Monday, October 5, 2009

Rich DDT's SF Sift Events Archive

ie, The Fun You May Have Missed ;)

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2007

Friday Sep 7
6pm Get Freaky Afterburn party w/ Bassnectar @ 1015 Folsom
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Saturday Sep 8
11am DJ Spooky @ Power to the Peaceful Festival @ Golden Gate Park
3:30pm Michael Frante @ Power to the Peaceful Festival @ GGP 27th Ave
10pm Burning Man after party @ Mighty 119 Utah st

Wednesday Sep 12
9pm Fluokids @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St
9pm Passionistas @ Edinburgh Castle 950 Geary $5
7pm Old School rap @ Puma 865 Market St
9pm ParaOne/Surkin/RobotRock/Walter Meego/VHS or Beta @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St $15 adv

Saturday Sep 15
12pm Polk St Party w/ Claude VonStroke betw/ Pine & Post
2:45pm Treasure Island Music Fest: MIA, DJ Shadow, Ghostland Obs.,
Gotan Project, Kinky, Flosstradamus, Thievery Corp
10pm Treasure Island Afterparty @ Mighty 119 Utah

Sunday Sep 16
2:45pm Treasure Island Music Fest2: Modest Mouse, Spoon, Built to
Spill, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Tuesday Sep 18
9pm The Sounds @ Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd $22.50

Wednesday Sep 19
10pm Cat Power @ Fillmore $32.50

Thursday Sep 20
10pm ItaloBoyz, Claude VonStroke @ End Up 401 6th St (at Harrison)
11pm Audiofly @ Mighty 119 Utah St

Friday Sep 21
8pm SMD preparty @ Anu 43 6th St free
9pm Simian Mobile Disco/Boys Noize @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St $15 adv

Saturday Sep 22
7pm Guns N Bombs, Motor @ BlastHaus / RX Gallery 132 Eddy Street
11pm Diplo, Switch @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St $20 adv

Tuesday Sep 25
10pm !!!, The Field @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St $17
11pm Basiliferous @ Cat Club 1190 Folsom St

Friday Sep 28
9pm Klaxons @ Fillmore $22.50
10pm Chemical Bros @ The Concourse 620 7th St
11:30pm MinimalTechno @ Mighty

Saturday Sep 29
12pm LoveFest electronic music festival & parade @ 2nd St & Market St
9pm Sasha @ Bill Graham Auditorium
9:45pm Cirk O Love @ Anon 285 9th St $10 Life rate
10pm Miguel Migs @ Bodyshoppe 350 Treat @ 16th & Harrison
11pm Ladytron @ Mezzanine 44 Jessie $25 adv

Sunday Sep 30
2am Purgatory @ Fat City @ 11th & Folsom
5am Touane @ EndUp 401 6th St
5pm Ladytron @ Folsom St Fair @ 12th St

Wednesday Oct 3
9pm Ulrich Schnauss @ Cafe Du Nord 2170 Market St $12

Thursday Oct 4
10pm Trentemoller @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St $15

Friday Oct 5
8pm Entheocentric Salon @ Temple 540 Howard
10pm Datarock @ Rickshaw 155 Fell St $13
11pm Charles Feelgood @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St

Saturday Oct 6
5pm Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival w/ Bela Fleck & Steve Earl @ GGP

Sunday Oct 7
5pm Burning Man Decompression w/ Gamelan X, DJM3, Green Gorilla,
much much more!

Tuesday Oct 9
8pm Beirut @ Herbst Theatre 401 Van Ness $25

Wednesday Oct 10
10pm Justice, DJ Mehdi, Midnight Juggernaut @ Mezzanine

upcoming:
Guns N Bombs
Dirtybird, CLaude VonStroke
Matthew Dear
Kavinsky/A-Track/DJ Mehdi
Nels Cline
Digitalism
MSTRKRFT
Eric Prydz
Ravi Shankar
Joanna Newsom
Feist
Band of Horses
Tiefschwarz





Thursday 10/25:

8pm:
Musica Clasica y Flamenca @ Mission Cultural Center 2868 Mission St
(betw/ 24 & 25th St)
free

8pm:
Crush Lab Halloween Singles Costume Party @ Mission St
http://tinyurl.com/yq3v2a
$20

9pm:
Nels Cline, members of Tortoise @ Cafe Du Nord 2170 Market St
http://www.cafedunord.com/brilliant/cal/p.event.php?E_id=1184195597&B_id=1187313261&P_id=3
$14

11pm:
Craig Richards (Fabric, London) @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/craigrichards
free before 11:30pm with RSVP link above




Friday 10/26:

6:30pm:
*Critical Mass costume bike ride @ Justin Herman Plaza (Market and Embarcadero)
http://criticalmass.wikia.com/wiki/San_Francisco
Bring: bike, helmet, headlamp, costume
free

7pm:
SOMA Artists Open Studios 2007 @ SOMA Artists Studios 689 Bryant St
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Refreshments with ambient sound provided by DJ Blake Scrivner.
The studios will also be open to the public on Saturday and Sunday,
October 27 and 28 from 11:00 to 6:00 p.m.
http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/289891
free

7:30pm:
*Dr. Rick's Haunted House Party @ 3340 Folsom St
Fête of phobias at The Farmhouse Mansion & Graveyard
(415) 285-5068
$20 before 8pm

9pm:
Halloween Ball @ The Regency Center 1300 Van Ness Ave
http://www.alfandalf.com/nextevent/index.htm
$55

11pm:
*Digitalism @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St
http://www.mezzaninesf.com/calendar.asp
$15 advance (more at the door)

midnight & later:
Bassnectar at Spiderball @ Bently Reserve 301 Battery St
http://tickets.bassnectar.net/evinfo.php?eventid=19676&sid=
$20 online presale with link above, $55 at door

*Anon Salon presents PHANTASMAGORIA, A HeLLuvawEEn UnBurial Party @
ANON GALLERY 285 9th Street (@ Folsom)
10pm-late
http://www.anonsalon.com/oct07
Suggestive Donations:
$10 before 10:30/
$20-spine-tingling (includes horror prize + plus raffle ticket for a
pair of tickets to Sea oF Dreams NYE!)
$25-deadly undead (anti-expressive manic-conventional)




Saturday 10/27:

11am
*End the War Now – Protest @ SF Civic Center
March to Dolores Park, A "DIE-IN" there WILL BE an
art/photo/lie-down-amongst-strangers opportunity that day.
A.N.S.W.E.R. is organizing a mass 'die-in' on the incline between
Valencia and Duboce streets, marchers will lie down across Market
Street by the thousands.
http://www.oct27sf.org/DotNetNuke/
http://www.unitedforpeace.org/
free

2pm:
Parade for Peace @ Market & 7th St to 450 Golden Gate Ave
http://sanfrancisco.tribe.net/event/77625d5a-e062-45ff-9529-a11c4866760c
free

9pm:
*Frisco Disco costume party @ The Transfer 198 Church Street
http://www.myspace.com/friscodisco
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-9258
free before 10:30pm with RSVP link above, else $5

10pm:
*MSTRKRFT @ Fat City 314 11th St (@ Folsom)
http://blasthaus.com/calendar.html
$15 advance (more at the door)

11pm:
Space Cowboys WANTED: Undead or Alive party @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
http://spacecowboys.org/
$10 in costume before 11pm

midnight & later:
Opel Halloween extravanganza Night of the Living Bass! @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
Dylan Rhymes (Lot 49, UK) & the mighty Elite Force (Used & Abused
Records, Lot 49, eliteforce.co.uk / UK).
Local heroes in full effect with Syd Gris, Hoj, Melyss, + ICON, Spesh,
Fred Funk, Alain Octavo, Scottino, Dirtyhertz, Tamo, DJ Hill,
Vinkalmann, & MACE.
www.opelproductions.com
$15 advance (more at the door)

Tonal: Clockwork Orange Halloween Party @ TBA call 888-482-9281 or
415-412-0406, or visit prismatictracks.com
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=172683&year=2007&month=10
$10 before 11PM, $15 before 1AM, $20 after

Exotic Erotic Ball Official Halloween Afterparty @ Gold Club 650 Howard St
http://surrealsf.com/email/101907/
$20-40

*Private Loft Party @ secret SOMA location (contact me for more info)
$5

6:66am:
*Secret Sunrise Halloween Party @ secret location (contact me for more info)
free




Sunday 10/28:

4pm:
Cardboard Tube Fighting League Tournament @ Justin Herman Plaza
(Market and Embarcadero):
www.tubeduel.com
free

4pm:
*Musica Clasica y Flamenca @ JCC Kanbar Hall 3200 California St Presidio
free

5pm-11pm:
*Sunset Halloween Costume Boat Party @ Pier 9 (& cruising around the bay)
http://pacificsound.net/events.html
$35




Mon 10/29:

10pm:
Dead Rockstar Karaoke
http://www.sfstation.com/dead-rockstar-karaoke-e165561
free

11pm:
*New Young Pony Club, Jefrodisiac, Richie Panic @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St
http://www.myspace.com/newyoungponyclub
$15 presale




Tues 10/30:

7pm:
The Haunted Laundromat: A Pre-Halloween Spooktacular @ Brainwash 1122 Folsom St
free

10pm:
J.Phlip, Worthy, Christian @ 222 Hyde St
Dirtybird night (home of Claude VonStroke)
free




Wednesday 10/31:

7pm:
HallowGreen Party w/ The Flux @ Green City Gallery, 1950 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Wear your sustainability-themed costume
$5 - $20 sliding

7pm:
Kinky Carnival of Halloween Horror @ Good Vibrations 603 Valencia St
http://www.goodvibes.com/Content--Events--id-43
free

7:30pm:
Riptide's Psycho Beach Party @ Riptide 3639 Taraval at 47th Ave
DJ Glamtasm spins psychobilly, phantom surf, haunted garage, dark glam
and the Devil's own music – rock'n'roll!
www.riptidesf.com
free, $1.00 off your drinks if we like your costume

9pm:
Black Rock Roller Disco @ Ferry Plaza at Market St and the Embarcadero
Rollerskate to the Castro in costume
free

9pm:
*Sound Tribe Sector 9, Glitch Mob @ The Warfield 982 Market St
http://sts9.com/
$30

10pm:
Eric Prydz @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
http://www.rubyskye.com/
$15

11pm:
*Castro??? (officially canceled but many will likely come to 18th & Castro, rather than Market St)
closed bars: http://homeforhalloween.blogspot.com/2007/10/bars-none.html
free

11:30pm:
*Chromeo & DJ Franki Chan @ Fat City 314 11th St at Folsom
http://www.myspace.com/chromeo
http://www.viceland.com/hellgatehalloween/
Free with RSVP link above and OPEN BAR ALL NIGHT!

midnight & later:
Venni Vetti Vecci Halloween Party @ Club Six 60 6th St
BODY ROCKIN Electronica, Hip Hop, IDM, Crunk, w/ Glitch Mob
http://www.clubsix1.com/flyer.php?event_id=193
free guestlist before 10:30pm email events@artsfnow.com or RSVP here:
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-12340
$10 before 11pm, $15 after

Miguel Migs, Green Gorilla, Sunset @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
Costume contest, $500 prize
$5 before 10pm

*Mad Hatter's Ball w/ Glitch Mob, Orgasmitron @ 1015 Folsom
Official STS9 Afterparty
http://www.an-ten-nae.net/events.html
$10 before 11pm, $20 after




Thursday 11/1:

Free Museum/Art Galleries Day!
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Burlingame Pez Museum, Geary galleries (49 Geary St)
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

5pm:
*Last MATCHA @ Asian Art Museum 200 Larkin St
Photography, Fashion, + Film Live
http://www.asianart.org/matcha.htm#November
free w/ museum admission ($5 after 5pm)

5:30pm:
Art receptions @ 49 Geary St (till 7:30pm), @ 77 Geary (till 8pm)
49 Geary is a 5 story building with 20 art galleries! FUN VISUAL PARTY! Many People attending!
free

10pm:
Latin house w/ live accompaniment @ Slide 430 Mason St
www.donovansf.com
free this & every Thurs with RSVP link above




Friday 11/2:

5pm:
*PIE FIGHT FLASH MOB! @ Powell Cable Car Turnaround
http://sf0.org/events/?id=41
free and messy - use shaving cream & a sturdy paper plate

7pm:
*Dia de los Muertos Procession @ 24th & Bryant (Mission District)
Please bring flowers, candles, and remembrances of your loved ones for
our community altar.
www.dayofthedeadsf.org
upcoming.yahoo.com/event/268937
free

8pm:
Ravi Shankar @ Nob Hill Masonic Center 1111 California St
$47

10pm:
*DJ Tony la Funk @ Retox 628 20th St
free, $5 after 11pm

11pm:
*20meat:6fry BrassTax Halloween Electro House @ Amnesia 853 Valencia St
Wear your costume!
free

midnight & later:
Swayzak @ Temple 540 Howard St
$20

*Damian Lazarus & M.A.N.D.Y. @ Gingerbread House 1275 Connecticut St (@ Cesar Chavez)
tech/electro house
$15




Saturday 11/3:

2pm:
Samhain All Hallows Masquerade @ Cedar & Bonita, Berkeley
free

9pm:
Space Cowboys @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
free before 10pm, $10 before midnight




Sunday 11/4:

2pm:
*Joanna Newsom @ Music in the Mountains, Grass Valley, CA
http://www.musicinthemountains.org/shop/index.php?action=item&id=113
$25-40

9pm:
*DJ Battle & dessert @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
house on your own bed
free

11pm:
*One Night Stand @ Beauty Bar 2299 Mission St
electro house & party tunes
free




Monday 11/5:

7:30pm:
*Low vs Diamond @ Cafe Du Nord 2170 Market St
Strokes-esque indie rock
http://hypem.com/search/low%20vs%20diamond/1/
$10

8pm:
*Grande Opening Gala Event for the Five and Diamond @ 510 Valencia St (@ 16th St)
featuring champagne toast & live models
free

10pm:
*Five and Diamond celebration continues @ Elbo Room 647 Valencia St (@ 17th St)
Special Dia De Los Muertos/ Five and Diamond performances by
The Black and Blue Burlesque Review and The Yard Dogs Fabulous Traveling Road Show
$5




Tuesday 11/6:

Free Museum Day!
*De Young Museum, MOMA, Asian Art Museum, Legion of Honor, Cartoon Art
Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

8pm:
*Election Party for Team Newsom @ 1st floor of Ferry Building (head of Market St)
mention Aaron Goldsmith
free, open bar




Wednesday 11/7:

Free Museum Day!
*Exploratorium, California Academy of Sciences
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

8:30pm:
Indie Rock Rumble @ Harlot 46 Minna St (betw/ 1st & 2nd St)
Dance Party Round II
free lemon drops courtesy of Ketel One Citroen
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-13937
free with RSVP link above, else $5

9pm:
[KONTROL] / Satellite @ Anu 43 6th St (betw Market & Mission)
minimal and glitchy techno
free before 10pm, $5 after

10pm:
dot.club @ PINK (16th/So.VanNess)
Indie.Postpunk.Electro.Synthpop.Breaks.MusicVideos.ForeignCinema.PhotoArt
http://www.myspace.com/dotclubsf
free




Thursday 11/8:

7pm:
KlubEurope Deluxe mingle @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
http://www.KlubEurope.com/
$9 RSVP with link above (incl. appetizers), otherwise $12 at the door, "free" for ordering expensive dinner

10pm:
*j.Phlip at MINX @ The EndUp 401 6th St (@ Harrison)
LadyHouse - all female DJ's
$5 before midnite, $10 after

midnite & later:
*SOLID @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
Claude VonStroke, Fred Everything, M3, Galen, Solar, Anthony, Lance Desardi, Worthy, Fluid, Alland Byallo, Craig Kuna
Funky/dirty house & minimal techno from Om Records, Green Gorilla Lounge, Dirty Bird Records, Kontrol & Sunset
$? donation - Benefit for Otto Schutt





Friday 11/9:

6:30pm:
*Neve BDay Happy Hour @ Faultline Studios 1139 Howard St (@ 7th St)
Happy Hour at a recording studio
free, BYOB

7pm:
*Eyes of Life Artshow @ The Space Gallery 1141 Polk St (@ Hemlock St)
Go Go Gracie Gallery art reception until 9:30, live African/Reggae/Punk until 2am
free, $3 cover after 10pm

8pm:
Feist @ Nob Hill Masonic Center 1111 California St
Listen here: http://hypem.com/search/feist/1/
$35

9pm:
Joanna Newsom w/ full concert orchestra @ Walt Disney Concert Hall 111 South Grand Ave LA
$30-55

10pm:
*Glitch Mob edIT album release party @ 1015 Folsom St (@ 6th St)
Bohemian Carnival w/ Aquasky, Gooferman, featuring chocolate syrup wrestling :)
http://www.an-ten-nae.net/events.html
RSVP: http://www.stun1.com/stun/viewRsvpForm.php?q=MjQ0MQ==
$15 before 11pm with RSVP link above, $20 door





Saturday 11/10:

11am-5pm
Yet Another Free Museum Day!
*MOMA, CA Academy of Sciences, CA Historical Society, Cartoon Art Museum, Contemporary Jewish Museum, GLBT Historical Society of Northern CA, Museum of the African Diaspora, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, SF Camerawork, Society of CA Pioneers, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Zeum
http://ybca.org/about/news/

2pm:
The Green Festival @ Concourse Exhibition Center 635 8th St (@ Brannan St)
featuring John Francis the Planetwalker
http://www.greenfestivals.org/content/blogcategory/124/243/
$10 1 day, $15 3 days (discounted price for riding your bike there)

3pm, 8pm:
Swearing Festival II @ Edinburgh Castle Pub, 950 Geary (@ Larkin)
featuring the Shite Discoteque & Shit Parade
http://www.castlenews.com/swearingfestival.html
$5 for 3pm panel, $12 for 8pm main event

8pm:
Wine tasting party & Pink Mammoth @ Mars Bar 7th Street and Brannan St
4th anniversary for Pink Mammoth, all you can drink wine tasting
$10 if you BYOW else $20

9pm:
Kafana Balkan w/ Brass Menazeri @ 12 Galaxies 2565 Mission (@ 22nd St)
Brass Menazeri: brassmenazeri.com
Kafana Balkan: myspace.com/kafanabalkan
Hleb i Sir Circus: myspace.com/humanitariancircus
Advance tickets here: 12galaxies.inticketing.com/evinfo.php?eventid=20042
$10-25 sliding scale

9pm:
*Pamela's Loft Party Fundraiser/Pantydropper @ 3375 Mission St (@ Virginia Ave)
DJ's Ales & Steve spin Northern soul, garage, funky dance, electro, pop
$5 donation, BYOB

10:30pm:
*2nd annual NEXUS HAY MAZE PARTY @ Half Moon Bay
Come join us for an unforgettable evening within the confusing confines of a nearly 2 acre maze constructed entirely of 8-14 ft. haybale walls. Hidden within the labyrinth you will find two large scale sound stages and a multitude of strange and unusual surprises around every corner. This opportunity only comes once a year, don't miss it, it's going to be epic!
Live music and DJ sets all night
High Lonesome Hill Billy Hay Ride every hour
Camping OK
Rumors of a breakfast bar afterparty
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/22278 w/o ride $25
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/22595 w/ ride on biodiesel bus $40 (FYI I'm taking the bus)

midnite & later:
Auralism party @ secret loft location
minimal techno feat. Twerk
http://www.auralismrecords.com/
$15 presale includes free mix CD





Sunday 11/11:

12pm-3pm:
Mob of Waldos @ Market & Embarcadero (outside the Ferry Building)
http://www.mobofwaldos.com/
bring a red & white striped shirt and blue jeans
free

1pm:
The Green Festival @ Concourse Exhibition Center 635 8th St (@ Brannan St)
featuring Eugene Tsui the Organic Architect
http://www.greenfestivals.org/content/blogcategory/124/243/
$10 for 1 day (discounted price for riding your bike there)
...or get in free here:
http://www.workingassets.com/greenfest_ticket.cfm

3:30pm (& various show times until 11/18):
After Dark Horrorfest @ Century 20 Daly City Cinema 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd, Daly City
http://www.horrorfestonline.com/
http://www.fandango.com/century20dalycity_aaqlt/theaterpage
$7.75 matinée, else $10.25

6pm:
New Italian Cinema / Our Country @ 1 Embarcadero Center
http://www.sffs.org/events/index_series_nic07.html
$11 or $18 w/ reception at 8pm

9pm-1am:
***Dj DDT & Tony La Funk & Deviant-1 @ Fuse 493 Broadway (@ Kearny St)
DDT is In The House!!! Catch me closer to 9pm
http://a333.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/32/l_b4932cea4965638545f5d7d9fb8c3274.jpg
I'll be mixing in electro house, hip hop, and indie remixes into the funky house of the night
free

11pm:
Torch of Truth @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
feat. Kraddy & Anasia of the Glitch Mob, Live hip hop, reggae, and Tibetan music
http://cyphertown.com/
$15 before 11:11pm, $20 after





Monday 11/12:

9pm:
*3HOTchiXXX @ Fat City 314 11th St (@ Folsom)
http://www.myspace.com/3hotchixxx
giddy psycho rock
$10





Tuesday 11/13:

8pm:
*Stars w/ Lloyd Cole @ Bimbo's 365 Club 1025 Columbus Ave (@ Chestnut St)
Listen here: http://omahype.com/index.php?entry=entry071104-002907
$20 advance, $23 at door





Wednesday 11/14:

7pm:
*Ask a Scientist: Synesthesia @ Axis Cafe 1201 8th Street (betw/ 16th & Irwin)
Lynn Robertson, Professor of Psychology & Senior Research Scientist, UC Berkeley
http://www.askascientistsf.com/
free

7:30pm:
Art Show @ The Grant Building (2nd Floor) 1095 Market St. (@ 7th)
free

8pm:
Stars w/ Lloyd Cole @ Bimbo's 365 Club 1025 Columbus Ave (@ Chestnut St)
Listen here: http://omahype.com/index.php?entry=entry071104-002907
$20 advance, $23 at door





Thursday 11/15:

5pm-9pm:
From the Depths Reception at Third Thursday @ California Academy of Sciences 875 Howard St (@ 5th St)
Filled with clownfish, cocktails, and conversation, a new science and art exhibit, will be unveiled at this event. Enjoy music and a cash bar featuring Francis Ford Coppola wine.
http://www.calacademy.org/exhibits/air/
$5

9pm:
*Broke-Ass Stuart's Guide Cheap SF Party @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
Live music from Hippie Grenade, Gooferman; DJs Nick & Ant playing soul, funk & black rock
Free food provided by Asqew Grill, Escape from NY Pizza, The Woodhouse Fish Company, and more
http://www.rickshawstop.com/phpEventCalendar/eventdisplay.php?id=1282
$1 cover

10pm:
*Shur-i-kan, j.Phlip @ The Endup 401 6th St (@ Harrison)
LadyHouse Dj's, DJ B's birthday, last MINX night
http://www.theendup.com/events/minx.html
$5 before midnite, $10 after





Friday 11/16:

7pm:
Local South Asian Short Films @ Victoria Theater 2961 16th St (@ Capp St)
http://www.thirdi.org/festival/film/shorts.htm

9pm:
Suite Jesus Art/Beat @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St)
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-14685
free before 11pm with RSVP link above, else $5, $10 after 11pm

10pm:
*Blow Up @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
Indie-Pop-Disco-Noir feat. The Glass (NYC electro duo), Pink Skull (Philly DJs go crunk crazy!)
http://www.rickshawstop.com/phpEventCalendar/eventdisplay.php?id=1228
$10

10pm:
Worthy vs Christian Martin @ Shine Lounge 1337 Mission St (@ 9th St)
Dirtybird Hyphy House
http://www.myspace.com/sfdirtybird
free before 11pm with RSVP link above

10pm - midnite & later:
1 Night Stiletto Workout @ AsiaSF 201 9th St (@ Howard St)
ALSO: after party at an amazing new after hours spot with a full bar...
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-14803
$8

10pm - midnite & later:
*Butterball @ Anon Gallery 285 9th Street (@ Folsom)
A Climate Theater BENEFIT + Scorpio Birthday-ma-gig!
http://www.anonsalon.com/nov07
Suggestive Donations:
$10/ before 10:30 ~ $15/ Festooned & Free
$20/ Undressed & Birdless





Saturday 11/17:

3pm:
*Come play Calvin (& Hobbes) Ball! @ Dolores Park Dolores and 19th St
Balls, weapons, and spontaneous rules in the spirit of the comic strip
http://sf0.org/events/?id=43

3-6pm:
*Vulcan Pre-Party Barbecue Potluck @ The Vulcan 4401 San Leandro St, #24, Oakland
bring something yummy
free

8pm-sunrise:
***Raunchy Tea Party @ The Vulcan 4401 San Leandro St, #24, Oakland
feat. Dj DDT! (yours truly, plus 5 other DJ's) spinning Electro, House, French touch, 90s Japanese pop
Classy Cocktails! Pinata! Sleazy Performances! Noise! Live Music! Drinks! Wilderness!
costumes encouraged (mad hatters, alice, etc)
$5 donation

9pm:
Nonstop Bhangra @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
feat. DJ Jimmy Love, Dholrhythms Dance Troupe, live painting by Marcus Murray
Bhangra Lesson at 9:30pm
http://www.rickshawstop.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=63
$10 adv, $15 door

10pm:
Frisco Disco @ The Transfer 198 Church St (@ Market)
electro / new wave party with exhibitionist hipsters
http://www.myspace.com/friscodisco
$5





Sunday 11/18:

10pm-3am:
*JD Samson (Le Tigre/Men) @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
with DJ's Hatchmatik, Pink Skull spinning electro, disco, punk, indie, bmore, mash ups, & party jams
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-15271
free "Pink" shots from 10-11pm
$6





Monday 11/19:

8pm:
*Sigur Ros Film: HEIMA
RSVP at RSVP@mezzaninesf.com
Please type "SIGUR ROS" in subject line
Include your FIRST and LAST name in the email
free with RSVP email above





Tuesday 11/20:

6pm-9pm:
Plastic Bag Ban Bash @ 111 Minna Gallery (@ 2nd St)
http://bagmonster.com
$5





Wednesday 11/21:

5pm-10pm:
*Qööl @ 111 Minna Gallery (@ 2nd St)
DJ's Future BC, Jason Short, And Tim McCormack
http://www.qoolsf.com/
free before 6pm, $5 after

10pm:
Doc Martin gets Plucked @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
Have house in your bed with Doc Martin, M3, Adnan, Rooz, Eric Sharp, Michael Anthony
http://www.supperclub.com/
rsvp@supperclub.com
free with RSVP email above, else $10

10pm:
Mark Farina @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
World class house & hip-hop
http://www.club-calendar.com/cgi-bin/DJcalendar.cgi?TEMPLATE=rubyweb-event.html&EVENTNO=00680
free with food or toy donation

10pm:
Miguel Migs and Julius Papp @ Harlot 46 Minna St (betw/ 1st & 2nd St)
Smooth and soulful house
http://www.harlotsf.com/
free with food donation

midnite & later:
Torpedo Boyz Funksgiving @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
Nufunk & breaks from Berlin!
http://www.mighty119.com/
$10-15





Thursday 11/22 (THANKSGIVING):

10pm:
Art & fashion & drum & bass @ Temple 540 Howard St (55 Natoma St entrance) betw/ 1st & 2nd
http://www.templesf.com/calendar
free before 11pm with RSVP link above

10pm:
Phonic Part Deux: Dirty Dirty Techno @ The Endup 401 6th St (@ Harrison)
Minimal tech funk and breakbeats
http://www.theendup.com/events/phonic.html
$5-10





Friday 11/23:

2pm-4pm:
Buy Nothing Day Caroling @ Union Square (Geary & Stockton St)
http://www.globalizethissf.org
free

5pm:
*Flash Mob Dance Off @ One Stockton St (@ 4th & Market)
Bring a music player and headphones and when the whistle blows dance down Market St!
http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eve/456771414.html
free

5pm-8:45pm:
Friday Nights at the de Young Museum @ 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr
Live music, poetry, films, dance, tours, lectures, cocktails, food, artist demonstrations, and interactive art projects
http://www.famsf.org/deyoung/calendar/day.asp?calendarid=3458&day=11%2F20%2F2007
$10

8pm-2am:
Auraluxe @ Space Gallery 1141 Polk St (@ Hemlock St)
http://www.acidtotem.net/
free

9pm:
*Band of Horses @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd
http://www.myspace.com/bandofhorses
$20





Saturday 11/24:

10am-2pm:
Fungus Festival @ Ferry Building Marketplace
Far West Fungi and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market celebrate culinary mushrooms with the 2nd annual Ferry Building Fungus Festival.
http://www.ferrybuildingmarketplace.com/ferry_fungus_2007_events.php
free

1pm-5pm:
Buy Nothing Day + Really Really Free Market @ Dolores Park (@ 19th & Dolores St)
Giant potluck of ideas, food, music, books, skills, games and many other resources that our community can share.
http://reallyreallyfree.org
free

10pm:
*Frisco Disco w/ Glass Candy @ The Transfer 198 Church St (@ Market)
electro / new wave party with exhibitionist hipsters
http://www.myspace.com/friscodisco
$5

10pm:
Rebel Girl @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
electroindierockhiphop80'smashups homofabulous dance party
http://rickshawstop.com/phpEventCalendar/eventdisplay.php?id=1219
$7

10pm-2am:
*Uptempo Daft Punk-DeLa Soul @ Madrone 500 Divisadero St (@ Fell)
Electro & Hip Hop
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-15023
$5, possibly free with RSVP

10pm:
DJ Helicopter @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
House with live congas and trumpet
http://www.vesselsf.com
free





Sunday 11/25:

8:30am:
Run Wild 5K/10K in Golden Gate Park @ JFK Drive & 8th Avenue
The only race where herds of costumed cows, chickens, squid, cavemen, and other wild things compete side-by-side with serious athletes in a beautiful jaunt through Golden Gate Park
http://www.calacademy.org/runwild/
$30 pre-registration/$35 at the gate to participate, free to view

10am-2pm:
*Fungus Festival @ Ferry Building Marketplace
Far West Fungi and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market celebrate culinary mushrooms with the 2nd annual Ferry Building Fungus Festival.
http://www.ferrybuildingmarketplace.com/ferry_fungus_2007_events.php
free

10pm-2am:
*French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
http://www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3





Monday 11/26:

9:30am/1:30pm/6pm:
Free Bartending Class @ SF School of Bartending 760 Market S
http://www.sfbartending.com/intro_class.htm
free with RSVP link above

7pm:
*BioAesthetics @ California College of the Arts 1111 8th St
Blur the boundaries between art & science
http://flavorpill.com/sanfrancisco/events/2007/11/26/bioaesthetics
free





Tuesday 11/27:

7pm-9pm:
*Down to a Science: Neuroscience of Meditation @ 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
Science cafe on Mindfulness & the Brain
http://www.sciencecafesf.com/
free

10pm:
*ML Tronik & Christian Martin @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk)
dirty techno Tuesdays
http://www.myspace.com/birdydird
free

10pm:
Big Stereo: Hold Yr Horses @ Aunt Charlie's 133 Turk (@ Taylor)
Rchrd Oh?! vs Forever21 - electro, indie, new wave, disco punk
http://this.bigstereo.net/hold-yr-horses/
$3





Wednesday 11/28:

6pm-10pm:
*Techform - SF Social Web Technologies Showcase @ Sugar Cafe 679 Sutter St (@ Taylor)
geek technologies in a fun social atmosphere
http://techform.vox.com/
free

8pm-10pm:
Juggle, Spin, Balance & Acro Flow Yoga @ The Vulcan 4401 San Leandro St #56, Oakland
http://www.instaryoga.com
Juggle: free; Yoga: $10, RSVP to Rich at link above

9pm-2am:
*BlowUp + BPM + LA Riots! @ Harlot 46 Minna St (betw/ 1st & 2nd St)
electro indie insanity and free drinks! This will be epic! :)
http://www.myspace.com/lariotsofficial
RSVP to linda@overamerica.com
free, RSVP only





Thursday 11/29:

7pm:
Gallery Potluck @ Cell Space 2050 Bryant (btwn 18th/19th St)
Food Fun Community Space
http://cellspace.org
free, bring something yummy

7pm:
*Art Exhibit - MORE BRAINS @ Space Gallery 1141 Polk St (@ Hemlock St)
Zombies both visceral and subtle
http://www.spacegallerysf.com/events.html
free

7:30pm:
Transported SF DJ bus loading @ Rite Spot Cafe 2099 Folsom St (@ 17th St)
dance and ride with DJ's Alxndr & Obi-J
http://www.transportedsf.com/djbus.html
$15

8pm:
CrushLab Singles party @ secret Mission location
http://www.crushlab.com/
$20, RSVP only at link above

8pm-11pm:
*Toychestra/Crank Ensemble @ Luggage Store Gallery 1007 Market St (@ 6th St)
http://www.toychestra.com
http://www.myspace.com/crankensemble
$6-10 sliding scale

9pm:
Ghostland Observatory @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
Plus Tronik Youth, Robot Rock Djs Jefrodisiac & Richie Panic
http://hypem.com/search/ghostland%20observatory/1/
$20 advance

9pm-3am:
Relief SoCal Fires Benefit Party @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th)
breaks, house, trance, techno, funk, soul
http://mighty119.com/gallery/index_flyers.html#relief
$10 donation





Friday 11/30:

5:30pm:
*Critical Mass Bike Ride @ Justin Herman Plaza
http://critmasssf.tribe.net/
free

7pm:
*Flaming Lotus Girls @ Somarts Gallery 934 Brannan St
Flaming Art - Lipstick Kisses Fundraiser
Why: Because YOU want to see more super giant fire art!
http://flaminglotus.wordpress.com/
free

8pm-10pm:
Urban Alliance for Sustainability Volunteer Soiree @ Sophia Healing Center 776 Haight St (@ Scott)
http://www.uas.coop/node/838
free

10pm-dawn:
*Paradise Disco Party @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
Live performance by Escort: 18 piece Disco Phenom - debauchery all night long!
http://www.mezzaninesf.com/calendar.asp
$10 advance

midnite:
*Daft Punk's ELECTROMA @ The Clay 2261 Fillmore St (@ Clay St)
new avant garde French film from your favorite dance music superstars
http://landmarkafterdark.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=212&Itemid=1
$9.75, 74min





Saturday 12/1:

10am-6pm:
38th Annual Fungus Fair @ Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street (@ 10th St), Oakland
http://www.museumca.org/events/fungus_fair.html
http://www.museumca.org/pdf/FF2007sched,v6.pdf
$8

10am-5pm:
Asian Art Museum Community Day @ 200 Larkin St (@ McAllistar)
11am Korean Drum Performance
http://www.asianart.org/communityday.htm
free

11:30am-10pm:
Animal Rights Film Festival & Potluck Brunch @ Fort Mason Bldg C #260, Laguna & Marina St
http://sfvs.org/
$10

1pm:
*Kayak trip around the Bay!

2pm:
aWear Eco Fashion Event @ Green City Gallery 1950 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
http://www.greencitygallery.org/
$5-20 sliding scale donation

8pm-late:
Chillin': A Night Of Fashion, Art, And Music @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
80 artists, 60 fashion designers, 40 filmmakers and 8 DJ's
http://www.chillinproductions.com/
$6 before 10pm, $7 after

9pm-late:
***dj DDT & 2HottDonkeys play The Legendary Wig & Sox Party @ Lower Haight
Bring your crazy wig and silly socks and/or slippers for a slippery Birthday dance party
$5 - contact me if you want in

10pm-10:30pm:
Leonard Shlain's 'Art and Physics' Lecture @ Bernal Bubbles 397 Cortland Ave (@ Bennington St)
Parallel Visions in Space, Time & Light - art inspiring science through the classical, medieval, Renaissance & modern eras
free

10pm-very late:
Dust Galaxy (Thievery Corp), Ursula 1000 @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
http://www.myspace.com/robgarzamusic
http://www.blasthaus.com/calendar.html
$20 advance

midnite:
*Daft Punk's ELECTROMA @ The Clay 2261 Fillmore St (@ Clay St)
new avant garde French film from your favorite dance music superstars
http://landmarkafterdark.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=212&Itemid=1
$9.75, 74min

midnite & later:
Escort Service @ underground location (see link below)
DJ's from Escort & Green Gorilla Lounge destroy your Sat night with disco funk house & soul
http://www.greengorillalounge.com/events.html
$10





Sunday 12/2

12pm-5pm:
38th Annual Fungus Fair @ Oakland Museum 1000 Oak Street (@ 10th St), Oakland
http://www.museumca.org/events/fungus_fair.html
http://www.museumca.org/pdf/FF2007sched,v6.pdf
$8

12pm-7pm:
Animal Rights Film Festival @ Fort Mason Bldg C #260, Laguna & Marina St
http://sfvs.org/
$10

9pm-1am:
*Funkin The House @ Fuse 493 Broadway (@ Kearny)
with Tony La Funk (Funky, Dirty House) & Deviant-1 (Funky Beats)
http://www.myspace.com/funkinthehousesf
free

10pm-2am:
*1 Night Stand @ Beauty Bar 2299 Mission St (@ 19th St)
electrosex Sundays to finish off your weekend with a happy ending
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-200082
free

10pm-2am:
*French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3





Monday 12/3:

7:30pm:
*Break Dancing & Board Sports (tumbling, trampoline) @ AcroSports 639 Frederick St (@ Willard St)
http://acrosports.org/forms/schedule-Winter08.pdf
$27





Tuesday 12/4:

Free Museum Day!
*De Young Museum, MOMA, Asian Art Museum, Legion of Honor, Cartoon Art
Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

6:30pm:
BioTechnique's Get Small @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room 701 Mission St
state-of-the-art computer simulations of cell-sized interactions
http://www.ybca.org/tickets/production.aspx?performanceNumber=4500
free

10pm:
*lil brthr: Jason Short, Clint, Dead Seal @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk)
dirty techno Tuesdays
http://www.myspace.com/222hyde
free





Wednesday 12/5:

Free Museum Day!
*Exploratorium, California Academy of Sciences, SF Zoo
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm
http://www.sfzoo.org/

8pm:
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings @ Bimbo's 1025 Columbus Ave (@Chestnut St)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ouI5KcyHfE
$18 adv, $20 door





Thursday 12/6:

Free Museum Day!
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Burlingame Pez Museum, Geary galleries (49 Geary St)
sanfrancisco.about.com/od/mus...s_3.htm

7:30pm:
SF Weekly Holiday Party @ Aquarium of the Bay Pier 39
sanfrancisco.going.com/sfwholiday
free with RSVP link above

10pm:
*Boozoo Bajou @ Poleng Lounge 1751 Fulton St (@ Masonic)
Thievery Corp. remixes; dub, downtempo, bossa nova, latin, and blues
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/boozoobajouatpoleng
free before midnite w/ RSVP link above, $5 before 11pm, $10 after

10pm:
*Electropolis w/ John Bourke @ Etiquette Lounge 1108 Market Street (@ 7th St)
live electro rock band
www.clubelectropolis.com/
sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-16503
$5

10:30pm:
SF Weekly Afterparty @ Hard Rock Cafe 1699 Van Ness Ave (@ Sacramento St)
sanfrancisco.going.com/hardrock
free with RSVP link above





Friday 12/7:

9pm:
Strangelove @ The Cat Club 1190 Folsom (@ 8th St)
Siouxsie & the Banshees cover band; Tomas Diablo spins dark electro, industrial, new wave, goth
www.tomasdiablo.com/strangelove.html
free before 10pm, $5 after

10pm:
*Surkin / Institubes @ 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
www.myspace.com/surkin
www.an-ten-nae.net
$10





Saturday 12/8:

9pm:
*Prefuse73 @ Slim's 333 11th Street (@ Folsom)
www.myspace.com/prefusion1973
$16

10pm:
Surya Dub @ Club Six 60 6th St (b/w Mission & Market)
www.dubstepforum.com/viewtopic.php
$5 before 11pm, $10 after





Sunday 12/9:

8am:
*Kayak trip to Yerba Buena Island

10pm-2am:
*French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
http://www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3





Monday 12/10:

7:30pm:
*Break Dancing & Board Sports (tumbling, trampoline) @ AcroSports 639 Frederick St (@ Willard St)
http://acrosports.org/forms/schedule-Winter08.pdf
$27





Tuesday 12/11:

8pm:
*American Geophysical Union reception @ the Exploratorium 3601 Lyon St
Antarctic science cafe & drinks served over 3000-year-old ice from an ice core
free





Wednesday 12/12:

9pm:
*Modular/Bigstereo Party! @ 1015 Folsom (@ 6th St)
The Winter of Our Discotheque w/ Publicist, Claws, Omar, Richard Oh?!, Sleazemore
http://www.modularpeople.com/03/08.asp
http://www.modularpeople.com/rsvp.asp?ShowId=820
free w/ RSVP link above





Friday 12/14:

8pm:
***DDT Tropical December Detonation Houseparty! @ The Haight House
http://www.evite.com/pages/invite/viewInvite.jsp?inviteId=XRXSRRBQSTXZNTSDSQGN&li=iq&src=email&trk=aei6
$4 keg/cleanup donation

11pm:
Tropicalifragilistic @ Anon Salon 285 9th Street (@ Folsom)
http://www.anonsalon.com/dec07/index.html
$10 before 10:30pm, $15 after in tropical costume, else $20





Saturday 12/15:

*Purisima Creek Redwoods Hike!

