • SATURDAY FEB 28
    12p-10p 
  • SUNDAY MAR 1
    10a-5p

Interactive artworks and canal installations on view throughout the 4-day event include: Play Array by Urban MatterMy Your Our Water by Erin V. SotakThe Pool by Jen LewinThe Artwork Forge by Toby Fraley, ...the Garden Grows: BioMe, by Karrie HoveyMigration by Saskia JordaAutumn/Spring Pavillion: Desert Series by Joy Holland and The Office of Environmental Responsibility - To-go Lid Division by Mimi Jardine. 

Thursday, February 26, 2015
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Artisan Markets AZ

  • Local vendors on the banks of the canal
  • Live music
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Friday, February 27, 2015
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Artisan Markets AZ

  • Local vendors on the banks of the canal
  • Live music
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Water Logged: Storytelling @ Canal Convergence, presented by Scottsdale Public Art and Phoenix New Times, featuring:

  • Michael Grady
  • Tania Katan
  • Laurie Notaro
  • Kim Porter
  • Tom Zoeller

*Purchase tickets here

9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Live Music: Rock Lobster

Beer & Wine Garden on Soleri Plaza

Saturday, February 28, 2015
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Community Canal Path Bike Ride 

  • Leisurely, guided bike ride along the Arizona Canal Trail to explore Scottsdale Public Art sites
Noon – 10:00 pm

Interactive Artworks & Canal Installations + Live Music on Soleri Plaza

Artisan Markets

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Live music on Soleri Plaza 

 Sid Hausman

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Live music on Soleri Plaza 

Tommy Ash Band

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Live music on Soleri Plaza 

Wooden Indian

5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Beer and Wine garden on Soleri Plaza

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Twilight Transition

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Live music on Soleri Plaza

Party Gardens

9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Live music on Soleri Plaza

Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra

Sunday, March 1, 2015
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Live Music on Soleri Bridge

Prickly Pair Jazz Duo

1:00 pm

Closing Performance

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
5:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Close of Canal Convergence Artworks on View throughout the Spring Season

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