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Wed 18 Oct

Magic and Murder at Hotel Congress

(7pm and 9pm, $15, 21+)

Join your hosts, Magic Kenny Bang Bang and Mistress Midnight, if you dare, inside the only Hotel Congress room that survived the 1934 fire on the 3rd floor, for a macabre, one hour magic show, coinciding with a history lesson on America’s most infamous serial killers. Some of Tucson’s own, notorious monsters who inspired four feature films will also be highlighted. A guided, informative hotel tour by Harold Garland is included with admission. 

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Wed 18 Oct

Magic Wednesday’s with Street Blues Family

(Doors at 8pm, FREE, 21+)

Tucson’s favorite neo-soul-jazz-hip hop ensemble is back at Club Congress with their very own monthly residency! They will be playing all night, so stop by for a minute or stay for the whole show – you’ll be blown away no matter what!


FREE SHOW!

Thu 19 Oct

Guantanamo Baywatch

(Doors at 7pm, $10, 16+)

Portland-based outfit, Guantanamo Baywatch (Burger Records, Suicide Squeeze Records), are a household name along the West Coast, as they’ve been bringing their sludge-ridden surf to bars and underground venues for years. Catch the gang at Club Congress and then stick around for Opti Club, with $2 from 9pm-2am!

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Thu 19 Oct

Optimist Club

w/ DJs Bob Really, Sid the Kid, & Bank Notes (doors at 10pm, free, 21+)

Optimist Club is Tucson’s longest running alternative club night! DJs Bob Felix & J.R. Harrison deliver the heavy hitters in the club, while the Bank Notes crew broaden horizons w/ the vintage, leftfield, and cutting edge out on the patio. Photography by Tucson John all night long…. and of course, THE DRINK SPECIALS CANNOT BE BEAT: $1 WELLS 9PM – 11PM | $2 WELLS 11PM – 1AM


FREE SHOW!

Fri 20 Oct

Fall Concert Series: The Infinite Mercies and West Texas Intermediate

(Doors at 7pm, FREE, Family Friendly, on the plaza)

Local country supergroup (Hadji Banjovi, Jimmy Carr and more), The Infinite Mercies, will be bringing their charming, pedal-steel laced sounds to our plaza stage as part of our annual Fall Concert Series. Joining them are West Texas Intermediate, a like-minded local outfit whose sounds are perfect for a beautiful fall evening.


FREE SHOW!

Fri 20 Oct

Young Hunter

w/ Mute Swan and The Myrrors (Doors at 8pm, FREE, 21+)

Psychedelic doom metal group, Young Hunter, are returning to Club Congress to share the bill with locals Mute Swan and The Myrrors. Together, these three bands will ease you into a state of hypnotic bliss like none other.


FREE SHOW!

Sat 21 Oct

Retro Game Show Night Presents the $9.95 Pyramid

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

Retro Game Show Night is hosted by Tempest DuJour, the “Delicate Flower of the Desert.” She is Tucson’s (and possibly Arizona’s) largest drag queen and has a blazing wit that’s just as big as she is. At RGSN, we play vintage television game shows with special “celebrity” guests and real contestants from the audience. This month, we’re playing the $9.95 Pyramid – this is definitely not your grandma’s game show!

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Sat 21 Oct

Fall Concert Series: John Coinman

(7pm, Free, Family Friendly, On the Plaza)

John Coinman is an award-winning singer-songwriter who grew up on the Kiowa Grasslands in northeastern New Mexico and now resides in our home of Tucson, Arizona. We are so excited to welcome him back to our plaza stage as part of our Fall Concert Series. It’s going to be a wonderful Saturday evening at Hotel Congress, and we can’t wait to share it with you!


FREE SHOW!

Dinner and a Show
Sat 21 Oct

SATURDAZE Dance Party

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. $4 Stoli flavors & Maker’s Mark, & all your favorite hits from yesterday and today on two stages. Bring your dancing shoes.

Sun 22 Oct

The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

(Doors at 7:30pm, $10, 21+)

Self-proclaimed hi-energy country blues band, The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, are coming back to our Big Damn Stage! Get ready for a night of whoopin and hollerin and general good ole timin. See you there!

