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Tucson singer-songwriter Little Cat

Meet Little Cat, a local singer songwriter with a short tenure but big, big dreams. Plus, raising a glass to the late Van Christian, and local musicians showing love for one of their favorite "Bob" friends. Read more»

An undated publicity photo of Chuck Maultsby of Chuck Wagon and the Wheels.

Local music legends will take the Hotel Congress stage Saturday, but along with River Roses, Sidewinders and Giant Sand there was to be one performer who's become more notorious for his posting of antisemitic screeds and pro-Nazi memes — Chuck Maultsby of Chuck Wagon and the Wheels. Read more»

Spacefish as Bruce Springsteen, Halloween 2018

Night(s) of the Living Fest, a Spacefish tradition and other "spooky season" tricks and treats of the musical variety. Plus this Halloween week's music listings and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend roundup. Read more»

Stella di Rossi

Local musician Stella di Rossi on music, survival and rising past stereotypes. Tucson's favorite expat chanteuse, Marianne Dissard on playing music for money AND love. Plus, music news, local listings and more in TucsonSentinel.com's weekend music roundup. Read more»

Frecks frontwoman Izzy

Introducing local youth-powered band Stripes, plus, a rainy night live show at Congress, New Year's festivities, local music news, weekly listings and more in your TucsonSentinel.com music roundup. Read more»


Not just Desert Rock: Seanloui and Silver Cloud Express, music news, weekly listings and more in your TucsonSentinel.com music roundup. Read more»

The Besmirchers

Longtime local favorites the Pork Torta, Spacefish and the Besmirchers rock your Halloween this year, plus local music news, gig listings and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend roundup. Read more»

Bruja and The Coyote

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»

John Read

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

The Mission Creeps

The Mission Creeps haunt the Tucson music scene with their deliciously dark brand of surf and punk-tinged rock and roll with a heavy dose of "voodoobilly." Catch them Friday night — and here's the rest of the weekend music lineup, including Miss Olivia and the Interlopers and Half-Broke Town. Read more»

KXCI's new studio will be located in the former Hive Hair Studio, right next to Club Congress.

Tucson community radio station KXCI plans to open a new broadcast studio inside Hotel Congress. Scheduled to open in the fall, the studio will give passersby the chance to see DJs conducting interviews and catch a glimpse of special shows by touring and local musicians. Read more»

Barbecue brisket, beer and live music on the plaza of Hotel Congress on Saturday will be the attractions at a fundraiser for the Steele Children's Research Center. Seven local chefs will vie for the title of the Old Pueblo’s Pitmaster, and support the search for effective treatments for pediatric cancer and diabetes. Read more»

A scene from 2012's Dillinger Days.

The 1934 capture of outlaw John Dillinger following a fire at Hotel Congress is highlighted every year by the downtown hotel and club. This year's reenactment takes place Saturday, with a speakeasy fundraiser for the Greater Tucson Fire Foundation on Friday night. Read more»

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

When hip-hop artist performed at the Hotel Congress a few years back, he stayed in one of the rooms that is purported to be haunted. I say "purported" because I am a bit of a skeptic about such things, even though my Mexican grandmother regularly spoke to relatives who had passed on. Read more»

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