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On the Tab :: June 21-30

Thursday Jun 20, 2013
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Friday, June 21

Bad Girl Cocktail Hour @ The Lexington Club
Every Friday night, bad girls can get $1 dollar margaritas between 9pm and 10pm. 3464 19th St. between Mission and Valencia. 863-2052. www.lexingtonclub.com

Darling Nikki @ Slate
DJs Durt, Dr. Sleep and Justin Credible play 80s, top 40, and popular indy tunes; gogo queers, drink specials and a photo booth (3rd Fridays). $5. 8pm-2am. 2925 16th St. ww.slate-sf.com

Friday Nights @ De Young Museum
Season 9 of the popular weekly early evening museum parties continues, with live music and performance, exhibit-themed workshops and food and drinks. 5pm-8:30pm. Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive. 750-3600. www.deyoung.famsf.org/deyoung/fridays

Happy Friday @ Midnight Sun
Open during renovations, the popular video bar ends each week with gogo guys (starting at 9pm) and drink specials. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Hard @ Qbar
DJ Haute Toddy spins electro beats; cute gogo guys shake it. $3. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

HYSL @ The Lookout
Shots, drinks and DJed fun with the adorable David and Trevor. $2. 10pm-2am. 3600 16th St. at Market. www.lookoutsf.com

Picante @ Esta Noche
Weekly show with drag queens and the Picante Boys; hosted by Lulu Ramirez; DJ Marco. 9pm-2am. 3079 16th St. 841-5748. www.jceventssf.com

Pulse @ Bench & Bar, Oakland
The East Bay monthly gogo guy dance night, presented by Elliot Live Events, moves to Oakland’s popular bar; 3rd Fridays. $10-$15. 9pm-3am. 510 17th St., Oakland. www.bench-and-bar.com

Spicy @ Club OMG
DJ SSHaaN spins Bollywood dance hits at the intimate new South Asian LGBT nightclub. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St. at Market. www.clubomgsf.com

Steam @ Powerhouse
Sexy wet towel-snapping night at the cruisy bar. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhouse-sf.com

Saturday, June 22

Beer Bust @ Hole in the Wall Saloon
Beer only $8 until you bust. 4pm-8pm. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.hitws.com

Bootie SF @ DNA Lounge
Weekly mash-up dance night, with resident DJs Adrian & Mysterious D. No matter the theme, a mixed fun good time’s assured. $8-$15. 9pm-3am. 21+. 375 11th st. at Harrison. www.BootieSF.com www.DNAlounge.com

La Bota Loca @ Club 21, Oakland
Live bands, DJed tunes, gogo hotties, drag shows, drink specials, all at Oakland’s premiere Latin nightclub and weekly cowboy night. $10-$15. Dancing 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

Club Rimshot @ Bench and Bar, Oakland
Weekly hip hop and R&B night. $8-$15. 9pm to 4am. 510 17th St. www.bench-and-bar.com

Cockblock @ Rickshaw Stop
Lesbo-rific queer homo dance night each 2nd & 4th Saturday. $5-$7. 21+. 10pm-2am. 155 Fell St. www.rickshawstop.com

I Just Wanna F*ckin’ Dance @ Beatbox
Brazilian DJ and producer Tannuri makes his U.S. debut at the popular dance night; resident DJ Byron Bonsall, hosts Roma, Bebe and producer Locoya Hill. $15-$20. 9pm-3am. 314 11th St. www.BeatboxSF.com

Jalwa @ Club OMG
DJ SSHaaN spins a unique Bollywood dance mix at the intimate new South Asian LGBT nightclub. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St. at Market. www.clubomgsf.com

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 @ Castro Theatre
Peaches Christ presents a special screening of one of the gayest horror movies ever made, including the movies, a costumecontest, and a Q&A with star Mark Patton. 429 Castro st. www.frameline.org www.peacheschrist.com

