Verrado’s Picnic in the Park Open House Tour & Fall Concert Series

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3 Saturdays Oct 10 * Oct 24 * Nov 7: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Join us for three days of fun in the sun in the valley’s coolest small town. From 11am to 3pm, Verrado will be going off with tasty food trucks, a rockin’ fall concert series, and trolley tours of our charming neighborhoods, amenities and model homes.  Beautiful homes, good music, good food and great company is what being Very Verrado is all about!  We’ve got plenty of bounce houses, and a DJ with jammin’ tunes and fun contests for the kids too.  Park activities will be held in two of Verrado’s 72 vibrant parks, including Cambridge Plaza and Park Meadows in Verrado’s Heritage District.

Start your day at Verrado Coffee Co., and pick up a free open house tour and event map to find over 50 new homes and models by 12 top home builders. Take 1-10 west, exit Verrado Way.

Featuring musical performances by: 

Saturday, October 10, 2015


IMG_3194Venessa Mendez is an Arizona-based singer-songwriter, recording, and performing artist. Her music draws influence from funk, soul, jazz, and hip hop. Venessa is deeply involved in the live music seen in the valley, starting out singing with the funk group Hot Birds And The Chili Sauce and now fronting her own band Sassy & The Sneak Attack. Venessa has sung an array of musical styles, anything from rare underground funk to top 40 pop, jazz, Latin and R&B. She has become a favorite in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area where she performs regularly.



Saturday, October 24, 2015


NEW LPSinger-Songwriter-Guitarist Lee Perreira combines classic blues riffs with a soulful textured vocal style leaving his audience instantlycaptured.

The music of Lee Perreira finds its life in the continuous and passionate pursuit of musical excellence, breathing that passion into the soul of his audience.  Tracing his roots back to Long Beach, California Lee began playing guitar at the age of 12.  A regularly performing musician regionally as well as in the Arizona music scene, Lee has been blessed to of shared the night with other amazing artists such as Train, The Fray, American Idol winner Lee DeWyze, Matt Nathanson, Jimmy Gnecco, INXS, Scott Stapp from the band Creed, Keaton Simons, and many more!

Lee’s musical influences include Aloe Blacc, Citizen Cope, Gary Clark Jr, and The Black Keys seasoned with the likes of Stevie Ray Vaughn, Led Zeppelin, Tedeschi Trucks, John Newman, and Jimi Hendrix.

Saturday, November 7, 2015


Ryan Sims1From the very beginning, Ryan Sims had a passion for all elements of music and performing.  Ryan’s life-long passion for playing music inspired him to found Phoenix-based band EastonAshe, (EA), and begin touring.  The band received nationwide recognition for their unique blend of trademark originals and revamped cover music. In 2006, EA released their debut album Can I Drive It which sold 10,000 copies in the first year without any label financially backing or promoting the project.  By 2007, Ryan and EastonAshe had reached acclaim on a national level by winning the 2007 Independent Rock Album of The Year award. In back to back years, EA was honored with the Performer of the Year award at the LA Music/ Hollywood Fame Awards in 2007 and 2008. In 2009 Ryan snatched up Singer/Songwriter of the Year at the Phoenix Music Awards.

Ryan’s success on ‘The X Factor’ paved his way to a writing position at the Song Factory in Nashville, Tennessee.  (The Song Factory is owned by Scott Borchetta of Big Machine Records, which is without a doubt the biggest label in country music today.)  Ryan himself made the shift from rock and roll to country music.  This change in genres has been well received by his fan base.

Ryan’s first solo album was formally released on January 11th, 2014. The album’s unique blend of rock-infused country sound, delivers both musically and lyrically.  Ryan wrote the lyrics and music for nine out of ten songs featured on his self-titled album, Ryan Sims.  The Ryan Sims Band recently had the honor to perform at the Bottle Rock Napa 2015 Festival, where the line-up included No Doubt, Robert Plant, Snoop Dog, Imagine Dragons, Cage the Elephant and MORE!

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