April 28-30, L.O.V.E.

MUSIC & DANCE

Group Free

All Balanchine  

May 5-8

Ib Andersen, artistic director of Ballet Arizona, brings together three works by choreographer George Balanchine — “Symphony in Three Movements,” “Apollo” and “Walpurgisnacht.” 8 p.m. $15-$163. Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St., Phoenix, balletaz.org, 602-381-1096.

May 1 

From Pasadena to Broadway 

Orpheus Male Chorus of Phoenix salutes Broadway with classics from Gilbert and Sullivan, Guys and Dolls, Les Misérables and Man of La Mancha, as well as favorites from the program presented earlier this year to the American Choral Directors Association Western Division Conference in Pasadena. 3 p.m., Camelback Bible Church, 3900 E. Stanford Dr., Paradise Valley. $20, adults; $15, seniors and students; free, children 12 and younger, orpheus.org, 602-271-9396.

May 1 

Rihanna 

Expect a rich set list that includes favorites such as “Diamonds,” “We Found Love,” “Disturbia” and “What’s My Name” as the rhythm-and-blues singer from Barbados takes the stage. Travis Scott is special guest. 7:30 p.m. $25.75-$146.25. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000. 

May 1 

Sonoran Desert Chorale

The ensemble closes its season with Between Oceans: Songs of the Americas, featuring music from North America and South America. 3 p.m., $18, adults; $15, seniors and students. La Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church, 6300 E. Bell Rd., Scottsdale, sonorandesertchorale.org, 480-835-7059.

May 1

Spring Concert

Todd Herzog, a local singer and founder of the Desert Gathering Jewish Music Festival, performs. 3 p.m.-5 p.m. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Beth Ami Temple (located inside Palo Cristi Presbyterian Church), 3535 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, bethamitemple.org, 602-997-5623.

May 1-13

Concerts at MIM  

This month’s concerts include ASU String Faculty: Masterpieces in the Valley, May 1; Dick Dale, May 7; Matt Andersen and the Bona Fide, May 11; and Alpin Hong, May 12-13. Call for times and ticket prices. Musical Instrument Museum Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, mim.org, 480-478-6000. 

May 1-22

Concert Series

Bring a blanket or chair, relax and enjoy with entertainment by the Groove Merchants, May 1; Shallow Water, May 8; Georgia Chrome, May 15; Chuck E. Baby & The All Stars, May 22; and Pearl Ridge, May 29. The concert series continues through July 3. Su, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Free. McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, 7301 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale, therailroadpark.com, 480-312-2312.

May 3

Ethan Bortnick

This 15-year-old piano prodigy with an entertaining sense of humor began playing a keyboard at the age of 3 and was composing music at age 5. He has been featured on countless national TV shows and raised more than $30 million for charities around the globe. 7:30 p.m. $75. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa, mesaartscenter.com, 480-644-6500.

May 4

BYU Singers

The Brigham Young University Singers performs pieces from nearly every musical genre, as well as original works written or arranged for the choir. 7:30 p.m. $10-$15. Queen Creek Performing Arts Center, 22149 E. Ocotillo Rd., Queen Creek, qcpac.com, 480-987-SHOW.

May 4

Pentatonix

The Grammy Award-winning a cappella quartet formed in 2011 and rose to fame that same year by winning the third season of The Sing-Off on NBC. Us the Duo is special guest. 7:30 p.m. $35-$59.50. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

May 5

Dream Theater

The pioneering group performs its new double concept album, The Astonishing, in its entirety. 7:30 p.m. $41-$89. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa, mesaartscenter.com, 480-644-6500.

May 5

Yuja Wang

The classical pianist performs in an intimate salon setting, followed by dinner and conversation with the artist. Proceeds benefit The Phoenix Symphony’s education and community outreach programs. 8 p.m. $1,000. Private Paradise Valley home, phoenixsymphony.org, 602-495-1999.

May 5-7

Thunder from Down Under

This troupe of hard-bodied blokes from Australia makes women swoon with dynamic dance routines and barely there costumes, paired with infectious energy and sly humor. Th. 8 p.m.; F-Sa, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, talkingstickresort.com, 480-850-7734.

May 6-27

Music in the Garden  

This outdoor concert series continues with Guitarras Latinas, May 6, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.; Big Pete Pearson Blues Band, May 13; Hans Olson and Chuck Hall, May 20; and Delphine Cortez and Jazz Alive, May 27. F, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. unless noted. $25. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, dbg.org, 480-481-8188.

