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Wed 10 Oct


w/ Joe Hertler and The Brummies (Doors at 7pm, $15, 16+)

Siblings Clyde Lawrence, 24, and Gracie Lawrence, 21, have been writing songs and listening to countless Stevie Wonder, Randy Newman, and Aretha Franklin records together in the living room of their family’s New York City apartment since they were little kids. After years of playing together, they officially created Lawrence, an eight-piece soul-pop band comprised of powerhouse musicians who happen to be their best friends from childhood and college. See this family affair live in concert at the Hotel Congress with support from Joe Hertler!

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Sat 13 Oct

John Paul White (Solo Acoustic)

w/ Amy LaVere and Will Sexton (Doors at 7pm, $18 - $20, 21+)

Folk music auteur and member of The Civil Wars, John Paul White, has a new solo album out; his first in over ten years. Spanning plaintive folk balladry, swampy southern rock, lonesome campfire songs, and dark acoustic pop, John’s new work is gothic and ambitious, with a rustic, lived-in sound. See him on this intimate solo tour with support from Amy LaVere and Will Sexton. This evening couldn’t be better suited for the historic Hotel Congress!

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Sat 13 Oct

Fall Concert Series: Birds and Arrows CD Release

w/ The Surfbroads (Doors at 7pm, Show at 7:30pm, free, On the Plaza)

Congress’ rock n roll favorites, Birds and Arrows, are releasing a brand new album and we’re throwing a party on the plaza to celebrate! Join them under the stars as they perform all new songs and usher in a whole new musical era for the North Carolina transplants.


Sun 14 Oct

Flint Eastwood

w/ Special Guests (Doors at 7pm, $10 - $15, 16+)

Much like the city that shapes her work, Detroit-based Jax Anderson, aka Flint Eastwood, wakes up everyday confronting a world that tells us that we are not good enough, not unique enough, not rich, beautiful or smart enough; not the right gender. See the self-made RnB star live at Hotel Congress!

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Mon 15 Oct

Guerilla Toss

w/ New Doubt (Doors at 7pm, $10, 16+)

Guerilla Toss are jarring. They are glitchy. They’re dissonant and uncomfortable and yet they are so much fun. Catch the New York 5-piece tearing up our stage in October with support from minimal post-punk outfit, New Doubt.

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Tue 16 Oct

Amped Up Open Mic

(Feature Artist: 8:30pm, Start Time: 9pm, FREE, 21+)

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.


Fri 19 Oct

Welshly Arms: No Place Is Home Tour

w/ The Glorious Sons & Charming Lairs (7pm, $15, 21+)

A gritty blues-rock outfit with vintage soul and classic rock influences, Cleveland’s Welshly Arms returns to the Club Congress stage for their “No Place Is Home” Tour!

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Fri 19 Oct

Rhythm and Roots Fest: Karl Blau

w/ The Easy Leaves (Doors at 7pm, Show at 7:30pm, free)

Karl Blau is a Pacific Northwest staple, a prolific troubadour who defies genre. Outfitted with an unmistakable, deeply emotional voice that roams between baritone and falsetto with ease. Catch him kicking off our first annual Rhythm and Roots Music Festival on the plaza stage with support from The Easy Leaves!


Sat 20 Oct

Deafheaven & DIIV

w/ IONNA GIKA (Doors at 7pm, $20-$25, 16+)

Post-Punk and Post-Metal? At first glance, Deafheaven and DIIV don’t have a whole lot in common, but both bands have previously been accused of “shoegazing” (in good and very different ways). Witness a shoegaze meeting of the minds at Club Congress this October, with support from IONNA GIKA (fka Io Echo).

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Sat 20 Oct

Rhythm and Roots Fest: Guitar Rumble

w/ Mike Hebert, Loren Dircks and more (Doors at 7pm, Show at 7:30, free)

The best of the best of Tucson’s guitar scene are coming together for an evening of back to back, doubleheader, triple whammy guitar rumbles! Hosted by Prison Band’s Mike Hebert, the night will feature performances from Pete Fine, Ed Delucia, Mitzi Cowell, Loren Dircks and more!


