If you’re brainstorming things to do in Tucson, concerts should be at the top of your list. The city’s vibrant music scene supports the Tucson Symphony Orchestra—the Southwest’s oldest continuously running performing arts organization—several annual festivals, and a wide range of concerts on any given night. A safe bet for catching a great live show is the Rialto Theater. Voted “Best Indoor Venue” for nine consecutive years by Tucson Weekly, the historic 1,200-seat hall curates a diverse lineup of acts on its arts nouveau stage, which has hosted the likes of The White Stripes, Morrissey, and Arturo Sandoval in years past. The giant Tucson Convention Center, meanwhile, trumps all other Tucson theaters in terms of size, attracting larger touring acts to its spacious arena and two performing arts venues.

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