Today Linda Ronstadt will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — the first native Tucsonan to reach those hallowed halls.
Nylon Pink, from Hollywood, is on the schedule. The anime convention runs Friday through Sunday at the Tucson Convention Center.
Rock star Tina Turner gives her first concert in Belgium of her new world tour at the Antwerp Sportpaleis Friday evening, April 28, 1990. (AP Photo)
U.S. rock star Tina Turner poses during rehearsal, January 14, 1988 with Brazilian "Samba School" dancer in Rio de Janeiro. Some 500 Brazilian dancers will be on stage during Turner's upcoming show in the Maracana soccer stadium, the world's largest. (AP Photo/Dave Hogan)
Singer-songwriter Paul Simon is flanked by musicians Lou Reed, left, and Laurie Anderson, Nov. 1987. (AP Photo)
Singer Cher is seen in 1971. (AP Photo)
Avant garde fusion musician Frank Zappa, second from right, and his children, Dweezil, left and Moon Unit, join talk show host David Brenner, right, at a taping in New York, Sept. 24, 1986. Brenner holds up a necktie given to Frank Zappa upon entering a posh eatery earlier in the day, which …
It all starts with the rock.
Nate Abramson is the research tech for the Critical Zone Observatory, which is measuring the movement of water, chemical composition, rainfall and other items on several slopes in the Santa Catalina Mountains. Here he collects data from one of the automated water samplers.
Blood drives are supposed to be sobering, life-affirming affairs, but at the Rock 'n' Roll Up Your Sleeve blood drive Saturday, you are encouraged to rock out.
Mick Jagger, front of stage, and the Rolling Stones perform for a crowd of nearly 250,000 rock fans in Hyde Park in London, during a free, five-hour concert, July 5, 1969. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)
Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones is seen during a concert at New York's Madison Square Garden, July 27, 1972. Drummer Charlie Watts is seen in the background. (AP Photo)
Rock star Meat Loaf is seen with his daughter Pearl Aday, left, and Lisa Ronson, daughter of British rock star Mick Ronson, in a New York coffee shop, June 7, 1979. Meat Loaf had just pitched 13 scoreless innings of softball against a Broadway show league. (AP Photo)
And we mean rock. Arts Express Fine Arts Youth Academy is staging the musical with music by Elton John and Tim Rice. There are just two performances — 7 p.m. today and Friday — at Sahuaro High School’s Egbert Auditorium, 545 N. Camino Seco Road. Tickets are $10, with discounts available.
Tickets go on sale Friday for Wilco's September show — the band's first since 2009 and only its third ever.
The Scorpions have spent much of their long musical career on the road, and their two-year, global farewell tour is testimony to the band's energy. The band plays Tucson Sunday.
It used to be that when you spent 30 years with a company you could expect a pension and a gold watch when you retired. So what do you get when you retire after more than three decades with a rock band?
Country, rock hip-hop coming Wednesday
Wes McCanse, background, and Paul Jenkins are members of ...Music Video? - one of the groups releasing music on vinyl.