Slack-key guitarist George Kahumoku Jr. was already up for three hours by the time he answered the phone for his interview with Caliente at 6 a.m. last week.
Paul Thorn gave his writing arm a rest when creating his latest release, "What the Hell is Goin' On?"
The Rialto Theatre Foundation is bringing the funk for its first gala fundraiser.
A slight chill in the air didn't stop the crowds from descending on the late night festivities at La Cocina last Saturday evening.
Guitarist Herb Pedersen looks back at his time with the Desert Rose Band with equal amounts of fondness and pride.
The music won't be the only thing that is stripped down when Matisyahu performs an acoustic set at the Rialto Theatre Wednesday.
You can't throw a rock in Tucson during the month of February without hitting someone willing to buy it. • Thousands of dealers sporting tens of thousands of specimens - everything from fossils to fluorite - will descend on the Old Pueblo in the coming weeks as the Tucson Gem, Mineral & …
The tastes and traditions of life Down Under will take center stage at the Tucson Botanical Gardens on Saturday.
Grammy-winning folk singer Tom Chapin is getting an education during his latest visit to Southern Arizona.
You'd better practice your penmanship if you want Keller Williams to play a specific song during his set at Club Congress tonight.
Greg Brown plans on getting reacquainted with the road on his upcoming tour.
For the last 13 years, members of Monroe Crossing have been bringing the hills of Appalachia to the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
Kade Mislinski put down deep roots when he launched Hub Restaurant and Creamery in downtown Tucson nearly two years ago.
As a trained architect, Jason Anderson is just as good at building restaurants as he is at building menus.
Ernie Menehune has seen his fair share of New Year's Eves come and go.
David Slutes was working through some complex disco math on a recent afternoon in the back lot of the Sunstate Equipment Co. on West Grant Road.
The Tucson Kitchen Musicians Association is going bigger and better with a Festivus for the rest of us on Saturday.
Bassist Bootsy Collins likes to think of himself as a bit of a Pied Piper.
The women of Celtic Woman will be cutting it close this year in living up to the title of their latest album, "Home for Christmas."
Kinky's show at the Rialto Theatre next Thursday falls perfectly in line with the end of the Mayan calendar, and possibly the world, the next day.
It's easy to pick out the diehard regulars from the casual patrons at Trident Grill on East Speedway.
Aaron Neville's Christmas Show, at the Rialto Theatre Tuesday, will be just as much about the singer sharing a piece of his past as the spreading of holiday cheer.
There is a certain eloquence to the way David Torkko describes what makes a good whiskey.
An interactive exhibit aimed at taking the strange out of strangers will be on display this weekend amid the festivities of Second Saturdays Downtown.
In a town dominated by Sonoran and Chicago-style hot dogs, a couple of restaurants are trying something a little more far out by going Far East.
Like a good Louisiana hot sauce, the Lost Bayou Ramblers enjoy adding a little kick to their Cajun music.
Author and humorist David Sedaris had trouble nailing down his exact location during a phone interview Monday.
Saint Maybe's debut album "Things As They Are" was a long overdue creative venture for the Tucson band's frontman Oliver Ray.
A new nanobrewery and specialty coffee shop will soon be a part of the downtown food-and-drink landscape thanks to a website where ordinary folks back creative projects.
Mary Black picked one heck of a time and place to kick off her latest tour through the United States.
Roots musician Steve Grams has a simple reason for why he and his musical partner, Danny Krieger, decided to create a new album.
It's more of a "restaurant T" than a restaurant row.
Craft coffee is king this weekend as seven local shops play host to Tucson's inaugural coffee crawl.
The Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation is asking residents to give the past a big bear hug this weekend.
On Oct. 11, folk rock cellist Ben Sollee played the opening slot for a unique set of headliners: Vice President Joe Biden and VP hopeful Paul Ryan.
When Mike Olivares set out to create Tucson's first major Comic-Con, he had a novel concept in mind: Hold a comic book convention that actually focused on comics.
The annual All Souls Procession is moving in a different direction this year. Recent track work for the modern streetcar on North Fourth Avenue and East Congress Street has forced the grassroots parade, which brings tens of thousands of people downtown to honor lost family and friends, to ch…
What is 6 feet tall, weighs 500 pounds and will serve as the fiery vessel for the wishes and offerings to lost loved ones on Sunday night?
The Tucson Celtic Festival & Scottish Highland Games is going more festive and less formal during its Friday night opening ceremonies this year.
Sierra Hull is feeling a little less stressed these days.
Don't be surprised if you see 22 Shaolin Warriors window shopping on North Fourth Avenue or huddled together for a group photo in front of the San Xavier Mission this weekend.
The war against cancer can be won one milonga at a time.
Nam Jam coordinators are reaching out to all veterans, particularly those who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan, for the concert's 25th anniversary.
Over the last 13 years, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" has made its way to the forefront of political parody.
Two new restaurants and a beer and wine bar, all with Flagstaff ties, are coming to the Rialto block downtown.
The eclectic tastes and flavors found at Tucson Meet Yourself go far beyond its array of global food options.
With the All Souls Procession less than a month away, preparation for the parade honoring the dead is in full swing. • A rundown of events is at allsoulsprocession.org • Here are some ways to get involved:
For Tucson's many car enthusiasts, their rides are more than just a way to get from Point A to Point B. They are a link to the past and a source of pride.
For the last 14 years, "DJ John" Strobeck has been the golden voice with the golden oldies at the regular car shows held at Little Anthony's Diner on Tucson's east side.
One of the world's largest collections of luxury Franklins, a high-end automobile that came to prominence in the early 1900s, can be found in midtown Tucson.