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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 12


Rock/blues/hip-hop

'Benefit CD-Release Party for Songs Inspired by Literature' Cafe du Nord. 6pm, $5-20. See 8 Days a Week, page 52.

Crack: We Are Rock, Experimental Dental School El Rio. Call for time.

Wendy De Witt Saloon. 9:30pm.

Epoxies, Deep Throats, Boy Explodes Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $8.

Stephen Lynch Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $16. See 8 Days a Week, page 52.

Menta Sin Queso Club Galia. 9pm, free.

Monte Montgomery Great American Music Hall. 10pm, $16.

Ralph Woodson Trio, Transcendental Hayride Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $3.

Andy Santana Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $7.50.

Slow Poisoners Parkside. 10pm, $5.

Spiritual Machines, Viv Slim's. 9pm, $12. See Critic's Choice.

Tom Armstrong and the Jukebox Cowboys, Hopped Up Elbo Room. 9pm, $6.

Transcendental Hayride Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $3.

Tub, Fierce, My Hi-Fi Edinburgh Castle. 9pm, $3.

Weegs, Spector Protector Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Bay Area

Ponticello Jupiter. 8pm.

Ron Jeremy Explosion 19 Broadway. 9pm.

Jazz/new music

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

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

Charles Unger Experience Les Joulins. 8pm.

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

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

Paul Hlebcar Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Shan Kenner Enrico's. 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.

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

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

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

Ches Smith Bacar. 9pm.

Three Thinking Axum East, 1233 Polk; 474-7743. 7-11pm.

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

Paula West Plush Room. 8pm, $25.

Yardbones Jazz at Pearl's. 9pm, free.

Bay Area

Jules Broussard and Ned Boynton Downtown. 8pm.

Sue Speechley and Bob Logan Bistro, 1001 B St; (510) 886-8525. 8:30pm.

Vital Information Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $20.

Folk/world/country

Dee Adams Cafe du Nord. 6pm, $20.

Tony McMahon Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Sabbath Fiddler's Green, 1333 Columbus; 441-9758. 9pm.

'SF Songwriters Showcase' Broadway Studios. 8pm, $5.

Bay Area

Irish session Cato's Ale House. 6-9pm, free.

Mikie Lee Prasad Blakes. 10pm-midnight, free.

Steve Lucky Quartet Ashkenaz. 9pm, $9.

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 guests.

B.E.D. Cellar. R&B, old-school, and hip-hop with Blaqwest, Phiness, and rotating 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.

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.

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

Deeper Wish, 1539 Folsom; 278-9474. 9pm-2am, free. Deep house with DJs Canyon and Viet Nam Tran.

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.

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. Latin groove with Vinnie Esparza.

Grown Ups Julip. 6-9pm, free. With DJs Vijay and Seiichi.

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

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

Official Wednesdays Liquid. 9pm, free. Hip-hop, soul, classics, and more.

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.

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.

Shizzam Jizzam Arrow. 9pm. With Didje Kelli.

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

Skank Jezebel's 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.

The Stud 9pm. Funk and punk with DJ Owl.

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.

Bay Area

Greatful Dead DJ Nite Ashkenaz. 10-2pm, $6.

Ivy Room 10pm. With DJ Transit.

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 lesson 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.

Classical

Piotr Anderszewski Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness; 392-4400. 8pm, $26-$41. The pianist performs Bach and Beethoven.

Min-Ji Kim St. Patrick's Church, 756 Mission; 777-3211. 12:30pm, $5 donation. The winner of the 17th annual Klein International String Competition plays Bach and Debussy, with pianist Timothy Bach.

San Francisco Symphony Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness; 864-6000. 8pm, $15-87. On the program are Lukas Foss's Phorion, Sibelius's Violin Concerto, and Copland's Symphony No. 3.

thursday 13

Rock/blues/hip-hop

Captain Fatass, Two Gallants Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Boone Cotes Parkside. 10pm.

Five Year Space Effort, WC Easy and the Allstars, Eli Braden Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5.

Go Van Gogh Odeon Bar. 7pm.

