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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.

wednesday 15


Bitches Brew, Wonderland Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $7.

Capricorns, Gravy Train Kimo's. 9pm.

Cookin' with Kurt Oxygen Bar. 9pm, free.

Deadbolt, Mutilators Elbo Room. 9pm, $12.

Gun and Doll Show, Charmless, Amscray, Adam Marsland Hotel Utah Saloon. 8:30pm, $5.

Inner, Dangle Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $3.

'Kehoe's Gong Show and Shitty Band Night' Pound-SF. 7pm, $5.

Last of the Juanitas Covered Wagon Saloon. 9pm, $6.

Loquat, DJ Tony Machnie, the Junior Panthers, Eric Shea Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $6.

Paycheck Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, free.

Rockin Jake Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $7.50.

Starting Line, Finch, Brand New, Auto Pilot Off Bottom of the Hill. 8:30pm, $8.

Visitor Jim, Oswald, Operation Interstellar Tongue and Groove. 9pm, $6.

The Yardbirds, Petrol 330 Ritch. 9pm, $26.

Bay Area

Anubis Rising, Chore Stork Club. 9pm, $5.

Brother Red Ashkenaz. 9pm, $8.

Prong, 40 Grit, Lowki, 3rdail Bourbon Street. 9pm.

Rosin Coven, Zakh Gils Wonder Bakery 19 Broadway. 9pm, $5.

Jazz/new music

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

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

Charles Unger Experience Les Joulins. 8pm.

Dave McNab Trio Enrico's. 7pm.

Downtown Uproar Bamboo Hut, 479 Broadway; 989-8555. 8:30pm, $5.

Fil Lorenz Little Big Band Black Cat. 9pm.

Bill Henderson, Eric Comstock, Dena DeRose Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

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

Jeff Massanari Trio Jazz at Pearl's. 9pm, free.

Mike Lipskin with Lorna K House of Shields, 39 New Montgomery; 392-7732. 5:30pm.

Kathryn Nobrega Caffe Proust, 1801 McAllister; 345-9560. 7-10pm.

Rite Spot All Stars Rite Spot. 8:30pm, free.

Bay Area


Roy Hargrove Quintet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $20. Through Sun/19.


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

Oliver Mtukudzi and Black Spirits Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $15.

West of Kentucky, How You Duo Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

Kane's River, Don't Look Back Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $16.50.

Pickpocket Ensemble Cato's Ale House. 6-9pm, free.

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

Dance clubs

Afterwards Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. House music with Danny and Gabriel.

Amnesia 8:45pm. With DJ Robbie Socks.

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

Bondage A Go-Go Cat Club. 9:30pm-3:30am, $5-10. Deathrock, industrial, '70s and '80s dance music, interactive BDSM, and go-go dancers.

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

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

Bumpin' Hustle Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $3. Rare groove with DJ Vinny.

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, and 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.

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

Dream Cloud 9 Motel. 10pm-2am, $5. With DJs Paul Hemming, Jeno, Londen C, Behrouz, and Hector Cardendas.

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.

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

Hump The Stud. 10pm-2am. Dance music from the '70s to the present.

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

Neonbeat Arrow. 10pm-2am. Electroclash and synthpop with DJs Feltcher and Oliver Helden.

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.

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

Seance Backflip. 9pm-2am, $5-10. With Karsh Kale.

Skylark 9pm, free. Funk and old soul with DJ Kyle.

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

WildSeed Baobab. 9:30pm-1:30am, free. Grassroots dance party with DJ Somuchsoul and the African B-Girl Society.

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.

Soulvation Ruby Room. 10pm-2am.

The Venue Bluesville. 9:30pm-2am. Hip-hop, dancehall, and R&B.

thursday 16


Bone Cootes and the Living Wrecks Club Deluxe. 9:30pm, $5.

Caesura, Zeek Sheck, Touched by a Janitor Hemlock Tavern. 9;30pm, $5.

Cas Lucas Band, Joe Allen Band, Whiskey Pie Hotel Utah Saloon. 8:30pm, $5.

Eddie Shaw and the Wolfgang Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $10.

Hills Have Eyes, Impeller, Deville Covered Wagon Saloon. 8pm, $5.

Horn Dogs Blue Lamp. 9pm, $3.

