Elvis Costello boasts a musical career spanning more than three decades and a versatility that encompasses virtually every musical genre, from British punk and new wave to classical, jazz and American roots. Costello will perform solo in an outdoor concert on Friday, where fans can bring blankets, pillows or lawn chairs and purchase snacks and drinks from longtime Valley food purveyor Arcadia Farms.
Elvis Costello will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater,
75th Street and Main Street (between the Civic Center Library and City Hall). $60.50. Add $39 per person for all-day access to the Hotel Valley Ho pool and front-row lounge chairs, picnic dinner, bottle of wine and water service at the concert. (480) 994-2787 or www.scottsdaleperformingarts.org