Things to do in Phoenix in August, left to right by row: Beck and Phoenix at Footprint Center and Lady Wray at Crescent Ballroom; Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party at Desert Diamond Arena, Gregory Alan Isakov at The Van Buren and “Jaws” at Orpheum Theatre; “Jane Goodall — Reasons for Hope” at Arizona Science Center and The Phoenix Theatre Company’s “Dreamgirls”

This month, escape the sultry summer weather with live local music, art and theater, touring artists, a summertime film classic, nighttime exploration, family-friendly events and more. See you on the town in August!

Check out our Local Events page for things to do throughout the month. All event dates are current at time of publication. Check with individual venues for up-to-date show information.