With the Tucson Festival of Films less than a month away, there's plenty for movie lovers to look forward to this year. However, local music fans will definitely want to check out the Sounds of Tucson documentary.
Making its North American premiere, this French documentary highlights some of the musicians that make Tucson the audibly unique place it is. Featuring Tom Walbank, Gabriel Sullivan, Brian Lopez and Mariachi Luz de Luna all performing together live in France at the Festival les Escales, you'll have to wait to see that moment until director Guillaume Dero's "love letter" to the Old Pueblo's music scene screens on Friday, Oct. 9. However, we do have the intro to the film on hand for you to check out, which features Howe Gelb stripped down, playing on his Tucson porch.
For more information on this year's Tucson Festival of Films, which will take place at the Temple of Music & Art, you can visit the event's website. We'll have more film fest specifics as it draws nearer, as well, but until then, here's Howe Gelb doing what he does: