Music Listings


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 For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks.



Rome Balestrieri vs. Joel Nelson Johnny Foley's, 243 O'Farrell, SF; 9:30pm.

Bing Ji Ling, Tommy Guerrero DJ set Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 8pm.

Blue Scholars, Bambu Slim's. 9pm, $16.

Colbie Caillat Regency Ballroom. 8pm, $30.

Danava, Thrones, 3Leafs, DJ Rob Metal Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.

Ema, Sister Crayon, Alexis Independent. 8pm, $12.

Funker Vogt, Everything Goes Cold, DJ Decay Elbo Room. 9pm, $20-$25.

Oak Creek Band 50 Mason Social House, SF;, 10pm, free.

Glen Phillips, Kim Richey Cafe Du Nord. 9:30pm, $22-$25.

Poison Idea, La Plebe, Insurgence Thee Parkside. 8pm, $12.

Rademacher, Disco Doom, Ugly Winner Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $7.


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

Dulcimer Flight II by Dan Joseph Meridian Gallery, 535 Powell, SF; 7:30pm, $5-$10.

Dink Dink Dink, Gaucho, Michael Abraham Amnesia. 7pm, free.

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

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


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

Death or Glory Milk. 9pm, free. Punk rock dance party with Handsome Hawk Valentine and DJs Bazooka Jules and Queen-e.

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

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

Mod v Rockers Make-Out Room. 8pm. Two-year anniversary. Mod, R&B, soul, pop, and punk with Angstroms and guest DJ Duke of Windsor.

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

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



Zee Avi, Foxtails Brigade Independent. 8pm, $15.

Boom Chick Grant and Green Saloon, 1371 Grant, SF; (415) 693-9565. 9pm, free.

Dodos, SentiMentals, Titan Ups Make-Out Room. 7:30pm, $20-$30. John Avalos mayoral campaign benefit.

Thomas Dolby Bimbo's. 9pm, $25.

Enslaved, Alcest, Junius Slim's. 7:30pm, $17.

Foster the People, Cults, Reptar The Fillmore. 8pm, $21.50

Gardens & Villa, Young Man, Waterstrider Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.

Jesse Malin & the St. Marks Social, Radishes Thee Parkside. 9pm, $10.

John Gilbert's Cabaret Show, Narcissists Anonymous 50 Mason Social House, SF; , 7pm, free.

Mike Keneally Band Biscuits & Blues. 8pm, $20.

Mustache Harbor Cafe Du Nord. 9pm, $12-$15.

Oh Sees Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 6pm, free with registration,

Pure X, Melted Toys Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9:30pm, $10-$13.

Russian Cult Band, AWOTT, California Bleeding, Sutekh Hexen Stud, 399 9th St, SF; 9pm, free.

Siddhartha, These Hills of Gold, 3 Jaguars Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $7.

Rags Tuttle vs. Rome Balestrieri Johnny Foley's, 243 O'Farrell, SF; 9:30pm.

Van Hunt Yoshi's. 8pm, $22.


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

Stephanie Blythe Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness, SF; 8pm, $38-$68.

Cosmo Alley Cats Blondies Bar and Grill, 540 Valencia, SF; (415) 864-2419; 9pm, free.

"SF Jazz Hotplate Series" Amnesia. 9pm.

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


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


Afrolicious Elbo Room. 9:30pm, $5. DJs Pleasuremaker and Señor Oz spin Afrobeat, Tropicália, electro, samba, and funk.

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.

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.



Ryan Adams Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness, SF; 8pm, $45.

Rome Balestrieri, JC Rockit Johnny Foley's, 243 O'Farrell, SF; 9pm.

Bar Feeders, Hank IV, Pins of Light El Rio. 10pm, $7.

Drums, io echo Independent. 9pm, $15.

Electric Shepherd, Sidewalk Society, Peach Fuzz Knockout. 9pm, $7.

Foster the People, Cults, Reptar Fillmore. 9pm, $21.50

Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls, Andrew Jackson Jihad, Into It. Over It Slim's. 7:30pm, $16.

Full on Flyhead, Points North, Chaw, Stone Roots Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $14.

Terry Hanck Biscuits & Blues. 8 and 10pm, $20.

