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WEDNESDAY 21

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Black Cat Cabaret, Slim Jenkins, Cyril Noir DNA Lounge 9pm, $5-$8.

Blank Tapes, Chloe Makes Music, Range of Light Wilderness Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $14.

Cataldo, Rin Tin Tiger, Owl Paws Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $7.

Lumineers Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $8.

Terry Savastano Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

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

Greg Gotelli Quartet Medjool, 2522 Mission, SF; www.medjoolsf.com. 6-9pm, free.

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

Branford Marsalis Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $20-$30.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark, 999 California, SF; www.topofthemark.com. 6:30pm, $5.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Galeet Dardashti JCCSF, 3200 California St., SF; www.jccsf.org. 8pm, $12-15.

DANCE CLUBS

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

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.

Third Wednesdays Underground SF. 10pm-2am, $3. With Ms. Jackson, DJ Loryn, and Becky Knox spinning electro, tech, house, and breaks.

THURSDAY 22

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Black Cobra, Walken, Hightower Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission, SF; www.ybca.org. 6-8pm, free with admission.

Delhi 2 Dublin Independent. 9pm, $20.

Colour Revolt, Colourmusic Cafe Du Nord. 8pm, $10.

Covox, Bud Melvin, Zen Albatross, Wizwars DNA Lounge. 8pm, $15.

Casey Neil, Barbary Ghosts Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $7.

Cut Loose Band Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Dominique Leone, Body Parts Amnesia. 9pm, $7.

Monarchy, Penguin Prison Rickshaw Stop. 9pm, $15.

Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Austin Lucas and the Bold Party Bottom of the Hill. 8:30pm, $10.

John Trubee and the Ugly Janitors of America, V.Vale, Wounded Stag El Valenciano, 1153 Valencia, SF; (415) 826-9561. 8pm, $10.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Blues Organ Party with Chris Siebert Royal Cuckoo, 3202 Mission, SF; www.royalcuckoo.com. 7:30pm, free.

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

Branford Marsalis Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $30-$40.

"Polish Soul" JCCSF, 3200 California, SF; www.jccsf.org. 7:30pm, $25-$40. With Tomasz Stanko.

Return to Forever, Zappa Plays Zappa Warfield. 8pm, $65-$102.50.

Stompy Jones Top of the Mark, 999 California, SF; www.topofthemark.com. 7:30pm, $10.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Black Crown Stringband Atlas Cafe, 3049 20th SF; www.atlascafe.net. 8-10pm, 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 and Señor Oz spin Afrobeat, Tropicália, electro, samba, and funk.

dBridge, Lynx, Bachelors of Science, Method One Mighty. 9pm.

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.

Live from the Control Room 330 Rich. 9pm, $7. 16 producer beat battle and live performances.

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 23

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Joseph Arthur, Caracol, Elisapie Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $20.

Back Pages Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Baxtalo Drum Amnesia. 9pm, $7.

Blah Blah Blah, Headboggle, Coffis Brothers Brainwash, 1122 Folsom, SF; www.brainwashcafe.com. 8pm.

5 Cent Coffee, Rhubarb Whiskey, Plasterkatz Plough and Stars. 8pm, $10.

400 Blows, Pins of Light, Horns Thee Parkside. 9pm, $8.

Hammers of Misfortune, Brainoil, Futur Skullz Elbo Room 10pm, $12.

Junior Boys, Young Galaxy, DJ Aaron Axelsen Mezzanine. 9pm, $17.

Man/Miracle, Vacant Lots, Hiking Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $10.

Ziggy Marley Amoeba. 6pm, free.

James Vincent McMorrow, William Elliot Whitmore Slim's. 9pm, $15.

Paladino Connecticut Yankee, 100 Connecticut , SF; www.theyankee.com. 9pm, $20.

Pop Rocks, Notorious Bimbo's. 9pm, $20.

Santos Perdidos Red Poppy Arts House. 8pm, $10-$12.

