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Nightlife Events July 25-Aug. 1, 2019

by Events Editor

Big Fat Dick @ Oasis Fri 26. photo: Gooch
Big Fat Dick @ Oasis Fri 26. photo: Gooch  

Sleaze and salacious saturnalias saturate our selections, with a few nightlife options where you can keep your clothes on. For more kinky Up Your Alley Weekend events, visit

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. $20. Pier 15, Embarcadero at Green St.

Baloney @ Oasis Thu 25  

Baloney @ Oasis
The studly gay male revue returns with SPF 69, new and favorite male burlesque dances and sketches that'll make you laugh and turn you on, with "Roryography" by Rory Davis, and host Michael Phillis. $35-$70. Thu-Sat 7pm thru July 27. 298 11th St.

Dee's Keys @ Beaux
Weekly live piano and open mic night with Dee Spencer. 4pm-8pm. 2344 Market St.

Hot Summer Dykes @ The Stud
Queer dance party at the historic bar. $5. 10pm-4am. 399 9th St.

Junk @ Powerhouse
MrPam and Dulce de Leche cohost the weekly underwear strip night and contest, with sexy prizes. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

Literary Speakeasy @ Martuni's
James J. Siegel's monthly authors and cocktails night welcomes poets Hilary Brown, Hadas Goshen, and Kevin Madrigal; author Chris Delyani; and musical guest Lisa Azzolino. 7pm. 4 Valencia St.

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.

Martini Thursdays @ Trax
The Haight gay bar offers cheap gin & vodka cocktails. 1437 Haight St.

Robyn, Troye Sivan @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Thu 25  

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.

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.

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.

Rice Rockettes @ Lookout
Local and visiting Asian drag queens' weekly show with DJ Philip Grasso. $5. 10:30pm show. 3600 16th St.

Robyn, Troye Sivan @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Pop groovy singer returns and the out gay singer opens. $80. 7pm. 99 Grove St.

Rock Fag @ Hole in the Wall
Enjoy hard rock and punk music from DJ Don Baird at the wonderfully divey SoMa bar, in its 25th year. Also Fridays. 7pm-2am. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695.

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.

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. July 25: electro gay beefcake duo Probe 7. $8. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

Throwback Thursdays @ Qbar
Enjoy retro '80s soul, dance and pop classics with DJ Jorge Terez. No cover. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St.

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.

Werks fer Jerks @ The Stud
New monthly post-punk post-wave happy hour with Haustier. 5pm-9pm. 399 9th St.

Jill Scott @ The Fox, Oakland Fri 26  

Bear Happy Hour @ Midnight Sun
Hairy men and their pals enjoy 2-for-1 drinks and no cover. 4067 18th St. 861-4186.

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

Bearracuda @ Folsom Foundry
Underwear and kink night for bears and friends, with DJs Matt Consola and Paul Goodyear. $25-$50. 9pm-3am. 1425 Folsom St.

Big Boy @ Lone Star Saloon
DJ BoyShapedBox spins at the bear bar. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St.

Big Fat Dick @ Oasis
The super-sexy LA gogo dancer crew, plus a few local studs, return for super-sexy hands-on night. $10. 10pm-2am. 298 11th St.

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

Concerts & Comics @ Mountain Winery
July 26: comic Russell Peters. July 27: comic George Lopez. July 28: The Royal Affair (Yes, Asia, John Lodge (Moody Blues) Carl Palmer (ELP). July 29: Jill Scott. July 30: Chaka Khan and Michael McDonald. Aug. 1: Kool & the Gang with Evelyn "Champagne" King. $60-$375. Most showtimes 7pm. 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga.

Drag Alive @ The Stud
Drag show happy hour, 6:30pm-8pm. 399 9th St.

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

DTF Fridays @ Port Bar, Oakland
Various DJs play house music, and a few hotties gogo dance at the gay bar's popular weekly event. 9pm-2am. 2023 Broadway.

Freeball @ Powerhouse
Gym shorts, mesh shorts, boxers,etc. let it all hang out at the cruisy night with host Daniel DeLage and DJ Joe Prince Wolf. $5. 6pm-9pm. 1347 Folsom St.

Friday Nights @ Oakland Museum
Early evening weekly parties coordinated with Queer California: Untold Stories, a multimedia exhibition documenting California LGBT lives, with contemporary artwork, rare historical materials, film, photography, sculpture; thru Aug. 11. Free/$15. 5pm-9pm. 1000 Oak St.

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.

Gaymer Night @ SF Eagle
Video and board games galore at the famed leather bar. 8pm-2am. 398 12th St.

Get Busy @ Driftwood
DJs Wes Charles, e'Lish, Jimmy DePre, Jeremy Rosebrook and Sweet Willy spin. $5. 9pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St.

