Story | Aug 13, 2012 | 8:22 PM
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Story | Sep 17, 2012 | 11:00 AMRupa Marya sings in English, French, Spanish, Hindi and Tzotzil, a Mayan language spoken in the Mexican Chiapas state. She could sing in other languages if she wanted to. Marya’s band, Rupa and the April Fishes, similarly play global music: Gypsy swing, punk rock, Bollywood songs, cumbia, reggae and duduk. They are named for the French expression “les poissons d’avril,” whose English equivalent is most likely “April Fools.” The April Fishes formed in San Francisco during the George W. Bush presidency, which seems fitting.
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Story | Apr 25, 2012
Beach Boys Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks, with impressive backing musicians, bring a SoCal sound to Casino del Sol. TUCSON -- Let's not make too much of the fact that the Beach Boys kicked...
Story | Mar 26, 2012
Last year, Sade returned to the stage after more than 10 years for a critically acclaimed tour that was hailed by one reviewer as "the best concert of the year.” Now, she's bringing those smooth, romantic performances to a DVD/album package,...