Two Door Cinema Club, Grouplove, Lonely Forest Warfield. 8pm, $25.

Two Gallants, Mumlers Independent. 9pm, $20.

Ventid, Cartographer, Worker Bee Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Black Cat Orchestra Top of the Mark, 999 California, SF; www.topofthemark.com. 9pm, $10.

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

Branford Marsalis Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $30-$40.

Miami Fox Trio Swedish American Hall. 8pm, $20.

Soundlab Arup, 560 Mission, SF; www.arup.com. 7:30, 8:15, 9, 9:45pm, $20-$200. Listening chamber by acoustic engineers, ARUP.

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.

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.

Trannyshack: Lady Gaga Tribute DNA Lounge. 9:30pm, $20.

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

SATURDAY 24

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Bay Area Heat Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

"Bay Vibes Fest 4" Cafe Cocomo, 650 Indiana, SF; www.bayvibessf.com. Noon, $15. Bayonics, Alma Desnuda, La Gente, Forro Brazuca, and more.

Bloody Hollies, Hot Lunch, Winter Teeth Knockout. 10pm, $7.

Dream Theater, Trivium Warfield. 8pm, $50-$65.

Foolproof Four, Sean Flinn and the Royal We, Taxes Amnesia. 9pm, $5.

Hank3, Hell Billy, Attention Deficit Domination Regency Ballroom. 8:30pm, $28.

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

Love Dimension, Secret Secretaries, Hairspray Blues Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.

Midnight Bombers, Go Time, Moss, Psychology of Genocide Thee Parkside. 9pm, $6.

"Polk Street Blues Festival" Polk from Broadway to California, SF; www.polkstreetbluesfestival.com. 10am-6pm, free.

Systems Officer Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $12.

Translators, D'Jelly Brains Thee Parkside. 3pm, free.

Two Gallants Independent. 9pm, $20.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

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

Branford Marsalis Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $40.

Pat Metheny, Larry Grenadier Marines Memorial Theater, 609 Sutter, SF; www.marineclub.com. 7 and 9pm, $45-$85.

Soundlab Arup, 560 Mission, SF; www.arup.com. 7:30, 8:15, 9, 9:45pm, $20-$200. Listening chamber by acoustic engineers, ARUP.

Venus Loops Lost Church, 65 Capp, SF; www.thelostchurch.com. 8-10pm, $10.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Lagos Roots Afrobeat Ensemble, DJ Jeremiah Elbo Room. 10pm, $12.

Jim Lauderdale, Maurice Tani and Jenn Courtney St. Cyprian's Church, 2097 Turk, SF; www.noevalleymusicseries.com. 8pm, $20.

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

Skillet Licorice Cafe International, 508 Haight, SF; www.cafeinternational.us. 4 and 7pm, 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.

Blow Off Slim's. 10pm, $15. Dance party hosted and DJ'd by Bob Mould and Rich Morel.

Bootie SF Pre-Folsom Party DNA Lounge. 9pm, $8-$15. Seven different DJs and bands. With Smash-Up Derby, Purple Crush, RawBurt and more.

Industry Beatbox. 10pm, $35-$45. Folsom Street Fair party with DJs Pagano and Jamie J Sanchez.

"Public Works One Year Anniversary Party" Public Works, SF; www.publicworkssf.com; 9pm. With DJs Kramer, Shawn Reynaldo (Icee Hot), Adnan, Maco De La Vega, Afrolicious, and more.

Sanafrica Bollyhood Café. 9pm, $7-10. West African and Latin fusion party with Jose Luis, DJ Nado, and DJ Mignane.

Roots and Rhythm Series Amoeba. 2-5pm, free. DJ Harry Duncan. Donations go to Save KUSF.

SUNDAY 25

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Bud E. Luv with the Trio, Whole Enchilada Band Rrazz Room. 5pm, $30.

MC Chris, MC Lars, Mega Ran, Adam WarRock Slim's. 8pm, $15.

