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* OVER THE RIVER....OVER THE RIVER....

Time: 7:00 pm

Another “don’t miss” production by the Santa Cruz Shoestring Players comes your way. Nick is a single Italian-American New York City professional whose loving, interfering and, ultimately hilarious, grandparents “over the river” in Hoboken, expect him for Sunday dinner --- every Sunday. They dream of Nick’s future wedding, while he dreams of career success. When he is offered a promotion that will take him across the country, the fun begins as the two sets of grandparents plot and scheme to keep him from leaving. Joe DiPietro brought laughter and love to New York City with Over the River and Through the Woods. Published in 1998, the hit ran two years and 800 performances off Broadway and is still a crowd favorite every time it is staged. This production is directed by Susan Voorhees.

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* OVER THE RIVER....OVER THE RIVER....

Time: 3:00 pm

Another “don’t miss” production by the Santa Cruz Shoestring Players comes your way. Nick is a single Italian-American New York City professional whose loving, interfering and, ultimately hilarious, grandparents “over the river” in Hoboken, expect him for Sunday dinner --- every Sunday. They dream of Nick’s future wedding, while he dreams of career success. When he is offered a promotion that will take him across the country, the fun begins as the two sets of grandparents plot and scheme to keep him from leaving. Joe DiPietro brought laughter and love to New York City with Over the River and Through the Woods. Published in 1998, the hit ran two years and 800 performances off Broadway and is still a crowd favorite every time it is staged. This production is directed by Susan Voorhees.

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* BEST OF GASLIGHT THEATERBEST OF GASLIGHT THEATER

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $30 in advance - $35 at door Join the popular faces of The Gaslight Theatre as they share their favorite impressions and songs from the last four decades of entertaining Tucson! The cast includes: Joe Cooper, Mike Yarema, Todd Thompson, Jake Chapman, Heather Stricker, Janee Page, and Erin Thompson, who are all current and long-time members of The Gaslight Theatre's cast of actors. Impressions will include Sony and Cher, Madonna, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash & June Carter, Johnny Carson, and of course some numbers from The Gaslight Theatre's melodrama shows! Come laugh with these Gaslight regulars as they perform this show for the first time in Green Valley! The Gaslight Theater has been a popular destination for residents of southern Arizona for decades. It all started back in 1977 when a young 24-year-old U of A student named Tony Terry Jr. grabbed a few great friends from the drama department and headed to Skagway, Alaska. They founded the “Mighty Moose Melodrama Theatre” and the one and only production was called “Gold Fever! or Danger at Bonanza Creek!” After a long, cold, but fun summer, the troupe said “The heck with this! Let’s head back to the desert!” Shortly after their return to Tucson and with the help of Tony’s brother Tom, they opened The Gaslight Theatre in an old red barn at Trail Dust Town on Tanque Verde Road. They eventually settled in the old Jerry Lewis Theatre at the corner of Broadway and Kolb and also built Little Anthony’s Diner. They are still entertaining Tucson families and making memories for a whole new generation.

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* NEWPOLINEWPOLI

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $25 in advance - $30 at door Newpoli has been called “…a brilliant outfit,…who grab southern Italian traditional music by the neck and recast it in a dramatic style” by Songlines (UK), Newpoli is a unique group with a powerful sound and a 21st century take on their tradition that is beyond comparison. With exciting interpretations of traditional and originals that draw deeply from one of the world’s lesser known music traditions, Newpoli is Italy’s next inspiring interpreter of southern Italy’s taranta tradition. The group stirs up a mesmerizing sound that melds traditional Italian folk music, Greek and Turkish Grooves, Mediterranean and Spanish colors, and a contemporary sensibility they call “Mediterranean Pulse - Ritmi della Terra.” The group is fronted by singers Carmen Marsico and Angela Rossi, a pair that PopMatters in 2016 called “…, visual and musical cynosures with their contrasting looks and twining vocal lines.” In concert you’ll hear the tamburello, played by virtuoso Fabio Pirozzolo, pounding out the heartbeat of Newpoli’s music, the two female singers will start up a wild, frenetic dance and you'll have a very hard time sitting still! The tempo is high, and the drama and passion can be heard in every note!

