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On the Tab :: July 17-22

Tuesday Jul 17, 2012

Tue 17

Clayton Bryant @ The Rrazz Room
Pop, rock, soul singer perfoms classic tunes. $25. 8pm. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095.

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.

Meow Mix @ The Stud
Weekly drag and variety show. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. at Harrison.

Wed 18

Bi Night @ Café Flore
Bisexual gathering; 7pm-10pm; each 3rd Wed. 2298 Market St. 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.

Bubba @ Truck
Good ole boy drinks, specials, underwear fun, and Bubba bartenders. 9pm-2am. 1900 Folsom St.

Come To My House @ Deco Lounge
Early evening (5pm-9pm) monthly (3rd Wed) fundraiser for the Trevor Project, with host Angelina Josephina Manacotti. $5. 510 Larkin St. at Turk. 346-2025.

Mary-Go-Round @ The Lookout
A fun weekly drag show with Suppositori Spelling, Mercedez Munro and Ginger Snap. $5. 10pm-2am. 3600 16th St. at Market.

Origami Ghosts @ Hemlock Tavern
Seattle band with a whimsical pop sound performs music from their new LP/CD; on a shared bill with Upstairs Downstairs and the Myronics. $6. 9pm. 1131 Polk St.

Pit Stop @ Kok
Hamisi DJs the popular happy hour, 6pm-9pm, where fun continues later. 1225 Folsom St.

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

Sugar Pie de Santo, Kim Nalley @ The Rrazz Room
The two outstanding singers perform a tribute to the late, great Etta James. $40. 8pm. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095.

Thu 19

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.

Circle Jerk @ Nob Hill Theatre
Porn daddy Michael Brandon shares his big... talent in the Underground Playroom of the strip joint; join in the fun! $10. 9pm. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 781-9468.

Comedy Bodega @ Esta Nocha
Weekly LGBT and indie comic stand-up night. This week, Natasha Muse, Liz Grant, Casey Ley, Loren Kraut and Stefanie Silverman. 8pm-9:30pm. 3079 16th St. at Mission.

Daddy @ Kok
Daddies and their boys enjoy drink specials and porn entertainment. 10pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St.

Fauxgirls @ Infusion Lounge
The classy drag revue (3rd Thursdays) has moved to a new location, and celebrates its 11th year; Victoria Secret, Alexandria, Chanel, Maria Garza, Mini Minerva, Kipper, Daffney Deluxe and Ruby LeBrowne; 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.

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

Password @ CellSpace
Litquake's literary speakeasy reading with a vintage Algonquin Round Table flair features Robin Ekiss as Tallulah Bankhead, Issac Fitzgerald as Robert Benchley, Eddie Muller as Dashiell Hammett, Sarah Fran Wisby as Dorothy Parker, Joshua Mohr as Sinclair Lewis, and Alia Volz MCing as Louise Brooks. No-host bar of gin and vodka cocktails, plus jazz pianist J. Raoul Brody and chanteuse Laurie Amat. Vintage attire suggested. $15-$18. 8pm. 2050 Bryant St.

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.

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

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.

Visiting Vintners @ Press Club
Weekly wine-tasting event, with by-the-glass offering and tastings. Prices vary. 6pm-9pm. 20 Yerba Buena Lane betwn Market/Mission (next door to Contemporary Jewish Museum). 744-5000.

Fri 20

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.

Dancing Ghosts @ The Cat Club
Monthly darkwave dance party; 3rd Fridays. This event will pay tribute to the band Dead Can Dance and the 4AD record label with special guest DJ John Fryer (This Mortal Coil, Dark Drive Clinic). $3-$7. 21+ 9:30 pm to 2:30 am. 1190 Folsom St.

Friday Nights @ de Young Museum
Weekly parties, live performances and quick art installations, paired with current shows, including the Jean Paul Gaultier couture/costume exhibit. Free-$18 (tickets required for exhibit entry). 5:30pm-8:30pm. 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park.

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

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.

Latin Explosion @ Club 21, Oakland
Special Pride edition at the dance club (eight bars, more dance floors, 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.

Some Thing @ The Stud
Wild weekly drag show with SF's most unusual talents. 10pm-2am. 399 9th St.

Strip @ Kok Bar
Take it off at the 4th Fridays stripping event with a Cheap Ass Contest, $100 winner. $5. 11pm contest. 1225 Folsom St.

Trannyshack @ DNA Lounge
Enjoy a Tina Turner drag act tribute with Heklina and crew, plus the Hard French DJs. $12. 9pm-3am. Show at 11pm. 375 11th St.

Werk @ Deco Lounge
Tori Balenciaga hosts the Jock contest, with $100 prize, at the monthly male underwear party (4th Fri). $5. 9pm-3am. 510 Larkin St. at Turk.

Sat 21

Beatpig @ Powerhouse
Juanita More spins saucy grooves and dudes cruise at the eclectic music, drag and kink night; each 3rd Saturday. $5. 9pm-2am. 1347 Folsom St. 552-8689.

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

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.
Fruitcake @ The Stud
Queer dance party for all; third Saturdays. 399 9th St. at Harrison.

Pulse @ The Turf Club, Hayward
Enjoy hot gogo studs, prizes, tiki bar cocktails, a friendly atmosphere and the biggest outdoor gay bar patio in Northern California; third Saturdays. 22519 Main St.

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

Gameboi @ Mist Ultra Lounge
Asian pop, disco and dance music night with drink specials, gogo hotties and DJed tunes (3rd Sat). $25. 9:30pm-2am. 316 11th St.

Sun 22

All-Male Amateur Strip Show @ Deco Lounge
Ruby Holiday and Diva LaFever cohost the weekly night of newbies gettin' nude. $100 cash prize! DJ Lambchop spins tunes. Contest 10:30pm. 510 Larkin St. at Turk. 346-2025.

Beer Bust @ 440
$8 a cup; good times at the popular Castro bar. 3pm-8pm. 440 Castro St.

Beer Bust @ Truck
Beer, and lots of it. $10. 4pm-8pm. Ice Queen Sundays, a new drag show, follows. Shows at 9:30 and 11pm. 1900 Folsom St.

Bloody Mary Bar @ Pilsner Inn
Build your own nutritious beverage with a zing. Every Saturday and Sunday, 10am-2pm. 225 Church St.

Cognitive Dissonance @ The Stud
DJ Kit and friends offer music, food and cheap drinks; 4th Sundays. 6pm. 399 9th St. at Harrison.

Honey Soundsystem @ Holy Cow
Sunday music mix crew plays groove-adelic sounds for a hip, diverse crowd. 10pm-2am. 1535 Folsom St. at 11th.

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