Scottsdale Gainey Village to put on ‘Sips and Sounds’ event

The Urban Quartet (submitted photo)

The Urban Quartet (submitted photo)

The popular Sips and Sounds concert series returns to the SHOPS Gainey Village with live, holiday music by Urban Electra, drinks, and food by Village Tavern.

The Sips and Sounds concert is to be 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the SHOPS at Gainey Village, 8777 N. Scottsdale Road.

Noted as “not your ordinary string quartet,” the band brings to the stage an eclectic repertoire performing original and contemporary works including Metallica, Sting, U2, the Cranberries, Eminem, Coldplay, Fergie, Gwen Stefani, the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones and more, according to a press release.

Their music features a wide range of sounds including hard rock, alternative rock, pop, club music, cutting edge electronic music, jazz and original film music. Band members include Carrie Caruso on violin, VerRona Grandil on viola, Melanie Yarger on cello and Jason Camiolo on drums.

The event is free to attend; food and drinks are available for purchase.

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