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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.

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Rock/blues/hip-hop

Astral, Sinombre, Deletist Curve Bar. 9pm.

Baywolf, Three Within, Spinning Jennies El Rio. 8pm, $5.

Blind Lemon Phillips Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $5.

Kris Delmhorst, Mark Erelli Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $15.

Wendy DeWitt Saloon. 9:30pm.

Eddie the Rat, Congress of the Cow Edinburgh Castle. 9pm.

Gavelston, Missy Roback Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Paul Hlebcar Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Hot Boogies Chillun, Arsen Roulette and the Ricochets Elbo Room. 9pm, $8.

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

Mr. Lif, Oldominion Slim's. 9pm, $13.

Nick Clemons Band, Justin King Red Devil Lounge. 9pm, $6.

Shots Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Slaughter and the Dogs, Riffs, Bottles and Skulls Bottom of the Hill. 9:30pm, $10.

J.L. Stiles Blue Lamp. 9pm, $3.

Sunfire Pleasure, Serah Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $3.

Super Larry, Blue Blazer Voodoo Lounge. 8pm.

'Wednesday Night Live' Hotel Utah Saloon. 8:30pm, free.

Bay Area

Breathe In Blakes. 9:30pm, $6.

Chrome Johnson Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

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

Jazz/new music

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

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

Polly Bergen Plush Room. 8pm, $50.

Cantando Um Samba Café do Brasil, 1106 Market; 826-9287. 7-9:30pm, free.

Charles Unger Experience Les Joulins. 8pm.

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

Frank Jackson, Noel Jewkes, Jeff Chambers Buriel Clay Theatre, 762 Fulton; (650) 589-1616. 3-5:30pm, $15.

Ken French Trio Enrico's. 7pm.

Kronos Quartet School of the Arts Theater, 555 Portola; 282-6717. 7:30pm, $25-35. A benefit for School of the Arts.

Lexi Blonde Soul Rasselas Jazz. 9pm.

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

Eddie Marshall Bacar. 9pm, free.

Mas Cabeza Bruno's. 9pm, $6.

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

'New Music by Women Composers' Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 700 Howard; 978-ARTS. 8pm. Also Thurs/24.

Post Junk Trio Bubble Lounge. 8pm, free.

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

Sea Bop with Don Prell Jazz Bobby Ryder's. 8pm.

Eric Shifrin Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason; 772-5000. 6-10pm.

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

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

Bay Area

Brian Bromberg Band Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $10-20.

Jules Broussard and Ned Boynton Downtown. 8pm.

Hi Neighbor Jupiter. 8pm.

Jesse Wickman Special Zebulon's Lounge, 21 Fourth St, Petaluma; (707) 769-7948. 9pm, $4.

Planter Box, Biggi Vinkeloe Trio 21 Grand, 449B 23rd St, Oakl; (510) 444-7263. 8pm, $6-10.

Folk/world/country

Andy Padlo and Ruben Quinones Bazaar Cafe. 7pm, free.

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

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

Bay Area

Rory Block Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse. 8pm, $18.50.

Open mic Beckett's. 9:30pm. With Nicole McRory.

Rankin Joe, Philip Fraser, Michael Palmer, Major Mackeral, Jah Warriors Shelter Hi Fi 19 Broadway. 9pm, $12.

Dance clubs

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

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

Barefoot Boogie Rhythm and Motion Studio, 1133 Mission; 820-1452. 8:15-11:15pm, $7. Eclectic dance music.

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

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.

Crucial Nickie's BBQ. 9pm. With DJs Tomas, B-Love, and Leema.

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

Dig Deep Buzz 9. 9pm-2am, $3.

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. With Jason Fluid, Hopper, and guests.

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

Indulgence Starlight Room. 9pm-2am. With DJ Bruce.

Insect Funeral Oxygen Bar. 9pm-2am. Live ambient music.

Julip Grown Ups, 6-9pm, free. Happy hour with DJs Vijay and Seiichi. Under the Radar, 9:30pm, free. Downtempo, jazz, IDM, and future lounge with Zygote and guests.

Marquee Casanova Lounge. 10pm, free. Northern soul, Motown, rocksteady, and roots reggae with Steve Shaken.

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.

Retrograde Amnesia. 9:30pm, free. With Ms. Throwdown, Konkers, and DJ Bam!

Rock n Roll Rodeo Butter. 8pm.

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

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

Sindustrie Sacrifice Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $3. Dark electro and new wave with Tomas Diablo and Aegis.

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.

Tongue and Groove 8pm, free. Open decks.

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

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.

Mingles 370 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square, Oakl; (510) 835-3900. 9pm. Salsa music.

Moon Light Productions Club Fusetti. 10pm. Salsa lessons, dance shows, and live music.

