Boston folk singer, Handsome Ghost, writes music about the past and the idea that sometimes you have to cut ties with it to keep growing, as hard as that may be. The pensive singer-songwriter is bringing these themes to Club Congress, as well as touring support, Frances Cone, whose rich harmonies and electrifying guitars make their shows incredibly compelling. Come on out!
What could make a Metalachi show any better than it already is? Why, tequila, of course! Join us in the club before the show for a super special tequila happy hour from 7-9pm, where we’ll literally be giving away FREE tequila to Metalachi ticket holders. You heard right, folks, FREE TEQUILA! Come get your drink on and then stick around for the wild Metalachi ride.
A mariachi band that covers metal classics, you can’t really find a better fit for Tucson… We are very excited to host these talented goofballs for this sweaty summer party! Come enjoy your favorite metal hits such as: Raining Blood, Master of Puppets, Crazy Train and more… With a Latin twist!!! And for an added bonus, come a little early, because from 7-9pm, we’ll literally be giving away FREE tequila in the club to all Metalachi ticket holders!
We’re moving this El Tambo party to the club to truly highlight the brilliance of DJ, rapper, producer and vocalist UNIIQU3 of New Jersey. And of course we would not want you to miss out on the magic that’s already in Tucson, coming from Mother Tierra, DJ Aqua and Humble Lianess. Come on out for this east coast/west coast fusion edition of El Tambo – you will NOT be disappointed!
To close out our wonderful Spring Concert Series, we’re bringing you Ronstadt Generations who have a sound that spans decades. Opening for them is singer-songwriter Taylor Pearlstein to really round out the night. Can’t wait!
Join us at Hotel Congress for an awesome 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.
Our own Julia Flores’s sweet American Bulldog, Addie, has Valley Fever in her bones, and the treatment is racking up some serious vetrinary bills. Because we love her and her little pup, we decided to throw a party to help her out! This night of sheer madness features Tucson’s best of the best and has a little something for everyone – come get your hip-hop, your rock’n’roll and your metal on, all for a good cause! See you there!!
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 Wheel of Misfortune – this is definitely not your grandma’s game show!
New York hardcore punks, Drug Church, are coming to Club Congress for a wild, FREE show. See you there!
Toronto, Canada’s very own melodic hardcore outfit La Luna writes short, intense songs for the times that feel longest. Joining them for this excellent evening of gauzy guitar textures is heavy-shoegazers, Hikikomori, & emo-revivalists Her Mana!
Crown Larks from Chicago are bringing their dreamy noise-scapes to Club Congress, truly complementing the noisy punk of Mommy Long Legs (Seattle). On the local side, we’ve got psychedelic day dreamers, Miss Abysmal, and even more noise (this time full of the best saxophone cacophonies you’ll ever hear) from Gamma Like Very Ultra.
Caveman battle-doom vikings, CONAN, hold a iron-grip command over the uber-synchronized power chord changes and tempo-shifts of the unholy trio of bass, drums and guitar…collectively their plans are clear: they seek nothing less than the crushing of a billion skulls. Get vanquished June 4th at the temple of Club Congress w/ local sludge heroes, NORTH, and frenetic punkers, Sweat, as support.
Doom metal geniuses, Samothrace, are stopping by from Seattle to bring us the heaviest of shows, and joining them are metal friends He Whose Ox Is Gored. $10 to this wild night!
Though Third Day continues to go strong, Mac has put together his second collection of country songs. Including collaborations with songwriters such as Darius Rucker, Christian Bush, Chris Stapleton, and country legend, Travis Tritt. The rootsy collection of foot-stompin’, hand clappin’ country tunes is a way for Mac to pay tribute to his early musical inspirations while showcasing some music with a bit more levity than Christian music affords. Come see him perform in the intimate setting of Club Congress!
Lolipop Records’ psych rock rager, Kaz Mirblouk, is bringing his band and his energetic sounds to Club Congress! Joining them are locals The Desert Beats and The Rifle – stop by for a great night of free, psychedelic tunes!
Legendary shoegazers, Merchandise, are making their way to Club Congress and we are pulling our hair out in excitement! High energy post-punk boys, B-Boys, will be joining them to really round out the night. Can’t wait!
Mystic Braves SCREAM classic 1960s psychedelia – think updated Lemon Pipers. These guys will blow your minds into a colorful swirl of oblivion, right after LA’s Lollipop Record pals, The Creation Factory, do the same.
An artist of rare intensity, Aldous Harding’a debut release with 4AD (produced with the award-winning John Parish; PJ Harvey, Sparklehorse) introduces a new pulse to the stark and unpopulated dramatic realm where the likes of Kate Bush and Scott Walker reside, along with contemporaries such as Julia Holter and Jenny Hval. This is pop of the highest caliber, on display here at the historic Club Congress.
Las Piñas are the funnest, surfiest, rockiest group out of Argentina, and we’re hosting them here at Club Congress! Bring your surfboards, your straw hats, your psychedelic shades – this is truly going to be a magical summer night!
Phoenix country outfit, Jared and the Mill, like to think that some shred of the Southwest — of their home — can be found in the heart of their music. And it can – their tunes swell with Southwestern country magic, which will flow onto the Club Congress on August 4th. Joining the band is KOLARS, who bring their own Southwestern flare to their indie pop music.
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)
Salvador Duran on the Plaza (7:30pm)
OPTI CLUB Dance Party (10pm)
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 (10:30am)
S.I.N. Service Industry Night & Club Karaoke (10pm)