Stay Gold Five-Year Anniversary Five years already? Well, the crowd at this mad monthly queer-jam-centric dance-a-thon doesn't look a day over three — and has grown so huge that they're moving from the Make-Out Room to Public Works. With resident DJs Rapid Fire and Pink Lightning and guests Dr. Sleep, Pee Play, and Durt.
10 p.m., $3 before 11 p.m., $5 after. Public Works, 161 Erie, SF. www.publicsf.com
THURS., MARCH 31
Ladies of the House NextAid Benefit All women on decks for a dubby-bubbly event in honor of National Women's History Month, benefiting NextAid, which helps out African women and youth. Icon, Dulce Vita, tamo, shOOey, and more.
7:30 p.m., $10–$20. Public Works, 161 Erie, SF. www.publicsf.com
FRI., APRIL 1
Kool Keith and DJ Godfather Raunchy-outrageous alien rapper meets Detroit king of booty tech? Plus two rooms full of glitchy bass and Chicago footwork? Pack me another bowl, because it's all coming true.
9 p.m.-3 a.m., $18 adv, $20. Club Six, 66 Sixth St., SF. www.clubsix1.com
SAT., APRIL 2
Blessed Second Anniversary Deep and lovely house with that fantastically rich Oakland vibe — free monthly Blessed celebrates with Australian native DJ Vincent Kwok, who brings a sunny global soul perspective to the tables.
9 p.m., free. SomaR Bar, 1727 Telegraph, Oakl. Facebook: Blessed 2 Year
Emo Spring Break Hahaha, no sunshine for emos, ever, but plenty of fun and sing-a-long emo jams courtesy of awesome '90s retro night Debaser. Emo, screamo, and pop-punk gems await your mopey hairdo.
The Knockout, 3223 Mission, SF. www.facebook.com/debaser90s
Mount Kimbie Dominic Maker and Kai Campo, a.k.a. Mount Kimbie, are kings of thoughtful post-dubstep (and brought down Public Works last year). They'll float heavy at Mezzanine with sultry beat-collagist Shigeto, LA's Matthew David, DJ Dials, and more.
10 p.m., $15 adv. Mezzanine, 444 Jessie, SF. www.mezzaninesf.com
SUN., APRIL 3
Beats For Japan A massive all-day dance community effort to raise funds for those affected by the recent disaster. DJs Mark Farina, Claude Von Stroke, Miguel Migs, Fred Everything, David Harness, Oliver Desmet, Julius Papp, and New Mondo turn it up and out. Be there.
2 p.m–midnight, 10 suggested donation. Public Works, 161 Erie, SF. www.publicsf.com
THURS., APRIL 7
Big Freedia The omnipotent transgender queen of genius New Orleans genre sissy bounce is going to show you all how to get Azz Everywhere with gin in your system. She played Oakland last year and was seriously on fire. With her smart musical compatriot Rusty Lazer.
9 p.m.–late., check website for price, public Works, 161 erie, Sf. www.publicsf.com
7 Dirty Girls This one looks a clever corker. Curvicious Cabaret is putting on this naughty tribute to comedian George Carlin's famous "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television" skit. One hot lass performing a routine for each word equals "filthy, depraved, perverted, disgusting, and completely uncensored burlesque."
9 p.m., $10. Blue Macaw, 2565 Mission, SF. www.curvisiouscabaret.com