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Sun 22 Oct

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!


FREE SHOW!

Mon 23 Oct

LSD and the Search for God

w/ Mute Swan and Hikikomori (Doors at 7pm, Free, 21+)

Ever wanted to see Brian Jonestown Massacre live but never had the chance? Well now you can see them reincarnated as LSD and the Search for God! The San Francisco outfit channel the best of BJM’s shoegazey, psychedelic swells, and now, they’re coming to a city near you! Supporting them are local shoegaze favorites Mute Swan and Hikikomori. This is not a show to miss!


FREE SHOW!

Mon 23 Oct

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!


FREE SHOW!

Mon 23 Oct

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.


FREE SHOW!

Tue 24 Oct

Brother Ali: Own Light Tour

w/ Sa-Roc, Last Word and Sol Messiah (Doors at 7pm, $18-$20, All Ages)

Over the past 17 years, Brother Ali has earned wide critical acclaim for his deeply personal, socially conscious, and inspiring brand of hip-hop. He is bringing his signature sound to Club Congress fresh off the release of his latest album, Own Light, which pushes listeners to see the true beauty in the world. Supporting him on this tour are Sa-Roc, Last Work (DJ Set) and Sol Messiah. Can’t wait!

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Tue 24 Oct

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!


FREE SHOW!

Wed 25 Oct

Magic and Murder at Hotel Congress

(7pm and 9pm, $15, 21+)

Join your hosts, Magic Kenny Bang Bang and Mistress Midnight, if you dare, inside the only Hotel Congress room that survived the 1934 fire on the 3rd floor, for a macabre, one hour magic show, coinciding with a history lesson on America’s most infamous serial killers. Some of Tucson’s own, notorious monsters who inspired four feature films will also be highlighted. A guided, informative hotel tour by Harold Garland is included with admission.

Buy Tickets Dinner and a Show
Wed 25 Oct

Dinner

w/ PRO TEENS (8pm, FREE, 21+)

The baritone vocal melodies of Anders Rhedin, the LA-based Danish producer known as Dinner, recalls YMO visionaries Ryuichi Sakamoto & Haruomi Hosono as well as 60s and 70s baroque pop. His new album, “New Works,” is out on September 8th on Captured Tracks.


FREE SHOW!

Fri 27 Oct

Token

w/ Woodro, MikeChekc$ and Simplistic (Doors at 7pm, $12-$15, All Ages)

Ben Goldberg (aka Token) is a true wunderkind. Since kicking off his hip hop career at only 17, he has been running the gambit of hip hop blogs and collaborations with the greats. Check out his inventive, youthful energy at Club Congress!

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Fri 27 Oct

Nightmare on Congress

8PM, $7/$9, 21+

We’re kicking off Halloweekend with the largest Halloween party in Southern Arizona, the annual NIGHTMARE ON CONGRESS STREET, featuring 2 stages, 5 acts, and of course, the best costume contests in town with over $1000 in prizes! Step into the decked out, haunted Hotel Congress for the best kick off to the Halloweekend this year! Get your tickets early – they are cheap and sell out fast! And bring that great costume! Enjoy performances from Tom Walbank and The Ambassadors, Alien Atmosphere, The Surfbroads, DJ RipDee and…

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THIS WEEK

Monday

Retrolution: a 90s Dance Party (10pm)

w/ DJ Sid the Kid & 90 cent PBR drafts

Tuesday

Florist and Lomelda (7pm)

Geeks Who Drink – Pub Quiz (8pm)

Wednesday

PAWS (8pm)

Thursday

Optimist Club (10pm)

Friday

Black Joe Lewis (7pm)

El Tambo Presents…La Diabla (10pm)

After-Hours w/ DJ Ripdee (12am)

Saturday

Fall Outdoor Concert Series Presents…

Peter Dalton Ronstadt and Los Tucsonenses (7pm)

Hurricane Maria Benefit Concert (7pm)

Saturdaze Dance Party (10pm)

Sunday

Dead Rider (8pm)

Hot Club of Tucson (10:30am)