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Music listings are compiled by Sarah Han. The music intern is China Martens. 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.

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Art Alexakis, Storm Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $15.

Bellfuries, Cadillac Angels Elbo Room. 9pm, $7.

Blue Reptiles Blue Lamp. 9:30pm, $5.

Flower Kings, California Guitar Trio Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $22.

Glitter Mini 9, Hell Brothers Covered Wagon Saloon. 9pm, $8.

Neil Halstead, Court and Spark, Sid Hillman Slim's. 8pm, $12-15.

Nathan Hamilton Make-Out Room. 10pm.

Eugene Huggins Saloon. 9:30pm.

Jack Grace, El Pulpo Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $3.

Low Flying Owls, Western, Low Water Cafe du Nord. 10pm, $5.

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

Rene Solis and the Persuaders Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $5.

Bay Area

Bicasso Black Dot, 2364 E. 15th St, Oakl; (510) 451-8813. 6-8pm.

Family Soul 19 Broadway. 9pm.

Go Van Gogh Jupiter. 8pm.

Hebro Blakes. 9:30pm.

Mighty Mo Rodgers Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $16.50.

Wonderland Ave, Accomplices, 1st Circle Bourbon Street. 9pm.

Jazz/new music

Al Pacheco Jazz Band Skip's Tavern. 8-10pm.

Gregory James Butterfly. 7pm.

Jessica Lurie Ensemble, Will Bernard and Motherbug Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $7. See 8 Days a Week, page 58.

Lithium Bruno's. 9pm.

Ned Boynton Combo Enrico's. 7pm.

'Open Jam' Cobalt Tavern, 1707 Powell; 982-8123. 7-10:30pm. With BJ Papa Trio.

Vince Lateano Trio Jazz at Pearl's. 9pm, free.

Bay Area

Bob Schoen Jazz Quartet Anna's, 1801 University, Berk; (510) 849-ANNA. 8pm.

Dave Mathews Downtown. 8pm. The pianist performs.

Slip Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $10. Folk/world/country

Patrick Conway Band, Ruby Rakes, Deborah Bartley Hotel Utah Saloon. 8:30pm, $5.

'Bluegrass Jam Session' Plough and Stars. 9pm.

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

Formerly Murphy Rock Soup, 3299 Mission; 641-7687. 7:30pm.

'GLBT Songwriter Series' Bazaar Cafe. 7pm. With Garrin Benfield, Mark Weigle, and Shelley Doty.

Vince McCormack Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Ritmo y Armonia Pier 23. 10pm.

Bay Area

Creole Belles Ashkenaz. 8pm, $8.

Whisky Brothers Albatross Pub, 1822 San Pablo, Berk; (510) 843-2473. 9pm.

Dance clubs

Arrow 10pm-2am. Funk and soul with Kevin Consuelo.

Audible Colors The Top. 10pm-2am. House music with weekly guests.

Axis Kimo's. 9pm. With DJs Elz, Aleks, Tim-E, Pearl, and Essarem.

Bondage A Go-Go Cat Club. 9:30pm-3:30am, $5-10. Death rock, industrial, '70s and '80s dance music, interactive B-D, S-M, and go-go dancers.

Boom! Border Cantina, 1192 Folsom; 626-6043. 10pm-2am, $5. Old-school electro, ghettotek, and hip-hop with DJ Jeff Rodeeziak.

Broadway Studios 9pm. Salsa. Dance lesson at 7pm.

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.

Club Lovely Edinburgh Castle. 9:30pm-2am. An indie, mod, Britpop dance night.

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

Dig Deep Blind Tiger. 9pm, free. With DJ Seven, Oolong, and Efrem.

Dig the Pony Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 9pm-2am. With Chulada and weekly guests.

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

Dynomite Soul Sacrifice. 10pm-2am. Soul, hip-hop, and deep beat with Cyrus and Jamo.

Echolocation Oxygen Bar. 10pm, donations. With DJ Anon.

Electro Rodeo Galaxy Club. 10pm, $3. With Bre Ad, Cybrid, and Joe Rice.

Exotica Glas Kat. 9pm-2am, $10. Go-go dancing with the Men of Exotica and Go-Go Tribe and funk, disco, and house music.

Fuck Me I'm Famous Buzz 9. 9pm, $5.

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

Helter Skelter Jezebels Joint. 9pm-2am, free. Indie rock and Brit pop with DJs Shindog and Tim.

