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  • ChamberLab Presents VEXATIONS: A 16-hour marathon to benefit ACLU
    08:00 -00:00
    Dec-Sat-2017-Dec-Sun-2017

    ONE SONG, 840 TIMES, FOR AMERICA
    On 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
    Price: FREE
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  • Peter Dalton Ronstadt at Chicago Bar
    20:00 -23:30
    Dec-Mon-2017

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    Catch Peter Dalton Ronstadt with a cast of Tucsonenses at the Chicago Bar from 8-11:30pm. Kerwyn Lewis is behind the bar with the good stuff. Music, drinks, and dancing. Enjoying an evening of music from the post-modern American west.

    Date: December 4, 2017
    Time: 8:00pm – 11:30pm
    Venue: Chicago Bar
    Address:  5954 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85712
    Price: FREE

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  • The LoBros’ Christmas Spectacular
    19:00 -21:00
    Dec-Sat-2017

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    The LoBros are bringing their annual Christmas Concert to Monterey Court for a 1 night only special event!  Featuring special guest singer; Diana Olivares, The LoBros will cover your favorite Christmas songs as well as hits from world famous horn bands, such as: Tower of Power, Michael Bublè, Earth Wind and Fire, Santana and so many more.

    Also on the agenda is a mix of Classical music mixed with Latin Jazz and Funk Rock.  The LoBros are calling this award winning genre of music; Caliente Classical Crossover. Check out their website for more details.  www.thelobros.com

    Date: December 9, 2017
    Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
    Venue: Monterey Court
    Address: 505 W Miracle Mile Tucson AZ, 85705
    Price: $8
    Dinner Reservations: (520) 207-2429
    Venue Email: stage@montereycourtaz.com

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