From live, local music to national touring artists and internationally acclaimed musicians; from opera and live theater to art exhibits and artistic cultural celebrations, here are just a few of the events taking place on the town in May.

Something Rotten

‘Something Rotten!’
May 4 – June 19
The Phoenix Theatre Company; 602-254-2151

‘Ellington Re-Imagined’
May 4
The Superstition Jazz Orchestra
The Nash; 602-795-0464

Cinco de Mayo Celebration
May 5
Mariachi Sol De México de José Hernández
Madison Center for the Arts; 602-664-7777

Justice. Photo by Tim Fuller.

May 5–22
Arizona Theatre Company; 602-256-6995

‘Juan Gabriel’
May 5–8
Ballet Arizona at Symphony Hall; 602-381-1096

‘Welcome to Night Vale’
May 6
The Van Buren

‘Made in America’
May 7–8
Arizona Masterworks Chorale

POP! The Science of Bubbles
May 7 – Jan. 29
Arizona Science Center; 602-716-2000

Ray LaMontagne

Ray LaMontagne
May 8
Arizona Federal Theatre; 602-379-2800

St. Paul & The Broken Bones
May 12
The Van Buren

John Primer/Bob Corritore CD release party
May 13
The Rhythm Room; 602-612-4981

Lewis Nash & The N.Y. Connection Band
May 14
The Nash; 602-795-0464

Fanfare for the Common Man
Symphony No. 9 in D
Minor, Op. 125 “Choral”
May 20–21
The Phoenix Symphony; 602-495-1999

‘Schoolhouse Rock Live’
Thru May 22
Childsplay at Herberger Theater Center; 480-921-5700

Rachel Eckroth Trio. Photo by Anna Azarov.

Rachel Eckroth Trio
May 22
The Nash; 602-795-0464

Music in the Garden: Holly Pyle
May 27
Desert Botanical Garden; 480-941-1225

Phoenix Fan Fusion
May 27–29
Phoenix Convention Center

Jack White
May 28
Arizona Federal Theatre; 602-379-2800

‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’
May 28
Phoenix Center for the Arts

Sidewalk Saturday Artisan Market
Thru May 28
Roosevelt Row Arts District

Ballet Theatre of Phoenix

Ballet Theatre of Phoenix Spring Recital
May 29
Herberger Theatre Center;

All event dates are current at time of publication. Check with individual venues for the most up-to-date show and safety information.


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