Music listings

Pub date September 14, 2010

Music listings are compiled by Paula Connelly and Cheryl Eddy. Since club life is unpredictable, it’s a good idea to call ahead to confirm bookings and hours. Prices are listed when provided to us. Submit items for the listings at



Chapin Sisters, Rachel Efron Café Du Nord. 8pm, $12.

Honey, Gratitillium, Pow! Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.

Jaguares, Los Cenzontles Fillmore. 9pm, $49.50.

James Colley Show, Allen Stone, Jo Henley, Joe Gil Hotel Utah. 8pm, $8.

Jeff the Brotherhood, Ty Segall, Tropical Sleep Rickshaw Stop. 8pm, $12.

*K.Flay Harlot, 46 Minna, SF; (415) 777-1077. 9pm, $5. Featuring special guests and DJs Kid Chris and Brother Bently spinning old school, hip hop, and soul.

Kim Lenz and the Jaguars, Quarter Mile Combo Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa, SF; 9pm, $12.

Majesty, Parties, DJs Dirty Dishes and English Steve Knockout. 9pm, $5.

Marina and the Diamonds, Young the Giant Independent. 8pm, $15.

Menomena, Suckers, Tu Fawning Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $18.

Reaction, Crime Wave, Yes Go’s Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $8.

*Tamaryn, Weekend, oOoOO, Nako and Omar Elbo Room. 9pm, $8.

Zoo, Swanifant, Clouds El Rio. 8pm, $3-5.


Booty Call Q-Bar, 456 Castro, SF; 9pm. Juanita Moore hosts this dance party, featuring DJ Robot Hustle.

Breezin Koko Cocktails, 1060 Geary, SF; (415) 885-4788. 9:30pm, free. With DJs Amy A and Brynnie Mac spinning yacht rock od smooth 70s.

Hands Down! Bar on Church. 9pm, free. With DJs Claksaarb, Mykill, and guests spinning indie, electro, house, and bangers.

Jam Fresh Wednesdays Vessel, 85 Campton, SF; (415) 433-8585. 9:30pm, free. With DJs Slick D, Chris Clouse, Rich Era, Don Lynch, and more spinning top40, mashups, hip hop, and remixes.

Mary-Go-Round Lookout, 3600 16th St, SF; (415) 431-0306. 10pm, $5. A weekly drag show with hosts Cookie Dough, Pollo Del Mar, and Suppositori Spelling.

RedWine Social Dalva. 9pm-2am, free. DJ TophOne and guests spin outernational funk and get drunk.

Respect Wednesdays End Up. 10pm, $5. Rotating DJs Daddy Rolo, Young Fyah, Irie Dole, I-Vier, Sake One, Serg, and more spinning reggae, dancehall, roots, lovers rock, and mash ups.

Synchronize Il Pirata, 2007 16th St, SF; (415) 626-2626. 10pm, free. Psychedelic dance music with DJs Helios, Gatto Matto, Psy Lotus, Intergalactoid, and guests.



Bobby Radcliff Trio Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $15.

Bonnie Doom, Real Nasty, Misisipi Rider Hotel Utah. 9pm, $6.

Jimmy Edgar, Loose Shus, Boys IV Men Rickshaw Stop. 9pm, $12.

Fucking Buckaroos, Baltic Cousins, Annie Bacon and Her Oshen Knockout. 10pm, $5.

Guella, Soda Pop Junkies, For the Kings Blue Macaw, 2565 Mission, SF; 10pm, $10.

Hooray for the Riff Raff, Guilded Books Amnesia. 9pm, $5.

*Langhorne Slim, Or The Whale Independent. 8pm, $15.

Mission Players Coda. 9pm, $7.

Mike Posner Fillmore. 8pm, $30.

Release, Oola Rocksteady, Swoon, Amaya Slim’s. 9pm, $14.

Society of Rockets, Invisible Cities, Amores Vigilantes Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $8.

*Tyvek, Nodzzz, Art Museums Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.

White Barons, Space Vacation Thee Parkside. 9pm, $6. With Altercation Punk Comedy Tour’s JT Habersaat, Lisa Root, and Kleveland.


