Les Poules a Colin – 10/26/18 – Unitarian Univ. Church

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Who
Les Poules a Colin
When
Friday, October 26, 2018
8:00pm - All Ages
Where
Unitarian Univ. Church (map)
4831 E. 22nd Street
Tucson, AZ, United States 85711
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5-piece band from Quebec playing 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 Savoie-Levac while he plays either mandolin or tenor banjo.. The other 4 are all women, including Colin's sister Marie, on bass, hence the name of the band. Beatrix Methe is on vocals and fiddle, Sarah Marchand is on keyboards and vocals and Elenore Pitre is on guitar and vocals.
Some the music they play originates in the French part of Louisiana.
A unique band, and we have lowered the price to make this music rarely heard in Tucson more accessible. Check out the videos, and we'll see you at the show!
On sale NOW on line and by September 17th at outlets. Advance tickets, general admission, are $17; with senior and student discounts at$15 advance. Door tickets will be $20.

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August 18, 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 now on line here, and select center seats are available with no fee at both The Folk Shop and Antigone Books. As of February 1, about 400 tickets have sold; the hall holds 600.
Two videos are here--the most recent, from October, 2018 is him live, with his recent beard, which shows three fun minutes of his rambling talking stage persona, followed by a new song, with great guitar work of course. The older cut "Eggtooth" shows him about 10 years ago, playing a fine solo piece.

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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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William Ackerman—Bricklayer’s Beautiful Daughter (excerpt)

William Ackerman—Hawk Circle

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 Will 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 now through our website, which connects to the Foxtucson.com website; with tickets from $32 up to $64--all reserved!
Click "Buy Tickets" on this page for correct link!

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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 - All Ages
Where
1200 West Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85745
Other Info
As of January 28, there are about 30 tickets remaining for this George Winston show. Buy here online about 30 tickets left and 5 tickets are available at Antigone Books, 411 N. 4th Avenue until noon. Tickets at the door are $38.

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 are on sale now. Selected center seats are available without fee at Antigone Books, 411 North 4th Avenue until noon. Those seats are row L.

George enjoys the Berger Center, and his shows here usually sell out. He does a varied show, including stride piano, his originals, jazzy tunes, Vince Guaraldi's tunes including Peanuts theme tunes, and more. $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 one sidw is available throughout the show. and at the TCC itself with free parking to buy tickets and with very limited fees. Call 981-1475 and we will explain how to purchase disability seats for this show.

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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 Wynonna Judd, and with Linda Ronstadt. 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 both Antigone Books and at the Folk Shop, with no fee. $1/ticket fee if using a credit card at Antigone. At the Folk Shop, Cash or Check only.
Comfortable raked seating in a hall that has just 11 rows and seats 370--same number of rows as Berger.
Plenty of close-by parking, entrance on west side of Craycroft, just south of River Road.

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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, string bass, guitar, Irish drum and vocals. Opening for Realta is another 3-piece Irish band, HighTime; 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.
Reserved tickets on sale online now AND with select seats are now on saleat 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.
A new CD "Orach," on Compass Records will be available at the show.

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  
    

The Chieftains – 02/28/18 – Fox Tucson Theater

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Who
The Chieftains
When
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
7:30pm - All Ages
Where
17 West Congress Street
Tucson, AZ, United States
Other Info
Ireland's top musical ambassadors in their first concert at the Fox Tucson Theater. The three original members are Paddy Moloney, on Irish pipes and whistles, Kevin Conneff on bodhran (Irish drum) and Matt Malloy on Irish flute. They will be joined by dancers Cara Butler from Riverdance, and more dancers: brothers Jon and Nathan Pilatzke from Ontario. Also fiddler Tara Breen, vocalist Alyth McCormack and a harp player to be announced.

Tickets can be purchased at 547-3040 11am to 6 pm Tuesday through Friday-lowest fee when bought at box office, and also at www.foxtucson.com.

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January 9, 2018 · Posted in Concerts  
    

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