Kelley James Added to Friday Coors Light Birds Nest Lineup


The Thunderbirds – hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open – announced today Kelley James has been added to the Friday lineup at the 2019 Coors Light Birds Nest, the popular entertainment venue at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. James will join The Chainsmokers and Snoop Dogg for the sold-out Friday show.  This will mark the third-consecutive year James has performed at the Birds Nest. Tickets can be purchased by visiting

Additionally, Ford, Hakkasan Nightclub and Omnia Nightclub have signed on as sponsors for three of the four nights of the concert series.

A multi-talented musician, James blends a mash-up of rock, pop and the beachside vibes he grew up loving as a California native. Kelley’s signature sound creatively combines acoustic guitar with clever lyrics and freestyle vocal riffs that instantly convert all attendees of his live shows into loyal fans.

Wednesday night at the Birds Nest – presented by Ford – showcases a country music lineup that includes Old Dominion, Midland and Brandon Lay. Old Dominion and their blend of old-fashioned country charm and hook-heavy pop makes the stop in Scottsdale as part of their “Make it Sweet” tour, highlighting their new single of the same name. Neotraditionalist Country music trio, Midland, launched their debut album, On The Rocks, in 2017, hitting the #2 spot on Billboard’s U.S. Country chart. The group also took home the 2018 American Country Music Award for best new vocal group.

Thursday night – presented by Hakkasan Nightclub – continues the country theme with another solid lineup featuring Jake Owen, Lee Brice and Michael Ray. Owen – a regular performer at the Coors Light Birds Nest – is best known for his third album, “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” which reached the No. 1 spot on the U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums in 2011.

Brice is a two time ACM Award winner;  a GRAMMY and CMA nominee; has taken five radio singles to #1: “A Woman Like You”, “Hard To Love”, “I Drive Your Truck”, “I Don’t Dance”, and “Drinking Class”; and has penned two #1 radio singles for other artists: “Crazy Girl” (Eli Young Band) and “More Than A Memory” (Garth Brooks).

Switching gears from Country music, the SOLD OUT Friday, Feb. 1 lineup – now including Kelley James – showcases headline acts from different music genres – GRAMMY-Award winning pop duo The Chainsmokers and hip-hop/rap superstar Snoop Dogg. The Chainsmokers catapulted to worldwide stardom in 2016 with 3 certified Multi-Platinum hits. “Roses,” featuring Rozes, from their Gold certified debut EP Bouquet, was a 4X Platinum smash that shot to No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart. Rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, television personality, entrepreneur, and actor, Snoop Dogg is one of the most widely recognized hip-hop artists of all time, selling more than 37 million albums worldwide. Snoop Dogg has been nominated for 17 GRAMMY Awards and has released 16 studio albums since his first, Doggystyle, in 1993.

Presented by Omnia Nightclub, Martin Garrix, DJ Vice and Justin Mylo take to the stage Saturday, Feb. 2, to round out the final night of the Coors Light Birds Nest. Dutch DJ Garrix gained fame through his solo release “Animals” which was released in June of 2013 on Dutch record label Spinnin’ Records. The song became a hit in a number of countries in Europe, and allowed Garrix to become the youngest person to reach No. 1 on Beatport – an American electronic music-oriented online music store.

“Music fans are really in for a special couple of nights on the weekend with such popular acts as Snoop Dogg, Chainsmokers and Martin Garrix,” Golding said. “With such an outstanding lineup this might be one of the strongest and most unique four-night set of concerts we have ever seen at the Coors Light Birds Nest.”

Coors Light Birds Nest general admission tickets will start at $65, while VIP tickets are available starting at $250 each and provide exclusive access to the Jameson VIP area where guests are treated to a complimentary catered dinner, complimentary drinks and access to a newly redesigned premium viewing area for the shows. Organizers encourage fans to buy their tickets early as ticket prices may increase as the event draws closer.

The Coors Light Birds Nest is located directly across from the main Waste Management Phoenix Open tournament entrance at 82nd Street and Bell Road.  The entertainment venue opens at 3:30 p.m. and closes at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Headline acts will take the main stage each evening at approximately 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The Coors Light Birds Nest is a 21-and-over venue. For more information about the Coors Light Birds Nest visit

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