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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 18


A Band Called Horse, Laurence Iconoclast Red Devil Lounge. 7pm, $5.

Bangs, Da Hawnay Troof Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $6.

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

Clay Wheels, Future Now DJs Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $6. Tobaccoland video premiere.

Clumsy Lovers Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5.

Cotton Candy Cabaret Rite Spot. 9pm, free.

Melissa Ferrick Fillmore. 8pm, $20.

Formerly Murphy Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Lemurian, Low Talkers Curve Bar. 9pm.

Mojo Deluxe Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $5.

'Hank Williams Sr. Birthday Tribute and Karaoke Night' Elbo Room. 9pm, $8.

Samantha, Chris Chlouse, Mathew Burkes Hotel Utah Saloon. 9pm, $5.

Scramblers, Aces High, Siobhan Duvall Kimo's. 9pm, $5.

Twone Dandies Parkside. 8pm.

U.H.F. Cafe du Nord. 9:30pm, $5.

Yamagata, Transcendental Hayride Tongue and Groove. 9pm, $7.

Bay Area

Beatings, My Lot Stork Club. 9pm.

Flowmotion Jupiter. 8pm.

Red Archibald and the International Blues Band Ashkenaz. 9pm, $8.

Jazz/new music

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

Don Asher and Kent Cohea Moose's. 7:30pm.

Blue Room Boys Levi's Park Plaza, Embarcadero between Battery and Bay; 899-7353. Noon-1:30pm.

Brian Melvin Trio Enrico's. 7pm.

Charles Unger Experience Les Joulins. 8pm.

Slyvia Cuenca Bacar. 9pm.

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

Ken Fishler Trio Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-10:30pm.

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

Oba Oba Rasselas Jazz (California). 9pm.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 6-10pm.

Lavay Smith, Chris Seibert Chez Spencer, 82 14th St; 864-2191. 7-9pm.

Supplicants Bruno's. 9pm, $5.

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

Julie Wilson, Mark Hummel Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Bay Area

Con Alma Anna's Jazz Bistro. 8pm.

Ezra Gale Duo Jupiter. Noon-2pm.

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

Dave Stryker Oakland City Center, 1111 Broadway, Oakl; (510) 628-8490. Noon.

Willem Breuker Kollektief Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $16. See 8 Days a Week, page 48.

Wormhole, Eric Click-Rieman 21 Grand, 449B 23rd St, Oakl; (510) 444-7263. 8pm, $5-10. With special guests Ernesto Diaz-Infante, Bob Marsh, Jesse Quattro, and Rent Romus.


West of Kentucky, Straight Ahead Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

John Dobby Boe and the Steve Slagle Trio Freight and Salvage Coffee House. 8pm, $16.50.

Dance clubs

Afterwards Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 9pm-2am. Progressive house music with Danny, Drew, and Gabriel.

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

Beat Salad Amnesia. 9:30pm, $5. With Scott Carrelli, Jason Douglas, and KENichi.

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

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

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

Deep South An Sibin. 9pm-2am, $3, free before 11pm. Rare grooves, 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. 9:30pm-2am, $5. With DJs Paul Hemming and Jeno.

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.

GOFU Skylark. 10pm, free. Hip-hop and downtempo with Sabrina and Cikee.

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

Infinite Kaos Oxygen Bar. 9pm-2am, free. With DJ Ikarus and guests.

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

Make-Out Room 8:30pm, $6. With Puddy Santiago.

Midnight Odyssey Jillian's, 101 Fourth St; 369-6100. 9pm-2am, $5. Latin, reggae, bhangra, samba, and more with DJ Jose Ruiz.

New Wave Hookers Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $3. New wave and punk with DJ Queen of Noise.

1964 Edinburgh Castle. 10pm-2am, free. '60s dance party.

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.

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

Skank Jezebels Joint. 9:30pm-2am, free. Ska, punk, and reggae.

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

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.

X-Files Sno-Drift. 10pm, $3. Hip-hop, old-school, and R&B.

thursday 19


Amscray, Rally Boy, Schmaa Club Galia. 9pm, $6.

Bunnysound, In Rare Form, Five Year Space Effort Red Devil Lounge. 9pm, $5.

Deadbolt, Bleed, Lo-Lite, Custom Made Scare Parkside. 9pm.

Diego's Umbrella Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5.

Mia Doi Todd Cafe du Nord. 7-9pm, $5.

