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Music listings are compiled by Sarah Han. The music interns are Elizabeth Lobsenz and Angie Edwards. 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 19


Rock/blues/hip-hop

Marvin Banks Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 9pm.

Blue Reptiles Blue Lamp. 9:30pm, $3.

Caitlin Cary, Garrison Star, Jenny Kerr Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.

Fred Eaglesmith and the Flying Squirrels, Heather Combs Band Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $12.

Gimbo, Saucer, Butch Berry Band, Spinning Jennies Tongue and Groove. 8:30pm, $6.

Glass Candy and the Shattered Theatre, Teethe, Swann Danger Kimo's. 9pm.

Wayne 'the Train' Hancock, Deke Dickerson and the Echo-Fonics Elbo Room. 9pm, $12.

Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Elephino Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $5.

Keb'Mo', Maia Sharp Fillmore. 9pm, $30.

Ledisi Rasselas Jazz (California). 9pm.

Mike Doughty Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $15.

Paul Wood Band Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $7.50. See 8 Days a Week, page 44.

People's Bizarre Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $7.

Bonnie Raitt Warfield. 8pm, $40-50.

Sci-Fi, Nightwatchmen Hotel Utah. 8:30pm, $5.

Sweet Science, Good for Cows Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Trichotic, Alter Ego, Head to Wall Club Galia. 9pm, $6.

Unauthorized Rolling Stones Curve Bar. 9pm.

Bay Area


Billy Dunn and Bluesway Ashkenaz. 9pm, $8.

Carlos Washington and the Giant People Ensemble 19 Broadway. 9pm, $8.

Portrait of Poverty, Quick to Blame, Millhous, Dirty Thieves Stork Club. 9pm, $5.

Krays, Breathe In, NY rel-X, Delta Force Blakes. 9:30pm, $6.

Jazz/new music


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

Charles Unger Experience Les Joulins. 8pm.

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

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

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

Gregory James Butterfly. 7pm.

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

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

Kathryn Nobrega Caffe Proust, 1801 McAllister; 345-9560. 5-10pm.

Tim Price Cafe Cocomo. 8pm, $5.

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

Steve Ross Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Tony Saunders' Jazz Trio John's Grill, 63 Ellis; 986-0069. 6:30-10pm.

Bay Area


Bill Frisell's Intercontinental Quartet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $22.

Bob Schoen Jazz Quintet Anna's, 1801 University, Berk; (510) 849-2662. 8pm.

Saul Kaye Quartet Cato's Ale House. 6-9pm, free.

Turtle Island String Quartet Crowden Music Center, 1475 Rose, Berk; (510) 559-6910. 8pm, $10-15.

Folk/world/country

Gaelic Storm Cellar at Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Vince McCormack Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Sukay Yerba Buena Gardens, Esplanade Gardens, Mission between Third and Fourth St; 543-1718. 12:30pm.

Bay Area


Chantdown Sounds Jupiter. 8pm.

'Freight 34th Anniversary Concert' Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $16.50. With Darryl Henriques, Dale Miller, Lisa Zeiler, Teja Gerken, Jenna Mammina, Amy Fairchild, and Don't Look Back.

George Shrub, Dave Lippman La Peña Cultural Center. 8pm, $8-10.

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.

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.

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

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

Dark Sparkle Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $3-5. DJs spin dark '70s and '80s rock.

Deep South An Sibin. 9pm-2am, $3, free before 11pm. Rare groove, disco classics, and deep house with Chang, TJ Hicks, Mark, and Yvonne.

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 Dr. Indulgent and SkYYlite.

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.

GOFU Skylark. 10pm, free. With Sabrina, Cikee, Raw B, and Top Bill.

Hump The Stud. 10pm-2am. '70s-present dance music.

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

Justice League 9pm, $28. With Barrington Levy and DJ Vlad.

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.

Showcase City Nights. 9pm. With the Style beyond Compare DJs.

Skank Jezebels Joint. 10pm-2am, free. Indie, alt rock, punk, and psychobilly.

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

Slow Burning Arrow. 10pm-2am, $3, free before 11pm. Electro, dub, hip-hop, Britpop, UK garage, and more.

2DXtreme/Platinum Entertainment Sno-Drift. 10pm, $5. Hip-hop, old-school, and R&B with Rayzarckus, Detect, Hostyle, Psydon, E-Swift, Swift Rock, DRE 1, and Tico.

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.

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

Soulvation Ruby Room. 10pm-2am.

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

Classical


Duane and Patricia Heller Bank of America Center, A.P. Giannini Auditorium, 555 California; 777-3211. 12:30pm, $5 donation.

San Francisco Opera War Memorial Opera Plaza, 301 Van Ness; 864-3330. 7:30pm, $23-155. David Daniels, Ruth Ann Swenson, Felicity Palmer, Ruxandra Donose, Bejun Mehta, and Denis Sedov perform Handel's Guilio Cesare; Nicholas McGegan conducts. See 8 Days a Week, page 44.

