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Tuesday April 11
A CRAFT GROUP is at Electric Brewing Co. Bring knitting, crocheting, quilting, beading, etc. 1 pm weekly
LIT TUESDAYS with MIKE MONTOYA at Hitching Post 6:30 – 9:30 pm – show up to play a song or just relax by the roaring fireplace.
The Bisbee Community Chorus rehearses every Tuesday 6-8:30 starting March 21 for May 20 & 21 concerts. Presbyterian annex, 24 Howell. No auditions, everyone welcome.
POOL TOURNAMENT every Tuesday at St. Elmo 7:30 pm $5 double elimination – winner takes all!
Weds April 12
OPEN STUDIO ART at the Senior Center every Weds 9 am – all mediums. BYO supplies and easel
LEATHER TOOLING at the Senior Center every Weds 12:30 – 2 pm
JAM NIGHT Bisbee Grand 6-10ish – bring your ax, sticks, and picks, and play with a gaggle of Bisbee’s best musicians but players of all levels are welcome and encouraged to sign up for a 15-minute/3 song slot. Full drum kit, keyboard, and amp backline (usually a guitar and bass you can borrow, too).
KARAOKE at Copper Queen Hotel 6 pm
SIP, EAT & PAINT PARTY By Laurie Ann 5-8pm at Copper Queen Hotel $35 includes all painting supplies. Learn how to paint with acrylics while enjoying the food, drinks and atmosphere of Old Bisbee. Easy enough for all levels. Register at 520-508-3713
TOM WAITS LONDON 2004 CONCERT screens at Hitching Post 7 pm
Thursday April 13
MAHAVIA play original Flamenco and Spanish music https://www.mahavia.com/ at the Bisbee Grand for Free Craft Night 7-10 pm – half-off wine specials
FOXXY BINGO with Foxxy Alabaster at Hitching Post 7 pm
BOWLING FOR DILDOS St Elmo 9-11 pm – a Bisbee tradition
SHORT NOTICE featuring DAVID DEAN and DEREK DICKSON every Thursday 3-6 pm at the Copper Queen
MIKE MONTOYA AND FRIENDS at Copper Queen 7 – 10 pm
OPEN JAM at Empyrion Hookah Lounge 6 pm. They supply the guitars, you supply the jam. $15 includes hookah and tobacco
Former cave-dwelling comic MAGGHIE O’SHEA sings songs on her ukulele for Local’s Night 7 – 9 pm drink specials w/local ID
Friday April 14
CHAD WEST DUO at Copper Queen Hotel 7 – 10 pm Hear new material and acoustic versions of some of the crowd favorites. www.chadwestmusic.com
UNCOMMON CROSSROADS is bringing its unique brand of Americana roots music to Bisbee Social Club (BSC) 9 – 12 am https://open.spotify.com/artist/2VLcBfTg7IUv3ACHi0kQed?si=zdhY1XAcTMWmgmOFnfrsvw
THE WHISKEY LICKERS, Bisbee’s jug-less jug band yuk it up at Room 4 Bar in Silver KIng Hotel 8 – 10 pm
TWILIGHT BOYS do their piano-based classic rock/blues/60s-70s at Hitching Post – 8-11 pm
Old-Time Country and Fiddle Tunes with CAROLYN CAMP & JOE BAKER 8-11 pm Bisbee Grand https://www.joebakermusic.com/
Mike’s Amazing KARAOKE Experience now every Friday 6-10 pm Electric Brewing
MONTE SURRATT Retrospective A Life In Art at Central School Project art opening 5 – 8 pm. Central School Project lost one of our own on October 20, 2022. Monte Surratt was a member and maintained a studio at CSP for over 30 years. He had many solo shows and exhibited his work for over 45 years throughout Arizona and beyond. His subjects ranged from social commentary to figurative works and vibrant landscapes.
ROB LEINES plays southern rock and country at Dot’s Diner for dinner 6:30 – 8:30 pm https://open.spotify.com/artist/6iS9yGCp2f56D2mJoJU1ut?si=F1vUn7SERBazBUbgWZuG2w
Saturday April 15
Bisbee Saturday Market 9-1 pm in Warren Vista Park live bluesy folk from PAT PANTHER from while you shop and chitchat with Bisbee locals
CHESS CLUB meets every Saturday 10 am – noon Copper Queen Library. All levels welcome, boards and pieces provided.
Local author STUART CANNOLD at Bisbee Books and Music signing his Blue Line of Death series of police thrillers 10 am – 4 pm https://5tompublishing.com/
OUT OF THE BLUE perform jazz, funk, psychedelic, and blues every Saturday at Bisbee Social Club 2 – 5 pm
HORSE’S MOUTH CIRCUS at Dot’s Diner 6 pm. Tanya Gagné — pioneer, icon and innovator of punk rock circus and cabaret — has put together a brand new traveling cirque show. She will be joined by an ensemble of aerialists, musicians, acrobats, clowns and illusionists to bring joy, levity and thrill to Bisbee! Internationally acclaimed circus superstars Elena Brocade and Clay Mazing will dazzle & amaze you! This show is for adults.
