The Scotsmen Are Coming

The Scotsmen Are Coming

The Scottish band Old Blind Dogs returns to Tucson this Saturday just a year-and-a-half after their last Old Pueblo gig. That’s how much their fans like them.

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Ahead of her show at Club Congress, Laura Carbone shared five albums that she’s always willing to dive into.

Happy Birthday, KLPX

On July 4, local FM radio station KLPX (96.1) celebrated its 40th anniversary. That’s four decades since they first signed on the air in 1979, and they’ve been broadcasting in the classic rock format ever since.

Wolf at the Door

East L.A.-based sextet Los Lobos will bring decades of hits to the Rialto Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 7.

Cray’s Way

After five decades of playing venues big and small, Blues Hall of Fame guitarist Robert Cray says the best part of being a professional musician is still when he hits the stage.

Acts of Congress

For Hotel Congress’ 100th anniversary, HOCO Fest is returning to Tucson with more than 100 performers and artists.

The New Kids

Between a mess of tangled wires and a maze of instruments and speakers, with homemade mead in hand, Droll, a newly-formed, grunge-inspired alternative band born from a strong friendship between high school buddies who love to jam. 

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Kyle Craft takes inspiration from songwriters like Bob Dylan and Patti Smith and throws in some Leon Russell.

Backstage Bliss

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 Cathy Rivers, executive director of KXCI Community Radio and husband Kris Kerry, booker for the Rialto Theatre. 

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Jesse Dayton talks about his favorite albums. Check him out at Club Congress Saturday.

Set To Detonate

The KXCI benefit show, the eighth annual House Rockin’ Blues Review, happens on Friday, August 2 at El Casino Ballroom.

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Jim Cratchley of Dinosaur Pile-Up talks his top favorite albums.

Novelty Approach

Mac Sabbath, who indeed have received Ozzy’s blessing, cover Black Sabbath songs with a distinctly fast-food flair. Or, as they call it, drive-thru metal.

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Singer/songwriter and producer, Dominic Rischard of Nocturnal Theory picks his five favorite albums.

Love and regrettes

t has undeniably been a huge couple of years for Los Angeles indie-punk band The Regrettes.

Know Your Product: Bellows

Originally the solo recording project of Oliver Kalb, Bellows has now grown into a full band.


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    • Third Thursday of every month, 6:30-9:30 p.m. free
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    • Tue., Oct. 1, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets range from $49.50 - $139.50
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    • Tue., Sept. 17, 7:30-9 p.m. 5
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