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Sun 27 Jul
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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!

Sat 26 Jul
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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!

Sat 26 Jul
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Wet Hot American Block Party

(9pm-2am, FREE, 21+)

On Saturday July 26th, Slobby Robby of Generation Cool, Jalph.net, & Malcolm Flowers will be joining together to throw Tucson’s most ridiculous summer gathering. So ridiculous, we have to shut down 5th Ave. to make room for all the fun. Ride the Tucson Modern Street Car for FREE all weekend and come celebrate with us at Hotel Congress!


FREE SHOW!

Sat 26 Jul
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BORIS

w/ Mustard Gas & Roses (7pm, $16/$18, All Ages)

BORIS has always demolished expectations of what a band can do musically and aesthetically. In keeping with that tradition, they again flip the script for the band’s first official release in three years by serving up their most all-encompassing effort to date. Noise is an amplification of BORIS’ endless pursuit of musical extremes while moving aggressive, intense rock into new territories. Do...

Fri 25 Jul
lyricsborn

Lyrics Born

w/ Big Meridox, DJ B-Rad, So Brilliant, & Sneaky J (8pm, $13/$15, 21+)

Tom Shimura, better known by his stage name Lyrics Born (formerly Asia Born), is a Japanese-Italian/Jewish-American rapper and producer. He is also one half of the group Latyrx with Lateef the Truthspeaker. Join the Hip Hop legend this Friday as apart of our Modern Street Car kickoff party!

Fri 25 Jul
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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 25 Jul
link streetcar

Streetcar Grand Opening Party

w/ Mik Garrison, Tom Walbank, & DJ Dirtyverbs (6pm, FREE, 21+)

To celebrate the grand opening of the Tucson “LINK” Streetcar, Hotel Congress will be providing free entertainment on the Plaza with Mik Garrison, Tom Walbank, & DJ Dirtyverbs. Enjoy FREE rides on the LINK all weekend long!


FREE SHOW!

Thu 24 Jul
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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

Wed 23 Jul
best dog award

Best Dog Award Tour Kickoff

w/ Sun Bones & Playboy Manbaby (8pm, FREE, 21+)

Best Dog Award has established themselves in the Tucson scene over the past two years with strong showings opening for national acts such as: Vampire Weekend, Youth Lagoon, Lord Huron, & more! The band has been hard at work at their debut full length and will be looking to spread the word this summer. Don't miss this opportunity to see the young, promising Tucson act for FREE before they hit the r...


FREE SHOW!

Tue 22 Jul
the switch

The Switch Comedy Show

(9PM, FREE, 21+)

Arizona’s finest comedians, put together a show right before your very eyes. Each show is an original, so each show is worth seeing! We never know what is going to happen. Improvised stand up with special host Joshua James Osteen. Comedians improvise comedy to audience submitted topics. Presented by Jacob Breckenridge and Pauly Casillas.


FREE SHOW!

Tue 22 Jul
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!

Mon 21 Jul
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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!

Mon 21 Jul
chkchkchk

!!!

w/ Acorn Bcorn (7pm, $12, All Ages)

Chk Chk Chk is the most common pronunciation, but they could just as easily be called Bam Bam Bam, Uh Uh Uh, Pew Pew Pew, etc. etc. etc. The music is as versatile as the name, and the performance is equally hard to describe. You’re going to have to figure this out for yourself on Monday!

Sun 20 Jul
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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!

Sat 19 Jul
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!

Sat 19 Jul
underwear party

The Underwear Party III

(9pm - $5 - 21+)

LOSE YOUR CLOTHES! Throw your cares to the wind and show off those undies you spent so much time picking out but nobody ever gets to see! Its the third annual UNDERWEAR PARTY! Last year over 1200 skivvie clad folks of all ages (21 and up) and sizes flew their freedom flags; let’s do it again!

Sat 19 Jul
el ten eleven

El Ten Eleven

w/ Kodak to Graph (7pm, $12, All Ages)

El Ten Eleven returns to the Hotel Congress for this early, all ages Saturday event. Watching the duo craft these progressive songs live is an experience you won't forget. If your eyes aren't fixed on guitar/bass virtuoso Kristian Dunn's finger and pedal work, you are watching Tim Fogarty, who does NOT miss a beat on the drums. El Ten Eleven is one of our favorite returning acts, get your tickets ...

Fri 18 Jul
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Neon Eon

w/ Hermanitos & Whispering Wires (9pm, FREE, 21+)

PARTY BANDS – ASSEMBLE! Two of Tucson’s funnest local bands, Neon Eon & Hermanitos join together to help us celebrate making it this far into the summer… Everyone’s feelin’ crazy we know, but don’t let yourself miss out on this FREE summer bash.


FREE SHOW!

Fri 18 Jul
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!

Thu 17 Jul
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

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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