High Rollers Lou's Pier 47, 300 Jefferson; 771-5687. 4-7pm.

Cathy Lemons Saloon. 9:30pm.

Melvin Seals and Rhythm Factory Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $8.

Morning Spy, Parting Glance, Kill the Robots Edinburgh Castle. 9pm, free.

Radiator Slim's. 9pm, $22. Through Sat/15.

Randy McDonald Band Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $10.

Runs, Worm Drive Curve Bar. 9pm, $5.

Q and Not U, Engine Down, Rocky Votolato Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $7.

Meghan Sullivan Ireland's 32. 9pm.

Bay Area

Fear of Math, Azigza, Headshear Stork Club. Call for time.

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

Phil Harmonica Bistro, 1001 B St; (510) 886-8525. 8:30pm.

Jenny Kerr Band, Cindy Nelson Band 19 Broadway. 9pm.

Visitor Jim Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $5.

Jazz/new music

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

Brandon Robinson and Jason Muscat Duo Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Maye Cavallaro, Nicolas Bearde, Cookie Wong Jazz at Pearl's. 9pm, free.

Cookbook Quartet Cellar. 5:30pm.

Cecil Wells Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Dick Fregulia/Steve Weber Duo Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-11pm.

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

Mike Lipskin and Waldo Carter Moose's. 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.

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

3 Go T Enrico's. 7pm.

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.

Paula West Plush Room. 8pm, $25.

Bay Area

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

CV1 Jupiter. 8pm.

Frank Morgan and Sonny Fortune Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $9-18. See 8 Days a Week, page 52.

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

Folk/world/country

All Wrecked Up Atlas Cafe. 8pm.

Candela, DJ Carlito's Way Elbo Room. 10pm, $7.

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

Nicole McRory Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

One Under Six Pat O'Shea's, 3848 Geary; 752-3148. 7-9:30pm.

Vanessa Morrison, Jolie Holland, Amee Chapman Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $6.

Sabbath Fiddler's Green, 1333 Columbus; 441-9758. 9pm.

Bay Area

Keni 'El Lebrijano' Downtown. 8pm.

Tito la Rosa La Peña. 7:30pm, $15.

Visitor Jim Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $5.

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.

Bali Hi-Fi Tiki Lounge RoHan Lounge. 9pm-1am. Polynesian lounge.

Brooklyn Style POW! A cocktail lounge. 9:30pm-2am. Soul, R&B, and hip-hop with DJs Alex Collins and Monte Carlo.

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 NV 10pm-3am, $10-15. Trance and progressive house.

Coed Magnetic 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, $5. A dyke-fag-trans dance night featuring new wave, funk, disco, hip-hop, freestyle, rap, psycho, and soul with DJs Bodystocking, DM Feeling, and Jill.

Collective Cellar. 9:30pm, $10. R&B, soul, and hip-hop with Jerry Ross, Daymitreeus, and Daniella.

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.

Euphonic Blind Tiger. 9pm-2am, $3. Funk, soul, disco with DJs King James, Lulu, Hawthorne, Miss Julip and Nate Harrison.

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.

4-Play Weekend Dalva. 9:30pm, free. With Señor Keyvan, Mad Marj, and guests.

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

Ghett Set Skylark. 6-8pm. With DJs Baby Daddy 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.

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.

Pat O'Shea's 3848 Geary; 752-3148. 9:30pm. With DJ the Maestro.

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, straight-friendly dance club featuring house music with DJs Jeff Chandler, Spun, Poppa, Discovery, MonkeyBoy, and 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.

Sex Dwarf Jezebel's Joint. 9:30pm-2am, $3. Metal, electroclash, and more with DJ Crackwhore.

Sin! Club NV. 9pm-3am, $10-15. DJs spin trance, house, and rock at this sin-themed dance club.

Skylark "Ghett Set," 6-8pm. Hip-hop and underground electronica with DJ Baby Daddy and friends. "Passenger," 9pm-2am, free. Jazz, house, and soul with Paul Craven and Capital A.

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

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

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.

What the Funk Blarney Stone, 5701 Geary; 386-9914. 9:30pm-2am, $2.

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.

