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    Photos: 5 reasons to see Midland live

    The alt-country band Midland, may call Austin, Texas home now, but lead singer Mark Wysrach made it very clear that Tucson is home during their show at AVA Amphitheatre in Tucson. Wystrach had been spotted a few days earlier in town at a local restaurant, The Cup, while he was catching up with old...
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    Photos: 5 reasons to see Tesla live

    Tesla made a stop in Tucson with their headlining show ready to blow the roof off of the AVA Amphitheater on Sept. 28. Diehard and new fans alike were thrilled to see the band rock out and no one was disappointed. 1) Lead singer, Jeff Keith is the epitome of showmanship Keith hits the stage...
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    Photos: 5 things you didn’t know about the Gin Blossoms

    The Gin Blossoms made the first stop of their Mixed Reality tour with Big Head Todd and the Monsters in Tucson at the AVA Amphitheatre on Sept. 6. Gin Blossoms have been a major musical force in the business since the early 90’s. They recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of the release of their...
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    Photos: 5 reasons to catch the Keith Sweat/En Vogue tour

    Two of R&B’s top powerhouse acts made a stop at Tucson’s AVA Amphitheatre on Aug. 5. Keith Sweat and En Vogue co-headlined an evening of old-time R&B and it was a fun-filled evening that delighted the packed house. AXS was able to catch the show and here are the best reasons to see this tour...
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    Photos: 5 reasons to catch Donny & Marie Osmond’s live show

    It has been a long time since The Osmonds got their big break in show business. Andy Williams hired them in 1962 to be regulars on his television show. Initially, Donny Osmond was not a member of the group but joined the band at the age of five. Marie Osmond was the youngest member of the clan and...
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    Photos: 5 reasons to catch Pitbull in concert

    Pitbull, aka Armando Perez, told fans that “it didn’t matter if they had baby daddy issues, baby momma issues, bills they couldn’t pay or bail bonds they couldn’t afford that this night was about leaving troubles behind and having fun. The Miami superstar rapper brought his glitzy show to the AVA...
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    Photos: 5 reasons to catch Billy Currington’s live show

    Country artists Billy Currington and LoCash thrilled the crowd at Tucson’s Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheatre on May 10 with a show filled with one hit song after another. Currington didn’t kick off his musical career until he was in his 30s. Once Mercury Records signed Currington, his music...
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    Photos: Rob Zombie extends Halloween for Tucson

    Most of the fans were on their feet at AVA Amphitheatre during Rob Zombie’s performance on November 4. Some fans were even standing on the chairs or sitting on someone’s shoulders,  Fans did not want to miss a second of Zombie’s electrifying stage show. Zombie seems to vie with Alice Cooper for the...
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    Photos: Flo Rida loves the ladies in Tucson

    Flo Rida made his way to Tucson’s AVA Amphitheater on Sept. 9 to a wildly welcoming crowd. He landed at Tucson’s airport at 9 p.m. and hit the stage by 9:30 p.m. He was in top form and ready to have the best party in the southwest. The hip hop star reminded the pumped up crowd that he has sold more...
  • Alice Cooper live in Tucson in 2016

    Interview: The dichotomy of Alice Cooper

    Alice Cooper is a very busy man these days. He seems to be constantly on tour, he has a new album, Paranormal, which is set to be released in July and he also has a syndicated radio show. He is a very active family and church member as well as a charity organizer. Alice is an open book and AXS was...
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    Photos: Darius Rucker brings Hootie and surprises to Tucson’s AVA Amphitheatre

    Darius Rucker and his hot band, The Carolina Grey Boys, spent his birthday with an ecstatic capacity crowd at AVA Amphitheatre on May 13. Mr. Rucker has been churning out hit records since 1986 with his rock band Hootie and the Blowfish. However, he managed to breathe new life into his career as a...

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