*SantaCon!
sanfranciscosantarchy.wordpress.com/
free, wear your Santa costume

11am-6pm:
Bazaar Bizarre @ SF County Fair Building GGP Lincoln Way (@ 9th Ave)
alternative holiday shopping
www.bazaarbizarre.org/sanfrancisco.html
$1

6-10pm:
*Robots Are Art @ Float 1091 Calcot Place Unit #116, Oakland
DIY robot art , artist party and contest - plus they have a SENSORY DEPRIVATION CHAMBER!
www.thefloatcenter.com/robot_art.html

10pm:
*Tiefschwarz (Berlin) @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
www.myspace.com/tiefschwarz
www.blasthaus.com/calendar.html
$20 advance





Sunday 12/16

*Sunset sailing party cruise around the bay!

9am:
*Thai Buddhist Brunch
http://www.yelp.com/biz/thai-buddhist-temple-wat-mongkolratanaram-berkeley

9pm-3am:
MINESHAFT @ 103 Harriet (6th & Folsom)
Megatone Records Night
The Former Sutro Bathouse
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-17869?src=v_wi_sfo_17869_aa59356703
$5

10pm-2am:
*French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
http://www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3





Monday 12/17:

10pm:
Salted Holiday Party w/ Miguel Miggs @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
http://www.mighty119.com
$10 before 11pm





Wednesday 12/19:

7pm:
The Knife's Silent Shout - AudioVisual Experience @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-18176
$5 RSVP list - email info@sf360.org with your full name

10pm:
*Bang the Box vs HellaMode @ Icon 1192 Folsom St (@ 8th)
DJ Solar tech & minimal crew vs hip hop freestyling & electro
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-18553
free before midnite with RSVP link above





Thursday 12/20:

5pm-9pm:
*Last Third Thursday Party @ California Academy of Sciences & Aquarium 875 Howard St (@ 5th St)
schmooze, listen to jazz, drink, and geek out for the last time before this aquarium & museum moves to GGP
$5

10pm:
*Lusty Lady Burlesque Rock Show @ DNA Lounge 375 11th St
http://sf.funcheap.com/2007/12/19/lusty-lady-live-nude-xxxmas-party-with-candy-cane-suck-off-soma/
$5 for NoBAWC members, else $10





Friday 12/21:

9pm:
*Suite Jesus @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St)
art opening and dj's
prizes for best holiday costume
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-16753
free with toy donation or RSVP link above, else $5 before 11pm, $10 after

9pm:
*Dirtybird night @ Shine Lounge 1337 Mission St (@ 9th St)
Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, Christian Martin and Worthy
http://www.myspace.com/sfdirtybird
$5 after 10pm

10pm-2am:
*Blow Up w/ Missingtoof & Gold Chains @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
electro indie insanity - SF's wildest & sexiest hipster dance party
www.myspace.com/blow_up_415
$10

10pm-3am:
Stiletto: Beyond the Valley of the Dolls @ AsiaSF 201 9th St (@ Howward St)
http://www.myspace.com/stilettosf
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-17717
$8





Saturday 12/22:

6:45pm:
*Unsilent Night @ Mission Dolores Park, 18th & Dolores St
BYOB(oombox) Cacophony & Giant social boombox orchestra (participate!)
http://www.unsilentnight.com
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=173565
free

9pm:
*electROTIC @ The Uptown 1928 Telegraph Ave, Oakland
Short Shortzz electro dance party
http://myspace.com/electrotic
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-208313
$5

9pm-5am:
Radiance/CELLspace Winter Solstice Celebration @ CELLspace 2050 Bryant St (@ 18th)
DJ's An-Ten-Nae, Little John, & crew; midnite ritual to honor the Solstice
http://www.cellspace.org/services/events_list.php
$15 donation





Sunday 12/23

9am-2pm:
Thai Buddhist Brunch @ Thai Buddhist Temple, 1911 Russell St (@ Otis St), South Berkeley
http://www.yelp.com/biz/thai-buddhist-temple-wat-mongkolratanaram-berkeley
cheap

2pm, 4:15pm, 7:15pm, 9:30pm:
*Baraka @ Red Vic Movie Theatre 1727 Haight St (@ Cole St)
pretty much my favorite movie ever; no dialogue, just stunning images & music
http://www.redvicmoviehouse.com/
$6.50 for 2pm, $8.50 after

8pm:
Venus Christ Superstar @ 1015 Folsom (@ 6th St)
A rock opera to end all time
DJ Nisus spins @ the afterparty!
http://www.venuschrist.com/
$15

9pm-1am:
Tony La Funk & Deviant-1 @ Fuse 493 Broadway (@ Kearny St)
Funky house night, I make an occassional appearance here as DJ DDT
http://www.myspace.com/funkinthehousesf
free

10pm-2am:
*French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
http://www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3





Monday 12/24

9pm:
Latke Ball @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
where Jews go to dance on Christmas Eve
http://www.sfjcf.org/calendar/jcf/oneevent.asp?EventID=2112
$35

9pm:
Chicken John's Chaos Christmas Carol: Variety Show @ 12 Galaxies 2565 Mission Street (@ 22nd St)
Everyone brings a stupid gift or two, and puts it under the tree. Chicken hosts a game show that everyone in the club plays
http://sf.funcheap.com/2007/12/19/a-chaos-christmas-carol-w-chicken-john-variety-show-mission-dist/
$8

9:30pm:
15th Annual Kung Pao Kosher Comedy @ New Asia Restaurant 772 Pacific Ave (@ Stockton St)
Chinese food & comedy feat. Shelley Berman from Curb Your Enthusiam
http://www.koshercomedy.com/
$40

10:15pm:
Midnight Mass & Choir @ Grace Cathedral (Nob Hill) 1100 California St (@ Taylor St)
Musical prelude begins at 10:15p, followed the Choir of Men and Boys with Orchestra and Midnight Mass at 11 p.m.
http://www.gracecathedral.org/calendar/detail.php?eid=1179
free





Tuesday 12/25 CHRISTMAS

10am:
*VeloGirls 9th Annual Christmas Orphans' Bike Tour of San Francisco @ Golden Gate Park, Stanyan and Fell St
29-mile figure-eight loop bike tour of San Francisco
bring your own bike & water
http://sf.funcheap.com/2007/12/20/9th-annual-christmas-orphans-bike-tour-of-san-francisco-gg-park/
free

11am-3pm:
Contemporary Jewish Museum's Annual Family Day @ Rayko Photo Center 428 3rd St (@ Harrison St)
http://www.jmsf.org/exhibitions/special-programs.html
free

8:30pm:
10th Annual Black X Mass: Live music, fire dancing & satanic party @ Elbo Room 647 Valencia St (@ 17th St)
The Fuxedos, The Grabes Brothers Deluxe, Abu Ghraib, K-rob, burlesque fire dancer, Theremin Wizard Barney, Hydrogen Pellets, DJ'S and give-aways
http://www.satanicchurch.com/content/news/
$10

9:30pm:
15th Annual Kung Pao Kosher Comedy @ New Asia Restaurant 772 Pacific Ave (@ Stockton St)
Chinese food & comedy feat. Shelley Berman from Curb Your Enthusiam
http://www.koshercomedy.com/
$40





Wednesday 12/26

2pm, 7:15pm, 9:30pm:
*Baraka @ Red Vic Movie Theatre 1727 Haight St (@ Cole St)
pretty much my favorite movie ever; no dialogue, just stunning images & music
http://www.redvicmoviehouse.com/
$6.50 for 2pm, $8.50 after

2pm:
Sweet Can Habitat Aerial Silk Circus @ Dance Mission Theatre 3316 24th St (@ Mission St)
aerial silk dance, circus stunts, live band
http://www.sweetcanproductions.com
$15-20

7:30pm:
X-mas Hangover Erotic Reading Circle @ The Center for Sex and Culture 1519 Mission (@ 11th St)
http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eve/512077119.html
$5

8pm:
Twas the Night After Christmas - A Benefit for Burners Without Borders @ Beale St Bar 133 Beale St (@ Mission St)
J. Wail & Absynth perform live instrument electronica, dance and groove weaving a rich tapestry of sounds
$10 ($8 if you're in a Santa Suit)





Thursday 12/27

2pm:
Sweet Can Habitat Aerial Silk Circus @ Dance Mission Theatre 3316 24th St (@ Mission St)
aerial silk dance, circus stunts, live band
http://www.sweetcanproductions.com
$15-20

7pm:
*Onion News Network: 2007 Year in Review w/ free beer @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
Watch the funniest 2007 segments from the Onion News Network while drinking free beer
http://rickshawstop.com/phpEventCalendar/eventdisplay.php?id=1346
free

7:15pm, 9:30pm:
Baraka @ Red Vic Movie Theatre 1727 Haight St (@ Cole St)
pretty much my favorite movie ever; no dialogue, just stunning images & music
http://www.redvicmoviehouse.com/
$6.50 for 2pm, $8.50 after

7:30pm:
*Walking With Dinosaurs - The Live Experience @ HP Pavilion 525 W Santa Clara, San Jose
http://www.dinosaurlive.com/
$30-70

9pm-2am:
*Dirtybird @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk St)
The Martin Brothers, Monty Luke
http://www.myspace.com/sfdirtybird
free

9pm-4am:
*40 DJ Gang Bang - Kollol's BDay Bash @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
insane Bengali Bday bash
http://www.mighty119.com/gallery/index_flyers.html#kollol
free





Friday 12/28

8pm:
Sweet Can Habitat Aerial Silk Circus @ Dance Mission Theatre 3316 24th St (@ Mission St)
aerial silk dance, circus stunts, live band
http://www.sweetcanproductions.com
$15-20

9pm:
Cyphertown Throwdown! II @ CELLspace 2050 Bryant St (@ 18th)
Social justice, hip hop, massive art party
http://www.cellspace.org/services/events_list.php
www.cyphertown.com
$20

9pm:
*Absinthe Repeal Party @ Club Whisper 535 Florida St (@ 18th)
http://www.kabaretstore.com/absintheparty/
$10 online advance before 12/25, $15 advance after or in costume, else $20 at the door

10pm:
*Lights Down Low @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk)
Felix Cartal! HyphyCrunk! Forever21! Sleazemore! this is an awesome lineup :)
http://www.sleazemore.com/2007/12/26/lights-down-low-this-friday-with-felix-cartal-1st-us-show/
$7





Saturday 12/29

1pm-5pm:
Really Really Free Market @ ArtSF 110 Capp St 5th Fl (@ 16th St)
community build and crap trade
http://www.reallyreallyfree.org/
free

2pm & 8pm:
*Sweet Can Habitat Aerial Silk Circus @ Dance Mission Theatre 3316 24th St (@ Mission St)
aerial silk dance, circus stunts, live band
http://www.sweetcanproductions.com
$15-20

9pm:
Zero Ground w/ Bassnectar, Drop the Lime @ The Regency Center 1300 Van Ness (@ Sutter)
Z-Trip, Glitch Mob, Symbiotic Orchestra, An-Ten-Nae - this is a killer lineup!
http://www.zerogroundsf.com/
$50 advance, $65 door

10pm:
Opel & In Deep Present Closing Party 2007 @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
Opel DJ's featuring the Neuroweapon art car outside
http://www.mighty119.com/gallery/index_flyers.html#closing
$10

10pm:
*Frisco Disco vs Sucker Punch @ The Transfer 198 Church St (@ Market)
electro / indie / hip hop / new wave party with exhibitionist hipsters
http://www.myspace.com/friscodisco
$5





Sunday 12/30

3pm-5pm:
*San Francisco Chamber Orchestra: Prodigies @ Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave (across from City Hall)
brings the immediacy and intimacy of music for small orchestra and chamber ensemble to the general public
http://www.sfchamberorchestra.org/
free

2pm & 7pm:
Sweet Can Habitat Aerial Silk Circus @ Dance Mission Theatre 3316 24th St (@ Mission St)
aerial silk dance, circus stunts, live band
http://www.sweetcanproductions.com
$15-20

3pm-5pm:
Odd new soundtracks to old Italian films plus wine & snacks @ Red Hill Books 401 Cortland Ave (@ Bennington)
Michelangelo Antonioni films L'Avventura, L'Eclisse, and Deserto Rosso set to alto-saxophonist Phillip Greenlief's music
http://www.dogearedbooks.com/redhill/events.php4
free





Monday 12/31: NEW YEARS EVE

12:45pm & 3pm:
New Year's Eve Daytime Balloon Drop @ Chabot Space Center 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland
Celebrate New Year's with music and balloons dropping from our Rotunda, many filled with prizes
http://chabotspace.org/visit/calendar/?date=12/31/2007#calendar
$11 w/ canned food donation, else $13 (includes museum admission)

5pm-2am:
New World Eve @ Bissap Baobab, Little Baobab and Bollyhood Cafe 2323 Mission St, 3388/3372 19th St
Bangra, reggae, salsa, merengue, african, world, samba, zouk, soca
http://www.bissapbaobab.com/
$42

5:30pm-midnite:
*Green New Year w/ free champagne & cava toast @ Thirsty Bear Brewing Company 661 Howard St (@ 3rd St)
Ring in the New Year with our Premium Organic Hand-crafted Ales & Lagers paired with Chef Amy's all local, all organic tapa and paella specials
http://sf.funcheap.com/2007/12/23/green-new-year-thirsty-bear-w-free-champagne-cava-soma/
free

8pm-5am:
*Sea of Dreams New Years (Anon Salon, Gooferman) @ The Concourse 635 8th St (@ Brannan)
This is where the Burner style creativity will converge!
http://seaofdreamsnye.com/
~$60 before Dec 10th, more afterwards

9pm-3am:
Eclectic Fever @ Gift Center Pavillion 888 Brannan St (@ 8th St)
This is where all the best live world music, funk, and dance performances will be
http://eclecticfever.com/
$55 advance

9pm-4am:
Diplo / Pharrell / Rekha / Motion Potion / Richie Panic & RICHRD OH?! @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
This is where all the best booty shaking electro will be!
http://www.sunsetpromotions.net/evinfo.php?eventid=20472&sid=
$65 advance

after midnite -> New Years Day & afternoon:
2am-12pm:
'Fresh Start' NYE All Morning After Bash @ 12 Galaxies 2565 Mission St (@ 22nd St)
BLVD, Blue Turtle Seduction, live painting, free breakfast
http://www.sunsettickets.com/evinfo.php?eventid=20786&sid=
$15 adv

4am-noon:
*Opel Afterparty @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
deep electro house & breaks and free continental breakfast
http://www.opelproductions.com/
$15

4am-noon:
Bohemian Carnival's Afterlife @ Xenodrome 1320 Potrero Ave (@ 25th St)
Vau De Vire, Gooferman, DJ Smoove, Soulsalaam, Breakbeat Buddha
$10

6am-7pm:
*Space Cowboys Breakfast of Champions @ Club Whisper 535 Florida St (betw/ 17th St & Mariposa)
Only the strong survive! Feat. Kapt'n Kirk, Mancub, 8ball, Ding Dong, Felix the Dog, & many more!
http://www.spacecowboys.org/
$10



2008



Wednesday 1/2:

Free Museum Day!
*Exploratorium, California Academy of Sciences, SF Zoo
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm
http://www.sfzoo.org/





Thursday 1/3:

Free Museum Day!
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Burlingame Pez Museum, Geary galleries (49 Geary St)
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm





Friday 1/4:

8pm:
Sweet Can Habitat Aerial Silk Circus @ Dance Mission Theatre 3316 24th St (@ Mission St)
aerial silk dance, circus stunts, live band
http://www.sweetcanproductions.com
$15-20

8pm-9:30pm:
The Rusalka Cycle @ JCCSF 3200 California St (@ Presidio Ave)
Haunting theater weaving traditional Eastern European folk song with original music by Mariana Sadovska
http://www.kitka.org/calendar/rusalka2008.html
$28/$15 student

9pm-11pm:
*Vodka tasting @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
free Lotus Vodka & house music
http://www.jhpro2.com/vip_tastings/lotus/rubyskye/010408.html
free

9pm-2am:
*BrassTax @ Amnesia 853 Valencia St (@ 19th St)
Electro house with DingDong and Fred Funk
$5 (free w/ the secret password)


10pm - 2am:
*Loaded @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
Jeans Team (Berlin) SF Premiere! RCHRD OH?! Sleazemore - awesome lineup!
http://www.myspace.com/clubloaded
$10





Saturday 1/5:

2pm-4pm:
Epifanía 2008: Medievel chants & Latin American Folk Concert @ Mission Cultural Center 2868 Mission St (@ 24th St)
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/01/03/epifania-2008-medievel-chants-latin-american-folk-concert-mission-dist/
free

8pm:
Sweet Can Habitat Aerial Silk Circus @ Dance Mission Theatre 3316 24th St (@ Mission St)
aerial silk dance, circus stunts, live band
http://www.sweetcanproductions.com
$15-20

8pm-9:30pm:
The Rusalka Cycle @ JCCSF 3200 California St (@ Presidio Ave)
Haunting theater weaving traditional Eastern European folk song with original music by Mariana Sadovska
http://www.kitka.org/calendar/rusalka2008.html
$28/$15 student

9pm-2am:
*Frisco Disco @ The Transfer 198 Church Street (@ Market)
electro, new wave party with exhibitionist hipsters
http://www.myspace.com/friscodisco
free before 10:30pm, $5 after

9pm-late:
*Syd Gris, Alain Octavo @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
Electro house breaks techno goodness from Opel
http://www.jhpro2.com/rubyskye/2007_emails/121707/email.html
free before midnite with RSVP link above

10pm-3am:
Wu Tang Clan's Killah Priest @ Club Six 60 6th St (b/w Mission & Market)
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-18443
free before 11pm with RSVP link above, $5 before 10:30pm, more after

10pm-6am:
*[KONTROL] Presents The New Sound of Detroit @ The EndUp 401 6th St (@ Harrison)
new school Detroit sound from the birthplace of techno
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-19257
free before 11pm with RSVP link above, $15 after





Sunday 1/6:

10am-5pm: (4pm ceremony)
*California Academy of Sciences Closing Ceremonies @ 875 Howard St (@ 5th St)
Last chance to see the aquarium & science hall before it moves to Golden Gate Park in Fall 2008
http://www.calacademy.org/events/calendar/index.php?mo=1&yr=2008
free with "housewarming" gift from this Wish List: http://www.calacademy.org/events/calendar/pdfs/wish_list.pdf

1pm-4pm:
Endangered Species Lecture & Presentation @ SF Zoo Sloat Boulevard (@ 47th Ave)
GGNRA Endangered Species Big Year Kick-Off Event
http://www.ggnrabigyear.org/
free

1pm-7pm:
Free Hot Dog Day Battle: Veggie vs. Beef @ Frankenart Mart Art Gallery 515 Balboa St (@ 6th Ave)
http://www.frankenartmart.com/hotdog.html
free

2pm-3:30pm:
*The Rusalka Cycle @ JCCSF 3200 California St (@ Presidio Ave)
Haunting theater weaving traditional Eastern European folk song with original music by Mariana Sadovska
http://www.kitka.org/calendar/rusalka2008.html
$28/$15 student

7pm:
*No Country for Old Men @ The Bridge Theatre 3010 Geary (@ Blake St)
latest masterpiece from the Coen brothers - come along if you haven't seen this already
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0477348/
$9.75

7pm:
Sweet Can Habitat Aerial Silk Circus @ Dance Mission Theatre 3316 24th St (@ Mission St)
aerial silk dance, circus stunts, live band
http://www.sweetcanproductions.com
$15-20

10pm-2am:
*1 Night Stand @ Beauty Bar 2299 Mission St (@ 19th St)
electrosex Sundays to finish off your weekend with a happy ending
http://myspace.com/1nightstandsf
free

10pm-2am:
*French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
http://myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3





Monday 1/7:

6pm-midnite:
KrOB'S Film Farm: 'Drive-Out' Theater @ 6pm bus boarding at Ritual Roasters 1026 Valencia St (@ 21st St)
Kingpin & tribute to The Big Lebowski on Chicken John's Applause Bus
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=174021
space is limited - email smquestionmark@yahoo.com to reserve your spot
$10, free popcorn

7pm:
*Filmmaker Michel Gondry - Be Kind Rewind @ Apple Store 1 Stockton St (@ Market)
Discussion with Gondry and preview of his new film Be Kind Rewind, edited with Apple's Final Cut Pro
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0327273/
http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/390183
free





Tuesday 1/8:

Free Museum Day!
*Legion of Honor, De Young Museum, MOMA, Asian Art Museum, Cartoon Art Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

6pm-8pm:
*Community Organizing with Twitter and The Point mobile tech @ TechSoup/CompuMentor 525 Brannan St Suite 300 (@ 4th St)
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=174004
free

6pm-11pm, 7pm film:
Boomerang art opening @ John's Hayes Valley Market 580 Hayes St (@ Laguna)
http://www.boomerangexhibit.com/
free

7:30pm:
New Year's Resolution Slam with Sasha Cagen @ Modern Times Books 888 Valencia St (@ 20th St)
like a poetry slam, but for new year's resolution lists
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=174037
free

10pm:
*Big Stereo: Hold Yr Horses @ Aunt Charlie's 133 Turk (@ Taylor)
Rchrd Oh?! vs Forever21 - electro, indie, new wave, disco punk
http://this.bigstereo.net/hold-yr-horses/
$3





Wednesday 1/9:

11:30am-12:30pm:
Bike Valet Grand Opening Celebration @ Caltrain SF Station 4th St (@ Townsend St)
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/01/04/bike-valet-grand-opening-celebration-at-caltrain%e2%80%99s-sf-station-soma/
free

10pm-late:
*Dirtybird & Funky house @ Icon 1192 Folsom St (@ 8th St)
The Martin Brothers, Colossus/King Kooba, J Boogie
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-19517
$5 before midnite with RSVP link above, $10 after





Thursday 1/10:

5pm-8pm:
SIMULACRA: Art through the lens of time @ Masterworks Institute 251 Post St 5th floor (@ Stockton St)
19th century albumen photographs
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=174055
free

7:30pm:
Odd Reel Night @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room 701 Mission St (@ 3rd St)
live '60s and '70s trash film mashup
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=174123
$5

9pm-2am:
Night Class Drip Drop @ Madrone 500 Divisadero St (@ Fell)
New wave, ghettotech & live electronica with LL Cool DJ, Shezilla, Lazer Sword, & Superdunny
free

10pm-late:
Phonic Acid House @ The EndUp 401 6th St (@ Harrison)
http://www.theendup.com/events/phonic.html
free before midnite, $10 after





Friday 1/11:

7pm-8pm:
Comics that Could've Saved Us From This Mess @ The Booksmith 1644 Haight St (@ Belvedere St)
http://sf.funcheap.com/2007/12/20/comics-that-couldve-saved-us-from-this-mess-haight/
free

9pm-2am:
Hastle Free @ Madrone 500 Divisadero St (@ Fell)
Kaptain Harris spins Electro, B.more, Booty Bass, Breaks, Hyphy, Fidget, Funk, Crunk, Classics, & Rap
free

9pm-late:
Nu-mark @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
DJ wizard Nu-mark's feats: wielding a 6 turntable dj rig + a turntable necklace + stand up bass turntable
http://www.myspace.com/djnumark
$?

10pm-2am:
Lights Down Low @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk)
Electro, disco, blog house, post rave with June D, RCHRD OH?!, Sleazemore
http://www.myspace.com/lightsdownlow
$7

10pm-very late:
6th Annual Slide into Capricorn @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
House & Techno with Justin Martin (Dirtybird), Hipp-E, Jeno
http://www.mighty119.com/gallery/index_flyers.html#capricorn
free for Capricorns, 1st 50 others $5, else $15





Saturday 1/12:

*Snowboarding @ Sierra, South Lake Tahoe

7-11pm:
ANSI art opening @ Twenty Goto Ten Gallery 679 Geary St (@ Leavenworth St)
ANSIs from legendary artists Somms & Lord Jazz of ACiD
http://ansi.notchill.com/
free

9pm-2am:
Frisco Disco @ The Transfer 198 Church Street (@ Market)
electro, new wave party with exhibitionist hipsters
http://www.myspace.com/friscodisco
free before 10:30pm, $5 after

9:30pm-late:
The Onion's 2nd Annual Celebration Of Broken Resolutions @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
Onion style comedy, Brass Mafia brass band, Kid Beyond, Why? folk-pop, indie-hop
http://www.mighty119.com/gallery/index_flyers.html#onion
$10





Sunday 1/13:

*Snowshoeing @ Echo Lake, South Lake Tahoe

10pm-2am:
French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
http://www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3





Monday 1/14:

11am-6pm:
Mac World Expo @ Moscone Center 747 Howard St (@ 3rd St)
http://www.macworldexpo.com/conference_program
free with early registration, priority codes 08-V-EF01, 08-E-CEHB





Tuesday 1/15:

11am-6pm:
Mac World Expo @ Moscone Center 747 Howard St (@ 3rd St)
http://www.macworldexpo.com/conference_program
free with early registration, priority codes 08-V-EF01, 08-E-CEHB

9pm-2am:
Computer Rock @ Laszlo 2534 Mission St (@ 21st St)
electrofunk, technosoul, and rock&roll w/ Commodore69, TrainRx, Forever21
http://www.myspace.com/computer_rock
free

10pm-2am:
*Excuses, Excuses (Bigstereo.net) @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up w/ RCHRD OH?! & Miss Toats
http://www.pinksf.com/calendar/index.php?year=2008&today=15&month=1
$3





Wednesday 1/16:

10am-6pm:
Mac World Expo @ Moscone Center 747 Howard St (@ 3rd St)
http://www.macworldexpo.com/conference_program
free with early registration, priority codes 08-V-EF01, 08-E-CEHB

7pm-9pm:
*Ask a Scientist: Language @ Axis Cafe 1201 8th St (betw/ 16th & Irwin)
Terry Deacon neurologist and anthropologist, UC Berkeley
http://www.askascientistsf.com/
free

9pm-2am:
DailyTechTalk's MacWorld 2008 Party @ Swing-Bar 561 Geary St (@ Shannon St)
http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/271815/
free

9:30pm-2am:
*Silversun Pickups @ Club Six 60 6th St (b/w Mission & Market)
w/ DJs Richie Panic & Jefrodisiac, Chad Muska, Satva
http://www.myspace.com/silversunpickups
http://img.timeinc.net/skate/content/images/08/elementsf1l.jpg
free with RSVP to rsvpvlesparty@vesta-life.com





Thursday 1/17:

10am-6pm:
Mac World Expo @ Moscone Center 747 Howard St (@ 3rd St)
http://www.macworldexpo.com/conference_program
free with early registration, priority codes 08-V-EF01, 08-E-CEHB

7pm-8:30pm:
Dr. Temple Grandin: Autism and Visual Thinking @ the Exploratorium 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/pr/documents/08-1Mind.html
free, reserved spots may be gone

7pm-10pm:
Hot Couture: A Fusion of Fire & Fashion @ 1260 7th St (@ Union St), Oakland
flaming showcase of wearable art by Bay Area designers
http://www.thecrucible.org/calendar/hotcouture_08.html
$15 adv, $20 door

7pm-late:
Culture Catch & Artsfest E.A.T. MacWorld Party @ Metreon 4th floor 101 4th St (@ Mission St)
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=174211
$10

9pm:
The Cool Kids @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
http://www.myspace.com/gocoolkids
$13

11pm-2am:
*Steve Aoki @ Pop Scene 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
http://www.myspace.com/steveaoki
http://popscene-sf.com/calendar/
$8





Friday 1/18:

10am-4pm:
Mac World Expo @ Moscone Center 747 Howard St (@ 3rd St)
http://www.macworldexpo.com/conference_program
free with early registration, priority codes 08-V-EF01, 08-E-CEHB

5pm-10pm:
Friday Nights at the de Young Kick-off Event @ 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr
Live music, poetry, films, dance, tours, lectures, cocktails, food, artist demonstrations, and interactive art projects
http://www.famsf.org/deyoung/calendar/day.asp?categoryid=32
$10

7pm-10pm:
Hot Couture: A Fusion of Fire & Fashion @ 1260 7th St (@ Union St), Oakland
flaming showcase of wearable art by Bay Area designers
http://www.thecrucible.org/calendar/hotcouture_08.html
$35 adv, $40 door

9pm:
*Cornelius presents the Ultimate Sensuous Synchronized Show @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
psychedelic electro acoustic with synchronized sensual visuals
http://www.corneliusjapan.com/
$25

10pm-2am:
*Blow Up @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
Electro-Indie-Pop-Disco-Noir feat. DJ Skeet Skeet
http://www.myspace.com/blow_up_415
$10

10pm-3am:
Stiletto @ AsiaSF 201 9th St (@ Howard St)
feat. Hottub live and DJ's Sleazemore & Chelsea Starr
http://www.myspace.com/stilettosf
$8





Saturday 1/19:

2pm:
David Lynch film @ Red Vic Movie Theatre 1727 Haight St (@ Cole St)
http://redvicmoviehouse.com/show.php?pageid=568
$6.50

8pm-2am:
*Chad's Bday Blowout! @ Beale St Bar 133 Beale St (@ Mission St)
feat. 3 HOT chiXXX, Psycho Kitty, The Gentlemen of Lordly Calibre
cheerleading, dancing, drinking, pom poms, gogo boots, free sunglasses
http://www.myspace.com/3hotchixxx
$3

9pm-2am:
Frisco Disco @ The Transfer 198 Church Street (@ Market)
electro, new wave party with exhibitionist hipsters
http://www.myspace.com/friscodisco
free before 10:30pm, $5 after

9pm:
*Plaid (Warp Records) @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
melodic IDM from London, killer live show with intriguing video
http://www.myspace.com/plaid4thepeople
$20 advance

9pm:
Nonstop Bhangra @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
feat. DJ Jimmy Love, Dholrhythms Dance Troupe, live painting by Marcus Murray
Bhangra Lesson at 9:30pm
http://www.myspace.com/nonstopbhangra
$10 adv, $15 door

11pm - 7am:
*Afterburner Renegade Party @ secret location in the heart of SF
Burning Man camps: Coda & Love Potion Evolution
DJ's Alain Octavo, Dirtyhertz, Jason Knight, and more
contact me for more info http://codasf.com/afterburner/index.html <<<<<<<<<<<< $10 Sunday 1/20: 12pm-4pm: *Ambient audio adventure through Golden Gate Park @ 2332 Fulton St (@ Stanyan St) Come with us down hillsides, through fields, into caves and across ravines with music & stories Bring a discman/walkman/mp3 player http://www.theabsurdists.com/ifyouconsider.html
free

2pm:
David Lynch film @ Red Vic Movie Theatre 1727 Haight St (@ Cole St)
http://redvicmoviehouse.com/show.php?pageid=568
$6.50

7pm:
Moon art opening @ Live Worms Gallery 1345 Grant Ave (betw/ Green St & Vallejo St)
http://nommesen.com/torrey/events/
free

9pm-1am:
***Dj DDT & Tony La Funk & Deviant-1 @ Fuse 493 Broadway (@ Kearny St)
It's Tony's BDay party & DDT is In The House!!! Catch me @ 9pm
I'll be mixing in some funky house and electro
http://www.myspace.com/funkinthehousesf
free

10pm-2am:
*French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
http://www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3





Monday 1/21:

*Snowboarding trip @ Kirkwood, South Lake Tahoe





Thursday 1/24:

6pm-7pm:
*Philip Zimbardo lecture @ World Affairs Council Auditorium 312 Sutter St, 2nd Floor (@ Grant Ave)
The creator of the infamous Stanford Prison Experiment gives a compelling talk:
From Genocide to Abu Ghraib — Understanding How Good People Turn Evil
http://www.itsyourworld.org/assnfe/ev.asp?ID=2100&SnID=1181550025
$5

7pm-8pm:
*Harvesting Beauty in the Dark @ Asian Art Museum 200 Larkin St (@ Fulton St)
Butoh Dance Performance by Katsura Kan
http://www.calendarwiz.com/calendars/popup.php?&op=view&id=12693249&crd=aam
$5 after 5pm (includes museum admission)

9pm-1:30am:
*The Teenagers @ Pop Scene 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
sexy French rock group, remixed by Guns N Bombs & many others
http://www.myspace.com/theteenagers
$12

10pm-2am:
Donovan's 2008 Grand Opening Party @ Slide 430 Mason St (@ Geary St)
Donovan returns from Brazil and resumes this exclusive Thur night party
http://www.skeeomedia.com/forms/donovansf/slide_rsvp.cfm
free with RSVP above (required)





Friday 1/25:

7pm-2am:
Amoeba Art Show @ The Space Gallery 1141 Polk St (@ Hemlock St)
http://www.amoeba.com/content/art-show-2008.html
free

9pm-2am:
*OMGLOL!!!! With Nisus (theMovement) @ Lipo Lounge 916 Grant Ave (@ Washington St)
Killer dance party in the style of the underground parties in Paris and the UK
Nisus totally rocked my last house party!!! Expect cutting edge indie and electro
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-20792;OMGLOL_With_Nisus_theMovement
$5 before 11pm, $8 after

9pm-3am:
*Gui Boratto @ Fat City 314 11th St (@ Folsom St)
http://www.myspace.com/boratto
$12 advance, $15 door tix: http://blasthaus.com/calendar.html

9:30pm-2am:
Mellowdrone & Rykarda Parasol @ Cafe Du Nord 2170 Market St (@ Sanchez St)
http://www.myspace.com/mellowdrone
http://www.cafedunord.com/brilliant/cal/p.event.php?E_id=1194555826&B_id=1068577843977&P_id=3
$12

10pm-2am:
Lights Down Low @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk)
Electro, disco, blog house, post rave with Eric Sharp, RCHRD OH?!, Sleazemore
http://www.myspace.com/lightsdownlow
$7

10pm-2am:
Dirtybird 2 year anniversary @ Shine Lounge 1337 Mission St (@ 9th St)
Worthy & Christian Martin spin Hyphy House
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-21263;dirtybird_two_year_anniversary_Shine
free before 11pm with RSVP above, else $5





Saturday 1/26:

2-3:30pm:
Dr. Paul Ekman: Universals In Human Emotion @ the Exploratorium 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/pr/documents/08-1Mind.html
free with admission, reserve your spot

9pm-2am:
Frisco Disco @ The Transfer 198 Church Street (@ Market)
electro, new wave party with exhibitionist hipsters
http://www.myspace.com/friscodisco
free before 10:30pm, $5 after

8pm-10:30pm:
Xp1ora7ion @ 1750 Arch St (@ Virginia St), Berkeley
Center for New Music and Audio Technologies electro-acoustic music/interaction/improvisation
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=174261
$10

10pm-late:
MyKill @ 1015 Folsom St (@ 6th St)
Dj's Mykill And Forever 21 Invade The Basement For A Night Of Bmore Mash Up Fidget House Hip Hop Party Jams!





Saturday 1/26 - Saturday 2/2: *trip to NYC





Saturday 2/2:

2-3:30pm:
Pireeni Sundaralingam: Art, Emotion and the Brain @ the Exploratorium 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/pr/documents/08-1Mind.html
free with admission, reserve your spot





Sunday 2/3:

10pm-2am:
*1 Night Stand @ Beauty Bar 2299 Mission St (@ 19th St)
electrosex Sundays to finish off your weekend with a happy ending
feat. special guest Baron Von Luxxury
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-200082
free

10pm-2am:
*French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
feat. special guest PartyBen (BootieSF)
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3





Tuesday 2/5:

Free Museum Day!
*De Young Museum, MOMA, Asian Art Museum, Legion of Honor, Cartoon Art
Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

7pm:
*Ask a Scientist Special Event: Phat Tuesday Physics Circus! @ Axis Cafe 1201 8th Street (betw/ 16th & Irwin)
Ringmaster Zeke Kossover sideshow scientists perform dazzling demonstrations illustrating physics - participation encouraged!
http://www.askascientistsf.com/
free





Wednesday 2/6:

Free Museum Day!
*Exploratorium, California Academy of Sciences
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

*No More Conversations @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk St)
FriscoDisco's Richie Panic smashes the middle of your week with bangin electro
http://www.myspace.com/nomoreconversationssf
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-22385;NO_MORE_CONVERSATIONS
$3 with RSVP link above, else $5





Thursday 2/7:

Free Museum Day!
Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, Geary galleries (49/77 Geary St)
49 Geary is a 5 story building with 20 art galleries open till 7:30pm, 77 Geary open till 8pm
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

6pm-8pm:
*Art openings @ Hang Art & Annex 556/567 Sutter St (@ Mason St)
Siddharth Parasnis - The Architecture of Emotion
Structured Thoughts - Mark Baugh-Sasaki's sculptures, inspired by abandoned industrial buildings,
are both awkward and elegant in their homage to the fumblings of man's attempts to force nature into use
http://www.hangart.com/new/events/index.cfm
free

7pm:
*Bang on a Can All-Stars @ Amoeba Records 1855 Haight St (@ Stanyan St)
Utterly unique sound from this part classical ensemble, part rock band, part jazz band
http://www.amoeba.com/live-shows/performances/san-francisco/2008-february-07/bang-on-a-can-all-stars/artist.html
free

9pm:
SF Independent Film Festival Opening Night Party @ CellSpace 2050 Bryant St (@ 18th St)
http://www.sfindie.com/
free?