Jupiter 11pm. Hip-hop, funk, and house with DJ Yamu.

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

San Francisco Symphony Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness; 864-6000. 2pm, $15-87. See Wed/12.

friday 14

Rock/blues/hip-hop

Atomic Mint, Castles in Spain, Binky, AM Rising Hotel Utah Saloon. 8:30pm, $5.

Bonerama Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $12.

Chemystry Set Connecticut Yankee, 100 Connecticut; 552-4440. 10:30pm, $5.

Deerhoof, Tussle Cafe du Nord. 9:30pm, $7.

Dick Bob and the Knobs, Teenage Harlets Parkside. 10pm, $5.

Doluz, Satelitte Love, Lowrise, Aimee Porter Club Galia. 9pm, $8.

Gravy Train!!!!, Glamour Pussy, Rock 'n' Roll Adventure Kids, Merdiverators Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $8.

Guitar Shorty Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $12.50.

Harold Ray: Live in Concert!, Red Tyger Church Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

John Brown's Body, Baba Alade, DJ Sep Elbo Room. 10pm, $10.

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

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

'Organ Spectacular' Tempest. 9:30pm, $5. With Mad Hadley, Xiodino, Loachfillet, Krob, and Tarantremolo. See "Smoking Pipes," page 46.

M. Headphone Pat O'Shea's, 3848 Geary; 752-3148. 9pm.

Otis Goodnight and the Defenestrators, Greans, Mavrik Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $6.

Phist, Early Demise, Esoteric, Catalyst Pound-SF. 8:30pm, $10.

Ponticello Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Lara Price Saloon. 4-8pm.

Radiator Slim's. 9pm, $22. Through Sat/15.

Sea and Cake, Califone Fillmore. 9pm, $20.

Sound Tribe Sector 9 Warfield. 8pm, $25.

Streets Bimbo's 365 Club. 9pm, $15.

Stung Ireland's 32. 9pm.

Tommy Castro Band, LZ Phoenix Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $15.

Undercover S.K.A., K.G.B., White Starr Red Devil Lounge. 8pm, $10.

Welcome Matt, Spoke Brainwash. 8pm.

Bay Area

Atom and His Package, Dominatrix, Sixty Stories, Haggard, Skyflakes 924 Gilman. 8pm, $5.

Johnny Allair's Dance Party Rancho Nicasio, On the Town Square, Nicasio; (415) 662-2219. 8:30pm, $8-10.

Kehoe Nation, Moops, Rising Blakes. 9:30pm, $6.

Kenny Blue Ray Ivy Room. 10pm.

Raquel Ramos and Groove City Felts Billiard Club, 2416 San Ramon Valley Blvd, No. 100, San Ramon; (925) 743-0750. 9pm.

Red Meat, Calamity and Main, Scott Miller Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $7.

Rhythm Doctors Bistro, 1001 B St; (510) 886-8525. 8:30pm.

Station, Who's Driving, Real 19 Broadway. 9pm, $7.

Jazz/new music

Donald 'Duck' Bailey Bacar. 10pm.

Rhonda Benin Enrico's. 8pm.

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

Blue Room Boys Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

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.

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.

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

Orquesta D'Soul 850 Cigar Bar. 9:30pm, $4.

Denise Perrier Jazz at Pearl's. 9:30pm, free. With Harvey Wainapel, Leonard Thompson, Ron Belcher, and Danny Spencer.

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

Roberta Donnay Trio Zingari Restaurant, Hotel Donatello, 501 Post; 441-7100. 8:30pm-midnight, 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.

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

Larry Vuckovich Bistro 339. 7:30-11pm, free.

Paula West Plush Room. 8pm, $25.

Gini Wilson Moose's. 8pm.

Bay Area

Brubeck Institute Quintet Jazzschool, 2087 Addison, Berk; (510) 845-5373. 5-7pm, free.

Frank Morgan and Sonny Fortune Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $11-22. See 8 Days a Week, page 52.

Hammond Cheese Combo Jupiter. 8pm.

Lee Ritenour Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm.

Scott Amendola Trio Downtown. 8pm.