San Francisco Symphony Davies Hall, 401 Van Ness; 864-6000. 8pm, $15-78. Vladimir Feltsman performs works by Liadov, Prokofiev, and Tchaikovsky in this Russian Festival program; Michael Tilson Thomas conducts. Also Thurs/20.

thursday 20


Rock/blues/hip-hop


Big Bill Morganfield Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $10.

Bumpin' Boogaloo Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $5.

Butch Whacks and the Glasspacks Bimbo's 365 Club. 8:30pm, $25-35. Also Fri/21.

'Ed Ivey's Hoot Nite' Blue Lamp. 9pm, $3.

Guided by Voices Warfield. 9pm.

In Rare Form, Four Year Bender Hotel Utah Saloon. 8:30pm, $5.

Andrew Kelsey, Skye Vodoo Lounge. 8:30pm, $8.

Jeffrey Luck Lucas and the Sorrows Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Ledisi with Anibade, DJ IJ Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $7.

Liar's Academy, Brandston Pound-SF. 7pm, $8.

Majestic Swing Curve Bar. 9pm.

Portrait of Poverty, Quick to Blame, Bottles and Skulls, Millhous, Dirty Thieves Kimo's. 9pm.

Robert Hollywood Rasselas Jazz (California). 9pm.

Suicide Machines, Slick Shoes, Belvedere, Dexter Danger Slim's. 8pm, $12.

Sweet Science Edinburgh Castle. 9pm.

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

Mary Timony, Winfred E. Eye, Meeshee Bottom of the Hill. 9:30pm, $8.

Y'all, Woodyz, Flatcracker Eagle Tavern. 9pm, $5.

Zen Tricksters, Fred Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $10.

Bay Area


Caitlin Cary, Garrison Star, Boxstep Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $8.

'Whole Enchilada Goes Pop!' Stork Club. 10pm, $6. With Charmless and Greendale High.

Jazz/new music


Jerome Ali Caffe Proust, 1801 McAllister; 345-9560. 5-10pm.

Al Marshall Trio Argent Hotel, 50 Third St; 974-6400. 8:30pm.

Lee Bloom Chez Spencer, 82 14th St; 864-2191. 7-9pm.

Boca Do Rio Butterfly. 7pm.

Brian Melvin Trio Shanghai 1930. 7:30pm.

Cecil Wells Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Cookbook Quartet Cellar. 5:30pm.

Descarga with Caliente 2002 Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 9pm.

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

Edgewalker Experimental Instruments Consort, Nunns, Andrew Raffo Dewar Luggage Store Gallery. 8pm, $6-10.

'Electric Words' Venue 9, 252 Ninth St; 289-2000. 8pm, $10-15 sliding scale. With Kyle Gann, Hmmm ..., and Silvia Matheus. See 8 Days a Week, page 44.

Josh Jones Bruno's. 10pm, $5.

Shan Kenner Enrico's. 7pm.

Leonard Thomspon/Ken Miller Jazz Duo Paradise Pizza Restaurant, 642 Irving; 759-1497. 6:30pm, free.

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

Roderick Louie Carta. 7-10pm.

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

Orquesta D'Soul 850 Cigar Bar. 8pm.

Post Junk Trio Black Cat. 8pm.

Steve Ross Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

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

Three Thinking Jazz Trio Ana Mandara, 891 Beach; 771-6800. 8-11:30pm.

Tony Saunders' Jazz Trio John's Grill, 63 Ellis; 986-0069. 6:30-10pm.

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

Bay Area


Walter Bankovitch, Marya Ashworth, Julie Cohn, Kathy Freeburg, and Jocelyn Pou-Rivera Larry and Della's Restaurant, 2402 Marine Square Dr, Alameda; (510) 523-3474. 8-10pm.

Bill Frisell's Intercontinental Quartet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $22.

Hanif and the Sound Voyagers Anna's, 1801 University, Berk; (510) 849-2662. 8pm.

Tom Babbitt Trio Paragon Bar and Grill. 9pm, free.

Wind Trio of Alphaville and Berlin's Clarinet Trio 21 Grand, 449B 23rd St, Oakl; (510) 44-7263. 8pm, $10-12.

Zooma Zooma 19 Broadway. 9pm, $10.

Folk/world/country


Ixamana Yerba Buena Gardens, Esplanade Gardens, Mission between Third and Fourth St; 543-1718. 12:30pm.

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

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

Nicole McRory Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Tipsy House Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area


Carrier-Thompson Cajun Trio, Hot Club of San Francisco Oakland City Center, 1111 Broadway, Oakl; (510) 628-8490. 5pm, free.

Shelly Doty, Mare Makefield, and Laura Kemp Rose Street House of Music, 1839 Rose, Berk; (510) 594-4000, ext 687. 7:30pm, $5-20 sliding scale. See 8 Days a Week, page 44.

Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart 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.

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.

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.

Cloud 9 Motel 5-10pm, $5. With DJ Hawthorne, Rocket Morton, and guests.

Dhamaal Club Six. 10pm-4am, $10. With Tabla Beat Scientists: Karsh Kale, Midival Punditz, and Zakhm.