Sun 21 Oct

Death Valley Girls

w/ Special Guests (Doors at 7pm, $10 - $12, 21+)

At the core of Death Valley Girls, vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Bonnie Bloomgarden and guitarist Larry Schemel channel a modern spin on Fun House’s sonic exorcisms, ZZ Top’s desert-blasted riffage, and Sabbath’s occult menace. Were welcoming them back to Club Congress on the heels of a new record, Darkness Reins!

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Sun 21 Oct

Rhythm and Roots Fest: Revered Peyton’s Big Damn Band

w/ Tom Walbank (Doors at 7pm, Show at 7:30pm, free)

Self-proclaimed hi-energy country blues band, The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, are coming back to our Big Damn Plaza Stage to close out our first annual Rhythm and Roots Music Festival! Get ready for a night of whoopin and hollerin and general good ole timin, with an opening set from local Delta Blues wonder, Tom Walbank. See you there!


Mon 22 Oct

Exploded View

w/ EXEK (Doors at 7pm, $10, 16+)

The shimmery, somber, synth-infused quartet is making their debut at Club Congress. Lose yourself in their post-punk-meets-kraut drawls and experience music in a way you likely haven’t unlocked before.

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Tue 23 Oct

KT Tunstall

w/ Special Guests (Doors at 7pm, $25-$99, 21+)

Since scoring a worldwide smash with her debut album ‘Eye To The Telescope’ in 2004, which went on to sell over 5 million copies, KT Tunstall has remained at the forefront of UK singer-songwriter talent. We’re very happy to welcome her back to the Sonoran Desert for the first time in over five years!

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Wed 24 Oct

Molly Burch

w/ Special Guest (Doors at 7pm, $8/$10, 16+)

Burch burst onto the music scene in 2017 with her debut album Please Be Mine, a ten-track ode to unrequited romance that she wrote after studying Jazz Vocal Performance at the University of North Carolina in Asheville. We’re thrilled to welcome her back to Tucson on the heels of her new album for Captured Tracks, with support from Jesse Woods.

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Fri 26 Oct

Nightmare on Congress Street

w/ Michigan Rattlers, The Surfbroads and more! (7pm-2am, $10-$30, 21+)

We’re kicking off Halloweek with the largest Halloween party in Southern Arizona, the annual NIGHTMARE ON CONGRESS STREET. This year, we’re taking over 5th Ave and opening up a third stage on the street, so brace yourselves for three stages, four bands, late night DJs, and of course, the best costume contests in town with over $3000 in cash and prizes! Step into the decked out, haunted Hotel Congress and beyond for the best kick off to Halloweek this year! Get your tickets early – they are cheap and sell out fast! And bring that great costume!

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Sat 27 Oct

Retro Game Show Night Presents Hollywood(ish) Squares

(Doors at 6pm, show at 7pm; event ends around 9pm)

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 Hollywood(ish) Squares – this is definitely not your grandma’s game show!

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Sun 28 Oct

Still Corners

(Doors at 8pm, $10, 21+)

Still Corners are bringing their sultry indie pop to Club Congress and we couldn’t be more excited! Let the London-based duo enchant you with their soft harmonies, ethereal melodies and hypnotic rhythms – we promise you won’t regret it.

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Thu 1 Nov

Y La Bamba

(Doors at 7pm, $12/$15, 21+)

Born in San Francisco as a first generation daughter of immigrant parents from Michoacan, Mexico, Luz Elena Mendoza spent her childhood raised by the melodies and stories that were being told through traditional Mexican folk songs. Now, with her latest release, she returns to themes of searching, metamorphosis, shared humanity, and a faith that is greater than just religion. Join Luz as she returns to our club stage with a myriad of incredible talent!

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Sat 3 Nov

Despise You

w/ Transient + Bastard Noise, Woundvac & Realize (7pm, $15, 16+)

Join Despise (CA) and a host of killer dark and heavy acts as they take down the club on a wild Saturday night. The debauchery features a collab set from Transient and Bastard Noise, plus sets from locals Woundvac and Realize. $15, 16+

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