Issue:  Vol. 48 / No. 13 / 29 March 2018

On the Tab

On The Tab

Nightlife events Feb. 8-15, 2018

Rachel Lark & The Damaged Goods
@ Brick and Mortar

Enjoy a wild acrobatic night with the talented vocalist-songwriter, plus comics Wonder Dave and Kate Willet, acrobatic pole dancer Sean Michael Polaris (photo), plus games and a feminist bachelor auction to raise funds for Planned Parenthood. $15-$25. Saturday, February 10, 9pm. 1710 Mission St.
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Love is in the air. Love is like oxygen. Love lifts us up where we belong, except on Valentine's Day with a box of chocolates as our date. In which case, put on your dancing shoes. Dance like nobody's Grindr-ing.


Thu 8

After Dark @ Exploratorium

The cocktails and science night for adults, with installations throughout the hands-on exhibit museum. $20. 6pm-10pm. Pier 15 at Embarcadero.

Circle Jerk @ Nob Hill Theatre

Porn actor David Emblem leads the very interactive sex-play party. $20. 9pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758.

Comedy @ Ashkenaz, Berkeley

Diane Amos, Donald Lacy, Tim Jackson and Valerie Vernale perform comedy sets celebrating Black History Month. $15-$20. 8pm. 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley.

Gayface @ El Rio

Queer weekly night out at the popular Mission bar. 9pm-2am. 3158 Mission St.

Junk @ Powerhouse

MrPam and Dulce de Leche cohost the weekly underwear strip night and contest, with sexy prizes. Feb 8 & 15: Bare Chest Calendar prelims (8pm-10pm). $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

Long Island Thursdays @ White Horse Bar, Oakland

Get snockered with cheap drinks at the historic gay bar. 9pm-2am. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820.

The Monster Show @ The Edge

The weekly drag show with host Sue Casa, DJ MC2, themed nights and hilarious fun. $5. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood.

NightLife @ California Academy of Sciences

The museum parties return. Feb. 8: DJs Toro y Moi and Chulita Vinyl Club, Noise Pop fun, too. $12-$15. 6pm-10pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park.

Picante @ The Cafe

Lulu and DJ Marco's Latin night with sexy gogo guys. 9pm-2am. 2369 Market St.

Puff @ The Stud

The monthly queer pot-happy night, with DJ Dank, Maria Konner and her band rockin', Sergio Fedazs DJing, and a stoner raffle. 7pm-10pm. 399 9th St.

Queer Karaoke @ Club OMG

KJ Dana hosts the weekly singing night; unleash your inner American Idol; first Thursdays are Costume Karaoke; 3rd is Kinky Karaoke 8pm. 43 6th St.

Rock Fag @ Hole in the Wall

Enjoy hard rock and punk music from DJ Don Baird at the wonderfully divey SoMa bar. Also Fridays. 7pm-2am. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695.

Royal Variety Show @ Moby Dick

Queen Dilly Dally's weekly fun variety show of drag, music and even puppets. 9pm-11pm. 4049 18th St.

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars @ Oasis

Viewing party for the new season special of the popular drag competition show, cohosted by Sister Roma and Honey Mahogany, with porn prizes, lipsynch contest and more. Feb. 15 with Ben deLaCreme. $10-$25. 7pm. 298 11th St.

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars @ Port Bar, Oakland

BeBe Sweetbriar hosts the East Bay screenings of the new edition of the RuPaul drag competition show. 8pm. 2023 Broadway.

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550

The Country-Western line-dancing two-stepping dance events celebrates 18 years. Free-$5. 5pm-10:30pm. Also Sundays. 550 Barneveld Ave.

Terrie Odabi @ Feinstein's at the Nikko

The Oakland singer performs classic Blues and R&B songs. $19-$45. 8pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St.

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle

Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. $8. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie's Lounge

Disco guru DJ Bus Station John spins grooves at the intimate retro music night. $5. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor.