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.

Eklektic/Hektik Club Caliente. 9pm-2am. B.A.D.B.E.A.T.: SF breakbeat showcase.

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, $5. Abstract hip-hop, future, electro-soul with DJs Derek B, Lady Base, and guest Romanowski.

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.

Lo Rise Motel Backflip. Old-school, nu-school, underground house and techno, and breaks with DJs Ben Davis, Chad Mitchell, and Noah Eastman.

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.

n:Code DNA Lounge. 9pm, $5-7. With Saifir, Mark Camp, Jon Gillham, Raf-One, Logrey, Audioelectronic, Joe Radio, and Mitch.

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 Nite Oxygen Bar. 10pm, free. Ambient and trance with DJs Mercury and Quasar.

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, plus special guests.

Retinal Club Galia. 9:30pm-2am. With Spectraphonic, the Kung Fu Grip, DJ Sep, and visuals by Kyle.

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 reggae 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.

Sofisticata Amnesia. 9pm, $3. With Donq the Funky Hindu, DJ Denizen, and guests.

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.

Synthesis Jezebels Joint. 10pm-2am. Synth pop, nu wave, old wave, and no wave with John and DeeJay.

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

26 Mix "Closer to the Edit," 7-10pm, free. '80s new wave with DJs Squin and Citroën. "Bad Reputation," 10pm-2am, $5. Rebel Girl presents a queer dance club for women and their friends with DJ China G and Wax Chef.

Ultravixens Backflip. 10pm-2am.

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 rotating residents.

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

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

Mondo Exotique Talk of the Town. 9pm-2am. With live DJs, exotic dance troupes, and performance art.

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

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

Classical


San Francisco Opera War Memorial Opera Plaza, 301 Van Ness; 864-3330. 7:30pm, $23-155. Miriam Gauci, Chen Sue, Zheng Cao, Zoran Todorovich, and David Okerlund perform Madama Butterfly; Donald Runnicles conducts.

San Francisco Symphony Davies Hall, 401 Van Ness; 864-6000. 8pm, $15-78. See Wed/19.

friday 21
Rock/blues/hip-hop

Butch Whacks and the Glasspacks Bimbo's 365 Club. 8:30pm, $25-35.

Carlos Washington and Giant People, DJ Romanowski Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $12.

Cashiers, Wifey, Flash Bastard Hotel Utah. 9:30pm, $7.

Coup Slim's. 9pm, $17.

Deathray, Man of the Year, High Speed Zone Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $7.

Dub FX, Edi and the Legaxy Crew, Jethro Jeremiah Tongue and Groove. 8pm, $8.

Foibles, North Americans Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $4.

Hollywood Hate, Smog Town, Strychnine, Thunderfist Covered Wagon Saloon. 9pm, $7.

Alvin Johnson Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 9pm.

Kalmex and the Riffmerchants, Floating Goat, Like Rats, Thylacine Kimo's. 9pm.

Trudy Lynn Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $15.

People under the Stairs Amoeba Music. 6pm, free.

Red Meat, Blazers Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $12.

Saturn V, Enlows Parkside. 10pm.

Christopher Sharron, Koi, Lowrise, Victory Gin Voodoo Lounge. 8pm, $8.

Sisterz of the Underground, Kwanza Jones, Maya Azucena and the 808 Band Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5.

Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, Cheer Accident, Barbez Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $10.

Smoke Daddies Blue Lamp. 9:30pm, $5.

Spoonful of Blues Skip's Tavern. 9pm, free.

Theory of Ruin, Porch, Sinombre Edinburgh Castle. 9pm.

Tommy D Now Kelly's Mission Rock. 6pm, free.

Unauthorized Rolling Stones Curve Bar. 9pm.

Bay Area


Adriane Serna and Andrea Hurley's Very Attractive Band Club Muse. 9pm, $5.

Avant Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm.

Fenway Park, Sushi Robo, Love Is Chemicals Stork Club. 10pm, $5.

Freaktet Jupiter. 8pm.

Johnny Dilks and His Visitacion Valley Boys, Sons of Emperor Norton Talk of the Town. 10pm, $7.

Ramona the Pest, 20 Minute Loop, Merrick Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $6.

Sol Americano, Sangano Blakes. 9:30pm, $5.

Vervein, Pepito Ivy Room. 10pm.

Jazz/new music


Amina Figarova Quintet Old First Church. 8pm.

Ben Krames Quartet 850 Cigar Bar. 10pm.

Bitches Brew Bruno's. 10pm, $7.

Brian Melvin Trio Rubicon, 558 Sacramento; 421-7636. 6-10pm, free.

Cannonball Black Cat. 8pm.

Charles Unger Experience with Valencia Les Joulins. 8pm.

Chuck Gee/Steve Fowler Duo Carta. 7:30pm.

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

'Electric Words' Venue 9, 252 Ninth St; 289-2000. 8pm, $10-15 sliding scale. With Joel Davel and Don Buchla, Amy X. Neuburg, and Amanda Piasecki. See 8 Days a Week, page 44.

