You'd be amazed how often the good shows scheduled for Tucson get cancelled. Unless, of course, you live here. I knew the minute I read the headline this morning that I would find disappointment behind the cut:
That's part of the reason I decided to go see the Arctic Monkeys. Any band from another continent willing to play two concerts in this state and then actually show up deserves some respect. As it turned out, their set far surpassed my modest expectations too. So you should see them, if you have the chance. And should Bonde do Role come back to the States as promised, let me know what they're like, because the odds are slim that their make-up tour will stop in Tucson. Remember that Wilco show at The Rialto cancelled when Jeff Tweedy went into rehab?