Courtesy of The Rialto Theatre
Comprised of indie folk-rockers Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst, Better Oblivion Community Center
will be holding meetings across the United States and Europe. They welcome you to experience a healing sound bath. Live in concert at the Rialto Theatre. Sloppy Jane
and Christian Lee Hutson
lend their support. Details here.
As a member of the fabled Juice Crew, whose steely chisels carved hip-hop out of crude stone, Masta Ace
and East Coast underground producer Marco Polo
bring A Breukelen Story
(Fat Beats Records) to Tucson Hip Hop Festival: Day 3. Come watch this pair set the stage at Hotel Congress en fuego. Details here.
Bay Area rocker Thadeus Gonzalez
has opened for KISS, Mötley Crüe, Slash and Bon Jovi. His sophomore release, Silver Inside
(Spectra Music Group), pulses with slashing guitars and rock ’n’ roll swagger. Gonzales performs at Passé. Details here.
Courtesy of Thadeus Gonzalez with Animate Echos Facebook event page
Comprised of New Orleans’ most promising young talent, The Willie Green Project
represents the next generation of great jazz musicians to emerge from the birthplace of the genre. At The Sea of Glass Center for the Arts. Details here.
Courtesy of The Sea of Glass
W:O:A Metal Battle 2019 finds Ash To Dust, Dedwin, Black Amethyst, Skoville, Eyes Go Black, Fire Glass, Guardians
and Sigils Of Summoning
grappling tooth and nail for a coveted slot at Wacken Open Air Festival, widely considered “The Mecca of Heavy Metal Culture,” held this summer in Northern Germany. At Club XS. Details here.
The Harm Reduction Benefit Show sees The Trees, Vasectomy, The Rifle, Cruise Ctrl, Flor de Nopal
circling the wagons in support of the Syringe Access Program and other community based harm reduction efforts. At 191 Toole. Details here.
For over a decade, these vaudevillians have offered audiences stunts of skill and courage including sword swallowing, quick-change magic, handcuff and strait-jacket escape, the execution blade box, a talking dog y mas. The Pretty Things Peepshow’s
10 Year Anniversary Tour rolls into the Surly Wench Pub. Details here.
Louise Le Hir, Eyelashes, Soft Streak
and the debut of Telephone Games
takes place at Sky Bar. Details here.
The second annual International Women’s Day Celebration features a performance by June West
. All proceeds are donated to Sister Jose Women’s Center and Women for Women International. At Owls Club. Details here.
Courtesy of International Women's Day Celebration Facebook event page
Day four of Arizona Friends of Chamber Music’s Winter Chamber Music Festival features New York based Escher String Quartet
, where the ensemble serves as season artists of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. The program includes works by Takács, Schnittke, Puts and Taneyev. At Leo Rich Theater. Details here.
From Côte d’Ivoire, General Tchefary
and his relentless foot soldiers present a night of African roots reggae at Chicago Bar. Details here.
Still Life Telescope, Saint Augustine
and Silver Cloud Express
expand hearts and minds at Saint Charles Tavern. Details here.
“Wham, bam, kapow!” The Rock is the site for this year’s The Battle For KFMA Day. Like Rock ’Em, Sock ’Em Robots, this year’s contestants—Pyrotechnica, Echoes, Like A Villain, Broken Romeo, exit.dream
and Her Name Echoes
—will attempt to knock each other’s block’s off to win an opening slot at KFMA Day 2019. Details here.
Subversive Greenwich Village folk singer/songwriter Michael Hurley’s
shows (on March 8-9) at Exo Roast Co. have sold out. Details here.
Courtesy of The Rialto Theatre
Can you hear the buzz? Inspired by literature and a love of language, classical and pop music these preternaturally gifted siblings recently sold out a headlining show at New York’s Bowery Ballroom without ever having released a song. The next day their first single, “I Was Wrong,” dropped and just as quickly it landed on Stereogum’s
radar screen. The word was out. Their debut album Thrilled To Be Here (Fantasy Records) comes with a pedigree. It was produced by Grammy-winning John Congleton, who has worked with St. Vincent and the War on Drugs. Bailen
stride chin up into Club Congress. Sweet Ghosts
provide support. Details here.
Courtesy of Monterey Court Studio Galleries & Cafe
Explaining the origins of their name, rapper Issa Gold said, “I feel like the things that we do could be considered underachieving, like smoking pot. So, it’s just a flip on that. Even though technically we’re doing underachiever things, we’re bringing positive energy.” With more than 100 acts on six stages, The Underachievers
headline the block party at Tucson Hip Hop Festival: Day 4 at 191 Toole. Details here.
Two-time Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist Chip Dabney’s Amosphere
dabble in musical genres at Monterey Court. Details here.
The sultry sounds of Miss Olivia and the Interlopers
waft through the air at Che’s Lounge. Details here.
The Worldwide Burger Revolution 7 Tour rails into Wooden Tooth Records. With sets by Thee MVPs
and Mom And The Mailman
. With local faves Golden Boots. Details here.
sets the pace for a jam-packed, family-friendly evening of comedy, music, dance y mucho mas. The Very Big Show (of Support) is a fundraising spectacular benefiting Planned Parenthood. At the Rialto Theatre. Details here.
From Oxford, Mississippi, folk popper Kate Teague
brings a bit of the Low Life
to Club Congress. With the sad dream pop of French For Rabbits
and Chelsey Lee Trejo
. Details here.
Courtesy of Hotel Congress
During the Swing Era of the 1930s and ’40s, this erstwhile bandleader’s popularity was sustained by a matchless string of hits. The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra
keeps the spirit alive. At the Fox Theatre. Details here.
The Determined Luddites
obstinately craft acoustic music for the sophisticated urban hillbilly. At Public Brewhouse. Details here.
Grounded in the power of radical femmes, this event places the voices, talents, visions and dreams of liberation fostered by black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) who believe change cannot come from a system designed to perpetuate and profit from white supremacy, violence, toxic masculinity, homophobia, transphobia and the continued devaluation of our humanity. International Womxn’s Day Celebration
takes place at 191 Toole. Details here.