9pm-late:
*MicromusicSF Launch Party! @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
electro, techno and hip hop produced with classic video game consoles
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/micromusicsf_launch
free w/ RSVP link above, else $5





Friday 2/8:

*Heavenly snowboarding trip

9pm-4am:
D. Ramirez, Syd Gris @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
excellent electro house add remixes from the UK
http://www.myspace.com/dramirezmusic
http://www.club-calendar.com/cgi-bin/DJcalendar.cgi?TEMPLATE=rubyweb-event.html&EVENTNO=00795
$15

10pm-2am:
Lights Down Low @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk)
8-bit, electro, blog house, post rave with Commodore69, Laromlab, RCHRD OH?!, Sleazemore
http://www.myspace.com/lightsdownlow
$7

10pm-6am:
Switch, Claude VonStroke, Glitch Mob, Loefah @ 1015 Folsom St (@ 6th St)
incl. Midnite Chinese New Year Procession w/ Lion Dancers, circus, martial arts
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/chinesenewyear
$20 presale, $25 door

10pm-6am:
Deep Blue Party @ secret underground location (check link below)
Dj's M3, Rooz, Christian Martin (Dirtybird), Galen, and more
http://www.djrooz.com/djrooz/deep-blue-friday.html
free before 11pm with RSVP link above, $10 before midnite, $15 after





Saturday 2/9:

*Squaw snowboarding trip

12pm-6pm:
Bang On A Can Marathon and All-Stars Concert @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts 701 Mission St (@ 3rd St)
Adventurous confluence of trailblazer composers and players from SF's eclectic alternative music scene
http://www.ybca.org/tickets/production.aspx?performanceNumber=3149
free

2-3:30pm:
Dr. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: The Creative Person & Context @ the Exploratorium 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/pr/documents/08-1Mind.html
free with admission, reserve your spot

9pm-2am:
Roller Disco Party @ CellSpace 2050 Bryant St (@ 18th St)
skate rentals & music provided by Black Rock Roller Disco
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=174676
free with any IndieFest movie ticket stub, else $5

9pm-late:
Dr. Rick's Playground Party @ Dr. Rick's 3340 Folsom St (@ Ripley St)
feat. 3 HOT chiXXX, the Viles, & the Back Burner Blues Band
http://www.myspace.com/3hotchixxx
http://www.thepaintetdturtle.org
small donation requested

9:30pm-late:
Devotion Cheb I Sabbah CD Release Party @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
arabic/urdu/sufi/electronica fusion music
http://www.templesf.com/calendar
$18

12am-4am:
Paul van Dyk @ 1015 Folsom St (@ 6th St)
world class trance constructed live
http://www.myspace.com/paulvandyk
$40





Sunday 2/10:

*Kirkwood snowboarding trip

4pm-7pm:
SF Symphony's Chinese New Year Celebration @ Davies Symphony Hall 201 Van Ness (@ Grove St)
Musical fusion of East and West with Asian instruments, lion dancers, and more
http://www.sfsymphony.org/templates/event_info.asp?nodeid=250&callid=93&eventid=1309
$20-$50

10pm-2am:
*French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3





Tuesday 2/12:

*Ano Nuevo coastal trip South of SF





Wednesday 2/13:

*Muir Woods coastal trip North of SF





Thursday 2/14: V Day

6pm:
*Pillowfight Flashmob @ Embarcadero Plaza
bring a pillow, preferably slitted feather (for uncontrolled explosions!), whack away!
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-231034;Pillow_Fight
free

7pm:
*XOXO: All Mediums Nude Art Show @ Space Gallery 1141 Polk St (@ Hemlock St)
gogograciegalleries presents an art show with live music performance art raffles and prizes!
http://www.myspace.com/gogograciegalleriessf
$1-5 sliding scale donation





Friday 2/15:

10pm-2am:
*Blow Up @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
insane electro-indie-pop-disco sweat fest feat. Richie Panic, Jefrodisiac
http://www.myspace.com/blow_up_415
$10 (ages 18+)

9pm-3am:
*Glass Candy & Joakim @ Fat City 314 11th St (@ Folsom)
obscure and impressive live indie electro
http://www.myspace.com/glasscandy/
http://www.myspace.com/jimibazzouka/
$12 advance, $15 door

10pm-3am:
Stiletto @ AsiaSF 201 9th St (@ Howard St)
The Warriors theme party with DJ's Miss Toats, White Girl Lust, Forever21
http://www.myspace.com/stilettosf
$8

9pm-4am:
*Anon Salon's Queen of Arts @ Club Whisper 535 Florida St (betw/ 17th St & Mariposa)
Anon Salon's Valentine's Day party reemerges within a new venue
http://www.anonsalon.com/feb08/index.html
$10 before 10pm, $15 after in red costume, else $20





Saturday 2/16:

9pm:
5th Annual Big Lebowski Party @ Space Gallery 1141 Polk St (@ Hemlock St)
party it up like The Dude
http://www.sfindie.com/indiefest08/parties.html
free with SFIndieFest film stub or Lewbowski inspired costume, else $10

9pm-2am:
Frisco Disco @ The Transfer 198 Church Street (@ Market)
electro, new wave party with exhibitionist hipsters
http://www.myspace.com/friscodisco
free before 10:30pm, $5 after

9pm-late:
Pop Roxx 3 Yr Anniversary Party Feat. Popscene & AI @ DNA Lounge 375 11th St (@ Harrison)
electro indie mashup feat. mashup genius Party Ben (Bootie) & DJ M3 (Green Gorilla)
http://www.poproxxsf.com/
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-22500;POP_ROXX_3_yr_anniversary_party_feat_POPSCENE_AI
$5 before 10pm, $10 after

9pm:
Nonstop Bhangra @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
feat. DJ Jimmy Love, Dholrhythms Dance Troupe, live painting by Marcus Murray
Bhangra Lesson at 9:30pm
http://www.myspace.com/nonstopbhangra
$10 adv, $15 door





Sunday 2/17:

7:30pm:
Sacred Spaces @ St. Luke's Episcopal Church 1755 Clay St (@ Van Ness)
unique contemporary music written for the combination of voices and instruments
http://www.sde.org/
$25 donation

8pm:
SFIndieFest Closing Party @ 12 Galaxies 2565 Mission (@ 22nd St)
feat IndieFest Awards ceremony & Midnight Bombers
http://www.sfindie.com/indiefest08/parties.html
free with SFIndieFest film stub, else $5

10pm-2am:
French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3

9pm-late:
Fedde le Grand @ Slide 430 Mason St (@ Geary St)
put your hands up for Detroit!
http://www.feddelegrand.com/
http://www.slidesf.com/
$15 advance

9:30pm-late:
Element's President's Day Bash @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
hip hop & house mashup
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-23665;ELEMENT_is_back_Temple_Nightclub_-_217_Sunday
$? discount with RSVP link above





Monday 2/18: President's Day

9am-6pm:
Game Developers Conference @ Moscone Center 747 Howard St (@ 3rd St)
http://www.gdconf.com/
$75

7pm-9pm:
Grindhouse (Tarantino's "Death Proof" & "Planet Terror") @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0462322/
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/02/06/grindhouse-double-feature-tarantinos-death-proof-planet-terror-independent-alamo-sq/
free with 2 drink minimum

8pm-10pm:
Laughing Liberally Local 415 w/ Will Durst @ The Make-Out Room 3225 22nd St (@ Mission)
political comedy showcase
http://www.natogreen.com/
$8

8pm-1am:
Sia @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
female vocalist from Massive Attack, Zero 7 & William Orbit
http://www.siamusic.net/main.html
$25





Wednesday 2/20:

6:30pm-8:30pm:
Total Lunar Eclipse @ The Randall Museum 199 Museum Way (on Corona Heights)
The SF Sidewalk Astronomers will have their telescopes setup for the occasion! Lecture to follow at 8pm
http://shadowandsubstance.com/
http://www.sfsidewalkastronomers.org/?mact=Calendar,cntnt01,default,0&event_id=83&cntnt01display=event&cntnt01lang=en_US&cntnt01detailpage=&cntnt01return_id=88&cntnt01returnid=88
free

11pm-2:30am:
BAGG Blood Wrestling @ The Glas Kat 520 4th St (@ Bryant St)
http://images.tribe.net/tribe/upload/photo/45c/532/45c532d2-4d31-409e-a64b-065ce8818761
$7





Thursday 2/21: (my BDay)

7pm-11pm:
Phil Holt Tattoo Art Opening @ Lower Haters Gallery 597 Haight St (@ Steiner)
http://lowerhater.com/
free

8pm: BDay dinner party

9pm-2am:
Robustitron, Bella Bella, EasyStreet and Nasty Nate @ Milk 1840 Haight St (@ Shrader St)
mesmerizing downtempo fusion of electro, rock beats and live electronica
http://www.robustitron.com
$5





Friday 2/22:

10pm-2am:
Lights Down Low 2yr anniversary @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk)
Blaqstarr (MIA's producer), Dave Nada, DJ Fame, RCHRD OH?!, and Sleazemore guarantee you get down & dirty
http://this.bigstereo.net/
$7

10pm-2am:
*Blow Up @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
insane electro-indie-pop-disco sweat fest feat. Hollertronix (MIA's DJ), MC Jelly Donut, Short Shortzz
http://www.myspace.com/blow_up_415
$10 (ages 18+)





Saturday 2/23: End of the Chinese New Year

2-3:30pm:
Pireeni Sundaralingam: Neuroscience to Shop, Vote, & Pay Taxes @ the Exploratorium 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/pr/documents/08-1Mind.html
free with admission, reserve your spot

4:30pm-9pm:
The Chinese New Year Treasure Hunt @ Embarcadero Justin Herman Plaza
SF's biggest scavenger hunt. Big Trouble In Little China!
http://www.sftreasurehunts.com/hunts/chinese_new_year/index.html
$40

5:30pm-8pm:
Chinese New Year's Parade @ Market St & Kearny St
feat 200+ foot long Gum Lung and 600,000+ firecrackers
http://www.chineseparade.com/route.asp
free

9pm-3am:
*Bonobo @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
http://www.myspace.com/sibonobo
$12 advance, $15 door tix: http://blasthaus.com/calendar.html

10pm-4am:
DJ Mykill @ 1015 Folsom (@ 6th St)
http://www.myspace.com/djmykill
free on guestlist with full name & email (message MyKill via link above)





Sunday 2/24:

10pm-2am:
*French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3 includes free Pink Shot





Monday 2/25:

10pm-2am:
*Switch, CLAWS, & XLR8R DJ's @ Slide 430 Mason St (@ Geary St)
cutting edge electro house dance music
http://www.myspace.com/switchandsolidgroove
https://secure.scion.com/scion/ssl/rsvp/scionHouseParty.do
free with RSVP link above





Tuesday 2/26:

7pm-9pm:
*Ask a Scientist: Ancient Science @ Axis Cafe 1201 8th St (betw/ 16th & Irwin)
Richard Carrier discusses the 2000-year-old computer other achievements of ancient science
http://www.askascientistsf.com/
free

8pm:
Hun Huur Tu (Tuvan Throat Singers) @ Great American Music Hall 859 O'Farrell St (@ Polk St)
unique tribal Tibetan music feat. deep multitonal humming
http://www.gamh.com/artist_pages/huun_huur_tu_022608.htm
$25

9pm-2am:
*Dirtybird @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk St)
The Martin Brothers, Monty Luke
http://www.myspace.com/sfdirtybird
free





Wednesday 2/27:

12pm-1:15pm:
Denise King: Recognizing Bacteria in the Field @ the Exploratorium McBean Theater 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/
free, contact me for access

8pm:
The Walkmen @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
noise pop festival highlight
http://www.myspace.com/thewalkmen
$18

9pm:
Quasi @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
noise pop festival highlight
http://www.myspace.com/theequasi
$12

8:30pm-late:
Salsa dancing @ Roccapulco 3140 Mission St (@ Cesar Chavez)
includes 2hr lesson 8:30-10:30pm
http://www.roccapulco.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=32&Itemid=51
$10

10pm-2am:
Noise Pop Festival Afterparty @ Harlot 46 Minna St (@ 1st St)
with DJ Mike Simonetti of Italians Do It Better
http://noisepop.com/2008/schedule.php
$5

10pm-2am:
SF Weekly DJ Battle @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
DJ Atimatik, Rickabone, DJ Forever 21, Mark Campbell, Gabe Gavilanes, Robbie Kowal
free

10pm-2am:
Claude VonStroke @ Anu 43 6th St (betw Market & Mission)
DrtyBird's captain helps celebrate Satellite Wednesdays' 7 Year Anniversary Party
http://www.myspace.com/claudevonstroke
free before 10pm, $5 after





Thursday 2/28:

12pm-1:15pm:
Andrej Zdravic: Water Waves multi-channel video installation @ the Exploratorium McBean Theater 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/
free, contact me for access

6:30-10pm
Pacific Orchid Exposition 2008 GALA Benefit Preview Party @ Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason (@ Laguna St & Marina Blvd)
view 150,000 exotic Orchids and enjoy live music, hors d'oeuvres and wine-tasting
http://www.orchidsanfrancisco.org/
$30 advance

7pm:
Stellastarr* @ Great American Music Hall 859 O'Farrell St (@ Polk St)
noise pop festival highlight
http://www.myspace.com/stellastarr
$18

8pm:
Magnetic Fields @ Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave (across from City Hall)
http://www.myspace.com/themagneticfields
$30

10pm-2am:
Great Northern @ Pop Scene 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
Brit-pop, soul, new wave, indie-rock and electronica
http://www.myspace.com/greatnorthern
http://popscene-sf.com/calendar/
$12

10pm-late:
*MissToats' Going Away Party @ 1015 Folsom (@ 6th St)
Dj free for all featuring Nisus
http://www.nisusthemovement.com/
http://www.myspace.com/misstoats
free





Friday 2/29:

8pm:
*Kitka In Concert @ Old First Presbyterian Church 1751 Sacramento St (@ Van Ness)
Haunting Bulgarian style female choir - Sanctuary CD Release Celebration
http://www.kitka.org/music/index.html
http://www.oldfirstconcerts.org/performances/150/
$15

8pm:
Magnetic Fields @ Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave (across from City Hall)
http://www.myspace.com/themagneticfields
$30

9pm-3am:
Wale @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
http://www.myspace.com/wale202
$15 advance, $20 door tix: http://blasthaus.com/calendar.html

10pm-late:
*The Mutaytor, Cirque Berzerk, Bootie DJ's @ 1015 Folsom (@ 6th St)
Pirates and clowns run wild with techno and circus performance in this wild freak fair
http://www.mutaytor.com/
http://www.cirqueberzerk.com/
$17 advance and with pirate/clown costume, $20 before 11pm, more after

10pm-2am:
Blow Up @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
insane electro-indie-pop-disco sweat fest feat. The Rapture & Missingtoof DJ's
http://www.myspace.com/blow_up_415
$10 (ages 18+)

10pm-2am:
Classixx!! @ UndergroundSF 424 Haight St (@ Webster St)
http://www.myspace.com/classixxmusic
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-23296;POP_OFF
$5

10pm-late:
*OMGLOL!!!! With Nisus (theMovement) @ Lipo Lounge 916 Grant Ave (@ Washington St)
Killer dance party in the style of the underground parties in Paris and the UK
Nisus totally rocked my last house party!!! Expect cutting edge indie electro and filthbass
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/OMGLOL
$5 before 11pm, $8 after

12am-12pm:
*Mondogroove @ 60 13th St (@ Folsom)
DirtyBird crew (Worthy, Christian Martin), Franky Boissy, and ItalianJob crew propel you into Saturday
http://www.myspace.com/sfdirtybird
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/mondogroove
$5 with RSVP link above





Saturday 3/1:

12pm-5pm:
Noise Pop Education Session @ 12 Galaxies 2565 Mission (@ 22nd St)
insight into the music industry from multiple angles
http://noisepop.com/2008/expo.php
free, register by sending an email to register@noisepop.com

8pm-10pm:
Creative Commons Open Source Festival @ Artists' Television Access 992 Valencia St (@ 21st St)
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=174859
$6

10pm-2am:
Frisco Disco w/ The Rapture @ The Transfer 198 Church St (@ Market)
electro / new wave party with exhibitionist hipsters
http://www.myspace.com/friscodisco
free before 10:30pm, $5 after

9pm-late:
*MSTRKRFT, Lazaro Casanova, LA Riots @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
This insane electro dance party will melt your face off!
http://www.myspace.com/mstrkrft
http://www.myspace.com/lazarocasanova
$15 advance, $20 door tix: http://blasthaus.com/calendar.html

10pm-6am:
Claude VonStroke, Derek Plaslaiko @ The EndUp 401 6th St (@ Harrison)
the master DirtyBird joins forces with NYC's minimal/avant techno master
http://www.myspace.com/sfdirtybird
free until 11pm, $15 after





Sunday 3/2:

2pm-3pm:
*Guided Hike & History Lecture: Shipwrecks at Lands End @ USS SF Memorial parking lot (@ El Camino del Mar & Seal Rock Drive)
Docent Rich Harned uncovers ships that were wrecked upon the Golden Gate's rocky cliffs
http://www.parksconservancy.org/calendar/index.asp?event=980
free, reservations recommended: Please call (415) 561-4323

7:30pm:
SF Cinematheque presents Close at Hand @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room 701 Mission St (@ 3rd St)
film setting lyrical rhythm and form to the flow of rushing water
http://www.sfcinematheque.org/calendar.shtml
$10

10pm-2am:
*1 Night Stand @ Beauty Bar 2299 Mission St (@ 19th St)
electrosex Sundays to finish off your weekend with a happy ending
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-243948;1_NIGHT_STAND
free

10pm-2am:
*Classixx!! @ French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
http://www.myspace.com/classixxmusic
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3 includes free Pink Shot





Monday 3/3:

5:45pm-6:45pm
White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima @ USF Main Campus, Fromm Hall (@ Parker St betw/ Golden Gate & Fulton)
Film followed by a discussion with the film's director, Steven Okazaki
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/02/28/film-director-qa-the-destruction-of-hiroshima-usf/
free





Tuesday 3/4:

Free Museum Day!
*De Young Museum, MOMA, Asian Art Museum, Legion of Honor, Cartoon Art
Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

7:30pm-late:
3HOTchixxx @ El Rincon 2700 16th St (@ Harrison)
Trish's BDay Party, with Buttercream Gang, Hi Watters, Gabiotas, and a Special Surprise!!!
http://www.myspace.com/3HOTchixxx
free, $2 Tecate, $4 margaritas





Wednesday 3/5:

Free Museum Day!
*Exploratorium, California Academy of Sciences, SF Zoo
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm
http://www.sfzoo.org/

12pm-1:15pm:
Sebastian Martin: The Music of the Earth @ the Exploratorium McBean Theater 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/
free, contact me for access





Thursday 3/6:

Free Museum/Art Galleries Day!
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Burlingame Pez Museum, Geary galleries (49 Geary St)
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

8pm-1am:
Balkan Beat Box @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
world class gypsy punk and Mediterranean dub
http://www.myspace.com/balkanbeatbox
cancelled!

10pm-2am:
I Love my DJ party @ Harlot 46 Minna St (betw/ 1st & 2nd St)
Nitevibe's DJ Dreamteam preparty, featuring a few of the winner's favorite DJs
http://www.nitevibe.com/#Thursday
http://tinyurl.com/2f7jft
free, RSVP only via link above





Friday 3/7:

9pm-2am:
*BrassTax @ Amnesia 853 Valencia St (@ 19th St)
Electro house with DingDong and Fred Funk
$5 (free w/ the secret password)

10pm-6am:
DJ Dreamteam Party @ 1015 Folsom (@ 6th St)
House Room: Miguel Migs, Mark Farina, David Harness, Julius Papp
Progressive Room: Taj, Rooz, Icon, Dirtyhertz
Breaks Room: an-tn-nae, Smoove, Mancub, Kapt'n Kirk
Electro-Mix Room: M3, Aaron Jae, Shooy, Motion Potion
http://www.djdreamteam.com/
$15 presale





Saturday 3/8:

8pm-4am:
*Burnal Equinox 2008 Flambe Lounge @ Club Whisper 535 Florida St (@ 18th)
Burning Man 2008 pre-party!
http://tribes.tribe.net/08bmvirgins/thread/3429e177-af7c-4858-a11f-175a1e154a46
$15 in Playa finery, $25 in street clothes

9pm:
*Crystal Castles @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
http://www.myspace.com/crystalcastles
$16

10pm-late:
*Ursula 1000 @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
Eclectic electro tinged dance music at the coolest club in SF
http://www.ursula1000.com/
$10 advance

10pm-late:
Dirtybird 3yr Birthday @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
the hottest house in SF: http://www.myspace.com/sfdirtybird
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/invite-24381;dirtybird_3_year_label_anniversary_Mighty
free before 11pm, $5 before 1am w/ RSVP link above, else $10





Sunday 3/9:

10pm-2am:
Kill The Noize @ French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
http://www.myspace.com/killnoisekill
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3 includes free Pink Shot





Monday 3/10:

9pm-late:
SXSF @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
indie rock version of SXSW: Persephone's Bees, The Duke Spirit, Hottub
http://popscene-sf.com/calendar/calendar_032008.html
$15





Tuesday 3/11:

9pm-late:
Film: Divorzio all'italiana @ Istituto Italiano di Cultura 425 Washington St (@ Battery St)
the classic Italian black comedy
http://www.iicsanfrancisco.esteri.it/IIC_SanFrancisco/webform/SchedaEvento.aspx?id=229&citta=SanFrancisco
free

9pm-late:
*The Voodoo Cabaret @ The Otis Lounge 25 Maiden Ln (@ Kearney St)
soulful vocals, hot West African rhymes, djembe rhythms, live exotic dancers
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=175411
free





Wednesday 3/12:

12pm-1:15pm:
Karen Kalamuck: The Battle Against Antiobiotic-Resistant Bacteria @ the Exploratorium McBean Theater 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/
free, contact me for access

7pm:
*SF films in SF presents Time Bandits, Sleeper @ Variety Preview Room Theatre Hobart Bldg, 582 Market St (@ 2nd St)
the Terry Gilliam classic through the past, followed by the zany Woody Allen visit to the future
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=175349
free

9pm-late:
*Guns N Bombs, RCHRD OH?!, Sleazemore @ Vessel 85 Campton Pl (@ Stockton St)
cutting edge electro doesn't get much better than this!
http://www.myspace.com/gunsnbombs
free





Thursday 3/13:

5:30pm-6pm:
Flash Mob For Zoo Animals @ SF City Hall Rm 408, 1 Dr Carlton B. Goodlett Place (Polk St & Grove St)
standing ovations for SF Zoo rescue zoo conversion proposal, drinks after
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=175379
free

8pm-1am:
*Gogol Bordello @ The Warfield 982 Market St (@ 6th St)
Ultimate Gypsy Punk!
http://www.myspace.com/gogolbordello
$25.50

11pm-2am:
*Bloody Beetroots @ Pop Scene 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
spidermen providing you the best Timbaland remixes available
http://www.myspace.com/thebloodybeetroots
http://popscene-sf.com/calendar/
$12





Friday 3/14:

10pm-2am:
Lights Down Low @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk)
Honey Soundsystem, RCHRD OH?!, and Sleazemore deliver underground electro sounds
http://this.bigstereo.net/
$5

10pm-2am:
*Blow Up @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
insane electro-indie-pop-disco sweat fest feat. Them Jeans, MC Jelly Donut
http://www.myspace.com/blow_up_415
$10 (ages 18+)

10pm-2am:
DJ Mehdi, HotTub, DJ Omar @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
French electro straight from Ed Banger
http://www.myspace.com/djmehdi
http://www.myspace.com/hottub94608
$10

10pm-late:
*John Tejada & Audion (Matthew Dear) @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
tech house delievered oh so smoove
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHq7dZacsf0
http://www.myspace.com/matthewdear
$15 advance, $20 door





Saturday 3/15:

2:30pm-late:
Brides of March flash mob! @ Tunnel Top Bar 601 Bush St (@ Stockton)
wear your wedding dress, guys that includes you too!
http://www.bridesofmarch.org/Brides/BridesOfMarch.html
free

9pm-2am:
Nonstop Bhangra @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
Delhi2Dublin Celtic strings to Bhangra laced dance beats over nasty dub bass
Bhangra Lesson at 9:30pm
http://www.myspace.com/nonstopbhangra
$10 adv, $15 door

9pm-3am:
*Boys Noize @ Fat City 314 11th St (@ Folsom)
dirtiest most intense electro available from Berlin
http://myspace.com/boysnoizemusic
$12 advance





Sunday 3/16:

10am-3pm:
KUSF Rock 'n' Swap Music Lover's Fair @ USF McLaren Hall 2130 Fulton St (@ Cole St)
features rare vinyl, CDs, DVDs, posters, books
http://kusf.org/rocknswap.shtml
$1 if you mention "funcheap" at the door, else $3

1pm-5:30pm:
Purim Festival @ The African American Art & Culture Complex 762 Fulton St (@ Webster)
capoeira workshop, carnival games, magic, crafts, Jewish cuisine
http://www.jewishresearch.org/events.htm
free

10pm-2am:
French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3 includes free Pink Shot





Monday 3/17:

6pm:
Louis Lortie piano concert: Ravel/Chopin/Beethoven @ Community Music Center 544 Capp St (@ 20th St)
http://sfcmc.org/calendar/index.php?id=&event_id=752
free

7pm:
Perú Negro Afro-Peruvian concert @ Amoeba Music 1855 Haight St (@ Shrader)
http://www.amoeba.com/live-shows/calendars.html
free





Tuesday 3/18:

9pm-2am:
The Black Ghosts, Richie Panic & Jefrodisiac @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
the lead singer from Simian's new indie rock band
http://www.myspace.com/blackghosts
$12





Wednesday 3/19:

12pm-1:15pm:
Brian Shoichet: Proteins: Not Just For Breakfast Anymore @ the Exploratorium McBean Theater 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/
free, contact me for access

9pm-late:
*Modeselektor, Boreta (Glitch Mob) @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
excellent glitch-hop IDM from Berlin
http://www.myspace.com/mdslktr
$15





Thursday 3/20:

9pm:
Venus Christ Equinox Cabaret @ 1015 Folsom (@ 6th St)
A rock opera to end all time
DJ Nisus spins @ the afterparty!
http://www.nisusthemovement.com/
http://www.venuschrist.com/
$15





Friday 3/21:

8pm-late:
***Spring Fling EquinoXXX Party @ the Haight House 788 Haight St (@ Scott)
the unmissable sequel to our last epic blow out!
featuring 3HOTchiXXX (10pm): http://www.myspace.com/3hotchixxx
Nisus (11:30pm): http://www.nisusthemovement.com/
DJ DDT: http://www.myspace.com/richtrapani
Full Evite here: http://www.evite.com/pages/invite/viewInvite.jsp?inviteId=NNUMEULKIDBTZCGTSGYU
$5 keg donation





Saturday 3/22:

9pm:
Vampire Weekend @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
indie electronic goodness
http://www.myspace.com/vampireweekend
$15

10pm:
Miami Gold WMC PreParty feat. Nisus @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
also feat. Nikola Baytala, Monty Luke, J.Boogie, Michael Anthony, Sleazemore, Rev. Underpants, Swayzee & White Girl Lust
http://www.blasthaus.com/calendar.html
http://www.nisusthemovement.com/
$10 with RSVP to monika@blasthaus.com, wear gold and get in for only $5 until midnight/$10 after, else $20





Sunday 3/23:

10pm-2am:
French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
http://www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3 includes free Pink Shot





Tuesday 3/25:

9pm:
Nero Nava and the Invitation to Love @ Cafe Du Nord 2170 Market St (@ Sanchez St)
also feat. Ultraset, Sexx, Jacqui Elliot & Marc Perry, Goliath, Relise
http://www.goldfoot.com/ultraset
$8 includes free Barbarasteele CD mixtape

9pm-2am:
ArtNowSF 2sday @ Double Dutch 3192 16th St (@ Guerrero St)
Mashups, HipHop, Electro, PartyClassics, Reggae, & Live Painting
Up and coming Dj's and Artists submit disc of your skills with contact info to be special guest dj or live painter
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/2ddd
free

10pm-2am:
Big Stereo: Hold Yr Horses @ Aunt Charlie's 133 Turk (@ Taylor)
Rchrd Oh?! vs Forever21 - electro, indie, new wave, disco punk
http://this.bigstereo.net/hold-yr-horses/
$3

10pm-2am:
C.L.A.W.S., Monty Luke, Christian Martin @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk St)
Dirtybird night (home of Claude VonStroke)
http://www.myspace.com/clawsmusik
free





Wednesday 3/26:

12pm-1:15pm:
Richard Brown: Neurotransmitters, Hormones, & Drugs @ the Exploratorium McBean Theater 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/
free, contact me for access

10pm-2am:
*ToneLov, Drake Andreae @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk St)
dirty tech house groove with hints of funk, electro and darkness
http://www.myspace.com/222hyde
free





Thursday 3/27:

8pm-late:
*Justice, Diplo & Fancy @ Concourse Exhibition Center 635 8th St (@ Brannan St)
http://www.myspace.com/diplo
http://www.myspace.com/etjusticepourtous
$35 (get them at the Independent's Box Office)





Saturday 3/29:

10pm-3am:
*BOING! Trampoline party!!! @ 2880 Mead Ave, Santa Clara
Trampoline warehouse + DJ's on massive TURBO soundsystem + dodgeball teams = best party ever!
http://www.jumpskyhigh.com/index.asp
$30





Tuesday 4/1:

12pm-2:30pm:
*30th Annual St Stupid's Day Parade @ Justin Herman Plaza (Market and Embarcadero)
bring a crazy costume, socks, pennies, lottery tickets, sins and a good sense of humor
http://www.saintstupid.com/
free

12pm-1:15pm:
Richard Brown: Quack! A Look At Questionable Medical Practices @ the Exploratorium McBean Theater 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/
free, contact me for access

7pm-9pm:
*Ask a Scientist: Tornados @ Axis Cafe 1201 8th St (betw/ 16th & Irwin)
John Monteverdi, meteorologist and storm chaser unleashes the latest
http://www.askascientistsf.com/
free





Wednesday 4/2:

10pm-late:
*Digitalism, Guns N Bombs @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
live electro doesn't get much better than this
http://www.myspace.com/digitalism
http://www.myspace.com/gunsnbombs
$15 advance





Friday 4/4:

10pm-late:
Groove Armada, Damian Lazarus @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
http://www.groovearmada.com/
$22 advance





Saturday 4/5:

9pm-late:
The Voodoo Cabaret @ El Rincon 2700 16th St (@ Harrison)
soulful vocals, hot West African rhymes, djembe rhythms, live exotic dancers
http://www.myspace.com/voodoocabaretsf
$10

9:30pm-late:
Gallerie N!NE @ Anon Salon 285 9th Street (@ Folsom)
POP tART art opening, festivities, theater performances, & afterparty
http://www.anonsalon.com/april08/nine1.html
donation only

10pm-late:
*Autechre, Massonix @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
cutting edge Warp IDM
http://www.warprecords.com/artists/index.php?artist=ae
$18 advance

10pm-late:
*OMGLOL!!!! With Nisus (theMovement) @ Lipo Lounge 916 Grant Ave (@ Washington St)
Killer dance party in the style of the underground parties in Paris and the UK
Nisus totally rocked my last house party!!! Expect cutting edge indie electro and filthbass
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/OMGLOL
$5 before 11pm, $8 after





Sunday 4/6:

10pm-2am:
*1 Night Stand @ Beauty Bar 2299 Mission St (@ 19th St)
electrosex Sundays to finish off your weekend with a happy ending
http://myspace.com/1nightstandsf
free

10pm-2am:
*French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
http://myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3





Wednesday 4/9:

12pm-1:15pm:
Luigi Anzivino: The Science of Magic @ the Exploratorium McBean Theater 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/
free, contact me for access





Thursday 4/10:

8pm-late:
*Gamelan X, Kaura, Unwoman (Rasputina) @ DNA Lounge 375 11th St (@ Harrison)
excellent modern/Balinese gamelan fusion accompanied by circus performances
http://www.dnalounge.com/flyers/2008/04/10-gamelanx.html
$8 advance, $10 door





Friday 4/11:

8pm-10pm:
Beethoven, Brahms and Belinda: SF Chamber Orchestra @ Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave (across from City Hall)
http://sfchamberorchestra.org/
free

9pm-1am:
Meat Beat Manifesto @ Slim's 333 11th Street (@ Folsom)
techno vs. hip hop with these funky masters perform with Raz Mesinai's Badawi, Dub Gabriel & Bomb SF
http://www.myspace.com/meatbeatmanifesto
$21 adv, $23 door

9pm-1am:
Morcheeba @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
groovy lounge soundscapes with influences from trip hop, r&b, jazz, & downtempo
http://www.myspace.com/morcheeba
$26

10pm-2am:
*Blow Up @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
insane electro-indie-pop-disco sweat fest feat. Cut Copy record release, Jeffrey Paradise solo debut, Richie Panic, MyKill
http://www.myspace.com/blow_up_415
$10





Saturday 4/12:

11am-3pm:
Burningman Open House @ BMHQ 1900 3rd St (@ 16th St)
Annual Pot Luck BBQ? You betcha! Pretend you're going to Center Camp Cafe and BRING YOUR OWN CUP! Playa Fashions Clothing Swap!
Airport, ARTery, Black Rock Arts Foundation, Black Rock Rangers, Café, Dept. of Mutant Vehicles, Dept. of Public Works, Earth Guardians, Emergency Services Dept., Exodus, Gate & Perimeter, Greeters, Lamp Lighters, Media, Playa Info, Recycle Camp, Special Events, Technology and Web Teams ... all volunteer coordinators and managers of these teams will be available to meet and greet potential volunteers to help them find the purrfect volunteer position!
Then off to Ocean Beach for the 7PM Fire!
http://www.burningman.com/blackrockcity_yearround/special_events/town2007.html
free

11am-5pm:
Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival @ Post St and Laguna St
Queen program, food bazaar & Japanese cooking demos, arts and crafts fair, performances by Japanese classical and folk dancers, martial artists, taiko drummers
http://nccbf.org/home/
free

6:30pm-1am:
Ultraset @ Bollyhood 3372 19th St (@ Mission)
Gogograciegalleries Presents WO MAN Art Show: Mixed media sensual art for your pleasure!
http://goldfoot.com/ultraset/
free

2pm-2am:
*Yuri's Night @ NASA Ames Aircraft Hangar 211, Moffett Field
That awesome space rave is happening again! Feat. Amon Tobin, John Tejada, Dr. Toast, & Tycho
OMFG they are bringng back I.T. (Michael Christian's ominous War of the Worlds-esque tripod sculpture) from BM 2006!!!
overview: http://www.yurisnightbayarea.net/2008/
submissions: http://createdigitalmusic.com/2008/01/11/yuris-night-2008-nasa-ames-call-for-submissions/
directions: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/home/directions.html
$40 advance, $50 door





Sunday 4/13:

11am-12:30pm:
How to Bike Anywhere in SF & Fix a Flat @ REI 840 Brannan St (@ 7th St)
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/04/09/how-to-bike-anywhere-in-sf-fix-a-flat/
free

11am-5pm:
Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival @ Post St and Laguna St
food bazaar & Japanese cooking demos, arts and crafts fair, performances by Japanese classical and folk dancers, martial artists, taiko drummers
http://nccbf.org/home/
free

1pm-2pm:
*Guided Hike & History Lecture: Shipwrecks at Lands End @ USS SF Memorial parking lot (@ El Camino del Mar & Seal Rock Drive)
Docent Rich Harned uncovers ships that were wrecked upon the Golden Gate's rocky cliffs
http://www.parksconservancy.org/calendar/index.asp?event=980
free, reservations required: Call (415) 561-4323

10pm-2am:
*French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3 includes free Pink Shot




Monday 4/14:

6pm-10pm:
Averna Italian Cocktail Competition @ Cantina 580 Sutter St (@ Mason)
winning drink mixer will receive a trip to Sicily
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/04/11/averna-italian-cocktail-competition-cantina-union-square/
free

9pm-12am:
Ask Dr. Hal! Presents Dragon Vs. Cyclops: Battle Of Improbable Monsters! @ 12 Galaxies 2565 Mission (@ 22nd St)
interactive intellectual salon set to the frenetic soundscapes of KROB's audio and visual collage
http://www.askdrhal.com/
$8





Tuesday 4/15:

8pm:
Cat Power @ The Warfield 982 Market St (@ 6th St)
the passionate melancholy songstress known for unforgettable live performances
http://www.myspace.com/catpower
$32.50





Wednesday 4/16:

12pm-1:15pm:
Jamylle Carter: Cool Math @ the Exploratorium McBean Theater 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/
free, contact me for access





Thursday 4/17:

6-7:30pm:
Music Software Clinic: Ableton Live 7 @ Robotspeak 589 1/2 Haight St (@ Steiner)
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/04/09/music-software-clinic-ableton-live-7-new-instruments-and-suite/
free





Friday 4/18:

9pm-4am:
Anon Salon's Dee-Lite-Fool @ Whisper 535 Florida St (@ Mariposa St)
feat. ColorfOOL Rhthyms, Cake Art, Live Painting, Royal Fire Spinners, Badass Art, Sculpture & Play Space
http://www.anonsalon.com/april08/
$10 before 10pm, $15 FOOl Hearted costume, $20 AlOOF





Saturday 4/19:

9pm-3am:
*A-Trak, Sinden, Steve Aoki @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
solid gold highlights of the dirty electro crunk insanity
http://www.myspace.com/foolsgoldrecs
$20 advance





Sunday 4/20:

11am-5pm:
Earth Day Festival @ McLaren Park along John F. Shelley Dr
Live Music, Food, Performances, DIY Bicycle Repair, Eco-Stewardship Fair Native Plant Sale, Creek Clean-up and Planting
Meet and Hold Live Animals, Enjoy Hikes, Walks & Talks: Birding, Butterflies, Wildflowers, Geology & more
http://natureinthecity.org/earthday_2008.php
free

4:20pm:
420 in SF @ Undisclosed Location
The largest 420 event ever, documented by a collaborative film and web project. Sign up here to make it happen.
www.420sanfrancisco.com
free





Wednesday 4/23:

12pm-1:15pm:
Paul Doherty: Cosmology 101 @ the Exploratorium McBean Theater 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/
free, contact me for access





Thursday 4/24:

8pm:
Yelle @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
the sensational French electro-esque singer
http://www.myspace.com/iloveyelle
$15

9pm:
*Hot Chip, Free Blood @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
live indie electro jam rock music
http://www.myspace.com/hotchip
$25





Friday 4/25:

Institubes @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
Para One, Surkin, Orgasmic funnel French touch electro on par with Ed Banger (also @ Coachella, below)
http://www.institubes.com/
$12 advance

10pm-late:
Booka Shade, M.A.N.D.Y. @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
incredible live electro house (also @ Coachella, below)
http://www.myspace.com/getbookashade
$22 advance

Saturday 4/26:

9pm:
múm @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
the gorgeous Icelandic ensemble (also @ Coachella, below)
http://www.mum.is/
$15

10pm-late:
Simian Mobile Disco, Cut Copy @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
world class funky electro dance duo (also @ Coachella, below)
http://www.myspace.com/simianmobiledisco
$20 advance

Friday 4/25 - Sunday 4/27:

*Coachella! @ Empire Polo Field, Indio, CA
Highlights:
Fri: the Breeders, Fatboy Slim, Mum, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Battles, Does it Offend You, Yeah?, Spank Rock, Busy P, Datarock, Aphex Twin, Goldfrapp
Sat: Portishead, Kraftwerk, SebastiAn, Kavinsky, Death Cab for Cutie, M.I.A., Hot Chip, Turbonegro, Boys Noize, the Teenagers, Yelle, Institubes
Sun: Roger Waters, Justice, Gogol Bordello, Chromeo, Simian Mobile Disco, Booka Shade, Stars, Sia, Kid Sister/A-Trak, Modeselektor, Deadmau5
http://www.coachella.com/
$269.00 for 3-day pass





Tuesday 4/29:

10pm-late:
*The Bloody Beetroots, La Riots, Felix Cartal Scion Tour @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
This is a killer lineup of cutting edge electro and indie/hip hop remixes!
http://www.myspace.com/thebloodybeetroots
https://secure.scion.com/scion/ssl/rsvp/sfoScionAV.do
free with RSVP link above




Wednesday 4/30:

12pm-1:15pm:
Thomas Humphrey: Symmetry & the LHC @ the Exploratorium McBean Theater 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/
free, contact me for access





Friday 5/2:

Beltane Festival @ Redwood forests North of Santa Cruz

9pm-2am:
*BrassTax @ Amnesia 853 Valencia St (@ 19th St)
Electro house with DingDong and Fred Funk
$5 (free w/ the secret password)





Saturday 5/3:

