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Music listings are compiled by Sarah Han. The music intern is Cynthia Dea. 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
Rock/blues/hip-hop

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

Bodies in the Basement, Lava Rats 330 Ritch. 8 and 10pm, $5.

Court and Spark, Conexxion, Dave Gleason's Wasted Days, Idiots Slim's. 8pm, $7. Keith Richard's Birthday Party.

DeSoto Reds, Fojimoto, Pony Boy Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $6.

Headtone Red Devil Lounge. 9pm, $10.

'Kofy House' Bruno's. 9pm. With Kofy Brown.

Grasshoppers, Savant Guard, Groove.org Hotel Utah Saloon. 8:30pm, $5.

Andy Mazzilli Saloon. 9pm.

Mudvayne, Taproot, Depswa Fillmore. 8pm, $22.50.

Paladins, Switchblades Elbo Room. 9pm, $10.

Poor Mans Whiskey Voodoo Lounge. 8pm, $5.

Sagan, Drift, LoVid Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $6. See 8 Days a Week.

Tommy Castro Band Biscuits and Blues. 9:30pm, $15.

Top Four Flights, Free Peoples Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $5.

Winfred E. Eye, Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter, Long Winters Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $7. See 8 Days a Week.

Bay Area

Chrome Johnson Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

Curse of the Birthmark Bourbon Street. 9pm.

Eugene Higgens, Norman Bautista and Friends 19 Broadway. 9pm.

Hebro Blakes. 9:30pm, free. Upstairs in the Tinibar.

Impailed, Nunslaughter, Benumb, Sangre Amado, Hacksaw to the Throat Imusicast, 5429 Telegraph at 55th, Oakl. (510) 601-1024. 7pm, $6.

Jazz/new music

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

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

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

Charles Unger Experience Les Joulins. 8pm.

Dick Fregulia's Good Vibes Quintet Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-10:30pm.

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

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

Eddie Marshall Bacar. 9pm.

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

New Rite Spot All Stars Rite Spot. 8:30pm.

Oba Oba Rasselas Jazz (California). 9pm.

One Nation Underground Trio Succotash Restaurant, 535 Florida; 503-1100. 5-7:30pm, free.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 7-11pm.

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

Supplicants Black Cat. 9pm.

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

Bay Area

Charlie Hunter Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $18.

Mamas Boys Jupiter. 8pm.

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

Folk/world/country

'SF Songwriters Showcase' Broadway Studios. 6pm, $5.

Strungover, Tri-Flow Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5.

Bay Area

Cocodril Ashkenaz. 8pm, $9.

Emily Shore, Christene Ledoux, Irina Rivkin, Rebecca Crump 1839 Rose, Berk; (510) 594-4000 ext 687. 7:30pm, $5-20.

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

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.

B.E.D. Cellar. 9:30pm, $5. R&B, old-school, hip-hop with Blaqwest, Phiness, and guests.

Blind Tiger 8pm, free. House and up-tempo.

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.

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

Club Wednesday The Stud. 10pm-3am, $5. Techno, trance, and electro with Forest Green and Dragn'Fly.

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

Creation! Edinburgh Castle Pub. 10pm-2am, free. Britpop, shoegazer, indie, electro pop, and more with DJ Dave.

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.

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

Engine Club Six. 9pm-2am, $3.

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

Eye 2 Eye Cloud 9 Motel. 9pm-2am, $5. With DJs Said and rotating resident DJs.

Fusion Fuse. 9pm-1am, free. With Jason Fluid, Hopper, and guests DJ Neta and Maneesh the Twister.

Ghett Down Sublounge. 9pm. House and breaks with the Space Cowboys.

Giving It Up 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, free. House music with Paul and Supacreep.

GOFU Skylark. 9pm, free. Hip-hop, downtempo, breaks, and Brazilian House with Ztrouble, Cikee, and guests DJ Definite, Top Bill, and others.

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.

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

Orange Café Claude. 10pm-2am. With DJ Ryme and guests.

Paradise Sitio. 10pm-2am, $5 before 11pm. House and urban grooves with Mike Anon, Tune, Abdul, and special guests.

