More Arizona Illustrated Music Stories


Meet a Tucson musician whose life is a story of survival, persistence, and finding gratitude.

Pandemic Blues

How Tucson musicians are making a living during the coronavirus pandemic.

Just Najima

A profile of singer and recording artist, Najima Rainey, and the unique stylings of her band 'Just Najima'

Downtown Jazz Fiesta


The local indie-rock duo performs in Tucson.

Sad Reptilian

The anonymous and melodic 'Sad Reptilian' performs 'Mind Over Matter'

The Rifle

The indie rock band performs their song 'Visitation' on location in Tucson.

Birds and Arrows

The Tucson rock duo powers up for a special performance.


Naim Amor is a French native who grew up in Paris, but in many ways he is quintessentially Tucson.

Fadi Iskandar

The solace and soul of music.

Seize the Day

Gabriel Schirn combines his interests in chemical engineering, piano performance, and knitting.

Roman Barten-Sherman

The Tucson bluesman performs 'I'm Throwing Up My Hands'

Laura and the Killed Men

A live performance of Sara's Room at Danny's Baboquivari Lounge in Tucson.

Sally Roundhouse

An unexpected spoken word lullaby about a toaster strudel.

Golden Boots at Golden Pin

Local band, Golden Boots performs ‘Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser’

Old Pueblo Christmas

Local musician Brian Lopez sings a heartfelt holiday ode to Tucson.

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