Music listings


Music listings are compiled by Paula Connelly and Cheryl Eddy. 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. Submit items for the listings at



Archaeology, Fling, Teeeth Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.

*Bobby Bare Jr., Blue Giant Café Du Nord. 9:30pm, $12.

Gram Rabbit, Chambers Rickshaw Stop. 8pm, $10.

Mark Matos and Os Beaches, Shareef Ali and the Radical Folksonomy, Wolf and Crow Hotel Utah. 8pm, $7.

Midnight Strangers, Monsters Are Not Myths, Kris Racer Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $8.

Jimmy Thackery Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $18.

Yigael's Wall, Dimesland, Ontogeny Elbo Room. 9pm, $6.


Gaucho Amnesia. 7:30pm, $10.
Michael Abraham Sessions Amnesia. 10pm, free.


Booty Call Q-Bar, 456 Castro, SF; 9pm. Juanita Moore hosts this dance party, featuring DJ Robot Hustle.

Hands Down! Bar on Church. 9pm, free. With DJs Claksaarb, Mykill, and guests spinning indie, electro, house, and bangers.

Jam Fresh Wednesdays Vessel, 85 Campton, SF; (415) 433-8585. 9:30pm, free. With DJs Slick D, Chris Clouse, Rich Era, Don Lynch, and more spinning top40, mashups, hip hop, and remixes.

Mary-Go-Round Lookout, 3600 16th St, SF; (415) 431-0306. 10pm, $5. A weekly drag show with hosts Cookie Dough, Pollo Del Mar, and Suppositori Spelling.

RedWine Social Dalva. 9pm-2am, free. DJ TophOne and guests spin outernational funk and get drunk.

Respect Wednesdays End Up. 10pm, $5. Rotating DJs Daddy Rolo, Young Fyah, Irie Dole, I-Vier, Sake One, Serg, and more spinning reggae, dancehall, roots, lovers rock, and mash ups.

Synchronize Il Pirata, 2007 16th St, SF; (415) 626-2626. 10pm, free. Psychedelic dance music with DJs Helios, Gatto Matto, Psy Lotus, Intergalactoid, and guests.



Girls With Guns, Meat Sluts, Sassy Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.

Growlers, Shannon and the Clams Rickshaw Stop. 8pm, $12.

Krum Bums, Monster Squad, Dopecharge, Bum City Saints Thee Parkside. 9:30pm, $8.

Jenny Lewis and Jonathan Rice, Farmer Dave Scher, Sonny and the Sunsets Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $20.

Mint Condition Yoshi's San Francisco. 8pm, $35.

Mumiy Troll, Run Run Run, Your Cannons Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $20.

*"On Land Festival" Café Du Nord. 7:30pm, $10. With Barn Owl, Starving Weirdos, Pulse Emitter, Danny Paul Grody, Rene Hell, and En.

*Stereo Total, Allister Izenberg Slim's. 9pm, $20.

Jimmy Thackery Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $18.


Afrolicious Elbo Room. 9:30pm, $5-7. DJs Pleasuremaker and Señor Oz, plus guest Martin Perna, spin Afrobeat, Tropicália, electro, samba, and funk.

Caribbean Connection Little Baobab, 3388 19th St, SF; (415) 643-3558. 10pm, $3. DJ Stevie B and guests spin reggae, soca, zouk, reggaetón, and more.

Club Jammies Edinburgh Castle. 10pm, free. DJs EBERrad and White Mice spinning reggae, punk, dub, and post punk.

Drop the Pressure Underground SF. 6-10pm, free. Electro, house, and datafunk highlight this weekly happy hour.

Electric Feel Lookout, 3600 16th St, SF; (415) 431-0306. 9pm, $2. With DJs subOctave and Blondie K spinning indie music videos.

Good Foot Som., 2925 16th St, SF; (415) 558-8521. 10pm, free. With DJs spinning R&B, Hip hop, classics, and soul.

Holy Thursday Underground SF. 10pm, $5. Bay Area electronic hip hop producers showcase their cutting edge styles monthly.

Jivin' Dirty Disco Butter, 354 11th St., SF; (415) 863-5964. 8pm, free. With DJs spinning disco, funk, and classics.

Koko Puffs Koko Cocktails, 1060 Geary, SF; (415) 885-4788. 10pm, free. Dubby roots reggae and Jamaican funk from rotating DJs.

Lacquer Beauty Bar. 10pm-2am, free. DJs Mario Muse and Miss Margo bring the electro.

Mestiza Bollywood Café, 3376 19th St, SF; (415) 970-0362. 10pm, free. Showcasing progressive Latin and global beats with DJ Juan Data.

Peaches Skylark, 10pm, free. With an all female DJ line up featuring Deeandroid, Lady Fingaz, That Girl, and Umami spinning hip hop.

