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Sister is hosting Gold Sprints this Wednesday, January 16th! What is Gold Sprints you say?? Riders on stationary bikes compete against each other in front of spectators while their power output is projected on the big screen.
-$10 buy-in / winner takes half the pot
-sign up at 6:30pm
-races start at 7:30
This event is open to everyone. Roll through and chop it up with your local cycling community. 💗
🚴‍♀️🚴‍♂️🚴‍♀️🏆 #therecanonlybeone #downtownabq

This afternoon at Sister, we have a very special event for you. SNAP Tea Dance is our new reoccurring therapeutic day time dance party with DJ set by Reighnbeau and inspirational guided movement to exorcise the domestic demons. This event goes from 3pm-6pm, and there is no cover. Bring some friends and get loose.

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Tonight at Sister. Tha Selecta Don Martin of The Brotherhood Sound returns for Reggae Dacehall Saturdays! music starts at 8pm / $5 cover 🌟

Tonight at Sister! Zone Out returns to Sister, this time in celebration of the 30th birthday of our very own DJ Tech Rider. Usual Zon Out crew plus special guest DJ sets by Reighnbeau and Dehlye Tone. Tribute block in honor of Krautrock pioneers, CAN, starts at 8pm. No cover. See you there.

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Oni Noodles will be back at Sister this Saturday, January 12th serving up their delicious ramen and steamed buns. Available from 11am-3pm or sold out. We recommend showing up early! 🍜🤤#downtownabq #oninoodlesnm #sisterbar

Photos by Hungry in Albuquerque and @lovelymuggle respectively 🙏🏽💜

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Throwback Thursday: emo night abq is back at Sister on January 17th!

Grivo is coming to Sister on Friday, February 15th. Check out their new album on bandcamp, and get a ticket for only $5 at
Pacenotes (ABQ Shoegaze) and Reighnbeau (DJ Set) provide support. Doors at 8pm

Tonight at Sister we host the Supersuckers. $15 at 7pm and local darlings @sweet.nothin.rocknroll kick off a night of high octane, boot-stompin’ rigamarole, with @the_hangmen at 8 and @supersuckers at 9pm

If you haven't noticed, we have some amazing shows coming up in February. Here's another one just announced: The BellRays will be gracing our stage once more with their dynamite energy and colossal sound on Sunday, February 24th.
Tickets are only $10 from

This Friday, January 11 at Sister!
In celebration of our own DJ Tech Rider (aka Tucker) turning 30, the Zone Out crew invites you to join us in gobbling up sweets and beats til the breaks come off. Special guest DJ sets by Reighnbeau, Uncle Chair, and Dehlye Tone. Tribute block goes out to Krautrock pioneers, CAN. No cover. Jams start at 8pm.

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The Duke city’s scratch master @shakezilla505 is Djing for Taco Tuesday at Sister from 6-10pm. $2 Tacos and Tecate all day. #hiphop #tacos #turntablism

Grivo - HDC (Official Video)

Grivo is playing at Sister on February 15, on a killer Shoegaze bill with with Pacenotes and Reighnbeau. Check out this wicked video they just premiered on Revolver, and get your tickets from

Link to buy: Artist: Grivo Song: HDC Album: Elude Label: Holodeck video by drip//cuts Facebook: @grivo...

It’s a nice cloudy day . . . perfect for pinball and tacos. 👾🌮🍺 #downtownabq #rollthrough

This Sunday's brunch will be soundtracked by DJ Tech Rider. We're also unveiling our new brunch menu for the new year! Come vibe out and enjoy some grub - hearty or lite - and wash it down with one of our special brunch cocktails. Every Sunday from 11am-3pm.

Tonight, January 5th our friends Giardia are returning to Sister to obliterate your minds and re-calibrate your intestinal vibrations. Come through for what will likely be the best Jazz-Metal-Noise show you see all year!
Bad Gateway and Mephalta provide local support.
This will be an early show with music from 7-10pm
Tickets only $5 from

Get to Sister for happy hour!🧹
50% off all drafts, house cocktails, fries & tots, from 5-6pm daily. 🥃🍺 #happyhourabq #downtownabq

Tonight at Sister! One of Albuquerque's finest alumni bands, Adult Beverage, makes their return to the Sister stage. Here's the schedule!
Adult Beverage - 11
NQQV - 10
Train Conductor - 9
DJ Tech Rider - before and after sets
Doors at 8pm. $5 entry.

Tha Selecta Don Martin of The Brotherhood Sound returns to Sister for Reggae Dacehall Saturdays on January 12th. 🎫 Only $5 in advance from

Albuquerque-born, Los Angeles-based noise-pop quintet Adult Beverage are comin home to party with you and your all your friends at Sister on this Friday. Road dogs and dreamers, NQQV, will be supporting along with local psych outfit, Train Conductor, and soundtrack by DJ Tech Rider. Cost of entry is $5, and doors are 8pm.

