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Monday House Party

Monday House Party

November 27th, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm

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 $1 wells from 9-11pm, $3 wells after, $4 Dos Equis, 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.

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Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

November 28th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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!

Unsane

Unsane

November 28th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

New York City’s Unsane assisted in pioneering a more aggressive, less studied version of noise rock, one that blended the scum/art industrial sturm und drang of Foetus, the Swans, Einsturzende Neubauten, and Sonic Youth with a decidedly more straightforward hardcore idiom. The band is bringing their hammering, power-press rhythms, searing Telecaster howls, and distorted vocals that resembled a chainsaw cutting a steel beam to the Club Congress stage and we can't wait! Supporting them are Plaque Marks from Philadelphia and Sorxe from Phoenix.

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Flobots

Flobots

November 29th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Flobots, the alt hip hop duo that brought you the instant-hit "Handlebars" back in 2008, are a band of musicians, time travellers, and speech language mythologists seeking to uncover treasures hidden within songs. They are taking these sentiments on the road with Bang Data, a Latin-infused hip hop group from the Bay Area.

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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

December 1st, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Tucson World AIDS Day Committee invites everyone in our community to join us Dec 1st for the annual Tucson World AIDS Day celebration. Festivities out on our plaza include a plethora of performers, speakers, and vendors whose sales are benefiting the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and Thrive Tanzania.

Soul Party ft June West

Soul Party ft June West

December 1st, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

It's a soul party! Come boogie down with some of our favorite bands doing some of our favorite soul covers! The night features June West, Casey Golden, Miss Lori & the Family Band, and last but not least, Street Blues Family! Get your dancing shoes and come on down!

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ChamberLab Vexations Marathon

ChamberLab Vexations Marathon

December 2nd, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm

Vexations is a piece of music written by French composer Erik Satie in 1893. It's only about a minute long, but Satie left a note at the top of the page suggesting that the piece should be played eight-hundred and forty times in a row. That's exactly what ChamberLab, Tucson's only alternative chamber musicians, intend to do. Perform the piece, sponsor a musician to benefit the ACLU, or come watch all of some of the show -- this will certainly be a performance to remember!

SATURDAZE Dance Party

SATURDAZE Dance Party

December 2nd, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Join our resident DJs Bob Really and Sid the Kid for what has become one of Tucson's funnest Saturday nights with killer drink specials & all your favorite hits from yesterday and today on two stages. Bring your dancing shoes.

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WTF AF with Poppet, Willetta and more!

WTF AF with Poppet, Willetta and more!

December 3rd, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

WTF AF is back with another lineup of incredible local femme talent. The night will feature musical performances from Poppet, Willetta, Weekend Lovers and Language Barrier, as well as exhibitions from Violet Kasser-Pirzadeh (Monsoon Collective founder), Sharon Moon (artist at Black Rose Tattoers), Butt Fuzz, and Julia Kinu with her zine "Your Asian Isn't Quiet".

Ynot Late Night Karaoke

Ynot Late Night Karaoke

December 3rd, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

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!

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Monday House Party

Monday House Party

December 4th, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm

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 $1 wells from 9-11pm, $3 wells after, $4 Dos Equis, 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.

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Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

December 5th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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!

Cosmonauts

Cosmonauts

December 5th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Burger Records-affiliated garage pop outfit Cosmonauts return to Hotel Congress for another face-melter! Catch them on December 5th with support from the one and only, The Resonars and a brand spanking new local project, TWGS!

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Skating Polly & Starcrawler

Skating Polly & Starcrawler

December 6th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The sweet young punks of Skating Polly are joining forces with the fresh and edgy Starcrawler for a chiller of winter tour. The two are stopping by in December to bring a punk show that will inspire you to just pick up a guitar, slap on some fuzz, and just do it. Supporting them are The Exbats.

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SEB WILDBLOOD AT OPTIMIST CLUB

SEB WILDBLOOD AT OPTIMIST CLUB

December 7th, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

For the last five years, Seb Wildblood has been a key part of the South London club scene via his party and label Church, releasing notable work from the likes of Mall Grab, Project Pablo, Chaos In The CBD, and countless others. Whilst gradually cementing Church’s reputation, the low key, jazz-inclined producer has also been carefully crafting a sound of his own, with recent releases on Coastal Haze and Let's Play House. We're thrilled to be celebrating DEAD DAY with him out on the Hotel Congress plaza!