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 24Rock/blues/hip-hop

Randall Bauer, Lonnie Lazar Voodoo Lounge. 8pm, $8.

Boxcar Saints, Transmission Hotel Utah Saloon. 7:30pm, $5.

Darque Carnival, Stone Vengeance, Mystic Rage, Numbfaced, Age of Aggression Pound-SF. 7pm, $8.

Double Funk Crunch Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $6.

Experimental Dental School, Big Techno Warewolves, Weegs Eagle Tavern. 9pm, $5.

Funklogic Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $5.

Juce Garcia Saloon. 9:30pm.

Harold Ray Live in Concert, Grand-Drive, Joshua Bennett Cafe du Nord. 8:30pm, $5.

Horn Dogs Blue Lamp. 9pm, $3.

Mofo Party Band Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $7.50.

Party of Helicopters, E-Zee Tiger Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Polyphonic Spree, Knife and Fork, Patrick Park Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $15.

Rentecca, Rock n Roll Adventures Kids, Everything Must Go, Fridays Angels Red Devil Lounge. 9pm, $6.

Rock Bottom Remainders Fillmore. 8:30pm.

Shitones Beach Chalet. 8:30pm, free.

Swingin' Utters, Velvet Teen, Divit, Locale AM, Matches Bottom of the Hill. 7:30pm, $5.

Timmy Ramen, Tiger Bomb Tongue and Groove. 9pm, $6.

Track Star, Frenchmen, Feeling Edinburgh Castle. 9pm.

Bay Area

Bionic Band New George's. 9pm.

Dave Matthews Blues Band Round Up Saloon, 3553 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette; (925) 284-4817. 9pm.

Hillside Wranglers Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

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

Jazz/new music

Polly Bergen Plush Room. 8pm, $50.

Dave Bernstein Enrico's. 7pm.

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

Caliente 2003 Rasselas Jazz. 9pm.

Cecil Wells Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

The Cookbook Quartet Cellar. 5:30pm.

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

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

Dave MacNab Bacar. 9pm.

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

'New Music by Women Composers' Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 700 Howard; 978-ARTS. 8pm.

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

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

Eric Shifrin Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason; 772-5000. 6-10pm.

Subnautic Bruno's. 9pm.

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.

Bay Area

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

Emmanuel Vaughn-Lee Trio Zebulon's Lounge, 21 Fourth St, Petaluma; (707) 769-7948. 9pm, $4.

Abbey Lincoln Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $9-18. Through Sun/27.

Keni 'El Lebrijano' Downtown. 8pm.

Eric Swinderman Baltic. 7:30pm, free.

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

Folk/world/country

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

Crimson Rain Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Mazacote Elbo Room. 10pm, $7.

Nicole McRory Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Open mic Bazaar Cafe. 7pm, free.

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

Tipsy House Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

Bryan Bowers Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse. 8pm, $16.50.

Kris Delmhorst, Hot Buttered String Band Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $8.

Ramblin' Jack Elliot 19 Broadway. 9pm, $12.

Johnny Smith Beckett's. 9:30pm.

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.

Brooklyn Style Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 9:30pm-2am. Soul, R&B, hip-hop, and more with Alex Collins and Montel Carlo.

Bump Liquid. 10pm-2am. House music with rotating resident DJs.

:Code DNA Lounge. 9pm, $5. With U.K. techno DJ and music producer A.D.

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.

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

Congregation mezzanine, 444 Jessie; 820-9669. 4pm. Old-school and classic soul jams. 10pm. Neo-soul and house with David Harness.

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

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

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

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

Flavour of the Week Laszlo. 8pm-2am. With DJ Rose.

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

Future Primitive Sound Nickie's BBQ. 9pm, $5. Hip-hop and turntablism.

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.

Karmacoda Bubble Lounge. 8pm, free. Downtempo and trip-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.

Make-Out Room 8:30pm, $6. Electro-Brazilian dance party with Superbacana, DJ Vanka, and DJ Ruben.

Meow Glas Kat. 10pm-2am, $10. Urban grooves, hip-hop, and R&B with Switch.

Nagabeatz Amnesia. 9pm, $5. With DJ Mongrol and DJ Suresh.

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

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.

Real Raw Oxygen Bar. 9pm-2am. Angelic dub, 2-step, and drum 'n' bossa with DJ Soulsalaam and DJ Totemplow.

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.

Ruby Skye 9pm. With Electric Skychurch, DJ David Coleman and Sen-Sei, and Ben Doren.

Satori AsiaSF. 10pm-3am, $10. House music with DJs Rick Fingers and Leroi Lovejones.

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

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.

Bay Area

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

Beatdown Jupiter. 8pm, free. Downtempo, funk, nu-jazz breaks, techno, jungle, and deep house with Delon, Yamu, Add1, and Big Willie.

Black Poo Club Fusetti. 9pm. Hip-hop, rap, and R&B.

