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Tue 6 Dec

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

(8pm, FREE on the Plaza, 21+)

Geeks Who Drink is a Denver-based company that hosts Bar Trivia at over 300 pubs and restaurants in 25 states. Our quiz is a collective effort of dozens of quizmasters, writers, fact-checkers, graphic designers and artists. Join us every Tuesday at Hotel Congress for 8 rounds of madness and flaunt your pop-culture knowledge for a chance at tons of great prizes!


Thu 8 Dec


w/ Dirt Friends (Doors at 7pm, Free, 21+)

New York songwriter Gabriel Rodriguez, aka Hideout, is coming to Club Congress and joining him are local indie mainstays Dirt Friends. Free entry to this guaranteed good time!


Thu 8 Dec
Optimist Club

Optimist Club

(10pm-2am, $3 or FREE W/ OPTI CARD, 21+)

Get your weekend started right at our weekly Optimist Club! Take advantage of our killer drink specials and then stick around to dance your souls away. We’ve got solid music in every corner: in the club, resident DJs Andrew Shuta and Bob Really are spicing things up with the best house, electronic and hip hop music around, and on the plaza, Bank Notes are cooling things down with their wicked left-field electronic jams. Drink, dance, repeat next week, because once…

Fri 9 Dec

Rock102.1 KFMA’s Nutcracker Ball

feat. STRFKR, Dreamers, and Barns Courtney (Doors at 7pm, $15, 18+)

Rock 102.1 KFMA, Tucson’s favorite modern rock radio station, is taking over Club Congress and throwing the best Christmas party in town featuring Barns Courtney, DREAMERS, and last but CERTAINLY not least, STRFKR!! Come on down for this one of a kind, yuletide event!

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Fri 9 Dec

Maynard’s Late Night Happy Hour, Live music + Vinyl DJ set w/ Karima Walker!

Live Music & DJ set w/ Karima Walker (10pm-12am every Friday)

Maynards Market & Kitchen is the place to be for late night grub on the weekend. They have curated local music, great eats, and drinks all starting at 10 p.m. every Friday & Saturday. Tucsonans will enjoy dining downtown under the stars, sipping a craft cocktail, and noshing from the eclectic menu of scrumptiously prepared shared plates, large and small, by their Senior Executive Chef Mike Byrer. This delightful fusion is the perfect solution for those looking to eat at…

Sat 10 Dec

Maynard’s Late Night Soul Party with DJ Kellen Fortier of Wooden Tooth Records!

w/ DJ Kellen Fortier (10pm, FREE, 21+)

This is  Maynards Market & Kitchen new sweet sounds of soul, Super Soul Saturday parties! It’s gonna be Motown, Soul and a little bit of Funk presented this Saturday by DJ Kellen Fortier of Wooden Tooth Records! He will get us groovin on that Patio late night… along with the incredibly good Happy Hour priced food and drinks. MAYNARDS LATE NIGHT MENU Get in on the action from the beginning! We are gonna turn Amtrak into Soul Train! Maynards Market &…

Sat 10 Dec


w/ DJ Bob Really, Sid the Kid, & Andrew Shuta (10pm, 21+)

Join our resident DJs Bob Felix, Sid the Kid, & Andrew Shuta for what has become one of Tucson’s funnest Saturday nights. $4 Stoli flavors & Maker’s Mark, & all your favorite hits from yesterday and today on two stages. Bring your dancing shoes.

Sun 11 Dec
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Ynot Late Night Karaoke

(10pm, FREE, 21+)

Ynot Karaoke is hands down Tucson’s largest karaoke company providing the largest song selection and best quality karaoke equipment. You can join them here at the Hotel Congress every Sunday from 10pm-2am for FREE. Cap off your weekend the right way, singing with your friends!


Mon 12 Dec

Random Acts of Karaoke

Starts at 8:30, Free

Join us every Monday on the plaza for Random Acts of Karaoke! The fun starts at 8:30pm and goes till we’ve run out of talent, so come prepared for a night filled with FREE entertaining acoustic karaoke!


Mon 12 Dec

Monday House Party

w/ DJ Sid the Kid (10pm-2am, FREE, 21+)

Retrolution, the longest running dance night in the history of Tucson featuring all your favorite hits of the 80’s, is finally being dragged, kicking in screaming, into the 90’s. We hope to ease the way with $0.80 wells – 9pm-10pm, $0.90 wells – 10pm-11pm, $2 wells (until 1am), $3 Beer and a Shot “Special” (PBR can/well shot), and a little Jazzy Jeff & Nirvana. Don’t Worry, DJ Sid the Kid will throw in the occasional New Order or Prince hit to help smooth the transition. LET’S PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999.


