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Music listings are compiled by Sarah Han. Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead to confirm bookings and hours. Prices are listed when provided to us. See 8 Days a Week for information on how to submit an item to listings.

wednesday 6


Rock/blues/hip-hop

Betty Expedition, Freaktet, and Royal Electric El Rio. 8pm, $5.

Michelle Branch, Maroon Slim's. 8pm, $14.

Cat Five Amoeba Music. 6pm, free.

Pete Gowdy and the Rusty Nails, Naugacide, Wash Make-Out Room. 6pm.

Buddy Guy, Joe Bonamassa Fillmore. 8pm, $30. See 8 Days a Week, page 64.

Juce Garcia Saloon. 9:30pm.

Jezebelle Bruno's. 9pm.

Kiss My Brass Cafe du Nord. 10pm, $5.

Levelhead, Lean, Tokyo Marine Fire, OAZ Tongue and Groove. 9:30pm, $6.

Longwave, French Kicks, Arlo Bottom of the Hill. 9:30pm, $6

Marduk, Amon Amarth, Diabolic, Psypheria Pound-SF. 7pm, $15.

Neurohumors, One F Hotel Utah. 8:30pm.

Power 13, Urban Warrior Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $3.

Pure Ecstasy Top of the Mark. 8pm, $5.

Spo-Dee-O-Dee, Rockin' Lloyd Tripp, Al Fowl and the Shakes Elbo Room. 9pm, $10.

Solvents, Lane and the Badass Chicken Bones Covered Wagon Saloon. 9:30pm.

Tea Leaf Green Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $5.

Michael Thomason Band Hotel Utah. 9pm.

Alvin Youngblood Hart Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $15.

Bay Area

Alias Smith Jupiter. 8pm.

Nads, Eyesores, 30 Years War Stork Club. 9pm, $5.

Sisterz of the Underground Blakes. 9:30pm, $5.

Jazz/new music

Don Asher and Kent Cohea Moose's. 8pm.

Ned Boynton Combo Enrico's. 7pm.

Al Plank Trio Jazz at Pearl's. 9pm, free.

Richard, Ezra, Brian, and friends Rite Spot, 2099 Folsom; 552-6066. 8:30pm, free.

Charles Unger Experience Les Joulins. 8pm.

Bay Area

Nicholas Payton Quintet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $18. Through Sun/10.

Gary Rowe Downtown. 8pm.

Folk/world/country

'Bluegrass Jam Session' Plough and Stars. 2-5pm.

GLBT singer-songwriter showcase Bazaar Cafe. 7pm. With Garrin Benfield, Sacha Sacket, and Bern.

Jim Lauderdale SFSU, Knuth Hall, 1600 Holloway; 338-2444. 7:30pm.

Bay Area

Zydeco Flames Ashkenaz. 8pm, $8.

Dance clubs

Bondage A Go-Go Cat Club. 9pm-4am, $7-10. Deathrock, industrial, '70s and '80s dance music, interactive BDSM, and go-go dancers.

The B-sides Liquid. 10pm-3am, $2-4. House music with Anita Lofton and special guests.

Church of Sinatra Club Deluxe. 9:30pm. DJs spinning music from the Rat Pack era.

Club Judah Jelly's. 9pm, $5. Reggae and dancehall.

Construction 330 Ritch. 10pm-2am. Tech-house with residents Torque and Huey.

Discover Ruby Skye. 9pm-3am. Hard house with DJ Ben Doren.

Dream Club Six. 9pm-2am, $5.

Echolocation Oxygen Bar. 10pm-2am. With DJ Anon and the Eyephunk Crew.

Family Affair Sacrifice, $3. 10pm-2am. With Jamo and guests spinning deep slow beat, soul, and hip-hop.

Forget about It Amnesia. 9pm-2am. With DJs Ben Cook, John Howard, Consuelo, Jay, and guests.

Free Party HiFi. 9pm, free.

Fuck Me I'm Famous Buzz 9. 9pm, $5. "How Tacky Is Mardi Gras" party.

Ghett Down! 26 Mix. 10pm-2am. House and funky breaks by Space Lounge and Space Cowboys.

Ghettogetha 278 11th St; www.urbanthings.com/ghettogetha.htm. 10pm-2am, $5. House, downtempo, ambient, breaks, drum 'n' bass, 2-step, and tech.

Julip 9:30pm. DJ Consuelo and the Soul Searchers spin slow jams, soul, and hip-hop.

Psycho-Synthesis Jezebels Joint. 9pm-2am, $5. Breaks, electro, industro, and trance.

Qoöl 111 Minna Gallery. 5-10pm, $5. Pan-techno lounge with DJs Spesh, Gil, Hyper D, and Jondi.

