SUPER EGO/ FALL ARTS This feisty discombobulation of a nightlife column turns 10 in October (old!) — to celebrate, here’s a wee selection of premium upcoming blackouts and future glitter emergencies. Never look back, never look down!
Fierce transgender MC is the mother of the New Orleans sissy bounce movement: She’ll make your jeans quake.
Sat/30, 9pm, $10. Uptown Nightclub, 1928 Telegraph, Oakl. www.facebook.com/swaggerlikeussf
Last week, Norwegian worshipper Todd Terje; this week, the real thing — New York house immortal Terry (with fellow classic Frankie Feliciano) schools a Mighty crowd.
Sat/30, 10pm-4am, $15 advance. Mighty, 119 Utah, SF. www.mighty119.com
DUB MISSION 18-YEAR ANNIVERSARY
The fantastically deep weekly dub party turns 18 with a floor-rumbling cast of all-stars: J Boogie’s Dubtronic Science, Maneesh the Twister, Vinnie Esparza, DJ Sep, and more.
Sun/31, 9pm, $8–$11. Elbo Room, 647 Valencia, SF. www.dubmission.com
SEVEN DAVIS JR
The most buzzed-about cat on the techno-funk scene flies up from LA to blow our minds. Bring some smoke.
Sept. 13, 10pm-3am, $10–$20. Public Works, 161 Erie, SF. www.publicsf.com
The whole infamous dirtybird crew — Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, Christian Martin, Worthy, & J.Phlip — reunites to roast your bird (with bass!) on Treasure Island.
Sept. 14, noon-8pm, $10–$30. 401 California Ave, Treasure Island, SF. www.dirtybirdrecords.com/dirtybirdBBQ
There is actually a cool pool party happening in SF! And this one stars silky funkster Dam Funk and hypno-disco duo Tiger and Woods, splash.
Sept.14, 1pm-6pm, $15–$20. Phoenix Hotel, 601 Eddy, SF. www.facebook.com/LightsDownLowCA
MAD DECENT BLOCK PARTY
If you go to one loud, wild, packed-to-the-gills, rip off your shirt, outdoor rager this fall, this should be it: Diplo, Fatboy Slim, Cashmere Cat, Dillon Francis, more.
Sept 19, $20–$75, all ages. Greek Theater, 2001 Gayley Rd, Berk. www.maddecentblockparty.com
Folsom Street Fair isn’t just for flogging — lately it’s actually been for dancing, too. This afterparty, hosted by Honey Soundsystem and featuring Paul Parker of hi-nrg classic “Right On Target” fame, will give you a taste of sweat and the lash.
For 10 years, dedicated house heads have headed up to Leggett for three days of nonstop ecstatic dancing. With Chicago’s Gene Hunt, Istanbul’s Room4Space, Kon from Boston, and more.
Sept. 19-21, $85, Redwood River Resort, Leggett, CA. www.soulcampout.net
Silent Frisco takes over Ocean Beach — quietly (because everyone’s dancing to music broadcast to headphones). With Psychemagik, Rob Garza, Fort Knox Five, and tons more.
Sept. 28, 11am, $20. Ocean Beach, SF. www.silentfrisco.com
SUNSET SEASON CLOSER
A gigantic picnic full of hugs, tunes, and family, as the Sunset crew rounds off another party season — headliners TBA, but old school Bay Area feels for sure.
Oct. 5, 11am-7pm, check website for price. Stafford Lake, Novato. www.facebook.com/sunsetsoundsystem
One of the greatest and trippiest of DJs, who doesn’t shy away from peaks of breathtaking beauty.
Oct. 24, 8pm, $28 advance. Regency Ballroom, 1290 Sutter, SF. www.theregencyballroom.com