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We only come out at night: Summer guide to local live music venues

With the students and snowbirds gone, and summer days hotter than the devil's armpit, it's time to take back Tucson nights. Plus, summer show announcements, remembering Tucson music legend Randy Clamons and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music update.... Read more»

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Weekend music

Tucson sounds: Adam Townsend's desert-bred blue-eyed soul

Adam Townsend's desert-bred blue-eyed soul; seasoned bands find new fans at a pair of Downtown shows; Rock for Paws celebrates Sir Paul; a rock and roll battle at the Screening Room; tour news and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music update.... Read more»

Weekend music

Tucson sounds: Violinst Samantha Bounkeua coaxes stories from her strings

Samantha Bounkea's genre-resistant violin magic, plus: remembering Saint Charles Tavern's Churchill Brauninger, and your weekend music listings.... Read more»

Making tracks: Springsteen releases new song 'Tucson Train'

Tucson's history is that of a railroad town, and the Boss has long had a lyrical fascination with rail travel: they come together in his just-released song, "Tucson Train."... Read more»

What’s open, what’s closed on Memorial Day

Most government offices will be closed Monday for Memorial Day, but there will be a number of public events to honor those members of the military who died while serving our country.... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: Tracks of my tears - New records from Stripes, Anchorbaby & a special message from Little Cloud

In which your humble scribe gets alternately weepy and angsty over some new music, the youth continue their conquest of long revered local venues, a new DIY space is born, local musicians reach out to help a friend and more, plus your TucsonSentinel.com weekly music listings.... Read more»

Punk with purpose: Hardcore band’s shows help flood of migrant families in Tucson

The Tucson hardcore quartet Crossfire uses lyrics and their shows to educate fans about issues that migrant and indigenous communities face daily.... Read more»

Pima County, Tucson pools opening for summertime swimming

All Pima County swimming pools will open on Saturday, and remain available until local school districts resume for the fall semester, with some open through Labor Day.... Read more»

Weekend music

Tucson sounds: Little Cloud's big day

Little Cloud's new carnival of delights, Lando Chill at Club Congress and more, plus your TucsonSentinel.com weekly music listings.... Read more»

Weekend music

Tucson sounds: Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder - a conversation with Deanna Cross

Although Tucson is a fabulous place to play music, it isn't an easy place to be a working musician. Still, some locals, by ingenuity, intestinal fortitude, and an eye for opportunity, manage to make a living. One of them is Dee.... Read more»

Arcosanti: Arizona's grand experiment in sustainable living approaches 50th year

At the end of a 2-mile dirt road in the Arizona desert lives a community of people longing to be a part of something bigger than themselves. For nearly 50 years, Arcosanti has drawn innovators who wish to leave city life behind and experiment with an alternative, more sustainable lifestyle.... Read more»

Tucson poet laureate TC Tolbert honored with $100k national fellowship

TC Tolbert, a UA lecturer and Tucson's municipal poet, has been named a fellow of the Academy of American Poets Laureate — a recognition which comes with a $100,000 award for literary merit and support for civic programs.... Read more»

Weekend music

Tucson sounds: Music, sweets & local beats with piano man Paul Jenkins

A chat with Tucson musician, piano man, and all-around cool guy Paul Jenkins, plus some fond farewells and this week's live gig listings in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music roundup. ... Read more»

Weekend music

Tucson sounds: The local spin on Record Store Day 2019

The lowdown on Record Store Day this year, plus: K Records' Calvin Johnson comes to town, an invasion of Exbats and this week's live gig listings in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music roundup. ... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: Tongs will funk up your notion of synth rock

Funking it up with Tongs, plus: behind the board with live-sound wiz Karima Walker, record release news, gig listings and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music update.... Read more»

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