Mercury Falls, Dave Mihaly’s Shimmering Leaves Ensemble Make-Out Room. 9:30pm, $12.


Septeto Nacional de Cuba Yoshi’s San Francisco. 8 and 10pm, $18-26.

Somi, Sparlha Swa Café Du Nord. 8pm, $17.


Afrolicious Elbo Room. 9:30pm, $10. DJs Pleasuremaker and Señor Oz, plus guests Dunklebunt and Santero, spin Afrobeat, Tropicália, electro, samba, and funk.

Caribbean Connection Little Baobab, 3388 19th St, SF; (415) 643-3558. 10pm, $3. DJ Stevie B and guests spin reggae, soca, zouk, reggaetón, and more.

Club Jammies Edinburgh Castle. 10pm, free. DJs EBERrad and White Mice spinning reggae, punk, dub, and post punk.

Drop the Pressure Underground SF. 6-10pm, free. Electro, house, and datafunk highlight this weekly happy hour.

Electric Feel Lookout, 3600 16th St, SF; (415) 431-0306. 9pm, $2. With DJs subOctave and Blondie K spinning indie music videos.

Good Foot Som., 2925 16th St, SF; (415) 558-8521. 10pm, free. With DJs spinning R&B, Hip hop, classics, and soul.

Jivin’ Dirty Disco Butter, 354 11th St., SF; (415) 863-5964. 8pm, free. With DJs spinning disco, funk, and classics.

Koko Puffs Koko Cocktails, 1060 Geary, SF; (415) 885-4788. 10pm, free. Dubby roots reggae and Jamaican funk from rotating DJs.

Mestiza Bollywood Café, 3376 19th St, SF; (415) 970-0362. 10pm, free. Showcasing progressive Latin and global beats with DJ Juan Data.

Nightvision Harlot, 46 Minna, SF; (415) 777-1077. 9:30pm, $10. DJs Danny Daze, Franky Boissy, and more spinning house, electro, hip hop, funk, and more.

Peaches Skylark, 10pm, free. With an all female DJ line up featuring Deeandroid, Lady Fingaz, That Girl, and Umami spinning hip hop.

Popscene 330 Rich. 10pm, $10. Rotating DJs spinning indie, Britpop, electro, new wave, and post-punk.

Solid Thursdays Club Six. 9pm, free. With DJs Daddy Rolo and Tesfa spinning roots, reggae, dancehall, soca, and mashups.



Black Pacific, Static Thought, Stagger and Fall Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $14.

Blisses B, Tyler Matthew Smith, Bryn Loosley Hotel Utah. 9pm, $8.

Bonerama, Sol Driven Train Red Devil Lounge. 8pm, $15.

Quinn Deveaux and the Blue Beat Review, Jugtown Pirates Independent. 9pm, $14.

Hostility, Almost Dead, Hysteria, Kingdom Fail Slim’s. 9pm, $14.

James Lanman and the Good Hurt, Horde and the Harem, Dylan Cannon Café Du Nord. 9:30pm, $10.

KK Martin Union Room at Biscuits and Blues. 8:30pm, $10.

Mist and Mast, Sands, Yeltsin Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.

Pride and Joy Bimbo’s 365 Club. 9pm, $22.

Ratatat, Dom Warfield. 9pm, $32.

Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $20.

Venomous Concept, Kill the Client, Murder Construct, Population Reduction, DJ Rob Metal Thee Parkside. 9pm, $12-15.


Meredith Axelrod and Craig Ventresco Amnesia. 6pm.

Benise Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon, SF; (415) 567-6642. 8pm, $48-58.

Freddy Clarke’s Wobbly World Rrazz Room. 7pm, $25.

Los Rakas, 40 Love, Yung Mars Project Elbo Room. 10pm, $8-10.


Equinox Trio Rite Spot, 2099 Folsom, SF; 9pm, free.

Fazz Enrico’s, 504 Broadway, SF; (415) 982-6223. 8pm.

