Second Saturday


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Sandy Mellor



Tucson, AZ, -April 2, 2014— Join in all the street activity Downtown at 2nd Saturdays on April 12th from 5-10:30pm.  The music at the 94.9 MIXfm Stage located at Scott and Congress is free and local.  There will be lots of fun, music, food and activities on Congress from Toole Ave. to Church Ave.  Sample food from the food trucks, visit the vendors, check out the car clubs and enjoy street performers.  Check out a chance to win a new Jeep from the Click Automotive Team. The Jeep will be there for you to see. All proceeds from the ticket purchase for the Jeep Giveaway goes to 2nd Saturdays.  You won’t win if you don’t take a chance.  Look for other chances to participate in “give-a-ways” at the vendor and sponsor booths.



6-7:15pm: Cadillac Mountain, Hard Driving Bluegrass

7:30-8:45pm:  The Carnivaleros, Genre Busting Desert Bayou Stew

9-10:00pm:  Michael P. & The Gully Washers featuring Katherine Byrnes, Funky Blues and Rock ‘N’ Roll



The Kids Area and the Southern  AZ. Transportation Museum located at the Historic Train depot at 414 N. Toole Ave. will partner with Cinema La Placita and 2nd Saturdays to bring kids’ activities, face painting, choo choo rides and a free movie.    Admission is free and the fun begins at 4:30pm with the movie “Despicable Me 2” beginning at 6:30pm.  (The Museum opens at 10am every Saturday but will run 10am to 8pm in partnership with 2nd Saturdays).


FOX THEATRE, 17 W. CONGRESS ST. 7:30pm, Parallax: Michael Howell- Direct from Las Vegas, Direct from Las Vegas, don’t miss your chance to see Illusionist Michael Howell in Parallax.  All ticket sales benefit The Fox Theatre Tucson and The Rose Ranch Animal Rescue.

HOTEL CONGRESS 311 E. Congress St.,  DICK DALE, 7PM  $25 And at 10pm: Join resident DJs Bob Felix, Sid the Kid, & Jalph for what has become one of Tucson’s funnest Saturday nights.  All your favorite hits from yesterday and today on two stages. DO NOT forget your dancing shoes.



RIALTO THEATRE:  318 W. Congress St.,  Neko Case (indie rock) with the Dodos, Dylan Pratt.  8pm

Showtime all ages, $28 gen. admission.


BEN’S BELLS CELEBRATION OF KINDNESS, 40 W. Broadway.,  6-10pm, $65 advance tickets $75 at the door. Food, live music and a silent auction.



Congress Street is open to automobile traffic and there is plenty of parking. You can easily visit your favorite restaurant or bar.  Come join in the activities and fun. Its’ easier to get around downtown than ever.


2nd Saturdays Downtown on April 12th  from 5pm to 10:30pm.  Sponsors are: Community Partnership of Southern Arizona, CenturyLink, Click Automotive Team, Crest Insurance, DesertLeaf Magazine, DTP, Elegant Thought, Hotel Congress, Hotel Tucson Center Inn Suites, 94.9MIXfm  Radio, KOLD-TV Channel 13, KXCI 91.3FM Community Radio, MEB Property Management, QuikPrint, ParkWise, The Herbert, The Pioneer Building, The Rialto Block Project, and Scott Stiteler & Rudy Dabdoub and Visit Tucson.  For more details, a full schedule and parking maps and directions go to


For images and information regarding performers, please contact: Program Director, Jamie Manser at 520-270-3213