Anyone with an interest in music would be entertained by the state-of-the-art Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix. Serious musicians would be astonished.
The piano John Lennon used to compose "Imagine" is on display at this stunning $150-million museum that includes instruments from 200 counties and territories around the world. If you haven’t seen it, the museum alone is worth the trip to Phoenix.
Now through May, the museum also offers a winter/spring concert series. The lineup includes:
Lucinda Williams (Jan. 11)
Kronos Quartet (Jan. 14 and 15)
José Feliciano (Jan. 18)
George Kahumoku Jr. (Feb. 22)
Interpreti Veneziani (March 2 and 3)
Leipzig String Quartet (March 6)
Colin Hay (April 2)
Alpin Hong (April 5)
Béla Fleck (May 15).
For tickets, call the MIM Ticket Office at (480) 478-6000. The museum is located at 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix; Info: themim.org.
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