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* BACKWOODS BARBIE: DOLLY PARTONBACKWOODS BARBIE: DOLLY PARTON

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $20 in advance - $25 at door Join Gaslight Theater favorites, Erin and Todd Thompson as they take you on a chronological journey through the career of a true superstar, Dolly Parton! Enjoy some heartwarming stories and "Dollyisms" as you learn of her rise from small town gal to entertainment mogul! You'll hear your favorite Dolly tunes including Jolene, Dumb Blonde, Coat of Many Colors, 9-5, and Islands In the Stream! The couple will be joined onstage by Lisa Otey (piano), Mitzi Cowell (electric guitar, banjo, dobro and slide guitar), Sabra Faulk (bass) and Adam Ackerman (drums)!

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* DOWN ON THE CORNER: CreedenceDOWN ON THE CORNER: Creedence

Time: 1:24 pm

THE BEST OF CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL Featuring Mike Yarema and the Lonely Street Productions Band Tickets: $25 in advance - $30 at door Get back to your roots with this sensational salute to Creedence Clearwater Revival! No matter if you’re a “Fortunate Son” or you were “Born on the Bayou” let that big wheel roll you down the river with the great Americana songs of CCR. You’ll hear all the hits including “Proud Mary”, “Bad Moon Rising” and “Have You Ever Seen the Rain” and hear the tale of how a band from California created the definitive swampy sound of the South.

* LETRAS SONORASLETRAS SONORAS

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $20 in advance - $25 at door Violinist Francesca Anderegg and composer Reinaldo Moya offer a seamless performance of Latin American music and literature in a concert which explores a truly global constellation of influences. “Letras Sonoras” explores the origins and inspirations of contemporary Latin American music and alternates excerpts from Latin American literature (in both English and Spanish) with music by Latin American composers who were inspired by literary ideas, structures, and forms. Literature comes to life through sound, enriching and elevating both sets of source materials, creating and revealing fascinating intersections. Reinaldo Moya’s music itself — characterized by its rich allusions to themes of the immigrant experience, geography, travel, and literature — is particularly illuminated by these readings that directly speak to Moya’s inspirations as a composer, as well as to his preoccupations as a Venezuelan-American. The inclusion of other works by Latin American composers provide context for Moya’s particular and unique musical viewpoint. Lauded for her "exceptional performances" and "fiery interpretation," violinist Francesca Anderegg delivers elegant and impassioned accounts of contemporary and classical music. She has collaborated with the leading musicians of the concert stage, including Itzhak Perlman, Pierre Boulez, and the musicians of the Ensemble Intercontemporain. She had her Carnegie Hall debut in 2008, and has appeared in all of New York's major venues. She regularly performs with the Minnesota Orchestra, and throughout the United States and South America as a soloist and chamber musician.

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* NOT FADE AWAY: Buddy HollyNOT FADE AWAY: Buddy Holly

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $30 in advance - $35 at door Get your saddle shoes and pompadours ready because you are in for an incredible night of Rock n’ Roll! This is NOT your typical Buddy Holly tribute! The Ultimate Buddy Holly Experience is a national tribute act reimagining the iconic and legendary music of Buddy Holly! Comprised of some of the finest rock n’ roll craft, Not Fade Away offers a fresh take on the artist who gave birth to a genre and reignites the excitement of listening to these classics for the first time. From his well known toe tapping hits such as ‘Maybe Baby’ to the sweet and simple ballads like ‘True Love Ways’, Not Fade Away revitalizes the Buddy Holly songbook cover to cover and is sure to have you singing along and dancing in the aisles!

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* REX ALLEN JR.REX ALLEN JR.

Time: 3:00 pm

Tickets: $20 in advance - $25 at door Western music icon Rex Allen Jr. has come out of retirement and returns to CPAC for an evening of songs and stories over the course of his career! Rex Allen Jr. was the star of Yesteryear and The Statler Brothers Show on TNN for over 8 years. With over 50 hits like It’s Over, Lonely Street and Two Less Lonely People, Rex is truly a living legacy of Country and Western. The namesake heir of Hollywood’s last singing cowboy and a revered narrator, Rex the younger shares his father’s greatest gift - his voice. Rex has been inducted into the Western Music Hall of Fame in addition to the Arizona Entertainers and Musicians Hall of Fame. In 2011, The State of Arizona declared Rex’s song I Love You Arizona the official song of the Arizona centennial. Rex Allen Jr. is the consummate actor, singer and entertainer and his audiences always leave the show knowing they have been supremely entertained.

