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On the Tab :: June 1-6

Friday May 31, 2013

Saturday, June 1

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

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

Charlie Horse @ SF Eagle
Anna Conda hosts the return of the raucous hilarious (monthly) drag show that starts at 11pm-ish. (Also now open daily 11am-2am). 398 12th St. at Harrison.

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

The Ella Effect @ Vima Ballroom
Joshua Klipp and the Klipptones, along with Freeplay Dance Crew, present a jazz performance work inspired by Ella Fitzgerald's jazz hits. $15-$20. 8pm. 820 26th St.

Go Bang @ The Stud
Steve Fabus and Sergio Fedasz' monthly eclectic dance night, with a focus on retro grooves and fab remixes. This month, guest DJs Carlos Torres and Wyser, and CarrieOnDisco. Free-$7. 9pm-3am. 399 9th St. at Harrison.

Homo Erectus @ Qbar
Raunchy, slutty, dancing, drinking party with wild gogo guys and more fun from the Cockfight herd. DJs DCNSTRCT and Mykill. $5. 9pm-2am. 465 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.

Pride Kickoff @ Public Works
Women's dance night, with several DJs: Miss Jackson, Kidd Sysko, Toast, $5-$10. 9pm-3am. 161 Erie 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.

Sunday, June 2

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.

Cabaret Showcase Showdown @ Martuni's
The singing competition continues, this month with Best Male Crooner; guest judges Russ Lorenson, and singer Donald Arquilla. Katya Smirnoff-Skyy and Mrs. Trauma Flintstone cohost. 7pm. 4 Valencia St. 241-0205.

Dancing Queen @ Beatbox
Kick off Pride month at the fundraiser T-dance for the AIDS Emergency Fund, with DJ Russ Rich. $20-$25. 4pm-8pm. 314 11th St.>

Marvin Hamlisch Tribute @ The Venetian Room
Bay Area Cabaret's tribute to the legendary late composer includes performances by Broadway stars Lisa Vroman, Karen Mason, Grammy winner Billy Stritch, plsu Bobby Conte Thornton, Ocar-winning songwriters Alan and Marilyn Bergman, and other guests. $75-$100. (optional buffet dinner at Laurel Court $40). 8pm. Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St. 392-4400.

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.

Lesbian/Gay Chorus of SF @ Sausage Factory
Enjoy dinner, a no-host bar, and the LGCSF singing a cappella at this fundraiser. $40. 7pm. 517 Castro St.

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. 550 Barneveld Ave.

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, June 3

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

Monday Musicals @ The Edge
The popular Castro bar 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, Jine 4

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

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.

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.

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

Veronica Klaus @ Martuni's
The local chanteuse's new weekly concerts, thru June, feature new and classic music. $15. 7pm. 4 Valencia St.

Wednesday, June 5

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.

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

Ricky Stein @ Hotel Utah
Hunky young Blues singer from Austin rocks live, totally. $6-$8. 8pm. 21+. 500 4th St.

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.

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

Thursday, June 6

99% Gay Comedy Festival @ Esta Noche
Comedy Bodega celebrates Pride month with a new weekly series of stand-up acts. This week: Micia Mosely, Marga Gomez, Miss Persia, David Hawkins, Loren Kraut and Robert Parra. 8pm-9:30pm. 3079 16th St. at Mission.

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.

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.

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 disco tunes and a fun diverse 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.

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