A handy guide for Music, Art + Culture this week in Bisbee, Arizona
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Tuesday July 4
City of Bisbee Events – see photo above
A CRAFT GROUP is at Electric Brewing Co. Bring knitting, crocheting, quilting, beading, etc. 1 pm weekly
The Hitching Post is having a 4th of July celebration with BBQ, horseshoes, kiddie pool, and music by KING STRANG (of Bridge City Sinners) 3 pm https://sptfy.com/kingstrang
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
JOHN FALVO AND HIS DAGGERS at the Quarry 1 pm https://sptfy.com/johnfalvo
Join us for a free event at The Courtyard for a day of Americana festivities! Original music made in America, featuring drums, bass, and guitar. Our bar will be open to the public at 11 AM. 4:15 PM Slick Pony 5:00 PM Birds & Arrows 6:00 PM Dan Simonis
Porch party 510 E Vista in Warren. Hosts Tracy & Darren D’Arcangelo 6 pm – ?. Potluck (bring a hard copy of your recipe to share as well) BYOB – hosts provide ice, paper products, and cutlery. Meet your Warren neighbors!
The Bisbee Community Chorus is on break.
POOL TOURNAMENT every Tuesday at St. Elmo 7:30 pm $5 double elimination – winner takes all!
TIKI TUESDAYS at Bisbee Social Club (BSC) drink specials and exotic music
Weds July 5
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).
JACK FISTER’S WILDLIFE Hitching Post 7 pm
SPANISH LANGUAGE GROUP meets at Electric Brewing 4 – 6 pm
Thursday July 6
It’s a birthday party at the Hitching Post 7 pm with crazy world music from LOCOMUNDI
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 July 7
“The Human Jukebox” COREY SPECTOR Bisbee Social Club (BSC) 9 – midnight
ONE GHOST play originals and classic rock/new wave covers 7-10pm oneghost.bandcamp.com/follow_me Hitching Post 8 pm
JOE BAKER plays old-time country and Americana 8-11 pm Bisbee Grand https://www.joebakermusic.com/
BOB LOG III an incredible helmeted one-man blues band rocks Dot’s Diner/The Shady Dell 7 – 9 pm https://www.boblog111.com/
ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC at American Legion Post #16 7 – 9 pm. Open to vets and guests.- you could win a Yamaha Stratocaster! Show up for more details.
Saturday July 8
Bisbee Saturday Market 9-1 pm in Warren Vista Park live music from THE WHISKEY LICKERS while you shop and chitchat with Bisbee locals
CHESS CLUB meets every Saturday 10 am – noon at Copper Queen Library. All levels welcome, boards and pieces provided.
Please join the family and friends of Heather Green Wiechert to celebrate her life and art during the month of July. An artist reception will be held on Saturday, July 8th from 4-8 pm at Gallery 32 at Central School Project. Heather Green Wiechert was a well known Bisbee artist, a Gallery owner, a member of Central School Project and an art educator. Most importantly though she was a Mom, a Wife, a Daughter, a Sister and a Friend. Her life and her art made our hearts smile
The Grand Opening of the JF Thamm Gallery, which was undergoing renovations in the month of June, will be Saturday, July 8th, as part of the Second Saturday Art Walk, 5-8 pm. “Celebrating Bisbee” is the theme for the new exhibition, featuring the work of Ken Boe, Dennis Galloway, Russell Gillespie, Jill Harding, Suzanne McKee, Dylan Morgan, Pablo Pencil, John Thamm, and Tamara Thomas. Come meet the artists from 6-7 that evening, and stay for the poetry reading by Ken Boe, accompanied by Dylan Morgan on cello, which begins at 7. 40 Main St
Artist in residence KATIE MAE performs at Object Hotel 29 Main St followed by an open jam 6 – 8 pm
OUT OF THE BLUE perform jazz, funk, psychedelic, and blues every Saturday at Bisbee Social Club 2 – 5 pm
TWILIGHT BOYS do their piano-based classic rock/blues/60s-70s at Bisbee Grand 8-11 pm
St Elmo 9 – 2 am band TBA
Supergroup THE BISBEE RHYTHM REVIEW plays classic Soul and Surf covers at Bisbee Coffee Company 6 – 8 pm
FUN AND GAMES WITH SHAYLIN Hitching Post 8 pm
ONE GHOST play originals and classic rock/new wave covers 7-10pm oneghost.bandcamp.com/follow_me BSC 9 – midnight
GYPSY PIANO BLUES 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
COMMUNITY EVENT – not in Bisbee but featuring Bisbee bands and for a good cause
Join us at The Horned Toad in Sierra Vista July 8th when we bring together the community to fundraiser for two great organizations doing good work in the area. You could win things like chair time or art by a great local tattoo artist! Jam out to three awesome Arizona bands: Tres Palomas, The Bittersweet Way and The Steve Moramarco Conspiracy !