Hudson Falcons, Subincision Kimo's. 9pm.

Ing, Winifred E. Eye, Dave Gleason's Wasted Days Eagle Tavern. 9pm, $5.

Knitters, Throw Rag, Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $20.

LZ Phoenix Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $5.

Marsoul Cafe du Nord. 10pm, $5.

Mediaeval Baebes Bimbo's 365 Club. 8pm, $12.

'Merge' Edinburgh Castle. 10pm.

Mitch Stein and His Allstar Band Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5.

The People, Keyser Soze, Diego's Umbrella Tongue and Groove. 8:30pm, $8.

Prong, Scorched Earth Policy Slim's. 9pm, $15.

Secret Synthi Parkside. 10pm.

Sense Field, Marc Copley, Eleventeen Bottom of the Hill. 9:30pm, $10.

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

Bay Area

All about Evil, Slender, Hitch Stork Club. 10pm, $5.

Josh Roseman Unit Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $6.

Jazz/new music

Jerome Ali Caffe Proust, 1801 McAllister; 345-9560. 8-11pm.

Aidan Baker, Kaoru Luggage Store Gallery. 8pm.

Cecil Wells Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

The Cookbook Quartet Cellar. 5:30pm.

Don Alberts Quartet Jazz at Pearl's. 9pm, free.

Bill Henderson, Eric Comstock, Dena DeRose Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

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

Roderick Louie Carta. 7-10pm.

Jason Myers Houston's, 1800 Montgomery; 392-9280. 6pm.

Randy Johnston Trio Enrico's. 7pm.

Steven Stein Caffe Proust, 1801 McAllister; 345-9560. 5-8pm.

Stellar Gas Jets Rite Spot. 9:30pm, free.

Subnautic Black Cat. 9pm.

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

Bay Area

Axe 19 Broadway. 9pm, $5.

Aaron Greenblatt Downtown. 8pm.

Roy Hargrove Quintet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $20. Through Sun/19.


Buck Owens and the Buckaroos, Loretta Lynn Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium, 1111 California; 392-4400. 8pm, $27.50-42.50.

Jesus Diaz y QBA, DJ Carlito's Way Elbo Room. 10pm, $7.

The North Coast Ramblers Atlas Cafe. 8-10pm.

Tipsy House Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Austin Willacy Papa Toby's Revolution Cafe, 3248 22nd St; 642-0474. 7:30pm, free.

Bay Area

Ben Bonham Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $16.50.

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

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 Debka with Ilyas.

Bad Reputation 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, $5. Rebel Girl presents its second-year anniversary party.

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

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

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

Cheerleader Union Square Sports Bar, 232 O'Farrell; 398-5665. 10pm-2am, free. Top 40, soul, funk, salsa, and more.

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

d:Code DNA Lounge. 9pm, $5-7. With Audioelectronic, Raf-One, Wrong?, the Tourist, Dave Aju, Hecate, Bambule, and DJ Cadoo.

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

Dirty The Top. 10pm-2am, $5. With DJs Chris Orr and Future Primitive Sound Sessions.

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

The Finger Arrow. 10pm-2am. Synthcore, electro-punk, new wave, and more.

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, and electro-soul with DJs Derek B, Lady Base, and guest Ted Shred.

KazaBlanka Club Tropi Gala, 358 Ocean; 282-7910. 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.

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.

Metro Groove Thursdays Bas. 10pm-2am. With Diamond, Lloyd, MindMotion, and Rick Lee.

Natural Backflip. 9pm, $5. With DJs Bali, Chuck and Roll, Esteban, and Josh.

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

No Comply Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 9pm, free. Progressive hip-hop.

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

Pod Night Oxygen Bar. 10pm, free. Dub and trance with DJ Mercury.

popscene 330 Ritch. 10pm-2am, $5. Britpop, indie, new wave, mod, electronic, and '60s soul with Aaron Axelsen and Jeremy.

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

Retinal Galia. 9:30pm-2am, $7. With Catfive, Fluid, Sifu, and Sep.

Rising An Sibin. 9:30pm-2am, $3. With DJs Brian Hamilton, Paolo, Yedi, Sonda, John Conrad, and Burn 1.

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.

The Small Bang! 111 Minna Gallery. 10pm, $5. With Ledenhed, Bass Kittens, and DJs 75k, Kramer, and Kirstin.

