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Nightlife Events Jan 24-31 2019

by Events Editor

Wanda Sykes @ The Masonic Sat 26
Wanda Sykes @ The Masonic Sat 26  

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Unlike the government, nightlife isn't shut down, but it keeps on truckin.'



THURSDAY 24

After Dark @ Exploratorium
Enjoy cocktails and science demo sat the hands-on museum. $15-$20. 6pm-10pm. Pier 15 (Embarcadero at Green St). www.exploratorium.edu/

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

Girlfriend @ The Stud
DJ Miss Universe, happy hour gals and pals fun. 5pm-9pm. 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 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
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

Nightlife @ California Academy of Sciences
Parties at the fascinating spacious nature and science exhibits. Jan 24: Tropical Nightlife with DJ Raymond Fernandez, tiki bars Costa Rica history and more. $12-$15. 6pm-10pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden gate Park. www.calacademy.org


Thump @ White Horse, Oakland Thu 24  

Nudie Nubies @ Monarch
Burlesque show with gals and drags. $10-$15. 8:30pm-11:30pm. 101 Sixth St. www.monarchsf.com

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

Porn @ The Stud
Queer sex workers and pals dance party. $5. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Queer Karaoke @ Club OMG
KJ Dana hosts the weekly singing night; unleash your inner American Idol; first Thursdays are Costume Karaoke; third 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.mobydicksf.com

The Secret Emchy Society, The Muddy Roses @ The Lost Church
Two folk-Americana bands perform music from new albums, and favorites, at the intimate performance space. $10-$15. 8pm. 65 Capp St. http://www.emchy.com/ https://www.thelostchurch.com/

Showstoppers @ Oasis
An Evening with Garland and Minnelli, Logan Walker's lipsynch drag show. $20-$30. 8pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.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
Grooves with DJ BRD. 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

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


Reverend Horton Heat @ Great American Music Hall, Slims Fri 25  

FRIDAY 25

Aurora Sexton @ Oasis
Comic actress performs her Melania Trump parody show, Let Them Eat Cake! Diary of a First Lady. $30-$40. 7pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.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

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

Big Boy @ Lone Star
DJ Boyshapedbox spins at the bear bar. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Big Fat Dick SF @ Oasis
The L.A. sensation has grown a new BFD, with super-sexy porn gogos as the focus, plus dancing with DJs Kelly Naughton and Aaron Elvis. $10. 10pm-2am. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

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

Carson Cressley, Kristine W @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The Queer Eye celeb and the pop singer share a night of Stand Up With a Twist. $50-$90 ($20 food/drink min.) pm. Also Jan 26. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. https://www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com/

Drag & Dinner @ Hamburger Mary's
Enjoy burgers and a drag show. $5 show. 10pm. Also Saturdays. 531 Castro St. www.hamburgermarys.com

Drag Alive @ The Stud
Happy hour variety show for drag newbies and visiting queens/. 6:30pm-8pm.. 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. www.portbaroakland.com

Edwardian Faire, Ball @ Regency Ballroom
Two days and nights of Edwardian fun, costumes, steampunk and vaudeville-style shows, crafts, drinks, food and more. $25-$175. 8pm-2am. Also Jan 26. 1300 Van Ness Ave. www.ticketfly.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

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

Growlr @ SF Eagle
Beary cruisy ngiht at the famed leather bar, with DJ Byron Bonsall. $10. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.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 Jericho and guests, 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

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

Octo Octa @ The Stud
DJ dancing with Octo and Eris Drew. $5-$10. 10pm-4am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Pac-10 @ Atlas
Jock strap gear cruisy gathering at the new SoMa warehouse space; bar, chill space, dancing, clothes check. $5-$15. 10pm-3am. 415 10th St. www.pac10.eventbrite.com

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

Reverend Horton Heat @ Great American Music Hall, Slim's
The terrific rockabilly band performs two nights. $25-$50 (with dinner) 9pm, and Jan 26 at Slim's; both nights with Big Sandy, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Delta Bombers. $25-50 with dinner. 9pm. 333 11th St. https://slimspresents.com

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

RuPaul's All-Stars @ Port Bar, Oakland
Amoura Teese hosts the weekly screenings of the new drag show. 8pm. 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.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

Steam @ Powerhouse
Bath house faux-fun, with wet towel-clad gogo studs, massages and sexy fun. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Uhaul @ Jolene's
The popular roving women's dance party returns at the new nightclub, now weekly. 10pm-2am. 2700 16th St. at Harrison. http://jolenessf.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


Bearracuda @ SF Eagle Sat 26  

SATURDAY 26

All Meat, No Tuck @ Lone Star Saloon
DJs Prince Wolf and Sammich play grooves, with wig party at midnight, plus a beer bust ($15 all night, $5 cover without), all at the famous bear bar. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Bearracuda @ SF Eagle
Ursine underwear party entertainments with DJ Robert Jeffrey at the famed leather bar. Clothes check, drinks and patio, too. $10. 9pm-2am. 398 12th st. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