Influence Amnesia. 10pm, $3. Funk breaks, soul, and jazzy breaks.

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

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.

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

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.

Heavy Soul Music Radio, 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am, free. With EZ Luv Sound System.

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

Soulvation Ruby Room. 10pm-2am.

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Boneshakers Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $10.

Bray, Beanweevils, Rusticators Voodoo Lounge. 8pm, $5.

Brenda Boykin and Home Cookin' Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $5.

Buckets, Leslie Dean, Sean Hayes Hotel Utah Saloon. 8:30pm. $5.

Captain Bringdown, IO Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5.

Greg Davis, Tussle, Hrvatski Bottom of the Hill. 9:30pm, $7.

Fourth Street Irregulars Blue Lamp. 9:30pm, $5.

Juce Garcia Saloon. 9:30pm.

Jungle Biscutt Bruno's. 9pm.

Lake Trout Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $12.

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

Planet Orange, Katie Knipp, Levelhead, U.V.R. Covered Wagon Saloon. 8pm, $5.

Porch, Less, Hightower Eagle Tavern. 9:30pm, $5.

Supersuckers Country Extravaganza, Jesse Dayton Slim's. 9pm, $12-14. See 8 Days a Week, page 58.

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

Tainted Love Tongue and Groove. 10pm, $10.

Bay Area

Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young Oakland Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakl; (510) 762-2277. 8pm, $40.50-226.

Missin' Cousins, Yard Sale Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $4.

Nuts Roll West, First Circle 19 Broadway. 9pm.

10th of Always, Pony Boy, Boy Skout Kimo's. 9pm, $7. A benefit for Ladyfest Bay Area 2002.

Jazz/new music

Cookbook Quartet Cellar. 5:30pm.

Dick Fregulia/Vince Gomez Trio Cobalt Tavern, 1707 Powell; 982-8123. 7-11pm.

Barry Finnerty Enrico's. 7pm.

Roderick Louie Carta. 7-10pm.

Muller/Smith Duo, Arc Libre Trio Luggage Store Gallery. 8-10pm, $6-10.

Robert Stewart and the Jazz Knights Pier 23. 10pm.

Rob Sudduth with Vince Lateano Trio Jazz at Pearl's. 9pm, free.

Top Shelf Jazz Trio House of Shields, 39 New Montgomery; 495-5436. 5:30pm, free.

Beth Waters Butterfly. 7:30pm.

Bay Area

Macy Blackman Downtown. 8pm.

Graham Richards Jazz Quartet Anna's, 1801 University, Berk; (510) 849-ANNA. 8pm.

Mingus Big Band Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $24. Through Sun/7.

'Signal Flow from Mills 2002' Mills College Concert Hall, 5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakl; (510) 430-2296. 8pm, free. Through Sun/7.


Dark Hollow Band Atlas Cafe. 8-10pm, free.

Mazacote, DJ Carlito's Way Elbo Room. 10pm, $6.

Nicole McRory Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Shannon Céilí Band Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

Eileen Hazel La Peña Cultural Center. 8pm, $8-10.

Keni 'El Lebrijano' Albatross Pub, 1822 San Pablo, Berk; (510) 843-2473. 9pm.

Peter Kessler and Gail Fratar, Rick Shea and Brantley Kearnes Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $16.50.

Dance clubs

Alley Catz The 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.

The Cellar 9pm-2am, $5. House music with rotating DJs and guests.

Chikiboom Roccapulco. 9pm-2am, $6. A gay and lesbian Latin music dance party.

Dig on This Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $3. Soul, roots, reggae, classic hip-hop with Jaybe and guests.

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

Faith City Nights. 9:30pm, $10. With residents Blackstone, Ruben Mancias, Jay-R, and Twist.

Fiendish Jezebels Joint. 10pm, free. Dark pop, death disco, and rock with DJs Pimprock and Rodent.

Flavour of the Week Laszlo. 8pm-2am. With DJ Rose.

Free Liquid. 10pm-2am, free. With DJs Dmitri, Tee, and Friends.

The Hizzy Hush Hush Lounge. 10pm-2am. Abstract hip-hop, future, electro-soul with DJs Derek B, Lady Base, and guests.

KazaBlanka 8pm-2am, $10. Latin fusion Middle Eastern music with DJ Medi and the Arabian Knights Band.

