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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.

 

WEDNESDAY 31

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Cannons and Clouds, Family Crest, Garage Voice, Downhill From Here Rickshaw Stop. 7:30pm, $10.

Ry Cooder Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $25.

M.O.T.O, Sharp Objects, Custom Kicks Knockout. 10pm, $7.

My Goodness Brick and Mortar. 8pm, $8.

Oh Boy!, One F, Wild Kindness Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.

Pryor Baird Band Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $15.

"Rock and Sox Benefit" Connecticut Yankee, 100 Connecticut, SF; www.theyankee.com. 9pm, $8. Cancer Sucks Band, Planet Waves.

Soviettes, Slow Death, Gateway District Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.

White Wires, Personals and the Pizzas, Wrong Words, Okmoniks Thee Parkside. 8pm, $7.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Cosmo Alleycats featuring Emily Wade Adams Le Colonial, 20 Cosmo, SF; (415) 864-2419. 7pm, free.

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

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

Wesley Woo and the Half Time Heros 50 Mason Social House, SF; www.50masonsocialhouse.com. 9pm, free.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Nigerian Brothers, West African High Life Band Yoshi's. 8pm, $18.

DANCE CLUBS

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

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

Mary Go Round Lookout, 3600 16th St, SF; www.lookoutsf.com. 10pm, $5. Drag with Suppositori Spelling, Mercedez Munro, and Ginger Snap.

Megatallica Fiddler's Green, 1333 Columbus, SF; www.megatallica.com. 7pm, free. Heavy metal hangout.

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

Stay Gold Public Works, 161 Eerie, SF; www.publicworkssf.com. 10pm, $3-$5. Booty bounce with DJs Rapid Fire and Pink Lightning.

Trillness Elbo Room. 9pm. Note the Chevy Rydah, Black Mic, DJs Cyclist and Dnz1, Joemousepad, Drewmin and B. Lewis.

THURSDAY 1

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Ry Cooder Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $25.

Cut Loose Band Johnny Foley's Irish House, 243 O'Farrell, SF; www.johnnyfoleys.com. 9pm.

David Dondero, Tom Heyman, Brother Pacific Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $10.

Double Duchess, Giggle Party, Dominique Leon Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $8.

High Like Five, Peace Mercucio Grant and Green Saloon, 1371 Grant, SF; (415) 693-9565. 9pm, free.

Peaches, Maluca Mezzanine. 9pm, $20.

Uzi Rash, King Lollipop, Buffalo Tooth, Cool Ghouls Thee Parkside. 9pm, $6.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Delphi Trio San Francisco Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, 50 Oak, SF; www.www.sfcm.edu, 7:30pm, $10. Alumni recital series with violin, cello, and piano.

Ivan Lins Quinteto Yoshi's. 8pm, $18.

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

 

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Heel Draggers Atlas Cafe, 3049 20th, SF; www.atlascafe.com. 8pm, free.

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, Señor Oz and special guests DJ Concerned and Chauncey Yearwood spin Afrobeat, Tropicália, electro, samba, and funk.

Electric Feel Lookout. 9pm, free. Indie music video dance party.

Dangerzone vs Echo A Go-Go Knockout. 9:30pm, free. Classic dub to hardcore dancehall.

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.

Rob Swift of the X-Ecutioners, DJ Platurn, Ammbush, Oakland Faders Otis Lounge, 25 Maiden Lane, SF; www.otissf.com. 10pm, $10.

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.

World Town: Hardwell Ruby Skye. 9pm, $20. Progressive production and pop samples.

FRIDAY 2

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Archers of Loaf Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $25.

Blood and Sunshine, Tigercat, Dualies Hotel Utah. 9pm, $8.

Frail, Young Digerati, Scissors for Lefty, Mister Loveless Slim's. 9pm, $13.

Japandroids, Bass Drum of Death Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $12.

"Labor Day Shakedown" Space 550, 550 Barnevald, SF.10pm, $35. With Too $hort, Coblooded the Great, San Quinn and more. .

Slowness, Tied to the Branches Make-Out Room. 7:30pm, $8.

Soft Pack, Lumps, She's Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $12.

Sorrows, Crazy Squeeze, Jhameel Thee Parkside. 9pm, $8.

Still Flyin, Letting Up Despite Faults, Silver Swans Rickshaw Stop. 9pm, $10-$12.

X-Static Johnny Foley's Irish House, 243 O'Farrell, SF; www.johnnyfoleys.com. 9pm.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

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

Ivan Lins Quinteto Yoshi's. 8pm, $26.

