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Mon 24 Apr

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 24 Apr

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 25 Apr

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!


Tue 25 Apr

Amped Up!

(Sign up: 8:30pm, Start Time: 9pm, FREE, 21+)

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.


Thu 27 Apr
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 28 Apr


(Doors at 7pm, FREE, 21+)

SQWRL, a new rock n roll outfit from our dusty little desert city, are releasing their first album and we’re throwing a party! Come out for some fresh tunes and great energy, it’s going to be a wonderful night!


Fri 28 Apr

Tucson John hosts Maynard’s Late Night welcomes back DJ LANDO CHILL !!!

DJ LANDO CHILL (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 a casual place downtown after a show or even to get their late night started off right. #maynardslatenight


Sat 29 Apr


w/ Miss Abysmal and Overlake (Doors at 7pm, Free, 21+)

Emerging from underground venues in Chicago’s Northwest side, NE-HI made their name on both their live energy and cleverly wrought guitar anthems. On April 29th, the band is bringing those basement-forged instincts to Club Congress! Joining them are local psychers Miss Abysmal and New Jersey shoegazers, Overlake.


Sat 29 Apr

K-Bass and Farafina Musiki


Join us for a truly international night filled with Latin, funk and and Afro-pop music from Spirit Familia and K-Bass & Farafina Musicks. Bring your dancing shoes because these talented musicians will surely have your feet moving to the beat! See you soon on the plaza for this funky fun Spring Concert!


Sat 29 Apr


w/ DJ Bob Really, Sid the Kid, & Andrew Shuta ($3, 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 30 Apr

Nikki Lane

w/ Jonathan Tyler (Doors at 8pm, $13-$15, 16+)

Nashville singer Nikki Lane is emerging as one of country and rock’s most gifted songwriters, and we are hosting her here at Club Congress! The show is $13 in advance and $15 day of. See you there!

Buy Tickets Dinner and a Show
Sun 30 Apr

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!


Wed 3 May

Cool Ghouls

(Doors at 8pm, FREE, 21+)

San Francisco weirdo pop rockers are coming to Club Congress and bringing their love of all things beer with them. Joining the party are local shoegaze pillars Mute Swan and local alt country sweetheart, Casey Golden and his damn fine band! See you all at this great, free show!


Thu 4 May


(Doors at 7pm, $25/$40, 21+)

Explore downtown through the many takes on Mezcal with this NEW addition to Agave Fest: stop in to participating bars and try a unique Mezcal cocktails!

Buy Tickets Dinner and a Show
Thu 4 May


w/ Hikikomori and Middle Part (Doors at 7pm, FREE, 21+)

Experimental rockers from Seattle, Pleather, are bringing their self-proclaimed “beautiful nightmare” to Club Congress! Local shoegaze outfit, Hikikomori, and local lo-fi duo, Middle Part, will be opening. Looking forward to a great night!


Fri 5 May

Real Cinco Party

ON THE PLAZA w/ Santa Pachita and Dirtyverbs (7pm, $3 after 9pm, 21+)

Hotel Congress presents a REAL Cinco de Mayo party, hosted by EL TAMBO and DJ Dirtyverbs, and featuring a whopping CD release from local Latin favorites, Santa Pachita. The music starts at 7pm, but the fun starts at 5pm, with a killer happy hour raging from 5-9pm and tacos all night. This blow out of a plaza event is FREE until 9pm, and only $3 after that. Join in on the fun, we know it’s tempting!


Fri 5 May

Foxx Bodies Farewell Show

w/ Lando Chill and more! (Doors at 7pm, $5, 21+)

Tucson’s favorite riot grrrl band, Foxx Bodies, are packing up and moving to LA to make it big in the city! We’re throwing them a farewell party featuring some of the best and baddest of Tucson’s music community, like Lando Chill, Acorn Bcorn and Logan & Lucille, and you’re all invited! $5 cover and all proceeds go to Planned Parenthood. See you there!

Sat 6 May

Agave Heritage Fest

(Doors at 6pm, $30/$35, 21+)

The nationally acclaimed Agave Fest is the party of the year! Immerse yourself in this 9th annual celebration with over 40 tastes of tequilas, mezcals, sotols & bacanoras. The Hotel Congress plaza will come alive with a cocktail competition, education, live demonstrations, music and much more! The party starts at 6pm with an Agave 101 by Master Mezalier Sergio Inurrigario so don’t miss out!

Buy Tickets Dinner and a Show
Sun 7 May

Princess Nokia

w/ Sui Blue, Chezale and Bank Notes (Doors at 8pm, $15, 16+)

This is real life! Princess Nokia fka WAVY SPICE is taking over Club Congress’ new Sunday night residency, WTF AF. Joining the reigning queen are local hip hop shredders Sui Blue and Chezale as well as local left-field beat makers, Bank Notes. Turn up!

Buy Tickets Dinner and a Show
Tue 9 May


w/ June West Band & Jess Matsen (Doors at 8pm, Free, 21+)

New Captured Tracks signee Molly Burch writes songs that specifically and intentionally compliment her own voice; a rare consideration for any young contemporary artist. See her live along with local favorites June West Band and Jess Matsen for an evening of world class singer-songwriters.


Dinner and a Show
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