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December 12 @ 8:00 pm - 12:30 am

Electric Funeral is a night of extreme and heavy metal on vinyl. Uncle Chair and Beavis Christ are your reluctant trip sitters. Beavis Christ and Uncle Chair will be playing fresh cuts of death, doom, crust, black metal, and sludge; all on vinyl, starting at 8pm. No cover No shelterNo sniveling.


December 13 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Mega Bog performs Sister with support from La Cerca.Mega BogMega Bog is the fluid musical moniker of songwriter Erin Elizabeth Birgy, a Pacific Northwestern rodeo child with an unmistakable laugh, who was allegedly cursed upon conception. She has spent the last ten years channeling, capturing, and releasing her unique bouquet of fragrant, sci-fi pop experiments with a handful of bicoastal collaborators. Mega Bog has visited a significant portion of the Western world, frequently looping the USA and Europe to sing…


December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

ADOBE DISCO Toy Drive! Bring a Toy, get in free; or $5 for an enthralling melange of house, disco, and breaks bumpin' till last call.Adobe Disco returns to Sister! We're going to seriously have an unserious good time! We're doing a toy drive, so bring an unwrapped toy to donate instead of, or in addition to, the 5 dollar cover. Adobe Disco is for the kids!! In addition, we've got the ampu-disco leg going to benefit Carrie Tingley Hospital. Let's…


December 15 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Moonstone Pop-Up : Shopping, Music, FoodDecember's Moonstone Pop-Up will be on Sunday, December 15th and will feature a variety of local vendors and artisans to meet your pre-holiday needs. Come find that certain something for that special someone!


December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Eric McFadden returns to Sister for a night of top-shelf, homegrown electric guitar playin'. Support from Kate Vargas and GRAL Bros.Eric McFadden is a guitar virtuoso/songwriter/vocalist. He has toured the world both as a solo artist, as well as with funk legend George Clinton (Parliament/Funkadelic), and rock legend Eric Burdon (The Animals). McFadden is a member of the new supergroup, T.E.N, alongside Thomas Pridgen (Mars Volta) and Norwood Fisher (Fishbone). McFadden spent years touring extensively with the Eric McFadden Trio…


December 20 @ 8:00 pm - 1:15 am

All Vinyl Soul Dance Party-- always a great time.Leftover Soul is a recurring all vinyl soul dance party with a perpetually grooving dance floor. DJ Leftovers spins the best soul records you've never heard; to keep the boogie strong all night long. This month we welcome Morning Remorse from Portland, OR. $5 cover gets in the door and your shoes will get you moving on the dance floor!


December 21 @ 8:00 pm - 1:30 am

The Krampus Ugly Sweater PartyOn Saturday, December 21st, join Sister Bar and Darkroom Horror for the ugliest, sweateriest, partiest Ugly Sweater Party in all of Downtown Albuquerque.Musical performances by Tone Ranger, Sage Cornelius, and DJ Wae Fonkey.get your photo taken with Krampus at the darkroom horror photobooth!$10 21+ w/ valid ID*bring an ugly sweater!


December 28 @ 8:00 pm - 1:30 am

Flashback 80's Music Video Dance Party is BACK AGAIN! End the year with a bang, party like it's 1999.Flashback 80's Music Video Dance Party is BACK AGAIN! End the year with a bang, party like it's 1999.


January 11, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am

The Zone Out crew dishes up exotic musical morsels to feed your brain. An ecclectic mix of sweet, smooth, and effervescent tunes.Zone Out isn't just any DJ night. It's Another DJ Night. Selectors Tech Rider, Roxford, and Trans Europe Caress will be conducting the festivities, this time ruminating on visions of sun-kissed synth psych and disco/pop, foreign and forgotten. No cover. Celebrate Tech Rider's birthday, too!


