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Atlantic/Pacific, Ash Reiter, Sonny Pete, DJs Bagel Ted and Julie T Milk Bar. 8pm, $5.
Tia Carroll and Hard Work Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $15.
Dead Westerns, Mosshead, Street Pyramids Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.
Zoe Keating, Inu feat. Zoe Keating, Tycho Independent. 8pm, $17.
Bryan McPherson, Mick Leonardi, Graham Patzner Hotel Utah. 8pm, $7.
Third Victim of Abigail Rutledge, SuperfinosVTO, Young Lovers Kimo’s. 9pm.
White Manna, Greg Ashley, Outlaw, Rachel Fannan Elbo Room. 9pm, $7.
Young Prisms, Melted Toys Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.
Cat’s Corner with Christine and Nathan Savanna Jazz. 9pm, $10.
Congress, Conspiracy of Venus, Mindi Hadan Café Du Nord. 8:30pm, $10.
Dink Dink Dink, Gaucho, Michael Abraham Amnesia. 7pm, free.
Ben Marcato and the Mondo Combo Top of the Mark. 7:30pm, $10.
Michael Parsons Revolution Café, 3248 22nd St, SF; (415) 642-0474. 8:30pm, free.
Roy Hargrove Quintet Yoshi’s San Francisco. 8 and 10pm, $16-22.
Paula West and the George Mesterhazy Quartet Rrazz Room. 8pm, $35.
Triskela Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin, SF; (510) 548-3326. 6pm, free.
Booty Call Q-Bar, 456 Castro, SF; www.bootycallwednesdays.com. 9pm. Juanita Moore hosts this dance party, featuring DJ Robot Hustle.
Cannonball Beauty Bar. 10pm, free. Rock, indie, and nu-disco with DJ White Mike.
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.
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.
Jonathan Coulton, Paul and Storm Great American Music Hall. 7:30pm, $25.
Inferno of Joy, White Barons, Bite, Last Internationale Thee Parkside. 9pm, $6-7.
Mac Miller Slim’s. 9pm, $16.
Nectarine Pie, These Hills of Gold, Memory’s Mystic Band Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $7.
Peter Wolf Crier, Retribution Gospel Choir, Cannons and Clouds Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.
Johnny Vernazza and the Knockouts Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $15.
Wailers, Tomorrows Bad Seeds, Duane Stephenson Independent. 9pm, $25.
Worker Bee, Sleeptalks, Nick Reinhart, Sunbeam Rd. Café Du Nord. 8pm, $10.
Ara Anderson and Michael McIntosh Revolution Café, 3248 22nd St, SF; (415) 642-0474. 8:30pm, free.
Roy Hargrove Quintet Yoshi’s San Francisco. 8 and 10pm, $16-22.
Savanna Jazz Trio and jam session Savanna Jazz. 7:30pm, $5.
Stompy Jones Top of the Mark. 7:30pm, $10.
Paula West and the George Mesterhazy Quartet Rrazz Room. 8pm, $40.
Adam Traum Atlas Café. 8pm, free.
Afrolicious Elbo Room. 9:30pm, $10. DJs Pleasuremaker and Señor Oz 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.
Good Foot Som., 2925 16th St, SF; (415) 558-8521. 10pm, free. With resident DJs Haylow, A-Ron, Prince Aries, Boogie Brown, Ammbush, plus food carts and community creativity.
Guilty Pleasures Gestalt, 3159 16th St, SF; (415) 560-0137. 9:30pm, free. DJ TophZilla, Rob Metal, DJ Stef, and Disco-D spin punk, metal, electro-funk, and 80s.
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 Rickshaw Stop. 9pm, $10. With Royal Bangs and Foster the People.
Two Thousand a LOVE-in Kimo’s. 9pm. With SF Block Party, Seapora, and Gypsy Love.
Bayonics, Skins and Needles Elbo Room. 10pm, $10-13.