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

Soul Kitchen Club Six. 9pm-2am, $10. With DJs Spair, Seve, and Derrick D.

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

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. DJ Motion Potion spins old-school funk and rare grooves.

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

Bay Area

Beatdown Jupiter. 8-11pm, free. Outdoor DJ dance party with Delon, Yamu, and Add One.

Blakes 9:30pm, $5. Electronica with Ascension.

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.

friday 17


Blackalicious Amoeba Music. 6pm, free.

Breathe In, Cutthroats 9, Dopesick, Un I.D. Covered Wagon Saloon. 9pm, $8.

Chrome Johnson, Wilson Gil and the Willful Sinners, Marisa Martinez, Vanessa Morrison Hotel Utah Saloon. 9pm, $7.

Deathray, Petrol, Substitutes Tempest. 9:30pm, $5.

Dick Bright's SRO, Stymie and the Pimp Jones Love Orchestra Bimbo's 365 Club. 9pm, $20.

Edna Love and Her Funkin Toys Blue Lamp. 9:30pm, $5.

Flakes, Hatemail Express Parkside. 9pm.

Gloria Record, Lunch Box, Velvet Teen Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $7.

Gov't Mule, John Butler Trio Warfield. 8pm, $22.50.

Grain USA, Secret Primper Cafe du Nord. 10pm.

Hella, Ex-Models, Seconds Kimo's. 9pm.

Jimmyjack, tart, Lesli Wood Lost and Found Saloon, 1353 Grant; 675-5996. 9pm, $3.

Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers Cafe du Nord. 10pm, $8.

Mermen Slim's. 9pm, $14.

Motörhead, Morbid Angel, Today Is the Day, Speedealer Club Townsend. 8pm, $25. See 8 Days a Week, page 68.

David Paris, Paradigm, Lazy Bones, Days of Rage, Sangano Voodoo Lounge. 8:15pm, $8.

PC Muñoz and the Amen Corner Kelly's Mission Rock. 6pm.

Shut the Fuck Up, Big Bubba, Shitgiveits Covered Wagon Saloon. 6pm, $3.

Tenfold, Movement, Quitter, Key to Arson, Mad at Gravity Pound-SF. 8pm, $10.

Corby Yates Biscuits and Blues. 8:30 and 10:30pm, $15.

Yo, Flaco!, DJ Zeph Elbo Room. 10pm, $7.

Zigaboo Modeliste, UFM Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $10.

Bay Area

Bas-One, Illa Dapted, Soul Rebels Blakes. 9:30pm, $6.

Japonize Elephants Jupiter. 8pm, free.

Kirby Grips, Jolenes, Kung Fu USA Ivy Room.

Mass, Dr. Abacus, Bitesize Stork Club. 10pm, $6.

Jazz/new music

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

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

Brad Niven Trio Cobalt Tavern, 1707 Powell; 982-8123. 7-11pm.

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

Charles Unger Experience with Valencia Les Joulins. 8pm.

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

Jamie Davis Enrico's. 7pm.

Hal Stein/Hafez Modir Quintet Jazz at Pearl's. 9:30pm, free. Also Sat/18.

Bill Henderson, Eric Comstock, Dena DeRose Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Chris Huson Moose's. 8pm.

Josh Jones and Hueman Flavor Black Cat. 9pm.

Lab Rats Skip's Tavern. 9pm, free.

Aaron Slowey Rite Spot. 9pm, free.

Bay Area

Chris Botti Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm. Also Sun/19.

Musical Portraits of Extraordinary Children, Boxes of Water 21 Grand, 449B 23rd St, Oakl; (510) 444-7263. 8:30pm.

Denise Perrier, Danny Caron, Ruth Davies Downtown. 8pm.

Roy Hargrove Quintet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $24. Through Sun/19.


Gregory Isaacs Justice League. 8:30pm, $25.

Ruff Stock Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

Crooked Jades, Jewlia Eisenberg, Faun Fables Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $8.

Irene Farrera La Peña Cultural Center. 8pm, $14.

Tom Rush Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $19.50.

Shinehead, Rocker T., DJ Jah Yzer 19 Broadway. 9pm.

