Extra Fancy front man Brian Grillo may have been the most prominent out gay rock singer of the year. The band headlined the 1995 Folsom Street Fair in one of several queer rock moments of the year.
Whether you're planning to bar-hop in chaps, take in a hilarious drag show, or saunter through spacious museums, we've got a diverse array of arts and nightlife events to choose from.
Try to remember the kind of September when arts events did not have warnings. Try to remember to follow the guidelines and you'll enjoy the shows.
With a blend of the comic, erotic and intellectual, Baloney SF, the "all-male" burlesque review, finally returns to Oasis' stage for its seventh season.
Enjoy sly comics, super music, divas in drag or marvy museums. Arts and nightlife events await your attendance.
Last year, Rufus Wainwright released his eighth pop music studio album. It was significant because it was his first in 12 years. He'll perform at Satatoga's Mountain Winery Sept. 12.
LA-based, globally known drag queen Sherry Vine is always on the move, and she'll bring her wacky new song parody show to SF's Oasis Sept. 9.
In one short column, Justin (pre-Vivian) Bond's May 21 Glam on a Rampage write-up encapsulates a wacky weekend at The Woods with the late drag persona Miss Kitty.
Bay Area cabaret, rock and concert venues are once again filling their halls with the sound of music and laughter. Oasis, The Masonic, El Rio, Great American Music Hall and other favorite venues offer some terrific talents.
Cinemas, theater companies, museums and nightclubs are doing their best to follow health guidelines while keeping you entertained. Get your tickets, mask up and enjoy yourselves.
The old Nob Hill Theatre sign will stay, but the "touch our junk" tagline is no more.
Theaters, bars, museums and more venues have reopened, while some have cancelled concerts (like Stevie Nicks!), but are you ready? Most Bay Area venues require proof of vaccination, so get your shots and have fun.
The San Francisco Drag King Contest will commemorate its 25th year on August 22 with a rollicking show at Oasis. Drag king legend Fudgie Frottage will co-host the evening along with former presidential candidate, the fabulous Joan Jett Blakk.