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Wed 30 Jul
KINGBUZZO

King Buzzo (of the Melvins)

(8pm, $12, 18+)

Roger “Buzz” Osborne, also known as King Buzzo, is the guitarist/vocalist/songwriter and technically the only remaining founding member of the Melvins. We are more than excited to host Buzzo on his first acoustic tour!

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Thu 31 Jul
des ark

DES ARK

w/ Mellow Bellow (7pm, FREE, 21+)

During the last decade, Aimée Collet Argote has had more bands called Des Ark than she has albums under that name. She’s howled and jerked in sweaty houses and rock clubs, backed by a drummer, another drummer, yet another drummer and a second guitarist, and a small symphony. She’s brought big crowds to a whisper with nothing but her voice and a banjo or a tiny guitar that kept slipping out of...


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Thu 31 Jul
optiNU

OPTI CLUB

(10pm, $3 (FREE w/ Membership), 21+)

One of Tucson’s premier dance nights for the past 5 years and counting. Things you can expect at OPTIMIST CLUB: tons of surprises, installations, touring acts, fresh dance music, good looking people, $2 drinks, & FREE entry with an Opti Club membership card! #ILLUMINOPTI

Fri 1 Aug
tomwalbank

Tom Walbank

(7pm, FREE on the Plaza)

We are excited to announce our new summer resident, Tom Walbank. The legendary local musician will now be providing free early evening entertainment every Friday on the Hotel Congress Plaza. Come kick off your weekend with Tom, and be ready to be blown away by the Blues virtuoso.


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Fri 1 Aug
north

NORTH Tour Kickoff

w/ Territory, Anakim, & Chamber (9PM, FREE, 21+)

The Southwest is a vast desert; pitch black at night and void of most life. It is this environment that birthed NORTH. Based out of Tucson, Arizona, NORTH is a dark and aggressive metal band that balances the experimental flare of post-rock with the heaviness and gloom of sludge metal. The busiest band in Tucson is hitting the road yet again, come send them off in style!


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Sat 2 Aug
steff

Steff & the Articles

w/ The Electric Blankets & Sorry About Your Garden (7pm, FREE, 21+)

Steff & the Articles bring their raging jazz-pop to the Club for their BIG tour kickoff. They will be joined by very special guests for this special send off party. Come see what all the talk is about at this FREE Saturday showcase.


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Sat 2 Aug
EL_TAMBO

El Tambó: Tropical Block Party

Live music, Tequila specials, Food, vendors, & more! (9pm, FREE, 21+)

As apart of our summer block party series, DJ Dirtyverbs will be stretching one his signature El Tambo parties across 5th Ave. into the MLK Lot – now known as Downtown Tucson’s Beach! Don’t miss this FREE block party with live music, DJs, tequila, food, more tequila, vendors, and other surprises.


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Sat 2 Aug
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SATURDAZE Dance Party

w/ DJ Bob Felix, Sid the Kid, & JALPH (10pm, FREE, 21+)

Join our resident DJs Bob Felix, Sid the Kid, & Jalph for what has become one of Tucson’s funnest Saturday nights. Free entry, $4 Stoli flavors & Maker’s Mark, & all your favorite hits from yesterday and today on two stages. DO NOT forget your dancing shoes.


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Mon 4 Aug
airsex

Air Sex World Championships

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

It started as a one-time parody of an Air Guitar competition in Austin, then quickly became much bigger than Air Guitar, this was bigger than Texas. The comedic grpup set out on the first nationwide tour in the Summer of 2009 and hasn’t looked back since. Join us this Monday for a ridiculous and raunchy time!

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Mon 4 Aug
hpweb

Nineties House Party

Featuring: DJ Sid the Kid & 90 cent drinks

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 a 90 cent drink special and a little Jazzy Jeff & Nirvana. LET’S PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999.


FREE SHOW!

Tue 5 Aug
geeks

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

(8pm, FREE, 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!