Boy Division @ Cat Club

Fri 9

Beach Blanket Babylon @ Club Fugazi

The musical comedy revue celebrates its 43th year with an ever-changing lineup of political and pop culture icons, all in gigantic wigs. $25-$160. Beer/wine served; cash only; 21+, except where noted. Wed-Fri 8pm. Sat 6pm & 9pm. Sun 2pm & 5pm. 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Blvd. (Green St.). 421-4222.

Bear Happy Hour @ Midnight Sun

Hairy men and their pals enjoy 2-for-1 drinks and no cover. 4067 18th St. 861-4186.

La Bomba Latina @ Club OMG

Drag show with DJ Jaffeth. $5. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St.

Boy Division @ Cat Club

The Queer Wave dance party celebrates The Smiths and Morrissey, with DJs Xander, Donimo, and more grooves in the back rooms. $5-$10. Free this month for Aquarians. 9:30pm-3am. 1190 Folsom St.

Cubcake @ Lone Star Saloon

DJ Colline Bass spins at the popular bears, beers and treats night. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St.

DTF Fridays @ Port Bar, Oakland

Various DJs play house music, and a few hotties gogo dance at the new gay bar's weekly event. 9pm-2am. 2023 Broadway. (510) 823-2099.

Fantasy Friday @ Divas

Weekly drag shows at the last transgender-friendly bar in the Polk; with hosts Victoria Secret, Alexis Miranda and several performers. Also Thursdays and Saturdays. Thursday karaoke night. $10. 10pm. 1081 Polk St.

Friday Nights at the Ho @ White Horse Bar, Oakland

Dance it up at the historic (and still hip) East Bay bar. 9pm-2am. 6551 Telegraph Ave.

Friday Night Live @ El Rio

Enjoy the weekly queer and LGBT-friendly live acoustic concerts. $5pm. 3158 Mission St.

Gogo Fridays @ Toad Hall

Hot dancers grind it at the Castro bar with a dance floor and patio. 4146 18th St.

Happy Friday @ Midnight Sun

The popular video bar ends each work week with hot gogo guys (starting at 9pm) and drink specials; also Saturday nights. 4067 18th St. 861-4186.

Hard Fridays @ Qbar

DH Haute Toddy's weekly electro-pop night with hottie gogos. $3. 9pm-2am (happy hour 4pm-9pm). 456 Castro St.

iCandy @ The Cafe

Gus Presents' weekly dance night, with DJ Deft, cute gogos and $2 beer (before 10pm). 2369 Market St.

Jeremy Spreadums @ Nob Hill Theatre

The muscled porn actor (see interview this issue) does solo strip shows (8pm) and sex shows with David Emblem (10pm). $25. Also Feb. 10. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758.

Latin Explosion @ Club 21

The popular Latin club includes drag shows, with gogo guys, drink specials and table reservations available. Feb. 9 features Paquita La Del Barrio and gogo celebrity stud Trey Morrison. $10-$20. 10pm-3am. 2111 Franklin St., Oakland.

Alotta Boutte at
Red Hots Burlesque @ The Stud

Lick It @ Powerhouse

Lance Holman's kinky sexy night, with DJ Blackstone. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

Manimal @ Beaux

Gogo-tastic dance night starts off your weekend. $5. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St.

Peter Murphy @ The Chapel

The legendary Bauhaus singer and soloist performs a series of concerts spanning his musical career. $45-$50. 9pm. Also Feb. 10, 11, 14 & 15. 777 Valencia St.

Red Hots Burlesque @ The Stud

The saucy women's burlesque show hosted by Dottie Lux will titillate and tantalize, with guests Alotta Boutte, Shells Bells, and Caramel Knowledge. $10-$20. 8pm-9:30pm. 399 9th St.

Skate Night @ Church on 8 Wheels

Groove on wheels at the former Sacred Heart Church-turned disco roller skate party space, hosted by John D. Miles, the "Godfather of Skate." 7pm-11pm. Sat afternoon sessions 1pm-2:30pm and 3pm-5:30pm. $10. Kids 12 and under $5. Skate rentals $5. 554 Fillmore St. at Fell.

