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Weekend music

Station to station: Downtown Radio dials in 2nd birthday

In which Downtown Radio turns two years old, album "hatching" season begins for local bands and Tucson is invaded by a plethora of touring acts. All this and more in your TucsonSentinel.com local weekend music roundup. ... Read more»

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Weekend music

Singer Natalie Pohanic wants to make your day better

"Songwriting is different every time," said Natalie Pohanic. The Tucsonan started writing and recording songs at the tender age of two and never lost the bug. Plus, West Foot Forward is coming to town and a weekend full of festivals in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music roundup. ... Read more»

Weekend music

They're no wallflowers: Bruja and the Coyote and Wallpaper Prison

Two local acts — Bruja and The Coyote and Wallpaper Prison — are ready to head to the studio, indie hip hop artist Grieves explains how to survive being courted by a major label, HoCoFest rides again and the return of the Melvins, and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music roundup!... Read more»

The hardest working men in Tucson show business

You might not know their names, but odds are pretty good that you recognize some of these faces, at least if you're a regular at Tucson live music venues. This week, this column shines a spotlight on some of Tucson's hardest working bassists and drummers. ... Read more»1

Jazz Festival counts off final weekend

The 2016 Tucson Jazz Festival wraps up this weekend, but there is still time to hear some great sounds Downtown.... Read more»

Weekend music

The thrill remains the same: Honor BB King and go listen to live music

Like most music lovers, I'm listening to some sweet old B.B. King cuts on Friday. But, recalling the magic of the three times I was lucky enough to see him play, here are a few recommendations for Tucson spots to catch the fleeting magic that is live music this week, including blues, chamber music, and Latin fusion.... Read more»

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Haunted roundup: Where to celebrate Halloween

Pumpkins, candy and costumes: Halloween is almost upon us and there are many family-friendly and adult options when it comes to celebrating in Tucson this year.... Read more»1

Despite World Cup loss to Germany, fans still excited at Rialto

Despite the United States' 1-0 loss to Germany in the World Cup, the team advances and soccer fans showed their support at the Rialto Theatre on Thursday morning.... Read more»

Downtown Lowdown

Downtown heats up for weekend

As summer heat increases, so does downtown activity. Here's a lineup of weekend events.... Read more»

Downtown Lowdown

What's cookin' Downtown?

Two new restaurants open Downtown with more on the way, plus 2nd Saturdays and many other events this weekend. Plus, Downtown’s population is also poised to increase with new housing projects.... Read more»

Downtown Lowdown: Folk fest, Cinco de Mayo and more

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, check out the The Tucson Folk Festival and enjoy some of the many family-friendly (and some not so family-friendly) events in downtown this weekend.... Read more»

Pumpkins, beer, and art fill the weekend

This weekend is filled with events that say hello to Halloween, goodbye to summer, and some that call for an acquired palate.... Read more»

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Weekend events bid goodbye to September

September appears to have gone by with the blink of an eye, but with one weekend left comes an array of fall festivities that usher in the new season. Here's this weekend's pick of the harvest-time crop.... Read more»1

Biggers abdicates from Bisbee Royale

Doug Biggers, former Rialto Theatre honcho and the driving force behind the ongoing transformation of the Bisbee Royale, has stepped down as managing director of that project. Biggers said the commute between Tucson and Bisbee made impossible his continuing involvement in the million-dollar renovation.... Read more»1

Festival en el Barrio

Tickets on sale for annual Calexico/KXCI street party

Calexico will bring their desert sound home to Tucson to benefit KXCI when they headline the Festival en el Barrio on April 7. A limited number of $15 tickets are now on sale.... Read more»

'Flor de Muertos' captures Tucson's essence on film

Shortly after the Jan. 8th shootings, I lamented that "Tucson" would become a synonym for a tragedy, since the city hadn't distinguished itself in any other notable way. But this weekend brings a screening of an extraordinary film that not only celebrates the best of Tucson, but nails its essence for anyone who's never had the good fortune to visit here.... Read more»

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