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

Levitation Oxygen Bar. 10pm-2am, free. With DJs Mercury and Quasar.

Loose Joints The Top. 10pm-2am, $5. With DJs Chris Orr and Travis.

Lux v.1 Ruby Skye. 8pm. With Modaji and Naoism.

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

Meow Glas Kat. 10pm-2am, $10. Urban grooves, hip-hop, and R&B with Switch.

Nagabeatz Amnesia. 9pm, $5. With DJs Mongrol and Suresh.

n:CODE DNA Lounge. 9pm, $5-7. Acid trance, techno, and industrial with Vertigo, Sir Nod, Amber, Joe Radio, and Fernando.

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

Passenger Skylark. 9pm-2am, free. Jazz, house, and soul with Paul Craven and Capital A.

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.

Reform School The Stud. 10pm-4am. A gay but straight-friendly dance club featuring house music with DJs Jeff Chandler, Spun, Poppa, Discovery, MonkeyBoy, plus special guests.

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.

Sneaks Buzz 9. 9pm, free. Underground house grooves with b.radley and Sunder.

Spirit Asia SF. 9pm-2am, $6-8. A queer dance night featuring house, hip-hop, and R&B.

Stripper Friendly Arrow. 10pm-2am. With DJ Charlie.

Subkulture Venture Frogs, 1000 Van Ness; 409-2550. 9pm-1am. With Zagnut, Dubl-a, Dirty Frank, Fade, and DSP.

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

Ultravixens Backflip. 10pm-2am.

What Da Funk Nickie's BBQ. 9pm-2am, $4. DJ Motion Potion spins old-school funk and rare grooves.

Worldwide Lounge Royale. 9:30pm-2am. Music from around the world.

Bay Area

Aural Confection Oasis, 135 12th St, Oakl; (510) 763-0404. 10pm-2am, $3. Deep house with JP Soul and Chad Mitchell.

BeatDown Jupiter. 8-11pm, free. See Bass Head, page 75.

The Breaks Ruby Room. 10pm-2am. Deep grooves, old-school hip-hop, and funk.

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

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

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AMA, Amboy Kelso Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5.

Coalesce, Esoteric, Eniac, Blessing the Hogs Pound-SF. 8pm, $8. See 8 Days a Week, page 58.

Fila Brazillia Bimbo's 365 Club. 9pm, $15. See Bass Head, page 75.

Garaj Mahal, Sunogal Ballet Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $15.

Jack Grace, Mussuletta Blue Lamp. 9pm, $5.

Ron Hacker Saloon. 9:30pm.

Christian Kieffer, Fiver, Henry Miller Sextet, Applesaucer Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $8.

Lopez, Retox, Lucky Stiffs Covered Wagon Saloon. 6pm, $3.

Edna Love Skip's Tavern. 9pm, free. Also Sat/6.

John Mayer, Norah Jones Fillmore. 9pm, $20.

Mighty Mo Rodgers Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $12.50.

Mudslingers, Infamy, Coffin Texts, Scorched Earth Policy Kimo's. 9pm.

Alex Nahas Rock Soup, 3299 Mission; 641-7687. 7:30pm.

PBR Street Gang, Slender, Substitutes Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $7.

R.K.L., Bar Feeders, Crosstops, Fracas Covered Wagon Saloon. 9pm, $8.

Shady Lady, Famous Last Words, Nathan Hamilton, No Deal Hotel Utah Saloon. 9pm, $7.

Soul Vine Pier 23. 10pm, $5.

Spiritualized, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Warfield. 8pm, $20-25.

Supersuckers Amoeba Music. 6pm, free. In-store performance. Slim's. 9pm, $14. "Supersuckers Rock Show"; Jesse Dayton opens. See 8 Days a Week, page 58.

Bay Area

Dave Gleason's Wasted Days, Bellyachers, Mother Truckers Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $6.

Shan Dwight Ivy Room. 10pm.

Katie Knipp, Moonlife, Bizarre Love Triangle, Alien Love Syndrome Bourbon Street. 9pm.

Orixa, American Rebus Blakes. 9:30pm, $7.

La Plebe La Peña Cultural Center. 9pm, $8.

Run for Cover Lovers, Shemob, Boomtheory Port Lite. 9pm, $5.

Steve Lucky and the Rhumba Bums with Ms. Carmen Getit Ashkenaz. 9:30pm, $11.

