Listen, we see. Not everyone will like the whole Christmas. In fact, we are willing to bet a lot more money with some of you – Ebenezer Colucci (ebenzer Scrooge) – turn away anything related to Holly, honeysuckle, or Christmas holiday. You may need to drink one or two cups to spend the holiday.
If so, the bars, clubs and music venues listed below are for you on Christmas Eve and Christmas Eve, and for those who want to escape from family and friends for a few hours, drink and dance. The following attractions in Phoenix will be open on Sunday. December 24 th, or Monday, December 25 th. Some will also have live music or other entertainment. Have fun and go home safely.
Renowned harmonica player Billy Watson will sing with local actors Bill Talsa and Rocket 88 at the Christmas Eve blues event on December 24. It opens at 7 pm and starts at 8 pm for $10.
DJ Froburn will be spinning up vinyl selections of the punk, salsa, garage, dub, and post-punk variety in the Rose Room on December 24 during the “Christmas Eve Wax Special.” The records start rolling at 9 p.m. Admission is free.
Wasted Grain in Scottsdale
If you’re down to drink up and rock out on Christmas Eve, over-the-top heavy metal tribute act Metalhead will stage an evening-long set in Wasted Grain’s main room starting at 9 p.m. Meanwhile, the 100 Proof Lounge upstairs will offer DJs and dancing. No cover.
Of course this Bikini will be open regular hours from 6 a.m. to 2 a.m. each day over the holidays. The staff will offer its usual mix of cheap drinks, entertaining bartenders, and colorful regulars.
Yucca Tap Room in Tempe
The Yucca will be busy with activity on both Christmas Eve and Christmas night. DoorBelle Blues will stage its Celebration Blues Jam with special guest from 9 to 11 a.m. on December 24. That evening, local indie pop band I Am Hologram will perform in the main starting at 8 p.m. On Christmas night, Page the Village Idiot will host an open mic session from 8 to 11 p.m. Admission is free to each event.
Coach House in Scottsdale
This Scottsdale dive prides itself on being open for business every night of the year without fail, including throughout the Christmas holiday weekend. You can get an early start to boot as Coach House opens up at 6 a.m. each day.
Ice House Tavern
This rink-side bar in Arcadia will offer drink deals like $2 wells, $3 pints, $5 Guinness drafts, $5 small domestic pitchers, and $10 large domestic pitchers starting at 3 p.m. on both Christmas Eve and Christmas night. Food specials will also be available.
It is a tradition for many valley drinkers and regular guests of the Swayzel Hotel to snore while diving on holiday. The staff are very happy to help them. They pour drinks from 10:30 to 2am on Christmas Eve and from 6 P. m.
Female magicians Olivia Garden and Barbara Seville will host a special Christmas Eve edition of “naughty or beautiful draggin bingo” on December 25. Prizes and drinks will start at 9:30 in the evening, not included. Lost leaves in downtown Phoenix.
The Lost Leaf
The local jazz / punk / hip-hop choir, no pagan, will light up the Fifth Street beer and tavern with their voice on Christmas Eve. Music starts at 9 P. m.-like any other activity in lost Leaf, there is no cover.