Erase Errata Eagle Tavern. 8pm, $5.

Fernando, Blaise Smith Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $6.

Hillbillys, Roadside Phantoms, DJ Miz Margo Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $6.

Horse Thief Jack Rite Spot. 9:30pm, free.

The Intima, Liar Bird Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5. See Critic's Choice.

Mad Hannan, Noelle Hampton Slim's. 8pm, free.

Stephen Pearcy, Flexx Bronco Pound-SF. 8pm, $15.

Gary Primich Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $10.

Ray Johnson Band, Horn Dogs Blue Lamp. 9:30pm, $3.

Secret Synthi Hotel Utah Saloon. 9pm, $5.

Sixer, Oozzies, East Bay Chasers Bottom of the Hill. 9:30pm, $7.

25 Suaves, Hard Place, Vertonen, Skozey Fetish, Pope Joanne, Spider Compass Good Crime Band Kimo's. 8 pm, $5. See 8 Days a Week, page 48.

Tainted Love Tongue and Groove. 10:30pm, $10.

Zenith Patrol, DJ Romanowski Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $6.

Bay Area

Elysian, Riot-A-Go-Go, No People Stork Club. 9pm, $5.

Brian Kenny Fresno, Zoli's Little Thing, Uberhund Oakland Metro, 201 Broadway, Jack London Square, Oakl; 10pm.

Influents, Plus Ones, Simple Things Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $5.

Damond Moodie La Peña Cultural Center. 8pm, $5.

Jazz/new music

'Alliance of Emerging Creative Artists' Modern Times Bookstore, 888 Valencia; 282-9246. 7pm. With Leon Lee, Jeff Chan, and Neil Straghalis.

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

Caliente 2002 Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 9pm.

Cookbook Quartet Cellar. 5:30pm.

Dick Fregulia/Vince Gomez Duo Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-11pm.

Larry Douglas Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Mark Little Trio Enrico's. 7pm.

Mike Lipskin and Waldo Carter Moose's. 7:30pm.

Dave MacNab Bacar. 9pm.

Ken Miller and Art Khu Paradise Pizza Restaurant, 642 Irving; 759-1487. 6:30pm, free.

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

O-Maya 2 Embarcadero Center, Promenade level, between Davis and Front, Sacramento and Clay; 788-7353. Noon-1:30pm.

'Outsides: New Tricks, Old Instruments' 964 Natoma; 487-9439. 8pm, $6-10 sliding scale.

Peoples Bizarre Bruno's. 9pm, $5.

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

'San Francisco Found Object Festival' 509 Cultural Center, 509 Ellis; 440-5090. 8-10pm, $6-10 sliding scale.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 5-8pm.

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

Todd Sickafoose Trio Shanghai 1930. 7:30pm, free.

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

Kenny Washington, Larry Vuckovich Bistro 339. 7-11pm.

Julie Wilson, Mark Hummel Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Bay Area

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $12.

Lost Cats Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Tina Marzell Anna's Jazz Bistro. 8pm.

Kirk Whalum Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm. Through Sun/22.


Jesus Diaz y QBA, DJ Carlito's Way Elbo Room. 10pm, $8.

Pappy Trout's Rustic Revelers Atlas Cafe. 8-10pm, free.

Tipsy House Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

Houston Jones Freight and Salvage Coffee House. 8pm, $16.50.

Pure Ecstasy, Sandy Cressman Oakland City Center, 1111 Broadway, Oakl; (510) 238-6952. 5pm.

Sister Carol and Junior Jazz Ashkenaz. 9pm, $15.

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.

Around the World in 80 Ways Oxygen Bar. 9pm-2am, free. With DJs rSphere and Alaric.

'Asian Massive Tour' Ruby Skye. 8:30pm, $20. See 8 Days a Week, page 48.

Bad Reputation 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, $5. Rebel Girl presents a queer dance club for women and their friends.

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

Cloud 9 Motel "Altruity Happy Hour," 5-10pm, $5. House music with DJs Rocket Morton, Hawthorne, and Kramer. "Urban Chic," 10pm-2am, $10. House music with DJ Frank Boissy.

Dig on This Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $3. Soul, roots, reggae, 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.

Fanclub Lipo Lounge, 916 Grant; 982-0072. 10pm-2am. Rock, art-school punk, electro, and hip-hop.

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.

Groove Om Nickie's BBQ. 9pm, $3. With DJ Jimmy Lyons.