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

Mingles 370 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square, Oakl; (510) 835-3900. 9pm. With DJ Tone Legend.

Planet Groove Ashkenaz. 9pm-1am, $6. With DJ Omar and guests.

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

Spank Blakes. 9:30pm, $5. With Solarz from Groove Conflux.

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

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

friday 25Rock/blues/hip-hop

Atomic Mint, Honey Shot Kimo's. 9pm.

Bizar Bazaar All-Stars Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $10.

Chazz Cats Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Condor, El Guapo, Paradise Island Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Cradle, Graveshaker Pound-SF. 9pm, $10.

Sherman Dickman, Stacy Kray, Cribb Tongue and Groove. 8pm, $5.

Dirty Three, Cat Power Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $19.

Finding Stella Cherry Bar and Lounge. 9pm, $6.

Fischerspooner Fillmore. 8pm, $20. See Critic's Choice.

Ing, Epon, Miggs Curve Bar. 9pm, $5.

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

Kirby Grips Mad Dog in the Fog. 10pm, $3.

Emily Lord, Tom Jonesing Voodoo Lounge. 9pm, $6.

LZ Phoenix, Vernon Bush Red Devil Lounge. 9pm, $8.

Mono, Bloodthirsty Lovers, Baptist Generals Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $8.

Maria Muldaur Biscuits and Blues. 8:30 and 10:30pm, $15.

Pleasure Club, Scramblers, Salem Lights Parkside. 10pm, $7.

Polyphonic Spree Amoeba Music. 5pm, free. Instore performance. Slim's. 9pm, $15. With Citizens Here and Abroad, and Patrick Park.

Pools, War on Drugs, Ordeal Brainwash. 8pm.

Realistics, Louder Milk, Peels Cafe du Nord. 8pm, $8.

Real Sippin' Whiskeys, I See Hawks in L.A. Blue Lamp. 9pm, $6.

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

Veronica Lipgloss and the Evil Eyes, Mutilated Mannequins, Children in Heat, Robosapien Balazo/Mission Badlands Gallery, 2811 Mission; 550-1108. 9:30pm, $3-5.

Bay Area

Birdlegg and the Tight Fit Blues Band Ivy Room. 10pm.

Brother Buzz St. James Gate, 1410 Old County Rd, Belmont; (650) 592-5923. 9pm-1am, free.

Brother Gill Bistro, 1001 B St, Hayward; (510) 886-8525. 8:30pm.

Elvin Bishop Band Rancho Nicasio, On the Town Square, Nicasio; (415) 662-2219. 8:30pm, $20-25.

Ex-Models, Holy Molar 924 Gilman. 8pm, $5. See 8 Days a Week.

Howlers Baltic. 9:30pm, $5.

Jai Alai Stork Club. 9pm.

Johnny Colla and the Lucky Devils, Station 19 Broadway. 9pm, $8.

Norton Buffalo and friends, Caroline Aiken Little Fox Theatre, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City; (650) 369-4119. 8pm, $16.

Orixa, Otis Goodnight and the Defenestrators, Dubphonics Blakes. 9:30pm, $6.

People, Sol Americana, Mister Q Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $7.

Seventy Beckett's. 9:30pm, free.

Shelley Doty X-tet Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

Who's Anthony New George's. 9pm.

Jazz/new music

Donald 'Duck' Bailey Bacar. 10pm.

Polly Bergen Plush Room. 8pm, $50.

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

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

Alux Cajunals Macy's, Men's Store, level 4, Union Square Park; 393-3724. Noon, free.

Caliente 2000 850 Cigar Bar. 9:30pm, $5.

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

Charles Unger Experience with Valencia Les Joulins. 8pm.

Eroica Trio San Francisco Community Music Center, 544 Capp; 647-6015. 6pm.

Susan Getz and Leonard Thompson Cafe de la Presse, 469 Bush; 249-0900. 7pm, free.

Gregory James and friends Hotel Utah Saloon. 8:30pm, free.

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.

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

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

Philip Gordon and Out of Nowhere Jazz Bobby Ryder's. 8pm.

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

Eric Shifrin Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason; 772-5000. 6-11pm.

Starlight Orchestra Starlight Room. 8:30pm.

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.

Top 4 Flights Bruno's. 9pm, $7.

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

Gini Wilson Moose's. 8pm.

Bay Area

AJ's West Coast Jazz Ensemble Zebulon's Lounge, 21 Fourth St, Petaluma; (707) 769-7948. 9pm, $6.

Broun Fellinis Jupiter. 8pm.

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

Danny Caron and friends Downtown. 8pm.

Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers Ashkenaz. 9:30pm, $13.

Noel Lemish Hotel Healdsburg, 25 Matheson, Healdsburg; (707) 431-2800. 7:30pm.

