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On the Tab :: February 1-7

Friday Feb 1, 2013

Fri 1

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.

Fedorable @ El Rio
Free queer dance party, with gogos, prizes, old groovy tunes, cheap cocktails. 9pm-2am. 3158 Mission St. 282-3325.

Feed the People @ Marlena’s
Imperial Court candidate Danielle hosts a fundraiser for St. Aiden’s Food Pantry. 7pm. 488 Hayes St.

First Fridays @ Oakland Galleries
Monthly street festival and art gallery party, with thousands of people, food trucks, outdoor DJ booths and more. 5pm-10pm. Downtown area.

Joe @ The Lookout
Shots, drinks and DJed fun. $2. 10pm-2am. 3600 16th St. at Market.

Keiko Matsui @ Live at The Rrazz
The smooth New Age/jazz keyboardist performs with her band. $40-$45. 7pm & 9:30pm. Also Feb 2. 1000 Van Ness Ave. (800) 380-3095.

Kinky Beats @ Café Flore
Sergio’s weekly DJ night at the popular café-bar, with 2 for 1 martinis. 9pm-1:30am. 2298 Market St. 621-8579.

Leela James @ Yoshi’s
"In the Spirit of Etta," a concert of blues classics made popular by the late Etta James, and sung by the amazing vocalist. $25-$30. 8pm & 10pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600.

Pants Off Fridays @ Kok Bar
Anybody who strips down to their boxers, jockstrap or undies gets $2 off their first drink, $1 off each drink after. Free clothes check. 9pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St.

Steven Richards @ Nob Hill Theatre
Lanky extra-hung porn dude performs a solo show. $25. Also Feb 2. 8pm and 10pm, with other strippers before, after, and each night. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758.

Latin Explosion @ Club 21, Oakland
The largest gay Latin dance night in the Bay Area. Happy hour 4pm-8:30pm. Dancing 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425.

Pulled Pork Happy Hour @ Lone Star Saloon
Cheap drinks and free pulled pork sandwiches, 2pm-7pm at the bear bar. 1354 Harrison St.

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

Sat 2

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

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

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

Daddy @ Kok Bar
Men-only night; cruisy ambiance, a hot gogo guy, and DJ Guber. 9pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St.

Go Bang @ The Stud
The super disco electric retro fun monthly dance night, with resident DJs Sergio Fedasz and Steve Fabus, plus guest spinners Andre Lucero and Kenneth Kemp. $7 (free before 10pm) 21+ 9pm-3am. 399 9th St. at Harrison.

Grand Opening @ Tomboy Tailors
Enjoy champagne and hors d’oeuvres at the opening of the new made-to-measure fine clothing store for transmen and butch women. 2pm-6pm. Crocker Galleria, first level, 50 Post St.

Homo Erectus @ Q Bar
New sexy monthly party from the Cockfight gang (DJs MyKill and DCNSTRCT), and their saucy gogo guys; first Saturdays. $5. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St.

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.

Leather Beer Bust @ Kok Bar
Straps and chaps? You’re most welcome at the leather beverage bust, with a BLUF meeting each 3rd Saturday. 5pm-8pm. 1225 Folsom St.

New Wave City @ Cat Club
Synth night and tribute to New Romantic bands (Adam Ant, Duran Duran), with music videos and DJs Skip and Shindog. $7-$12. 9pm-3am. 21+. 1190 Folsom St.

Hard French Winter Ball @ Cocoanut Grove, Santa Cruz
The Hard Frenchies head south for wintry oceanside fun in the ballroom of the boardwalk nightclub. 400 Beach St. (831) 423-2053.

SoMa Country @ Beatbox
Sundance Saloon’s South of Market event (temporarily moved from 3rd Saturdays), with two-stepping, line-dancing lessons for beginners, and friendly regulars. Cowboy gear not required, but boots or smooth-heeled shoes recommended. Free admission. 6pm-10pm. 314 11th St.

Viva Las Vegas @ City Hall Rotunda, Hayward
Splashy Vegas-themed benefit gala for the The Lighthouse, the East Bay LGBT community center; live entertainment, gourmet food, no-host bar, games and gambling, cash raffles, 21+. $25. 6pm-10:30pm. 777 B St. Hayward.

