Nightlife events July 5-12, 2018

by Events Editor

Go Bang! @ The Stud Sat 7 photo: Gooch
Go Bang! @ The Stud Sat 7 photo: Gooch  

THU 5

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. https://www.exploratorium.edu/

Baloney @ Oasis
The fun, sexy, hilarious (and occasionally disturbing) gay male burleque strip show returns with all-new acts, and some new hunks; choreography by Rory Davis, and MC Michael Phillis. $27.50-$60. 7pm. Also July 6, 7. 298 11th St. https://www.sfbaloney.com/ www.sfoasis.com

Circle Jerk @ Nob Hill Theatre
Strip down with the strippers at the uninhibited play party in the downstairs arcade. $20. 9pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Gayface @ El Rio
Queer weekly night out at the popular Mission bar. 10pm-2am. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Intersection @ The Stud
Mixed DJ night with Yha Yha, residents Nihar, Gayphex Twin and Russel E.L. Butler. 10pm-3am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.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

Karaoke Dokey @ Flore
Monty Quilla hosts the new weekly amateur singing night. 9pm-12am. 2298 Market St. www.flore415.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

Martini Thursdays @ Trax
The Haight gay bar offers cheap gin & vodka cocktails. 1437 Haight St. http://www.traxbarsf.com/


The Monster Show @ The Edge photo: Gooch Thu 5  

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

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

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 and even puppets. 9pm-11pm. 4049 18th St. www.queendillydally.com/ www.mobydicksf.com/

The Speakeasy @ Secret Location
The ongoing 'theatre, booze, gambling and retro costumes' participatory experience takes you back to Prohibition-era debauchery. $50-$90. Fri & Sat thru July 7. https://www.thespeakeasysf.com

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The Country-Western line-dancing two-stepping dance event celebrates 20 years. Free thru April 29; $5 after. 5pm-10:30pm. Also Sundays. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. June 21: Ethel Merman Experience, Lolly Gaggers, and Bobbleheads. $8. 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. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com


Jesus U. BettaWork at Comedy Fiesta @ Qube Bar & Grill Fri 6  

FRI 6

Art Murmur @ Oakland Galleries
Monthly First Friday night of artist exhibits, live music, food trucks, drinks and outdoor gatherings. 6pm-9pm. Downtown Oakland. https://oaklandartmurmur.org/

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

Beards & Booze @ The Edge
Beers, bears, cubs, snacks and grooves. $5. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. www.edgesf.com

Bear Trap @ Lone Star Saloon
Beer, bears, food and beats at the monthly party. $5. 4pm-8pm. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

La Bomba Latina @ Club OMG
Drag show with DJ Jaffeth. $5. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St. www.clubomgsf.com

Comedy Fiesta @ Qube Bar & Grill
San Mateo's new LGBT bar hosts a comedy night with Jesus U. BettaWork, Justin Lucas and other talents. No cover; food and drinks available. 8:30pm. 4000 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo. www.qubelyfe.com

Curtain Call @ Hotel Rex
Sing out open mic night, with local talent, MC Bill Cooper and pianist Barry Lloyd. 7pm. Cocktails and small plates available. 562 Sutter St. www.societycabaret.com

Desperate Living @ The Stud
Post-Pride sleazy drag fun with Voodonna Black, Vanity, Donna Slash, music by Composite, and DJ Spaz (Suppositori Spelling). $5-$10. 10pm-3am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.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

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

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

Latin Explosion @ Club 21
The popular Latin club with gogo guys galore and Latin music. $10-$20. 9pm-3am. 2111 Franklin St., Oakland. www.club21oakland.com

Loretta Lynn Tribute @ Ivy Room, Albany
Join Crying Time, Lisa Marie Johnston, Misisipi Mike, Cindy Emch, and other musicians in a tribute to the first lady of country music. $10. 8:30pm. 860 San Pablo Ave., Albany. http://www.ivyroom.com/

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

Off the Grid @ Fort Mason
Weekly parking lot food & drink truck festival. 5pm-10pm, thru Oct. 26. Free/$25 VIP tasting. Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd. www.fortmason.org

Prism @ Qube Bar & Grill, San Mateo
New weekly LGBT night at the Peninsula restaurant and bar. 8pm-11:30pm. 4000 South El Camino Real, San Mateo. https://qubelyfe.com/

Red Hots Burlesque @ The Stud
The saucy women's burlesque show will titillate and tantalize. $10-$20. 7pm-9pm. 399 9th St. www.redhotsburlesque.com www.studsf.com

Ror:Shok @ SF Eagle
Dark goth, glam and grooves. $5. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Rose & Javi @ Trax
The Haight gay bar's weekly music video and cocktails night. 9pm-1am. 1437 Haight St. http://www.traxbarsf.com/

