Tucson Shot Rock photo exhibition on view until Oct. 29

October 4, 2011

A pop-up gallery exhibition featuring rock images by Tucson photographers will fill the space between Xoom Juice and Sparkroot from Oct. 8 to 29.

Jim Morrison, Fillmore East © David Sygall

“Tucson Shot Rock & Roll” is Zocalo magazine publisher David Olsen’s entry into the city-wide “Tucson Rocks,” which has more than 20 museums, theaters, even nature venues following the lead of Tucson Museum of Art’s “Who Shot Rock & Roll,” which opens Oct. 22.

Olsen’s “Tucson shot Rock & Roll” focuses on more than 30 local photographers will be represented, covering rock from Punk to Pop, local and national. Found in hidden archives are some of your favorite rock acts and musicians as captured by the best lenses in Tucson.

Hundreds of photographs will be on display, some dating back to the 1960s.

The exhibition pops up inside an empty storefront at 245 E. Congress St., Suite 171, and last four weekends only.

Exhibition hours are 4 to 10 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from Oct. 13 to 29.

The opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. on Oct. 8 coincides with 2nd Saturdays and features DJ Carl Hanni. Admission is free all days of the exhibition

“Tucson Shot Rock & Roll” is curated by David Olsen, with support from Zocalo Magazine, Tucson Urban, KXCI Community Radio and Borealis Arts.


Preview Websitewww.TucsonShotRock.com


Opening Reception –

Date: October 8, 2011 (2nd Saturdays Downtown)

Time: Public viewing 6 – 11 p.m.

Location: 245 E. Congress St, #171

Featuring: DJ Carl Hanni.

Admission: FREE


Exhibition Details – 

Dates: Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays, October 8 – October 29, 2011.

Times: Thu-Sat, 4 – 10 p.m. Mon-Wed by appointment.

Location: 245 E. Congress St., #171

Admission: FREE