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WEDNESDAY 8

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Cellar Doors, Madeira, Hampton Wicks Elbo Room. 9pm, $7.

Cleveland Browns, Vajra, Echo Location, Burning of Rome Bottom of the Hill. 8:30pm, $10.

Fox & Woman, Thoughts, Split Screens Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9pm, $7-$10.

"International Pop Overthrow" Hotel Utah. 7:30pm, $10. With Chris von Sneidem, Preoccupied Pipers, Hope Chest, and more.

Jeff vs. Randy Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos . 9:30pm.

"Keith Crossan Blues Showcase" Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $15.

Lostprophets, Cherri Bomb Slim's. 8pm, $16.

Mansfield Aviator, Domestic Electrics Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes DNA Lounge. 9pm, $16.

One Way Station Boom Boom Room. 8pm, $5.

David Ramirez 50 Mason Social House, SF; 8pm.

Red Kross Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $20.

Religious Girls, Aan, French Cassettes Cafe Du Nord. 9pm, $10.

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

Shovels and Rope, Quiet Life, Kelly McFarling Thee Parkside. 8pm, $7.

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, American Royalty, DJ Aaron Axelsen, Bells & Whistles Independent. 9pm, $18.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Cat's Corner with Nathan Dias Savanna Jazz. 9pm, $10.

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

Dink Dink Dink, Gaucho, Eric Garland's Jazz Session Amnesia. 7pm, free.

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

Liv Warfield, Jarrod Lawson Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $20.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

"Festival of Harps" Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission, SF; www.missioncutluralcenter.org. 7pm, $20. With Sage Po, Liza Wallace, Misha Khalikulov, Teed Rockwell, and more.

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.

Hardcore Humpday Happy Hour RKRL, 52 Sixth St, SF; (415) 658-5506. 6pm, $3.

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.

THURSDAY 9

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Great American Taxi, Mark Karan, Sycamore Slough String Band Slim's. 8pm, $16.

Gunshy Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Heavy Kingdom with Wino and Conny Ochs Cafe Du Nord. 9pm, $12.

Hernandez Hideaway, Dread Crew of Oddwood, Flip Cassidy Thee Parkside. 9pm, $7.

"International Pop Overthrow" Hotel Utah. 7:30pm, $10. With Dangermaker, Honey Wilders, Brad Brooks, and more.

Lee Boys, Myron & E Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 8pm, $3.50-$10.

Parallels, Frail, Figo, popscene DJs Rickshaw Stop. 9:30pm, $12-$14.

Shuteye Unison, Silian Rail, B. Hamilton Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.

Jim Thackery Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $18.

Rags Tuttle vs. Jeff Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos. 9:30pm.

Robert Walter's Trio Boom Boom Room. 8pm, $15.

Kerry Wing Red Devil Lounge. 8pm, $8.

Young Moon, Vestals, Danny Paul Grody Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Ned Boyton Trio Bottle Cap, 1707 Powell, SF; www.bottlecapsf.com. 7-10pm.

Kim Waters Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $22; 10pm, $18.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Front Country Atlas Cafe, 3049 Alabama, 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, $5-$7. With DJ-host Pleasuremaker spins Afrobeat, Tropicália, electro, samba, and funk.

Arcade Lookout. 9pm, free. Indie dance party.

Darling Nikki SOM. Bar. 9pm, DJ Double D, Dr. Sleep, and Justin Credible spin '80s, Top 40, hip-hop, and more.

First Base Rebel, 1760 Market, SF; Facebook: Rebel. 10pm, $3. Old school breaks, disco house, and electro breaks.

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

Lions, Tigers, and Queers Underground SF. 10pm-2am, $3. Indie, Electro, and House dance party with DJ Becky Knox and special guests.

Thursdays at the Cat Club Cat Club. 9pm, $6 (free before 9:30pm). The best of the 80s with DJs 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 10

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Rome Balestrieri, Jeff, Nathan Temby Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos. 9pm.

Crackerjack Amnesia. 6pm.

Dear Landlord, Murderburgers, Hear the Sirens, Rockfight Thee Parkside. 9pm, $8.