Playback Laszlo. 8:30-1:30am, free. Breaks, funk, electro-funk, and rock.

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.

Rock n Roll Rodeo Butter. 8pm.

Royale 9pm-2am. With DJ El-S.

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

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

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.

Studio105 Metreon, ground floor, 101 4th St; 369-6098. 4-8pm. With Paul Oakenfold.

Visual Life Oxygen Bar. 9pm-2am, free. Ambient, downtempo, and tech.

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

Warfield 8pm, $25. With Paul Oakenfold and Hernan Cattaneo.

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.

Bay Area

Late Night Hype Jupiter. 11pm, free. With Delon, Yamu, Add1, and Spindriver.

Lion Rock Oasis, 135 12th St, Oakl; (510) 763-0404. 10pm, $7. Reggae, dancehall, and roots with Jah Yzer, DJ Riddm, Dub Rocker, Jah Mystic, and Poppa.

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

Shattuck Downlow 8pm-2am. Live salsa.

Soulvation Ruby Room. 10pm-2am.

Turbo Radio, 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am, free. Indie rock, old rock, and hip-hop.

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

thursday 19
Rock/blues/hip-hop

Aqua Velvets Beach Chalet. 8pm.

Cara Ireland's 32. 9pm.

Cuts, Mirrors, Easys Cafe du Nord. 10pm, $6.

Drop-Q Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $10.

GZA/Genius, J-Live, Casual, DJ Rasta Cue-Tip Justice League. 9pm, $20.

InCiters, Haywoods Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $7.

Emiliano Juarez, Horn Dogs Blue Lamp. 9pm, $3.

Juce Garcia Saloon. 9pm.

Michael Koppy Hotel Utah Saloon. 8:30pm, $5.

Victor Krummenacher, ing, Bone Cootes Eagle Tavern. 9pm, $5. See 8 Days a Week.

MD 20/20, Terrible Times, Doctor Go-Go Parkside. 9pm.

Mount NB, Hans Grüsel's Kränkenkabinet, Spider Compass Good Crime Band, Mummers, Tarantism Kimos. 8:30pm, $5.

Vanessa Morrison, Garrin Bettenfield Rite Spot. 9pm, free.

Shane Dwight Blues Band Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $7.50.

Jane Siberry Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $22.

Slightly Stoopid, Ill Kidd, Triple 7 Slim's. 8pm, $12.

Slippery People Tongue and Groove. 9pm, $6.

Sonny Smith, Kate Klaire Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Stratford 4, Loquat, Turn-Ons Bottom of the Hill. 9:30pm, $7.

Stymie and the Pimp Jones Love Orchestra Red Devil Lounge. 9pm.

Swaybone, Spoke Voodoo Lounge. 8pm, $6.

Triumphant Me Voodoo Lounge. 8pm.

Bay Area

Groove.org, Brother Freak 19 Broadway. 9pm.

Haggertys and Allen Powerhouse Brewing Company, 268 Petaluma, Sebastopol; (707) 829-9171. 8:30pm, $5.

Dan Potthast, A Burning Water, Alex Security, Miles Between, Jerk Dave Outhouse, 4 New York Ave, Los Gatos; (408) 395-5553. 6pm, $3.

Sonic Orange, 6FG, Triggerfish Stork Club. 9pm.

Winfred E. Eye, Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter, Long Winters Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $6. See 8 Days a Week.

Jazz/new music

Will Bernard Bacar. 9pm.

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

Caliente 2002 Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 9pm.

The Cookbook Quartet Cellar. 5:30pm.

Cecil Wells Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Dick Fregulia's Good Vibes Quintet Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-11pm.

Alvon Johnson Rasselas Jazz (California). 9pm.

Shan Kenner Enrico's. 7pm.

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

Lost Cats Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

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

Randy Craig Quartet Bobby Ryder's, 312 Harriet; 934-1655. 7-11pm, free.

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

Shotgun Wedding Quintet Black Cat. 9pm.

Starlight Orchestra Starlight Room. 8pm.

Swing Session Top of the Mark. 8:30-11:30pm, $5.

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.

Larry Vuckovich Bistro 339. 7-11pm.

