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2015 Summer Getaways
It’s a snap to have fun on a summertime trip. What’s not so easy: having fun and discovering a new, lifelong hobby. Or improving your health. Or rekindling your love affair with our great state. Dive into our annual roundup of superb summ...
Through July 23
Glendale Summer Band
This weekly concert series celebrates its 49th season as Glendale Community Band shares renditions of marches, polkas, movie medleys and other worldly tunes. The all-volunteer band of approximately 100 musicians includes members who span several generations. Th, 8 p.m. Free. Murphy Park Amphitheater, 58th Avenue and Glenn Drive, Glendale, glendaleaz.com/events, 623-930-2299.
Performing poolside, the band shares its fusion of rap, metal, funk, reggae and rock. 8 p.m. $40. Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale, talkingstickresort.com, 480-850-7734.
Slayer headlines this heavy metal and hard rock touring festival, which features two stages and 13 bands, including King Diamond, Hellyeah, The Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel, Thy Art is Murder, Jungle Rot, Sister Sin, Sworn In, Shattered Sun, Feed Her to the Sharks, Code Orange and Kissing Candice. 1 p.m. $40.25-$83.31. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
Independence Day Music Festival
Expanding to two days this year, the festival features entertainment by Wilco with Dr. Dog, and Little Big Town with Brandy Clark, plus a patriotic fireworks finale each night. 5:30 p.m. $25-$85. Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7555 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
Concerts at MIM
This month’s concerts include The Django Festival All-Stars, July 3; Vinicius Cantuária, July 9; and Martha Davis and the Motels, July 15. Call for times and ticket prices. Musical Instrument Museum Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, mim.org, 480-478-6000.
Servicemen on Tour
The American Hitmen – Marine Corps veterans – share their own brand of rock ’n’ roll in this patriotic show, which also features The GIs of Comedy – Army and Air Force vets “still serving their country, one joke at a time.” 8 p.m. $20. Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, 5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler, wingilariver.com, 877-840-0457.
Bring a blanket or chair, relax and enjoy an evening of high-energy country music. 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Free. McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, 7301 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale, therailroadpark.com, 480-312-2312.
Known worldwide as the Matchbox Twenty frontman, as well as for his multiplatinum solo work, Thomas has countless hits, including “Little Wonders,” “Lonely No More,” “This Is How a Heart Breaks” and “Smooth,” his chart-topping collaboration with Santana. 7 p.m. $42-$72. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, livenation.com, 800-745-3000.
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Founding band members Stu Cook and Doug Clifford and the rest of CCR deliver classic rock standards like “Proud Mary,” “Bad Moon Risin’,” “Travelin’ Band,” “Down on the Corner” and “Have You Ever Seen the Rain?” 8 p.m. $46-$106. Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, 5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler, wingilariver.com, 877-840-0457.
July 10, 24
Friday Night Live!
Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance presents this summer jazz concert series, which continues with Crystal Stark, July 10; and Joe Bourne, July 24. 7 p.m. Free. Main Gate Square, 814 E. University Blvd., Tucson, maingatesquare.com, 520-622-8613.
Live & Local Fridays
Dry River Yacht Club takes the stage, July 10; Linda, Carmela and Phases, July 17; The Sugar Thieves, July 24; and Carlos Arzate & The Kind Souls, July 31. Arrive early for happy-hour drink specials and modern Mexican tacos from Distrito. F, 6 p.m.; concert at 8 p.m. $10. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St., Scottsdale, scottsdaleperformingarts.org, 480-499-TKTS.
The singer/songwriter lit up the charts in the ’70s and ’80s with such hits as “It’s Over,” “Lowdown,” “Lido Shuffle” and “Georgia.” 8 p.m. $64-$119. Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, 5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler, wingilariver.com, 877-840-0457.
The End Times Tour
Alt-rock heroes The Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson share ’90s angst and nostalgia in this co-headlining tour. 7 p.m. $45-$75. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
The English Beat
Hailing from Birmingham, England, the band is known for its unique mix of ska, pop, reggae, soul and punk rock. 7 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Livewire, 7320 E. Indian Plaza, Scottsdale, livewireaz.com, 480-970-1112.
Fans will be singing along to hits like “Just a Kiss,” “Need You Now,” “Bartender,” “Downtown” and “I Run to You” as the hitmaking trio’s Wheels Up 2015 Tour lands in Phoenix. Hunter Hayes and Sam Hunt are special guests. 7 p.m. $25.50-$55.25. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
Third Eye Blind and Dashboard Confessional share the stage on this summertime tour. 7 p.m. $29.50-$49.50. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, livenation.com, 800-745-3000.
Under the Sun Tour
Eve 6, Sugar Ray, Uncle Kracker, and Better Than Ezra – who helped define the alternative sound of the ’90s – share the stage. 8 p.m., $63-$99. Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, 5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler, wingilariver.com, 877-840-0457.
Arizona Chamber Music Experience
A faculty of seasoned veterans leads this weekend workshop, which includes concerts by the participants, faculty and friends. F-Sa, 6 p.m., $10; Su, 2 p.m., free. Camelback Bible Church, 3900 E. Stanford Dr., Paradise Valley, azchambermusic.com, 602-955-6370.
Sublime with Rome
Fans enjoy a fusion of surf rock, reggae and punk. Rapper Mickey Avalon opens the poolside show. 8 p.m. Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale, talkingstickresort.com, 480-850-7734.
Fans can expect to hear such favorites as “Saturday in the Park,” “25 or 6 to 4,” “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day,” “September,” “Sing a Song” and “Shining Star” as legendary bands Earth, Wind & Fire and Chicago co-headline this summer tour. 7:30 p.m. $25-$120. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
Michael W. Smith
Best-known for such songs as “You are Holy (Prince of Peace)” and “Open the Eyes of My Heart,” the Grammy Award-winning Christian singer recently swapped singing for acting in the upcoming film 90 Minutes in Heaven. 7:30 p.m. $30-$65. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com, 602-267-1600.
“Radioactive,” “Demons,” “Ready Aim Fire” and “On Top of the World” are sure to be on the program as the Grammy Award-winning alternative rock band brings its Smoke + Mirrors tour to Phoenix. Metric and Halsey are special guests. 7:30 p.m. $24.75-$64.75. US Airways Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
Expect a rich set list that includes such gems as “For What It’s Worth,” “Love the One You’re With” and “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” as the legendary singer, songwriter and guitarist takes the stage. One of rock music’s most enduring figures, Stills has enjoyed a career now spanning six decades. 7:30 p.m. $40-$100. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com, 602-267-1600.
Celebrating four decades of music with its R40 tour, the Canadian power trio is sure to perform such classic rock hits as “Fly by Night,” “Tom Sawyer,” “The Spirit of Radio” and “Closer to the Heart.” 7:30 p.m. $46-$126. US Airways Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
Celebrating five decades of Pink Floyd, the tribute band brings its Space & Time World Tour 2015 to Phoenix. The concert includes performances from all of Pink Floyd’s biggest-selling albums, including The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and The Division Bell, plus a host of other Pink Floyd musical surprises. 7:30 p.m. $28-$48. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, livenation.com, 800-745-3000.
The Steve Miller Band
The band shares its trademark blues-rock sound with such hits as “Take the Money and Run,” “Jungle Love,” “Keep on Rockin’ Me Baby” and “Space Cowboy” at this poolside concert. 8 p.m. $30-$195. Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale, talkingstickresort.com, 480-850-7734.