Chris Huson Moose's. 8pm.

Frank Jackson with Larry Vuckovich Bistro 339, Ramada Union Square Hotel, 339 Taylor; 563-8569. 6:30pm.

Mal Sharpe and Big Money in Jazz Enrico's. 8pm.

Nick Porcaro/David Rhoades Jazz Duo Caffe Proust, 1801 McAllister; 345-9560. 8-11pm.

Paul Vorn Hagen Quintet Jazz at Pearl's. 9:30pm, free.

Steve Ross Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Ricardo Scales Argent Hotel, 50 Third St; 974-6400. 8:30pm.

Sonando Quartet Butterfly. 9pm.

Three Thinking Jazz Trio Ana Mandara, 891 Beach; 771-6800. 9pm-12:30am.

Tony Saunders' Jazz Trio John's Grill, 63 Ellis; 986-0069. 6:30-10pm.

Bay Area


Hideo Date, SallieDougDave Jazz Trio Anna's, 1801 University, Berk; (510) 849-2662. 8pm.

Forward Energy Trio 21 Grand, 449B 23rd St, Oakl; (510) 444-7263. 8pm, free.

Bill Frisell's Intercontinental Quartet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $26.

'Garden of Memory V: A Columbarium Walk-Through Event' Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont, Oakl; (415) 563-6355, ext 3. 5-8pm, $5-20 sliding scale. With Dan Plonsey's children's orchestra, Katrina Wreede, Phil Gelb, Shoko Hikage, Brett Larner, Matthew Goodheart, Brett Ellis, Daniel Lentz, William Trimble, Charles Amirkhanian, John Bischoff, Pamela Z, and others.

Rhonda Benin and Soulful Strut Downtown. 8pm.

Folk/world/country


Backpages Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Bill Botrell, Stonemen Cellar at Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Dave Thom Band Atlas Cafe. 8-10pm.

John Brown's Body, Miss Leema Elbo Room. 10pm, $7.

Marareggae The Ramp, 855 China Basin; 621-2378. 5:30pm.

'Music of Sweden' Yerba Buena Gardens, Esplanade Gardens, Mission between Third and Fourth St; 543-1718. 12:30pm.

Tipsy House Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area


Jennifer Berezan La Peña Cultural Center. 8pm, $18.

Box Set, Lori B Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $16.50.

Entre Nos, Aquarela Dance Troupe Ashkenaz. 9:30pm, $11.

Golden Bough Sanchez Concert Hall. 7:30pm, $8-15.

Les Yeux Noirs 19 Broadway. 9pm, $15.

Vemkasambar Club Fusetti. 10pm.

Dance clubs


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

Blow It out Your Ass Oxygen Bar. 10pm-3am, free. Funky breaks and Detroit techno with Tom Thump.

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

Grand T.

Cherry Sound Factory. 9pm, $20. House, hip-hop, R&B, and club classics with Demilo, Pat Allen, Jason Edwards, John-e Blaze, and others.

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.

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

DJ's Friday The Top. 9pm.

Eden Cloud 9 Motel. 9pm. With DJs Frenchy Le Freak, Donovan, Michael Anthony, Todd Prophet, Cosine, and Trevor Mijares.

Evolution Sno-Drift. 10pm-5am, $20. House with DJs David Harness, Keebo, Anita Lofton, Dave Sefton, Solomon, Mr. E, and guest Jon Cutler.

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.

Frequency Space 550. 10pm, $20. Hip-hop and trance dance party.

Fridays at 1015 1015 Folsom. 9:30pm-6am, $20. With Max Graham, Jerry Bonham, 5 Star Funk, Jason Edwards, Mustafa, and Rafael.

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.

Hemisphere Lingba Lounge, 1469 18th St; 355-0001. 10pm-2am, free. Drum 'n' bass with Freya, Zigmund Void, Sifu, Audio Angel, Shannon, and Frogger.

House of Voodoo Jezebels Joint. 9:30pm. $5-7. With Voodoo Perki, Rick A. Mortis, and guest DJ Fernando.

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

Knees Up Hush Hush Lounge. 6-10pm, $2. With live DJs.

Latin Alternative Night Club Galia. 9pm, $12-15. With Fidel Nadal and others.

Malik Julip. 10pm-2am, free. With Ms. Dress and Ryan Hopper.

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

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

Soulful Strut Amnesia. 10pm-2am, $5. With DJs Vinnie Esparza and Goldmyne.

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

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

Star 69 Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 9pm, $5. With DJ Solar, Jeff Chandler, and Monkey Boy.

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 Aceyalone, Gennessee, L*Roneous, DJ Yoshito, and DJ King One.

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

Swayed 26 Mix. 10pm, $5. Funk, house, and hip-hop.

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

Tabla Beat Science Fillmore. 9pm, $35. Featuring Zakir Hussain, Ustad Sultan Khan, Bill Laswell, Karsh Kale, Gigi, Sultan 32, Midival Punditz, and DJ Disc.