Stolen Bibles Jupiter. 8pm.

Wonderbread 5 19 Broadway. 9pm, $10.

Jazz/new music

Eric Berman Butterfly. 9pm.

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

Brian Melvin Trio Rubicon, 558 Sacramento; 421-7636. 5-8pm, free.

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

eighth blackbird Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness; 392-4400. 8pm, $25-36.

Hal Stein Quartet Enrico's. 7pm.

Harvey Wainapel Quartet Jazz at Pearl's. 9:30pm, free. Also Sat/6.

Ken Fishler Trio Cobalt Tavern, 1707 Powell; 982-8123. 7-11pm.

Josh Jones Bruno's. 10pm.

Brandon LaBelle Meridian Gallery. 8pm, $5-10.

Mingus Amungus, DJ DNA Dan Elbo Room. 10pm, $7.

Mr. Lucky Club Deluxe. 9pm, $5.

Omara Portuondo Masonic Auditorium, 1111 California; 788-7353. 8pm, $22-55.

Om Trio, Will Bernard Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $10.

Sonando Latin Jazz Quartet 850 Cigar Bar. 9pm, free.

Bay Area

Danny Caron Downtown. 8pm.

Hideo Date, Anna de Leon and Ellen Hoffman Anna's, 1801 University, Berk; (510) 849-ANNA. 8pm.

Mingus Big Band Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $26. Through Sun/7.

'Signal Flow from Mills 2002' Mills College Concert Hall, 5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakl; (510) 430-2296. 8pm, free. Through Sun/7.

Peter White Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm. Through Sun/7.


Clumsy Lovers Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Jethro Heremiah Band, Dub Rebels Voodoo Lounge. 9pm, $6.

'Romani International Day Celebration' Slavonic Cultural Center, 60 Onondaga; (510) 649-0941. 7:30pm, $10.

Tipsy House Plough and Stars. 9pm.


Dance clubs

Aranji Club Six. 9:30pm-4am, $10.

Atomic DNA Lounge. 10pm-4am, $10-15. With Tim Healey, Didje Kelli, Laird, Kramer, Seven, and Noah Eastman.

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

Brass Tax Amnesia. 9pm, $3. With DK, Fred Funk, Gerry Hatrick, Seijiro, and Willyplum.

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

Grand T.

Club NV 9:30pm. House and salsa with Greg Lopez, Von, and Tony O.

Club Nzinga El Rio. 9pm, $7. Jose Ruiz spins world beat.

Come-Unity Club Townsend. 10:30pm-5:30am, $15. See Bass Head, page 75.

Deeper House Fuse. 6pm-2am, free. Deep house and disco with DJs David Hawthorn, Nate, and guests.

DJ's Friday The Top. 10pm. With Nikola, DJ Push, Guthrie, and guests Lance Desardi and J.T. Donaldson.

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.

Gada 'bout SF Arrow. 10pm-2am. With Ted Shred.

Glitter Glas Kat. 9:30pm-2am. Soul and deep house.

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

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

Juice King Street Garage. 10pm-3am, $8. With Twist, Switch, and Frisky Farmer's Daughters.

Lowpro Lounge Ladies' Night Ocean Gallery, 1351 Harrison; 414-4795. 10pm, $10. Fashion show, open bar, and dance party with Ellicit, Qzen, and Lady G-funk with Audio Angel.

Lithium Galia. 8pm-2am, $5, free with costume. House music with DJs Kaspa and Amberlee.

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.

Oblivion Jezebels Joint. 10pm-2am, free. New wave, old wave, and no way with DJs John and DeeJay.

Oxygen 111 Minna Gallery. 9pm, $12. With Julius Papp.

Pow! A Cocktail Lounge 6pm, $3. Tribal house and Latin music with Be Smiley.

Sedate Grooves Oxygen Bar. 10pm, free. With DJs Erik and Dave Agrell.

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

Sojurn Rohan. 9pm-1am, free. House and breaks with DJs Ted and Fred.

Square Ruby Skye. 9pm-3am. House music.

Step An Sibin. 8pm-2am, $5. U.K. garage and 2-step with DJs John Paul, Enzyme, Dom Some, and guests.

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

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

Sweet Blind Tiger. 10pm-2am, $5. With Norman Stradley and Sherif.