Safada @ Oasis
Enjoy Brazilian, Baile funk and Latin beats with DJs Kahtuaba, Ember Alert and Black Unicorn, with drag acts Paju Munro, Persia, Frida Mont, Yves St. Croissant and others. $8. 10pm-2am. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.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

Stank @ Powerhouse
Leon Foix hosts the sweaty smelly armpit and shirtless night, with SpunkLube giveaways. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.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


Frolic, Woof @ SF Eagle Sat 7. photo: Steven Underhill  

SAT 7

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 multiple 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

La Bota Loca @ Club 21, Oakland
Banda Los Shakas performs live at the LGBT Latinx night. $10. 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St. www.club21oakland.com

Circus @ Port Bar, Oakland
The Oakland bar celebrates its second anniversary, with Carnie Asada, gogo studs, and DJ Magic Matt, bubbly. 7pm-9m. 2023 Broadway. (510) 823-2099. RSVP: www.portbaroakland.com

Frolic, Woof @ SF Eagle
The fursuit dance party (8pm-2am) is preceded by the canine fetish 'human pup mosh' gathering (3pm-6pm). $5-$10. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

GAMeBoi SF @ Rickshaw Stop
The monthly Gaysian dance party, with Kpop and more. $8-$15. 9:30pm-2am. 155 Fell St. www.rickshawstop.com

Go Bang! @ The Stud
Celebrate disco DJ legend Steve Fabus' birthday at the popular retro groove night, with guest DJ Jimmy DePre, plus Fabus, Sergio Fedasz and Prince Wolf, and Trocadero veteran Ann Nicholson's visuals. $5-$10. 10pm-3am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Green Eggs and Bam! @ Flore
Drag shows and brunch at the central restaurant-café, with hostess Camille Tow. Shows at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm. 2298 Market St. www.flore415.com


Jason Brock @ Martunis Sat 7  

Jason Brock @ Martuni's
The popular vocalist with a soulful voice performs two nights at the legendary martini bar. $25-$35. 7pm. Also July 8. 4 Valencia St. https://jb41.eventbrite.com

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

Matt Costa @ Café du Nord
Acclaimed SoCal singer-songwriter performs music from his fifth album, Santa Rosa Fangs. Katie Toupin opens. $15-$18. 8pm. 2174 Market St. www.mattcosta.com https://www.swedishamericanhall.com/cafe-du-nord

Matthew Francis @ Hotel Rex
I'm Getting Married (to Myself), the actor-singer's whimsical cabaret show about nuptual-themed Broadway songs; G. Scott Lacy accompanies. $30-$50. Cocktails and small plates available. 562 Sutter St. www.societycabaret.com

Mother @ Oasis
Heklina's popular drag show, with special guests and great music themes; DJ MC2 plays grooves. July 7: special guest Miss Vanjie! $10-$20. 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 3am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340. www.club-bnb.com

PowerBlouse @ Powerhouse
Juanita MORE! and Glamamore's monthly drag virgin makeover night, this time with Peter Pinon. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.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


Little Miss Nasty @ Oasis Sun 8  

SUN 8

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
The popular daytime party, where $10-$15 gets you all the beer you can drink, supporting worthy causes. 3pm-6pm. Apocrypha dark grooves T-dance follows (7pm-12am). 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon
Beer, bears, food and beats at the weekly fundraiser for various local charities. $15. 4pm-8pm. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.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

Chest @ Powerhouse
Shirtless, nipple-play, daddies and boys night. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.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

Gina Yashere @ Freight & Salvage, Berkeley
The smart British comic returns for a night of insight and laughs. $25-$30. 7pm. 2020 Addison St., Berkeley. www.thefreight.org

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

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

Little Miss Nasty @ Oasis
The L.A.-based women's rock music burlesque show scandalizes with saucy dance numbers. $20-$55. 7pm (4pm rooftop pre-party). 298 11th St. https://www.littlemissnastyofficial.com/ www.sfoasis.com

Michael McDonald @ Rodney Strong Vineyards
The veteran soloist, and member of The Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan, performs his hits and new music. $89-$129. 6pm. 11455 Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg. http://www.rodneystrong.com/

People Like Us @ Neck of the Woods
Dusty Porn and Elsa Touché cohost a benefit for Dimensions Clinic for Queer Youth, with performers Grand Duchess Miss Shugana, The Devil-Ettes, Puppet Master Rich, Coco Buttah, Mr. California King, Talon Marks, Pina Busch, Mussel Rock Cloggers, Scroto T. Bagginz, and The Sweet Swirling Spirit. $14. 5pm. 406 Clement St. www.neckofthewoodssf.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

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


Gaymer Meetup @ Brewcade Mon 9 photo: Steven Underhill  

MON 9

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

Hubba Hubba Revue @ DNA Lounge
The weekly women's (and a few men) burlesque show. $7-$12. 9pm-11:30pm. 375 11th St. https://www.dnalounge.com

Munro's at Midnight @ Midnight Sun
Drag night with Mercedez Munro. No cover. 10pm. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Musical Mondays @ The Edge
Sing along to shows tunes on video, lip-synched, and live, at the Castro bar. 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

Pillows @ Powerhouse
Glamamore's crafts and creative drag night. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Piano Bar 101 @ Martuni's
Sing-along night with talented locals, and charming accompanist Joe Wicht. 9pm. 4 Valencia St. at Market.

