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Nightlife Events Aug. 8-15, 2019

by Events Editor

Pan Dulce @ Beaux Wed 14 photo: Marques Daniels
Pan Dulce @ Beaux Wed 14 photo: Marques Daniels  

Celebrate summer's end with fog and fun, in or out of bars and nightclubs.


THURSDAY 8
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. www.exploratorium.edu/

Anthony Zuccaro @ Oasis
The comic performs Stuff I've Memorized, with opener James Mwuara. $10. 7pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Comedy @ Ashkenaz, Berkeley
Johnny Steele, Karen Ripley, Ian Williams and Lisa Gedudig share their wit and wisdom at the East Bay performing arts space. $15-$20. 8pm. 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley. www.ashkenaz.com

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

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

Mutants @ Ivy Room, Albany
The pioneering punk band performs. $10. 8pm. 860 San Pablo Ave., Albany. www.ivyroom.com

Nightlife @ California Academy of Sciences
Parties at the museum with fascinating spacious nature and science exhibits. $12-$15. 6pm-10pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. www.calacademy.org


Some Are Camp @ R3, Guerneville Lodge Thu 8  

El Primo Inocente @ El Rio
Folk and punk music and performance with Rosa Lee, Scout Tran, Bog Princess. No cover. 8pm-10pm. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Puff, That's So Ravin' @ The Stud
Cannabis appreciation party with DJ Dank, drag acts, prizes $10, 6pm-9pm; then, rave tracks with DJs Chrissy, Siobhan Aluvalot, Chuck Gunn and Kelly Rowland./ 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, in its 25th year. Also Fridays. 7pm-2am. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.hitws.com
www.clubomgsf.com

Some Are Camp @ R3, Guerneville Lodge
Juanita MORE!'s annual poolside parties at the Russian River, with one-day parties, weekend camping options. Thru Aug. 11. $10$100. 16390 4th St., Guerneville. www.juanitamore.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. $5. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com


Boy Division @ Cat Club Fri 9  

FRIDAY 9
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

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

Boy Division @ Cat Club
Shake Yer Bootie New Wave & Pop Mashup Night, with DJs Xander, Adrian A, and more. $ 9:30pm-3am. 1190 Folsom St. www.sfcatclub.com

Cubcake @ Lone Star Saloon
The monthly cubs, chubs, sweets and treats night, with DJ Ben Stefonik. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

Drag Alive, XO @ The Stud
Drag and variety show with locals and visitors, 6pm-8pm. Followed by XO's 7-year anniversary; DJs Liv and Lady Ryan; 9pm-3am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

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

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. www.portbaroakland.com

Events @ Steamworks, Berkeley
The stylish bathhouse's DJed events; Aug 9: CumUnion with DJ Trevor (11pm-4am). Aug 10: Bears night with DJ Ray (10pm-4am). Aug 11: Sunday Service with DJ Little Rock (1pm-8pm). Aug 15: Onyx (men of color, 10pm-2am) Open 24/7, every day. 2107 4th St., Berkeley. (510) 845-8992. www.steamworksbaths.com


Fade to Connie @ Oasis Fri 9  

Fade to Connie @ Oasis
LA performer John Cantwell returns as Love Connie in a Roxy Music tribute of dance, drag and strangely beguiling multimedia. $27.50-$50. 7pm. Also Aug. 9. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

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. http://museumca.org/

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 and board games galore at the famed leather bar. 8pm-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

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

Lick It @ Powerhouse
Lance Holmon's monthly cool cruise night with DJ Blackstone. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

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


Outside Lands @ Polo Fields, Golden Gate Park Fri 9  

Outside Lands
@ Polo Fields, Golden Gate Park

The annual huge music, comedy and food festival includes headliners Paul Simon, Flume, Blink-182, Counting Crows, Mavis Staples and dozens of other acts (see last week's issue for coverage of queer acts: https://bit.ly/2ywoxEw ). $155-$700. 11am-11pm. thru Aug. 11. Polo Fields, Golden Gate Park. www.SFOutsideLands.com