Beltane Festival @ Redwood forests North of Santa Cruz

10am-10pm:
Maker Faire @ San Mateo Fairgrounds 2495 South Delaware Street, San Mateo
Create and witness arts, crafts, performances, engineering, science & DIY projects - perfect inspiration for your next Burning Man art project!
Cool projects include LEDs art & toys, robotics, Tesla coils, and clothing reconstruction
http://www.makerfaire.com/
$25





Sunday 5/4:

11am-6pm:
Maker Faire @ San Mateo Fairgrounds 2495 South Delaware Street, San Mateo
Create and witness arts, crafts, performances, engineering, science & DIY projects - perfect inspiration for your next Burning Man art project!
Cool projects include LEDs art & toys, robotics, Tesla coils, and clothing reconstruction
http://www.makerfaire.com/
$25

11:11am-5:55pm:
How Weird Street Faire @ Howard St (betw/ 1st St & New Montgomery)
http://www.howweird.org/
after hours at Temple and 111 Minna
free, email savehowweird(at)gmail.com to volunteer

10pm-2am:
*1 Night Stand @ Beauty Bar 2299 Mission St (@ 19th St)
Eli's BDay! electrosex Sundays to finish off your weekend with a happy ending
http://myspace.com/1nightstandsf
free

10pm-2am:
*French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
http://myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3





Tuesday 5/6:

Free Museum Day!
De Young Museum, MOMA, Asian Art Museum, Legion of Honor, Cartoon Art
Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

10pm-2am:
Radiocl*t, 120 Days, Franki Chan @ Pop Scene 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
http://www.myspace.com/radioclit
https://secure.scion.com/scion/ssl/rsvp/scionHouseParty.do
free with RSVP link above





Wednesday 5/7:

Free Museum Day!
Exploratorium, California Academy of Sciences
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

12pm-1:15pm:
Linda Shore: Galaxies @ the Exploratorium McBean Theater 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/
free, contact me for access





Thursday 5/8:

Free Museum/Art Galleries Day!
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Burlingame Pez Museum, Geary galleries (49 Geary St)
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm





Thursday 5/15:

***Vortexual @ UndergroundSF 424 Haight St (@ Webster St)
DJ's Rich DDT & Nisus teleport Sounds from the Electric Future through our TIME MACHINE!
cutting edge blog house, electro, indie and hip hop remixes
free before 11pm, $5 after





Friday 5/16:

8pm-late:
Connectivate - An Intentional Dance Experience @ The Sera Phi Center 2829 California St (@ Divisadero St)
costumed dance party on a vibrating dance floor
http://web.mac.com/jamieluv/Connectivate_5_16/Connectivate_Home.html
http://www.seracal.com/connectivate
$15

10pm-late:
Peter Pan Party @ undisclosed location
costume party feat. Nisus and various performances
contact me for more info
free




Saturday 5/17:

8pm:
The Desire Project @ Mama Calizo's Voice Factory 1519 Mission Street (betw/ 11th and 12th)
A multi-media performance and installation exploring the theme of desire, directed by Judy Cohen
$15

8pm:
Bassnectar @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
this DJ really knows how to work the crowd
http://www.myspace.com/bassnectar
$30





Sunday 5/18:

8am-4pm:
Bay to Breakers Race/Parade! @ Embarcadero to Ocean Beach
biggest costume party in the city
http://www.baytobreakers.com/
free

8pm-late:
B2B AfterParty @ Undisclosed location
contact me for more info
free





Monday 5/19:

1-6pm:
Uncorked! Ghirardelli Wine Festival @ Ghirardelli Square
3pm: Wine & Food Pairing Seminars at 3pm
1:30pm: Chef Demos at Cellar 360: $10
Wine-Tasting Tickets: $40/$45





Tuesday 5/20:

9pm-2am:
Buffet @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
indie dance remixes feat. DJ Chelsea Starr
http://www.myspace.com/thechelseastarr
free

9pm-2am:
Soft Target @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk)
minimal and electro feat. Davey Shubeck of Roundmusic
free





Wednesday 5/21:

12pm-1:15pm:
Julie Yu: Chemical Origins of Life @ the Exploratorium McBean Theater 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/
free, contact me for access

6pm:
Dizzee Rascal & El P live @ Amoeba Records 1855 Haight St (@ Stanyan St)
UK hip-hop mixer uses an eclectic palette of influences ranging from metal to Japanese court music
http://www.myspace.com/dizzeerascal
free

8pm:
Destroyer @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
Indie rock from key member of the New Pornographers
http://www.myspace.com/destroyer
$15

8pm:
*MIA @ Concourse Exhibition Center 635 8th St (@ Brannan St)
holy shit can she kill it - watch out this is going to be wild
http://www.myspace.com/mia
$35

9pm:
M83 @ Great American Music Hall 859 O'Farrell St (@ Polk St)
shoegazing electronica
http://www.myspace.com/m83
$16

9pm:
*The Presets, Walter Meego @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
live electro dance rock group from Australia
http://www.myspace.com/thepresets
$15 advance

9pm-late:
*MIA afterparty w/ DJ Low B, Rchrd OH?!, Sleazemore @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. MIA's DJ
http://www.myspace.com/lowbee
free

2am-4am:
*MIA after-afterparty w/ HotTub & MIA! @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
the super secret afterparty
http://www.myspace.com/mia
$10





Thursday 5/22:

6:30pm-10:30pm:
Burning Man: Center Camp Craft Party & Dinner @ BMHQ 1900 3rd St (@ 16th St)
Bring your sewing machines, your fabulous self, and friends! Come even if you don't sew, there is other craftiness to be had!
Dinner/potluck/BYOB 6:30-7:00
free

7pm:
Burning Man Photography @ Apple Store 1 Stockton St (@ Ellis)
Photographer Patrick Roddie captures the unique individuals and eclectic vibe behind the event
http://webbery.com
free

7:30pm-10:30pm:
Play Party Retrospective Panel Discussion @ Center for Sex and Culture 1519 Mission (@ 11th St)
http://sexandculture.org/
$5 donation

8pm:
37 isolated events dance performance @ CounterPULSE 1310 Mission St (@ 9th St)
Blindsight/Lucy HG/Susan Hawkins immersive & interactive video, contemporary performance/Butoh dance, & experimental music/sound art
http://www.sfiaf.org/2008/artists/dance/info.php?1
$20

8pm-11:30pm:
TransportedSF Party Bus pickup @ Shine 1337 Mission St (@ 9th St)
Uptempo DJ bus feat. Alxndr, Mancub & Raydeus
http://transportedsf.com/schedule.html
$20

8pm-late:
Burn Barrel Fire Performances and Party @ ACME Warehouse 1281 30th St (@ Peralta St), Emeryville
ACME's Department of Spontaneous Combustion presents three stunning fire performance troupes
http://sanfrancisco.tribe.net/event/bb9befb0-0b5d-4da9-bc59-0f11e8036165
$15

9pm:
Mates of State @ Slim's 333 11th Street (@ Folsom)
cutesy indie pop duo
http://www.myspace.com/matesofstate
$17

10pm-2am:
The Foals @ Pop Scene 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
uppity indie rock
http://www.myspace.com/foals
$10

10pm-2am:
MyKill & PartyBen @ Beauty Bar 2299 Mission St (@ 19th St)
spinning some of the best indie electro remixes
http://www.myspace.com/therealpartyben
free





Friday 5/23:

Rosin Coven, Vagabond Opera & Jessica Fichot @ Cafe du Nord 2217 Market St (@ Sanchez St)
lounge, tango, waltz, march, swing and dirge
http://www.rosincoven.com
http://www.vagabondopera.com
$15

8pm-late:
Burn Barrel Fire Performances and Party @ ACME Warehouse 1281 30th St (@ Peralta St), Emeryville
ACME's Department of Spontaneous Combustion presents three stunning fire performance troupes
http://sanfrancisco.tribe.net/event/bb9befb0-0b5d-4da9-bc59-0f11e8036165
$15

10pm-late:
*Felix Da Housecat @ Slide 430 Mason St (@ Geary St)
soulful synth-funk and pulsing electronic disco
http://www.myspace.com/felixdahousecat
http://www.club-calendar.com/cgi-bin/DJcalendar.cgi?TEMPLATE=slideweb-event.html&EVENTNO=00884
$20

10pm-late:
*D.I.M., Nisus, and Sleazemore @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
hard hitting electro house and cutting edge remixes from Hamburg
http://www.myspace.com/dimhh
http://www.nisusthemovement.com/
$5





Friday 5/23 - Monday 5/26:

*Lightning In a Bottle 2008 @ Live Oak Campground 4600 Highway 154, Santa Barbara
The Do LaB's burner style festival in beautiful rolling Oak foothills near Santa Barbara
feat. Adam Freeland, Bassnectar, The Glitch Mob, Cirque Berzerk, Lucent Dossier, David Starfire, tons of speakers & workshops
http://lightninginabottle.org/2008/
$70 day pass, $140 for 4-day pass





Saturday 5/24:

10am:
Wildflower Walk @ Inspiration Point, Presidio
Hike Mt. Davidson with Hoenie Luk, focus on food and medicinal uses of plants
For more information email Hoenie at airedale@hoenie.com
free

10am-6pm:
Carnaval Festival @ Harrison St betw/ 16th & 24th St
Brazilian & mulitcultural festival, visit Zona Verde @ 17th St (Green Zone)
http://www.carnavalsf.com/
free

9pm-late:
The 2nd Annual Croquet Party @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
dress in your finest croquet attire and dance to Monty Luke, Sleazemore, and Nisus
http://www.nisusthemovement.com/
http://www.blasthaus.com/calendar.html#croquet
$10 advance

9pm-late:
Schools Out Forever @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
Kill The Noise, Treasure Fingers, Bling Crosby, Sleazemore, RCHRD OH?!, Missingtoof DJ's
http://www.myspace.com/killnoisekill
http://www.myspace.com/treasurefingers
$20 advance

6pm-2am:
Electro Techno Disco POP @ Cow Palace 2600 Geneva Ave, Daly City
Huge DJ festival feat. Stanton Warriors, Colette, Tiesto, Ferry Corsten, Markus Shultz, Donald Glaude, Deep voices, Syd Gris
http://www.skillsdjworkshop.com/pop08/
$45/55/65 advance, $80 door

10pm-4am:
Opulent Temple's Playa dreams benefit party @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
feat. Syd Gris, Felix The Dog, Fred Funk (BrassTax), Eric Sharp
www.opulenttemple.org
$5 before 11pm, $10 - 15 sliding donation after

10pm-late:
Super Mash Bros @ DNA Lounge 375 11th St (@ Harrison)
Bootie's Miyamoto and DJ Wiij mash it up using the Nintendo Wii video game system instead more traditional spinning methods. With a live guitarist, keyboardist, and VJ, this live show isn't just for gamers or mash-up lovers!
http://www.myspace.com/miyamototheband
http://www.bootiesf.com/
$6 before 10:30, $12 after

3am-very late:
ETD POP After Party @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
feat. Ferry Corsten & Derrick Carter
http://www.club-calendar.com/cgi-bin/DJcalendar.cgi?TEMPLATE=rubyweb-event.html&EVENTNO=00926
$25





Sunday 5/25:

9am-1pm:
Ecstatic Dance & yoga @ Sweet's Ballroom 1933 Broadway, Oakland (19th St BART)
free form dance space with electronic and world beats, yoga 9-10am
www.EcstaticDanceEastBay.com
$15

9:30am:
Carnaval Grand Parade Starts @ Harrison St & 24th St, up Mission St, to Harrison & 15th St
map: http://www.carnavalsf.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=104&Itemid=316
http://www.carnavalsf.com/
free

10am-6pm:
Carnaval Festival @ Harrison St betw/ 16th & 24th St
Brazilian & mulitcultural festival, visit Zona Verde @ 17th St (Green Zone)
http://www.carnavalsf.com/
free

7pm-4am:
Carnival Fete @ 1015 Folsom (@ 6th St)
Official Carnaval Afterparty feat. dancehall, global soul, hip-hop, Afro-Brazilian from DJs Capleton, Dead Prez, Samba Do Mar, Agua Libre, Zion – I, A-Ron, D-Sharp, Fuze, J-Boogie, Kblo, Mr.E, and more
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/sfcarnival
$25

9pm-late:
*Glass Candy, Chromatics, Italians Do It Better @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
Glass Candy alone is a charming electronic rock duo worth the price of admission
http://myspace.com/glasscandy
http://www.rickshawstop.com/phpEventCalendar/eventdisplay.php?id=1423
$12 advance

10pm-4am:
French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
Dj Ayres from The Rub NYC, electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
http://myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$5 advance, $10 door





Monday 5/26: Memorial Day





Tuesday 5/27:

8pm:
*Ladytron, Datarock, The Delta Fiasco @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
electronic rock bands from silly to smooth to sexy
http://www.myspace.com/ladytron
http://www.myspace.com/datarock
$27.50

11pm-2am:
*Ladytron/Datarock Bowling Afterparty @ Presidio Bowling Center 93 Moraga Ave (@ Montgomery St)
Ladytron and Datarock DJ's plus special guests
http://www.uptheantics.com/RSVP/LadytronSF
free with RSVP link above





Wednesday 5/28:

12pm-1:15pm:
Kristina Yu: Model Organisms @ the Exploratorium McBean Theater 3601 Lyon St
http://www.exploratorium.edu/
free, contact me for access

7:30pm:
The Cure @ HP Pavilion 525 W Santa Clara, San Jose
back with a decent new album
http://www.myspace.com/thecure
$35/65.00

7:30pm:
*Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares (Bulgarian Women's Choir) @ Grace Cathedral 1100 California St (@ Taylor)
intensely surreal heart stopping passion and sadness straight from Bulgaria
http://www.last.fm/music/Le+Myst%C3%A8re+des+voix+Bulgares
$25/45

8pm:
Beirut @ The Grand 1300 Van Ness Ave (@ Sutter St)
Balkan-esque indie rock bliss
http://www.beirutband.com/
$29.50

9pm:
Stephen Marley @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
reggae from Bob Marley's 2nd son
http://www.stephenmarleymusic.com/
$30

9pm-late:
Franki Chan, Rchrd OH?!, Sleazemore @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. iheartcomix pioneer from LA
http://www.iheartcomix.com/
free





Thursday 5/29:

8pm:
Beirut @ The Grand 1300 Van Ness Ave (@ Sutter St)
Balkan-esque indie rock bliss
http://www.beirutband.com/
$29.50

10pm-late:
*Pleasuremaker @ Elbo Room 647 Valencia St (@ 17th St)
funky jazz goodness with a killer touch of sax
http://www.myspace.com/pleasuremaker
$7





Friday 5/30:

1:13-3:13pm
Andres Amador Live Playa Painting @ Adjacent to the Cliff House, Point Lobos Ave (@ Ocean Beach)
jaw dropping large scale sand art painting
http://andresamador.net/
free

8pm:
Sound-Sculptured Space Theater @ Audium 1616 Bush St (@ Franklin)
the trippiest pitch black soundscape experience imaginable
http://www.audium.org/
$15

9pm-late:
*Richie Hawtin (aka Plastikman) @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
Warp Records star delivers cataclysmic IDM
http://www.richiehawtin.com/
http://www.myspace.com/plastikman
$23 tickets (available at Tweekin' Records, 593 Haight St)

9pm-4am:
*Bohemian Carnival @ DNA Lounge 375 11th St (@ Harrison)
feat. Gooferman, Vau de Vire Society, Extra Action Marching Band
wild and fantastic subculture circus and costume party
www.bohemiancarnival.net
$20

10pm-2am:
Blow Up @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
insane electro-indie-pop-disco sweat fest feat. Missingtoof DJ's
http://www.myspace.com/blow_up_415
$10 (ages 18+)

11pm-afterhours:
*Cosmo Vitelli @ 1515 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
secret Gray Area Gallery afterparty with Cosmo Vitelli, C.L.A.W.S., The BeatBroker
http://www.myspace.com/cosmovitelli
$10





Saturday 5/31:

10am-6pm:
Union St Eco-Urban Festival @ Union St from Gough to Steiner
http://www.unionstreetfestival.com/
free

12pm-7pm:
*Peanut Butter Jelly Time @ Elk Glen Meadow/Picnic Area, Golden Gate Park
BrassTax daytime party in the park!
http://www.parks.sfgov.org/site/recpark_page.asp?id=25945
free

7pm-1am:
*Laughing Squid Lucky 13 @ CELLspace 2050 Bryant St (@ 18th St)
Celebrate 13 years of Laughing Squid feat. $teven Ra$pa, TCHO, Electronic Frontier Foundation, SWARM Orbs
http://www.cellspace.org/new/node/46
$10 (only available at door)

6pm:
R.E.M., Modest Mouse, The National @ The Greek Theater, Hearst & Gayley St (@ UC Berkeley)
rock legends on tour for their new Accelerate album, with ample indie rock support
http://remhq.com/index.php
$39.50/59.50/89.50

8pm:
Sound-Sculptured Space Theater @ Audium 1616 Bush St (@ Franklin)
the trippiest pitch black soundscape experience imaginable
http://www.audium.org/
$15

8pm-late:
Four Tet, Maus Haus @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
feat. CreativemindsSF Art Show (over 30 emerging SF artists) 8-10pm
http://www.myspace.com/fourtetkieranhebden
$15 advance

8pm-4am:
RhythmWave 2008 @ Radiance Factory, 278 4th St (betw Webster & Jackson), Oakland
Ecstatic trance and 5 Rhythms dance sets, Meditative visuals, Massage tables, Tantric Eye Gazing
http://www.rhythmwave.org/benefit.html
$20 advance

9pm-2am:
Camp Zoom FUNdraiser Party @ Oasis 135 12th St, Oakland
Dancing, Art, Performances by the Fire Arts Collective
http://www.neonbunny.com/events.html
$5 in costume, else $10

9:30pm-late:
Gallerie N!NE @ Anon Salon 285 9th St(@ Folsom)
Anon Salon art showing, performances and afterparty - come in costume!
http://www.anonsalon.com/nine/index.html
donation requested

10pm-2am:
Frisco Disco @ The Transfer 198 Church St (@ Market)
electro / new wave party with exhibitionist hipsters
http://www.myspace.com/friscodisco
free before 10:30pm, $5 after





Sunday 6/1:

9am-1pm:
Ecstatic Dance & yoga @ Sweet's Ballroom 1933 Broadway, Oakland (19th St BART)
free form dance space with electronic and world beats, yoga 9-10am
www.EcstaticDanceEastBay.com
$15

10am-6pm:
Union St Eco-Urban Festival @ Union St from Gough to Steiner
http://www.unionstreetfestival.com/
free

12pm-7pm:
*Dirtybird BBQ Party in the Park @ Elk Glen Meadow, Golden Gate Park
Season opener for this famously awesome outdoor dance party, byob
http://www.myspace.com/sfdirtybird
http://www.parks.sfgov.org/site/recpark_page.asp?id=25945
free

5pm:
R.E.M., Modest Mouse, The National @ The Greek Theater, Hearst & Gayley St (@ UC Berkeley)
rock legends on tour for their new Accelerate album, with ample indie rock support
http://remhq.com/index.php
$39.50/59.50/89.50

10pm-2am:
French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3 includes free Pink Shot

10pm-2am:
*1 Night Stand @ Beauty Bar 2299 Mission St (@ 19th St)
Last ever electrosex Sunday! Finish off your weekend with a happy ending
http://myspace.com/1nightstandsf
free

10pm-late:
Dirtybird in the Park Afterparty @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
feat. Solar, Justin Martin, Sammy D
$5 before 11pm, $10 after





Tuesday 6/3: ELECTION DAY

Free Museum Day!
De Young Museum, MOMA, Asian Art Museum, Legion of Honor, Cartoon Art
Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm





Wednesday 6/4:

Free Museum Day!
Exploratorium, California Academy of Sciences
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

9pm-late:
Rchrd OH?!, Sleazemore, OMAR @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays
free





Thursday 6/5:

Free Museum/Art Galleries Day!
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Burlingame Pez Museum, Geary galleries (49 Geary St)
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

6pm-late:
Suite Jesus 365 ArtNowSF @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St)
art opening and dj's Eliot Lipp, Daedelus
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-272435;RSVP_for365_ArtNowSF_Art_ShowOpening_SUITE_JESUS
free before 10:30pm with RSVP link above, else $5 before 10pm, $10 after

8pm:
Metalocalypse: Dethklok with Chimaira and Soilent Green @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
hilarious take on hardcore metal mayhem
http://www.adultswim.com/shows/metal/
$26.50





Friday 6/6:

7pm-11pm:
Vinyl Apocalypse @ Lower Haters Gallery 597 Haight St (@ Steiner)
New and Original Art on Vinyl
http://lowerhater.com/
free

7pm:
Kanye West, Rihanna, N.E.R.D., Lupe Fiasco @ HP Pavilion 525 W Santa Clara, San Jose
hip hop Grammy winner with electro shades
http://www.kanyeuniversecity.com/
$39.50/55/75

8pm:
*Sound-Sculptured Space Theater @ Audium 1616 Bush St (@ Franklin)
the trippiest pitch black soundscape experience imaginable
http://www.audium.org/
$15

9pm-2am:
*BrassTax @ Amnesia 853 Valencia St (@ 19th St)
Electro house with DingDong and Fred Funk
$5 (free w/ the secret password)

10pm-2am:
Young Bloodz @ Milk 1840 Haight St (@ Shrader St)
feat. electro indie DJ's Eli Glad, Lxndr, Public
http://youngbloodzparty.com
$8

10pm-2am:
Tits @ The Transfer 198 Church St (@ Market)
electro dance party with exhibitionist hipsters, feat. Baron Von Luxxury & ChelseaStarr
http://www.myspace.com/baronvonluxxury
free before 10:30pm, $5 after

10pm-3am:
Louche Nu-Gitane Disko & Absinthe Kabaret @ Club Whisper 535 Florida St (@ 18th St)
Notorious absinthe mixer returns to whisper for a crypto-flipto green fairy blow-out beyond all past proportion!
http://www.louchesf.com/
$10 advance






Friday 6/6 - Sunday 6/8:

*Harmony Festival @ Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa
feat. Damian Marley, George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic, Paula Cole, Jefferson Starship, FreQ Nasty, R2DJ, Vau De Vire Society, Alex Grey live painting (Techno-Tribal Community Dance sub-festival Sat night)
http://www.HarmonyFestival.com/
http://techno-tribal.com/
$30 Single Day, $99 3 Day, $30 Camping (special advance prices)





Saturday 6/7:

12pm-8:30pm:
LIVE 105 BFD 08 @ Shoreline Amphitheatre, One Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View
feat. MSTRKRFT, Moby, Cypress Hill, Steve Aoki, Flogging Molly, DJ AM, Santogold
http://www.live105.com/pages/2017060.php?
$10.59

12pm-9pm:
Berkeley World Music Festival @ all along Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
Dengue Fever (Cambodian Pop/Psychedelic Rock), Sila (Africa's James Brown), SambaDá (Brazilian Samba Afro Funk), Pakistani, Didjeridu Fusion, Cajun Dance Music, Ukrainian & Eastern European, Rebetika (Old Time Greek Blues) and more
http://www.berkeleyworldmusic.org/
free

8pm-3am:
Dawn 2008 @ Contemporary Jewish Museum 736 Mission St (@ 3rd St)
All-night cultural arts festival grand opening celebration feat. Dengue Fever, theatrical performances, film premieres, visual arts, dancing, DJs, lectures, readings, comedy
http://www.dawn2008.org/
$15

9:30pm:
Berkeley World Music Festival Afterparty @ Ashkenaz 1317 San Pablo Ave (@ Gilman St), Berkeley
Prestige, Ras Kidus - Reggae from Jamaica
$15

9pm-late:
The Voodoo Cabaret @ El Rincon 2700 16th St (@ Harrison)
soulful vocals, hot West African rhymes, djembe rhythms, live exotic dancers
http://www.myspace.com/voodoocabaretsf
$15 - call 415-684-4461 or email amandaroseloveland@gmail.com for presale tickets

9pm-3am:
*Thunderdome Fundraiser Party @ Ace's Junkyard 2255 McKinnon Ave (@ Upton St)
feat. Dome fights, bellydancing, industrial opera, post punk, bellydance, DJ's, tesla coil & fire art!
http://www.deathguildthunderdome.com/
$15 advance, $20 door

10pm-3am:
*Motor, Moby, MSTRKRFT, Shit Disco @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
beautifully dark electro from the UK, and bangin electro from golden masked marauders, plus special guests!
http://www.myspace.com/motor66
http://www.myspace.com/moby
http://www.myspace.com/mstrkrft
$15 advance





Sunday 6/8:

12pm-12am:
2nd Sunday 10 Year Anniversary @ Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ Mariposa St)
DJ's throwin it down all day, incl. Andy Caldwell, M3, Rooz, Smoove, Julius Papp w/ Morrisson
http://www.2ndsunday.com/
$10-$25

1pm-6pm:
Alice in Wonderland Croquet Contest, Tea Party & Trunk Show @ SF Croquet Lawns, Stern Grove, 19th Ave & Wawona St
Come in costume, play croquet with the Queen of Hearts and the Cheshire Cat, hang out with the Mad Hatter, enjoy the summer breeze and the beautiful creations of our best local designers and artists
http://eternalspringproductions.com/
$10 Fair Only (No croquet), $25 advance (incl croquet)

9am-1pm:
Ecstatic Dance & yoga @ Sweet's Ballroom 1933 Broadway, Oakland (19th St BART)
free form dance space with electronic and world beats, yoga 9-10am
www.EcstaticDanceEastBay.com
$15

11am-5:30pm:
Haight-Ashbury Street Fair @ Haight St btwn/ Masonic & Stanyan St
www.haightashburystreetfair.org
free

6pm-late:
Upper Haighters - Haight St Afterparty @ Milk 1840 Haight St (@ Shrader St)
Festival afterparty feat. Mothership producer and XLR8R contributor Monty Luke
free

10pm-2am:
French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3 includes free Pink Shot





Monday 6/9 - Friday 6/13:

Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2008 @ Moscone Center 747 Howard St (@ 3rd St)
http://developer.apple.com/wwdc/
expensive





Monday 6/9:

7pm:
Buzz Andersen's 5th Annual Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Party @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St)
http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/460378/
free





Tuesday 6/10:

8pm-11pm:
WWDC SF Invasion Party @ Harlot 46 Minna St (betw/ 1st & 2nd St)
free drinks at this Apple DevCon afterparty
http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/501501/
free

8pm:
Crystal Castles, dd/mm/yyyy @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
low-res electronic noise with pop hooks
http://www.myspace.com/crystalcastles
$16

9pm-2am:
TuTu Tuesdays @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Make and wear your own TuTu's and dance to beats by M3, Sleazemore, We Are Champagne
http://www.tututuesday.com/
free

10pm-2am:
Big Stereo: Hold Yr Horses @ Aunt Charlie's 133 Turk (@ Taylor)
Rchrd Oh?! vs Forever21 - electro, indie, new wave, disco punk
http://this.bigstereo.net/hold-yr-horses/
$3





Wednesday 6/11:

7pm-late:
Return to Forever @ The Grand Ballroom at the Regency Center, 1290 Sutter St (@ Van Ness Ave)
feat. jazz/rock/fusion legends Al DiMeola, Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White
http://www.return2forever.com/
$79.70

9pm-late:
Shit Disco, Rchrd OH?!, Sleazemore @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. kung fu DJ's from the UK
http://www.myspace.com/shitdisco
linda@overamerica.com
free with RSVP email to address above





Thursday 6/12:

7pm:
Bay Area Computer Music Technology Group (BArCMuT) @ Digidesign 2001 Junipero Serra Blvd, Daly City
Plug-In design, Archaeopteryx: A Ruby MIDI Generator, Micro-Open Sound Control, Laptop Orchestra of the Left
http://electronicmusic.meetup.com/152/calendar/6921840/
free

10pm-4am:
Sagrada Burning Man Temple Fundraiser @ DNA Lounge 375 11th St (@ Harrison)
splendid downtempo late-night celebration with art, performances, and presentations
http://www.dnalounge.com http://www.basurasagrada.org
$17 advance, $20 door





Friday 6/13:

10pm-3am:
Opulent Temple @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (@ 2nd St)
feat. Icon, Smoove, Cosmic Selector, Drew Drop, Billy Cassaza, Dulce, Vita, Emily Fox
http://www.opulenttemple.org
$15-$20 sliding donation

10pm:
Lifelike, Alan Braxe @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
electro tinged dance music & remixes
http://www.myspace.com/lifelikevulture
http://www.myspace.com/alan_braxe
$10 limited advance @ going.com/Lifelike





Friday 6/13-Sunday 6/15:

Stilldream Gathering @ High Sierra Nevada Mountains, TOP SECRET until Thursday June 12th
feat. Dave Ralph, BLVD w/ SoulEye, Dylan Rhymes, Geezer, Detonate, The New Regime, Candy Bullet, Deviant, Adam Ant, Dirty Sanchez; Music/Community/Nature\Culture\Consciousness
http://www.stilldream.org/
$30/40/50 advance, $60 at the gate





Saturday 6/14-Sunday 6/15:

*MT SHASTA ASCENT - still looking for more hikers!
free, bring your own gear

Free Museum Weekend!
Chihuly Opening Weekend @ The de Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr (@ Golden Gate Park)
stunning glasswork premiere
http://www.chihulyatthedeyoung.org/
free

Fairfax Festival @ Bolinas Park, Park Rd & Bolinas Rd, Fairfax
feat. (W+T) J2 (Chuck Day), Tom Finch and The Purple Passion Band, Roadnoise, Mother Truckers, Rancho Nicasio Allstars, Honeydust, Big Brother and The Holding Company; Parade, EcoFest, Arts & Crafts
http://www.fairfaxfestival.com/MSMusic.html
free





Saturday 6/14:

10am-6pm:
North Beach Italian Festival @ Washington Square Park, 1200-1500 blocks of Grant Ave
http://www.sfnorthbeach.org/festival/
free

11am-5pm:
Burning Man BBQ-A-NEWBIE Picnic @ Lindley Meadow, Golden Gate Park
Bring your virgins, your newbies, your dust-free friends...And introduce them to the Burners in their backyard.
This as an event FOR and BY Burning Man volunteers and their NOOBIE friends
http://www.parks.sfgov.org/site/recpark_page.asp?id=25945
free

8:30pm-4am:
Yoga Tai Chi Solstice Soiree @ CELLspace 2050 Bryant St (@ 18th St)
enchanted evening full of music, dance and performance feat. DJ's Soul Salaam, Shawna, Mycho Coco, Clay
Sunru and Aerialist Arts, Visual Scape by Jacobeye, Raw treats, Edible Love Chocolates and Fuzzy's Fabulous Fluff upstairs
$15 before 10pm, $20 after

9pm:
Venus Christ Book 2 @ 1015 Folsom (@ 6th St)
A rock opera to end all time; DJ Nisus spins @ the afterparty!
http://www.nisusthemovement.com/
http://www.venuschrist.com/
$15





Sunday 6/15:

6:30pm-10:30pm:
Burning Man: The Father of all Craft Parties @ BMHQ 1900 3rd St (@ 16th St)
free

10am-6pm:
North Beach Italian Festival @ Washington Square Park, 1200-1500 blocks of Grant Ave
http://www.sfnorthbeach.org/festival/
free





Wednesday 6/18:

9pm-late:
*DJ Assault, Rchrd OH?!, Sleazemore @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. notorious DJ Assault from Detroit
http://www.myspace.com/dj_assault
free

9pm-late:
Skream & Benga @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
two of the biggest names in dubstep join forces for the 1st time in SF
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/skream_and_benga
http://www.myspace.com/bengabeats
$15 adv, $20 door





Thursday 6/19:

9pm-late:
POSTPONED!: Vortexual Time Machine Party@ UndergroundSF 424 Haight St (@ Webster St)
DJ's Rich DDT & Nisus teleport Sounds from the Electric Future through our TIME MACHINE!
cutting edge blog house, electro, indie and hip hop remixes
http://www.myspace.com/vortexualsf
free before 11pm, $5 after

9pm-2am:
Call In Sick @ Beauty Bar 2299 Mission St (@ 19th St)
electro feat. DJ's MyKill & Party Ben
http://www.myspace.com/djmykill
http://www.partyben.com/
free

10pm-late:
Compression / Down Like This @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
Dead Seal, Jimmy B, Mario Dubs spin drum & bass, breaks
Bachelors Of Science 2Cents, Mal, Aye-N, Colonel MC, Sharp & Ivry spin electro, nu disco
http://www.templesf.com/calendar
free





Friday 6/20 - Sunday 6/22:

*Rain Dance Campout Festival @ 2500 China Grade Rd, Boulder Creek
family fun freak fest in the mystical redwood forest
Highlights include:
Nisus, Mancub, Skream & Benga, Lawgiverz, Little John, EPROM, Nyxyss (Haj -Subswara&Hannah Thiem), Ant-ten-nae, Bassbin Twins
http://www.raindancepresents.com/campout2008/index.php
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-294888;Raindance_Campout
$100/$125 advance, $30 parking pass

Soulstance Precompression Festival @ Lupin Lodge 20600 Aldercroft Heights, Los Gatos
Southbay, Santa Cruz and Monterey burner communities unite for a gigantic precom campout festival
swimming pool, 2 hot tubs, a sauna, showers on site
http://tribes.tribe.net/soulstance
http://www.soulstanceinfo.com/
$10 advance, $15 gate plus $15/$55/$72 1/2/3 day camping facility fee

Sierra Nevada World Music Festival @ Mendocino County Fair, 14480 Highway 128, Boonville
outdoor music festival feat. Michael Franti & Spearhead, Buju Banton, English Beat, The Wailing Souls, Panjea
http://www.snwmf.com/
$60-70 1day, $150 3day





Friday 6/20:

4pm-late:
Listening Lounge @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St)
feat. an early 4-5pm set by Nisus, later set by Freddie Joachim
http://www.nisusthemovement.com
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-339979;Listening_Lounge_feat_freddie_Joachim
free before 9pm, $5 before 11pm

8pm:
*Thievery Corporation @ The Greek Theater, Hearst & Gayley St (@ UC Berkeley)
smooth dancey world lounge doesn't get much better than this, esp given their killer live configuration
with Seu George, Bebel Gilberto, Los Amigos Invisibles & Federico Aubele
http://www.thieverycorporation.com/
$35 advance

10pm-late:
Thievery Corporation Afterparty @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
feat. local groovemeisters J Boogie, Romanowski, Centipede & a Special Guest
$10 with ticketstub, else $20

9pm-4am:
*Flambe Precompression Party @ 1015 Folsom @ 6th St (with Burner-friendly security team and kinder attitude)
http://www.burningman.com/blackrockcity_yearround/special_events/precom2008.html
$15 in Playa costume finery; $25 in street clothes

10pm-2am:
*Guns N Bombs Blow Up @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
insane electro-indie-pop-disco sweat fest feat. supreme electro bangers Guns N Bombs!!!
http://www.myspace.com/gunsnbombs
http://www.myspace.com/blow_up_415
$10 (ages 18+)

10pm-6am:
Super Psychedelic Trance Fundraiser @ The Sera Phi Center 2829 California St (@ Divisadero St)
Acid Totem breaks party fundraiser for a community veggie powered diesel generator; kitchen will be open!
http://sanfrancisco.tribe.net/event/Super-Psychedelic-Trance-Fundraiser-Sera-Phi/san-francisco-ca/bd0e2ab1-0a7a-4dbc-b698-5ccd79bf9d7a
http://www.seraphi.org
$10 donation



Saturday 6/21:

8pm:
Death Cab For Cutie, Rogue Wave @ The Greek Theater, Hearst & Gayley St (@ UC Berkeley)
melodic indie rock gone pop
http://www.deathcabforcutie.com/
$39.50

8pm:
DJ Dance Showdown Part 2! @ Paper Mill Creek Saloon 1 Castro St, Forest Knolls
electrodiscohouse, reggae, dub feat. YR LTTL PWNY and DJ Willow From Paris
Western disco costumes encouraged!
http://www.myspace.com/kegponysmusic
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-331269;Paper_Mill_Creek_Saloon_DJ_DANCE_Showdown_Part_2
free

5:45pm-1am:
StrategiK Pirates in the Park Party @ Old Speedway Meadow, Golden Gate Park
renegade pirate party! costumes encouraged!
free

10pm-3am:
Freestyle Olympics @ Club Six 60 6th St (b/w Mission & Market)
ultimate SF Hip Hop freestylin competition
http://www.clubsix1.com/flyer.php?event_id=287
$5 before 10:30pm, $10 after, guestlist: email freestyleolympics@gmail.com





Sunday 6/22:

11am-5pm:
Golden Gate Park Band Festival @ Spreckels Temple of Music, Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park
10 bands w/ Classical, Marches, Swing & Jazz
http://www.mindspring.com/~nemoyten/ggpb/Home.html
free

12pm-5pm:
Alice 97.3 Summerthing Music Festival w/ Lifehouse @ Speedway Meadow, Golden Gate Park
also feat. Ingrid Michaelson, The Last Goodnight, Marié Digby; an interactive trapeze and a green market
http://www.radioalice.com/pages/427796.php
free

12pm-6pm:
Summer of Love Festival @ Mission Dolores Park
feat. Gamelan-X, Scissors For Lefty, Big Brother & The Holding Company, Salvador Santana Band
http://www.myspace.com/gamelanx
http://www.myspace.com/SUMMEROFLOVEINTERNATIONAL
free

1pm-1am:
Prepare for The Playa @ Cafe Cocomo 650 Indiana St (@ 18th St)
Burner-Preneurs Playa fashion, hoopers, Playa 'U' How to Clinics, Poi, DJ's
http://www.preparefortheplaya.com/
free 1pm-5pm, $10 5pm-7pm, $15 7pm-1am, $5 discount with RSVP (link above)

2pm:
Sila & the Afrofunk Experience, Seun Kuti And Egypt 80 @ Stern Grove 19th Ave & Sloat Blvd
free funk courtesy of SF's Stern Grove Festival
http://www.myspace.com/afrofunk
http://www.sterngrove.org/2008season.html
free

10pm-2am:
French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3 includes free Pink Shot





Tuesday 6/24:

6pm:
*George Lakoff: The Political Mind @ The Mechanics' Institute 57 Post St (@ Montgomery St)
Berkeley linguist explains why you can't understand 21st century American politics with an 18th century brain
http://www.milibrary.org/events.html#1
reservations call 415-393-0100 or email at rsvp@milibrary.org
free for Members of MI and PJA; general public $10





Wednesday 6/25:

8pm:
*Crookers @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
hard edge electro from Italy
http://www.myspace.com/crookers
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-343675;Infatuation_and_Blasthaus_present_Crookers
free with RSVP link above, $5 advance, $10 door





Thursday 6/26:

9pm:
People Under the Stairs @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
classic LA hip hop
http://www.myspace.com/peopleunderthestairs
$15

9pm-2am:
Body Rock @ Vertigo 1160 Polk St (@ Sutter)
Richi Panic party, afterparty to follow
free

10pm-2am:
Nisus @ Beauty Bar 2299 Mission St (@ 19th St)
http://www.nisusthemovement.com/
free





Friday 6/27:

4pm-late:
Suite Jesus 365 @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St)
feat. an early 4-5pm set by Nisus, & Monika's (Blasthaus) BDay ceclebration
http://www.nisusthemovement.com
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-272435;365_Suite_Jesus
free before 9pm, free before 10:30pm with RSVP above, $5 before 11pm, $10 after

6:30pm:
Argentine tango dance performance, stained glass art projects, films @ De Young Museum 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, Golden Gate Park
Dance in Wilsey Court, Breaking the Maya Code film in Koret Auditorium
http://www.famsf.org/deyoung/calendar/day.asp?categoryid=32&calendarid=3944&day=6%2F12%2F2008
free (Museum galleries require regular admission charge, but events listed above in public spaces are free)

