Events

THE RETROS @9pm

Formed in 1996, THE RETROS, Seattle’s original 80’s New Wave tribute band, tore up the scene performing for thousands of fans across the region and the country, opening for many top 80’s artists. After 15 years together the group took a break…. until now.
The time has come for the return of THE RETROS, with a fresh new lineup, playing all your favorite 80’s hits with many exciting new surprises!
Expect to dance, expect to sing, expect to sweat, and expect to have the time of your life!

ALTERED 90’s @9pm

We are PUMPED up to play The Swiss! We can’t wait to bring T Town ALL the 90’s Alternative Rock and Grunge Hits we can muster up! Let’s GET it Tacoma!

Famous 1990’s quote
“Stop Livin On A Prayer and
Start Smelling Like Teen Spirit.”

EROTIC CITY PRINCE PURPLE PARTY! @9pm

Dearly Beloved, we are gathered here today to pay homage to The Late Great PRINCE!
With a complete live stage show, when its time to party like its 1999, Erotic City Prince Tribute doesn’t hold back with the high heels, the lace pants, the ‘infamous’ purple coat, and all of the sexiness you will get in a Prince show. If you’re ever in need of you purple fix, Erotic City will definitely show up in a little red corvette with darling Nikki and create some controversy in the after world.

Don your favorite purple attire, and expect food and drink specials to match.

Tickets are available now at brownpapertickets.com.

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4275781?fbclid=IwAR0kuqCPq2U8YXSh_PfB68dbeqzR8WP6OY_6bkNnotjoaofNfcRoxmTHtuo

UNTZ: DJ DANCE PARTY @9pm

On August 2nd 2019 we will be bringing you the best djs we could find to play the best music they could find.

First off in the evening we will have Dj Minus. He has been playng top40 in the clubs for 2 decades and playing Dnb and breaks and house undercover under different dj names for over 2 decades. Get there early for some dope music and video. 9-10pm

Next we have OMARVELOUS he’s a local legend who’s been throwing down house music since he could walk. He is not one to miss. He has helped run Ocean Grooves the premier EDM promotion crew in Tacoma. Be sure to check out their Electric Taco Tuesdays at the Airport Tavern every Tuesday. 10-11pm

In the 11 O’clock spot we have Seattle DJ Miss Min-D. She is one of the founders of Fraktured a badd ass sunday night at Kremwork in Seattle. She can throw down breaks and anything else she wants. I’ve never heard a bad selection from her. 11-12am

Last we have a Tacoma legend who has his own record store and makes his own dj gear. He has the deepest knowledge of music I have ever seen also. He has ran 2 record labels and has a studio. He’s been a part of Ocean Grooves since the beginning also. Ive enjoyed all the sets i’ve heard him spin over the years. make sure you show up for DJ DAB.

21+
$10 cover
9pm-1:00am

SEE YOU THERE!

HARMONIOUS FUNK @9pm

HARMONIOUS FUNK does Top 40 and cover music from the 80’s, 90’s early 2000’s and current. They have been captivating audiences, and keeping people dancing as soon as they hit Stage! Don’t miss this All-Star performance from this funky bunch.

GROOVE NATION @9pm

The GROOVE NATION Band is an electrifying band featuring 3 exceptionally dynamic front line vocalists, and a rock solid rhythm section.

Let’s get DANCEY!

 

PROM DATE MIXTAPE: @9pm

PROM DATE MIXTAPE  returns to The Swiss with an homage to the iconic 80s mecca where art, music and nightlife intersected! 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.

SUITE CLARITY CD RELEASE PARTY! w/ IN ALL HONESTY & ARCFALL @9pm

SUITE CLARITY is releasing their Sophomore album “The Enigma” on July 19th at the Swiss in Tacoma!Tacoma rock darlings play hard rock & heavy metal for fans of Halestorm, Iron Maiden, and Alter Bridge!

IN ALL HONESTY have decided to pursue the dream of creating a more unique and diverse sound. Currently the bands effort, determination, sacrifice, hardship, and challenging obstacles have shown that music is their true passion.

ARCFALL opens.

HISTORY HAPPY HOUR: Tacoma’s Music History @6pm (free)

In this installment of Steve’s History Happy Hour, local historian, writer and all around man about town, Steve Dunkelberger will be talking about Tacoma’s contributions to music from the foxtrot and jazz to doo-wop, rock and grunge. The talk, as always, will be free but donations to the Knights of Pythias will be greatly appreciated.

Sponsored by the City of Tacoma’s Historic
Preservation Office.