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Posted By: Lesley Kontowicz
This quirky coming of age film was adapted from the novel by Mark Poirier and tells the story of Ellis (Graham Phillips) a 15-year-old boy who is leaving his rather non-traditional home in Tucson ...
Posted By: Edie Jarolim
Trying to decide where to bunk in Tucson? Consider this trio of bed & breakfasts. The Royal Elizabeth Bed & Breakfast InnAdobe Rose InnAll allow you to sleep in a beautiful home and enjoy a ...
Posted By: Teya Vitu
There was no way for me to tell it was brimming with calcite, the primary building block for the spectacular cave formations around me. As I have quickly discovered, Kartchner Caverns, about 50 miles ...
Posted By: Edie Jarolim
Aquarius is ascendant in Tucson this summer. No matter what your sign-or budget-the stars predict a great watery getaway, from a discounted stay at a splashy resort to a free front row seat at one of ...
It's the first day of monsoon season, and the sky over Southern Arizona is celebrating in true desert fashion. Magnificent storm clouds collide with the mountains, rain pours down on the windshield ...
I’ve wanted to see this band since I was 15 years old. With a sound as melodic as it is guttural, Bring Me The Horizon has been at the forefront of the metal scene since they made their debut in ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
Living so close to Reid Park has some great benefits. This mid-town park contains both the Dell Urich and Randolph public golf courses, a driving range, tennis courts, the El Con Club ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
Look, I get it. Tucson is hot in the summer. But I still like to get out and mountain bike as much as possible. There are those who still brave the heat and ride during the day but honestly, I ...
Posted By: Laurie
My husband, Don, and I spent a weekend at Apache Spirit Ranch in Tombstone (about 2.5 miles west on Allen St., which turns into West Monument Rd-left a brochure in your mailbox). We had a truly ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
I found something out about myself on Sunday, March 25, 2012: I am not a runner. Let me back up a bit and explain. My good friend Matt, who had enough with his sedentary lifestyle, joined ...






HoCo Fest Music Festival

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September 04, 2015 - September 06, 2015
Event Location: 311 E. Congress St., Tucson, AZ 85701
Venue: Club Congress
Time: Starting: 6:00 PM
Admission: Tickets are available at the Hotel Congress lobby front desk or online at
Phone: 520-622-8848
Recurring daily
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On Labor Day weekend, Club Congress celebrates its 30th anniversary with local, national and international acts bringing their sound to Tucson, from HoCo mainstay Roger Clyne to classic Tucson band Camper Van Beethoven to Pollo Elastico, culminating on Sunday, Sept. 6 with a gigantic Latin night featuring the internationally renown "Mexrissey."  HoCo is Tucson's oldest indoor/outdoor solar-powered multimedia festival with good eats and great drinks.

The party runs Friday, Sepember 4 through Sunday, September 6, with free shows, V.I.P. tickets, limited-edition t-shirts, and more.

Day One:

• Doors at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 4

• $10 - $12 general admission  For ages 21+Friday we offer two killer stages: the Rock Stage featuring Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers and the Heavy, Heavy Rock Stage featuring legendary English Space Rock pioneers, Hawkwind led by Nik Turner. Also included in this Rock Fiesta is renowned guitar maestro Ian Moore and The Lossy Coils, San Francisco's The Soft White Sixties, and longtime AZ favorite Rich Hopkins and The Luminarios. The Heavy Stage also includes national rockers Witch Mountain, Hedersleben, as well as local metal masters, Fuzz Evil and Chamber.

Day Two:
• Doors at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5
• Free Show
• For ages 21+
Our popular HOCO Saturday FREE day will not disappoint this year with an amazing line-up featuring Camper Van Beethoven, Friends of Dean Martinez and more.

Day hree:
• Doors at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6 
• $13 in advance and $15 at the door
• For ages 21+
Our annual Latin night closes HOCO, and it is jammed packed with amazing Latin, indie-cumbia and Mariachi music. Headlining is the exciting international band Mexrissey, with local big band Sergio Mendoza Y La Orkestra and Mexico City's Mexican Institute of Sound.