Friday, September 3, 2010

Club Congress celebrates it’s 25th anniversary with a Tucson Music Reunion

KXCI Presents! a Tucson Music Reunion! The longest-running night club on this side of the Mississippi is celebrating their 25th anniversary! But this year, it’s not about us! It’s about you… how you and your friends used to hole up in Nino’s watching River Roses rockin’ out til dawn. How you found your husband at the Casino Ballroom and got pregnant after watching Love LTD. It’s about the Tucson you knew back in the day. And it’s all here.. the bands, the photos, the memories (yep, even those you tried to forget!) Highlights include KXCI's own Petey Mesquitey in a reunion with The Dusty Chaps Saturday; Phantom Limbs, River Roses and Naked Prey reunions Friday; and the Rainer Tribute and BBQ Sunday. Tune in for a Studio 2A reunion performance re-broadcast with the River Roses Friday at 3:30pm on The Home Stretch.

The 2010 Club Congress Anniversary Party will be host to 3-days worth of music and good-ole fashion Tucson nostalgia this Friday Saturday and Sunday. To help celebrate and bring back the best of memories, we have an amazing line-up.


8p.m.: Nino’s Stage (indoors): Phantom Limbs, River Roses, Naked Prey, Anything’s Good, Infinite Beauties. Surprise guests. 7 p.m.: El Casino Ballroom Stage (outdoors): Love Ltd., Los Nawdy Dawgs, Ballet Folklorico Tapatio, Trio Amanecer, Mariachi Tesoro del Tucson, host Raul Aguirre. Saturday, Sept. 4 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Vinyl Revival Record Fair Noon: Fort Lowell Records Stage (outdoor patio): Tracy Shedd, Young Mothers, DJ Vinyl Baron. 5 p.m.: Big L’s Sonoran Hot Dog Jamboree (outdoor stage): Fish Karma and the Love Generation, Gila Bend, Merle Jagger, DJ Carl Hanni, plus special guest. 8:30 p.m.: Poco Loco Stage (outdoor stage): The Dusty Chaps, Ned Sutton and the Benders. 10:30 p.m.: Night Train Stage (outdoor stage): Bad Manners, Gentlemen Afterdark, DJ Spyder Rhodes. 7 p.m.: Club Congress Stage (indoor stage): Low Max, Creosote, Beyond 7. 11p.m.: Club Congress (indoors): Bang! Bang! dance party with MEN.

Sunday, Sept. 5 5 p.m.: Rainer BBQ (outdoor stage): Howe Gelb, Kevin Pakulis, Sunny Italy aka Ned Gittings featuring Rudy Ptacek, Ned Sutton, Joe Pena, Van Christian, Billy Sedlmayr, Stefan George. Featuring John Venet, Nick Augustine, Bruce Halper, Will Clipman and more; host Dave LaRussa. 8 p.m.: Airport Lounge Stage hosted by Bebe McPhereson with special guest Serge: Club Congress Stage (indoors): The Pork Torta, Al Foul, Mr, Chick Cashman and His Swinging Nomads, Borts Minorts. 8:30 p.m.: Finale (outdoor stage): Crooked Fingers, The Mynabirds, Sidewinders and Friends, Paula Jean Brown.


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