Issue:  Vol. 48 / No. 3 / 18 January 2018
 

On the Tab

On The Tab

Nightlife events Jan. 11-18, 2018


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Resist: NIN's The Downward Spiral
@ Rickshaw Stop

The album performance ensemble takes on Nine Inch Nail's The Downward Spiral, with political live and lipsynch interpretations by Glamamore, Raya Light, Stanley Frank, Profundity, Lysol Tony-Romeo, U-Phoria, Profundity, Qween and others. $15-$20. Sunday, January 14. 7pm. 155 Fell St. https://www.rickshawstop.com/ (photo: Asia Hassan)
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Thu 11

After Dark @ Exploratorium

The cocktails and science night for adults, with installations throughout the hands-on exhibit museum. Jan. 11: Bivalves and sea creatures. $20. 6pm-10pm. Pier 15 at Embarcadero. https://www.exploratorium.edu/

Bluegrass Night @ Driftwood

Hear live bands play music at the SoMa stray (straight/gay) bar. 9pm-1am. 1225 Folsom St. https://www.driftwoodbarsf.com/

Comedy @ Ashkenaz, Berkeley

Ngaio Bealum, Ronn Vigh, Carla Clayy, Jeff Applebaum, and Lisa Geduldig perform stand-up comedy. $15-$20. Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Ave. Berkeley. http://www.ashkenaz.com/

Gayface @ El Rio

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

Junk @ Powerhouse

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

LaToya London @ Yoshi's Oakland

The Bay Area singer and American Idol finalist performs songs from her new CD. $28-$50. 8pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. www.yoshis.com

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. www.whitehorsebar.com

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. www.edgesf.com

Ms. Pak-Man @ Oasis

Satiric comic drag performer performs her show Multiple Lives, about the video game queen. $25-$35. 8pm. Also Jan. 12 at 7pm. 298 11th St. at Folsom www.sfoasis.com

NightLife @ California Academy of Sciences

The museum parties return; Jan. 11: Fungus Among Us, with DJ Sep (Dub Mission), shroom demos and more. Jan. 18: SF Sketchfest Comedy Festival, New Wave City, cast members from Stan Against Evil and more oddball fun. $12-$15. 6pm-10pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. https://www.calacademy.org/nightlife

Picante @ The Cafe

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

Puff, Love @ The Stud

DJ Dank and Maria Konner's cannabis-friendly monthly party (It's legal: Whoo-Hoo!), with live music, stoner raffles, and DJ Sergio Fedasz. $5-$10. 7pm-10pm. Then, Love with Thee Pristine Condition and Mama Dora. 10pm-3am. 399 9th St. at Harrison. www.studsf.com

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. www.clubomgsf.com

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. www.hitws.com

Royal Variety Show @ Moby Dick

Queen Dilly Dally's weekly fun variety show of drag, music even puppets. 9pm-11pm. 4049 18th St. http://www.mobydicksf.com/

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. www.sundancesaloon.org

Thirsty Thursdays @ Moby Dick

Happy hour at the Castro bar. 5pm-8pm. 4049 18th St. http://www.mobydicksf.com/

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle

Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. Jan. 11: Diesel Dudes, Wire Spine and Sashcloth & Ashes. $5-$10. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

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. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

 

Cubcake @ Lone Star Saloon
photo: Gooch

Fri 12

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. www.beachblanketbabylon.com

Bear Happy Hour @ Midnight Sun

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

La Bomba Latina @ Club OMG

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

Boy Division @ Cat Club

SF's Queer Wave dance party's two-year anniversary, with a black & white dress code, and DJs Xander, Tomas Diablo, Donimo and Starr playing cool retro groove in three rooms, and perhaps a guest appearanceby 'Klaus Nomi.' $5-$10. 9:30pm-3am. 1190 Folsom St. http://www.sfcatclub.com/

Cubcake @ Lone Star Saloon

The popular bears, treats and sweets night, with DJ Paul Goodyear. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Club Papi @ Club 21, Oakland