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

Brunch @ Jolene's
Enjoy DJed grooves, chicken & waffles, veggie scrambles and more, with brunch cocktails, at the new queer bar. 11am-3pm. Also Sundays. 2700 16th St. www.jolenessf.com

Dance Party @ White Horse Bar, Oakland
DJed grooves at the historic East Bay gay bar. 9pm-2am. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820. www.whitehorsebar.com

Dancing Queen @ Great Northern
ABBA '70s glitter dance party with DJs2Nite and Damon. $15. 9pm-3am. 119 Utah St. https://www.thegreatnorthernsf.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

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 weekly drag show, with special guests and great music themes; Jan 26 is the annual Star Search contest, with Will X. UlyLoma Prietta, Vanilla Carter, Belle Bottoms, Snaxxx, God's Little Princess, Cristal Guysir, Sassi Fran, Jelly Jellyfish and Lisa Frankenstein. $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
Dance night at the popular hip hop and Latin club. $5-$15. 9pm to 3am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340. www.club-bnb.com

Polyglamorous @ F8
Mark O'Brien and crew welcome Bridge Club (Orographic, Hold My Hand, Pocket Rock-It) for a hot dance night with groovy guys and people. $7-$12. 10pm-4am. 1192 Folsom St. http://www.feightsf.com/

Pretty in Ink @ Powerhouse
DJ Franko spins at the tattoo appreciation night. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Qtease @ The Stud
Queer burlesque and cabaret show. $15-$25. 5pm-8pm. 399 9th St. www.studsf.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

Stallion @ Midnight Sun
DJ Bill Dupp, intimate dance floor, gogo cuties. 8pm-2am. 4067 18th St. www.midnightsunsf.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

Swagger Like Us @ The Stud
DJs Jasmine, Jibbz, Dreamcast and a queer dance party. $10. 10pm-3am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Wanda Sykes @ The Masonic
The brilliant lesbian comic tells it like it is on her 'Oh, Well' tour. $39-$55. 8pm. 1111 California St. http://sfmasonic.com


La Milonga Invierno @ Great Northern Sun 27  

SUNDAY 27

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
The popular daytime party, where $10-$15 gets you all the beer you can drink, supporting worthy causes. 3pm-6pm. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Saloon
Beer, bears, food and DJed 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

Boob Tube @ SF Eagle
Drag cosplay parody show of 'Aquaman vs. Spongebob Squarepants,' with Trangela Lansbury, Holly Graphic, and Punky Pebbles. $7. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

Bounce @ Lookout
Weekly dance and cavorting night with a view. $5. 9pm-2am. 3600 16th St. www.lookoutsf.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

Drag Brunch @ Hamburger Mary's
Food, bottomless mimosas and drag shows with Kylie Minono, Patty McGroin and other talents. Seating 11am, show 12pm. Also Saturdays. 531 Castro St. www.hamburgermarys.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

Holiday Ice Rink @ Union Square
Enjoy skating at the downtown holiday rink; special performances and events thru January. To skate: $13-$25, daily 9:30am-9pm. 333 Post St. http://unionsquareicerink.com/

Houze Party @ Jolene's
Enjoy '90s grooves with DJs Jibbz and That Girl, at a fundraiser for a lucky winner. Buy $5-$7 tickets, where the raffle winner gets the cash. 8pm-2am. 2700 16th St. at Harrison. http://jolenessf.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

Juanita's Drag Brunch @ MORE/Jones
Juanita MORE's new daytime drag show on the restaurant's scenic courtyard terrace, with a tasty revamped menu by chef Cory Armenta and food stylist Cole Church. Entrees $14-$21. 11am-3pm. Wednesday Fried Chicken nights, too. 620 Jones St. www.juanitamore.com http://620-jones.com/

Mads Tolling @ Yoshi's Oakland
The Grammy-winning jazz violinist is joined by vocalists Spencer Day and Tiffany Austin. $26-$60. 6pm & 8pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. www.yoshis.com

La Milonga Invierno @ Great Northern
Tango dancing night, with lessons, DJ Felipe Martinez. $12-$15. 7:30pm-12am. 119 Utah St. https://www.thegreatnorthernsf.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

Renegade @ Atlas
The popular new weekly super-cruisy party; BYO, clothes check and DJed grooves. $10. 5pm-8pm. 415 10th St. https://www.facebook.com/groups/2094886877491354/

Rent Viewing @ Oasis
Viewing party for the TV broadcast of a new live production of the Broadway musical; donations go to the LGBT Asylum Project. 8pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Spellbound @ The Stud
Dancing and drag with DJs Siobhan Aluvalot and Stephen Quinones. $5. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

