Arizona

Event Photography: Happy Birthday Tucson

On August 20, 1775, a bouncing baby city was born. Its name? Tucson.

It’s been 236 years, and the Old Pueblo still has quite a bit of bounce. It was certainly in evidence at one of the biggest events in the month-long celebration of Tucson’s Birthday.

The big event? 2nd Saturdays Downtown, which brings tens of thousands of people into the heart of our city.

Since this is Tucson throwing a big party, you need to have plenty of local music. Here’s the band Widow’s Hill performing at the entrance to the Ronstadt Transit Center…

Event and Concert Photography - Widows Hill performing at 2nd Saturdays Downtown, Tucson, Arizona

Of course, no party would be complete without people showing up in unusual costumes…

Event Photography - Costumed and masked performer at 2nd Saturdays Downtown, Tucson, Arizona

And there has to be dancing. In this case, break dancing by the members of Les Avenge, who set up shop outside the Rialto Theatre…

Event Photography - Les Avenge performing at 2nd Saturdays Downtown, Tucson, Arizona

Event Photography - Les Avenge performing at 2nd Saturdays Downtown, Tucson, Arizona

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