Jay Brannan, Dave Smallen, Jhameel Bottom of the Hill. 9:30pm, $14.
Shane Dwight Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $20.
Guster Fillmore. 8pm, $27.50.
Man/Miracle, Butterfly Bones, Elephant and Castle Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.
Mission Players Coda. 10pm, $10.
Papa Grows Funk, Allofasudden Slim’s. 9pm, $25.
Passenger and Poilot, Black Swan, Hypnotist Collectors Red Devil Lounge. 8pm, $8.
Pimps of Joytime, Staxx Brothers Independent. 9pm, $25.
Planet Booty, Super Adventure Club, Greenhorse, MC Ladyfinger Café Du Nord. 9pm, $12.
Ra Ra Riot, Givers Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $18.
Sassy!!!, Witchburn, Diemond El Rio. 9pm, $5.
Harley White Jr. Studio Gracia, 19 Heron, SF; www.beyondblues.com. 8pm, $15.
Benn Bacot Savanna Jazz. 7:30pm, $5.
Black Market Jazz Orchestra Top of the Mark. 9pm, $10.
Emily Anne’s Delight Revolution Café, 3248 22nd St, SF; (415) 642-0474. 9pm, free.
Roy Hargrove Quintet Yoshi’s San Francisco. 8 and 10pm, $20-26.
Scott Amendola Quartet Red Poppy Art House. 8pm, $12-20.
Paula West and the George Mesterhazy Quartet Rrazz Room. 8pm, $45.
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.
DJ Meat Hookz Thee Parkside. 8pm, free. Funk, soul, and hip-hop.
DJ Momentum Medjool, 2522 Mission, SF; www.medjoolsf.com. 10:30pm, $10.
DJ What’s His Fuck Riptide Tavern. 9pm, free. Old school punk rock and other gems.
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.
House of Voodoo Blue Macaw, 2565 Mission, SF; www.houseofvoodoo.com. 9pm, free ($5 after 10pm).
Oldies Night Knockout. 9pm, $2-4. DJs Primo, Daniel, and Lost Cat spin doo-wop, one-hit wonders, soul, and more.
Radioactivity 222 Hyde, 222 Hyde, SF; www.222hyde.com. 6-9:30pm. Kraut-minimal wave-cosmic-Italo standards with Cole Palme, Tristes Tropiques, and Robots.In.Heat.
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. 5:30pm, free. DJ Sid Presley spins rare pop, garage, and freakbeat from SE Asia, circa 1964-72.
Some Thing Stud. 10pm, $7. VivvyAnne Forevermore, Glamamore, and DJ Down-E give you fierce drag shows and afterhours dancing.
Trannyshack: Star Search DNA Lounge. 9:30pm, $15. Heklina and Peaches Christ host this drag-tastic talent show.
Vintage Orson, 508 Fourth St, SF; (415) 777-1508. 5:30-11pm, free. DJ TophOne and guest spin jazzy beats for cocktalians.
Justin Ancheta, Con Brio, Titan Ups Amnesia. 9pm.
Asylum Street Spankers Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $30.
David Berkeley. Bhi Bhiman Swedish American Hall (upstairs from Café Du Nord). 8pm, $22.
Family Crest, Moanin’ Dove, Welcome Matt Café Du Nord. 9pm, $12.
Fu Manchu, Dusted Angel Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $12.
Hate Crime, Grandma’s Boyfriend, Symbolick Jews, Dinner With the Kids Li-Po Lounge. 9pm, $5.
Josh Klipp, Joe Stephens, Alex Davis, Storm Florez, Eli Conley El Rio. 6pm, free.
Lecherous Gaze, Ripper Bender’s, 800 S. Van Ness, SF; www.bendersbar.com. 10pm, $5.
Meris, High Horse, Super Proxy Thee Parkside. 3pm, free.
Old 97s Fillmore. 9pm, $26.50.
Pigs, Outdoorsmen, Dead Meat, Dadfag Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.