Bay Area

Howard Barkan Pomegranate Mediterranean Cuisine, 1585 University, Berk; (510) 665-5567. 6:30pm.

Charlie Hunter Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $18.

Adam Lane, Rent Romus' Shattered 509 Cultural Center, 509 Ellis; 255-5971. 8-10pm, $6-10.

Joshi Marshall Project Jupiter. 8pm.

Ledisi Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm.

Mimi Fox Downtown. 8pm.

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

Folk/world/country

Bluegrass and old-time music jam Atlas Cafe. 8-10pm, free.

John Calloway's Diaspora, DJ Carlitos' Way Elbo Room. 10pm, $7.

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

Tipsy House Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

Paul Kamm and Eleanore MacDonald Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $16.50.

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

Wake the Dead, David Gans Ashkenaz. 8pm, $12.

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.

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

Blind Tiger 9pm, $5. Deep house with Mike Ameci, Josh Longo, and Ben.

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.

Club Six 9pm-2am. House, hip-hop, and soul.

Collective Cellar. 9:30pm, $10. With Jerry Ross, Daymitreeus, and Daniella.

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.

Everyone 9pm-2am, free. With Jamez.

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.

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

Ignight The Top. 10pm-2am, $5. House, progressive, and breaks with Taj, Reza, Dave Madix, and guests.

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

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 DJs.

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. Psytrance, techno, and industrial.

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.

Raise Up Café Claude. 9pm-2am. With Tomb of Doom, Alexis, and Ryme.

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.

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

Royale 9pm-2am, free. With Vin Sol.

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. Downtempo and world beats 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.

Sub-bass Sublounge. 9pm. House and breaks with E Roll, DJ I, Smoove, and JYK.

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.

Winter Chill Session Blind Tiger. 9pm. House and urban grooves with the Soul Foundation DJs.

Bay Area

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

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

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

Late Night Hype Jupiter. 11pm, free. With Delon, Yamu, Add1, and Spindriver.

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

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

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

Classical

American Bach Soloists Mission Dolores Basilica, 3321 16th St; 621-7900. 7:30pm. $20-50. Ellen Hargis, Jennifer Lane, Sean Fallen, Vitali Rozynko, and the American Bach Soloists Orchestra and Choir perform Handel's Messiah; Jeffrey Thomas conducts.

Bay Area

Castro Valley Adult School Chamber Orchestra Castro Valley High School, cafeteria, 19400 Santa Maria, Castro Valley; (510) 886-1000. 7pm, $5-12. The chamber orchestra performs works by Grieg, Haydn, and Mozart.

friday 20
Rock/blues/hip-hop

Alive for a While, Moodstack, Circle of 5ths Voodoo Lounge. 9pm, $6.

Tori Amos, Howie Day Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 99 Grove; (510) 444-TIXS. 7:30pm, $29.50-39.50.

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

B-Side Players Elbo Room. 10pm, $8.

Comets on Fire, Nam Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Counting Crows, Toad the Wet Sprocket Warfield. 8pm, $35.

El Vez, Pepito, Lysa Flores Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $15.

Flakes, Alamos Parkside. 9pm.

Honey Spot, Atomic Mint, Boyfriend Ireland's 32. 9pm.

Craig Horton Saloon. 4-8pm.

Johnny Nitro and the Door Slammers Saloon. 9:30pm.

Lara Price Band Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $10.

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

One Man Army, Influents, Reducers SF, Angry Amputees Slim's. 8pm, $10.

Mother Hips, Jackpot, Moore Brothers Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $15.

Parfaits Brainwash. 8pm.

Planting Seeds, That One Guy, U.V.R., Iris Pound-SF. 7pm, $10.

Segue Red Devil Lounge. 9pm, $8.

Station, Real, $100 Breakdown Hotel Utah Saloon. 8:30pm, $7.

Ticket to Ride Mad Dog in the Fog. 8:30pm. Bay Area

Bananas, This Bike is a Pipe Bomb, Clarendon Hills, Feldmans 924 Gilman. 8pm, $5.

Baysick, Lica Sto, Karate High School Rooster's Roadhouse. 9pm, $7.

