Tuesday, August 6 - Sunday, August 11
ASU Gammage, Tempe
Need a laugh? Get your fill of the funny with nine-time Tony Award-winning musical The Book of Mormon this August at ASU Gammage in Tempe. The hit production, performing eight shows over the course of six days, will definitely have you in stitches. Showtimes and ticket prices vary.
Cost: Tickets start at $40
Tuesday, August 20
If you like folk rock, bluegrass, and Americana tunes, you’ll want to check out this show. The Avett Brothers, masters of the genre, will be bringing their banjos, bass, and drums to downtown Phoenix as part of their summer and autumn tour. Lake Street Dive will also be performing.
Cost: Tickets start at $49.50
Saturday, August 24
Talking Stick Resort Arena
Everyone knows the Harlem Globetrotters boast impressive basketball skills, but now you can see them do what they do best in person. The team, made up of extreme trick shot specialists and expert ball handlers, will attempt to break a handful of Guinness World Records during their time in Phoenix. Some of the records they aim to crush include the most blindfolded dunks, the most behind-the-back three-point shots, and the most under-the-leg slams by a team using a trampoline. So yeah, they’re not kidding around.
Cost: Tickets start at $20
Thursday, August 29
If summer were a music genre, it would probably sound something like reggae rock. Rebelution, Protoje, Collie Buddz, and DJ Mackie are bringing their funky summer rhythms and positive vibes to the Mesa Amphitheatre for a show that couldn’t be more summer if it tried.
Sunday, September 8
Marquee Theatre, Tempe
Tempe’s Marquee Theatre turns into a super-sexy cabaret as the burlesque beauties of SuicideGirls take the stage for a one-night show this September, with meet-and-greet options also available.