2nd Saturdays To Host Pink Floyd Tribute At The Fox

June 4, 2012

2ndSaturdays’ June event will offer several free music options Downtown from Atom Heart Mother, a free Pink Floyd tribute at the Fox Theatre, to folk and rock on the Scott Avenue stage.

This Group of People plays on the Scott Avenue Stage.

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.

Here’s the lineup:

Scott Avenue Stage @ Congress St.

6 p.m.: Tucson Circus Arts

7 p.m.: Reno del Mar (gorgeous violin/spicy acoustic guitars)

8:15 p.m.: This Group of People (fabulous Harmonies)

9:30 p.m.: Crosscut Saw (classic rock & blues)

Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.

7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Atom Heart Mother (Pink Floyd tribute band)

Rialto Theatre, 318 E. Congress St.

5 p.m. 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.  Featuring special guest Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Free for all ages.

Hotel Congress – 311 E. Congress St. –  An All Gold Night (free)

7 p.m.: In the Club, a fun show led by Golden Ghost

9 p.m.: On the patio, the Solid Gold DJs

La Placita Village:  Outdoor plaza, 110 S. Church Ave. (Southwest corner of Broadway and Church Ave.)

6 to 10 p.m.:  Celebrate the one-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 to 10 p.m.:  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 5 vs. 5 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 month 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 4 to 10 p.m..  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.

 

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