Red Wine Social Dalva, 3121 16th St; 332-5800, ext 211. 10pm-2am, free. With Toph One and Tiki Jim.

Ruby Skye 8pm. Thievery Corporation performs.

Salsa Dance Party Metronome Ballroom. 7-9:30pm, $14. Drop-in salsa classes.

Tapestry Lingba Lounge, 1469 18th St; 826-3611. 10pm-2am, free. With DJs Dom Some, Wisdom, Scott Edmonds, DJ Seven, Consuelo, and JP.

Vitabar Divas, 1081 Polk; 928-6006. 10pm-2am, $5. With mikee and Jada Halston.

WildSeed Baobab. 9pm-1am, free. Grassroots dance party with DJ Somuchsoul and Miss Leema.

Bay Area

Bliss Oasis, 135 12th St, Oakl; (510) 763-0404. 9pm, $5-7. Deep house.

Bubblegum Mambo Lounge, 14572 E 14th St, San Leandro; (510) 357-7777. 10pm-2am. Rotating DJs spin hip-hop, R&B, and dancehall.

Deep Disc Ivy Room. 10pm-2am, free. Rap, bhangra, electro, and old-school breaks with DJs Darkat, Program, and guests.

Radio 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am. '60s ska and Jamaican dub.

Ruby Room 10pm-2am. Soul, funk, and more with DJ Kitty.

Salsa Caliente Club Fusetti. 10pm. Pete Solis spins salsa and merengue. Salsa lessons at 8pm.

Starchild Blakes. 9:30pm, $4. Break beats with DJs AD One, Paul Guido, Tequila Willie.

thursday 7
Rock/blues/hip-hop

Audio Explorations, Crime in Choir Cafe du Nord. 7-9pm, free.

Blue Eyed Devils Blues Boogie and Ragtime Band Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $7.50.

Brenda Boykin and Home Cookin' Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $5.

Francis, Peluka, Mighty Tight Eagle Tavern. 9:30pm.

Freaky Dan and the Funkmasters Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5.

Highwater Rising Hotel Utah. 9:15pm.

H20, Mest, Bigwig, Parkside Drive Slim's. 8pm, $12.

Ledisi with Anibade, DJ IJ Cafe du Nord. 10pm, $7.

Little Jonny and the Giants Saloon. 9:30pm.

Movement, Sick, Fighting Jacks, Sloe, Eddie Haskells, DJ No Name Bottom of the Hill. 7pm, $5.

Sex Mob, Living Daylights Great American Music Hall. 8:30pm, $12.

Slowfinger, Vendetta Red, Stranger Passing Kimo's. 9pm.

Swing Session Top of the Mark. 8pm, $5.

12 Inches and a Tireless Tongue, Mula Baka, Modus Tongue and Groove. 9pm, $6.

Bay Area

Asylum Street Spankers Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $12.

Ent, Electro Group, From Monument to Masses, Audio Explorations Stork Club. 10pm, $6.

Jazz/new music

Larry Douglas Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Shan Kenner and Lithium Lounge Enrico's. 7pm.

Mike Lipskin and Waldo Carter Moose's. 8pm.

Roderick Louie Carta. 7-10pm.

Brian Melvin Shanghai 1930. 7:30pm.

Starlight Orchestra Starlight Room. 8pm.

Stellar Gas Jets Rite Spot, 2099 Folsom; 552-6066. 9:30pm, free.

Rob Sudduth, Al Plank Trio Jazz at Pearl's. 9pm, free.

Third Impulse, Swoon Doll Luggage Store Gallery. 8pm.

Chad Zalunardo Jazz Quartet Underground, 280 Sutter; 982-5106. 6-9pm.

Bay Area

Macy Blackman Downtown. 8pm.

Nicholas Payton Quintet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $18. Through Sun/10.

Folk/world/country

Jim Campilongo and Strings Bruno's. 9pm.

Phillip Claypool Parkside, 1600 17th St; 503-0393. 9pm.

Dark Hollow Band Atlas Cafe. 8-10pm.

Eric Rangal Orquesta y America, DJ Chata Gutierrez Elbo Room. 10pm, $6.

Peter Rowan SFSU, Knuth Hall, 1600 Holloway; 338-2467. 7:30pm.

The Shannon Céilí Band Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Dance clubs

Alley Catz Pendulum. 6pm-2am. A dance club for women featuring hip-hop, funk, and dancehall.

Arabian Nights El Rio. 9pm. Arabian dance music with a performance by Amira.

Big Takeover Storyville. 10pm-2am, $10. Jahyzer and Ted Shred spin dancehall and hip-hop.

Blueprint Julip. 10pm-2am, free. Future jazz, broken beat, 2-step with Tom Thump and Tomas.

