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Even with the passing of family patriarch and band leader Michael J. Ronstadt in August of 2016, the Brothers/Generations band continues on carried by his sons, Petie (vocals/guitar/banjo/tuba/bass/stomp box) and Michael G. (cello) alongside their band, Los Tucsonenses. Petie is joined by saxophonist Alex Flores in their ‘Peter Dalton Ronstadt y El Tucsonense’ show – sometimes alongside special guests! Who knows who might come around next? Join the boys for a night of southwest Americana in the tradition of American and Mexican greats that came before them – along with some twists of their own!
Date: November 26, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: Monterey Court
Address: 505 W Miracle Mile Tucson AZ, 85705
Price: $5 at the gate
Dinner Reservations: (520) 207-2429
Venue Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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When a pair of intelligent, visionary emcees joins forces with a battle-hardened, groove-fusing rhythm section, and a classically trained violist the result is a sound that explores and expands the frontiers of live hip-hop. Progressive in both style and message, the band’s ability to drop from symphonic rock-infused crescendos into stripped-down string-laden breakbeats has earned Flobots a reputation for both originality and authenticity.
Armed with musicianship, intelligence, and an ingrained sense of rebellion, Flobots are looking to engage a new musical culture, one mind at a time.
If you are thinking, you are winning.
Date: November 29, 2017
Time: 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Venue: Club Congress
Address: 311 E. Congress St., Tucson, AZ 85701
Price: MORE INFO
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- 0202.December.Saturdayhttp://tucsound.com/event/chamberlab-presents-vexations-a-16-hour-marathon-to-benefit-aclu/ONE SONG, 840 TIMES, FOR AMERICAOn Saturday, December 2nd, ChamberLab will attempt a marathon 16-hour performance of Erik Satie’s Vexations. This first-of-its-kind performance is open to musicians of all ages and skill levels, playing any instrument, and their efforts will support a great cause! It works like a charity walk-a-thon, but with music instead of miles.Musicians are invited register online for a spot in the ensemble to play Vexations as many times as they possibly can. Meanwhile, people who wish to sponsor a musician can make pledges on a per-repetition basis, so the final contribution depends upon how long the performers can keep going! Sponsors may pledge for individuals, or for the ensemble as a whole. At the end of the performance, everyone’s totals will be tallied, and every dime raised will go to the ACLU of Southern Arizona.The event will begin at 8:00 AM on the Hotel Congress patio, and at 8:00 PM we’ll march in grand style across the street to finish the evening on the Maynard’s patio. At a steady tempo, we should finish up around midnight.Musicians can register online at www.vexathon.com, where they will also be able to download the sheet music appropriate to their instruments. Musicians sponsors can register and make their pledges at the same site.WHAT IS VEXATIONS?Vexations is a piece of music written by French composer Erik Satie in 1893. It’s only a little over a minute long, but Satie left a cryptic note at the top of the page suggesting that the piece should be played eight-hundred and forty times in a row. No one tried until 70 years later, when composer John Cage arranged a relay of twelve pianists for the task in 1963. It took them 16 hours!While several pianists have attempted the feat since then (and only some have succeeded), to our knowledge this full-ensemble arrangement is a first-of-its-kind performance, and will benefit a worthy cause.ABOUT CHAMBERLAB:Since 2010, ChamberLab has been bringing new music to different audiences in strange venues and from unexpected sources. ChamberLab is best known for its boundary-breaking collaborations, bringing artists of different media and backgrounds together, from music for silent films, to live-painting on stage with Joe Pagac, to brass and percussion music on the floor of the Rialto Theatre.Date: December 2, 2017
Time: 8:00am – 12:00am
Venue: Hotel Congress
Address: 536 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705