Folk/world/country

Dee Adams Dolores Park Cafe, 501 Dolores; 621-2936. 7:30pm.

The Black Brothers Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Dave Kelleher Fiddler's Green, 1333 Columbus; 441-9758. 9pm.

Bay Area

Alex de Grassi Montalvo Carriage House Theatre, 15400 Montalvo, Saratoga; (408) 961-5858. 8pm, $35.

Brass Monkey Brass Band Ashkenaz. 8pm, $15.

Orquesta La Moderna Tradición La Peña. 8:30pm, $15.

Red Meat, Calamity and Main, Scott Miller Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $7.

Tom Rigney and Flambeau Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda, Alameda; (415) 285-6285. 9pm, $12.

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

Dance clubs

Apex Club Six. 9pm, $10. With DJs Toph One, Pause, Mr. E, and others.

Blasthaus Minna Street Gallery, 111 Minna; 974-1719. 9pm, $10-12. With Boozoo Bajou. See 8 Days a Week, page 52.

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

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

Cafe du Nord 5-8pm, free. Nu-jazz, Afrobeat, dub, and downtempo with DJ Sep.

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

Cheap Trick The Stud. 10pm-4am. Electro, indie, mod, pop, and rock with Big Red 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.

DJ's Friday The Top. 9pm, $5.

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

GhettoDisco Fuse. 6pm-2am, free. House, disco, soul, and funk with DJs Hawthorne, Nate Harrison, and Miss Julip.

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

Grip Liquid. 10pm-3am, $5. House, left-field, funk, and rare disco with Corey Black, Layne Fox, and Cosmic Jason.

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.

Joyride 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, $5. With O-Dub and Vinnie Esparza.

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 (includes cover charges), reservations required. Come aboard this bus for a dance club tour that takes you to three clubs featuring live Latin and Caribbean music.

New Asia King Street Garage. 10pm-3am, $12. A gay Asian dance club with DJs Richard Steel and Marcus Purnell.

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.

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

Royale 10pm-2am. With DJ Zatch.

Sluts of Sound Sublounge, 628 20th St; 552-3603. 9pm. House music with M3, Anthony Garlic, and guests.

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

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

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

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

Vivid Wish, 1539 Folsom; 278-WISH. 9pm-2am, free. Mid-tempo funk and deep house with residents DJs Seven, Sol, and guests.

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

Bay Area

Cafe Rhumba La Peña. 3:30pm, free.

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

Jupiter 11pm. Hip-hop, funk, and house with DJ Yamu.

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

Baroque Choral Guild St. Gregory Nyssen Episcopal Church, 500 De Haro; (650) 969-4095. The chorus performs a program titled "There Is Sweet Music: The English Choral Tradition Then and Now."

New Music Ensemble San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Hellman Hall, 1201 Ortega; 759-3475. Noon, $10-15. As part of the "Milhaud America," the ensemble performs works by Darius Milhaud and some of his leading students.

Yuri Nugmanov Victorian Englander House, 807 Franklin; 362-6080. 8pm, $20. The Russian classical guitarist performs works by Mozart, Tarrega and Orekhov, along with traditional music.

Parallèle Ensemble Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento; 474-1608. 8pm, $12. The ensemble performs Darius Milhaud's Cantate pour l'inauguration de Musée de l'Homme.

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness; 392-4400. 8pm, $33-38. The orchestra performs Rameau's Les fetes d'herbe, Saint-Georges's Violin Concerto in A majorm, and Leclair's Scylla et Glaucus.

San Francisco Symphony Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness; 864-6000. 8pm, $15-87. See Wed/12.

Bay Area

Oakland East Bay Symphony Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakl.; (510) 525-8497. 8pm, $15-55. Michael Morgan conducts the symphony in works by Schubert, Ravel, Lyle, and Kraft.

saturday 15

Rock/blues/hip-hop

Baysik, Karate High School, 26 MPH, Lowt Pound-SF. 8pm, $10.

Bonerama, DJ Zeph Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $12.

Bucket of Noise, Hoss Grog, Volume One Brainwash. 8pm.

