The Incubus tour brings Jimmy Eat World to Phoenix in a week that also features shows by Bryson Tiller, Primus, Diana Krall and Straight No Chaser.

Also, don’t forget to check our local music picks for August.

Or if you’d rather just stay in and listen to music, here’s a playlist of best July singlesbest May singles and best June singles.

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8/7: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic

As the head of Parliament and Funkadelic, Clinton helped define the outer fringe of funk in his ’70s prime without leaving the masses behind on such classics as “Up for the Down Stroke,” “Tear the Roof Off the Sucker (Give Up the Funk),” “Flash Light” and “One Nation Under the Groove.” He revolutionized the art of funk while touring with a flying saucer. And he’s still a blast onstage.

Details: 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7. Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe. $37-$57. 480-829-0607,

8/7: James Vincent McMorrow

McMorrow is one deeply soulful Irishman with a gorgeous falsetto whose latest album, “True Care,” arrived going into Memorial Day weekend, less than nine months after last year’s masterful “We Move.” McMorrrow calls “True Care” the “best thing I’ve ever created,” and part of the charm was not sweating the details. “It felt so vital that I leave any flaws on display, not go back and sand off their edges,” he said in a statement. “This album is life, it?s the life I?ve lived up to this point, it?s the one that might be ahead of me. And sometimes life is magical. But other times it’s scary and f–ked… honestly most times it?s scary and f–ked.  It moves in and out of rhythm constantly. It?s rarely slick, rarely untouchable…. If this album was going to feel like a true life, have it deep in its bones, then it NEEDED to be instinctual and not laboured over to the point where it became that intangible unreal thing.”

Details: 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7. Crescent Ballroom, 308 N. Second Ave., Phoenix. $25; $20 in advance. 602-716-2222,

8/8: Primus

The last time Les Claypool of Primus hit town, he was touring with the great Sean Lennon as the Claypool Lennon Delirium, “Monolith of Phobos” sounds exactly like the sort of record you’d expect — profoundly psychedelic, willfully eccentric and given to outbursts of attention-grabbing bass heroics. The time before that, it was Primus with their pure reimagination of the songs from “Willy Wonka.” This time? Who’s to say? But I would place my bets on weird and wildly entertaining.

Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8. Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe. $47.50-$67.50. 480-829-0607,

8/9: Diana Krall

Diana Krall is returning to Symphony Hall in support of a forthcoming album called “Turn Up the Quiet,” which celebrates the superstar’s return to jazz and the Great American Songbook, with Tommy LiPuma producing. The only jazz singer in history to have eight albums debut at the top of Billboard’s jazz chart, Krall has been among the higher-profile names in jazz since 1997, when the “Love Scenes” album topped the jazz chart and went on to earn the piano-playing vocalist a Grammy nomination. She has two Grammys to her credit. “When I Look in Your Eyes” won a best jazz vocal performance award in 2000, and “Live in Paris” won a best jazz vocal album Grammy in 2003. She’s also really entertaining, and she tours with musicians whose chops are as impressive as her own.

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Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9. Phoenix Symphony Hall, 100 N. Third St., Phoenix. $45-$125. 877-840-0457,

8/10: Nite Jewel

Nite Jewel is Ramona Gonzalez, an L.A. singer-songwriter whose soulful vocals are the perfect vehicle with which to put across the brand of lush but lo-fi electronic-pop sophistication that dominates “Real High,” her latest effort. The critic at Paste heard “avant R&B in the vein of FKA Twigs and Kelela with vocal hooks as sweet as gumdrops and bass lines as dense and springy as foam rubber … the sonic equivalent of a sensually immersive art installation.”

Details: 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10. Crescent Ballroom, 308 N. Second Ave., Phoenix. $16; $14 in advance. 602-716-2222,

8/11: Kaytranada

Born in Haiti and raised in Montreal, this Canadian DJ/producer made the rounds of critics’ year-end lists last year with “99.9%.” And with good reason. The album finds him effortlessly offsetting his more experimental urges with serious pop sensibilities, often in the course of one amazing track, from an R&B jam as contagious as “Together” to the hip-hop soul of “Drive Me Crazy” with Vic Mensa. As HipHopDX summed it up, “He seems to have complete control over the proverbial dance floor, switching up tempos to match the crowd’s mood throughout the 15-track album; this prevents 99.9% from feeling bloated and is yet another reason Kaytranada’s debut album is a resounding success.”

