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Friday Aug 9, 2013

Friday August 9

Alessio Romero @ Nob Hill Theatre
The hot muscled tattooed local Latin stud strips and goes all the way onstage and in your seat. $25. 8pm & 10pm. Also August 10. Other strippers nightly, and before and after headliners. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 397-6758.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Josh Klipp and The Klipptones @ Palace Hotel
The local jazz crooner and his band perform weekly shows at the hotel’s lounge, with a growing swing-dancing audience. 7pm-11pm. 2 New Montgomery.

Missi Pyle @ Feinstein’s at the Nikko
Beautiful comic actress (The Artist, Galaxy Quest, Big Fish) performs Sexy as Hell, her concert of offbeat covers of classic American songs. $30-$50. $20 food/drink minimum. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. 394-1111.

Outside Lands Music Festival @ Golden Gate Park
Sixth annual large-scale outdoor music festival, with dozens of bands and DJs, including headliners Paul McCartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Vampire Weekend, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and many more. $45-$450 (full pass). Food and beverages on sale too. Daily thru Aug 11.

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.

Release @ Club OMG
Weekly party at the intimate mid-Market club; rotating hosts and DJs, Top 40 dance remixes, giveaways, gogo hunks. Free before 11pm. $3. 9pm-2am. 43 Sixth St.

Sugar @ The Café
Fun club night with sexy gogo guys, drag acts and drink specials; 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sat monthly. Free guest list before 11pm. 841-5748. 9:30pm-2am. 2369 Market St.

Saturday, August 10

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

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.

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.

Chaos @ Beatbox
DJs Tristan Jaxx and guest Guy Scheiman spin dance tunes for a fun gay crowd. $5-$20. 10pm-4am. 314 11th St.

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.

Cockblock @ Rickshaw Stop
Monthly lesbo-rific queer homo dance night. $5-$10. 21+. 10pm-2am. 155 Fell St.

Evolution @ Beatbox
Dance night with DJs alex Cohen, Joshua D, and a performance by Kwanza Jones. $10-$15. 10pm-4am. 314 11th St.

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

Galaxy Radio @ The Knockout
Outer space-themed dance party, with house, Italo and disco cosmos-themed mixes by DJs Lel Ephant, Smac, Emils, PlaZa and Holly B. No cover. 9pm-2am. 3223 Mission St. 550-6994.

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.

Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. @ Yoshi’s Oakland
Veteran pop-soul duo (seven Grammy Awards!) performs at the classy nightclub-restaurant. $29-$37. 7:30pm & 9:30pm. Also Aug. 11, 7pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. (510) 238-9200.

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

SoMa Country @ Beatbox
Sundance Saloon’s extra night of two-stepping and country western dancing. $8. Lessons 6pm. Dancing til 10pm. 314 11th St.

Sunday, August 11

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.

Brunch @ Hi Tops
Enjoy crunchy sandwiches and mimosas, among other menu items, at the popular new sports bar. 2247 Market St. 551-2500.

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

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

Rondi Charleston @ Yoshi’s
Acclaimed jazz vocalist performs with her All-Star Band at the stylish nightclub-restaurant. $20. 7pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600.

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. 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.

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.

Monday, August 12

Comedy Returns @ El Rio
Will Durst, Shazia Mirza, Casey Ley, Nigel Arrison and Lisa Geduldig (also MC) perform stand-up at the Mission nightclub’s monthly laugh-fest. $7-$20. 21+. 8pm. 3158 Mission St. (800) 838-3006.

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.

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.

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.

Tuesday August 13

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. This week: Myles Weber. 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, at 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.

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.

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

Wednesday, August 14

Bi Social @ Café Flore
Bi-monthly meeting of bisexual folks and their friends. 7pm-10pm. 2298 Market St. at Noe. 621-8579.

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.

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

David Ryan Harris @ Yoshi’s
Guitarist-singer-composer performs an intimate solo show at the stylish nightclub-restaurant. $18-$23. 8pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600.

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.

Jeanette Harris @ Yoshi’s Oakland
Accomplished jazz saxophonist, pianist and composer performs with her band at the classy nightclub-restaurant. $19. 8pm. 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. (510) 238-9200.

Queer Salsa @ Beatbox
Weekly Latin partner dance night. 8pm-1am. 314 11th St.

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

Sylvester Night @ Harvey’s, Midnight Sun
Bebe Sweetbriar hosts the weekly night of trivia quizzes and fun and prizes. Aug 14, a special Sylvester night with raffles and prizes. 8pm-1pm. 500 Castro St. 431-4278. Followed by a Sylvester disco video party at The Midnight Sun, 9pm-12am. 4067 18th St. 861-4186.

Thursday, August 15

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.

Comedy Bodega @ Esta Noche
Marga Gomez hosts the weekly LGBT- and queer-friendly comedy night at the Mission club. This week, Pippi Lovestocking’s birthday show, with Ronn Vigh, Kelly Anneken, Anita Drieseberg. No cover one-drink min. 8pm. 3079 16th St.

Elaine Elias @ Yoshi’s
Brazilian songstress and Multi-Grammy Award nominiee performs at the stylish nightclub-restaurant. $20-$25. 8pm & 10pm. Also Aug. 16. 8pm & 10pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600.

Fauxgirls @ Infusion Lounge
The classy drag revue (3rd Thursdays) now in its 12th year features Victoria Secret, Alexandria, Chanel, Maria Garza, Mini Minerva, Kipper, Daffney Deluxe and Ruby LeBrowne, with special guest Anya; dinner seating at 7pm. Show at 8pm. No cover. 124 Ellis St. 421-8700.

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.

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.

Jukebox @ Beatbox
Veteran DJ Page Hodel (The Box, Q and many other events) presents a new weekly dance event, with soul, funk, hip-hop and house mixes. $10. 21+. 9pm-2am. 314 11th St. at Folsom.

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

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

Nightlife @ California Academy of Sciences
Weekely themed event nights at the fascinating new nature museum; plus food, cocktails and DJed dancing. This week, ocean-themed events with surfers Oracle Team USa sailors, tide and ocean wildlife talks and more. DJs Teeko, Max Kane and King Most. $10-$12. 6pm-10pm, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-8000.

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

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.

Thursday Night Live @ SF Eagle
The weekly live rock shows have returned. 9pm-ish. 398 12th St. at Harrison.

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.

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.

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.

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