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

Greg Proops @ Punch Line Comedy Club
The acerbic comic (Whose Line Is It Anyway?) performs. $28. 7:30pm & 9:45pm. Also July 27. (2-drink min.) 8pm. 444 Battery St.

Growlr @ SF Eagle
Beary good times (and otters and pups and more!) at the historic leather bar. $5-$10. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

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.

Hard French @ The Stud
DJs Trevor Sigler, Brown Amy, and LA's Colored Craig play. $5. 10pm-4am. 399 9th St.

Hard Fridays @ Qbar
DH Haute Toddy's weekly electro-pop night with hotty gogos. $3. 9pm-2am (happy hour 4pm-9pm). 456 Castro St.

Heat @ Great Northern
Cecil Russell presents DJs Ana Paula, Jack Chang, leather-clad gogos and light show. $20-$50. 10pm-4am. 119 Utah St.

Jill Scott @ The Fox, Oakland
Three-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter performs at the gorgeous theatre. $70-$160. 8pm. 1807 Telegraph ave., Oakland.

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

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

The Maze @ Atlas
Special cruisy party at the new space. $10-$20. 10pm-3am. 415 10th St.

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.

Piano Bar @ Martuni's
Musician extraordinaire Joe Wicht leads tasteful sing-along selections. 5:30-8:30pm. 4 Valencia St.

Prime @ Roccapulco
Daddy Alley, the older gay men (and their fans) night, with DJ Neon the Glowgobear, gogo DILFs, clothes check. $25-$35. 10pm-4am. 3140 Mission St.

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

Ryan Raftery @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The comic actor-singer performs his solo show, The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of Martha Stewart. $35-$70. 8pm. Also July 27. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St.

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.

Steam @ Powerhouse
Near-bathhouse fun with towel-clad gogos, Steamworks Berkeley giveaways, and a wet ambiance. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

(Sub)Mission: Cocktails & Comedy @ The Armory Club
Weekly stand-up comedy show in the basement of the SF Armory Club; grab a craft cocktail from the bar upstairs and prepare for a night of laughter with the right amount of kink. Doors open at 6:30. $15, 1799 Mission St., Shows start at 7pm and 9pm. (not wheelchair accessible)

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

Vibe Fridays @ Club BnB, Oakland
House music and cocktails, with DJs Shareef Raheim-Jihad and Ellis Lindsey. 9pm-2am. 2120 Broadway. (510) 759-7340.

Brut SF @ Great Northern Sat 27  

AsQew @ Driftwood
Queer R&B night at the SoMa bar. $5. 9pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St.

Bed, Dad and Beyond @ Lone Star Saloon
DILFs and dudes' T-dance with DJs Prince Wolf and Marcos Moreno. $5. 3pm-9pm. 1354 Harrison St.

Block Party @ SF Eagle
Tenderloin Tessie's fundraiser; volunteers needed, too. 2pm-7pm. 398 12th St.

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.

Bounce @ Lookout
Dance music with a view at the Castro bar. 9pm-2am. 3600 16th St.

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

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.

Brut SF @ Great Northern
Ralphi Rosario and Dan Darlington DJ the Up Your Alley weekend dance night. $45. 10pm-4am. 119 Utah St.

Cream @ Lone Star Saloon
DJs Marcos Moreno and Chaka Quan spin at the bear bar. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St.

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

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.

Mango @ El Rio
The popular womens' T-dance, with DJs Edaj, Marcella, Olga and La Coqui. $8-$10. 2pm-8pm. 3158 Mission St.

Mother @ Oasis
Heklina's popular weekly drag show, with special guests and great music themes. July 27 is a Kylie Minogue tribute, with Mary Vice, Amoura Teese, Lisa Frankenstein, Roxy Cotten Candy, Bionka Simone, Miss Rahni, Militia Scunt Towers, Cash Monet, Linty and Intensive Claire. $15-$25. 10pm-3am (11:30pm show). 298 11th St.

Nitty Gritty @ Beaux
Josh Carmichael with DJ Salazer host the tattoo appreciation night. $10. 9pm-2am. 2344 Market St.

Onyx @ Powerhouse
Men of Color and pals leather gathering. 5pm-9pm. 1347 Folsom St.

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.

Pretty in Kink @ Powerhouse
Up Your Alley leather super-kink night with DJ Josh Michael. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

Qtease @ The Stud
Queer burlesque and cabaret show. 6pm-8pm. $10.399 9th St.

Rogue @ SF Eagle
DJ Manny Lehman, plenty of street fair studs; leather and kink gear kinkily welcome. $5-$10. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

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.

Shake It Up @ Port Bar, Oakland
DJ Lady Char spins dance grooves; gogo studs, and drink specials. Thank U, Marsha (4th Sat.) and Tinsel Teese's kiki. (8pm). 2023 Broadway. (510) 823-2099.

