Since 2000, KFMA has put together some of the biggest shows in the country, also setting records for attendance with it's prize show KFMADAY. It's almost a guarantee you'll see bands you wouldn't ordinarily get the chance to see, and always at an affordable price. Featuring some of the biggest bands in the world and some bands on the way to greatness, there is no denying KFMADAY has set the bar for live entertainment in Tucson. Check out all the bands who have graced the KFMADAY stage and relive some of the memories.....

 

 
April 29th, 2012 - Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium

Incubus, Cage The Elephant, Chevelle,
The Dirty Heads, AWOLNATION, Neon Trees, Anberlin,
Civil Twilight

 
May 7th, 2011 - Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium

Sublime with Rome, Hollywood Undead, Sum 41, Flogging Molly, Black Label Society, All That Remains, Black Veil Brides

One of the first Sublime with Rome shows to premiere brand new music from their forthcoming album Yours Truely.

Live footage from their performance appears in their first video Panic and can bee seen here. A promo filmed at the show can also be viewed here.

 

April 11th, 2010 - Pima County Fairgrounds

Muse, 30 Seconds To Mars, Silversun Pickups,
Five Finger Death Punch, Switchfoot, The Dirty Heads

Our second largest KFMADAY, Muse came with a full production of lights and visuals yet to be replicated at a KFMADAY.

30 Seconds To Mars has used footage from their time at KFMADAY in many of their promo videos including this one.

 

April 25th, 2009 - Tucson Electric Park

Korn, Hollywood Undead, Anberlin, Escape The Fate, Red, PH8

Tucson favorites, and hometown band, PH8 took the stage one final time at KFMDAY 2009.

 

May 16th, 2008 - Pima County Fairgrounds
 
Metallica, Scars on Broadway, Apocalyptica, Flobots, Chiodos
 
Not only the largest KFMADAY in history, it also holds the record for largest outdoor concert in Southern Arizona with an estimated 30,000 attendees. A record previously held by Fleetwod Mac in the late 70's. The 2nd show in only 3 US tour dates before the release of their album Death Magnetic, KFMADAY '08 was a sought after show globally.
 
LiveMetallica.com has the full performance in mastered audio available to download here
 

May 5th, 2007 - Pima County Fairgrounds

Chris Cornell, Chevelle, Sum 41, The Bravery,
Silversun Pickups, Authority Zero

The Used was originally scheduled to headline the show, until the day of, doctors wouldn't clear lead singer Burt McCracken to sing after discovering a node developing on his vocal chords. Chris Cornell extended his set, including hits from not only his solo work but Audioslave and Soundgarden.

 

April 29th, 2006 - Tucson Sportspark

The Cult, The Strokes, AFI, Rise Against,
Rock Kills Kid, Fivespeed, 2 Cents

 

May 7th, 2005 - Pima County Fairgrounds

Billy Idol, Sum 41, Taking Back Sunday,
Jimmy Eat World, Unwritten Law, The Format

KFMADAY 2005 was the first show to drop the numerical numbering and simply go with the year.

At the time the largest KFMADAY ever.... until Metallica in 2008.

 

May 9th, 2004 - Pima County Fairgrounds

The Offspring, Puddle of Mudd, Pennywise, Kottonmouth Kings, Lit, Papa Roach

With one of the hottest evenings that year during The Offspring's set, lead singer Dexter Holland brought out a fire hose and cooled the crowd off with a fire engines worth of water.

 

June 15th, 2003 - Pima County Fairgrounds

Foo Fighters, AFI, Hoobastank, Finch,
The All-American Rejects

Experiencing travel difficulties, Evanescence were unable to perform at the show.

 

May 4th, 2002 - Pima County Fairgrounds

System of a Down, Unwritten Law, Social Distortion, Gob, Saves The Day

 

June 17th, 2001 - Pima County Fairgrounds
 

311, Staind, Stabbing Westward, Saliva, Cold,
Sum 41, New Found Glory

The first unveiling of the new KFMA logo was at KFMADAY 2. The logo is very similar to the logo still used today. Another launch was the broadcasting of 101.3 as a second frequency for the station.

This first appearance of SUM 41 at KFMADAY. They still hold the record for most KFMADAY appearances with 4, including headling in 2005.

 

May 6th, 2000 - Pima County Fairgrounds
 
Bad Religion, Cypress Hill, Everlclear, Kittie, Goldfinger, Long Beach Dub All-Stars,
Dynamite Hack

 

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