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Nightlife Events Oct. 3-10, 2019

by Events Editor

Woof, Frolic @ SF Eagle Sat 5 photo: Steven Underhill
Woof, Frolic @ SF Eagle Sat 5 photo: Steven Underhill  

Laugh, dance, sip, shimmy; whatever moves you in nightlife mode.


THURSDAY 3
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/

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

Events @ Steamworks, Berkeley
The stylish bathhouse's DJed events take place Thursdays-Sundays. $7-$62, plus annual memberships $160. Open 24/7, every day. 2107 4th St., Berkeley. (510) 845-8992. www.steamworksbaths.com


Ruston Kelly @ The Independent Thu 3  

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 themed nights and hilarious fun. $5. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Nightlife @ California Academy of Sciences
Parties at the museum with fascinating spacious nature and science exhibits. Oct. 3 is Sharktoberfest, with beers shark demos and conservation talks, and DJs "Left Shark and Right Shark" (Cosmic Amanda and Small Crimes). Oct. 10: Nick Hakim and Kadhja Bonet live with DJ Chulita Vinyl Club. $12-$15. 6pm-10pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. www.calacademy.org

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

Queeraoke @ Tamarack, Oakland
Dana Morrigan hosts the 1st & 3rd Thursdays queer karaoke night, 7:30pm-1am. No cover. 1501 Harrison St., Oakland. http://tamarackoakland.com/

QT @ Jolene's
Queer & trans cruising night. 8pm-2am. 2700 16th St. at Harrison. http://jolenessf.com/


WFC SF Slam 12 @ El Toro Thu 3 photo: Steven Underhill  

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

Ruston Kelly @ The Independent
The lyrical evocative singer-songwriter performs; Donovan Woods opens. $16. 628 Divisadero. www.apeconcerts.com

Sad Boi @ Jolene's
Music, with Binx and DJ Nardi. $10. 9pm-2am. 2700 16th St. at Harrison. http://jolenessf.com/

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar; Folsom Cigar Social on the patio. $8. 9pm-1am. 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

Varla Jean Merman @ Oasis
A Star is Bored, the statuesque drag queen's comedy live-sung show. $30-$60. 7pm. Thru Oct. 5 . 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Wayout Gayla @ Great American Music Hall
Celebrate queerness and raise money for Zebra Coalition. $95-$250 and up. 6:30pm. 859 O'Farrell St. http://www.slimspresents.com

WFC SF Slam 12 @ El Toro
Empress Pollo Del Mar MCs the fun pro wrestling night of lucha libre studs, heels, babyfaces and ring villains. Proceeds benefit local nonprofits. $5-$20. 7pm-11pm. 2470 San Bruno Ave. www.wfcwrestling.ticketleap.com


Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival @ Golden Gate Park Fri 4  

FRIDAY 4
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

Curtain Call @ Harvey Milk Center
Society Cabaret's cabaret showcase and open mic, with MC Bill Cooper and pianist Barry Lloyd. $15-$25. 7pm. 50 Scott St. https://societycabaret.com

Drag Alive @ The Stud
Variety show with glittery queens and creatures. 6pm-8pm. 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

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

Gorge/Us @ Golden Bull, Oakland
Mama Celeste, Lisa Frankenstein, KaiKai Bee Michaels and other drag talents. $5. 9pm. 412 14th St., Oakland. www.thegoldenbullbar.com

Hal Sparks @ Cobb's Comedy Club
The Queer as Folk actor does his funny stand-up act. $25-$40. 7:30pm & 9:45. Also Oct. 5. 915 Columbus Ave. www.cobbscomedy.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

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival @ Golden Gate Park
Annual outdoor concert series, with food, drinks and dozens of acts: Robert Plant, Emmylou Harris, Judy Collins, Kurt Vile, Yola, Bettye Lavette, Meat Puppets, Chastity Brown, Tanya Tucker, Bobby Braddock, the Flatlanders, and more. thru Oct. 6. Hellman hollow, 11am-7pm. Free. www.hardlystrictlybluegrass.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

Pablo Vittar Tribute @ Oasis
Hosts Icarus Ferreira and Lucas Francisco invite you to celebrate the Brazilian Bombshell. $5-$10. 10pm-2am. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

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

Queer Happy Hour @ Forage Kitchen, Oakland
Drinks for LGBTQs and pals, plus vegan and chicken snacks. Weekly 4pm-9pm. 478 25th St., Oakland. www.foragekitchen.com

Ror Shok @ SF Eagle
Johnny Rockitt's drag gang performs a full-on Rocky Horror Picutre Show tribute, with Suppositori Spelling as Frank N. Further. $10. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