Dance clubs

Are Friends Electric? Galaxy Club. 10pm-2am, $5-10. XLR8R magazine and Ubiquity Records host a party featuring Eddie Fowlkes, Seiji, Ms. E vs. Star Eyes, and Andrew Jervis.

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.

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.

Club Red The Stud. 9pm-3am. Dance party for women.

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

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

Dhamaal Club Six. 9:30pm-4am, $10. DJs and live tabla.

DJ's Friday The Top. 9pm. With Rasoul and Kwai LeChief.

Evolution Sno-Drift. 10pm-5am, $15. House with DJs David Harness, Keebo, and guest Frank Dominguez.

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

Fake Cat Club. 10pm-3am, $6. Synthpop, new wave, electro, punk, Britpop, hip-hop, and indie.

Friday Ultra-Hour Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 5pm, free. Downtempo, acid jazz, and hip-hop with Joker.

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

Gadabout SF Arrow. 10pm-2am. With Ted Shred.

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

House of Voodoo Big Heart City. 9pm-3am. Deathrock with DJs Voodoo, Rick A. Mortis, and guest Pinky.

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

LA MAchine 26 Mix. 10pm, $5. With DJs Taktical and Wheels of Fortune.

Luna Teca Oxygen Bar. 10pm-3am, $3. With DJ Tom Thump.

Malik Julip. 10pm-2am, free. With resident DJs Chris-Style, Ross Hogg, Monte Carlo, and Oliver Goss.

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

Nikita Ten 15 Folsom. 10pm. $15.

On the Corner Movida Lounge. 9pm-2am, free. Hip-hop, downtempo, dancehall, and more.

Pepper 111 Minna Gallery. 9pm, $10. With Toph One.

Pop An Sibin. 9pm-2am, $5-10. Minimal house and techno pop with Broker/Dealer, Matt Biederman, and guests.

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

Skylark 9:30pm, free. Downtempo and 2-step with DJ Super David.

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

Soulful Strut Amnesia. 8:30pm, $5. With DJs Vinnie Esparza and Goldmyne.

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

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 with Peanut Butter Wolf, Apollo, Joe Quixx, Quest, and others.

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

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

Wicked DNA Lounge. 10pm-5am, $15. House music with Markie, Garth, and Jenö.

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.

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

saturday 18


Andy Peters Show, Vaxines, Go Go Galaxion Cafe du Nord. 9:30pm, $8.

Ass Babboons of Venus, Spider Compass Good Crime Band, Curse of the Birthmark Kimo's. 9pm.

August, Brodies, UVR, Parkside Drive, Koi Pound-SF. 8pm, $10.

Best of the Divas with Pedalsped, Jessica Will, Jasper Thresh, Roberta Donnay, and Kenni Hotel Utah Saloon. 9pm, $7.

Billy Bob Thornton, Randy Scruggs Warfield. 9pm, $30.

Blue Period, Kitten on the Keys and the Catankerous Lollies, Nubs, Duckmandu El Rio. 4pm, $10. A benefit for SoundSafe.

Blueprint, Vegas de Milo, Silverside Tongue and Groove. 8pm.

Blues Fuse Atlas Cafe. 4-7pm, free.

Boomshanka, DJ Motion Potion Elbo Room. 10pm, $7.

Café R&B Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $10.

Energy Booster, Superbooty, Notorious, Unauthorized Rolling Stones Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 99 Grove; 974-4000. 6pm, $10.

Example Skip's Tavern. 9pm.

Face to Face, Midtown, Thrice, Movielife, Eleventeen Slim's. 8pm, $17. Also Sun/19.

Felonious, Company of Prophets, Psychokinetics Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $8.

Frank Black and the Catholics, Moris Tepper, David Lovering Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $20.

Hail Marys El Rio. 10pm, $10.

Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers Biscuits and Blues. 8:30 and 10:30pm, $15.

Luminar, Tincture, Mongolian Death Cloud, Amy Porter Band Voodoo Lounge. 9pm, $6.

Spot 10-19, Lipsey Mountain Spring Band, Warm Wires Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $8.

Three Years Down, Phenomenauts, Teenage Harlets, Down and Dirties, Things Covered Wagon Saloon. 8pm, $6.

Tramps, 78 RPM Tempest. 9:30pm, $5.

Bay Area

Chris Shot Group Jupiter. 9pm, free.

