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edge happy hour


Presented by KWSS-FM

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Join us at Tempe’s hottest gathering spot, featuring great food, cocktails and live music in a laid-back atmosphere overlooking Tempe Town Lake.

EDGE Happy Hour runs Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays | 6 - 8 pm | No Cover
Bar opens at 5 pm. Food served from 6 - 8 pm.

Try our NEW menu!

Thursday, December 7th

ASU Lyric Opera Theatre: A 1920’s Jazz Speakeasy | 6 pm
Flappers, speakeasies, and jazz collide for a 1920’s inspired EDGE night! In a nod to the jazz age, students from ASU’s distinguished Lyric Opera Theatre program present a cabaret style evening celebrating jazz standards from the Great American Songbook.


Established in 1964, ASU's flagship Lyric Opera Theatre program is distinctive in that it combines training in both opera and musical theatre. Serving approximately 100 undergraduate and graduate opera and musical theatre majors from the School of Music, as well as students from the School of Film, Dance and Theatre, LOT is committed to preparing outstanding operatic and musical theatre performers for professional careers in the 21st Century.


Friday, December 8th

The Sink or SwimThey Sink or Swim
| 6 pm 
Don't let the seemingly young age of Phoenix, AZ-based The Sink or Swim fool you. Born and raised in Ohio, they followed their passion and moved out west, where they have taken Phoenix by a storm with JAVA Magazine claiming, "The Sink or Swim have established themselves as one of the brightest and most ambitious acts in the local music scene." 




Saturday, December 9th

benandersonguitar3Ben Anderson
| 6 pm 
Music is the balance of structure and artistic expression. Singer/songwriter Ben Anderson writes and performs with balance as his mantra. He has released two Eps, Roosevelt Row and Where the Lights Go?, available at Ben performs around the Phoenix area, seen haunting the local popular music venues and clubs. His follow up EP is set to be out early 2017. Stay tuned!




Thursday, December 14th

Manic Monkeys B&WManic Monkeys | 6 pm
MANiC Monkeys is a great 4 pc. band with so many originals and we know a lot of covers, too! Ripping guitar leads, fun percussion, super harmonies... American Rock!



Friday, December 15th


driftwood-2017-27Driftwood Quintet | 6 pm

Based out of Phoenix, Arizona; the Driftwood Quintet is a chamber group that is dedicated to crossing genres and bending boundaries in classical music. Through the work of Driftwood's arrangers, a performance can feature everything from orchestral masterworks and piano pieces to the imaginative soundtracks from the greatest video game and film composers. As tireless collaborators, Driftwood also seeks to create memorable experiences through collaborations with artists from a variety of disciplines, ranging from jazz musicians and singer/song-writers to dancers and visual artists.  


Saturday, December 16th

IMG_1952Dratini on the Rocks
| 6 pm
Born out of a Mesa living room and love for video game culture and jazz music, Dratini on the Rocks brings their fresh artistic voice to the world of video game music. The diverse backgrounds of each member combine to deliver fun, elegant arrangements of familiar 8-bit and modern video game tunes.





EDGE Happy Hour will resume in the New Year!