The Awake & Alive Tour: With Skillet, Hawk Nelson,& Decyfer Down, Thursday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m., $25-$53. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, 602-267-1600.
Bad Veins: Monday, Aug. 31, 8 p.m., $8-$10. Modified Arts, 407 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, 602-462-5516.
Chairlift: With Micachu and the Shapes, Monday, Sept. 14, 8 p.m., $14. Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, 602-265-4842.
Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, & Lenny White: Saturday, Sept. 12, 8 p.m., $42.50-$95. Orpheum Theatre, 200 W. Washington St., Phoenix, 602-534-5600.
Catie Curtis: Friday, Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m., $18-$20. Cave Creek Coffee Co., 6033 E. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek, 480-488-0603.
Deadmau5: Monday, Nov. 2, 8 p.m., $16.25-$36.25. Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0607.
Fat Joe: With Hannibal Leq, Noyd, Phoenix VIP, & more, Thursday, Aug. 27, 8 p.m., $22-$27. Venue of Scottsdale, 7117 E. 3rd Ave., Scottsdale, 480-945-5150.
KUPD's End of Summer Scorcher: With Sevendust, Corey Taylor, Five Finger Death Punch, Atreyu, Sickpuppies, Cavo, Tantric, The Veer Union, OTEP, Aranda, Digital Summer, Howitzer, Giant Killer, & more., Saturday, Sept. 26, $30-$125. The Farm, 2209 N. 99th Ave. Avondale, AZ, Avondale, 623-936-9545.
Marcy Playground: Friday, Aug. 28, 7 p.m., $13. Club Red, 2155 E. University Dr., Tempe, 480-966-4733.
The Mars Volta: Saturday, Sept. 5, 8 p.m., $34. Dodge Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, 602-379-2800.
Monsters of Folk: With Mike Mogis, Conor Oberst, M. Ward, & Yim Yames, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m., $35-$45. Orpheum Theatre, 200 W. Washington St., Phoenix, 602-534-5600.
Jose Maria Napoleon: Saturday, Aug. 22, 8 p.m., $38-$58. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, 602-267-1600.
Paula Nelson and the Guilty Pleasures: Saturday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m., $15-$18. Cave Creek Coffee Co., 6033 E. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek, 480-488-0603.
Thrift Store Cowboys: With Amanda Shires., Monday, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m., $7. Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, 602-265-4842.
The Voodoo Organist: Saturday, Aug. 29, 8 p.m. Trunk Space, 1506 Grand Ave., Phoenix, 602-256-6006.
Why?: With Serengetti & Polyphonic, Au, & more, Friday, Oct. 23, 8 p.m., $15. Modified Arts, 407 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, 602-462-5516.
Yo La Tengo: Wednesday, Oct. 14, 8 p.m., $20-$22. Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0607.
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