Variance 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, $5. With Brent Northey, Mark Sires, Paul Harbison, and Brian Schmitt.

Bay Area

The 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, reggae.

Ruby Room 10pm-2am. '70s and '80s glam rock and pop music.

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Bill Bottrell and the Stokemen Johnny Foley's. 9:30pm, $10.

Bo Grumpus Atlas Cafe. 4-7pm, free.

Built like Alaska, David Hopkins, Mindreader Hotel Utah Saloon. 9pm, $7.

Daniel Castro Saloon. 9:30pm.

Lexie Cole, Karney, Pi Blue Lamp. 9:30pm, $6.

Decry, Hellbillys, Blown to Bits, Nubs Covered Wagon Saloon. 9pm, $7.

Echobrain, Helio Sequence Slim's. 9pm, $15.

Finis Tasby Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $10.

Hail Mary's, Castles in Spain, Kindness, Wire Graffiti, Psychedelic Wedding Pound-SF. 7:30pm, $10.

Hudson Bell Edinburgh Castle. 9:30pm, $5. See 8 Days a Week, page 58.

Edna Love Skip's Tavern. 9pm, free.

Shana Morrison Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $15.

Phantom Limbs, Epoxies, Vanishing, 78 RPMs Cafe du Nord. 9:30pm, $8.

Sage Francis, Edan the Humble Magnificent, Grand Buffet Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $10.

Sindicato Argentino del Hip Hop, Deuce Eclipse Galia. 9:15pm, $12. See Critic's Choice.

Three Hour Tour Kimo's. 9pm.

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

Xan, Becky Rosenau, Judea Eden, Joan Martin, Patty Boss, Jess, Woodyz, Bern, Boy Skout, Chi Chi Palace El Rio. 3pm-2am. A benefit for San Francisco Women's Flag Football League.

Bay Area

Clumsy Lovers 19 Broadway. 9pm, $8.

Felonious, Psychokinetics Blakes. 9:30pm, $6.

Go Kart Go, the Story, Yellow Dancer Port Lite. 9pm, $5.

Nathan Hamilton, No Deal Ivy Room. 10pm.

Iris, Sol Asending, Juggernaught Bourbon Street. 9pm.

Quetzal, PiriThomas La Peña Cultural Center. 8pm, $12.

Jazz/new music

Rhonda Benin Enrico's. 7pm.

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

Broun Fellinis Bruno's. 10pm.

Harvey Wainapel Quartet Jazz at Pearl's. 9:30pm, free.

Josh Jones Latin Jazz Quartet 850 Cigar Bar. 10pm, free.

Michael LaMacchia Trio Cobalt Tavern, 1707 Powell; 982-8123. 7:30-11:30pm.

Omar Sosa and friends Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum, 701 Mission; 978-ARTS. 8pm, $12-15.

Bay Area

Blue and Tan Jupiter. 8pm.

Ducksan Distones, Robin Gregory and Bliss Rodriguez Anna's, 1801 University, Berk; (510) 849-ANNA. 8pm.

Holly Figueroa, Edie Carey with Lyndzie Adelphian Center for the Arts, 2167 Central, Alameda; (510) 814-9262. 7:30pm, $3-8.

Michael Bluestein Trio Downtown. 8pm.

Mingus Big Band Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $26. Through Sun/7.

'Signal Flow from Mills 2002' Mills College Concert Hall, 5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakl; (510) 430-2296. 8pm, free. Through Sun/7.

Peter White Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm. Through Sun/7.


Azulao Caffe Proust, 1801 McAllister; 345-9560. 8-11pm, free.

Backpages Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Blue Room Boys Rock Soup, 3299 Mission; 641-7687. 7pm.

Creation Pier 23. 10pm, $5.

Dark Hollow Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Tango No. 9 Noe Valley Ministry. 8pm, $14.

Vivendo de Pão Elbo Room. 10pm, $7.

Yonder Mountain String Band Warfield. 8pm, $21.50.

Bay Area

Greg Brown, Garnet Rogers St. John's Presbyterian Church, 2727 College, Berk; (510) 548-1761. 8pm, $20.50.

Clumsy Lovers 19 Broadway. 9pm.

Danubius Anna's, 1801 University, Berk; (510) 849-ANNA. 8pm.

Kotoja Ashkenaz. 9:30pm, $12.

