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Tucson Musicians Museum at the Tucson Convention Center Grand Opening and Annual Induction Ceremony
April 12, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm| $25.00
GRAND OPENING and Ribbon Cutting with Mayor Rothschild of the Tucson Musician Museum permanent installation at the Tucson Convention Center, and the 8th Annual induction ceremony, the Celebration of Music & Culture: Sunday, April 12, 2015 5-8 PM Tucson Convention Center 260 S. Church, Tucson 85701. Performances by 6 bands from different genres in including:
- Performance by 2010, 2012 Soul Blues Artists of the Year Curtis Salgado
- Arizona Repertory Singers tribute to 2015 inductee Dr. Jeffry Jahn – Classical
- 2015 inductee Kenneth Mayer – Jazz
- 2015 inductee Bill Ronstadt and Ronstadt family members – Folk
- 2015 inductees Hermanos Perez – Mariachi
- 2015 inductee Adalberto Gallegos – Tejano Singer
- The Sonoran Dogs w 2013 inductee Peter McLaughlin and 2015 inductees Brian Davies and Slim Edelman – Bluegrass/Country
- Classical and mariachi students from TMM Mentorship program
New at the TCC – See images and bios hung in the museum of past 138 inductees, including Ronstadt family members, Dean Armstrong, R. Carlos Nakai, Tony Garcia and many other talented musicians who have contributed to Tucson’s unique musical heritage and culture.
Installation includes Hall-of-Fame style TMM sponsorship wall, large “genre boards” and wall displays of the 13 classifications of the inducted musicians. See memorabilia and streaming video produced by Brian Davies. Also – an Art Wall with 30 two-foot by two foot paintings of the Tucson music scene by Tucson artists.
Bud Foster emcees induction ceremony; Founders George Howard and Susan French host; Elliot Glicksman adds comedy. Proceeds fund museum installation and Tucson Musicians Museum youth mentorship program – matching veteran musicians with dedicated, yet often underserved young musicians.