Defiant Flow

Defiant Flow

Like all organisms struggling for life in the desert, hip hop has taken a weaponized form to survive, battle rap.

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Stars pick their Top Five! This week: Swervedriver

Vintage Vinyl

Had Columbia Records put a little bit of time and care into their relationship with the Dearly's, their story of near misses and tragedy might have ended quite differently.

Taking Flight

It's no coincidence that former Black Crowes guitarist named his new outfit after another black bird.

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The Toadies formed just in time to light up the '90s with some gloriously dark, poetic, but really catchy alt-rock.

How the West Was Won

Baby Gas Mask Records is hosting a mega-release party.

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Kansas City native Samantha Fish has been singing the blues since she was 18.

Left of the Dial

Sure, it's a state-of-the-art broadcast studio, but the folks behind KXCI's new digs at Hotel Congress want people to think of it as a musical clubhouse.

Know Your Product

The Melvins have always been one of the most consistently admired niche bands in the underground.

Vintage Vinyl

The Human Beings, November 1965

HoCo Fest 2017!

Labor Day weekend brings us HoCo Fest 2017, Hotel Congress' yearly celebration of live music.

Field of Love

His music isn’t vintage; it’s downright timeless—rich tenors, giant heart, and the ever-essential lived-in voice.

Know Your Product: Pelican

Since the turn of the millennium, Des Plaines, Illinois, post-metal quartet Pelican has gone out of its way to create atmospheric, dense music.

Vintage Vinyl

"Give Me Some Time" was the last record released by The Grodes, before they changed their name to Spring Fever.

Rock ’N’ Roll Star

Terry Trash is feeling it.

Out on Top

Big Meridox reflects on 20 years in Tucson hip-hop as he preps final shows


The Range

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Staff Pick Events

  • Tucson Songwriters Showcase @ Monterey Court

    • Second Wednesday of every month, 6:30-9:30 p.m. free
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  • Second Saturdays with Don't Blink Burlesque @ The Hut

    • Second Saturday of every month, 8-11 p.m. $10GA/$15RE/$20VIP
    • Buy Tickets
  • Toby Keith – presented by Ford F-Series and sponsored by KIIM-FM 99.5 @ AVA: Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheater

    • Sun., Oct. 29, 7-10 p.m. $60
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Popular Events

  • Canciones Mexicanas – Ted Ramirez and Friends in Concert @ Presidio San Agustín de Tucsón

    • Sun., Oct. 8, 6-8 p.m. $20
    • Buy Tickets
  • Bob Einweck CD Release Party @ Frog and Firkin

    • Fri., Oct. 20, 8-11 p.m. $0
  • Halloween Concert @ Spark Project Collective

    • Fri., Oct. 27, 6:30-11 p.m. $6 pre sale $10 at door

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