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Bad Santa Bash ft Sick Puppies

Bad Santa Bash ft Sick Puppies

December 8th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Rock 102.1 KFMA and the Hotel Congress are banding together to bring you the biggest, baddest Christmas show of the year! It's the Bad Santa Bash, featuring Sick Puppies, LA-by-way-of-Australia's own hard rock outfit; Charming Liars, a pop-driven alt-rock group from London, and Doll Skin, a punching punk outfit from just around the bend in Phoenix! Come on down and get your naughty Christmas on!

El Tambo: La Chamba & DJ Dirtyverbs

El Tambo: La Chamba & DJ Dirtyverbs

December 8th, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

La Chamba comes in from Los Angeles to make their Tucson debut at El Tambó! Joined by Dirtyverbs & the El Tambó DJ's. FREE 21+

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Orkesta Mendoza

Orkesta Mendoza

December 9th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Tucson's favorite mambo and cumbia-indie/electronic groove-makers are BACK and taking over our Club Congress stage! Joining them are Brian Lopez (of XIXA fame) and Raul Marques (Portugal).

SATURDAZE Dance Party

SATURDAZE Dance Party

December 9th, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Join our resident DJs Bob Really and Sid the Kid for what has become one of Tucson's funnest Saturday nights with killer drink specials & all your favorite hits from yesterday and today on two stages. Bring your dancing shoes.

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Black Smurf: NoFlexTour

Black Smurf: NoFlexTour

December 10th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Black Smurf Watch / Listen Positive Satan Watch / Listen

Ynot Late Night Karaoke

Ynot Late Night Karaoke

December 10th, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

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!

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Monday House Party

Monday House Party

December 11th, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm

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 $1 wells from 9-11pm, $3 wells after, $4 Dos Equis, 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.

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Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

December 12th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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!

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Southwest Songwriter Showcase

Southwest Songwriter Showcase

December 13th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Southwest Songwriter Showcase is back with some more incredible local talent! Come on down and catch the songwriting stylings of Tucson's finest - David Velasco (Blue Mañana), Andrew Sebastian Gardner (La Cerca), Natalie Pohanic, and Adara Rae Lialios (Adara Rae and the Homewreckers).

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HOTT MT

HOTT MT

December 14th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

LA's experimental dream pop group HOTT MT are bringing their intoxicatingly layered sounds to Club Congress for a killer FREE show, ft Hannah Yeun and Floating Limbs. Come on down, get some cheap drinks and hang out for OPTI CLUB afterwards!

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The Great Cover-Up

The Great Cover-Up

December 15th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 1:00 am

A brief primer on The Great Cover-Up: Over the course of three nights, local bands perform 20-minute sets of music by popular performing artists, with an emphasis on keeping secret just who is covering whom until the moment they perform. The proceeds from suggested donations are given to local charitable organizations.

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SATURDAZE Dance Party

SATURDAZE Dance Party

December 16th, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Join our resident DJs Bob Really and Sid the Kid for what has become one of Tucson's funnest Saturday nights with killer drink specials & all your favorite hits from yesterday and today on two stages. Bring your dancing shoes.

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Salem the Bear’s Annual Food Drive

Salem the Bear’s Annual Food Drive

December 17th, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

It's time again for the annual Salem The Bear food drive: a benefit show to raise money and food for the Tucson Community Food Bank. Come early, stay late. Suggested donation of $10 at the door. Personal checks accepted with a recommended minimum of $50, made out to Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. If you write a check you will get a receipt you can use for your taxes.

Ynot Late Night Karaoke

Ynot Late Night Karaoke

December 17th, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

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!

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Moaning

Moaning

December 18th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Los Angeles-band Moaning is the abrasive post-punk trio comprised of Sean Solomon, Pascal Stevenson, and Andrew MacKelvie. From the sentimental to catastrophic, hiding meek and introspective lyrics within powerful droning dance songs, the music Moaning makes also gives sonic nods to some of the band’s musical heroes like New Order, Broadcast, and Slowdive. Catch the trio at Club Congress, with support to be announced!

Monday House Party

Monday House Party

December 18th, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm

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 $1 wells from 9-11pm, $3 wells after, $4 Dos Equis, 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.

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Casa de los Niños Toy Drive

Casa de los Niños Toy Drive

December 19th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us for the 3rd annual Christmas Toy Drive! Come enjoy performances from Street Blues Family, MK Ultraviolet, Bobby Ray and Douglas Beat Market, and donate to a worthy cause! All proceeds (money and toys) will be donated to Casa de los Niños.

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

December 19th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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!

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Jericho and Pauly Casillas Host A Hotel Congress Christmas Comedy Show!

Jericho and Pauly Casillas Host A Hotel Congress Christmas Comedy Show!