Cadillac Angels, Barons Parkside. 10pm, $6.

Brian Cline, Blue Meridian Pat O'Shea's, 3848 Geary; 752-3148. 8pm.

DJ Vadim, DJ First Rate and the Russian Percussion, J-Boogie's Dubtronic Science Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $10. See 8 Days a Week, page 52.

Joe Firstman, JL Stiles Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $6.

Funk Logic, Sonic Ether, Funky Beulah Tongue and Groove. 8pm, $8-10.

Groove Hound Skip's Tavern. 9pm, free.

Ron Hacker Saloon. 9:30pm.

Eugene Huggins Saloon. 4-8pm.

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

Little Fuzzy, Giant Value Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5. See 8 Days a Week, page 52.

Living Legends Fillmore. 9pm, $22.50. With the Grouch, Murs, Mystik Journeymen, Bicasso, Sacrub, Aesop, Eyedea and Abilities, and OMD featuring Busdriver.

Mus, Maquiladora, Lowlights, Sinking Ships, California Oranges Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $12.

Radiator Slim's. 9pm, $22.

SF Funk All Stars, Boomshanka, DJ Motion Potion Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $25.

Substitutes, Jet 68, American Heartbreak Voodoo Lounge. 9pm, $6.

Ten Mile Tide, DJ Nate Harrison Elbo Room. 10pm, $8.

Ticket to Ride Ireland's 32. 9pm.

Bay Area

Blue on Green, Wild Hunt, Sgian Dhu Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $6.

Chrome Johnson, Thunderpussy 19 Broadway. 9pm, $7.

Famous Last Words Jupiter. 8pm.

Hip Katz Felts Billiard Club, 2416 San Ramon Valley Blvd, No. 100, San Ramon; (925) 743-0750. 9pm.

Houston Jones Bistro, 1001 B St; (510) 886-8525. 8:30pm.

JND, Brown Baggin Blakes. 9:30pm, $6.

Mitch Woods and His Rocket 88's Rancho Nicasio, On the Town Square, Nicasio; (415) 662-2219. 8:30pm, $10-12.

Jazz/new music

Don Asher Moose's. 8pm.

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

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

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

Brenda Boykin Jazz at Pearl's. 9:30pm, free. With Eric Swinderman, Charles McNeal, John Haynes, and Ruth Davies.

Mary Holland Zingari Restaurant, Hotel Donatello, 501 Post; 441-7100. 8pm-midnight, free.

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

Fletcher Rite Spot. 9:30pm, free.

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.

Dave MacNab Bacar. 10pm.

Mas Cabeza 850 Cigar Bar. 9:30pm, $4.

Walter Savage Enrico's. 8pm.

Steve Situm, Larry Vuckovich Bistro 339. 7:30-11pm, $5.

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.

Paula West Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Bay Area

Buddy Conner Slates Supperclub, 1523 Giammona Dr, Walnut Creek; (925) 945-1400. 8pm, $5.

Frank Morgan and Sonny Fortune Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $11-22. See 8 Days a Week, page 52.

Post Junk Trio Downtown. 8pm.

Lee Ritenour Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm.

Folk/world/country

Celtic Scandal Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Gas Men Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Dave Kelleher Fiddler's Green, 1333 Columbus; 441-9758. 9pm.

Jeff Narrell and Bongo Beach Band, Carribean All-stars Ashkenaz. 8:30pm, $15.

Pickpocket Ensemble Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Bay Area

Blue on Green, Wild Hunt Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $6.

Dix Bruce and Jim Nually Freight and Salvage. 8pm, $16.50.

Jim Campilongo Trio Ivy Room. 10pm.

Open Road First Presbyterian Church, 1667 Miramonte, Mountain View; (650) 691-9982.

Rose Street Community Tour Rose Street House of Music, 1839 Rose, Berk; (510) 594-4000, ext 687. 8pm.

Dance clubs

Alternator Cats Club. 10pm, $8. '90s dance and rock music.

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

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

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.

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.

Fiddler's Green 1333 Columbus; 441-9758. 9:30pm. With DJ Keith O'Reilly.