Old-Time Country and Fiddle Tunes with CAROLYN CAMP & JOE BAKER 7 pm Dot’s Diner https://www.joebakermusic.com/
JOHN BEACH BAND, legendary local musician plays blues at Bisbee Grand 3 – 6 pm with opening act MAGGHIE O’SHEA
UNCOMMON CROSSROADS is bringing its unique brand of Americana roots music to Bisbee Grand 8-11 pm https://open.spotify.com/artist/2VLcBfTg7IUv3ACHi0kQed?si=zdhY1XAcTMWmgmOFnfrsvw
Bisbee legend TS HENRY WEBB, a former member of CBS supergroup The Flock plays the Copper Queen 7 – 10 pm ….and you never know who might drop by to sit in.
Comedian ROB MAEBE at Chuckleheads 8 pm – tickets: https://www.chuckleheadsaz.com/event-details/rob-maebe-1
ONE GHOST rockS St Elmo with originals and classic rock/new wave covers oneghost.bandcamp.com/follow_me 9 – 2 am
ADULT PROM at Hitching Post 8 pm with HAPPY AND THE GHOSTS $5 suggested cover to benefit the Bisbee High School Prom
SHORT NOTICE featuring DAVID DEAN, CACTUS DAVIS, JOSH HAMPTON, SCOTT MUHLMAN, and DEREK DICKSON BSC 9 – 12 am
CAROLYN TORONTO and TAMELA TURTLE trade off tunes on the patio at Room 4 Bar in Silver King Hotel 7-10 pm
OBSCURE MOVIE NIGHT at Empyrion Hookah Lounge 6 pm. $15 includes hookah and tobacco. Feature is selected by audience.
DARAGH VAUGHAN AKA THE PIANO MAN plays originals and covers at Electric Brewing 2 – 5 pm
HOUSE PARTY at Steve Bagsen’s 4885 N Sandstone Drive Douglas AZ (just outside of Bisbee) with an open jam. Bonfire, potluck, BYOB.
Sunday April 16
ECSTATIC DANCE is a free-form dance gathering that often leads to feelings of ecstasy & well-being. Not confined to a nighttime environment, it is a bright & sunny event where attendees enjoy the journey of music with an inward focus. They now offer meditation at 9 am, focused movement at 10 am and dance at 11 am – come for one or all. $10 at Club K (Every Sunday except the first Sunday of the month)
“Bisbee Churches’ Stained Glass Windows” with Colleen Crowlie 2:00 pm at the Covenant Presbyterian Church (next to Copper Queen Hotel). Bisbee has some of the finest church stained glass in the Southwest since the community developed during the height of stained glass manufacturing and art in the United States. During her presentation, Colleen Crowlie will share numerous pieces of stained glass with you through the photos of Owen Crowlie
HORSE’S MOUTH CIRCUS Children’s show at Dot’s Diner 1 pm. Tanya Gagné — pioneer, icon and innovator of punk rock circus and cabaret — has put together a brand new traveling cirque show. She will be joined by an ensemble of aerialists, musicians, acrobats, clowns and illusionists to bring joy, levity and thrill to Bisbee! Internationally acclaimed circus superstars Elena Brocade and Clay Mazing will dazzle & amaze you!
THE HONEYDON’TS do their thing at Hitching Post 3 pm https://keithallendennis.bandcamp.com/
Kafka 11 – 1 pm often has live music
GERRY BUTTERWICK brings his 12-string and Americana set list to Thirsty Lizard 1 – 4 pm www.gerrybutterwick.bandcamp.com
SHORT NOTICE featuring DAVID DEAN and DEREK DICKSON at Electric Brewing 3 – 6 pm
Bisbee Hall of Famer PAT GAHN along with DAMMIT DAN and MISS ANNA conduct “Church” at St Elmo 2:30 pm
Bisbee Hall-of-famer and member of The Flock TS HENRY WEBB https://www.reverbnation.com/tshenrywebb at the Bisbee Grand 2 – 5 pm
Preview and artist reception at Poco Market 3 – 5 pm for Friends of Bisbee Animal Shelter Birdhouse Auction. $10 includes wine, snacks and a chance to see the birdhouses and meet the artists. Auction runs April 20 – 30 on Rally Up platform.
COMEDY OPEN MIC Chuckleheads 8 pm – make us laugh, won’t you?
Monday April 17
OPEN MIC at St Elmo 7-9 pm hosted by Mr. Shantih Nicechops – one lucky performer whose name is pulled from a hat wins what’s in the tip jar!
Community meeting about affordable housing at Wiggle Room 6 pm
CRAZY PONY KARAOKE at Hitching Post 6 pm
Burnerella “Weird Wild West” April 19 – 23
Mile High Festival April 20
Alice in Bisbeeland April 22
More City Events including Copper Queen Library education and wellness events for adults and kids: https://www.bisbeeaz.gov/2351/Events
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For science-related events and activities visit www.bisbeesciencelab.org
Let’s Dance – join us for a group dance classic working on West Coast Swing and Salsa. Everyone is welcome. First lesson free. At Club K – text or call Lonnie for details 480 586 5961.
