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The Swiss Pub


address  1904 S. Jefferson Ave.
 Tacoma, WA  98403
phone (253) 572-2821
parking Street-side parking available
ages all ages until 8:30; 21 & over after
$ range $0-$14
cuisine American,Seafood,Hamburgers,Pub Food,Fish and Chips
attire Casual
atmosphere Kid Friendly,Fun
reservations Not required
tags live music,downtown,kid friendly,microbrew
www.theswisspub.com/
The Swiss Pub features a great menu and a decor that boasts Dale Chihuly's glasswork and accordions.

Upcoming Events

Sol Seed: Perfect By Tomorrow: Ian Ayers

Live Music in Bar/Club
Sol Seed brings a distinct sound combining elements of Rock, Hip Hop, Soul, World Music and Psychedelic Jam with a Reggae foundation to form a positive musical fusion that is uniquely their own. With thought-provoking lyrics, infectious grooves and high-energy live performances, Sol Seed creates an unforgettable live-music experience for people of all ages to enjoy. Perfect by Tomorrow: Four young jets from Bellingham, WA. put together a diverse mix of genres and talent that gives you ‘Perfect By Tomorrow.' Throughout high school, the band became popular among students and performed at school events and house parties. Since then, the band has sustained a fan base on the west coast and have released 2 albums and 2 singles independently. They find influences through bands like Sublime, Soundgarden, The Expendables, Passafire, The Police, The Beatles, and many more great bands. In the effort of making themselves known throughout North America, they are relentlessly playing live shows and connecting with their fans, also catching some radio air time on 99.9 KISW (Seattle’s #1 station), 1150 KKNW, 89.3 KUGS (Western Washington University). $8 cover.
live music
Event Info: (253) 572-2821
Ages: 21+
Price: $8
Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/2113431715606298/
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 • Fri 9/21/18 at 9pm-1am 

Dance Factory's Last Show Ever

Club Music
Dance Factory has been grooving you 100% Llive for 25 years. We are all involved in multiple projects and it is time for us to move on. We hope you will make plans for this Epic Night. 25 years together all ends tonight. Share the event, make plans, get your groovy shoes on, and be prepared for a few surprises for our last time sharing the stage together. Thank-you to our family, friends and fans for 25 years of support. We love you.
live music;dance music
Event Info: (253) 572-2821
Ages: 21+
Price: $10.00
Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1480348328729255/
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 • Sat 9/22/18 at 9pm-1am 

Dace's Rock-n-More Fall 2018 Rockcital

Live Music in Bar/Club
Dace's Rock 'n' More Music Academy's Fall Rockcital is here. This quarter we have 13 amazing bands. Held at The Swiss in Tacoma, food and drink are available for purchase. There is a $10 suggested donation. Money collected goes to help cover show costs and to our tuition assistance program: The Daniel Atteberry Scholarship Fund. Money given at the door is tax deductible and matched by Boeing, Microsoft, Costco, etc. Rock 'n' More is a 501(c)3 non-profit. We provide over $10,000 in tuition assistance and scholarships for music education every year. A Special Note: Since it is Sunday the street parking around The Swiss is free and there is no time limit. Below is the lineup for the show (times subject to change): ]12:30-Synergy. 12:50-Awkward Silence. 1:05-The Extreme Four. 1:15-88 MPH. 1:35-Neo Terminal. 1:50-We Don’t Know. 2:00-Demogorgans. 2:15-Disasterpiece. 2:30-Reality Check. 2:45-Shiver. 3:05-Tambo. 3:25-Honey Badgers. 3:40-Adequate Music.
live music
Event Info: (253) 572-2821
Ages: all ages
Price: $10 suggested donation
Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/267273290570391/
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 • Sun 9/23/18 at 12:30pm-4:30pm 

