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April 2018

Mik and the Funky Brunch

April 8 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Mik & Scott are multi-instrumentalists that create a full band sound using live loops and high-energy performances.

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Eric Schaffer & The Other Troublemakers

April 14 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
La Cocina, 201 N Court Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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The Other Troublemakers music has been described as Folk, Country, Americana, Singer-Songwriter and some things they can't even remember. At any given Other Troublemakers show, you could hear original songs, old classics or obscure covers - but they'll all be performed with passion and emotion.

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The Dusty Monk’s Mistress

April 19 @ 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM
La Cocina, 201 N Court Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Amaya Montiel St. Claire in a one man female impersonator show in the Dusty Monk Pub

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The Carnivaleros

April 21 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
La Cocina, 201 N Court Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Carnivaleros bandleader Gary Mackender did not write his first song until his late 40s. Five albums later, he is in his prime. His music has always been difficult to define, combining moody Eastern European motifs and strains of western movie themes. And then there are the quirky stories of the American experience laced with rhythms of Zydeco, Tex-Mex, waltzes and swing, all of it compelling you to the dance floor.

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Old Paint Animal Party

April 21 @ 9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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La Cocina, 201 N Court Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Various nice people selling their records! Hundreds of cheap records from Old Paint! Super vinyl DJs throughout the night! Cold Brews! Friendly chill vibes! ALL are welcome to bring a box of records to sell/swap/share/etc!!

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Black Cat Bones Blues Bands

April 28 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
La Cocina, 201 N Court Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Formed in 2004, with core members Charles Pitts and Jeff Daniels. Set out to form a band that would stand the test of time and enable them to grow as songwriters and preformers. Their first CD released in 2006 'Firecraker' is a blues/rock live recording of all Original material. The lineup of members has changed, and the Band has matured as evidenced by the new Release 'Too Far Gone' Which explores other elements like Jazz, and Soul and is a…

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May 2018

Folk Festival Kickoff with Greg Morton & Friends

May 4 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Greg's travels eventually brought him to Tucson, Arizona. Far from the hills of Tennessee, Greg found that the 'high lonesome' sounds of bluegrass music were already reverberating through the canyons of the Sonoran Desert in southern Arizona. Joined with a rotating cast of musicians, ths bluegrass night is sure not to disappoint. Tucson is home to a very active bluegrass music community. In 1995, Greg Morton won the Arizona State Guitar Championship. In 2001, 2002, and 2004, Greg won the…

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Tucson Folk Festival

May 5 - May 6
La Cocina, 201 N Court Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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***Please note that La Cocina will not be serving food off of our regular menu. We will have a limited menu available to order off of our outdoor grill. The Tucson Folk Festival is a FREE, two-day event celebrating Americana/Folk Music traditions and all the wonderful variations, including American Bluegrass, Blues, Country, Jazz, Celtic, Zydeco, and various styles of Latin and Mexican music! This annual family-friendly festival is held in some of the most historic sections of Downtown Tucson: El…

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Nathaniel Burnside

May 5 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
La Cocina, 201 N Court Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Rooted in the structure of Flamenco patterns, yet not bound by tradition, these original compositions journey into the experience - a fusion of Arabic, Indian, Latin, funk, and beyond...

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Billy Sedlmayr

May 12 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

For over three decades now Billy Seldmayr has been deep in the fabric of Tucson music, from his early days as an underage musician playing dusty bars long since gone with punk rock pioneers The Pedestrians, then playing with Giant Sandworms, laying down the blueprint for Tucson music. Watch this amazing video recorded in the La Cocina cantina.

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Mik and the Funky Brunch

May 19 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Mik & Scott are multi-instrumentalists that create a full band sound using live loops and high-energy performances.

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Old Paint Animal Party

May 19 @ 9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sat Apr 17 2021
La Cocina, 201 N Court Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Various nice people selling their records! Hundreds of cheap records from Old Paint! Super vinyl DJs throughout the night! Cold Brews! Friendly chill vibes! ALL are welcome to bring a box of records to sell/swap/share/etc!!

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Mik and the Funky Brunch

May 20 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Weekly on the same day

Mik & Scott are multi-instrumentalists that create a full band sound using live loops and high-energy performances.

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Tuesdays for Tucson: Step Up To Justice

May 22 @ 5:00 PM
La Cocina, 201 N Court Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Every Tuesday we donate 10% of evening proceeds to local non-profits in the Tucson community.  Join us to support Step Up to Justice--an award winning, full-service, free civil legal center for low-income individuals and families in Pima County, powered by the talents of volunteer attorneys. Through careful financial stewardship and technology designed to bring civil legal services to clients where and when they need them, Step Up to Justice builds connections between clients, attorneys and community partners.

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Miss Lana Rebel & Kevin Michael Mayfield

May 23 @ 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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Lana and Kevin’s original songs quietly honor the simple beauty of early American folk, blues, and country. Guitars, sweet harmonies, and the occasional harmonica, fiddle, or singing saw blend together to result in a perfect tranquil soundtrack for a long road trip, or a late- night porch gathering on a quiet summer night.

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Nancy & Neil McCallion

May 24 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Once on %1$s
La Cocina, 201 N Court Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Local brother/sister duo play American roots music with a twist of soul and a dram of blarney. "Rivals Lucinda Williams and Iris Dement as one of the finest Americana songwriters..." - The Washington Post "(Nancy McCallion's) tough-hearted tales of women struggling to strike a balance between intimacy and independence are as good as any being written today." -Bill Friskics-Warren, The Nashville "She writes eloquently on situations other scribes would run from." -Dirty Linen "...her lyrics have a direct immediacy set…

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Greg Morton & Friends

May 25 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Weekly on the same day

Greg's travels eventually brought him to Tucson, Arizona. Far from the hills of Tennessee, Greg found that the 'high lonesome' sounds of bluegrass music were already reverberating through the canyons of the Sonoran Desert in southern Arizona. Joined with a rotating cast of musicians, ths bluegrass night is sure not to disappoint. Tucson is home to a very active bluegrass music community. In 1995, Greg Morton won the Arizona State Guitar Championship. In 2001, 2002, and 2004, Greg won the…

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French Quarter String Band

May 26 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
La Cocina, 201 N Court Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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French Quarter is a Tucson-based acoustic string band, specializing in an eclectic assortment of material from the 1920s to the present. Traditional folk, country-blues, trad jazz, jugband, alt-country…. songwriters from Lonnie Johnson to Leon Redbone to Townes van Zandt… so much great music… so little time!! Some call it Americana, and that works fine for us, as long as we remember that America is first and foremost a melting pot of cultural differences – a gumbo of influences from the…

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DJ Herm

May 26 @ 10:00 PM - 11:55 PM
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Kitchen Sync aka Saturday Nights At La Cocina is a refreshing alternative to Tucson nightlife. Created in 2011 and inspired by well-known parties such as The Do-Over (LA), Paradise Garage & The Loft (70's-80's NYC) as well as the most fun backyard kickbacks/weddings/family get-togethers you've ever been to, Kitchen Sync has cemented itself as one of the most fun and unique nightlife spots in town! The setting: Gorgeous outdoor courtyard with a grill serving up tacos, nachos, etc. all night…

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Mik and the Funky Brunch

May 27 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Weekly on the same day

Mik & Scott are multi-instrumentalists that create a full band sound using live loops and high-energy performances.

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