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Rolling Stones, August 26
Rolling Stones, August 26

August 13

Collective Soul

Sharing the stage with the Valley’s own Gin Blossoms, the Atlanta-based alt rockers bring their Now’s the Time Tour to Phoenix, celebrating 25 years and the release of their new studio album Blood. 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

Comerica Theatre, Phoenix, AZ, 85003

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August 14

The B-52s

From groundbreaking songs like “Rock Lobster” and “Dance This Mess Around” to chart-topping hits like “Love Shack” and “Roam,” the band’s catchy dance-rock tunes start a party every time their music begins. OMD and Berlin are special guests. 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

August 15

Slightly Stoopid

The Southern California-based band is known for its multi-instrumental cross-genre blend of rock, reggae, folk and blues mixed with layers of hip-hop, punk and funk. Tribal Seeds, Matisyahu and Hirie are special guests. 6 p.m. $40. Pepsi Amphitheater, Fort Tuthill County Park, 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop, Flagstaff, pepsiamp.com, 480-656-9940.

Pepsi Amphitheater, Flagstaff, AZ

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August 16

Chris Young

The chart-topping country artist with the deep twang hits the stage with such favorites as “Think of You,” “Voices,” “Tomorrow,” “I’m Comin’ Over” and “The Man I Want to Be.” Chris Janson and LoCash are special guests. 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 W. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

Ak-Chin Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ

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August 17 – September 22

Red Rocks Music Festival

This annual festival attracts world-acclaimed musicians for eight concerts in metro Phoenix and Sedona. $36, adults; $14, children 13 and younger. Call for times and venues, redrocksmusicfestival.com, 602-402-4551.

August 17

George Clinton & P-Funk

Capping more than 50 years of touring and recording, the legendary Parliament Funkadelic frontman retires from touring with the One Nation Under Groove Tour. The lineup includes Dumpstaphunk, Fishbone, and Miss Velvet and the Blue Wolf. 7 p.m. $45-$140. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com, 602-267-1600.

Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix, AZ, 85008

celebritytheatre.com

August 17

Justin Hayward

The lead singer and guitarist for legendary band The Moody Blues performs from his vast repertoire of music, including Moody Blues hits “Nights in White Satin,” “Tuesday Afternoon” and “Your Wildest Dreams,” and those from his solo career, “Blue Guitar” and “Forever Autumn.” 8 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, talkingstickresort.com, 480-850-7734.

Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ

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August 20

Steve Earle & The Dukes

With raw vocals, a passion for storytelling and a unique country/rock blend, Earle has released such timeless hits as “Copperhead Road,” “The Galway Girl” and “Guitar Town.” The singer-songwriter also is known for his full-length albums covering songs of his mentors, including his newest album Guyin honor of Guy Clark. 7:30 p.m. $35-$55. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa, mesaartscenter.com, 480-644-6500.

Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ, 85201

mesaartscenter.com

August 20

The Avett Brothers

Making mainstream waves with its 2009 major-label debut, “I and Love and You,” the band shares its signature blend of folk, ballads, bluegrass and rock in such songs as “Ain’t No Man,” “The Ballad of Love and Hate” and the rollicking “Satan Pulls the Strings.” Lake Street Dive is special guest. 7:30 p.m. $49.50-$74.50. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

Comerica Theatre, Phoenix, AZ, 85003

comericatheatre.com

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