Have Guitar, Will Travel

Have Guitar, Will Travel

A lot can happen when a band goes 15 years between albums.

Eye of the Storm

Writing songs for a new record, Josh Ritter found himself drawn repeatedly to the idea of storms, literal and figurative.

Legacy Act

It's been nearly 39 years since Charles Mingus died, but people continue to keep his legacy alive and well.

Traditional with a Twist

The lineup for this year's Tucson Jazz Festival is a fine balance of well-known names and some that are waiting to be discovered.

Renaissance Twins

The Tucsonan twin brothers, now 24, first performed together at their eighth-grade talent show.

Anything That’s Rock ’n’ Roll

In dark times, it's easy to see how music can be a perch of solace, an escape from everything that threatens to wear people down into unthinking, unfeeling nubs.

Know Your Product

Jack Russell's Great White plays the Rialto this week.

To Infinity and Beyond

It's fair to say that Arizona has never been seen as the rap capital of America.

Know Your Product

While she's still relatively new to this pop game, LA-based Josephine is achieving a lot in a short space of time.

Extraordinary Expatriate

Gabriel Naim Amor is originally from Paris, but visited Tucson in the ’90s and fell in love with the culture and landscape.

The Touring Dead

The route that San Francisco band Dead Country Gentlemen is taking is, in many ways, the classic rock 'n' roll dream.

Know Your Product

Local singer/songwriter Katie Haverly has been called a “jazzy mystic,” which is an odd but somehow accurate turn of phrase.

Brilliant Disguise

The Great Cover Up is an (semi-)annual event where dozens of local Tucson bands join forces to cover some of the biggest names in music.

Know Your Product

This week, Sleeping with Sirens hit The Rock, so we spoke with drummer Gabe Barham about the five albums that changed his life.

Outlaw Rockers

A Groggy Voice answers the phone with a gravelly “Hello.”

Know Your Product

The similarities between Oklahma City trio Skating Polly and the riot grrrl bands of the '90s are pretty stark.

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Recent Comments

  • Re: Love Their Way

    • saw the furs in 1980, still have the set list. Quite amazing !

    • on January 16, 2018
  • Re: Have Guitar, Will Travel

    • Dave Gonzalez: you're a better songwriter now and you more than still have your guitar…

    • on January 13, 2018
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