Related Information for Tubes There is more than one group called the Tubes, which is kind of like saying there was one really great band called the Tubes and another that was never heard of by anybody. But we're thorough here, so here is information on both:1) The Tubes are a San Francisco-based theater rock band, popular in the mid 1970s and early 1980s, known for their live performances that combined music performances with many different unique costumes and in some acts they wore leotards with.. read more