Sadistic Saturdays @ SF Eagle
Michael Brandon and Terry Penn cohost the leather and kink night, with demos, gogo guys boot black and naughty fun. 2nd & 4th Saturdays. 10pm-1am. (Also now open daily 11am-2am). 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Rachel Yamagata, Sanders Bohlke @ Great American Music Hall
Folksy singer-guitarist (Yamagata) and the haunting vocalist with a dark rock edge (Bohlke) perform live. $23. (dinner sold out). 9pm. 859 O’Farrell St. 885-0750. www.slimspresents.com

Sunday, June 23
Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
The classic leather bar is back, with the most popular Sunday day time event in town. 3pm-6pm (Also now open daily 11am-2am). 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Hella Gay Comedy @ 1772
The SF Gay Pride Comedy Show, hosted by Yuri Kagan, features Ariel Smith, Carrie Avritt, Rich Hutchison, Kevin Shaller, Karinda Dobbins, Sharon Birzer, Zack Pedersen, Morgan, Rachel Gill and Tammy Powers. $10. 21+. 8pm. 1772 Market St. 371-9705. www.charlieballard.com

Jock @ Lookout
Weekly fundraiser for various local LGBT sports groups. $2 cover. Drink specials. 3pm-9pm. 3600 16th St. at Market. www.lookoutsf.com

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The popular country western LGBT dance night celebrates a decade and a half of fun foot-stomping two-stepping and line-dancing. Re-opening with a new dance floor! Free admission. $5. 5pm-10:30pm with lessons from 5:30-7:15 pm. Also Thursdays. 550 Barneveld Ave., and Tuesdays at Beatbox, $6. 6:30-11pm. 314 11th St. www.sundancesaloon.org

Sunday’s a Drag @ Starlight Room
Donna Sachet hosts the weekly fabulous brunch and drag show. $45. 11am, show at noon; 1:30pm, show at 2:30pm. 450 Powell St. in Union Square. 395-8595. www.harrydenton.com

Monday, June 24

Cock and Bull Mondays @ Hole in the Wall Saloon
Specials on drinks made with "Cock and Bull" ginger ale (Jack and Cock, Russian Mule, and more). 8pm-closing. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.hitws.com

Karaoke @ The Lookout
Paul K hosts the amateur singing night. 8pm-2am. 3600 16th St. at Market. www.lookoutsf.com

Monday Musicals @ The Edge
The renovated bar now shows fun musicals each week, with Broadway touring performers stopping by to sing, too. 7pm-2am. 2 for 1 cocktail, 5pm-closing. 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Piano Bar 101 @ Martuni’s
Sing-along night with talented locals, and charming accompanist Joe Wicht (aka Trauma Flintstone). 9pm. 4 Valencia St. at Market. www.dragatmartunis.com

Sacred Cocktails @ Twin Peaks
Weekly gathering for Christian and other faithful LGBTs, sponsored by Oasis, the GLBT Ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of California. Upstairs, 7:30-8:30pm. Castro St. at Market. www.saintaiden.org

Tuesday, June 25

13 Licks @ Q Bar
Weekly women’s night at the stylish intimate bar. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

Block Party @ Midnight Sun
Weekly screenings of music videos, concert footage, interviews and more, of popular pop stars. 9pm-2am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Funny Tuesdays @ Harvey’s
Ronn Vigh hosts the weekly LGBT and gay-friendly comedy night. One-drink or menu item minimum. 9pm. 500 Castro St. at 18th. 431-HARV. www.harveyssf.com

Naked Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Enjoy strip shows in the comfort of your skivvies, or less, with complimentary libations, and the weekly night. $20. 8pm-11pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Smarty Pants Trivia @ Stray Bar
Kitty Tapata hosts the game show fun with popcorn and prizes at the dog-friendly gay/straight bar in Bernal Heights. Tuesdays, 8pm. 309 Cortland. www.straybarsf.com

