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WEDNESDAY 24

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Rome Balestrieri vs. Jason Marion Johnny Foley's Irish House, 243 O'Farrell, SF; www.duelingpianosatfoleys.com. 9pm, free. Dueling pianos.

Jerry "The Iceman" Butler Rrazz Room. 8 pm, $40-$45.

Hundred Days, Art vs. Science, Music for Animals Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $12.

Tim Cohen's Magic Trick, Magic Bullets, PreTeen, Tambo Rays Rickshaw Stop. 8pm, $8.

Kottonmouth Kings, Kingspade, Johnny Richter Slim's. 9pm, $26.

Motion City Soundtrack Fillmore. 7:30pm, $29.50.

Steve Taylor Band 50 Mason Social House, SF; www.50masonsocialhouse.com. 9pm, free.

VAZ, Pygmy Shrews, Unstoppable Death Machine, Dead Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $8.

Johnny Vernarzza Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $15.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Dink Dink Dink, Gaucho with Tamar Korn, Michael Abraham Amnesia. 7pm, free.

Jazz organ party with Graham Connah Royal Cuckoo, 3202 Mission, SF; www.royalcuckoo.com. 7:30pm, free.

Ben Marcato and the Mondo Combo Top of the Mark. 7:30pm, $10.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 6:30pm, $5.

DANCE CLUBS

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

Club Shutter Elbo Room. 10pm, $5. Goth DJs Nako, Omar and Justin.

English Pound Radio Otis Lounge, 25 Maiden Lane, SF; www.otissf.com. 9pm, $5. Reggae Wednesdays. KUSF in Exile.

Full-Step! Tunnel Top. 10pm, free. Hip-hop, reggae, soul, and funk with DJs Kung Fu Chris and Bizzi Wonda.

No Room For Squares Som., 2925 16th St, SF; (415) 558-8521. 6-10pm, free. DJ Afrodite Shake spins jazz for happy hour.

THURSDAY 25

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Jerry "The Iceman" Butler Rrazz Room. 8 pm, $40-$45.

Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside, il gato Cafe Du Nord. 9pm, $12.

Jesus and the Rabbis Blackthorn Tavern, 834 Irving St., SF; www.blackthornsf.com. 10pm, free.

Ben Harper Warfield. 8pm, $40 and $60.

Havarti Party, Night Call, Zoo, DJ Rick Moranis Thee Parkside. 9pm, $5.

Kreayshawn Slim's. 9pm, $20.

Megafauna, Three Leafs, Ava Mendoza Amnesia. 9pm, $7.

Motion City Soundtrack Fillmore. 7:30pm, $29.50.

Bobby Radcliffe Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $15.

Soft Moon, Craft Spells Rickshaw Stop. 9pm, $10.

Swan Danger, Moira Scar, Judy Experience, Null Static Void Stud Bar, 399 9th St., SF. 9pm, $4.99.

Rags Tuttle vs. Rome Balestrieri Johnny Foley's Irish House, 243 O'Farrell, SF; www.duelingpianosatfoleys.com. 9pm, free. Dueling pianos.

Wave Array, She Beards, Lucky Jesus Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $8.

White Mystery, Burnt Ones Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $7.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Tom Lander Medjool, 2522 Mission, SF; www.medjoolsf.com. 6-9pm, free.

Stompy Jones Top of the Mark. 7:30pm, $10.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Susana Baca Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness, SF; www.cityboxoffice.com. 7:30pm, $30-$60. Afro-Peruvian vocalist performing as part of Instituto Familiar de la Raza's Hope and Healing series.

Going Away Party Cafe Royale, 800 Post, SF; www.caferoyale-sf.com. 8pm, free. Bluegrass.

Twang! Honky Tonk Fiddler's Green, 1330 Columbus, SF; www.twanghonkytonk.com. 5pm. Live country music, dancing, and giveaways.

DANCE CLUBS

Afrolicious Elbo Room. 9pm, $6. DJs Pleasuremaker and Señor Oz spin Afrobeat, Tropicália, electro, samba, and funk. Special guest Rex Riddem.

