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Awesome!

SUPER EGO Awesome Tapes From Africa comes to the Bay Area -- with his awesome African cassettes. Plus more global nightlife flavor this week with Kafana Balkan and D'Marc Cantu.

Beat it

Fall nightlife season is heating up, with Ten Walls, Tiara Sensation, Basic Soul Unit, Hercules and Love Affair, Daniel Wang, Art Beats, and more 

Folsom Special: Guerrilla Queer Bar returns as leather “Pop-Up”

September 18, 2014
Picture it: the Marina, 2000, a club called Trap Door playing goofy throwback hip-hop, shirty dudes and "woo" girls playing the heter-mating game with...

Party Radar: Whip it good at Folsom Week parties

September 16, 2014
Folsom Street Fair is coming hard upon us -- don't be left hanging upside down without a solid party plan. The following picks will...

Faux sho

SUPER EGO The annual Faux Queen Pageant femmes up the drag scene. Plus: Nickodemus, LTJ Bukem, Go Bang!, Lo Down Loretta Brown, more nightlife.

Fall on the floor

SUPER EGO/FALL ARTS 2014 Hushfest, Katey Red, Deviants, Soul Camp, Sunset Picnic, Bonobo -- we know where you'll be in the nightclub.

Scruff love

Mr. Scruff brings us six hours of love. Plus: SF Drag King Contest, Heartthrob, Odyssey, Coyu, more

Get read

SUPER EGO: Great new books on nightlife and music, plus Green Velvet, Cajmere, Fog Rugby, Friends With Benefits, MOM on Mars, more parties

Far afield

SUPER EGO A healthy lifestyle should never interfere with your nightlife schedule. Plus: Moon Boots, The Field, Tony Humphries, Summer Sundays, more parties

Party Radar: Basement Jaxx, Outpost, Clockwork, Bardot A Go Go, more

From the wild, wild, wide world of British clubbing: People are calling the video below "the worst club promo ever," but I kinda want to...

Party Radar: Hardkiss Brothers celebrate 1991, “Flowers Blooming”

June 19, 2014
It's a tribute to the resiliency of SF's classic Hardkiss Brothers -- and the soul of the SF house music scene -- that, after...

Get up

Nightlife wakes up with Morning Gloryville, Loco Dice, Louie Vega, Maya Jane Coles, Grit & Glamour, Werd, more parties

Dark/light

Day turns to nightlife with Adult., Disco Daddy, Sunset Island, Daytime Realness, more parties

Party Radar: Daybreaker gets you moving – on a Tuesday morning

June 9, 2014
Back in 1988, I hung out for a summer in West Berlin. Yep, this was before the wall fell, when West Berlin was a...

Movin’ on

Bidding panglobal funk weekly party Afrolicious adieu after seven great years. Plus: Steffi, DBX, Worthy, J. Rocc, Wicked, more nightlife

T bagged

Trannyshack changes its name -- and the Internet explodes. Plus: Animal Collective, Glamamore, Maxxi Soundsystem, Last Nite, more parties.

Party Radar: Heidi, Silent Servant, Dr. Israel, Paradise Garage, more long weekend joys

Now that I have a strapping young nephew in the Navy, Memorial Day scares the shit out of me. Best thing for it is...

Sir Pete

SUPER EGO Brit legend DJ Pete Tong takes on the EDM divide. Plus: Chrome Canyons, DVS1, Motown on Mondays anniversary, more parties

Ketchup

marke@sfbg.comSUPER EGO Whoever decided to pack Disclosure (charging $50 for a DJ set!), the adorable Martinez Brothers, Easter with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence,...

Like brothers do

The Martinez Brothers bring that beat back. Plus: Guy Gerber, Nina Kraviz, Inc., Minilogue, more parties

Clocktails!

Drinking from noon to midnight and back again: our guide to bars and liquor for every hour of the day

True House: Where to celebrate Frankie Knuckles’ legacy this weekend

April 3, 2014
I have so much to say about how much influence house originator Frankie Knuckles had on the SF scene (and basically the entirety of...

Peep peep

Nightlife's spring has sprung: Sunset season opener, Hard French's return, star-studly Soiree, Dick Slap life, Worldly sounds, more parties

Hills are alive

Sing your heart out at Musical Mondays. Plus: TT the Artist, Sweater Funk, DJ Harvey, Mr. Oizo, Lex 17, more nightlife