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Thu 21 Jun

La Luz

w/ Summer Twins (Doors at 7pm, $10-$15, 16)

In case you missed them at last year’s blow out HOCO Fest, La Luz are BACK with their infectious blend of surf and doo-wop! Joining them on tour as new-to-Tucson pop act, Summer Twins.

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Thu 21 Jun

Optimist Club: Golden Girls Party

(10pm, FREE, 21+)

Break out the Florida retiree attire and channel the most legendary women of television at your favorite Thursday night hangout and dance party. We’ll bring the flamingos, Don Julio tequila specials, koozies to keep your beer cold, and wigs to get that perfect ‘do. All you gotta do is don the florals and bring the sass. 


Fri 22 Jun


w/ Ivan Denis (Doors at 7pm, FREE ON THE PLAZA)

The soulful Austin duo, Greyhounds, are making their triumphant return to Congress, this time bringing their energetic rock-infused tunes to our plaza stage! Joining them is regular patio entertainment, Ivan Denis, and his acoustic Americana stylings!


Fri 22 Jun

Wooden Tooth Records Presents Seanloui Live

w/ Jaca Zulu and Taco Sauce (Doors at 8pm, free, 21+)

Local indie pop songwriter, Seanloui, is releasing new music and Wooden Tooth Records have agreed to help us throw a party to celebrate! Catch Seanloui LIVE for the first time in……years?? with support from a new garage band, Taco Sauce, and hip-hop mainstay, Jaca Zulu. See you there!


Sat 23 Jun

SAAF Starz

Hosted by Jenna DuMay (Doors at 6pm, Donations accepted, 21+)

SAAF STARZ is a fundraiser that puts SAAF staff in drag under the tutelage of established drag queens from our local community. All money raised at SAAF STARZ goes directly to the programs and services of the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, which includes care services for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, HIV prevention and education outreach, and engagement and support for the LGBTQ community. The event is free to attend but please bring your 1’s, 5’s, 10’s and even 20’s to tip your favorite drag queens! Proceeds from this particular event will benefit the Syringe Access Program (SAP) at SAAF.


Sat 23 Jun


w/ DJ Bob Really & Sid the Kid, ($3, 10pm, 21+)

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.

Sun 24 Jun

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 25 Jun

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 $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.


Mon 25 Jun

Random Acts of Karaoke

(Starts at 9pm, FREE)

Join us every Monday on the plaza for Random Acts of Karaoke! The fun starts at 9pm and goes till we’ve run out of talent, so come prepared for a night filled with FREE entertaining acoustic karaoke!


Tue 26 Jun

Fantastic Negrito

w/ Mesquite (Doors at 7:30pm, $12-$15, 21+)

In the aftermath of a near-fatal car crash, the Fantastic Negrito was born, carrying with him a new outlook on life, one that shed the burdens of musical trends and money-makers and that found strength in his roots – Delta Blues. Fantastic Negrito is bringing his instinctive, energetic, modernized blues to our club stage, come on down!

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Tue 26 Jun

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!


Wed 27 Jun


w/ Her Mana, Dial Up and Cool Funeral (8pm, free, 21+)

Vancouver twee-punks, Puzzlehead, are making their way to the Southwest with their fuzzed out, lofi sound. Joining them are locals Her Mana, Dial Up and Cool Funeral.


Thu 28 Jun

Optimist Club

(10pm, FREE, 21+)

Optimist Club is Tucson’s longest running alternative club night! DJ Bob Really delivers the heavy hitters and house party favorites in the club, while a rotating cast of DJs soundtrack your smoke break with fresh hits on le plaza. Come for the $3 wells and party pics, stay for the music, dancing, and good vibes!


Fri 29 Jun

La Cerca Album Release

w/ The Rifle and Stranger Touch (Doors at 8pm, free, 21+)

La Cerca is releasing their long-awaited second album, “Night Bloom”, and we’re throwing a party to celebrate! Join the local indie rockers as they play their fresh new songs for you. Support from The Rifle and Stranger Touch.


Sat 30 Jun


7pm, FREE until 10pm, $3 after

Itching to get to the beach, but just can’t get away? Well, surf’s up – you’re in luck! We’re bringing the beach to you with THE summer surf party of the season, Surfapalooza, on June 30th! Celebrate surf rock with a Saturday beach party featuring some of Arizona’s best surf bands: Michael P & The Gullywashers, Shrimp Chaperone and the Surfbroads! Delicious fish tacos, ice cold beer, twangy surf rock… We may not have an ocean, but we’ll have all the fixings…


Sat 30 Jun

Creating the Scene

w/ Harlette (Doors at 7pm, $5, All Ages)

Local alt rockers, Creating the Scene, are returning to the Club Congress stage with more spunk than ever. Their music, driven by strong drum beats, hypnotic piano melodies, and emotional vocals, will captivate you and leave you wanting more. Catch them with support from Harlette.

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Tue 3 Jul

Delicate Boys

w/ The Gem Show and PU Stinky (Doors at 8pm, Free, 21+)

Heed and harken – Austin, Texas’ own rowdy rippers. They choogle when you need it, they jam it and repeat it. Equal parts krautrock zoners and art-punk droners, they’ll blow you right outta town! With local support from The Gem Show and PU Stinky


Wed 4 Jul

Fourth of July Party

w/ Street Blues Family and Quinn DeVeaux (8PM, FREE, 21+)

Don’t miss our 2018 Fourth of July Party! It’s going to be a night of great, FREE music with Tucson’s favorite neo-soul-jazz-hip hop ensemble, Street Blues Family, and Quinn DeVeaux from Austin, Texas! Of course, we’ll have a break to go outside and watch the fireworks, plus drink specials to keep you cool.


Thu 5 Jul

Sustaining Sounds: A Night of Ambient and Experimental Music

(Doors at 7pm, FREE, 21+)

On July 5th, Sustaining Sounds presents a night of ambient and experimental music at Club Congress. Featuring Born2death, Ryan Chavira, Sku:ulf03k, & Zachary Reid.

Sat 7 Jul

Moodie Black

w/ Night of the Living Shred and more! (Doors at 7pm, free, 21+)

Known as pioneers of the new era noise rap scene, Moodie Black has snuggly nestled themselves into alt rap lore. Over a decade strong, Moodie Black has earned a reputation of being harshly uncompromising while showcasing their affinity for mood and atmosphere. Catch them bringing their unique sound back to our stage with help from Night of the Living Shred, Jivin Scientists and Liquid Space Atmosphere!


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Random Acts of Karaoke (9pm)

Retrolution: a 90s Dance Party w/ DJ Sid the Kid (10pm)


Geeks Who Drink (8pm)


Live Music Wednesdays (8pm)


Optimist Club  (10PM)


El Tambo (10pm on the plaza)

After-Hours w/ DJ Ripdee (12am in the club)


Saturdaze Dance Party (10pm)


Hot Club of Tucson (10:30am)

Ynot Karaoke (10pm)