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The gorgeous sonic tsunami that is Lenguas Largas

Tucson's Lenguas Largas is a loud, dynamic psych/hardcore punk/melodic punk/garage/lofi/indie/fusion/border rock/so-many-other-things band whose waves of percussive fuzzy rhythmic noise sometimes visibly radiate off a stage. Plus, Saint Patrick's Day preview, badass lady rock and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music roundup.... Read more»

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Spring roundup: Perk up your ears for these Tucson bands

As spring rolls in and bands make their way to and from town as part of the SXSW touring circuit, our local music heroes are beginning to emerge from hibernation and hit stages (and record store shelves) once more. Luckily, your intrepid local weekly music columnist is on the case. ... Read more»

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Marianne Dissard confronts old ghosts in new book & performance

Chanteuse Marianne Dissard is back in Tucson, visiting her desert ghosts and putting her heart out on her sleeve with the publication of an intense and deeply personal work. Plus more in your weekend music roundup from TucsonSentinel.com.... Read more»

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The heavenly sounds of Little Cloud

Though their music began as a family project, Little Cloud has blossomed into a kind of family of choice, beyond the literal kinship of its two founding members. Plus the Tucson Hip Hop Festival, the first big wave of touring band madness and this week's live music listings.... Read more»

Az Latinx performers: Using stage as a platform to show pride & culture

Five days after the inauguration of President Trump, singer Andria Bunnell and mariachi performer Melissa Marie Medina found themselves creating a six-woman band.... Read more»

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For Bryan Thomas Parker, music is a necessary exorcism

Tucson rock troubadour Bryan Thomas Parker on music, writing, building community and peeling back the layers of song. Plus, check out the array of odd and wonderful live gigs across town, in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music update.... Read more»

TailWaggers of the week: Milo & Aslan

Meet a couple of great companions from local rescue In the Arms of Angels: Milo and Aslan.... Read more»

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The musical odyssey of Hannah Yeun

Hannah Yeun and her band weave dark, majestic, otherworldly indie pop laced with traces of dark psych, angsty no wave and '60s French yeye. Plus, check your local listings in TucsonSentinel.com's weekend music roundup.... Read more»

Groundhog Day: Same as it ever was

Every Feb. 2, it's time for the obligatory Groundhog Day story. Here in the Sentinel newsroom, we'd rather watch the same old Youtube videos than check whether some rodent is having a bad hair day. Enjoy!... Read more»

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Miss Olivia and the Interlopers find their voice

Miss Olivia and the Interlopers play diverse rock and roll that bridges styles - like a good mix tape that's more B-sides than A-sides. Plus, the return of the Monitors, Jillian and the Giants, and Laura and the Killed Men, Baby Gas Mask records gets a new home and new stuff from Katie Haverly in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music roundup.... Read more»

Border program brings American musicians & Mexican children together

If you travel to the small border town of Naco, the first thing to catch your eye is a small, gloriously colored building that sits fewer than 500 feet from the port of entry. It’s called Studio Mariposa, an idea that began with Bisbee artist Gretchen Baer’s desire to provide a place of free expression through art and music for Mexican children here... Read more»

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Swampy, smart harmonic rock & roll with Black Medicine

Black Medicine's swampy, harmonic rock. New stuff from Bisbee's Exbats! Plus more in your weekend music update from Tucsonsentinel.com.... Read more»

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Concept rock with Tucson's Lowlife

Lowlife's "Concept Rock," a Saturday filled with rock and roll adventure, and metal...for the kids! Plus more in your weekend music update from Tucsonsentinel.com.... Read more»

Rogue Theatre's 'Grapes of Wrath' an ensemble epic

The Rogue is the only theatre company in Tucson — and, I would guess, one of the few in the country — with the aesthetic sensibility, technical proficiency, resident ensemble and dramatic chops to undertake an earnest production the stage adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel.... Read more»

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Josh Ritter, Sloths, Sheila E. grace Tucson stages

One of the liveliest gigs I've ever seen in this town was a Sunday-night show back in 2007 at the former Plush (now Flycatcher) on Fourth Avenue. I'd first become aware of Josh Ritter hearing tracks off his 2006 album The Animal Years, but this was the first time I'd seen him and his band in person.... Read more»

Jazz Festival swings, bops, taps and rolls back to Tucson

This year's 10-day Tucson Jazz Festival will feature performances from Sheila E., Spyro Gyra, Hypnotic Brass, Diane Schuur, along with a free 12-hour-long music showcase Downtown on Monday.... Read more»

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