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Deschtuco

Deschtuco returns and your favorite columnist is on the scene. And it's mid December in Tucson, and you know what that means...it's time for the Great Cover Up! Plus, your TucsonSentinel.com weekly music roundup. 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»

Shadows of Xixa at HoCo Fest 2017

In which your humble local music scribe guides you through the offerings of a certain major Tucson music festival...and gives alternatives for those who are festival-averse. Plus this week's live show listings, music news and more. Read more»

The Rifle

The Tucson Sounds column has entered its "terrible twos" and your trusty local music scribe is going to bring you up to date on the status of the bands and venues we've covered in the last 24 months. Plus, some new stuff. 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»

Still life with violin and player (Samantha Bounkeua)

Samantha Bounkea's genre-resistant violin magic, plus: remembering Saint Charles Tavern's Churchill Brauninger, and your weekend music listings. Read more»

Black Medicine

Black Medicine's swampy, harmonic rock. New stuff from Bisbee's Exbats! Plus more in your weekend music update from Tucsonsentinel.com. Read more»

"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»

Leila Lopez

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»

Downtown Radio's Jason LeValley

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»

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 Rifle

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»