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Thu 19 Jan
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 20 Jan

Dillinger Speakeasy

(7-10pm, $30-$35, 21+)

Dillinger Days weekend begins with the Dillinger Speakeasy, an exclusive Hotel Congress experience to travel back to the 1930’s. Celebrate the first night of Dillinger Day’s weekend with whiskey tasting, delicious appetizers, live music, whiskey tasting, premium cigars, a live gun show, era related entertainment and historic fun! Proceeds go to the Greater Tucson Fire Foundation raise funds to assist with the unmet needs in the fire-service community in the areas of advanced training, technology, survivor’s help, education campaigns, firefighter health and wellness, and other support services.

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Fri 20 Jan

Tucson John hosts Maynard’s Late Night: DJs Tommy Larkins & Clif Taylor!

DJs Tommy Larkins & Clif Taylor (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


Fri 20 Jan

El Tambó: Turbo Sonidero x DJ Dirtyverbs

(10pm, Free, 21+)

Tropical throwdown! TURBO SONIDERO FUTURISTICO (San Jose, CA / Sonido Clash) meets DJ DIRTYVERBS (El Tambó) inside Tucson’s Club Congress for a night of cumbia sonidera, dancehall & island bass. ¡Puro baile sabroso!


Sat 21 Jan

Dillinger Days

(9am-5pm, FREE, family friendly)

The second day of our Dillinger Days family-friendly festivities includes three Dillinger’s capture reenactments, historical artifacts exhibit, vintage car show, historic lectures, arts & crafts, historical walking tours of downtown, and the actual Tommy Gun on display. Free and open to the public!


Sat 21 Jan

Retro Game Show Night – The Family Fuss

(Doors at 6pm, show at 7pm; event ends at 9:30pm)

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 Family Fuss – these are definitely not your grandma’s game shows!

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Sat 21 Jan
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Maynard’s Late Night Soul Party : DJ Kellen of Wooden Tooth Records!

w/ DJ Kellen of Wooden Tooth Records (10pm, FREE, 21+)

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 Kellen Fortier! 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…

Sat 21 Jan


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 22 Jan

Howe Gelb Future Standards Record Release Party

(Doors at 7:30pm, $15, 21+)

Legendary Tucson musician Howe Gelb returns to the essential with his new jazz piano album, Future Standards, which he will be performing at Club Congress. Prepare for a night of intimate 88-key serenades. We hope to see you there!

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Sun 22 Jan
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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 23 Jan

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!


Tue 24 Jan

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 24 Jan


(Doors at 8pm, FREE, 21+)

BOYTOY from Brooklyn returns to Tucson for a FREE show this Tuesday at Hotel Congress. The female trio rips a live show not to be missed with elements of surf rock and shoegaze tied up in to one ferocious New York sound.


Fri 27 Jan


w/ MRCH & Tyler Akin (Doors at 8pm, Free, 21+)

Local indie pop outfit Amadee is making their Club Congress debut and we could not be more excited! Free entry to this great show, featuring talent from MRCH and Tyler Akin.


Sat 28 Jan

Rich Hopkins & The Luminarios

w/ The Surfbroads (Doors at 7pm, Free, 21+)

Classic Tucson rocker, Rich Hopkins, is back again with the Luminarios and they are playing a FREE show at Club Congress! Joining them are surf rockers, The Surfbroads. This will be a nice of rocking, rolling, and maybe a little dancing too, we can’t wait!

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Fri 3 Feb

YNOT album release show

w/ Marley B, Cash Lansky, & more (Doors at 8pm, $10, 21+)

YNot is an internationally championed battle MC from right here in Tucson. He’s releasing his first solo LP this Friday at Hotel Congress featuring production from BV Beats and mixdown by Kyle Whitley. Marley B, Cash Lansky, Tommy Will, Jae Tilt, and EZ-Goin will be supporting YNot on this stacked local hip hop bill along with DJs Ripdee and Yung Alva. Do not miss this party!

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Sat 4 Feb

A Latin, Funk, Afro-Pop Experience

w/ Spirit Familia and K-Bass & Farafina Musicks (Doors at 7pm, $5, 21+)

Join us 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!

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Tue 7 Feb

Mandy Harvey

(Doors at 7pm, $10/$12, 21+)

Mandy Harvey is an award winning singer, songwriter and motivational speaker who just happens to have an invisible disability: she lost her residual hearing at age eighteen due to a connective tissue disorder that effected her nerves. She will be gracing the Club Congress stage with her timing, perfect pitch, and endless passion for music. We simply cannot wait!

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Wed 8 Feb

The Nude Party

w/ American Spirit and The Pesos (Doors at 8pm, Free, 21+)

The Nude Party is coming to Tucson! Bonded by isolation, house party debauchery, a religion based on pushing the limits of bad taste, and a precocious predisposition towards the Kinks, the Animals and the Velvets, they have burgeoned into a rock and roll act to be reckoned with. Not a night to miss!


Fri 10 Feb

Hank Topless

(Doors at 8pm, Free, 21+)

Hank Topless is bringing his full-service, hard-country, honkytonk blues to Club Congress and we couldn’t be more excited! Break out your cowboy boots and get on down here!


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