OUR MISSION

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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Marty Kool's Blues Review

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KXCI 91.3 FM, Tucson's Community Radio, Tucson, AZ 85701

Marty Kool's Blues Review is a weekly radio program where Marty plays blues recordings, interviews blues musicians, talks about blues events, and generally has a great time imparting his vast knowledge of blues to his listening audience. Tune in for a great show. You can also live-stream on your computer or other devices.

Marty Kool's Blues Review

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KXCI 91.3 FM, Tucson's Community Radio, Tucson, AZ 85701

Marty Kool's Blues Review is a weekly radio program where Marty plays blues recordings, interviews blues musicians, talks about blues events, and generally has a great time imparting his vast knowledge of blues to his listening audience. Tune in for a great show. You can also live-stream on your computer or other devices.

The Tirebiters

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Arizona Folklore Preserve, 56 E. Folklore Trail, Hereford, AZ 85615

$10-$20. The Tirebiters are a new trio featuring seasoned veterans Lex Browning (Guitar, Vocals), Gray Mackender (Drums), and Steve Grams (Bass). The trio perform original songs and familiar classics rooted in Blues, Country Rock, and Americana. Frontman Lex Browning is a current member of the country rock band Poco, past band member of Great Plains, and has toured playing fiddle for Tanya Tucker, Pam Tillis, and Trace Adkins. For more information, to purchase tickets, or for directions to the Preserve, please go to: https://www.arizonafolklore.com/reservation/event/the-tirebiters-2/

Joe Bonamassa is one of today’s top live performers. His enthusiastic shows are one of the biggest parts of his career, and a favorite for music lovers worldwide, and he’s coming to the Tucson Music Hall on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 8 p.m. Hailed internationally as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation and cited by Guitar World Magazine as “the world’s biggest blues guitarist,” Bonamassa has almost single-handedly redefined the blues-rock genre and brought it into the mainstream. You can purchase tickets at this website: https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/19005C93D6202643

Marty Kool's Blues Review

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KXCI 91.3 FM, Tucson's Community Radio, Tucson, AZ 85701

Marty Kool's Blues Review is a weekly radio program where Marty plays blues recordings, interviews blues musicians, talks about blues events, and generally has a great time imparting his vast knowledge of blues to his listening audience. Tune in for a great show. You can also live-stream on your computer or other devices.

The Tirebiters

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Arizona Folklore Preserve, 56 E. Folklore Trail, Hereford, AZ 85615

$10-$20. The Tirebiters are a new trio featuring seasoned veterans Lex Browning (Guitar, Vocals), Gray Mackender (Drums), and Steve Grams (Bass). The trio perform original songs and familiar classics rooted in Blues, Country Rock, and Americana. Frontman Lex Browning is a current member of the country rock band Poco, past band member of Great Plains, and has toured playing fiddle for Tanya Tucker, Pam Tillis, and Trace Adkins. For more information, to purchase tickets, or for directions to the Preserve, please go to: https://www.arizonafolklore.com/reservation/event/the-tirebiters/

$27. Tom's harp playing is influenced by Sonny Terry, James Cotton, Sugar Blue, Mark Feltham and Rory McLeod. He plays guitar in the style of John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Lightnin' Hopkins, Son House and Big Joe Williams. He has toured both in North America and in Europe. For more information or to purchase tickets, please go to: https://www.gaslightmusichall.com/post/11-15-hot-blues-tuesday

Marty Kool's Blues Review

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KXCI 91.3 FM, Tucson's Community Radio, Tucson, AZ 85701

Marty Kool's Blues Review is a weekly radio program where Marty plays blues recordings, interviews blues musicians, talks about blues events, and generally has a great time imparting his vast knowledge of blues to his listening audience. Tune in for a great show. You can also live-stream on your computer or other devices.

($15 - $20 Tickets) 21+ Guitarists Howard Alden and Mike Gellar come together to celebrate legendary guitarist Wes Montgomery with their show, "Wes' Coast Blues," a play on the song title "West Coast Blues," recorded in 1960 on the classic album "The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery." Joining Howard and Mike are Evan Dain on bass and Arthur Vint on drums. For more information or to purchase tickets, please go to: https://dice.fm/event/lr9br-howard-aldenmike-gellar-wes-coast-blues-11th-nov-the-century-room-tucson-tickets?branch_match_id=1085240283888793525&branch_referrer=H4sIAAAAAAAAA8soKSkottLXz8nMy9ZLyUxO1UvL1Q9KNklKNDEytDA3TgYA3OBY4CEAAAA%3D

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