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WEDNESDAY 5

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Bob vs Charles Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos. 9pm, free.

Curren$y, Paydin Cash, J. Price, Zyme, Eric Ryan Elliott, G. Maly DNA Lounge. 9pm, $25, all ages.

Gunshy Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

How To Dress Well, Beacon, Seatraffic Rickshaw Stop. 8pm, $12-$14.

Keith Crossan Blues Showcase: Freddie Hughes Biscuits and Blues. 8pm, $15.

Lost Bayou Ramblers Chapel, 777 Valencia, SF; www.thechapelsf.com. 9pm, $10-$12, all ages.

Franco Nero, Tritonics, DJ Adam Elbo Room. 9pm, $7.

Surplus 1980, Satya Sena, Electric Chair Repair Co. Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $9.

Trixie Whitley, Social Studies, Hosannas, Johnny Hwin x, Brodie Jenkins Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 8pm, $8-$10, 18+. Communion in San Francisco.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

"Del Sol Days" Z Space, 450 Florida, SF; www.zspace.org. 4-6pm, 8-10pm. $10. Two open rehearsals with composers Dylan Mattingly, Matt Cmiel, Lembit Beecher, and Irene Sazer.

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.

Tuck and Patti Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $20.

DANCE CLUBS

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

Coo-Yah! Slate Bar, 2925 16th St, SF; www.slate-sf.com. 10pm, free. With Vinyl Ambassador, DJ Silverback, DJs Green B and Daneekah.

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

Martini Lounge John Colins, 138 Minna, SF; www.johncolins.com. 7pm. With DJ Mark Divita.

THURSDAY 6

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP.

"Alice in Winterland" Bimbo's. 8pm, $40. With Of Monsters and Men, Hedley, Andy Grammer.

Charles vs Bob Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos. 9pm, free.

Ezra Furman and His Band, City Tribe, Split Screens Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9pm, $7-$10, 18+.

"GLIDE's Annual Holiday Jam" Warfield. 7pm, $65-$125. With Eoin Harrington, Lara Johnson, POPLYFE, Judith Hill, Tony! Toni! Tone!, and more.

Grass Widow, Babies, Scrapers Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $12.

John Lawton Trio Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Candye Kane Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $20.

Brian McKnight Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $60; 10pm, $50.

Metro Mictlan, Suzuki Junzo, Numinous Eye Hemlock Tavern. 8:30pm, $6.

Moe. Independent. 9pm, $30.

Rock Bottom, Vanishing Breed, Casy and Brian Thee Parkside. 9pm, $5-$10.

Streetlight Manifesto, Hostage Calm, Lionize Slim's. 8pm, $18.50-$21.

"Umloud" DNA Lounge. 7pm, $15, 18+. Charity concert for Child's Play Charity with 27 bands.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Break Up Record Release Party Lab, 2948 16th St, SF; www.thelab.org. 9pm, $7-$10. With Never Knows, Head/Head, Bezier, Space Burn.

"Del Sol Days" Z Space, 450 Florida, SF; www.zspace.org. 8pm, $15-$100 for gala reception. "Night" from GARDEN, a multi-media production by Del Sol.

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

Tuck and Patti Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $20.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

El Gavachillo, DJ Senor Oz Elbo Room. 9:30pm, $10.

Twang! Honky Tonk Fiddler's Green, 1330 Columbus, SF; www.twanghonkytonk.com. 5pm. Live country music.

Jonathan Warren and the Billy Goats Connecticut Yankee. 9pm.

DANCE CLUBS

All 80s Thursday Cat Club. 9pm, $6 (free before 9:30pm). The best of '80s mainstream and underground.

Base: Attack of the DJs Vessel, 85 Campton Place, SF; www.vesselsf.com. 10pm, $10. With Quinn Jerome, Lisa Rose, Alex Sibley, John Destiny.

Bridge SF Public Works. 9pm, $15. With Guilty Simpson, House Shoes, Samiyam, Dibia$e, Knxwledge, Drewmin.

Ritual Dubstep Temple. 10pm-3am, $5. Trap and bass.

Supersonic Lookout, 3600 16th St., SF; www.lookoutsf.com. 9pm. Global beats paired with food from around the world by Tasty. Resident DJs Jaybee, B-Haul, amd Diagnosis.

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

Elvin Bishop Biscuits and Blues. 8pm, $39.

Bob, Nathan Temby, Charles Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos. 9pm, free.

Buttercream Gang, Surf Club, Horrorscopes Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9pm, $7-$10, 18+.

