1. Boz Scaggs – July 26
The Grammy Award winner’s career dates back to the late 1960s with the Steve Miller Band and solo triumphs that include “Lido Shuffle” and “Lowdown.” 7:30 p.m. $39.50-$69.50. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa, mesaartscenter.com, 480-644-6500.
1. The Piano Guys
These four talented dads from Utah earned a hefty internet following with pop/classical mashups that showcase their unique sound amidst nature’s wonders. 8 p.m. $35-$169.50. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
Aug. 1-3, vs. Washington Nationals; Aug. 5-7, vs. Milwaukee Brewers; Aug. 15-17, vs. New York Mets; Aug. 22-25, vs. Atlanta Braves; and Aug. 26-28, vs. Cincinnati Reds. Call for times and ticket prices. Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, dbacks.com, 602-514-8400.
Arizona Science Center
The World of Giant Insects, through Sept. 5, showcases six common insects of gargantuan proportions, including a desert locust, Chinese praying mantis and other creatures shown 40 to 120 times larger than in real life. Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call for admission prices. 600 E. Washington St., Phoenix, azscience.org, 602-716-2000.
Desert Caballeros Western Museum
Saddles That Shaped the West, through Oct. 2; Route 66: Recent Creations, Retro Collections, through Oct. 2; Marjorie Thomas: Arizona Art Pioneer (1885-1978), through Nov. 27; and Follow the Thread: Quilts from the Museum’s Permanent Collection, through Dec. 31. M-Sa, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Su, noon-4 p.m. $7.50, adults; $6, seniors; free, youth 16 and younger. 21 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg, westernmuseum.org, 928-684-2272.
This month’s programs focus on bougainvillea bonsai, watering and controller programming, natural history of the creosote, succulent cylinders, moonscape photography, gourds, herb propagation and cultivation, bats, harvesting and cooking with prickly pear, best vines for the landscape, pruning trees and shrubs, glass bird feeders and small outdoor patios. Call for times, dates and registration fees. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, dbg.org, 480-481-8146.
Maks & Val: Our Way
Brothers Maksim and Valentin Chmerkovskiy present a narrative of their life story combined with the world-class dancing, creativity and passion they are known for on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. 7:30 p.m. $38-$68. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
Fountain Hills Theater presents a nostalgic musical revue celebrating three decades of award-winning productions. The show features 30 of the company’s finest performers. Call for times and ticket prices. Fountain Hills Theater, 11445 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills, fhtaz.org, 480-837-9661.
Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas
The singers join forces for their Future Now: The Tour. Lovato went from being a regular on Barney & Friends and a Disney starlet to a pop star with many hit singles to her credit, including “Cool for the Summer,” “Confident” and “Heart Attack.” Jonas is best known as one-third of the pop/rock act the Jonas Brothers and for such hits as “Jealous,” “Chains” and “Levels.” 7 p.m. $25.20-$85.20. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.