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

SG Lewis @ Great American Music Hall
Brit EDM DJ/producer plays; Drama opens. $20-$45. 9pm. Also Oct. 5. 859 O'Farrell St. http://www.slimspresents.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

Stank @ Powerhouse
Body odor armpit appreciation night, with Spunk Lube and steamworks goodies, sexy gogos and grooves. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

SubMission: 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/

Van Morrison @ the Greek Theatre, Berkeley
The veteran R&B singer performs new and classic songs. $89-$250. 8pm. 2001 Gayley Drive, UC Berkeley campus. www.apeconcerts.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

WhiskeyFest @ Marriott Marquis
Tasting and talks event features local and international whiskeys. $275 and up. 5:30pm-10pm. 780 Mission St. http://www.whiskyfest.com/san-francisco/

Yoke Lore @ The Independent
Evocative folk-pop. $15-$18. 9pm. 628 Divisadero. Also Oct 5 at The New Parish, 1743 San Pablo Ave., Oakland. www.apeconcerts.com


Go Bang! @ The Stud Sat 5 photo: Gooch  

SATURDAY 5
Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
DJ Bulldog Mike spins at a special Saturday beer bust fundraiser for Tenderloin Tessie, with drinks, food, raffles and an auction of leather memorabilia. $15. 3pm-6pm. 398 12th St. 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

GAMeBoi SF @ Rickshaw Stop
Monthly Gay Asian K-pop and hip hop dance night; Center Stage featuring Fye Dala. $12. 9:30pm-2am. 155 Fell St. www.rickshawstop.com

Go Bang! @ The Stud
Special guest-DJ Jerry Bonham plays a mix of Trocadero Transfer classic grooves. $5-$10. 9pm-3am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Josh Grodsky @ Harvey Milk Center
The singer performs The Chest Baker Songbook with piano and bass accompaniment. $30-$50. 8pm. 50 Scott St. https://societycabaret.com/

Kurt Vile & The Violators @ The Fillmore
The rock band performs with Jon Langford and the Skull Orchard Welsh Male Voice Choir. $30. 9pm. 1805 Geary St. www.thefillmore.com


Lana Del Ray @ The Greek Theatre, Berkeley Sun 6  

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

Makeout Party @ Jolene's
Smoochfest for queers. $5-$10. 9pm-2am. 2700 16th St. at Harrison. http://jolenessf.com/

Mother @ Oasis
Heklina's popular weekly drag show, with special guests and great music themes. Oct 5 is a special Alyssa Edwards show, The Secret's Out! $25-$45. 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

Powerblouse @ Powerhouse
Juanita MORE, Glamamore and crew's monthly drag virgin makeover night. 6pm-9pm. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.com

Qtease @ The Stud
Queer burlesque and cabaret show. 6pm-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. '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

Woof, Frolic @ SF Eagle
The pup fetish cocktail hour (4pm-9pm) is followed by the full-on Furry party (8pm-2am), with the live furry band For All performing, then DJs Lutra, NeonBunny and Raid Zero. $8-$12. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com


Tom Goss at Up Bay Pride @ City Park, Benicia Sun 6  

SUNDAY 6
Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
The popular daytime party, where $10-$15 gets you all the beer you can drink, supporting worthy causes. 3pm-6pm. Aprocrypha T-dance follows with DJ Spazatron and Mocha Fapalatte (7pm-1am). 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

Castro Street Fair @ Castro & 18th
46th annual fair with booths of nonprofits, arts & crafts, plus food, drinks and live bands and DJed music. Gate donations. 11am-6pm. https://castrostreetfair.org/

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

Feast Above the River @ Guerneville Bridge
Enjoy fine food and wine on the town's scenic bridge, featuring Sonoma wines and foods. $150. 4pm-8pm. www.eventbrite.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

Glam Sundays @ Valencia Room
New weekly house, funk, soul T-dance with guest-DJs and no cover. 3pm-9pm. 647 Valencia St. www.glamsundays.com www.thevalenciaroom.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

Lana Del Ray @ The Greek Theatre, Berkeley
The haunting pop singer performs at the outdoor ampitheatre. $70. 7pm. 2001 Gayley Drive, UC Berkeley campus. www.apeconcerts.com

PoleSexual @ Powerhouse
Variety show with burlesque flair, and metal grooves with DJ Dakota Pendant. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhousebar.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-$20. Now also Truck Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 9pm-2am. 415 10th St. www.atlas-sf.com