Blind Eye Baltic. 9:30pm, $5.

Buckets, Rogue Wave, Our Lady of the Highway Ivy Room. 10pm.

Dekapikator, Nunslaughter, Ludicra, Insidious Burnt Ramen Studios, 104 21st Street, Richmond; (510) 215-8789. 9pm.

Fall Silent, All Bets Off, Jim Jones Brigade, Subject of Us, Against the Ropes Southside Center, 5585 Cottle Rd, San Jose; (408) 629-3336. 7:30pm, $6.

Fleshies, Pattern Plant 51, 44 South Almaden, San Jose; (408) 297-5151. 9pm.

Michael Ray's Cosmic Krew, UFM 19 Broadway. 9pm, $12.

Jerry Hannan Band Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

Pulley, Stunt Monkey, Up Syndrome, Moodfrye Outhouse, 4 New York Ave, Los Gatos; (408) 395-5553. 7pm, $6.

Toychestra, Loins Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $6. Jazz/new music

Alphabet Soup Bruno's. 10pm, $7.

Donald 'Duck' Bailey Bacar. 10pm.

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

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.

5-Point Plan Black Cat. 9pm.

Tim Hockenberry Paisley's. 9:30pm.

Alvon Johnson Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 6-9pm.

Ken Fishler Duo Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-11pm.

Lady Memfis, King Trio The View, San Francisco Marriott, 39th floor, 55 Fourth St; 896-1600. 5:30pm-1am.

MacGregor Love Dangerous Toys Skip's Tavern. 9pm, free.

Jean and John Mazzei Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

One Nation Underground Trio Le Colonial, 20 Cosmo Place; 931-3600. 5-9pm, free.

Jackie Payne Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 9pm.

Post Junk Trio Cosmopolitan Cafe, 121 Spear; 543-4001. 7pm.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 5:30-8:30pm.

Sonando 850 Cigar Bar. 10pm, $4.

Starlight Orchestra Starlight Room. 8:30pm.

Terrence Brewer Trio Café Claude. 7:30pm.

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.

Urban Jazz Mob Le Colonial, 20 Cosmo Place; 931-3600. 5pm, free.

Larry Vuckovich, Andrew Currier Bistro 339. 7-11pm.

Gini Wilson Moose's. 8pm. Bay Area

Norman Brown Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm.

Danny Caron and friends Downtown. 8pm.

Charlie Hunter Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $22.

Vickie Shepard Quartet Spiedo Ristorante, 151 West Santa Clara, San Jose; (408) 971-6096. 8pm. Folk/world/country

Gas Men Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

Antakella La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck, Berk; (510) 849-2568. 8pm, $10.

Candlelight Dub Jupiter. 8pm.

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

Jose Roberto and friends Cafe de la Paz, 1600 Shattuck, Berk; (510) 843-0662. 10pm, $5.

Shabaz Ashkenaz. 9pm, $11.

Tom Rigney and Flambeau Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda, Alameda; (415) 285-6285. 9pm, $11.

Dance clubs

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

Breakout Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 6-10pm. Hip-hop, acid-jazz, downtempo, and soul with Joker.

Bullet Proof Christmas Party 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, $5. With Kevin, Jayson, Stuart, Ron, and Kirsten.

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.

Club Six 4th Anniversary Club Six. 10pm-4am, $10. With Marshall Jefferson, Jonah Sharp, Jeffrodeziak, Felix the Dog, Travis, Tom Thump, Chris Orr, Reid Oda, and many others.

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

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. Synth pop, 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.

Inside Whisper, 535 Florida; 339-7444. 8pm.

Jillian's 101 Fourth St; 369-6100. 9pm-2am. Top 40 and old-school.

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.

Mexican Bus Board at Chevy's Restaurant, 201 Third St; 543-8060. 9:15pm-2am, $38, reservations required. Come aboard this bus for a dance club tour that will take you to three clubs that feature live Latin and Caribbean music; cover charges to all clubs included in cost.

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

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.

Prince vs. Michael Jackson-Round 2 AsiaSF. 10pm-2am, $10, free if you dress as Prince or Michael Jackson. '80s music with Dave Paul and Jeff Harris.