Details: 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11. The Pressroom, 441 W. Madison St., Phoenix. $25-$250. 602-396-7136,

8/11: Bryson Tiller

Tiller arrives in support of “True to Self,” the R&B sensation’s much-anticipated second album. After blowing up on SoundCloud, Tiller cracked the Top 10 in 2015 with a platinum studio debut called “Trapsoul,” which spawned his first two double-platinum singles, “Don’t” and “Exchange,” as well as the platinum “Sorry Not Sorry.” Tiller made “True to Self available for digital streaming going into Memorial Day weekend, almost a month in advance of the album’s previously announced physical release on June 23. That first day, the album was streamed more than 25 million times in the U.S. alone.

Details: Friday, Aug. 11. Rawhide Event Center, 5700 W. North Loop Road, Gila River Reservation. $27-$37.

8/11: Straight No Chaser/Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

A cappella Internet sensations Straight No Chaser have changed a few members since getting their start as students at Indiana University. They even took a nine-year break and came out of retirement in 2008 after a 10-year-old video of them singing “Twelve Days of Christmas” went viral. They’ve had more than 20 million YouTube views since then, signing to Atlantic Records, through which they’ve released six albums, most recently “I’ll Have Another … Christmas Album.” Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox are an ever-revolving collective recasting popular music in period styles.

Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix. $20-$197. 800-745-300,

8/11: Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx

A founding member of Styx, DeYoung was with the group on keyboards and lead vocals from 1970 until 1999. He wrote and sang on nearly all their biggest hits, including “Babe” (their only song to top the Hot 100), “Lady” (their breakthrough), “The Best of Times,” “Mr. Roboto” and “Come Sail Away.” He also has a string of solo albums to his credit. This peformance with a six-piece band will showcase all the hits already mentioned, plus “Too Much Time on My Hands,” “Renegade,” “Blue Collar Man,” “Suite Madame Blue,” “Rockin the Paradise” and more.

Details: 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St. $35-$55. 480-644-6500,

8/12: Incubus, Jimmy Eat World

Brandon Boyd of Incubus performs onstage during the Grand Opening of The Bungalow Huntington Beach on July 7, 2016 in Huntington Beach, California. (Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer, Getty Images for Bolthouse Produ)

Multi-platinum alt-rock icons Incubus will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their major-label debut on a tour that also brings Jimmy Eat World and Judah & the Lion to the Valley. This is the first U.S. tour in two years for Incubus, who emerged from Calabasas, Calif., with an indie debut titled “Fungus Amongus” in 1995. They’ve sent four singles to the top of the Billboard Alternative Songs chart since then — “Drive” (2000, also Top 10 on the Hot 100), “Megalo­maniac” (2003), “Anna-Molly” (2006) and “Love Hurts” (2008). Other hits include “Pardon Me,” “Stellar,” “Wish You Were Here,” “Warning,” “Talk Shows on Mute,” “Adolescents” and this year’s “Nimble Bastard.”

Details: 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix. $29-50-$99.50.

8/12: Wynonna & the Big Noise

As the younger half of the mother-daughter act the Judds, Wynonna topped the country charts with 14 singles, taking home five Grammys, seven ACM Awards and nine CMA Awards. And the hits kept coming when she struck out on her own in 1992, her first three singles hitting No. 1. She isn’t charting like she used to, but she’s touring on a great new album, also called “Wynonna & the Big Noise.” Country Weekly raved, “In every aspect, from production to instrumentation and Wynonna’s sensational performances, this ranks as her absolute best solo effort.”

Details: 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12. Talking Stick Resort, Loop 101 and Pima Road, Salt River Reservation. $55-$65; age 21 or older. 480-850-7734,

8/12: Dead Cross

This hardcore-metal supergroup is led by Faith No More’s Mike Patton on lead vocals with members of Retox and ex-Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Patton joked about the prospect getting involved in a project as heavy as this at his age. “Let’s be honest, being in a band like this at almost 50 years old is a little comical,” he said. “I’m not some young tough guy trying to prove a point anymore. For me to make a record like this, it’s entirely a musical adventure. I just think it’s fun, and it makes me smile and laugh a lot.” And then, he laughed. Rolling Stone calls it the snottiest record Patton’s made in ages.

Details: 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12. Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe. $25-$55. 480-829-0607,

8/13: Steve Martin and Martin Short

Two of the most enduring names in comedy are promising no less than “An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life” when they share a stage at Comerica Theatre. The show includes stand-up, film clips, musical numbers and conversations about their lives in show business. Martin and Short will also be joined by the Grammy-winning Steep Canyon Rangers, the bluegrass band with which Martin frequently performs.

Details: 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix. $55-$175. 800-745-300,

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