Saturday, Oct. 19
On "Room 13," braving the paper-thin walls, and the sin that echoes throughout the hallway in the dead of night, singer-songwriter Jesse Malin
—with a little help from Lucinda Williams
—"Spent some time in a hotel room/Thinking about love." With former Lonely Astronaut
/one-man band Joseph Arthur
Vogue has called this band "equal parts heartthrobs and fashion risk takers." From Dripping Springs, Texas, the neo-traditional country of Midland
permeates the night air at AVA Amphitheater...
Accompanied by upright bassist Thøger Lund
and vibraphonist Ben DeGain, Gabrielle Pietrangelo,
sings romantic songs from the 1930s and '40s. In the courtyard at Mercado San Agustin...
Striding away from the ill-lit gloom, walking the "Straight Line" again, post-punk/shoegazers Early Black
sing of love, life and murder. At Sky Bar. With Soda Sun and Andrew Gardner
Citing the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War and folk music revival of the 1960s as influences, musical storyteller/political satirist Charlie King
performs at Unitarian Universalist Church. All donations to benefit People's Defense Initiative (sponsoring Prop 205) to make Tucson a Sanctuary City...
Desert Dweller After Show
—with Get A Grip, Plague Years, Lead Dream, Skin Ticket
and others—takes place at The Dive Bar...
An afternoon of storytelling and darkly beautiful music is on the menu when For Love or Absinthe
perform at The Madhatter's Tea Party
. At Monterey Court...
Later, force of nature vocalist/instrumentalist Connie Brannock
celebrates her 64th birthday with her crew. The Little House of Funk
are throwing a dance party. At Monterey Court...
Folding together three-part harmonies with Americana and rock, The End of America
tell tales of dystopia and other things. At Club Congress. With award-winning alt-folk duo Ryanhood.
Celebrating unity through music, Reggae in the Park
sees DJs Papa Ranger, Jahmar International and FreshWaves
spin. Lion Brimstone and Dub Society
perform. At Historic Fort Lowell Park...
"For those about to rock/We salute you." The Jack:
The ultimate tribute to AC-DC
perform at Nam to Sand Jam 2019. At the Reid Park Bandshell...
In the weeks following the release of Promised Land—a three song EP recorded in an old converted barn/recording studio in the Catskills with acclaimed producer Simone Felice
—this Phoenix folk band was streamed over a quarter million times on Spotify and then was licensed for overhead play in Starbucks nationwide. The Senators
bring their winning formula to Exo Bar. Rebekah Rolland
is first up at the mic...
Club Sanctuary presents Spooktacular. DJs Plastic Disease, Black Flagg
and special guest Mijito
spin industrial/EBM/electro. At Surly Wench Pub. Proceeds to benefit the Health & Wellness Community Resource Center...
Bi-coastal synth/electronic enchantress L'Freaq
brings the alluring dark-hued confection—inspired by R&B and edgy pop—that is found on Weird Awakenings to Passé...
Sunday, Oct. 20
Alterna2 http://www.alterna2.com - Atreyu @ Razz2
Two decades after these SoCal metalcore mavericks first left their imprint, drummer Brandon Saller
says their latest, In Our Wake (Spinefarm Records, 2018, "is the record that people will remember our band by. We've loved each other. And we've wanted to kill each other. Somehow, 20 years later, I feel like we've never been more on fire than we are now." Atreyu
roll The 20 Year Anniversary Tour into the Rialto Theatre. Whitechapel, He Is Legend, Tempting Fate and Santa Cruz
bring party favors...
Utilizing instruments he has designed, musician/instrument builder Nick Demopoulos
has performed his unique interactive computer music at Lincoln Center, and has been featured on the Discovery Science Network. Smomid
is at Solar Culture Gallery...
The Miss Gay Metropolis America Pageant
take place at the 191 Toole. Perfect Illusion: A Night of Gaga
honors Coco St. James
The Sofia Rankin Trio, John Hisey, The Turnouts and The County Line
will perform at First Responders Music Fest: A benefit for Southern Arizona Disabled Firefighters.
On the Hotel Congress plaza...
Four stages of live music, food trucks and fun for all. Yes, it's Porch Fest.
In the Garden District...
will perform at The 2nd Annual Electric Witch Workshop
. This year's workshop will focus on music production, sound engineering and "The Theater of the Mind" (radio). At Xerocraft...