Remedy DNA Lounge. 10pm-5am, $15. House, garage, soul, and urban grooves.

Ripple New Sound of Bay Area Breakbeats Oxygen Bar. 9pm-2am, free. With DJ Lauren.

Royale 10pm-2am. With DJ Zatch.

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 Super David.

Sluts of Sound Sublounge. 9pm. House music with M3, Anthony Garlic, and guests.

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

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

Square Ruby Skye. 9pm. With Reda and Behrouz.

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 with DJ Seven and Steve Masters.

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

Club Zodiac Blakes. 9:30pm. With the Zodiac Crew and special guests.

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

Late Night Hype Jupiter. 11pm, free. With Delon, Yamu, Add1, and Spindriver.

1001 Nights Club Fusetti. 9pm-2am, $10. Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and international music with DJ Raffy.

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

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

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

Classical

American Bach Soloists Grace Cathedral, 1100 California; 621-7900. 7:30pm, $20-50. Ellen Hargis, Jennifer Lane, Sean Fallen, Vitali Rozynko, and the American Bach Solists Orchestra and Choir perform Handel's Messiah; Jeffrey Thomas conducts.

San Francisco Symphony San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness; 864-6000. 8pm, $15-79. The symphony performs Handel's Messiah; Christopher Seaman conducts. Also Sat/21.

saturday 21
Rock/blues/hip-hop

Aluminum Group, Spooky Ruben Cafe du Nord. 10pm, $10.

Tori Amos, Howie Day Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 99 Grove; (510) 444-TIXS. 7:30pm, $29.50-39.50.

Blue Monday Pat O'Shea's, 3848 Geary Blvd; 752-3148. 9:30pm

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

Butch Berry, Adam Ben, Tablit Voodoo Lounge. 9pm, $6.

Chantigs, Headlands Band, One Trick Pony, Lessick, Hangtown Daly Tongue and Groove. 8:15pm, $8.

Counting Crows, Toad the Wet Sprocket Warfield. 8pm, $35.

Dan Hicks and the Hotlicks Fillmore. 8pm.

eXtreme Elvis, Hattattack Hemlock Tavern. 10pm and midnight, $6.

Filibuster-Bargain Music Blue Lamp. 9:30pm, $5.

Fletcher Rite Spot. 9:30pm, free.

Front Porch Beach Chalet. 8pm.

Ron Hacker Saloon. 9:30pm.

Eugene Huggins Saloon. 4-8pm.

Jesse James Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $10.

Michael Koppy Hotel Utah. 8:30pm, $7.

Lava Rats Parkside. 9pm.

Luce, Viv, Slim Slim's. 9pm, $12.

Mother Hips, Chuck Prophet, Court and Spark Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $15.

Pop Rocks Red Devil Lounge. 9pm, $8.

Pulley, Nubs, Up Syndrome Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $8.

Red I Ireland's 32. 9pm.

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

Starch, Dead Breed, Kaos, Hostility, Zodiacal Circle Pound-SF. 8:30pm, $10.

Stolen Bibles, Passenger, Fred LaSt Day Saloon. 9pm, $6.

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

Bay Area

Curtains, Sagan, Liz Janes and Friends The Ramp, 2236 Parker, Berk; (510) 658-7426. 7pm, $5.

Dave Gleason's Wasted Days, I See Hawks in L.A. Ivy Room. 10pm, $5. See 8 Days a Week.

Exhumed, Nunslaughter, Capitalist Casualties, Noctuary, All Shall Perish 924 Gilman. 8pm, $5.

Forces of Evil, Matches, Plain White Ts, Tragedy Andy, Street to Nowhere, Rock Kills Kid Imusicast, 5429 Telegraph at 55th, Oakl. (510) 601-1024. 6:30pm, $10.

4 Jacks and a Jill Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

Funk Logic Baltic. 9:30pm, $5.

Kofy Brown, Damond Moody Blakes. 9:30pm, $7.

Let's Go Bowling, Radio Noise, Hebro Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $8.

Mitch Stein and His All Star Band 19 Broadway. 9pm, $10.