Hip Hop and Latin grooves event, with 3 dance floors, gogo studs and drag acts. $10-$20. 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St., Oakland. www.club21oakland.com

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. www.portbaroakland.com

Eric Benét @ Yoshi's, Oakland

The popular R&B singer performs four nights of concerts at the stylish restaurant-nightclub. $49-$94. Jan 12 & 15 at 8pm & 10pm. Jan 13 at 7:30pm & 9:30pm. Jan 14 at 7pm & 9pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. www.yoshis.com

Eric Benét @ Yoshi's, Oakland

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. www.divassf.com

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. http://whitehorsebar.com

Friday Night Live @ El Rio

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

Gaymer Night @ SF Eagle

Have anerdgasm with video games galore on projected screens at the leather bar. 8pm-2am. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Gogo Fridays @ Toad Hall

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

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. www.midnightsunsf.com

Hard Fridays @ Qbar

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

iCandy @ The Cafe

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

Jessie Colter @ The Nob Hill Theatre

The creative and kinky porn stud (read his interview this issue) performs two nights of sex shows with local hunk Dylan Strokes. $25. 8pm & 10pm. Also Jan. 13. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Latin Explosion @ Club 21

The popular Latin club includes drag shows, with gogo guys, drink specials and table reservations available. $10-$20. 10pm-3am. 2111 Franklin St., Oakland. www.club21oakland.com

Manimal @ Beaux

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

Mikky Echo @ Rickshaw Stop

The compelling and cute vocalist performs at the intimate club. $15-$17. 9pm. 155 Fell St. https://www.rickshawstop.com/

Mr. Powerhouse Leather, Lick It @ Powerhouse

Annual contest for who will represent the bar in upcoming contests, with judges Andy Cross, Element Eclipse, Daniel DeLage & Will Victoria. 8pm. then, Lance Holman's Lick It, 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Orfeh & Andy Karl @ Feinstein's at the Nikko

The Broadway singing couple perform Legally Bound, their new cabaret show. $52-$90 ($20 food/drink min.) Also Jan. 13 . Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. https://www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com/

Red Hots Burlesque @ The Stud

The saucy women's burlesque show hosted by Dottie Lux will titillate and tantalize. $10-$20. 8pm-9:30pm. 399 9th St. Also Sunday brunch shows at Piano Fight Theatre. 144 Taylor St. www.redhotsburlesque.com www.studsf.com

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. www.churchof8wheels.com

Surface Tension @ The Stud

Electronic music night with Wetware and Entro Senestre. $5-$10. 10pm-4am. 399 9th St. at Harrison. www.studsf.com

Uhaul @ Oasis

The popular women's dance night includes gogo gals and DJ China G and Von Kiss. $10-$20. 10pm-2am. 298 11th St. https://sfoasis.com/

Vibe Fridays @ Club BnB, Oakland

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

 

 

Bambi Lake & Friends @ Oasis

Sat 13

Bambi Lake & Friends @ Oasis

The singer and trans luminary, whose recent concert wowed local audiences, returns with a new show, along with pianist Birdie Bo Watt, comic Natasha Muse, and rocker Maria Konner. $25. 7pm. 298 11th St. https://sfoasis.com/

Bootie @ DNA Lounge

Resident DJs and guests spin at the mash-up DJ dance party, with 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. www.bootiesf.com www.dnalounge.com

Bounce @ Lookout

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

Drag Bomb @ Ukiah Brewing Company

Valentine hosts the n ew drag show, with guests Patty McGroin, Max Manchester, Nita moment, and DJ Aarin G. $10. 10pm. 102 S. State St. Ukiah. www.ukiahbrewing.com

House Party @ Powerhouse

Mohammad spins house grooves at the MLK Weekend cruise and dance night. $10. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

John Brothers Piano Company @ Great American Music Hall

The vibrant talented band performs their jazzy fun originals, with Dakini Star & Aima The Dreamer (Goddess Alchemy / Femme Deadly Venoms), Orchestra Euphonos. $16-$41 (with dinner). 9pm. 859 O'Farrell St. http://www.johnbrothers.net/ http://www.slimspresents.com