Trixxie Carr @ Oasis

The veteran faux queen performs live comic (and sincere) takes on pop and rock music hits. $30. 7pm. 298 11th St.

Trixxie Carr @ Oasis
photo: Jose A. Guzman-Colon

Uhaul @ Oasis

The hot women's monthly dance party, with DJs Ms Jackson, China, Jibbz and C-L.A. $20. 10pm-2am. 298 11th St.

Gaymer Night @ SF Eagle

Video games on multiple screens for a nergasmic night. 8pm-2am. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

Vibe Fridays @ Club BnB, Oakland

House music and cocktails, with DJs Shareef Raheim-Jihad and Ellis Lindsey. 9pm-2am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340.

Vivvy's Grand Opening @ The Stud

VivvyAnne ForeverMore's wild drag night, with Hollow Eve, Dulce de Leche, Bobby Barnaby, Eartha Kunt. $10. 10pm-4am. 399 9th St.


Bal Masque XV @ The Cafe
photo: Gooch

Sat 10

Bal Masque XV @ The Cafe

Krewe de Kinque's annual party, themed "Flight 420," includes lavish costumes, raffles, auctions, performances by Donna Sachet, Violinist Kippy Marks, Deana Dawn, John Weber, Mark Paladini, Kit Tapata, Cotton Candy, Lady Cuki Couture, Kelly Rose and guests, and a parade led by mayoral candidate Mark Leno; with DJ Sergio Fedasz. $40-$50, $100 (VIP). Proceeds benefit the Larkin Street Youth Services. 5pm-9pm. 2369 Market St.

Bootie @ DNA Lounge

Resident DJs and guests spin at the mash-up DJ dance party, with Adrian A, Mysterious D; four rooms of different sounds and eight DJs; The Monster Drag Show hosted by Sue Casa. $10-$15 and up. 9:30pm-3am. 375 11th St.

Bounce @ Lookout

Dance music with a view at the Castro bar. 9pm-2am. 3600 16th St.

Con Funk Shun @ Yoshi's Oakland

The veteran funk band performs classic songs at the elegant restaurant-nightclub. $29-$39. 7:30pm & 9:30pm. Also Feb 11 & 12. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland.

Heart Throb @ Club Six

Comfort & Joy (the Burning Man queer party crew) hosts a love/dancefest of epic proportions, with DJs David Harness, Hil Huerta, Tomas Diablo and Trever Pearson, Chickpea's glam decor, stage shows, a passion pit. All are welcome; costumes, onesies, drag welcome, too (full clothes check available). $20-$50. 10pm-5am. 60 6th St.

House Party @ Powerhouse

Groovy retro lava lamp cruisy fun with sofas etc , DJ Mohammad. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

Pound Puppy @ SF Eagle
photo: FBFE

Pound Puppy @ SF Eagle

Sexy cruisy monthly night with DJs Jeremy Castillo, Taco Tuesday, gogo studs, too. 9:30pm-2am. $10. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

Tamale Time @ Oasis

Leandro Gonzales' Emperor campaign includes tasty tamales. $4-$20 for 1-6 tamales! Proceeds benefit Mama G's Thanksgiving Street Dinner. 7pm. 298 11th St.

Lips and Lashes Brunch @ Lookout

Weekly show with soul, funk and Motown grooves hosted by Carnie Asada, with DJs Becky Knox and Pumpkin Spice. The yummy brunch menu starts at 12pm, with the show at 1:30pm. 3600 16th St.

Mother @ Oasis

Heklina's popular drag show, with special guests and great music themes (No bachelorette parties admitted!) Feb 10 is Divas Live night, with special guest Chad Michaels (Cher impersonator). DJ MC2 plays grooves. $15. 10pm-3am (11:30pm show). 298 11th St.