Fudge Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $3. Jay Be spins hip-hop.

Heavy Soul Music An Bodhran, 668 Haight; 431-4724. 10pm-2am, free. With Phonic, Rocket Morton, Vinnie Esparza, and guests from the Groove Merchant.

Kit Kat Endup. 10pm-4:30am, $10. International funk.

Magic Show Trapdoor. 9pm, free. With Life, Beni B., and Malachi.

n:CODE DNA Lounge. 9pm, $7. Psytrance, acid trance, drum 'n' bass, downtempo, and industrial; Halou performs live.

1984 Cat Club. 9pm-2am, $5. '80s music.

Oxygen Bar 9pm-2am, free. With Mark Deutsch and DJs Mercury and Quasar.

popscene 330 Ritch. 10pm-2am, $5. Britpop with Aaron Axelsen and Jeremy.

Rebel Girl 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, $5. "Girl Sounds" with DJs China G and Wax Chef.

Shake Make-Out Room. 10pm-2am. Rap, soul, funk, and raggae with Shortkut, Derrick D, J-Boogie, Jewels, DJ 0-Dub, DJ Om, PaulyTek, and King One.

Soulness Hush Hush Lounge. 10pm-2am, $5. DJ Goldmyne and English Steve spin vintage soul and R&B.

Spirit Ten 15 Folsom. 10pm-4am, $10. A queer dance night featuring house, hip-hop, and R&B.

Step Border Cantina, 1192 Folsom; 626-6043. 10pm-2am, $5. With DJs Dom Some, Enzyme, JP, and guest Monty Luke.

Trapdoor 10pm, free. DJ Life spin hip-hop, R&B, soul, and dancehall.

True Sound HiFi. 9pm, $5. With Todd Prophet, Michael Anthony, Polywog, and Brett Starr.

Tunnel Top 10pm-2am, free. Funk, dancehall, and hip-hop.

What Da Funk Nickie's BBQ. 9pm-2am. DJ Motion Potion spins old-school funk and rare grooves.

Bay Area

Aural Confection Oasis, 135 12th St, Oakl; (510) 763-0404. 10pm-2am, $3. Deep house with rotating residents.

Jupiter 8pm. With Spectraphonic.

Dedicated Followers of Fashion Ruby Room. 10pm-2am. Britpop, shoegazer, psychedelic, new wave, and New Zealand pop.

Hatcha Bison Brewing Company. 9:30pm-2am. Dance music with Ken Q.

Radio Retox Radio, 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am.

Soundboutique Ivy Room. 10pm. With residents Jen, Jacob, and Sean.

friday 8


Rock/blues/hip-hop

Action Figure Party Elbo Room. 10pm, $7.

Grannies, Three Years Down, Strange, Black Furies Covered Wagon Saloon. 9:30pm.

Will Haven, My Ruin, Oddman Pound-SF. 7pm, $8.

Zakiya Hooker and Bluz 4 U Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $15.

Little Boris and the Shoes Rite Spot Cafe, 2099 Folsom; 552-6066. 9:30pm, free.

Mellow Drunk, Junior Panthers, Belle Isle Cafe du Nord. 11pm, $8.

Leo Nocentelli, DJ Tobiwan Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $12. Also Sat/9.

O.A.R., Howie Day and Left Undone Fillmore. 8pm, $16.50.

Dr. Alex Paterson, DJ Harry Rod, Single Cell Orchestra (DJ set) Slim's. 9pm, $20.

Tony Perez and Second Hand Smoke, Curtis Lawson Saloon. 9:30pm.

RF7, Oppressed Logic, Retox Covered Wagon Saloon. 6pm, $3.

Rocket Queens, Kill the Messenger, Sleeze Band Kimo's. 9pm.

Running Ragged, Katy Davidson, Feelings on a Grid Balazo/Mission Badlands Gallery, 2811 Mission; 920-0896. 7pm, $3-5. See Critic's Choice.

Samples, Steve Poltz Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $18. Also Sat/9.

Sofa Kings Tongue and Groove. 10pm, $10.

Three Day Stubble, GRND NTNL, Fluff Grrl, Yungu and Floyd Bottom of the Hill. 9:15pm, $8.

Zonk, Amazon Mollies, Roberta Donnay, Ana Kristina Hotel Utah. 9pm, $7. DivaBands second-anniversary show.

Bay Area

Mark Hummel and the Blues Survivors Ivy Room. 10pm.

Steve Lucky and the Rhumba Bums Ashkenaz. 9:30pm.

Mission, Psychokinetics Blakes. 9:30pm, $7.

Mumble and Peg, Fullbliss, Whore Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $5.