The Hizzy Hush Hush Lounge. 10pm-2am, $2. Abstract hip-hop, future, electro-soul with DJs Lady Base and Miss Leema.

Incognita Sitio. 9pm-2am, $5. Drum 'n' bass, breakbeats, 2-step, ghettotech, electro, techno, and hip-hop.

Justice League 9pm, call for price. With Slam and Chris Orr. See 8 Days a Week, page 48.

KazaBlanka Club Tropi Gala, 358 Ocean; 282-7910. 8pm-2am, $10. Latin- fused 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 DJ Jaeson Lee.

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.

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

No Comply Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 9pm, free. Hip-hop, drum 'n' bass, and downtempo with Cordani and Cammarata.

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

Polly Esther's 9pm-2am. '70s disco, '80s retro, and '90s house and hip-hop.

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 but straight-friendly dance club featuring house music with DJs Jeff Chandler, Spun, Poppa, Discovery, MonkeyBoy, plus special guests.

Retinal Club Galia. 9:30pm-2am. Live DJs and visual art.

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

Sensifeelya Royale. 9pm-2am, free. With DJs Wali, SK, Burne One, and guests.

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.

Soul Kitchen Club Six. 9pm-2am, $10. With DJs Swift Rock, Mike Nice, and Dusty Crates.

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

Synthesis Jezebels Joint. 9:30pm-2am, free. Synth pop, nu wave, old wave, and no wave with DJs John and DeeJay.

Thang Amber, 718 14th St; 626-7827. 9pm-2am, free. Rare grooves, downtempo, funk-rock breaks, and more with DJ Neel N. Kizmiaz.

Tom and Kelly's Playland Julip. 10pm-2am, free. With Tom Thump and DJ Kelly.

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

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 guest DJ Charlotte the Baroness.

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

Flex Talk of the Town. 9pm, $5. Drum 'n' bass with Dominatrix, Freya, and guests.

'Funk Fetish' Blakes. 9:30pm, $5. With Eric Riggsbee, Big Al, Mahesh, and Eric G.

Shattuck Downlow 9pm-2am. Funk, soul, and hip-hop.

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

friday 20


Afraid of Heights, Laurence Iconoclast, RubberSideDown, Stalking Tom Voodoo Lounge. 9pm, $6.

Agua Dulce Elbo Room. 9pm, $8.

Boomshanka, DJ Tobiwan Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $10.

Deadweight, Floater, Man Made God Justice League. 9pm, $10.

Elysian, Riot-A-Go-Go, No People Balazo/Mission Badlands Gallery, 2811 Mission; 920-0896. 8pm, $5.

Fingers, Heather Combs Tongue and Groove. 9pm, $8.

Friday Knights, Walken, Like Rats Kimo's. 9pm, $5.

Glitter Mini 9, Miggs, M. Headphone, P.S. Love Club Galia. 8:30pm, $10.

Gourds, Garrison Star Slim's. 9pm, $14.

Jesse James Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $12.50.

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Liars Fillmore. 9pm, $20. See 8 Days a Week, page 48.

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

Little Fuzzy, Chantigs Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Allison Lovejoy Rite Spot. 9:30pm, free.

Ben Marcato Red Devil Lounge. 9pm, $7.

O-Maya, Sangano Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $7.

Orixa Curve Bar. 9pm.

Pony Boy, John O'Brien, Fojimoto Hotel Utah Saloon. 9pm, $7.

Sermon, SLA, Bodies in the Basement, DJ Maureen Parkside. 10pm.

Storm, Violet Discord, Stonedays Bottom of the Hill. 9:30pm, $8.

Wonderbread 5, Notorious, AC/DShe Bimbo's 365 Club. 9pm, $20.

Bay Area

B-Side Players, Ouroboros Blakes. 9:30pm, $10.

Cashiers, Plan to Pink Talk of the Town. 9:30pm.

Connexion, Willow Willow Ivy Room. 10pm.

Consolidated, Nonchalance Arts Collective, Suicide Kings Oakland Metro, 201 Broadway, Jack London Square, Oakl; 10pm, $8

Siobhan Duvall, Staci Twigg, KoolieCat Stork Club. 9pm.

Kofy Brown 19 Broadway. 9pm, $10.

Jason Daniels Band, Night Watchman Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

New End Original, Counterfeit, Lo Lite, Attention 924 Gilman. 8pm, $5.