Nitty Gritty @ Beaux

Josh Carmichael with DJ Salazer host the tattoo appreciation night. $10. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St.

Ocean Film Fest Gala @ The Pearl

Off the Reef, the 15th annual gala fundraiser benefiting SF International Ocean Film Festival (March 8-11), with silent auctions, dinner, drinks and DJ Bryce; hipster cocktail attire with sneakers encouraged. $250 and up. 5:30pm-10:30pm. 601 9th St.

The Playground @ Club BNB, Oakland

Revamped night at the popular hip hop and Latin dance club. Feb. 10 is a Whitney Houston tribute and Valentine's party. $5-$15. 9pm to 3am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340.

Rachel Lark & The Damaged Goods
@ Brick and Mortar

Rachel Lark & The Damaged Goods @ Brick and Mortar

Enjoy a wild acrobatic night with the talented vocalist-songwriter, plus comics Wonder Dave and Kate Willet, acrobatic pole dancer Sean Michael Polaris, plus games and a feminist bachelor auction to raise funds for Planned Parenthood. $15-$25. 9pm. 1710 Mission St.

Saturgay @ Qbar

Stanley Frank spins house dance remixes at the intimate Castro dance bar. $3. 9pm-2am (weekly beer bust 2pm-9pm). 456 Castro St.

Shake It Up @ Port Bar, Oakland

DJ Lady Char spins dance grooves; gogo studs, and drink specials, too. 9pm-2am. 2023 Broadway. (510) 823-2099.

Soul Party @ Elbo Room

DJs Lucky, Paul, and Phengren Osward spin 60s soul 45s. $5-$10 ($5 off in semi-formal attire). 10pm-2am. 647 Valencia St. 552-7788.

Sugar @ The Cafe

Dance, drink, cruise at the Castro club, with DJs Gay Marvine, Taco Tuesday and Matthew XO. 9pm-2am. 2369 Market St.

Technoclam 03 @ The Stud

Techno dance night with DJs Anastasia Kristensen, Christina Chatfield, Qzen, and Experimental Housewife. $10. 9pm-4am. 399 9th St.


Beer Bust @ SF Eagle

Sun 11

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon

Beer, bears, beats at the weekly fundraiser for various local charities. $15. 4pm-8pm. 1354 Harrison St.

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle

The popular weekly event packs in the fans, with proceeds going to local charities. $10. Beer bust 3pm-5pm. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

Beverage Benefit @ The Edge

Fundraiser and fun, with proceeds going to local nonprofits. $10. 4pm-7pm. 4149 18th St.

Big Gay Beer Bust @ The Cinch

Benefits and plenty of beer at the historic neighborhood bar. 3pm-7pm. 1723 Polk St.

Big Top @ Beaux

Enjoy an extra weekend night at the fun Castro nightclub, plus hot local DJs and sexy gogo guys and gals. $8. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St.

Blessed @ Port Bar, Oakland

Carnie Asada's fun drag night with Carnie's Angels Mahlae Balenciaga and Au Jus, plus DJ Ion. 2023 Broadway.

Dirty Musical Sundays @ The Edge

Sing along at the popular musical theatre night, with a bawdy edge; also Mondays and Wednesdays (but not dirty). 7pm-2am. 2 for 1 cocktail, 5pm-closing. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood.

Domingo De Escandal @ Club OMG

Weekly Latin night with drag shows hosted by Vicky Jimenez and DJ Carlitos. (Comedy Open Mic 5:30pm). 7pm-2am. 43 6th St.

Game Heaven @ Brewcade

Take a break from your burdens with a few rounds of video games and some specialty beers. No cover. 2200 Market St.

GlamaZone @ The Cafe

Pollo del Mar's weekly drag show takes on different themes with a comic edge. 8:30-11:30pm. 2369 Market St.

Jock @ The Lookout

Enjoy the weekly jock-ular fun, with DJed dance music at sports team fundraisers. 12pm-1am. NY DJ Sharon White from 3pm-6pm. 3600 16th St.