Mushroom Jupiter. 8pm.

John O'Brien, Pony Boy, Fojimoto Stork Club. 10pm, $5.

Whispers Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm.

Jazz/new music

Bill Bell Quartet Jazz at Pearl's. 9:30pm, free.

Black Market Jazz Orchestra Top of the Mark. 9pm, $10.

Phillip Crawford, Steve Fowler Duo Carta. 7:30-11:30pm.

Chris Huson Moose's. 8pm.

Mingus Amungus Bruno's. 10pm.

Claudia Newberry Shanghai 1930. 8pm. Also Sat/9.

Mal Sharpe and Big Money in Jazz Band Enrico's. 7pm.

John Shiurba New Langton Arts, 1246 Folsom; 626-5416. 8pm.

Starlight Orchestra Starlight Room. 8:30pm.

Charles Unger Experience with Valencia Les Joulins. 8pm.

Bay Area

Michael Bluestein Downtown. 8pm.

Tomas Michaud and his New World Flamenco Quartet Jack's Bistro, One Broadway, Oakl; (510) 444-7171. 9pm.

Nicholas Payton Quintet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $22. Through Sun/10.

Folk/world/country

Cabaret Diosa Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $10.

Julia Tsitsi Chigamba and friends Clarion Music Center, 816 Sacramento; 391-1317. 8pm, $15.

Crónán Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Waybacks, Jackstraw, StrungOver! Swedish American Hall, 2174 Market; www.sfbluegrass.org. 8pm, $18.

Bay Area

Lowen and Navarro Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $16.50.

Dance clubs

Ballroom Dance Party Metronome Ballroom. 9pm-midnight, $9-15. Ballroom-dance lessons.

Candy Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $5. Hip-hop, rock, and new wave with Spin and

Grand T.

Debaser Jezebels Joint. 9pm-2am, $5. Glam rock and Britpop with DJs Shindog, Tim, Luna, and Bishop.

Eyes Wide Open Ruby Skye. 9pm-3am. With Scott Hardkiss, Michael Anthony, Chuck and Roll, and DJ Seven.

Fag Fridays Endup. 10pm-5:30am, $8. With residents Rolo and Ruben Mancias.

Funky Fridays Nickie's BBQ. 9pm, $7. Wisdom and Cyrus spin funk and soul.

Hai Karate Hush Hush Lounge. 9pm-2am, $5. With Neel N. Kizmiaz and Claire Ahll.

Hiatus HiFi. 9pm, $10. With residents Luke Noah and Pete.

Imperial Dub Dance Party Club Six. 10pm-4am, $10. With DJs Cosmic Jason, Corey Black, and Layne Fox.

Jazz Future Buzz 9. 10pm-2am, $5. Broken beat, downtempo, and nu jazz.

Joy Ride 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, $5. Hip-hop, funk, and beats with DJs O-Dub, Vinnie Esparza, and Cool Chris.

Mediterranean Nights Piyassa Restaurant, 1686 Market; 864-3700. 10pm-2am. Greek, Turkish, French, Arabic, Persian, Spanish, top 40s, and '70s music.

Nikita Ten 15 Folsom. 10pm. $15.

Oxygen Bar 10pm, free. With DJ Basura.

Paradox Sessions Sno-Drift. 9pm.

Sexotica Make-Out Room. 10pm, free. Indian, Middle Eastern, and Latin grooves with DJ King Coffin.

Shattered DNA Lounge. 10pm, $15. With Mark E. Quark, Jonéné and Tasho, and Galen and Solar.

Super Fluff Skirt Cellar. 9pm-2am, $5. '80s, rock, disco, R&B, and hip-hop.

Transition - Bigger/Longer Cloud 9 Motel. 9pm-3am, $10. Transition Records release party.

True Skool Storyville. 7-10pm, free. "4 the Love," featuring classic soul, slow jams, and R&B ballads with Tomas, Consuelo, Rasta Cue Tip, and Wisdom. 9pm-2am, $7-10. Funk, dancehall, and hip-hop classics.

Twice as Nice 111 Minna Gallery. 10pm-2am, $5. With DJs Tom Thump, Cool Chris, and guests.

Bay Area

Cold War Years Radio, 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am.

Funk Fridays Eli's Mile High Club. 10pm-2am. With DJ E-Natural.

HipHop Friday Kip's, 2439 Durant, Berk; (510) 848-4340. 10pm. With hip-hop, R&B, and reggae.

Ruby Room10pm-2am. '70s and '80s glam rock and pop music.

saturday 9


Rock/blues/hip-hop

Amazing Embarrassonics El Rio. 10pm, $5.

Daniel Castro Saloon. 9:30pm.

