The Southern Arizona Blues Heritage Foundation’s mission is to create an active and vital Blues and Heritage community through education, promotion of live performances, support of musicians in need and raising awareness of blues music and culture.  

SABHF is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization supported by donations, fundraising and grants.

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Upcoming Events

Late Night with the Paul Green Jazz/Blues Quartet

The Century Room, 311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701

$5 cover at the door. Sets at 9pm & 10:30pm Paul Green/harmonica, Susan Artemis/piano, Lee Gardner/bass Casey Hadland/drums Paul was elected to the Washington State Blues Society Hall of Fame, and the annual Best Blues Harmonica Award was named after him by that same organization. In 2017, the Blues Society presented Paul with their Life Time Achievement Award. His most recent CD released on the Pony Boy Jazz label, Creativity, is made up entirely of his original lyrics set to jazz instrumental melodies, a style known as Vocalese. Join this great quartet for a mix of standards and a blues or two with some unique jazz and blues harmonica styling. You can learn more about him at his website paulgreenblues.com

Heather Hardy and Taste of Jazz

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Monterey Court, 505 West Miracle Mile, Tucson, AZ

$15 cover. Heather returns with her all star lineup of Tucson area jazz greats for a special concert melding blues & jazz into a perfect blend. These session players supporting Heather are some of the best in Tucson so don’t miss this concert. For tickets and reservations, please go to: https://www.montereycourtaz.com/calendar.html?loxi_pathname=%2Fheather-hardy-taste-of-jazz-2-10731

Little House of Funk

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Monterey Court, 505 West Miracle Mile, Tucson, AZ

$10 cover. Connie Brannock brings her excellent funk, blues, soul, and groove show back for another great night of music & dancing. This always sells out so get your tickets and table reservations early. For tickets and reservations, please go to: https://www.montereycourtaz.com/calendar.html?loxi_pathname=%2Flittle-house-of-funk-19-12424

Luz de Vida: A Benefit Concert for Survivors of Trauma

Hotel Congress, 311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701

$10 adv / $12 day of show — all proceeds donated to Homicide Survivors, Inc. Featuring a Fort Lowell Records Showcase: Tracy Shedd, Soda Sun, Gabriel Naïm Amor, La Cerca, Kitimoto, Young Mothers, JPW Luz de Vida – Spanish for Light of Life – is an expression of community, love, healing, grace and hope, a positive response from Tucson musicians and national artists. The original Luz de Vida project began in the days after the Jan. 8, 2011 shooting that took the lives of six people and injured 19 others, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, and shook the Tucson community and nation. For the 10th anniversary of the tragedy, members of the original Luz de Vida production team partnered with Homicide Survivors, Inc. to release a second compilation record, featuring Tucson and national artists and released on Fort Lowell Records.

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