John Oates with the Good Road Band @ Great American Music Hall

One half of Hall and Oates performs a variety of songs and rock styles, featuring Sam Bush and Paul Franklin. $36-$61 (with dinner). 8pm. 859 O'Farrell St.

Polesexual @ The Stud

Acrobatic vaudeville show, with a Shady Pines elder theme; DJ Dakota Pendent. $10 (free in drag) 10pm. 399 9th St.

Queer Tango @ Finnish Hall, Berkeley

Same-sex partner tango dancing, including lessons for newbies, food and drinks. $5-$10. 3:30pm-6:30pm. 1970 Chestnut St, Berkeley.

Shag @ Powerhouse

Sleazy tracks with Nic Candito and crew. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

Sunday's a Drag @ Starlight Room

The weekly brunch and drag show with a panoramic view. $45. 11am, show at noon; 1:30pm, show at 2:30pm. 450 Powell St. in Union Square. 395-8595.

Sunday Brunch @ Thee Parkside

Bottomless Mimosas until 3pm at the fun rock-punk club. 1600 17th St. 252-1330.

Sundies @ Lone Star Saloon

Underwear jock special event at the popular bear bar, with DJ Collin Bass. No cover, clothes check available, drink specials for the undies-clad. 8pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St.

Will Roland @ The Venetian Room

The star of Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen performs his cabaret show, Loser Songs. $55. 5pm. Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St.


Mercedes Munro's show @ Midnight Sun

Mon 12

Epic Karaoke @ White Horse, Oakland

Mondays and Tuesdays popular weekly sing-along night. No cover. 8:30pm-1am. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820.

Gaymer Meetup @ Brewcade

The weekly LGBT video game enthusiast night includes big-screen games and signature beers, with a new remodeled layout, including an outdoor patio. No cover. 7pm-11pm. 2200 Market St.

Happy Hour @ The Cinch

Happy hour at the historic neighborhood bar. 5pm-8pm. 1723 Polk St.

Karaoke Night @ SF Eagle

Sing along, with host Beth Bicoastal, plus prizes, local celeb judges, and $2 draft beer. 8pm-12am. 398 12th St.

Munro's at Midnight @ Midnight Sun

Drag night with Mercedez Munro. No cover. 10pm. 4067 18th St. 861-4186.

Mule Mondays @ Port Bar, Oakland

Enjoy frosty Moscow Mule cocktails in a brassy mug, specials before 8pm. 2023 Broadway, Oakland.

Musical Mondays @ The Edge

Sing along to shows tunes on video, lip-synched, and live, at the Castro bar. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood.

No No Bingo @ Virgil's Sea Room

Mica Sigourney and Tom Temprano cohost the wacky weekly game night at the cool Mission bar. 8pm. 3152 Mission St.

Opulence @ Beaux

Weekly dance night, with Jocques, DJs Tori, Twistmix and Andre. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St.

Pillows @ Powerhouse

Glamamore's crafts and drag night. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

Piano Bar 101 @ Martuni's

Sing-along night with talented locals, and charming accompanist Joe Wicht. 9pm. 4 Valencia St. at Market.

Underwear Night @ 440

Strip down to your skivvies at the popular men's night. 9pm-2am. 440 Castro St. 621-8732.


Karaoke Cocktails @ Ginger's
photo: Steven Underhill

Tue 13

Cock Shot @ Beaux

Shot specials and adult Bingo games, with DJs Chad Bays and Riley Patrick, at the new weekly night. No cover. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St.

High Fantasy @ Aunt Charlie's Lounge

Weekly drag and variety show, with live acts and lip-synching divas, plus DJed grooves. $5. Shows at 10:30pm & 12am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor.

Hysteria Comedy @ Martuni's

Open mic for women and queer comics, with host Irene Tu. 6pm-8pm. 4 Valencia St.