Pottery lessons wheel throwing and hand building in Warren $120 3 Groups available Clay sculpture class $150 NO experience needed. Space is limited – scholarships available – email firstname.lastname@example.org
New shuttle service from Old Bisbee to San Jose Square, where Electric Brewing, Empyrion Hookah Lounge, VFW Post 832, and Bisbee Laundry and Cafe are located Call Susan 520 366 1348 will pick up anywhere in Bisbee
Free shuttle to and from Hitching Post on weekends contact Kevin 520 982 5919
Bisbee Woman’s Club Annual Grant Awards.Applications will be accepted from February 15 to April 15 – DEADLINE EXTENDED. They are posted on www.bisbeewomansclub.com
Have a tune in your head? Steve Moramarco will help you turn it into a song. One on one songwriting lessons email email@example.com
Thanks for reading! Don’t forget to tune into the Bargain Bin Ballyhoo on KBRP radio 96.1 FM or kbrpradio.com Tuesdays from 12 – 2 pm and rebroadcast Saturdays 9 – 11 pm
Venues – all in Bisbee AZ 85603 unless noted
American Legion Post #16 1422 HWY 92 (520) 366-4558
Bisbee Books & Music 2 Main St. in the Civic Center building
Bisbee Coffee Company 2 Copper Queen Plaza – music in the courtyard (520) 432-7879
Bisbee Grand Hotel 61 Main St 520-432-5900 Live music, full bar, and great food in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere. www.bisbeegrandhotel.com
Bisbee Hatchet House 34B Brewery Ave (520) 220-9462 https://bisbeehatchethouse.com/
Bisbee Senior Center 300 Collins Rd. (520) 432-2167 events not just for members or seniors
Bisbee Social Club (BSC) 67B Main St 520-366-3898 “Speakeasy” style bar with DJ, pool table, and live music 21 and up
Bisbee Saturday Market Warren Vista Park https://bisbeesaturdaymarket.com/
Central School Project 43 Howell Ave (520) 432-4866 https://www.centralschoolproject.org/
Chuckleheads 41 Brewery Ave – Matt Becker’s bar featuring music, standup, and other random events. Ask him to show you a card trick. https://www.chuckleheadsaz.com/ 21 and up
Club K 33 Subway St unique event space at the top of a long flight of stairs
Copper Queen 11 Howell Ave (520) 432-2216 Arizona’s oldest hotel has full bar and food plus live music inside or on the patio https://www.copperqueen.com/
The Courtyard 18 Brewery Ave (917) 664-8353
Dot’s Diner 1 Old Douglas Road (520) 432-1112 retro diner at the Shady Dell Vintage Trailer park https://www.theshadydell.com/dotsevents
Electric Brewing 1326 W Hwy 92 (520) 800-4210 The first microbrew in Arizona, run by one of the original owner’s disciples. Also has non-alcoholic drinks on tap. www.electricbrewing.com
Empyrion Hookah Lounge – have you ever smoked a bowl of fruit loops? Now you can – as well as 31 other exotic tobacco flavors in this large, comfortable lounge. Karaoke-on-demand Tuesday – Sunday 2pm – close 1326 W Highway 92 #5 (520) 265-3902 empyrionlounge.com
Hitching Post 316 Pirrung (520) 432-2836 Bakerville/Warren’s newest hotspot with music and events almost 7 days. a week. You can also get legally “hitched” by Shantih or Katie. www.hitchingpostbisbee.com
Kafka Coffee 31 Subway St.
Poco Market 15 Main St. (520) 314-5929
Room 4 Bar 43 Brewery Ave, “Arizona’s smallest bar” up the steep staircase in The Silver King Hotel (520) 432-3723
Screaming Banshee Pizza 200 Tombstone Canyon 520) 432-1300 https://www.facebook.com/ScreamingBansheePizza/
St. Elmo 36 Brewery ave (520) 432-5578 – since 1902 oldest bar in Arizona, locals’ favorite watering hole 21 and up
The Thirsty Lizard 5838 W. Double Adobe Road Bisbee, AZ 85617 (520) 221-7776
https://www.studiostargazer.org/lizard Roadhouse Food, Drinks & Atmosphere.
Quarry 40 Brewery Ave (520) 366-6868 Winner of many “Best of Bisbee” awards, locally sourced food with many vegan options https://www.facebook.com/the.quarry.bisbee
Vulcan Pottery 120-3 Naco Rd (760) 668-6609
Wiggle Room 65 Brewery Ave
Bisbee Person of the Week!
BRIAN MULLINS is a multi-talented musician playing instruments such as guitar, mandolin, and in this picture Chinese violin. He plays music of the East and West, often sitting in with Mahavia and TS Henry Webb or simply jamming solo in the park. Give him a shout out and tell him you saw him in This Week in Bisbee!