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Bisbee Grand Hotel Bar & Restaurant. Booze. Beds. Food. Live Music. Burlesque. Voted #1 Venue in Cochise County! 61 Main St 520-432-5900 www.bisbeegrandhotel.com
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Tuesday May 16
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 fireplace (video of fire in spring/summer)
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!
TIKI TUESDAYS at Bisbee Social Club (BSC) drink specials and exotic music
KARYN ANN and HAYLEY LYNN from Portland offer up indie/soul/folk jams 7 pm at the Quarry
Weds May 17
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).
SPANISH LANGUAGE GROUP meets at Electric Brewing 4 – 6 pm
MIRANDA MURPHY plays indie folk rock at Copper Queen 7 – 9 pm
The Hitching Post continue their weekly Classic Concert series with 1983’s STOP MAKING SENSE by TALKING HEADS, considered by host DJ LeFreak to be the best concert film of all time. 7pm
Thursday May 18
MAHAVIA play Flamenco and Spanish music with powerful vocals Bisbee Grand 7-10 pm www.mahavia.com
TAMELA TURTLE’S THEATRICAL THIRD THURSDAY at Hitching Post 6-9 pm. Expect music, crazy costumes, and games.
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
OPEN JAM at Empyrion Hookah Lounge 6 pm. They supply the guitars, you supply the jam. $15 includes hookah and tobacco
Friday May 19
PORCH PARTY 121 Black Knob View – meet your Warren neighbors – bring a dish, beverage, and musical instrument if you play. 6 pm
BIG AL AND THE SHITKICKERS play country with KAYLA VON DER HEIDE Bisbee Social Club (BSC) 9 – midnight www.kaylavonderheide.com
Ambient noise from LID ISMUTH, ZACK HANSEN, BLACK BAPTIST, GROUP SYMMETRY, SKULLFOLK at the Quarry 8 pm
Supergroup THE BISBEE RHYTHM REVIEW play classic Soul and Surf covers at Hitching Post 8 pm
Mike’s Amazing KARAOKE Experience now every Friday 6-10 pm Electric Brewing
JAY MEYER plays original music at Room 4 Bar patio at the Silver King 8 – 10 pm
FLOW WITH THE GLOW DANCE PARTY at the Wiggle Room 9 pm
Saturday May 20
Bisbee Saturday Market 9-1 pm in Warren Vista Park live music from Bisbee Music Hall of Famer PAT PANTHER while you shop and chitchat with Bisbee locals
Indie pop from ALEX WILKERSON at Bisbee Coffee Company 10 am
CHESS CLUB on break until June
OUT OF THE BLUE perform jazz, funk, psychedelic, and blues every Saturday at Bisbee Social Club 2 – 5 pm
Bisbee legend TS HENRY WEBB, a former member of CBS supergroup The Flock plays the Copper Queen 3 – 6 pm
Folk from MATTHEW JAMES BROWN Bisbee Grand 3 – 6 pm https://sptfy.com/matthewjamesbrown
Bisbee Community Chorus presents “Broadway to Bach: A Spring Sing!” on Saturday, May 20, 5pm and Sunday, May 21, 3pm, at the Presbyterian Annex, 24 Howell Avenue in Old Bisbee. Admission $15, under 18 free. Lots of variety from our friends and neighbors singing the Mamas and the Papas, Pachelbel, Stephen Sondheim, songs from the American folk tradition, and more.
BIG DEMONS conjure up some indie rock at Bisbee Grand 8-11 pm
BARNABY AND THE BUTCHER rock Dot’s Diner for dinner 6:30 – 8:30 pm https://sptfy.com/barnabybutcher
St Elmo 9 – 2 am band TBA
Rockabilly from THE ROCKETZ and JOHNNY ROCKIT at the Hitching Post 8 pm
Indie rock from THE MARCH DIVIDE BSC 9 – midnight https://sptfy.com/marchdivide
AULD LANG SYNE, a talented family band with a new album play on the patio at Room 4 Bar in Silver King Hotel 7-10 pm https://auldlangsyne.bandcamp.com/
OBSCURE MOVIE NIGHT at Empyrion Hookah Lounge 6 pm. $15 includes hookah and tobacco. Tonight’s feature is chosen by audience vote.
DARAGH VAUGHAN AKA THE PIANO MAN plays originals and covers at Electric Brewing 2 – 5 pm
St Johns Players Presents: Prisoner of Second Avenue by Neil Simon 2 pm – 4 pm
Edna and Mel are a struggling, middle-aged couple living in New York City. Mel has just lost his job, the walls of their apartment are much too thin, and the city is in the middle of a heat wave. Quickly, in a crowded apartment in the most crowded city in the world, all hell breaks loose, and it becomes apparent that the only thing Mel and Edna can rely on are the people closest to them.
Tickets are $10 at the door. Food drinks will be available.
There will also be an art raffle during intermission featuring local artists. Proceeds from ticket sales and the art raffle will be donated to the Naco Wellness Initiative
St Johns Episcopal Church 19 Sowels
Sunday May 21
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). LAST DANCE UNTIL END OF SUMMER.
Indie rock from THE MARCH DIVIDE at The Quarry for brunch 11 am https://sptfy.com/marchdivide
St Johns Players Presents: Prisoner of Second Avenue by Neil Simon 6 pm – 8 pm
$10 St Johns Episcopal Church 19 Sowles Tickets: https://www.simpletix.com/e/st-johns-players-presents-prisoner-of-seco-tickets-127905
Free In-Person Presentation: The Contributions to Bisbee’s Mining History and Mineralogy Made by Richard W. Graeme III 2:00 pm at the Covenant Presbyterian Church (next to the Copper Queen Hotel). This free program is sponsored by Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum and Bisbee Restoration Museum.
Richard W. Graeme III redefined Bisbee’s mineralogy. His interest in minerals developed in his early years and aggressively continued for the next seven decades. During this time, he made a number of important mineralogical discoveries, but more importantly, he published and freely shared the information.
Thomas Cicchelli celebration of life with Chad and Lindsey West 2 pm Hitching Post
Indie rock from THE MARCH DIVIDE 5 pm https://sptfy.com/marchdivide
Kafka 10 am – live world music often featuring members of Juniper Djinn and/or Mahavia
Opening reception of AntManBee, including recent paintings and live Sonic illustrations with special guest, “sonic field technician” Bruce at Kafka.
JODY RUSH plays oldies from the 70s and 80s Electric Brewing 3 – 5 pm
GERRY BUTTERWICK brings his 12-string and Americana set list to Thirsty Lizard 1 – 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
LARRY REDHOUSE QUARTET play a fusion of jazz, latin, and funk 4:30 pm St Elmo
Bisbee Hall-of-famer and member of The Flock TS HENRY WEBB plays the Bisbee Grand 1 – 5 pm https://www.reverbnation.com/tshenrywebb
COMEDY OPEN MIC Chuckleheads 8 pm – make us laugh, won’t you?
Monday May 22
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!
Affordable and low-income housing citizens group meets at the Wiggle Room 6 pm
KARAOKE at Hitching Post 7 pm
Pool tournament every Monday 7pm 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.thecopperpigibsbee.com for menu
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
For science-related events and activities visit www.bisbeesciencelab.org
Giant Vinyl Record Estate Sale Rare find 10,000 records plus from private collection 1 Dollar each
Most in very good condition. Saturday May 20th 9am till 4pm 1 Cochise Row for more info.
Text : 917 664 8353
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 email@example.com
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
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