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Nightlife Events April 25-May 2, 2019

by Events Editor

Beer Bust & Block Party @ SF Eagle Sun 28
Beer Bust & Block Party @ SF Eagle Sun 28  

Let the music play, let your body sway,
let a drag queen slay.
What the hey, nightlife's so gay.



THURSDAY 25
After Dark @ Exploratorium
Enjoy cocktails and science demos at the hands-on museum (Tactile dome evening hours Fri & Sat, weekly 6:15 and 7:30pm.) $15-$20. 6pm-10pm. Pier 15 (Embarcadero at Green St). www.exploratorium.edu

Bread & Rose Benefit @ Great American Music Hall
Benefit concert for programs that bring music to prisoners; with Lucius, The Nude Party, Seaweed Sisters and Matt Jaffe. $125-$350. 7pm. 859 O'Farrell St. www.slimspresents.com

Dream Bodies @ The Stud
Opening night party for a mini-fest of performance, readings, screening and workshops, with DJed grooves. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com


Linda Eder @ Feinstein's at the Nikko Thu 25 photo: Georgia Fader  

Escort, Planet Booty @ Rickshaw Stop
Fun funky and disco-tronica fabulousness with the two bands. $18-$20. 8pm. 155 Fell St. www.rickshawstop.com

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

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

Linda Eder @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The stellar vocalist returns for a new cabaret concert, If You See Me. $110-$135. 8pm. Also April 26 & 27. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com

Live Music Night @ El Rio
Rockin bands each week. $5-$10. 8pm-11:30pm. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.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. $12-$15. 6pm-10pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. www.calacademy.org


DJ Bus Station Johns Tubesteak Connection 15th Anniversary @ Aunt Charlies Thu 25  

Patty From HR Would Like a Word @ Oasis
Michael Phillis' satirical Human Resources comic solo show. $20-$50. 7pm. Also April 27. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

PeepShow @ F8
Variety show with drag and burlesque. $10. 8pm-9:30pm show. 1192 Folsom St. www.peepshow-sf.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

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The popular two-stepping line-dancing, not-just-country music night, with free lessons. $5. 6:30pm-10:30pm. Also Sundays 5pm-10:30pm. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. $8. 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

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie's Lounge
Disco guru DJ Bus Station John spins grooves at the intimate retro music night's 15th anniversary! $5-$20; partial proceeds benefit the SF Night Ministry. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com


Oleta Adams @ Yoshis Oakland Fri 26  

FRIDAY 26
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 Saloon
DJ BoyShapedbox spins at the famous bear bar. 9pm-2am. 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

Disco Coalition @ Lookout
Juanita MORE! and Go BANG! present the weekly series of community-building party-fundraisers for local LGBTQ nonprofits. 5pm-8pm. 3600 16th St. at Market. www.lookoutsf.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
Variety show with live and lipsynch drag, plus other talents. 6pm-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

Electroluxx @ Oasis
Variety art and dance night, with the rooftop lounge open, outdoor silent disco, face painting, drag performances, retro arcade, cuddle puddle, Tarot readings, and makeout booth. $20-$35. 9pm-4am. 298 11th St. http://electroluxx.co www.sfoasis.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

Gaymer Night @ SF Eagle
Video gamnes, board games, and more for nerds and their pals. No cover. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. 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

Growlr @ SF Eagle
Cruisy night for bears cubs, chubs, otters and more with DJ Russ Rich. 398 12th St. at Harrison. 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

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

Off the Grid @ Fort Mason
The weekly food truck fest returns, with 30-plus kinds of cuisines, desserts and drinks. Free. 5pm-10pm. 2 Marina Blvd. https://offthegrid.com

Oleta Adams @ Yoshi's Oakland
The amazing vocalist-pianist performs jazz, folk, soul and gospel songs with her band at the stylish restaurant-nightclub. $30-$70. 8pm, 10pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. www.yoshis.com

Rose & Javi @ Trax
The Haight gay bar's weekly music video and cocktails night. 9pm-1am. 1437 Haight St. http://www.traxbarsf.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
Near-bathhouse fun at the steamy monthly night, with towel-clad gogos, Steamworks Berkeley prizes and wet action. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Uhaul @ Jolene's
The popular 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

Vivvy's Grand Opening @ The Stud
Dragsters (host) VivvyAnne ForeverMore, Hollywood Texas, Nikki Jizz and others, DJs Nastia Reigel and Siobhan Aluvalot; theme is bees and flowers. $5-$10. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com


Polyglamorous @ F8 Sat 27 photo: Shot in the City  

SATURDAY 27
AsQew @ Driftwood
R&B grooves with queer DJs. No cover. 9:30pm-1am. 1225 Folsom St. www.driftwoodbarsf.com

Bearracuda @ SF Eagle
The classic bear night, with DJ BoyShapedBox. $5-$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

Crescendo @ Fairmont Hotel
San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus' 13th annual gala benefit, with a cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner and awards, featuring honorees Kristin Chenowith, Adam Rippon, plus presenters Stephen Schwartz, Brian Boitano, Andrew Lippa and Honey Mahogany. $250 and up. 5pm-10pm; black tie optional. 950 Mason St. www.sfgmc.org

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

Dazz Band @ Yoshi's Oakland
Classic funk featuring Eric EQ Young at the nightclub-restaurant. $33-$70. 7:30pm & 9:30pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. www.yoshis.com

