Phoenix Open Birds Nest 2023 survival guide: Tickets, lineups and everything else to know
The 2023 Coors Light Birds Nest concert series returns to the party tent most likely to attract the party people who flock to Scottsdale every winter for the world's rowdiest golf tournament, the WM Phoenix Open. Both events are at TPC Scottsdale.
The party kicks off in a country frame of mind on Wednesday, Feb. 8, with Dustin Lynch, Lainey Wilson and Chris Lane, with country superstar Jason Aldean headlining Feb. 9, Machine Gun Kelly's hip-hop/alt-rock hybrid on Feb. 10 and EDM from the Chainsmokers on Feb. 11.
Here's everything you need to know before you go, from ticket information to parking details and how old you have to be to even step inside that party tent.
WM Phoenix Open 2023:Ultimate fan guide to tickets, parking, the Birds Nest and the 16th Hole
How to get tickets to the Coors Light Birds Nest 2023 concert series
General admission and VIP tickets are on sale now for opening night with Lynch, Wilson and Lane at CoorsLightBirdsNest.com. General admission tickets for Wednesday are $75. VIP tickets are $225.
All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.
General admission and VIP tickets for Aldean, Machine Gun Kelly and the Chainsmokers have sold out.
All proceeds from the Birds Nest and Phoenix Open are donated to Arizona charities, which has amounted to more than $160 million since the Open’s inception in 1932.
The Birds Nest basics: Hours, age restrictions
Gates to the 10,000-capacity Birds Nest tent open at 3 p.m. daily. Each night's headliner takes the stage at approximately 8:30 p.m. Each night's direct support act starts at about 6:30.
Like last year, the area outside the tent will offer an enhanced fan experience with a music festival atmosphere, including games, entertainment and food and beverage offerings.
The Birds Nest recommends arriving at the parking lot at least half an hour before the act you've come to see.
The venues close at 10:30 p.m. each day.
The Coors Light Birds Nest is a 21-and-older venue. Valid ID is required.
The Thunderbirds maintain a zero-tolerance policy regarding lewd and lascivious conduct, including but not limited to, disorderly or violent behavior and vulgar or violent language. Such behavior may result in ejection.
How to find the Birds Nest Will Call
Birds Nest Will Call is at the Birds Nest front gate directly across from the main entrance of the WM Phoenix Open on 82nd Street and Bell Road in Scottsdale.
Will Call opens at noon Wednesday through Saturday.
How to take Uber or Lyft to the Birds Nest
The ride-share pick-up and drop-off areas are the same for the Birds Nest and the Phoenix Open.
The drop-off area is at the corner of Bell Road and the Greenway/Hayden Loop.
The pickup area is at Lot R at WestWorld of Scottsdale. Lot R can be accessed by exiting Loop 101 at Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard and driving north to Bell Road on 94th Street.
Where to park for free
Free public parking is available at Lot H near Mayo Boulevard and Hayden Road (exit Loop 101 at Hayden Road and proceed south to the lot).
Free shuttles run 7 a.m.-11 p.m. from Wednesday through Saturday.
Maroon 5 playing Concert in the Coliseum at the 16th Hole
Maroon 5 will headline the Concert in the Coliseum at the 16th Hole at TPC Scottsdale on Saturday, Feb. 4, prior to WM Phoenix Open week, Feb. 6-12. The concert, presented by Swire Coca Cola, also features Walker Hayes.
This is the second year the Thunderbirds have hosted a concert at one of golf's most famous settings. Last year, Thomas Rhett and Old Dominion performed at the inaugural Concert in the Coliseum.
The concert will once again take place on a massive stage built in the middle of the 16th Hole exclusively for this show.
Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Walker Hayes will get the party started at about 5 p.m. with Maroon 5 taking the stage at about 7 p.m.
General admission tickets and platinum seating for this special kickoff to WM Phoenix Open are on sale now at WMPhoenixOpen.com. The Concert in the Coliseum is a 21-and-over event.
Who is playing at the Phoenix Open Birds Nest 2023?
Wednesday, Feb. 8: Opening night of the 2023 Coors Light Birds Nest concert series marks the first time featuring a trio of headlining artists on the same night. Dustin Lynch has topped the country airplay charts with eight songs, from "Where It's At" to triple-platinum "Small Town Boy" and "Thinking 'Bout You." Lainey Wilson won New Artist of the Year and Female Vocalist of the year at last year's CMA Awards. Chris Lane brings three No. 1 hits on the country airplay charts to the party.
Thursday, Feb. 9: Jason Aldean’s fourth album, “My Kinda Party,” established him at the forefront of the modern-country vanguard. The biggest-selling country album of 2011, “Party” sent three singles, led by the quadruple-platinum “Dirt Road Anthem,” to the top of Billboard’s country charts and took home album of the year at that year’s CMAs. He's joined at Birds Nest by Mackenzie Porter.
Friday, Feb. 10: "Mainstream Sellout" is Machine Gun Kelly's second album to debut at No. 1 in Billboard. His biggest hits include the breakthrough single "Wild Boy," "Bad Things" and "My Ex's Best Friend." By the end of last year, he'd place 45 tracks on Billboard's Hot Rock & Alternative Songs chart, the most of any solo artist. He's joined by Jxdn.
Saturday, Feb. 11: The Chainsmokers spent 12 weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 with 14-times-platinum EDM hit "Closer," the longest run at No. 1 of any single in 2016. Their other hits include the multiplatinum smashes “Roses," "Don't Let Me Down" (which won Best Dance Recording at the Grammys), "Paris" and "Something Just Like This." They're joined by Gryffin.
Things you should not bring to the Birds Nest
The following items are prohibited inside the Birds Nest and on the shuttles:
- Pets except for service animals.
- Opaque bags larger than 6 inches by 6 inches by 6 inches.
- Clear tote bags, plastic, vinyl or other carry items larger than 12 inches by 12 inches by 6 inches.
- Video cameras.
- Whistles, horns or noisemakers.
- Signs, banners, poles or rods.
- Alcoholic beverages.
- Outside food or beverages except sealed bottled water and medical or infant needs.
- Plastic, metal or glass cups, cans or containers except for sealed bottled water and medical or infant needs.
- Weapons of any kind.
- Computers or laptops.
- Illegal substances.
- Laser pointers.
- Selfie sticks.
- Radios, televisions or other electronic noise-producing items (with the obvious exception of your phone).