7pm:
*Encounters At The End Of The World @ Lumiere Theatre 1572 California St (@ Polk St)
Werner Herzog documentary on Antarctica, followed by discussion with crew
http://encountersfilm.com/
$9.75

8pm-6am:
*Connectivate - An Intentional Dance Experience @ The Sera Phi Center 2829 California St (@ Divisadero St)
Dinner and EyeGazing/Contact Dance Experience, followed by all night dance party on a unique vibrating dance floor!
www.connectivate.net
$10 General Admission 10:00pm-6:00am, $15 EyeGazing/Contact Dance Experience 8:30-10:00pm

9pm-late:
*D. Ramirez @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
high quality electro house
http://www.myspace.com/dramirezmusic
http://www.jhpro2.com/rubyskye/newsletters/062508/email.html
free with RSVP link above, else $15

10pm-2am:
Lights Down Low @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk)
Electro, hip hop, old skool feat. Gameboy/Gamegirl, MiamiHorror, RCHRD OH?!, Sleazemore
http://www.myspace.com/lightsdownlow
$7





Saturday 6/28 - Sunday 6/29:

12pm-7pm:
LGBT Pride Celebration & Parade @ Civic Center
Parade — Sunday at 10:30am. Parade from Market & Beale to Market & 8th St
http://www.sfpride.org/
free





Saturday 6/28:

4pm-4am:
*Electric Daisy Carnival @ LA Memorial Coliseum 3939 S Figueroa St, LA
Ginormous DJ Festival feat. Armand Van Helden, Rabbit In The Moon, D.I.M., Boys Noize, Classixx, Moby, D. Ramirez, Z-Trip, Shinichi Osawa, Paul van Dyk, Benny Benassi, The Glitch Mob, Andy Caldwell, Om Records, Le Castle Vania, Villains, Goldie, Dieselboy
http://www.electricdaisycarnival.com/la/
$55

7pm-2am:
Big Big Serious Fun Show feat. 3HOTchiXXX @ Space Gallery 1141 Polk St (@ Hemlock St)
3HOTchiXXX 1 Year Anniversary and Art Opening, special guest Buttercream Gang
http://www.goldfoot.com/gggg/
free before 9pm, $5 after





Sunday 6/29:

10pm-2am:
French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3 includes free Pink Shot





Tuesday 7/1:

Free Museum Day!
De Young Museum, MOMA, Asian Art Museum, Legion of Honor, Cartoon Art
Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm





Tuesday 7/1 - Monday 7/7:

Rainbow 2008 World Gathering @ Dutch Joe G.S. campground off WY-353 14 miles from Boulder, Wyoming
highly inclusive camp out festival of harmony and cooperative unity united in promoting world peace
http://welcomehere.org/gathering_of_the_tribes/annual/
free, utterly noncommercial





Wednesday 7/2:

Free Museum Day!
Exploratorium, California Academy of Sciences
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

9pm-late:
***Tony La Funk & Rich DDT @ Fuse 493 Broadway (@ Kearny St)
Funky house night, at 9pm DJ DDT will bring in the dirty electro and french disko
http://www.myspace.com/funkinthehousesf
free

9pm-late:
*Pase Rock & Acid Girls @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. cutting edge electro mixes for Rchrd Oh's BDay!
http://www.myspace.com/thepaserock
http://www.myspace.com/acid_girls
free





Thursday 7/3:

Free Museum/Art Galleries Day!
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Burlingame Pez Museum, Geary galleries (49 Geary St)
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

9pm-3am:
Intelligent Design: Next Aid Fundraiser @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
benefit for AIDS children in Africa feat. Solar, Monty Luke, J.Phlip
http://www.nextaid.org/events-upcoming.htm#intelligent
$10 w/ RSVP to events@nextaid.org

9pm-2am:
Worthy (of Dirtybird) @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
party with one of the dirtiest birds, also feat. Pheeko Dub Funk
free

10pm-2am:
FavelaFunk @ UndergroundSF 424 Haight St (@ Webster St)
electro, Brazilian funk, and samba
www.favelafunksf.com
free for ladies, $5 for men

10pm-4am:
*Dyn-O-Might! @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
CLP deliver intergalactic hip hop, ghetto beats, sexy booty, IDM and dirty techno c/o Evil Breaks, Tonal, & Ambient Mafia
http://www.mighty119.com/gallery/index_flyers.html#dyno
$10 advance, $15 doors





Thursday 7/3 - Sunday 7/6:

High Sierra Music Festival @ 204 Fairground Rd, Quincy
Highlights include:
Bassnectar, Built To Spill, Béla Fleck, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Gamelan X, Gov't Mule, Bob Weir & RatDog, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Buckethead, The Slip, MarchFourth Marching Band, Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams, Blue Turtle Seduction, Flowmotion, Bourgeois Gypsies
http://www.highsierramusic.com
$60 1day, $136 2day, $157 3day, $168 4day





Friday 7/4 - Sunday 7/6:

4th of JuPlaya Festival @ Black Rock Desert, near Gerlach, NV
secret Burning Man gathering, old school burner style!
http://renopassport.blogspot.com/2008/06/4th-of-juplaya-4th-of-july-playa-event.html
free, $20 to share supplies/facilities (link above)

POSTPONED due to Forest Fires! EVAC party Sat night instead!:
Priceless Breaks Festival @ Belden Resort, 14785 Belden Town Rd, Belden
False Profit's outdoor music campout along a river in the Sierra mountains
http://priceless.false-profit.com/
$35





Friday 7/4:

1pm-4pm:
Sand-n-Surf Vegan Food Party @ Montara State Beach, Montara
vegan potluck style beach party
http://www.bayareaveg.org/events.htm?EID=1904#1904
free

9pm-2am:
BrassTax @ Amnesia 853 Valencia St (@ 19th St)
Thumpin electro house with DingDong and Fred Funk, special guests Alex Windsor, AndyW, Indigo
$5 (free w/ the secret password)

10pm - 2am:
Loaded @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
InFlagranti, AcidGirls, Landshark, Sleazemore spin indie electro
http://www.myspace.com/clubloaded
$10

10pm-2am:
Tits @ The Transfer 198 Church St (@ Market)
indie electro dance party with exhibitionist hipsters, feat. Eric Sharp & LadyMeat
http://www.myspace.com/itsthetits
free before 11pm, $5 after, free forties!

10pm-2am:
Young Bloodz @ Milk 1840 Haight St (@ Shrader St)
feat. electro indie DJ's Eli Glad, Lxndr, Public
http://youngbloodzparty.com
$4 before 11pm, $8 after
feat. an All Night Afterparty

10pm-4am:
*Sky of Diamonds @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
Anon Salon & Weapons of Ass Destruction present a 4th of July party with DJ's, fashion, and visual arts
http://www.anonsalon.com/july08/index.html
$15 costumed, $20 w/o





Saturday 7/5:

10am-6pm:
Fillmore Jazz Festival @ Fillmore St (betw/ Jackson & Eddy St)
free jazz greats at four stages, feat. Randy Vincent Quartet w/ Tyler Blanton
http://www.fillmorejazzfestival.com/
free

8pm-4am:
Technologic @ SomArts Cultural Center 934 Brannan St (@ 8th St)
wear your best futuristic/cyber themed costume to this party of full spectrum dance music
http://www.nocturnalismsf.com/events.html
$20-30 advance, $35 door

10pm-6am:
*EVAC! False Profit Emergency Response Party @ secret underground location (call info line 415-820-3954)
feat. EPROM, Random Rab, Phat Conductor, ANASIA, Dr. Toast, Bass Science
http://www.false-profit.com/2008/07/05/evac/
$15-20 (sliding scale, to recoup cancellation of Priceless)





Sunday 7/6:

10am-6pm:
Fillmore Jazz Festival @ Fillmore St (betw/ Jackson & Eddy St)
free jazz greats at four stages, feat. Sila & the AfroFunk Experience
http://www.fillmorejazzfestival.com/
free

8pm:
We Are Scientists @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
catchy indie rock
http://www.wearescientists.com/
$15

9pm-late:
Beat-B-Q @ Club Oasis 135 12th St (@ Madison St)
feat the techno heads behind Auralism, Soft Target, Binary, and Blipswitch
$5

10pm-2am:
French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3 includes free Pink Shot





Tuesday 7/8:

9pm-2am:
TuTu Tuesdays @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Make and wear your own TuTu's and dance to beats by Shane King, Sleazemore
http://www.tututuesday.com/
free





Wednesday 7/9:

7pm:
*Ask a Scientist: Native American Science @ Axis Cafe 1201 8th Street (betw/ 16th & Irwin)
Indigenous learning processes vs the Western scientific method
http://www.askascientistsf.com/
free

9pm-late:
Pretty Titty @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. indie remixes by Pretty Titty
http://www.myspace.com/pretty_titty
free





Wednesday 7/9 - Saturday 7/12:

The Crucible's Fire Arts Festival @ Fire Arts Arena, Kirkham St & 5th St, Oakland
spectacular exhibition of interactive fire art, performance and the largest collection of fire sculpture on the West Coast
http://www.thecrucible.org/fireartsfestival/index.html
$35/40/45/50 advance each day, $40/45/50/55 doors





Friday 7/11 - Sunday 7/13:

Oregon Country Fair @ off Highway 126, Veneta, OR
Epic festival of music, dance, nonstop performance, and grand scale festivity
http://www.oregoncountryfair.org/
$18/21 1day, $47 3day advance

Elysium Midsummer Festival @ La Jolla Indian Campground 22000 Highway 76, Pauma Valley
Feat. a huge lineup of musicians, fire performers, and DJ's including 20meat:6fry, Red Sonya, Yona
http://www.elysiumfestival.org/
$85





Saturday 7/12:

9pm-late:
*Le Castle Vania @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
wear a headband to this indie blog house party feat. one of LA's best indie electro producers
http://www.myspace.com/castlevaniadisco
$10 advance or with headband





Sunday 7/13:

3pm:
Phillip Glass & Frans Lanting of National Geographic present LIFE! @ Napa Valley Lincoln Theater 299 California Drive, Yountville (NAPA valley)
Frans Lanting, Philip Glass, Paul Cyote present a multimedia exploration of environmental threats to earth (fans of Baraka, Koyaanisqatsi take note)
http://sanfrancisco.tribe.net/event/Phillip-Glass-Frans-Lanting-of-National-Geographic-present-LIFE/yountville-ca-napa-valley/c2f30ac8-286e-4d91-b63e-ce7ce599b944
$10 students, $45-125 sliding scale





Wednesday 7/16:

6:30pm-10:30pm:
Burning Man: The Father of all Craft Parties @ BMHQ 1900 3rd St (@ 16th St)
free

9pm-late:
Trevor Loveys @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. tech house hip hop from London
http://www.myspace.com/trevorloveysmusic
free





Thursday 7/17:

6pm:
Burning Man Desert Art Preview @ BMHQ 1900 3rd St (@ 16th St)
free

7pm-10pm:
Wine-Music-Art Party @ Gray Area Gallery 1515 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
Music by Worthy (Dirtybird) & Ozen, complimentary Australian wine
http://www.myspace.com/grayareagallery
free, must RSVP to rsvp@grayareagallery.org

8pm:
Wolf Parade @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
quirky catchy indie rock fun
http://www.myspace.com/wolfparade
$22.50





Friday 7/18:

9pm:
*The Bloody Beetroots @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
these spidermen deliver the best electro remixes ever; also feat. Congorock, Lilofee, Sleazemore
http://www.myspace.com/thebloodybeetroots
$15 advance





Friday 7/18 - Sunday 7/20:

Emrg+N+See Festival @ 10425 Edmunson Dr SE, Salem, OR
Feat. DJ's Eliot Lipp, Heavyweight Dub Champions, Zilla, Pnuma, Welder, EPROM, Gabriel, visual arts, workshops
http://2008.emrgnsee.com/
$40 1day, $110 3day advance, $125 at the gate





Saturday 7/19:

9am-4pm:
*"Tour de Fat" all-day wacky bicycle and beer festival @ Speedway Meadow, Golden Gate Park
custom bikes and beer, what more could you ask for? Bike parade from 10am to 11:30am, The Sprockettes (Portland's original minibike dance troupe), live bands, a "carpocalypse" event with a funeral procession and acrobats perform at 2pm
http://www.tour-de-fat.com/category/san-francisco/
free

1pm-11:45pm:
*Download Festival 2008 @ Shoreline Amphitheatre, One Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View
feat. Jesus & Mary Chain, Gang Of Four, Brand New, MuteMath, YeaSayer, M83, Mates Of State, The Whigs, Datarock, Flosstradamus, Rjd2, Cut Copy, Louis XIV
http://www.downloadfestival.com/home/
$20

8pm:
Feist @ The Greek Theater, Hearst & Gayley St (@ UC Berkeley)
sexy indie rock turned pop goddess
http://www.listentofeist.com/
$29.50

9pm-2am:
*Treasure Fingers & Nisus @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
funky electro-disco craziness
http://www.myspace.com/treasurefingers
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-354664;blasthaus_Vessel_present_TREASURE_FINGERS
free before 11pm on guestlist (see link above)

10pm-late:
*Download Afterparty @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
Datarock and Flosstradamus super silly fun dance rock and killer indie electro hop
http://myspace.com/datarock
http://www.myspace.com/flosstradamus
$12 advance





Sunday 7/20:

5pm-11pm:
*Sunset Summer Boat Party @ Pier 9, Broadway & Embarcadero
techno party sunset cruise feat. John Tejada, Solar, Galen, J-Bird
http://www.myspace.com/johntejadasounds
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-350398;Sunset_Summer_Boat_Party
$38 limited advance (if tickets sell out, come to the pier)

1pm-10pm:
*Prepare for The Playa @ Cafe Cocomo 650 Indiana St (@ 18th St)
Funky Playa fashion shows, Playa 'U' How to Clinics for Burning Man, Poi, DJ's Laird & Dex Stakker
http://www.preparefortheplaya.com/
free before 3pm, $10 after

10pm-late:
*Afterparty for Sunset Boat Party @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
feat. Anthony Mansfield, Alland Byallo, Sammy D, Solar, Galen, J-Bird
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-355021;Official_SUNSET_Boat_After-Party_FREE_wRSVP
free with RSVP link above

10pm-2am:
French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3 includes free Pink Shot





Monday 7/21:

7:30pm: Cancelled due to death :(
*George Carlin @ Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Road Saratoga, CA
one of the greatest living comedians makes a rare appearance
$49.50/65/75





Wednesday 7/23:

9pm-late:
I Heart Comix, LA Riots @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. indie electro hip hop from LA
http://www.myspace.com/spankrock
free





Thusday 7/24:

9pm-late:
***Vortexual Time Machine Party @ UndergroundSF 424 Haight St (@ Webster St)
DJ's Rich DDT, Nisus, & Tonelov teleport Sounds from the Electric Future through our TIME MACHINE!
cutting edge blog house, electro, indie and hip hop remixes
http://www.myspace.com/vortexualsf
free before 11pm, $5 after

9pm-2am:
Does It Offend You Yeah? @ Pop Scene 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
hi energy British electro thrash dance
http://www.myspace.com/doesitoffendyou
http://popscene-sf.com/calendar/
$12

9pm:
Drop the Lime @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
bone crushing dubstep and breakcore from NYC
http://www.myspace.com/dropthelime
$12 advance





Friday 7/25:

9pm-late:
Black Ghosts & Holy Ghost @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
new indie dance rock band from the Simian lead singer, paired with NYC disco revivalists
http://www.myspace.com/blackghosts
http://www.myspace.com/holyghostnyc
$12 advance

9pm-late:
Dizzee Rascal @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
UK hip-hop mixer uses an eclectic palette of influences ranging from metal to Japanese court music
http://www.myspace.com/dropthelime
$18 advance





Saturday 7/26:

1pm-5pm:
Burning Man Costume swap + Art Bike reconditioning + prep for pARTiciPARADE @ BMHQ 1900 3rd St (@ 16th St)
free

9pm-late:
Hercules & Love Affair (live!) @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
catchy indie-tronica dance bliss, also feat. Honey Soundsystem & Omar
http://www.herculesandloveaffair.com/
$16 advance, $20 doors





Sunday 7/27:

2pm-5pm:
*Burning Man pARTiciPARADE! Meet @ Buena Vista Park on Haight St
free

7pm-10pm:
Burning Man Fire Jam @ BMHQ 1900 3rd St (@ 16th St)
free

9pm-late:
*Booka Shade (live!) @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
incredible live electro house, also feat. Kontrol minimal techno dj's
http://www.myspace.com/getbookashade
http://going.com/BOOKA
$14 advance





Tuesday 7/29:

8pm:
The Hold Steady @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
solid indie rock from Brooklyn
http://www.theholdsteady.com/
$14 advance

9pm:
Chromeo @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
fun retro dance funk
http://www.myspace.com/chromeo
$24





Wednesday 7/30:

9pm:
*Bloc Party, Does It Offend You, Yeah? @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
hi energy dance rock
http://www.myspace.com/doesitoffendyou
http://www.myspace.com/blocparty
$27.50

9pm-late:
*Devlin and Darko of Spank Rock @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. indie electro hip hop from Philly
http://www.myspace.com/spankrock
free





Friday 8/1-Sunday 8/3:

*Rhadiante's OM Gardens Campout Festival & Fundraiser @ Highway 9 & King's Creek Rd, Boulder Creek
feat. DJs Nisus, Lawgiverz, Mr. Rogers, Majitope, a hot tub and camping in gorgeous redwoods
http://omgardens.org/party.html
$30 donation





Sunday 8/3:

2pm:
*Bajofondo, Si*Se' @ Stern Grove 19th Ave & Sloat Blvd
free Argentine/Uruguayan and Latin electronica music courtesy of SF's Stern Grove Festival
www.myspace.com/bajofondomardulce
http://www.sterngrove.org/2008season.html
free





Monday 8/4:

9pm:
The Faint @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
hi energy dancey punk
http://www.myspace.com/thefaint
$25

10pm-2am:
*Glass Candy, The Faint DJ's @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
official Faint afterparty! also feat. DJ's Aaron & Omar
http://www.myspace.com/glasscandy
$7





Tuesday 8/5:

Free Museum Day!
*De Young Museum, MOMA, Asian Art Museum, Legion of Honor, Cartoon Art
Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

8pm-1am:
*3HotChiXXX @ El Rincon 2700 16th St (@ Harrison St)
and a fashion show from Arara ! also feat. Grimace and The Fakers, Control-R
http://myspace.com/3hotchixxx
free

10pm-2am:
Fancy Footwork @ the Matador 10 6th St (@ Market)
electro indie feat DJ's RCHRD OH?! and DIOR
free before 11pm $3 after





Wednesday 8/6:

Free Museum Day!
Exploratorium, California Academy of Sciences
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

7pm:
*Ask a Scientist: Robots @ Axis Cafe 1201 8th Street (betw/ 16th & Irwin)
David Calkins founder of the ROBOGames describes the future of robotics
http://www.askascientistsf.com/
free

8pm-late:
The Rumble @ Harlot 46 Minna St (betw/ 1st & 2nd St)
indie dance party feat. Sugar & Gold live, win free Stereolab swag + tickets
http://sonicliving.com/event/957921
free

9pm:
Amanda Palmer @ Great American Music Hall 859 O'Farrell St (@ Polk St)
dark Brechtian punk cabaret from Boston
http://www.myspace.com/whokilledamandapalmer
$16





Thursday 8/7:

Free Museum/Art Galleries Day!
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Burlingame Pez Museum, Geary galleries (49 Geary St)
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

5pm-late:
Matcha Jet Li-style martial arts @ Asian Art Museum 200 Larkin St (@ McAllistar)
6:30pm In-depth talk on shaolin martial arts, 7&8pm Live demonstration by Pacific Wushu (approx. 20 minutes)
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/06/24/matcha-jet-li-style-martial-arts-demonstration-asian-art-museum-civic-center/
$5

8pm:
"This is the Thing" multimedia performance of odd fantasies @ Shotwell Studios 3252A 19th St (@ Shotwell)
evening of stories and performances about sex work, hallucinations and the apocalypse

http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/07/31/this-is-the-thing-multimedia-performance-of-odd-fantasies-shotwell-studios-mission-dist/
donation
- pay what you can

8pm-late:
Guardian's Best of the Bay 2008 Party @ 1015 Folsom (@ 6th St)
feat: Locuat, Hot Tub, Kev Choice Ensemble, Raashan Ahmad, burlesque shows, tons of DJs & the Bay Area Derby Girls
http://www.sfbg.com/bobparty
free

9pm-2am:
*DJ Kelly, Tony 2Tone, Tony LaFunk @ Retox 628 20th St (@ 3rd St)
house and dirty electro by local DJ extraordinaires
http://www.myspace.com/ahurstjr
free

9pm-late:
*LCD Soundsystem's Special Disco Version @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
disco house extravaganza feat. James Murphy & Pat Mahoney of LCD Soundsystem/DFA
http://www.myspace.com/lcdsoundsystem
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/sdv
$5/10 advance, $15 doors

9pm-late:
Semisexual Night @ 222 Hyde (@ Polk St)
glitch, IDM, downtempo, techno feat. Mr. Projectile, Comma, Pauley Unsaturated
http://www.myspace.com/misterprojectile
$5





Friday 8/8:

1pm-9pm:
World Hoop Day @ Treasure Island Great Lawn
hula hoop & poi lessons and performances, free hoops, games
http://www.worldhoopday.com/San_Francisco_888.html
free

7:30pm-late:
Numi 9yr Anniv Party @ Numi Tea Garden 2230 Livingston St (@ Cotton St), Oakland
feat. Nya Jade, MJ Greenmountain, DJ Dragonfly, TEABeer, marTEAnis, and hot Numi teas
http://www.numiteagarden.com/calendar.htm
$5-10 donation

10pm-late:
HEIDI @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
Booka Shade / M.A.N.D.Y. GetPhysical labelmate
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=36121775
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-355957;HEIDI_Get_Physical_UK
$10 advance, $15 door

9pm-late:
Soul Revival @ Anon Salon 285 9th St (@ Folsom)
a benefit for Entheon Village's Temple Pantheogenesis at Burning Man, feat song, dance, art and star gazing
http://www.temple08.com/?q=8808
$15-20 suggested donation

8pm-6am:
Open Up The Gate Party @ The Sera Phi Center 2829 California St (@ Divisadero St)
Sound Healing Concert followed by DJs Dr. Spook, Random (trance, down tempo, minimal techno)
http://seracal.com/node/1075
$17 donation

8pm-next day:
YR LTTL PWNY house/pool party @ San Rafael
poolside dfun and slumber party feat. DJ YR LTTL PWNY
http://www.myspace.com/kegponysmusic
free

11pm-late:
Revolution! World Hoop Day Afterparty @ Fat City 314 11th St (@ Folsom)
feat. Vau de Vire Society, Gooferman, Fou Fou Ha, Lapsus, Dr. Abacus, DJ's Smoove & F'kir
http://www.bigtopmagazine.com/revolution.html
$17 advance, $20 door





Saturday 8/9:

*Kayak trip to Angel Island

Overnight camping trip @ Lake Sonoma

12pm-10pm:
The Music Store 10th Anniv Party & Concerts @ The Music Store 66 West Portal Ave (@ Vicente St)
free bands across 3 stages (Roots, Jazz & World, Indie Rock), free food, drinks & prizes
http://www.shelbyashpresents.net/anniversary/anniversary.html
free

9pm-late:
Bootie 5yr Anniversary Party @ DNA Lounge 375 11th St (@ Harrison)
biggest mashup party in the world, feat. Party Ben and Revenge of the A+D Show
showcase DJ battle with videos, a live Guitar Hero mashup duel, & crowd sing-a-long
http://www.BootieSF.com
$10 before 10pm, $15 after

9pm-late:
The Deep End's Last Supper @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
costumed Burning Man fundraiser w/ DJ's spinning tribal, prog, house, electro, breaks
$15 playafied, $20 street clothes

9:30pm-5am:
Coda Igniter Party @ 1345 17th St (@ Connecticut)
secret underground burner party feat. DJ's Syd Gris, Jeff Richmond, Jason Knight, and more
http://codasf.com/
$10 before 11pm, $15 after





Sunday 8/10:

12pm-late:
House of OM 2nd Sunday @ Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
all day danceparty feat Andy Caldwell, Mark Farina, DJ Heather, Colette, M3, Rooz
http://www.2ndsunday.com/
$15/20 advance

2pm:
One Hawaii @ Stern Grove 19th Ave & Sloat Blvd
Hawaiian showcase feat. Na Leo, Ernie Cruz, Jr, Kaukahi, and One Right Turn
http://www.sterngrove.org/2008season.html
free

10pm-2am:
French Kiss @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
electro disco punk pop indie rock mash up
www.myspace.com/frenchkisssf
$3 includes free Pink Shot





Wednesday 8/13:

6pm-8pm:
Fair Trade S'mores Happy Hour Party @ Dolores Park
s'mores roasting, live music, free chocolate bars, limited grahams & mallows so bring extra
http://www.globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php?uid=9592
free





Thursday 8/14:

9pm-late:
Divine @ Harlot 46 Minna St (betw/ 1st & 2nd St)
progressive house feat. Sen-Sei, Andrew Phelan, Alain Octavo
http://www.sen-sei.com/ss1.html
http://www.prismatictracks.com/divineguestlist.php
free with RSVP link above





Thursday 8/14 - Sunday 8/17:

Phoenix Fire Festival @ forest location near Santa Cruz
drug/alcohol-free Sacred Fire Circle, study with teachers of drumming, dance and magickal arts
http://www.firefamilygathering.org/
$195/225/250 time tiered advance





Friday 8/15:

9pm:
Sound Tribe Sector 9 @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
trippy electonica rock jam band
http://www.sts9.com/
$30





Friday 8/15 - Sunday 8/17:

Oregon Open Air Sacred Art and Music Festival @ Oregon Coastal Forest E Tidewater Rd, OR 97390
featuring some of the best musicians in traditional music along with contemporary pioneers
in electronic music, traditional and visionary artists
http://www.belovedfestival.com
$95 advance, $120 gate





Saturday 8/16:

Overnight camping trip @ Union Valley Reservoir

11am-late:
*Rock The Bells Hip Hop Festival @ Shoreline Amphitheatre, One Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View
Highlights: A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul, Spank Rock, Kidz in the Hall, Kid Sister, Cool Kids, The Pharcyde
http://www.guerillaunion.com/rockthebells/
http://www.myspace.com/rockthebells
$35.50/59.50/75.00

10am-4pm:
Community Day at San Francisco's Victory Garden @ City Hall, Civic Center
sustainable garden education and carnival games
http://www.empowersf.org/events/e_victorygarden.htm
free

6:30pm:
Sound Tribe Sector 9 @ The Greek Theater, Hearst & Gayley St (@ UC Berkeley)
trippy electonica rock jam band
http://www.sts9.com/
$39.50





Saturday 8/16 - Sunday 8/17:

SolFest Alternative Energy & Tech Festival @ Hopland, CA
celebration of renewable energy and sustainable living feat speakers, workshops, music and more
http://www.solarliving.org/display.asp?catid=17
rideshare/carpools: http://spaceshare.com/solfest/
$30/25 Sat/Sun, $45 2day





Sunday 8/17:

1pm-10pm:
*Prepare for The Playa @ Cafe Cocomo 650 Indiana St (@ 18th St)
Funky Playa fashion shows, Playa 'U' How to Clinics for Burning Man, playa gear raffle
http://www.preparefortheplaya.com/
free

2pm:
SF Opera @ Stern Grove 19th Ave & Sloat Blvd
the festival of the gorgeous eucalyptus grove goes out in style
http://www.sterngrove.org/2008season.html
free

12pm-7pm:

Sunset Party @ location TBA
huge tech house dance party feat DJs Galen, Solar, J-Bird, & special guests
http://www.pacificsound.net/
free





Friday 8/22:

10pm-late:
DJ Cats Pussy Party @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
party from Miami's Winter Music Conference brings full spectrum dance music to SF
www.myspace.com/djcatnyc
$10 advance





Friday 8/22 - Sunday 8/24:

Outside Lands Festival @ Golden Gate Park
Highlights:
*Fri: Radiohead, Beck, Manu Chao, The Black Keys
Sat: Tom Petty, Cake, Regina Spektor, The Walkmen, Sila & The AFrofunk Experience
Sun: Wilco, Broken Social Scene, Stars, Sharon Jones, Cool Kids, Andrew Bird
http://www.sfoutsidelands.com/
$85.00 Single Day, $225.50 3 Days





Saturday 8/23:

10pm-late:
Steve Bug @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
tech house super star
www.myspace.com/buginmyspace
$15 advance





Monday 8/25 - Monday 9/1:

*Burningman @ Black Rock City, Nevada
2008 Art Theme: "American Dream"
http://www.burningman.com/
$210/225/250/295 advance; NO ticket sales at the event gate





Wednesday 8/27:

9pm-late:
*Guns N Bombs, Rchrd OH?!, Sleazemore @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. supreme electro bangers from LA
http://www.myspace.com/gunsnbombs
free





Friday 9/5:

9pm-late:
*Modeselektor & Ellen Allien @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
supremely excellent glitch-hop electro IDM from Berlin
http://www.myspace.com/mdslktr
http://www.myspace.com/ellenallienbpc
$20 advance

9pm-6am:
*Get Freaky Afterburn Party @ 1015 Folsom (@ 6th St)
feat. SebastiAn, Bassnectar, Freq Nasty, Eprom, Ana Sia, Mozaic, Little John, OOAH... this lineup is insane!
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-354062;SEBASTIAN_-_BASSNECTAR_-_FREQ_NASTY
http://www.myspace.com/0sebastian0
$25/30 advance, $35 doors





Friday 9/12:

9pm-late:
Digitalism, Midnight Juggernauts, The Juan Maclean @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
amazing lineup of excellent live electro and indie dance rock
http://www.myspace.com/digitalism
www.myspace.com/midnightjuggernauts
$20 advance





Friday 9/12 - Sunday 9/14:

*EarthDance @ Black Oak Ranch Hwy 101, Laytonville
Music, dance, art, ritual, workshop festival feat. Michael Franti & Spearhead, Digable Planets, Neko Case, Kinky, Dumpstaphunk, Buckethead
http://www.earthdance.org/laytonville/
http://www.earthdancelive.com/
$140 advance until July 8th, more after





Thursday 9/18:

8pm:
*Does It Offend You, Yeah? @ Great American Music Hall 859 Ofarrell St (@ Polk St)
hi energy British electro thrash dance
http://www.myspace.com/doesitoffendyou
$13

9pm-2am:
*Nisus & Does It Offend You, Yeah? DJ Set @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
the afterparty features a killer dirty French disco DJ set from co-conspirator Nisus
http://www.nisusthemovement.com/
free





Friday 9/19:

9:30pm-late:
Miss Kitten & The Hacker @ 1015 Folsom (@ 6th St)
Parisian electro house with a sexy female vocalist
http://www.myspace.com/kittinmusic
$20 advance





Saturday 9/20 - Sunday 9/21:

Treasure Island Music Festival @ Treasure Island Great Lawn
Highlights:
*Sat: Justice, Hot Chip, Goldfrapp, Amon Tobin, TV on the Radio, Antibalas, Aesop Rock
Sun: Raconteurs, Vampire Weekend, Tegan & Sara, The Kills, Spiritualized
http://www.treasureislandfestival.com/
$65 1 Day, $115 2 Days





Thursday 9/25:

9:30pm-2am:
Semisexual Night @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk)
feat. Nexus DJ's Mr. Projectile, Comma, Pauley Unsaturated
http://www.myspace.com/misterprojectile
free before 10:30pm, $5 after





Thursday 9/25 - Sunday 9/28:

Art Car Fest @ driving thru SF, Marin, Sacramento & Berkeley
parade of cool art cars, some of which made it to Burning Man
http://www.artcarfest.com/schedule.html
free





Friday 9/26:

10pm-2am:
Lights Down Low - Last One Ever @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk)
electro, hip hop, old skool
http://www.myspace.com/lightsdownlow
$7





Friday 9/26 - Sunday 9/28:

*Priceless Campout @ Beldentown, CA
False-Profit's burner style festival in a beautiful river canyon
feat. EPROM, Heyoka, Lazer Sword, Timonkey, a Dr. Seuss party, river tubing, art installations & workshops
http://priceless.false-profit.com/
$65/$85 advance, $25 parking pass

Red Marines 5th Annual Music & Arts Festival @ 5360 La Honda Rd (Hwy 84), San Gregorio, CA
live bands, DJ's, art installations and camping to benefit veterans in need
http://www.redmarines.com/
$60, $5 parking pass





Saturday 9/27:

10pm-late:
Deadmau5 @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
Canadian electro tech house remixer dujour
http://www.myspace.com/deadmau5
$~15





Sunday 9/28:

11am-6pm:
Folsom St Fair @ Folsom St (betw/ 7th & 12th St)
world's biggest gay fetish and leather festival
feat. The Presets, Berlin, The English Beat & Shiny Toy Guns
http://folsomstreetfair.org/entertainment/
$5 suggested donation





Tuesday 9/30:

8pm:
My Bloody Valentine @ Concourse Exhibition Center 635 8th St (@ Brannan St)
classic noise rock group reunited
http://www.myspace.com/mybloodyvalentine
$47.50





Wednesday 10/1:

Free Museum Day!
Exploratorium
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

12pm-1:30pm:
Environmental & Vegan Panel Lecture @ SF Main Library 100 Larkin St (@ Grove)
good for you and the environment too (when done correctly)
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/09/24/environmental-vegan-panel-lecture-sf-main-library-civic-center/
free

5pm-10pm:
Qoöl's Official Lovefest Kick-Off Party @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St)
this trendy afterwork spot should be more crowded than ever, feat. Alain Octavo, Syd Gris, DJ Messiah
http://www.qoolsf.com/events/event.php?id=195
free before 6pm, $5 after

7pm-9pm:
*Murs @ Rasputin Records 2401 Telegraph Ave (@ Channing), Berkeley
rocketing hip hop powerhouse - in store performance & signing
http://www.myspace.com/murs
Listen: http://www.winniecooper.net/flores/June%202008/To%20Protect%20And%20Entertain%20(Crookers%20Remix).mp3
free

9pm-2am:
Ladyfest Lovefest Kick-Off Party @ Anu 43 6th St (betw Market & Mission)
all lady house DJ's, feat. J.Phlip, Faranza, Braceface
http://www.satellitesf.com/
free before 10pm, $5 after

9pm-late:
*MSTRKRFT & Felix Cartal @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
banging electro goodness from the golden masked marauders
http://www.myspace.com/felixcartal
http://www.myspace.com/mstrkrft
$20 advance

9pm-late:
*Kid Cudi & Hollywood Holt @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. hip hop electro collaborators of the Crookers, Cool Kids, & Flosstradamus
http://www.myspace.com/kidcudi
Listen: http://thesidestage.files.wordpress.com/2008/05/day-n-nite-crookers-remix.mp3
free, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks





Thursday 10/2 - Sunday 10/5:

Oktoberfest @ Fort Mason Center
the famous beer festival including traditional Bavarian song & dance
http://www.oktoberfestbythebay.com/tickets.html
$25-35





Thursday 10/2:

Free Museum/Art Galleries Day!
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Burlingame Pez Museum, Geary galleries (49 Geary St)
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

5pm-9pm:
Matcha: Japanese Tattoos @ Asian Art Museum 200 Larkin St (@ McAllistar)
live demonstrations of traditional & modern Japanese tattooing and tea sampling
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/06/24/matcha-live-japanese-tattoo-demonstrations-asian-art-museum-civic-center/
$5

9pm-late:
*Axwell @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
blissed out house and disco from Sweden
http://www.myspace.com/axwell
Listen: http://www.catapult.co.uk/resources/audio/19903/spaceibiza2007.mp3
RSVP: http://www.mailboto.com/cgi-bin/uls/uls.cgi?ulsJoin=19=10
free with RSVP link above before 11pm, else $10/15/20 advance





Friday 10/3:

6pm-late:
ElectricitySF @ Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
indie electro BBQ party feat. Le Castlevania, Paprazzi, Richie Panic, Sleazemore
http://www.myspace.com/elektricitysf
$12

8pm:
*Sigur Ros @ The Greek Theater, Hearst & Gayley St (@ UC Berkeley)
epic melodramatic orchestral rock from Iceland
Watch: http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/media/dldvideo.php
http://www.myspace.com/sigurros
$42.50

10pm-late:
*Adam Freeland & DJ Medhi @ 1015 Folsom (@ 6th St)
electro breakbeat power player teams with Parisian electro hip hop talent
http://www.myspace.com/djmehdi
http://www.myspace.com/adamfreelandmusic
$20 advance

10pm-late:
Fort Knox Five @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
DC's best in funky electro house and breaks
http://www.myspace.com/fortknoxrecordings
$10 advance

10pm-4am:
Dirtybird Records Lovefest Pre-party @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
the entire crew throws it down: Justin & Christian Martin, Claude VonStroke, Worthy, J.Phlip
http://www.myspace.com/sfdirtybird
$10/15 advance $20 door

9pm-1am:
Hercules and Love Affair & Mos Def @ YBCA Forum 701 Mission St (@ 3rd St)
7th Annual Artists' Ball Party fundraiser for YBCA's New Works Fund
http://www.ybca.org/join/artistsballseven/index.aspx
$150





Friday 10/3 - Sunday 10/5:

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Music Festival @ Speedway Meadow, Golden Gate Park
Highlights:
*Fri: MC Hammer(!), Robert Plant, Alison Krauss
*Sat: Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin, Shawn Colvin & Buddy Miller
*Sun: Gogol Bordello, Ben Kweller, Moonalice, Iron & Wine
http://www.strictlybluegrass.com/
free





Saturday 10/4 - Sunday 10/5:

*World Vegetarian Day Festival @ County Fair Building (9th Ave & Lincoln Way), Golden Gate Park
vegetarian/vegan food & film, jazz musicians, Chinese acrobats, and belly dancers
http://www.sfvs.org/wvd/schedule.php
free before 10:30am, $6 suggested donation after

SF International Dragon Boat Festival @ Treasure Island
dragon boat racing from 8am-5pm, various performances 10am-5pm
http://www.sfdragonboat.com/
free, free shuttle transport from Powell St BART and Washington St & Kearny St





Saturday 10/4:

10am-4pm:
25th Annual Sandcastle Classic Competition @ Ocean Beach (Great Highway & Balboa Ave)
largest sandcastle building event of the year
http://leap4kids.org/collection/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=52&Itemid=96
free

12pm-8pm:
*SF LoveFest @ Civic Center Plaza (parade starts noon @ 2nd St & Market St)
huge all day dance party with awesome DJ's on elaborate floats, don't forget to dress up!
you can find me and Nisus on the Solid Gold Jacuzzi
http://www.sflovefest.org/dj_line_up.php
free

9pm-late:
Official LoveFest Afterparty @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium 99 Grove St (@ Polk St)
feat. Above & Beyond, ATB, Green Velvet, Armin Van Buuren, Dave Dresden, Colette
http://www.sflovefest.org/afterparty.php
$45/55/65 advance, $70 doors

9pm-5am:
Aquasky & Plaza de Funk @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
British breakbeat bass remixers extraordinaire
http://www.myspace.com/aquaskyuk
http://www.seismicsf.org/
$15 advance, $20 doors before midnight

10pm-late:
Infuse Lovefest Afterparty @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
feat. Syd Gris, Hoj, Dex Stakker, Worthy (Dirtybird)
http://www.opelproductions.com/archives/000253.php
$15 advance

10pm-late:
Bass Nasty Lovefest Afterparty @ Club Six 60 6th St (b/w Mission & Market)
dirty dubstep feat. Sleepyhead, Mimosa, Heyoka, El Diablo, live painting, costumes
http://www.mallabelmusic.com/mallabel_music_event_production_home.php
$10 before 11pm, $12 after