Craig Horton Ivy Room. 10pm.

Mystic Roots, Project Blakes. 9:30pm, $5.

Upsilon Acrux, Gorge Trio Stork Club. 10pm, $6.

Jazz/new music

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

BJ Pappa Quintet Black Cat. 9pm.

Fleeting Trance House of Shields, 39 New Montgomery; 495-5436. 9pm, free.

Fletcher Rite Spot. 9pm, free.

Hal Stein/Hafez Modir Quintet Jazz at Pearl's. 9:30pm, free.

Clay Hawkins Caffe Proust, 1801 McAllister; 345-9560. 5-8pm.

Bill Henderson, Eric Comstock, Dena DeRose Plush Room. 8 and 10:30pm, $30.

Jeanne Hoffman Moose's. 8pm.

Clifford Lamb with Vince Gomez Carta. 7:30pm.

Larry Douglas Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

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

Walter Savage Enrico's. 7pm.

Bay Area

Chris Botti Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm. Also Sun/19.

Graham Bruce Downtown. 8pm.

'Pacifica Jazz Festival 2002' Sanchez Concert Hall. 7pm.

Roy Hargrove Quintet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $24. Through Sun/19.

Steve Adams Quartet, Good for Cows Tuva Space, 3192 Adeline, Berk; (510) 655-9655. 9pm, $10.


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

Paddy's Dream Plough and Stars. 9pm.

The Sons of Emperor Norton, Tune Buckets Parkside. 9pm.

Vivendo de Pao, Mas Cabeza, DJ Soulsalaam Justice League. 8:30pm, $12.

Bay Area

Margie Adam Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $18.50.

Fifth Annual Ashkenaz Dance-a-Thon Ashkenaz. 2pm-2am, $20 and up. See 8 Days a Week, page 68.

Gyuto Monks Marin Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael; (415) 472-3500. 8pm, $18-30. See 8 Days a Week, page 68.

Dance clubs

An Bodhran 668 Haight; 431-4724. 10pm-2am, free. With Rocket Morton.

Allure Bas. 10pm-2am. With New Trendz and Groove Component.

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

Asylum Studio Z, 314 11th St; (510) 433-0816. 9pm-5am, $20-30 sliding scale. Joe Rice, Philip Sherburne, Samira, Mike W, DJ Kleckern, DJ PussPuss, Cameron, and DJ Whipt's groovy crew; proceeds benefit Refugee Access Monitoring Project.

Atmosfere 111 Minna Gallery. 9pm-2am, $15. With Alton Miller.

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

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 tunes.

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

Club Six 9pm-4am, $6-10. With Lauris Lee, David Harness, and Malex.

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

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

Galaxy Grooves Amnesia. 9pm-2am. With DJ Fouzia.

Get on Down Buzz 9. 10pm-2am, $5. With Andrew Jervis and Vinnie Esparza.

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.

Merge Kelly's Mission Rock. 10pm-5am, $15-20. With DJs Eddie Amador, Colette, Jeno, David Coleman, and Sen-sei.

Misturada Make-Out Room. 10pm, free. Afro-Latin beats and Brazilian rhythms with Vanka and guests.

Pow! A Cocktail Lounge 7pm, free. Open turntables.

Qoöl DNA Lounge. 10pm, $10. With Maz, Gil, Scott Carrelli, Gianni, Moda, and Kylen.

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

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

Sex with Machines Arrow. 10pm. Electro, hip-hop, disco, and new wave with DJ Jeffrodeeziack.

Skylark 9pm, free. Funk and old soul with DJ Kyle.

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.

Sugar The Stud. 9pm.

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.

Tvs.T Oxygen Bar. 10pm, $5. With DJ Pattycakes.

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

Universe Club Townsend. 9:30pm-7am, $14. A gay-themed dance club with DJ Abel.

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

Bay Area

Love Affair Ibiza Hotel, 10 Hegenberger Rd, Oakl; (510) 383-9888. 9pm-6am. With DJ Skribble, Bad Boy Bill, Donald Glaude, and DJ Diamond.

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 19


Cadence, Dangle Voodoo Lounge. 8pm, $5.

Chrome Johnson, Ape Parkside. 4pm.

Crystal Methestopholes Rite Spot. 8pm.

Down Fillmore. 8pm, $20.

