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Five Bands Coming to Tucson this Month


(Photo credit: Music artist Caloncho sitting down for a promotional photo for his on-going tour, retrieved from songkick.com, 2023).


Looking to write your reviews for the semester–attend a concert for free!


All KAMP student radio members are eligible for press passes for concerts. Press passes are provided by our current Head Music Director, Raul Gonzalez. In order to qualify for a pass: take pictures of the event and afterwards write and publish a review to the KAMP website. All KAMPers publish at least five written pieces for the KAMP website, per semester. Interested in doing press for a show this semester? Check out this list of bands coming to Tucson:


March 14:

Flogging Molly at Rialto Theatre:

Flogging Molly is a Celtic folk and punk band. Their latest EP, Til the Anarchy’s Restored, explores themes of liberty, rebellion, and freedom. Flogging Molly formed in the late ‘90s and continue to create music today. Their latest album, Anthem, was released this past September and offers an in-depth exploration of revolt and liberty, themes also explored within their latest EP.

Doors open at 7 p.m.


March 20:

Greta Van Fleet at Tucson Arena:

Greta Van Fleet is currently on their “Dreams in Gold” tour. Their latest album, The Battle at Garden’s Gate, explores spirituality and whimsy throughout their rock anthems. Greta Van Fleet formed in 2012 and gained mass popularity in 2017 with the release of their debut single, “Highway Tune,” which spent several weeks at number one on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Songs chart. Greta Van Fleet was awarded the Grammy for Rock Album, New Artist, and Rock Performance in 2019.

Doors open at 7 p.m.


March 22:

Caloncho at Hotel Congress:

Caloncho mixes non-instrumental sounds to create his own style of music. In his second EP, Fruta, Caloncho used organic sounds from water, fruits, seeds to create the sound of his EP. Caloncho uses his unique sound to retell his life experiences and has attributed music as the height of his living expression. Caloncho received the Latin Grammy nomination for his album, Malvadisco, in 2022.

Doors open at 7 p.m.


March 28:

Black Flag at The Rock:

Black Flag will perform their album My War, and one set of surprise hits. Formed in 1976, the Black Flag is a rock-and-roll band shaped by the political discourse of Los Angeles in the ‘80s. The band continues to sing about rebellion and anarchy. Their logo, the black flag, was inspired by flag-symbolism used by pirates, and used in opposition of the symbolism of surrender used in white flags. The Black Flag is considered a pioneer of the hard-core punk genre due to their experimental-use of sludge-metal.

Doors open at 7 p.m.


March 28:

Beabadoobee at Rialto Theatre:

Beabadoobee is a recent pop artist who began publishing her music in 2017. Tik-tok sensational hit single “Coffee,” helped the artist grow in popularity. Since then Beabadoobee has released several singles, three EPs, and five albums. Her most recent album, Beatopia, is an exploration of her life through a whimsical lens. Beabadoobee was nominated for BRITs Rising Star in 2019 and BBC Sound of 2020.

Doors open at 7 p.m.


Interested in doing press for a 21+ show? Talk to our current Head Music Director, Raul Gonzalez, about arranging a press pass!


Interested in seeing another artist perform? Check out KAMP’s running Google Spreadsheet here!


Need a refresher on how to write a review or how to publish to the KAMP website? Check out our tutorial!


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