10pm-3am:
Drop the Lime & Spank Rock DJ's @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
Curses! delivers the bassy breakcore fidgit & dubstep while Devlin & Darko bring on the electro ghetto beats
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/spankthelime
$10/15/20 advance

10pm-4am:
Headhunter Dubstep Lovefest Afterparty @ secret underground location TBA
deep techy dubstep from the UK in a new underground location
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-380428;OUCH_-_LOVEFEST_DUBSTEP_AFTERPARTY
$15 advance

11pm-6am:
Pleasure from the Bass Lovefest Afterparty @ CELLspace 2050 Bryant St (@ 18th St)
tech house electro breaks feat. Justin & Christian Martin, David Starfire, Ana Sia, Timonkey, Little John
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-388895;Pleasure_From_The_Bass
$20





Sunday 10/5:

5am-11am:
*Breakfast in Bed @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
get served breakfast & beats from Methodrone, Alain Octavo, Cosmic Selector, Rooz, and top secret major guests
http://groovetickets.com/ordersystem/groove/eventviewqb.asp?AffilID=93&EventsID=42368&PGname=Dutch%20presents
$10 advance

6am-10pm:
Morning After The Love After After Party @ The Endup 401 6th St (@ Harrison)
16 hrs of mayhem and ridiculousness feat. Three, Bill Patrick, Nikola Baytala, and many more
http://www.theendup.com/events/special_afterlove.html
$20 advance

11am-6pm:
*Castro St Fair @ Castro St (betw/ Market & 19th St)
neighborhood culture, music & arts festival feat. Notorious, Diva Bowie, Rocky Horror Show Live, DJ Omar
http://www.castrostreetfair.org
free, suggested donation

7:30pm-10pm:
SF Open Studios Exhibition Opening Reception @ SomArts Main Gallery 934 Brannan St (@ 8th St)
kickoff reception for the longest running and most extensive open studio event in the country
http://www.artspan.org/events_calendar.php
free

8pm:
*The Presets & Cut Copy @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
edgy electro indie dance rock from Australia - great live energy
http://www.myspace.com/cutcopy
http://www.myspace.com/thepresets
$~25 advance





Monday 10/6:

8pm:
*Stars @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
incredibly genuine indie pop rocksters
http://www.myspace.com/stars
$25





Tuesday 10/7:

Free Museum Day!
De Young Museum, MOMA, Asian Art Museum, Legion of Honor, Cartoon Art
Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

8pm:
Santogold & Mates of State @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
indie rocktronica often remixed onto the dancefloor, supported by the poppy married Mates
http://www.myspace.com/santogold
$25

9pm:
*Murs & Kidz in the Hall @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
rocketing hip hop powerhouse
http://www.myspace.com/murs
Listen: http://www.winniecooper.net/flores/June%202008/To%20Protect%20And%20Entertain%20(Crookers%20Remix).mp3
$15





Wednesday 10/8:

9pm-late:
*Para One @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. epic Parisian electro remix genius
Listen: http://www.aolcdn.com/_media/ch_music/para_one-dudun-dun.mp3
http://www.myspace.com/paraone
free, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks





Thursday 10/9:

5:30pm-2am:
Beats for Boobs @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St)
breast cancer fundraiser feat. live art, fire performances, fashion show, innovative DJ's
http://www.beats4boobs.org/
$25 donation

9pm-2am:
Donovan's 2yr Anniversary Party @ Slide 430 Mason St (@ Geary St)
classy and latin house at this exclusive Thur night party
http://www.skeeomedia.com/forms/donovansf/slide_rsvp.cfm
free with RSVP above (required)

10pm-2am:
*Work @ UndergroundSF 424 Haight St (@ Webster St)
electro indie battle w/ Rchrd Oh?! vs. Sleazemore, Johnatron, Futuristic Prince
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-388244;RCHRD_OH_vs_SLEAZEMORE_WORK
free before 10:30pm w/ RSVP above, else $5





Friday 10/10:

9pm:
*Cake @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
the indie pop superstars play a benefit for the SF Clean Energy Act
http://www.cakemusic.com/
$49.50

9pm-late:
The Glitch Mob @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
the definitive dubby glitch hop collective, also feat. EPROM & Ana Sia
http://www.myspace.com/theglitchmob
$20 advance

9pm-late:
*Matthew Dear's Big Hands & Telefon Tel Aviv @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
3 piece live electronic ensemble coupled with smooth loungy electronica
http://www.telefontelaviv.com/
http://www.myspace.com/matthewdear
$15 advance





Saturday 10/11:

9pm-2am:
DZ @ Matador 10 6th St (@ Market)
dubstep breakbeat electro makeout sessions
http://www.myspace.com/theevolvers
$5

9pm-2am:
Atimatik @ Aura Nightclub 4825 Hopyard Rd (@ Stoneridge), Pleasanton, CA
slammin' dirty electro bangers and booty bass c/o DJ Atimatik
http://www.myspace.com/atimatik
Listen: http://www.atimatikarmy.com/mixes/Atimatik_live_Ruby_skye2.mp3
http://www.tmmarketing.la/aura/events/101108/101108guestlistpage.html
free with RSVP link above

9pm-5am:
LA to the Bay Rave @ 1,000 capacity SF warehouse TBA call 415-963-3552
SF vs LA DJ Battle in Electro/House/Trance and Drum & Bass/Hardcore arenas
http://www.myspace.com/energized_events
$15/20 advance, $25 doors





Sunday 10/12:

12pm-12am:
*Burning Man Decompression @ 19th St & Minnesota St
5 blocks of art, theme camps, music, dancing, performances, fire sculpture, workshops, and more!
I'll be greeting from 6-8pm!
http://www.burningman.com/blackrockcity_yearround/special_events/decompression/decom2008.html
$10 w/ Playa costume, $20 without

12:30pm:
140th Annual Italian Heritage Parade @ Jefferson & Stockton St -> Washington Sq
nation's oldest Italian-American parade and community celebration
http://www.sfcolumbusday.org/parade/index.html
free

9pm-late:
Opulent Temple's Decom After Party @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
eclectic set of playa crews feat. Syd Gris, Cosmic Selector, Drew Drop, Influence (Strategik), T Dub (Tahoe Breakz)
http://www.opelproductions.com/
$10

9pm-late:
All About The Bass feat. Yossi Fine @ Elbo Room 647 Valencia St (@ 17th St)
one man bassist dubstep production powerhouse
http://www.yossifine.com/
$8 advance, $10 door





Tuesday 10/14:

8pm:
*Pendulum & Guns N Bombs @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
astounding live Australian drum & bass rocktronica and supreme electro bangers
http://www.myspace.com/gunsnbombs
http://www.myspace.com/pendulum
$25





Wednesday 10/15:

Free Museum Day!
California Academy of Science
http://www.calacademy.org/

9pm-late:
*LeCastleVania @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. LA electro disco DJ champion
http://www.myspace.com/castlevaniadisco
free, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks





Thursday 10/16:

9am-5:30pm:
Refugee Camp Tour @ Little Marina Green Park (Marina waterfront, East of Crissy Field)
Step into the lives of 42 million people worldwide in this simulated refugee camp, c/o Doctors Without Borders
http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/education/refugeecamp/event/?id=sanfrancisco
free

9pm-late:
Drumcode @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
Swedish bouncy techno based solely on (modified) drum sounds
http://www.myspace.com/drumcoderecords
$8/10 advance, $15 doors





Friday 10/17 - Sunday 10/19:

ApocaLIPS Campout @ Fremont Peak State Park, San Juan Canyon Road 12
miles South of Highway 156, San Juan Bautista
Monterey Bay Regional Burning Man group's campout to reunite the
Burner community, costumes, creativity, music, dance, and play
http://www.mpyreburn.com/
$10/15
ticket only / ticket + group campsite fee; $11 extra for
offsite camping, book thru the park:
http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=564





Friday 10/17:

9pm-3am:
Alice in Wonderland Costume Party @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/
2nd & 3rd St)
costumed performance, art & fashion show, InterXn live, DJ's Eric
Sharp, Laird, more
http://www.myspace.com/ybr
donation

9pm-late:
*Dirty South @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
smooth and solid house music remixer from Australia
http://www.myspace.com/dirtysouth909
$15 advance

9pm-late:
Ursula 1000 Funkonnection @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
Alex Gimeno's electro funk & electronica
http://www.ursula1000.com/
$10 advance

10pm-late:
UNKLE (James LaVelle DJ set) @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
moody and dark downtempo electronica
http://www.unkle.com/
$10 advance $15 doors





Saturday 10/18 - Sunday 10/19:

SF Open Studios Weekend 3 @ Bernal Heights, Castro, Duboce, Eureka
Valley, Glen Park, Mission, Noe Valley, Portola
the longest running and most extensive open studio event in the country
http://www.artspan.org/events_calendar.php
free





Saturday 10/18:

11am-3pm:
*Red Bull Soapbox Art Car Race @ Dolores Park (Dolores St & 21st St)
insanely creative mutant soapbox derby, 1st race 1pm
http://www.redbullsoapboxusa.com/SanFrancisco-2008/default.aspx
free

11am-6pm (Mos Def ~4pm):
Mos Def & The Realistic Orchestra @ Music Concourse Bandshell (betw/
de Young & California Academy of Sciences), Golden Gate Park
backed by a 30-piece jazz orchestra, with openers Mingus Amungus,
Guest Arab Summit, Bayonics, Zion I, Josh Jones Latin Jazz Ensemble,
and more
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/10/17/mos-def-backed-by-30-piece-orchestra-golden-gate-park/
free with printed voucher (see link above)

10am-7:30pm (6pm finals):
Icer Air Snowboarding/Ski Jump Competition @ AT&T Park's McCovey Cove
Lot A (3rd St & Mission Rock St)
ski/snowboarding, freestyle motocross, skate & bmx stunts right in the
city! feat. music by The Cool Kids, DJ Spyder
http://www.icerair.com/2008/
$28

2pm-5pm:
An Unnatural History of Golden Gate Park @ Conservatory of Flowers,
Golden Gate Park
guided walking tour offering cartographical and audio portraits
revealing its forgotten history
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/10/09/guided-walking-tour-an-unnatural-history-of-golden-gate-park/
free

9pm:
LTJ Bukem feat. MC Conrad @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
pioneer of more jazzy, intelligent drum & bass
http://www.myspace.com/therealdannyltjbukem
$20 advance, $23 door

9:30pm:
Gamelan-X & The Loyd Family Players @ The Starry Plough Pub 3101
Shattuck Ave (@ Prince St), Berkeley
Weapons of Mass Percussion night featuring Bali-inspired gamelan
orchestra & booty shakin funk
http://www.myspace.com/gamelanx
$10

9pm-3am:
Buddy Akai live @ DNA Lounge 375 11th St (@ Harrison)
electro dance rock also feat. DJ's Eli Glad, MyKill and a fashion show
http://www.myspace.com/clubsuperego
free before 9:30pm, $10 after

9pm-late:
*M.A.N.D.Y. @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
fantastic bubbly tech house from Berlin
http://www.myspace.com/getmandy
$14

10pm-2am:
Lights Down Low vs Smut @ Matador 10 6th St (@ Market)
electro, hip hop, old skool feat. RCHRD OH, Sleazemore, LXNDR
http://www.going.com/smutsf
$3 before 11pm (w/ RSVP link above), $6 after

10pm-late:
*Stanton Warriors & Nisus @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
killer delivery of nasty electro-breaks, backed by Nisus
http://www.nisusthemovement.com/
http://www.stantonwarriors.com/
$15 advance





Sunday 10/19:

Free Museum Day!
Contemporary Jewish Museum
http://thecjm.org/

7:30am-4pm:
Whale Watching Expedition @ Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association
Marina Blvd & Scott St
experience the diverse wildlife of the Farallones Islands, focus on
Humpback Whales
to register contact Adrian Skaj at 415-561-6625x300 askaj@farallones.org
http://farallones.org/
$85





Tuesday 10/21:

8pm:
Stereolab @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
classic indie electronica rock
http://stereolab.co.uk/
$27.50





Wednesday 10/22:

8pm:
Stereolab @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
classic indie electronica rock
http://stereolab.co.uk/
$27.50

9pm-late:
*Blaqstarr & South Rakkas Crew @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. Baltimore hip hop club banger & MIA collaborator
http://www.myspace.com/blaqstarrmusic
free, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks

10pm-late:
*Dirtybird presents Motherbird @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
Claude VonStroke, Christian Martin, and J.Phlip
http://www.myspace.com/sfdirtybird
free before 12am, $5 after





Thursday 10/23:

9pm-2am:
*Mimosa & Heyoka @ Shine Lounge 1337 Mission St (@ 9th St)
the sickest dubstep the bay has to offer
http://www.myspace.com/tigranmimosa
free or cheap





Friday 10/24:

2pm-10pm:
Exotic Erotic Expo @ Treasure Island
the industry gets fully exposed in this famous event
http://exoticeroticball.com/expo.htm
$20

4pm-8pm:
CCOF's Annual Beer & Wine Tasting @ Ferry Building, Embarcadero
fundraiser for California Certified Organic Farmers
http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=158736
$15 for 5 tastes, $25 for 10 tastes

4pm-9pm:
Look Out Weekend @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St)
ghettotech, minimal, hip-hop, electro, fidget house c/o Nisus, Swayzee, Shane King, White Girl Lust, LL Kool DJ
http://www.nisusthemovement.com/
$3 before 6pm, $5 after

9pm-late:
*Black Rock Roller Disco Costume Party @ CELLspace 2050 Bryant St (@ 18th St)
Burning Man style Halloween costume party at one of the best spaces in SF
https://sfdocfest08.withoutabox.com/festivals/event_item.php?id=19794
free with any SF DocFest ticket stub/pass, $5 in costume, $10 without

9pm-4am:
*O's for Obama @ 1015 Folsom St (@ 6th St)
feat. a guided Breath-gasm experience by Destin Gerek, the Erotic Rockstar
DJs Syd Gris, Smoove, Neptune, ALXNDR, aerial & bellydancing, hookah lounge and sensual/political performances
http://osforobama.com/
$15 advance, $20 doors





Saturday 10/25 - Sunday 10/26:

SF Open Studios Weekend 4 @ Financial District, North Beach, Potrero Hill, Russian Hill, SOMA, Tenderloin, Bayview, Excelsior
the longest running and most extensive open studio event in the country
http://www.artspan.org/events_calendar.php
free

5pm-late (Sat), 2pm-late (Sun):
*22nd Annual Bridge School Benefit @ Shoreline Amphitheatre, One Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View
the famous benefit concert featuring a stunning lineup of rock musicians!:
Neil Young, Norah Jones, Cat Power, ZZ Top, Death Cab for Cutie, Wilco, Smashing Pumpkins, Sarah McLachlan, Jack Johnson
http://www.livenation.com/edp/eventId/337864
$21.75/35.50/71/146 depending on section





Saturday 10/25:

12pm-6pm & 8pm-2am:
Exotic Erotic Expo & Ball @ Treasure Island
the industry gets fully exposed in this famous event
http://exoticeroticball.com/
$20 expo, $69 ball

9pm:
Sila and the Afrofunk Experience & Pleasuremaker @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
authentic afrofunkified pleasure
http://www.myspace.com/afrofunk
$15

9pm-late:
*Atimatik & Bad Boy Bill @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
slammin' electro bangers & booty bass with a multimedia house set c/o Bill
http://www.badboybill.com/
http://www.myspace.com/atimatik
Listen: http://www.atimatikarmy.com/mixes/Atimatik_live_Ruby_skye2.mp3
$15 advance

10pm-late:
Wolfgang Gartner @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
sexy and delicious electro from Austin
http://www.wolfganggartner.com/
$20

10pm-late:
*Face Down Ass Up Underground Party @ 19 Heron St (@ 8th St)
booty bass electro rap feat. Cobra Krames, Nisus, Lazer Sword, DJ Dials
http://www.myspace.com/djnisus
http://www.myspace.com/facedownassupsf
$tba





Sunday 10/26:

5pm-11pm:
*Sunset Halloween Costume Boat Party @ Pier 9, Broadway & Embarcadero
epic costumed sunset cruise all around the bay feat. Dan Ghenacia, Jeno & Garth, Solar, Galen
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-431998;SUNSET_Halloween_Costume_Boat_Party
$40 (if tickets sell out, come to the pier and get on the waitlist, chances are great for the patient!)

10:30pm-2am:
*Sunset Boat Party Afterparty @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
tech house with Dan Ghenacia, Solar, Galen, J-Bird
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-444127;SUNSET_Halloween_Boat_After-Party
free with costume or RSVP link above, $5 without





Tuesday 10/28:

8pm:
*Fujiya & Miyagi @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
unique indie electronica with strangely alluring vocals
http://www.myspace.com/fujiyaandmiyagi
$16

9pm-2am:
TuTu Tuesdays @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
bring or buy a TuTu, dancey beats by Adnan & M3, Halloween facepainting & candy
http://www.tututuesday.com/
$2





Wednesday 10/29:

9pm:
*Crystal Castles @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
psychotic live indie electro feat. an insane strobe show
http://www.myspace.com/crystalcastles
$20

9pm-late:
*Larry Tee & Them Jeans Halloween Party @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. NYC's most lickable electroclash booty bass
Listen: http://216.69.172.62/sndz/oct07/3/Licky%20-%20(Herve%20Goes%20Low%20remix).mp3
http://www.myspace.com/nylarrytee
free, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks





Thursday 10/30:

9pm:
Crystal Castles @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
psychotic live indie electro feat. an insane strobe show
http://www.myspace.com/crystalcastles
$20

8pm-late:
*Soulwax Live & 2Many DJs @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
electro indie dancerockers and seasoned envelope pushing DJ's, this will be awesome
http://www.myspace.com/soulwax
$18 advance





Friday 10/31: HALLOWEEN

4pm-midnite:
Halloween Festival formerly in the Castro now @ Lot A & Terry Francois St (waterfront)
the famous street festival (infamously shut down last year) makes a return!
http://www.halloweeninthecastro.com/index2008.html
free

5pm-very late:
*Freaker's Ball 13 Yr Anniversary @ Veterans Memorial Hall 846 Front St, Santa Cruz
Burner Halloween Festival feat. Mutaytor, Nisus, Cool Hand Luke, VibeSquad, Heyoka, Cheb I Sabbah, Mozaic, LittleJohn, Rastatronics, The Flying Skulls live, Hypnotech, Evinrude, Naomi & the Curteous Rudeboys (live funk) + many more acts
Peformances By Gravity Girls - Side Show Freaks - SC Samba Stilt Circus - Live Painting by Spencer
Benefitting the Santa Cruz Iraq Veterans Against the War
http://www.raindancepresents.com/
$20 Vets Hall only, $30 includes Cafe' Mare & Cypress Lounge sideshow, $10 sideshow only

5:30pm:
*Critical Mass costume bike ride @ Justin Herman Plaza (Market and Embarcadero)
the best critical mass of the year! bring: bike, helmet, headlamp, costume
http://criticalmass.wikia.com/wiki/San_Francisco
free

8pm-4am:
*Hard Haunted Mansion @ The Shrine Expo Hall, 700 W. 32nd St, Los Angeles
Justice, Soulwax, Crookers, SebastiAn, Simian Mobile Disco, Boys Noize, Crystal Castles, Deadmau5, DJ AM, Paparazzi, Destructo
Holy Fuck the mother of all electro banger lineups!
http://www.hardfest.com/
$45/50/55 advance, $65 doors

9pm-late:
*Yelle @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
endlessly energetic spunky indie electro pop from Paris, pure bliss
http://www.myspace.com/iloveyelle
$20 advance, $25 doors

9pm-3am
Spider Ball @ The Bently Reserve 301 Battery St (@ Sacramento St)
BRAF Burner benefit feat. Freq Nasty, Ana Sia, an-ten-nae, mystery cirque, performance art
http://spiderball.com/
$45/55/65

9pm-late:
Eric Prydz @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
melodic tech house remix master, on theatrical Gotham City Halloween stage
http://www.myspace.com/ericprydz
$25

9pm-late:
Meat vs DeathGuild @ DNA Lounge 375 11th St (@ Harrison)
goth, industrial, electro, breaks, c/o Decaym Intoner, Dex Stakker, Icon, theatrical performances, and costume contest
http://www.dnalounge.com/calendar/2008/10.html#31
$13

9pm-3am:
Inferno Paradiso @ The Regency Center 1270 Sutter St (@ Van Ness)
Anon Salon's Halloween gala event feat David Starfire, DingDong, M3, Sunset DJ's and performances
http://anonsalon.com/halloween08/
$30 advance, $40 door

9pm-5am:
Night of the Living Bass @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
wicked, twisted beats c/o Meat Katie backed by Opel & Spapce Cowboy DJ's
http://meatkatie.com/
http://www.evilbreaks.com/
$15 advance

10pm-late:
Z-Trip @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
eclectic hip hop mashup master
http://www.djztrip.com/
$20 advance





Friday 10/31 - Sunday 11/2:

*VamPYRE Prance / A Rave called Jethro Campout @ Lupin Lodge 20600 Aldercroft Heights, Los Gatos
Halloween theme camps, costume parade, fire circles, DJ's pool, hot tub, sauna
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-389216;VamPYREs_Prance
$30/55/72 Fri 3pm – Sat 11am / Sat-Sun all day / Fri-Sun all day





Saturday 11/1 - Sunday 11/2:

SF Open Studios Weekend 5 @ Hunters Point Shipyard
the longest running and most extensive open studio event in the country
http://www.artspan.org/events_calendar.php
free





Saturday 11/1:

5am-11am:
Halloween Breakfast in Bed @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
get served food beats and treats, feat. Syd Gris, Cosmic Selector, Alain Octavo + more
http://www.supperclub.com/
$10 presale, $15 door

8pm-midnight:
1,000 Faces Ball @ OmniCircus 550 Natoma St (@ Russ St, betw/ 6th & 7th)
poem to the American Ghetto with robots, music, projections, dance, performance and video
http://www.omnicircus.com/events/index.html
$10 donation

9pm-2am:
The Voodoo Cabaret @ El Rincon 2700 16th St (@ Harrison)
soulful vocals, hot West African rhymes, djembe rhythms, live exotic dancers
http://www.myspace.com/voodoocabaretsf
$5

9pm-3am:
*Switch & Claude VonStroke @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
epic! the man behind fidget house with the man behind hyphy house - guaranteed head melting
fyi Switch = Speakerjunk = Trevor Loveys = Solid Groove = Awesome!, plus dubstep room upstairs!
http://www.myspace.com/switchandsolidgroove
$17 advance

9pm-late:
*Ghostship @ SFFD 180 Warehouse, California St, Treasure Island
Spacecowboys throw the ultimate Halloween breaks party, feat. Brad Robinson, Murphstar, Mancub, 8ball, DingDong, Flaming Lotus Girls
http://spacecowboys.org/
$20 in costume

10pm-7am:
Fabulous Festival @ Orleans Arena Complex 4500 W Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV
SebastiAn, MSTRKRFT, DJ Mehdi, Deadmau5, Crystal Castles, Felix Cartal, Busy P, So Me, Mr Flash, Armin Van Buuren, HeartsRevolution
what an incredible electro infused lineup! if you ever needed a reason to visit Las Vegas... :)
http://www.fabulousfest.com/
$66 advance, $80 doors





Sunday 11/2:

6:66am-sunset:
*8th Annual Brass Tax Halloween Renegade Party @ secret location within SF city limits (http://tinyurl.com/6m84e7)
this is one of the best renegade parties of the year!
http://brasstax.samo.org/
free, donation encouraged

12:30pm-8pm:
*Country Club Pavilion & Pool Party @ Cathedral Hill Hotel 1101 Van Ness (@ Geary)
DJ's Nisus, Eric Sharp, Solar, RichiePanic, Rchrd Oh, swimming, croquet, badminton, bocce ball
http://www.myspace.com/rxgallery
$5 before 2pm, $8$12 after

7pm-9pm:
*Day of the Dead Procession @ 24th & Bryant (route ends 26th & Harrison)
come in costume to this unmissable macabre celebration; bring flowers, candles for the community altar
http://www.dayofthedeadsf.org/
free

8pm:
*Shudder to Think @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
indie hard(ish) rock group reunited
http://www.myspace.com/jadedusteyes
$22.50





Tuesday 11/4: Don't forget to VOTE!

Election Guide:
Check out False Profit's voter guide to help you sift through the countless Propositions:
http://www.false-profit.com/2008-voter-guide/

Free Museum Day!
De Young Museum, MOMA, Asian Art Museum, Legion of Honor, Cartoon Art
Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm


Election parties at local bars & art galleries:
5pm-1am:
Election Party @ Edinburgh Castle 950 Geary St (betw/ Polk & Larkin)
http://www.castlenews.com/
free

6pm-1am:
*Obama Victory Party @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gsx7xf#rsvp
free

$1 drinks @ Shanghai Kelly's 2064 Polk St (@ Broadway); Northstar 1560 Powell St (@ Green St)
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/10/29/1-drinks-for-voters-northstar-shanghai-kellys-north-beach-russian-hill/
$1 drink with voter receipt

Don't Dodge The Drafts Election Night Beer Party @ Kilowatt 3160 16th St (@ Albion St)
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/10/27/dont-dodge-the-drafts-election-night-beer-party-kilowatt-mission-dist/
free

7pm-10pm:
The Final Days of Bush: Art for Democracy @ the Vulcan's Inferno Gallery 4401 San Leandro St (@ High St), Oakland
http://www.infernogallery.com/
free

7pm-late:
*Obama / No on 8 Street Party @ Castro & Market
mob of giddy insanity for this epic election night
free





Wednesday 11/5:

Free Museum Day!
Exploratorium
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

9pm-late:
*Simian Mobile Disco DJ set @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. SMD, hustling the most excellent funky electro of all!
Listen: http://inbedwithdactylo.free.fr/ecoute/HotDog.mp3
http://www.myspace.com/simianmobiledisco
$20 advance, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks





Thursday 11/6:

Free Museum/Art Galleries Day!
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Burlingame Pez Museum, Geary galleries (49 Geary St)
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

5pm-9pm:
*Matcha: Afghanistan music & dance @ Asian Art Museum 200 Larkin St (@ McAllistar)
feat. Ballet Afsaneh, Bactrian gold style jewelry making, Afghani cuisine
http://asianart.org/matcha08november.htm
$5

7pm-9pm:
Scotch Whisky Tasting & Lectures @ Elixir 3200 16th Street (@ Guerrero St)
http://www.elixirsf.com/CocktailClub.htm
free

7:30pm:
Natacha Atlas @ Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave (across from City Hall)
classic middle eastern styled songtress with hip hop and electronica infusion
http://www.myspace.com/natachaatlas
$20-60

9pm-2am:
*Andy Caldwell @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
electro tech house warrior with a jazzy edge
http://www.myspace.com/djandycaldwell
http://www.clubdesire.us/events_thursdayVSL.html
free with RSVP link above

9pm-2am:
Jeans Team, French Disco @ Bottom of the Hill 1233 17th St (@ Missouri St)
german electro pop and french disco
http://www.myspace.com/jeansteam
$8





Friday 11/7:

9pm-2am:
BrassTax @ Amnesia 853 Valencia St (@ 19th St)
electro house and breaks with Ding Dong and Fred Funk
$5 (free w/ the secret password)

10pm-5am:
*Nexus Hay Maze Party @ Arata's Pumpkin Farm 185 Verde Rd, Half Moon Bay
Come join us for an unforgettable evening within the twisting confines of a nearly 2 acre maze constructed entirely of 8-15 ft. haybale walls
Live music and DJ sets by Nisus, Ana Sia, EPROM, Mozaic, Comma, JPhlip, Rastatronic, Gomorran Social Aid and Pleasure Club
Strange and unusual interactive installations hidden throughout the maze, High Lonesome Hill Billy Hay Rides, Breakfast bar afterparty
This opportunity only comes once a year, don't miss it, it's going to be epic!
http://www.nexusorg.org/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-RRU9bJTYg
$20/25 advance, $30 door: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/44667
$55 TransportedSF bus ride package (check in 10:30pm for 11pm departure): http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/48040





Saturday 11/8:

8pm-midnight:
1,000 Faces Ball @ OmniCircus 550 Natoma St (@ Russ St, betw/ 6th & 7th)
poem to the American Ghetto with robots, music, projections, dance, performance and video
http://www.omnicircus.com/events/index.html
$10 donation

9pm-2am:
Brainfeeder Festival @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
cutting edge dubby lazer bass feat. Flying Lotus, Daedelus +++
http://www.myspace.com/flyinglotus
$15 advance

9pm-3am:
DJ Sneak & Derrick Carter @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
gangsta house from the pioneers
http://www.myspace.com/sneakthedj
$22 advance, $30 doors

9pm-2am:
Atimatik @ Aura Nightclub 4825 Hopyard Rd (@ Stoneridge), Pleasanton, CA
slammin' dirty electro bangers and booty bass c/o DJ Atimatik
http://www.myspace.com/atimatik
Listen: http://www.atimatikarmy.com/mixes/Atimatik_live_Ruby_skye2.mp3
http://www.club-calendar.com/cgi-bin/DJcalendar.cgi?TEMPLATE=auraweb-event.html&EVENTNO=01177
free before 11pm with RSVP to Atimatik, $15 doors





Sunday 11/9:

9pm-late:
*Lo Cura & Opa Cupa @ Amnesia 853 Valencia St (@ 19th St)
passionate flamenco tango reggae Cuban fusion, highly recommended!
www.myspace.com/locuramusica
$8/10 doors





Tuesday 11/11:

9pm-2am:
TuTu Tuesday @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
feat. live electro from 3L3Tronic and Dirtybird's Justin Martin
http://www.myspace.com/tututues
$2





Wednesday 11/12:

7pm:
*Ask a Scientist: Surviving in Space @ Axis Cafe 1201 8th Street (betw/ 16th & Irwin)
NASA's Sherwin Gormly explores life support innovations in space and real-world conservation applications on Earth
http://www.askascientistsf.com/
free

9pm-late:
*The Toxic Avenger & Franki Chan @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. Parisian emotronic electrothrash remixer & LA curator of hip
Listen: http://s212534378.onlinehome.fr/BAF-files/JB/Health_-_glitter_pills_%5Btoxic_avenger_remix%5D.mp3
http://www.myspace.com/toxavanger
free, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks

9pm-4am:
Stargate Portal Party @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
Xavi's art unveiling, feat. sick dubstep from Ana Sia, Mozaic, David Starfire, and more!
http://www.templesf.com/static/images/event_artwork/event_186_front.jpg
free before 11pm with RSVP, $5 after





Thursday 11/13:

9pm-3am:
Q-tip & The Cool Kids @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
indie hip hop with electro infused beats, collaborator with The Chemical Bros
http://www.myspace.com/qtip
$25/30 advance





Friday 11/14 - Sunday 11/16:

Green Festival @ Concourse Exhibition Center 635 8th St (@ Brannan St)
huge convergence of environmental speakers and workshops
http://www.greenfestivals.org/san-francisco/
$10/15 1/3day pass with bike valet/MUNI riders, $15/25 without





Friday 11/14:

7pm & 9pm:
*Shadow Dance @ Orbis Nex 851 81st Ave Unit 217 (dial 200 at the door), Oakland
modernized bellydance performance, darkly intense ad beautiful
http://www.electricvardo.com/
$20/33

4pm-2am:
LOW vs BlowUp @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St) & Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
feat. Battle Axe (LIVE), Cataracs, Nisus, Jeffrey Paradise, Richie Panic, White Girl Lust
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-440575;LOW_vs_BLOW_UP_vs_BATTLE_AXE_vs_CATARACS
free before 6pm (RSVP getlowsf@yahoo.com), $3 before 6pm, $5 after

10pm-late:
Cut Chemist plays Funkonnection @ DNA Lounge 375 11th St (@ Harrison)
the turntable/video legend of Jurassic 5, Ozomatli fame turns heads and eyes
http://www.myspace.com/cutchemist
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-453540;Cut_Chemist_plays_Funkonnection
$20 advance, discount with link above

10pm-6am:
Backseat Wild Wild West Party @ 400 17th St (@ Treat Ave)
underground Cowboy & Indian party feat. Solar, Nikola Baytala, Galen
$10 in costume, $15 without





Saturday 11/15:

POSTPONED: The Time Machine short circuited and sucked this party into the not-too-distant future! Updates coming soon.
***Vortexual Time Machine Party @ underground warehouse location in SOMA
DJ's RichDDT, Nisus, Ales, and more teleport Sounds from the Electric Future through our TIME MACHINE!
cutting edge bloghaus, electro, bootie bass, tech house, indie and hip hop remixes
http://www.myspace.com/vortexualsf
$tba, come in futuristic costume

7pm-9pm:
Flashdance Flash Mob @ 24th St BART (@ Mission St)
flash mob dance party on the street c/o Deep Trouble!
http://www.deeptrouble.com/flashdance/
free

9pm-2am:
Colette @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
this sexy house maven adds her own sweet vocals
http://www.clubdesire.us/events_saturday.html
free before 11pm with RSVP link above,

9pm-late:
Bassyx presents Habit Forming @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
25 DJs, live guitarists, vocalists, percussionists, fire dancing, break dancing, go-go dancing and more
http://www.bassyx.org/
$5 before 10pm, $10 before midnight, $15 after midnight

9pm-late:
The Crystal Method & Atimatik @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
slammin' electro bangers & booty bass with a classic Crystal Method DJ set
http://www.thecrystalmethod.com/
http://www.myspace.com/atimatik
Listen: http://www.atimatikarmy.com/mixes/Atimatik_live_Ruby_skye2.mp3
$25 advance

9pm-late:
Anon Salon's Hillbilly Hoedown @ Arata's Pumpkin Farm 185 Verde Rd, Half Moon Bay
the OTHER Hay Maze party, feat. Eric Sharp, Gooferman, Hillbilly costume contest
http://anonsalon.com/hoedown/
$25 advance, $30 door

10pm-6am:
Prohibition Party @ underground location (call 415-963-3553)
techno, electro, breaks, chill feat. Ambient Mafia, Forest Green, Dragn'fly
http://www.prohibitionparty.net/
$15, dress to impress with your best Prohibition era get up





Sunday 11/16:

12pm-8pm:
Resident Advisor Day Party @ The Endup 401 6th St (@ Harrison)
Detroit-influenced, techno-tinged house from Berlin house DJ Dixon & German duo Ame
http://www.theendup.com/events/tdance.html
$10 advance, $15 door

9pm-late:
Goddess Alchemy Project CD Release Party @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
female fronted dubby hip hop also feat sick dubstep by Heyoka & Mimosa
http://www.myspace.com/goddessalchemyproject
$20





Wednesday 11/19:

Free Museum Day!
California Academy of Science
http://www.calacademy.org/

9pm-2am:
*Shadow Dancer @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. Boys Noize Records' UK labelmate
http://www.myspace.com/homeofshadowdancer
free, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks

10pm-late:
*Dirtybird presents Motherbird @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
Claude VonStroke, Christian Martin, and Berlin's Ralf Kollmann
http://www.myspace.com/sfdirtybird
free before 12am, $5 after





Thursday 11/20:

9pm-2am:
Laidback Luke @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Holland's beloved house music-loving homeboy
http://www.laidbackluke.com/
$10 advance





Saturday - Sunday 11/22 - 11/23:

7pm Sat, 3pm Sun:
International Taiko Drum Festival @ Berkeley's Zellerbach Hall 2430 Bancroft Ave, Berkeley
40th Anniversary concert feat. Kitaro, Grand Master Seiichi Tanaka & SF Taiko Dojo
http://www.sftaiko.com/performance_events.html
$38/42/49





Friday 11/21:

5pm-2am:
*Om Records Happy Hour @ Wish 1539 Folsom St (betw/ 11th and 12th St)
featuring DJ Kelly spinning house and electro (catch her around 7pm)
http://www.yelp.com/biz/wish-san-francisco
free

8pm:
Of Montreal @ The Grand Ballroom At the Regency Center 1290 Sutter St (@ Van Ness)
melodic indie psych rock superstars
http://www.myspace.com/ofmontreal
$25

9pm-late:
*Hipp-E with Rock It Science @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
jackin beats, techno horns, electro and soulful house
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-474698;Temple_Presents_Hipp-E_Rock_It_Science
free before 11:30pm w/ RSVP link above, $20 after

9pm-late:
*Ana Sia, Heyoka, Flying Skulls @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
grimey Burner dubstep, delicious and deep
http://www.myspace.com/anasiamusic
$12 advance, $15 doors





Saturday 11/22:

9pm-2am:
*Kraak & Smaak Live @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
Holland’s hottest live electro/house/soul act, highly recommended!
http://www.kraaksmaak.com/
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-462073;Kraak_Smaak_live_Supertaster_Independent
$15 advance, $18 door

9pm-3am:
*Artumnal Gathering Tribes & Treasures Celebration @ The Bently Reserve 400 Sansome St (@ Sacramento St)
Black Rock Arts Foundation's opulent gathering of tribes in celebration of our artistic treasures and vital community spirit!
http://blackrockarts.org/events/artumnal
$20 presale online, $30 at the door





Sunday 11/23:

2pm-2am:
*Hookahdome Presents Bizarre Bazaar @ Kelly's Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
feat. Cheb i Sabbah & Janaka Selekta, burner friendly event set on the Waterfont, bring your dancing shoes and costumes!
http://hookahdome.com/bizarrebazaar/
$20 advance, $30 door, $35 advance and $45 door with dinner

7:30pm:
Matisyahu @ The Warfield 982 Market St (@ 6th St)
the Hebrew reggae hip hop supastar
http://www.myspace.com/matisyahu
$25

9pm-2am:
*No Pants Party! @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
check your pants & get yer fanny pack, free tequila & handjobs, feat. Worthy, Solar
http://www.vesselsf.com/
$5





Monday 11/24:

5:30pm:
Dark Energy Rules the Universe (and Why the Dinosaurs Don’t) @ Berkeley Repertory Theater 2025 Addison St (@ Milvia St), Berkeley
Berkeley Lab Friends of Science lecture
http://www.lbl.gov/friendsofscience/
free





Tuesday 11/25:

8pm:
*The Decemberists @ The Warfield 982 Market St (@ 6th St)
melodic and dramatic indie rock both fantastical & anachronistic
http://www.decemberists.com/
$30





Wednesday 11/26:

9pm-2am:
*Futuristic Prince & Eli Glad @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. local indie electro DJ's
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-477048;Infatuation
free, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks





Thursday 11/27: THANKSGIVING

5pm-8pm:
Turkey-free Vegetarian Thanksgiving Potluck @ Ashkenaz 1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
"Food Not Bombs" hosts a turkey-free vegetarian Thanksgiving potluck dinner free and open to the public
http://www.ashkenaz.com/html/list.php?offset=#1765
free

8pm-11pm:
4th Annual Thanksgiving Dodgeball Tournament @ Dolores Park tennis courts 19th St & Dolores St
Bring friends and balls out to the park after Thanksgiving dinner
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/11/20/4th-annual-thanksgiving-dodgeball-tournament-mission-dist/
free

10pm:
9th Annual "Meat Is Murder" Popscene tribute to The Smiths @ 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
This Charming Band performs all your favorite Smiths and Morrissey classics
http://www.popscene-sf.com/calendar/
$8

10pm-late:
Phonic w/ Funk D'Void @ The Endup 401 6th St (@ Harrison)
deep house & funky techno, also feat. Dirtybird Worthy, J.Phlip, Ladyhaus
http://www.theendup.com/events/phonic.html
$10





Friday 11/28: BUY NOTHING DAY

1:30pm-6pm:
Buy Nothing Day Treasure Hunt @ Union Square and environs
what a perfect way to infiltrate the hordes of shoppers post Thanksgiving
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=180678&year=2008&month=11
$20, proceeds benefit KoLabs

5:30pm:
*Critical Mass bike ride @ Justin Herman Plaza (Market and Embarcadero)
work off that Thanksgiving meal! bring: bike, helmet, headlamp, costume
http://criticalmass.wikia.com/wiki/San_Francisco
free

