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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»

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Tucson sounds: Taking aim with the Rifle and Sauced Up

Get to know Sauced Up! Plus, new music from the Rifle, a video release from Katie Haverly and friends, music news, weekly listings and more in your TucsonSentinel.com 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»

Tucson music: JJP's Best of 2017

"Best of" lists are ridiculously subjective. But I made one anyway. Plus, 2018 in local music and this week's live gig listings. It's your weekend roundup from Tucson Sentinel.com!... Read more»

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Leila Lopez gets under your skin

Tucson musician Leila Lopez on over a decade in Tucson's live music scene, plus Bryan Thomas Parker faces the edge of revolution on his newest release. It's your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music roundup.... Read more»

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The Rifle's sound spirals into onstage grooves

Tucson band The Rifle is bigger on the inside. If you were to meet the trio before hearing them, you'd expect a far more stripped-down sound than the epic soundscape of the band's first full-length release, "Anabasis." Plus, The Sinners and more in weekend music.... Read more»