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Tuesday June 6
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 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
PAINT PARTY by Laurie Ann at the Bisbee Table 5 – 8 pm – register at 520 508-3713 2 Copper Queen Plaza
Weds June 7
OPEN ART GATHERING 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).
This week at the Rock-n-Roll Dive-in The Hitching Post presents Erasure live at the Apollo in Manchester, UK, filmed in 1992. Show starts at 7pm.
SPANISH LANGUAGE GROUP meets at Electric Brewing 4 – 6 pm
Thursday June 8
Folk-rock from KATSUK Bisbee Grand 7 pm https://sptfy.com/katsuk1
CONSPIRACY BINGO WITH YOUR HOST STEVE MORAMARCO. A new twist on a classic game. We’ll be pulling balls and talking about your favorite conspiracies. Free tin foil hats! Hitching Post 7 pm
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 June 9
Opening reception at Central School Project 5:30 – 8:30 pm OSCAR MOYA “Maquila Blues” & INGRID LEYVA “#Mexican Shoppers” Both are currently based in El Paso and Cd Juarez. Though of different generations, mediums, and aesthetics, these two artists are hand in glove in their determined meditation and artistic dedication to seeing, and in turn, creating personal visual stories.
MAKE ‘N TAKE ART NIGHT with Renee Harper Hitching Post 8 pm $5 fee includes instructions, supplies, and a pair of beautiful earrings you get to wear and treasure. Plus learn how to use Shrinkets. Renee is onwner of Old Bisbee Ghost Tour & Sweet Midnight. She has a BFA from OTIS College of Art & Design and has been making body adornment for over 35 years.
Indie rock from HAPPY AND THE GHOSTS Bisbee Social Club (BSC) 9 – midnight
Spaghetti Western. Classic Country. Surf. Latin. Soundtrack from THE DUST UPS 8-11 pm Bisbee Grand
JAY MEYER plays solo on the patio at Room 4 Bar in Silver King Hotel
El Paso punk invasion SINBUENOS, TRASH BAGUETTE, HOT BACHS at the Quarry 9 pm
Saturday June 10
Bisbee Saturday Market 9-1 pm in Warren Vista Park live music from a rock n’ roll band from Flagstaff (son of Heather and Chrisvof the Copper Pig) 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.
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/
Join us for a special art opening for Russell “Catdaddy” Gillespie!
Meet the artist, check out his new original art, and enjoy some refreshments from 6 – 8 p.m Redbone Vintage. Find us at the corner of Subway and Shearer, behind Western Bank
Subway Gallery Members & Guests show 5 – 8 pm 43 Brewery ave in the Silver King Hotel. www.bisbeesubwaygallery.com
Comic KRISTINE LEVINE at Chuckleheads 8 pm As a comedian, her refreshing candor and unflinching, twisted perspectives on life, love and dysfunction have earned her a reputation as a biting, brutal cross between Lenny Bruce and Roseanne Barr. Tickets $10 https://www.chuckleheadsaz.com/
GAME OF SHROOMS is like an Easter Egg Hunt for art and celebrates the spirit of unexpected surprises. The next Game of Shrooms is happening June 10. On that day, artists from all over the world hide their original mushroom-themed artwork in public places and then give hints on social media for others to find AND keep. There will be mushroom art by multiple artists hidden in Bisbee Saturday.
OUT OF THE BLUE perform jazz, funk, psychedelic, and blues every Saturday at Bisbee Social Club (BSC) 2 – 5 pm
Singer-songwriter FRANCIS LARSON Bisbee Grand 3 – 6 pm https://sptfy.com/francislarson1
Indie rock from HAPPY AND THE GHOSTS Bisbee Grand 8-11 pm
ROCKUS play classic rock and new wave covers St Elmo 9 – 2 am
Jam band PLANCK (PHX) rock The Quarry 8 PM Instagram.com/plancktheband
TRIVIA NIGHT WITH FALLON Hitching Post 8 pm
BSC 9 – midnight TBA
Indie rock from MOONLIGHT BEACH CLUB on the patio at Room 4 Bar in Silver King Hotel 7-10 pm https://sptfy.com/moonlightbeachclub
DARAGH VAUGHAN AKA THE PIANO MAN plays originals and covers at Electric Brewing 2 – 5 pm
Surf-rock from SHRIMP CHAPERONE at Dot’s Diner 6:30 – 8 :30 pm https://sptfy.com/shrimpchaperone
Sunday June 11
ECSTATIC DANCE on break for summer
Kafka 10 am – live world music often featuring members of Juniper Djinn and/or Mahavia
Bisbee Hall-of-Famer TS HENRY WEBB at Thirsty Lizard 1 – 4 pm
MUTTS AND MIMOSAS Hitching Post 10 am bring your (leashed) pup for dog wash and/or nail trims ($5 each) to benefit the animal shelter
JODY RUSH Acoustic 70s & Beyond 2 pm Hitching Post
GERRY BUTTERWICK brings his 12-string and Americana set list to Electric Brewing 2 – 4 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
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 June 12
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!
POETS & CREATIVE WRITERS’ OPEN MIC at Copper Queen 5:13 pm
POOL TOURNAMENT every Monday 7:30 pm Hitching Post.
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. https://www.bisbeesilverkinghotel.com/room-4-bar
Your business here – contact me for info
Bisbee Pride June 16 – 18
Pirates of the High Desert Weekend Aug 11 – 13
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
Are you a Bisbee resident and looking for something fun to do with your family during the month of June? This year the Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum has designated the month of June to invite Bisbee residents to visit the Museum free of charge. Simply flash your driver’s license showing your residency to come see the changes and experience the fun of discovering history at the Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum! Located in the heart of Bisbee’s historic Arts & Culture District, the Museum is open every day, from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.
The Bisbee Rotary Club is celebrating its centennial. The theme commemorates these 100 years.
4th of July Parade, 2023 11:00 AM – START TIME 10:30 AM – Be lined up and ready.
9:00 AM – On-site registration begins. Applications are available online https://bisbeerotaryclub.us
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
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 520 982 5919
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
Bisbee Person of the Week!
It’s none other than world-famous comedian and Warren resident DOUG STANHOPE! Here he is after participating in The Hitching Post’s carnival dunk tank fundraiser for the Bisbee Animal Shelter. You can listen to his podcast and find out about tour dates and more at https://www.dougstanhope.com/ – tell him you saw him in TWIB!