Soulmates in Art and Love

Soulmates in Art and Love

Numerous love stories can be heard in the music of the Old Pueblo. What happens when “’Til death do us part” meets rock ’n’ roll? This week, meet Pete and Andrea Connolly, the husband-and-wife duo of Birds and Arrows

Dancing at Dusk

This year sees the fourth Dusk Fest taking place at Armory Park, and the lineup is typically eclectic and outstanding, highlighting some of the best talent in contemporary hip-hop, pop and alternative rock.

Know Your Product: Melvins

Ahead of their show in Tucson, Melvins’ drummer and vocalist Dale Crover told us about five albums they’re spinning on this tour.  7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. On the final day of Night of the Living Fest! 311 E. Congress St. $30. 21+

Mad scientists on stage

Numerous love stories can be heard in the music of the Old Pueblo. What happens when “Till death do us part” meets rock ‘n’ roll? This week, meet bassist Frankie Stein and guitarist/vocalist James “Arr” Roebuck, the husband and wife rockers leading The Mission Creeps.

Know Your Product

Ahead of their Tucson show, Boudreaux told us about five of her favorite albums. See Summer Cannibals w/ Remo Drive and Diners at Club Congress. 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. $17. 311 E. Congress St. All ages

Crown Jewel

Someday, someone will tell the definitive John Coinman story—the tales of a kid from rural New Mexico with big dreams, moving to L.A. to make music; having adventures and a deep friendship with Dances With Wolves author Michael Blake; meeting Kevin Costner and their story of friendship and playing music together while still trying to cultivate a career of his own.

Know Your Product: Kristin Hersh

From her rebellious early days as the vocalist/guitarist in Throwing Muses, to a sprawling solo career of introspective ballads, to publishing multiple books, Kristin Hersh has always maintained a unique voice.

Know Your Product: The Senators

Second Genesis

Earlier this year, former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett released At the Edge of Light, his 25th solo album. Perhaps surprisingly to some, it charted in 12 countries and the man himself thinks it’s the best-reviewed of all his solo efforts.

Latin Swing

Raza Fest is Hotel Congress’s latest event to tie together culture and music. And as the name suggests, all performers hail from Spanish-speaking countries (as well as a few Tucson locals). But one of the biggest twists with Raza Fest is that certain Tucson artists will be supporting some of the touring acts onstage.

The Desert Speaks

Newly a Los Angeles resident, Gabriel Sullivan wrote and recorded his latest album while he was thinking about moving away from Tucson, his hometown, but also the guiding spirit of his music.

Creature Feature

Brian Ross Weitz, know known by his stage name “Geologist,” will return to Tucson with pop-electronic stalwarts, Animal Collective, on Wednesday, Oct. 9.

Rugged Heritage

Daimh plays traditional Scottish music. Their instruments include the de rigueur bagpipes, played by Angus MacKenzie, a Canadian from Cape Breton who returned to the land of his ancestors, as well as the fiddle, flute, whistle, guitar, mandolin and accordion.

Know Your Product: Casey Golden

Alternative Energy

MC Taylor keeps a piece of Tucson with him every time he toes the stage with his band, Hiss Golden Messenger.

Know Your Product

Self-described as “alternative indie music brought to you by some dirty skater emo kids,” Annie Jump Cannon hits all the key points a punk or emo band should.

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