* REX ALLEN JR.REX ALLEN JR.

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $20 in advance - $25 at door Western music icon Rex Allen Jr. has come out of retirement and returns to CPAC for an evening of songs and stories over the course of his career! Rex Allen Jr. was the star of Yesteryear and The Statler Brothers Show on TNN for over 8 years. With over 50 hits like It’s Over, Lonely Street and Two Less Lonely People, Rex is truly a living legacy of Country and Western. The namesake heir of Hollywood’s last singing cowboy and a revered narrator, Rex the younger shares his father’s greatest gift - his voice. Rex has been inducted into the Western Music Hall of Fame in addition to the Arizona Entertainers and Musicians Hall of Fame. In 2011, The State of Arizona declared Rex’s song I Love You Arizona the official song of the Arizona centennial. Rex Allen Jr. is the consummate actor, singer and entertainer and his audiences always leave the show knowing they have been supremely entertained.

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* JACK LASSETER Sonoran DesertJACK LASSETER Sonoran Desert

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $15 in advance - $20 at door Are you interested in this place where we live? Come and hear why jackrabbits have such long ears, why mountain lions’ forepaws are larger than their hind paws, why the cacti do their photosynthesis at night and have spines instead of leaves like other green plants, why the grooves on the south side of Saguaros are deeper and narrower than those on the north side, why barrels are called the “compass cactus”, what the role of nurse trees is in the desert’s story, and much more about its flora and fauna, all of which will bring the desert alive for you, and change forever how you see it. Whether you are new to the desert or have lived here all your life, you will go away saying “Wow, I didn’t know that”.

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* KATIA CARDENAL IN CONCERTKATIA CARDENAL IN CONCERT

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $15 in advance - $20 at door International performer Katia Cardenal is a singer from Managua, Nicaragua. During her career she has performed in over 30 countries on four continents. In 1980, she and her brother Salvador formed Duo Guardabarranco, named after Nicaragua's national bird. They steadily gained popularity and followers at home and abroad while quickly becoming a leading influence in the Nueva Trova, a movement in Cuban music that emerged in the 1960’s. They visited Tucson and other cities in the 80s and 90s, and competed in the Festival OTI de la Canción where they came in second place. One of their most popular songs was also used in the 1996 British film "Carla's Song". When Salvador passed away in 2010, Katia vowed to keep his music alive. Today, Katia is a singer, composer and promoter who is adding her own influences to the music spanning over several decades and ten solo albums. She has performed in dozens of countries around the globe with her virtuoso guitar-playing daughter Nina. When asked to describe her art form, Katia said, "It's timeless, it has no country, it has no flags. It's just music for human beings."

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* CLASS OF ’70: GREATEST HITSCLASS OF ’70: GREATEST HITS

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $30 in advance - $35 at door This annual salute to the top songs from 50 years ago features chart toppers from 1970 such as, “Bridge Over Troubled Water”, “Close to You,” “American Woman,” “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” and many more! “Get Ready” to journey back to the greatest hits of 1970!

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* CLASS OF ’70: GREATEST HITSCLASS OF ’70: GREATEST HITS

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $30 in advance - $35 at door This annual salute to the top songs from 50 years ago features chart toppers from 1970 such as, “Bridge Over Troubled Water”, “Close to You,” “American Woman,” “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” and many more! “Get Ready” to journey back to the greatest hits of 1970!

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* RYANHOOD RYANHOOD

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $20 in advance - $25 at door Named ‘Best Group/Duo’ in the 2014 International Acoustic Music Awards, acoustic-duo Ryanhood got their first break more than a decade ago as street-performers at Boston’s Quincy Market. It was there that they were spotted by a college booking agent and thrust into the college touring scene, where Campus Activities Magazine would name them “one of the most requested acts by college buyers all across the country.” They’ve since gone on to perform more than 1000 shows in 45 U.S. states over the past decade and have shared stages with Jason Mraz, Matt Nathanson, Train, and many more. Cameron Hood’s rich and folky lead vocals, Ryan Green’s explosive guitar and mandolin riffs, and their airtight vocal harmonies prompted the Arizona Daily Star to call them, “a match made in radio heaven.” And their star is still on the rise. They were recently named the “Discovery of the Year” by John Platt at WFUV New York City, and were a featured act at Australia’s National Folk Festival in April 2018. Their sixth and newest album, Yearbook, is led by their signature two-part vocal harmonies, decorated with flares of guitar, ukulele, and mandolin, and centers on songs about being young, growing old, and making peace with the passing of time. They currently reside in their hometown of Tucson, AZ, where they have won more than a dozen Tucson Music Awards including “Best Folk Band” and “Best Rock Band” (you can decide for yourself which is most accurate).