ShangriLa @ EndUp
Gay Asians & pals monthly dance night, with a panda black & white theme for Up Your Alley weekend, and DJs Shawn P, Andrew Gibbons, Matthew S and host Mimi Osa. $10-$20. 10pm-6am. 401 6th St.

The Shining @ Powerhouse
Rubber fetish afternoon kinkfest. 2pm-5pm. 1347 Folsom St.

Sneaks @ Club Six
Sneaker dance night, with DJs Noncompliant, Chrissy and the Polyglamorous crew. Dres code is sneakers (must wear!) sports gear, singlets, knee socks, track suits, etc. Cash-only bar. $40. 10pm-5am. 60 6th St.

Stallion @ Midnight Sun
DJ Bill Dupp, intimate dance floor, gogo cuties, all in the heart of the Castro. 8pm-2am. 4067 18th St.

Stripped @ Atlas
Sexy cruisy party at the new space. $10-$20. 10pm-3am. 415 10th St.

Stud Finder @ The Stud
Pauly Cakes and Mike Etc spin gritty grooves; clothess check, construction butch attire welcome. $5. 10pm-4am. 399 9th St.

Up Your Alley Street Fair @ SoMa Sun 28  

Aftermath @ Powerhouse
Try to squeeze in at the center of SoMa street fair salaciousness, with DJs Jim Piechota, Eddie House, Jason Godfrey and more. $5. 10am-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

Airtight @ The Stud
Enjoy indoor cool BDSM demos, dyke-centered welcoming space for all, and non-circuit sounds. $5. 2pm-9pm. 399 9th St.

Back Alley @ Lone Star Saloon
Paul Goodyear DJs at the popular bear bar. $5. 2pm-9pm. 1354 Harrison St.

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.

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

Beverage Benefit @ The Edge
Fundraiser and fun, with proceeds going to local nonprofits. $10. 4pm-7pm. 4149 18th St.

Big Gay Beer Bust @ The Cinch
Benefits and plenty of beer at the historic neighborhood bar. 3pm-7pm. 1723 Polk St.

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.

Blessed @ Port Bar, Oakland
Amoura Teese and Ava Lashay cohost a weekly drag show. 2023 Broadway.

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

Compound, Dads Gone Wild @ Oasis
Dore Alley leather-kink T-dance; no cover. 1pm-6pm; followed by a post-street fair older-guy, and all-gender-friendly party with DJs Stanley Frank, Sling Dion, Kelly Naughton and Joe Weidman. $10, 6pm-12am. 298 11th St.

Cruising Dore @ Driftwood
Gogo guys, dirty punch, and dirty house music with DJs Cody Ann Conway, Lunita, Glue and Fursure. 1pm-11:30pm. 1225 Folsom St.

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.

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.

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.

Gigante @ Qbar
Frisco Robbie spins Latin and Hip-Hop grooves. $5. 9pm-2am (weekly beer bust 2pm-9pm). 456 Castro St.

Jock @ The Lookout
Enjoy the weekly jock-ular fun, with DJed dance music at sports team fundraisers. 12pm-1am. 3600 16th St.

Play T-Dance @ City Nights
Brian Kent Productions' post-Up Your Alley dance party, with DJ Russ Rich. Strip down to your fetish/kink dance-wear! $45-$70. 6pm-1am. 715 Harrison St.

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.

Renegade @ Atlas
The weekly cruisy semi-private party. 6pm-10pm. $5-$10. Now also Thursdays, 9pm-2am. 415 10th St.

Ritual @ 1015 Folsom Sun 28  

Ritual @ 1015 Folsom
DJ Charly spins at Real Bad's Up Your Alley weekend after-hours party. $40. 4am-9am. 1015 Folsom St.

Rough @ Mezzanine
Jack Dixon hosts the fourth annual manly men Lazy Bear party for Up Your Alley weekend, with DJs Bryan Hughes and Steve Sherwood. $45-$50. 6pm-2am.

Shag @ Powerhouse
Groovy sleazy night with host Nic Candito. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

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.

Up Your Alley Street Fair @ SoMa
The annual 'dirty little brother of Folsom Street" fair returns, with blocked-off streets, beer, drinks, booths, sexy kink BDSM demos and general debauchery. Stage DJs Aki, Matt Effect, Joshua D and Dan De Leon. Gate donations. 11am-6pm. Dore Alley between Howard and Folsom, Folsom from 9th St. to Juniper.

Undefined @ The Stud
DJ Loren plays acid-soaked techno. $5. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St.

Vamp @ Beaux Mon 29 photo Niko Storment  

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

Karaoke Night @ SF Eagle
Sing along, with host Beth Bicoastal, plus prizes, local celeb judges, and $2 draft beer. 8pm-12am. 398 12th St.