Abbey Lincoln Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $11-22. Through Sun/27.

Joshi Marshall Jupiter. 5pm.

Moment's Notice Rivertown Art Center, 640 W. Second St, Antioch; (925) 755-8466. 7-9pm, free.

Oakland East Bay Symphony Paramount Theatre. 8pm, $5-15.

Larry Vuckovich, Nat Johnson Bogie's, 60 East Third Ave, San Mateo; (650) 579-5911. 9pm-12:30am.

Folk/world/country

Yami Bolo, Reggae Angels, DJ Sister Yasmin Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $15.

Maeve Donnelly Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Ho Down, David Thom Pat O'Sheas, 3848 Geary; 752-3148. 7:30pm, free.

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

Vivendo de Pao Elbo Room. 10pm, $7.

Bay Area

George Lammam Ensemble La Peña Cultural Center. 8pm, $15. A benefit for the Friends of Deir Ibzi'a.

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

Kenny Menard Zydeco Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda, Alameda; (415) 285-6285. 9pm, $12.

Gabriel Yacoub Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse. 8pm, $16.50.

Dance clubs

Amnesia Transition – Looser|Chiller, 5:30pm. With 75K, Glover, Kramer, and guests. Baobap Bissap, 9:15pm, $5. With DJ Marco.

Atomic DNA Lounge. 10pm-4am, $20. Sushi and live DJs.

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.

Dhamaal Club Six. 9pm-4am, $10. Asian breakbeats with Soulsalaam, Rhino FX, an Ahmedjan Thirakwa film retrospective, and more.

DJ's Friday The Top. 9pm.

Episode Julip. 9:30pm, free.

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.

Girlworld Sound Factory. 9pm-4am, $15. a dance party for women with Page Hodel and Ezzy Medina.

Gloss 661 Howard; 339-7444. 10pm-4am. With Reda, Linden C., Raoul Kahn, King Kooba, and SOS.

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

Grip Liquid. 10pm-3am, $5. House, leftfield, 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.

Joypad Club Six. 9pm-2am.

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 that feature live Latin and Caribbean music.

NEO EON ONE Oxygen Bar. 9pm-2am. Electro soundscapes.

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.

The Real Nickie's BBQ. 9pm, $5, free before 10:30pm. Funk, hip-hop, soul, disco, and dancehall with DJs Wisdom and Motion Potion.

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

Royale 10pm-2am. With DJ Zatch.

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

Spa Chi Chi, 440 Broadway; 979-3031. 9pm, $10. House and hip-hop with Big Bad Bruce, Pete Nguyen, Danny Brown, Steve Walker, and Paul Hemming.

Starlight Room 9:30pm-2am. With DJ Sammi.

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.

What the...? Laszlo. 9pm-2am, free. Hip-hop to chill out with DJ Neal.

Wind-Up Zebulon, 83 Natoma; 975-5705. 9pm-2am, free. House music with DJs Kerry Tucker, Naz, Marty, and Leonard.

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

Bay Area

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

Jupiter 11pm. Soul, funk, and breaks with Big Willie.

Live Brazilian International Music Club Fusetti. 9pm. With DJ Ruben and Kblo.

Mingles 370 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square, Oakl; (510) 835-3900. 9pm. With DJ Maniac Magee.

One Night in April Shattuck Downlow. 7pm, $15. Salsa dance party.

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.

saturday 26

Rock/blues/hip-hop

AFI, Explosion, Time in Malta Avalon Ballroom. 8pm, $17.

Ama, Bucho, Chocolate Jesus Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $7.

Backpages Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

'Battle of the Bands' Pound-SF. Noon, $8.

Bleeding Through, Himsa, Red Cord Pound-SF. 7pm, $9.

Brother Buzz Lou's Pier 47. 4-7pm, $3.

Built like Alaska, Papercuts Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Bunky, Free*Stars, Why Because Peacock Lounge, 552 Haight; 244-6419. 8pm, $5. A benefit for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees.

Chris Cain Biscuits and Blues. 8:30 and 10:30pm, $15.

Cat Power, Dirty Three Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $19.

C86 Mad Dog in the Fog. 9:30pm, free.

Cheeseballs Red Devil Lounge. 9pm, $10.

Chazz Cats Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Dirty Power, Hitch, Floating Goat Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $7.

Fabulous Disaster, East Bay Chasers, Texas Thieves El Rio. 9pm, $7.

Good Natured Mortals, Local Love Enforcement, Patience Book, Parting Glance Brainwash. 8pm.

Grenades, North Atlantic Edinburgh Castle. 9pm.

Journey and friends Warfield. 8pm.

Killian, Habit of Mine, Some Girls Voodoo Lounge. 9pm, $6.

Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $8.

Loops! Station Hotel Utah Saloon. 8:30pm, $7.

