The best music events in Phoenix this week

If you love to take advantage of the live music offerings near you, this week offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From an indie icon to a live rock and roll show, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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Ben Kweller

Indie musician Ben Kweller will perform at Valley Bar Thursday night. His newest album, "Circuit Boredom," features the single "Heart Attack Kid."

When: Thursday, April 18, 7:30-10:30 p.m.
Where: Valley Bar, 130 N. Central Ave.
Price: $17

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Hawaiian reggae band EkoluĀ 

Hawaiian reggae band Ekolu will make a stop on their West Coast tour in Phoenix on Saturday night. The band, which formed in Maui in 1994, has their first hit five years later with "Down in the Valley."

When: Saturday, April 20, 8 p.m.-midnight
Where: Cactus Jacks Bar and Grill, 4747 E. Elliot Road, #2
Price: $15

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Vandoliers & Cory Branan

Cory Branan and the Vandoliers will perform at Valley Bar Sunday night. The Vandoliers are a six-piece music group from Dallas-Fort Worth.

When: Sunday, April 21, 8-11 p.m.
Where: Valley Bar, 130 N. Central Ave.
Price: $12

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Night Beats with special guests Cosmonauts, and The Darts

End your weekend with a bang at a live show with the Night Beats and special guests Cosmonauts, The Darts and Doors. Hear "Eyes on Me" from the Night Beats and heart-thumping rhythms from Los Angeles-based rock and roll band Cosmonauts made up of Alexander Ahmadi and Derek Cowart. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

When: Sunday, April 21, 8:30-11 p.m.
Where: Last Exit Live, 717 S. Central Ave.
Price: $15

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