Regarded as legitimate pioneers in the small but powerful noise rap scene, Moodie Black resurfaces with a new series of national tours in anticipation of the new album Lucas Acid. We are so excited to host them at Club Congress, see you all there!
Join us on the Hotel Congress Plaza for our 6th annual Born & Brewed: Tucson’s Beer Cup! We’re keeping it strictly local this year as Tucson breweries compete for judge’s and people’s choice of best beer. Enjoy an evening of local beer, food, and music while tasting and voting for your favorite local brews!
Back from the dead (or rather, a three year hiatus) and with far too much on their minds, Young Mothers (Phoenix) returns to Club Congress toting new music and fresh attitudes. Joining them are local favorite Dirt Friends and quickly-becoming-favorite, Rabbit Snare. See you soon, Tucson!
Join our resident DJs Bob Really and Sid the Kid 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.
This is Maynards Market & Kitchen new sweet sounds of soul, Super Soul Saturday parties! It’s gonna be Motown, Soul and a little bit of Funk presented this Saturday by DJ Desert Deer! He will get us groovin on that Patio late night… along with the incredibly good Happy Hour priced food and drinks. MAYNARDS LATE NIGHT MENU Get in on the action from the beginning! We are gonna turn Amtrak into Soul Train! Maynards Market & Kitchen is the place…
Ice Balloons (NYC), the self-proclaimed “grossest synth band that ever lived” is bringing their muddy, addictive noise to Club Congress! Joining them are Sun Foot of California, who will be providing some less gross tunes to balance out the night. See you there!
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.
Max Frost’s high school and college years were fueled by Adderall. It’s no secret, especially since he’s named his latest colorful pop album after the addictive pill and is calling his tour the “A.D.D Tour”. Club Congress is a stop on Frost’s reflective journey, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to be part of it! Come catch his addictive tunes LIVE and brace yourselves for a wild night!
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!
An intricate songstress with a delicate and ever-deepening bag of gear, Briana Marela (Jagjaguar Records) is hitting the Club Congress stage to swoon us with her vocal loops and layered magic. She will have local support from Snackbirdy and Lano.
Before moving to Tucson and starting El Tambó, DJ Dirtyverbs was based in Mexico City and was touring with the binational DJ/VJ collective SONIDERO VERBO•BALA. Very active from 2009-2010, the group hasn’t truly come together again, until now! Live video mixing by VJ Camuflage and TV Jihad, 30 minute back-to-back DJ sets by Dirtyverbs and special guest DJ Emtron (Flagstaff).
Join us on the plaza for our debut Fall Concert Series 2017 event, featuring Kiko Jacome, long-time Tucsonan and member of not only the legendary Jacomes, but also the Ronstadts. Jacome and his band will be bringing some rockin desert grooves to this beautiful, fall evening. Bring your family and rock out with us!
DJ John Payne is taking over Sunday nights with Dirty South Sundays, featuring the best R&B and hip hop in town. This kick off event features Poochie Loc, John Payne himself, and Ono Mafemi. $12 at the door!
After wrapping up a series of big festival dates this summer, Alt country popsmiths Pinegove will be visiting the Ole Pueblo this fall during a North American tour with charming lo-fi acts Florist and Lomelda. Their debut album, Cardinal—with its yearning vocals and uplifting choruses—was a surprise hit upon its release last year in stark contrast to the glitzy pop and heavy rock pervading the indie landscape. Recommended to fans of Wilco, Built to Spill, and those latter-day Fleetwood Mac records!
Join your hosts, Magic Kenny Bang Bang and Mistresss Midnight, if you dare, inside the only Hotel Congress room that survived the 1934 fire on the 3rd floor, for a macabre, one hour magic show, coinciding with a history lesson on America’s most infamous serial killers. Some of Tucson’s own, notorious monsters who inspired four feature films will also be highlighted. A guided, informative hotel tour by Harold Garland is included with admission.
Fuzzed out Glasgow outfit, PAWS, are taking a trip across the pond to share their new, give-no-f*cks album, “No Grace”. These guys are no joke and will without a doubt bring you a show to remember!
Black Joe Lewis on touring on the heels of their new album, Backlash. Kaleidoscopic in mood and unrestrained in emotion, Backlash oozes with an energetic soul rhythm that lends itself wonderfully to live sets. Catch this all ages show at Club Congress in October!
Join us for another lovely Saturday evening on the Hotel Congress plaza for our Fall Concert Series! This weekend, we are delighted to welcome local legend Peter Dalton Ronstadt y Los Tucsonenses to our stage! This event is free and family friendly.
Todd Rittmann made his name with US Maple, a band that was criminally underrated when they first broke onto the scene with their landmark 1995 album, “Long Hair in Three Stages,” who’s angular guitar riffs went on to undeniably influence EVERYTHING that happened in indie rock in the decades that followed. Rittmann’s new band Dead Rider has shown that his inventive guitar work, seconded only by the taut musicianship of The Jesus Lizard’s Duane Denison, can still get us into a groove. Their new album, “Crew Licks,” is out soon on the incomparable Drag City Records.
Thee Commons (7pm)
Retrolution: a 90s Dance Party (10pm)
w/ DJ Sid the Kid & 90 cent PBR drafts
Sugar Candy Mountain (8pm)
Geeks Who Drink – Pub Quiz (8pm)
Dent May (7:30pm)
Optimist Club (10pm)
Moodie Black (8pm)
El Tambo w/ M’Rocka (10pm)
After-Hours w/ DJ Ripdee (12am)
Born and Brewed (6pm)
Young Mothers (7pm)
Saturdaze Dance Party (10pm)
Ice Balloons (7pm)
Hot Club of Tucson (10:30am)