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On April 14, come down to historic 4th Avenue to enjoy a special preview and showcase of the Tucson Folk Festival with the inaugural Fest on Fourth! A collaboration between the Tucson Kitchen Musicians Association and the Fourth Ave. Merchants Association, this new event gives Second Saturday revelers an opportunity to experience the Festival (just three weeks later) as experienced through 12 different festival acts playing on four different outdoor stages along Fourth Ave. from 6-9 PM. The Fest on Fourth, like the Tucson Folk Festival itself, is absolutely free! The 1st Annual Tucson Acoustic Lottery follows at the Flycatcher at 9 PM, featuring 4 new bands made up of some of Tucson's most dynamic acoustic musicians.
Stage I - Magpies Gourmet Pizza 4th Ave. Patio (605 N. 4th Ave.)
6:00 Bruce Carlson
7::00 Adara Rae & The Homewreckers Duo
8:00 Ice 9
Stage II - BOCA Tacos Patio (formerly Delectables) (533 N. 4th Ave.)
6:00 Sandy Hathaway
7:00 Robby Roberson Band Duo
8:00 Don Pablo & The Placebos
Stage III - Haggerty Park (formerly Winsett Park) Between 7th and 8th St)
6:00 Marty Province
7:00 Big Grin
8:00 JC & Laney Trio
Stage IV - Lindys on 4th
6:00 Eb Eberlein
7:00 Infinite Flame
8:00 Dash Pocket
Tucson Acoustic Lottery
at the Flycatcher, 9 PM, $5
Featuring: Peter Dalton Ronstadt (Ronstadt Brothers), Rebekah Rolland (Run Boy Run), Freddy Parish (Freddy Parish Band)
Don Armstrong (Don Armstrong & the Whiskeypalians), Corrine Garey (Cadillac Mountain / Crucial County), Matt Rolland (Run Boy Run), Nathan Fenoglio (Freddy Parish Band), Björgvin Benediktsson (Carnivaleros), Keli Carpenter (Keli and the Big Dream), Jacob Acosta (Jacob Acosta Band / Mason), Chris Black (Chamberlab), Bryan Matyjasik (Los Tucsonenses), Jim Lipson (The Wayback Machine), Slim Rost (Ice-9 / The Whiskeypalians), and more!