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Queen + Adam Lambert, July 16
Queen + Adam Lambert, July 16

July 4

A Flag Fourth (FREE)

Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra celebrates Independence Day. 3 p.m. (gates open at 2 p.m.) Pepsi Amphitheater, Fort Tuthill County Park, 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop, Flagstaff, flagstaffsymphony.org, 866-977-6849.

Fort Tuthill County Park, Flagstaff, AZ

July 5

Jon Bellion

The singer-songwriter brings his Glory Sound Prep tour to the Valley. The concert celebrates the release of his new album of the same name, which blends hip-hop, rhythm and blues, pop and rock elements and features such artists as Quincy Jones, Roc Marciano, RZA, B.Keyz and Travis Mendes. 7 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

Comerica Theatre, Phoenix, AZ, 85003

comericatheatre.com

July 9

Shawn Mendes

Supporting the release of his self-titled third album, the 20-year-old superstar next door performs all his hits, including “Treat You Better,” “Life of the Party,” “Mercy” and “Stitches.” Alessia Cara is special guest. 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

Gila River Arena, Glendale, AZ, 85305

ticketmaster.com

July 11

Howard Jones

“Things Can Only Get Better,” “No One Is to Blame” and “Life in One Day” are sure to be on the program as the electronic music pioneer performs in support of his new album Transform. Men Without Hats and All Hail the Silence are special guests. 7:30 p.m. $40-$75. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com, 602-267-1600.

Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix, AZ, 85008

celebritytheatre.com

July 12 – 29

Concerts at MIM

This month’s concerts include Jane Monheit, July 12; Paris Chansons, July 13-14; Cha Wa, July 16; Mandy Harvey, July 20; Ranky Tanky, July 21; Guitar Masters, July 24; Sweet Honey in the Rock, July 27; Stanley Clarke, July 28; and Julia Holter, July 29. Call for times and ticket prices. Musical Instrument Museum Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, mim.org, 480-478-6000.

Musical Instrument Museum Music Theater, Phoenix, AZ, 85050

mim.org

July 13

Melissa Etheridge

One of rock music’s great female icons, the singer-songwriter, guitarist and activist is known for her confessional lyrics and raspy, smoky vocals. The set list includes such memorable hits as “I’m the Only One,” “I Want to Come Over,” “Come to My Window” and “Ain’t It Heavy,” as well as music from her new album, The Medicine Show. 7:30 p.m. $72-$112. Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, chandlercenter.org, 480-782-2680.

Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler, AZ, 85225

chandlercenter.org

July 14

Hugh Jackman

Accompanied by a live orchestra, the Golden Globe- and Tony Award-winning performer shares hit songs from The Greatest Showman, Les Misérables and more from Broadway and film as his The Man. The Music. The Show. tour makes a stop in the Valley. 7 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

Gila River Arena, Glendale, AZ, 85305

ticketmaster.com

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