Tucson's 2nd Saturdays To Host Pink Floyd Tribute At The Fox June 9th

TUCSON, Ariz., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tucson's 2nd Saturdays continues to bring great music Downtown despite the streetcar construction.  June's event will be no exception with several free music options from Atom Heart Mother, a free Pink Floyd tribute at the Fox Theatre, to folk and rock on the Scott Avenue stage.  The popular food trucks will also invade the event for the second time this summer.

The event runs north and south on Scott Avenue and includes Jackson Street, one block south of Broadway, just behind Providence Service Corp. 

Scott Avenue Stage @ Congress St.
6pm:                    Tucson Circus Arts
7pm:                    Reno del Mar (Gorgeous Violin/Spicy Acoustic Guitars)
8:15pm:               This Group of People (Fabulous Harmonies!)
9:30pm:               Crosscut Saw (Classic Rock & Blues)

Fox Theatre - 17 W. Congress St.
7pm & 8pm:        Atom Heart Mother (Pink Floyd Tribute Band)

Rialto Theatre - 318 E. Congress St. 
5pm doors open:  GET OUT THE VOTE CONCERT AND RALLY FOR RON BARBER with Sergio Mendoza Y La Orkestra, Joey Burns & Jacob Valenzuela of Calexico, Salvador Duran and Kevin Pakulis Band featuring Amy Langley.  All ages - free.

Hotel Congress - 311 E. Congress St. –  An All Gold Night (free)
7pm:                      In the Club, a fun show led by Golden Ghost
9pm:                      On the patio, the Solid Gold DJs

La Placita Village:  Outdoor plaza 110 S. Church Ave. (Southwest corner of Broadway and Church Ave.)
6-10pm:  Celebrate the 1 Year Anniversary of the Soul Music Celebration at 2nd Saturdays Downtown featuring a tribute to Donna Summer and the "Godfather of Go-Go" Chuck Brown.  Enjoy Soul, Jazz & R&B music with Kevin & Tanishia.   Also featuring Chezale aka "Lady Maverick", Brandie, and Tomia.

FC TUCSON SOCCER: Behind the MLK building across the street from the Congress Hotel
4-10pm:  The FC Tucson Street Soccer Showdown is soccer in its purest form: absent of age restrictions, uniform restrictions or even skill restrictions. It's just 10 players in a 5v5 matchup playing soccer because they love it; on the street, spontaneously.  The result takes a backseat to the process and the buildup and the fun everyone has just kicking the ball around cleverly, trying to avoid each other.  Don't let another 2nd Saturday go by without hitting the street with just the clothes you're wearing, your friends and a desire to play soccer. It's free to play.  For more information email liam@fctucson.com.

The Cricket Kids' Area is super fun for the family and this week moves to the Providence parking lot.  On hand is the Cricket Jumping Castle, a FREE G-rated movie "Ratatouille" and other entertainment.  The movie begins at approximately 7:30 p.m.

2nd Saturdays runs from 4pm to 10pm.  Sponsors are:  Jim Click Automotive Team, Cricket, Carondelet Health Network, KOLD Channel 13, KHYT/KIIM Radio, KXCI 91.3FM Community Radio, MEB Property Management and Providence Service Corp. 

For images and information on performers, contact: Program Director, Jamie Manser at 520.270.3213 jamie@zocalotucson.com

 

SOURCE 2nd Saturdays Downtown




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