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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
During our recent Youth Blues Fest, the Funky Panthers clawed their way to the top, so we asked them to headline a full show! They’ll be joined by Presidio School blues band.
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
- 0505.December.Tuesdayhttp://tucsound.com/event/stephen-budd-at-hacienda-del-sol-guest-ranch-resort/Stephen Budd, singer of Treehouse Fire, performs solo-acoustic covers and original music. EVERY Tuesday from 5-9pm. FREE, children welcome. Great menu and happy hour specials.Date: December 5, 2017
Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort
Address: 5501 N Hacienda Del Sol Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718
Unapologetic genre-benders, Harpeth Rising fuses Folk, Newgrass, Rock and Classical into something organically unique. Tucson Americana favorites, the Ronstadt Brothers, open the show.