Primavera Latin Jazz Band Savanna Jazz. 7:30pm, $8.

Sadao Watanabe Yoshi’s San Francisco. 8 and 10pm, $24-30.


Alcoholocaust Presents Riptide Tavern. 9pm, free. DJ What’s His Fuck spins old school punk rock and other gems.

Club Dragon Club Eight, 1151 Folsom, SF; 9pm, $8. A gay Asian paradise. Featuring two dance floors playing dance and hip hop, smoking patio, and 2 for 1 drinks before 10pm.

Dirty Rotten Dance Party Madrone Art Bar. 9pm, $5. With DJs Morale, Kap10 Harris, and Shane King spinning electro, bootybass, crunk, swampy breaks, hyphy, rap, and party classics.

Exhale, Fridays Project One Gallery, 251 Rhode Island, SF; (415) 465-2129. 5pm, $5. Happy hour with art, fine food, and music with Vin Sol, King Most, DJ Centipede, and Shane King.

Fat Stack Fridays Koko Cocktails, 1060 Geary, SF; (415) 885-4788. 10pm, free. With rotating DJs B-Cause, Vinnie Esparza, Mr. Robinson, Toph One, and Slopoke.

Fubar Fridays Butter, 354 11th St., SF; (415) 863-5964. 6pm, $5. With DJs spinning retro mashup remixes.

Good Life Fridays Apartment 24, 440 Broadway, SF; (415) 989-3434. 10pm, $10. With DJ Brian spinning hip hop, mashups, and top 40.

Hot Chocolate Milk. 9pm, $5. With DJs Big Fat Frog, Chardmo, DuseRock, and more spinning old and new school funk.

Oldies Night Knockout. 9pm, $2-4. Doo-wop and one-hit wonders with DJs Primo, Daniel, and Lost Cat.

Radioactivity 222 Hyde, SF; (415) 440-0222. 6pm. Synth sounds of the cold war era.

Rockabilly Fridays Jay N Bee Club, 2736 20th St, SF; (415) 824-4190. 9pm, free. With DJs Rockin’ Raul, Oakie Oran, Sergio Iglesias, and Tanoa "Samoa Boy" spinning 50s and 60s Doo Wop, Rockabilly, Bop, Jive, and more.

Singapore 60s Happy Hour Knockout. 5:30-9pm, free. DJ Sid Presley spins rare pop and garage from SE Asia, crica 1964-72.

Some Thing The Stud. 10pm, $7. VivvyAnne Forevermore, Glamamore, and DJ Down-E give you fierce drag shows and afterhours dancing.

Summer Climax 1015 Folsom. 10pm, $25. Featuring a live band performance by Lena Katina of t.A.T.u. and DJs Aykut, Frenchy le Freak, Trevor Simpson, and more.

Three Kings of Stupid Rickshaw Stop. 9pm, $10. DJs BAS and Brother Grimm spin an eclectic mix.



Tab Benoit Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $20.

Bonerama, Lubriphonic Red Devil Lounge. 8pm, $15.

John Lee Hooker Jr. Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $22.

Kele, Does It Offend You Yeah?, Innerpartysystem, Aaron Axelsen, Miles Mezzanine. 9pm, $20.

Mother Hips Fillmore. 9pm, $20.

LB Muzac Enrico’s, 504 Broadway, SF; (415) 982-6223. 8pm, free.

New Up, Hundred Days, Moanin’ Dove Café Du Nord. 9:30pm, $15.

*No Means No, Bar Feeders, Ezee Tiger Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $15.

Pantha du Prince, Sight Below Independent. 9pm, $15.

Religious Girls, Clipd Beaks, Grand Lake, Casy and Brian, Dashing Suns, Siddhartha, Color Chasm Thee Parkside. 4pm, $10-20.

Robot Hustle, CLAWS, Global Warming, Mr. Saturday, DJs Chris Orr and Beaner Amnesia. 9pm, $5.

Savage Republic, Carta Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $8.

Swamees, Felsen, Jay Trainer Band El Rio. 3pm, $8.


Denise Perrier and the Swing Fever Band Rrazz Room. 7pm, $30.

