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The Frecks

Introducing the Frecks, plus the nice guys of Big Mean, Kevin C. lays down the low end, remembering one of Tucson's finest musicians, along with a special visit by a punk pioneer and this week's local listings in your TucsonSentinel.com music roundup. Read more»

Tucson mourns the passing of guitarist and friend to many Gene Ruley. Over the years, his influence on our local music scene and signature style of low-key guitar prowess were the stuff local legends are made of. Read more»

Self portrait with piano

Gene Ruley, stalwart of Tucson's music scene for decades, died overnight. Here's a glance back at some of his work, courtesy of this 2010 profile. Read more»