Funkin' Fridays with Swoop Unit Amnesia. 6pm.

Judgement Day, Young Hunter, La Fin Du Monde, Billions Upon Us Thee Parkside. 9pm, $8.

Moe. Independent. 9pm, $30.

Night Genes, White Teeth, Youth of Today Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.

Ozomatli Fillmore. 9pm, $26.50.

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

Turbo Fruits, White Lung, CCR Headcleaner Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $12.

"Usual Suspects Songwriter Showcase" Neck of the Woods, 406 Clement, SF; www.rock-it-room.com. 7pm, $5.

Vhol, Lawless Elbo Room. 9:30pm, $12.

"What the Dickens Two-Day Fundraiser for Carole Lennon" Lennon Rehearsal Studios, 271 Dore, SF; lennonstudios.com/dickens.html. 4pm. With Lewd, No Alternative, Hemorage, Guverment, Next, D'Jelly Brains, and more.

World/Inferno Friendship Society, O'Death, Bobby Joe Ebola Slim's. 9pm, $16.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

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

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

"Del Sol Days" Z Space, 450 Florida, SF; www.zspace.org. 8pm, $15-$30. Music of Daniel Ward, Lembit Beecher, Gabriela Lena Frank, and more.

Brian McKnight Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $65; 10pm, $60.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Fat Opie Bazaar Cafe, 5927 California, SF; www.bazaarcafe.com. 8pm.

Jonathan Warren and the Billy Goats Plough and Stars. 9pm.

DANCE CLUBS

Destiny DNA Lounge. 10pm, $15, 18+. With Sequence, Komander, Degai.

Fredinho and Marlon Cellar, 685 Sutter, SF; Facebook: Underground Showcase. 10pm, $10.

Joe Lookout, 3600 16th St.,SF; www.lookoutsf.com. 9pm. Eight rotating DJs, shirt-off drink specials.

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.

Popseka Vessel, 85 Campton Place, SF; www.vesselsf.com. 10pm, $20-$30.

Marc Romboy Public Works. 9:30pm, $12-$20.

Twitch DNA Lounge. 9pm, $5-$8, 18+. Hard and sparse dance beats with Kevin Sniecinski, Justin, Omar, and Rachel Aiello.

SATURDAY 8

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Bray Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $15.

Charles, Bob, Jason Marion Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos. 9pm, free.

Dubsmashers, Katie Gribaldi, Aria Knight, Smash & Grab Biscuits and Blues Union Room. 8pm, $15. Independent Distribution Collective Holiday Party.

Fusion Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Paula Harris Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $20.

Hot Lunch, Buffalo Tooth Bender's, 800 S. Van Ness, SF; www.bendersbar.com. 10pm, $5.

Daria Shani Johnson Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland, SF; www.theluckyhorseshoebar.com. 8pm, free.

"KC Turner's 30th Birthday Bash" Swedish American Music Hall. 8pm, $18-$25. With Megan Slankard, Matt the Electrician, Steve Poltz.

Lecherous Gaze, Owl, Wild Eyes Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.

Moe. Independent. 9pm, $30.

Ozomatli Fillmore. 9pm, $26.50.

Planet Booty, Hottub DJs Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9pm, $7-$10, 18+.

Polyphonic Spree Holiday Show Slim's. 6pm, $20.

John Prine Warfield. 8pm, $39-$59.

Slow Motion Cowboys Riptide. 9:30pm, free.

Stevie Tombstone, Jimmy Nash, Uke Hunt Thee Parkside. 9pm, $8.

"What the Dickens Two-Day Fundraiser for Carole Lennon" Lennon Rehearsal Studios, 271 Dore, SF; lennonstudios.com/dickens.html. Noon. With Translator, John Shirley and the Screaming Geezers, Frightwig, Thrill of the Pull, and more.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

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

"Del Sol Days" Z Space, 450 Florida, SF; www.zspace.org. 8pm, $15-$30. Music of Mason Bates, Irene Sazer, Dylan Mattingly, and more.

Brian McKnight Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $70; 10pm, $65.

Will and Anthony Nunziata Rrazz Room. 3pm, $40.

"You'll Dance 4Ever: Boom Swing Cabaret" Cafe Du Nord. 8:30pm, $12.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Josh Eden and Rebecca Cross Red Poppy Art House. 8pm, $10-$15.

DANCE CLUBS

Bootie SF: Holiday Party DNA Lounge. 9pm, $10-$15, 21+.

