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A LOOK AHEAD

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Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas
September 16
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.

September 3
Phoenix Cooks!
Eat, drink and indulge as this interactive gourmet food and kitchen show offers opportunities aplenty to learn, cook, share, taste, sip, shop and experience the pleasures of the culinary lifestyle. Chef duels and demonstrations are among the highlights, plus delicacies from more than 50 the city’s best chefs and restaurants, complemented by dozens of wine, beer and cocktail sampling booths. Proceeds benefit Banner Children’s. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $85, advance; $100, at the door; $60, designated driver. Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, 6902 E. Greenway Pkwy., Scottsdale, phoenixcooks.com.

September 14
Hall & Oates
As the top-selling music duo in history, Daryl Hall and John Oates scored such hits as “Rich Girl,” “Kiss on My List,” “Private Eyes,” “Maneater” and “Sara Smile.” 7 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

September 15
The Monkees
The iconic band that produced a stream of hits in the ’60s performs in celebration of its golden anniversary and the group’s first new album in 20 years, appropriately titled Good Times. The latest incarnation of the band is anchored by Peter Tork and Micky Dolenz, who was the lead vocalist on such hits as “Last Train to Clarksville,” “Pleasant Valley Sunday” and “I’m A Believer.” 7:30 p.m. $37-$100. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa, mesaartscenter.com, 480-644-6500.

September 22
Luke Bryan
The country artist’s career has skyrocketed the past few years with such hits as “Drink a Beer,” “Play It Again,” “Crash My Party,” “Drunk on You,” “Rain Is a Good Thing” and “Home Alone Tonight.” Joining Bryan on his Kill the Lights Tour are special guests Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch. 7 p.m. $32.75-$81.50. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 W. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

September 22
Top Gymnasts
The 2016 Tour of Gymnastics Champions features the biggest names in the sport, including Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Nastia Liukin and Jordyn Wieber, as well as members of both the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympics gymnastics team. 7 p.m. $28.50-$292.50. Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.