9pm:
M83 @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
shoegazing electronica performed live
http://www.myspace.com/m83
$21.50

9pm:
Nas @ The Warfield 982 Market St (@ 6th St)
this hip hop superstar is a post Thanksgiving tryptophan displacer
http://www.defjam.com/site/artist_home.php?artist_id=608
$36.50-$52.50

10pm-late:
*Landshark & John Tejada - Live @ DNA Lounge 375 11th St (@ Harrison)
luscious hefty basslines and jaunty synths paired with refined techno bliss
http://www.myspace.com/landsharkbites
$10 before 11pm, $20 after

11pm:
Bike Porn 2: Bikexploitation @ Roxie Theater 3117 16th St (@ Valencia)
Adult themed bike movies available for one night only
http://bikeporntour.blogspot.com/
$10





Saturday 11/29:

10am-5pm:
Indigenous Wisdom Block Party @ 24th St & Capp St
live music, Aztec dance, native drums
http://sites.google.com/site/womenswisdomwork/
free

1pm-5pm:
*Buy Nothing Day + Really Really Free Market @ Dolores Park 19th St & Dolores St
Giant potluck of ideas, food, music, books, skills, games and many other resources that our community can share.
http://reallyreallyfree.org
free

7pm-4am:
Give Thanks Music Festival @ The Craneway Pavilion 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond, CA
IndieElectro stage feat. Don Rimini, Computer Club, ProgHouse stage feat. Robbie Rivera, Starkillers, Trance stage feat. Cosmic Gate, Deep Voices, Sean Tyas
http://www.midniteevents.com/givethanks/
$30/40/50 advance

10pm-late:
Lights Down Low Returns! @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
electro/disco/fidget/tech house feat. Tenderloins, Mozaic, Shane King, Alland Byallo
http://www.myspace.com/lightsdownlow
free before 11pm, $10 after

10pm-late:
Turkey Stunt @ underground location (call 888-482-9281)
underground house feat. Giom, Anrew Phelan, Deron, The Stuntmen
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-478041;Turkey_Stunt

10pm-late:
Tribal Funk: 15 Year Family Reunion @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
deep tribal house feat. Mark Farina, Bassbin Twins, Nikola, Galen, Solar, M3, Anthony Mansfield
http://www.tribalfunkpro.com/
$15 advance, $20 before 10:30pm, $25 after

11pm-6am:
Deep Blue @ warehouse venue TBA (3103 3rd St @ Cezar Chavez)
DJs M3, Rooz, Laird, Michael Anthony bring in the underground house in a comfortable and chill atmosphere
http://www.djrooz.com
free before 12am with RSVP link above, $20 after





Sunday 11/30:

10am-5pm:
Bazaar Bizarre @ Golden Gate Park County Fair Building (9th Ave & Lincoln Way)
offbeat shopping and entertainment extravaganza
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/11/26/bazaar-bizarre-odd-craft-fair-county-fair-building-golden-gate-park/
$1

2pm-8pm:
Fashion With Responsibility Shop/Party @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
A holiday event full of clothes, accessories, and cuteness beyond compare.
feat. DJ's Ana Sia and Aaron Jae
http://www.fashionwithresponsibility.org
free

9pm:
The Herbalizer Live @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
underground hip hop and dance based space jazz
http://www.myspace.com/theherbz
$15

10pm-2am:
j.phlip @ Otis Lounge 25 Maiden Ln (@ Kearny St)
catch this Dirtybird DJ delivering bumpin tech house in this cozy shwank lounge
http://www.myspace.com/jphlip
free before 11pm, $5 after





Monday 12/1:

Celestial Conjuction: Moon + Venus + Jupiter
Look to the Southwest after sunset for an extremely rare close conjunction between three bright solar system objects: the Moon, Venus, and Jupiter
http://www.space.com/spacewatch/080125-ns-moon-planets.html

7:30-9:30pm:
Burn Green Soiree @ Ar+ Space 1286 Folsom St (@ 9th St)
Rosey Jencks & Laura Allen discuss rainwater collection and grey water systems at this eco-party
http://groups.google.com/group/burn-green/
free, bring refreshments to share

9pm:
The Moonlight Orchestra @ El Rincon 2700 16th St (@ Harrison St)
beautiful violin infused indie rock
http://www.myspace.com/themoonlightorchestra
free





Tuesday 12/2:

Free Museum Day!
De Young Museum, MOMA, Asian Art Museum, Legion of Honor, Cartoon Art
Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

6-7pm:
Free Bicycle Blinky Lights! @ various SF locations, below
* Market St @ Duboce
* Howard St @ 8th St
* Valencia St @ Cesar Chavez
* McAllister St @ Webster
* Polk St @ California
sponsored by the SF Bicycle Coalition to safely light up the darkest month of the year
http://www.sfbike.org/?lights
free





Wednesday 12/3:

Free Museum Day!
Exploratorium
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

7pm-9pm:
WebGrrls Holiday Celebration @ Etiquette Lounge 1108 Market St (@ 7th St)
industry event celebrating the achievements of women in technology and business
http://www.webgrrls.com/sanfrancisco-ca/
$10 WebGrrls members, $20 non-members advance

7pm-9pm:
*Ask a Scientist: How Computers Look at Art @ Axis Cafe 1201 8th Street (betw/ 16th & Irwin)
Stanford's David Stork explores computer analysis of perspective, shading, color and form
http://www.askascientistsf.com/
free

7:30pm-9:30pm:
*Gastronomy Molecular Experiments @ Langton Labs 9 Langton St (@ Howard St, near 7th St)
gastronomist & biochemist Bradley Zuchero guides a learning and eating experience that will leave you with unique and edible creations
http://blog.langtonlabs.org/
free

8pm:
Wu-Tang Clan @ The Grand Ballroom at the Regency Center, 1290 Sutter St (@ Van Ness Ave)
the hip hop super group is sure to deliver
http://www.myspace.com/wutang
$45

9pm-2am:
Holiday Fundraiser O'Fun for Leukemia & Lymphoma @ Madrone 500 Divisadero St (@ Fell)
door prizes, drink specials, gift raffle; DJ Novalin spins electro tech
http://www.dangerforce.com/music.html
donation





Thursday 12/4:

Free Museum/Art Galleries Day!
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Burlingame Pez Museum, Geary galleries (49 Geary St 5:30-7:30pm art party!, 14 & 77 Geary St until 8pm)
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

6pm-11pm:
Visual Vaudeville & Built Burlesque @ Brava Theatre 2781 24th St (@ York St)
Pandora's Trunk presents the freshest indie fashion designs on a storytime runway show, set to viola and saw music
http://pandorastrunk.com/events.html
free

7:30pm-10:30pm:
SF Weekly Holiday Benefit Party @ Aquarium of the Bay Pier 39
free booze, food, live music at the Fisherman's Wharf aquarium
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-455064;SF_Weekly_Holiday_Benefit_2008
free with RSVP link above and if you bring one warm coat to donate

9pm-2am:
*Beat Church @ Shine Lounge 1337 Mission St (@ 9th St)
feat. cutting edge dubstep c/o Adam "An-ten-nae" Ohana and Ana Sia
http://www.myspace.com/anasiamusic
$5

9pm-2am:
*Sebastien Tellier @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
super sexy French electro lounge goodness
http://www.myspace.com/telliersebastien
$15 advance





Friday 12/5:

4pm:
Repeal Prohibition Parade @ Justin Herman Plaza to 21st Amendment Brewery 563 2nd St (@ S Park St)
75th Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition with a full marching band and a coterie of revelers in 1930's garb
http://21st-amendment.blogspot.com/2008/11/repeal-prohibition-week.html
free

6pm-10pm:
*3HOTchiXXX (8:45pm) & Buttercream Gang @ Farley's Cafe 1315 18th St (@ Texas St)
gogogracie galleries art show , afterparty at Bloom's Bar (across the street)
http://www.myspace.com/3HOTchiXXX
free

9pm-2am:
Meat Beat Manifesto @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
these funky masters perform techno vs. hip hop, also feat. Dub Gabriel
http://www.myspace.com/meatbeatmanifesto
$20

9pm-late:
Finally Closing Party feat. Roy Davis Jr. @ Pink 2925 16th St (@ Mission)
the house music staple's last hurrah also feat. Sen-Sei, Andrew Phelan, Eric Sharp
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-460555;Roy_Davis_Jr_debut_performance_at_Pink
free for ladies before 11pm, $10-15 advance, $20 doors

9pm-2am:
*In The Red @ underground Oakland location (call 415-963-3555)
2205 Union St (@ W Grand Ave)
Flaming Lotus Girls Mutopia Burning Man fundraiser feat. fidget house master Fine Cut Bodies, Mozaic, Syd Gris, plus an Ambient Mafia chill space, art show and visuals
http://www.flaminglotus.com/party.html
donation before 9pm, $10 advance and before 11pm, $15 after





Saturday 12/6:

8am-2pm:
Mt. Tam/Muir Woods Endangered Species Hike @ Tennessee Valley Trailhead, Marin
5-mile one-way journey up the slopes of Mount Tam to Muir Woods to search forCoho Salmon and Central California Coast Steelhead
http://www.ggnrabigyear.org/
free, RSVP required: call 415-572-6989

10am-6pm:
*Renegade Party @ Toxic Beach, end of 24th St @ 3rd St
heavy lineup of local DJ talent bring you this day party on the "beach"
special guest - fidget house hero Fine Cut Bodies from Budapest!
http://www.myspace.com/finecutbodies
free

10am-6pm:
Mission Armory Bazaar @ The Armory Community Cente 333 14th St (@ Mission)
showcasing SF's most vibrant artistic talent and live performances by singers, musicians, circus and dance acts, DJs
http://www.missionbazaar.com/
$5

11am-4pm:
San Francisco Mapping Party! @ Urban Mapping Office 690 5th St (@ Townsend St)
anyone can come and participate in the OpenStreetMap project
http://openstreetmap.org/
free

12pm-6pm:
M-Pyre's A Day at the Beach Party @ Monterey State Beach, Del Monte Avenue, Monterey
Monterey Bay Regional Burning Man group's playa style beach party bring costumes, art, food to share; feat. DJ YR LTTL PWNY, live music, fire dancing
http://www.mpyreburn.com/
$10 donation

7:30pm:
*Gamelan Sekar Jaya @ Langton Labs 9 Langton St (@ Howard St, near 7th St)
authentic Balinese music led by one of Bali's most brilliant musician/dancers, Dewa Putu Berata, feat. three Gamelan orchestras, including the rare West Balinese Jegog - a must see!
http://gsj.org/
$12 - $20 (sliding scale)

9pm-2am:
Low vs. Diamond @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
catchy indie pop spinsters
http://www.lowvsdiamond.com/
$14

9pm-late:
*VibeSquaD and On The One @ Kelly's Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
psychedelic jazzy crunksters alongside dubtep DJ's Sleepyhead & Mimosa deliver funky hip-hop beats and deep, juicy bass
http://www.myspace.com/vibesquad
$12 advance, $15 door

10pm-late:
Fischerspooner DJ set @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
the post-electroclash masters are also an art and performance project
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-446136;Fischerspooner_dj_set
$15 advance

10pm-6am:
*A Nightmare Before Christmas @ Gingerbread House 1275 Connecticut St (@ Cesar Chavez)
music video shoot & all night party in a multi-sensory dub/bass-infused environment feat. Ana Sia, Hookerz N Blow (Mozaic & Eprom)
black and white colors and nightmarish costumes & playa wear are strongly encouraged! Audience members that dress up to get down will be caught on film as part of the expertly-produced show!
http://www.mallabelmusic.com/mallabel_music_event_production_home.php
http://www.mallabelmusic.com/mallabel_music_event_discount_ticket_list.php
$15 advance with RSVP link above, else $20 advance





Sunday 12/7:

9pm-2am:
Winterkalte @ DNA Lounge 375 11th St (@ Harrison)
German drum 'n' noise/industrial/breakcore/IDM
http://www.myspace.com/winterkaelteofficial
$5





Tuesday 12/9:

8pm:
*Little Joy @ Slim's 333 11th St (@ Folsom St)
the Strokes sideproject replaces disillusionment for genuine playful romanticism
http://www.myspace.com/littlejoymusic
$13





Wednesday 12/10:

8pm-2am:
Vampire Weekend, Cold War Kids @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
rising indie rock stars take over Mezzanine's Pre-Not So Silent Night Party
http://www.vampireweekend.com/
$25 advance

9pm-2am
*Switch aka Solid Groove @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation dance party featuring the ultimate UK fidget house master Dave Taylor! He is a visionary producer and DJ, Grammy nominated (working alongside MIA and Diplo), and XLR8R's artist of the year. Highly recommended!
Also 2 for 1 Drinks and Free Vodka tasting from 9-10pm
http://www.myspace.com/switchandsolidgroove
Listen here to this Switch megamix!: http://www.mediafire.com/?cdymzndzhzx
Email your full name to switchguestlist@gmail.com to get on the RichDDT guestlist!
free on RichDDT guestlist before 10:30pm, $5 after, $10 without list





Thursday 12/11:

10pm-2am:
*Work @ UndergroundSF 424 Haight St (@ Webster St)
electro indie battle w/ Lazer Sword, Futuristic Prince
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-478035;LAZER_SWORD_WORK
free before 10:30pm w/ RSVP above, else $5

10pm-2am:
Carl Craig @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
Demon Days techno party also feat. Space Time Continuum, Sikiru Adepoju, Gamall
http://www.myspace.com/carlcraig
$14 advance





Friday 12/12:

8pm:
Nine Inch Nails @ Arco Arena 1 Sports Pkwy, Sacramento
Trent Reznor tours with his new material
http://www.myspace.com/nin
$39.50 - $49.50

9pm:
*CSS and Natalie Portman's Shaved Head @ Bimbo's 365 Club 1025 Columbus Ave (@ Chestnut St)
Brazil's provocative dance-rock quintet serves electro dancerock alongside Seattle's giddy rising stars of indie electro pop
http://www.myspace.com/natalieportmansshavedhead
http://www.myspace.com/canseidesersexy
$20

10pm-2am:
Blow Up @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
insane electro-indie-pop-disco sweat fest feat. LA's electro superhero LeCastlevania
http://www.myspace.com/castlevaniadisco
http://www.myspace.com/blow_up_415
$10

9pm-4am:
*Matthew Dear, Ryan Elliot @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
Blasthaus 13 Year Anniversary party feat. live tech house delivered oh so smoove
also feat. Nisus!
http://www.myspace.com/matthewdear
$15 advance

10pm-4am:
Klashback @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
electro clash feat. Nisus, Shane King, Forever 21, Commodore 69 vs. Train RX
http://www.nisusthemovement.com/
http://www.paradisesf.com/20081212-klashback.html
free before 11pm on guestlist above, else $5 before 11pm, $10 after





Saturday 12/13:

12pm-2am:
*SantaCon/SantArchy! @ Location TBA (follow link below)
Both Naughty AND Nice Santas remember the 4 Fs: 1. Don't fuck with Kids. 2. Don't fuck with Cops. 3. Don't fuck with Security. 4. Don't fuck with Santa.
http://sanfranciscosantarchy.wordpress.com/2008/
free, wear your Santa costume

9pm-2am:
In Flagranti (DJ set) @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
Paradisco's Glam Rock night feat. disco funk jams
http://www.myspace.com/inflagranti
$5 before 11pm, $10 after

9pm-2am:
Atimatik @ Aura Nightclub 4825 Hopyard Rd (@ Stoneridge), Pleasanton, CA
slammin' dirty electro bangers and booty bass c/o DJ Atimatik
http://www.myspace.com/atimatik
Listen: http://www.atimatikarmy.com/mixes/Atimatik_live_Ruby_skye2.mp3
free before 11pm with RSVP to Atimatik on myspace, $15 doors

9pm-late:
*Santagasm @ Anon Salon 285 9th Street (@ Folsom St)
the ultimate Santa convergence party, feat. dubstep and breaks from Mimosa, Mancub, Motion Potion
http://anonsalon.com/dec08/
$5 donation for Santas who say "Santa conned me!", regular suggested donation $15-20

10pm-late:
Grinch Green @ underground SF location (call 888-482-9281)
Tonal party feat. DJ Fluid, Anthony Mansfield, Mozaic, Bassic Instinct, Flook - wear green!
http://www.prismatictracks.com/
$10 before 11pm, $15 before 1am, $20 after

10pm-6am:
*Elves Revenge Benefit Party @ underground SF location (www.strategiksf.com)
all night Swag party feat. Influence, Flook, Pirata, Simple Greene, and fire dancing
http://www.strategiksf.com
$5 before 11pm, $10 after, benefitting Homes for the Homeless





Monday 12/15:

8pm:
Amanda Palmer @ Bimbo's 365 Club 1025 Columbus Ave (@ Chestnut St)
dark Brechtian punk cabaret from Boston w/ the Danger Ensemble
http://www.myspace.com/whokilledamandapalmer
$25





Tuesday 12/16:

7:30pm:
TimeCrimes movie premiere @ Embarcadero Center Cinemas 1 Embarcadero Center
the Spanish scifi Sundance hit about time travel :)
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-490899;Free_showing_of_Timecrimes_in_SF
free with RSVP to timecrimessf@gmail.com

8pm-2am:
*Mr Maracas Salsa y Bachata @ The Glas Kat 520 4th St (@ Bryant St)
lessons and live music, voted best Salsa in SF
http://www.glaskat-tuesday.viplist.us/
$7 with RSVP link above





Wednesday 12/17:

Free Museum Day!
California Academy of Science free 3rd Wednesday
http://www.calacademy.org/

9pm-2am
*Steve Aoki @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. the LA's premiere electro hipster indie party DJ
http://www.myspace.com/steveaoki
Hilarious!: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfrIoNYTVr4
http://www.mailboto.com/cgi-bin/uls/uls.cgi?ulsJoin=113=6
free before 10:30pm with RSVP above, $5 presale, $10 doors





Thursday 12/18:

6:30-10pm:
Latkes & Vodkas Pre-Chanukah Adult Celebration @ LGBT Center Roof Terrace 1800 Market St (@ Octavia St)
Amelia Mae Paradise presents queer cabaret, comedy, burlesque and drag with plenty of audience participation
http://www.shaarzahav.org/node/1650
$18

8pm:
Hybrid Festival of New Works @ Intersection for the Arts 446 Valencia St (betw/ 15th and 16th St)
The Living Word Project's mash-up of spoken word, hip-hop, dance, live music, and theatre, feat. dance and poetry machine Marc Bamuthi Joseph
http://www.theintersection.org/calendar/program_hybrid.php
pay-what-you-can

9pm-2am:
Creative Commons' Birthday Party @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St)
drinks, music, videos, who new sharing creative work over the internet could be so much fun?
http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/11037
$15 for CC members, $20 for non-members until 11pm, $5/$10 after 11pm

9pm-late:
*Ladytron DJ Set @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
electronic pop goodness, also feat. Reuben Wu and Nisus!
http://www.myspace.com/ladytron
$10 advance





Friday 12/19:

5pm-8pm:
*Learning About the Open Stack for the Social Web @ Digg 135 Mississippi St (@ 17th St)
Discussion of social web technologies like OpenID, OAuth and OpenSocial from people who have helped build them
5:30 to 5:40 - John McCrea introducing the Open Stack
5:40 to 5:50 - Eran Hammer-Lahav on Discovery
5:50 to 6:00 - Allen Tom on OAuth
6:00 to 6:10 - David Recordon on OpenID (including OpenID + OAuth)
6:10 to 6:20 - Kevin Marks on OpenSocial
6:20 to 6:30 - Joseph Smarr on Portable Contacts
6:30 to 6:40 - Chris Messina on Activity Streams
6:40 to 8ish - Q & A
http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/1406525
free

8pm:
Hybrid Festival of New Works @ Intersection for the Arts 446 Valencia St (betw/ 15th and 16th St)
The Living Word Project's mash-up of spoken word, hip-hop, dance, live music, and theatre, feat. dance and poetry machine Marc Bamuthi Joseph
http://www.theintersection.org/calendar/program_hybrid.php
$15-$25/sliding scale

9pm-late:
Felix da Housecat @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
supporting his progressive electroclash album inspired by Milan
http://www.myspace.com/felixdahousecat
$20

9pm-late:
Touane (live) @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
Aural Therapy techno + dubstep party, also feat. Mr. Projectile, Mikael Stavostrand, Antiserum
http://www.myspace.com/touane
$10 before 11pm, $15 after

10pm-4am:
Om Records Winter Ball Next Aid Fundraiser @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
deep and funky house, electro, techno c/o M3, Galen, Solar, Fluid, J. Boogie, and The Park (Live), all for a good cause!
NextAid is a humanitarian organization creating sustainable solutions for African children orphaned by AIDS
http://nextaid.org/wad2008/
donation for NextAid

9pm-6am:
Raindance Winter Solstice Party @ CELLspace 2050 Bryant St (@ 18th)
Burner breaks and dubstep feat. Beats Antique, Ana Sia, An-Ten-Nea, Eprom, Djunya, Alia, Timonkey, Mozaic vs Little John
For the first time in the history of the space we will open never before used VIP areas, also feat. bake & decorate your own cookie bar
bring can food donation and recieve a very special gift
http://sanfrancisco.tribe.net/event/b2530e2c-2294-45a1-b0a2-a200dad63c33
http://www.myspace.com/eprommusic
$15 before 11pm, $20 after





Saturday 12/20:

10am-4pm:
Circus Center Daytime Open House and Holiday Carnival @ 755 Frederick St (@ Lincoln Way)
try the flying trapeze and other circus arts, enjoy family entertainment, face painting and holiday shopping
http://www.circuscenter.org/performance/overview.html
free

7pm:
*Unsilent Night @ Mission Dolores Park, 18th & Dolores St
BYOB(oombox) beautiful cacophony & giant social boombox orchestra (participate!)
http://www.unsilentnight.com
free

8pm:
*3HOTchiXXX @ Blondie's Bar 540 Valencia St (@ 16th St)
Giddy psycho cheerleader rock, BadAss, KickAss and Always Full-Throttle! Last show ever, don't miss it!!!
http://www.myspace.com/3HOTchiXXX
free

8pm-morning:
Nuclear Winter Party @ Abandoned Train Depot 37270 Filbert St, Newark
electro banger party jams c/o Futuristic Prince, Bro Montana, Johnatron, LXNDR, Audiobomb
http://www.myspace.com/futuristicprince
$10

9pm-2am:
Don't Panik @ 222 Hyde St (@ Turk)
Daft Punk tribute night feat. DJ's Swayzee, Morale
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-495510;dont_panik
free before 10pm w/ RSVP link above, $5 after

10pm-7am:
EvilBreaks White Xmas @ underground location (signup at website below)
feat. seasoned burner DJ's Aaron Jae, Bam, Mozaic, Little John, Bianca vs. Divo (3L3Tronic), Athena vs. Evinrude, Mr. Projectile
http://www.evilbreaks.com/
$5 w/gift & $10 w/o before 11:30pm, $10 w/gift and $15 w/o after 11:30pm

10pm-morning:
Solstice Underground Party @ underground SF location tba
feat. J-Bird, Solar, Galen, Sammy D, Nikola Baytala
http://www.pacificsound.net/
$10 before midnight, $15 after

10pm-12pm Sunday:
Naughty or Nice? Brass Tax vs The Fringe Camp @ The EndUp 401 6th St (@ Harrison)
beat-battle between two burner crews, The Brass Tax & The Fringe!
feat. Fred Funk, Ernie Trevino, Motion Potion, Mycho Cocoa
http://sanfrancisco.tribe.net/event/bc207211-81fb-4620-bfdd-d47ea748f680
http://www.sensesf.com/show
$10 RSVP list above, wear dirty sexy Santa attire for half price





Sunday 12/21:

6pm-2am:
Super 8 Hub Hanukkah Party @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St)
rock bands DeLeon and Sway Machinery feat. members of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Balkan Beat Box, and Arcade Fire, also free He'Brew and latkes
http://www.jccsf.org/content_main.aspx?catid=602
$12

9pm-2am:
*No Pants Party! @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
check your pants & get yer fanny pack, free tequila, feat. Solar, Robb Green
http://www.vesselsf.com/
$5, additional $5 for pants check (includes fanny pack)





Wednesday 12/24:

6pm-late:
XXXMas Eve Party w/ Sexy & Strange White Elephant Exchange @ Center for Sex and Culture 1519 Mission (@ 11th St)
potluck party with a White Elephant style gift exchange of the sexy and strange
http://sexandculture.org/pages/upcoming-events-at-CSC.html
free, donations accepted





Friday 12/26:

9pm-2am:
DJ Qbert @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
turntablist virtuoso launches the QFO to new levels
http://www.myspace.com/djqbert
$20

5:30pm:
*Critical Mass bike ride @ Justin Herman Plaza (Market and Embarcadero)
work off that Christmas dinner! bring: bike, helmet, headlamp, santa costume
http://criticalmass.wikia.com/wiki/San_Francisco
free





Complete list of 53 New Years Eve 2008/9 Events for $20 and Under in SF Bay Area
includes Japanese Bell Ringing Ceremony, NYE Fireworks Show, Buddhist Meditation and Celebratory Ritual
http://sf.funcheap.com/2008/12/29/complete-list-of-53-new-years-eve-20089-events-for-20-and-under-in-sf-bay-area/
free-$20

All the Best Bashes:

9pm-4am:
*Sea of Dreams NYE 09 @ Concourse Exhibition Center 635 8th St (@ Brannan St)
Thievery Corporation (Live), Bassnectar, Goddess Alchemy Project, tons of art
http://seaofdreamsnye.com/
$79 advance

9pm-9am:
*New Years Revolution @ 1015 Folsom (@ 6th St)
Diplo, Jesse Rose, Hookerz & Blow, Beats Antique, Heyoka (electro, house, glitch, dubstep, psyphy)
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-464041;NYE2009_-_DIPLO_-_JESSE_ROSE_-_GHISLAIN_POIRIER
$45 advance

9pm-8am:
*Subterra @SomArts Cultural Center 934 Brannan St (@ 8th St)
Symbiosis + Ambient Mafia + Dirtybird + Tantra (live beats, techno, psytrance, ambient)
http://www.subterranye2009.com/
$40 advance, $50 doors

5am-11am (Jan 1):
*Breakfast in Bed @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
Galen, Michael Anthony, Cosmic Selector, Rooz (house and electro)
http://www.supperclub.com/
$10

6am-2am (all day and night Jan 1-2):
*Breakfast of Champions @ Club Whisper 535 Florida St (betw/ 17th St & Mariposa)
the ultimate NYE after-after party w/ the Space Cowboys! (breaks, dubstep, house)
http://spacecowboys.org/articles/2008/12/13/breakfast-of-champtions
$10


the Best of the Rest:

9pm-3am:
Eclectic Fever NYE Masquerade @ Gift Center Pavilion 888 Brannan St (@ 8th St)
Sila and the Afrofunk Experience (Afro-Brazilian funk, bhangra, reggae, hip-hop)
http://eclecticfever.com/
$60 advance

9pm-3am:
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic vs The Greyboy Allstars @ The Warfield 982 Market St (@ 6th St)
the classic masters of funk duke it out with the funky alien jamsters
http://www.myspace.com/gclinton
http://www.myspace.com/thegreyboyallstars
$79-89

9pm-5am:
Opel NYE Fire & Light @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
Lee Coombs, Blende (tech funk house & breaks, progressive, electro)
http://www.opelproductions.com/archives/000266.php
$25-55 advance

9pm-late:
A Celebration of Sonic Enlightenment @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
Paul Hemming, Ben Tom, Jaswho? Live (electro, progressive house, grimey glitch hop)
http://www.templesf.com/calendar#12-31
$50-80 presale

10pm-6am:
Lights Down Low NYE @ 150 Folsom St (@ Main St)
Futuristic Prince, Eli Glad, Rchrd Oh?!, Tenderlions Live (electro disco fidget house)
http://this.bigstereo.net/
$15 before midnite, $20 after

10pm-7am:
Compund #9 NYE @ underground location (check gaffta.org)
C.L.A.W.S. (live), Christian Mora, Solar, interactive art installation utilizing surveillance and infrared technologies
http://www.gaffta.org/
$20 advance

9pm-morning:
2nd Sunday NYE 09 @ Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
Derrick Carter, DJ Dan & D:Fuse (progressive, electro, mashup)
http://www.2ndsunday.com/
$35-40 advance

10pm-7am:
Deep Blue @ Underground Location (see website below)
Jeno, M3, Rooz, Galen (tech-house)
http://www.djrooz.com/djrooz/deep-blue-nye-party.html
$20 advance





........2009........

Friday 1/2:

9pm:
The Wailers @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
performing the legendary Bob Marley album "Exodus"
http://www.wailers.com/
$25

9pm-2am:
*BrassTax @ Amnesia 853 Valencia St (@ 19th St)
electro house and breaks with Mace and Joe Joe
http://brasstax.samo.org/
$5 (free w/ the secret password)

10pm-late:
*Bonobo @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
dancefloor blend of hip hop, jazz, breakbeat, Latin, funk, and soul
http://www.myspace.com/sibonobo
$12 advance





Saturday 1/3:

7:30pm:
Danger Ranger's 20th Annual Post-Yule Pyre @ Ocean Beach near Fort Funston 2750 Sloat Blvd & 47th Ave
Christmas tree burning party c/o one of the most famous Burning Man rangers; drinks after at the Riptide bar, 3639 Taraval St
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=181187&year=2009&month=1
free

9pm:
The Wailers @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
performing the legendary Bob Marley album "Exodus"
http://www.wailers.com/
$25





Sunday 1/4:

Free Museum Day!
Asian Art Museum
http://www.asianart.org/hoursandadmission.htm#target

4pm-10pm (show 8pm):
Breakthrough Fusion Bellydance Competition & Show @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
no traditional Middle Eastern categories or music - focus on innovation and the future of the art
http://www.breakthroughdance.com/
$12 advance, $15 doors





Monday-Friday 1/5-9:

11am-6pm:
Mac World Expo @ Moscone Center 747 Howard St (@ 3rd St)
http://www.macworldexpo.com/conference_program





Tuesday 1/6:

Free Museum Day!
De Young Museum, MOMA, Legion of Honor, Cartoon Art
Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm





Wednesday 1/7:

Free Museum Day!
Exploratorium
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

12pm-2pm:
Bushwaffle Infalatable Urban ArtCushion Tour @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts 701 Mission St (@ 3rd St)
join the Bushwaffle walking tour to experience the cushy phenomenon in action
http://www.bushwaffle.com/
http://www.ybca.org/tickets/calendar/view.aspx?id=8397
free with reservation above

9pm-2am:
Bling Crosby, Shane King @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. local DJ's Shane King, Bling Crosby
http://www.myspace.com/djdestro
free, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks





Thursday 1/8 - Monday 1/12:
Manifesto Full Moon Gathering Festival @ MalPais, Costa Rica!
feat. Pantyraid (MartyParty and Ooah of The Glitch Mob), Mimosa, DJ Shawna
http://www.manifestogathering.com/





Thursday 1/8:

Free Museum/Art Galleries Day!
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Burlingame Pez Museum, Geary galleries (49 Geary St 5:30-7:30pm art party!, 14 & 77 Geary St until 8pm)
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

8pm:
Visual Music art screening @ New Nothing Cinema 16 Sherman St (off Folsom betw/ 7th & 6th St)
feat. multimedia artists Michael Mantra and Vanessa O'Neill
http://www.meetup.com/bayareavisualmusic/
free

9pm:
*Zomby, Star Eyes, Lazer Sword @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
dubstep electro and nu-rave live!
http://myspace.com/zombyproductions
http://www.myspace.com/lazersword
$8





Friday 1/9:

9pm:
*Lo Cura, GamelanX, Beats Antique @ Great American Music Hall 859 Ofarrell St (@ Polk St)
passionate flamenco tango reggae Cuban fusion + Balinese gamelan reimagined + world fusion dubstep, highly recommended!
http://www.myspace.com/locuramusica
http://www.gamelanx.com/
http://www.myspace.com/beatsantique
$15

10pm-late:
*The Stunna Party @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
electro bangers and dubstep feat Felix Cartal, Eprom, LA Riots, and Lazer Sword
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-499801;The_Stunna_LA_Riots_Felix_Cartal_Lazer_Sword
$10 advance

10pm-4am:
Dirtybird 4yr Anniversary Party @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
Claude VonStroke, Justin & Christian Martin, Worthy show how hyphy tech house put SF on the map
http://www.myspace.com/sfdirtybird
$10 advance, $15 doors





Saturday 1/10:

2pm-4pm:
8th Annual “No Pants” BART Ride Flash Mob! meet @ Dalva 3121 16th St (@ Valencia)
ride BART without any pants (wear interesting undies and colorful socks) but act completely normal
2:00pm Dalva, 2:30pm 16th St BART -> Embarcadero, N Muni -> Castro
http://sf.funcheap.com/2009/01/08/8th-annual-no-pants-bart-ride-mission-dist/
free with BART fare

10pm-late:
Del the Funky HomoSapien & Ana Sia @ Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
hip hop and dubstep from a funky master
http://www.myspace.com/delthefunkyhomosapien
$25 advance, $30 doors





Sunday 1/11:

2pm-4pm:
Hula Hoop Jam @ Esprit Park Indiana St & 20th St
come join your fellow burners for this fun free jam gathering
free

2pm-7pm or later:
BrassTax Renegade Sunset/Moonrise Party @ Pier 30 Bryant St & The Embarcadero
feat. seasoned burner electro breaks DJ's Ding Dong, Joe Joe, Frank N Beans
http://www.thebrasstax.com
free





Tuesday 1/13:

7pm-9pm:
*Ask a Scientist: Bigfoot @ Axis Cafe 1201 8th Street (betw/ 16th & Irwin)
anthropologist Eugenie Scott sheds some light on the missing link
http://www.askascientistsf.com/
free





Wednesday 1/14:

9pm-2am:
*Low B @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. MIA's DJ spinning electro and hip hop remixes
http://www.myspace.com/lowbee
free, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks





Thursday 1/15:

9pm-late:
*Bass Camp @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St)
excellent lazer bass and crunk from Tokyo's Bass Science, Berlin's Robot Koch, Hovatron, Lazer Sword, Mochipet
http://www.myspace.com/mochipet
$10 advance, $15 doors





Friday-Saturday 1/16-17:

Fri 8pm & 10:30pm; Sat 8pm
How to Survive the Apocalypse @ Stage Werx 533 Sutter St (@ Powell St)
a Burning Man-inspired theatrical freak-out that combines rock opera, vaudeville, and a Dionysian revival show that is just as inspired and terrified by current events as you are. Part mutant mystery play, part crash-course in proactive future culture, the evening combines millennialist rants and sexy burlesque with select scenes and songs from the "Burning Opera," an ambitious and ferociously inventive rock musical scored by Mark Nichols, with libretto by counterculture writer Erik Davis
http://www.burningopera.com/
$15





Friday 1/16:

7pm-4am:
*Atimatik @ Kelly's Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
slammin' electro bangers, fidget & booty bass, also feat. Biggie Smalls, Switch Blade
come dance outside in this gorgeous weather!
http://www.myspace.com/atimatik
Listen: http://www.atimatikarmy.com/mixes/Atimatik_live_Ruby_skye2.mp3
$5 before 8pm, $10 after

9pm-4am:
Slide into Caprcorn @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
Audio Soul Project (Live), Ana Sia, Worthy, Little John (dubstep, electro, tech house)
http://www.myspace.com/daxpresents
free for Capricorns, $7 before 11pm w/ RSVP @ themml.com, else $15

11pm-6am:
Fight Night @ Legion underground 2192 Folsom St (@ 18th St)
DJ showdown feat. Mace v. Raydeus, Influence v. Jay Vigor, Anthony James v. J9, Cosmic Selector (breaks, electro, techno)
$10





Saturday 1/17:

9pm-2am:
Nonstop Bhangra @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
feat. DJ Jimmy Love, Dholrhythms Dance Troupe, dance lesson at 9:30pm
http://www.myspace.com/nonstopbhangra
$10 adv, $15 door

10pm-late:
Symbiosis Party w/ Daedelus @ Kelly's Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
also feat. Mochipet, Pretty Lights, DJ Rootz and Flying Skulls
http://www.myspace.com/mochipet
$10?