Arcade Lookout. 9pm, free. Indie dance party.

Base Vessel, 85 Campton, SF; www.vesselsf.com. 10pm. With DJ/producer Jamie Jones.

Guilty Pleasures Gestalt, 3159 16th St, SF; (415) 560-0137. 9:30pm, free. DJ TophZilla, Rob Metal, DJ Stef, and Disco-D spin punk, metal, electro-funk, and 80s.

1984 Mighty. 9pm, $2. The long-running New Wave and 80s party features video DJs Mark Andrus, Don Lynch, and celebrity guests.

Supersonic Bollyhood Café. 10pm, $5. Fly the friendly skies with SF's Tasty Crew, spinning wold beats from the Balkans, Brazil, Colombia, and more.

Thursday Special Tralala Revolution Café, 3248 22nd St, SF; (415) 642-0474. 5pm, free. Downtempo, hip-hop, and freestyle beats by Dr. Musco and Unbroken Circle MCs.

Thursdays at the Cat Club Cat Club. 9pm, $6 (free before 9:30pm). Two dance floors bumpin' with the best of 80s mainstream and underground with Dangerous Dan, Skip, Low Life, and guests.

Tropicana Madrone Art Bar. 9pm, free. Salsa, cumbia, reggaeton, and more with DJs Don Bustamante, Apocolypto, Sr. Saen, Santero, and Mr. E.

FRIDAY 26

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Rome Balestrieri , JC Rockit, Jason Marion Johnny Foley's Irish House, 243 O'Farrell, SF; www.duelingpianosatfoleys.com. 9pm, free. Dueling pianos.

Baxtalo Drom Amnesia. 9pm, $7-10.

Jerry "The Iceman" Butler Rrazz Room. 8pm, $40-$45.

El Ten Eleven, Globes, Sister Crayon Rickshaw Stop. 9pm, $14.

Fortunate Youth Rock-it Room. 9pm, $13.

Loquat, Stripmall Architecture, Light FM Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $10

Salt Minds, Little Wings, Mark David Ashworth and Muralismo, Will Sprott Great American Music Hall. 8:30pm, $13.

Still Time, Matt Masih and the Messengers, Lucas Ohio and the Shamblers Slim's. 9pm, $14-$16.

Tapes 'N Tapes, Art Brut, Chain Gang of 1974 Independent. 9pm, $20.

Traditional Fools, Outdoorsman, Uzi Rash, Shrouds Thee Parkside. 9pm, $10.

Tragik, Grillade, Dirty Ghosts, Lilac Cafe Du Nord. 9pm, $18.

Vortex Tribe 50 Mason Social House, SF; www.50masonsocialhouse.com. 9pm, free.

Young Prisms, Grave Babies, Permanent Collection Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $10.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Black Cat Orchestra Top of the Mark. 9pm, $10.

Jazz Organ Party with Graham Connah Royal Cuckoo, 3202 Mission, SF; www.royalcuckoo.com. 7:30pm, free.

DANCE CLUBS

Afro Bao Little Baobab, 3388 19th St, SF; (415) 643-3558. 10pm, $5. Afro and world music with rotating DJs including Stepwise, Steve, Claude, Santero, and Elembe.

DJ Willy's Nice Medjool, 2522 Mission, SF; www.medjoolsf.com. $10.

Duniya Dancehall Blue Macaw, 2565 Mission, SF; (415) 920-0577. 10pm, $10. With live performances by Duniya Drum and Dance Co. and DJs dub Snakr and Juan Data spinning bhangra, bollywood, dancehall, African, and more.

Family Vibes Elbo Room. 10pm, $10.Jahangir DJs and live music by Jazz Mafia.

"Fourth Anniversary Party." Lookout. 3:30 p.m.-2 a.m., free. DJs Stephanie Phillips, Christopher B., Guy Ruben and Robbie Martin.

Teenage Dance Craze Knockout. 10pm, $4. Surf, garage, and soul with Russel Quan, dX the Funky Granpaw, Okieoran Scott.