Face to Face, Midtown, Thrice, Movielife, Thought Crime Slim's. 6:30pm, $17. Also Sun/19.

Fact or Fiction Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $6.

'Footstock' with Smash Mouth and Boomshanka Golden Gate Polo Fields, near Fulton and 35th Ave; 522-0333. 10am, $15.

401K, Hemi Cuda, Slave Unit, Scorched Earth Policy Covered Wagon Saloon. 8pm, $6.

Kelly Hogan, Danielle Howle, Jimbo Trout Bottom of the Hill. 5:30pm, $7.

Kill the Robots, ABOMB Tongue and Groove. 6pm, $6.

Ledisi Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $6.

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

Mike Clark Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $14.

Poison the Well, Glassjaw, Recover, Vex Red Pound-SF. 6:30pm, $12.

Jim Roll, Tom Heyman Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $6.

'San Francisco's Best Blues Jam Session' Blue Lamp. 9pm, free.

Jazz/new music

Ars Cantus St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1755 Clay; www.ars-cantus.org. 4pm, $20.

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

'Enrico Banducci Day Celebration' Enrico's. 1pm. With Mal Sharpe, Ned Boynton, Rhonda Benin, Walter Earl, and others.

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

Bill Henderson, Eric Comstock, Dena DeRose Plush Room. 3pm, $30.

Jeanne Hoffman Moose's. 12:30pm.

Frank Jackson Plush Room. 8pm, $20.

Legion of Dagon, Tri-Cornered Tent Show Musicians Union Hall, 116 Ninth St; 905-4425, www.outsound.org. 7:30pm, $8-10.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 8pm, free.

Faith Winthrop Plush Room. 7:30pm, $20.

Bay Area

Chris Botti Kimball's East. 5 and 8pm.

Married Couple Cato's Ale House. 6-9pm, free.

The Mike Vax Jazz Orchestra Longfellow School of the Arts, 1500 Derby, Berk; (510) 420-4560. 2pm, $10-18.

'Pacifica Jazz Festival 2002' Sanchez Concert Hall. 6pm.

Roy Hargrove Quintet Yoshi's. 2 and 8pm, $5-24.

Jonathan Segel, Emily Hay Collective Acme Observatory, Tuva Space, 3192 Adeline, Berk; (510) 649-8744. 8pm, free to $20, sliding scale.

Steve Erquiaga and Trio Paradiso Jazzschool, 2087 Addison, Berk; (510) 845-5373. 4:30pm, $6-12.


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

Candela El Rio. 4pm, $8.

'Community Music Center's 80th Anniversary Celebration' San Francisco Community Center, 544 Capp; 647-6015. 1-5pm, free. Featuring Yellow Klezorim Ensemble, Potingue, San Francisco Children's Chorus, CMC Teen Jazz Band, JP Chambert Music Trio, and others.

'Critical Grass' Hotel Utah Saloon. 7pm, $5.

Andrew Freeman and Kenni Anfield Road, 1434 Lombard; 563-1770. 7-9pm, free.

Sagebrush Swing Music Store, 66 West Portal; 664-2044. 3-5pm, free.

Seisiún Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

Hurricane Sam Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $16.50.

Lydia Mills La Peña Cultural Center. 7pm, $8.

'The Starry Irish Music Session' Starry Plough. 8pm, sliding scale.

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 Ivette Fuentes and guest Mazacote and Orquestra Original.

Dalva 9pm-1am, free. With DJ Anna and Philip Sherburne.

Death Rock Booty Call The Stud. 9pm-3am. Rock 'n' roll dance party.

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.

Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm-2am, $4. With DJs Sep, Maneesh the Twister, and J. Boogie.

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.

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, $12. 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.

Syncopation Oxygen Bar. 8pm, free. With DJ Primitive.

Tra La La Skylark. 9pm-2am, free. With DJs Linden C. and guests.

Transfusion 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, $6. Drag and tranny show followed by a dance party with DJ Taffy D.

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.

monday 20


Capsule, Fluke Starbucker, Birds of America Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $6.

El-P and Aesop Rock Amoeba Music. 6pm, free. In-store performance. Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $20. Also with Mr. Lif.

Ghosts, Omens Parkside. 10pm.