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Wed 6 Aug
dirty bourbon

Dirty Bourbon River Show

(8pm, $5, 21+)

The Dirty Bourbon River Show is an event not to be missed. Five well-versed New Orleans musicians join together to create one of the most exciting and impressive spectacles you have ever seen. It’s a steal at $5, so get your tickets now!

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Thu 7 Aug
night riots

Night Riots & New Beat Fund

(7pm, $10, All Ages)

We welcome two hot, young California bands to the Club for this early Thursday event, New Beat Fund from Los Angeles & Night Riots from San Luis Obispo. The two bands have been receiving ‘lots of well deserved hype, and for good reason. Come see for yourself at the Hotel Congress.

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Thu 7 Aug
optiNU

OPTI CLUB

(10pm, $3 (FREE w/ Membership), 21+)

One of Tucson’s premier dance nights for the past 5 years and counting. Things you can expect at OPTIMIST CLUB: tons of surprises, installations, touring acts, fresh dance music, good looking people, $2 drinks, & FREE entry with an Opti Club membership card! #ILLUMINOPTI

Fri 8 Aug
mikestud

Mike Stud with iamG, Futuristic, & Ty The Guy

w/ Futuristic (7pm, $14 GA/$50 VIP, All Ages)

Former baseball all star turned rap star Mike Stud is coming to the Hotel Congress with Futuristic from Phoenix. General Admission & VIP tickets available at the Hotel Congress or ZIA Records, batter up for a fun Friday night in the Club.

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Fri 8 Aug
tomwalbank

Tom Walbank

(7pm, FREE on the Plaza)

We are excited to announce our new summer resident, Tom Walbank. The legendary local musician will now be providing free early evening entertainment every Friday on the Hotel Congress Plaza. Come kick off your weekend with Tom, and be ready to be blown away by the Blues virtuoso.


FREE SHOW!

Sat 9 Aug
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Retro Game Show Night: Not-So-Newlywed Game

(Doors at 6pm, Show at 7pm, $8, 21+)

The unforgettable Ms. Elena Sanchez – South Tucson’s own lifestyle goddess and frequent Retro Game Show Night celebrity guest – will make RGSN history by being the show’s very first guest host for the Not-So-Newlywed Game on Saturday, August 9! She will be filling Tempest DuJour’s (colossal) shoes for the night while Tempest is on special assignment with Drag Queens Without Borders™. T...

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Sat 9 Aug
djmatt (1)

SATURDAZE Dance Party

w/ DJ Bob Felix, Sid the Kid, & JALPH (10pm, FREE, 21+)

Join our resident DJs Bob Felix, Sid the Kid, & Jalph for what has become one of Tucson’s funnest Saturday nights. Free entry, $4 Stoli flavors & Maker’s Mark, & all your favorite hits from yesterday and today on two stages. DO NOT forget your dancing shoes.


FREE SHOW!

Mon 11 Aug
hpweb

Nineties House Party

Featuring: DJ Sid the Kid & 90 cent drinks

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 a 90 cent drink special and a little Jazzy Jeff & Nirvana. LET’S PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999.


FREE SHOW!

Tue 12 Aug
geeks

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

(8pm, FREE, 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!

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From its 1985 inception as a once-weekly showcase for downtown Tucson’s creative community, to its current status as “One of the 10 best rock clubs in the United States,” Club Congress has continuously striven to be a catalyst for art. In addition to showcasing music’s cutting edge, the Club Congress has earned repeated accolades as the city’s best dance club.

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Club Nights

Monday
Retro-Lution with DJ Sid the Kid – Dance music from every era!

Tuesday
WaWaWa – Dubstep night. Geeks Who Drink – Trivia Night

Wednesday
Live music!

Thursday
The Optimist Club (free for members)

Friday
Live music!

Saturday
Saturdaze – Free Dance Party!

Sunday
S.I.N. Service Industry Night and Club Karaoke