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Through June 2
Eroica
Ballet Arizona continues its series in the garden with this presentation of movement, sound and multimedia on a stage that embraces the desert as a stunning backdrop for the enchanting choreography of Ib Andersen and Beethoven’s Third Symphony. Call for times. Tickets start at $40. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, balletaz.org, 602-381-1096.

Through July 1
Concert Series (FREE)
Bring a blanket or chair, relax and enjoy as a variety of popular local bands perform, including December ’63, June 3; One of These Nights, June 10; Groove Merchants, June 17; and Goat on a Boat, June 24. Su, 7:30-9 p.m. McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, 7301 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale, therailroadpark.com, 480-312-2312.

June 1
The Monkees
Backed by a full band, Mike Nesmith and Micky Dolenz touch on every era of their 50-year career, including such classics as “Last Train to Clarksville,” “I’m a Believer,” “Pleasant Valley Sunday,” “Daydream Believer,” “Listen to the Band,” “Me & Magdalena” and “Good Times.” 7:30 p.m. $48-$88. Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, chandlercenter.org, 480-782-2680.

June 1-2
The Phoenix Symphony
The orchestra caps off its 70th anniversary season with Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony, plus works by Bernstein and Schoenberg. Anne Akiko Meyers is featured violinist. 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St., Phoenix, phoenixsymphony.org, 602-495-1999.

June 1-22
Music in the Garden
This spring outdoor concert series continues with Canyon Records artists, June 1; Jay Allan and the Uncommon Good, June 8; QVLN, June 15; and AZ Dueling Pianos, June 22. 7:30-9:30 p.m. $30. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, dbg.org, 480-481-8188.

June 1-23
Concerts at MIM
This month’s concerts include All Our Exes Live in Texas, June 1; Joe Purdy, June 5; Ramsey Lewis and His Electric Band, June 7; Lydia Loveless, June 9; Ana Popovic, June 10-11; Ivan Lins, June 12; Paula Cole, June 14; Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain and Chris Potter, June 17; and Tom Paxton and the Don Juans, June 23. Call for times and ticket prices. Musical Instrument Museum Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, mim.org, 480-478-6000.

June 1-29
Friday Night Live! (FREE)
Purple Spectre takes the stage June 1; The LoBros, June 15; and The Coolers, June 29. 7:30 p.m. Geronimo Plaza, 800 E. University Blvd., Tucson, maingatesquare.com, 520-622-8613.

June 2
Dance Showcase
Students from Ballet Etudes School of Dance showcase their training and skills in ballet, jazz and contemporary dance. 7 p.m. $10. Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, chandlercenter.org, 480-782-2680.

June 2
Party in the Pines
Blaine Long & Rosas del Rey, Scandalous Hands and The Gurley Girls perform, plus a private VIP concert with Sean McDermott and Nick Canuel. Beer tasting, food trucks and lawn games are included. 5-10 p.m., VIP at 4 p.m. Check website for ticket prices. Prescott Mile High Middle School football field, 300 S. Granite St., Prescott, partyinthepinesprescott.com.

June 3
Kansas
Gaining popularity in the ’70s with such hits as “Dust in the Wind,” “Point of Know Return” and “Carry on Wayward Son,” the iconic classic rock band has no shortage of hits. 8 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, talkingstickresort.com, 480-850-7734.

June 5
Ray LaMontagne
With a voice that is raspy and mystical, ethereal and haunting, the singer-songwriter is known for such songs as “You Are the Best Thing,” “Hold You in My Arms,” “Beg, Steal or Borrow” and “Such a Simple Thing.” 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

June 6
Kesha and Macklemore
The trailblazing singer and rapper join forces for a co-headlining summer tour that kicks off in the Valley. 7 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

June 7
Maroon 5
Fans will be singing along to such hits as “Wait,” “Sugar,” “She Will Be Loved,” “Moves Like Jagger,” “Animals,” “Don’t Want to Know” and “Misery” as the pop rock band fronted by lead vocalist Adam Levine celebrates the release of its Red Pill Blues album with a tour by the same name. 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

June 7-9
L.O.V.E.
This Scorpius Dance Theatre production explores a variety of relationship dynamics and stages of love, ranging from serious to lighthearted and oftentimes humorous scenarios. Various points in romantic relationships are portrayed, including first love, fairytale weddings and the changing dynamics of a marriage after having a child, as well as other personal interactions, such as sibling rivalry, motherly love, expressing forgiveness, loss of someone close, and finding confidence and support in friends. Th-F, 7:30 p.m.; Sa, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Tickets start at $25. Metropolitan Arts Institute, 1700 N. Seventh Ave., Phoenix, scorpiusdance.com, 602-301-6066.

June 8
The Alan Parsons Project Live
The progressive rock icon is the creator of such ’80s favorites as “Time,” “Eye in the Sky,” “Don’t Answer Me,” “Sirius” and “Games People Play.” 8 p.m. $35-$185. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com, 602-267-1600.

June 8
Huevos Revueltos Tour
Enanitos Verdes and Hombres G, two of the most iconic Latin pop-rock groups from the ’80s and ’90s, share the stage. 8 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

June 10
Over the Rainbow
Heather Fallon, Alanna Kalbfleisch and Steve Hilderbrand perform songs celebrating The Wizard of Oz and more in this cabaret-style concert presented by Desert Foothills Theater. 7:15 p.m. $36. Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center, 33606 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, dftheater.org, 480-488-1981.

June 10-11
Ana Popovic
The blues singer, songwriter and guitarist from Serbia combines electric funk with a slide guitar, jazzy instrumentals, a tight blues groove and soulful vocals. 7 p.m. $33.50-$38.50. Musical Instrument Museum Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, mim.org, 480-478-6000.

June 17
Chicago and REO Speedwagon
The legendary rock bands treat fans to a deep catalog of hits from both groups. 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

June 22
Dita Von Teese
The sultry burlesque star takes the stage as her Dita Von Teese and the Copper Coupe tour makes a stop in the Valley. 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

June 23
Kenny Chesney
The country superstar leads his “No Shoes Nation” fans in an evening of good vibrations, turning the ballpark into an island getaway with such spirited songs as “Beer in Mexico,” “Pirate Flag,” “When the Sun Goes Down,” “Setting the World on Fire,” “The Good Stuff,” “Get Along” and “No, Shoes, No Shirt, No Problem.” Thomas Rhett, Old Dominion and Brandon Lay are special guests. Gates open at 3 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

June 24
Chris Brown
The Grammy Award-winning rhythm-and-blues singer brings his Heartbreak on a Full Moon Tour to Phoenix. H.E.R. and Rich the Kid are special guests. 7 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

June 28
Vans Warped Tour
The annual touring music festival celebrates its final run with a lineup that includes Reel Big Fish, Bowling for Soup, The Used, Frank Turner, All Time Low, Simple Plan, Taking Back Sunday, The Maine, Waterparks, The Interrupters, Issues, Sum 41, Tonight Alive, Knuckle Puck and 3OH!3. Gates open at 11 a.m. Call for ticket prices. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

June 30
Brit Floyd
The tribute band brings together all the best elements of a real Pink Floyd concert with world-class musicians and an extravagant stage show, featuring a million-dollar light display, lasers, inflatables and theatrics. The show includes songs from The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and more. 8 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.