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!
Lowlife, Tucson’s newest concept band, is embarking on a Southwest tour at the end of May, and we’re throwing them a kick off party! Supporting them are local indie pop darlings The Rifle and local 60’s pop outfit Flight Thirteen (fka The Jagg). Come wish Lowlife luck on their first tour!
Meatbodies, fresh off the release of their latest album, ALICE, are bringing their “heavy-pop” concept to Club Congress, combining heavy metal themes with the catchiness of pop music. Only $8 at the door!
Your perfect angel techno witch is venturing to the east coast. Join us for this Bank Notes swan song and wish them a fine farewell!
Stick around after the show for an encore performance from Sunf**ked on the plaza during Optimist Club!
Get your weekend started right at our weekly Optimist Club! Take advantage of our killer drink specials and then stick around to dance your souls away. We’ve got solid music in every corner: in the club, resident DJs Andrew Shuta and Bob Really are spicing things up with the best house, electronic and hip hop music around, and on the plaza, Bank Notes are cooling things down with their wicked left-field electronic jams. Drink, dance, repeat next week, because once…
New York hardcore punks, Drug Church, are coming to Club Congress for a wild, FREE show. See you there!
Rival Shapes, though in its nascent stages, is a project that represents decades of musical experience between the four core members. They are about to release their second EP, “Pull”, and joining them in the celebration are locals Architecture and Miss Abysmal. See you there!
Join our resident DJs Bob Felix, Sid the Kid, & Andrew Shuta for what has become one of Tucson’s funnest Saturday nights. $4 Stoli flavors & Maker’s Mark, & all your favorite hits from yesterday and today on two stages. Bring your dancing shoes.
We’re celebrating the launch of MEOW Magazine, a new magazine about the lifestyles and landscape of the borderlands. And boy do we have an awesome lineup! An art show by Rudy Flores, live T-Shirt printing of limited MEOW shirts by CREAM Design and Print. Live music by Cash Lansky, Lenguas Largas, ELIAS, Lola Torch and Flight 13. And a giant, human-sized cat castle photo booth. Hosted by the lovable lothario, Swerf. Free to the public, because we love you.
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!
Join us every Monday on the plaza for Random Acts of Karaoke! The fun starts at 8:30pm and goes till we’ve run out of talent, so come prepared for a night filled with FREE entertaining acoustic karaoke!
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 $0.80 wells – 9pm-10pm, $0.90 wells – 10pm-11pm, $2 wells (until 1am), $3 Beer and a Shot “Special” (PBR can/well shot), and a little Jazzy Jeff & Nirvana. Don’t Worry, DJ Sid the Kid will throw in the occasional New Order or Prince hit to help smooth the transition. LET’S PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999.
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.
Tucson’s favorite neo-soul-jazz-hip hop ensemble is back at Club Congress with their very own monthly residency: MAGIC WEDNESDAYS! Expect a night of musical guest suprises, aural magic and overall good times. See you there!
Respect The Underground and Boost Mobile are proud to present the “Underground Coverage Tour,” which sets out to bring attention to underground artists across the country. Featuring performances from Bag Of Tricks Cat, Justus Samuel, Tommy Will. BRIXX and more!
Nina Diaz, lead singer for the San Antonio band Girl in a Coma, has been hailed by NPR as “one of the two or three most exciting, scary-good vocalists in rock today.” Joining her at Club Congress are the terrific Birds and Arrows (Tucson/North Carolina) and See (NY)
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.
Club Congress is going GOTH! Brace yourselves for the enchanting synthwave stylings of Mr. Kitty (TX) and The Rain Within (VA), who will truly bring out your dark side. Supporting them are iamdrugs.
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!
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)