John Brothers Piano Company @ Great American Music Hall

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. www.lookoutsf.com

Mother @ Oasis

Heklina's popular drag show, with special guests and great music themes (No bachelorette parties admitted!) Jan. 13 features RuPaul's Drag Race star Kim Chi! $15. 10pm-3am (11:30pm show). 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Nitty Gritty @ Beaux

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

The Playground @ Club BNB, Oakland

Revamped night at the popular hip hop and Latin dance club. $5-$15. 9pm to 4am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340. www.club-bnb.com

Pound Puppy @ SF Eagle

Cruisy cubs, otters etc., monthly night with DJs Jeremy Castillo and Taco Tuesday, plus studly gogo guys. $10. 10pm-2am. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

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. www.QbarSF.com

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. www.portbaroakland.com

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. www.elbo.com

Sugar @ The Cafe

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

Vivvy's Grand Opening @ The Stud

Capricorn Power dance and drag night, with VivvyAnne ForeverMORE, Honey Mahogany, Suppositori Spelling and others. $5-$10. 10pm-3am. 399 9th St. at Harrison. www.studsf.com

Writers With Drinks @ The Make Out Room

Authors + booze = hella fun, with host Charlie Jane Anders and writers Amelia Gray, Rob Reid, Brontez Purnell, Kate Elliot and Frances Stroh. $5-$20. 7:30pm. 3225 22nd St. http://www.makeoutroom.com/

 

Leigh Crow and Ruby Vixen cohost
Dandy @ Oasis

Sun 14

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon

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

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. www.sf-eagle.com

Beverage Benefit @ The Edge

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

Big Gay Beer Bust @ The Cinch

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

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. www.Beauxsf.com

Blessed @ Port Bar, Oakland

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

Dandy @ Oasis

The drag king and burlesque variety show, cohosted by Leigh Crow and Ruby Vixen, showcases the Best of Dandy, with Chester Vanderbox, Kegel Kater, Mason Dixon Jars, Meatflap, Oliver Quim, Tyson Check'In and Kitten on the Keys at the piano. $10-$20 ($200 VIP champagne tables). 7pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

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. www.edgesf.com

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. www.clubomgsf.com

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. www.brewcadesf.com

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. www.cafesf.com

Heaven @ Halcyon

DJs Mohammad and Danny Verdi spin grooves at the Ky Martinez/Cecil Russell MLK Weekend dance night. $15 6pm-12am. 314 11th St. www.heavensf.com

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. www.lookoutsf.com

PoleSexual @ The Stud
photo: Jon Louis

PoleSexual @ The Stud

Burlesque and variety show takes on a mythological creature theme, with DJ Dakota Pendent. $10 (free in drag). 11pm show. 399 9th St. at Harrison. www.studsf.com

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. www.finnishhall.org

Resist: NIN's The Downward Spiral @ Rickshaw Stop

The album performance ensemble takes on Nine Inch Nail's The Downward Spiral, with political live and lipsynch interpretations by Glamamore, Raya Light, Stanley Frank, Profundity, Lysol Tony-Romeo, U-Phoria, Profundity, Qween and others. $15-$20. 7pm. 155 Fell St. https://www.rickshawstop.com/

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. www.starlightroomsf.com

Sunday Brunch @ Thee Parkside

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

Underwear Party @ Lone Star Saloon

Strip down to your skivvies at the undy night, with DJ Collin Bass. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

 

Happy Hour @ The Cinch

Mon 15

Epic Karaoke @ White Horse, Oakland

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

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. www.brewcadesf.com

Happy Hour @ The Cinch

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

Karaoke Night @ SF Eagle

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

Mister Sister @ Midnight Sun

Drag night with Honey Mahogany, Dulce de Leche and Carnie Asada. No cover. 10pm. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Mule Mondays @ Port Bar, Oakland

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

Musical Mondays @ The Edge

Sing along at the popular musical theatre night; also Wednesdays. 7pm-2am. 2 for 1 cocktail, 5pm-closing. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