"International Pop Overthrow" Hotel Utah. 7:30pm, $10. With Dave Rave, Relatives, Butch Berry, Corner Laughers, and more.

"Outside Lands" Golden Gate Park, SF; www.sfoutsidelands.com. Noon-10pm, $95. With Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Justice, Washed Out, and more.

Jackie Payne Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $20.

Powerage, Cruella, Haunted By Heroes Slim's. 9pm, $13.

Shonen Knife, Mallard, Chuckleberries Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $14.

Sole Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Sporting Life, My Second Surprise, Vir Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.

Robert Walter's Trio Boom Boom Room. 8pm, $15.

Zippers to Nowhere, Street Eaters, Future Virgins, Neon Piss Knockout. 6pm, $6.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Audium 1616 Bush, SF; www.audium.org. 8:30pm, $20. Theater of sound-sculptured space.

Terence Blanchard Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $24; 10pm, $20.

Terry Disely Bottle Cap, 1707 Powell, SF; www.bottlecapsf.com. 7-10pm.

Peacetet Red Poppy Art House. 9pm, $10-$15.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Baxtolo Drom Amnesia. 9pm, $7-$10.

"Hop" Elbo Room. 9pm, $10. With Lost Dog Found, Mari & the Monitors, burlesque dancers, pin-up pageant, and more.

Taste Fridays 650 Indiana, SF; www.tastefridays.com. 8pm, $18. Salsa and bachata dance lessons, live music.

"Urban Hillbilly" Cafe Du Nord. 9pm, $13. With Midtown Dickens, Possum and Lester, Human Condition, Three Times Bad.

DANCE CLUBS

Chromavision ATA, 992 Valencia, SF; www.hellogoldwave.com. 7pm, $7. Black Jeans, Natural Curves, D Tiberio, and more.

Joe Lookout, 3600 16th St.,SF; www.lookoutsf.com. 9pm. Eight rotating DJs.

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.

Pledge: Fraternal Lookout. 9pm, $3-$13. Benefiting LGBT and nonprofit organizations. With DJ Christopher B and DJ Brian Maier.

Y3K DNA Lounge. 10pm, $18. Dark electronica with Gatekeeper, Teengirl Fantasy and more.

SATURDAY 11

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Agalloch, Taurus Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $17-$19.

Back 40 Riptide. 9:30pm, free.

Eight Belles Amnesia. 7pm.

Funk Revival Orchestra Boom Boom Room. 8pm, $15.

"International Pop Overthrow" Hotel Utah. 7:30pm, $10. With Connies, Trevor Childs & the Beholders, Beyond Veronica, and more.

Jeremiah Lockwood, Charming Hostess Red Poppy Art House. 8:30pm, $10-$15.

Los Hooligans, Boars, Custom Fit Thee Parkside. 9pm, $8.

Lovely Bad Things, Dikes of Holland, Wimps Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $7.

Mighty Mo Rodgers Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $22.

Red Eye Revue, Mr Chin's Hot Sauce, Sunny Gunn's Firestorm, Jim Bruno Slim's. 8pm, $10.

Rinds Thee Parkside. 3pm, free.

Shakes Gown, Black Jeans, Head/Head, Josh Cheon (DJ) Lab, 2948 16 St, SF; www.thelab.org. 9pm, $5.

Taxes, Fake Your Own Death, Ian Fays Bottom of the Hill. 1pm, $10.

Nathan Temby, Rome Balestrieri, Jeff Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos. 9pm.

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

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Audium 1616 Bush, SF; www.audium.org. 8:30pm, $20. Theater of sound-sculptured space.

Terence Blanchard Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $24; 10pm, $20.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

"Honky-Tonk Showdown" Cafe Du Nord. 9pm, $11-$13. With Stairwell Sisters, Country Mourns with Misisipi Mike, Better Haves, DJ Blaze Orange.

Craig Ventresco and Meredith Axelrod Atlas Cafe, 3049 Alabama, SF; www.atlascafe.net. 4-6pm, free.

DANCE CLUBS

Braza! with Maga Bo SOM. 10pm, $10-$15. With DJs Elan and Zamba, Henrique Padilla (Afrolicious).