Tamarind Free Jones, Jennifer Newell, George Ruckert Ali Akbar College of Music, 215 West End, San Rafael; (415) 454-6264. 7pm, $8-12.

Austin Willacy, Carmaig de Forest, Montreal Weekend Temescal Arts Center, 511 48th St, Oakl; (510) 531-6560. 8pm, $6-10.

Dance clubs

Amnesia 9:30pm. With DJ Chango.

Arrow 10pm-2am. Rock 'n' roll with DJ Jeff.

Asylum Jezebels Joint. 10pm-2am, free. '70s-'90s punk, glam, death rock, and dark wave with DJ Shane and guests.

Beat Salad Laszlo. 8pm-2am. With DJ Kenni.

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

Bohemia Bar 1624 California; 474-6968. 10pm-2am, $10. House, hip-hop, and '80s music with Eddy.

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 Q DNA Lounge. 9pm-3am, $15. Hip-hop, house, salsa, '70s, and '80s with Page Hodel, Olga T., Jorge Terez, La Couqi, Ezzy Medina, and D'Funk'D.

Club Six 9pm-4am, $6-9. With Lauris Lee, and guest DJs Adnan and Spencer.

Colorwheel Oxygen Bar. 10pm-4am, $3. With DJ Tom Thump and guest Jason Greer.

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

Electrolush Blind Tiger. 10pm-2am, $5. Underground house music with rotating DJs.

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

Gloss Sno-Drift. 9pm. Deep house.

Ice Backflip. 10pm-2am, $10. House music.

Jive Big Heart City. 10pm-4am. Urban grooves with Daniella, Jerry Ross, Kevin Armstrong, Trevor Mijares, and others.

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

Loöq 111 Minna Gallery. 10pm, $10. With Spesh and guests.

Metro Area Cloud 9 Motel. 9pm, $20. With Gabriel Rene and Travis.

Phusion 26 Mix. 9pm-2am, free. Nu-jazz, future soul, breakbeat, house, and electronic music with Jonah Sharp and Andrew Jervis.

Pow! A Cocktail Lounge 9pm, $3. House music with Fadrian and Sutake.

Revolver Nickie's BBQ. 9pm-2am. With Bulletproof DJs and guests.

Royale 10pm-2am, free. With Zatch, DJ Cyruss, and Toph One.

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

Soul Cinema Amnesia. 9pm-2am, $5. Soulful house and funky breaks with DJ Little John.

Soul-phisticated Rohan. 9pm-1am, free. DJ Choe spins hip-hop, funk, reggae, and rare groove.

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

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

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

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

Texture Glas Kat. 9:30pm-3:30am. House, classic soul, urban grooves, and '70s and '80s retro funk with residents.

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

Universe Club Townsend. 9:30pm-7am, $15. House music with guest Crystal Waters.

Urban Groove Network Backflip. 10pm, $15. With Marques Wyatt.

Voluptuous Vibes The Phoenix, 811 Valencia; 695-1811. 10pm. Funky house, breaks, and hip-hop with DJ Amberlee and guests.

Bay Area

Fusetti's Saturday Night Club Fusetti. 10pm.

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

The Reagan Years Ruby Room. 10pm-2am. '80s music.

sunday 7


The Church, Mark Kozelek Slim's. 8pm, $20.

Drunk Horse, Party Time, All Night Covered Wagon Saloon. 8pm, $5.

The Fall Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $20.

5 Point-O Pier 23. 5-9pm, $5.

'Groover's Paradise' Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $7. With the Court and Spark, Bart Davenport, Winter Flowers, and DJ Beatbroker. See 8 Days a Week, page 58.

'Invitational Blues Jam' Blue Lamp. 9pm, free. With Kentucky Slim.

Jackpine Social Club Hemlock Tavern. 9pm.

'Local Blues Spotlight' Biscuits and Blies. 8:30pm, $5.

Johnny Nitro Saloon. 9:30pm.

Princess Superstar, Foreign Legion, Pam the Funktress Justice League. 9pm, $12.

Ripe, London Street Voodoo Lounge. 8pm, $5.

Time Spent Driving, Champions of Sound, Audiocrush, the Hills Have Eyes, Cutlass Supreme Pound-SF. 2pm, $7.

Trammell Duo Green Leif, Nuns with Guns, Songs for Emma, Planning Commission Kimo's. 9pm. A Homeless Coalition benefit.

