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Rolling Stones, August 26
Rolling Stones, August 26

August 23 – September 7

Grand Canyon Music Festival

This nationally renowned event celebrates its 36th season at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon with concerts that emphasize the broad diversity of chamber music. Highlights include performances by The Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo, Manhattan Chamber Players, Catalyst Quartet and Bonfiglio Group. Call for times and ticket prices. Shrine of the Ages, Grand Canyon National Park, South Rim,, 928-638-9215.

Shrine of the Ages, Grand Canyon Village, AZ

August 24

Depeche Mode Tribute

Strangelove – The Depeche Mode Experience delivers a “best of” concert, transporting listeners to a time when the electronic band reigned with such hits as “People Are People,” “Personal Jesus” and “Enjoy the Silence.” Opening for this ode to the ’80s is This Charming Band, a Smiths/Morrissey tribute group. 7:30 p.m. $19.89. Chandler Center for the Arts,250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler,, 480-782-2680.

Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler, AZ, 85225

August 26

Ringo Starr

The former Beatles’drummer and vocalist brings his latest All Starr Band to Phoenix, with a lineup that includes Steve Lukather, Colin Hay, Gregg Rolie, Warren Ham, Gregg Bissonette and Hamish Stuart. Fans enjoy music they know and love, including “Photograph,”“Yellow Submarine,”“Black Magic Woman,”“Africa”and “Rosanna.” 7:30 p.m. $65-$155. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix,, 602-267-1600.

Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix, AZ, 85008

August 26

The Rolling Stones

The legendary rockers return to the Valley for the first time since 2006, performing a rich set list that includes such gems as “Satisfaction,” “Start Me Up,” “You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” “Brown Sugar,” “Honky Tonk Woman,” “Beast of Burden,” “Angie,” “Gimme Shelter” and “It’s Only Rock ’n’ Roll.” 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Dr., Glendale,, 800-745-3000.

State Farm Stadium, Glendale, AZ, 85305

August 27

Chris Isaak

Fans are in for a night of Isaak’s smooth, dusky baritone and effortless brand of stylish retro-cool as the rockabilly crooner performs such standout hits as “Wicked Games,” “Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing,” “San Francisco Days” and “Somebody’s Crying.” 7:30 p.m. $55-$85. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa,, 480-644-6500.

Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ, 85201

August 27

Kacey Musgraves

The sassy country artist who swept this year’s Grammys with four awards shares her catalog of hits, including “Space Cowboy,” “Merry Go Round,” “Late to the Party,” “Dime Store Cowgirl” and “Biscuits.” 8 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix,, 800-745-3000.

Comerica Theatre, Phoenix, AZ, 85003

August 28


Nostalgia is in full bloom as rock sisters Nancy and Ann Wilson reunite for their Love Alivesummer tour. The legendary rock band is known for such favorites as “Crazy on You,” “What About Love,” “Barracuda” and “These Dreams.” 7 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 W. 83rd Ave., Phoenix,, 800-745-3000.

Ak-Chin Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ

August 29

ZZ Top

The legendary blues-rock trio celebrates its 50th anniversary, performing such timeless hits as “Cheap Sunglasses,” “La Grange,” “Legs,” “Tush” and “Gimme All Your Lovin’.” Formed in 1969, the band features Billy Gibbons on guitar, Dusty Hill on bass and Frank Beard – ironically the group’s only member without sprawling facial hair – on drums. Cheap Trick is special guest. 7 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix,, 800-745-3000.

Comerica Theatre, Phoenix, AZ, 85003

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