Wicked DNA Lounge. 10pm-5am, $15. With DJ K-Alexi, Jenö, Markie Mark, Garth, and Ben Cook.

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.

Classical


San Francisco Opera War Memorial Opera Plaza, 301 Van Ness; 864-3330. 8pm, $25-165. Marina Domashenko, Mzia Nioradze, Maria Bayo, Nicolle Foland, Richard Berkeley-Steele, and Denis Sedov perform Carmen; Marcello Viotti conducts.

San Francisco Symphony Davies Hall, 401 Van Ness; 864-6000. 8pm, $15-78. Ljuba Kazarnovskaya, Nathalie Stutzmann, and Vsevolod Grivnov perform works by Shostakovich and others at this Russian Festival program; Michael Tilson Thomas conducts. Also Sat/22.

saturday 22
Rock/blues/hip-hop

Bamboleo Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $22.

Calamity and Main, Rich McCulley Parkside. 10pm.

Heather Combs, Amy Fairchild Hotel Utah Saloon. 9pm, $7.

Dolly Rocker, Nectar, Midsummer Edinburgh Castle. 9pm.

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

Foreign Legion, Bicasso, DJs Weej, Dennizen, Platurn, Centipede Club Galia. 9pm, $10.

Roy Gaines Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $10.

Gossip, Gravy Train, Chromatics Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $10.

IZM, Strangegirl Pound-SF. 8pm, $8.

Robert Earl Keen, Rodney Hayden Fillmore. 9pm, $25.

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

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

Tommy Lee, Flying Tigers, Headstrong Slim's. 9pm, $30. "Never a Dull Moment Tour."

M Headphone, Black out in the Redroom, Junes, Stress Family Robinson Tongue and Groove. 9pm.

Modern Appliance Curve Bar. 3:30pm.

7000 Dying Rats, Cattle Decapitation, Watch Them Die, Vulgar Pigeons, Severed Savior, Carneceria, Morbosidad Covered Wagon Saloon. 6pm, $5. See 8 Days a Week, page 44.

Slippery Hoffman Rite Spot. 9:30pm, free.

Stabone and Demar Rock Group Hemlock Tavern. 10pm.

Sweet Duration Voodoo Lounge. 9pm, $6.

Tea Leaf Green, Shady Lady Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5.

Ten Mile Tide Blue Lamp. 9:30pm, $5.

Vue, Evening, Soundhead Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $8.

Bay Area


'Amoebapalooza' Stork Club. 8pm, $6.

Avant Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm.

Chrome Johnson 19 Broadway. 9pm, $7.

Global Funk Council, Vanessa Lowe and the Lowlifes, Barbezz Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $6.

Solomon Grundy Jupiter. 8pm.

Chris Isaak, Natalie Merchant Chronicle Pavilion, 2000 Kirker Pass Rd, Concord, (925) 363-5701. 7:30pm, $28.25-58.20.

'New Orleans by the Bay Food and Music Festival' Shoreline Amphitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View; (650) 967-4040. Noon-7:30pm, $15, free for 12 and under. Also Sun/23. See Critic's Choice.

Rabid Rat Fondue Port Lite. 9pm, $5.

Sherie Utter and Blue Lips Club Muse. 9:30pm, $5.

Solemite, Nemo Blakes. 9:30pm, $5.

Jazz/new music


'Around a California Piano' Noe Valley Ministry. 8pm, $15.

Cannonball Black Cat. 8pm.

Joan Edgar Moose's. 8pm.

'Electric Words' Venue 9, 252 Ninth St; 289-2000. 8pm, $10-15 sliding scale. With Kyle Gann, Laetitia Sonami, and Pamela Z. See 8 Days a Week, page 44.

Jinx Jones Jazz Trio Atlas Cafe. 4-7pm, free.

Larry Douglas Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Mas Cabeza 850 Cigar Bar. 10pm.

Mingus Amungus Bruno's. 9pm, $7.

Kathryn Nobrega and Peter McDonough Caffe Proust, 1801 McAllister; 345-9560. 8-11pm.

Paul Vorn Hagen Quintet Jazz at Pearl's. 9:30pm, free.

Post Junk Trio Enrico's. 8pm.

Ray Obiedo Urban Latin Jazz Project Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 9pm.

Sherri Roberts Compass Rose, St. Francis Hotel, 335 Powell; 774-0167. 7pm.

Robert Stewart Jazz Quartet Rasselas Jazz (California). 9pm.

Steve Ross Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Three Thinking Jazz Trio Ana Mandara, 891 Beach; 771-6800. 9pm-12:30am.

Tony Saunders' Jazz Trio John's Grill, 63 Ellis; 986-0069. 6:30-10pm.

Mike Zisman with Larry Vuckovich Bistro 339, Ramada Union Square Hotel, 339 Taylor; 563-8569. 6:30pm.

Bay Area


Ben Hume and the Listeners, Norman Rutherford, Patrick Kadyk Tuva Space, 3192 Adeline, Berk; (510) 655-9755. 8:30pm, $10.

