A Look Ahead


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March 1
Green Day

March 1
Green Day
Touring in support of its new album, Revolution Radio, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and Grammy Award-winning band is known for such hits as  “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” “Basket Case” and  “Wake Me Up When September Ends.” 7:30 p.m. $24.75-$64.75. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

March 3-5
McDowell Mountain Music Festival
This nonprofit music fest benefits Phoenix Children’s Hospital and UMOM New Day Centers. This year’s lineup includes Flum, The Shins, Grouplove, Chromeo, Gov’t Mule and Lettuce. Call for times and ticket prices. Margaret T. Hance Park, 67 W. Culver St., Phoenix, mmmf.com, 602-343-0453.

March 4
Bon Jovi
The iconic rock band brings its This House is Not for Sale Tour to the Valley, celebrating its immense catalog of anthems, fan favorites and new hits. 7:30 p.m. $15-$548. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

March 4
Brian Regan
The stand-up comedian keeps the laughs flowing with observational, sarcastic and self-deprecating humor combined with dynamic facial expressions. 8 p.m. $39.50-$69.50. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

March 4
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The eclectic and energetic California natives are known for such catchy, guitar-driven songs as “Look Around,” “Give It Away,” “Around the World” and “Californication.” 8 p.m. $49-$99. Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

March 4-April 16
Ring of Fire
Arizona Theatre Company presents Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash. Featuring such classic hits as “I Walk the Line,” “A Boy Named Sue” and “Folsom Prison Blues,” the musical is about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, home and family. Call for times and ticket prices. March 4-25, Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave., Tucson, 520-622-2823; and March 30-April 16, Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix, 602-256-6995, arizonatheatre.org.

March 9 (FREE)
Masters of the Southwest
Phoenix Home & Garden hosts this annual celebration to salute Masters of the Southwest award winners featured in the magazine’s March issue. 6 p.m. Reservations required. Scottsdale Design Center, 15125 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale, masters2017.eventbrite.com, 480-664-3960.

March 11
Wig Out
Slip on a wild wig and celebrate the ’70s at this fundraising dinner, which includes a silent auction, dancing and live entertainment. The event is presented by Don’t be a Chump! Check for a Lump!, which provides free wigs to breast cancer patients and free mammograms to women in the community. All guests must wear a wig — the more outlandish, the better. 6-11 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Pointe Tapatio Cliffs, 11111 N. Seventh St., Phoenix, checkforalump.com, 602-688-5232.

March 12
Home & Garden Tour
Cave Creek Museum hosts this self-guided tour, which features four unique homes that range from Western traditional to modern, including a historical home that was one of the original five homes built in Carefree. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $35-$40, available online or at the museum, 6140 Skyline Dr. Carefree/Cave Creek area, cavecreekmuseum.org, 480-488-2764.

March 14-19
Finding Neverland
Featuring irresistible songs, plenty of laughs and an ample dose of pixie dust, this hit musical tells the fascinating story of how Peter became Pan. The timeless story focuses on the power of imagination, with spectacular proof that you never really have to grow up. Call for times and ticket prices. ASU Gammage, 1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe, asugammage.com, 480-965-3434.

March 14-19
LPGA Founders Cup
Sei Young Kim is defending champion as this tournament features a full field of LPGA players competing for a $1.5 million purse. Visit website for times and ticket prices. Wildfire Golf Club at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, 5350 E. Marriott Dr., Phoenix, lpgafounderscup.com.

March 16
Teaming Up for Girls
Olympic gold medalist and foster care advocate Simone Biles is keynote speaker at this luncheon. A silent auction is included, with proceeds benefiting at-risk youth and young women served by Florence Crittenton. 10:30 a.m. $275. J.W. Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, 5402 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, flocrit.org, 602-288-4555.

March 25
Lewis Black
A more ticked-off optimist than mean-spirited curmudgeon, Lewis Black provides a cathartic release of anger and disillusionment for his audience, causing them to laugh hysterically while making compelling points about the absurdity of our world. 8 p.m. $39.50-$79.50. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

March 25-26
Salsa Challenge
The Arizona Hemophilia Association cranks up the heat as professional and amateur chefs prepare the hot stuff – and mild – on-site at the 33rd annual My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge. A margarita mix-off, children’s activities and live music add to the festivities. Sa, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Su, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $15-$55; free, children 11 and younger. Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, salsachallenge.com, 602-955-3947.

March 26
Game of Thrones
Using state-of-the-art technology, composer Ramin Djawadi takes fans of the HBO fantasy hit show on a musical journey through the Seven Kingdoms. The immersive music and visual experience features a full orchestra, choir and video from the TV series. 8 p.m. $34.75-$94.75. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.