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Sunday Sep 15, 2013

Sunday, September 15

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.

Daytime Realness @ El Rio
Daytime party, fun hosted by Heklina, DJ Carnita (Hard French) and Stanley Frank (Viennetta Discotheque); performances by Roxy Cotton-Candy, Ethel Merman, Lady Satan; guest DJ's Robin Simmons and Chipmint. $6-$8. 3pm-8pm. 3158 Mission St.

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

Gershwin in the Garden @ Queens Lane, Petaluma
Garden concert and dinner party fundraiser for Cinnabar Theater, with vocalist Denise Perrier and an orchestra playing Gershwin and Cole Porter classics. $25-$50 (with dinner). 4pm. 200 Queens Lane, Petaluma. (707) 763-8920.

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

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, September 16

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. 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, September 17

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; this week, headliner Scott Silverman. One-drink or menu item minimum. 9pm. 500 Castro St. at 18th. 431-HARV.

Girl in a Coma, Hunter Valentine @ Rickshaw Stop
Two heavy power-chord all-women (and a lesbina here or there) rock bands perform, plus Krissy Krissy. $12-$15. All ages. 8:30pm. 155 Fell St. 861-2011.

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.

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, September 18

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.

The Orb @ Regency Ballroom
Popular electro-groovy acid-house music innovators ("Little Fluffy Clouds") perform their mixed-music concert. $22-$25. 8pm. 1290 Sutter St. at Van Ness Ave. (888) 929-7849.

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.

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, September 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.

Blondie, X @ Masonic Hall
The iconic New Wave band performs one of their last concerts before returning; X opens. $55-$99. 8pm. 1111 California St. Also, Sept 20 at the Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga. (408) 961-5800.

Comedy Bodega @ Esta Noche
Marga Gomez hosts the weekly LGBT- and queer-friendly comedy night at the Mission club. No cover; one-drink min. 8pm. 3079 16th St.

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.

Glamorama @ Orpheum Theatre
31st anniversary of Macy's Passport fashion show and AIDS/HIV fundraiser features performances by Sheryl Crow, Cirque du Soleil, plus a fashion show of clothes by Calvin Klein, Diesel, Rachel Rachel Roy, Tallia Orange, Tommy Hilfiger, Weekend Max Mara, and Macy's newest Impulse collection Maison Jules; after-party at the Asian art Museum, 200 Larkin St. $75 and up. 8pm. 1192 Market St. (888) 746-1799.

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.

Jack Jones @ Feinstein at the Nikko
Veteran vocalist performs a concert at the elegant cabaret. $35-$60. Thu & Fri 8pm. Sat 7pm. Thru Sept 21. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. 394-1111.

The Jill and Julia Show @ Swedish American Hall
Comic actress Julia Sweeney and singer Jill Sobule perform their unique duo show. Heather Combs "(Proud") opens. $20. 8pm. 2170 Market St. 861-5016.

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
Themed event nights at the fascinating nature museum; plus food, cocktails and DJed dancing. $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. Special Pride edition with Pepperspray and Nectar on the Dewly. 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.

Friday, September 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.

Darling Nikki @ Slate
DJs Durt, Dr. Sleep and Justin Credible play 80s, top 40, and popular indy tunes; gogo queers, drink specials and a photo booth (3rd Fridays). $5. 8pm-2am. 2925 16th St.

Dragon 2.0 @ Raven
Revamped monthly gay Asian dance party at the renovated club (formerly Club 8); tequila gogos and two floors of fun. Third Fridays. $5. 9pm-3am. 1151 Folsom St. at 7th.

Galaxy Radio @ SF Underground
Disco, house, space funk and other grooves are spun by DJs Smac, Lel Ephant, Emils, Holly Bun and other guests (3rd Fridays). 9pm-2am. 424 Haight St.

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.

Hardbox @ Powerhouse
Gehno Aviance and Robin Simmons spin beats at the cruisy bar (3rd Fridays); gogo guys, free clothes check and capoiera demos. $5. 10pm-2am. 1347 Folsom 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, which draws a growing swing-dance audience. 7pm-11pm. 2 New Montgomery.

Krewella @ The Warfield
Popular young dance music trio performs live. Seven Lions and Candyland open. $30-$50. 9pm. 982 Market St. 345-0900.

Penguins and Pajamas @ California Academy of Sciences
Adults-only version of the kids' sleepover event, with nature-themed events through the night, with breakfast and snacks. $79-$99. 6pm-8am. 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. 379-8000.

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.

Pulse @ Bench & Bar, Oakland
The East Bay monthly gogo guy dance night, presented by Elliot Live Events, moves to Oakland's popular bar; 3rd Fridays. $10-$15. 9pm-3am. 510 17th St., Oakland.

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.

Sonia Rao @ Hotel Utah
Singer-compoer and contestant on The Voice performs music from her new CD, Los Angeles Part 1. $10-$12. 9pm. 21+. 500 4th St.

Saturday, September 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.

Bootie SF @ DNA Lounge
Mash-up DJ madness at the popular club event. $10-$15. 9pm-3am. 375 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.

Gameboi @ Rickshaw Stop
Asian pop, disco and dance music night with drink specials, gogo hotties and DJed tunes (3rd Sat) has moved to a new venue. $12. 9:30pm-2am. 133 Fell St.

Josh Klipp and The Klipptones @ Condor Club
The local jazz crooner and his band perform at the straight strip club (before the gals take to the poles). 3pm-6pm. No cover. 560 Broadway at Columbus.

Magic Show @ Hotel Rex
Old-fashioned magic show with Sebastian Boswell III, Adam Sachs and guest performers, weekly in the parlor of the elegant downtown hotel. Two-drink min. Light fare menu. Saturdays thru 2013. $25-$30. 8pm. 562 Sutter St. 895-0090.

Megan Hilty @ The Venetian Room
The Broadway (Wicked) and TV star (Smash) performs several genres of music from her new CD It Happens All the Time. $95. 8pm. Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St. 392-4400.

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.

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