A handy guide for Music, Art + Culture this week in Bisbee, Arizona
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Featured Event of the Week
Attention Guys & Dolls: Labor Day Weekend is also Bisbee Gats-b Weekend. You are encouraged to dress in 1920s attire and party like Gatsby. More info at www.bisbeegatsb.com
Tuesday Aug 29
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-ish – 9:30-ish pm – show up to play a song or just relax and listen
The Bisbee Community Chorus at the Presbyterian annex, 24 Howell Ave 6-8pm Come and sing with us bisbeechorus.org
POOL TOURNAMENT every Tuesday at St. Elmo 7:30 pm $5 double elimination – winner takes all!
Weds Aug 30
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
ART HARVEST WEDNESDAY 7 – 10 at the Painted Portrait in the Pythian Castle 29 OK St. #2. An evening of painting, performance, and poetry.
Spirits and Specters: A haunting hotel stay with international psychic medium, Rianne Maldonado at the Copper Queen. Step into a world of wonder and intrigue, delve into the mysteries of the human mind and spirit. Spaces are limited: Call Jacobo at 520-732-8550
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).
SCOTT MUHLEMAN AND BECA REYES play an eclectic mix of acoustic favorites at The Copper Queen 3 – 6 pm
Thursday Aug 31
BOWLING FOR DILDOS St Elmo 9-11 pm – a Bisbee tradition
LOS AMIGOS play their “friend”-ly mix of classic rock and Latin covers at Copper Queen 3 – 6 pm
MIKE MONTOYA AND FRIENDS at Copper Queen 7 – 10 pm
Friday Sept 1 – Labor Day Weekend
Kenny and Inez McLain from the Exbats hosts a SINGER-SONGWRITER OPEN MIC. Sign up at 5:45 for 3 songs/13 minutes – no covers. . Goes from 6 – 8 pm Kafka coffeehouse
Former cave-dwelling comedian MAGGHIE O’SHEA hosts her monthly comedy show at the patio at Room 4 Bar in Silver King Hotel 7 pm (moves inside if raining)this month’s guests: Stephanie Lyonga-Farrington, Allana Erickson-Lopez, Sonia Rita, Keely Wolf
JODY RUSH performs 70s & Beyond The Copper Queen Hotel 4-7 p
ONE GHOST rock the Hitching Post with originals and classic rock/new wave covers 7-10pm oneghost.bandcamp.com/follow_me 8 pm
KARAOKE WITH JOE at Electric Brewing 6 pm
TATIANO CRESPO and CARLOS AZARTE at the Courtyard 6:30 pm doors 7:30 show $10 at the door
Tati Crespo is a charismatic Costa Rican singer-songwriter, accordion player, and stage performer, who effortlessly blends diverse musical influences to lead people through a captivating and soul-stirring journey in both English and Spanish. https://sptfy.com/tatianacrespo Tucson native Carlos Arzate has been a standout member of the Arizona music community since the 90s. The voice is still huge, but these songs also make space for a quiet, yearning, and at times sweet side, passionate stories about social inequity, border realities, family, struggle, and triumph.
Saturday Sept 2
Bisbee Saturday Market 9-1 pm in Warren Vista Park live eclectic blues from JOSEPH while you shop and chitchat with Bisbee locals
13th Annual Boys & Girls Club Car & Bike Show 405 Arizona St, Warren. A family fun outing to support your local Boys & Girls Club of Bisbee. Pre-registration $30 Day of show $40 Starts at 9 am Go to https://forms.gle/UgJ3gffRB2ptiJN28 to register
If you have any questions regarding the show, feel free to contact us either by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 520-432-3010.
The BISBEE BLOOMERS GARDEN TOUR is an annual fundraising event to support gardening and the beautification of public spaces in the City of Bisbee. This year’s Garden Tour features certified wildlife habitat gardens in two Bisbee neighborhoods, Old Bisbee, and Warren. Live music in the gardens featuring Maha Via, Juniper Djinn, Pat & Danielle Panther, La Luna Tunes, and Christa Leigh. 10 – 4 pm $20 Advance tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bisbee-bloomers-annual-garden-tour-2023-tickets-678997749547 or purchase in Grassy Park day of
CHESS CLUB meets every Saturday 10 am – noon at Copper Queen Library. All levels welcome, boards and pieces provided.
MOTOBILLY feat. DAMMIT DAN AND MISS ANNA perform country classics on guitar and fiddle Thirsty Lizard 1 – 4 pm
OUT OF THE BLUE perform jazz, funk, psychedelic, and blues every Saturday at Bisbee Social Club 2 – 5 pm
CHAD WEST DUO at Copper Queen Hotel 5:30 – 8:30 pm Hear new material and acoustic versions of some of the crowd favorites. www.chadwestmusic.com
ONE GO-GO GHOST, aka One Ghost with Flapper Dancers (in honor of Gatsb Weekend) Bisbee Grand 8-11 pm
Comedian BUTCH LORD at Chuckleheads 8 pm $10. For nearly fifteen years, he has been headlining comedy clubs all over the country, leaving audiences in stitches wherever he performs. Prepare for a night of rapid-fire humor as Butch takes the stage, accompanied by energetic music, delivering a whirlwind of one-liners and hilarious short stories that will instantly captivate your attention. Tickets: https://www.chuckleheadsaz.com/event-details/butch-lord
Goth night at Chuckleheads after the comedy starting at 10 pm with TANZ DER VAMPYR and BLACK TAPESTRY
Grateful Dead cover band THE HARVEST returns to Bisbee to get the dance floor groovin’. Warning: hippies will be present. St Elmo 8 pm – ?