Mystic Rage, Killingsworth, Tyrant Uncle Roy's, 22648 Mission, Hayward; (510) 727-1487. 9pm.

Jazz/new music

Bill Bell Bacar. 10pm.

Opie Bellas, Mark Little, David Udolf Paisley's. 9:30pm.

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

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

Brian Moran/Safa Shokrai Duo Restaurante Gondola, 15 Columbus; 956-5528. 7:30pm.

Cannonball Bruno's. 10pm, $7.

Faye Carol Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 9pm.

Lori Carsillo Café Claude. 7:30pm.

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

Josh Jones 850 Cigar Bar. 10pm, $4.

King Trio The View, San Francisco Marriott, 39th floor, 55 Fourth St; 896-1600. 9pm-1am.

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

Live jazz Ristorante Gondola, 15 Columbus; 956-5528. 7:30pm.

Ken Muir Moose's. 8pm.

Nick Rossi Set Black Cat. 9pm.

Post Junk Trio Enrico's. 8pm.

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

Jen Shyu Chaya Brasserie, 132 The Embarcadero; 777-8688. 7-11pm, free.

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.

Larry Vuckovich, Andrew Currier Bistro 339. 7-11pm.

Walter Earl Band Cosmopolitan Cafe, 121 Spear; 543-4001. 7:30pm.

Bay Area

Norman Brown Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm.

Devil Mountain Jazz Band Veteran's Memorial Hall, 1250 Locust, Walnut Creek; (925) 625-2707. 6:30pm, $35.

Charlie Hunter Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $22.

Liberty Ellman Group Jupiter. 8pm.

Sylvia and the Silvertones Downtown. 8pm.

Folk/world/country

Danubius Music Store, 66 West Portal; 664-2044. 8-10pm.

Jesus Diaz y QBA Elbo Room. 10pm, $8.

Bay Area

Caribbean Allstars, Asheba Ashkenaz. 9:30pm.

Mohammad Nejad La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck, Berk; (510) 849-2568. 8pm, $22.

'Winter Holiday Revue' Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $16.50.

Dance clubs

Ambi Sonic Oxygen Bar. 9pm-2am, free. With Azimuth and Xan-X.

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.

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.

Brother Buzz Lou's Pier 47 Club, 300 Jefferson; 771-LOUS. 4-8pm. Rock, R&B, funk, and blues.

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

Fashion Victim Blind Tiger. 9pm-2am. House music with Re Pete and David C.

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

Gaarden Amnesia. 9:30pm, $5. With DJs Seven, Chameleon, Chekoway, and guests.

Get Underground Club Six. 10pm-4am, $10.

Gloss Sno-Drift. 9pm. Deep house.

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

Jillian's 101 Fourth St; 369-6100. 9pm-2am. Top 40 and old-school.

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

Liquid Liquid. 9pm-3am, $3. With Julius "The Mad Thinker" and DJ Emil.

Mad Dog in the Fog 9:30pm. With Radio Bulletproof.

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

Mexican Bus Board at Chevy's Restaurant, 201 Third St; 543-8060. 9:15pm-2am, $38, reservations required. Come aboard this bus for a dance club tour that will take you to three clubs that feature live Latin and Caribbean music; cover charges to all clubs included in cost.

Party Cellar. 9:30pm, $10. House and hip-hop with rotating DJs.

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.

Qoöl DNA Lounge. 10pm, $10. With DJ Hoj, Gavin Hardkiss, Momu, Josh Gabriel, Spesh, and Felix the Dog.

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

Royale 10pm-2am, free. With Zatch.

LA MAchine 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, $5. One year anniversary party featuring electro, new wave, and more with DJs Taktical and Wheels of Fortune.

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 Jeffrodeeziak.

She Said Cat Club. 9pm, $6. With Reverend Slick, Miz Margo, and guests.

Skylark 9pm, free. Funk and old soul 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.

Sureshot Sublounge. 9pm. Dub, reggae, and hip-hop.

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.

Unity Fuse. 9pm-2am. House music.

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

Fusetti's Saturday Night Club Fusetti. 10pm.

Late Night Hype Jupiter. 11pm, free. With Delon, Yamu, Add1, and Spindriver.