Jesus and the Rabbis 50 Mason Social House, SF; , 10pm, free.

Mayer Hawthorne and the Country, Harlan Bimbo's. 9pm, $18.

Middle Class, TV Ghost, Dead Meat, DJ Swizard Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $16.

Phenomenal Handclap Band Project One, 251 Rhode Island, SF; 9pm.

Trainwreck Riders, Rosa Grande, Ape Machine, Gems Thee Parkside. 9pm, $8.

Tyler Mathew Smith, Blisses B, Kelly McFarling Cafe Du Nord. 9:30pm, $10.

Swoop Unit Amnesia. 7pm, $7.


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

Arturo Sandoval Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $22-$30.


Janam Red Poppy Arts House. 8-10pm, $12-$15.


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.

Afrolicious (Live) and Afrofunk Experience Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9pm, $5-$10. With DJ Senor Oz, celebrating Pleasuremaker's birthday.

AYLI Jackathon Tour with Heidi and Boris Werner Public Works. 9pm, $10-$15.

Beats for Boobs Mezzanine. 6pm, $35-$70. Breast cancer benefit with fashion show and DJs Denise, Elz and Elise, Jonesy, Kristine Dava, Loryn and more.

Blow Up: Animal Costume Party DNA Lounge. 10pm, $20. Electro, house, and dance party jams with DJ Luvtek and Miles the DJ.

Burlesque Benefit Show Elbo Room. 9pm, $10. Featuring Bombshell Betty and her Burlesqueteers and live music from Fromagique and Pat Jordan Band.

Indy Slash Amnesia. 10pm. With DJ Danny White.

No Way Back 222 Hyde, SF; 10pm, $5. With Garth (Wicked, Golden Goose), Solar, and Conor.

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



Bad Bibles, Mist Giant, Mwahaha El Rio. 9pm, $6.

Blown to Bits, Kicker, Neighborhood Brats Bender's. 10pm, $5.

Buxter Hoot'n, Bhi Bhiman, Fox & Woman Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $10.

Flaming Telepaths, B.C. Three Abbey Tavern, 4100 Geary, SF; (415) 22-7767. 9:30pm, free.

Fountains of Wayne, Mike Viola Slim's. 9pm, $26.

Guido, Jason Marion, Joel Nelson Johnny Foley's, 243 O'Farrell, SF; 9pm.

Gun Powder, American Diatribe, Pops Thee Parkside. 3pm, free.

High Castle, Street Eaters, Birthday Suits, Ginga Thee Parkside. 9pm, $6.

Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons Cafe Du Nord. 9:30pm, $12-$15.

Jinx Jones & the King Tones Riptide, 3639 Taraval, SF; 10pm, free.

Maya Jupiter and Chico Man Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9pm, $8-$10.

"Treasure Island Music Festival" Treasure Island, SF; 12pm, $69.50. With Empire of the Sun, Cut Copy, Death From Above 1979, Chromeo, Dizzee Rascal, and more.

"Tundra One Year Anniversary" Sub-Mission. 9pm, 5. With Ceremonial Dagger, AIMON, Text Beak and DJs Naco and Bobby Pen.

We Be the Echo, Walls, Sean Smith Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.


"An Evening at Elizabeth's Court" Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1329 Seventh Ave., SF;; 7pm, $40. San Francisco Renaissance Voices.

David Coffin: Sea Music Concert Series Aboard Balclutha, SF; 8pm, $12-$14.

Jazz session with Mario Grill Greenhouse Cafe, 1722 Taraval, SF; 2-4:30pm.

Mike Karadaglic Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness, SF; 8pm, $25-$65.

Arturo Sandoval Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $30.

Luciana Souza San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak, SF; 8pm, $25-$40.


Saturday Night Salsa Ramp, 855 Francois, SF; 5:30pm, $10.


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 SFDNA Lounge. 9pm, $8-$15. More Cowbell (mashup band performing live), DJ Tyme and Nathan Scot, John!John!, and Italian Robot.

Booty Bassment Knockout. 9pm, $5. Booty shaking hip-hop with DJ Ryan Poulsen, and Dimitri Dickenson.

Fringe Madrone Art Bar. 9pm, $5.Indie music dance party.