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

Mystery Jam Elbo Room. 9pm, $20

Russell Brothers Biscuits and Blues. 8:30pm, $5.

U.F.M. Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $3.

Jazz/new music

Bishop Norman Williams Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

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

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

Hotter Than That Club Deluxe. 6:30-9:30pm.

Jenna Mammina Enrico's. 7pm.

Monk's Music Simple Pleasures Cafe. 8pm, free.

Kim Nalley Black Cat. 9pm.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 8pm, free.

Bay Area

Will Bernard and Motherbug Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $10.


Bat Makumba, Hot Pink Feathers Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $6.

Jeffrey Luck Lucas and the Sorrows Rite Spot. 9pm, free.

Dance clubs

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

Bruce Wayne's Boudoir Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 5:30-9pm, free. Nu-jazz, funk, rock, house, and hip-hop.

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

Club Dread Justice League. 10pm, $10. Reggae and dancehall.

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.

Marinated Monday Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $2. Downbeat electro lounge with DJ EO and Daze.

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. 9:30pm-1am, $3. Downtempo, funky breaks, jazzy drum 'n' bass, and hip-hop.

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

Rhythm Riot Tunnel Top. 9pm-1am, free. Afro-beat, rocksteady, rare grooves, and ska with AM Radio and Stellar Trax.

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 Voodoo Lounge. 9pm-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.

Solid Skylark. 9pm-2am, free. Tech house and progressive house with DJs D Spurlock, Phil Jahns, and guests.

The Stud 6:30-9pm, $10. Queer lindy hop Lessons. 10pm. Funk and deep house.

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 21


The Badass Chicken Bones, Haywoods Rockabilly Combo Hotel Utah Saloon. 8pm, $5.

Bizar Bazaar Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $3.

Blackalicious Bimbo's 365 Club. 9pm, $17.

David J., Velvet Cosh, Carmaig de Forest, David Hopkins Cafe du Nord. 9:30pm, $10.

'Fat Times' Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5. With Felonious and Hip Hop Congress with guests, P Chill.

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

Joey McIntyre Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $20.

Peter Murphy, Michael J. Sheehy Fillmore. 8pm, $26.50. See 8 Days a Week, page 68.

Pedro the Lion, Damien Jurado and Gathered in Song, TW Walsh Slim's. 8pm, $12.

Jim Roll City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus; 362-8193. 7pm.

David Spark, Steve Mazon, Mike Spieglman, Connor Cellicut, Jeremy Beth Tongue and Groove. 9pm, $8.

Bay Area

IfIHadaHiFi, Lower 48 Stork Club. 9pm, $5.

Rusty Zinn Band Ivy Room. 10pm.

Swoop Unit Jupiter. 8pm, free.

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

Jazz/new music

Jules Broussard, Bing Nathan, Ned Boynton Enrico's. 7pm.

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

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

Farris Smith and Larry Douglas Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Sam Harris Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Jeanne Hoffman Moose's. 8pm.

Roderick Louie Carta. 7-10pm.

Jason Myers Trio Houston's, 1800 Montgomery; 392-9280. 6pm.

Realistic Black Cat. 9pm.

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

Bay Area

Carla Kaufman and Larry Scala Jazz Duo Albatross Pub, 1822 San Pablo, Berk; (510) 843-2473. 9pm.

Mel Martin and Bepop and Beyond "Friends and Mentors" Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $10.


'Brokedown Opry' Hotel Utah Saloon. 8pm, $5.

Nobody from Ipanema Elbo Room. 9pm, $6.

Rick Quisol Rite Spot. 9pm, free.

Bay Area

Reggae Nation, Wadi Gad, DJ Tony Moses Ashkenaz. 10pm, $5.

Dance clubs

Arrow 10pm-2am. Punk rock with DJ Dwight and Eyepatch Guy.

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.

Bizar Bazaar Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $7. Dance party featuring funk, jazz, and jam music.

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. 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.

Nuton 26 Mix. 10pm, $3. With DJ Roger Williman.

Safe Oxygen Bar. 9pm, donations. With DJ Jamez and a live performance by Hesychasm.

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.

TrannyShack The Stud. 10pm-3am. A drag show with hostess Heklina.

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

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

Bay Area

Bashment Night 19 Broadway. 9pm, free. Dub, reggae, and dancehall.

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, power pop, and breakbeats.