Ultimate Fakebook, Duvall, Plus Ones Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $8.

Zony Mash Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $8. Also Mon/8.

Bay Area

Forcing Bloom Blakes. 9:30pm, $3.

Internationals Bourbon Street. 9pm.

Shabaz 19 Broadway. 9pm.

Jazz/new music

'Back to 'the Bridge' ' Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness; 788-7353. 3 and 7pm, $22-42. With Joshua Redman, Bill Frisell, Brian Blade, and Larry Grenadier.

Bill 'Doc' Webster Band Les Joulins. 8pm.

Walter Earl Enrico's. 7pm.

J. Johnson Club Deluxe. 9pm, free.

Love Motel Jazz Quintet Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 6pm.

Pilar Plush Room. 7:30pm, $20.

Terry Riley Noe Valley Ministry. 7pm, $25. A benefit for Noe Valley Ministry's Music Chamber Music Series.

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

Bay Area

Joe Livorti Mezze Restaurant and Bar, 3407 Lake Shore, Oakl; (510) 663-2500. 11am.

Mingus Big Band Yoshi's. 2 and 8pm, $5-24.

Peter Erskine Trio Jazzschool/Hardymon Hall, 2087 Addison, Berk; (510) 845-5373. 4:30pm, $20.

Gary Rowe Downtown. 8pm.

'Signal Flow from Mills 2002' Mills College Concert Hall, 5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakl; (510) 430-2296. 4pm, free.

Peter White Kimball's East. 5 and 8pm.



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

Los Compas El Rio. 3pm, $8.

Mas Cabeza Bruno's. 9pm.

Tony McMahon Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

RoadOilers, Bernal Hill String Band Hotel Utah Saloon. 7pm, $5.

Rusticators Rock Soup, 3299 Mission; 641-7687. 7:30pm.

Seisiún Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

Dervish Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $16.50.

Domingo de Rumba La Peña Cultural Center. 3:30pm.

University of California Alumni Chorus Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley, Berk; (510) 643-9645. 3pm, $10-15.

Wadi Gad, Jah Bandis, Sister I-Live Ashkenaz. 9pm, $10.


Dance clubs

Brainwash 5-8pm. Turtle spins drum 'n' bass.

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 Orquesta Borinquen.

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

Devotion Endup. 8pm-4am, $12. First-anniversary celebration with Miguel "Migs," Mauricio Aviles, and Michelle Weeks.

DNA Lounge 9pm, $14-17. Industrial and synthpop with Assemblage 23, Stromkern, See Colin Slash, and Noxious Emotion.

Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm-2am, $7. With DJ Sep and Earl Zero.

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

Industry Night Arrow. 10pm-2am. With rotating DJs.

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

Living Room Amnesia. 6:30pm.

Luscious Liquid. 10pm-2am. Deep tribal, hard progressive, and house with Dharma, Unity, Origin, and guest DJs.

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 Ras David I.

Salamat Sundays Club Tropi Gala, 358 Ocean; 282-7910. 9pm-2am, $10. Latin fusion Middle Eastern music with DJ Medi and the Arabian Knights Band.

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.

Selector Sundays Blind Tiger. 9pm-2am, $5. With the Unsung Heroes.

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

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

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

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

Therapy Skylark. 9pm-2am, free. With DJs Maurice and Efrem.

Volume Storyville. 10pm-2am. Hip-hop, soul, classics, and dancehall with D-Sharp, Megablack, Ball-D, Marc Stretch, and Malachi.

Bay Area

Mayhem Down Low Lounge. 9pm, $5. With Reaktor, Smudge, DJ Freya, and MC Mac.

The Mercy Seat Ruby Room. 10pm-2am.

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 8


... And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, Bobby Conn Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $10.

Bachelors Saloon. 9:30pm.

Drowning Pool, Coal Chamber, Ill Niño, Sloth, 40 Below Summer Fillmore. 7pm, $22.50.

Lil' Pocketknife, Experimental Dentistry School, Ex Meow, Oakland Reprazent,

Lo-Fi Niesans, Madetia Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $5.

Sevencentral&mountain Kimo's. 9pm.

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

Russell Brothers Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $7.50.

Zony Mash Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $8.

Bay Area

By the Fire, Chuck Day 19 Broadway. 9pm.

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


Jazz/new music

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

Live jazz Voodoo Lounge. 8pm, free.

