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WEDNESDAY 5

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Bar Fight, Aloha Screwdriver, Business End Elbo Room. 9pm. $6.

CANT, Blood Orange Independent. 8pm, $15.

Evergrey, Blackguard, Sabaton, Powerglove, Absence Regency Ballroom. 7pm, $25.

Holger, New Spell, Red Weather Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.

Jus' Folks, Apogee Sound Club, Hard Feelings, Peter Precious Knockout. 9pm, $5.

Guella, Antioquia Cafe Du Nord. 9:30 pm, $10. Benefit for the Tutorpedia Foundation.

Mona, Funeral Party, Soft White Sixties Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $12.

Muca Pazza Rickshaw Stop. 8pm, $12.

Troy Neihardt vs. Nathan Temby Johnny Foley's, 243 O'Farrell, SF; www.duelingpianosatfoleys.com. 9:30pm.

Zola Jesus Amoeba. 6pm, free.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Cosmo AlleyCats Le Colonial, 20 Cosmo Place, SF; www.lecolonialsf.com; 7-10pm.

David Binney Quartet Swedish American Hall. 7:30pm, $25.

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.

Mingus Amungus Yoshi's. 8pm, $12.

Jacui Naylor Rrazz Room. 8pm, $35.

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

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Kelley McRae Bazaar Cafe, 5927 California, SF; www.bazaarcafe.com. 7pm, Free.

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.

"1320 Showcase SF" Temple SF, 540 Howard, St; www.templesf.com; 9pm, free. With Little People, Nalepa, Djunya, Chron4, Fuzz, Bins, Smash & Grab.

Vespa Beat Bliss Bar, 4026 24th St., SF; www.blissbarsf.com. 9pm, free. MSK.fm spins raregrooves, electroswing, and boogie.

THURSDAY 6

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Blitzen Trapper Amoeba. 6pm, free.

CSS, Men Fillmore. 8pm, $35.

Datarock, Anoraak, Baertur, Syntax Terrorkester Mezzanine. 9pm, $13.

Jason Dolan, SF Artists Collective 50 Mason Social House, SF; www.50masonsocialhouse.com. 7pm, free.

Electric Six, Kitten, Mark Mallman Independent. 8pm, $16.

"Hemlock Tavern 10 Year Anniversary" Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, free.

Hood Internet, Psalm One, Rhymesayers, Justus Bends Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $15.

Misisipi Mike and the Midnight Gamblers Amnesia. 9pm, $7.

Peter, Bjorn and John, Hanni El Khatib Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $20.

Short Fuse, Meatslab, Feral Depravity, Hemorage, Phalgeron Thee Parkside. 9pm, $7.

Nathan Temby vs. Troy Neihardt Johnny Foley's, 243 O'Farrell, SF; www.duelingpianosatfoleys.com. 9:30pm.

Yule Be Sorry, Swiftums, Lenguas Largas, Little Mercury Knockout. 9:30pm, $6.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

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

Lost Dog Found, Black Kat Kabaret Cafe Du Nord. 9pm, $12.

Jacui Naylor Rrazz Room. 8pm, $35.

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

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

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

Mitch Polzak and Billy Wilson Duo Atlas Cafe, 3049 20 St., 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. 9:30pm, $7. DJs Pleasuremaker and Señor Oz spin Afrobeat, Tropicália, electro, samba, and funk. Special live guest Dunkelbunt (Vienna).

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

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.

Starslinger, Mux Mool, Shigeto Rickshaw Stop. 9pm, $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.

FRIDAY 7

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Fancy Space People Brick and Mortar. 10pm, $8-$10.

Fresh and Onlys, Tamaryn, Wax Idols Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $14-$16.

Groovality Band Biscuits & Blues. 8pm, $10.

Hurry Up Shotgun, Generalissimo, Moon Eater Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.

Jason Marion, Nathan Temby, Troy Neihardt Johnny Foley's, 243 O'Farrell, SF; www.duelingpianosatfoleys.com. 9pm.

