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On the Tab :: March 8-14

Friday Mar 8, 2013
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Fri 8

Afrika Bambaataa @ Yoshi’s
Enjoy an open dance floor as the DJ supreme funks it up. $24-$28. 10:30pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.yoshis.com

Cubcake @ Lone Star Saloon
Monthly party for bears with a sweet tooth; goodies served. DJ Medic spins tunes. 9pm-2am. 1354 Harrison St. www.lonestarsf.com

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

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

Latin Explosion @ Club 21, Oakland
Eight bars, more dance floors, and a lounge that hosts the largest gay Latin dance night in the Bay Area. Happy hour 4pm-8:30pm. Dancing 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

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. www.kokbarsf.com

Rarebits @ Truck
Variety DJ night, with Bobby Please and Chicken; food by Two Tarts and a Stove. No cover. 6pm-10pm. 1900 Folsom St. www.TruckSF.com

Sat 9

Bearracuda @ Beatbox
Celebrate the 150th beartastic party that’s spawned an international ursine club scene. DJs Medic, Boyshapedbox and Sonny D. $6-$10. 9pm-3am. 314 11th St. www.bearracuda.com

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

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

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

Frolic @ The Stud
Monthly costume dance party (2nd Sat) for Furries and friends, with DJs Neonbunny and guests. Dance, you animals! $4 (with costume) $8 (without). 8pm-2am. 399 9th St. at Harrison www.frolicparty.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

Jim Messina @ Yoshi’s Oakland
Former member of Loggins & Messina and Buffalo Springfield performs classic hits. $27-$30. 8pm & 10pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square. (510) 238-9200. www.yoshis.com

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. www.kokbarsf.com

Love Will Fix It @ Hot Spot
DJ Bus Station John’s intimate monthly (2nd Saturdays) retro disco night with an R&B focus, re-decorates the cozy dive bar into a cool dance hangout; popular with a gaily diverse crowd. $5. 9pm-2am. 1414 Market St. at Polk.

Paris Is Burning @ Castro Theatre
Peaches Christ and Latrice Royale cohost a tribute screening of the groundbreaking documentary about 1980s gay vogue culture in New York; pre-show ball and competition with local celebutante judges; music by Honey Soundsystem and live set with Double Duchess. $27-$47. 8pm. 429 Castro St. www.castrotheatre.com

Sun 10

Debauchery @ White Horse Tavern, Oakland
Third Sunday dance and cruise fun. No cover. 6551 Telegraph Ave. (510) 652-3820. www.whitehorsebar.com

Oz Noy @ Yoshi’s
Virtuoso jazz guitarist performs with his band and featured guests. $16-$22. 6pm & 8pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.yoshis.com

Paula West @ Yoshi’s Oakland
Popular local vocalist performs jazz and cabaret classics. $30. 7pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square. (510) 238-9200. www.yoshis.com

Project Open Hand Benefit @ Martuni’s
Enjoy musical entertainment with singers Amanda King, Eliza Leoni, Xavier Toscano, Donald Arquilla and comedy duo McPuzo & Trotsky, Joe Wicht and Tom Shaw accompanying, plus and a raffle prize of -get this- one free drink a week at the intimate martini bar ($500 value). $10 and up. 6pm. 4 Valencia St. www.openhand.org

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

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. www.kokbarsf.com

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. www.harrydenton.com

Mon 11

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

Comedy Returns @ El Rio
Enjoy diverse comic stylings from Karen Ripley, Carla Clayy, Brendan Lynch, Gary Anderson and guest host Bob McIntyre. 2nd Mondays. $7-$20. 8pm. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.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. 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

Tommy Igoe Band @ Live at the Rrazz
Accomplished drummer performs with special guests. $25. Also Mar 18 & 25. 1000 Van Ness Ave. (800) 380-3095. www.liveattherrazz.com

Tue 12

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

Carrie Manolakos @ Yoshi’s
Broadway touring star (Mamma Mia, Wicked) and guest-vocalist for Phish performs an intimate concert of ballads and pop classics. $18-$22. 8pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.carriemanolakos.com/ www.yoshis.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

How I Came Out @ Rebel
Charlie Ballard hosts the new and popular event where local comics and other performers (Dolores Trevino, Casey Ley, Ronn Vigh, Xander Deveaux, Natasha Muse and Justin Simpson) tell amusing tales out coming out as gay. $10. 21+. 8pm. 1760 Market St. www.charlieballard.com

Miles Smiles @ Yoshi’s Oakland
Alumni of Miles Davis’ band perform jazz classics. $24-$28. 8pm. Also Mar. 13, 8pm & 10pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square. (510) 238-9200. www.yoshis.com

Naked Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Enjoy strip shows in the comfort of your skivvies, or less, with complimentary libations, at 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

Wed 13

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

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

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

Terri White @ Live at the Rrazz
Broadway and Off-Broadway musical theatre veteran performs show tunes and toher songs. $35. 8pm. 1000 Van Ness Ave. (800) 380-3095. www.liveattherrazz.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

Thu 14

Altan @ Yoshi’s Oakland
Celtic band celebrates 25 years and a new CD of traditional Irish music. $20-$30. 8pm & 10pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square. (510) 238-9200. www.yoshis.com

Circle Jerk @ Nob Hill Theatre
Participatory play with porn pups (this month Hans Berlin), in the Underground Playroom of the strip joint; join in the fun! $10. 9pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Comedy Bodega @ Esta Noche
The new weekly LGBT and indie comic stand-up night. 8pm-9:30pm. 3079 16th St. at Mission. www.comedybodega.com

Go Deep @ El Rio
Man on man lube wrestling in the pit (an inflatable mini-pool), porn guys, drag queens, clowns, Boylesque performances, DJ Drama Bin Laden and Cajun food! 2nd Thursdays. 8pm-12am. 3158 Mission St. www.elriosf.com

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

Laughs @ The Lookout
Comics Ronn Vigh, Natsha Muse, Charlie Ballard, Bebe Sweetbriar, Pippi Lovestocking, Yuri Kagan and Justin Lucas do gay stand-up; Valerie Branch MCs. $10. 10pm. 16th st. at Market. www.lookoutsf.com

Pete Escovito @ Live at the Rrazz
The granddaddy of Latin jazz big bandleaders performs with his orchestra and talents kids. $40. 8pm. Also Mar 15, 8pm, Mar 16, 7pm & 9:30pm. 1000 Van Ness Ave. (800) 380-3095. www.liveattherrazz.com

Pi Nightlife @ Cal. Academy of Sciences
Mathematical merriment, pi and pies at the groovy museum weekly party. Music, DJs, cash bar. $10-$12. 21+. 6pm-10pm. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. www.calacademy.org

The Tubes @ Yoshi’s
Theatrical 70s-80s rock band ("White Punks on Dope") returns, featuring fee Waybill; yes, they’re still performing! $30-$34. 8pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.yoshis.com

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie’s Lounge
Retro disco tunes and a fun diverse 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

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