Performances This Week

GIRLS CHORUS. Congregation Anshei Israel. 5550 E. Fifth St. The Tucson Girls Chorus presents a salute to Rodgers and Hammerstein at 8 p.m. Sunday, May 18. A donation of $3 is requested. Call 748-8165 for information.

QUEEN IDA. St. Philip's Plaza. 4300 N. Campbell Ave. KXCI presents the return of Queen Ida & The Bon Temps Sunday, May 18. Opening the show at 7 p.m. are Tucson's Crawdaddy-O, and Dr. Mojo & The Zydeco Cannibals. Advance tickets are $22, $17 for TJS and KXCI members, available at Hear's Music, Piney Hollow, Mars-Hall Music Center, and KXCI. Call 623-1000 for information.

SLONAKER SERIES. Slonaker House. 1025 E. Second St. UA campus, just east of Park Avenue. Bring a bag lunch and take a break during the Spring Slonaker Series lunchtime concerts from noon to 2 p.m. Series continues Wednesday, May 21. These free concerts are presented by the School of Music and Dance. Call Lucia Barton at 626-7183 for information.


BLUEGRASS BOOGIE. The Desert Bluegrass Association presents its monthly bluegrass jam session from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at the Texas T-Bone Restaurant, 8981 E. Tanque Verde Road. All are invited to play, sing along, or just listen and enjoy!

MUSIC JAMS. The Folk Shop. 2525 N. Campbell Ave. 881-7147. Regular monthly jams include: Tuesday, May 20, devoted to Celtic and old-time music; and Thursday, June 12, for some finger-pickin' bluegrass. All are welcome to come and listen, or join in with your own guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dulcimer, etc. Call 881-7147 for information.

VOLUNTEER YOUR MUSIC. Get free exposure to more than 30,000 people by volunteering your CD or tape to be played at the 1997 U.S. Senior Sports Classic, in town May 21 through 28. Music may be jazz, blues, easy listening, folk, country, blue grass, Native American or gospel. Call 881-8425 for information.

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