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

Get Underground Club Six. 9pm, $10. With DJ Phil Weeks.

Gloss Sno-Drift. 9pm. Deep house.

Hustle Tunnel Top. 10pm. With DJ Rueben and friends.

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. House and techno with Dave Kirkland.

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

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

The 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.

The Rock Misson Rock, 817 China Basin; www.uhype.com. 10pm, $10. With hip-hop band the Bayonics.

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

Roller Girl Endup. 10pm-4am. A party for women and their friends featuring house music.

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

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

School Daze – Girlz School Dance Space 550. 4-8pm, $15-20. A dance party benefit; come dressed as a school boy, cheerleader, jock, etc.

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

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

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.

Sugar The Stud. 9pm.

Supastar Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $5. Hip-hop with DJ Spin and guests.

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

Full Circle The Graduate, 6202 Claremont, Oakl; (510) 655-8847. 9pm-2am, free. Broken beats, dub, soul, cosmic grooves, and more.

Fusetti's Saturday Night Club Fusetti. 10pm.

Jupiter 11pm. Electro, breaks, and disco with DJ Spindriver.

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.

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

Classical

Alexander String Quartet Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness; 392-4400. 10am, $22-32. With Robert Greenberg.

David Conte San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Hellman Hall, 1201 Ortega; 759-3475. 8pm, $10-15. The world premiere of The Passion of Rita St. James.

Leonidas Kavakos Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness; 392-4400. 8pm, $26-41. The Greek violinist makes his San Francisco debut with Katia Skanavi on piano, performing works by Stravinsky, Schumann, Debussy, and Beethoven.

San Francisco Symphony Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness; 864-6000. 8pm, $15-87. See Wed/12.

Bay Area

Airs and Graces Trinity Chapel, 2320 Dana, Berk.; 549-3864. 8pm, $12. Flutist Greer Ellison, violinist Katherine Button, cellist Farley Pearce, and harpsichordist JungHae Kim perform baroque sonatas.

sunday 16

Rock/blues/hip-hop

American Hi-Fi, Allister, Early November, Trouble Is Pound-SF. 7pm, $11.

Blow, Anna Oxygen Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Blues Power Saloon. 4-8pm.

Celtic rock Ireland's 32. 9pm.

Common Fillmore. 8pm, $37.50.

False Biana, Virginia Dare, Bermuda Triangle Service Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $10. A benefit for Sweet Relief.

F Space, Black Ice, Neither Neither World Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $7.

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

Eric McFadden and friends Cafe du Nord. 8pm, $5.

Nitro Saloon. 9:30pm.

Nathan Temby The Cannery, 2801 Leavenworth; www.thecannery.com. 11:30-1pm.

David Wilcox, Scott Miller Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $16.50.

Bay Area

Joe Firstman, Ordeal, oda B Blakes. 9:30pm, $3.

Rev. Rabia Rancho Nicasio, On the Town Square, Nicasio; (415) 662-2219. 4pm, free.

Philboyd Studge, Tanglefoot Quartet 19 Broadway. 9pm.

Jazz/new music

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

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

Michelle Conte, Larry Vuckovich, Nat Johnson Bistro 339. 5:30-8pm, $10.

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

Walter Earl Enrico's. 7pm.

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

Mandy Flowers and Brandon Robinson L'Amour dans le Four, 1602 Lombard; 775-2134. 9:30pm, free.

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

Annie Sajdera Bacar. 8pm.

Karen Saunders Plush Room. 8pm, $25.

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

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

Paula West Plush Room. 5pm, $25.

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

Bay Area

Brenda Boykin TR's Bar and Grill, 2001 Salvio, Concord; (925) 827-4660. 4-8pm, $2.

Green Chimneys Cato's Ale House. 6-9pm, free.

Jim Grantham Jazz Quartet Coffee Mill, 3363 Grand, Oakl; (510) 465-4224. 3-6pm.

John Calloway and Diaspora Jazzschool, 2087 Addison, Berk; (510) 845-5373. 4:30m, $12-18.

Frank Morgan and Sonny Fortune Yoshi's. 2 and 8pm, $5-22. See 8 Days a Week, page 52.

