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Live from the Stud! - Etta James, Sylvester and more - when live music first ruled Folsom Street

Live from the Stud! - Etta James, Sylvester and more - when live music first ruled Folsom Street

By Michael Flanagan

When we think of entertainment in our bars, the chances are that we think of drag performances or DJs more often than live music. But from the 1960s to the 1980s at the Stud (then at 1535 Folsom Street), live performances often ruled the night.

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By David-Elijah Nahmod | September 19, 2018

Laughs will no doubt abound on September 21 when comic Lisa Geduldig returns to El Rio with her monthly comedy show, which, in various incarnations, will soon celebrate its thirtieth anniversary.

By Jim Gladstone | September 19, 2018

The Werq the World Tour including Eureka, Aquaria, Asia O'Hara, Eureka, Kameron Michaels, Bob the Drag Queen, Kim Chi and Violet Chachki, sashays into the Curran Theater for a one-night stand on October 5.


By Steven Underhill | September 19, 2018

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's annual awards gala, held at the Hyatt Regency (5 Embarcadero Center) on September 15, included local and national luminaries.

By Race Bannon | September 19, 2018

A week before the immense Folsom Street Fair, kink and leather events have grown in size and number. Enjoy, and make your plans now.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | September 12, 2018

On Friday September 14, dozens of gay men will converge upon Guerneville for River Raid 2018, a weekend of partying by the Russian River. Book your rooms and tickets now, because no one wants to be stuck in the fog while all the guys are at the river.

By Juanita MORE! | September 5, 2018

Supporting small queer business means getting your shoes shined at your local queer-owned cobbler, flirting with the racks at that cute atelier down the street, and tossing back a Paloma with the regulars at your local gay watering hole.


By Race Bannon | September 5, 2018

There's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.

By Steven Underhill | September 5, 2018

Serving up burgers and drag shows, the recently opened Hamburger Mary's has become a popular Castro district restaurant for locals and tourists alike.


By Race Bannon | September 5, 2018

This week I want to talk about fun; sheer, unadulterated fun. When you mention to those outside of the leather and kink worlds that the object of what we do and who we are is supposed to be fun, they nod and say, "of course!"

By David-Elijah Nahmod | September 5, 2018

On September 13, two show business legends will take to the stage of Feinstein's at the Nikko when Liberace And Liza Live! A Tribute comes to the club for what promises to be a gay night of entertainment.


By Jim Gladstone | August 29, 2018

It's Labor Day weekend, the summer's third and final sanctioned drinking festival. A new bar, a new book, a new bottle, and a new drinking game have all shown up on the BARtab radar in recent days. Please, enjoy one on us.

By Events Editor | August 29, 2018

Are your friends all out of town? Looking for alternative Labor Day weekend fun? We've got it here, in abundance.


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