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Carrie Underwood, May 9; Photo by Randee St. Nicholas
Carrie Underwood, May 9; Photo by Randee St. Nicholas

May 5

Orpheus Salutes America

Paying tribute to those who served in the armed forces, Orpheus Male Chorus of Phoenix concludes its 90th anniversary season with a program of patriotic music and other genres that salute America, including spirituals and folk songs. 3 p.m., $20-$25, adults; $15-$20, seniors and students, Camelback Bible Church, 3900 E. Stanford Dr., Paradise Valley, orpheus.org, 602-271-9396

Camelback Bible Church, Paradise Valley, AZ, 85253

May 5

Scottsdale Concert Band (FREE)

Featuring musicians from all walks of life, the 75-member community band celebrates Cinco de Mayo with a variety of Latin-American music. 3:30 p.m. Coronado High School, 7501 E. Virginia Ave., Scottsdale, scottsdaleconcertband.org, 602-327-3168.

Coronado High School, AZ

May 6

Apocalyptica

Hear Metallica played like never before – on cello! – as this string-driven Finnish metal band shares head-banging renditions of such hits as “Nothing Else Matters,” “Seek and Destroy,” “Battery” and “Enter Sandman.” 8p.m. $25-$55. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa, mesaartscenter.com, 480-644-6500.

Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ, 85201

mesaartscenter.com

May 9 – 11

Thunder from Down Under

This troupe of hard-bodied blokes from Australia makes women swoon with dynamic dance routines and barely there costumes, paired with infectious energy and sly humor. Th-F, 8 p.m.; Sa, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets start at $25. Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, talkingstickresort.com, 480-850-7734.

Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ

talkingstickresort.com

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