Suzanna Smith Quintet Savanna Jazz. 7:30pm, $8.

Sadao Watanabe Yoshi’s San Francisco. 8 and 10pm, $30.


Benise Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon, SF; (415) 567-6642. 7pm, $48-58.

En Vivo, Tony Lindsay, Gladiators of Rock Slim’s. 8pm, $16.

Octomutt and friends Rite Spot, 2099 Folsom, SF; 9pm, free.

Craig Ventresco and Meredith Axelrod Atlas Café. 4pm, free.


Bar on Church 9pm. Rotating DJs Foxxee, Joseph Lee, Zhaldee, Mark Andrus, and Nuxx.

Booty Bassment Knockout. 10pm, $5. Hip-hop with DJs Ryan Poulsen and Dimitri Dickenson.

Cock Fight Underground SF. 9pm, $7. Gay locker room antics galore with electro-spinning DJ Earworm, MyKill, and Dcnstrct.

Fire Corner Koko Cocktails, 1060 Geary, SF; (415) 885-4788. 9:30pm, free. Rare and outrageous ska, rocksteady, and reggae vinyl with Revival Sound System and guests.

Fringe Madrone Art Bar. 9pm, $5. With DJs Blondie K and subOctave spinning indie music videos.

Full House Gravity, 3505 Scott, SF; (415) 776-1928. 9pm, $10. With DJs Roost Uno and Pony P spinning dirty hip hop.

HYP Club Eight, 1151 Folsom, SF; 10pm, free. Gay and lesbian hip hop party, featuring DJs spinning the newest in the top 40s hip hop and hyphy.

Non Stop Bhangra Rickshaw Stop. 9pm, $15. Live dhol rhythms, DJs, and dance performances by Dholrythms Dance Troupe.

Prince vs. Michael Madrone Art Bar. 8pm, $5. With DJs Dave Paul and Jeff Harris battling it out on the turntables with album cuts, remixes, rare tracks, and classics.

Rock City Butter, 354 11th St., SF; (415) 863-5964. 6pm, $5 after 10pm. With DJs spinning party rock.

Saturday Night Soul Party Elbo Room. 10pm-2am, $5. DJs Lucky, Paul Paul, and Phengren Oswald spin butt-shakin’ ’60s soul on 45.

Spirit Fingers Sessions 330 Ritch. 9pm, free. With DJ Morse Code and live guest performances.



Airborne Toxic Event, Calder Quartet Regency Ballroom. 8pm, $22-30.

"Bay for the Bayou Benefit" Bimbo’s 365 Club. 7pm, $75-150. With Anders Osborne, George Porter Jr., Ivan Neville, Zigaboo Modeliste, and more.

Karen Bein, Chris Cotton, John Henry and Dorothy Wood Hotel Utah. 8pm, $10.

Cult, Black Ryder Warfield. 8pm, $38.50-100.

Epidemia Rickshaw Stop. 7pm, free.

Grand Lake, Hosannas, Laura Stevenson and the Cans Hemlock Tavern. 8pm, $6.

*Hellbeard, Floating Goat, Gritter, Hashashin, DJ Rob Metal Thee Parkside. 8pm, $8.

Human Condition, Slow Motion Cowboys, Brothers Comatose Bottom of the Hill. 5pm, $8.

Lyfe Jennings Independent. 8pm, $27.

Jim Jones Revue, Bare Wires, Coasting Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $14.

*Melvins, Totimoshi Slim’s. 9pm, $21.

Peter Rowan, Elizabeth Cook Café Du Nord. 8pm, $20.

Tim Hockenberry Band Rrazz Room. 7:30pm, $25.


Hipwaders Park Chalet, 1000 Great Highway, SF; (415) 386-8439. 3pm, free.

Jesus Diaz Latin Ensemble Coda. 8pm, $10.


Call In Sick Skylark. 9pm, free. DJs Animal and I Will spin danceable hip-hop.

Culture Profetica Mezzanine. 7pm, $27.50. With Toy Selectah, Manicato, and DJ Walt Digz.