Fleetwood Macramé @ Elbo Room Jack London
The Fleetwood Mac tribute band performs; DJed funk downstairs. $15. 9pm. 311 Broadway, Oakland. www.elboroomjacklondon.com

Gay Pocket Party @ Beaux
Join cover model search finalists, co-hosts Sugah Betes and Scott Gessford, at this annual beer bust to support Theatre Rhinoceros. Hot men, entertainment and raffle prizes! 3pm-6pm, 2344 Market St. www.BeauxSF.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


Mango @ El Rio Sat 27  

Mango @ El Rio
Women's dance party with funk grooves by DJs Edaj, Marcella, Olga T and La Coqui. $10. 2pm-8pm. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Mother @ Oasis
Heklina's popular weekly drag show, with special guests and great music themes. April 27 special guest is Nina West. $15-$25. 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

Nudie Nu Bois @ The Stud
Male burlesque strippers bring a saucy stage show 6pm-8pm. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Onyx @ Powerhouse
Men of Color leather happy hour, with DJ Blackstone. 5pm-9pm. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.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
Elaine Denham and Robin Simmons are guest-DJs at the two floors of fun dance night. $7-$12. 10pm-4am. 1192 Folsom St. http://www.polyglamorous.club/

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, all in the heart of the Castro. 8pm-2am. 4067 18th St. www.midnightsunsf.com

Stud Finder @ The Stud
Butch-themed dance night. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Workin' Stiff @ Lone Star Saloon
DJ Omnibot spins at the 'working class butch gear' night. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com


Jock @ The Lookout Sun 28  

SUNDAY 28
Beer Bust & Block Party @ SF Eagle
The popular daytime party, where $10-$15 gets you all the beer you can drink, supporting worthy causes. April 28 is the bar's sixth anniversary; proceeds benefit the SF Leather Pride March contingent. 3pm-6pm. The outdoor block party, 2pm-8pm, features hosts Gods Lil Princess, Bebe Sweetbriar and Mr. SF Leather 2018 Matt Welch, with performances by The Boys of Bearlesque and Sadyst Payne, DJs Jackie House, Josh Cheon, Jello Biafra, Russ Rich, Bus Station JohnPaul Goodyear and others. 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. Weekly Game of Thrones viewing at 9pm. 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

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 as dirty). 7pm-2am. 2 for 1 cocktail, 5pm-closing. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Drag Brunch @ Hamburger Mary's
Tasty 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

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

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 weekly cruisy semi-private party. 6pm-10pm. $5-$10. 415 10th St. https://www.facebook.com/groups/2094886877491354/

Spellbound @ The Stud
Witchy Goth night celebrates Taurus; DJs Infinite Jess, Stephen Quinones, Siobhan Aluvalot. $5-$10. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The popular two-stepping line-dancing, not-just-country music night, with free lessons, celebrates its 21st anniversary; free admission. 5pm-10:30pm. Also Thursdays 6:30pm-10:30pm. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

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
Singlet and sports gear fetish night. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

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


International Mondays @ Qbar Mon 29 photo: Kidd With a Camera  

MONDAY 29
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

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, 8pm-2am. 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


Nitrix Oxide hosts Killer Queen @ Elbo Room Jack London Tue 30  

TUESDAY 30
Cock Shot @ Beaux
The weeknight party gets going with DJ Chad Bays. No cover. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St. www.beauxsf.com

Drag Bingo @ Club 1220, Walnut Creek
Holotta Tymes and Saki Samora cohost the East Bay game night. 7pm. 1220 Pine St., Walnut Creek. https://www.club1220.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

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 weekly singing fun. 8pm-12am. 86 Hardie Place. https://www.gingers.bar/

Killer Queen @ Elbo Room Jack London
Nitrix Oxide hosts a punk rock drag show. $5. 8pm-2am/show 9pm. 311 Broadway, Oakland. www.elboroomjacklondon.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.

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

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


Pan Dulce @ Beaux Wed 1 photo: Kidd With a Camera  

WEDNESDAY 1
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.

Drag Night @ Port Bar, Oakland
Competition for drag acts, with host Echo. 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.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 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/

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

Pan Dulce @ Beaux
Drag divas, gogo studs, DJed Latin grooves and drinks. April 24 is a 2-year anniversary with Las Vegas gogo studs and Yara Sofia performing. 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


The Turnaround at 48 Hills Spring Gala @ Oasis Thu 2  

THURSDAY 2
48 Hills Spring Gala @ Oasis
The indie local progressive news & culture website's 6th annual fundraiser features food, drinks, entertainment and a smart crowd, guest-speaker Pulitzer-winning journalist Martin Espinoza and Latin jazz quartet The Turnaround. $50-$500 and up. 6pm-9pm. 298 11th St. www.48hills.org www.sfoasis.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

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/


The Monster Show @ The Edge Thu 2  

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

Nancy and Beth @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
Megan Mullally (Emmy winner, Will & Grace) and Stephanie Hunt returns with their new comic musci cabaret show. $65-$105 ($20 food/drink min.). 8pm. Also May 3 & 4. Nikko Hotel, 222 Mason St. https://www.feinsteinsatthenikko.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

RuPaul's Drag Race Viewings @ Area bars
Enjoy the popular drag show at Oasis, Midnight Sun and other bars. 9pm, weekly.

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

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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