MUSIC

Copper & Congress’ “Fault Line”

Copper & Congress’ “Fault Line”

September 12, 2014 |

Vocals by a siren/oracle, a perfect balance of bass and understated drumming comprise Copper and Congress’ sound and the trio of amazing musicians conjure magic on Fault Line. There’s glorious, haunting sparseness – a sparseness that is just one element constituting the album’s many auditory seductions. There’s exquisite, measured tension and release that teeters and […]

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Music Sept 2014

Music Sept 2014

August 31, 2014 |

Schedules accurate as of press time. Visit the websites or call for current/detailed information. 2ND SATURDAYS DOWNTOWN  Congress Street, 2ndSaturdaysDowntown.com Sat 13: The Vexmen, Belly Dance Tucson, Domingo Degrazia, Kevin Pakulis Band ARMITAGE WINE LOUNGE AND CAFE 2905 E. Skyline Dr #168. 682-9740, ArmitageWine.com Tue 2: Tommy Tucker Sun 7: Carlie & Cameron Tue 9: […]

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Run Boy Run’s “Something to Someone”

Run Boy Run’s “Something to Someone”

August 31, 2014 |

The quintet comprising Run Boy Run is a tightly knit group, playing together since 2009 when they blended as a band through that most-common connection vehicle in greater Tucson, the UofA. Driven by virtuoso fiddle, cello, stand-up bass, guitar, and, above all, beautiful melodies and unearthly female vocal harmonies, they’ve carved a regional name for […]

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Peter Frampton Plays Ring Master

Peter Frampton Plays Ring Master

July 22, 2014 |

Forget about Ringling Brothers’ “Greatest Show On Earth!” Peter Frampton’ Circus — his Guitar Circus, to be precise — is much more bad-ass with its guitar-shredding virtuosos like B.B. King, Buddy Guy and Robert Randolph on board. Now in its second year, Frampton says the concept for the tour-in-three-parts grew simply out of “woodshedding on […]

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“Sunrise for Everyone”

“Sunrise for Everyone”

July 18, 2014 |

La Cerca Promises & Delivers Andrew Gardner is a driven musician. He has placed his songwriting and performing ambitions in the vessel of La Cerca, his musical project of choice, for over a dozen years. Now, at long last, many pieces of rock orchestration and musical prestidigitation which have heretofore only been available to those […]

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Music July/Aug 2014

Music July/Aug 2014

June 30, 2014 |

Schedules accurate as of press time. Visit the websites or call for current/detailed information. 2ND SATURDAYS DOWNTOWN  Congress Street, 2ndSaturdays.com Sat, July 12: Barbara Harris Band, Carlos Arzate & The Kind Souls, Five Way Street, Tucson Circus Arts Sat, Aug 9: Heather Hardy & The Lil’ Mama Band, I See Hawks In L.A., Ronstadt Generations, […]

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Sorry About the Garden’s Dynamic Command

Sorry About the Garden’s Dynamic Command

June 14, 2014 |

For the members of Sorry About the Garden, songwriting isn’t a quiet pursuit, but one they approach with the edgy excitability of adrenaline junkies. Creating and playing music fulfills an essential need, says Sara Louise Mohr, the band’s vocalist and piano/keyboard player. Formed last fall, the group combines a wide range of experience and styles. […]

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Music June 2014

Music June 2014

May 30, 2014 |

Shows listed were available as of press time. See the websites for current info. 2ND SATURDAYS DOWNTOWN  Congress Street, 2ndSaturdaysDowntown.com Sat 14: V. Lundon, Roll Acosta, House Without A Sink ARMITAGE WINE LOUNGE AND CAFE 2905 E. Skyline Dr #168. 682-9740, ArmitageWine.com Sun 1: Steff Koeppen Tue 3: Tommy Tucker Sun 8: The Hot Club […]

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¡Viva Los Guapos!

¡Viva Los Guapos!

May 8, 2014 |

Justin Valdez y Los Guapos is ready to rock your world with its CD release this month. Gonna Have a Party! is a sprawling multi-genre, Latin-heavy hip-shakin’ good time. The album begins with the band theme song “Aye Vienen Los Guapos,” full of fantastic energy and tremendous guitar. Various influences are converging on the super […]

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Tucson Pops Concerts in the Park

Tucson Pops Concerts in the Park

May 6, 2014 |

Sunday, May 11th marks the opening of the spring season of the Tucson Pops Concerts in the Park. The Orchestra, under the direction of László Veres, celebrates its 60th year of performing free concerts in the park. The public is invited to enjoy “Music under the Stars™” at the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center, in Reid […]

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