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Wed 1 Oct
snowmine

Snowmine

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

We have a very special show for you this Wednesday night featuring Brooklyn’s Snowmine & Toronto’s Nightbox. Both bands bring a crisp style of Pop to the Hotel Congress for what we expect to be a very fun all ages show!

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Thu 2 Oct
aaron behrens

Aaron Behren & the Midnight Stroll

w/ Ranch Ghost (7pm, $13/$15, All Ages)

Aaron Behrens is the lead singer of Ghostland Observatory. Aaron Behrens and The Midnight Stroll is his current form of musical expression. All of his songs were harvested from the fabric of his soul. Elements of rock and roll, rhythm and blues and so much more can be found in the rich soils of his fresh well crafted sound.

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Thu 2 Oct
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 3 Oct
tomwalbank

Tom Walbank with Roman Barten-Sherman

(5:30pm, FREE on the Plaza)

Delta blues via Devon England comes only in one form - legendary local musician Tom Walbank. Tom anchors our free early evening entertainment every Friday on the Hotel Congress Plaza. Joining him as the opener, is the remarkable Roman Barton-Sherman, the 11 year old blues prodigy that needs to be seen - and heard - to be believed. Come kick off your weekend with Tom and Roman, and be ready to be ...


FREE SHOW!

Fri 3 Oct
billy sedlmayr

Billy Sedlmayr Album Release Show

w/ Van Christian & Joe Pena (Doors at 7pm, $8/$10, 21+)

After a long year of hard work, Billy Sedlmayr is set to release his highly anticipated solo album, “Charmed Life.” We couldn’t be more excited to be apart of this monumental evening. Billy will be joined by Van Christian & Joe Pena, who will open the night up before Billy and his band of all stars take the stage. Get your tickets now!

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Sat 4 Oct
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K.Flay

w/ Night Riots (7pm, $10, All Ages)

We are excited to host hot young hip hop artist, K-Flay this Saturday. With her debut album in hand, K.Flay now embarks on a string of U.S. dates. She will continue touring through the end of the year, doing what she loves best – bringing her energetic live show to new and old fans alike.

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Sun 5 Oct
comtruise

Com Truise

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

Com Truise is one of the many personas of producer and designer Seth Haley. An admitted synth obsessive, Com Truise is the maker of an experimental and bottom heavy style he calls “mid-fi synth-wave, slow-motion funk,” come experience it for yourself at the Hotel Congress.

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Tue 7 Oct
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Wildcat! Wildcat!

w/ White Hinterland (7pm, $10, 21+)

Wildcat! Wildcat! is getting set to release their self-titled debut EP September 10th on Downtown Records. We are excited to host the dreamy pop band on their upcoming U.S. tour, don’t miss them!

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Tue 7 Oct
parker millsap

Parker Millsap

(7pm in the Copper Hall, $10/$12, All Ages)

n Oklahoma native brought up in the Pentecostal church, which he’s since departed, 21-year-old Parker Millsap will make you a true believer with his self-titled Oklahoma Records/ Thirty Tigers debut album. Make a reservation at the Cup Cafe or Maynard’s Kitchen and ask them to reserve your seat for the show!

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Tue 7 Oct
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!

Wed 8 Oct
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Brother Ali

w/ Bambu, DJ Last Word, & Hosted by Mally (7pm, $15/$18, 16+)

Fully recharged and inspired by his eye-opening first trip to Mecca, the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East, and the world wide Occupy movements, Brother Ali is prepared to unveil his fourth full-length offering Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color. We welcome the renowned lyricist to the Hotel Congress this Wednesday with Bambu, DJ Last Word, & host Mally.

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Thu 9 Oct
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 10 Oct
tomwalbank

Tom Walbank with Roman Barten-Sherman

Delta blues via Devon England comes only in one form - legendary local musician Tom Walbank. Tom anchors our free early evening entertainment every Friday on the Hotel Congress Plaza. Joining him as the opener, is the remarkable Roman Barton-Sherman, the 11 year old blues prodigy that needs to be seen - and heard - to be believed. Come kick off your weekend with Tom and Roman, and be ready to be ...

Mon 13 Oct
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Poliça

(7pm, $15, All Ages)

Poliça first played the Hotel Congress at our Exile on Congress concert in 2012… The band stole the show, packing out the club, and keeping everyone’s close attention. The “electro-r&b goth-pop” group returns this October to headline their own concert, do not miss it!

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Wed 15 Oct
thedrums

The Drums

(7pm, $15/$18, All Ages)

The Drums from Brooklyn are coming to Tucson for an all ages Wednesday night party! The band will be touring in support of their September release, “Encyclopedia,” which has already been met with great response! Come find out why, it’s going to be a good one!

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Thu 16 Oct
chris smither

An Evening with Chris Smither

(7pm in the Copper Hall, $25/$28)

Like many other musicians whose careers began in the 1960s blues revival, guitarist, singer, and songwriter Chris Smither can take pride in the fact that he’s been there since the beginning. Make a reservation at the Cup Cafe or Maynard’s Kitchen and ask them to reserve your seat for the show!

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Thu 16 Oct
perfumegen

Perfume Genius

w/ Matteah Baim (7pm, $10/$12, All Ages)

We have a great early show this Thursday before Opti Club featuring Seattle’s Perfume Genius. One of the most emotional songwriters playing today, we cannot wait to host him in our intimate club setting. He will be joined by rising New York songwriter, Matteah Baim.

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Thu 16 Oct
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 17 Oct
tomwalbank

Tom Walbank with Roman Barten-Sherman

Delta blues via Devon England comes only in one form - legendary local musician Tom Walbank. Tom anchors our free early evening entertainment every Friday on the Hotel Congress Plaza. Joining him as the opener, is the remarkable Roman Barton-Sherman, the 11 year old blues prodigy that needs to be seen - and heard - to be believed. Come kick off your weekend with Tom and Roman, and be ready to be ...

Fri 17 Oct
turquoise jeep

Turquoise Jeep

w/ Yip Deceiver & Sneaky J (7pm, $10/$12, All Ages)

Turquoise Jeep Records is an independent record label founded by Flynt Flossy and Whatchyamcallit. The hilarious hip hop collective is returning to the Hotel Congress this Friday, and based on our last show with them (opening for of Montreal), we can guarantee it’s going to be a good time!

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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