January 14, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Reverend Horton Heat returns to Sister for a night of rock and roll legends.Loaded guns, space heaters, and big skies. Welcome to the lethal littered landscape of Jim Heath’s imagination. True to his high evangelical calling, Jim is a Revelator, both revealing & reinterpreting the country-blues-rock roots of American music. He’s a time-travelling space-cowboy on a endless interstellar musical tour, and we are all the richer & “psychobillier” for getting to tag along. Seeing REVEREND HORTON HEAT live is…


January 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Punk rock legends, Black Flag, return to Sister.BLACK FLAG is an American band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, CA by guitarist, primary songwriter, and sole continuous member Greg Ginn. Their discography includes seven studio albums and two live albums. The band has released all of their material on Ginn’s independent label, SST Records beginning with 1981’s Damaged. Vocalist, Mike Vallely, first sang with the band as a guest vocalist in 2003, before becoming the band’s fifth vocalist and touring…


January 31, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 12:30 am

Cursive and Cloud Nothings perform Sister on a co-headlining bill.CURSIVEOver the past two decades, Cursive has become known for writing smart, tightly woven concept albums where frontman Tim Kasher turns his unflinching gaze on specific, oftentimes challenging themes, and examines them with an incisively brutal honesty. 2000’s Domestica dealt with divorce; 2003’s The Ugly Organ tackled art, sex, and relationships; 2006’s Happy Hollow skewered organized religion; 2009’s Mama, I’m Swollen grappled with the human condition and social morality; and 2012’s…


February 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

STBTTLCO, Constant Harmony, nowhiteflag sonic mastication of immense magnitudeShake The Baby Till The Love Comes Out is a 2-piece band from New York, combining jazz, speed-punk, and mathcore into a rollicking journey of interpretive rippage.Constant Harmony and nowhiteflag provide local support for this night of bleeding-edge aural aggression.


February 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Ezra Furman performs at Sister with support from Kelley Stoltz.Chicagoan Ezra Furman’s second solo album ‘Day Of The Dog’ has finally gained him the attention that he deserves. Two BBC6 Music sessions with Marc Riley and Marc’s enthusiastic support have helped spread the word.Extensive touring with his band the Boy Friends in the UK and Europe in 2014 has built up a dedicated live following and a growing reputation as one of the most exciting live acts around. Ezra’s emotional honesty,…

Rome & Duddy

February 26, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Rome of Sublime with Rome and Duddy of Dirty Heads will be making a stop at Sister on February 26th for their co-headlining acoustic tour!Don't miss this rare opportunity to see Rome of Sublime with Rome and Duddy of Dirty Heads, live in an intimate venue. They will be playing new original material as well as favorites from their respective bands. This show will sell out and advance tickets are highly recommended.


March 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 12:30 am

Blockhead live at Sister"New York-bred producer Blockhead is back with Bubble Bath, his tenth solo effort and follow-up to this year’s Free Sweatpants album, which featured MCs such as Aesop Rock and Open Mike Eagle. Like the majority of his extensive catalog, Bubble Bath is soaking in 12 tracks of instrumental bliss." -hiphopdxsupport TBA $12 adv / $15 day of show


March 21, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

OM returns to Sister on Saturday, March 21 with Wovenhand as support.OMWhere GOD IS GOOD was the first step in a more ornate and sophisticated direction for OM, ADVAITIC SONGS achieves a level of composition that would’ve been impossible to foresee. There remains the singularity of purpose that is the core of all OM records, but no single reason can account for this comprehensive nature of their evolution.On this album the core primary sound of OM remains, yet everything reaches…


March 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The Mauskovic Dance Band live and in person at Sister BarThe Mauskovic Dance Band– a heady, tropical blend of cumbia, Afro-Caribbean rhythms and space disco, culminating in a vibrant hypnotic groove destined for bustling dancefloors. The Mauskovic Dance Band is the brainchild of the Amsterdam-based producer and musician, Nicola Mauskovic (Altin Gün, W.I.T.C.H., Jacco Gardner).Entirely self-produced, the band has reiterated their favourite elements of the 70s and 80s legacy of the Afro-Latin psychedelic music of Colombia and Peru, interpreting it…


April 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

of Montreal returns to Sister with support from Locate S,1.Kevin and Christina make out in a car at the airport, flipping off the police officer that tells them to keep moving. Kevin and Christina discuss taking ecstasy as couple’s therapy. Kevin and Christina break down and then reconnect. The new love we heard about on the last of Montreal record, White is Relic/Irrealis Mood, is settling. If that was the falling-in-love record, then this is the staying-in-love record. That was…


April 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am

Poliça performs their dark, vivid pop at Sister.POLIÇAhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iLs-yHQmNQIf the opening moments of POLIÇA’s new album, United Crushers, leave you feeling unsettled, then Channy Leaneagh has done her job. With her voice pitch-shifted down into an ominous, nearly unrecognizable register, she sings of a post-industrial urban landscape littered with broken promises, a land of poverty and violence that’s been rigged against us from the start. Despite all that, though, there is an element of defiance, a refusal to surrender in her…

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