When Gina Lombardi, owner of the Sail Inn in Tempe, got word that the property housing her longtime bar and music venue was sold to developers, she figured that was the end of her career in the music business. She had no idea at the time that the perfect new space for live music was just down the road from her home in Ahwatukee Foothills.
The freshman country singer, who has opened for Jake Owen, Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift and Bob Seger, is now on a tour of his own in support of his most recent album, “Sunshine and Whiskey.” He performs, along with The Cadillac Three and Andrew Cooper, Sunday, Aug. 10 at the Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with music starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $31 and are available LuckymanOnline.com.
This is the last weekend for families to see Valley Youth Theatre’s production of the Broadway musical “Peter Pan,” based on the children’s novel by J.M. Barrie about a little boy who never grows up. Here are a few things to keep in mind before you go.
Stanley Lambchop is longing to do something amazing when a bulletin board falls on him and he wakes up flat as a pancake. Realizing that he can fit in an envelope, he mails himself all over the world, launching adventures known by kids everywhere thanks to the storybook by Jeff Brown. See them in “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley,” a fun-filled musical adaptation of that book, coming to Mesa.