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* JACOME FLAMENCOJACOME FLAMENCO

Time: 7:00 pm

This electrifying and powerful show features world-renown flamenco dancers Lena Jacome and Martin Gaxiola, singer Olivia Rojas and guitarist Chris Jacome. CUATRO brings the intimacy and intensity of this captivating Andalusian art form directly to you so you'll feel as if you're in Sevilla, Spain. CUATRO is the best of traditional flamenco with brilliant modern elements. This is a concert you must experience to believe!

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* JACOME FLAMENCOJACOME FLAMENCO

Time: 12:00 am

This electrifying and powerful show features world-renown flamenco dancers Lena Jacome and Martin Gaxiola, singer Olivia Rojas and guitarist Chris Jacome. CUATRO brings the intimacy and intensity of this captivating Andalusian art form directly to you so you'll feel as if you're in Sevilla, Spain. CUATRO is the best of traditional flamenco with brilliant modern elements. This is a concert you must experience to believe!

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* SUMMER OF LOVE & MONKEEMANIA SUMMER OF LOVE & MONKEEMANIA

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $25 in advance - $30 at door The Summer of Love takes its audience back to the year 1967 with a real look into a concert presented by The Monkees, Rolling Stones, The Byrds, Roy Orbison and many more leading artists of the day. Real life Monkee Peter Tork has worked with this act saying “This sounds just like Davy Jones did- Spot on! A true WOW factor.” Summer of Love costuming takes one right back to the day of Peace Love, Woodstock and Rock and Roll triggering memories of good times when life was carefree and fun.

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* NOT FADE AWAY: Buddy HollyNOT FADE AWAY: Buddy Holly

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $30 in advance - $35 at door Get your saddle shoes and pompadours ready because you are in for an incredible night of Rock n’ Roll! This is NOT your typical Buddy Holly tribute! The Ultimate Buddy Holly Experience is a national tribute act reimagining the iconic and legendary music of Buddy Holly! Comprised of some of the finest rock n’ roll craft, Not Fade Away offers a fresh take on the artist who gave birth to a genre and reignites the excitement of listening to these classics for the first time. From his well known toe tapping hits such as ‘Maybe Baby’ to the sweet and simple ballads like ‘True Love Ways’, Not Fade Away revitalizes the Buddy Holly songbook cover to cover and is sure to have you singing along and dancing in the aisles!

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* THE ALLEY CATSTHE ALLEY CATS

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $25 in advance - $30 at door The Alley Cats, America’s premier doo wop group, have crooned their a cappella tunes all over the world since 1987. Performing the greatest hits of the 1950s and 60s, the quartet is known for their tight harmonies, but their laugh-out-loud, unruly humor keeps audiences coming back. The group has opened for Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld, and had the privilege of serenading President Clinton at The White House. In May 2018, The Alley Cats joined 190 singing groups in Russia for the Moscow International A Cappella Festival, and came home with the first place prize!"

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* DAVE STAMEYDAVE STAMEY

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $30 in advance - $35 at door The Dave Stamey’s music and unique storytelling is a true celebration of the West, all done with emotional resonance and meticulous detail. Dave Stamey is a nationally acclaimed cowboy singer/songwriter and entertainer. In 2016 he was inducted into the Western Music Hall of Fame! He has been recognized five times by True West Magazine as the Best Living Solo Western Musician and seven times Entertainer of the Year by the Western Music Association. In the midst of his fast-paced touring and performing schedule, Dave wrote and produced his 11th CD called Western Stories. His compositions on this new release are what you come to expect from Dave - witty, heart wrenching, tender and sophisticated. His very latest project and first book, The First Twenty Five Years, Songs and Stories was released in August 2018. With over 60 Dave Stamey originals and their backstories, one really begins to understand the depth of this songwriter and his creative process.