May 7

The Happiest Songs on Earth

The Phoenix Boys Choir performs beloved Disney songs, including classics from The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast and Frozen. 7 p.m. $23-$28, adults; $18, seniors and children 12 and younger. Mesa Community College Performing Arts Center, 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, phoenixboyschoir.org, 602-264-5328.

May 7

Pops Concert

Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus presents this concert of contemporary selections and Western songs. The show includes performances by the Cadet Choir, Touring Chorus, Towne Singers and Training Chorus, plus a special appearance by the Alumni Chorus. 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Dr., Tucson, boyschorus.org, 520-296-6277.

May 7

Young Artist Recital

MusicaNova hosts pianists Micah Porter and Sarah Zhao. 4 p.m. $15, adults; $10, seniors and

students. Arizona Piano Co., 4134 E. Wood St., Phoenix, musicanovaaz.com, 480-585-4485.

May 8

Scottsdale Concert Band

Featuring members from all walks of life, the 75-member band presents Over the Hills and Far Away. 3:30 p.m. Free. Saguaro High School, 6250 N. 82nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdaleconcertband.org, 602-327-3168.

May 8 

Todd Rundgren 

Rock’s renaissance man takes the stage to deliver fan favorites from more than five decades of performing, including such hits as “Hello It’s Me,” “Can We Still Be Friends,” “I Saw the Light” and “We Gotta Get You a Woman.” 7:30 p.m. $35-$75. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com, 602-267-1600.

May 12-14

Scheherazade

Maestro Teddy Abrams debuts with The Phoenix Symphony as he conducts this seductive musical journey based on tales from Arabian Nights. The program includes works by Stravinsky and Shostakovich. Amit Peled is featured cellist. 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Th, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St., Scottsdale; F-Sa, Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St., Phoenix, phoenixsymphony.org, 602-495-1999.

May 13

Led Zeppelin Experience

The son of Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham and a veteran musician in his own right, Jason Bonham steps in to help keep his father’s memory alive in this ode to the legendary band. 8 p.m. $35-$75. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com, 602-267-1600,

May 15

Aaron Lewis

The former front man of the rock band Staind performs songs from his debut country album, Town Line. 8 p.m. $35-$95. Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, talkingstickresort.com, 480-850-7734.

May 19

Songs for Our Heroes  

Phoenix Boys Choir performs patriotic songs and new works, as well as sneak peeks of special repertoire and audience favorites, in this monthly salute to veterans, past and present. 6 p.m. Free. Steele Indian School Park Memorial Hall, 300 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, phoenixboyschoir.org, 602-264-5328. 

May 20

Piano Man

The Phoenix Symphony welcomes pianist/vocalist Michael Cavanaugh for a tribute to Billy Joel that includes such hits as “She’s Got a Way,” “New York State of Mind,” “Uptown Girl” and “Just the Way You Are.” Cavanaugh was hand-picked by Joel to play the title role in the Broadway musical Movin’ Out. 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St., Phoenix, phoenixsymphony.org, 602-495-1999.

May 21

Americana Concert

Arizona Masterworks Chorale performs spirituals, Broadway show tunes and patriotic selections. 7 p.m. $15. CrossRoads United Methodist Church, 7901 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, arizonamasterworks.com, 602-350-8261.

May 21

Dru Hill

The Baltimore-based quartet shares its repertoire of soul, hip-hop soul and gospel music, with a solo performance by Sisqó. 8:30 p.m. $20-$25. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com, 602-267-1600. 

May 22

One Hell of a Night

Bad Company and Joe Walsh co-headline this tour, which features a set list that includes “Rocky Mountain Way,” “Walk Away,” “Life in the Fast Lane,” “Shooting Star,” “Bad Company” and “Feel Like Makin’ Love.” British singer, songwriter and recording artist Steve Rodgers opens the show. 7 p.m. $20-$125. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

May 26-28

The Phoenix Symphony

Tito Muñoz conducts the orchestra in music by Berlioz and Sibelius. Call for ticket prices. Th, 7:30 p.m., Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St., Scottsdale; F, 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sa, 7:30 p.m., Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St., Phoenix, phoenixsymphony.org, 602-495-1999.

Ib Andersen, artistic director of Ballet Arizona, brings together three works by choreographer George Balanchine — “Symphony in Three Movements,” “Apollo” and “Walpurgisnacht.” 8 p.m. $15-$163. Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St., Phoenix, balletaz.org, 602-381-1096.