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.

Classical

New Century Chamber Orchestra Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness; 392-4400, www.gracecathedral.org. 8pm, $27.50-35. This baroque program features works by Boyce, Zcorelli, Vivaldi, Handel, and more.

San Francisco Symphony San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness; 864-6000. 8pm, $15-79. See Fri/20.

sunday 22
Rock/blues/hip-hop

Blues Power Saloon. 4-8pm.

Chrome Johnson, Copper Tones Parkside. 5pm.

Counting Crows, Toad the Wet Sprocket Warfield. 8pm, $35.

Jolie Holland, Amee Chapman, Kate Klaire Rite Spot. 7pm, free.

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

Make Me Famous, Firecrackers Cafe du Nord. 10pm, $5.

Mother Hips, Five Foot Tuesday, Convoy Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $15.

Johnny Nitro Saloon. 9:30pm.

'SF's Best Blues Jam' Blue Lamp. 9pm, free. With Ed Ivey.

Ralph Woodson Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $4.

Rogue Wave, Amy Annelle, Zach Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $6.

Working Stiffs, Enemies Bottom of the Hill. 4pm, $5, free for 17 and under. "Seeing Double" screening.

Bay Area

Beneath a Bleeding Sky, Bloodsol King's Inn, 41075 Fremont Blvd, Fremont; (510) 657-2324. 9pm.

Black Love Child, Human Z Blakes. 9:30pm, $3.

Gentry Bronson Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

'Viv and a Movie' 19 Broadway. 8-11pm.

Jazz/new music

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

Belle Monroe and Her Brewglass Boys Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

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

Eric Berman Rock Soup. 11:30am.

Will Bernard Bacar. 8pm.

Walter Earl Enrico's. 7pm.

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

Alex Kalleo Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-10pm.

Love Motel Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 9pm.

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

Jazz Experiment Rasselas Jazz (California). 9pm.

Realistic, DJ Aspect Tongue and Groove. 9pm, $5.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 7-11pm.

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

Larry Vuckovich, Seward McCain, Danny Spencer Bistro 339. 5:15-8pm, $10.

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

Bay Area

Norman Brown Kimball's East. 5 and 8pm.

Jeffrey Burr Mezze Restaurant and Bar, 3407 Lake Shore Ave, Oakl; (510) 663-2500. Noon.

Charlie Hunter Yoshi's. 2 and 8pm, $5-22.

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

Vince Wallace, Howard Barkin Bulldog Coffee Shop, 1739 Broadway, Oakl; (510) 502-1485. 1-4pm.

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.

Earthquake Country Music Store, 66 West Portal; 664-2044. 4-6pm.

Jack Gilder, Kevin Bernhagen, Richard Mandel Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

Andrew Freeman Orchestra Cato's Ale House. 6-9pm, free.

Asheba Ashkenaz. 3-5pm, $3-5.

Duck Baker Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $16.50.

Starry Irish Music Session Starry Plough. 8pm.

Dance clubs

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

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

Club KY Amnesia. 10pm, free. A queer/multi-gendered dance club featuring punk, indie-rock, garage, and more with Spike and rotating DJs.

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

Devotion Endup. 8pm, $10. House music with DJ Ruben Mancias and guests Miguel Migs, Mauricio Aviles, and Lisa Shaw.

Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm-2am, $5. With DJs Sep, Maneesh the Twister, and guest Robert Rankin.

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.

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

Oxygen Bar 8pm-midnight, free. Breaks, beats, and dub with Alaric.

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-fused Middle Eastern music with DJ Medi and the Arabian Knights Band.

SalsaCrazy Sunday Metronome Ballroom. 6:30-11:30pm, $6-15. Salsa dance social and dance lessons.

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.

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.

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.

Uncle Schlomo Sundays Sublounge. 9pm. Random live performances.

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

Activate Ashkenaz. 9pm-2am, $4-6. House and break beats with Garrett Ryan vs. Torque, Eric Riggsbee vs. Scotty Paine, and guests Kris Kent vs. Delicious D.

Kings of Reggae Shattuck Downlow. 8pm-2am, $5. Hip-hop and dancehall.