Swing Left @ El Rio
Join Swing Left SF, Indivisible SF, Sister District SF, SF Democratic Party, Democracy Action, Ladies of the Resistance, and Resistance Labs at a kick-off party of the first ever Resist-A-Thon. Get out the vote and flip the House. 6pm-8pm. 3158 Mission St. http://www.elriosf.com/

Underwear Night @ 440
Strip down to your skivvies at the popular men's night. 9pm-2am. 440 Castro St. 621-8732. www.the440.com


Karaoke Cocktails @ Gingers Tue 10. photo: Steven Underhill  

TUE 10

Cock Shot @ Beaux
The weeknight party gets sexy, with DJ Chad Bays spins sexy grooves. No cover. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Gaymer Night @ Midnight Sun
Weekly fun night of games (video, board and other) and cocktails. 8pm-12am. 4067 18th St. http://www.midnightsunsf.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/

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

Truck Tuesdays @ SoMa Location
The weekly new super (semi) secret sexy play party in the tradition of Truck Bar. 9pm-1am. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1848132005238191/

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. www.QbarSF.com


Club 88 @ Flore Wed 11  

WED 11

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. 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

Club 88 @ Flore
New weekly piano bar sing-along night with alternating hosts Maria Konner, Kitten on the Keys and Alan Choy. 9pm-12am. 2298 Market St. www.flore415.com

Cocktail Time @ Ginger's Trois
Enjoy drinks at the intimate downstairs tribute to the original dive bar. Tue & Wed 6pm-9pm. 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

Gigante @ Port Bar, Oakland
Juanita MORE! and DJ Frisco Robbie's new weekly event, with Latin, Hip Hop and House music, gogo gals and guys, and a drag show. $5. 9pm-2am. 2023 Broadway, Oakland. www.portoakland.com

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

Karaoke Night @ Club 1220, Walnut Creek
Sing along at the East Bar gay bar; dance nights on weekends, and drag shows, too. 9pm-1am. 1220 Pine St., Walnut Creek. https://www.club1220.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
Drag divas, gogo studs, DJed Latin grooves and drinks. 9pm-2am (free before 10:30pm). 2344 Market St. www.clubpapi.com www.beauxsf.com

Queeraoke @ El Rio
Dulce de Leche and Rahni NothingMore, Beth Bicoastal, Ginger Snap and Thee Pristine Condition perform weekly, plus karaoke for queens. 9pm. 3158 Mission St. http://www.elriosf.com/

The Weight Band @ Yoshi's Oakland
Members of The Band -Levon Helm and the Rick Danko Group- perform classics folk rock songs. $27-$49. 8pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. www.yoshis.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


Ngaio Bealum at Comedy @ Ashkenaz, Berkeley Thu 12  

THU 12

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon
Weekly beer bust and benefit for local charities. 9pm-11pm. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Comedy @ Ashkenaz, Berkeley
Ngaio Bealum, Francesca Fiorentini, Victor Pacheco, and Lisa Geduldig perform at a benefit for RAICES: The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services. $15-$100. 8pm. 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley. www.ashkenaz.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/

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

Levonia Jenkins @ Oasis
Gender Fluids with Martha T. Lipton, Brooklyn's bearded drag performer Greg Scarnici's offbeat comedy song-parody show. $20. 8pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.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

NightLife @ California Academy of Sciences
The museum parties showcase science topics and provide ample space for dancing, schmoozing and spectating. July 12: Com Truise, the seshen, DJ Chilita Vibyl Club with soul/synth sounds. $18-$22. 6pm-10pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. https://www.calacademy.org/nightlife

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

Sara Gazarek @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The accomplished jazz vocalist performs a concert of her own songs, with accompanist Peter Eldridge. $19-$45. 8pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. https://www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com/

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. $8. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Thursdays Rock @ Lone Star Saloon
Hard rock, metal and arena rock night with DJ Andy Castle. 8pm-12am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.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. $5. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

Want your nightlife event listed?
Email events@ebar.com, at least two weeks before your event.
Event photos welcome.


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