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

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

A Star Is Born: the Concert @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
Scott Coulter, Carole J. Buford, John Boswell and Kelli Rabke perform in a new cabaret concert of songs from the three musical films. $45-$75. 8pm. Also Aug 10. 222 Mason St. www.feinsteinssf.com

(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) https://bit.ly/2IdEVj8

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


House Party @ Powerhouse Sat 10  

SATURDAY 10
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

Creature XXVI @ El Rio
Daytime queer blood rave with vampire drag encouraged! DJ collective No Control, performers Johnny Rockitt, Cyanide, Lisa Frankenstein and others. $10. 2pm-8pm. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Daddy's Boy @ Atlas
Dads and lads get intimate at the super-cruisy party with a jock strap suggested dress code. $10-$20. 10pm-3am. 415 10th St. www.atlas-sf.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

Del Shores @ Oasis
The gay playwright and author performs S-Stirrer, his new solo show full of impromptu gossip and dish. $20-$40. 7pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Dewele @ Yoshi's Oakland
The talented R&B singer performs with his band. $44-$74. 7:30pm & 9:30pm. 510 Embarcadero West., Oakland. www.yoshis.com

House Party @ Powerhouse
Groovy carpet and sofa set-up at the monthly house music night, with DJAlki. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.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


Heklina hosts Mother @ Oasis Sat 10 photo: Gooch  

Mother @ Oasis
Heklina's popular weekly drag show, with special guests and great music themes, and MadDogg 20/20 in the Fez Room. Aug 10 is Sia vs. Bjork! $10-$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

Nudie Nubies, Pound Puppy @ The Stud
Burlesque strip show, 6pm-8pm. Followed by the gay dance party with DJs Jeremy Castillo, Nonsuit, and Kevin O'Connor. 9pm-4am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Out at the Kingdom @ Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo
LGBT night at the DC Universe, with Soju (RuPaul's Drag Race) DJ Ray Rhodes, and MC Sister Roma, plus comic book-themed rides. $45. 8pm-12am (admission good from 10:30am). www.OutattheKingdom.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

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. 'Thank U, Marsha' (4th Sat.) and Tinsel Teese's 'Kiki at the Port Bar' (8pm). 2023 Broadway. (510) 823-2099. www.portbaroakland.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

Writers With Drinks @ The Make-Out Room
Namwali Serpell and Vanessa Hua are featured, with Lynn Breedlove, Sarah Rose Etter, Seth Katz, Brandon Melendez, and host Charlie Jane Anders, at the monthly literature and liquor night. $10. 7pm. 3225 22nd St. www.makeoutroom.com


Vanessa Bousay @ Oasis Sun 11  

SUNDAY 11
Apocrypha @ SF Eagle
Post-beer bust drag and rock music witchy-themed night, with DJ Spazatron. 7pm-12am. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

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

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
Amoura Teese and Ava Lashay cohost a weekly drag show. 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.com

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

Chest @ Powerhouse
Nipple play and bare chest fetish time. 4pm-9pm. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com


The Dirty Dozen @ Lone Star Saloon Sun 11  

The Dirty Dozen @ Lone Star Saloon
Beer bust fundraiser includes an art exhibition/auction of 12 artist's homoerotic works curated by Joseph Abbati, benefitting the OCSF Alliance Health Project. $15 beer bust. 4pm-8pm. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.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

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

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

Drrrty Queer @ The Stud
Queer performance and dance night. $7-$20. 7pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

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

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


Kronos Quartet @ Yoshis Oakland Sun 11  

Kronos Quartet @ Yoshi's Oakland
The award-winning acclaimed music ensemble eprformas at the elegant restaurant-nightclub. $49-$89. 7pm. 510 Embarcadero West., Oakland. www.yoshis.com

Our Long Table
@ Vine Hill House, Sebastopol

Food For Thoughts' dinner fundraiser, with a lovely outdoor vineyard view, wines and a multi-course meal. $120. 4:30pm-8:30pm. 3601 Vine Hill Road, Sebastopol. www.FFTfoodbank.org