Christian Martin, Worthy, Justin Martin Mezzanine. 9pm, free before 11pm with RSVP on Going.com, $20 without.

Megafaun, Doug Paisley Cafe Du Nord. 9:30 pm, $12.

Old Firm Casuals, Brassknuckle Boys, Young Offenders, Airfix Kits, Living Eyes Thee Parkside. 9pm, $10.

Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Twin Sister Slim's. 9pm, $21.

Stephanie Rearick Brainwash, 1122 Folsom, SF; www.brainwash.com. 7pm, free.

Rebirth Brass Band, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds Independent. 9pm, $25.

Trophy Fire, Bird by Bird, Bruises Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

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

Fourplay Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $25-$35.

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

Jacui Naylor Rrazz Room. 8pm, $35.

 

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.

Bikes and Beats Public Works, SF; www.publicsf.com. 9pm, $10-$15. =Benefit for San Francisco Bike Coalition with J Boogie's Dubtronic Science, Fort Knox 5.

Braza! Som, 2925 16 St., SF; www.som-bar.com. 10pm, $10. Brazilian beats and breaks with DJ Fausto from Favela Soul.

Fringe DNA. 9pm, $8-$12. Indie rockl, electro pop with Blondie K and SubOctave.

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

120 Minutes Elbo Room. 10pm, $6-$10. Sleepover plus resident DJs Whitch, Nako, and GuMMyBeAr.

Strangelove: Undead Wedding Cat Club. 9:30p.m., $3-$7. Goth and industrial with DJs Tomas Diablo, Melting Girl, Mz. Samantha, and Xander.

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

SATURDAY 8

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Boris, Tera Melos, Master Musucians of Bukkake Regency Ballroom. 9pm, $22.

Cymbals Eat Guitars, Hooray for Earth, Dandelion War Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $14.

Dead Meadow, Burnt Ones, Pow! Cafe Du Nord. 9:30 pm, $15.

Hanni El Khatib Amoeba. 2pm, free.

"Frisco Freakout Psychedelic Dance Party" Thee Parkside. 2pm, $15.With Harderships, Carlton Melton, Imaginary Friends, Assemble Head in Sunburst Sound, Z-Trane, and more.

Girls, Sonny and the Sunsets Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $20.

Russo Jones 50 Mason Social House, SF; www.50masonsocialhouse.com. 10pm, free.

"Meditations on San Francisco" San Francisco Zen Center, 300 Page, SF; www.sfzc.org. With Barn Owl, Date Palms, and Danny Paul Grody. 6-9pm, $12.

Troy Neihardt, Jason Marion, Nathan Temby Johnny Foley's, 243 O'Farrell, SF; www.duelingpianosatfoleys.com. 9pm.

Stevie Nicks Fillmore. 8pm, $120.

Peter, Bjorn and John Slim's. 9pm, $20.

Rebirth Brass Band, SeaSunZ and the Earth Amp Project Independent. 9pm, $25.

Sam Chase Riptide, 3639 Taraval, SF; www.theriptidesf.com. 10pm, free.

Dan Sartain, Two Tears, Des Roar, Electra Hemlock Tavern. 8:30pm, $10.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Fourplay Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $35.

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

Jacui Naylor Rrazz Room. 8pm, $35.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

LoCura Brick and Mortar. 9pm, $10-$12.

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

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 Up Forever II The Factory SF, 525 Harrison, SF; wwwblowupforever.com. 9pm, $22.50. With Rapture, Fred Falke, Lifelike, Poolside, Treasure Fingers, Jeffrey Paradise, and more.

Bootie SF: Mashup-Germany DNA Lounge. 9pm, $8-$15. German Sparkle Party and Surrrl spinning nutty house, electro, breaks, and funk.

DJ ?uestlove, DJ Sake1, Apollo and Mark Divita Public Works, 161 Eerie, SF; www.publicsf.com. 9pm, $15.