Soma Country @ Beatbox
Sundance Saloon’s monthly SoMa two-stepping dance night now takes place every Tuesday. $8. 8pm-12am. Lessons 8pm. 314 11th St. at Folsom. www.sundancesaloon.org www.beatboxsf.com

Steve Tyrell @ Feinstein’s at the Nikko
Ace singer and music producer performs original and classic pop hits. $70-$95 ($30 drink/menu credit). 8pm. Thru June 29 (Sat 7pm & 10:30). Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. 394-1111. www.hotelnikkosf.com

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

Veronica Klaus @ Martuni’s
The local chanteuse’s new weekly concerts, thru June, feature new and classic music. $15. 7pm. 4 Valencia St. www.facebook.com/veronica.klaus

Wednesday, June 26

Booty Call @ Q Bar
Juanita More and Joshua J’s weekly night packs the intimate stylish bar with grooves and a groovy younger crowd. $3. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.juanitamore.com www.QbarSF.com

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

Dita Von Teese’ Burlesque @ The Fillmore
The saucy celeb hosts a night of ribald vaudeville and variety acts. $40. 18+. 8pm. Also June 27, 28, 29. 1805 Geary Blvd. www.TheFillmore.com

Dream Queens Revue @ Aunt Charlie’s Lounge
Retro-classic drag show (2nd and 4th Wednesday) at the classic Tenderloin bar, featuring Collette Ashton, Ruby Slippers, Sophilya Leggz, Bobby Ashton, Sheena Rose, Davida Ashton and Joie de Vivre. No cover. 10pm. 133 Turk St. 441-2922. www.dreamqueensrevue.com

Red Hots Burlesque @ El Rio
Women’s burlesque show performs each Wed & Fri. Karaoke follows. $5-$10. 7pm. 3158 Mission St. 282-3325. www.elriosf.com

Trivia Night @ Harvey’s
Bebe Sweetbriar hosts a weekly night of trivia quizzes and fun and prizes; no cover. 8pm-1pm. 500 Castro St. 431-4278. www.harveyssf.com

Way Back @ Midnight Sun
Weekly screenings of vintage music videos, and retro drink prices. 9pm-2am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Thursday, June 27

80s Thursdays @ Cat Club
DJs and VJs take you back to the MTV era with music from the 1980s. $6. 9:30-2am. 1190 Folsom St. www.sfcatclub.com

99% Gay Comedy Festival @ Esta Noche
Comedy Bodega celebrates Pride month with a new weekly series of stand-up acts. This week: Natasha Muse, Portland’s "Lez Stand Up" Comedy Troupe, and Marga Gomez. 8pm-9:30pm. 3079 16th St. at Mission. www.comedybodega.com

Bright Light, Slow Knights @ Public Works
Folsom Street Events presents a Pride dance event and electro music show with Slow Knights (Derek Gruen of Scissor Sisters) and Bright Light Bright Light (Rod Thomas). $25. 21+. 9pm-2:30am. 161 Erie St. www.eventbrite.com/event/6419184955

Fuego @ The Watergarden, San Jose
Weekly event, with Latin music, half-off locker fees and Latin men, at the South Bay private men’s bath house. $8-$39. Reg hours 24/7. 18+. 1010 The Alameda. (408) 275-1215. www.thewatergarden.com

Gym Class @ Hi Tops
Enjoy cheap/free whiskey shots from jock-strapped hotties and sexy sports videos at the popular new sports bar. 10pm-2am. 2247 Market St. 551-2500. www.HiTopsSF.com

Latin Night @ The Café
Amazingly hot gogo guys, cheap drinks and DJed dance music. $5. 9pm-2am. 2369 Market St. www.cafesf.com

The Monster Show @ The Edge
Cookie Dough’s weekly drag show with gogo guys. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Porno @ Beatbox
Pride edition of the saucy dance night hosted by Turk Mason and Bebe Sweetbriar. DJs Frank Wild and Alex; live show with Starr Alexander; porny gogos, porn and drink giveaways. $10-$15. 9pm-3am. 314 11th St. www.BeatboxSF.com

