by Jimmy Boegle
Come to the Tucson Area Music Awards this Wednesday; doors open at 6 p.m. at the Rialto Theatre. This year, we're paying tribute to the Ronstadt family all night!
The performers are Mariachi Aztlán de Pueblo High School, BK Special (which features Bobby Kimmel, onetime bandmate of Linda Ronstadt in the Stone Poneys), Club Philharmonico (the original Club Philharmonico was founded by Federico), Ronstadt Generations (as you can see above, featuring Michael J. Ronstadt and his two sons, Michael G. and Petie) and a grand finale featuring Howe Gelb, David Slutes, Chuck Wagon and the Wheelchairs, Nancy McCallion, LeeAnne Savage, Sabra Faulk, Emilie Marchand, Kevin Pakulis and Amy Langley, and Katherine Byrnes.
Best of all? The show is free. See you there.