Karaoke Night @ Lookout
All-day songfest, 8pm-2am. 3600 16th St.

Mancrush Mondays @ Port Bar, Oakland
Drink & draw night with sexy male models; BYO art materials. 2st & 3rd Mondays. No cover, but 1-drink min. 2023 Broadway.

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

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

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

Vamp @ Beaux
Women's night with a sultry vampire theme; goth, red & black, lingerie attire welcome but not required; bondage and BDSM demos, too. DJs Olga T and Jayne Grey. $5-$15. 8pm-2am. 2344 Market St.

Trivia Night @ Port Bar, Oakland Tue 30  

Bands Night @ El Rio
Garage and surf rock live with Tanglers, the Mutilations and Laura Paragano. $8. 7pm-11pm. 3158 Mission St.

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

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

Freak Show @ Punch Line Comedy Club
Strange, unusual grotesque and hilaroius acts from LA. $17 (2-drink min.) 8pm. 444 Battery St.

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

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.

Karaoke Night @ The Stud
Sing For Your Life with LaLa and Remi; no cover, plus raffle prize drawings. 8pm-2am. 399 9th St.

Karaoke Cocktails @ Ginger's
The new basement tribute to the old Ginger's Trois hosts weekly singing fun. 8pm-12am. 86 Hardie Place.

Retro Night @ 440 Castro
Jim Hopkins plays classic pop oldies, with vintage music videos. 9pm-2am. 44 Castro St.

Sing Out @ Encore Karaoke Lounge
Home of drag shows, and hilaraoke karaoke. 9pm-1am. 1550 California St. #2. 775-0442.

TnT with the Meme Boys @ Powerhouse
Travis, Traci and Tyler cohost the game night. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

Trivia Night @ Hi Tops
Play the trivia game at the popular new sports bar. $5. 9pm. 2247 Market St. 551-2500.

Trivia Night @ Port Bar, Oakland
Big gay trivia night at the East Bay bar with host Robert Perez; drinks specials and prizes. 8pm. Pose viewing party at 10pm. 2023 Broadway.

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.

Cocktail Time @ Gingers Wed 31  

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.

Bottoms Up Bingo @ Hi Tops
Play board games and win offbeat prizes at the popular sports bar. 9pm. 2247 Market St. 551-2500.

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.

Cabaret Karaoke @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
Dick Bright MCs the new karaoke night at the elegant nightclub. $12-$15. ($20 food/drink min.). Thru Sept. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St.

Castro Karaoke @ Midnight Sun
Sing out with host Bebe Sweetbriar; 2 for 1 well drinks. 8pm-2am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186.

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.

Freeball Wednesdays @ The Cinch
Free pool and drink specials at the historic neighborhood bar. 8pm-1am. 1723 Polk St.

GAYmes @ Port Bar, Oakland
Board games night; Baila Conmigo, queer Latinx fundraiser (2nd Wed.), Wet & Wild drag shows (1st & 4th Wed.). 2023 Broadway.

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.

Kosmetik @ The Stud
DJs Matthew Paul, Nick Moss, Jordee and Sis Girl. $5. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St.

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.

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.

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.

Pan Dulce @ Beaux
Drag divas, gogo studs, DJed Latin grooves and drinks at the Hump Day fiesta 9pm-2am (free before 10:30pm). 2344 Market St.

Queeraoke @ El Rio
Midweek drag rave and vocal open mic, with Dulce de Leche, Rahni Nothingmore, Beth Bicoastal, Ginger Snap and guests. 10pm. 3158 Mission St.

Wrangler Wednesdays @ Rainbow Cattle Company, Guerneville
Wear your jeans and meet new folks at the Russian River gay bar. 16220 Main St., Guerneville.

Awooga! @ The Stud
Anarchits art and variety show (10:30pm). $5. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St.

Dancing @ Badlands
The Castro bar's intimate dance floor and gogo guys, with drink specials. 9pm-2am. 4121 18th St.

Dining Out for Abort the Ban
@ Participating Restaurants

Raise funds for Planned Parenthood with a portion of your bill supporting women's reproductive rights.

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.

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.

Junk @ Powerhouse
MrPam and Dulce de Leche cohost the weekly underwear strip night and contest, with sexy prizes. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Patty From HR @ Oasis
Mo Patty Mo Problems, Michael Phllis' second comic solo show as a petulant Human Resources gal. $25-$45. 7pm. Thu-Sat thru Aug 3. 289 11th St.

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.

Thump @ White Horse, Oakland
Weekly electro music night with DJ Matthew Baker and guests. 9pm-2am. 6551 Telegraph Ave, (510) 652-3820.

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

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.

TwerkBack Thursday @ Port Bar, Oakland
DJ Deft plays hip hop grooves, gogos at 10pm, with hosts Mahlae Balenciaga and Amoura Teese. 2023 Broadway.

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