Tommy Castro Band, Lady Bianca and Her Band Bimbo's 365 Club. 9pm, $17.

Dick Dale, Thirsty Slim's. 9pm, $15.

Deadweight, Human Life Index, Dead Del Ray Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $7.

Michael Franti and Spearhead Fillmore. 9pm, $22.50.

Archie Lee Hooker Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $15.

Moodfood Bruno's. 10pm.

Leo Nocentelli, DJ Tobiwan Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $12.

Pantz Noyzee, Hello Donkey, Scurvy Bastards, Genghis and the Cons Covered Wagon Saloon. 9:30pm, $8. See 8 Days a Week, page 64.

Samples, Ten Ton Chicken Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $18.

Stymie and the Love Pimp Orchestra, DJ Motion Potion Elbo Room. 10pm, $7.

Wonderbread 5 Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $10.

Dave Workman Saloon. 4-8pm.

Bay Area

Delfino, Lost. Coast Band Blakes. 9:30pm, $5.

Scrabbel, Lunchbox, Mosquitoes, Drama Stork Club. 9pm, $6.

Whispers Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm.

Rusty Zinn Band Ivy Room. 10pm.

Jazz/new music

Bill Bell Quartet Jazz at Pearl's. 9:30pm, free.

Rhonda Benin and Soulful Strut Enrico's. 7pm.

Black Market Jazz Orchestra Top of the Mark. 9pm, $10.

Larry Douglas Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Fog City Brass The Cannery, 2801 Leavenworth; 440-2080. 3pm, free.

Jeanne Hoffman Moose's. 8pm.

Claudia Newberry Shanghai 1930. 8pm.

Starlight Orchestra Starlight Room. 8:30pm.

Bay Area

Nicholas Payton Quintet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $22. Through Sun/10.

Anton Schwartz Downtown. 8pm.

Folk/world/country

Crooked Jades, Open Road Amoeba Music. 2pm, free.

'Hootenanny' Cafe International. 6pm, free.

Jeanie and Chuck's Country Roundup, Warblers, Whiskey Brothers Atlas Cafe. 3-6pm.

Kathy Kallick Band, Open Road, Keystone Station Swedish American Hall, 2174 Market; www.sfbluegrass.org. 8pm, $18.

Paddy's Dream Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

Buckets, Calamity and Main, Sons of Emperor Norton Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $5.

Don Carlos and Reggae Angels Ashkenaz. 9:30pm, $15.

Shana Morrison Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $16.50.

Dance clubs

Beat Segment Make-Out Room. 10pm, free. With DJ Enki spins soul, hip-hop, and funky beats.

Bliss Tongue and Groove. 9pm, $10. DJs spin dancehall, reggae, hip-hop, R&B.

Bottom Heavy The Top. 7pm-10pm. With J Falcone, John Paul, Fiction, Dom Some, and Enzyme. 10pm-2am. U.K. garage and drum 'n' bass with rotating residents.

Cellar 9pm-2am, $5. House, funk, soul, and old school.

Cherry Club 238, 238 Columbus; 402-0000. 10pm-4am. With Charlotte the Baroness, Tom Hoch, Greg Eversoul, and DJ Seven.

Club Six 9:30pm-4am, $6-9. With Anita Lofton, DJ Paul Hemming, and blackstone.

Eklektic Cat Club. 10pm-3am, $10. Drum 'n' bass with residents and guests.

Flava Storyville. 10pm, $8-10. Hip-hop with rotating residents.

Gloss Sno-Drift. 9pm. Deep house.

HiFi 9pm, $10. With DJ Aeon.

Liquid Liquid. 9pm-3am, $3. House and techno with Dave Kirkland.

Loveworks 111 Minna Gallery. 10pm-2am, $10. With DJ Matt Valenz.

Melon DNA Lounge. 10pm-4am, $15. House, beats, and breaks.

New Conception Hush Hush Lounge. 10pm-2am, $5. Soul, funk, and beatbox.

Outernational 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, $5. DJs Millhouse and Mark Dean spin disco, tribal, and progressive music.

Oxygen Bar 10pm-3am. With Monty Luke and the Justice League Soundsystem.

La Rumba Sigue Kelly's Mission Rock. 3:30-8pm, $6. Salsa dance club with DJ Ivette Fuentes.

Sound Factory 9:30-10:30pm. Happy hour.

Stone Soul Saturday Nickie's BBQ. 9pm-2am. Kevin and George spin disco, funk, and soul.

Strawberry Endup. 10pm-4am, $10. Hip-hop with Kuttin Kandi, J-Boogie, DJ Black, and Toph One.

Submerge Buzz 9. 10pm-2am, $5. Deep house.

Supastar Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $5. With local DJs.

