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Thu 14 Aug
humanproject

Human Project presents Evolution: Mixtape Release Party & Performance

(7pm, $5, 21+)

The Human Project, Southern AZ's 1st and oldest hip hop dance company is spreading it's wings. Fully solidified as great dancers they have now set their sights on music and performance art. Their new show titled Evolution feature the release of 10 original songs written and performed by Human Project dancers, alumnae and collaborators. Still rooted in urban culture the sound runs the gamut from tr...

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Thu 14 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 15 Aug
la cerca

La Cerca Record Release Party

w/ The Electric Blankets, Numb Bats, Amanda X, & AZ77 (7pm, FREE, 21+)

Come down to the Hotel Congress this Friday for La Cerca’s record release show! They are joined by local party starters, The Electric Blankets, Numb Bats from Phoenix, Amanda X from Philly, and AZ77. The best part about it all? It’s FREE!


FREE SHOW!

Fri 15 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 16 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!

Sun 17 Aug
reveille

Reveille Men’s Chorus 20th Season Kickoff Party

(6pm // FREE)

Come help KICKOFF SEASON 20!!! Come mix and mingle with the guys of Reveille with a cocktail and FREE karaoke in the Club at Hotel Congress on Sunday, August 17th from 6pm-9pm!


FREE SHOW!

Mon 18 Aug
little daylight

Little Daylight & Young Rising Sons

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

We have two awesome up and coming bands this Monday, Little Daylight & Young Rising Sons, both due for a breakout year! Don’t miss your chance to see them together at the Hotel Congress for only $10… We have a feeling these bands won’t be playing venues this size for long!

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Mon 18 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 19 Aug
SylvanEsso

Sylvan Esso

w/ Dana Buoy of Akron/Family (7pm, $12/$14, All Ages)

Sylvan Esso make their first trip to Tucson for this all ages Tuesday concert. They will be joined by Dana Buoy of Akron/Family for what promises to be a captivating evening at the Hotel Congress!

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Tue 19 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!

Wed 20 Aug
Gibb

HAPHAZARD: a night of R&B, hip-hop, and jazz

(Doors at 8:30pm, $5, 18+)

Haphazard plays jazz-tinged hip-hop, combining a plethora of sounds from funk to soul and R&B. Comprised of local musicians and all-stars from the UofA's jazz program, Haphazard brings new compositions and arrangements of favorite artists, including Frank Ocean, Robert Glasper, Radiohead and A Tribe Called Quest. Come see their debut show featuring the vocal stylings of Tucson wunderkind Robbie Le...

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Thu 21 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 22 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!

Fri 22 Aug
acorn

Acorn Bcorn

w/ Louise Le Hir & DJ B-Rad (9pm, FREE, 21+)

This Friday, the club will be taken over by a few of the many talented, radical ladies in this town. Acorn Bcorn, Louise Le Hir, & DJ B-Rad will be rocking you into oblivion at the Hotel Congress. DO NOT miss it.


FREE SHOW!

Sat 23 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!

Sun 24 Aug
leopold

Leopold and His Fiction

(7pm, $8/$10, 21+)

Naked, stripped down and aching with adrenaline is the rawness of Leopold and his Fiction. Led by Detroit native Daniel James (lead vocal/guitar), their essential make up sprouted from collaborations made on the road in the whirlwind cycle of touring. From San Francisco to LA to Austin various musical adventures had come and gone, until James found a common vision in the musicians he’d met along...

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Mon 25 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 26 Aug
sharonmoon (1)

Free Summer Psych Showcase Day 1

w/ Gap Dream, Part Time, Low Hums, & Night Collectors (7pm, FREE, 21+)

We kick off Jalph.net’s 2 day Free Summer Psych Fest with a loaded line up. Featuring Tucson’s Night Collectors, Seattle’s Low Hums, and Burger Records psych masters, Gap Dream & Part Time. All bands worth watching, so show up on time and save a little juice for Day 2!


FREE SHOW!

Tue 26 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!

Wed 27 Aug
sharonmoon (1)

Free Summer Psych Showcase Day 2

Lolipop Records Adventure Tour (7pm, FREE, 21+)

The 2nd day of the Free Summer Psych Fest is brought to you by the fine folks at Lolipop Records. All the top dogs from one of the hottest new labels around, with Burning Palms, Wyatt Blair’s Banana Cream Dream, Mr Elevator & the Brain Hotel, Froth, & Corners. Couldn’t ask for a better line up… AND IT’S FREE?!


FREE SHOW!

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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