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Through July 26
Glendale Summer Band (FREE)
This weekly concert series celebrates its 52nd season as the community band shares renditions of marches, polkas, movie medleys and other tunes. The all-volunteer band of approximately 100 musicians includes members who span several generations. Th, 8 p.m. Murphy Park Amphitheater, 58th Avenue and Glenn Drive, Glendale, glendaleaz.com/events, 623-930-2299.

July 1
Concert Series (FREE)
Bring a blanket or chair, relax and enjoy as this series concludes with a performance by Mogollon and a fireworks finale. 7:30-9 p.m. McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, 7301 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale, therailroadpark.com, 480-312-2312.

July 4
A Flag Fourth (FREE)
Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra celebrates Independence Day. 1 p.m. Pepsi Amphitheater, Fort Tuthill County Park, 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop, Flagstaff, pepsiamp.com, 866-977-6849.

July 5-31
Concerts at MIM
This month’s concerts include Todd Snider, July 5; The Fixx, July 10; Eric Johnson, July 12; Rita Coolidge, July 13; Spanish Harlem Orchestra, July 14; Davell Crawford: Tribute to Fats Domino, July 15; J.D. Souther, July 17-18; Jenny and the Mexicats, July 19; Maria Muldaur, July 20; Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore with The Guilty Ones, July 23; Django Festival All-Stars, July 24-25; Marc Cohn with the Blind Boys of Alabama, July 26; Henry Kapono: Welcome 2 My Paradise, July 29; and Doyle Bramhall II, July 31. Call for times and ticket prices. Musical Instrument Museum Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, mim.org, 480-478-6000.

July 6
Scotty McCreery
Fans will be singing along to such hits as “Five More Minutes,” “See You Tonight” and “The Trouble with Girls” as the American Idol alum and country music star performs. 6 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Pepsi Amphitheater, Fort Tuthill County Park, 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop, Flagstaff, pepsiamp.com, 866-977-6849.

July 7, 14
Dance Parties
Hillcrest Dance and Social Club of Sun City West hosts dances with music by Rich Howard and Brad Bauder, July 7; and Michael Carollo, July 14. Sa, 7-9:30 p.m.; with complimentary dance lessons at 6:15 p.m. $6. R.H. Johnson Social Hall, 19803 R.H. Johnson Blvd., Sun City West, hillcrest.scwclubs.com, 605-430-5337.

July 11
Pro Jam Session
Professional jazz musicians and advanced students share in this essential tradition of jazz as they jam with world-renowned drummer and namesake Lewis Nash. 7:30 p.m. $15; free for students 25 and younger. The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, thenash.org, 602-795-0464.

July 12
The Smashing Pumpkins
The alternative rock pioneers kick off their Shiny and Oh So Bright tour in the Valley. 7 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

July 13
Happy Together Tour
Sing along to the biggest hits of the ’60s and ’70s with headline artists from such bands as The Turtles, Three Dog Night, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, The Association, Paul Revere & the Raiders and The Cowsills. 8 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, talkingstickresort.com, 480-850-7734.

July 13, 27
Friday Night Live! (FREE)
Sonoran Sol takes the stage July 13; and Chillie Willie Groove, July 27. 7:30 p.m. Geronimo Plaza, 800 E. University Blvd., Tucson, maingatesquare.com, 520-622-8613.

July 14
Jackson Browne
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame musician has written and performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music, defining a genre of songwriting charged with honesty, emotion and personal politics. Hits include “Running on Empty,” “Doctor My Eyes,” “Stay,” “The Pretender” and “Tender Is the Night.” 8 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

July 20
Chris Isaak
The rockabilly crooner and his longtime band, Silvertone, perform such standout hits as “Wicked Games,” “Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing,” “San Francisco Days” and “Somebody’s Crying.” 8 p.m. $65-$100. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com, 602-267-1600.

July 20
Donny and Marie Osmond
In show business since they were young children, the superstar siblings share such chart-topping hits as “Puppy Love,” “Paper Roses,” “Morning Side of the Mountain,” “I’m Leavin’ It (All) Up to You” and “A Beautiful Life.” 8 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, talkingstickresort.com, 480-850-7734.

July 20
Reckless Kelly
The country group brings its outlaw spirit to the stage. 8 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Pepsi Amphitheater, Fort Tuthill County Park, 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop, Flagstaff, pepsiamp.com, 866-977-6849.

July 20
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
Country music’s ultimate power couple extend their Soul2Soul The World Tour with a return trip to the Valley, performing hits from their respective careers, along with such popular duets as “Speak to a Girl,” “Break First,” “Keep Your Eyes on Me” and “It’s Your Love.” 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

July 21
Christopher Cross
The Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and radio icon shares his plethora of hits, including “Sailing,” “Ride Like the Wind,” “Arthur’s Theme,” “All Right” and “Never Be the Same.” 8 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, talkingstickresort.com, 480-850-7734.

July 21
Jeff Beck
The trailblazing guitarist has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame twice, first as a member of The Yardbirds and then again as a solo artist. Nils Lofgren, the acclaimed guitarist and vocalist from Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, opens the show. 8 p.m. $35-$179. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com, 602-267-1600.

July 21
Pentatonix
Winners of the third season of NBC’s The Sing-Off, the superstar a cappella ensemble is known for its pop-style arrangements and original works. 8 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

July 24
American Idol Live!
The top seven finalists from this season’s American Idol perform, including winner Maddie Poppe, Cade Foehner, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Catie Turner, Gabby Barrett, Jurnee and Michael J. Woodard. Kris Allen, winner of Season 8, is special guest. 7:30 p.m. $30-$55. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa, mesaartscenter.com, 480-644-6500.

July 25
Art of Conversation & Song
Drummer Billy Cobham, bassist Ron Carter and pianist Kenny Barron delve into the art of the rhythm section in an evening of conversation and music. 7:30 p.m. $50. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa, mesaartscenter.com, 480-644-6500.

July 25
Logic
The rapper who is taking on the world with positivity – and is known for solving a Rubik’s Cube while performing onstage – brings The Bobby Tarantino vs. Everybody Tour to Phoenix, with support from rising hip-hop artists NF and Kyle. 7 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

July 27
Lee Greenwood
The country music legend performs his iconic American anthem “God Bless the USA” and more. 8 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, talkingstickresort.com, 480-850-7734.

July 28
Billy Cobham & Crosswinds Project
The prolific drummer, percussionist, composer and producer performs with his new percussion ensemble. 7:30 p.m. $40. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa, mesaartscenter.com, 480-644-6500.

July 30
Shania Twain
Fans will be singing along to such hits as “Let’s Go Girls,” “Honey, I’m Home,” “Any Man of Mine,” “You’re Still the One,” “That Don’t Impress Me Much” and “Swingin’ with My Eyes Closed” as the queen of country pop takes the stage. 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

July 31
311 and The Offspring
Fans can expect an evening of countless hits as the rock bands team up for a feel-good Never-Ending Summer Tour, with Gym Class Heroes as special guest. 7 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.