Ducksan Distones Jazz Sextet, Ed Reed Anna's, 1801 University, Berk; (510) 849-2662. 8pm.

Bill Frisell's Intercontinental Quartet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $26.

Married Couple, Supplicants 21 Grand, 449B 23rd St, Oakl; (510) 444-7263. 9pm, $5-10.

Jackie Ryan Downtown. 8pm.

Folk/world/country


Bobby Banduria, Ben Luis and World Commitment Bindlestiff Studio, 185 Sixth St; 974-1167. 8pm, $8-10.

Bay Area Afro-Cuban All-Stars, DJ Vinnie Esparza Elbo Room. 10pm, $8.

Chazz Katz Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Countrypolitans Cellar at Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Orquesta Sensual The Ramp, 855 China Basin; 621-2378. 4:30pm.

Paddy's Dream Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area


Altazor La Peña Cultural Center. 7 and 9:30pm.

Anoush, Edessa Ashkenaz. 9pm, $11.

Roy Rogers and Norton Buffalo, Freebo Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $18.50.

Emily Shore, Kathryn Mostow, Irina Rivkin, Rebecca Crump Mama Bear's Bookstore, 6536 Telegraph, Oakl; (510) 428-9684. 7:30pm.

Dance clubs


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

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

Asylum Jezebels Joint. 10pm-2am. Punk, glam, death rock, and dark wave with Shane and Tony Havoc.

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

Blue 111 Minna Gallery. 9pm-2am, $5-10. With DJs Laron, Laird, Seven, Sol, and others.

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.

Butterfly 7pm. With DJ Label and Kaylah.

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

Club Six 9pm-4am, $6-10. With Lauris Lee and guest DJ Cal Gibson.

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.

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.

LA MAchine 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, $5. New wave and electro with DJs Taktical and Wheels of Fortune.

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

Metropolitriks Union Square Sports Bar, 232 O'Farrell; 398-5665. 10pm-2am, free. With Monte Carlo and Bruce Bigs'B.

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

Moontrane Conductors Oxygen Bar. 10pm, $3. Live trip-hop.

Original Soundtrack DNA Lounge. 10pm-2am, $15. Live performances by guests People under the Stairs, Mission, DJ Apollo, Master Beni B, and artwork by D23, Sam Flores, and Dan Akuma.

Orgy Space 550. 10pm, $20. With Armann, Pasha, and Chris Q.

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

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.

Saturday Night Fever Ramada Plaza, 1231 Market; 626-3971. 7:30pm-1am, $12. DJ Mike Pyle spins swing, salsa, funk, and disco.

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

Skylark 9pm, free. With DJ Kyle.

Soul-phisticated RoHan Lounge. 9pm-1am, free. DJ Choe spins hip-hop, funk, reggae, and rare grooves.

Soulsessions Cloud 9 Motel. 9pm-3am. With DJ Saskai, Richie and Nihal, and Reflection.

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.

Submerge Buzz 9. 10pm, $5. House music with DJ Nathan and guests.

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.

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 guest CeCe Peniston.

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.

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

Classical


San Francisco Opera War Memorial Opera Plaza, 301 Van Ness; 864-3330. 8pm, $25-165. See 8 Days a Week, page 44.

San Francisco Symphony Davies Hall, 401 Van Ness; 864-6000. 8pm, $15-78. See Fri/21.

sunday 23


Rock/blues/hip-hop

Ashtray Hearts, Playroom, Nik Freitas Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $5.

Ethereality, Kenni Voodoo Lounge. 8pm, $6.

Jorma Kaukonen Fillmore. 9pm, $29.50.

Kill the Robots, Roman Scandal, Evidence, Agent Handy Club Galia. 9pm, $6.

Garth Steel Klippert, Julianna Raye, Chrome Johnson Make-Out Room. 9:30pm, $6.

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

Lo Fi Niesans Hemlock Tavern. 8pm, $4.

Love Motel Rasselas Jazz (California). 9pm.

Peanut and friends Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $4.

Preston School of Industry, David Dondero, Film School Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $12.

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

Sons of Emperor Norton, Angels Camp, Scott Miller Hotel Utah Saloon. 8pm, $5.

T'n'amen Squared, Leavenworth Kimo's. 9pm.

Tracey Curve Bar. 3:30pm.

Velveteen, 4 Minute Mile, Division Day, Woke up Falling Pound-SF. 4pm, $8.

Bay Area


'14th Annual New Orleans by the Bay Food and Music Festival' Shoreline Amphitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View; (650) 967-4040. Noon-7:30pm, $15, free for 12 and under. See Critic's Choice.

Mobius Donut, Operation Makeout, Phonetics, DJ? Oasis, 135 12th St, Oakl; (510) 531-5785. 3pm, $5.

Twelve Cents for Marvin, Crazy Ballhead, P Chill Blakes. 9:30pm, $3.

Jazz/new music


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

Ezra Gale Quartet Albion, 3139 16th St; 552-8558. 6pm.

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

Jeanne Hoffman Moose's. 12:30pm.