Shirts Off @ Hole in the Wall Saloon
$1 off any drink if ya doff yer shirt. 8pm-2am. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.holeinthewallsaloon.com

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The popular country western LGBT dance night. $5. 6:30pm-10:30pm with lessons from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. Also Sundays 5pm-10:30pm with lessons from 5:30-7:15 pm. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

Swallow Your Pride @ Starlight Room
Enjoy cocktails, appetizers and a fab view as this year’s grand marshalls are honored at a fundraiser for the Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation; hosts Cassandra Cass, Donna Sachet, Patrick Gallineaux, Michael Pagan; performers Leanne Borghesi, Brian Kent and Kippy Marks. $15-$60. 8pm-12am. 450 Powell St. www.HelpIsOnTheWay.org

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
The weekly live rock shows have returned. Special Pride edition with Pepperspray and Nectar on the Dewly. 9pm-ish. 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie’s Lounge
Retro tunes and fun crowd, each Thursday; DJ Bus Station John plays records. $4. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

Underwear Party @ Powerhouse
Strip down to your skivvies (free clothes check) and watch or compete in the wet underwear contest ($100 prize!) at midnight; gogo guys and DJ Dam Nation. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. www.powerhouse-sf.com

VIP @ Club 21, Oakland
Hip Hop, Top 40, and sexy Latin music; gogo dancers, appetizers, and special guest DJs. No cover before 11pm and just $5 after all night. Dancing 9pm-3am. Happy hour 4pm-8:30pm 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

Friday, June 28

Adam Killian @ Nob Hill Theatre
The popular enthusiastic porn stud performs solo sexy tricks live, with a duo sex show each night at 10pm. $25. 8pm & 10pm. Also June 29 & 30. Other strippers nightly, and before and after headliners. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Bad Girl Cocktail Hour @ The Lexington Club
Every Friday night, bad girls can get $1 dollar margaritas between 9pm and 10pm. 3464 19th St. between Mission and Valencia. 863-2052. www.lexingtonclub.com

Bearracuda @ Public Works
Celebrate the beartastic party that’s spawned an international ursine club scene, this month, it’s a special rainbowlicious Pride party, with DJs Steve Sherwood and Craig Gaibler, P Play and Josh Cheon. $12-$20. 9pm-3am. 161 Erie St. www.bearracuda.com

Colossus @ 511, Terra
Large-scale gay indoor-outdoor circuit party, with DJs Nina Flowers, Carlos Gallardo, Theresa, and ten gogo dancers from Spain. $25-$50. 10pm-4am. 511 Harrison St. After-party next door. Part of a 5-party weekend group of events. www.colossuspride.com

Happy Friday @ Midnight Sun
Open during renovations, the popular video bar ends each week with gogo guys (starting at 9pm) and drink specials. 4067 18th St. 861-4186. www.midnightsunsf.com

Hard @ Qbar
DJ Haute Toddy spins electro beats; cute gogo guys shake it. $3. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

Haus of Steel @ Beatbox
DJ Shane Steel spins for Pride Friday; it’s also his birthday. $10-$20. 10pm-3am. 314 11th St. at Folsom. www.beatboxsf.com

HYSL @ The Lookout
Shots, drinks and DJed fun with the adorable David and Trevor. $2. 10pm-2am. 3600 16th St. at Market. www.lookoutsf.com

Migrating Identities @ YBCA
Opening night party for a group exhibit of international artists exploring themes of heritage and personal history, from Iran to South Africa. Performances and DJed music by Freakout A Gogo. Free-$12-$15. 6pm-10pm. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St. www.ybca.org

Picante @ Esta Noche
Weekly show with drag queens and the Picante Boys; hosted by Lulu Ramirez; DJ Marco. 9pm-2am. 3079 16th St. 841-5748. www.jceventssf.com