Braza! Slate Bar, 2925 16th St, SF; www.slate-sf.com. 10pm, $5. Brazilian dance party.

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

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

EDX, Tech Minds Vessel, 85 Campton Place, SF; www.vesselsf.com. 10pm, $20-$30.

Haceteria Public Works Oddjob Loft. 9pm, $5-$8. With Austin Cesear, Dusted Review, Loren Steele, Jason P, Tristes Tropiques, SMAC, Nihar.

Kinky Disko Rebel, 1760 Market, SF; www.kinkydisko.com. 9pm, $5. With DJ Johnny Sonic, Allen Craig.

Paris to Dakar Little Baobab, 3388 19th St, SF; (415) 643-3558. 10pm, $5. Afro and world music with rotating DJs.

Tormenta Tropical Elbo Room. 10pm. With DJs Shawn Reynaldo, Oro11.

2 Men Will Move You Amnesia. 9pm.

SUNDAY 9

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

"Blue Bear School of Music Showcase" Cafe Du Nord. 7:30pm, $12-$20.

Bob vs Charles Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos. 9pm, free.

John Cale, Cass McCombs Regency Ballroom. 8pm, $32 and $48.

Cumstain, Be Helds, Grandma's Boyfriend Hemlock Tavern. 6pm, $5.

Dying Fetus, Cattle Decapitation, Cerebral Bore, Fallujah, Logistic Slaughter, Inanimate Existence DNA Lounge. 7:30pm, $20, all ages.

Llyod Gregory Biscuits and Blues. 7 and 9pm, $15.

John Lawton Trio Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Kopecky Family Band, Yellow Dress Band Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9pm, $7-$10, 18+.

Meshell Ndegeocello: Tribute to Nina Simone, Con Brio Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $26.

Psychotic Pineapple, Dukes of Hamburg, DJ Russell Quan Bottom of the Hill.8pm, $15.

Walking Papers Independent. 8pm, $20.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Dmitri Matheny Bliss Bar, 4026 24th St, SF; www.blissbar.com. 4:30pm, $10.

Brian McKnight Yoshi's SF. 7pm, $55; 9pm, $50.

DANCE CLUBS

Beats for Brunch Thee Parkside. 11am, free. With Chef Josie and DJ Motion Potion.

Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm, $6. Dub, roots, and classic dancehall with DJ Sep, Ludichris, and U9Lift.

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

MONDAY 10

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Antibalas, Afrolicious, DJs Pleasuremaker and Oz Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $21-$23.

"Blue Bear School of Music Showcase" Cafe Du Nord. 7:30pm, $12-$20.

Damir Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Dangermaker, Shape, FayRoy Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $8.

David Bazan Band plays Pedro the Lion's 'Control' Independent. 8pm, $17.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Toshio Hirano Amnesia. 9pm, free.

DANCE CLUBS

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

Death Guild DNA Lounge. 9:30pm, $3-$5, 18+. 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.

Soul Cafe John Colins Lounge, 138 Minna, SF; www.johncolins.com. 9pm. R&B, hip-hop, neosoul, reggae, dancehall, and more with DJ Jerry Ross.

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, and more.

TUESDAY 11

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Beautiful Machines, Return to Mono, Roosevelt Radio, Destro F8, 1192 Folsom, SF; eventbee.com/v/beautifulmachines. 8pm, $8.

"Blue Bear School of Music Showcase" Cafe Du Nord. 7:30pm, $12-$20.

Johnny Boyd, Stompy Jones Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa, SF; www.verdiclub.net. 9:45pm, $12.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $31.

North Fork, Scatter Gather, one f Hemlock Tavern. 8:30pm, $6.

Guitar Shorty Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $20.

Lavender Diamond Chapel, 777 Valencia, SF; www.thechapelsf.com. 9pm, $10-$12, all ages.

Major Powers and the Lo-Fi Symphony Amnesia. 9pm.

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

Sword, Gypsyhawk, American Sharks Independent. 8pm, $22.

Nathan Temby vs Lee Huff Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos. 9pm, free.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Bombshell Betty and her Burlesqueteers Elbo Room. 9pm, $10.

Melvin Rhyne, CCSF Jazz Band Fall Concert San Francisco City College, Diego Rivera Theater, 50 Phelan, SF; www.ccsf.edu . 8-10pm.

DANCE CLUBS

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

Takin' Back Tuesdays Double Dutch, 3192 16th St,SF; www.thedoubledutch.com. 9pm, free. Hip-hop from the 1990s.

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