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jae at the district fall 2007

Above, Jae at Kenny's wine tasting, The District, Fall 2007. Below, Kate (of the Zsa Zsas and Black Cherry Burlesque) at the Rialto, Fall 2005.

IMAGEs © Cia Romano

A photo tribute to Tucson's alternative communities.

Welcome! This site is a photo album, supported as a volunteer effort with love.

- Meet the legends who created the scene

- Go see our great bands.

- Pick your party style. Indie music, arts, hangouts? You've come to the right place. Frat scene not covered here.

- Survival tip: Remember that you will inevitably run into everyone you've known here, for good or ill, over and over again.

Tasha Bundy at Vaudeville with Amor and Sugarbush, Fall 2003.

Tucson Music Event Links

We're not a news site, so if you need current local listings, check out:

Tucson Weekly
Online version of the print mag, with listings by genre and date

Tucson Scene
Comprehensive blog on local music


Site credits

This site is maintained with nonexistent funds and a lot of love by:
Cia Romano, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief (photography, copy, HTML production)
Warner Onstine, Chief Technologist (HTML templates, server, mailing list)
Kyle Kulakowski, Reporter (reporting, research, writing, HTML production)

Write to the editor with comments, additions, changes.

REMEMBER: Cool People Pay Cover! Your friends are too nice to ask and they need the help. Thanks!

Here's to you. Thanks for supporting local music, artists, events, and businesses.

cia romano
publisher and editor-in-chief