A handy guide for Music, Art + Culture this week in Bisbee, Arizona
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Featured Events of the Week
Tuesday Sept 26
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 Sept 27
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
MOTOBILLY feat. DAMMIT DAN AND MISS ANNA perform country classics on guitar and fiddle Hitching Post 2 – 5 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). It’s also Wing Wednesday – 50 cent wings with 7 flavors!
SPANISH LANGUAGE GROUP meets at Electric Brewing 4 – 6 pm
“Who Sang That?” with Darcy and Dash at St Elmo 7 pm. Guess the artist on the jukebox, win a prize.
Thursday Sept 28
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
Friday Sept 29
SCOTT MUHLEMAN AND BECA REYES play an eclectic mix of acoustic favorites at The Copper Queen 2:30 – 5 pm
Pre-party for Concert Without Borders at the Quarry 7:30 – midnight with DJ’s from Janktown Beats (PHX)
Brian Mullin’s FOOLALOOF is a palindromic improvisational musical experience featuring Lisle Ellis, T.S. Henry Webb, John Cordes, and Evan Hubbard at Hitching Post 8 pm
KARAOKE WITH JOE at Electric Brewing 6 pm
THE BARN SWALLOWS play gypsy jazz at The Shady Dell/Dot’s Diner 6:30 – 8:30 pm
“TOUCH OF EVIL” screens outdoors at the Central School Project. Touch of Evil is a 1958 American film noir written and directed by Orson Welles, who also stars in the film, alongside Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia, Akim Tamiroff and Marlene Dietrich. 6:30 pmWe have a limited number of chairs. Please bring your own if you can! Snacks and beverages for sale.
Saturday Sept 30
Bisbee Saturday Market 9-1 pm in Warren Vista Park live Americana/Folk music from UNCOMMON CROSSROADS while you shop and chitchat with Bisbee locals
Artist TRACY BROWN opening reception at Artemizia Gallery 818 Tombstone Ave 1 – 4 pm. Members free, non-members $10. www.artemizia.com Music by JUNIPER DJINN in the courtyard.
CHESS CLUB meets every Saturday 10 am – noon at Copper Queen Library. All levels welcome, boards and pieces provided.
OUT OF THE BLUE performs jazz, funk, psychedelic, and blues every Saturday at Bisbee Social Club 2 – 5 pm
SWING DANCE WORKSHOP with Jimmy Pines and Washboard Jere at Club Kilimanjahro aka Club K. 11 am – 3 pm $49 advance $55 door. Includes Two Step/Honky Tonk at Dot’s Diner/Shady Dell. Tickets and more info: www.azlindy.com (also see Featured Event at top of listing).
BI-NATIONAL CONCERT WITHOUT BORDERS at the border wall in Naco, AZ/Naco, MX east of the border crossing at the intersection of S. Humphry and Naco Hwy. 7 – 9 pm. Singers from schools in AZ and MX, student guitarists and professional local musicians.
The Pythian Castle presents “Stolen Moments” with art by DOUG WEBER, MATT COTTEN, EMMA PEARL, and music by TS HENRY WEBB 6 – 9 pm 29 OK St
TWO-STEP HONKY TONK NIGHT at Dot’s Diner/The Shady Dell Two Step Dance Lessons with Jimmy Pines and Washboard Jere with Live music with Brea Burns and The Boleros. BBQ and Cocktails. $10 cover 6:30 – 9 pm
A night of punk bands at St Elmo with PARANORMAL SEXXY, THE CANCELED, PRETTY UGLY, STANDARD DEVIANCE, OBFOS 8 pm
ONE GHOST rocks the Bisbee Grand with originals and classic rock/new wave covers 8 – 11 pm oneghost.bandcamp.com/follow_me
THE STEVE MORAMARCO CONSPIRACY play original “Punk Americana” music. Songwriter of “Satan, Lend Me a Dollar” featured on Showtime series Weeds https://sptfy.com/NcVS Bisbee Social Club (BSC) 9 – midnight
Silver Linings Photography presents the MEN OF BISBEE Calendar Release party Hitching Post 8 pm
JUNIPER DJINN play jazzy original Americana on the patio at Room 4 Bar in Silver King Hotel 7-10 pm www.juniperdjinn.com
DARAGH VAUGHAN AKA THE PIANO MAN plays originals and covers at Electric Brewing 2 – 5 pm
Sunday Oct 1
Kafka Coffeehouse 10 am – noon live world music often featuring members of Juniper Djinn and/or Mahavia
Bisbee Fiber Arts Shop is having its Grand Reopening on October 1 from 10-4. Loom and spinning demos. Handmade rugs, hats, jewelry and more. Music with Becca Reyes and Scott Muhleman 1-3. Light refreshments. 26 Howell Av. Basement t of the “Y”.
