Tickets on sale to the public August 3 at 10:00 a.m.

PHOENIX (July 18, 2023)  The MIM Music Theater is excited to announce its Fall 2023 Concert Series, with tickets on sale to the public on Thursday, August 3 at 10:00 a.m. The series, which runs September through December, includes more than 50 concerts from multiple genres and features artists from around the world.

This season’s highlights include jazz vocalist Lizz Wright, a special show from Don McLean marking more than 50 years of “American Pie,” Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin, and iconic pop songwriter John Oates.

The Fall 2023 Concert Series also welcomes several artists who will perform at the MIM Music Theater for the first time. Newcomers include indie folk singer-songwriter Bonnie “Prince” Billy, who is touring behind the release of his newest album; celebrated contemporary jazz saxophonist Steve Cole; acoustic folk duo Ocie Elliott; award-winning roots and soul group the Bros. Landreth; and singer-songwriter Joshua Radin.

Concertgoers can also look forward to the return of several favorites to the MIM Music Theater, including the Blind Boys of Alabama, who will present a Christmas show in late November; soul music legend Booker T. Jones, celebrating more than 60 years of “Green Onions”; and Grammy-winning trumpeter Chris Botti.

“I’m thrilled to be carrying the torch of the MIM Music Theater brightly and boldly into its next chapter with an ever-diverse and stirring array of shows,” says Andrew Walesch, artistic director of the MIM Music Theater. “Truly, the combination of the talent we will be presenting and the superior experience of the MIM Music Theater leaves nothing to be desired.”

Circle of Friends members who give $250 or more annually can buy tickets at the Fall 2023 Concert Series Premiere on Thursday, July 27. Members who give $250 or more enjoy exclusive member benefits, including advance purchase opportunities for concerts and invitations to concert series preview events with MIM’s artistic director. Members who give $500 or more annually also receive 10% off concert tickets.

Additional artists will be added to the lineup throughout the season. To get the latest announcements from the MIM Music Theater, sign up for concert newsletters at

2023 Concert Series sponsored by Sanderson Lincoln


About MIM and the MIM Music Theater

The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) enriches our world by collecting, preserving, and making accessible an astonishing variety of musical instruments and performance videos from every country in the world. MIM offers guests a welcoming and fun experience, incomparable interactive technology, dynamic programming, and exceptional musical performances. MIM fosters appreciation of the world’s diverse cultures by showing how we innovate, adapt, and learn from each other to create music—the language of the soul.

In addition to hosting performances by renowned artists, the MIM Music Theater introduces guests to emerging talents from around the world. It has been called “the best 300-seat venue in the country” by Grammy winner Shawn Colvin. Each performance is an extension of the museum’s exhibits―showcasing the instruments, the people who play them, and the musical language we all share.

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