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

J. Johnson Club Deluxe. 9pm, free.

Bobbe Norris and Larry Dunlap Plush Room. 7:30pm, $20.

Steve Ross Plush Room. 3pm, $30.

Liza Silva Bruno's. 9pm, $5.

Tony Saunders' Jazz Trio John's Grill, 63 Ellis; 986-0069. 6:30-10pm.

Larry Vuckovich, Paul Breslin, and Danny Spencer Bistro 339, Ramada Union Square Hotel, 339 Taylor; 563-8569. 5-8pm.

Bishop Norman Williams Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 7-11pm.

Bay Area


Bill Frisell's Intercontinental Quartet Yoshi's. 2 and 8pm, $5-26.

Sharp Five Anna's, 1801 University, Berk; (510) 849-2662. 8pm.

'Sunday Jazz Jam Session' Bluesville, 131 Broadway, Oakl (510) 893-6215. 7pm.

Charles Wheal Cato's Ale House. 6-9pm, free.

Leonard Thomspon, Adam Blankman, Vicki Burns, Felice York Larry and Della's Waterfront Restaurant, 2402 Mariner Square Dr, Alameda; (510) 523-3474. 11:30am-3:30pm.

Triaxium West, Aaron Rosenblum Tuva Space, 3192 Adeline, Berk; (510) 649-8744. 8pm, free to $20 sliding scale. See Last Exit, page 40, and 8 Days a Week, page 44.

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.

Julianna Raye Make-Out Room. 10pm, $6.

Seisiún Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Sonando! The Ramp, 855 China Basin; 621-2378. 4:30pm.

Totó la Momposina, Yerba Buena Sigmund Stern Grove, 19th Ave and Sloat; 252-6252, www.sterngrove.org. 2pm, free. Stern Grove Festival.

Willie K. Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $20.

Bay Area


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

Deepak Ram Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $17.50.

'Starry Irish Music Session' Starry Plough. 8pm.

Dance clubs


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

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

Butterfly 7pm. With DJ Label.

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 Charanga.

Club KY Amnesia. 8:30pm, donations. With DJs Spike and Mike.

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

Devotion Endup. 8pm, $10. House music with DJ Ruben Mancias and guest Jay-J.

Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm-2am, $5. With DJs J. Boodie, Ludichris, and guest Wisdom.

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

Gameshow Tongue and Groove. 9pm-2am, $5. Soul, hip-hop, funk, and R&B with DJ Nu-Mark, DJ Design, and DJ LadyBase.

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.

Pop Laszlo. 9pm-2am, free. DJs and/or live electronic music.

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 1015 Folsom. 9pm-6am, $5. With rotating DJs and special guests.

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

The Stud "Planet Big," 5-10pm. A club for big men and their admirers. "S.U.K.," 10pm-2am. With DJs Dangerous Dan and Shifty Paul.

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

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

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

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

Wet Dream Burlesque Review 26 Mix. 7pm, $10-15 sliding scale. A burlesque dance party for women.

Bay Area


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

Mercy Seat Ruby Room. 10pm-2am.

Música sun Fronteras La Peña Cultural Center. 5-9pm, $7. Salsa, cumbia, merengue, samba, bachata, soca, calypso, and more.

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 with Noche Tropical!

Classical


San Francisco Opera War Memorial Opera Plaza, 301 Van Ness; 864-3330. 2pm. Miriam Gauci, Chen Sue, Zheng Cao, Zoran Todorovich, and David Okerlund perform Madama Butterfly; Donald Runnicles conducts.

monday 24


Rock/blues/hip-hop

'Blue Bear School of Music' Voodoo Lounge. 9pm.

Burmese, 7000 Dying Rats, Quixotic, Magic Markers, Control R Workshop, Josh Plague Kimo's. 8pm, $5. See 8 Days a Week, page 44.

Henry Butler Elbo Room. 9pm, $12.

Crumpled Napkin, Femme Frazetta and Maurice Amnesia. 9pm.

Little Wings, Hartwell Little John Edinburgh Castle. 9pm.

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

'Mush Tour' Amoeba Music. 6pm, free; Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $15. With cLOUDDEAD, Reaching Quiet, Boom Bip and Dose One, Radioinactive, and Labtekwon.

Psychopath, Faces of the Enemy, Bloodsickle Club Galia. 9pm, $3.

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

Secadora, Beam, Todd Costanza Make-Out Room. 8pm, $6.

Shreep Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $3.

Walkmen, Madelia, Ghost Orchids Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $7.

Kaia Wilson, Ferron Brava Theater, 2789 24th St; 865-5611. 7:30pm, $20-30 sliding scale.

Unauthorized Rolling Stones Curve Bar. 9pm.

Bay Area


Steve Gannon Band and Mz. Dee Blakes. 9:30pm, $4. Jazz/new music

Bishop Norman Williams Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

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

Dr. Abacus Rite Spot. 9pm, free.

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

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

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

Jazz Experiment Rasselas Jazz (California). 9pm.

Leftover Dreams Enrico's. 7pm.