Bisbee Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony and party for FRANK TORNOE at St. Elmo. Starts at 2 pm
Traditional Country with JIMMY PINES & WASHBOARD JERE at Dot’s Diner/Shady Dell for brunch 11 – 1 pm https://sptfy.com/jimmypines
GYPSY PIANO BLUES tickles the ivories Hitching Post 2 – 4 pm
THE STEVE MORAMARCO CONSPIRACY plays original “Punk Americana” music https://sptfy.com/NcVS Electric Brewing 3 – 5 pm with special guest SIBARON
MIRANDA MURPHY plays indie folk rock at Bisbee Grand 3 – 6 pm
COMEDY OPEN MIC Chuckleheads 8 pm – make us laugh, won’t you? Winner of audience award gets $10 prize
OUT OF THE BLUE play jazz, blues, funk, and psychedelic at Thirsty Lizard 1 – 4 pm
Monday Oct 2
NO PLACE LIKE HOME – Movie, trivia, music and community gathering at St Elmo 7 pm.
MONDAY NIGHT COMMUNITY PIZZA AND POTLUCK EVENINGS at St. Johns in Old Bisbee.
6:00-9:00 NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON PREMISES You can bring salads, finger foods, and desserts if you like. They’ll be discussing the future of Monday Night Pizza as an open music jam with potluck similar as used to be at Moore’s Meat Market when Steve owned it. Please join in with your ideas and sounds. 19 Sowles Ave
POOL TOURNAMENT every Monday 7 pm Hitching Post.
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.)
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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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Plein Air Festival and Competition Oct 12 – 15 register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2023-bisbee-plein-air-festival-registration-649314897337
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/
Sidepony Music Festival 10 Nov 10 – 12 https://sideponyexpressmusicfestival.com/
This Week in Bisbee Useful Links
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
Discover Bisbee Arizona – the official website of Bisbee with Queen Mine tour and reservations: https://www.discoverbisbee.com/
Bisbee Enclave: Online directory of businesses in Bisbee: https://bisbeeenclave.com/
Forever Bisbee Blog: https://foreverbisbee.com/
Bisbee Wire – Bisbee financials, left-leaning politics http://bisbeewire.com/
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we invite you to this month’s Women in Business Mixer in Bisbee. Together with Destino Mexican Boutique, we are excited to meet, connect, and share with small business owners and entrepreneurs while having an amazing time. Come and learn about small business resources available while enjoying delicious Mexican snacks, sweets, and drinks. Event Details: Wednesday, September 27th, 5:30 – 8 pm Destino Boutique 42 Main St Bisbee, AZ
Does social media overwhelm you when it comes to showing the world your art?
Join us for a one hour free workshop that will go over the basics of social media for artists.
We will talk about: Why you want to build an online presence. How to share your work with the digital world. And how to build community and engagement online. This a short class for the social media beginner is tailored towards our artist community. This class will be taught by Bisbee Arts Commission member Holly Priestley. Holly is a strategy coach for entrepreneurs and freelancers. This class will take place in the second-story community room of Central School Project. Please email us @ email@example.com with any questions. Thursday Sept 28 5:30 pm
MONSTERS WANTED Halloween weekend at Mike High Ranch. If you love Halloween as much as we do, then consider joining us as “Monsters” to help with directing guests, candy distribution, joke telling, and as guides on the Haunted House tour. Are you interested? This is a fun community volunteer opportunity for anyone over the age of 18, or under 18 if you come with your parent or legal guardian. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Bisbee High School Drama Class productions—but our best rewards are the screams! Read frightening details here: https://www.gardensatmilehighranch.com/halloween-1
The Bisbee Woman’s Club is holding its 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!
A Reminder that Central School is holding the annual ReMake Art Show Nov 17. This show calls for our creative community to work in the art of assemblage, harnessing the power of discarded junk, manufactured items, shiny things, scraps, ephemera, and bereft materials. We ask that the art is made entirely, or in part, of things not intended as art materials. More info: https://www.centralschoolproject.org/remake2023
Lonie Mitchell’s dance lessons have moved to the Covenant Presbyterian Church Annex. We will have social dancing after the lessons in West Coast Swing and Salsa. Only $5 per person. More info: 480 586 5961.
Donation box at Thamm Gallery 40 Main for the Bisbee Art Association’s Art Supply Swap at Bisbee Saturday Market on October 7. Please feel free to drop by and leave unwanted art supplies …
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
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
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!
Dana House is a cornerstone in the art/music scene, helping with the Saturday Market as well as booking artists and bands from all over the world at the Quarry, which is celebrating its NINTH year in Bisbee. Tell her you saw her in TWIB!