We will be back at it tomorrow from 11am-2am. 💜

This New Years Eve, we have a killer dance party lined up at Sister! The city’s strongest dance floor DJ’s are joining forces to keep you grooving until 2019. Ana M, The Rev, & Dave 12 follow an all-vinyl warm up with Haloe, Rob Bass, Boogaloo B, and Mello. 🍾🥂🎉
Doors at 7pm, tickets $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Photo by @donniedarkroom 🖤

Tonight at Sister! Flashback 80s Music Video Dance Party has returned! This time in celebration of the New Year! Come get footloose and fancy-free with us as we look forward to new beginnings of 2019. $10 at the door. Doors at 8pm.

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On Thursday, January 3rd we have a tremendous rock show at Sister featuring Nick Oliveri’s @mondogenerator and @yawningmanofficial as well as The Duke City’s own @supergiant 🎫 $13 in advance from

This New Years Eve, we have a killer dance party lined up at Sister! The city’s strongest dance floor DJ’s are joining forces to keep you grooving until 2019. Ana M, The Rev, & Dave 12 follow an all-vinyl warm up with Haloe, Rob Bass, Boogaloo B, and Mello.

No government! No masters! Act now and join the LowLife revolution while the government is shut down! Tonight at Sister, Vids'n'Vinyl is ground zero for all your dissidence propaganda and subversive sounds. DJs Caterwaul, Bea, and fredricksbrooke at the helm.
No cover. Music get goin at 9. 👁

Just announced:🚨
Y La Bamba plays Sister on Wednesday, February 20th. If you’re unfamiliar with this band we highly suggest you check them out. Advance tickets are available now at 💜

Return to the status quo . . . our kitchen will be open until 1am tonight. Stop by for a bowl of green chile stew and an Irish coffee. 🤤
#sisterbar #downtownabq #zendocoffee

Weedeater and Mothership will be at Sister on Wednesday, January 23rd! Just in time for our monthly night of heavy metal vinyl worship, Electric Funeral! 🔥 Advance tickets are available now at 🤘 #electricfuneralabq

@djcoldboy hosts Recharge brunch today from 11-3. Replenish your spirit with chill vibes rolling into the new year. ❄️💝💎

Stop by Sister this evening for our Holiday Mixer. Two of Burque’s most beloved DJs, @davetwelve and Chachironne will be conjuring up the best holiday vibe around. @jayo_bee also whipped up some delicious drink specials that will leave you feeling warm and toasty.
Music starts at 10pm. 🤤🎄🥃
#nocover #lovesisterbar

🍫Adult Hot Chocolate- homemade hot chocolate, rum, toasted marshmallow whipped cream, chocolate sprinkles

🍋Ginger hot toddy-Bourbon, fresh ginger, apple cider, orange and lemon zest, honey, lemon juice @ Sister

This Saturday at Sister! We'd like to welcome all of you, our beloved Sister community, to celebrate the season on the dancefloor. Marstro'd by DJs Dave 12 and Chachirrone, this is a free evening of music and good vibes for all. Festivities go from 10pm-1am.

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This Friday at Sister! Leftover Soul returns with that boot-scootin rhythm you know and love. All vinyl set jam-packed with hits from the golden era of soul. $5 entry. Music starts at 9pm.

Wednesday, December 19th we have an exceptional night of heavy metal at Sister. Electric Funeral's Uncle Chair and Beavis Christ will be spinning blackened wax from beyond the grave, and Street Tombs will be performing their recent and very awesome demo to the delight of all metalheads in attendance. Music starts at 8pm. 🖤
No Cover
No Shelter
No Sniveling

The LowLife crew returns to Sister on Thursday, December 27. This month's installment will feature a spread of head turning audio-visual treats from the decade of neon and Reagan. DJs Caterwaul, Bea, and fredricksbrooke on the case. No cover, as always. Music starts around 9pm.

Earth people! Brace yourself for the arrival of interstellar voyager, Pope Yesyesyall, who will be releasing a new compendium of real hip hop prophecy on Thursday, December 20 at Sister. Support from A. Billi Free and DJ Flo Fader. 🙌🏽
Doors at 7pm / $5 cover

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Our friends, @theremedydayspa will be at @moonstonepopup this Sunday. Stop by for some last minute gift shopping and get a complementary chair massage while you’re at it! They’ll be set up from 4-8pm. 💜 #theremedydayspa #moonstonepopup #sisterbar

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Tonight at Sister! We've got Rude Behavior comin' through once again with the finest in heavy-bottom dancefloor bangers. Detroit's Sinistarr headlines. Blessed indeed. Doors at 8pm. $5 before 10pm. $10 after.

Our show tonight is with the world’s first and only heavy metal mariachi, @metalachi. Doors are at 8pm, Metalachi plays at 10:30. Only a handful of tickets remain at

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