Swing Dance Party Metronome Ballroom. 9pm-midnight, $9-15. Swing dance lessons and dance party.

Ten 15 Folsom 10pm. With Felix da Housecat.

Undertoe Julip. 9:30pm. With L. Ron Hubba Hubba and DJ Darren.

Universe Club Townsend. 9:30pm-7am, $14. House music.

Bay Area

Fusetti's Saturday Night Club Fusetti. 10pm.

Jupiter 8pm. With Mulabaka.

Radio 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am. '70s and '80s glam, rock, and pop.

Rimshot Bench and Bar, 120 11th St; (510) 839-0580. 9pm, $6-8. Hip-hop, R&B, house, and reggae.

sunday 10


Rock/blues/hip-hop

Door Slammers Saloon. 9:30pm.

86, Gentlekin Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $6.

El Greco, Candy from Strangers, Falsa Baiana El Rio. 8pm, $7-15. This concert benefits St. James Infirmary.

Kooken and Hoomen Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $3.

Cathy Lemons, Johnny Ace Band Biscuits and Blues. 8:30pm, $5.

King Perkoff Band Saloon. 4-8pm.

Pink and Brown, Lowdown, Total Shutdown, Nice Nice, Das Yellow Swans Bottom of the Hill. 5:30pm, $7. See 8 Days a Week, page 64.

Sixteens, Floating Corpses, Teletypes Covered Wagon Saloon. 9pm, $5.

Staci Twigg, Birdsaw, West by God, Liz Pisco, Luce Great American Music Hall. 5:30pm, $10. This concert benefits Planned Parenthood.

Bay Area

Medusa and Feline Science Blakes. 9:30pm, $8.

Jazz/new music

Eric Burman Latin Trio Bruno's. 8-11pm.

Larry Douglas Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Walter Earl Enrico's. 7pm.

Mike Greensill and friends Moose's. 7:30pm.

Jeanne Hoffman Moose's. 12:30pm.

Kim Nalley Plush Room. 7:30pm, $20.

Ricardo Scales and Friends Top of the Mark. 8pm, $5.

Bay Area

Nicholas Payton Quintet Yoshi's. 2 and 8pm, $5-22.

Larry Schneider Quartet JazzSchool, Hardymon Hall, 2087 Addison, Berk; (510) 845-5373. 4:30pm, $6-12. Folk/world/country

Arte y Compás Timo's Restaurant, 842 Valencia; 647-0558. 7:30 and 9pm. Traditional music and dance from Andalucia, Southern Spain.

'Bluegrass Jam' Plough and Stars. 2-5pm.

'Bluegrass Matinee Concert' Golden Gate Lutheran Church, 601 Dolores; (510) 845-7310. 2pm, $6-12. True Blue and Open Road perform at this benefit for the Noe Valley Nursery School.

La Orquestra Mareada Rite Spot, 2099 Folsom; 552-6066. 8pm, free.

'Old Time Jam' Progressive Grounds, 400 Cortland; www.sfbluegrass.org. 2-5pm, free.

Seisiún, Dave McCort and friends Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

California Friends of French Louisiana Music Ashkenaz. 2-6pm, $5-8.

Nova Trova La Peña Cultural Center. 6pm, $5.

Tom Paxton Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $20.50.

Dance clubs

Broadway Studios 9pm. Argentine tango. Dance lesson at 7pm.

Club Compression Cellar. 9pm-2am, $5. Drum 'n' bass with residents and guests.

Club Havana Jelly's. 4pm, $7. Latin music with DJ Luis Medina and guest Mazacote.

Club KY Amnesia. 10pm-2am, free. Spike, Mike, and Jacob spin indie, punk, and noise-pop at this queer and queer-friendly dance club.

The Depths Charlies, 1838 Union; 474-3773. 9pm-2am, free. Deep downtempo, leftfield breaks, and drum 'n' bass.

Devotion Endup. 8pm, $10. House music with DJ Ruben Mancias and guests the Pound Boys.

Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm-2am, $4. With DJs Sep and Ludichris.

For Those Who Know An Sibin. 9pm-2am, $3. Underground hip-hop, funk, soul, and breaks.

Juke Joint Julip. 9pm–2am, free. With Toph One.

Karma Bas. 10pm, $5. Funk and house with Jerry Ross.

Oxygen Bar 9pm-2am. With DJ Vinnie Esparza.

Pleasuredome Club Townsend. 9pm-6am, $15. With Neil Lewis and Jeff Johnson.

Rebirth 330 Ritch. 10pm. Soul and hip-hop with Henry, Joe Quixx, Kevvy Kev, and Will.

Reggae Sundaze Nickie's BBQ. 9pm-2am, $5. Reggae music spun by DJ King David, General Patton, and other residents.

