Philip Grimes is an up-and-coming youngster in the Tucson music scene, and he’s working hard to get to the top. Let’s help him out by showing him and his band some love for their debut Club Congress show!
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 John Payne! 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 & Kitchen is the place…
Riding in on a cloud of smoke, psychedelic travelers Shadow Band sound more like a foggy dream of fantastical lands than any easily identifiable set of musical choices. The band is bringing their ethereal blanket of sounds to Club Congress for a truly enlightening show. Joining them are some of the sweetest Tucsonan boys with their sweet, singular tunes. Check out this killer free show!
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!
Join us on the patio to check out the Great American Total Solar Eclipse. We will have NASA-approved viewing glasses and an eclipse-safe telescope for you to safely look at the eclipse. Try our breakfast and lunch specials inspired by this once in a lifetime event!
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!
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!
Join us at Hotel Congress for an awesome open mic experience! From music to stand up to spoken word, if you have something to say or sing- we wanna hear it! Perform on the same stage that many of the greats have played on! Bring your friends down and hang out with other awesome local artists.
A cross country tour of radical resistance featuring Sister Mantos (solo set). This genre-defying west coast performer traverses language, cultural and societal boundaries to create music that empowers, heals and makes people dance! Using music to bring communities together, they make spaces to rejoice, resist and reimagine the world in which we live.
Instrumental metal standard bearers, Pelican, have put our their first album in four years and are setting out on tour. Joining them is Inter Arma, a band that creates hauntingly beautiful and mystical portraits of humanity through their music, as well as Spirit Adrift, one of Phoenix’s best heavy metal bands.
Kickin off this A/C Party by bringing X-Coast to the West Coast! Keeping the party nice and cold with our new A/C. Now we’re the oldest and the coldest! Come join X-Coast as he brings some of our favorite 90’s sounds with his own flare of exciting rave vibes.
Local favorite, Mike Hebert’s Prison Band, is all about our Southwest home, with Hebert’s song mimicking those of the cowboys, mid-century prisoners, and even the Delta blues greats. Come on down for the band’s big CD release party, and get acquainted with his support, Heather Lil Mama Hardy of Tucson and The Limit Club of Phoenix.
Rhythm and Roots Concert Series is bringing LA’s French-Chinese-American songwriter, Jessica Fichot, back to Club Congress! Accompanied by her accordion, toy piano, and fiery band, Fichot draws from her multi-ethnic heritage to create an intoxicating multilingual fusion of French chanson, 1940s Shanghai jazz, gypsy swing and international folk. She will be joined by some very special guests to create a truly magical evening. See you there!
Diet Pop Records presents a night of punk – both poppy and not – that will surely fill your hearts with teenage glee. The Plurals are coming all the way from Michigan with their pop punk glory, and are joined by LA friends, Jason Paul and the Know It Alls, as well as locals Lenguas Largas and Monsignor Wednesday’s Guitar Mass. Come on down for this all ages show!
Come down to Club Congress every 4th Sunday of the month for dancing, drink specials and a great end to your weekend! Not only do we have local dance music magician, Tommy Defekt, spinning his very own remixes of all the classic dance tracks, but also, we’ve got $2 clear spirits and $1 of drafts from 9-1am…what more could you want from a Sunday night?!
Oh, and we forgot to mention the best part…the whole night is FREE!!!
HOCO Fest – held annually at the historic Hotel Congress in the heart of downtown Tucson – will be marking its 12th year by establishing itself as a truly international destination event. Featuring a vanguard, genre-spanning musical lineup, guest lecturers and producer workshops, vintage clothing and vinyl record fairs, free regional liquor tastings, specialized menus from acclaimed local restaurants, and a series of wild experimental after parties amid Arizona’s majestic desert day breaks, HOCO Fest 2017 strives to celebrate everything that makes the culture of the borderlands so important.
Grieves, one of Chicago’s most innovative hip hop artists, is fueled by a childhood love of jazz and blues, and a later appreciate for all things hip hop. The result? A unique blend of refreshing horns, guitars, and keyboard driven production, wrapped up in a smooth, subtle package.
Phoenix’s Herbert Walker are going on tour and stopping at Club Congress along the way. Joining the mellow, brassy 5-piece are local keyboard-stress, Lano, and newcomers to the scene, Cool Funeral.
In celebration of their new record out on Burger Records, The Shivas are going on tour! The band, which has been playing together for nearly a decade, are bringing their rock’n’roll tunes to a venue near you…Club Congress! Come party with the best rockers from the Pacific Northwest. You won’t regret it!
This ain’t no wig wearing bunch of weekend warriors. Black Sabbitch have since been selling out shows and wowing even the most difficult to please Sabbath fanatics. So make way for these fierce females as they make their way from LA to Tucson!
90s House Party (10pm)
w/ DJ Sid the Kid & 90 cent PBR drafts
Geeks Who Drink – Trivia Night (8pm)
AMPED UP! Open Mic (8pm)
The Switch Comedy (8pm)
Salvador Duran on the Plaza (7:30pm)
OPTI CLUB Dance Party (10pm)
Tom Walbank on the Plaza (7pm)
DJ Dirtyverbs on the Plaza (10pm)
Saturdaze Dance Party (10pm)
w/ DJs Sid the Kid, BOBFelix
Hot Club of Tucson (10:30am)
S.I.N. Service Industry Night & Club Karaoke (10pm)