Cheer in a Handful of Dust

Cheer in a Handful of Dust

When the residents of Arcosanti pour molten bronze to craft their bells, they place pennies next to the matrix.

Their Way

The members of Scottish indie pop band the Trashcan Sinatras could never have imagined when they formed in 1986 that they'd still be kicking it 32 years later.

A Lotta Bit of Hope in the Distance

Jivin Scientists dish out beats that are equal parts mellow and dynamic, and load them with philosophical, open-hearted hip-hop.

Cumbia Confab

Situated in the midst of the Agave Heritage Festival, El Tambó is a smaller, independent festival with enough fanfare to rival its subsumer.

Turn On, Tune In…

Grab your oil wheels, LAVA lamps and "Have a nice day" T-shirts, because the Psych-Out! music festival is truckin' on through Tucson.

Gutt Check

It's a sweet gig for Jeff Gutt, who now gets to tour the world with musicians that he admires immensely, performing for adoring fans.

Addictive Sound

Music has taken The War on Drugs to far-flung places like Singapore, Melbourne and Paris.

A Record of Many Colors

The story of Carlos Arzate's new record can be summed up in the story of how its centerpiece song came to be.

All Grown Up

Tiffany was known worldwide as the spunky, denim-clad pop-teen who would show up in malls and sing to the screaming masses.

Girls Rule at SXSW

South By Southwest is an all-you-can-hear sonic buffet—and as with any buffet, you might try something only to realize you don’t really have an appetite for it.

City of Song

You can see art and music in the way the buildings are constructed, in the buskers on street corners and in the very way the city is laid out.

5 Great Shows from SXSW

These five sets were some of the best we saw at the festival.

History & Hope

Even more than being a musician, Lucy Dacus considers herself someone who chronicles, catalogs, captures. A historian.

Seeing Song

Mussorgky's Pictures at an Exhibition comes to Tucson with a breathtaking visual companion piece.

Melting Icicles

After two decades and five albums, Little Dragon is showing no sign of wear or stagnation.

Man Behind the Designs

If there's a look that characterizes Tucson hip hop, it's in the designs and artwork of Marco Oliva, known as Marcoso.


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Staff Pick Events

  • Second Saturdays with Don't Blink Burlesque @ The Hut

    • Second Saturday of every month, 8-11 p.m. $10GA/$15RE/$20VIP
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  • Tucson Songwriters Showcase @ Monterey Court

    • Second Wednesday of every month, 6:30-9:30 p.m. free
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  • Chris Isaak @ Fox Tucson Theatre

    • Sat., July 21, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets Range from $37 - $99
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Popular Events

  • Petie Ronstadt & Friends @ Monterey Court

    • Sun., May 27, 6-9 p.m. $5
  • Johnny Aint Right @ Fini's Landing

    • Sat., June 9, 8-11 p.m. Free
  • Black cat bones live at Chicago bar @ Chicago Bar

    • Fri., May 25, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $5.00

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