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Weekend music

Remembering Bob Spasm, plus Tucson native Lisa Morales's border-tinged Americana

The Texas-Southwest-blues-rock-Americana of Tucson-bred Lisa Morales. Plus, remembering local punk Bob Spasm, and more listings in your weekly TucsonSentinel.com music roundup. ... 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 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»

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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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New kids in town: Cool Funeral

Tucson indie shoegaze band Cool Funeral is so new that they don't yet have an online presence or any official recordings, much less a back catalog. Plus, a little dose of late onset Halloween and some stellar live gigs lined up for the week ahead, in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music roundup.... Read more»

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Beyond the Motown sound: Asian Fred's musical evolution

With a stellar reputation and distinct Motown/Stax sound, Tucson band Asian Fred is stronger and tighter than ever, although they gig rarely and have been slow to release recordings. But an EP is coming out soon. Plus: check your local listings in the TucsonSentinel.com weekend music roundup.... Read more»

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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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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»

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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»

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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»

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