Pimps of Joytime, J Boogie’s Dubtronic Science Independent. 9pm, $25.
Rubber Souldiers, Moonlight Rodeo Slim’s. 9pm, $15.
Sioux City Kid and the Revolutionary Ramblers, That Ghost, Hanalei, Thee Landlords Thee Parkside. 9pm, $7.
Sugaray and CK All Stars Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $20.
Wonderbread 5, Foreverland Bimbo’s 365 Club. 9pm, $20.
Gina Harris and Torbie Phillips Savanna Jazz. 7:30pm, $8.
Roy Hargrove Quintet Yoshi’s San Francisco. 8 and 10pm, $26.
Jesse Scheinin Revolution Café, 3248 22nd St, SF; (415) 642-0474. 9pm, free.
Thingamajigs Performance Group Meridian Gallery, 535 Powell, SF; (510) 444-1322. 8pm, $10.
Paula West and the George Mesterhazy Quartet Rrazz Room. 8pm, $45.
Kafana Balkan, Brass Menazeri, DJ Zeljko Rickshaw Stop. 9pm, $10.
Genghis Blues Review Kaleidoscope Free Speech Zone, 3109 24th St, SF; www.kaleidoscopefreespeechzone.com. 8:30pm, $10. With Kongar-ol Ondar and more.
Pickpocket Ensemble Red Poppy Art House. 8pm, $12-15.
“Suonare e Passeggiare: Extravagant Music from 17th Century Italy and Spain” Most Holy Redeemer Church, 100 Diamond, SF; www.musicsources.org. 2pm, $20.
Craig Ventresco and Meredith Axelrod Atlas Café. 4pm, free.
Bar on Church 9pm. Rotating DJs Foxxee, Joseph Lee, Zhaldee, Mark Andrus, and Nuxx.
Barracuda 111 Minna. 9pm, $10. Eclectic 80s music with DJs Damon and Phillie Ocean plus 80s cult video projections, a laser light show, prom balloons, and 80s inspired fashion.
Bootie: Boston in SF with DJ BC DNA Lounge. 9pm, $6-12. Mash-ups from the East Coast.
Debaser Knockout. 9pm, $5. DJ Jamie Jams, Emdee, and Stab Master Arson spin 90s hip-hop.
DJ Duserock Medjool, 2522 Mission, SF; www.medjoolsf.com. 10:30pm, $10.
4 Years: One Funktion Elbo Room. 10pm, $5-10. 4OneFunktion hip-hop party four-year anniversary with sets by B. Cause and Mista B, F.A.M.E., Light Up the Darkness, and more.
Go Bang! Deco Lounge, 510 Turk, SF; www.decosf.com. 9pm, free ($5 after 10pm). Atomic dancefloor disco action with Eddy Bauer, DJ FreshStep, and DJ Flight.
HYP Club Eight, 1151 Folsom, SF; www.eightsf.com. 10pm, free. Gay and lesbian hip-hop party, featuring DJs spinning the newest in the top 40s hip hop and hyphy.
Jersey Score Underground SF. 9pm, free ($5 after 10pm). Jersey Shore-themed gay dance party with DJs Robert Jeffrey and Juan Garcia.
Reggae Gold Club Six. 9pm, $15. With DJs Daddy Rolo, Polo Mo’qz, Tesfa, Serg, and Fuze spinning dancehall and reggae.
Rock City Butter, 354 11th St., SF; (415) 863-5964. 6pm, $5 after 10pm. With DJs spinning party rock.
Spirit Fingers Sessions 330 Ritch. 9pm, free. With DJ Morse Code and live guest performances.
Angels on Acid, Cystem Cex, NPMN DNA Lounge. 8pm, $10.
Beep!, Dinosaur Feathers, Careerers Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.
Black Swans, Will Sprott, Pancho-San Knockout. 9pm, $5.