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* DIAMOND ROCKSDIAMOND ROCKS

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $30 in advance - $35 at door The name says it all! Diamond Rocks celebrates one of the most influential American artists of our time – the one and only Neil Diamond! Known the world over for his incredible tribute to Neil Diamond, Barrie Cunningham has spent most of his life entertaining in showrooms, concert halls and on major cruise lines. He brings the magic of Neil Diamond to the stage with his incredible look, precise vocals and a stellar band. Barrie has also received many awards including San Diego’s “Entertainer of the Year” and was a principal act in a show voted Reno’s “Show of the Year” three years straight. Barrie caught his first glimpse of Neil Diamond when he was just sixteen years old when both happened to be playing the Bitter End in NYC. “I was into Phil Ochs and Woody Guthrie, and there he was singing those songs, too.” The inspiration of that day has lived on through Barrie’s authentic tribute to Neil Diamond. With hits like Forever In Blue Jeans, America, Song Sung Blue, Sweet Caroline and many more, Diamond Rocks is a must see for any true Diamond Fan!

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* DIAMOND ROCKSDIAMOND ROCKS

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $30 in advance - $35 at door The name says it all! Diamond Rocks celebrates one of the most influential American artists of our time – the one and only Neil Diamond! Known the world over for his incredible tribute to Neil Diamond, Barrie Cunningham has spent most of his life entertaining in showrooms, concert halls and on major cruise lines. He brings the magic of Neil Diamond to the stage with his incredible look, precise vocals and a stellar band. Barrie has also received many awards including San Diego’s “Entertainer of the Year” and was a principal act in a show voted Reno’s “Show of the Year” three years straight. Barrie caught his first glimpse of Neil Diamond when he was just sixteen years old when both happened to be playing the Bitter End in NYC. “I was into Phil Ochs and Woody Guthrie, and there he was singing those songs, too.” The inspiration of that day has lived on through Barrie’s authentic tribute to Neil Diamond. With hits like Forever In Blue Jeans, America, Song Sung Blue, Sweet Caroline and many more, Diamond Rocks is a must see for any true Diamond Fan!

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* ARIZONA SYMPHONIC WINDSARIZONA SYMPHONIC WINDS

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: $15 in advance - $20 at door The Arizona Symphonic Winds, under the direction of László Veres, is celebrating its 34th season as Southern Arizona’s premiere community concert band. Comprised of 65 musicians from all walks of life, the band provides an opportunity for them to play a diverse selection of music. Included in its repertoire are Broadway show tunes, orchestral transcriptions, movie themes, marches, and traditional band literature. The Winds performs an average of sixteen concerts yearly including an outdoor series at Udall Park, a winter/spring indoor series at Catalina Foothills High School as well as extending performances to the communities of SaddleBrooke and Oro Valley. The band frequently showcases both professional and amateur soloists as well as talented young performers at its concerts and continues an old American tradition of concerts in the park for our community. László Veres is widely recognized as a talented educator, conductor and performer. Born in Budapest, Hungary, Mr. Veres received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Arizona and his Masters in Music from the University of Oregon. He held the position of principal clarinetist with the Tucson Symphony for sixteen years during which he also founded the Tucson Philharmonia Youth Orchestra and was its music director/conductor for seven years. Maestro Veres is a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow. Retired from public school teaching after 30 years, he presently holds positions of conductor of the Foothills Phil, a community inter-generational orchestra and conductor of the Tucson Pops Orchestra along with his duties as founding conductor of the Arizona Symphonic Winds. He continues to serve public school children in Tucson by volunteering in high schools. He has been honored with the Excellence-in-Teaching Award from the Arizona Music Educators Association, the Nunamaker Directors Award with Distinction from the University of Arizona, and the Outstanding Community Service Award from the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association. The Ohio State University Alumni Association also named him Outstanding Band Director of Southern Arizona. He has appeared as guest conductor for many events across southern Arizona including appearances with the Tucson Symphony and the Sierra Vista Symphony orchestras. In 2009 the outdoor concert venue in Udall Park was named the “László Veres Amphitheater” in his honor. Mr. Veres has authored and published his autobiography, No Regrets; depicting his journey through life in Hungary during World War II and the Holocaust, his escape from life under Communism, and thereafter in the United States.

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