Of Mexican Descent, Burning Star, Colored Ink, DJ Treat U Nice La Peña Cultural Center. 8pm, $10-12.

Ten Ton Chicken Jupiter. 8pm.

Dallas Wayne, Red Meat, Blue Eyed Devils Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $6.

Jazz/new music

Donald Bailey Bacar. 10pm.

Belinda Blair Trio Shanghai 1930. 7:30pm, free.

Black Market Jazz Orchestra Top of the Mark. 9pm.

Brad Niven Duo Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-11pm.

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

Charles Peterson Trio Bird and Beckett Books, 2788 Diamond; 586-3733. 5:30-7:30pm, free.

Charles Unger Experience with Valencia Les Joulins. 8pm.

Chuck Gee/Steve Fowler Duo Paisley's. 8:30-11:30pm.

Crater Bruno's. 10pm, $7.

Duo Contour and friends Noe Valley Ministry. 8:20pm, $10.

Barbara Gainer Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 6pm.

Alex Kallao Chez Spencer, 82 14th St; 864-2191. 9-11pm.

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

Houston Person, Rhoda Scott Trio Jazz at Pearl's. 9:30pm, free. Also Sat/21.

Post Junk Trio Cosmopolitan Cafe, 121 Spear; 543-4001. 8pm.

Ray Obiedo Group Rasselas Jazz (California). 9pm.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 5-8pm.

San Francisco Found Object Festival 964 Natoma; 487-9439. 8pm, $6-10 sliding scale.

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

Gini Wilson Moose's. 8pm.

Julie Wilson, Mark Hummel Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Michael Wolf Cafe du Nord. 7-9pm, $6.

Bay Area

Rhonda Benin and Soulful Strut Downtown. 8pm.

Mike Clark, Paul Jackson Jr., Fred Wesley, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Skerik Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $20. Also Sat/21.

Hideo Date, Buddy Conner with Leonard Thompson Anna's Jazz Bistro. 8pm.

Joshi Marshall Trio Jupiter. 5pm.

Vince Wallace Soft Notes Club, 355 19th St, Oakl; (510) 444-7587. 8-11pm, free.


Agua Dolce Elbo Room. 10pm, $10.

Chi Chi Palace and Judea Eden Dolores Park Cafe, 501 Dolores; 621-2901. 7:30pm, $5.

Rolando Morales Ramp. 5:30pm.

Rusticators Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Tipsy House Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Toids Clarion Music Center, 816 Sacramento; 391-1317. 8pm, $15.

Bay Area

Cris Williamson, Teresa Trull and Barbara Higbie Freight and Salvage Coffee House. 8pm, $20.50.

Crooked Jades, Bluegrass Intention Ashkenaz. 9pm, $12.

'Dancing Song of Dead People in Other Worlds' Tuva Space, 3192 Adeline, Berk; (510) 655-9755. 8pm, $10. Also Sat/21.

Mashkoor Ali Khan, Amit Mukerjee, Samar Saha, Jyoto Goho Ali Akbar College of Music, 215 West End Ave, San Rafael; (415) 454-6264. 7:30pm, $12-20.

Word/Music Continuum Fellowship Cafe, 1924 Cedar, Berk; (510) 540-0898. 7:30pm, $5-10.

Dance clubs

Amoeba Music 6pm, free. Recloose spins live.

Are Friends Electric? Galaxy Club. 10pm-2am, $5-10. With Tomas, Andrew Jervis, and Recloose.

Badonkadonk Nickie's BBQ. 9pm, $5. With Tom Thump and guests.

Cafe Arguello 1499 Valencia; 643-3160. 8-10pm, free. Flamenco dancing.

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

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.

Dhamaal Club Six. 9pm-4am, $10. With DJs Janaka Selecta and Maneesh the Twister.

DJ's Friday The Top. 9pm.

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

F Cloud 9 Motel. 9pm-3am, $15. House music with DJ Frenchy Le Freak and rotating guests.

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.

Fiendish Jezebels Joint. 9:30pm-2am, free. Dark pop, death disco, and cyber rock with DJs Fernando, Pimprock, and Rodent.

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

Going Down 10pm-2am. With DJ Chris Orr.

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 Big Heart City. 9pm-3am. Deathrock, gothic, and industrial.

Malik Julip. 10pm-2am, free. With resident DJs.

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

New Wave City Space 550. 9pm. With DJs Shindog and Skip.