Karaoke Night @ The Stud

Sing Till It Hurts with hostess Sister Flora; 2 for 1 happy hour, no cover, plus raffle prize drawings. 8pm-2am. 399 9th St.

Karaoke Cocktails @ Ginger's

The new basement tribute to the old Ginger's Trois hosts a weekly singing fun. 8pm-12am. 86 Hardie Place.

Naked Night @ Nob Hill Theatre

Strip down with the strippers at the clothing-optional night. $20. 9pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758.

Retro Night @ 440 Castro

Jim Hopkins plays classic pop oldies, with vintage music videos. 9pm-2am. 44 Castro St.

Sing Out @ Encore Karaoke Lounge

Home of drag shows, and hilaraoke karaoke. 9pm-1am. 1550 California St. #2. 775-0442.

Stag @ Powerhouse

Single, or a couple looking for an extra? Cruise it up. $5. 5pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

Trivia Night @ Hi Tops

Play the trivia game at the popular new sports bar. 9pm. 2247 Market St. 551-2500.

Trivia Night @ Port Bar, Oakland

Cranny hosts a big gay trivia night at the new East Bay bar; drinks specials and prizes. 7:30pm. 2023 Broadway.

Vice Tuesdays @ Q Bar

Queer femme and friends dance party with hip hop, Top 40 and throwbacks at the stylish intimate bar, with DJs Val G and Iris Triska. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St.


Roberto gogo-dances
at Pan Dulce @ Beaux

Wed 14

Bondage-a-Gogo @ The Cat Club

The weekly gay/straight/whatever fetish-themed kinky dance night. $7-$10. 9:30pm-2:30am. 1190 Folsom St.

Bottoms Up Bingo @ Hi Tops

Play board games and win offbeat prizes at the popular sports bar. 9pm. 2247 Market St. 551-2500.

B.P.M. @ Club BnB, Oakland

Olga T and Shugga Shay's weekly queer women and men's R&B hip hop and soul night, at the club's new location. No cover. 8pm-2am. 2120 Broadway, Oakland.

Castro Karaoke @ Midnight Sun

Sing out with host Bebe Sweetbriar; 2 for 1 well drinks. 8pm-2am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186.

Cocktail Time @ Ginger's Trois

Enjoy drinks at the intimate downstairs tribute to the original dive bar; Tue & Wed 5pm-12am. Thu-Sat 5pm-2am. 86 Hardie Place.

Comedy Showcase @ SF Eagle

Kollin Holtz hosts the open mic comedy night. 5:30pm-8pm. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

Dick at Nite @ Moby Dick

Grace Towers' weekly drag show at the fun local bar. 9pm-12am. 4049 18th St.

Erykah Badu @ The Armory

Erykah Badu @ The Armory

Four-time Grammy-winning soul singer-songwriter performs at the spacious venue, with Thundercat. $45-$99. 8:30pm. 333 14th St.

Follies & Dollies @ White Horse Bar, Oakland

Weekly drag show at the historic gay bar. 9:30pm-11:30pm. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820.

Freeball Wednesdays @ The Cinch

Free pool and drink specials at the historic neighborhood bar. 8pm-1am. 1723 Polk St.

Hump @ Powerhouse

DJ Jim Collins spins vinyl grooves at the weeknight event. $5-$10. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

Miss Kitty's Trivia Night @ Wild Side West

The weekly fun night at the Bernal Heights bar includes prizes, hosted by Kitty Tapata. No cover. 7pm-10pm. 424 Cortland St. 647-3099.

Movie Night @ SF Eagle

Enjoy drinks and a flick, with trivia games and prizes. 8pm-2am. 398 12th St.

Pan Dulce @ Beaux

The hot weekly Latin dance night with drag divas and more, hosted by Amaya Blac and Delilah Befierce; Feb. 14 Selena tribute singer Karol Posadas, and Valentines gogo studs. $6. 9pm-2am (free before 10:30pm). 2344 Market St.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show @ UC Theatre, Berkeley

Enjoy a Valentine's night screening of the campy scifi queer classic film adaptation of Richard O'Brien's musical, with the Barely Legal shadow cast, a costume contest, prizes and fun. $17-$27. 8pm. Taube Family Music Hall, 2036 University Ave., Berkeley.

