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Thu 24 Aug


w/ Inter Arma and Spirit Adrift (Doors at 7pm, $15, 21+)

Instrumental metal standard bearers, Pelican, have put our their first album in four years and are setting out on tour. Joining them is Inter Arma, a band that creates hauntingly beautiful and mystical portraits of humanity through their music, as well as Spirit Adrift, one of Phoenix’s best heavy metal bands.

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Thu 24 Aug

Optimist Club A/C Party

w/ X-COAST (doors at 10, free, 21+)

Kickin off this A/C Party by bringing X-Coast to the West Coast! Keeping the party nice and cold with our new A/C. Now we’re the oldest and the coldest! Come join X-Coast as he brings some of our favorite 90’s sounds with his own flare of exciting rave vibes.


Fri 25 Aug

Mike Hebert’s Prison Band Release Party

w/ Heather Lil Mama Hardy and The Limit Club (7:30pm, FREE, 21+)

Local favorite, Mike Hebert’s Prison Band, is all about our Southwest home, with Hebert’s song mimicking those of the cowboys, mid-century prisoners, and even the Delta blues greats. Come on down for the band’s big CD release party, and get acquainted with his support, Heather Lil Mama Hardy of Tucson and The Limit Club of Phoenix.


Sat 26 Aug

Hotel Congress and Rhythm and Roots: Jessica Fichot

(Doors at 7pm, $10, 21+)

Rhythm and Roots Concert Series is bringing LA’s French-Chinese-American songwriter, Jessica Fichot, back to Club Congress! Accompanied by her accordion, toy piano, and fiery band, Fichot draws from her multi-ethnic heritage to create an intoxicating multilingual fusion of French chanson, 1940s Shanghai jazz, gypsy swing and international folk. She will be joined by some very special guests to create a truly magical evening. See you there!

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Sat 26 Aug


w/ DJ Bob Really & Sid the Kid, ($3, 10pm, 21+)

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.

Sat 26 Aug

Maynard’s Late Night Soul Party : DJ Desert Deer!

w/ DJ Desert Deer! (10pm, FREE, 21+)

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…

Sun 27 Aug

The Plurals

w/ Lenguas Largas and more! (Doors at 7pm, $5, 16+)

Diet Pop Records presents a night of punk – both poppy and not – that will surely fill your hearts with teenage glee. The Plurals are coming all the way from Michigan with their pop punk glory, and are joined by LA friends, Jason Paul and the Know It Alls, as well as locals Lenguas Largas and Monsignor Wednesday’s Guitar Mass. Come on down for this all ages show!

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Sun 27 Aug

Remix’d Dance Night

w/ Tommy Defekt (10pm-1am, FREE, 21+)

Come down to Club Congress every 4th Sunday of the month for dancing, drink specials and a great end to your weekend! Not only do we have local dance music magician, Tommy Defekt, spinning his very own remixes of all the classic dance tracks, but also, we’ve got $2 clear spirits and $1 of drafts from 9-1am…what more could you want from a Sunday night?!

Oh, and we forgot to mention the best part…the whole night is FREE!!!


Mon 28 Aug

Random Acts of Karaoke

Starts at 8:30, Free

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!


Mon 28 Aug

Monday House Party

w/ DJ Sid the Kid (10pm-2am, FREE, 21+)

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.


Tue 29 Aug

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz

(8pm, FREE on the Plaza, 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!


Wed 30 Aug

HOCO Fest 2017

Aug 30th - Sept 3rd w/ Thundercat, Lee Fields, Frankie Cosmos and more!

HOCO Fest – held annually at the historic Hotel Congress in the heart of downtown Tucson – will be marking its 12th year by establishing itself as a truly international destination event. Featuring a vanguard, genre-spanning musical lineup, guest lecturers and producer workshops, vintage clothing and vinyl record fairs, free regional liquor tastings, specialized menus from acclaimed local restaurants, and a series of wild experimental after parties amid Arizona’s majestic desert day breaks, HOCO Fest 2017 strives to celebrate everything that makes the culture of the borderlands so important.

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Tue 5 Sep


w/ deM atlaS and Jivin Scientists (Doors at 7pm, $16-$18, All Ages)

Grieves, one of Chicago’s most innovative hip hop artists, is fueled by a childhood love of jazz and blues, and a later appreciate for all things hip hop. The result? A unique blend of refreshing horns, guitars, and keyboard driven production, wrapped up in a smooth, subtle package.

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Wed 6 Sep

Herbert Walker

w/ Lano and Cool Funeral (Doors at 8pm, FREE, 21+)

Phoenix’s Herbert Walker are going on tour and stopping at Club Congress along the way. Joining the mellow, brassy 5-piece are local keyboard-stress, Lano, and newcomers to the scene, Cool Funeral.


Thu 7 Sep

The Shivas

(doors at 7:00pm, FREE, 21+)

In celebration of their new record out on Burger Records, The Shivas are going on tour! The band, which has been playing together for nearly a decade, are bringing their rock’n’roll tunes to a venue near you…Club Congress! Come party with the best rockers from the Pacific Northwest. You won’t regret it!


Fri 8 Sep

Black Sabbitch

W/ RICH HOPKINS AND THE LUMINARIOS (Doors at 8:00pm, $8-$10, 21+)

This ain’t no wig wearing bunch of weekend warriors. Black Sabbitch have since been selling out shows and wowing even the most difficult to please Sabbath fanatics. So make way for these fierce females as they make their way from LA to Tucson!

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Sun 10 Sep

Ynot Late Night 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!


Mon 11 Sep


W/ SPECIAL GUESTS (doors at 7pm. $10, 16+)

Sub Pop Records brings you Nathan Rodriguez, Jeannine Koewler, Liam Downey as So Pitted, a trio from Seattle. Their sound is a heavy fuzzy guitar sound with intricate lyrics. For them, it’s all about following through and not bailing. So come follow them at Club Congress and don’t bail on this killer show!!

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Tue 12 Sep

The Colton House Trio

(Doors at 7pm, $12-$16, 21+)

The Colton House Trio consists of three remarkable national talents. Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Chris Brashear, National Flatpicking Guitar Champion, Peter McLaughlin, and Grammy-award winning bassist and producer, Todd Phillips. Together, the three create a timeless sound that will leave you in bewilderment of the true talent onstage!

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Fri 15 Sep

Steff and the Articles Album Release

w/ Birds & Arrows and Infinite Souls (Doors at 8pm, $5, 21+)

Prepare yourselves for a night of local indie pop of the highest caliber. Steff Koeppen has been pouring her and heart and soul into her music for years, consistently showing an inspiring dedication and expertise. She’s is taking another giant leap forward with music, and is releasing a new album, Timekeeper! We are celebrating the release with a locally-sourced party, and we can’t wait to see you all there!

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w/ DJ Sid the Kid & 90 cent PBR drafts

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