Curtis Lawson Saloon. 9:30pm.

Luster, Elephone, Fojimoto, Toy House Tongue and Groove. 8pm, $6.

Mother Truckers, I See Hawks in L.A., Cash O'Riley and the Downright Daddies Parkside. 10pm, $7.

Mouse on Mars, Broker/Dealer, Picadub Slim's. 9pm, $16. See 8 Days a Week.

Regi Harvey's Example Skip's Tavern. 9pm, free.

Rusticators Rock Soup. 11:30am.

San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band Everett Middle School Auditorium, 450 Church; 255-1355. 7pm, $15-20.

Sled, 2nd String Heroes, Sly, HiFly Club 1028, 1028 Geary; 567-7540. 9pm, $5.

Some Girls Voodoo Lounge. 9pm, $6.

Sugar Pie Desanto Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $5.

Tune Buckets Beach Chalet. 8:30pm, free.

Underworld, Primal Scream, Dirty Vegas, FC/Kahuna Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 99 Grove; (510) 444-TIXS. 7pm.

Vinyl Elbo Room. 10pm, $8.

Warp 11 Blue Lamp. 9:45pm.

Dave Workman Saloon. 4-8pm.

Bay Area

Beatings, Charmless Port Lite. 9pm.

Reed Fromer and friends Baltic. 9:30pm, $6.

Hebro Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

Johnny Dilks and the Visitacion Valley Boys, Two Johnsons, Hopped Up 19 Broadway. 9pm, $8.

Lee Press-On and the Nails Rancho Nicasio, On the Town Square, Nicasio; (415) 662-2219. 8:30pm, $10-13.

Peels, Conexion, DJ Andy Ivy Room. 10pm, $5.

See Spot, Los Hulligans, Radio Noise Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $8.

Stranger Things Bistro, 1001 B St, Hayward; (510) 886-8525. 8:30pm.

View from Here, Hyim, Charles Cooper Quartet Blakes. 9:30pm, $6.

Jazz/new music

Don Asher Moose's. 8pm.

Polly Bergen Plush Room. 8pm, $50.

'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.

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

Eleonor England Combo Bobby Ryder's. 9pm-midnight, free.

Frying Pan Bruno's. 10pm, $7.

Jennifer Peringer Project San Francisco Community Music Center, 544 Capp; 647-6015. 8:30pm.

Shan Kenner and Lithium Al Fanous, 3170 16th St; 621-1539. 7:30pm, $2.

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

Larry Douglas Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

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

Jane Olivor Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon; 567-6642. 8pm, $45.

Post Junk Trio Enrico's. 8pm.

Ellen Robinson, Ben Flint Zingari Restorante, Donatello Hotel, 501 Post; 885-8856. 8pm, free.

Saya Saito Bacar. 10pm, free.

Eric Shifrin Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason; 772-5000. 6-11pm.

Starlight Orchestra Starlight Room. 8:30pm.

Robert Stewart Rasselas Jazz. 9pm.

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

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

Bay Area

Anton Schwartz Quartet Downtown. 8pm.

Bartron-Tyler Group, Tomas Michaud Bay Street Plaza, Powell and Christie, Emeryville; (510) 655-4002. 12:30pm.

Cannonball Zebulon's Lounge, 21 Fourth St, Petaluma; (707) 769-7948. 9pm, $12.

Hal Stein Quartet Jazzschool, 2087 Addison, Berk; (510) 845-5373. 8pm.

Roy Haynes Zellerbach Hall, Bancroft Way at Telegraph, Berk; (510) 642-9988. 8pm, $20-42. With Kenny Garrett, Nicholas Payton, Christian McBride, and Dave Kikoski.

Kronos Quartet Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 N. San Pedro Rd, San Rafael; (415) 444-8000. 8pm, $25-30.

Larry Scala and Carla Kaufman Jazz Trio Albatross Pub. 9:30pm.

Abbey Lincoln Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $26. Through Sun/27.

Joe Livoti Muscat French Restaurant and Bar, 2195 North Broadway, Walnut Creek; (925) 937-8800. 6:30-8:30pm.

Motion Trio Cato's Ale House. 6-9pm, free.

Walter Savage and Terry Rodriguez Hotel Healdsburg, 25 Matheson, Healdsburg; (707) 431-2800. 7:30pm.

Triad Jupiter. 8pm.

Larry Vuckovich, Nat Johnson Bogie's, 60 East Third Ave, San Mateo; (650) 579-5911. 9pm-12:30am.

Folk/world/country

Backpages Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Bo Grumpus Atlas Cafe. 4-7pm, free.

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

'Last Stop Records Showcase' Pat O'Shea's, 3848 Geary; 752-3148. 8pm.

Ol' Blue Genes and Mad Hatters Bazaar Cafe. 7pm, free.

