Don’t miss out on the fun this weekend!
There is no topic that legendary comedian George Lopez will shy away from. He knows how to keep it funny, while at the same time, making his audiences aware of the times we’re in. Now in his 36th year of making fans laugh, Lopez is showing no signs of slowing down.
The show is Saturday at 8PM at Casino Del Sol. Tickets are going fast, so click here to get yours.
Lopez has paved the way for Latino comedians to become a force in the world of comedy. He began his career in 1983, and, in addition to his comedy specials and tours, he has had his own successful television show (which, itself, was a trailblazer), has been cast in numerous movies, and, overall, has been a dominant force in entertainment.
In 2006, Lopez received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In addition, Time named him one of the 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America, and the Harris Poll named him one of the Top Ten Favorite Television Personalities.
The new travelling festival, The Bash, is heading to Rillito Racetrack Sunday, May 12th. Rancid headlines in a day filled with craft beer and live music. Pennywise, Suicidal Tendencies, L7 and H20 will also hit the stage. Get the full story and tickets here!
Rich Vos at The O
“Live from Laurel Canyon – Songs and Stories of American Folk Rock” is a 90 minute retrospective of music and stories of some of the most influential artists who lived in Laurel Canyon between 1965 and 1975. This amazing group of musician bring this experience to the Fox Theatre, May 8th, at 7:30pm. Find the full story here.
Don’t miss this indie sensation out of LA, Lord Huron. They are currently touring with their major-label debut, Vide Noir. It hit shelves and streaming sites in April 2018, reaching the number ten spot on the Billboard 200 chart.
It’s this Saturday at 8. Get tickets here.
Freddy Parish is a singer/songwriter performing original songs and traditional tunes in a neo-traditional folk and country style.
The Tucson Premium Outlets and the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance have partnered to bring live music to Southern Arizona each and every week. The series supports a range in music genres, from country to rock and jazz to classical.
Black Renaissance spotlights black creativity in Tucson. Every Saturday in May from 8:00pm to 10:00pm, Hotel McCoy hosts these free events dedicated to the exploration of arts in the black community. This is designed for the community at large to help in the learning of Black Artists and their steady influence on mainstream culture. See more details on the series here.
This evening is dedicated to the art of the spoken word with performances by:
Freddy Jay Walker
Andrés A Portela
The flora and fauna of the Sonoran desert in Spring are celebrated in “Desert Blooms”, a selection of 1950’s watercolors by Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia. These colorful and playful paintings of cactus flowers and desert critters will be on display at the Gallery in the Sun from February 1st 2019 through September 4th, 2019.
Turn your fears into fascination at Sharks: Magnificent and Misunderstood. Interactive displays lead you to the IMAX showing of Great White Shark. There’s an additional fee for the movie.