Music

REVIEW: Les Misérables: a musical phenomenon

"Les Misérables," the French historical fiction novel by Victor Hugo, was first introduced to the public in 1862. Since then, it has captured the hearts and minds of many and is now established as a classic. The novel was soon adapted for film and theatre and the musical produced by Broadway in Tucson did not disappoint. Read more

UA a cappella groups find their sound

A cappella is just as much about the friendship as it is about the music, a theme we can draw from the six groups on campus.  The a cappella groups at the University of Arizona are CatCall, Noteriety, Ellervator Pitch, Amplified A Cappella, Dolce Voces and Enharmonics. Each group has their own, unique vibe but one thing they have in common is the love for what they do.   Read more

HOCO 2018 in review

This fall, artists from around the world made their way to Tucson to as part of HOCO Fest 2018, a festival at Hotel Congress dedicated to celebrating music and culture both locally and globally that ran from Aug. 29 through Sept. 2. Read more

Reflecting UA values through The Pride of Arizona

Over two hundred fifty members in the Pride of Arizona assemble on and off the football field to show students that they shouldn’t feel alone in their journey through college. With its award-winning Pom Line, the "cheerful" team of Color Guard and "powerful" marching band, the Pride of Arizona creates the ideal blend of audio and visual entertainment, according to Chad Shoopman, director of the Pride of Arizona marching band.  Read more

'Eclectic' lineup for HOCO 2018

This fall artists from around the world will make their way to Tucson to mark the start of HOCO fest, a festival at Hotel Congress dedicated to celebrating music and culture both locally and globally that will run from August 29 through Sept. 2.  Read more

Get to know Tucson's music scene

The University of Arizona is located about eight minutes from downtown Tucson, which is considered the heart of the city's nightlife. Brimming with bars, restaurants and local shops, downtown provides the pulse of Tucson at night. Along with eateries and shops, downtown is also home to several concert venues that host weekly shows for music lovers. With each one a little different from the rest, here is a guide to what each spot brings to the Tucson nightlife. Read more

Campus Guide: Over 21 Hotspots

According to its Facebook page, Cobra Arcade Bar offers free tokens for arcade gameplay to customers with every drink purchase on Tuesdays. Wednesday’s are Ladies’ nights with free tokens all night for the women, and there are $3 Michelada, mimosa & margaritas or $1 off all draft beer on Sundays.  Read more

New bike park rolls into Tucson

Tucson City Council approved plans for a new 100-acre bike park to be built at Golf Links Road and Alvernon Way.  The park will be built by the Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists, a Tucson nonprofit dedicated to maintaining the desert environment and building trails for mountain bikers. Read more