Post Punks:  Forged from the gutters and alleys of Seattle, Washington, this ain’t your grandmas cover band. Hear the songs you love again, for the first time…

Echo and The Bunnymen, Talk Talk, ‘Til Tuesday, INXS, Simple Minds, Billy Idol, When in Rome, Psychedelic Furs, Flock of Seagulls, Berlin, Cyndi Lauper, Bowie, The Cure, Yaz, Duran Duran, Depeche Mode, The Fixx, New Order, Siouxsie and The Banshees, Spandau Ballet, A-Ha, Roxy Music,Human League, Smiths, etc..


PROM DATE MIXTAPE  returns to The Swiss with an homage to the iconic 80s mecca where art, music and nightlife intersected: DANCETERIA!! Let us take you back to a time when the 80s were never predictable and the music was AMAZING!!

Prom Date Mixtape is the ultimate live 80’s tribute band experience. The definitive choice for any 80’s themed party or event, Prom Date Mixtape delivers the most authentic and energetic renditions of classic 80’s pop and new wave you will ever hear. You’ll be dancing all night to hit after memorable hit.


Festival of Friends Events brings exciting innovation to recreational musicianship through uniquely curated shows and events that feature a rotating roster of musicians performing a 16 to 20-song set of classic tracks from iconic bands and artists based on a particular theme. We call it bandsharing.

The twist: No group rehearsals beforehand. It’s plug-n-play live performance.

This exclusive Tacoma event “Decades of Rock / Fire and Rain” will feature a 20-song set with material from an array of iconic bands and artists including material by AC/DC, Garbage, Blind Melon, Eric Clapton, The Pointer Sisters, The Beatles, Rage Against The Machine, Fleetwood Mac and many more!


DOORS AT 8PM, MUSIC STARTS AT 9PM (Festival of Friends will open the show followed by Grim Statistic).

21 and over.

Advance tickets on-sale now (see ticket link below). $8 in advance, $8 (cash only) at the door. This event is open to the public.

Come support local music and recreational musicianship with Festival of Friends Events!

Life Celebration for Jon Sybert @4pm

A celebration of Jon Sybert’s life and memory. Jon was instrumental in organizing the annual Friends of the Holiday’s fund raiser music event that raised funds to benefit low income families in the Tacoma area. He managed this event for over seventeen years. There are many families that he helped to feed at Christmas time. This is open to the public and everyone that knew Jon and worked with him over the years.
Music lineup:
PETTY CASH: Northwest’s only Johnny Cash and Tom Petty tribute band. They play all the best hits from both bands. 4pm
T-Town Aces 5pm
Felix Band 6pm
Blues Redemption: Blues 7pm
Twang Junkies: Alt-Country/Outlaw/Rock 8pm


History Happy Hour Trivia: Tacoma Trivia Night
Wednesday, March 20, 6:00-8:00 PM
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub
1904 Jefferson Ave., Tacoma
All ages welcome!
FREE to play.

Test your Tacoma and Washington State trivia knowledge with the Washington State Historical Society, City of Tacoma Historic Preservation Office, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, and Tacoma Historical Society. Facts, fun and prizes aplenty!