Lee Ritenour Kimball's East. 5 and 8pm.

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

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.

Vanessa Morrison, Amee Chapman, Jolie Holland, Sonia Hunter, Kitten on the Keys Rite Spot. 7pm, free.

Sabbath Fiddler's Green, 1333 Columbus; 441-9758. 9pm.

Tipsy House Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

Jimbo Trout Bistro, 1001 B St; (510) 886-8525. 8:30pm.

Massive Sound International Shattuck Downlow. 9pm, $5.

Shanti Shanti Black Box. 7pm, $12.

Starry Plough Irish music session Starry Plough. 8pm.

Dance clubs

Audissey: A Journey Through Music Julip. 7pm-midnight, free. Latin, electronica, R&B, funk, jazz, soul, rock, and more with El Diablo.

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

Club Havana Jelly's. 4pm, $7. Latin music with DJ Luis Medina.

Cops Fear Pimp Turf War 9pm-1am, free. With DJ Anna and Philip Sherburne.

Devotion Endup. 8pm, $10. House music with DJ Ruben Mancias.

Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm-2am, $5. With DJs Sep and Ludichris.

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.

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

Musica Nickie's. 9pm, $5. With Descarga and DJs Rasta CueTip and Vanka.

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.

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.

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

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

Kings of Kings 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

Fabio Bidini Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness; 392-4400. 4pm, $25-35. The pianist plays works by Beethoven, Debussy, and Chopin.

Brandenberg Ensemble Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness; 864-6000. 7:30pm, $15-69. Jaime Laredo conducts the ensemble and pianist Peter Serkin in works by Bach.

Lois Brandwynne Old First Concerts, 1751 Sacramento; 474-1608. 4pm, $12. The Bay Area pianist performs works by Chopin, Schubert, and Milhaud.

Bonnie Hampton San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Hellman Hall, 1201 Ortega; 759-3475. 2pm, $10-15. The cellist performs works by Bach and new compositions.

San Francisco Bach Choir Calvary Presbyterian Church; 992-6562. $18-30. The choir performs Bach's Magnificat and other works.

Bay Area

American Baroque iMusicast, 5429 Telegraph, Oakl; (510) 653-8420. 5pm, free. The ensemble performes premieres Carl Stone's Hai Ky, Elizabeth Blumenstock's Levitating Woman, and other new music.

Baroque Choral Guild First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing, Berk; (510) 848-3639. 7:30pm, $22. The chorus performs a program titled "There Is Sweet Music: The English Choral Tradition Then and Now."

Kati Kyme and Karen Rosenak Crowden Music Center, 1475 Rose, Berk; 559-2941. 8pm, $26-41. The violinist and pianist perform the music of Brahms.

Karita Mattila Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley; (510) 642-0212. 3pm, $30-$52. The Finnish soprano performs works by Duparc, Sibelius, Rachmoninov, and Dvorák in her Bay Area recital debut.

David Scheebel Freight and Salvage. 8pm. $16.50. In Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player," the performer blend of comedy and piano music in the style of Victor Borge.

monday 17

Rock/blues/hip-hop

A.L.O. Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $5.

Bachelors Saloon. 9:30pm.

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

Megababe, Enda, Lucy Stoner Club Galia. 8pm, $7.

Stars, Metric, Glasstown Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $7.

Ubi's Blues Jam Brainwash. 8pm.

Your Friend, Rivulets, Odessa Chen Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $5.

Zoo Station Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $6.

Bay Area

Steve Gannon Band, 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.

Eric Crystal, Todd Sickafoose, Scott Amendola Bacar. 9pm.

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

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

Noel Jewkes, Jules Broussard, Ron Stallings, Larry Vuckovich, Nat Johnson, Omar Clay Bistro 339. 7:30-1pm, $10.

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

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

'Sounds French' Wheeler Auditorium, UC Berkeley; vero@elsaproductions.com. 8pm, $14. Luc Ferrari, French master of sound collage, plays ambient field recordings with improv by DJ Olive and Willie Winant.