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

Tag Team @ Powerhouse
Singlets, spandex, sporty fetish gear night. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Yang Yang @ The Stud
Happy hour with Pyramid Records talents. 6pm-9pm. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com


Philipe Belanger in Cabaret Cirque @ Great Northern Mon 28  

MONDAY 28

Cabaret Cirque @ Great Northern
A Sext Circus Cabaret featuring gorgeous acrobats, artists from Kinky Boots on Broadway, Paramour, The Seven Fingers and various Cirque shows and alumni of L'Ecole Nationale Du Cirque and Decca, L'ecole. Proceeds benefit the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation. $30-$100. 7:30pm. 21+. 119 Utah St. https://ono-cirque.eventbrite.com

Come From Away Cast
@ Feinstein's at the Nikko

Performers in the touring production of the hit musical perform a concert benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. $20-$40. 7pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. https://www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com/

Drag Queen Bingo @ The Willows
Board game fun with Ginger Snap and friends. 7pm-9pm. 1582 Folsom St. http://www.thewillowssf.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

International Mondays @ Qbar
Enjoy world grooves all night. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

Jason Brock @ Martuni's
The powerhouse crooner performs at the intimate martini bar, with accompanist Dee Spencer. $5. 6pm, Also Feb 4. 4 Valencia St. www.jasonbrockvocals.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

Karaoke Night @ Lookout
All-day songfest, 12pm-6pm. 3600 16th St. www.lookoutsf.com

Munro's at Midnight @ Midnight Sun
Drag night with Mercedez Munro. No cover. 10pm. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.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 drag night. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.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


Cock Shot @ Beaux Tue 29  

TUESDAY 29

Cock Shot @ Beaux
The weeknight party gets with DJ Chad Bays. 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
Laugh out loud comics at the open mic night, with host Wonder Dave. 6pm-8pm. 4 Valencia St.

Karaoke Night @ The Stud
Sing For Your Life, with LaLa and Remi; 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/

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.

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 @ Atlas
The weekly super-cruisy night, with clothes check. $5. 415 10th St.

Vice Tuesdays @ Q Bar
Queer femmes 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


Queeraoke @ El Rio Wed 30  

WEDNESDAY 30

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

Cocktail Time @ Ginger's
Enjoy drinks at the intimate downstairs tribute to the original dive bar. Tue & Wed 6pm-9pm. Thu-Sat 5pm-2am. 86 Hardie Place.

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 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

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/

Kosmetik @ The Stud
Russell E.L. Butler plays DJed new grooves. $5. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.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

Musical Wednesdays @ The Edge
Sing along to shows tunes on video, lip-synched, and live, at the Castro bar, with host Brian Kent; trivia contest, and prizes. 7pm-12am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

NSA @ Club OMG
Weekly underwear party at the intimate mid-Market nightclub. $1 well drinks for anyone in underwear from 9pm-10pm. 43 6th St. http://www.clubomgsf.com

New Drag @ Port Bar, Oakland
Competition for drag acts, with host Echo. 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.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
Midweek drag rave and vocal open mic, with Dulce de Leche, Rhani Nothingmore, Beth Bicoastal, Ginger Snap and guests. 10pm. 3158 Mission St. http://www.elriosf.com/

Shevil @ Powerhouse
Midweek drag fun. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.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


Friends Live @ Oasis Thu 31  

THURSDAY 31

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

Friends Live @ Oasis
The popular '90s sitcom gets a double drag (king/queen) parody performance of a few episode scripts, with Nancy French, Sue Casa Steven LeMay and other talents. $27-$50. Thu 8pm, Fri & Sat 7pm. Thru Mar. 2. 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

Girlfriend @ The Stud
DJ Miss Universe, happy hour gals and pals fun. 5pm-9pm. 399 9th St. www.studsf.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

Latin Explosion @ Club 21
Latin beats, Lulu and Jacqueline's drag show, gogo hotties and a packed crowd. $10-$15. 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St. http://www.club21oakland.com/


Lena Hall @ Feinsteins at the Nikko Thu 31  

Lena Hall @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The Tony-winning Broadway and touring costar of Hedwig and the Angry Inch performs her new cabaret concert, Art of the Audition: From Falling Apart to Nailing the Part to Feinstein's at the Nikko. $55-$85 ($20 food/drink min.) 8pm. Also Feb 1 & 2. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. https://www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com/

Literary Speakeasy @ Martuni's
James J. Siegel's monthly author, poet, music night, this time with Keith Donnell, Laurie Ann Doyle, Elizabeth Gonzalez James, Miah Jeffra, and Emily Pinkerton. 7pm. 4 Valencia St.

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

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

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

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


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