This event is 21+ Suggested $5 donation at the door 526 W Fry Blvd, Sierra Vista 3PM – 8PM
Peach’s Pantry’s mission is to provide food on weekends to school children in the Sierra Vista and surrounding areas who are economically disadvantaged in order to enrich their learning capabilities.
Sonoran Prevention Works was founded by and for people who use drugs. They started with a singular focus: everyone should have access to the knowledge, tools, and community they need to be safe and healthy
Sunday July 9
ECSTATIC DANCE on break for summer
JOE BAKER plays old-time country and Americana at Bisbee Coffee Company 10 am – noon https://www.joebakermusic.com/
Kafka 10 am – live world music often featuring members of Juniper Djinn and/or Mahavia
KURT HAUSER plays classical guitar at the Quarry for brunch 11 – 1 pm
MAKE ‘N TAKE WITH RENEE Hitching Post noon Dash Rabbit’s birthday with QUIET PLEASE 5 PM
JODY RUSH Acoustic 70s & Beyond Electric Brewing 3 – 5 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 plays the Thirsty Lizard 1 – 4 pm https://www.reverbnation.com/tshenrywebb
Bluegrass/folk/honkytony/country from THE PINE HILL HAINTS at the Courtyard. $10 5:30 doors 6:30 show https://sptfy.com/pinehillhaints
THE PANTHER BAND talented family playing originals and blues/classic rock covers Bisbee Grand 3 – 6 pm https://thepantherband.bandcamp.com/album/marching-toward-the-dust
COMEDY OPEN MIC Chuckleheads 8 pm – make us laugh, won’t you?
Monday July 10
POETS & CREATIVE WRITERS’ OPEN MIC at Copper Queen 5:13 pm
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!
POOL TOURNAMENT every Monday 7 pm Hitching Post.
FOOLALOOF, a palindromic improvisational musical ensemble featuring Brian Mullins, TS Henry Webb, John Cordes, and Evan Hubbard play every Monday 6 pm at the Bisbee Grand
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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Pirates of the High Desert Weekend Aug 11 – 13 https://www.bisbeepirateweekend.com/schedule
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
Please join us July 8 at our Grand Opening event for FREE pure drinking water and ice*! Purchase new containers and learn what makes our water the best! Located at 888 AZ-92, Bisbee, AZ. Event from 9am-3pm. Bottle purchase not necessary to receive free water and ice. Please bring your own clean bottles to refill. 10 gallons of water per vehicle, per day. One bag of ice per vehicle, per day, from 9am-12pm only. While supplies last.
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. Next event is July 21.
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
Nick Mueller offers private chess lessons for individuals and groups via Cascade Tutoring – email@example.com for more info
Free shuttle to and from Hitching Post on weekends contact Kevin 520 368 8538 Chris 520 368 8488
Have a tune in your head? Steve Moramarco will help you turn it into a song. One on one songwriting lessons email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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
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
This Week in Bisbee Person of the Week!
Joy Walden has lived in Bisbee since 1976 and has been doing her radio show on KBRP for 16 years! You can listen to the Comfort and Joy show every Sunday from 9 am – noon on 96.1 FM or online at kbrpradio.com!