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Tue 17 Mar

St. Patrick’s Day Great Guinness Toast

(Toast at 10PM, FREE, 21+)

Join us on the plaza this St. Patrick’s Day to ring in the holiday right! At 10pm we will host Tucson’s Official Great Guinness Toast accompanied by live music on the plaza, Irish Food specials from Cup Cafe, $4 Pints & More and comedy in the club hosted by The Switch.


Wed 18 Mar
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Trans Van Santos Album Release Party

w/ Saint Maybe and the Night Collectors (8pm, $5, 21+)

“Moon Mirage” is the new album from Trans Van Santos, the latest incarnation of acid gospel visionary Mark Matos and his transcendent tunes. Saint Maybe, the Night Collectors, and DJ Skratchy Records will be supports Trans Van Santos to hel celebrate the highly anticipated release, Don’t miss this show!

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Fri 20 Mar

BRYDES CD Release Show

w/ Head Over Heart and Steff Koeppen (8pm, FREE, 21+)

Formerly folk songwriter Kaia Chesney now performs alongside synthesizers, knee-deep 80’s-spirit guitar solos, and drum pads in BRYDES (which can most accurately be described as purely… party music). She is finally set to release her debut album “Turquoise” recorded at St Cecilia Studios, with support from Head Over Heart and Steff Koeppen. Don’t miss this FREE party!


Sat 21 Mar

Retro Game Show Night – Sassword!

(Doors at 6pm, Show at 7pm, $10, 21+)

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. These are definitely not your grandma's game shows! This month, we are playing ...

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Sat 21 Mar
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Copper & Congress

w/ Hello Dollface (7pm, FREE, 21+)

Hailing from Tucson, Arizona, Copper & Congress is Katie Haverly, Patrick Morris and Julius Schlosburg. The band merges influences ranging from Joni Mitchell to Portishead to Jamiroquai to create a raw, emotionally dynamic sonic experience. Copper and Congress pursue music passionately in order to deepen their connection and understanding of the human experience. See them for FREE this Saturday on...


Mon 23 Mar


w/ The Wet Secrets (7pm, $8/$10, 21+)

Whitehorse’s story has been told as two acclaimed musicians joining forces under one new name — no drummer, no keyboard player, violinist or even bass player on call, and no producer. Just Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland The first album and EP demonstrate the success of this simple equation, one plus one, with an abundance of guitar slinging, songwriting expertise and white-hot desire.

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Tue 24 Mar
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RX Bandits

w/ Hard Girls (7pm, $18/$20, All Ages)

RX Bandits are returning to the Hotel Congress for the first time since 2010! The band is touring in support of their new record “Gemini, Her Majesty” and we hear the shows have been incredible so don’t miss your chance to see them in the intimate setting of the club.

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Wed 25 Mar
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Aaron Carter

(6pm, $18 GA / $50 VIP, All Ages)

It’s a blast from the past this Wednesday at the Hotel Congress. Aaron Carter returns to Tucson to grace our stage for the very first time thanks to our friends at The Rock. Don’t miss this all ages event!

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Thu 26 Mar


(7pm, $10/$12, All Ages)

Fronted by dynamic lead singer Chloe Chaidez, the Los Angeles-based four-piece Kitten make ’80s postpunk-influenced dance-rock and synth pop. The daughter of former Thee Undertakers drummer Mike Chaidez, Chloe grew up listening to a mix of punk and ’80s new wave bands like the Go-Go’s, the Motels, and Siouxsie and the Banshees.

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Fri 27 Mar

Chicha Dust

w/ Mute Swan (9pm, $10/$12, 21+)

It’s a late night Cumbia dance party with Chicha Dust and Mute Swan. The Tucson all stars triumphantly return to the Club Congress for what is set to be a loco fiesta! Kick off your spring the right way with a hip shakin’ extravaganza.

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Sat 28 Mar

Simply Rap

Feat. Jabee, Cash Lansky, Marley B, & more! (6pm, $8/$10, All Ages)

We kick off an evening full of hip hop this Saturday with “Simply Rap.” An all ages celebration of some of the best underground rap, not only in Arizona, but in the United States. Join Jabee from Oklahoma City, Mouse Powell from Phoenix, as well as Cash Lanskey, Marley B, and Young One Era from Tucson for this early show. Simply Beat Battle on the Plaza immediately following the show (21+).

