Join the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance and the Town of Sahuarita at the inaugural ROCK AND ROLL SAHUARITA community celebration of all things classic cars, art, and timeless rock music. This will be an all-ages opportunity to engage in art and culture as a community.
On Saturday, September 11, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, ROCK AND ROLL SAHUARITA will highlight the nostalgia of days past, featuring the music, cars, and dance of its time.
The event is set to take place in the open-air grass soccer field of the Quail Creek - Veterans Municipal Park. Attendees are invited to bring their picnic blankets and chairs to enjoy the event in the large outdoor space with their family and friends. Guests will enjoy a safe and socially distanced atmosphere throughout the evening.
The ROCK AND ROLL SAHUARITA event activities will include classic cars on display, live rock music, kids activities, and an interactive sock hop for all to participate.
Live Music with OnesAll (Funk / Top 40 / Classic Rock)
Performing 5:00pm - 6:15pm
OnesAll is a dynamic rock and funk band from Tucson, AZ. This band, featuring a family of musicians, has opened to progressive jazz artists for headline classic rock bands. The band entertains its solid fan base by fusing thick funky grooves, tight vocals, and exciting rock sounds in inspiring cover and original music.
Headlining Live Music Performance featuring the Surf-Sonics (Oldies)
Performing 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Meet the Surf-Sonics! Surf-Sonics is a four-piece classic rock band fronted by Arizona hall of fame musician Mike Hebert (guitar and keyboards) and Mike Yarema (vocals). Featuring surf instrumental songs of the 1960's by the Ventures, the Surfaris, Dick Dale and the Del Tones- the group also performs rock and roll tunes with car themes by Chuck Berry, Link Ray and the Beach Boys,- Little Deuce Coupe, Hot Rod Lincoln, Route 66, and much more! We invite car clubs and owners of classic rides to participate in this car show and live music concert event. For some of us its all about...the Cars and Guitars!
Community Sock Hop Interactive Dance Performance with Annette Mesa Dance Fitness Studio
Performing 6:15pm - 6:45pm
Get up and DANCE to some retro rock and roll with Sahuarita's favorite community dance instructor - Annette Mesa Dance Fitness. Annette and her class of dancers will lead participants in several fun line dances and easy-to-follow steps.
Annette has over 25 years of expertise in dance performance, instruction, and choreography. When she takes center stage, her high-energy routine kicks her student’s smiles into overdrive.
Live Plein Air Painting of Classic Cars
ROCK AND ROLL SAHUARITA will feature live painting with local artists painting on canvas, inspired by the classic cars at the event. All of the paintings will be available for purchase at the event. Participating artists include Abel Pato Aguilar, Susan Alden, Eli Farias, Terri Gay, Judith Gary, Kathy McLean, Barbara Mulleneaux Art, and Chad Worth.
Interactive Art Activities
Attendees of all ages will enjoy their time at the event, including grab-and-go art activities with onsite demonstrations. Some of the activity highlights include custom coloring pages, painting of mini Hot Wheels cars, and art kits.
· Jozarellis (Italian Street Food offering Pasta, Pizza, Calzones, Salads, Sandwiches, French Fries, Dessert)
· Kettlelicious (Handcrafted Kettle corn, caramel apples, sweet snacks, drinks and more)
· Fiesta Filipina (Asian Express Specializing in Filipino Cuisine - A Blend of Spanish, Chinese, and Malay Heritage Cuisine.)
The ROCK AND ROLL SAHUARITA event is the true essence of Creative Placemaking, cultivating the arts as an essential part of Sahuarita's identity.
There is no cost to attend the event.
Quail Creek - Veterans Municipal Park
1905 N. Old Nogales Hwy, Sahuarita, AZ 85614
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