Pale Chalice, Bosse-de-Nage, Wreck and Reference, Planning for a Buriel Hemlock Tavern. 8:30pm, $7.

Ladytron, Sonoio, Polaris at Noon Regency Ballroom. 8pm, $27.

New Diplomat Vessel, 85 Campton, SF; www.vesselsf.com. 8pm.

Lee "Scratch" Perry Independent. 9pm, $25.

"Polk Street Blues Festival" Polk from Broadway to California, SF; www.polkstreetbluesfestival.com. 10am-6pm, free.

Terry Savastano Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Janis Siegel and her Trio Rrazz Room. 7pm, $35.

Shondes, Schande, Wild Assumptions Cafe Du Nord. 8:30pm, $10.

Slow Poisoner Plough and Stars, 116 Clement, SF. 4:30pm, free.

Twin Shadow, Diamond Rings Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $17-$19.

Voodoo Glow Skulls, Atom Age, Started Its Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $12.

Wheeler Brothers Amnesia. 9pm.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Blues Organ Party with Lavay Smith and Chris Siebert Royal Cuckoo, 3202 Mission, SF; www.royalcuckoo.com. 7:30pm, free.

"Bossa Nova Poet" Florence Gould Theatre, Legion of Honor, SF; www.legionofhonor.famsf.org. 2pm, $25-$50.

Bryan Girard Trio Bliss Bar, 4026 24th St., SF; www.blissbarsf.com. 4:30-7:30pm, $10.

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

Branford Marsalis Yoshi's. 7 and 9pm, $30-$40.

Navitas Ensemble, Collected Community Music Center of SF, 544 Capp, SF; www.sfcmc.org. 7:30pm, $10-$20.

Inga Swearingen Red Poppy Arts House 7pm, $12-15.

 

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Justin Ancheta Red Poppy Art House. 8pm, $10-$15.

"Chinatown Music Festival"Portsmouth Square, Kearny between Clay and Washington, SF. 1-6:45pm, free.

Howlin' Houndog, Slow Poisoner, POPs Plough and Stars. 4:30pm.

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

"Twang Sunday" Thee Parkside. 4pm, free. With Coffin Hunter, Jummy and the Blackfish, Lester & Possum.

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 Poirier and DJ Sep.

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 26

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Arch Enemy, DevilDriver, Skeletonwitch, Cthonic Regency Ballroom. 7:30pm, $26.

Honeymoon, Infantree, Grahame Lesh Elbo Room 9pm, $8.

Kings Go Forth Independent. 8pm, $15.

Neon Trees Slim's. 8pm, $16.

Porchlight Open Door Hemlock Tavern. 6:30pm, $5.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Django by the Bay, Le Jazz Hot, Doug Martin's Avatar Ensemble, Vic & Nick Yoshi's. 8pm, $15.

B.B. King, Buddy Guy Nob Hill Masonic Center, 1111 California, SF; www.masonicauditorium.com. 8pm, $49.50-$69.50.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Earl Brothers Amnesia. 6pm.

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 27

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Braids, Pepper Rabbit, Painted Palms Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $12.

Idiot Glee Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $7.

Moreland and Arbuckle Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $15.

Never Shout Never, A Rocket to the Moon, Carter Hulsey Warfield. 6:30pm, $22.

Nurses, Dominant Legs Cafe Du Nord. 9pm, $10-$12.

Daniel Whittington Hotel Utah. 9pm, $8.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Infrasound, Jason Kahn, Francisco Meirino Lab, 2948 16th St., SF; www.royalcuckoo.com. 8pm, $8-$12.

DANCE CLUBS

"Benefit for Capoeira Brasil" Elbo Room 9pm, $10. With DJs Dion and Kwala spinning Brazilian dance hits, samba, funk, and bossa nova. Eclectic Company Skylark, 9pm, free. DJs Tones and Jaybee spin old school hip hop, bass, dub, glitch, and electro.

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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