Rock Steady Sundays 26 Mix. noon, $5. Soul, hip-hop, reggae, and dancehall.

Salsa Dance Party Metronome Ballroom. 6:30-8pm, $6-12. Salsa lessons and dance party.

Second Sunday Kelly's Mission Rock. noon-10pm. With Jeno, Norman Stradley, Ellen Ferrato, M3, Julius Papp, Sen-Sei, David Coleman, and more.

Splendor Cafe du Nord. 9pm. DJs and dancing.

Spundae Ten 15 Folsom. 9pm-6am, $5. With rotating DJs and special guests.

Storytelling Night Odeon Bar. 7pm-2am. Hosted by Jerico Reese.

Sundance Saloon King Street Garage. 6-11pm, $5. Country dancing with rotating residents.

Sunday School Sno-Drift. 8pm-4am, $10. House and downtempo with residents.

Sunday T-Dance Endup. 6am-8pm. House music with rotating residents.

Bay Area

Mystery Night Radio, 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am.

Oakland Reggae Eli's Mile High Club. 10pm-2am. With Namane and Rolo 1-3.

Summer Sundays Club Fusetti. 10pm. World beat and house music.

monday 11
Rock/blues/hip-hop

Bachelors Saloon. 9:30pm.

David Byrne, Extra Action Marching Band Fillmore. 8pm, $32.50.

Julia Fordham, Peter Stuart Bimbo's 365 Club. 8pm, $20.

Lo Fi Nissans, Yungu and Floyd, Nice Nice, Das Yellow Swans Kimo's. 9pm.

'Monday Night Hoot' Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $5.

Mongolian Death Cloud, Très Pistolas, Lustra Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $5.

Petrol Doc's Clock, 2575 Mission; 824-3627. 9pm, free.

JL Stiles Biscuits and Blues. 8:30pm, $5.

Tree o' Frogs Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $3.

Bay Area

The Steve Gannon Band, Mz. Dee Blakes. 9:30pm, $4.

Jazz/new music

Contemporary Jazz Orchestra Jazz at Pearl's. 9pm, free.

Kevin Gibbs and Ruth Davies Moose's. 8pm.

Golden Arm Trio, Ralph Carny's Natural Lite Party Make-Our Room. 8:30pm, $6.

Jenna Mammina Enrico's. 7pm.

Bishop Norman Williams Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Bay Area

El Cerrito High School Jazz Bands, Portola Jazz Band Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $10.

Carla Helmbrecht Trio, Peter Horvath Top of the Mark. 8pm, $5.

Folk/world/country

Dani Linnetz Simple Pleasures Cafe. 8-10pm, free.

Vanessa Morrison and friends Rite Spot, 2099 Folsom; 552-6066. 8pm, free.

Dance clubs

All or Nothing Edinburgh Castle. 10pm-2am. Mod, pop, soul, and rock.

Cellar 9pm-2am, $5. Downtempo with resident DJs and guests.

Cherry Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $3. With Elitria and Betty spinning ambient grooves and beats.

Club Dread Justice League. 10pm, $10. Reggae and dancehall with DJs Massive Sound International and Jah Love Universal Sounds.

Detention Skylark. 8pm-2am, free. With DJ Benway.

Grateful Dead Jams Nickie's BBQ. 9pm-2am. Dark Star Dan plays rare Grateful Dead tracks.

Halflife An Sibin. 9pm-2am. XJS, Zigmund Void, and Kryptyk spin drum 'n' bass.

Lo-key Lounge Charlies, 1838 Union; 474-3773. 9pm-2am. Deep house and disco breaks spun by rotating DJs.

Main Ingredient Julip. 9:30pm. With DJ Wisdom and JayBee.

Milkshake Mondays Sno-Drift. 10pm-2am, $5. With Travis.

Our Gang Cellar. 10pm, $3. Downtempo, funky breaks, jazzy drum 'n' bass, and hip-hop.

Redwood Room 8pm-midnight. Jazz with Consuelo Kevin.

Reggae Mondeys Tunnel Top. 9pm-2am, free. With DJ Qwistar.

Self-Serve DJ Nite and Music Appreciation Society Odeon Bar. 7pm-2am, free. Open turntables.

Sex in Zero Gravity Border Cantina, 1192 Folsom; 820-4876. 10pm-2am, $5. Techno Funk and house music with James D and Eli B.

Sixth Element Hush Hush Lounge. 9pm-2am, $3. Electro, tech-house, drum 'n' bass, and trance.

Tranquility Base 26 Mix. 7-10pm. Breaks, downtempo, house, dub, and dancehall. 10pm-2am, free. With DF Tram and Jonas Judd.

