Spirit Room


The World-Famous Spirit Room Bar features live music acts by local Arizona musicians.  Join us for select weekends:

  • Saturday/Sunday from 2 to 6
  • Friday and/or Saturday evenings
  • Thursday Night is Open Mic!

For the best music and atmosphere in Jerome AZ!

Greasy McGhee
Dec 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Putting the “Rascal” back in Rock, Greasy McGhee is a homegrown, all original band with a truckload of swagger!

Greasy McGhee features Nick James Michael adding vocals and the kind of lead guitar that just begs for some deep listening.  Mike “King Daddy” Morris on vocals, harmonica, percussion and rhythm guitar.  Michael McDonald is featured on bass and vocals with Matt Bell, the drummer for the band formerly known as the “Knuckleheads” rounding out this fabulously talented foursome featuring all original tunes.

That’s right, while it seems most folks were doubled up in the fetal position during covid, we were all busy writing music!  Now it’s your turn to come out and support singer/songwriting artists performing live.

Greasy McGhee is on Facebook!


DJ Split Cell
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

a stylized droid-like dudeDJ Split Cell is from Northern Arizona and specializes in Hip Hop, Country, EDM and Latino music.

Join us for some aggressive Saturday & Sunday Beats for your Feets!

DJ Split Cell
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

a stylized droid-like dudeDJ Split Cell is from Northern Arizona and specializes in Hip Hop, Country, EDM and Latino music.

Join us for some aggressive Saturday & Sunday Beats for your Feets!

Open Mic Night Thursdays with a rotating local host
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Slant Six CowboysOpen mic at the Spirit Room is back!  Look for a rotating lineup of local hosts as well as local musicians, ready to make some music on the famous Spirit Room stage.  From 7-10 you can catch live music, your favorite cocktail, draft or bubbly beverage and hand out with your friends!  Thursdays are usually a night when the locals come out.  When we say locals, we’re talking about musicians from Prescott, Sedona, Cottonwood, Clarkdale, Flagstaff & the Phoenix area.  We have heard some amazing touring musicians who just happen to be passing through.  So, support your local host, musician and favorite live music bar in Jerome Arizona, every Thursday from 7-10 pm at the World Famous Spirit Room Bar!

We hope to see you here!

Bring your dancing shoes and don’t forget to tip our bartender!

Frizzy & Edgy @ The Spirit Room
Dec 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

sally stricker and steve botterweg are frizzy and edgyFrizzy and Edgy are two talented local Jerome musicians and they will amaze you with the depth of their musicianship.  Sally has been singing since an early age and has been in numerous bands and projects.  With her on bass, her husband joins her with harmonies and guitar.

Start your weekend right with some home-grown tunes at the Spirit Room in Jerome Az.

Visit Frizzy & Edgy on Facebook!

Llory McDonald & Combo Deluxe @ The Spirit Room
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
combo deluxe in front of the spirt room bar in jerome az

Photo by Susan A. Johnson

A local favorite! Rock n’ roller Llory McDonald & COMBO DELUXE. Catch Combo one weekend per month, (vacationing in the Rivera in August . . .) at Spirit Room for all your longtime favorite tunes & some of Llory’s rockin’ originals too!

You can find more information and their calendar on her website; https://www.llorymcdonald.com/.

Llory McDonald

Musical Background –   Llory started her musical career on Clarinet at the age of 6, playing in the band until 8th grade, when her brother threw his guitar in the garbage and she rescued it.

She joined her first rock band in high school, playing guitar, slide guitar and singing at dances and proms in Phoenix. She started playing the clubs in Phoenix at age 17 and formed her own band, The Llory McDonald Band in 1979. They opened for Paul Butterfield, Deep PurpleIggy PopJerry Riopelle and others.

They were playing concerts and clubs throughout the state of Arizona until 1984, when she moved to Los Angeles. There, she was playing in her own band Odds and Ends and in Jerry Riopelle’s band as a sideman.

She signed to Arista Records in 1988. She recorded a single which appeared on the “1988 Summer Olympics” album, along with various other artists including Eric Clapton and Whitney Houston. She also sang background vocals on Lita Ford’s 1988 release “Lita” on Dreamland Records. She signed a 3-year music publishing contract (1988-1990) with Blue Rider Music, where she sang on various singles and demos.

Dropped by Arista in 1989, she left the music business for the film industry, working as a production assistant and driver on films such as “The Dark Wind” with Lou Diamond Phillips and “When a Man Loves a Women” with Meg Ryan. She moved back to Arizona in 1994 and helped form Combo Deluxe.

Musical influences – Slide guitar players, Bonnie Raitt, Lowell George, also Ry Cooder, Linda Ronstadt, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and soul music of the late 60’s and 70’s. All were a big influence.

Favorite Artist – Linda Ronstadt, Deborah Harry, Sheryl Crow, Shawn Colvin, Patty Griffin, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Marvin Gaye. She could go on and on . . . and frequently does!  One of the funniest women on the rock and roll stage, without a doubt!

Llory’s Equipment – Fender Telecaster and Stratocaster guitar, Fender Hotrod Deville 212 Amp, EV mic, Nady cordless unit, various slides.

Hobbies – Golf and pondering

Likes – Margaritas, Mexico, funky soul music, good films and N.P.R.

Darryl Icard

Darryl Icard is a bass player/singer/songwriter. He has been playing and singing professionally since 1983 in every kind of setting imaginable.  He has performed and played all types of music from rock to reggae to punk and country.  He has also been writing and recording his own music since music came into his life.

While performing and learning his craft in live situations, he also attended college for theory and performance.

Darryl has recorded and performed music with Jesse Valenzuela, Gin Blossoms, Stevie Nicks, Marshall Crenshaw, J.D. Souther, The Rembrandts, Tommy Keene, Major Lingo, Poet’s Corner, and Los Guys and many other national and Arizona based acts.

Recordings performed on, to name just a few.

Gin Blossoms- No Chocolate Cake

Stevie Nicks-Enchanted the works of Stevie Nicks

Jesse Valenzuela- Tunes Young People Will Enjoy and Hotel Defeated

Major Lingo- All through My Body

Burning Sky-Enter the Earth

Darryl Icard is living in Scottsdale Arizona and has begun a New Journey in the band Llory McDonald and Combo Deluxe.  An Arizona based band from Jerome, Arizona and is sure to take music to a new place with one of Arizona Legendary artist.

Steve Botterweg

Steve Botterweg is a native Arizonan and has been performing on drums in bands professionally since he was 13 years old.  In high school he started playing in experimental bands playing drums, marimba and synthesizers…arranging, producing and recording. One of the bands, Poet’s Corner (signed to Placebo Records) created a buzz in the early days of the punk scene with live shows in Arizona and California that had US and international radio air play.  He has performed on stage with the Red Hot Chile Peppers, Los Lobos, Derrick Trucks Band and many other performing artists.  Steve is also the co-owner of Ghost Town Recording Studio in Jerome Arizona.  He has recorded and produced many bands and artists.  He has worked in the studio with Pete Sears (Jefferson Starship, Hot Tuna), Steve Kimock (Steve Kimock Band) and a few other well-known artists.  More recently he had a twenty-year run as the drummer with Major Lingo, a popular Arizona highway band.  He is now playing drums with Llory McDonald, another well-known and respected Arizona musician, as a member of Combo Deluxe along with a musical cohort of many years, Darryl Icard, on bass.