Bootie SF: Bootside Lands DNA Lounge. 9pm, $10-$15. With resident Bootie DJs Mysterious D, Dada, and more.

Club Gossip Cat Club. 9pm, free before 9:30pm, $5-$8 after. With VJs Shon, Low Life, Damon, and more.

Cockblock Rickshaw Stop. 10pm, $5-$10.

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.

Tormenta Tropical Elbo Room. 10pm, $5-$10. With resident DJs Shawn Reynaldo, Oro11 and special guest Chingo Bling.

2 Men Will Move You Amnesia. 9pm.

Who's Yo Daddy Grown & Sexy Hip-Hop Affair Yoshi's SF Lounge. 10:30pm, $35. With Big Daddy Kane, DJ Sake 1.

SUNDAY 12

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

A Flock of Seagulls Yoshi's SF. 7pm, $25..

Champagne Champagne, Knux, Rec League Bottom of the Hill. 8pm, $10.

Al Jarreau and the George Duke Trio, Mara Hruby Sigmund Stern Grove, 19 Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, SF; www.sterngrove.org. 2pm, free.

Pitbull, Havana Brown, Slick D Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. 7:30pm, $49.50.

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

Seshen, Karyn Paige, Ex-Pyramids Cafe Du Nord. 8:30pm, $10.

Tied to the Branches, Dry Season, WL Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Amy X Neuburg Stage Werx Theatre, 446 Valencia, SF; www.stagewerx.org. 7pm, $12.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Bright Side Band Bird and Beckett, 653 Chenery, SF; (415) 586-3733. 4:30-6:30pm.

Twang Sunday Thee Parkside. 4pm, free. With Danny Allen and the Pretty Monsters, Low Rollers.

West Coat Ramblers, Dustbowl Revival Amnesia. 9pm, $7-$10.

DANCE CLUBS

Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm, $7. Dub, dubstep, roots with DJ Sep, Ludichris, and special guest Maga Bo.

Jock Lookout, 3600 16th St, SF; www.lookoutsf.com. 3pm, $2.

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

MONDAY 13

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Damir Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Bill Orcutt, Yek Koo, John Krausbauer, Painted Caves Lab, 2948 16 St, SF; www.thelab.org. 8pm, $5-$10.

Serpent Crown, Assada Messiah Hemlock Tavern. 7pm, $5.

Soonest, As In We, Duckyousucker Elbo Room. 9pm, $6.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

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

DANCE CLUBS

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

Krazy Mondays Beauty Bar, 2299 Mission, SF; www.thebeautybar.com. 10pm, free. Hip-hop and other stuff.

M.O.M. Madrone Art Bar. 6pm, free. DJs Timoteo Gigante, Gordo Cabeza, and Chris Phlek playing all Motown every Monday.

Vibes'N'Stuff El Amigo Bar, 3355 Mission, SF; (415) 852-0092. 10pm, free. Conscious jazz and hip-hop with DJs Luce Lucy, Vinnie Esparza.

TUESDAY 14

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Ash Reiter Amnesia. 9pm.

Sara Gazarek Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $16.

Guy Fox Boom Boom Room. 8pm, $5.

Ivan and Alyosha, Greater Sirens, Bears! Bears! Bears! Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9pm, $9-$12.

"Psychobilly-Rockabilly Bash" Knockout. 9pm, $8. With Whiskey Pills Fiasco, Furious, Limit Club, Rocketship Rocketship.

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

Sutekh Hexen, Common Eider King Eider, Good Willsmith Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $7.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Bombshell Betty and her Burlesqueteers Elbo Room. 9pm, $10. With live music by Fromagique.

Sara Gazarek Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $16.

Ray Skjelbred Pier 23, Embarcadero near Filbert, SF; (415) 362-5125. 5pm.

DANCE CLUBS

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

Post-Dubstep Tuesdays Som., 2925 16th St, SF; (415) 558-8521.10pm, free. DJs Dnae Beats, Epcot, Footwerks spin UK funky, bass Music.

Study Hall John Colins Lounge, 138 Minna, SF; www.johncolins.com. 9pm. Hip-hop, dancehall, and Bay slaps with DJ Left Lane. * *

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