Back on the Boil: Papa Roach

Back on the Boil: Papa Roach

This Saturday, Papa Roach plays with Shinedown, Asking Alexandria and Fever 333 as part of the KFMADay at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium. Shaddix says that it's going to be a "banger" of a mini-fest.

From Volunteer to Star

Last year, artist and UA student Zco—aka Zach Cohan—was a volunteer at the Tucson Hip Hop Festival. This year, he's performing on its rap stage.

Unblocked: The Wood Brothers

It's been almost a year since Americana/folk trio The Wood Brothers released One Drop of Truth, their sixth studio album.

High-Water Mark: Richard Thompson

At age 69, legendary guitarist and songwriter Richard Thompson has written and recorded hundreds of songs, but sometimes that creative force that drives his music remains a bit of a mystery.

Know Your Product: Peter Rivera

The former drummer/vocalist of Rare Earth, Rivera still keeps the jamming alive with an intricate drum kit, alongside a Motown chorus and groovy guitars.

Awarding the Ambiance: Steve Roach

After decades of making music, influencing multiple genres and crafting a discography spanning more than a hundred hours, ambient/electronic pioneer Steve Roach might finally be hitting his stride.

History Has Its Eyes On You: A Hamilton Music Revue

Historic Achievement - Rialto Theatre, Jan. 27

Chill or be Chilled

As for their disappearance, Duster's vocalist/guitarist Clay Parton says it, well, just sort of happened.

A Musical Gumbo

Trombone Shorty quickly became the nickname for the 4-year-old horn prodigy, who grew up learning New Orleans music at the feet of New Orleans legends like the Neville Brothers and Allen Toussaint.

Know Your Product

They shamble up, out of the past and out of the dirt. The Flesh Eaters are an old-school bluesy punk band from the scene's early days in LA, alongside groups like X and The Gun Club.

Take Five

Since launching in 2015, the Tucson Jazz Festival has turned mid-January into a music-filled kick off for the year.

Now Hear This

This year flooded us with more new music than we can hope to listen to, but the Weekly’s intrepid music writers—Jeff Gardner, Christopher Boan and Eric Swedlund—are here to curate a list of the best that reached their ears in 2018

Know Your Product

The band name tells youa lot of what you need to know: Katie Wise & Bhakti Explosion are a music outfit without borders.

Local Albums of the Year

The albums Tucsonans released this year are as diverse and wild as the Sonoran desert itself.

Know Your Product

With tambourines, handclaps and plenty of sunny guitar work, Black Cat Bones is keeping the spirit of blues rock alive right here in Tucson.

Music for Music’s Sake

As The Great Cover Up celebrates its 20-year anniversary, the charity rock ’n’ roll celebration is supporting local music in more ways than one.


The Range

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  • Dub Society @ Royal Sun Restaurant & Bar

    • Sun., March 24, 7-9 p.m. Free
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    • Sun., March 24, 3-5 p.m. $5.00
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