Nightlife Events Feb. 13-20, 2020

  • by Events Editor
  • Wednesday February 12, 2020
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Asheq @ Oasis Fri 14
Asheq @ Oasis Fri 14

Got a Valentine's Day date? Good for you. Going single? Either way, show some love for your favorite bartenders, gogo artistes, DJs and more by patronizing your fave bars and nightclubs.

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Beso Latinx @ Jolene's

Von Kiss hosts a new night at the queer nightclub. 9pm-2am. 2700 16th St. at Harrison.

Dee's Keys @ Beaux

Weekly live piano and open mic night with Dee Spencer. 4pm-8pm. 2344 Market St.

Events @ Steamworks, Berkeley

The stylish bathhouse's DJed events take place Thursdays-Sundays, 10pm late; Sundays 1pm-7pm. $7-$62, plus annual memberships $160. Open 24/7, every day. 2107 4th St., Berkeley. (510) 845-8992.

Friends Live @ Oasis

The popular sitcom gets a deserved drag parody, with Caleb Haven Draper, Carol Ann Walker, Emily France, Titus Androgynous, Sue Casa, Paul Grant, Hovannes, Cassie Wassie, Kirk Saraceno, L Ron Hubby and Anne Norland. $27.50-$50. 7pm. Thu-Sat 7pm thru March 14. 298 11th St.

Game Night @ Pause Wine Bar

Johnny Rockitt hosts a weekly night of trivia and other games. 8pm-10pm. 1666 Market St.

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.

Homobiles @ Ivy Room, Albany Thu 13  

Homobiles @ Ivy Room, Albany
Queer rock, plus Pls Pls Me and LeFemmeBear. $8-$10. 8pm. 860 San Pablo Ave., Albany.

Horrorpops @ Slim's
Danish psychobilly sextet performs; also, The Quakes and Frank & Deans. $30. 8pm. 333 11th 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.

Long Island Thursdays
@ White Horse Bar, Oakland

Enjoy 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.

The Monster Show @ The Edge
The weekly drag show with themed nights and hilarious fun. $5. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood.

Paula West @ Feinstein's at the Nikko
The popular local singer returns to the elegant nightclub with her band for a multiple-night residency of concerts. $65-$85 ($20 food/drink min.). Thu-Sat 8pm; Sun 5pm thru Feb 16. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St.

Polythene Pam @ El Rio
Queer and trans folk, pop and original music; also Shawna Virago, Scorpio Moon and Soft Vowel Sounds perform. No cover. 8pm-10pm. 3158 Mission St.

Puff @ The Stud
The monthly cannabis appreciation night takes on Valentine's Day, with love in the air; DJ Sergio Fedasz, host DJ Dank, a drag show and stoner raffle. $10. 6pm-9pm. 299 9th St.

Diane Amos at Who's Your Mami Comedy @ Brava Studio Thu 13  

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.

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

Rebel Girl @ Jolene's
Women's dance night. 9pm-2am. 2700 16th St. at Harrison.

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

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.

SF Beer Week @ Multiple Venues
Enjoy tastings, food pairings, parties, music and more at multiple events with lots of locally-brewed beer; thru Feb 16.

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. $8. 9pm-12am. 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.

Violent Femmes, The Mermen @ The Fillmore
The two veteran bands (alt-rock and surf-pop) performs. $55. 9pm. Also Feb 14. 1805 Geary St. at Fillmore.

Who's Your Mami Comedy @ Brava Studio
Diame Amos, Sampson McCormick, Dominique Gelin, Baruch Porras-Hernandez host Marga Gomez will keep you laughing at the popular monthly comedy series. $10-$15. 8pm. 2773 24th St.

Pete Escovito Orchestra @ Yoshi's Oakland Fri 14  

After Dark @ Exploratorium
Enjoy cocktails and science demos at the hands-on museum. Feb 13: Sexplorations and Aphrodisiacs. Evening hours Fri & Sat, weekly 6:15 and 7:30pm. $20. Pier 15, Embarcadero at Green St.

Asheq @ Oasis
The Middle Eastern and North African dance party for LGBTQ folks and friends returns, with belly dancers, dance mixes and delicious cocktails. $10-$20. 10pm-3am. 298 11th st.

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.

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

Cubcake @ Lone Star
Valentine's Day edition of a cubs, chubs, treats and beats night, with DJ Paul Goodyear. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St.

