Viva PHX Takes A Year Off, Downtown Phoenix Festival May Return

Viva PHX 2017 Lineup
– Viva PHX 2017 Lineup

Four years after its inception, Phoenix’s Viva PHX festival will sit 2018 out.

This year’s edition of Viva PHX featured 100 bands, including American Football, Girl TalkThe Drums, The Maine, Mystikal and Joyce Manor, playing on 20 stages. The festival took place March 11 at Comerica Theatre, Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix Masonic Temple and several other Phoenix venues.

The Arizona Republic reported that a “multitude of factors” led to the cancelation of 2018’s Viva PHX.