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Have banjo, will travel

Tucson Sounds returns from hibernation to pay tribute to Scott Kerr, who died this week at the age of 51. Scott was a musician, DJ, performance artist, loyal friend, holy fool and the original ambassador of "keeping Tucson weird." Read more»

Lana Rebel and Kevin Mayfield at La Cocina

From punk to metal to old school country balladry, Lana Rebel's musical coming-of-age story, plus your weekly local music roundup. Read more»

Birds + Arrows at Che's Lounge

With the students and snowbirds gone, and summer days hotter than the devil's armpit, it's time to take back Tucson nights. Plus, summer show announcements, remembering Tucson music legend Randy Clamons and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music update. Read more»

The Elegant Rabies

The post-punk elegies of Tucson band Elegant Rabies, plus Yacht Rock, the return of Weezy, a tip of a hat to a certain Mr. Kevin and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music roundup. Read more»

Best Dog Award, whose EP 'Faith-Based Space Place' was one of 2014's most outstanding releases.

If there's a common thread between some of the upcoming week's most notable shows, it's the solo showcasing of musicians best known for their work with their primary bands. On the list: Best Dog Award, Sun Bones, Katie Haverly and Ryan Chavira. Read more»