“Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis
Musical follows the true story of the rapid rise of singer/songwriter Buddy Holly and the Crickets until Holly’s death in a plane crash at age 22 in 1959.
8 p.m. July 9,11,12,13,16; 1 p.m. July 10; 1:30 and 7 p.m. July 14
Cost: $45 to $70 (includes buffet dinner), a $6 ticket discount is available for ages 3-15.
More: beefandboards.com, 317-872-9664
Chris Young, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, Noblesville
Country star Chris Young is in the midst of his “Raised on Country Tour.” Special guests include Chris Janson and LOCASH.
7:30 p.m. July 13
Cost: $28.25 to $138.50
311 & The Dirty Heads, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, Noblesville
Indianapolis radio station ALT-103.3’s Birthday Bash presents 311 & The Dirty Heads.
5:45 p.m. July 12
Cost: $25 to $75
Broadway Hits, Kroger Symphony at the Prairie, Conner Prairie, Fishers
The Best of Broadway featuring Jim Hogan, who was most recently in the national tours of “Phantom of the Opera and “Waitress,” and Richard Todd Adams, who was recently in the Broadway revival of “Cats,” and Betsy Wolfe, who was recently in “Waitress,” “Falsettos” and “The Last Five Years.”
8 p.m. July 12-13
Cost: $13 (ages 2-12) to $32. Reserved seats $50
“A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” Red Barn Summer Theatre, Frankfort
The musical comedy was written by Larry Gelbart and Burt Shevelove, and the music and lyrics were written by Stephen Sondheim. The musical debuted on Broadway in 1962.
8 p.m. July 11-13, 16; 2 p.m. July 14
Cost: $14 for students and $20 for adults
More: Special family night July 16. Call box office at 1-765-659-1657 for information.