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    Photos: 5 reasons to see Tedeschi Trucks Band live

    Tedeschi Trucks Band (TTB) made a long overdue return visit to Tucson on May 14. The packed Tucson Music Hall hasn’t rocked this hard in many a night. The band just completed the European leg of their 2019 tour. The tour is in support of their most recent album, Signs. Many fans feel that the blues...
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    Photos: Best moments from 2019 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, weekend 1

    The 50th year of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival started later in the day due to a massive storm Thursday morning on April 25. A little rain and some mud were not going to keep the spectacular show from going on. Late in the afternoon, the rain had subsided and the weather was picture...
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    Photos: 5 reasons to see Brothers Osborne live

    The Brothers Osborne was a part of the star-studded lineup of 2019’s Country Thunder (CT) Arizona that took place in Florence, AZ on April 11-14. They have been touring with Dierks Bentley for the last three weeks. And this was the last tour stop for a while. T.J. Osborne mentioned that they saved...
  • 5 reasons to see Health live

    5 reasons to see Health live

    It has been nearly 4 years since HEALTH last set foot on stage in the Bay Area, the fact that they just dropped their latest album Vol 4: Slaves of Fear gave them a perfect reason to kick off a new tour. Testing out their new material over seas, HEALTH set off on a massive four part European tour...
  • 5 reasons to see Less Than Jake live

    5 reasons to see Less Than Jake live

    Most '90s ska-punk bands have disbanded due to the genre falling out of the public eye, but Less Than Jake continues to forge forward. Their continued popularity is due to a hectic tour schedule -- over 100 dates per year -- and arguably the most energetic live show in the industry. Here's a look at...
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    5 reasons to see Ice Cube live

    Rapper and silver screen star Ice Cube has returned to the concert stage for a handful of cherry-picked tour dates, including the newly announced Louder Than Life 2019 lineup. The award-winning lyricist, producer, actor and director began his music career nearly 30 years ago with iconic rap group N...
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    Photos: 5 reasons to see Jimmie Vaughan live

    Jimmie Vaughan has established himself as a blues performer legend for many years. Vaughan is well known as Stevie Ray Vaughan’s older brother. He ran away from home when he was 14 years old to begin his career as a blues guitarist and he has never looked back. He founded the Fabulous Thunderbirds...
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    5 reasons to see Old Dominion live

    After a two-week spring break, Old Dominion’s Make It Sweet Tour resumed in Madison, Wisconsin, at the Alliant Energy Center on March 28.  Lead singer Matthew Ramsey was excited to return to the stage, given it was his first time back on “two feet” following his recent leg surgery. He took every...
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    5 reasons to see Experience Hendrix live

    The legacy of Jimi Hendrix is alive and well as the Experience Hendrix Tour is on the road again for its annual tour. It trekked through the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison, WI, on March 20. Here are the five best reasons to catch this year's incarnation of the tour.   1. Jimi Hendrix...
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    5 reasons to see James Blake live

    James Blake has made quite the transition since starting ten years ago. After releasing his EP  Air & Lack Thereof to already rave reviews, he went on to release his self-titled debut album in 2011, also receiving critical acclaim. His follow up, 2013's Overgrown, received much more praise. The...
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    5 reasons to see Michael Bublé live

    Michael Bublé is back and better than ever, performing to a sold-out crowd at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL, on March 17 during his latest tour, "An Evening with Michael Bublé." Here are five reasons to catch Michael Bublé in concert! 1. That voice Musically speaking, Bublé brought new songs from...
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    Photos: 5 reasons to see The Revivalists live

    The Revivalists made their first stop at Tucson’s Rialto Theatre on March 13. The band’s trademark full-throttle energy show left Tucsonans wanting more of this great band. The tour is in support of their latest album release, Take Good Care.   The show was two hours of hard-hitting music and...
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    Photos: 5 reasons to see Eric Benet live

    The Tucson Urban League sponsored an appearance by Eric Benet at the Fox Theatre as a part of their “An Evening in Black and White” fundraising event on March 7. The evening was a blend of music and an award ceremony. The mission of the Tucson Urban League is to advance the economic and social...
  • Tracy Heck

    5 reasons to see Flogging Molly live

    Irish-american seven-piece Celtic punk band Flogging Molly returned to Detroit for a show at The Fillmore on Friday, March 8. The show was a hometown one for frontman Dave King and his wife, violinist/background vocalist Bridget Regan, a Detroit-native. The pair now reside part-time in the area and...
  • Tracy Heck

    5 reasons to see In Flames live

    Swedish death metal pioneers In Flames had a night off from their tour with Within Temptation on Thursday, March 7 and they made a trip out to Pontiac to headline the stage at The Crofoot alongside openers The Convalescence  and All That Remains. The band is out celebrating the release of their...
  • Tracy Heck

    5 reasons to see All That Remains live

    Massachusetts' own All That Remains blew through Pontiac Thursday, Mar. 7 as they rocked the stage at The Crofoot alongside The Convalescence and headliners In Flames. The band is out touring behind their late 2018 release, their ninth studio album Victim of the New Disease. The album marks a return...
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    Photos: 5 reasons to see Empire of the Sun live

    The “post-apocalyptic psychedelic adventure” band, Empire of the Sun, gave a searing performance the second day of the McDowell Mountain Music Festival on March 2. This is the 16th year for the 100 percent non-profit music festival in Phoenix, AZ. All ticket purchases go toward the Phoenix Children...
  • 5 reasons to see Daughters live

    5 reasons to see Daughters live

    Late last year, Daughters released their fourth full-length album in the form of You Won’t Get What You Want.  The album, which was heralded by virtually every music critic marked the first album Daughters had released in eight years.  With the success of their latest album in the wake, Daughters...
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    Photos: 5 reasons to see Eddie Vedder live

    It is safe to say that Eddie Vedder headlined the Innings Festival in Tempe, AZ on March 3. Vedder fronts one of the most successful bands in rock history, Pearl Jam. This was the second year for the festival that blended America’s two favorite pastimes, music and baseball. This has proven to be a...
  • Katherine Villalon

    5 reasons to see ONE OK ROCK live

    Japanese rock band One OK Rock returned this year with a new album Eye of the Storm and have now embarked on a lengthy tour under the same name. Accompanied by opening bands Stand Atlantic and Waterparks, the tour takes them to twenty-six cities across the United States and Canada. AXS caught up...
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