Main Gate Concert Series
A classic, dynamic and inspirational musical genre, performed around the world for decades, will take local audiences on a soulful tour this summer. The Friday Night Live! Jazz Summer Concert Series line-up has just been announced, taking place at Main Gate Square on alternating Fridays at 7 p.m. Presented by Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance, the free performances, coupled with delicious food from nearby local restaurants, provide a great way to begin the weekend. “People come to Geronimo Plaza and discover Main Gate is a great place in a lively atmosphere,” said Jane McCollum, Main Gate Square general manager. Main Gate merchants validate parking for the Tyndall Garage Monday through Friday after 5 p.m. to midnight (all parking fees incurred prior to 5 p.m. are the customer’s responsibility). Friday, May 16 Gigi Burton Jazz Vocals Gigi has a strong history, background and over 25 years of experience onstage, in the arts, and accomplished in a wide variety of dance, music and acting genres. Her work experience and training ranges from musical theater, Opera Voice (lyric soprano), film and stage performance, commercials and voice- overs for TV and radio , promotional work, modeling and print work. She has performed with Arizona Theatre Company, Catalina players and Arizona Rose Theater Co. As a model/ Talent, she has been featured in local magazines, publications and commercials. As a Jazz/ Pop vocalist, Gigi began her professional singing career at age 15, becoming the lead female vocalist for a pop/funk fusion band. Having performed as lead female vocalist and musical director for the Piazza Gavi Jazz Ensemble in 2013, she presently performs with various jazz, R&B, pop and funk fusion bands. She is presently the Chanteuse at Tavolinos Ristorante Italiano and is female vocalist for the 80's New Wave Pop band , 80's & Gentlemen.
Main Gate Square
814 E University Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85718