Glen Velez with West Coast Framedrum Ensemble Noe Valley Ministry. 8:15pm, $15.

Séamus Ward Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

Loco Bloco Oasis, 135 12th St, Oakl; (415) 626-5222 ext 30. 2-6pm, free.

Nicole McRory Beckett's. 9:30pm.

Kenny Menard Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda, Alameda; (415) 285-6285. 8pm, $12.

Barry and Alice Olivier Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse. 8pm, $17.50.

Tom Rigney and Flambeau Ashkenaz. 9pm, $13.

Dance clubs

AmbiSonic Oxygen Bar. 9pm-2am, free. Chill breaks and downtempo.

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.

Blue 111 Minna Gallery. 9pm-2am, $10. With DJs Garth, Darkhorse, Hesohi, Melyss, Sol, and Seven.

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.

Canvas 10pm, $12. See 8 Days a Week.

Dig Nickie's BBQ. 9pm, $5. Hip-hop with DJ Cyrus.

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.

Hustle Tunnel Top. 10pm-2am, free. Funk, disco, and soul with DJ Rueben and friends.

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

Klubb Endup. 10pm-4am, $10-12. House music with residents Sam LaBelle, Marcus Purnell, and guests.

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

Manuva Social Club Hush Hush Lounge. 9pm, $5. Hip-hop, funk, soul, and dancehall with resident DJs.

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 that feature live Latin and Caribbean music.

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

Om DNA Lounge. 10pm, $15-20.

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.

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

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

San Francisco Fetish Ball DNA Lounge. 9pm-3am, $25-35. With DJs Alan, Oz, Fernando, and Decay.

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.

Sopi Jillian's, 101 Fourth St; 369-6100. 9pm-2am. Hip-hop, R&B, urban grooves, and reggae with DJs Marlin Adili and Rob Reyes.

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.

Starlight Room 9:30pm-2am. With DJ Sammi.

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.

Trouble 12.0 Amnesia. 9pm-2am, $5. With live acts the Rip Off Artist, the Sheath, Uprock, Christopher Willits; DJs Wobbly, Sutekh, Freshblend, and Mochipet; and visuals by Scott Pagano and Sue Costabille.

True Intent The Top. 10pm, $5. See 8 Days a Week.

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

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

Vinyl Club Six. 9pm-4am, $10.

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

Felonious Record Release Party Shattuck Downlow. 9pm-2am, $7-10. With Felonious, Jae V the Hummingbird, Subverse, DJs Raw B, and Ren the Vinyl Archaeologist.

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. '70s, '80s, disco, Latin house, hip-hop, and R&B.

Jupiter 11pm. Hip-hop, old school, and breaks with DJ Add1.

Mingles 370 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square, Oakl; (510) 835-3900. 9pm. With DJ Tone Legend.

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.

sunday 27Rock/blues/hip-hop

Above the Orange Trees, Sciflyer, Hope Chest, Roger Anderson Edinburgh Castle. 9pm, $5.

A.F.I., Explosion, Time in Malta Avalon Ballroom. 7pm, $17.

Aphrodesia, Transmission Trio Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $6.

'Battle of the Bands' Pound-SF. Noon, $8.

Beatings Club Galia. 9pm.

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

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

Blues Power Saloon. 4-8pm.

Dirty Three, Cat Power Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $19.

Sandra Galvin Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Ladytron, Mount Sims, Codec and Flexor Bimbo's 365 Club. 9pm, $18.

Lava Rats, Detonators, CHUM Hotel Utah Saloon. 3pm, $5.

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

Johnny Nitro Saloon. 9:30pm.

Oxbow, Subarachnoid Space Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Sfunk, Reorchestra Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $5.

Starlite Desperation, Big Midnight, Gross Gang Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $7. See 8 Days a Week.

Stereo Total, Gravy Train!!!! Slim's. 8pm, $15.

Thundergasm, Playing Enemy, Walken, Peyote Calamity Curve Bar. 8pm.

Bay Area

 

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

Backyard Party Boys Cato's Ale House. 2-5pm, free.

Dig Jelly, Roadside Attraction, Anaesthetics, Shaken Blakes. 9:30pm, $3.

'Ivy Room Blues Jam' Ivy Room. 10pm.

Mystic Rage, Diferential, Darkin Fluid Englanger, 101 Parrott, San Leandro; (510) 357-3571. 4pm.

Sheila Nicholls, Kid Quiz, Emily Wells, Rachel Kahn, Nadine Zahr, Marca Cassidy, Bonfire Madigan, Audette Sophia Chapman Warehouse, 2846 Chapman, Oak; (510) 366-2462. 8pm-midnight, $10. A benefit for St. James Infirmary and the Underground Railroad.