Wrangler Wednesdays @ Rainbow Cattle Company, Guerneville

Wear your jeans and meet new folks at the Russian River gay bar. 16220 Main St., Guerneville.


The Monster Show @ The Edge
photo: Gooch

Thu 15

At the Hop @ Oasis

Enjoy '50s and '60s music at the new night, with drag acts, retro gear and poodle skirts encouraged. $5. 9pm-2am. 298 11th St.

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon

Weekly beer bust and benefit for local charities. 9pm-11pm. 1354 Harrison St.

Comedy Returns @ El Rio

Enjoy wit and wisdom with Kurt Weitzmann, Francesca Fiorentini, Nathan Habib, Victor Escobedo, and Lisa Geduldig. $7-$20. 7pm. 3158 Mission St.

Dancing @ Badlands

The Castro bar's intimate dance floor and gogo guys, with drink specials. 9pm-2am. 4121 18th St.

Fuego @ The Watergarden, San Jose

Weekly DJed sex party with Latin videos and musics, free salsa bar, half-price lockers, at the famed South Bay bath house. 4pm-12am. 1010 The Alameda, San Jose.

Gym Class @ Hi Tops

Enjoy whiskey shots from jock-strapped hotties and sexy sports videos at the popular sports bar. 10pm-2am. 2247 Market St. 551-2500.

Ho is Life @ The Stud

Sex worker and pals' safe space to party. 10pm-2am. 399 9th St.

Junk @ Powerhouse

MrPam and Dulce de Leche cohost the weekly underwear strip night and contest, with sexy prizes. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

Kick It @ DNA Lounge

Kandi Love, Northcore Collective and Plus Alliance's weekly EDM, flow arts dance night, with DJs; glow drag encouraged. $5-$10. 9pm-2am. 375 11th St.

The Monster Show @ The Edge

The weekly drag show with host Sue Casa, DJ MC2, themed nights and hilarious fun. $5. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood.

My So-Called Night @ Beaux

Carnie Asada hosts a weekly '90s-themed video, dancin', drinkin' night, with VJs Jorge Terez. Get down with your funky bunch, and enjoy 90-cent drinks. '90s-themed attire and costume contest. No cover. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St.

Nap's Karaoke @ Virgil's Sea Room

Sing out loud at the weekly least judgmental karaoke in town, hosted by the former owner of the bar. No cover. 9pm. 3152 Mission St. 829-2233.

Queer Karaoke @ Club OMG

KJ Dana hosts the weekly singing night; unleash your inner American Idol; first Thursdays are Costume Karaoke; 3rd is Kinky Karaoke 8pm. 43 6th St.

Rice Rockettes @ Lookout

Local and visiting Asian drag queens' weekly show with DJ Philip Grasso. $5. 10:30pm show. 3600 16th St.

Royal Variety Show @ Moby Dick

Queen Dilly Dally's weekly fun variety show of drag, music, even puppets! 9pm-11pm. 4049 18th St.

RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars Viewing Party @ Oasis

Enjoy the new season with cohosts Honey Mahogany and Sister Roma at Oasis (298 11th St.) 7pm. 398 11th St.

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle

Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. $8. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

Thursdays Rock @ Lone Star Saloon

Hard rock, metal and arena rock night. 8pm-12am. 1354 Harrison St.

Throwback Thursdays @ Qbar

Enjoy retro 80s soul, dance and pop classics with DJ Jorge Terez. No cover. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St.

Thump @ White Horse, Oakland

Weekly electro music night with DJ Matthew Baker and guests. 9pm-2am. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820.

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie's Lounge

Disco guru DJ Bus Station John spins grooves at the intimate retro music night. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor.


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