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

Platinum Rock Ruby Room. 10pm-2am.

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

Salsa con Sabor Cafe de la Paz, 1600 Shattuck, Berk; (510) 843-0662. 7-11pm, $5.

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

Classical

Schola Cantorum of the National Shrine of Saint Francis National Shrine of St. Francis Assisi, 610 Vallejo; 983-0405. 4pm, free. This concert features Christmas carols with organ and an orchestra; John Renke directs.

Bay Area

American Bach Soloists Mission Santa Clara, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara; (415) 621-7900. 7pm, $20-50. Ellen Hargis, Jennifer Lane, Sean Fallen, Vitali Rozynko, and the American Bach Solists Orchestra and Choir perform Handel's Messiah; Jeffrey Thomas conducts.

monday 23
Rock/blues/hip-hop

Like Alexander Elbo Room. 9pm, $5.

Bachelors Saloon. 9:30pm.

Sean Hayes Rite Spot. 9pm, free.

Medicine Ball Band Cafe du Nord. 10pm, $5.

Oswald, People, Rubberside Down, Solution, Lullaby Crush Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $12.

Pentecostal Bouffant Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $6.

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

Texas Twister Blues Band Boom Boom Room. 9:20pm, $4.

'Ubi's Blues Jam' Brainwash. 8pm.

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

Bay Area

Green Eggs and Schramm Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

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

Jazz/new music

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

Bishop Norman Williams Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Eric Crystal, Todd Sickafoose Bacar. 9pm.

Kevin Gibbs and Ruth Davies Moose's. 7:30pm.

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

Monk's Music Simple Pleasures Cafe. 8-10:30pm.

Pacific International Jazz Rasselas Jazz (California). 9pm.

Patrick Maier Band Starlight Room. 9pm.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 7-11pm.

Lavay Smith Enrico's. 7pm.

Subnautic Black Cat. 9pm.

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

Bay Area

'Eighth Annual Youth Arts Benefit Concert' Yoshi's. 8pm, $10. With E.W. Wainwright's African Roots of Jazz.

Folk/world/country

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.

Easy Delirium, 3139 16th St; 552-5525. 10pm, free. With Sly and Chad Mitchell.

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. 10pm-2am, free. With Forest Green, Joe Rice, and others.

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 groove, 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.

Self-Serve DJ Night Sublounge. 9pm. 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. 9pm-2am, $5, free before 11pm. House music with DJs Tune, Abdul, and Mike Anon.

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

Vroom El Rio. 8pm-midnight, $1. 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 24
Rock/blues/hip-hop

Felice Brainwash. 8pm.

Lucky Strike Saloon. 9:30pm.

Oakland Interfaith Gospel Ensemble Slim's. 7 and 9:30pm, $15. See 8 Days a Week.

Bay Area

Buddy Craig Band Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

4 Pot Peace 19 Broadway. 9pm.

Jazz/new music

Cecil Wells Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

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

Fred Ross Project Starlight Room. 8pm.

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

Ken Muir Moose's. 7:30pm.

North Beach Christmas Band Enrico's. 7pm.

Raw Deluxe Rasselas Jazz (Fillmore). 9pm.

Realistic Black Cat. 9pm.

'SF Symphony Jazz Jam' Beach Chalet. 6:30pm.

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

Swing Session Broadway Studios. 7:15pm, $15.

Bay Area

Clairdee and Friends Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $15. See 8 Days a Week.

Folk/world/country

A Mao Dos Anjos Brazilian Afro-Samba Percussion Ensemble, DJ Soulsalaam Elbo Room. 9pm, $7.

Bay Area

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

Dance clubs

Addicted Backflip. 10pm-2am.

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

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

Gravy Train Dalva. 10pm-2am, free. With DJs Vinnie Esparza, Asti Spumanti, and Jonny Deeper.

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.

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.

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 spin '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.

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

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

Classical

Cathy Ellis, Jennifer Ellis, Natasha Hoehn National Shrine of St. Francis Assisi, 610 Vallejo; 983-0405. 4pm, free. The three sopranos perform traditional and new Christmas carols.