Steve Ross Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Tony Saunders' Jazz Trio John's Grill, 63 Ellis; 986-0069. 6:30-10pm.

Bay Area


Renegade Sidemen Anna's, 1801 University, Berk; (510) 849-2662. 8pm.

'Tribute to Eric Dolphy' Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $20. See 8 Days a Week, page 44.

Folk/world/country


'Music of Germany' Yerba Buena Gardens, Esplanade Gardens, Mission between Third and Fourth St; 543-1718. 12:30pm.

Dance clubs


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.

The Hair Lair Glas Kat. 7-11pm, $7. With performances by Teeze! and Blue Period.

Halflife An Sibin. 9pm-2am, free. Drum 'n' bass with kryptyk, DJ M, DJ S&M, Dominatrix, and guests.

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.

Minimal Mondays Hush Hush Lounge. 9pm-2am, free. With Forest, Chris B., Terrac, Creamy Goodness, Sariah, and Joe Rice.

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.

Que Sera, Sera Skylark. 9pm-2am, free. With DJs Chang, Christian Clark, Russel Vargas, Mark, and Yvonne.

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

Remedy Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 9pm, free. With DJ Groovecatcher and Acroyear.

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.

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, Jonas Judd, and guest Colonel Machina.

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 25


Rock/blues/hip-hop


Bizar Bazaar Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $4.

'Blue Bear School of Music' Voodoo Lounge. 8:30pm.

Breaking Pangea, Time Spent Driving Pound-SF. 7pm, $8.

Charles Unger Expressions Rasselas Jazz (California). 9pm.

Etienne DeRoche Bruno's. 9pm, $5.

5AM Curve Bar. 9pm.

'For the Love' Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5. With Subverse and guests Kash and Jafari.

Hillbilly Hayride, Bellyachers, Sonya Hunter, Smelly Kelly's Plain Hi Drifters Make-Out Room. 8pm, $6.

Nedra Johnson, Gwen Avery Brava Theater, 2789 24th St; 865-5611. 7:30pm, $20-30 sliding scale.

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

Kristi Martel Bazaar Cafe. 7pm.

A Night of Serious Drinking, Glasstown, John Vecchiarelli Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $6.

Oneness Rhythm Exercise Band Red Devil Lounge. 8pm, $3.

Pink Warfield. 7:30pm.

Virgil Shaw Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Sloan, Minibar Slim's. 9pm, $14.

David Jacob Strain Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $7.50.

Swing Session Broadway Studios. 7pm, $15.

Bay Area


Blue Eyed Devils Ivy Room. 10pm.

Len Brown Society, Three Piece Scandal, Daphne Major, Ringo Guest House Stork Club. 9pm, $5.

Jazz/new music


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

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

Joan Edgar Moose's. 8pm.

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

Brian Felix Butterfly. 7pm.

Le Fleurs Du Mal Caffe Proust, 1801 McAllister; 345-9560. 5-10pm.

Roderick Louie Carta. 7-10pm.

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

Monk's Music Jazz at Pearl's. 9pm, free.

Mujeres de Toque Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 9pm.

Steve Ross Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Eric Shifrin Chez Spencer, 82 14th St; 864-2191. 7-9pm.

Tony Saunders' Jazz Trio John's Grill, 63 Ellis; 986-0069. 6:30-10pm.

Bay Area


Ecclectic Jazz Trio Anna's, 1801 University, Berk; (510) 849-2662. 8pm.

Los Hombres Calientes Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $18.

Mas Cabeza Jupiter. 8pm.

Folk/world/country


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

Freeplex Yerba Buena Gardens, Esplanade Gardens, Mission between Third and Fourth St; 543-1718. 12:30pm.

Hot Buttered Rum String Band Blakes. 9:30pm, $3.

Jimbo Trout and Friends Rite Spot. 9pm, free.

Song Seisiún Plough and Stars. 9pm.

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

Bay Area


Starry Plough Open Mic Starry Plough. 8pm, free.

Tom Rigney and Flambeau Ashkenaz. 8:30pm, $8.

Dance clubs


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

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.

Loudermilk DNA Lounge. 8-10pm, $5. With DJ Aaron Axelson.

Mayonnaise Skylark. 9pm, free. House music with Rodrigo.

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

Oxygen Bar 10pm, free. With Dr. Friendly and Naturfreunds.

Robotic Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 9pm, free. With resident DJs Ben, Drew, Gabe, and Rachel.

Shplendid Julip. 9:30pm, free. Tribal and progressive beats with DJ Nicholas.

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


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 Shattuck Down Low. 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.

Reggae Experience 19 Broadway. 9pm, free. With rotating DJs.

Ruby Room 10pm-2am. Punk, power pop, and breakbeats.

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

Classical


San Francisco Opera War Memorial Opera Plaza, 301 Van Ness; 864-3330. 8pm. Marina Domashenko, Mzia Nioradze, Maria Bayo, Nicolle Foland, Richard Berkeley-Steele, and Denis Sedov perform Carmen; Marcello Viotti conducts.