Pink Friday @ The Mad Dog in the Fog
Yo, bro; the Haight straight bar goes gay, now each 4th Friday. Gogo guys, pink drinks, no cover, Jell-O shots, and gay fun; DJ Getty spins tunes. 9pm-2am. 530 Haight St. 626-7279. www.facebook.com/MadDogPinkFriday

Spicy @ Club OMG
DJ SSHaaN spins Bollywood dance hits at the intimate new South Asian LGBT nightclub. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St. at Market. www.clubomgsf.com

Saturday, June 29

BB2 @ Beatbox
The SoMa dance club celebrates two years. With DJ Chris Cox and a performance by Crystal Waters. $20-$30.10pm-3am. 314 11th St. at Folsom. www.beatboxsf.com

Beer Bust @ Hole in the Wall Saloon
Beer only $8 until you bust. 4pm-8pm. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.hitws.com

Bootie SF @ DNA Lounge
Lady Gaga vs. Madonna mash-up night for Pink Saturday; also a live set with Smash-Up Derby (11pm), midnight drag with Sparkly Devil and Camille Tow, DJs Dconstrut and MyKill, and more. $10-$15. 9pm-3am. 375 11th st. www.BootieSF.com www.dnalounge.com

Club Gossip @ Cat Club
Mixed gay-friendly goth-electro-retro-ish club night; monthly (2nd Sat.). $8. 21+. 9pm-3am. 1190 Folsom St. www.sfcatclub.com

Club Rimshot @ Bench and Bar, Oakland
Weekly hip hop and R&B night. $8-$15. 9pm to 4am. 510 17th St. www.bench-and-bar.com

Jalwa @ Club OMG
DJ SSHaaN spins a unique Bollywood dance mix at the intimate new South Asian LGBT nightclub. 9pm-2am. 43 6th St. at Market. www.clubomgsf.com

Sundance Saloon @ Hotel Whitcomb
Join the special and popular pre-Pride country western dance and two-stepping night. $10. 7:30pm-12am. 1231 Market St. at 8th. www.sundancesaloon.org

Sunday, June 30

Beer Bust @ SF Eagle
The classic leather bar is back, with the most popular Sunday daytime event in town. 3pm-6pm (Also now open daily 11am-2am). 398 12th St. at Harrison. www.sf-eagle.com

Juanita More’s Pride Party @ Jones
The ninth annual benefit attracts the cool club kids and fashionistas; always sold out, so get your tix fast. Entertainment includes Horse Meat Disco, Kim Ann Foxman, Princess Diandra and Derek Opperman. Proceeds benefit OutLoud Radio. $30. 12pm-12am. 620 Jones St. at Geary. www.juanitamore.com

Salsa Sundays @ El Rio
Salsa dancing for LGBT folks and friends, with live merengue and cumbia bands; tapas and donations that support local causes. 2nd & 4th Sundays. 3pm-8pm. 3158 Mission St. 282-3325. www.elriosf.com

San Francisco Pride @ Civic Center
The annual massive LGBT parade starts at Market St at Spear, then heads west to Civic Center, where performers on the main stage and several side DJed and live area perform from 11am-6pm. Some performances and booths Sat., June 29 as well. Food, drinks, including beer and cocktails (18+ ID required), booths galore. Donations at the gate.www.sfpride.org

Sundance Saloon @ Hotel Whitcomb
The popular country western LGBT dance night celebrates Pride with a big party, and dancers from around the country. $5. 5pm-10:30pm. Market St. at 8th St. www.sundancesaloon.org

Sunday’s a Drag @ Starlight Room
Donna Sachet hosts the weekly fabulous brunch and drag show. $45. 11am, show at noon; 1:30pm, show at 2:30pm. 450 Powell St. in Union Square. 395-8595. www.harrydenton.com

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