Opening/Closing

The Sail Inn in Tempe to Close in June

For the past decade or so, the unique-looking logo of Tempe live music venue The Sail Inn has depicted a jaunty little schooner gliding off into the sunset. And, in a cruel twist of irony, it's appropriately symbolic of what's about to happen to the popular dive bar and rock haven.

Gina Lombardi, longtime owner of The Sail Inn, has revealed to New Times that the venue will be closing at the end of June after more than 20 years of serving as a go-to venue for the Tempe music scene.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.