Vroom El Rio. 8pm-midnight, free. Punk, funk, and soul.

Bay Area

Underground Lounge Radio, 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am. Psycho '60s and porno '70s.

tuesday 12


Rock/blues/hip-hop

Blue States Amoeba Music. 6pm, free.

Bunkbed, Zipnada, Thin Acid Angel Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $5.

'Fat Times' Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $10. With Felonious, Medusa and Feline Science.

David Garza, Etienne de Rocher Cafe du Nord. 9:30pm, $7.

Kitten on the Keys Rite Spot Cafe, 2099 Folsom; 552-6066. 9pm, free.

Little Jonny and the Giants Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $5.

Zigaboo Modeliste and the New Aahkesstra, Brass Monkey Brass Band, Project and DJ Motion Potion Bimbo's 365 Club. 8pm, $25.

Mudslinger, Gammera, Depressor Covered Wagon Saloon. 9:30pm, $5.

Oscar Myers' Bluesbeat Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $3.

Lucky Strike Saloon. 9:30pm.

Bay Area

Planting Seeds, Shady Lady Blakes. 8:30pm, $8. A benefit for Music in Schools Today.

Jazz/new music

The Rich Armstrong Quartet Starlight Room. 8pm.

Broun Fellinis, Alphabet Soup Justice League. 9pm, $7.

Jeanne Hoffman Moose's. 8pm.

Roderick Louie Carta. 7-10pm.

Ron Marabuto Trio Jazz at Pearl's. 9pm, free.

Farris Smith Trio Les Joulins. 8pm.

Bay Area

Mimi Fox Downtown. 8pm.

Jennifer Lee Trio Top of the Mark. 8pm, $5.

Mal Sharpe and the Big Money in Jazz Band Ivy Room. 10pm.

Nancy Wilson Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $24. Through Sun/17.

Folk/world/country

Laurie Lewis with Tom Rozum and Todd Sickafoose, Crooked Jades Slim's. 8pm, $12.

Vivendo de Pao Elbo Room. 9pm, $6.

Bay Area

Beausoleil Ashkenaz. 8pm, $16. See 8 Days a Week, page 64.

Krüger Brothers Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $16.50.

Dance clubs

A-Liscious 26 Mix. 10pm-1am, free. With residents DJ Midas and Nero.

Asia Africa Arabia Nickie's BBQ. 9pm-2am. DJ Cheb I Sabbah spins a blend of international music.

Broadway Studios 7-9pm. Swing dancing lessons.

EZ Music for Hard Times Club Deluxe. 10pm. With DJs Brian Cox, Power Lounger, and guests.

Fuck Tuesdays Backflip. 10pm-2am. '80s music, soul, breakbeat, and hip-hop.

Impulse An Sibin. 10pm-2am. Techno with rotating residents.

Jazz Party Soul Club Cellar. 9pm-2am. Jazz party with Logic Trio and Soul Club with DJ English Steve.

Mayonnaise Skylark. 9pm, free. House music with special guests.

R&D Tuesdays Sno-Drift. 9:30pm, $5. With C Money, Ocir, Snayk Eyez, and Owlboogie.

Safe Oxygen Bar. 9pm, free. With DJ Jamez.

Sister Buzz 9. 10pm-2am, $5. With residents Seraphim, Amber, and Queen Agnes B.

Soul City Make-Out Room. 9:30pm, $5. Deep house with the Smartbeat Sound System and guests.

Time:Out Butterfly. 10pm-1am, free. With DJ Tom Thump.

T.K.O. Hush Hush Lounge. 9pm-2am, $3. Hip-hop with DJs Charlie Bucket, Kaution, Ocir, Halo 1, and Able.

Underground Communication Dalva, 3121 16th St; 252-7740. 10pm-2am, free. Funk, soul, and dub with Vinnie Esparza, Jonny Deeper, and Asti Spumanti.

Wax Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $5. Soul music with rotating DJs. Bay Area

Bounce Rock Skate Bluesville. 10pm, $5. With Bay Area DJs and special guests.

Club Purgatory Club Muse. 9pm-2am, $5. DJ Caine spins European dance, industrial, and electronic music.

Good Times Radio, 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am. With Kitty and Sean spinning '70s pop, funk-rock, and more.

Posh Down Low Lounge. 9:30pm-2am. Downtempo, disco breaks, drum 'n' bass, and deep house.

RawSugar Oasis, 135 12th St, Oakl; (510) 763-0404. 9pm. Drum 'n' bass and breakbeats.

Ruby Room 10pm-2am. Punk rock with Kenny Kaos.

Smooth Grooves Club Fusetti. 9pm. Hip-hop and R&B with Phiness and Qwest.