Vintage Orson, 508 Fourth St, SF; (415) 777-1508. 5:30-11pm, free. DJ TophOne and guest spin jazzy beats for cocktalians.

SATURDAY 27

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Airfix Kits, Cat Party, Baby Talk El Rio. 10pm, $7.

"Baykids Benefit" with Moonalice Slim's. 8pm, $15-$50.

Bird Call, Johanna and the Dusty Floor Brick and Mortar. 9pm, $10.

Jerry "The Iceman" Butler Rrazz Room, 7 and 9:30pm, $40-$45.

Erin Brazil and the Brazillionaires, Kelly McFarling, Hang Jones Amnesia. 9pm, $7-10.

Cartographer, Disastroid, Narooma, Hazel's Wart, Clarissa Sub-Mission, 2183 Mission, SF. 7pm, $6.

Richard Cheese and Lounge Against the Machine Bimbos. 9pm, $45-$65.

Dead Westerns Riptide, 3639 Taraval, SF; www.riptidesf.com. 10 and 11:15pm, free.

Dukes of Hamburg, Legendary Stardust Cowboy, Rock N Roll Adventure Kids and more Thee Parkside. 9pm, $20.

FeatherWitch, Butlers Rickshaw Stop. 9pm, $7.

Hot Fog, Ironwitch, Winter Ox Hemlock Tavern. 5Pm, $5.

J-Pop Summit Post from Webster to Laguna, SF ; www.newpeopleworld.com. 11am, free. With Zaneeds, Danceroid, DJ Amaya and more.

Jason Marion, Rags Tuttle, Rome Balestrieri Johnny Foley's Irish House, 243 O'Farrell, SF; www.duelingpianosatfoleys.com. 9pm, free. Dueling pianos.

Rupa and April Fishes, Sergent Garcia Independent. 9pm, $30.

Ty Segall Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $5.

Sex with No Hands 50 Mason Social House, SF. 10pm, free.

"Sleepless Nights: Gram Parsons Tribute Concert" Great American Music Hall. 8:30pm, $13. Red Meat, Sweet Chariot, East Bay Grease, Big Eagle, and more.

Taxes, Seeking Empire, Gentlemen Bottom of the Hill. 10Pm, $10.

Tribal Seeds, Holdup, Seedless Regency Ballroom. 8pm, $20.

Earl Thomas and the Blues Ambassadors Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $22.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

"A Summer of Love." Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 678 Portola, SF; www.herchurch.org. 7:30pm, free. Bell Appeal community bell choir.

Horace-Scope Club DeLuxe, 1551 Haight, SF; www.sfclubdelux.com. 9:30pm, $5. Home grown hard bop quartet.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Forro Brazuca, Lau Paiva Quartet Cafe Du Nord. 9pm, $15.

Saturday Night Salsa Ramp, 855 Francois, SF; www.facebook.com/therampsf. 5:30pm, $10.

Craig Ventresco and Meredith Axelrod Atlas Cafe, 3049 20th St., SF. 4pm. Ragtime and blues.

DANCE CLUBS

Afro Bao Little Baobab, 3388 19th St, SF; (415) 643-3558. 10pm, $5. Afro and world music with rotating DJs including Stepwise, Steve, Claude, Santero, and Elembe.

Bootie SF: Michael Jackson's Birthday DNA Lounge. 9pm, $8-$15. With Adrian & Mysterious D Smash-Up Derby, Dada, Michael Jackson impersonator Surge Jackson and more.

Go BANG! Deco Lounge, 510 Larkin, SF; www.decosf.com. 9pm, $5. Atomic disco. Marke B's birthday celebration with special guest Allen Craig and resident DJs Steve Fabus, Stanley Fink, Tres Lingerie and Sergio.

Roots and Rhythm Series. Amoeba, 1855 Haight, SF; www.amoeba.com. 2p.m., free. DJ Harry Duncan spinning In the Soul Kitchen, his weekly radio show on KUSF in Exile.

