Sophia Rankin & The Sound w/ The Basements
Doors 7PM | Show 8PM | All Ages | Public On Sale 1/20 10AM
ABOUT SOPHIA RANKIN & THE SOUND
Sophia Rankin & The Sound (SRS) is an acclaimed Alternative Folk Rock band originating from Tucson, Arizona. Front woman Sophia Rankin began performing in 2015, and has since won first-place awards at both the 2017 Tucson Desert Song Festival and the 2018 Stefan George Songwriting competition for her original music. Founded in 2020, SRS now consists of Connor Rankin on drums and synth, Noah Weig-Pickering on lead guitar, and Ben Arthur Mortensen on bass and vocals. SRS has played internationally and locally, opening for acts such as Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers, The Black Moods, Jake Owen, Diamond Rio, and Ryanhood. They have performed at The Rialto Theatre, Dusk Music Festival, Tucson Folk Festival, and more while headlining shows at venues such as Hotel Congress and 191 Toole. Their unique blend of folk, pop, Americana, and rock music reveals introspective songwriting that resonates with listeners of all ages. Their original music is available on all listening platforms and services.
ABOUT THE BASEMENTS
The Basements are a high energy alternative rock group formed at the University of Arizona in 2021. The band burst onto the scene by winning the Dusk Music Festival Battle of the Bands and have since come into their own with their own brand of live music. The group has their debut EP “Long Stories Get Short” available now for streaming, and their new single “Changes (stay the same)” off their upcoming EP dropped in January. Even if you have never heard their music, The Basements will have you singing along by the end of the show!
To provide a safer environment for the public and significantly expedite fan entry into our venues, Rialto Theatre & 191 Toole have instituted a clear bag policy as of March 1st, 2022. The policy limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into our venues. The following is a list of bags that will be accepted for entry: Bags that are clear plastic or vinyl and do not exceed 12in x 6in x 12in One-gallon clear plastic freezer bags (Ziplok bag or similar) Small clutch bags, approximately 5in x 7in All bags subject to search. Clear bags are available for sale at the box office.