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

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

Polly Esther's 9pm-2am. '70s disco, '80s retro, and '90s house and hip-hop.

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

Ripple Oxygen Bar. 9pm-2am, free. With DJ Lauren.

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

Star 69 Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 9pm-2am, $5. A gay club night with DJ Jeff Chandler and Monkey Boy spinning live electronica.

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.

Swayed 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, $5. With the Double D Posse.

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

Wish 1539 Folsom; 278-WISH. 6-9pm. A weekly happy hour with Om DJs.

Bay Area

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

Shattuck Downlow 8pm-2am. Funk, soul, and hip-hop.

21 Grand 449B 23rd St, Oakl; (510) 444-7263. 9pm, $6-10 sliding scale. With Funky Soul Reconstruction, E-Natural and Crew, Jaswho?, and DJ Colt 45.

saturday 21


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

Brotherhood of Groove Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $10.

Felonious, Noble House, Subverse Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $8.

Funklogic, Funky Beulah, Len Patterson Trio Tongue and Groove. 9pm, $8-10.

Giblet Dribblers, Red Star Memorial Parkside. 10pm.

Kinky, Quetzal Justice League. 9pm, $12.

Kottonmouth Kings, Mix Mob, Rimshot Slim's. 9pm, $12.

Lesbian and Gay Chorus Cafe du Nord. 7-9pm, sliding scale.

'Masters of Groove' Elbo Room. 10pm, $10.

New End Original, Counterfeit, Trouble Starts, Attention Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.

Pony Rabco, Blue Max Hotel Utah Saloon. 9pm, $7.

Timmy Ramen, Zoo Station Red Devil Lounge. 9pm, $8.

Salty Dish Curve Bar. 9pm.

Sista Monica Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $15.

Sleaze Band, Slowfinger, Red Bennies Kimo's. 9pm, $5.

Clyde Stubblefield, Grant Green Jr., Reuben Wilson Elbo Room. 10pm, $10.

Subterraneans, Kitra Club Galia. 9pm, $8.

Sundays Best, Aloha Cafe du Nord. 10pm, $6.

25 Suaves, Ass Baboons of Venus Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5. See 8 Days a Week, page 48.

Warsaw, Dank Man Shank, Dan Potthast Voodoo Lounge. 9pm, $6.

Bay Area

Chester Gold and Sparkly 21 Grand, 449B 23rd St; (510) 444-7263. 9pm, free.

Clockwinder, Sfunk Blakes. 9:30pm, $6.

Etc., SLO, One of Many, Golden Boy Stork Club. 9pm.

Fernando, Garrison Starr, Old Joe Clarks Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $7.

Lovemakers, Cuts Ivy Room. 10pm.

Mo'Fone Jupiter. 8pm, free.

Trance and the Doom Patrol Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

Jazz/new music

Bing and friends Rock Soup. Noon.

'BJ Papa Jazz Jam' Cafe Prague, 584 Pacific; 433-3811. 11pm.

Black Market Jazz Orchestra Top of the Mark. 9pm.

Dick Conte Duo Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-11pm.

Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee Trio Shanghai 1930. 7:30pm, free.

Alex Kallao Chez Spencer, 82 14th St; 864-2191. 9-11pm.

Larry Douglas Quintet with Cecil Wells Les Joulins. 8pm.

Al Marshall Bacar. 10pm.

Ken Muir Moose's. 8pm.

Houston Person, Rhoda Scott Trio Jazz at Pearl's. 9:30pm, free.

Post Junk Trio Enrico's. 8pm.

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

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

Walter Earl Band Cosmopolitan Cafe, 121 Spear; 543-4001. 7pm.

Julie Wilson, Mark Hummel Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Bay Area

Stephanie Bruce Downtown. 8pm.

Mike Clark, Paul Jackson Jr., Fred Wesley, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Skerik Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $20.

Ducksan Distones, Anna de Leon and Ellen Hoffman Anna's Jazz Bistro. 8pm.

Forecast, Hear and Now - Straight Ahead Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance, 729 Heinz, Berk; (510) 893-5141. 8pm, $10.

Joshua Redman Elastic Band Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley, Bancroft Way at Telegraph, Berk; (510) 642-9988. 8pm, $20-42.

Mo'Fone Jupiter. 8pm.

Kirk Whalum Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm. Through Sun/22.

Pamela Z, David Slusser, Chris Brown, Guillermo Galindo Mills College Concert Hall, 5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakl; (510) 430-2296. 7:30pm, $5-10.