Elaine Lucia Plush Room. 8pm.

Jenna Mammina Enrico's. 7pm.

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum, 701 Mission; 978-ARTS. 8pm, $14-18.

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

Bay Area

Dave Douglas New Quintet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $16. Also Tues/9. See 8 Days a Week, page 58.

Renegade Sidemen Anna's, 1801 University, Berk; (510) 849-ANNA. 8pm.



Acoustic spotlight open mic Blue Lamp. 9:30pm, free.


Dance clubs

Bourbon and Blue Jeans Arrow. 10pm-2am. Country-soaked rock 'n' roll with DJs Ashley and Meagan.

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.

D.Volution Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 8pm-2am. With Ms. Dress.

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.

Joy Liquid. 8pm-2am, $2. Progressive house.

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.

A Night with Fecal Face Amnesia. 8pm. With local DJs and local artists.

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.

Risqué Curve, 747 Third St; 896-2286. 9pm-2am, free. Soulful house, old school, and beats with DJs Chris Dadzitis and Zaxxon.

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. 10pm-2am, free. With DF Tram and Jonas Judd.

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

Bay Area

Mystery Night Ruby Room. 10pm-2am.

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


tuesday 9


The Fall Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $20.

'Fat Times' Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5. With Meddling Kidz and guest, Psychokinetics.

Grain USA, Strange Girl Tongue and Groove. 9pm, free.

'The Guitar God-A-Thon' Covered Wagon Saloon. 9pm, $5. With Pantz Noyzee.

Hansi, Amscray, Charmless Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $5.

Imperial Teen Amoeba Music. 6pm, free. See "Off and On," in Noise, page 43.

Kentucky Slim Blue Lamp. 9:30pm, free.

Kooken and Hoomen Cafe du Nord. 10pm, $6.

Lucky Strike Saloon. 9:30pm.

Oscar Myers' Bluesbeat Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $3.

Rroland Hemlock Tavern. 10:30pm, $3. See 8 Days a Week, page 58.

Steve Lucky and the Rhumba Bums, Carmen Getit Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $7.50.

Swing Session Broadway Studios. 9:15pm, $10.

Bay Area

Bonnie Price Billy, rainYwood Starry Plough. 9pm, $12.

Bart Davenport Jupiter. 8pm.

Fillibuster, Mr. Q Blakes. 9:30pm, $3.

Paul Galaxy and the Galactix Ivy Room. 10pm.


Jazz/new music

Blue and Tan Bruno's. 9pm.

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

Collective West Jazz Orchestra Cellar at Johnny Foley's. 9pm, $3.

Dick Hindman Trio Jazz at Pearl's. 9pm, free.

Roderick Louie Carta. 7-10pm.

Michael Bluestein Trio Enrico's. 7pm.

Bay Area

Dave Douglas New Quintet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $16. See 8 Days a Week, page 58.

Aaron Greenblatt Downtown. 8pm.

Mad and Eddie Duran Albatross Pub, 1822 San Pablo, Berk; (510) 843-2473. 9pm.

Singers' open mic Anna's, 1801 University, Berk; (510) 849-ANNA. 8pm.



Seisiún with Paul Chaffee and Richard Mandel Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Vivendo de Pão Elbo Room. 9pm, $6.

Bay Area

Starry Plough open mic Starry Plough. 8pm, free.

Tom Rigney and Flambeau Ashkenaz. 8pm, $8.

Dance clubs

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

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

Ay Karamba! Glas Kat. 9:30pm-2am, $8. Salsa lessons and dance party.

Broadway Studios 7-9pm. Swing dancing lessons.

Curve 747 Third; 896-2286. 10pm-2am, free. Soulful grooves and flashbacks with DJs Kevvy Kev, Malachi, and Ball D.

Development AsiaSF. 10pm. Reference, Raygun, and Mykul Crane spin breakbeat and house.

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.

Hot Pink Voodoo Lounge. 10pm, $5. '80s dance music with DJ Chuck.

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 guest Duserock.

Node Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 9pm-2am. Indie rock and electronica.

Plagarism Arrow. 10pm-2am. With DJs Gabe and Oliver.

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

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

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.

Vinyl Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $3. Hip-hop, funk, and soul with Jaybe.

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.

Daydream Nation 10pm-2am. Indie, Britpop, Shoegazer, and trip-hop.

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.

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