Lavay Smith Enrico's. 7pm.

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

Bay Area

Chris Amberger and David Udolf Dry Creek Kitchen, 311 Healdsburg, Healdsburg; (707) 431-0330. 6:30-10pm.

Carla Kihlstedt Mills College Concert Hall, 5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakl; (510) 430-2331. 7:30pm.

Murasaki Ensemble Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $10.

Open jam 21 Grand, 449B 23rd St, Oakl; (510) 444-7263. 7pm. With Eddie Gale.

Folk/world/country

Irish Session Ireland's 32. 1-5pm.

Kathy Jo's Paddy Whack Rite Spot. 9pm, free.

Shots, Jim Campilongo, Heidi-Jane Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $6.

Bay Area

Bunch of Keys Albatross Pub. 9pm.

Dance clubs

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

Club Dread Studio Z. 10pm, $10. Reggae and dancehall.

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

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

Elevate Cellar. 9:30pm, free. R&B, hip-hop, old-school, acid jazz, and downtempo with Inque, DJ Kurse, and Paradox.

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.

Mondango Dalva. 9:30pm, free. Rare funk, soul, jazz, and world music with Motion Potion.

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.

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.

Tranquility Base 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, free. With DF Tram and Jonas Judd.

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.

Classical

Brandenberg Ensemble Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness; 864-6000. 8pm, $15-69. Jaime Laredo conducts the ensemble and pianist Peter Serkin.

Earplay Yerba Buena Center, 701 Mission; 978-ARTS. 8pm, $18. An evening of new music by composer Guy Garnett and Pablo Ortiz.

tuesday 18

Rock/blues/hip-hop

Belle de Gama, Fovea Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $6.

'Bizar Bazaar' Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $4. With Joe Cohen.

'Chak*Ras Movement IX' Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5. With DJ Pioneer and Chemistry.

Drizoletto Brainwash. 8pm.

Hightower, Walken, Akimbo Curve Bar. 9pm.

Lisa Kindred Saloon. 9:30pm.

Scene Creamers, Connexion, Big Midnight Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $8.

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

Damo Suzuki Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $10.

Bay Area

Aphrodesia, Astral Logix 19 Broadway. 9pm.

Fred Eaglesmith Little Fox Theatre, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City; (650) 369-4119. 8pm, $14.

Rusty Zinn Band Ivy Room. 10pm.

Jazz/new music

Bryan Bowman Bacar. 9pm.

Cecil Wells Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

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

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

Stacey Kent Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

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.

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

Sylvia and the Silvertones Enrico's. 7pm.

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

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

Bay Area

Bitches Brew, Aaron Novik's Gubbish Black Box. 8pm.

Charles Lloyd Quartet Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $10-20.

Mimi Fox Downtown. 8pm.

Hugh and the Hefners Bistro, 1001 B St; (510) 886-8525. 8:30pm.

John Mackay and Tom Shader Dry Creek Kitchen, 311 Healdsburg, Healdsburg; (707) 431-0330. 6:30-10pm.

Folk/world/country

Acoustic open mic Axum East, 1233 Polk; 474-7743. 7-10pm.

Paul Hayward Fiddler's Green, 1333 Columbus; 441-9758. 9pm.

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

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

Seisún Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

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

Dance clubs

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

Ay Karamba! Glas Kat. 9:30pm-2am, $8. Salsa lessons and a performance by Julio Bravo.

Bashment Sacrifice. 9pm, $3. Reggae with DJ DV.

Broke as Fuck Hush Hush Lounge. 9pm, $2. Hip-hop and breaks with DJs 4AM and Centipede.

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

Detention Voodoo Lounge. 9pm, free. Rock 'n' roll.

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.

For the Kids, Man LiPo Lounge, 916 Grant; 982-0072. 10pm-2am, free.

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

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

L'oasis Julip. 9:30pm, free. Funk, jazz, and breaks with Kevin and company.

Mayonnaise Skylark. 9pm, free. House music with residents Chonky-T, Janikowski, Melyss, and Tonic.

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.

S.I.N. Cellar. 9pm, free. With rotating DJs.

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

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.