Amigos do Samba Broadway Studios. 9pm, $15.

Elbow, Jr. Simple Pleasure Cafe. 8pm.

John Hoban, Sarah Franklin Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Hot Buttered Rum Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Orquesta Rico Melao Ramp. 4:30pm.

Bay Area

Araucaria La Peña Cultural Center. 8pm, $10.

'Dancing Song of Dead People in Other Worlds' Tuva Space, 3192 Adeline, Berk; (510) 655-9755. 8pm, $10.

Jody Stecher and Kate Brislin Freight and Salvage Coffee House. 8pm, $17.50.

West African Highlife Band Ashkenaz. 9:30pm, $11.

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. 9:30pm-2am, free. Punk, glam, death rock, and dark wave with Shane, Rick A Mortis, and Arusha.

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

Body Music Cat Club. 10pm. With Eric Baca, David Harness, and Ruben Mancias.

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.

Cafe Arguello 1499 Valencia; 643-3160. 8-10pm, free. Flamenco dancing.

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

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

Gaarden Amnesia. 9:30pm, $5. Funk house, deep house, and techno breaks with DJs Seven, Chameleon, Chekoway, and guests.

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. Electronic synth dance club.

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

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

Oxygen Bar 9pm-2am, free. Downtempo with DJ Mermaid.

Polly Esther's 9pm-2am. '70s disco, '80s retro, and '90s house and hip-hop.

Psychofunkodiscodelic Cloud 9 Motel. 9pm, $15. House with DJs Laird, John Picket, and Fabuliz.

A Rave Called Andie Club Six. 9pm-4am, $10. With DJs Spun, Jeno, Simon, Polywog, Corey Black, Jonah Sharp, Nick Philip, and O.S.T.

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.

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

Skylark 9pm, free. With DJ Kyle.

Social Call Beauty Bar. 10pm-2am, free. Classic soul, rock, and hip-hop with Little Gabe.

Soul-phisticated RoHan Lounge. 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.

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

Undertoe Julip. 8pm-2am. With L. Ron Hubba Hubba and Junior Esteban.

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

Zodiac Studio Z. 9pm-5am, $15, free on your zodiac sign. A psychedelic-art warehouse-style nightclub with DJs solar, Jeff Chandler, and guests.

Bay Area

Crush Hotel Ibiza, 10 Hegenberger Rd, Oakl; (510) 263-0483. 9pm-6am, $20. With Terry Francis, Evil Eddie Richards, Sen-Sei, David Coleman, DJ Melanie, and others.

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.

Shattuck Downlow 8pm-2am. Hip-hop and dancehall with Angel Magik.

sunday 22


Bellini, Everlasting the Way, Caesura Edinburgh Castle. 9pm, $5. See 8 Days a Week, page 48.

'Blues Jam' Rich's Club 93, 93 Ninth St; 621-6183. 3-7pm, free.

Elephone, Cutters Cafe du Nord. 9:30pm, $5.

Hammerdown Turpentine, 20 Miles Parkside. 9pm.

Lesbian and Gay Chorus Cafe du Nord. 6-8pm, sliding scale.

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

Q and Not U, Xiu Xiu, Bullet Train to Vegas, Dame Fate Pound-SF. 7pm, $8.

Recycled Future, DJ Tobiwan Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $10.

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

Sick of It All, Blood for Blood, Most Precious Blood, Pressure Point Slim's. 8pm, $12.

Super Fluid Helium 3 Club Galia. 7:30pm, $5.

Xiu Xiu, Cerebus Shoal, Trance the Arcade Bottom of the Hill. 5:30pm, $7.

Scott Young, Petrol Parkside. 5pm.

Jazz/new music

Don Asher Moose's. 11:30am-2pm.

Eric Berman Rock Soup. 11:30am.

Terry Disley Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-10pm.

Cookin' with Kurt with DJ Niteswan Tongue and Groove. 9pm, $5.

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

Walter Earl Enrico's. 7pm.

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

Mike Greensill and friends Moose's. 7-10pm.

Jazz Experiment Rasselas Jazz (California). 9pm.

Alex Kallao Chez Spencer, 82 14th St; 864-2191. Noon-2pm.

Meg Mackay, Billy Philadelphia Plush Room. 7:30pm, $20.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 6-10pm.

Adam Shulman Bacar. 8pm.

