EDM superstar Diplo is set to co-headline the opening night of this year’s Coors Light Birds Nest concert series on Wednesday, February 9, with country singer Cole Swindell to welcome fans to golf in the WM Phoenix Open party tent.
Thursday night is strictly country with Sam Hunt and Russell Dickerson.
Four-time Grammy winner Macklemore will headline Friday with special guests Quinn XCII and Ayokay.
And Norwegian-born superstar DJ Kygo will wrap up the weekend on Saturday with special guests Sam Feldt and Forester.
But why count the hours until the Bird’s Nest opens when the Phoenix Open plans to get the party started early this year with a concert at the Colosseum.
Thomas Rhett and Old Dominion will take the stage at the iconic 16th hole for the inaugural Coliseum concert on Saturday February 5, giving fans an earlier start date for the festivities.
Here’s everything you need to know before you go.
How to Get Coors Light Birds Nest Concert Tickets
Sam Hunt and Kygo have already sold out, although resale tickets are available at axs.com where, as the Birds Nest website notes while including a link, “These prices may exceed face value.”
Tickets for the other shows are still on sale at coorslightbirdsnest.com.
General admission tickets are $75 for Wednesday night with Diplo, $85 for Friday night with Macklemore.
VIP tickets, which include exclusive access to a large VIP viewing area, hosted bar, catered buffet and separate VIP entrance, cost $285.
All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.
All proceeds from The Nest and The Open are donated to charities in Arizona, which amounts to more than $160 million since the Open’s inception.
Birds Nest Basics: Hours, Age Restrictions
The doors of the Birds Nest tent with a capacity of nearly 8,000 are open daily at 3:30 p.m.
There are a few changes this year to the outdoor patio.
The 48,000 square foot tent will still feature the live performances, but the area outside the tent will provide an enhanced fan experience with more of a music festival atmosphere.
The Birds Nest recommends that you get to the parking lot at least half an hour before the act you are coming to see.
Entertainment venues close at 10:30 p.m. each day.
The Coors Light Birds Nest is a 21+ venue. A valid ID is required.
Thunderbirds maintains a zero-tolerance policy regarding lewd and lascivious behavior or conduct, including but not limited to disorderly or violent behavior or vulgar or violent language.
Such behavior may result in your expulsion from the premises, including any future entry into the premises.
Where to park for free
Free public parking is available on Lot H near Mayo Boulevard and Hayden Road (exit Loop 101 at Hayden Road and proceed south to the lot).
Free shuttles run from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday.
How to find will call
Birds Nest Will Call is located at the Birds Nest front door, directly across from the main entrance to the WM Phoenix Open at 82nd Street and Bell Road.
Will Call is open at noon Wednesday through Saturday.
Where you can take an Uber or a Lyft
The rideshare pickup and drop-off area has been moved to Lot W at Westworld.
Starting Wednesday, Jan. 29, the geo-fence around the main entrance will drop at 7 p.m. nightly for Lyft and Uber users attending events in the Birds Nest Party Zone for pickup at Lot 7 .
About this concert at the Colosseum
The Concert at the Colosseum is sold out.
A limited number of suites with all-inclusive food and beverages are still available. Fans interested in purchasing a sequel can email [email protected]
The Concert at the Colosseum is an event for people aged 21 and over.
Doors open at 3 p.m. Old Dominion will kick off at 5 p.m., with Thomas Rhett on stage around 6:30 p.m.
The concert will take place on a stage built in the middle of the 16th hole fairway strictly for this show.
Learn more about Birds Nest 2022 headliners
Diplo is an American DJ and leader of EDM band Major Lazer, member of supergroup LSD with Sia and Labrinth, member of electronic duo Jack Ü with Skrillex, and member of Silk City with Mark Ronson. The 10-time Grammy nominee has worked closely with big-name artists such as Beyoncé, The Weeknd, Madonna and Bad Bunny, in addition to running his own label, Mad Decent, and touring the world. He is joined by country star Cole Swindell.
Former college football quarterback Sam Hunt has topped national airplay charts eight times since his breakthrough with “Leave the Light On” in 2014, including the multi-platinum hits “Take Your Time,” “House Party”, “Make You Miss Me” and “Body as a side road”. He’s joined by fellow country star and self-proclaimed “guy regular” Russell Dickerson.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis won four Grammys in 2014: Best New Artist, Best Rap Album (“The Heist”), and Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for the 10-time platinum single “Thrift Shop.” one of two top singles they achieved that year. The other was the six-times platinum “Can’t Hold Us.” Macklemore is joined by Quinn XCII and Ayokay.
Kygo has built a career on popular remixes, sold-out shows in North America and Europe, and top performances at Coachella and Ultra Music Festival with 15 billion global streams. The multi-platinum “It Ain’t Me” (feat. Selena Gomez) cracked the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 with over 2.5 billion streams worldwide. This is his second Birds Nest appearance, following his sold-out debut in 2020. He is joined by Sam Feldt and Forester.
Things you shouldn’t bring to the Bird’s Nest
The following items are prohibited inside the Bird’s Nest.
- Pets excluding service animals.
- Opaque bags over 6″-by-6″-by-6″.
- Clear tote bags, plastic, vinyl or other carry items larger than 12″ by 6″ by 12″.
- Video cameras.
- Whistles, horns or buzzers.
- Signs, banners, poles or rods.
- Alcoholic beverages.
- Food or drinks outside, except bottled water and medical or infant needs.
- Plastic, metal or glass cups, cans or containers, except bottled water and medical or infant needs.
- Weapons of all kinds.
- computers or laptops.
- Illegal substances.
- Laser pointers.
- Selfie sticks.
- Radios, televisions or other noise-producing electronic devices (with the obvious exception of your telephone).
Details: Wednesday to Saturday, February 9 to 12. Opening at 3 p.m. (full Thursday and Saturday evening). TPC Scottsdale, 17020 N. Hayden Road. Must be 21 or older. general admission $75-$85; $285 and more for VIP (VIP sold-out Thursday and Saturday). coorslightbirdsnest.com.
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