Popscene 330 Rich. 10pm, $10. Rotating DJs spinning indie, Britpop, electro, new wave, and post-punk.

Smithsfits Friend Club Knockout. 9:30pm, $2. Smiths and Misfits with DJs Josh Ghoul and Jay Howell.

Solid Thursdays Club Six. 9pm, free. With DJs Daddy Rolo and Tesfa spinning roots, reggae, dancehall, soca, and mashups.

Studio SF Triple Crown. 9pm, $5. Keeping the Disco vibe alive with authentic 70's, 80's, and current disco with DJs White Girl Lust, Ken Vulsion, and Sergio.



Seth Augustus Revolution Café, 3248 22nd St., SF; (415) 642-0474. 5pm, free.

Commander Cody Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $22.

*Jenny Lewis and Jonathan Rice, Farmer Dave Scher, Ganglians Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $20.

Lights Over Paris, Some Hear Explosions, Hollywood Heartthrob Slim's. 9pm, $14.

Mint Condition Yoshi's San Francisco. 8 and 10pm, $35.

*"On Land Festival" Café Du Nord. 7:30pm, $10. With Oneohtrix Point Never, White Rainbow, Pete Swanson, Operative, Robert A.A. Lowe, Eli Keszler and Ashley Paul, and Golden Retriever.

Rec-League, Trunk Drank, Sadistik, Kristoff Krane, CasOne, Alexipharmic Hotel Utah. 9pm, $10.

*Screaming Females, Songs for Moms, Kreamy 'Lectric Santa, Tesseract Thee Parkside. 9pm, $7.

Sore Thumbs, Compton SF, Get Dead, Koozbane Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.

Triple Cobra, Soft White Sixties, Wave No Wave DJs Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $8.


Absynth Quintet Plough and Stars. 9:30pm, $6-$10.

Heather Ambler Mercury Café, 201 Octavia, SF; (415) 252-7855. 7:30pm, free.

*Brass Tax Amnesia. 10pm, $5.

Garotos Suecas, Tasso, Disco Shawn Elbo Room. 10pm, $10.

Rob Reich and Craig Ventresco Amnesia. 6pm, free.


Braza! Som., 2925 16th St., SF; (415) 558-8521.10pm, $10. With DJ Sabo.

Club Dragon Club Eight, 1151 Folsom, SF; 9pm, $8. A gay Asian paradise. Featuring two dance floors playing dance and hip hop, smoking patio, and 2 for 1 drinks before 10pm.

Deeper 222 Hyde, 222 Hyde, SF; (415) 345-8222. 9pm, $10. With rotating DJs spinning dubstep and techno.

Dirty Rotten Dance Party Madrone Art Bar. 9pm, $5. With DJs Morale, Kap10 Harris, and Shane King spinning electro, bootybass, crunk, swampy breaks, hyphy, rap, and party classics.

Exhale, Fridays Project One Gallery, 251 Rhode Island, SF; (415) 465-2129. 5pm, $5. Happy hour with art, fine food, and music with Vin Sol, King Most, DJ Centipede, and Shane King.

Fat Stack Fridays Koko Cocktails, 1060 Geary, SF; (415) 885-4788. 10pm, free. With rotating DJs B-Cause, Vinnie Esparza, Mr. Robinson, Toph One, and Slopoke.

Fubar Fridays Butter, 354 11th St., SF; (415) 863-5964. 6pm, $5. With DJs spinning retro mashup remixes.

Good Life Fridays Apartment 24, 440 Broadway, SF; (415) 989-3434. 10pm, $10. With DJ Brian spinning hip hop, mashups, and top 40.

Hot Chocolate Milk. 9pm, $5. With DJs Big Fat Frog, Chardmo, DuseRock, and more spinning old and new school funk.

Oldies Night Knockout. 9pm, $2-4. Doo-wop and one-hit wonders with DJs Primo, Daniel, and Lost Cat.

Popscene vs. Loaded Rickshaw Stop. 10pm, $13. Live sets by Limousines and Lilofee and DJs Aaron Axelsen, Omar, and guests.

Rockabilly Fridays Jay N Bee Club, 2736 20th St, SF; (415) 824-4190. 9pm, free. With DJs Rockin' Raul, Oakie Oran, Sergio Iglesias, and Tanoa "Samoa Boy" spinning 50s and 60s Doo Wop, Rockabilly, Bop, Jive, and more.

Some Thing The Stud. 10pm, $7. VivvyAnne Forevermore, Glamamore, and DJ Down-E give you fierce drag shows and afterhours dancing.

Strangelove Cat Club, 1190 Folsom, SF; (415) 703-8965. 9:30pm, $6. With DJs Tomas Diablo, Dangerous Dan, Justin, and Fact50 spinning goth and industrial.

