Thursday, December 12, 2019

XOXO: Where to Rock, Thursday, Dec. 12

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click to enlarge The Great Cover Up - CYNTHIA ELLIOT
  • Cynthia Elliot
  • The Great Cover Up
What happens when your favorite local bands gather to unabashedly pummel the crowd with mad covers in support of community radio? Why it’s The 2019 Great Cover Up. A golden-hearted charity event not to be missed. Three nights, three venues. Night One of the three-ring circus sees local bands paying tribute to a menagerie of artists as diverse as The Sex Pistols, Stevie Wonder, Squeeze, Neil Young, Linda Ronstadt, Janis Joplin, George Michael, Daniel Johnston and Creedence Clearwater Revival. Featuring Breaking Glass, Fontana Love Triangle, Mr. Manager, Nick Prevenas, Smallvox, Southbound Pilot, The Bennu, The Distortionists and The Minds. All proceeds from this year’s Great Cover Up to benefit Tucson’s community radio KXCI 91.3 FM. The mania kicks off at 191 Toole…

“Here comes the express. Chug.” Rising above division and strife, psychedelic pop rockers Silver Cloud Express search for a “Silver Lining.” At Tap + Bottle-Downtown…

Folk harp and viola delicately commingle to arrive at a mysterious landing. Mariah McCammond and Deanna Cross are The Hatpin Duo. On the patio at Agustin Kitchen…

Inspired by a myth that suggests that, as humankind evolved from sea creatures, some chose not to leave the water and walk the earth, but rather to stay in the ocean and explore the darkness as dolphins. Mega Bog presents Dolphine—her fifth release—at Club Congress. With Karima Walker and Stripes

Followed by a celebracion to honor La Reina de México, La Virgen de Guadalupe—a powerful symbol of Mexican identity and faith associated with motherhood, feminism and social justice. With DJ Q spinning in the club while DJ Robertitx mans the decks out on the plaza. Psypiritual & Rey (from Ojalá Systems) step to smash out a midnight set. At Hotel Congress…

Telling the story visually. Projected Explorations pairs works by female composers with digital projections designed by artist Ryan Brady. Arizona Friends of Chamber Music presents, The Neave Trio. At Berger Performing Arts Center…

Resonance Monthly: December Edition casts the spotlight on “Anarchist,” Copenhagen producer/EDM artist Snavs, who brings his forward-thinking genre-defying beats to Gentle Ben’s…

A taste of Spain in downtown Tucson? Throughout the month of December, alternating weekly, singer-songwriters Amanda Rochelle and Natalie Pohanic shall serenade for Tapas & Tonics. In the lounge at the AC Hotel Tucson…

This innovative trio’s repertoire fuses traditional elements with the unconventional—like tackling Radiohead and Pink Floyd interpretations—into a modern jazz format. Phoenix’s funkiest, What’s The Big Idea perform as part of the Lookout Tucson Jazz Concert Series. At Westward Look…

Gird your loins. Billy Shaw Jr. Band perform Southwestern country rock for Boots & Balls. At The Maverick King of Clubs…

As part of the Oro Valley Concert Series, P.D. Ronstadt and the Company perform traditional Southwestern and Mexican folk songs interspersed with original material. At the Oro Valley Marketplace…

Pianist Elliot Jones presides at Piano Bar Thursdays at The Dusty Monk Pub. And you—that’s right, you—are welcome to prod the ivories. Bring your own sheet music or peruse through the host’s books…

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