Les Poules a Colin in concert! – 10/26/18 – Berger Performing Arts Center

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Who
Les Poules a Colin in concert!
When
Friday, October 26, 2018
7:30pm - All Ages
Where
1200 West Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85745
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5-piece band from Quebec plays traditional Quebecois music and originals. On fiddle, mandolin, tenor banjo, guitars, keyboards and bass, Les Poules a Colin (Colin's Chickens) play a fine combination of slow and fast fiddle tunes and songs, mainly sung in French. Instrumentals are driven by by sound of foot percussion, danced by Colin while he plays either mandolin or tenor banjo.. A unique band! We have lowered the price to make this music rarely heard in Tucson more accessible. Check out all three videos, and we'll see you at the show!
On sale soon on line and by end of August at outlets. Advance reserved seating tickets just $17; door tickets $20.

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July 21, 2018 · Posted in Concerts  
    

Irish Christmas in America – 12/15/18 – St. Francis in the Foothills

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Who
Irish Christmas in America
When
Saturday, December 15, 2018
8:00pm - All Ages
Where
St. Francis in the Foothills (map)
4625 E. River Road
Tucson, AZ 85718

Northwest corner of Swan and River Road intersection. River Rd., just west of Swan.

Other Info
With the same performers as last year, they will be great again we are sure and add some new songs and tunes. This time in a small church, 350 seats available and they sold 800+ last year at the Fox Theatre. Tickets available by July 10th online and at Antigone Books and the Folk Shop.. All $25, no discounts.
$28 at door if any are available that day, which is not very likely due to the size of the hall.

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July 3, 2018 · Posted in Concerts  
    

Leo Kottke in concert – 02/21/19 – Temple of Music & Art

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Who
Leo Kottke in concert
When
Thursday, February 21, 2019
7:30pm - All Ages
Where
Temple of Music & Art (map)
330 S. Scott Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701
Other Info
Leo will return, and to the Temple, where he hasn't been for quite a few years. All seats reserved. Tickets on sale both on line by July 6, and with some select seats at both the Folk Shop and Antigone Books by mid-July.

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June 2, 2018 · Posted in Concerts  
    

Windham Hill’s Winter Solstice – 12/14/18 – Fox Tucson Theater

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Who
Windham Hill's Winter Solstice
When
Friday, December 14, 2018
7:30pm - All Ages Buy Tickets
Where
17 West Congress Street
Tucson, AZ, United States
Other Info
Celebrating the label Windham Hill at holiday time, (Not a Christmas show, but they WILL play Carol of the Bells!) this show includes rare performances by William Ackerman, who started the label. Also piano by Liz Story and piano, violin and vocals by Barbara Higbie. In addition, this show has cello player Ellen Sanders and another guitarist, Todd Boston. For some of the show, most of the performers will play together.
On sale through the Foxtucson.com website now, to Fox members only. Purchase 4 tickets to the season and get 10% off. General public on sale through this web site with link: Tuesday, June 19th at noon

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May 24, 2018 · Posted in Concerts  
    

George Winston – 02/02/19 – Berger Performing Arts Center

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Who
George Winston
When
Saturday, February 2, 2019
7:30pm - George - All Ages
Where
1200 West Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85745
Other Info
One of the finest both original and traditional pianists of our time, George returns, and with a new CD, Spring Carousel, which benefits cancer research. Reserved seats will be on sale here on Tuesday June 19th. There will also be selected center seats available without fee and Antigone Books only by July 6th.

George enjoys this hall and usually sells out, and does a varied show. $33 advance; $38 at door if available.

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May 24, 2018 · Posted in Concerts  
    

We Banjo 3 – 02/02/19 – TCC Leo Rich Theater

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“The Bunch of Green Rushes” and other tunes

 

Who
We Banjo 3
When
Saturday, February 2, 2019
8:00pm - All Ages Buy Tickets
Where
TCC Leo Rich Theater (map)
260 South Church Street
Tucson, AZ 85701
Other Info
4 from Ireland, 2 sets of brothers, who play Irish, old-time, blues and more on 2 banjos, fiddle, Irish drum, and other strings. 3 of the band sings. A high energy performance, their concert sold out 5 days in advance last year, so we are bringing them back again. And at TCC where alcohol is for sale, and where some dance room on sides is available. Tickets go on sale Tuesday June 19th, both on this site, with link to Ticketmaster, with fees, at the TCC itself with free parking and very limited fees, and at the Folk Shop, 2525 North Campbell with a $1 facility fee. Cash and checks only at the Folk Shop. Info or disability seats: 981-1475. Disability seats also at the TCC.