Tropical DNA Lounge. 9pm, $10. House, downtempo, and dub with Halo, Tony Hewitt, Rick Preston, DJ Swing, and William the monQ.



Apache Thunderbolt, Poor Sons, Dead Feet Thee Parkside. 9pm, $5.

Big High, Grannies, Dirty Power Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $8.

Ferocious Few, Black, East Bay Grease Bottom of the Hill. 9:30pm, $10.

Grand Daddy Purp with DJ Ignite, Rumble Fish, Spider Heart Slim's. 7:30pm, $15. Also with Adventurous Type, Guns Fall Silent, Automatic Band, Amply Hostile.

JGB with Melvin Seals and Stu Allen Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $25.

Mint Condition Yoshi's San Francisco. 8 and 10pm, $35.

My First Earthquake, Don'ts, Spiro Agnew Rickshaw Stop. 8pm, $12.

*"On Land Festival" Café Du Nord. 7:30pm, $10. With Alps, Zelienople, Xela, Date Palms, Grasslung, Metal Rouge, and Le Revelateur.

Rookie of the Year, Scarlet Grey, It Boys, Westland Elbo Room. 5-9pm, $10.

Walter Trout Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $22.


Africa Rising featuring DJ Jerimiah Coda. 10pm.

Israel Vibration, Lloyd Brown Independent. 9pm, $25.

Craig Ventresco and Meredith Axelrod Atlas Café. 4pm, free.


Bar on Church 9pm. Rotating DJs Foxxee, Joseph Lee, Zhaldee, Mark Andrus, and Nuxx.

Debaser Knockout. 9pm, $10pm. Nineties alternative dance party with DJs Jamie Jams and Emdee of Club Neon.

DJ Cam Mighty. 10pm, $10. With DJs Centipede and Carey Kopp.

Everlasting Bass 330 Ritch. 10pm, $5-10. Bay Area Sistah Sound presents this party, with DJs Zita and Pam the Funkstress spinning hip-hop, soul, funk, reggae, dancehall, and club classics.

Fire Corner Koko Cocktails, 1060 Geary, SF; (415) 885-4788. 9:30pm, free. Rare and outrageous ska, rocksteady, and reggae vinyl with Revival Sound System and guests.

Foundation Som., 2925 16th St., SF; (415) 558-8521. 10pm.

Gemini Disco Underground SF. 10pm, $5. Disco with DJ Derrick Love and Nicky B. spinning deep disco.

Get Loose Beauty Bar. 10pm, free.With DJ White Mike.

HYP Club Eight, 1151 Folsom, SF; 10pm, free. Gay and lesbian hip hop party, featuring DJs spinning the newest in the top 40s hip hop and hyphy.

Kontrol Endup. 10pm, $20. With resident DJs Alland Byallo, Craig Kuna, Sammy D, and Nikola Baytala spinning minimal techno and avant house.

Leisure Paradise Lounge. 10pm, $7. DJs Omar, Aaron, and Jet Set James spinning classic britpop, mod, 60s soul, and 90s indie.

New Wave City DNA Lounge. 9pm, $7-12. Pet Show Boys and OMD tribute with DJs Skip and Shindog.

Rock City Butter, 354 11th St., SF; (415) 863-5964. 6pm, $5 after 10pm. With DJs spinning party rock.

Saturday Night Soul Party Elbo Room. 10pm, $10. Soul with DJs Lucky, Phengren Oswalt, and Paul Paul.

Souf Club Six. 9pm, $7. With DJs Jeanine Da Feen, Motive, and Bozak spinning southern crunk, bounce, hip hop, and reggaeton.

Soundscape Vortex Room, 1082 Howard, SF; With DJs C3PLOS, Brighton Russ, and Nick Waterhouse spinning Soul jazz, boogaloo, hammond grooves, and more.

Spirit Fingers Sessions 330 Ritch. 9pm, free. With DJ Morse Code and live guest performances.



Jordan Carp, Angie Mattson, Guy Sebastian Hotel Utah. 8pm, $8.

Cold Cave, Abe Vigoda Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $16.

Lambs, Glass Trains, Makeing Tents Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.

Magic Kids, Candy Claws, She's Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.

Mint Condition Yoshi's San Francisco. 8pm, $35.

*"On Land Festival" Swedish American Hall (upstairs from Café Du Nord). 7:30pm, $10. With Charalambides, Grouper, Dan Higgs, Bill Orcutt, Ilayas Ahmed, Common Eider King Eider, and Higuma.

Salvador Santana, Scribe Project, Blanca Café Du Nord. 8pm, $12.

Otis Taylor Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $18.

*Vetiver, Fresh and Onlys Independent. 8pm, $15.