Julie Wilson, Mark Hummel Plush Room. 3pm, $30.

Fred Zimmerman Top of the Mark. 10am-2pm.

Bay Area

Ed Ivey Orchestra Cato's Ale House. 6-9pm, free.

Dick Hindman Trio Jazzschool, 2087 Addison, Berk; (510) 845-5373. 4:30pm, $10-15.

John Santos and the Machete Ensemble Yoshi's. 2 and 8pm, $5-16.

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

Vio Rio Anna's Jazz Bistro. 8pm.

Vince Wallace Bulldog Coffee Shop, 1739 Broadway, Oakl; (510) 502-1485. 2-5pm, free.

Kirk Whalum Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm.


Cabin Fever Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Live Brazilian music Bruno's. 9pm, $5.

Kyle Thayer and John Sherry Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Tropical Vibrations Ramp. 4:30pm.

Bay Area

Body Rhythm Pacific Coast Brewing Company, 906 Washington, Oakl; (510) 836-2739. 4-7pm.

Les Yeux Noirs Ashkenaz. 8pm, $12.

Panacea, Broceliande Freight and Salvage Coffee House. 8pm, $16.50.

Juanita Ulloa and Picante Ensemble La Peña Cultural Center. 8pm, $15.

Dance clubs

Atmosfere 111 Minna Gallery. 2pm-2am, $10. With Jerome Sydenham, Julius "The Mad Thinker," DJ Said, and others.

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

Club Havana Jelly's. 4pm, $7. Latin music.

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

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

Devotion Endup. 8pm, $10. House music with DJ Ruben Mancias and guest Julius Papp and Franky Boissy.

Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm-2am, $5. With DJs Mossman and Rasta Cue Tip.

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

Give N Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 7pm-2am. House, Brazilian house, and breaks with Dustin, Riddler, and Mosses.

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

Lilycat 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, $5.

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

Nice and Easy Oxygen Bar. 9pm, free. Ambient and downtempo with DJs Matt, Garth, and special guests.

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.

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

Shack Up! Arrow. 10pm-2am, free. Indie, art rock, soul, psychedelic, new wave, and funk with Tony Machine, Charles Kutch, and Melanie Valentine.

Smile Hush Hush Lounge. 10pm-2am. Bubblegum, glitter, psych, and sunshine pop.

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

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

Sundance Saloon Space 550. 6-11pm, $5. A country-western dance event.

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.

Transport Galaxy Club. 6pm-midnight, $5. With resident DJs.

Valley of the Dolls Fuse. 9pm, free. Hip-hop and lounge.

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

Bay Area

Mercy Seat Ruby Room. 10pm-2am.

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

'Asian Massive Tour' 19 Broadway. 9pm, $12-15. See 8 Days a Week, page 48.

monday 23


Funky Beulah Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $4.

Idiots, No People, Adult Video Animals, Grabbies Kimo's. 8pm.

Jet Black Crayon, Checksum Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $6.

Jon Lawton Biscuits and Blues. 8:30pm, $5.

Mooney Suzuki, White Light Motorcade Slim's. 8pm, $10.

Sleater-Kinney, Bangs, Shannon Wright Fillmore. 8pm, $15. Through Wed/25.

'Viv and a Movie' Red Devil Lounge. 8pm, $10.

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. 7:30pm.

Art Hirahara, Todd Sickafoose, Scott Amendola Bacar. 9pm.

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

Jenna Mammina and Andre Bush Enrico's. 7pm.

'Open Mike Jazz Jam' Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 9pm. With Dee Spencer.

Ray Scott Jazz Quartet Rasselas Jazz (California). 9pm.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 6-10pm.

Eric Shifrin Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-10pm.

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

Bay Area

Berklee Monterey Quartet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $5.

Fred Frith Headland Center for the Arts, Eastwing, second floor, 944 Fort Barry, Sausalito; (415) 331-2787, ext 28. 8pm, $12.

Renegade Sidemen with Calvin Keyes Anna's Jazz Bistro. 8pm.

Zack Shedd Rock Soup. 7:30pm.


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

Les Yeux Noirs Elbo Room. 9pm, $10.

Open mic Hotel Utah Saloon. 7pm.

Bay Area

Pieta Brown with Bo Ramsey Freight and Salvage Coffee House. 8pm, $15.50.

Janet Feder Mills College Ensemble Room, 5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakl; (510) 430-2331. 7:30pm, free.