Bryan Greenberg Café Du Nord. 8pm, $14.
Madball, Cruel Hand, Crucified, Boundaries Thee Parkside. 7:30pm, $15.
Jake Mann and the Upper Hand, Grand Lake, Il Gato Bottom of the Hill. 8:30pm, $8.
Sour Mash Hug Band, Crux Amnesia. 9pm, $7-10.
Symbolick Jews, Grandma’s Boyfriend, Stowaways, Subfobias Kimo’s. 8pm, $7.
La Veda, Epiphany Castro, Eric De Arantahna El Rio. 6pm, $8.
Los Boleros Savanna Jazz. 7:30pm, $5.
Christy and the Lowdowns Revolution Café, 3248 22nd St, SF; (415) 642-0474. 9pm, free.
Lua Hadar, Jason Martineau, Dan Feiszli Bliss Bar, 4026 24th St, SF; www.blissbarsf.com. 4:30pm, $10.
Paula West and the George Mesterhazy Quartet Rrazz Room. 7pm, $40.
Blue Diamond Fillups Thee Parkside. 4pm, free.
Kat Parra Latin/World Ensemble Red Poppy Art House. 7pm, $12-20.
DiscoFunk Mashups Cat Club. 10pm, free. House and 70’s music.
Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm, $6. Dub, roots, and classic dancehall with DJs Sep, J Boogie, and guest Kentyah.
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?
Kick It Bar on Church. 9pm. Hip-hop with DJ Zax.
Religion Bar on Church. 3pm. With DJ Nikita.
Swing Out Sundays Rock-It Room. 7pm, free (dance lessons $15). DJ BeBop Burnie spins 20s through 50s swing, jive, and more.
Midnite, Jah Yzer Independent. 9pm, $28.
War Yoshi’s San Francisco. 8pm, $40.
Lavay Smith Swinget with Jules Broussard Enrico’s, 504 Broadway, SF; (415) 982-6223. 7pm, free.
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!
Death Guild DNA Lounge. 9:30pm, $3-5. Gothic, industrial, and synthpop with Joe Radio, Decay, and Melting Girl.
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.
Network Mondays Azul Lounge, One Tillman Pl, SF; www.inhousetalent.com. 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.
Smile! Knockout. 9pm, $7. DJ Neil Martinson spins psych, soul, glam, bubblegum, and more.
Paul Banks and the Carousels Elbo Room. 9pm.
Barn Owl, Phil Manley Life Coach, Diego Andres Gonzalez Hemlock Tavern. 9pm, $6.
Sonya Cotton, Honeycomb, Ever Isles Rickshaw Stop. 8pm, $10.
Eli Wise Band, Evon, Steel Hotcakes El Rio. 7pm, free.
Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, Laura Gibson Café Du Nord. 8pm, $17. Amos Lee, Vusi Mahlasela Fillmore. 8pm, $25. Midnite, Jah Yzer Independent. 9pm, $28. Sandwitches, Art Museums, Soft Bombs, Rachel Fannan Slim’s. 8pm, $5. War Yoshi’s San Francisco. 8pm, $40. Wovenhand, Git Some, Common Eider King Eider Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $13. FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY Graham Connah Revolution Café, 3248 22nd St, SF; (415) 642-0474. 8:30pm, free. JAZZ/NEW MUSIC Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 6:30pm, $5. DANCE CLUBS Eclectic Company Skylark, 9pm, free. DJs Tones and Jaybee spin old school hip hop, bass, dub, glitch, and electro. Extra Classic DJ Night Little Baobab, 3388 19th St, SF; www.bissapbaobab.com. 10pm. Dub, roots, rockers, and reggae from the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Share the Love Trigger, 2344 Market, SF; (415) 551-CLUB. 5pm, free. With DJ Pam Hubbuck spinning house. Stump the Wizard Argus Lounge. 9pm, free. Interactive DJ game with What’s His Fuck and the Wizard.