Ramona the Pest, Spark, Dylan Champagne, Kim Norlen 21 Grand, 449B 23rd St, Oakl; (510) 444-7263. 8:30pm, $6-10 sliding scale.

Kenny Ray Half Moon Bay Restaurant, Pillar Point Harbor, Princeton-By-The-Sea, Half Moon Bay; (650) 728-2739. 4-8pm, free.

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

Danny Uzilevsky Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

Jazz/new music

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

Polly Bergen Plush Room. 3pm, $50.

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

Campbell Brothers Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness; 776-1999. 3pm, $5-15; 7pm, $24-36.

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

Walter Earl Enrico's. 7pm.

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

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

Tommy Kesecker, Larry Vuckovich, Buca Necak, Danny Spencer Bistro 339. 7pm, free.

Jono Kornfeld, Adam Domash San Francisco Community Music Center, 544 Capp; 647-6015. 4pm.

Dave MacNab Bacar. 8pm, free.

Michael Preussner, Ben Bernstein L'Amour dans le Four, 1602 Lombard; 775-2134. 9:30pm, free.

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

'Sunday Dinner and Jazz Series' First Crush, 101 Cyril Magnin; 982-7882. 6-8:30pm, call for reservations.

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

Bobby Webb Rasselas Jazz. 7-11pm.

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

Bay Area

Casey Cameron Quartet Zebulon's Lounge, 21 Fourth St, Petaluma; (707) 769-7948. 8pm, $3.

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

Kitty Margolis Quartet Hotel Healdsburg, lobby, 25 Matheson, Healdsburg; (415) 394-6500. 6-9pm.

Lee Russel Quartet Baltic. 6pm, $5.

Abbey Lincoln Yoshi's. 2 and 8pm, $5-26.

Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra Jazzschool, 2087 Addison, Berk; (510) 845-5373. 4:30pm.

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

Vince Wallace Quintet Carousel, 226 44th St, Richmond; (510) 233-5801. 6-9pm, free.

'Yet Another MicroFestival of Live Electronic Music' Acme Observatory, Jazz House, 3192 Adeline, Berk; (510) 649-8744. 8:15pm, free.

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.

Highway One Music Show, 66 West Portal; 664-2044. 4-6pm, free.

Madeleine King Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Sandra Galvin Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

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

Matt Sharp, Josh Hafer, Scott Johnson Cafe du Nord. 7:30pm, $10.

'Songbird Series' Bazaar Cafe. 6pm, free. With Forest Sun.

Bay Area

California Klezmer and Red Hot Chachkas Ashkenaz. 3-6pm, $10-20 sliding scale.

Theo Paige and George Grasso Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Perfect Strangers Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse. 8pm, $16.50.

'The Session' Beckett's. 7pm. With Brain and Burke.

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

Lilia Valitova, Ph.D. Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley, One Lawson Rd, Kensington; (510) 527-4350. 7pm, $20-25.

Dance clubs

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

Barefoot Boogie Rhythm and Motion Studio, 1133 Mission; 820-1452. 8:15-11:15pm, $7. Eclectic dance music.

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 and guest Mazacote.

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

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

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

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

E So Foro Brazilian Music Voodoo Lounge. 4pm, $5. With DJs.

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 BBQ. 9pm-2am, $5. Salsa, Brazilian, reggae, Afrobeat, and future world funk.

Oxygen Bar 7-11pm. Downtempo.

Rebirth 330 Ritch. 10pm. Soul and hip-hop with Henry, Joe Quixx, Kevvy Kev, and Will.

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.

Starlight Room 8pm-2am. With DJ Aykut.

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.

New Wild Sunday Club Fusetti. 9pm. World beat, Latin rock/pop, salsa, and house music.

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.

monday 28Rock/blues/hip-hop

Bachelors Saloon. 9:30pm.

Bohemian Knuckle-Boogie Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $5.

Garth Steel Klippert, Stara Nova, Ralph Carney Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $6.

Johnny Marr and the Healers Fillmore. 8pm, $22.50.

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

MC Paul Barman, Jessy Moss, Paradise Island Slim's. 8pm, $12. See 8 Days a Week.

Monique Powell, Save Ferris Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $12.

Mull Historical Society Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $10.

Naysayers Elbo Room. 9pm, $6.

They Might Be Giants, Amy Miles Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $25.

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

'VIV and a Movie' Red Devil Lounge. 7:30pm, $5-10.

White Stripes Warfield. 8pm, $30.

Bay Area

'All Star Jam' Blakes. 9:30pm, $4. With the Steve Gannon Band and Mz. Dee.

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

Jazz/new music

Bishop Norman Williams Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Bryan Girard Jazz Quintet Maxfield's House of Caffeine, 398 Dolores; 255-6859. 7pm, free.

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

Eaton/Barics Quintet Bruno's. 9pm, $6.