Power Laces, The Weird Kids, & Lotus Lynn

Live Music in Bar/Club
Power Laces combines Funk | Dub | Hip Hop. Bringing electric sounds with heavy synth tones, powerful vocal projection tied with bass heavy breakdown beats and powerhouse energy on the drums with chunky dub guitar riffs. Power Laces originates in Tacoma, WA where the foundation is grit. We're your favorite bands, favorite band.
live music
Event Info: (253) 572-2821
Ages: 21+
Price: $8
Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/443516076113449/
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 • Fri 9/28/18 at 9pm-1am 

The Retros

Live Music in Bar/Club
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.
live music
Event Info: (253) 572-2821
Ages: 21+
Price: $10
Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/2170726333202809/
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 • Sat 9/29/18 at 9pm-1am 

Kareem Kandi World Orchestra featuring John Hansen

Jazz
The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA on Sunday September 30th. I'll be joined by Greg Feingold on bass, Max Wood on drums, and we'll be featuring special guest John Hansen on piano. We'll also be featuring several students from The Weekly Jazz Workshop which is our class that we teach every Tuesday at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma. 5pm, all ages welcome, no cover charge. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling: 253-572-2821. More information about our guest artist: John Hansen is regarded as one of the most in-demand jazz pianists in the Northwest. A studied and musical ensemble player with a strong melodic vocabulary, John has always been recognizable for a unique personal voice. His performance history includes such venues as NYC's Birdland, The Jazz Standard, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, DC's John F. Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts, Seattle's Jazz Alley and Tula's, and international festivals and tours in France, Japan, Korea, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Russia and Central America. During his career, John Hansen has performed and recorded with many of the Northwest's premiere, award-winning bands including: the Jay Thomas Quartet, Jim Knapp Orchestra, Kelley Johnson, and The Bill Ramsay-Milt Kleeb Band with Pete Christlieb. He has been invited to perform with The Seattle Symphony, Rick Margitza, Randy Brecker, Ingrid Jensen, Ernestine Anderson, The Woody Herman Orchestra, Bud Shank, Bobby Shew, David 'Fathead' Newman, and more. More information can be found at: www.kkworldorchestra.org. Thank you to our sponsors: KNKX Public Radio, Titus Will, Ted Brown Music, Edward Jones Financial Advisor: Rick Gray CFP.
live music
Event Info: (253) 572-2821
Ages: all ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/274979206447312/
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 • Sun 9/30/18 at 5pm-8pm 

Sonic Funk Orchestra at The Swiss!

Live Music in Bar/Club
Sonic Funk, America's favorite disco & funk experience and #1 choice since 2003 to get the party started! SFO, where the party never ends! Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, Sonic Funk is a 12 piece horn-driven party machine that plays all the favorite chart busting hits by mega artists of the 70's and early 80's, such as Michael Jackson, Kool & The Gang, KC & The Sunshine Band, Earth Wind & Fire, Rose Royce, The Trammps, Chaka Khan, Brothers Johnson, Heatwave, Ohio Players, Con Funk Shun, The Gap Band, Parliament, The Spinners, and so many more!
live music
Event Info: (253) 572-2821
Ages: 21+
Price: 10.00
Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/2104894969828741/
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 • Sat 10/6/18 at 9pm-1am 

Afrodisiacs

Live Music in Bar/Club, 70s music
Haven’t pulled those bellbottoms and platform shoes out of the closet in a year or two? Or thirty?! Well it’s time to get digging. This is your official invite from The Afrodisiacs to put on your Boogie Shoes, catch the Love Rollercoaster over to Funkytown, and Shake Your Booty. It’s Ladies Night here at the Copacabana and YOU, of all people, Should Be Dancin’!
live music
Event Info: (253) 572-2821
Ages: 21+
Price: 10.00
Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/933608943507041/
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 • Fri 10/12/18 at 9pm-1am 

Spazmatics

Live Music in Bar/Club, 80s music
The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80's decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not. $10.00 cover charge
live music
Event Info: (253) 572-2821
Ages: 21+
Price: 10.00
Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/314902605730059/
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Schedule
 • Sat 10/13/18 at 9pm-1am