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. www.virgilssf.com

Opulence @ Beaux

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

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. www.the440.com

 

Cock Shot @ Beaux
photo: Steven Underhill

Tue 16

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. www.beauxsf.com

Dragula @ Oasis

Weekly screenings of the Boulet Brothers' wild drag show. 7pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Hella Saucy @ Q Bar

Queer dance party at the stylish intimate bar. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

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. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

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. www.studsf.com

Karaoke Cocktails @ Ginger's

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

Marilyn Manson @ The Fox, Oakland

The industrial goth king returns. $49-$65. 8pm. 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland. http://thefoxoakland.com

Naked Night @ Nob Hill Theatre

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

Retro Night @ 440 Castro

Jim Hopkins plays classic pop oldies, with vintage music videos. 9pm-2am. 44 Castro St. www.the440.com

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. www.powerhousebar.com

Trivia Night @ Hi Tops

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

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. www.portbaroakland.com

 

Grace Towers'
Dick at Nite @ Moby Dick
photo: Fabian Echevarria

Wed 17

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. www.bondage-a-go-go.com www.catclubsf.com

Bottoms Up Bingo @ Hi Tops

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

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. www.bench-and-bar.com

Castro Karaoke @ Midnight Sun

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

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. www.sf-eagle.com

Dick at Nite @ Moby Dick

Grace Towers' weekly drag show at the fun local bar. 9pm-12am. 4049 18th St. http://www.mobydicksf.com/

Follies & Dollies @ White Horse Bar, Oakland

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

Freeball Wednesdays @ The Cinch

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

Hump @ Powerhouse

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

K. Flay @ The Fillmore

K. Flay @ The Fillmore

The pop-rock singer ("Blood in the Cut") performs with her band. Sir Sly opens. $22.50. 8pm. 1805 Geary Blvd. at Fillmore. http://www.kflay.com/ http://thefillmore.com/

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. www.wildsidewest.com

Movie Night @ SF Eagle

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

Pan Dulce @ Beaux

The hot weekly Latin dance night with sexy gogo guys, drag divas and more, hosted by Amaya Blac and Delilah Befierce. $6. 9pm-2am (free before 10:30pm). 2344 Market St. www.clubpapi.com www.beauxsf.com

Wrangler Wednesdays @ Rainbow Cattle Company, Guerneville

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

 

D'Arcy's Birthday @ Oasis

Thu 18

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon

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

Comedy Returns @ El Rio

Yayne Abeba, Sid Singh, Nick Leonard, Abhay Nadkarni, and host Lisa Geduldig share smart stand-up wit and wisdom. $7-$20. 7pm (new time). 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Dancing @ Badlands

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

D'Arcy's Birthday, At the Hop @ Oasis

Oasis co-owner, playwright, musician and drag performer D'Arcy Drollinger celebrates a birthday. 7:30pm. Then, Mutha Chucka and Crafty Dough's new monthly party, At the Hop, with '50s and '60s classics, and performances by Rahni NothingMore and BeBe sweetbriar. $5. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

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. www.thewatergarden.com

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. www.HiTopsSF.com

Junk @ Powerhouse

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

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. www.dnalounge.com

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. www.edgesf.com

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. www.beauxsf.com

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. www.virgilssf.com

Nice Jewish Boys @ Evil Eye

Keshet's monthly gay Jewish men (and friends) social event. 7pm. 2937 Mission St. https://www.keshetonline.org/ http://www.evileyesf.com/

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. www.clubomgsf.com

Rice Rockettes @ Lookout

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

Royal Variety Show @ Moby Dick

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

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle

Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. $5-$10. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Throwback Thursdays @ Qbar

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

Thump @ White Horse, Oakland

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

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. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

Well-Strung @ Feinstein's at the Nikko

The popular men's string/vocal quartet returns to the intimate elegant nightclub (Read the article in this week's edition). $33.75-$65 ($20 food/drink minimum). Jan 18-20. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. https://www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com/

 

Want your nightlife event listed?

Email events@ebar.com, at least two weeks before your event.

Event photos welcome.






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