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Sat 28 Mar

Simply Beat Battle

(10pm, FREE on the Plaza, 21+)

Join us on the Plaza this Saturday for our 2nd annual “Simply Beat Battle” winner take all beat battle brought to you by GLDN ARTIST GROUP & wearebugginout.com. Entries will be submitted before Feb. 1st and announced soon after.


Tue 31 Mar
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Amped Up!

(Sign up is at 8:30pm, Start Time is at 9:00pm, End Time is at 11:00pm)

Join us at Hotel Congress for an awesome new 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. The Details: Sign up is at 8:30pm Start Time is at 9:00pm End Time is at 11:00pm *We want to extend th...


Wed 1 Apr

Dengue Fever

(8pm, $10-$12, All Ages)

Dengue Fever’s psychedelic take on the Cambodian pop sounds of the 60s makes them one of rock’n’roll’s most unique success stories. Take our word for it (we see about 365 concerts a year), you do not want to miss this show!

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Thu 2 Apr


w/ Josh Harmony's Freckles, Chris Hall, and Rad Randy (7pm, FREE, 21+)

Thrasher Magazine’s 2010 annual “Skater of the Year” Leo Romero visits the Hotel Congress for the first time with his band, Travesura. He will be joined by fellow pro-skater Josh Harmony’s band Freckles and Chris Hall of Tucson for this FREE pre-Opti country punk party!


Fri 3 Apr

Horse Black CD Release Party

w/ The Electric Blankets and Brass Hands (9pm, FREE, 21+)

We are more than excited to host Horse Black’s release party for “People and Places Not to See” this Friday at Hotel Congress. The Electric Blankets and Brass Hand’s are joining the boys to celebrate this monumental event. The show is free so save your cash to buy the album!


Tue 7 Apr

High On Fire

w/ Saviours and Godhunter (7pm, $17/$20, 18+)

Universally recognized as one of the most potent acts in music today, HIGH ON FIRE creates modern heavy metal that merges primal fury and aggression, hesher bombast and hall of fame heaviness. Described as "a supersonic exercise in conquest by volume," HIGH ON FIRE has rewritten the hard rock rule book since its formation in 1998, forging a style and sound that is both critically celebrated and ab...

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Wed 8 Apr


(7pm, $12/$14, All Ages)

Rising Wisconsin act PHOX will be making their first stop in Tucson on their to play Coachella Music Festival. This will be their first time at the Hotel Congress, and from what we hear, their stage chemistry is something special. Don’t miss this group in the intimate setting of the Club before they are selling out theaters!

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Thu 9 Apr

Peelander Z

(7pm, $12, All Ages)

PEELANDER-Z, the Japanese Action Comic Punk Band based in NYC, was originally formed in 1998 by Peelander-Yellow, Peelander-Red, and Peelander-Blue, after meeting in New York City (although they’ll tell you they’re all from the Z area on the planet Peelander). Peelander-Green was welcomed in July 2008 after Blue left the band.

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Sun 12 Apr


w/ Little Annie featuring Paul Walfisch (7pm, $23/$25, All Ages)

Modern legends, SWANS, will be making their first visit to Hotel Congress since April 1992. We couldn’t be more excited for a show, get your tickets now before it’s too late!!!

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The Center of Nightlife Downtown
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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

90s House Party (10pm)
w/ DJ Sid the Kid & 90 cent PBR drafts

Geeks Who Drink – Trivia Night (8pm)
AMPED UP! Open Mic (8pm)
The Switch Comedy (8pm)

Live Music!

Salvador Duran on the Plaza (7pm)
OPTI CLUB Dance Party (10pm)

Live Music!
Tom Walbank on the Plaza (7pm)
DJ Dirtyverbs on the Plaza (10pm)

Saturdaze – FREE Dance Party (10pm)
w/ DJs Sid the Kid, BOBFelix, Andrew Shuta, & Jalph

Hot Club of Tucson (10am)
S.I.N. Service Industry Night & Club Karaoke (10pm)