Don’t be surprised if Dave Mustaine slips a little Mahler into his Megadeth set at the Pima County Fair Saturday night.
South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir returns to Tucson for a show at Centennial Hall on Friday.
Composer Charles Mingus was a prominent jazz musician with strong ties to California and New York, but his earliest days were spent in Southern Arizona.
Every Wednesday night, Mukhi and Roop Singh pull their Twisted Tandoor food truck into the empty dirt lot on the northwest corner of East Fort Lowell Road and North Campbell Avenue.
Irish fiddler Kevin Burke is always tickled to play in Tucson.
A anachronistic experience awaits baseball fans who travel to Bisbee this weekend.
Vincent Bianchi put extra effort into mustering support for the Arizona Daily Star’s Wing Madness competition.
The sounds coming from the music rehearsal room at Cholla High Magnet School were undeniable.
Two fast-growing Arizona traditions, hailing from opposite ends of the state, are joining forces in Tucson this weekend.
Tucson’s longtime Polynesian playground, the Kon Tiki, will celebrate 50 years in business on Saturday.
More than 8,000 people showed up to partake in the fun and frivolity of last year’s Fourth Annual Flagstaff Hullabaloo.
You’d be hard pressed to take part in all of the activities Sunday’s Cyclovia Tucson event has to offer. • The daylong celebration of cycling and city streets has entertainment options on every block, from live music and dodgeball, to pick-up basketball games and capoeira demonstrations.
Hullabaloo won’t be the only festival joining up with Cyclovia this year.
A new theater coming to Tucson plans to combine the experience of dinner and a movie.
Flam Chen has some new material in store for the third annual Moctoberfest, happening Saturday in and around Mercado San Agustín.
Joe Bonamassa will provide two wildly different shows when he performs at the Tucson Arena this Tuesday.
Schoolboy Q headlines hip-hop Rialto show
The Irish-music band Cherish the Ladies has performed more than 250 shows with symphony orchestras around the world over the last 29 years.
A mix of clouds and sun, but no rain, is in the forecast for this weekend’s Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair.
The fifth annual Con-Nichiwa anime convention is settling into some bigger digs this year.
A walk around the back lot of the Old Pueblo Trolley’s bus division restoration shop is like a time-traveling tour through Arizona’s mass-transit history.
For as long as she can remember, singer-songwriter Kathleen Grace has been fiercely passionate about being a Tucsonan.
Tucson will be a welcome change this winter for members of the roots music band, The Appleseed Collective.
It’s easier than you think to fill three days with activities revolving around the 1975 cult hit, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.”
Joseph Varela likes to call The Wooden Nickel Tavern the living room of the neighborhood.
Friends of Sabino Canyon have big expectations for Saturday’s 18th annual Music in the Canyon festival.
A familiar face to Tucson music fans worked with John Oates — of Hall & Oates fame — on his upcoming solo release, “Good Road to Follow.”
For a few afternoon hours last Sunday, perfection was a mesquite waffle and a tall glass of cold beer at Tap & Bottle on North Sixth Avenue.
A big change is coming to the Star’s comics lineup.
A cappella group sells out Rialto
Mia Dyson has five albums worth of original material ready to roll for her debut visit to Southern Arizona next Thursday.
This weekend’s Caribbean and African Cultural Festival at the Garden Kitchen on South Fourth Avenue means to saturate the senses.
Group hopes to open microbrewery and taproom on the east side.
Southern Arizona was new territory for the six-piece ensemble FullSet when it made its debut at the Berger Performing Arts Center in 2012.
One of the oldest American musical traditions lives and breathes twice a month in midtown Tucson.
Harvest Restaurant’s victory over Café Poca Cosa in the Caliente Candlelight Madness competition seems like a fitting win for Harvest owners Reza and Lisa Shapouri.
Fred Eaglesmith has long been hailed as a master songwriter.
The toe-tapping harmonies of the Tucson Barbershop eXperience flowed freely from the rehearsal room and into the hallway of the Tucson Jewish Community Center late last month.
Project in former design shop could open by year's end.
Tucson is the last stop on the first tour out West for the Southern-rock outfit Whiskey Myers.
Playing guitar wasn’t the only activity Jacob Tilley was up to the last time his band Young the Giant came through Tucson.
Thile hits Crowder Hall
for UApresents show
In 2012, The Kingston Trio did something unprecedented for a folk band with more than 55 years experience. It released an album of all new material.
Two restaurants remain in the fight for the title of Tucson’s most romantic dining hot spot, in Caliente’s Candlelight Madness competition.
Tucson brewer to begin distributing in New York City.
Black sun releases final CD after death of leader
With thousands of people pouring into the city during the annual Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase, it makes sense that venues around town are attempting to shine a little brighter to attract those out-of-town dollars.
Expect to hear some new material when the John Coinman Band performs at a fundraiser for the Rhythm & Roots concert series at Club Congress on Saturday.
The downtown presence of Dillinger Days will be bigger and better than ever before on the 80th anniversary of Dillinger’s capture in Tucson this weekend.
Comedian Colin Quinn likes to aim high when thinking of topics for his one-man productions.