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Wed 29 Oct
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La Cerca

w/ Hasty Escape & MK Ultraviolet (8pm, FREE, 21+)

Join us for this FREE Wednesday concert featuring Tucson’s La Cerca, Hasty Escape from Phoenix, and brand new local outfit, MK Ultraviolet. With all three bands drawing influence from the cream of the 90s indie crop, this is one is not to be missed!


FREE SHOW!

Tue 28 Oct
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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.


FREE SHOW!

Tue 28 Oct
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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!

Tue 28 Oct
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Zak Waters & French Horn Rebellion – Cancelled

(7pm, $15, All Ages)

Triple threat Zak Waters always leaves a mark. Ever since he first formally began performing in high school, the Los Angeles singer, songwriter and producer never failed to make a lasting impression on his audience, and it’s always three-pronged. Unlike his contemporaries, he can do it all from constructing a track to writing the lyrics to performing it live with his band or in a DJ set. His imp...

Mon 27 Oct
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90s 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 90 cent PBR Draft Beers (12oz), $2 Wells, and a little Jazzy Jeff & Nirvana. LET’S PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999.


FREE SHOW!

Sun 26 Oct
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Ynot Karaoke

(10pm, FREE, 21+)

Ynot Karaoke is hands down Tucson’s largest karaoke company providing the largest song selection and best quality karaoke equipment. You can join them here at the Hotel Congress every Sunday from 10pm-2am for FREE. Cap off your weekend the right way, singing with your friends!


FREE SHOW!

Sun 26 Oct
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Nightmare on Congress St. Day 2 feat. LXURY

Featuring Lxury and Phat Entertainment, 21+, $8

London-based producer Lxury is playing Club Congress on Sunday, October 26 as the headlining act for Nightmare on Congress Day 2. Nightmare on Congress ticket holders will be granted FREE admission to the Lxury show, while day-of attendees pay only $5.00. Doors are at 9:00 p.m.

Sat 25 Oct
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Nightmare On Congress

Featuring $1000 Costume Contest, & more! (9pm, $8/$10, 21+)

Kick off Halloweek at Hotel Congress with Nightmare on Congress starting at 9pm on Saturday, October 25! Featuring music by LXURY (London), Voodoo Organist (LA), the Mission Creeps, BOB Felix, & Sid the Kid. Watch Downtown Tucson come alive for one of our biggest blowouts of the year, get your tickets now before it’s too late.

Sat 25 Oct
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Retro Game Show Night – Addams Family Feud

(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! Join us for the special Hall...

Fri 24 Oct
Sinkane (by Martine Carlson)

Sinkane

w/ Helado Negro & DJ Dirtyverbs (9pm, $10/$13, 21+)

Multi-Instrumentalist Ahmed Gallab A.K.A. Sinkane has quite the track record. The former member of Yeasayer has also played drums with of Montreal & Caribou, as well as directed the musical, “ATOMIC BOMB!” Join us as this DFA Records prodigy blends his international musical influence into a wild dance party at the Hotel Congress!

Fri 24 Oct
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Deschutes Beer-Lesque

(8pm, FREE on the Plaza, 21+)

What’s better than an evening full of craft beer from Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery? An evening full of craft beer…coupled with Naughty Pierre, solo star Fannie Spankings, and the lovely ladies from the Peekaboo Revue. The ladies will feature a Deschutes Brewery beer in each of their burlesque and variety stage acts. This is sure to be a night of excitement, laughter, and unforgettable fun.


FREE SHOW!

Fri 24 Oct
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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 ...

Thu 23 Oct
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OPTI CLUB: ∆ PIZZA † PARTY ∆

Featuring: Nathaniel Knows & Magic Bronson (9pm, $3, 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

Wed 22 Oct
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Copper & Congress Tour Kickoff

w/ Carlos Azarte and the Kind Souls & Hello Dollface (8pm, 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. The band's new record was released...


FREE SHOW!

Tue 21 Oct
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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!

Mon 20 Oct
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90s 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 90 cent PBR Draft Beers (12oz), $2 Wells, and a little Jazzy Jeff & Nirvana. LET’S PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999.


FREE SHOW!

Sun 19 Oct
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Ynot Karaoke

(10pm, FREE, 21+)

Ynot Karaoke is hands down Tucson’s largest karaoke company providing the largest song selection and best quality karaoke equipment. You can join them here at the Hotel Congress every Sunday from 10pm-2am for FREE. Cap off your weekend the right way, singing with your friends!


FREE SHOW!

Sun 19 Oct
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Landlady

w/ Head Over Heart (7pm, FREE, All Ages)

Landlady’s Adam Schatz has a few irons in a few fires: He’s played saxophone with Vampire Weekend and Man Man, and he runs a jazz festival in NYC. Landlady is his main project, however, and live, then band has an intimate urgency that uncrosses arms and impels involvement, and their sound invokes the Band if they had Dirty Projectors’ skewed sense of song structure.


FREE SHOW!

Sat 18 Oct
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Mutual Benefit

w/ Suno Deko & Ryan Chavira (7pm, $10, All Ages)

Jordan Lee, aka Mutual Benefit, is heading out on a lengthy trek in support of his excellent album, “Love’s Crushing Diamond.” We are excited to be one of his stops for this early Saturday concert. Come get the feels while listening to Jordan’s lush, watery pop songs!

Fri 17 Oct
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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