Tue 13 Dec

The Handsome Family

w/ Drunken Prayer (Doors at 8pm, $12-$15, 21+)

For almost as long as they’ve been married (26 years) Brett and Rennie have written songs together (Brett, music; Rennie, words). Their finished work is never fully one or the other’s, but lives in unseen space between them. We are so excited that they are bringing their creations to Club Congress! Can’t wait to see you there!

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Wed 14 Dec

Grite-Leon Presents: Casa de los Ninos Toy Drive

w/ Border Town Devils and more! (6pm, $5 or FREE w/ toy donation, 21+)

Casa de los Ninos have been giving back to the Tucson community for years, and it’s time we returned the favor. Join us for a toy drive like no other, featuring local acts Border Town Devils, Grite-Leon, M. Crane and Sur Block. Entry is $5 or FREE with a toy donation. See you there!

Dinner and a Show
Fri 16 Dec

Billy Sedlmayr & The Mother Higgins Children Band

w/ Louise Le Hir (Doors at 8pm, $10/$12, 21+)

Tucson music staple Billy Sedlmayr is back and ready for action with his band, The Mother Higgins Children Band, consisted of some of the most talented musicians in Tucson. Joining him and the band are locals Louise Le Hir and their country rock magic – a pairing that’s sure to get you dancing!

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Tue 20 Dec

Chick Cashman Presents Snowbirds, A Christmas Pageant

w/ A Broken Horse, Sting II and more! (Doors at 8pm, FREE, 21+)

Chick Cashman, aka Tucson’s one and only Cliff Taylor, presents this one-of-a-kind, Tucson-centric Christmas pageant! Featuring Broken Horse (Tucsonans in San Francisco), Sting II, Krab Legz, and Rock Roll and Remember (Tucsonans in Nantes, France), this will certainly be a night to remember.


Dinner and a Show
Thu 22 Dec

Foxx Bodies, The Exbats and The Jagg

(Doors at 7pm, Free, 21+)

Foxx Bodies are kicking butt and taking names and we are so stoked to watch them continuously play amazing show at Club Congress! Joining them are The Exbats from Pinon, AZ and The Jagg of Tucson. It’s going to be a night of rock, roll and riot grrrl and to top it all off, it’s FREE! See you there!


Fri 23 Dec

Hans Hutchinson

w/ Amy Rude and Loveland (Doors at 7pm, Free, 21+)

Han Hutchinson’s style is often described as Latin Lounge, but he is a true troubadour, blending honest lyrics with outstanding guitar work, often influenced by the desert Southwest and beaches of Mexico. Catch him at Club Congress for FREE!


Tue 27 Dec

RENDEZVOUS: a night of EDM, Rock, and Reggae

(Doors at 7:30pm, $5, 21+)

We are excited to bring the return of RENDEZVOUS for round 2! This show will feature new originals and arrangements of songs from some of our favorite artists including Daft Punk, Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Arcade Fire, Gorillaz, and many more!

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Sat 31 Dec

Retro Game Show Night Five Year Anniversary Featuring Sassword

(Doors at 6pm, show at 7pm; event ends at 9:30pm)

Retro Game Show Night is turning five! Hosted by Tucson’s (and possibly Arizona’s) largest drag queen, RGSN is definitely NOT your grandmother’s game show. At RGSN, you play vintage television game shows with special “celebrity” guests and real contestants from the audience. We hope you’ll join us for this special event and stick around for our New Year’s Eve party afterward!

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Sat 31 Dec

New Year’s Eve: Old Vegas

(DOORS AT 9PM, $25 - $125, 21+)

The historic Hotel Congress turns into Old Vegas for one night only! Ring in 2017 with the biggest party in town featuring: ♠ CASINO GAMES ♥ SWANKY COCKTAILS ♣ LIVE MUSIC ♠ ELVIS PRESLEY ♥ FRANK SINATRA ♣ AND A CHAMPAGNE TOAST FOR ALL


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Sat 7 Jan


(Doors at 7pm, $7, 21+)

Think of a LEGENDZ performance as a rocking trip through time. They perform blocks of classic rock songs, one band at a time, including legends like Cream, Zeppelin, Hendrix, Mountain, Beatles, Stones, Journey and more. Only $7 for the debut of this incredible band!

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