Roaring 20s party at Hitching Post 7 pm with costumes, music from the iPad, and a Sidecar special
DJ Hey Zeus Bisbee Social Club (BSC) 9 – midnight
Bisbee songwriter DONNA KIHL and her children perform as CHULIA GHOULIA AND THE MEOWHAUS along with CAROLYN TORONTO on the patio at Room 4 Bar in Silver King Hotel 7-10 pm
DARAGH VAUGHAN AKA THE PIANO MAN plays originals and covers at Electric Brewing 2 – 5 pm
GATSB GALA at the Copper Queen. Magician! Hypnotist! Champagne Bar! Free HORS D’OEURVES! 9PM-12AM at the COPPER QUEEN HOTEL THE POOL area will be open as well! DRESS UP and bring your suit or dive into everything while in your evening attire!
Sunday Sept 3
ECSTATIC DANCE on break for summer (returns next Sunday)
Kafka 10 am – live world music often featuring members of Juniper Djinn and/or Mahavia
PATISSERIE JACQUI GRAND RE-OPENING PARTY 91 Main St. 10:30 – 12:30 pm with complimentary rose and music from NAIM AMOR
OUT OF THE BLUE play jazz, blues, funk, and psychedelic at Thirsty Lizard 1 – 4 pm
The Shady Dell/Dot’s Diner’s 3rd annual LABOR DAY LUAU. Featuring music by The Cocktail Hours, Hula Dancing, Hawaiian Bbq plates, and Tiki cocktails. $10 cover 4 – 9 pm music at 6:30 pm
Dark Sounds of the West at Hitching Post with TANZ DER VAMPYR, BLACK TAPESTRY, and GHOST LIGHT REVIEW 8 pm https://sptfy.com/blacktapestry
GERRY BUTTERWICK brings his 12-string and Americana set list to Electric Brewing 2 – 5 pm www.gerrybutterwick.bandcamp.com
Bisbee Hall of Famer PAT GAHN along with DAMMIT DAN and MISS ANNA conduct “Church” at St Elmo 2:30 pm
It’s that time again! The annual VIRGO BIRTHDAYS 🥳Prom Dress Hike to the cross!! all are welcome! Sunday, September 3rd 5 PM meet at the trailhead parking. It can get congested so carpool or park by the Mimosa and walk up the stairs.
COMEDY OPEN MIC Chuckleheads 8 pm – make us laugh, won’t you?
Monday Sept 4 – Labor Day
NO PLACE LIKE HOME – Movie, trivia, music and community gathering at St Elmo 7 pm
POOL TOURNAMENT every Monday 7 pm Hitching Post.
Bisbee Hall-of-famer and member of The Flock TS HENRY WEBB plays the Thirsty Lizard 1 – 4 pm https://www.reverbnation.com/tshenrywebb it’s also:
HALF PRICE MONDAY at The Thirsty Lizard! All menu items are half-price until we sell out. (Does not include beverages or specialty items. Cannot be combined with any other discounts but you do earn double Lizard Points if you are a Lizard Rewards Member.)
THE COPPER PIG … a neighborhood eatery
Sunday thru Wednesday 5 pm – 8 pm reservations required | 520-432-9970 | 412 Arizona St. Visit www.thecopperpigbisbee.com for menu
Room 4 Bar 43 Brewery Ave, “Arizona’s smallest bar” up the steep staircase in The Silver King Hotel (520) 432-3723 Live music on the patio (or indoors if raining). Drink specials. Locals night Thursday, discount with Bisbee ID.
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Blues in Bisbee Sept 9 https://bluesinbisbee.com/
Mineshaft Gay Men’s Weekend Sept 22 https://www.mineshaftweekend.com/
Bisbee 1000 Oct 21 http://bisbee1000.org/
BRATS parade Oct 28 https://www.facebook.com/events/2147085038812577
Mariachi Festival Nov 4 https://www.bisbeemariachifestival.com/
More City Events including Copper Queen Library education and wellness events for adults and kids: https://www.bisbeeaz.gov/2351/Events
For a complete list of Senior Center activities email email@example.com
For science-related events and activities visit www.bisbeesciencelab.org
Attention all Bisbee artists and creatives! Hotel LaMore at The Bisbee Inn is opening its hotel communal area to the community! Anyone looking to hold small events or workshops are encouraged to reach out via call or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to either myself or Bree to discuss the opportunity. At this time we are not charging for the space, as it’s a soft launch into holding events. Events must wrap up before 7pm so not to disturb guests staying in the hotel and must comply with our occupancy limit. Feel free to stop in Thursday-Sunday to check out the space or PM me with any inquiries!
The Bisbee Woman’s Club is holding it’s 22nd Art Chairs & More, a silent, in person auction, on November 24 & 25, 2023. Paintings, photos, collages, textiles, ceramics, hand-made jewelry, artistically altered furniture etc. are all welcome. Collection of artworks will take place Wednesday, November 22, 2023 at the Greenway School Cafeteria, 98 Cole Ave., in Warren. Work will be accepted from 10 AM to 4 PM. We look forward to the opportunity to display your beautiful work and thank you in advance for helping us with our scholarship fund!
Let’s Dance – join us for a group dance classic working on West Coast Swing and Salsa. Everyone is welcome. First lesson free – 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 email@example.com
Nick Mueller offers private chess lessons for individuals and groups via Cascade Tutoring – firstname.lastname@example.org for more info
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. https://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 www.bisbeesocialclub.com
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
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
This Week in Bisbee Person of the Week!
Darcy L. Curtis is your lovely host for Bowling for Dildo’s every Thursday at St. Elmo 9 pm. Stop in, have a drink, and tell her you saw her in TWIB!