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May 11, 2018 · Posted in Concerts  
    

Karla Bonoff, with Nina Gerber – 11/17/18 – Gregory School Auditorium

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Karla Bonoff

Who
Karla Bonoff, with Nina Gerber
When
Saturday, November 17, 2018
7:30pm - All Ages
Where
Gregory School Auditorium (map)
3231 North Craycroft Road
Tucson, AZ, United States 85712

North of Grant on Craycroft, just South of Rillito River. Plenty of Parking.

Other Info
Karla is one of our finest recent singer-songwriters, having written "Isn't it always Love," "Home" and "Someone to Lay Down Beside Me" as sung by Linda Ronstadt, and "Tell Me Why" as sung by Wynona Judd, and with Linda--as in one of the videos here. Back up by one of the best there is: Nina Gerber on various guitars.
RESERVED SEATS are on sale NOW on line for this show. Also, select center seats are on sale now at Antigone Books and at the Folk Shop, with no fee.
Comfortable raked seating in a hall that has just 12 rows. Plenty of close-by parking, just of Craycroft.

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May 8, 2018 · Posted in Concerts  
    

Realta with HighTime – 03/15/19 – Berger Performing Arts Center

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Who
Realta with HighTime
When
Friday, March 15, 2019
7:30pm - All Ages
Where
1200 West Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85745
Other Info
5-piece band from Ireland featuring Irish pipes, whistles and vocals. Opening for Realta is another 3-piece Irish band is High Time featuring harp, guitar, flute, bodhran, and vocals. HighTime is a new trio from Connemarra, Ireland. Each group will perform a set and a grand finale will include all and dancers. Tickets on sale August 20 on line and by September 1 at outlets, both here and with select seats at Antigone Books and the Folk Shop. $25; $23 senior.

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March 26, 2018 · Posted in Concerts  
    

Tannahill Weavers – 09/08/18 – Berger Performing Arts Center

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Who
Tannahill Weavers
When
Saturday, September 8, 2018
8:00pm - All Ages Buy Tickets
Where
1200 West Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85745
Other Info
In their 50th year, the Tannahill Weavers play mainly traditional music on vocals, fiddle, bagpipes, whistles, flute, and strings. Their high energy sets on pipes and strings are interspersed with traditional and modern Scottish song. Look for songs such as "Are you Sleeping Maggie?" "The Haughs of Cromdale" "The Highland Laddie" and of course, "Wild Mountain Thyme". The classic Scottish sounds, all in one evening...
Band members are Phil Smillie, flutes, whistles, mandolin and harmony vocals; John Martin, fiddle; Roy Gullane, guitar and lead vocals; and the latest member to join: Lorne McDougall; bagpipes, small pipes and whistles.

Reserved seating available online for $25, or $23 for seniors, students and TFTM members. Tickets without fees available at the Folk Shop and Antigone Books. Door tickets $28; $26 seniors.

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March 4, 2018 · Posted in Concerts  
    

Dede Wyland and the Sonoran Dogs – 04/06/18 – St. Francis in the Foothills

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Lord Keep the Light On

Fearless Love

Who
Dede Wyland and the Sonoran Dogs
When
Friday, April 6, 2018
8:00pm - All Ages Buy Tickets
Where
St. Francis in the Foothills (map)
4625 E. River Road
Tucson, AZ 85718

Northwest corner of Swan and River Road intersection. River Rd., just west of Swan.

Other Info
Singer Dede Wyland from the east coast join with our local Sonoran Dogs including Tucson's award-winning guitarist Pete McLaughlin, Nick Coventry on fiddle, Alvin Blaine on dobro, Mark Miracle on mandolin, Tyler James on banjo, and Brian Davies on bass. Dede has won numerous awards from the Washington, DC Music Association, and is considered one of the top vocalists in all of bluegrass music, and definitely one of the top female vocalists. She has performed here recently at the Tucson Folk Festival and for us at another church a few years ago...

Tickets on sale now. --They are general admission in the NEW hall of St. Francis Church which has better acoustics, and is larger than the church's previous hall. Seats just as comfortable as they were in the older church hall! Doors open by 7:30pm.

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January 22, 2018 · Posted in Concerts  
    

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