Events :: Nightlife Events

Going Out, Dec. 14-22, 2023

Going Out, Dec. 14-22, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 14, 2023

Holiday pressures got you down? Go see a musical, some art, a music concert, or a fun drag show. We've made a list and checked it twice, in Going Out, this week and every week.

Lady Bunny: drag star & political pundit returns with a spicy holiday show

Lady Bunny: drag star & political pundit returns with a spicy holiday show

  • by Christopher J. Beale
  • Dec 12, 2023

Fasten your weaves. Drag icon Lady Bunny is on her way to San Francisco to present her show "Lady Bunny: A Very Blue X-Mas" at Oasis on Christmas Eve Eve.

Going Out, Dec. 7-15, 2023

Going Out, Dec. 7-15, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 7, 2023

Oh, what fun we'll have, probably not in a one-horse open sleigh; more likely in a driver-less Waymo cab. Either way, arts and nightlife events await you in Going Out, this week and every week.

Kung Pao Kosher Comedy: Jewish comedy on Christmas in a Chinese restaurant

Kung Pao Kosher Comedy: Jewish comedy on Christmas in a Chinese restaurant

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 5, 2023

After a hiatus of several years, Lisa Geduldig's ever-popular Kung Pao Kosher Comedy, a Christmas tradition in San Francisco, is back in Chinatown. The show will take place on Saturday December 23 through Monday December 25.

Going Out, Nov. 30-Dec. 8, 2023

Going Out, Nov. 30-Dec. 8, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 30, 2023

From holiday choral concerts to fierce drag queens, we've got another diverse batch of arts and nightlife events, this week and every week.

Going Out, Nov. 23-Dec. 1, 2023

Going Out, Nov. 23-Dec. 1, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 22, 2023

While many of you dear readers may be out of town for Thanksgiving, some of us will enjoy the weekend in the Bay Area, and nightlife offers a fun break from all the turkey and leftovers. We've got an extra helping of arts events, too.

Going Out, Nov. 16-24, 2023

Going Out, Nov. 16-24, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 15, 2023

Get ready to stuff yourself, we mean with arts and nightlife events, in this week's Going Out.

Marlena's Birthday at Patricia's Green

Marlena's Birthday at Patricia's Green

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 12, 2023

Friends of Absolute Empress Marlena (aka Gary Mclain) celebrated the 84th birthday of the local icon at Patricia's Green in Hayes Valley on November 12.

Going Out, Nov. 9-17, 2023

Going Out, Nov. 9-17, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 9, 2023

We've got plays, musical, art exhibits and nightlife fun that are outta this world, well, actually possibly in your neighborhood, in this week's Going Out.

Queen + Adam Lambert at the Chase Center— rhapsodising over the 'Rhapsody' tour

Queen + Adam Lambert at the Chase Center— rhapsodising over the 'Rhapsody' tour

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 9, 2023

Themes of science fiction, steampunk and outer space projected onto multiple screens did not upstage the musical artistry of Queen + Adam Lambert at their Chase Center concert November 8.

Going Out, Nov. 2-10, 2023

Going Out, Nov. 2-10, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 2, 2023

November in the Bay Area may not burst into colorful fall foliage, but arts and nightlife events continue to add color to our lives. Rake it all in with our Going Out listings.

The last roundup: Sundance Stompede's country dance weekend goes out with a bang

The last roundup: Sundance Stompede's country dance weekend goes out with a bang

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Oct 31, 2023

Sundance Stompede, a popular country western dance celebration, returns to San Francisco from November 9-12. It's the Stompede's 27th year, and sadly, this year will be the last.

Becca Mancari on her new music and a new tour

Becca Mancari on her new music and a new tour

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Oct 31, 2023

In advance of her Nov. 7 concert at Cafe Du Nord, singer-songwriter Becca Mancari discussed the making of her new album, and the many musicians who helped create and produce it.

Going Out, Oct. 26-Nov. 3, 2023

Going Out, Oct. 26-Nov. 3, 2023

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 26, 2023

Halloween's on Tuesday, but you know there'll be plenty of creepy costumed fun through this weekend. We also have plenty of arts and nightclub events that are a bit less scary, including our Besties winners and runners-up, this week in Going Out.