Music lovers, stream local music at your library!

(Tucson, AZ) Pima County Public Library is excited to announce the launch of Desert Streams, a locally-sourced streaming service. It's now available at Featuring more than 20 artists in genres from world music and blues to folk and pop-rock, music lovers will find much to enjoy on Desert Streams. 

Visit to find music from:

The selected artists, who represent the diversity and talent in Pima County, were chosen by local music aficianados:

  • Mark Febbo: Singer, songwriter and aspiring guitarist who has written, recorded and released two full-length albums and one EP of songs, and performs locally with Oscar Fuentes in the duo Febbo Fuentes.
  • Gugulethu Moyo: Tucson -based DJ ( dj ladygugu), curator and cultural activist.
  • Karen Greene: Connector of local musicians to the library and community since 2009 with the Local Music Live project.. 
  • Charlie Lewis: Life-long musician, he has played in bands and pit orchestras, accompanied singers, and produced recordings for songwriters.
  • Lupita Chavez: Writer, artist, spoken word performer, community advocate, emcee of the Tucson Adult Spelling Bee, nana, and one of the three inhabitants of the Church of the Dusty Madonna.

Of Desert Streams, library staff Karen Greene, Charlie Lewis, and Lupita Chavez say, "We're excited for this long-awaited launch. Desert Streams offers a space to celebrate and share Southern Arizona's rich music scene, in a user-friendly digital platform. Our mission is to build a diverse collection in an array of musical styles that represent the breadth and variety of our music community."