Get ready to rock! Battle of the Bands returns May 19

Published on May 15, 2023


ORO VALLEY, Ariz. (May 15, 2023) –After being postponed last month, Battle of the Bands is back with the rescheduled date of Friday, May 19! This free concert, which runs from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Riverfront Park amphitheater (551 W. Lambert Lane) features four local high school bands comprised of students from Canyon Del Oro High School, Ironwood High School, Tucson High School and Sahuaro High School. The bands will bring their musical talents to a live audience with a three-song setlist.

The following bands are scheduled to perform:

  • The Blank Spaces
  • Desperados
  • Anura
  • Znora Band

The winning band will be selected by a panel of judges and will receive a recording session with Luna Recording Studio. Second and third place prizes will also be awarded.

Admission to the concert is free, and food trucks will be on site with items available for purchase. It is recommended that attendees bring a lawn chair or blanket. Come on out and show the bands some OV support!

For questions about Battle of the Bands, please contact Dylan Hiatt at