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Wayback Machine Spring Tour of 2009
Wayback playing at Solar Rock 2009
Solar Rock
Saturday, March 28 / 2:30-3pm (fest goes noon to 6pm)
Himmel Park / 1035 N Treat Ave / map to Himmel Park
A 100% solar powered concert with multiple bands. Free festival aims to educate about renewable energy, climate change and sustainability. Sponsored by the Food Conspiracy Coop.
Special guest: Shanti Foster
Jim and Tom--at Solar Rock 2009. Copyright Denise Omdahl 2009Bev--at Solar Rock 2009. Copyright Denise Omdahl 2009Shanti Foster--at Solar Rock 2009. Copyright Denise Omdahl 2009

Cistern being erected by Watershed Mangement volunteers

Saturday, March 28 / 9-1pm
Tucson loses more water to urban runoff each year than the city uses annually. Watershed Management Group is a Tucson non-profit providing residents/neighborhoods with the knowledge to sustainably manage their water resources. Support WMG's HOPE-FILLED HARVEST dinner from 5-8pm, then come on over to the Boondocks and discover sustainable energy on the dance floor!!
Special guests: Amochip Dabney, Julie Nicolay, Mike Begala, Robin Horn
Mark--at Solar Rock 2009. Copyright Denise Omdahl 2009Randy--at Solar Rock 2009. Copyright Denise Omdahl 2009Solar Rock 2009 banner. Copyright Denise Omdahl 2009Mike--at Solar Rock 2009. Copyright Denise Omdahl 2009
Frog and Firkin
>>>RAINED OUT<<< Saturday, April 11 / 9-12pm
Frog & Firkin / 874 E. University Blvd.
Savor a New Belgium Sunshine Wheat, a Franziskaner Hefeweisse or an Oak Creek Brewing Hefeweizen—or one of the other Beers of the Month.
Special guests: Mike Begala and Randy Omdahl.
Earth Night at the Hotel Congress
Wednesday, April 22 / 9 pm (outdoor stage gets going at 7:45-ish)
Hotel Congress / 311 East Congress Street / map
KXCI presents the Earth Day after-party! This indoor/outdoor event will feature two stages and nine bands. The Solar Store will power the show with solar energy. Outside bands will feature Grams and Krieger and Friends, The Wayback Machine, Kevin Pakulis Band, Johann Wagner and Raina Rose. Read editorial on history of Earth Day in AZ Daily Star.
Special guests: Ralph Gilmore on drums, Mike Begala on guitar.
ironwood at night
Saturday, April 25 / 8:30-10pm / Festival begins earlier
MASON AUDUBON CENTER / 3835 West Hardy Road / map
$12 adult in advance—purchase online here / $15 at gate
food & drink for sale / bring a chair!
Live music benefit to raise funds for environmental education. Enjoy an evening under the stars and the ironwoods.
Special guests: Shanti Foster, Mike Begala, Randy Omdahl.
TFF '09
Saturday-Sunday, May 2-3
Wayback plays 12:30pm, Saturday, on the Museum Stage.
24th ANNUAL Tucson FOLK Festival / FREE / map
20 hours of acoustic music on five stages in beautiful downtown Tucson.
Scheduling conventions were turned upside down this year—the schedule is full of surprises. View 2009 TFF schedule for: Sat., May 2 / Sun., May 3.

Special guests: Shanti Foster, Mike Begala
Earth First logo
Saturday, May 9 / 6pm-2am / Wayback plays around 10:30pm
Earth First Benefit
(aka Grassroots Groovin’ Local Bands for Local Campaigns)
THE HUT / 305 N. 4th Ave.
From 6-8pm the event features prominent speakers from local organizations. From 8pm-2am, multiple bands perform including Spirit Familia. Wayback goes on around 10:30pm. Get all the scoop at the Peace Calendar. The mission of Earth First is to defend our Mother Earth, her fauna and her flora. Earth First is dedicated to working at many levels to save our Mother Earth's remaining sacred natural land, her water, her air, her trees and her animals from the destructive greed of people and corporations.
Special guests: Robin Horn on drums
Benefit for the Community Food Bank
Sunday, May 10 / 2-8pm / Wayback plays around 4:15pm
CD Release Community Food Bank Benefit
OLD TOWN ARTISANS / 201 N. Court St.

Admission is 2 or more cans of non-perishable food items
This event will celebrate the release of the Community Food Bank compilation of songs about food, featuring 17 local musicians with live performances by Dennis Riley, Ron Pandy, Duncan Stitt, Pablo, Lindianne Sarno, Kevin Pakulis, Patricia Morrison, Danny Krieger, Tom Poley, members of the Mollys and the Wayback Machine. Michael Hyatt arranged for all songs to be donated by artists. Food is Good CD will be available for $10 each.
17th Street Market
Saturday, May 23 / 11:30-3:30pm
17th STREET MARKET / 810 E. 17th Street
A cultural crossroads food market where you can also hear great music.
Special guests: Shanti Foster and Mike Begala
Frog and Firkin
Saturday, May 23 / 7-9pm
Cottage Bakery & Cafe
800 N. Kolb (just south of Speedway)

Acoustic Machine will play while you enjoy delicious edibles, including vegetarian choices, wraps, soups, baked goodies, etc.
Special guests: TBA
Hotel Congress
Thursday, May 28 / 7-10pm
311 E Congress St.

In the heart of historic downtown Tucson.
Special guests: Shanti Foster and Sabra Faulk
Frog and Firkin
Saturday, May 30 / 9-12pm
Frog & Firkin / 874 E. University Blvd.
Yet another chance to discover a new and tasty brew.
Special guests: Mike Begala and Robin Horn.