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

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

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

Mas Cabeza Bobby Ryder's. 8pm.

'Open Mike Jazz Jam' Rasselas Jazz. 9pm.

Patrick Maier Band Starlight Room. 8pm.

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

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

Lavay Smith Enrico's. 7pm.

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

Faith Winthrop Plush Room. 8pm. Community Music Center benefit.

Bay Area

Avotcja and Modupue (Gratitude) Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $8-10.

Folk/world/country

'Acoustic Spotlight' Blue Lamp. 9pm, free. Open mic with David Lawrence.

'Do the Voodoo' Voodoo Lounge. 7pm, free. With Seth Horan.

'Not So Open Mic' Bistro, 1001 B St, Hayward; (510) 886-8525. 8:30pm.

Open mic 19 Broadway. 9pm. With Derek Smith.

'Open Mic Challenge 2003' Hotel Utah Saloon. 7pm, free. With Bob O'Magic.

Traditional Irish music session Starry Plough. 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. Downtempo funk, Afrobeat, Latin, soul, and hip-hop with DJ Motion Potion.

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, 628 20th St; 552-3603. 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 Gravity. 9:30pm, $5. 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.

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Rock/blues/hip-hop

Atmosphere Fillmore. 8pm, $20.

Bizar Bazaar Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $4.

'Chak*Ras Movement IX' Last Day Saloon. 9pm, $5. With 4 Word, Charles Cooper Quartet, and Dubphonics.

Vic Chesnutt Amoeba Music. 7pm, free. Instore performance. Bottom of the Hill. 9:30pm, $15. With M Ward.

Exhile on Haight Street Red Devil Lounge. 8pm, $5.

Felice Brainwash. 8pm.

Hell on Earth Curve Bar. 9pm.

Kentucky Slim and Horsepower Blue Lamp. 9pm, free.

Lion Fever, Curse of the Birthmark Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Meshuggah, Strapping Young Lad Slim's. 8pm, $18.

Powell Street Blues Band Saloon. 9:30pm.

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

They Might Be Giants, Long Winters Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $25.

Trouble with Sweeney, Priscilla Ederle, Rich McCulley Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $6.

White Stripes Warfield. 8pm, $30.

Bay Area

Aphrodesia 19 Broadway. 9pm.

D.W. Holiday, Seventeen Evergreen, Bother Stork Club. 9pm, $5.

Gary King, Steve Evans New George's. 9pm.

Matt Morrish and the Trinket Lover Band Zebulon Lounge, 21 Fourth St, Petaluma; (925) 932-9202. 6-9pm, free.

Musashi and Jason Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

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

Rusty Zinn Ivy Room. 10pm.

Jazz/new music

Cecil Wells Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

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

Blue Fuse Bobby Ryder's. 8pm.

Bob Crawford Trio Bacar. 9pm.

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

Antigoni Goni San Francisco Community Music Center, 544 Capp; 647-6015. 6pm.

Gerry Grosz Beach Chalet. 6:30pm.

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

Kurt Ribak/Flowtilla Bruno's. 9pm, $6.

Ken Muir Moose's. 7:30pm.

Oba Oba Rasselas Jazz. 9pm.

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

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

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

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

Bay Area

Berkeley Symphony Zellerbach Hall, Bancroft Way at Telegraph, UC Berkeley, Berk; (510) 642-9988. 8pm, $21-45.

Cyrus Chestnut Trio Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $9-18.

Dan Damond Baltic. 5pm, free.

Mimi Fox Downtown. 8pm.

'Jazzschool Ensemble Tuesdays' Jupiter. 8pm, free.

Transmission Trio, Degruttola and Kaiser with Shoko Hikage Black Box. 8:11pm, $6-6000 sliding scale.

Folk/world/country

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

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

Ho Down Quartet Blackthorn Tavern, 834 Irving; 564-6627. 7:30pm, free.

Vince Keehan Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Paulie's Acoustic Showcase Hotel Utah Saloon. 8pm, $5.

Nossa Bossa Elbo Room. 9pm, $6.

Bay Area

Crooked Jades, Bluegrass Intentions, Evie Ladin Ashkenaz. 8pm, $11.

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

Austin Willacy, 'til Dawn Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse. 8pm, $16.50.

Dance clubs

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

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

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

Broke as Fuck Hush Hush Lounge. 9pm, $2, free before 10pm. 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.

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

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

Development AsiaSF. 10pm. Reference, Raygun, and Mykul Crane spin breakbeats 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.

Ghett Set Skylark. 6-8pm. Hip-hop and electronica with Baby Daddy and friends.

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.

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.

Oxygen Bar 7pm. With a live DJ.

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.

Ultra Sounds Sublounge. 9pm-2am. House music with Conan and guests.

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.

College Night Club Fusetti. 9pm. International mix music.

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