FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Five Way Street to Perform at 2nd Saturdays’ New Rooftop Music Venue on May 11th
Tucson, AZ, -May 1, 2013—Tucson’s favorite music festival is filling Congress Street with music, street performers, food, many new vendors and promenade strollers. The Fire Truck Adventure Zone and the Kids’ Area have a new home at the Old Pueblo Parking Lot, 43 E. Congress. The Kids’ Area hours are from 5-8pm.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson will receive a percentage of the beer sales at the new music venue, T.O.P.-the “Top of Pennington” Garage. Admission is free to hear the great local classic rock band Five Way Street. Take the elevator to the rooftop for a sunset/city lights view to enjoy classic rock, food and beer from Borderlands Brewery, a Tucson-based microbrewery producing quality beers in traditional Southwestern style will be selling beer during their performance. Doors open at 6pm and music starts at 7pm.
Congress St. is open to automobile traffic. You can easily visit your favorite restaurant or bar. There will be a lot to see and do on all the downtown streets.
KIIM/KHIT Scott Ave. Stage at the corner of Scott and Congress
6:30pm-7:45pm: Aztral Folk (Ethno Psychedelic Fusion)
7:45pm-8pm: Belly Dance Tucson
8pm-9:15pm: Kevin Pakulis & Coyote Supperclub
9:15pm-9:30pm: Belly Dance Tucson
9:30pm-10:30pm: Atom Heart Mother (Pink Floyd Tribute)
T.O.P. Top of Pennington Garage 110 E. Pennington Free Admission
7-9pm 5 Way Street (Classic Rock), beer for sale with a percentage of beer sales donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Historic neighborhood carriage rides will be offered by Good Shepherd Ranch. These carriage rides will introduce you to some of Tucson’s oldest neighborhoods. The carriages can hold 4-12 people. Cost is minimal. See 2ndsaturdays.com for specifics.
The Fire Truck Adventure Zone Kids’ Area has a fire truck for exploring, 3 jumping houses, free photos of the kids and other activities. Cinderella will be shown as the FREE movie at 7pm. The kids’ area is open from 5-8pm.
The Fox Theatre 17 W. Congress FREE
7pm: 2013 BFA Thesis Films: I DREAM IN WIDESCREEN (From the UA School of Theatre, Film, and Television)
Rialto Theatre: 318 E. Congress, check for tickets/prices
Hotel Congress: 311 E. Congress FREE
7pm: Charlie Faye
FC TUCSON SOCCER: Ronstadt Transit Center 6th Ave. and Congress St. FREE
5-9pm FC Tucson is hosting 2nd Saturdays Street Soccer—street soccer fun for all ages and levels
2nd Saturdays Downtown runs from 5pm to 10pm. Sponsors are: Click Automotive Team, DesertLeaf Magazine, Hotel Congress, Hotel Inn Suites City Center, KHIT/KIIM Radio, KOLD-TV Channel 13, KXCI 91.3FM Community Radio, MEB Property Management, QuikPrint, ParkWise, The Pioneer Building, Providence Service Corp. and the Rialto Block Project. For more details, a full schedule and parking maps and directions go to www.2ndsaturdays.com
For images and information regarding performers, please contact: Program Director, Jamie Manser at 520-270-3213 jamie@email@example.com