Electricity Knockout. 10pm, $4. A decade of '80s with DJs Deadbeat and Yule Be Sorry, plus Nako.

Tormenta Tropical vs Que Bajo Elbo Room. 10pm, $5-$10. With DJs Shawn Reynaldo, Oro11, Uproot Andy, and Geko Jones.

2 Men Will Move You Amnesia. 9pm. Primo and Jordan play disco, boogie, house, new wave, and Italo.

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

SUNDAY 9

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Arms and Legs, Deaf Wish, Djin Aquarian/Plastic Crimewave Band Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $7.

Bijou Martuni's, 4 Valencia, SF; www.dragatmartunis.com. 7pm, $5.

David Crowder Band Regency Ballroom. 7pm, $28.

Meddy Gerville Brick and Mortar. 4-6pm, $10.

Girls, Sonny and the Sunsets Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $20.

Hawthorne Heights Brick and Mortar. 9pm, $12-$15.

Hobbit NYC, Blank Stares, Sassy!!! Bottom of the Hill. 1pm, $8.

Janiva Magness Biscuits & Blues. 8 and 10pm, $22.

Stevie Nicks Fillmore. 8pm, $120.

Voltaire, Hellblinki, This Way to the Egress, Slow Poisoner Stud Bar, 399 9 St., SF; www.studsf.com. 10pm, $13.

Yellowcard, Every Avenue, Go Radio Slim's.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

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

"Fourth Annual SF Filipino American Jazz Festival" Yoshi's. 6pm, $35-$40. With Annie Brazil, Winston Raval, Lena Sunday, Ann Marie Santos, and SF Pinoy Jazz Quartet.

Jacui Naylor Rrazz Room. 7pm, $35.

Tiempo Libre Yerba Buena Center for the Art's Novellus Theater, 701 Howard, SF; www.ybca.org. 7pm, $25-$65.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Margrit Eichler, Martine Donovan, Lea Grant Yoshi's Lounge. 8pm, $7.

Salsa Sunday El Rio. 3-8pm, $8-$10. Salsa, merengue, and cumbia with Benny Velarde Y Supercombo.

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

"Twang Sunday" Thee Parkside. 4pm, free.

DANCE CLUBS

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

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.

Mungo's Hi Fi feat. Soom T, DJ Sep Elbo Room. 9pm, $12-$17. Presented by Dub Mission.

Tropical Hot Dog Night Knockout. 9pm, $5. With DJ Placentin spinning mutant disco and post punk.

MONDAY 10

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Japanther, Unstoppable Death Machine Hemlock Tavern. 8:30pm, $7.

Nick Lowe, JD McPherson Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $30.

Premonition 13, Witch Mountain, Walken Elbo Room. 9pm, $10-$13.

Yelawolf, DJ Craze, Rittz Independent. 9pm, $17.

Switchfoot, Anberlin Warfield. 7:30pm, $25.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Bossa Nova Tunnel Top, 601 Bush, SF; (415) 722-6620. 8-11:30pm, free. Live acoustic Bossa Nova.

Benny Green Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness, SF; www.sfwmpac.org. 7:30pm, $20-$40.

Rileys Yoshi's. 8 pm, $16.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Toshio Hirano Amnesia. 9pm.

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 11

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Australian Pink Floyd Warfield. 8pm, $32.50-$42.50.

Gang Gang Dance, Prince Rama Independent. 8pm, $15.

Sarah McQuaid Biscuits & Blues. 8:30p.m.$10.

Renderers, Sore Eros, Christine Shields Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $8.

Chad VanGaalen, Gary War Cafe Du Nord. 9:30 pm, $12.

Rocky Votolato, Matt Pond PA, Minor Kingdom Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $15.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Steppin Madrone Art Bar. 10pm, $2.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Fabiana Passoni and Her Quartet Le Colonial, 20 Cosmo Place, SF; www.lecolonialsf.com; 7-10pm, free.

 

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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