SUNDAY 28

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Jerry "The Iceman" Butler Rrazz Room, 7pm, $40-$45.

Company of Thieves, Hounds Below, Kinch Cafe Du Nord.8pm, $12.

Electricity, A Decade of '80s, DJs Deadbeat and Yule Be Sorry Knockout. 10pm, $4.

Mikal Cronin, Mouthbreathers, Cosmonauts Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $7.

J-Pop Summit Post from Webster to Laguna, SF ; www.newpeopleworld.com. 11am, free. With Zaneeds, Danceroid, DJ Amaya and more.

Moonhearts, Pangea, King Lollipop, Si Si Si Hemlock Tavern. 2Pm, $7.

Sway Machinery, Brass Menazeri Beatbox, 314 11th St., SF; beatboxsf.com. 8pm, $12.

Twang Sunday: Jenny Lynn and Her Real Gone Daddies, Dead Cat Hat Thee Parkside. 4pm, free.

Nico Vega, Scene of Action, Abatis Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $12.

Yellow Dress, Spirit of the Red City Amnesia. 8pm, $5.

Zula, Emperor X Kimo's. 8pm.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Jazz organ party with Lavay Smith and Chris Siebert Royal Cuckoo, 3202 Mission, SF; www.royalcuckoo.com. 7:30pm, free.

Lindy LaFontaine, Molly Tuttle Yoshi's. 8pm, $7.

Little Brown Brother Jazz and Blues Jam Savanna Jazz, 2937 Mission, SF. 7pm, $5.

Tom Lander Medjool, 2522 Mission, SF; www.medjoolsf.com. 6-9pm, free.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Sunday Night Salsa Ramp, 855 Francois, SF; www.facebook.com/therampsf. 5:30pm, $10.

DANCE CLUBS

Batcave Cat Club. 10pm, $5. Death rock, goth, and post-punk with Steeplerot Necromos and c_death.

Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm, $6. Dub, roots, and classic dancehall with DJ Sep, Vinnie Esparza, DFRNT.

Jock Lookout, 3600 16th St, SF; www.lookoutsf.com. 3pm, $2. Raise money for LGBT sports teams while enjoying DJs and drink specials.

La Pachanga Blue Macaw, 2565 Mission, SF; www.thebluemacawsf.com. 6pm, $10. Salsa dance party with live Afro-Cuban salsa bands.

MONDAY 29

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Honeymoon Elbo Room. 9pm.

"Under Raps" Open Mic. Showdown, 10 6 St., SF; showdownsf.com. 9pm, free.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

JimBo Trout and the Fishpeople Amnesia. 8:30pm, free. Bluegrass series.

DANCE CLUBS

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

M.O.M. Madrone Art Bar. 6pm, free. DJs Timoteo Gigante, Gordo Cabeza, and Chris Phlek playing all Motown every Monday.

Sausage Party Rosamunde Sausage Grill, 2832 Mission, SF; (415) 970-9015. 6:30-9:30pm, free. DJ Dandy Dixon spins vintage rock, R&B, global beats, funk, and disco at this happy hour sausage-shack gig.

TUESDAY 30

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Charles Bradly and the Menahan Street Band Independent. 8pm, $15.

Build Them to Break, No Captains, Hoxton Mob El Rio. 8pm, $5.

Butthole Surfers, 400 Blows Regency Ballroom. 8pm, $32.

FpodBpod, Bryan John Appleby, Family Folk Explosion Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.

Lonero Yoshi's. 8pm, $15.

Naked Fiction, Smash Atoms, Thousandnames Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $8.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Slippery Slope Yoshi's. 9:15pm, $10.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY "Twang to the Rescue: Benefit for the 434-436 Waller Fire Relief Committee." Cafe Du Nord. 7:30pm, $20. With Plains High Drifters, Windy Hill Bluegrass Band, Mississippi Mike and the Midnight Gamblers, Lady A and the Heel Draggers, and more.

 

Music listings are compiled by Emily Savage. Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead or check the venue's website to confirm bookings and hours. Prices are listed when provided to us. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks.

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