Traditional Irish music session Starry Plough. 9pm, free.

Dance clubs

A Case of the Mondays Amnesia. 9pm-2am, free. Funky downtempo classics, deep house, and more with Cracker Jack DJs.

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

Electroshock Jezebels Joint. 9:30pm-2am, free. Electro, synth, pop, and dark wave.

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

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

Little Sara's Tea Party Fuse. 9pm, free. Hip-hop and downtempo.

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

Marinate 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.

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.

Rhythm Riot Tunnel Top. 10pm-2am, free. Funk, reggae, Latin, rare grooves, soul, R&B, and jazz with AM Radio, Stellar Trax, and special guests.

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

Ruby Skye 8pm-2am. Featuring Jazzanova with Koop, DJ Fluid, Tom Thump, and a special guest DJ.

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.

Soul Café Blind Tiger. 9:30pm, $5-10. Funk, soul, R&B, and hip-hop with DJ Jerry Ross and Daniela.

Soul House Red Eye Lounge, 1337 Mission; 437-1337. 10pm-2am, $5. House music with DJs Tune, Abdul, and Mike Anon.

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, $1. Punk, funk, and soul.

tuesday 24


Atmosphere, Murs, Brother Ali and DJ BK One Slim's. 9pm, $16.

Jim Bianco Tongue and Groove. 9pm, free.

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

Dolly Rocker, Melody Ranch, Mud Hens Hotel Utah Saloon. 8pm, $5.

'For the Love' Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5. With host Subverse and guest JC Style Freeze.

Karate High School Curve Bar. 9pm.

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

Kiss My Brass Red Devil Lounge. 9pm, $3.

Bettye Lavette, Johnny Nocture Band Cellar at Johnny Foley's. 8pm, $15.

New Bomb Turks, Demons, Bottles and Skulls Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.

Sleater-Kinney, Shannon Wright, Quails Fillmore. 8pm, $15. Through Sept 25.

Steve Lucky and Carmen Getit Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $5.

Jazz/new music

Akira Tana Trio Bacar. 9pm.

Michael Bluestein Paradise Pizza Restaurant, 642 Irving; 759-1487. 6:30pm, free.

Cecil Wells Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

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

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

Funknauts Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 9pm.

Jon Hammond Bruno's. 9pm, $5.

Sylvia Herold and the Silvertones Enrico's. 7pm.

Ken Muir Moose's. 7:30pm.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 6-10pm.

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

Adam Shulman Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-10pm.

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

Bay Area

'Artship Recordings Wave 11' Black Box. 8pm, $6.

Dave Holland Big Band Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $26. Through Sept 29. See 8 Days a Week, page 48.

Just Friends Anna's Jazz Bistro. 8pm.

Mama's Boys Jupiter. 8pm.

Harvey Robb and friends Rock Soup. 7:30pm.


Cubanacan, DJ Luis Medina Cafe du Nord. 8pm, $7.

Hillbilly Hayride, Calamity and Main, Sonya Hunter Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $6.

Vince Keehan Plough and Stars. 9pm.

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

Bay Area

Zydeco Flames Ashkenaz. 8:30pm, $8.

Dance clubs

Addicted Backflip. 10pm-2am. With Rasta Cue Tip and Kevin Consuelo.

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

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

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

Darklands 26 Mix. 9pm, $3. Gothic, post-punk, ethereal, and deathrock.

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.

Hemlock Tavern 10pm, free. Honky tonk with DJ Jessie Jane.

Hot Pink Voodoo Lounge. 10pm, $5. With DJ Chuck.

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

Industry Jezebels Joint. 9:30pm-2am, free. Punk and industrial with DJs Chris, Rabbit, and guests.

Ja Man Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $3. Reggae.

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

Lite-Brite Nite and Insect Funeral Oxygen Bar. 9pm-2am. Ambient.

Mayonnaise Skylark. 9pm, free. House music.

Non-Tronika Amber, 718 14th St; 626-7827. 9pm-2am, free. A rock dance club with Andre Lucero, Nikola Baytala, and Ray Muller.

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

Taco Tuesday Border Cantina; 626-0414. 5-10pm, free. House music with M3, Anthony Garlic, Chulada, and special guests.

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

Totality Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 9pm-2am, free. Hip-hop, dancehall, downtempo, acid jazz, and breaks with DJs Alexander, Joker, Kurse, Inque, and Yamu.

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