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Independence Day Celebrations

With fireworks - and without - Southern Arizonans celebrate Fourth of July at special events and free gatherings.

Samantha Bounkeua, violinist with Jimmy Carr and The Awkward Moments said playing on the streetcar was "exhilarating." "“Musicians always play spontaneously so often so it’s nice to play in different places because it keeps it so fresh," she said.

Live Music on Streetcar? Yes, in Tucson This Summer

Concert series kicks off, will continue Saturday evenings through August.

The Tucson Jazz Institute's Ellington Band performs at Lincoln Center

Tucson Band Takes 2nd at High School Jazz Festival

Tucson Jazz Institute won competition in 2013 and 2014; returned this year with younger group.

La Santa Cecilia

Grammy Winning Band in Tucson to Support Immigrant Rights Group

La Santa Cecilia’s song El Hielo (ice) talks of daily fears undocumented face

Tucson Youth Mariachi Group Los Changuitos Feos Turns 50

Celebrations will be running through this weekend including panel discussion on history of mariachi music.

William Portela, "Chillie Willie Groove" percussionist, performs an eclectic mix of Latin rhythms and soul from his CD, Only the Beginning, at the Montery Court in Tucson Arizona.

Puerto Rican Musician Blends Caribbean Rhythms, Southwest

William Portela says his motivation is to touch audience at a "personal level."

Alto saxophonist Sherman Irby leads a workshop for The TJI Ellington Band, the 2013 winner of the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band competition

High School Tucson Jazz Musicians Win Top at Natl Competition

This was the fourth year Jazz at Lincoln Center invited TJI Ellington Big Band to New York City; band also won last year.

We sit down with the Arizona Repertory Singers Music Director Jeffry A. Jahn and Choral and Visual Artist Sheryl Holland about an ambitious new cross-artistic collaboration.

Local Artwork Inspires Choral Singers To Take New Direction

With "Voices at an Exhibition", The Arizona Repertory Singers share new music inspired by the work of local artists - including one of their own.

Tucson Elementary Mariachi Performing During Los Lobos Concert

Grammy Award-winning band invites children on stage after receiving an email from their teacher.

Kathleen Grace and her guitarist perform at Plush on 4th Avenue.

USC Music Director Sings, Pays it Forward for Music Ed

Tucson native Kathleen Grace recently returned to the Old Pueblo for a one-night performance at Plush.

Classic Blues Legend Joins BB King On stage Next Week

Tom Walbank is performing Feb. 18 at the Fox Tucson Theatre, B.B. King is headlining.

Folk Legend Performing in Tucson Friday

Gordon Lightfoot has been a musician for nearly 40 years; he'll be in town Feb. 7 at the Fox Theatre.

The Doors Drummer Coming to Old Pueblo for Book Signing

John Densmore promoting his work "The Doors: Unhinged," which chronicles court battle with bandmates, while commemorating the late Jim Morrison.

Former Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan Bassist Has Soft Spot for Tucson

Harvey Brooks collaborated with some of rock's biggest legends, while also playing, producing for The Electric Flag.

Acclaimed Folk Singer Performing in Tucson Friday

Peter Yarrow, mostly known as one-third of 1960s trio Peter, Paul and Mary coming to the Fox Theatre.

A Sit Down With World Music Icon

AZPM contributor Jake Feinberg chatted with Taj Mahal after his performance at Fox Tucson Theatre.

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