Drag & Dinner @ Hamburger Mary's
Enjoy burgers and a drag show with MC Jillian Gnarling, Shane Thomas, Roxy-Cotton Candy, Barbie Bloodgloss, Cash Monet. $5 show. 10pm. Also Saturdays. 531 Castro St.

Drag in Love @ The Stud
Happy hour cabaret drag show. $20-$30. 6:30pm-8pm. 299 9th 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.

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 screens with electronic games, board games and more. 8pm-2am. 398 12th St.

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

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.

IYKYK @ White Horse, Oakland
If You Know, You Know; weekly DJed and often live music at the historic East Bay bar. 9pm-2am. 6551 Telegraph Ave., Oakland.

Lick It @ Powerhouse
Lance Holman hosts the laidback yet cruisy leather and kink night, with DJ Blackstone. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

Lonely Hearts @ The Stud
Anti-Valentine's Day party with songs of heartache and bitter breakups. 10pm-2am. 299 9th St.

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

The Ink Bats at My Spooky Valentine @ The Golden Bull, Oakland Fri 14  

My Spooky Valentine
@ The Golden Bull, Oakland

The Ink Bats, Suicide Queen, Pretty Frankenstein, plus drag performers Kai Mira and Yasferatu at a Goth-punk live music night. $10. 8pm. 412 14th St., Oakland.

Pete Escovito Orchestra @ Yoshi's Oakland
The Bay area legend's Latin jazz band performs at the stylish restaurant-nightclub. $44-$74. 8pm & 10pm. Feb 15, 7:30pm & 9:30pm, Feb 16, 7pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland.

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.

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.

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

Valentine's Gay @ 924 Gilman, Berkeley
Lolly Gaggers, CopySlut and Middle-Aged Queers play fun so-gay rock-punk sets. $10-$12. 7:30pm. 924 Gilman St., Berkeley.

Valentine's Party @ Gough House
Rainbow World Fund welcome future donors to an elegant party, with libations, hors d'ouevres, desserts, and a reading by Elena Schwolsky will be in San Francisco for the release her book Waking in Havana - A Memoir of AIDS and Healing in Cuba. 7pm-10pm. 2004 Gough St.

Different Drum: A Celebration of Linda Ronstadt @ Ivy Room, Albany Sat 15  

Beatpig @ Powerhouse
Juanita MORE's diverse fun night at the cruisy bar. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom 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.

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.

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

Dashboard Confessional @ The Fillmore
The pop band performs; Piebald opens. $35. 8pm. 1805 Geary St. at Fillmore.

Different Drum: A Celebration of Linda Ronstadt @ Ivy Room, Albany
After their sold-out concert at Oasis, the local collective of musicians and singers (Leigh Crow, Ruby Vixen, Jill Rogers, Liz Lewis, Lynne Maes, Peter Fogel, Allegra Bandy, Jessica Rose, Marilyn Fowler and others) perform Linda Ronstadt hits for an East Bay audience. $15. 9pm. 860 San Pablo Ave., Albany.

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.

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

Poptart @ Oasis
Grand opening of D'Arcy Drollinger's spankin' new drag and dance night, with a bevy of local talents: VivvyAnne Forevermore, Raya Light, Mama Celeste, Miss Rahni Nothingmore, Snaxx, Lindsay Slowhands, Fauxnique, Franzia Kafka, Intensive Claire, Linty and Star Search winner Roma Holiday. $10. 10pm-2am. 298 11th St.

Qtease @ The Stud
Queer burlesque show $10-$25. 5pm-8pm. 299 9th St.

RBBR @ Powerhouse
Rubber kink fetish happy hour, 6pm-9pm. 1347 Folsom St.

Reddroxx @ Lone Star
Eighth anniversary of the bear party, with DJ BRD. $5. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St.

Shake It Up @ Port Bar, Oakland
DJ Lady Char spins dance grooves; gogo studs, and drink specials. 2023 Broadway. (510) 823-2099.

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

Sugar @ The Caf´┐Ż
Weekly dance night at the renovated nightclub with a view. $10. 9pm-2am. 2369 Market St.

Swagger Like Us @ Jolene's
Queer dance party. 9pm-2am. 2700 16th St. at Harrison.

Beer Bust @ Lone Star Sun 16  

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
The popular daytime party, where $10-$15 gets you all the beer you can drink, supporting worthy causes. Feb 9, meet and vote for Emperor candidate William Bulkley. 3pm-6pm. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

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.