Sun 3

Cabaret Showcase Showdown @ Martuni’s
Season Four of the popular singing contest opens with the Best Comedic competition; guest judge Lisa Geduldig, and guest sing Darlene Popovic. Contestants bring sheet music for two songs. 7pm. 4 Valencia St.

David Mills @ Stage Werx
Comic with a dry wit performs his stand-up act. $12 cash. 8pm. 446 Valencia St at 16th. (also Feb 5 at the PunchLine, with Scott Capurro).

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

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.

Sports Beer Bust @ Kok Bar
Wear a uniform or strip down to a jock strap and get more beer for your bucks. Watch games on widescreen TVs. Team fundraisers coming soon. 5pm-8pm. 1225 Folsom St.

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

Sunday’s a Drag @ Starlight Room
Donna Sachet and Harry Denton host 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.

Super Bowl XLVII: Men in Tights @ Roxie Cinema
SF Indie Fest’s third annual hilarious viewing of the football finale, with completely ridiculous commentary by local comics. Part of the SF Indie Fest movie festival. Yes, beer for sale. Donations. 3pm. 3117 16th St.

Tommy Reardon @ Live at the Rrazz
What’s Love Got to do With It?, a Valentine evening with the musical theatre star. $25. 8pm. 1000 Van Ness Ave. (800) 380-3095.

Vieux Farka Touré @ Yoshi’s
"The Hendrix of the Sahara," the Mali musician, performs his unique tribal-blues music. $25. 7pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600.

Mon 4

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.

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

Monday Musicals @ The Edge
The renovated bar now shows fun musicals each week, with Broadway touring performers stopping by to sing, too! This month, cast members from Wicked. 7pm-2am. 2 for 1 cocktail, 5pm-closing. 18th St. at Collingwood.

Tue 5

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

3 Men & a Baby...Grand @ Live at the Rrazz
Brian Lane Green, Lee Lessack and John Boswell perform three-part harmonies of Broadway and jazz classics. $35. 8pm. Also Feb 6. 1000 Van Ness Ave. (800) 380-3095.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Wed 6

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.

Love on Wheels @ Public Works
SF Bicycle Coalition’s annual Valentine’s party and fundraiser, with auctions, beer, and fun events like The Dating Game-esque pair-up show for gay, straight and lesbian singles. $5-$10. 21+. 6pm-9pm. 161 Erie St.

Quiz Night @ Kok Bar
Porn dude Element Eclipse hosts a trivia game night, with prizes. 5pm-12am. 9pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St.

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

Rookie Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
See fresh talent strip it off, with the audience judging sign-up by 8pm, show at 9pm; winner gets $200! $20 (for audience). 8pm-11pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758.

Secret Lovers @ Lexington Club
DJs Katie Duck, PonyBoy and Durt play slowjams for makin’ out at the saucy women’s bar. 9pm-12:30am. 3464 19th St. between Mission and Valencia. 863-2052.

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

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

Thu 7

Bacon, Babes and Bingo @ El Rio
Dottie Lux and the Red Hots Burlesque, Uni and her Ukulele, AJ Molecular and others perform. $10. 9pm. 3158 Mission st. 282-3325.

Comedy Bodega @ Esta Nocha
The new weekly LGBT and indie comic stand-up night. This week, Liz Grant and friends. 8pm-9:30pm. 3079 16th St. at Mission.

Cuba Gooding and the Main Ingredient @ Live at the Rrazz
R&B trio performs their classic hits and other soul tunes. $35-$40. 8pm. Thru Feb 9 (7pm & 9:30pm). 1000 Van Ness Ave. (800) 380-3095.

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

Quinn DeVeaux @ Yoshi’s Oakland
Jazz guitarist performs gospel-rock-fused original music and innovative covers. $23. 8pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square. (510) 238-9200.

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.

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

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.

Year of the Snake Nightlife @ Cal. Academy of Sciences
Snake-themed exhibits, entertainment, demos and dancing; guest lectures, special themed events, science art exhibits, plus food, cocktails and DJed dancing. $10-$12. 6pm-10pm, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-8000.

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