“The Sizzlin’ Summer Weekend Music Festival” performances will be July 16-18 at Fountain Hills Theater on its Mainstage Too, 11445 N. Saguaro Blvd.
The music festival has four performances spread out over three days, according to a press release.
Join world renowned opera and musical comedy star, Kathleen Berger and her guest, Tony Blosser, for songs about drinking at 7:30 p.m. on July 16 for Everybody Rise - A Boozy Cruise Through Broadway’s Greatest Lushes with Steve Hildebrand at the piano.
Then, Charlie Jourdan brings his one- man show Diamonds and Cash at 7:30 p.m., July 17, the release said of him performing songs from iconic singer songwriters, Neil Diamond and Johnny Cash.
Through story and song, you will learn what inspired Neil Diamond to write such hits as “Sweet Caroline” and “Solitary Man,” plus the history behind Johnny Cash’s chart toppers like “Folsom Prison Blues” and “I Walk the Line.”
Charlie Jourdan has been performing live for most of his life and began singing in bars and restaurants on the east coast and Alaska before he spent the last 14 years entertaining cruise ship audiences worldwide, according to the release.
Meanwhile, at 2 p.m., Sunday on July 18, the music and memories of the 50s through 70s, retro radio-style revue will feature award-winning entertainer, T.A. Burrows.
He will the host and use his vocal talents to perform 18 popular hits by a variety of artists from Elvis Presley to The Beatles to Stevie Wonder, the release detailed.
Burrows will infuse humorous recollections of the fads, fashions, and pop culture of each era along with anecdotes and DJ banter, mixing pop, soul, and rock ‘n’ roll along for “Remember When,” retro radio revue.
Julian Mendoza, a recent star of Fox’s “I Can See Your Voice,”will be featured in A Knight’s Tale at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 18, with different genres of his songbook, ranging from musical theater to Selena Quintanilla on the FHT stage.
Mendoza recently starred as Richie Valens in FHT’s production of “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story,” noted the release.
Also seen on stage at the Phoenix Symphony, singing backup for Kristin Chenoweth, he was a featured artist in the Utah Festival for Opera and Musical Theatre in Utah, the Barn Theatre in Augusta, Michigan and Quisisana in Maine.
Individual tickets are $35 for adults and $18 for youth 17 and under. A full festival pass is available for $100. The four-concert festival pass is not available on line, but by calling the theater Box Office at 480-837-9661, ext. 3.