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May 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Kalamazoo State Theatre  

Doors: 1:30pm | Show: 2:00pm

Kalamazoo Academy of Rock has been postponed from it’s original date on March 21, 2020. The new date has been set for Saturday, March 20, 2021.

All previously purchased tickets will be honored for the new date. If you are unable to attend the new concert date, refunds are available from your point of purchase.

For tickets purchased in the box office, please contact info@kazoostate.com.  For the health and safety of our patrons and team, the box office will be closed until further notice.

For tickets purchased online through Ticketmaster, a refund link will be visible under the order in your Ticketmaster account.  Due to the current volume of refund requests across the Ticketmaster portfolio, the estimated wait time for a refund is as soon as 30 days.  If the tickets were transferred to you, the refund will go to the fan who originally purchased the tickets through Ticketmaster.

We are partnering with Ticketmaster to address all fan questions regarding the cancellation and rescheduling of live events. Visit the Ticketmaster Help Center for guidance and check back regularly for additional information and status updates.

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Buy Tickets HERE

In 2019, Kalamazoo Academy of Rock celebrated it’s 10-year anniversary of making music in Kalamazoo, and this rock-and-roll anniversary goes to 11!

On March 20, the Kalamazoo Academy of Rock bands, with special guest Matt Giraud, will play the legendary State Theatre. KAR bands start at 2pm and play all afternoon and evening, with Matt Giraud headlining the show that night.

KAR ‘s performances have been wowing audiences for years. These kids can really put on a show!  Our current session features more than 50 student musicians in 11 bands, ages 8 to 19.

For more information about Kalamazoo Academy of Rock: Instagram @kzoorock, Twitter @kzoorock, Facebook Kalamazoo Academy of Rock.


General Ticket Information:
This is an all ages reserved seating event. There is an 8 ticket limit.

  • $12 – $25 Reserved Seating


Discounted Room Rates At Radisson HERE!

Looking for a place to stay just blocks from The State Theatre?  The Radisson is your place and we offer you a discounted rate of $159 plus taxes.  Make it a night or a weekend getaway in Downtown Kalamazoo!


RSVP On Facebook HERE
Visit KAR’s Website HERE 

Security Information:
All patrons are subject to search, pat down, and wanding.  The following items are not allowed in the venue: guns, knives, lasers, tasers, mace, glass items, cameras, selfie sticks, outside food or beverage, no bags over the dimensions of 8 inches wide by 5 inches tall with a width of 2 inches,  and other items that may challenge public safety.  You can view our full list by visiting our frequently asked questions here


May 17, 2020
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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