Second Saturday


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Tucson, AZ, – April 1, 2015-Tucson, AZ-The April 11TH music lineup on the MIX/fm Scott Ave. live stage will feature Grammy Nominee Linda Chorney. Linda Chorney is an American singer-songwriter that has been making a living as a working musician for the past 30 years.  Chorney made history by being the first independent artist to get nominated for Best Americana Album in 2012 (Emotional Jukebox) without a manager, label, or publicist by utilizing the Grammy 365 Social Networking site. The album is eclectic, with hints of folk, rock, blues, country, and Americana.  Performances start on the stage at 6pm and last until 10pm.  Linda’s performance will begin at 7:30pm.  (see photo attached)

2nd Saturdays starts at 5pm and runs until approximately 10:30pm with the MIX/fm Scott Street Stage programmed from 6pm-10:30pm.   The music on the stage is eclectic with a wide variety of music each month.   There will be lots of food and vendors to sample at Tucson’s Downtown family friendly, urban street festival but it’s the magic of street performers that capture you as you explore Congress St. from Toole Ave. to Church Ave.

Some of the downtown businesses will offer specials or may schedule their own entertainment. There is fun for all ages. Many of the vendors and sponsors have drawings during the evening.  Don’t miss the Downtown scene along Sun Link’s Downtown route. Hop on at any stop along the Sun Link corridor to be part of 2nd Saturdays April 11.

Win a 50th Anniversary Edition of a 2015 Ford Mustang: Snatch a rare 2015 Ford Mustang for just the price of a raffle ticket.  Exactly 1,964 of the cars were made in recognition of the Mustang’s fiftieth anniversary.  2nd Saturdays is participating in the 50th Anniversary Edition of a 2015 Ford Mustang Raffle.  Everyone purchasing a raffle ticket from the booth at the festival gets a chance to win this Mustang and what a car it is!

On April 11th the 2nd Saturdays  Mustang raffle booth will have raffle tickets to be purchased at $25 each or 5 for $100.  100% of every ticket sold at the 2nd Saturdays raffle booth goes for the 2nd Saturdays budget.  2nd Saturdays is a non-profit and the money earned from this raffle will fund quality music of the standard all in attendance are accustomed to experiencing on the live stage at Scott and Congress every 2nd Saturdays. We hope to see you all at the booth and, please, tell everyone you know to assist 2nd Saturdays by purchasing a raffle ticket.

The Kids’ Area at the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum located at 414 N. Toole has interactive fun for the kids starting at 5:30pm and a free movie.  The movie April 11 is the “Big Hero 6″ (PG) and starts at 6:30pm.  Activities also include free rides on a choo-choo, a magician and many other exciting things for your little ones.

94.9 MIXfm Scott Ave. Stage:

6pm-7:15pm: The LoBros Latin Funk, Jazz-Rock Fusion

7:30pm-8:30pm: Linda Chorney Grammy Nominee, Singer/Songwriter, Americana

8:45pm-10pm: Michael P. and the Gully Washers Surf, Lounge, Blues & Rock
FOX THEATRE, 17 W. CONGRESS STREET, Five Way Street British Invasion Show

7:30pm  Five Way Street, known for their tight harmonies and spot on covers of many of rock’s legendary artists, present this British Invasion Tribute Show at The Fox.

HOTEL CONGRESS:  311 E.  CONGRESS STREET w/ Little Annie featuring Paul Walfisch

7pm $23/$25, All ages, Modern legends, SWANS, will be making their first visit to Hotel Congress since April 1992. We couldn’t be more excited for a show, get your tickets now before it’s too late!!!

RIALTO THEATRE:  318 E. CONGRESS, Rising Appalachia-Leila Lopez

8pm, All ages

Bike Night at the Library-Bike In Movie Night-Joel D. Valdez Library at Jacome Place

April 11, 2015, 6:45-8:45pm,  Join the library for 2nd Saturdays and bike on down to Jacome Plaza for free outdoor entertainment on the big screen.

Celebrate BikeFest month with Janet K. Miller’s “Bicycle adventures in Holland, Germany, Turkey and Tucson!” and find out from Bob Willman “Is bicycle touring in your future?”

BYO seating and munchies!

Valet Service Downtown:  Imperial Valet now provides valet service for the convenience of anyone coming to downtown on 2nd Saturdays.  Look for them on Congress just before the Stone Ave. intersection.  Imperial Valet provides a great way for anyone to leave their car with the attendant and have it parked while they get to take part in all the

2nd Saturdays activities.

West Side Rides Car Club:  Look for this great collection of vintage cars on 6th Avenue.  Paint and wheels to the max.

2nd Saturdays starts at 5pm and last until 10:30pm.  Look for more details, parking and the complete schedule

Sponsors for 2015 are: AT&T, Community Partnership of Southern Arizona,  Click Automotive Team,  DTP,  Hotel Congress, Hotel Tucson Center Inn Suites, Imperial Valet, 94.9 MIXfm Radio, KOLD-TV Channel 13, KXCI 91.3FM Community Radio, MEB Property Management, QuikPrint, Park Tucson, The Rialto Block Project, Scott Stiteler & Rudy Dabdoub and Visit Tucson.