Pink Martini @ Stern Grove
The sophisticated swing band performs; Barrio Manouche opens. Free, BYO picnic, blankets. 2pm. 19th Ave. at Sloat Blvd. www.sterngrove.org

PJ Morton @ The New Parish, Oakland
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter performs. $32.50. 10pm. 1743 San Pablo Ave., Oakland. www.thenewparish.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. Now also Thursdays, 9pm-2am. 415 10th St. www.atlas-sf.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 Situation @ The Stud
DJ Gant Johnson plays groovy grooves. $? 5pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Swagger Like Us @ El Rio
Booty-droppin' hip-hoppin' queer dance party. 2pm-8pm. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

Vanessa Bousay @ Oasis
The local drag chanteuse sings I've Gotta Be Me, a new concert of Rat Pack-era classic songs, with co-stars Steven Satyricon, Tom Shaw on piano and Roberta Drake on drums. $25. 7pm. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com


Vamp @ Beaux Mon 12 photo: Niko Storment  

MONDAY 12
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

KQ League Night @ Detour
Game tournament at the renovated former Brewcade bar/restaurant. 7:30pm-11pm. 2200 Market St. www.detoursf.com

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. www.portbaroakland.com

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

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

Rocky Horror Burlesque Show @ DNA Lounge
Hubba Hubba Revue's tribute to the Rocky Horror Show. $9-$14. 9pm. 375 11th St. www.dnalounge.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

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. www.beauxsf.com


Game it up @ the new Detour Tue 13 photo: Steven Underhill  

TUESDAY 13
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/

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.

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

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

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. 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 14 photo: Marques Daniels  

WEDNESDAY 14
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

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. www.feinsteinssf.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

GAYmes @ Port Bar, Oakland
Board games night; Baila Conmigo, queer Latinx fundraiser (2nd Wed.), Wet & Wild drag shows (1st & 4th Wed.). 2023 Broadway. www.portbaroakland.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 at the Hump Day fiesta 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, Rahni Nothingmore, Beth Bicoastal, Ginger Snap and guests. 10pm. 3158 Mission St. http://www.elriosf.com/

Trivia Night @ Detour
Games and arcade fun at the renovated former Brewcade bar/restaurant. 7pm-11pm (free game play 7pm-8pm). 2200 Market St. www.detoursf.com

Woodstock 50th @ Ashkenaz, Berkeley
Stu Allen and Mars Hotel, Tammi Brown, Luna Fish, San Francisco Airship and Kyra Gordon perform classic rock hits (Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane) celebrating the half-century anniversary of the Woodstock concerts. $15-$50. Thru Aug 18. 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley. www.ashkenaz.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


Drunk Drag Broadway: Dizney! @ Oasis Thu 15  

THURSDAY 15
Dancing @ Badlands
The Castro bar's intimate dance floor and gogo guys, with drink specials. 9pm-2am. 4121 18th St. http://www.sfbadlands.com/

Drunk Drag Broadway: Dizney! @ Oasis
Chyna Maykit and her crew performs classic songs with a boozy edge. $25-$50. 7pm. Also Aug. 16., 17, 22-24. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Flamboyance @ Berber
Wild Arabian Nights, a fundraiser for the LGBT Asylum Project, includes a delicious four-course meal ($95), wine-pairing option ($50), singer Bebe Sweetbriar, and sensual Boylesque acts Dylan Bradley, David Nguyen and Julaino Wade. 7:30pm-10pm. 1516 Broadway St. https://bit.ly/2Y40wEf www.lgbtasylumproject.org

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

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
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.

Show Us Your Spines @ Jolene's
Radar Productions reading series, with Chibueze Crouch, Vanessa Rochelle Lewis, Anthony Veasna So and Yodassa Williams. 6:30pm. 2700 16th St. www.radarproductions.org

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

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


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