Big Nick and the Gila Monsters

The popular local band is slated to play the 2014 Chandler Jazz Festival.


Enjoy a spectacular weekend of live jazz in a variety of outdoor and indoor venues at the 15th annual Chandler Jazz Festival.

Four of the valleys finest blues bands play the main stage Friday night, while seven jazz bands run through all styles of the genre Saturday. Add to that sidewalk bands and late-night jam sessions in and around downtown’s galleries, restaurants and shops — plus arts and food vendors and free kazoos for kids at 3 p.m. Saturday.

The Chandler Jazz Festival opens at 4:45 p.m. April 4 and noon April 5 in and around Dr. A.J. Chandler Park, 3 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler. Admission is free. For information and a full schedule of performers, call (480) 782-2735 or visit

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