1. Birds and Arrows: Electric Bones Release Show

    With Special Guest: Fairy Bones Voted Best Rock Band in Tucson 2021 by the Tucson Weekly, Birds and Arrows bring their 6th studio album to life on the Hotel Congress Stage. Loaded with top-notch collaborations, this collection of songs will melt your mind, move your body, and put a little electricity in them bones. Birds […]

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  2. HOCO Fest 2022

    Arizona Arts Live, Hotel Congress, and Best Life Presents are proud to announce the return of HOCO Fest this Labor Day weekend in Downtown Tucson. From its groundbreaking sustainability model to its international programming, HOCO authentically represents Tucson while welcoming the world to our doorstep. We’re proud to announce the return of the annual music […]

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  3. Cimafunk – El Alimento Tour

    Afro-Cuban Rockstar Cimafunk is redefining contemporary Cuban music, Afro-Latin identity, and black culture. Considered one of today’s greatest showmen, he performs an electric live show with his 9-person band from Havana. Join Arizona Arts Live, Best Life Presents, and Hotel Congress for an evening that will make you move! Cimafunk’s monumental second album El Alimento […]

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  4. The Tucson Opry

    Join Arizona Arts Live, Rhythm and Roots, Hotel Congress, and the Tucson Weekly for the first ever Tucson Opry variety show. Don’t miss an evening featuring performances from national favorites and local gems along with cowboy poetry and a surprise or two–all on the beautifully historic Hotel Congress stage! The Small GloriesPowerhouse duo Cara Luft and […]

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  5. MRCH & M. CRANE

    Join Arizona Arts Live and Hotel Congress for an indie blowout featuring M.Crane and MRCH. Two of Arizona’s most exciting indie alternative bands, two sparkling sets, and some serious lighting design to match, this evening is going to be a vibe all its own.  MRCHSince their inception in 2015, indie electronic duo MRCH has been […]

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  6. Ryan Alfred “We Are Made Of Time”

    Time is the common variable of all art. It is what defines sound and pitch, and at faster rates, color and light. It is what separates composition from performance. It is paint drying on the canvas, the instant fracture of million-year-old marble, the browning in the baker’s oven, a tackle or a touchdown, an echo […]

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  7. Lila Downs

    Few alternative artists have the dynamic power and range of this bilingual warrior-woman, who has recorded nine albums, earning a Grammy and four Latin Grammys along the way. NPR Music Agave Heritage Festival, Pueblos del Maíz, and Arizona Arts Live are proud to bring Lila Downs back to the Old Pueblo for a live performance […]

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  8. An evening with Angélique Kidjo

    Angélique Kidjo returns to Tucson as one of the most iconic and respected artists in international music today, the opportunity to see her perform in the intimate setting of the Rialto Theatre is not to be missed. “Kidjo is probably Africa’s most widely respected international vocalist, and one of its hungriest synthesizers of culture and […]

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  9. Ladysmith Black Mambazo

    It isn’t merely the grace and power of their dancing or the beauty of their singing that rivets the attention, but the sheer joy and love that emanates from their being. Paul Simon For 60 years, South Africa’s Ladysmith Black Mambazo has warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide with uplifting vocal harmonies, signature dance moves, […]

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  10. Elizabeth Goodfellow & Jillian Bessett

    Arizona Arts Live & Club Congress are thrilled to light up the Congress stage with a dynamic duo of modern solo songwriters. Elizabeth Goodfellow and Jillian Bessett both operate on the new frontiers of songwriting and instrumentation, composing and performing through unconventional means with beautiful results. Join us as these two extraordinary and innovative women […]

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