Haceteria Deco Lounge, 510 Larkin, SF; 10pm. Live house set by Roche, live acid by Calud Levi, dance music by Jason P, Smac, and Nihar.

JFK or MSTRKRFT, Chain Gang of 1974, Sticky K Mezzanine. 9:30pm, $20.

OK Hole Amnesia. 9pm. With live music, DJs, and visuals.

Nonstop Bhangra Rickshaw Stop. Seven-year anniversary with Dholrhythms, Jimmy Love, DJ Rave-E and DJ Sep. 9pm, $20.

Saturday Night Soul Party Elbo Room. 10pm, $5-$10. DJs Lucky, Paul Paul, and Phengren Oswald spininng 60s soul 45s.

Wild Nights Kok BarSF, 1225 Folsom, SF;; 9pm, free-$3. Music of Frank Wild, appearance by the Steamworks towel guys.



Kim Boekbinder, Gabby La La Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9pm. $12-$15.

Five Finger Death Punch, All That Remains, Hatebreed, Rev Theory Warfield. 7:30pm, $35.

Sebi Lee, Frisky Frolics Knockout. 9pm, $8.

Musical Box performs Genesis Regency Ballroom. 8pm, $45-$55.

Sour Mash Hug Band, Crux Amnesia. 9pm. $7-$10.

Thao with The Get Down Stay Down Independent. 9pm, $16.

Tigon, Ominous Black Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $7.

"Treasure Island Music Festival" Treasure Island, SF; 12pm, $69.50. With Death Cab for Cutie, Explosions in the Sky, Beach House, Hold Steady, St. Vincent, and more.



"Chamber Music Day" deYoung Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden, SF; 10am-5pm, free. World, classical, and jazz by 33 ensembles.

Huun Huur Tu San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak, SF; 8pm, $25-$40.

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

Arturo Sandoval Yoshi's. 5pm, $5-$26 and 7pm, $26.

"SIMM New Music Series" 116 Ninth St, SF; 7:30pm, $8-$10. With Lovely Builders and Brains.

McCoy Tyner with Chris Potter and Jose James Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness, SF; 7pm, $30-$75.


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

Sunday Night Salsa Ramp, 855 Francois, SF; 5:30pm, $10.

"Twang Sunday" Thee Parkside. 4pm, free. With Laura Jean Band, Verms.


Batcave Club 93, 93 9th St, SF 10pm, $5. Death rock, goth, and post-punk with Steeplerot, XChrisT, Necromos and c_death.

Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm, $6. Dub, dubstep, roots, and classic dancehall with DJ Sep, DJ Ross Hogg, and DJ Lud Dub.

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

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



Acoustic Alchemy Yoshi's. 8pm, $25.

Blue Sky Black Death, USF, Big Spiders Back Elbo Room. 9pm, $7.

Booty Bassment Knockout. 9pm, $6.

Hoppo! Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9pm, $15-$18.

Kicking Spit, Owls, Huff Stuff Magazine Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.


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

Positively Touching Cabaret Rrazz Room. 8pm, $40.


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.



Acoustic Alchemy Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $18-25.

Adam Belew Power Trio, Stick Men Regency Ballroom. 8pm, $25-$45. Performing King Crimson material.

Airborne Toxic Event The Fillmore. 8pm, $21.

Capsula Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9Pm, $7-$10.

Katie Herzig, Butterfly Boucher Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.

Shelby Lynne Swedish American Hall. 8pm, $22-$25.

Moonface, Extra Classic Independent. 8pm, $15.

Opeth, Katatonia Warfield. 8pm. $27.

Pocketful of Rye El Rio. 8pm, $7-$10. Songbird Fall Series presents "Films and Live Music by the Bay."

Shirelles Rrazz Room. 8pm, $40.

Street Justice, Smell, Manual and the Machine Knockout. 9:30pm, $5.

Tin Cup Serenade Burritt Room, Crescent Hotel, 417 Stockton, SF; 6-9pm, free.


Brazilian Wax Elbo Room. 9pm, $7. With DJ P-Shot and DJ Carioca. Eclectic Company Skylark, 9pm, free. DJs Tones and Jaybee spin old school hip hop, bass, dub, glitch, and electro.

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