DiscoFunk Mashups Cat Club. 10pm, free. House and 70’s music.

Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm, $6. DJ Sep, Ludichris, and J Boogie spin dub, roots, and classic dancehall.

Gloss Sundays Trigger, 2344 Market, SF; (415) 551-CLUB. 7pm. With DJ Hawthorne spinning house, funk, soul, retro, and disco.

Honey Soundsystem Paradise Lounge. 8pm-2am. "Dance floor for dancers – sound system for lovers." Got that?

Jock! Lookout, 3600 16th St, SF; (415) 431-0306. 3pm, $2. This high-energy party raises money for LGBT sports teams.

Kick It Bar on Church. 9pm. Hip-hop with DJ Zax.

Lowbrow Sunday Delirium. 1pm, free. DJ Roost Uno and guests spinning club hip hop, indie, and top 40s.

Religion Bar on Church. 3pm. With DJ Nikita.

Stag AsiaSF. 6pm, $5. Gay bachelor parties are the target demo of this weekly erotic tea dance.

Swing Out Sundays Rock-It Room. 7pm, free (dance lessons $15). DJ BeBop Burnie spins 20s through 50s swing, jive, and more.



Charlatans UK, Giant Drag, DJs Aaron and Omar Bimbo’s 365 Club. 8pm, $25.

Efterklang, Buke and Gass, Silian Rail Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $12.

Frankie and the Outs, Hunx and His Punx, Lilac, Wax Idols, DJ Primo Rickshaw Stop. 7:30pm, $12.

Hanson, A Rocket to the Moon, Red Light Circuit Great American Music Hall. 7:30pm, $35.

David Landon Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $15.

Peck the Town Crier, Roy G Biv Elbo Room. 9pm, $8.


Black Gold Koko Cocktails, 1060 Geary, SF; (415) 885-4788. 10pm-2am, free. Senator Soul spins Detroit soul, Motown, New Orleans R&B, and more — all on 45!

Krazy Mondays Beauty Bar. 10pm, free. With DJs Ant-1, $ir-Tipp, Ruby Red I, Lo, and Gelo spinning hip hop.

M.O.M. Madrone Art Bar. 6pm, free. With DJ Gordo Cabeza and guests playing all Motown every Monday.

Manic Mondays Bar on Church. 9pm. Drink 80-cent cosmos with Djs Mark Andrus and Dangerous Dan.

Musik for Your Teeth Revolution Café, 3248 22nd St., SF; (415) 642-0474. 5pm, free. Soul cookin’ happy hour tunes with DJ Antonino Musco.

Network Mondays Azul Lounge, One Tillman Pl, SF; 9pm, $5. Hip-hop, R&B, and spoken word open mic, plus featured performers.

Skylarking Skylark. 10pm, free. With resident DJs I & I Vibration, Beatnok, and Mr. Lucky and weekly guest DJs.



Cloud Cult, Mimicking Birds Independent. 8pm, $15.

Do, El Olio Wolof, Please Do Not Fight Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $15.

Electric Sister, Mendozza, Hexe Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $7.

Hanson, A Rocket to the Moon, Motel Drive Great American Music Hall. 7:30pm, $35.

Lightning Swords of Death, Pathology, Deafheaven, Cyanic, DJ Rob Metal Thee Parkside. 8pm, $8-10.

Lion Riding Horses, Greenflash Rite Spot, 2099 Folsom, SF; 7pm, free.

Joanne Shaw Taylor Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $15.


Alcoholocaust Presents Argus Lounge. 9pm, free. With DJs Heiko and What’s His Fuck.

Brazilian Wax Elbo Room. 9pm, $7. Samba with DJs Carioca and Fausto Sousa and guests Mucho Axe and Borucoe.

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

Rock Out Karaoke! Amnesia. 7:30pm. With Glenny Kravitz.

Share the Love Trigger, 2344 Market, SF; (415) 551-CLUB. 5pm, free. With DJ Pam Hubbuck spinning house.

Womanizer Bar on Church. 9pm. With DJ Nuxx.