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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 21

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Brian Bergeron Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

California Honeydrops, Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic, Grand Nationals Elbo Room. 9pm, $8.

Growlers, Tomorrow's Tulips, Abigails Independent. 8pm, $13.

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

Brian Smith, Sam Chase, Michael Beach Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.

Soul Train Revival, Ezekial McCarter Boom Boom Room. 10pm, $5.

Greg Zema vs. Yoel Johnny Foley's dueling pianos. 9:30pm.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Cat's Corner with Nathan Dias Savanna Jazz, 2937 Mission, SF; (415) 285-3369. 9pm, $10.

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

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

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

Brian McKnight Yoshi's. 8pm, $45.

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

DANCE CLUBS

Booty Call Q-Bar, 456 Castro, SF; www.bootycallwednesdays.com. 9pm. Juanita MORE! and Joshua J host this dance party.

Coo-Yah! Som., 2925 16th St, SF; (415) 558-8521. 10pm, free. DJs Daneekah and Green B spin reggae and dancehall with weekly guests.

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.

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

THURSDAY 22

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Alvon Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $15.

Erik Deutsch & Scott Amendola Red Poppy Art House. 7:30pm, $12-$20.

Dir En Grey Regency Ballroom. 8pm, $32.

Hanin Elias, Violent Vickie, Joey Casio Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $10.

Gemini 6 Thee Parkside. 9pm, $6.

Hobo Goblins, Barbary Ghosts, Samuel Doores and the Tumbleweeds Amnesia. 9pm, $7.

Mad Noise, Gavilan, Cool Ghouls Hotel Utah. 9pm, $6.

Stan Erhart Band Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Yoel vs. Greg Zema Johnny Foley's dueling pianos. 9:30pm.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

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

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

Brian McKnight Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $50.

Savanna Jazz Jam with Nora Maki Savanna Jazz, 2937 Mission, SF; (415) 285-3369. 7:30pm, $5.

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

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

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, $5. Afrobeat, Tropicália, electro, samba, and funk with DJs/hosts Pleasuremaker and Senor Oz.

Get Low Som., 2925 16th St, SF; (415) 558-8521. 10pm, free. Jerry Nice and Ant-1 spin Hip-Hop, 80's and Soul with weekly guests.

Popscene Xmas Gala Rickshaw Stop. 10pm, $5. With DJs Omar, Miles, Nako, and more.

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 DJ's Damon, Steve Washington, Dangerous Dan, 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

"Backwoods Vaudeville Road Show Presents: Jingle Ball" Hemlock Tavern. 8pm, $10.

Baxtalo Drom Amnesia. 9pm, $7.

Elvin Bishop Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $35.

Glider, Victor Krummenacher Trio Cafe Du Nord. 9pm, $10-$15.

Infected Mushroom Fillmore. 9pm, $35.

Kill Yer Idols Knockout. 9pm, $6. Sonic Youth tribute band.

Plastic Fauxno Band performs John Lennon's music Slim's. 9pm, $26. Benefit for Lazarex Cancer Foundation.

Top Secret Band Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Greg Zema , Rags Tuttles, Yoel Johnny Foley's dueling pianos. 9:30pm.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

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

Brian McKnight Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $50.

Savanna Jazz Trio Savanna Jazz, 2937 Mission, SF; (415) 285-3369. 7:30pm, $8.

DANCE CLUBS

A Funky Christmas Elbo Room. 10pm, free. With DJ Vinnie Esparza and friends.

Old School JAMZ El Rio. 9pm. Fruit Stand DJs spinning old school funk, hip-hop, and R&B.

Paris to Dakar 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.

Pledge: Fraternal Lookout. 9pm, $3-$13. Benefiting LGBT and nonprofit organizations. Bottomless kegger cups and paddling booth with DJ Christopher B and DJ Brian Maier.

That 90s Dance Party DNA Lounge. 9pm, $7-$9. With BaconMonkey, Netik, Sage, and more.

SATURDAY 24

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Damir Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Sista Monica Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $22.

"Slim's 24th Annual Oakland Interfaith Gospel Ensemble" Slim's. 7 and 9:30pm, $15.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

"Clairdee's Christmas" Yoshi's. 8pm, $20.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

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

DANCE CLUBS

Bootie SF DNA Lounge. 9pm, $8-$15. X-mas Eve birthday party for Bootie SF host and DJ Adrian.

Paris to Dakar 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.

SUNDAY 25

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

"Black X-Mass" Elbo Room. 9:30pm, $10. With Abu Gharib, Metro Mictlan, Bite, and more.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

"Bud E. Luv's Annual Christmas Spectacular" Rrazz Room, 222 Mason, SF; www.therrazzroom.com. 7pm, $25.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

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

Twang Sundays Thee Parkside. 4pm, free. With Whiskey Tango.

DANCE CLUBS

Death Guild: X-Mess Night DNA Lounge. 9pm, $5. Gothic, industrial, and synthpop with Decay, Melting Girl, and Daniel Skellington.

MONDAY 26

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Damir Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

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

Jerry Lawson and the Talk of the Town Yoshi's. 8pm, $30.

DANCE CLUBS

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

TUESDAY 27

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Grand Lodge, Beehavers, Gosta Berling Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.

"Save Our Strawder" Elbo Room. 8pm, by donation. Benefit for Rob Strawder, victim of the 24th and Mission fire.

Stan Erhart Band Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Kim Nalley & Houston Person Rrazz Room, 222 Mason, SF; www.therrazzroom.com. 8pm, $30-$40.

DANCE CLUBS

Brazilian Wax Elbo Room. 9pm, $7. With DJ Carioca and DJ P-Shot, Forro Brazuca performing live.

Eclectic Company Skylark, 9pm, free. DJs Tones and Jaybee spin old school hip hop, bass, dub, glitch, and electro.

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