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Campers get early start in Big Sting Country music festival

Campers buzzing into The Big Sting – It’s a Country Thing Country Music Festival will be able to participate in a few early activities before the main event begins.

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KornuKopia Calendar: Oct. 5-16

Everything else that's happening in the Prescott area, Oct. 5-14, 2018.

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Folk Music Festival: Celebrate folk music at Sharlot Hall this weekend

Sharlot Hall Museum’s 40th annual Folk Music Festival — Arizona’s longest running folk music event — is set to be in tune for this weekend.

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Prescott Chorale plans all-Bach performance

The Prescott Chorale is putting on a special concert, performing nothing but pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach featuring guest soloists and the new Arizona Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Folk music festival celebrates 40 years

Featured groups at this year’s Folk Music Festival run the gamut of musicality, ranging from bluegrass and folk rock, to Celtic and Western and hillbillyblues ... a cornucopia of styles reflecting the fall season.

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Review: Cher sings ABBA songs and the reason is sadly clear

OK, everyone, settle down. We have a question. This is important. No, really. Can someone turn the music down? Ready? OK: Put your hand up if you've ever asked for an album of ABBA covers by Cher.

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Phoenix Symphony begins 52nd season Sept. 30

The Phoenix Symphony is returning to Prescott this weekend for the first concert of the 2018-19 season at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, featuring guest conductor David Danzmayr and piano soloist Drew Petersen.

KornuKopia Calendar: Sept. 28-Oct. 7

“Guys and Dolls,” continues through Sunday, Sept. 30, Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. tickets are $27 for adults and $20 for youths.

KornuKopia Calendar: Sept. 21-30

Everything else that's happening in the Prescott area, Sept. 21-30, 2018.

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KornuKopia Calendar: Sept. 14-23

Everything else that's happening in the Prescott area, Sept. 14-23, 2018.

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Red Molly Americana vocal trio returns Sept. 15

After taking a two-year hiatus from touring, the Americana vocal trio Red Molly is returning to Prescott for the first time since 2014, performing at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center Saturday, Sept. 15.

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Bob Seger tribute to present full album Sept. 14

Turn the Page, billed as the “ultimate” tribute to Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, is returning to the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center with an entire second half dedicated to performing the album “Stranger in Town” track by track, said the show’s Seger, Sam Morrison.

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Chino Valley Police Foundation to host inaugural luau Sept. 22

Good fundraiser with delicious food, president says

The Chino Valley Police Foundation is holding its inaugural Hawaiian Luau next weekend at Memory Park.

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Scottish Band stops in Prescott during 50th year tour Sunday Sept. 9

Scotland’s premiere traditional band, the Tannahill Weavers, are touring across the United States in celebration of their 50th year as a band and one stop is right here in Prescott as part of the Celtic Concert Series.

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Women musicians, artists celebrate the natural world during Sept. 9 festival

The Highlands Center for Natural History is hosting a festival in the forest with many talented women musicians, artists, dancers and storytellers.

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Pink Floyd tribute returns to Prescott Valley Saturday, Sept. 8

Great Gig in the Sky, known as Arizona’s premiere Pink Floyd tribute act, is coming back to Prescott Valley for a third time.

KornuKopia Calendar: Sept. 8 - Sept. 16

Ongoing Yavapai County Fair, Thursday, Sept. 6-Sunday, Sept. 9, 9 a.m. Prescott Rodeo Grounds, 840 Rodeo Drive.

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Blues Alliance puts on blues harp festival Saturday

The Northern Arizona Blues Alliance is set to put on an entire festival dedicated to the blues harp, according to its president, Christian Berry.

KornuKopia Calendar: Aug. 31 - Sept. 9

Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 1-2, Labor Day Harvest Festival, noon, Granite Creek Vineyards, 2515 N. Road 1 East, Chino Valley. $10 for general public, $7 for Case Club Members. 928-636-2003,

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Phoenix Symphony returns for new season Sept. 30

The Yavapai Symphony Association is bringing back the Phoenix Symphony for the 2018-19 season with performances at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center.

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Elvis lives at Elks Theatre Aug. 25

Elvis Lives. Or at least Lonely Street Productions’ Robert Shaw lives portraying Elvis Presley at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center saluting Presley’s 1968 Comeback Special this weekend.

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Gaelle Buswell the tour’s musical star

Mountain Artists Guild’s newest exhibition, “The French Connection,” opens Friday, Aug. 24 and marks the return of the Voila Tour.

Kornukopia Calendar, Aug. 24-Sept. 2

Saturday, Sept. 1-Sunday, Sept. 2, Labor Day Harvest Festival, noon, Granite Creek Vineyards, 2515 N. Road 1 East, Chino Valley.

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Jazz Summit gives tribute to New Orleans on Aug. 24

The Prescott Jazz Summit is gearing up for its big show of the season next weekend, featuring Mike Vax and The Great American Jazz Band performing a tribute to the music and heritage of New Orleans.

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Kornukopia Calendar: Aug. 17-26

Everything else that's happening in the Prescott area, Aug. 17-26, 2018.