December 20th, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Jericho (of The Pangs and Tight Fright notoriety) and Pauly Casillas (host of the beloved Switch Comedy Show) are bringing that Christmas comedy you know and love to Hotel Congress. Joining them in spreading the holiday cheer are Shapel Lacey, Michael Paul Kohn, and Chris Thayer. The show is free but we encourage you to bring non-perishable food items for donation at the door. Come fill your belly with laughter and fill a stranger's belly with food!

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Josephine

Josephine

December 21st, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Josephine is a Tucson born and bred recording artist, songwriter, actress and model. The former Wildcat's debut visual album Love Trap: The Story has accumulated over 100,000 streams since it's release in August in addition to being featured in High Snobiety and other publications. Joining her is local favorite, Belinda Esquer.

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The Pangs’ XXXMas Special!

The Pangs’ XXXMas Special!

December 22nd, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Come get your naughty on with The Pangs and truly earn those coals you'll inevitably get in your stocking anyway....On Friday, December 22nd, The Pangs will be delivering a night to drunkenly not remember with their raucous, offensive, truly distasteful holiday tunes. And to really round out this night of holiday debauchery, James Munoz will be opening up the night, followed by Dmitri Bartlett as "A Christmas Gift for Y'all"!

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Hans and Hank

Hans and Hank

December 23rd, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Han Hutchison'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. Joining his at Club Congress is Hank Topless, your one-stop-shop for all things honky tonk and country blues!

SATURDAZE Dance Party

SATURDAZE Dance Party

December 23rd, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Join our resident DJs Bob Really and Sid the Kid for what has become one of Tucson's funnest Saturday nights with killer drink specials & all your favorite hits from yesterday and today on two stages. Bring your dancing shoes.

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Ynot Late Night Karaoke

Ynot Late Night Karaoke

December 24th, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

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!

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Monday House Party

Monday House Party

December 25th, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm

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 $1 wells from 9-11pm, $3 wells after, $4 Dos Equis, 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.

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Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

December 26th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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!

Giant Sand performing “Valley of Rain”

Giant Sand performing “Valley of Rain”

December 26th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us for this truly rare event as Giant Sand—in close to their original iteration—performs their landmark seminal LP "Valley of Rain" in its entirety.

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Al’s Post Holiday Depression Hootenanny

Al’s Post Holiday Depression Hootenanny

December 27th, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Club Congress formally invites you to Al's Post Holiday Depression Hootenanny, on Wednesday, December 27th at 8pm! Musical guests include local songwriter favorites, Al Perry, Loren Dircks, Hank Topless and Mark Insley. Free show!

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Rendezvous

Rendezvous

December 28th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

RENDEZVOUS, a collective of friends who have played together in bands both past and present, (Kool Shades, Steff and the Articles, Lucky Devils Band) convene every year to cover some of their favorite artists. Either recreating a song verbatim or doing their own version, RENDEZVOUS’ repertoire spans from jazz to reggae to EDM and will guarantee to get you moving.

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The Wooden Ball’s 25th Anniversary

The Wooden Ball’s 25th Anniversary

December 29th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Wooden Ball is turning 25! Come to Club Congress and help us celebrate with acoustic, stripped down performances from some of your favorite local musicians. Tucson's finest artists, unplugged!

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Kulululu

Kulululu

December 30th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Kulululu has traveled long and far to finally arrive on earth. While here, Kulululu is in search of the answers to the questions; why? and why not? You may not understand what they are saying. You may not understand why they look the way they do. They may not understand these things either. What's important is that time is continuous, and without it we cannot find our way back to where we started. Kulululu are making a pit stop at Club Congress, with support from locals Cobra Family Picnic and Craft Night.

SATURDAZE Dance Party

SATURDAZE Dance Party

December 30th, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Join our resident DJs Bob Really and Sid the Kid for what has become one of Tucson's funnest Saturday nights with killer drink specials & all your favorite hits from yesterday and today on two stages. Bring your dancing shoes.

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New Year’s Eve: Around the World

New Year’s Eve: Around the World

December 31st, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - January 1st, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Join the historic Hotel Congress for a global experience this New Year’s Eve! Ring in 2018 on a trip around the world at the biggest party in town! Travel from the Eiffel Tower to the Taj Mahal, make a quick stop at an Irish pub on your way to the Great Wall of China, and...

Maynards Late Night New Year’s Eve 2017 w/ DJ Desert Deer!

Maynards Late Night New Year’s Eve 2017 w/ DJ Desert Deer!

December 31st, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 1:00 am

New Years Eve 2017!

Ynot Late Night Karaoke

Ynot Late Night Karaoke

December 31st, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

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!

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