"Cowgirlpalooza" El Rio. 4pm, $10. With 77 El Deora, Wicked Mercies, Bootcuts, Evangenitals, and Los Trainwreck.
Lucien Pagnon and Lillian Gordis 152 Chattanooga, SF; (510) 524-4318. 3pm, $15. Performing Baroque music.


Afterglow Nickies, 466 Haight, SF; (415) 255-0300. An evening of mellow electronics with resident DJs Matt Wilder, Mike Perry, Greg Bird, and guests.

Call In Sick Skylark. 9pm, free. DJs Animal and I Will spin danceable hip-hop.

Death Guild DNA Lounge. 9:30pm, $3-5. Gothic, industrial, and synthpop with Decay, Joe Radio, and Melting Girl.

*Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm, $6. Dub Mission celebrates its 14th anniversary spinning dub, roots, and classic dancehall with Dr. Israel, Patch Dub, and Katrina Blackstone, plus a live set by Turbo Sonidero Futuristico with MC Mex Tape and DJ Sep.

Gloss Sundays Trigger, 2344 Market, SF; (415) 551-CLUB. 7pm. With DJ Hawthorne spinning house, funk, soul, retro, and disco.

Honey Soundsystem Paradise Lounge. 8pm-2am. "Dance floor for dancers – sound system for lovers." Got that?

Jock! Lookout, 3600 16th St, SF; (415) 431-0306. 3pm, $2. This high-energy party raises money for LGBT sports teams.

Kick It Bar on Church. 9pm. Hip-hop with DJ Zax.

Lowbrow Sunday Delirium. 1pm, free. DJ Roost Uno and guests spinning club hip hop, indie, and top 40s.

Religion Bar on Church. 3pm. With DJ Nikita.

Stag AsiaSF. 6pm, $5. Gay bachelor parties are the target demo of this weekly erotic tea dance.

Swing Out Sundays Rock-It Room. 7pm, free (dance lessons $15). DJ BeBop Burnie spins 20s through 50s swing, jive, and more.

$3 (Labour Day) Dance Party Knockout. 10pm, $3. Latin, soul, rock, pop, and hip-hop with Paul Paul, dX the Funky Gran Paw, and DJ Deadbeat.



Man Man, Let's Wrestle Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $17.

Peace Creeps Hemlock Tavern. 7pm, $5.

Soft White Sixties, Glassines, Street Pyramids Knockout. 9pm, $7.


Beatles Karaoke Café Royale, 800 Post, SF; (415) 641-6033. 8pm, free.

Black Gold Koko Cocktails, 1060 Geary, SF; (415) 885-4788. 10pm-2am, free. Senator Soul spins Detroit soul, Motown, New Orleans R&B, and more — all on 45!

Krazy Mondays Beauty Bar. 10pm, free. With DJs Ant-1, $ir-Tipp, Ruby Red I, Lo, and Gelo spinning hip hop.

M.O.M. Madrone Art Bar. 6pm, free. With DJ Gordo Cabeza and guests playing all Motown every Monday.

Manic Mondays Bar on Church. 9pm. Drink 80-cent cosmos with Djs Mark Andrus and Dangerous Dan.

Musik for Your Teeth Revolution Café, 3248 22nd St., SF; (415) 642-0474. 5pm, free. Soul cookin' happy hour tunes with DJ Antonino Musco.

Network Mondays Azul Lounge, One Tillman Pl, SF; 9pm, $5. Hip-hop, R&B, and spoken word open mic, plus featured performers.

Skylarking Skylark. 10pm, free. With resident DJs I & I Vibration, Beatnok, and Mr. Lucky and weekly guest DJs.



Alright Class, Callow, Soft Hills Hotel Utah. 9pm, $6.

Beak> Independent. 8pm, $20.

Cheryl Bentyne and Mark Winkler Rrazz Room. 8pm.

Flood, Same-Sex Dictator, Ironwitch Knockout. 9:30pm, $5.

Mark Olson, Ivan and Alyosha Café Du Nord. 8pm, $15.

Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $26.


"Brazilian Independence Day" Elbo Room. 9pm. With Forro Brazuca, DJ Carioca, and more.


Alcoholocaust Presents Argus Lounge. 9pm, free. With DJ Mackiveli and DJ Taypoleon.

DJ Anthony Atlas Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, free.

Aural Logic Sound System Coda. 9pm, $7. With DJ Aspect, members of Raw Deluxe/Band of Brothers, and more.

Eclectic Company Skylark, 9pm, free. DJs Tones and Jaybee spin old school hip hop, bass, dub, glitch, and electro.

Rock Out Karaoke! Amnesia. 7:30pm. With Glenny Kravitz.

Share the Love Trigger, 2344 Market, SF; (415) 551-CLUB. 5pm, free. With DJ Pam Hubbuck spinning house.

Womanizer Bar on Church. 9pm. With DJ Nuxx.