SheDevil @ Jolene's
Drag rave. $5-$7. 9pm-2am. 2700 16th St. at Harrison. http://jolenessf.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
Kandé performs, with DJs, Kathi Kniess & Eli Welbourne. 5pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Tom Orr @ R3 Hotel, Guerneville
The comic playwright and composer performs his new revue, The Greatest Showqueen! $20. 7pm, 16390 4th St., Guerneville. Also Oct. 13 at Martuni's, 4 Valencia St. https://m.bpt.me/event/4335146

Up Bay Pride @ City Park, Benicia
Gay folk-pop singer Tom Goss, lesbian band Lady Killers, drag songstress Bella Aldama and others perform live at the Solano County LGBTQ Pride event, with vendors, food truck, wine, beer, soft drinks, kid-friendly playground, and more. 11am-5pm. 150 Military Way, Benecia. www.solanopride.org/event-details


Maria Muldaur at Still Red, Still Hot @ Presidio Theatre Mon 7  

MONDAY 7
International Mondays @ Qbar
Enjoy world grooves all night. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.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. www.midnightsunsf.com

Music Mondays @ Pause Wine Bar
Marcus Rivers plays live music at the stylish wine bar; weekly 8pm-10pm. 1666 Market St. www.yieldandpause.com

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

Still Red, Still Hot @ Presidio Theatre
San Francisco Mime Troupe's 60th anniversary benefit celebration features pop singer Maria Muldaur, with Josh Kornbluth, Diane Amos, Will Durst, Richard Montoya, SF Mime Troupe alumni, and the SF Mime Troupe house band. $60-$300. 6pm-11pm. 99 Moraga Ave. www.sfmt.org

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


Dakota Pendant cohosts Zodiac @ SF Eagle Tue 8  

TUESDAY 8
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 at the intimate bar, 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
Wonder Dave and other comics, plus open mic. 6pm. 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 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.

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. 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. Broadway. www.portbaroakland.com

Truck Tuesdays @ Atlas
Super-cruisy night at the new semi-private club. $10-$20. 9pm-2am. 415 10th St. www.atlas-sf.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

Zodiac @ SF Eagle
New weekly creepy-goth drag show and viewing party for the Boulet Brothers' Dragula, with hosts Nitrix Oxide and Dakota Pendant. Ghoulish drag/attire appreciated. $5-$10. 8pm-12am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com


Sofi Tukker @ The Fox, Oakland Wed 9  

WEDNESDAY 9
American Horror Story Night @ SF Eagle
Watch AHS 1984, the camp/slasher FX Ryan Murphy TV series. 10pm-12am. 398 12th St. www.sf-eagle.com

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. 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. 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. 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. 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/

Queer Single Happy Hour @ Jolene's
Singles mingle at the queer bar. 2700 16th St. at Harrison. http://jolenessf.com/

Sofi Tukker @ The Fox, Oakland
Pop singing multi-lingual duo (Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern) performs; Haiku Hands and LP Giobbi open. $36. 8pm. 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland. www.sofitukker.com http://thefoxoakland.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

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


Buffy the Vampire Slayer Live @ Oasis Thu 10 photo: Nicole Fraser-Herron  

THURSDAY 10
The Billie Holiday Project
@ Feinstein's at the Nikko

Stella Heath invokes the vocal stylings of Billie Holiday; Neil Fontano on piano, Jason Bellenkes on saxophone/clarinet, and Trevor Kinsel on upright bass/cornet. $35-$55. ($20 food/drink min.) 8pm. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. www.feinsteinssf.com

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Live @ Oasis
D'Arcy Drollinger presents Michael Phillis and a talented crew of drag queens/kings who perform a wacky version of a script from the hit TV vampire show. $27-$50. Thu-Sat 7pm. Thru Nov 9. 298 11th St. www.sfoasis.com

Comedy @ Ashkenaz, Berkeley
Laugh wih Diane Amos, Arjun Banerjee, Nori Reed, and Lisa Geduldig. $15-$25. 8pm. 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley. www.ashkenaz.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

Game Night @ Pause Wine Bar
Johnny Rockitt hosts a weekly night of trivia and other games. 8pm-10pm. 1666 Market St. www.yieldandpause.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


Tyler the Creator @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Thu 10  

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. www.virgilssf.com

Queer Karaoke @ Club OMG
Weekly singing night; unleash your inner American Idol; first Thursdays are Costume Karaoke; 3rd is Kinky Karaoke 8pm. 43 6th St.

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

Terror Vault @ SF Mint
Peaches Christ's annual horror-fun invasion of the historic building includes a full-scale spooky interactive tour. $62, various tour times. Thru Nov. 10. 88 5th St. www.intothedarksf.com

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

Tyler the Creator @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Popular rapper performs; Blood Orange and Goldlink open. $60-$70. 7:30pm. Also Oct. 11. 99 Grove St. http://billgrahamcivic.com/


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