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

Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers Club Deluxe, 1151 Haight, SF; www.sfclubdeluxe.com. 10pm, $7.

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.

Oldies Night Knockout. 9pm, $2-$4.DJs Primo, Daniel, and Lost Cat spin doo-wap, one hit wonders and soul.

120 Minutes Elbo Room. 10pm, $5-$10. Anniversary party with live set by Chelsea Wolfe, DJ Todd Pendu, and resident witchouse DJs Whitch and Nako.

Shame Spiral Public Works, 161 Eerie, SF; www.publicworkssf.com. 9pm. Disco with Jenna Riot, Stanley Frank, and Bus Station John. No photographs.

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

SATURDAY 3

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Acorn Bcorn, SorryEverAfter, Primitive Hearts Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $6.

Adrenaline Mob, Futures End Independent. 9pm, $25.

Archers of Loaf Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $25.

"CONVERGENCE International Alternative Music and Arts Festival" Japantown Peace Plaza, Post and Webster, SF; www.convergencefest.com. 12-5pm, free. Bran Flakes, Planet Booty, Glowing Stars.

Definite Articles, Passenger and Pilot, Blonde Summer Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.

Handsome Furs, Suuns, Talkdemonic Slim's. 9pm, $13.

KRS-ONE Yoshi's. 10:30pm, $30.

Optimo, Mi Ami Public Works, 161 Erie, SF; www.publicworkssf.com. 9pm, $10-$15.

RTX, White Fence, Heavy Cream, Burnt Ones Thee Parkside 9pm, $8.

Sole Johnny Foley's Irish House, 243 O'Farrell, SF; www.johnnyfoleys.com. 9pm.

You am I, Bye Bye Blackbirds Cafe Du Nord. 9:30pm, $15.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Ivan Lins Quinteto Yoshi's. 8pm, $26.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

 

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.

Debaser Knockout. 9pm, $5.DJs Jamie Jams and Emdee of Club Neon spin 90s alternative dance music.

Fader Fest Mezzanine. 9pm, $25. Thud Rumble presents Invisibl Skratch Piklz, Bangerz and Ean Golden of DJ Techtools.

SUNDAY 4

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

MC Frontalot, Brandon Patton Cafe Du Nord. 8pm, $12.

Slim Cessna's Auto Club, Ferocious Few, Tiny Television Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $12.

Super Melody, Darren Sylvester, Faux Pas Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $8.

Tall Shadows Johnny Foley's Irish House, 243 O'Farrell, SF; www.johnnyfoleys.com. 9pm.

Twin Sister, Devon Williams, Library Voices Rickshaw Stop. 8pm, $10-$12.

Jerry Jeff Walker Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $32-$35.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

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

Kally Price Old Blues and Jazz Band, Emperor Norton's Jazz Band Amnesia. 9pm, $5.

Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers Make-Out Room. 7:30pm.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

100 Yards of Funky Soul Records Knockout. 10pm, $2.Classic soul, funk, and Latin soul with Dirty Dishes English Steve and dX the Funky Granpaw.

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's 15th Anniversary Elbo Room. 9pm, $15-$20. Dub, roots, and classic dancehall. Special guests Adrian Sherwood's On-U Sound System and Brother Culture, plus DJ Sep.

Fresh Ruby Skye. 6pm, $25. Labor Day Weekend dance party with DJ Pornstar and DJ Kimberly S.

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 5

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Brothers of the Sonic Cloth, Hazzard's Cure, Hashashin Hemlock Tavern. 5pm, $7.

Damir Johnny Foley's Irish House, 243 O'Farrell, SF; www.johnnyfoleys.com. 9pm.

Olivia Tremor Control, Music Tapes Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $17.

DANCE CLUBS

Brazilian Independence Day Celebration Elbo Room. 9pm, $7. DJs Carioca and P-Shot with secret live guest.

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 6

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Danko Jones, Electric Sister, Dirty Power Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $12.

Groundation, Kevin Kinsella Great American Music Hall. 9Pm, $26-$29.

Rene Hell, Black Jeans, Brandon Nickell, Earn Knockout. 9pm, $6.

John Lawton Trio Johnny Foley's Irish House, 243 O'Farrell, SF; www.johnnyfoleys.com. 9pm.

Mummies, Hondettes Knockout. 10pm, $15.

Sick of Sarah, Hunter Valentine, Vanity Theft Hotel Utah. 8pm, $10.  

Viva Brother, Family of the Year Independent. 8pm, $14. FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Pine Needles Yoshi's. 9:15pm, $10.

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