“One Man, Two Guvnors”
Catch the seven-time Tony Award nominated British show “One Man, Two Guvnors” at the Phoenix Theatre this week. Set in the 1960s, this comedy show tells the story of a man who becomes the guardian of two small-time criminals in Brighton. His attempt to keep the two men apart results in hilarious physical comedy, witty dialogue and slapstick humor. This fun event at the historic Phoenix Theatre is sure to leave you laughing.
Phoenix Theatre, 100 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, June 2-7, 7:30pm, $30-$80.
Brad Paisley at Ak-Chin Pavilion
Catch Brad Paisley on his Crushin’ It World Tour this Thursday at Ak-Chin Pavilion. Paisley kicked off his tour on May 15th in Philadelphia, and is set to play 35 shows in the United States and Canada. Paisley is an award-winning country singer with West Virginia roots. He has had 18 number one singles, sold 12 million records worldwide, and was inducted as the youngest member of the Grand Ole Opry in 2001. Paisley is touring in support of his latest album, Moonshine in the Trunk, which was #1 on Billboard’s country music chart. Paisley will be supported by country newcomers Justin Moore and Mickey Guyton.
Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, June 4, 7:30pm, $30-60.
Glendale Summer Band Concert Series
Settle in for an evening of great music as the Glendale Summer Band kicks off its 49th season this Thursday. This community concert band of over 100 members will play each Thursday for eight weeks in June and July, with a different musical theme each week. This week you can hear some of your favorite songs from traditional music to popular hits that fit into the “something for everyone” theme. This is a family friendly event and a great way to enjoy the summer evenings in an outdoor amphitheater, so bring a picnic blanket or lawn chairs, grab some refreshments that are for sale at the show, and have a great time with your family, friends, and neighbors!
Murphy Park Amphitheater, 7010 N. 58th Ave., Glendale, June 4, 8:00pm, free.
40th Annual Mighty Mud Mania
Scottsdale’s dirtiest event of the year is this Saturday! The Mighty Mud Mania, a mud obstacle course event, was started in 1976 as a promotion for “Shout” pre-wash spray. Since then, the city of Scottsdale has taken over the event and transformed it into an exciting, not-so-clean family event. With obstacle courses for kids 6 and under, 7-12, and 13 and up, there’s something fun to do for everyone. Older kids and adults will love the new Extreme Course, which features more challenging obstacles. Entry into this course is $10 for adults, with proceeds going to support youth programs in Scottsdale. After you get good and muddy, be sure to grab a bite to eat from one of the food vendors that will be on-site for the event. Closed-toe lace-up shoes and shirts are required for all obstacle courses. All activities are free for children, but kids are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food donation for the Vista Del Camino Food Bank.
Chaparral Park, 5401 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale, June 6, 8:00am-1:00pm, free ($10 for Extreme Course).
Twilight Art Walk at Queen Creek Olive Mill
The Queen Creek Olive Mill will be hosting its first ever twilight art walk boutique this Saturday from 5:00-8:00pm. The boutique will feature art from members of the San Tan Artist Group, an artist collective from the Southeast valley who work to promote the visual arts. Works will range from paintings and watercolor to jewelry and metal art. While you’re perusing the artwork, grab a bite to eat at the Eatery, with happy hour from 4:00-7:00pm. Local musician Kyle Sorrel, a local acoustic alternative singer/songwriter, will play live music from 5:30-7:30pm.
Queen Creek Olive Mill, 25062 S. Meridian Rd., Queen Creek, June 6, 5:00pm.