Beer Bust @ Lone Star
Enjoy plenty of beer, bears and benefits for local nonprofits. $15. 4pm-8pm.1354 Harrison St.

Big Top @ Beaux
Enjoy an extra weekend night at the Castro nightclub, plus local DJs and gogo guys and gals. $8. 8pm-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.

Chest @ Powerhouse
Nipple-play and chest appreciation 4pm-9pm. 1347 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.

Disco Daddy @ SF Eagle
DJ Bus Station John's monthly retro-groovy T-dance. $8. 7pm-1am. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

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.

Drag Brunch @ Hamburger Mary's
Tasty food, bottomless mimosas and drag shows. Seating 11am, show 12pm. Also Saturdays. 531 Castro St.

Ezra Furman @ Great American Music Hall Sun 16  

Ezra Furman @ Great American Music Hall
The 'spiritually queer' 'baroque pop' band performs new punk-influenced music; Kelley Stoltz opens. $18-$43. 8pm. 859 O'Farrell St.

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

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

Johnny Mathis @ Marin Center
The celebrated singer performs his 'Voice of Romance' concert. $50-$200. 8pm. 10 Ave. of the Flags, San Rafael.

The L-Word @ El Rio
Weekly screenings of the revived lesbian TV series. 9pm. 3158 Mission St.

Little Miss Nasty @ Jolene's
Sapphic rock & roll burlesque show, 7pm. 2700 16th St. at Harrison.

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. $5-$20. 6pm-10pm. Now also Truck Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 9pm-2am. 415 10th St.

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

Sunset Arcade @ Emporium SF
Unique nightlife event with DJed dancing (1Accord, Flamingo Boy. Neon Bunny), pinball, multiple games, karaoke, furrie and cosplay attire welcome; two full bars, outdoor area. $8-$20 9pm-2am. 616 Divisadero.

Vanessa Bousay @ Oasis
the talented local drag chanteuse, joined by Stephen Satyricon and the Tom Shaw Trio, performs 'Sweet Street,' a Valentine's love-themed cabaret concert. $25. 7pm. 298 11th St.

Munros at Midnight @ Midnight Sun Mon 17  

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

Karaoke @ SF Eagle
Sing out, Louise, at the famed leather bar. 9pm-2am. 398 12th St.

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

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

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

Queer Karaoke @ Ivy Room, Albany
Weekly queer, trans and non-binary folk, friends and allies sing-along with host Dana Morrigan. No cover. 8pm. 860 San Pablo Ave., Albany.

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

Vamp @ Beaux
Women's weekly 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.

Gaymer Night @ Midnight Sun Tue 18  

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.

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

GLBT Historical Society Benefit @ The Edge
Enjoy retro-tunes, videos and vintage hits at a fundraiser for the museum. 8pm-10pm. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood.

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.

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.

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

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

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

Pan Dulce @ Beaux Wed 19. photo: Marques Daniels  

Bondage-a-Gogo @ The Cat Club
The weekly gay, bi, 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.

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

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.

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.

Juicy @ Lookout
DJed grooves, strong drinks; 6pm-11pm. 3600 16th St.

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.

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.

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, open Christmas night. 9pm-2am (free before 10:30pm). 2344 Market St.

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

Valentine's is a Drag @ UC Theatre, Berkeley
Enjoy saucy drag and live music with Mala, Poison Oakland, WorkCapKid, Jbuk and others. $12.50. 8pm. 2036 University Ave., Berkeley.

Wayback Wednesdays @ Midnight Sun
Vintage music, videos by request and tasty cocktails, followed by Karaoke night with BeBe Sweetbriar. 4067 18th St. 861-4186.

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

Thump @ White Horse, Oakland Thu 20  

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

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.

Greater Sirens @ The Ivy Room, Albany
Local rock band performs, plus Butterfly Knives and The Elegant Bachelors. $8-$10. 8pm. 860 San Pablo Ave., Albany.

Junk @ Powerhouse
MrPam and Dulce de Leche cohost the weekly underwear strip night and contest, with sexy prizes. $5.10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St.

The Monster Show @ The Edge
The weekly drag show with host Sue Casa, 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.

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.

Show Us Your Spines @ El Rio
Radar Productions presents authors LGBTQ authors Al Aguas, Kiyaan Abadani, Madhvi Trivedi-Pathak and Maneo Refiloe Mohale 6pm. 3158Mission St.

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

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
Rock bands play at the famed leather bar. $8. 9pm-12am. 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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