10pm-5am/5am-12pm Sun:
Space Cowboys @ The EndUp 401 6th St (@ Harrison)
burner breaks and progressive house c/o 8ball, Brad Robinson, Mancub and other seasoned DJ's
http://www.spacecowboys.org/
$10 guestlist with ins & outs till 9am: http://www.sensesf.com/show/





Sunday-Monday 1/18-1/19:

8pm:
Fountains of Wayne @ Cafe du Nord 2217 Market St (@ Sanchez St)
these entertaining indie rockers play an all acoustic full band set
http://www.fountainsofwayne.com/
$25





Tuesday 1/20:

7pm-11pm:
Barack Obama Presidential Inauguration Roller Skaters' Ball @ FunkyTown Roller Rink 1720 19th St (@ Wisconsin)
come skate dressed as your favorite politician at the off-playa home of the Black Rock Roller Disco
http://www.cora.org/ObamaParty09.htm
$10, $5 skate rental





Wednesday 1/21:

9pm-2am:
Worthy @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. local Dirtybird DJ favorite
http://www.myspace.com/djworthy
free, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks





Thursday 1/22:

9pm:
*Sara Judge @ Irelands32 3920 Geary Blvd (@ 3rd Ave)
gorgeous heartfelt folk rock bliss
http://www.myspace.com/sarajudge
free





Friday-Sunday 1/23-25:

8pm-late:
Edwardian Ball @ The Regency Center 1290 Sutter St (@ Van Ness Ave)
Gorey-inspired costumed revelry feat. Cirque Berzerk, Rasputina, Vau De Vire, Rosin Coven, Ghosts Project
http://www.edwardianball.com/
$30/35/25 Fri/Sat/Sun advance, $80 3-Night Weekend VIP pass

8pm-late:
Gala Electronica @ Dance Mission Theater 3316 24th St (@ Mission)
ballet, cha cha, Brazilian samba, tango, swing and ballroom dance performances set to electronic music
http://www.galaelectronica.com/
$25 advance, $30 doors





Friday 1/23:

9pm-late:
*Thunderheist (Live!) and Nisus @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
club-banging electro-pop with heavy boom bap party funk alongside SF's dirtiest electro banger superstar
http://www.nisusthemovement.com
http://www.myspace.com/thunderheist
$10 advance





Saturday 1/24:

9pm-2am:
***LoveTech @ The Ranch 1433 Van Dyke Ave (@ Jennings St)
SF's LIVE electronic music community brings you a night of speaker-thumpin' live-electronic music and interactive art installations designed to blow your mind and move your ass. Featuring performances by Preshish Moments, Moldover, Komega, Colfax and a music workshop by Timo
Come show your support for the music, art, and performance of the FUTURE! :)
I'm installing my Time Machine for the occasion! (see details in the righthand column).
http://lovetechsf.com
$7

10pm-late:
Icebreakers Ball @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
the big Sunset/Fringe winter party, funky house & electro c/o DJ Icey, Ground Control, Syd Gris, Evinrude
http://www.myspace.com/djicey
$15

9pm-late:
Edwardian Ball Afterparty @ Anon Salon 285 9th Street (@ Folsom St)
the ultimate after the Ball bash - come dressed to the hilt!
http://anonsalon.com/
$5-10 donation





Monday 1/26:

7:30pm:
WALL•E Movie Night @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0910970/
free with 2 drink minimum





Wednesday 1/28:

8pm:
*Neko Case @ Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave (across from City Hall)
passionate indie rock singer songwriter and New Pornographer
http://www.myspace.com/nekocase
$20

9pm-2am:
*Tommie Sunshine @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. NYC's electro remix connoisseur
http://www.myspace.com/tommiesunshine
free, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks





Thursday 1/29:

9pm-4am:
Special Disco Version w/ DFA's LCD Soundsystem and Hercules & Love Affair @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
disco and indie electro goodness from proven greats
http://www.myspace.com/lcdsoundsystem
http://www.myspace.com/herculesandloveaffair
$15

9:30pm-2am:
Radio One Experimental Music Showcase @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
BBC's Mary Anne Hobbs hosts Kid Kameleon, Lazer Sword, Ghosts on Tape, DZ
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-523339;BBCs_Mary_Anne_Hobbs_Ghosts_on_Tape_DZ_more
$5

10pm-4am:
We Love Worthy @ The EndUp 401 6th St (@ Harrison)
a night to honor one of SF's favorite DJ's of Dirtybird fame
http://www.myspace.com/djworthy
free before midnite, $10 after





Friday 1/30:

7:30pm-late:
Circus-Cabaret Inaugural Bash @ Flux53 5300 Foothill Blvd (@ Fairfax Ave), Oakland
burner themed cabaret performance and party feat. Dreamtime Circus, Fire Arts Collective, Dr. Kristov, Code Red, Recessionistas Burlesque, Sin Sisters
http://www.flux53.com/FLUX53/Events.html
$10

8pm:
*Sara Judge / Allegra / Rebecca Sutlive / Vandella Sound / Veronica May @ Rockit Room 406 Clement St (@ 5th Ave)
all girl rock lineup feat Sara's gorgeous heartfelt folk rock bliss
http://www.myspace.com/sarajudge
$8

9pm:
Amon Tobin @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
the IDM breakbeat electronica master
http://www.myspace.com/tobinamon
$23

9pm-2am:
Soma Freak Down @ Julie's Supper Club 1123 Folsom St (@ Langton St)
house techno and electro c/o Ron/e, Danger Muffin and party organizers radioexplore.org and CODA
http://radioexplore.org/
$5

9pm-3am:
Pulse fundraiser @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
feat. Christian Martin (Dirtybird), Alland Byallo (KONTROL), Solar, Aaron Jae (Evil Breaks, Space Cowboys), Tamo (Angels of bAss)
http://www.sfpulse.org/
$10 before 11pm, $15 after, fundraiser benefiting A Safe Place domestic violence shelter




Saturday 1/31:

9pm:
Amon Tobin @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
the IDM breakbeat electronica master
http://www.myspace.com/tobinamon
$23

9pm-midnite (dance lessons 9:15pm—9:45pm):
Surya Dub, Bhangra lessons/performance, films, free pizza, tea & Tarot @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts 701 Mission St (@ 3rd St)
YBCA’s free What the Big Idea? Party celebrates artistic innovation through dancing, art, music, food and drink
http://www.ybca.org/tickets/production/view.aspx?id=6815
free, get there early for free pizza and tea

9pm-midnite:
Return To The Source @ Jellyfish Abyss Temple 1286 Folsom St (@ 9th St)
multimedia art show fusing performance, dance, film, interactive collective journeys & visionary art
http://sanfrancisco.tribe.net/event/RETURN-TO-THE-SOURCE-THIS-SAT-JAN-31ST/san-francisco-ca/08a3f06d-b674-4e16-943a-b00ac4c1d882
$13–20 sliding scale

9pm-4am:
*Lindstrom (live) @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
the space disco maestro from Oslo takes us into the future, highly recommended!
http://www.myspace.com/feedelity
$15

9pm-late:
Lights Down Low @ The Triple Crown 1760 Market St (@ Octavia St)
Paparazzi, Rchrd Oh?!, White Girl Lust at Manny's new venue (electro disco fidget house)
http://www.myspace.com/lightsdownlow
$10

9pm-late:
Pink Mammoth 5 Year Anniversary Extravaganza @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
the Burning Man camp's big bash, funky house c/o Derek Hena and Gravity, open bar 9-11pm
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-506250;PINK_MAMMOTH_5_Year_Anniversary_Extravaganza
$5 before 11pm with RSVP link above, else $10

9pm-late:
Pushing Air - The Remixes @ Sera Phi 1117 Howard St (@ 7th St)
Janaka Selekta's world electronica album release party also feat. electro fidget BrassTax DJ's Mace & Ding Dong
http://www.janakaselekta.net/
$10

11pm-very late:
Weapons of ASS Destruction @ underground SOMA location (759 Harrison betw/ 3rd & 4th St)
underground house feat. Layne Loomis (Deep End), Deckard (Coda), Laird, Rooz
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=46374438433
$10 before 1am, $15 after





Sunday 2/1:

Free Museum Day!
Asian Art Museum
includes Year of the Ox Celebration at noon! - Chinese Classical Music, Lion Dance, storytelling
http://www.asianart.org/hoursandadmission.htm#target





Tuesday 2/3:

Free Museum Day!
De Young Museum, MOMA, Legion of Honor, Cartoon Art
Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm





Wednesday 2/4:

Free Museum Day!
Exploratorium
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

8:30pm:
*Sara Judge @ Grant & Green Saloon 1371 Grant Ave (@ Green St)
gorgeous heartfelt folk rock bliss
http://www.myspace.com/sarajudge
free

9pm:
Nightmares on Wax @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
chill reggae-electronica
http://www.myspace.com/nightmaresonwax
$15

9pm-2am:
Futuristic Prince @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. local indie electro DJ team
http://www.myspace.com/futuristicprince
free, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks





Thursday 2/5:

Free Museum/Art Galleries Day!
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Burlingame Pez Museum, Geary galleries (49 Geary St 5:30-7:30pm art party!, 14 & 77 Geary St until 8pm)
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

9pm-late:
Extra Action Marching Band, Live Evil @ CELLspace 2050 Bryant St (@ 18th)
boisterous carnival rock extravaganza
http://www.myspace.com/extraactionmarchingband
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=47964819316
free with RSVP above or opening night Indie Fest film ticket stub, else $7





Friday 2/6:

9pm:
*Sara Judge @ Cafe International 508 Haight St (@ Filmore)
gorgeous heartfelt folk rock bliss
http://www.myspace.com/sarajudge
free

9pm-2am:
Hercules and Love Affair DJ set @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
Popscene vs. Loaded night with catchy disco house delirium, also feat. Lilofee
http://www.herculesandloveaffair.com/
$10

9pm-2am:
*BrassTax @ Amnesia 853 Valencia St (@ 19th St)
Electro & fidget house with DingDong, JoeJoe, j9 and BassBen
$5 (no password, but no one turned away - pay what you can)

9pm-6am:
*Raindance Chinese New Year Celebration @ 1015 Folsom St (@ 6th St)
Beats Antique, Rootz vs. Murphy of STS9, Fort Knox Five, EPROM, Mr. Projectile,
incl. Midnite Chinese New Year Procession w/ Lion Dancers, circus, martial arts
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/chinesenewyear09
$15/20/25 presale, $30 doors

10pm-4am:
Matthew Dear @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
tech house delivered oh so smoove, also feat. Nikola Baytala
http://www.myspace.com/matthewdear
$10 advance





Saturday 2/7:

4:30pm-9pm:
The Chinese New Year Treasure Hunt @ Embarcadero Justin Herman Plaza
SF's biggest scavenger hunt. Big Trouble In Little China!
http://www.sftreasurehunts.com/hunts/chinese_new_year/index.html
$40

5:15pm-8pm:
*Chinese New Year's Parade @ Market St & Kearny St
feat 200+ foot long Gum Lung and 600,000+ firecrackers
http://www.chineseparade.com/route.asp
free

7:30pm:
Michael Franti & Spearhead @ Fox Theater 1807 Telegraph Ave (@ 19th St), Oakland
politically charged dub rock masters
http://www.spearheadvibrations.com/
$32.50

8pm-2am:
Big Digits @ Kimo's 1351 Polk St (@ Pine St)
live keyboards synth & drums electro pop insanity w/ Casy and Brian
http://www.myspace.com/bigdigit
$5

9pm-late:
5th Annual Big Lebowski Party @ CellSpace 2050 Bryant St (@ 18th St)
party it up like The Dude
https://sfindie09.withoutabox.com/festivals/event_item.php?id=22703
free with SFIndieFest film stub, $5 in costume, else $10

10pm-4am:
*Disco Death Tour @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
dark French electro rockers Arnaud Rebotini with 100% analogue synth set, also feat. Blackstrobe and In Flagranti (Live laptop PA)
http://www.myspace.com/arnaudrebotini
$10 advance





Sunday 2/8:

4pm-7pm:
SF Symphony's Chinese New Year Celebration @ Davies Symphony Hall 201 Van Ness (@ Grove St)
Musical fusion of East and West with Asian instruments, lion dancers, and more
http://www.sfsymphony.org/season/Event.aspx?eventid=32458
$22-$65





Monday 2/9:

8pm-late:
On The In Side @ El Rio 3158 Mission St (@ Cesar Chavez)
catchy indie rock w/ Erica Sunshine Lee and The American Economy
http://www.myspace.com/kellymcfarlingmusic
$5, Mustache rides are free

10pm:
Honeybody Moonbee @ Hotel Utah Saloon 500 4th St (@ Bryant)
gorgeously haunting folk (vocals like Bjork, Emiliana Torrini)
http://www.myspace.com/emilyritz
free, open mic signup at 7:30pm





Tuesday 2/10:

9pm-2am:
*EOTO @ The Red Devil Lounge 1695 Polk St (@ Clay St)
Michael Travis & Jason Hann of String Cheese Incident perform live dubstep, electro and house - all improvised, nothing pre-recorded, highly recommended!
http://www.myspace.com/eotomusic
$10 advance, $12 doors





Wednesday 2/11:

5:30-9pm:
Equity feat. Sleepyhead @ Il Pirata 2007 16th St (@ Potrero)
False Profit monthly featuring underground burner dubstep
http://www.false-profit.com/equity/
free

9pm-2am:
*Drop the Lime @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. NYC's electro breaks champion
http://www.myspace.com/dropthelime
free on RichDDT guestlist (txt/email me your name), free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks





Thursday 2/12:

6pm-10pm:
Nightlife @ California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse Dr, Golden Gate Park
provocative science lectures (University of Oxford's Keith Thomson on Charles Darwin), DJ's (Fluid & J-Boogie), mingling, and cocktails
http://www.calacademy.org/events/nightlife/
$10

9pm-late:
*Lo Cura & Sol Jibe @ Amnesia 853 Valencia St (@ 19th St)
passionate flamenco tango reggae Cuban fusion, highly recommended!
http://www.myspace.com/locuramusica
$8/10 doors

10pm-4am:
MartyParty & Sleepyhead @ Fat City 314 11th St (@ Folsom)
local underground dubstep party
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-535043;PANTyRAID_set_by_MARTYPARTY
$10 before 11pm, $15 after

9pm-late:
Dubfire @ Harlot 46 Minna St (@ 1st St)
excellent tech house from 1/2 of Deep Dish
http://www.myspace.com/djdubfire
http://www.divinesf.com/events.html
$10 guestlist before 10pm, $15/20 presales after





Friday 2/13:

5:30pm-8pm:
Milonga de Amor @ Ferry Building (Market & Embarcadero)
dance sensuous Argentinian tango and enjoy wine & slow food
http://www.bayareatango.org/node/96945
free

8pm:
Niyaz @ Palace of Fine Arts 3301 Lyon St (@ Bay St)
hypnotic Middle Eastern electronica fusion
http://www.myspace.com/niyaz1
$27-53

9pm:
*Sara Judge @ Cafe International 508 Haight St (@ Fillmore)
gorgeous heartfelt folk rock bliss
http://www.myspace.com/sarajudge
free

9pm-2am:
Roller Disco Party @ CellSpace 2050 Bryant St (@ 18th St)
skate rentals & music provided by Black Rock Roller Disco
https://sfindie09.withoutabox.com/festivals/event_item.php?id=22704
free with any IndieFest movie ticket stub, $5 in costume, else $10

9pm-4am:
Evil 9/James Lavelle (UNKLE)'s Black Valentine Masquerade @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
stomping electro drums, 80s Italian horror-movie synths, dirty punk basslines for Vday
also feat. DJ Nisus!
http://www.myspace.com/evil9
http://www.myspace.com/djjameslavelle
$15 advance

9pm-late:
*Lucky Love 13 @ Anon Salon 285 9th Street (@ Folsom St)
the sexy Anon Salon VDay bash
http://anonsalon.com/
$5-10 donation

9pm-late:
*Miles Dyson @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
the German remix mastermind with powerful bounce and dirty ass bass
Listen here: http://files.groove.ru/2007-08/24/22718.groove.ru.30hz___daddio__miles_dyson_re_edit_.mp3
http://www.myspace.com/milesdyson
$10 advance, $15 before 11pm, $20 after, $5 off door price with password





Saturday 2/14: V Day

2pm:
Explore Amour: Tracing the Origins of Love @ Exploratorium 3601 Lyon St (@ Marina Blvd)
Dr. Lewis lecture offering a Darwinian twist on the psychology behind human intimacy
http://calendar.exploratorium.edu/?trumbaEmbed=eventid%3D82542911%26view%3Devent
$14 includes Exploratorium admission

2pm:
Master Musicians of Jajouka world music @ Amoeba Records 1855 Haight St (@ Stanyan St)
the legendary Morroccan group, featured in Brian Jones, Ornette Coleman, & Rolling Stones recordings
http://www.amoeba.com/live-shows/performances/san-francisco/2009-february-14/master-musicians-of-jajouka/artist.html
free

6pm:
*Pillowfight Flashmob @ Embarcadero Plaza
bring a pillow, preferably slitted feather (for uncontrolled explosions!), whack away!
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-231034;Pillow_Fight
free

8pm-midnight:
1,000 Faces Misera-Ball @ OmniCircus 550 Natoma St (@ Russ St, betw/ 6th & 7th)
celebrating the lonely, depressed, forlorn, abused, and unloved with robots, music (Colfax controllerism!), projections, dance, performance and video
http://www.omnicircus.com/events/index.html
$10 donation, special discount if you hate yourself!

8pm-late:
*3rd Annual All-Mediums NUDE Art Show @ Space Gallery 1141 Polk St (@ Hemlock St)
gogograciegalleries presents an art show with live music performance and art! feat. Ultraset, Allison Lovejoy
http://www.myspace.com/gogograciegalleriessf
free before 9pm, $5 after

9pm-2am:
Space Cowboys @ Shine Lounge 1337 Mission St (@ 9th St)
the infamous burner party crew's post pillowfight party - dress in zombie attire!
http://www.spacecowboys.org/
free before 10:30pm, $5 after

9pm-late:
Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
old school funk jazz jamming
http://www.dumpstaphunk.com/
$22

9pm-late:
My Booty Valentine @ 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
electro hip hop blog house c/o DJ Craze, Kanye West's tour DJ & DMC World Champion
http://www.myspace.com/crazearoni
$10 presale, $15 door

9pm-late:
Heart Beats @ Kelly's Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
Symbiosis party feat Shen, Souleye & DC (members of BLVD)
http://symbiosisevents.com/events/
$8 advance, $10 doors

10pm-late:
AudioKinesis: Raw Goggin @ underground location (call 415-374-7100)
feat. Damian Lazarus & 3 for an intimate evening of twisted techno at a legendary 150 capacity black-box environment housing a high-definition multichannel 360-degree audiovisual system
http://www.myspace.com/damianlazarus
http://www.roam-music.com/events/audiokinesis-raw-goggin-w
$25 presale (use link above)

11pm-7am:
My Naughty Valentine's @ private underground location (1175 Folsom St)
feat. J.Phlip, live vocals by Isabel Lozano
http://www.myspace.com/jphlip
$15





Sunday 2/15:

2pm-2am:
Stompy/Sunset: Love Hangover @ Cafe Cocomo 650 Indiana St (@ 18th St)
legendary daytime party producers, feat. James Curd's infectious bouncy house
http://www.myspace.com/jamescurd
$10 before 5pm, $20 after

9pm-late:
Don Caballero @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
jazzy frenetic indie punk rock virtuosos
http://www.myspace.com/doncaballeropgh
$12 adv, $14 door





Monday 2/16:

5pm & 7:30pm:
Iron Man & Batman: The Dark Night movie night @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
free with 2 drink minimum

5pm-10pm:
Philip Glass @ Davies Symphony Hall 201 Van Ness Ave (@ Grove St)
performing the epic minimal performance of Music in 12 Parts
http://www.philipglass.com/
$25-55, optional dinner

8pm-12am:
Shades of Blues @ The Polish Club 3040 22nd St (@ Shotwell)
modern blues/fusion partner dancing to an eclectic mix of music (blues, trip hop, R&B, alternative tango)
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?&eid=49594559447
$8 dance only ($5 students), $15 lesson and dance ($12 for students) - lessons 8pm-9pm

8pm-2am:
Open Mic @ Hotel Utah Saloon 500 4th St (@ Bryant)
http://theutah.org/
free, open mic signup at 7:30pm





Tuesday 2/17:

The Music Tapes @ Bottom of the Hill 1233 17th St (@ Missouri St)
Elephant Six's Julian Koster produces lofi pop with singing saw & other unique instruments
http://www.myspace.com/themusictapes
$12





Wednesday 2/18:

Free Museum Day!
California Academy of Science
http://www.calacademy.org/





Thursday 2/19:

9pm-late:
*Bass Camp @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St)
lazer bass and crunk feat. Kill the Noise, Ludachrist, Hookerz N Blow
http://www.myspace.com/killnoisekill
$10 advance, $15 doors

10pm:
SFIndieFest Closing Party @ Medjool 2516 Mission St (@ 21st St)
join IndieFest staff and filmmakers for some tasty cocktails
http://www.sfindie.com/indiefest08/parties.html
free

10pm-2am:
4th Annual Lingerie Karaoke @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
an enticing fusion of two of life's most intimate and revealing acts - clothes check provided
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=49339904827
$5

10pm-late:
*Beats Antique @ Kelly's Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
the ultimate in world electronica breakbeat middle eastern bellydance fusion bliss
http://www.myspace.com/beatsantique
$10





Friday 2/20:

7pm-late:
Ragga Muffins Festival '09 @ Fox Theater 1807 Telegraph Ave (@ 19th St), Oakland
reggae superstars Stephen and Julian Marley, Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Rootz Underground, K'Naan
http://www.raggamuffinsfestival.com/san_francisco_lineup.html
$37.50 advance, $40 doors

10pm-2am:
Tittsworth @ Poleng Lounge 1751 Fulton St (@ Masonic)
Rock It Science party feat. Baltimore club, rave, electro house
http://www.myspace.com/titts
$5 before 11pm, $10 after

10pm-3am:
*The Stunna @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
underground dubstep c/o SuryaDub, C.L.A.W.S., Ghosts on Tape, Sleepyhead & Mimosa!
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-543616;The_Stunna-_Ghosts_on_Tape_Surya_Dub_DJs_more
$5

10pm-4am:
*Tiefschwarz @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
techno and bass-heavy electro house perfection from Berlin
http://www.myspace.com/tiefschwarz
$15 advance

10pm-very late:
Ecstatic @ Sera Phi 1117 Howard St (@ 7th St)
psytrance journey with newly installed vibrating dancefloor!
http://psybertribe.org/
$15





Saturday 2/21: Rich DDT's BDay

*10:30am: BDay hike

1pm-4pm:
Groundbreaking Ceremony @ New Gray Area Gallery 55 Taylor St (@ Turk St)
the gallery's grand reopening and art installation preview
http://gaffta.org/exhibitions/february-21st-1pm-4pm-groundbreaking-ceremony.html
free

*6:30pm: Vegan potluck BDay dinner

8pm:
Cake & The Lovemakers @ Fox Theater 1807 Telegraph Ave (@ 19th St), Oakland
the indie pop superstars accompanied by Oakland's mischievous dance rockers
http://www.cakemusic.com/
$35

8pm:
Kinky @ Grand Ballroom at the Regency Center, 1290 Sutter St (@ Van Ness Ave)
bouncy dance rock from Mexico
http://www.myspace.com/kinky
$23.50

9pm-2am:
***OMGLOL Rich DDT's BDay Bash feat. Nisus @ Lipo Lounge 916 Grant Ave (@ Washington St)
underground dance party with cutting edge dirty electro bangers, live art, and wafflemaking!
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/omglol
free before 10pm, $8 after

9pm-2am:
Unicrons Label Launch @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
indie electro feat. Futuristic Prince, Richie Panic, Rchrd Oh?!
http://myspace.com/futuristicprince
$5 with RSVP at going.com/unicronslaunch, else $8

10pm-4am:
Stimulus @ CellSpace 2050 Bryant St (@ 18th St)
False Profit underground burner party feat. Sidecar & Satori (Beats Antique), EPROM & Mimosa!
http://false-profit.com/2009/02/21/stimulus/
$15

10pm-7am:
Night for Day @ The Compound 1070 Van Dyke Ave (@ Griffith St)
all night day-like dance party on an interactive inflatable structure
http://nightforday.eventbrite.com/
$10-20 sliding scale RSVP only (link above)

10pm-7am:
Nestle Crunk @ underground Oakland location (call 415-963-3555)
Strategik + Spacecowboys crunchy underground burner goodness, feat. Joe Joe & Mace!
http://www.strategiksf.com/
$10 donation





Sunday 2/22:

9pm:
Modest Mouse @ Fox Theater 1807 Telegraph Ave (@ 19th St), Oakland
the quirky indie rock superstars are still slammin it
http://modestmousemusic.com/
$30





Tuesday 2/24:

8pm:
Antony and the Johnsons @ Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium 1111 California St (@ Taylor St)
sexy smooth vocalist featured in Bjork and Hercules & Love Affair
http://www.myspace.com/antonyandthejohnsons
$32.50/$40

9pm:
Deerhunter @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
indie pop rock
http://www.uptheantics.com/noisepop
free with RSVP link above





Wednesday 2/25:

9pm:
Deerhunter @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
indie pop rock - secret show!
http://www.sfbg.com/blogs/music/2009/02/ssshhh_secret_deerhunter_show.html
free

11pm-12am:
*Sara Judge @ Irelands32 3920 Geary Blvd (@ 3rd Ave)
gorgeous heartfelt folk rock bliss
http://www.myspace.com/sarajudge
free

9pm-2am:
*Princess Superstar @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. indie electro fidget house from NYC
http://www.myspace.com/k7princess
free





Thursday 2/26 - Sunday 3/1:

9pm-1am:
STS9 @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
trippy electonica rock jam band 4 day Fillmore residency
http://www.sts9.com/
$26

1am-6am:
STS9 afterparty @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
underground burner dubstep afterparty 3 nights in a row
Thur: Heavyweight Dub Champion w/ Dr. Israel, Bluetech, Audio Angel, Eskmo, David Starfire, Mochipet
Fri: Eliot Lipp w/ Pnuma, Gaslamp Killer, Nosaj Thing, the Flying Skulls
Sat: Loefah, Hijak (UK - 1st US appearance), EPROM, Future Rock
http://going.com/sts9l8nite
$15 advance, $20 doors





Thursday 2/26:

9pm-late:
Kool Keith & Mike Relm @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
http://www.thereturnofdroctagon.com/web/zzzpage.asp
$18 advance





Friday 2/27 - Saturday 2/28:
Space Cowboys Snowfest Ski and Dance Party @ Squaw Valley Plaza Bar & the Lakeside, Lake Tahoe City
the Space Cowboys take over Squaw ski resort for a multiday burner breaks party
http://spacecowboys.org/pages/snowfest
free, though you'll probably want to buy a lift ticket





Friday 2/27:
9pm - late:
Bohemian Carnival @ DNA Lounge 375 11th St (@ Harrison)
bombastically burnerific indie circus showcase c/o Circus Metropolus, Vau de Vire Society & Gooferman
http://www.bohemiancarnival.net/
$20

8pm-late:
*Cut N Paste feat. Moldover(!) @ The Lobot 1800 Campbell St (@ 18th St), West Oakland
also feat. The Evolution Control Committee, Bon Dü Rant, art re-contextualizing pop culture
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPHqXXs6b2s
http://www.going.com/cutnpaste
$6, discount with RSVP link above





Saturday 2/28:

9pm-2am:
***LoveTech @ The Ranch 1433 Van Dyke Ave (@ Jennings St)
SF's LIVE electronic music community brings you a night of speaker-thumpin' live-electronic music and interactive art installations designed to blow your mind and move your ass. Featuring performances by Include, Nonagon, Evan Morris, Komega and a music workshop by Ben Lewry of VideoGuitar fame
Come show your support for the music, art, and performance of the FUTURE! :)
I'm installing my Time Machine for the occasion! (see details in the righthand column)
http://lovetechsf.com
$7

8pm-11pm:
Video Games Live @ Fox Theater 1807 Telegraph Ave (@ 19th St), Oakland
full symphonic soundtrack recreations from over 50 different videogames, with accompanying films
http://www.videogameslive.com/
$31.60-59.50

8pm-3am:
Flambe Lounge Burnal Equinox @ Kelly's Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
http://www.burningman.com/blackrockcity_yearround/special_events/
$15 in playa wear (evolutionary attire encouraged!), $20 in street clothes

9pm-late:
Flosstradamus, N.A.S.A. @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
http://www.myspace.com/flosstradamus
$18 advance, $20 doors

10pm-6am:
*Corporate Power Hour @ The Bordello (actual 1800's Bordello/Saloon/Maze house!) 1247 E 12th St (@ 13th Ave), Oakland
underground burner psyphy dubstep & breaks feat. Propa Tingz/Breakbeat Buddha, Rastatronics, Heyoka, Mimosa
take the transportedsf.com shuttle bus from 1881 Post St (@ Fillmore) betw/ 12:30-4:30am, or if driving park on 13th/14th St
http://www.mallabelmusic.com/
$15 advance, $20 door includes shuttle bus





Sunday 3/1:
No Age @ Bottom of the Hill 1233 17th St (@ Missouri St)
experimental indie power pop
http://www.myspace.com/nonoage





Wednesday 3/4:
*Acid Girls @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation Wednesdays feat. indie electro mashup house from LA
http://www.myspace.com/acid_girls
free





Thursday 3/5 - Sunday 3/8:

*Fuente Eterno Festival @ Canyon De Guadalupe, Baja, Mexico
regional Burning Man festival among natural hotsprings loaded with music, workshops, art, yoga and utter bliss
http://www.fuenteeterno.com/
$95 5-day pass





Thursday 3/5:
Fujiya & Miyagi @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
http://www.myspace.com/fujiyaandmiyagi
$20





Friday 3/6:
*Tipper & Beats Antique @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-520894;TIPPER

9pm-4am:
*Opulent Temple Massive feat. Carl Cox @ 200 California Ave, Treasure Island
huge Burning Man fundraiser feat the Monkeys & Serpent Mother at the massive warehouse of Space Cowboy's Ghost Ship fame!
http://www.opulenttemple.org/archives/000138.php
$20/30 advance, $40 doors - free shuttle from SF & Oakland, details above





Saturday 3/7:

9pm-2am:
Everlasting Bass @ 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
feat Bay Area Sistah Sound all lady DJ's
http://www.myspace.com/bayareasistahsound
$5 before 10pm (w/ RSVP to guestlist@bassladydjs.com)

10pm-4am:
*Miles Dyson @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
the German remix mastermind with powerful bounce and dirty ass bass
http://www.myspace.com/milesdyson
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-560087;Temple_Presents_Miles_Dyson
$5 before 11pm with RSVP link above, $20 after

10pm-late:
*Detonate @ 19 Heron (near Harrison & 8th St)
indie electro feat. Hot Tub (live), Richie Panic, The Tenderlions (live), Kirin Rider, White Girl Lust
http://www.lowsf.com





Tuesday 3/10:

9pm:
Pendulum @ The Grand Ballroom at the Regency Center, 1290 Sutter St (@ Van Ness Ave)
live Australian drum & bass rocktronica
http://www.myspace.com/pendulum
$23.50

11pm - sunrise:
Full Moon Gathering renegade dance party @ Golden Gate Park (info: 415 267-6172)
feat. DJ's Izzy, Jana D, Ben Haus, 1-iL
http://acidtotem.net/events.html
free





Wednesday 3/11:

7:30pm:
Moldover's Mojo-69 controller demo @ Dorkbot at The Hat Factory 801 Minnesota St #8 (@ 20th St)
Moldover explains how he designed and built The Mojo, performs tunes from his new album
Join SF's elite geeks for some tech-tastic fun!
Moldover interview: http://vimeo.com/3493547
http://www.moldover.com
free

9pm-2am:
***Boys Noize @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Infatuation 1 Year Anniversary featuring Berlin's supreme master electro banger!
This will be the biggest and best party at Vessel all year, and is close to selling out, so be sure to get tickets soon!
http://www.myspace.com/boysnoize
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/noizevsl_richddt
$10/15 advance, $20 doors - for special discount presale tickets use link above
free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks

10pm-4am:
Stargate - A Full Moon Party @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
dub step womp feat. Welder, EPROM, Lotus Drops, live digital art by Andrew Jones
http://www.myspace.com/weldersounds
$10





Thursday 3/12:

6pm-10pm:
Nightlife @ California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse Dr, Golden Gate Park
provocative science lectures (evolutionary biology in criminal courts), DJ's (Sleazemore & Rchrd Oh?!), mingling, and cocktails
http://www.calacademy.org/events/nightlife/
$10

9pm:
*Cut Copy, Matt and Kim @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
Australia's talented indie rock-tronica stars
http://www.myspace.com/cutcopy
$28

10pm-2am:
*Cut Copy (DJ set), Miami Horror Afterparty @ 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
the Cut Copy afterparty with indie electro DJ sets
http://www.myspace.com/miamihorror
$10

10pm-2am:
*Work @ UndergroundSF 424 Haight St (@ Webster St)
electro indie battle w/ Ghosts on Tape
http://www.myspace.com/ghostsontapesf
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-556330;GHOSTS_ON_TAPE_WORK
free before 11pm w/ RSVP above, else $5





Friday 3/13:

9pm:
G. Love & Special Sauce @ The Warfield 982 Market St (@ 6th St)
the jazzy funk superstars
http://www.myspace.com/glovespecialsauce
$25

9pm:
BLVD @ Great American Music Hall 859 Ofarrell St (@ Polk St)
live electro hip hop breaks band
http://www.myspace.com/blvdsource
$15

10pm-late:
Slashers and Bangers Ball @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
feat. Shout Out Out Out Out - live electro dance rock & Rye Rye (live) - sexy ghetto dance singer from MIA's label
http://www.myspace.com/shoutoutoutoutout
http://www.myspace.com/tharealryerye
$10 advance

10pm-4am:
DJ Fame @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
booty shakin electro house and techno from NYC, with Eric Sharp
http://www.myspace.com/djfame
free before midnight, $10 after on guestlist (email eric@rockitsciencesf.com)





Saturday 3/14:

10am-5pm:
Moldover's Ableton Live Advanced Controllerism Workshop @ Pyramind 832 Folsom St (@ 4th St)
Moldover, The Godfather of Controllerism, is the inspiration for a new generation of DJs and musicians interested in moving “beyond the decks." Covering topics such as instrument design, hardware, the role of musicianship, Moldover’s "Elite Session" promises to open new doors into this creative field of controllerism for composers and performers alike. Limited to 20 seats, each student will have their own Ableton workstation.
http://www.pyramind.com/evolution/Calendar-of-Events/moldover-interactive-workshop.html
$125

2:30pm-late:
Brides of March flash mob! @ Tunnel Top Bar 601 Bush St (@ Stockton)
wear your wedding dress, guys that includes you too!
http://www.bridesofmarch.org/
free

9pm-late:
Low B @ 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
MIA's DJ spinning electro and hip hop remixes
http://www.myspace.com/lowbee

9pm-late:
Veni Vidi Vici @ Club Six 60 6th St (b/w Mission & Market)
Hip Hop, Dubstep, Reggae w/ Devlin & Darko (Spank Rock), Pressure, Sub Swara
http://www.myspace.com/baltimorebassconnection
$10 advance, $15 before 10:30pm, $20 after

10pm-late:
*The Twelves (live) & Shadow Dancer @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
excellent live remix team from Brazil with Boys Noize Records' UK electro banger labelmate - highly recommended!
http://www.myspace.com/thetwelves
http://www.myspace.com/homeofshadowdancer
Listen:
http://www.emodrengindiepige.dk/audio/Sudden%20Rush%20-The%20Twelves%20Remix-.mp3
http://www.xlr8r.com/podcast/2009/02/xlr8r-presents-shadow-dancer
$10 advance

10pm-late:
*Black & Light Ball @ Anon Salon 285 9th Street (@ Folsom St)
A black light ramble through cool neon space - Wrap yourself in day-glo black & light w/ feverish glowing accents; dubstep by Heyoka, Janaka Selekta
http://anonsalon.com/march09/
donation only

7pm-5am:
Pisces 2009 @ Kelly's Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
all Pisces DJ lineup of psytrance, electro house, techno, breaks, and drum & bass
http://www.pisces2009.com/
$14 advance





Sunday 3/15:

8pm-late:
Community Roots @ Ashkenaz 1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
feat. All Female Performers in celebreation of Women's History Month
Audio Angel, Anahata Sound, DJ Audionista, live art, vegan food
http://www.myspace.com/communityroots
$8-15 sliding scale

9pm-late:
*Simian Mobile Disco @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
world class funky electro dance duo
http://www.myspace.com/simianmobiledisco
$20 advance

9pm-2am:
No Pants Party! @ The Triple Crown 1760 Market St (@ Octavia St)
check your pants & get yer fanny pack, free tequila, feat. Nikola, Solar
$5, additional $5 for pants check (includes fanny pack)





Monday 3/16:

8pm-1am:
*Kap Bambino @ 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
fringe French female-fronted electronica aggressively defying classification
opening set by DJ Nisus!
http://www.myspace.com/kapbambino
$5 advance

8pm-1am:
...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead @ Slim's 333 11th St (@ Folsom St)
indie rock, catchy and hard
http://www.myspace.com/trailofdead
$18





Tuesday 3/17: St. Patrick's Day

6am-12am:
St. Patrick’s Day Block Party w/ Live 105 Woody Show @ The Irish Bank 10 Mark Lane (@ Bush St)
6am-10am: Live 105’s Woody show; 1-4pm: Live Irish music; 4pm-12am: DJ Pat, Irish DJ extraordinaire
http://sf.funcheap.com/2009/03/12/st-patricks-day-block-party-with-live-105-woody-show-irish-bank-financial-dist/
free

3pm-11pm:
Huge St. Patrick’s Day Block Party @ Front St (from Sacramento to California)
http://sf.funcheap.com/2009/03/12/huge-st-patricks-day-block-party-w-wonderbread-5-financial-district/
free

8pm:
Golem & The Sway (members of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Balkan Beat Box, Extra Action Marching Band) @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
Burnerific Balkan jam goodness!
http://www.golemrocks.com/
$12

8pm:
Bagpiges & live Irish music @ Farley’s Independent Coffeehouse 1315 18th St (@ Texas St)
http://sf.funcheap.com/2009/03/04/farleys-coffee-house-20th-birthday-party-w-bagpiges-live-irish-music-potrero-hill/
free

9pm-2am:
*BassScience @ Il Pirata 2007 16th St (@ Potrero)
dubstep, jungle, glitch hop feat. Mr. Rogers, Zapper, & Mimosa!
http://www.myspace.com/tigranmimosa
http://www.connoisseurcollective.com/events.html
$6-10

11pm-6am:
*St. Patty's Day Underground @ The Bassment 445 Stevenson (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
Neuro Weapon engineer's Bassment warehouse afterparty feat. TdUb vs Porkchop, Mozaic, M3
$5

Free Cab Rides (really!) 3pm-3am:
call Luxor Taxi 415-282-4141 and say "Berg Injury Lawyers is picking up the tab" :)
http://sf.funcheap.com/2009/03/03/safe-and-sober-free-cab-rides-home-on-st-patricks-day-sf-and-east-bay/





Wednesday 3/18:

9pm-2am:
***Blake Miller @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
hard yet catchy indie electro from LA
http://www.myspace.com/iamblakemiller
CONTACT ME before 6pm to get in on the GuestList for free entry before 11:30pm
free with list before 11:30pm, $5 after, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks, $5 without list

10pm-11pm:
*Sara Judge @ Irelands32 3920 Geary Blvd (@ 3rd Ave)
gorgeous heartfelt acoustic folk rock bliss
http://www.sarajudgemusic.com
free





Thursday 3/19:

9pm-1am:
*MSTRKRFT @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
banging electro goodness from the golden masked marauders
http://www.myspace.com/mstrkrft
$20

9pm-2am:
*Andy Caldwell @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
smooth tech house and electro from LA
http://www.andycaldwell.com/
free, free vodka 9:30-10:30pm

9pm-2am:
*Bass Camp @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St)
lazer bass and crunk feat. Mike Slott, Kotchy, Ras G, Odd Nosdam
http://www.myspace.com/mikeslottbeats
$10 advance, $15 doors





Friday 3/20:

9pm-late:
Busy P @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
DJ set from the Ed Banger Records (Justice, SebastiAn, Mr Oizo, Uffie) founder
http://www.myspace.com/busyp
$16 advance

10pm-late:
*Rusko + Ooah (The Glitch Mob) @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
siiick cutting edge dubstep
http://www.myspace.com/ruskonfire
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-521144;RUSKO_UK_OOAH_GLITCH_MOB
$15 before 11pm with RSVP link above

9pm-late:
Ellen Allien @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
techno legend with with stellar new custom visuals by the infamous Pfadfinderei
http://www.myspace.com/ellenallien
$15 advance





Saturday 3/21:

10am-12am and later:
***Nexus Meltdown Snow Party! @ Kirkwood Resort 1501 Kirkwood Meadows Drive, Kirkwood, CA
Nexus takes over Kirkwood in style with the Turbo soundsystem, Tesla coil lightning bolts, and a complete bar and club space entirely out of snow
http://www.nexusnebula.com
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=53917848654
free, special discounted lift passes, condos available for $60/person or RV parking for $20/vehicle

9pm-late:
*Four Tet, Jon Hopkins @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
gorgeous atmospheric electronica and idm
http://www.myspace.com/fourtetkieranhebden
http://www.myspace.com/jonhopkins
$18 advance, $20 doors

10pm-4am:
*Finger Lickin 10 Year Anniversary @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
this is the ultimate breakbeat label from the UK - feat. dance electro breaks masters Slyde!
http://www.myspace.com/fingerlickinslyde
http://www.myspace.com/fingerlickinrecords
$15/20 advance

10pm-morning:
PacificSound Equinox Party @ underground location TBA
tech house feat. Solar, Galen, J-Bird, Justin Martin (Dirtybird)
http://www.pacificsound.net/
$tba





Sunday 3/22:

2pm-4pm:
1st Annual Tofu Dessert Competition & Festival @ Japanese Cultural & Community Center 1840 Sutter St (@ Webster)
free tastings so everyone can be a judge, Tofu recipe demonstrations, a Tofu haiku contest, Tofu Speaker Talk Show
http://www.nichibeitimes.com/e/tofu_festival.html
$10 advance, $12 doors

9pm-late:
Booka Shade @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
incredible live electro house
http://www.myspace.com/getbookashade
$22





Monday 3/23 - Friday 3/27:
Game Developers Conference @ Moscone Center 747 Howard St (@ 3rd St)
http://www.gdconf.com/





Monday 3/23:

6pm-10pm:
Maniacal Monday @ Vertigo 1160 Polk St (@ Sutter)
feat. funky house from charming local DJ's Tony La Funk & DJ Kelly
http://www.myspace.com/inthehouserecords
free

9pm-late:
*Sara Judge & James Grady @ Hotel Utah Saloon 500 4th St (@ Bryant)
gorgeous heartfelt acoustic folk rock bliss, duet with James Grady
http://www.sarajudgemusic.com
free, open mic signup at 7:30pm





Tuesday 3/24:

7pm-9pm:
*Ask a Scientist: Sex and War @ Axis Cafe 1201 8th Street (betw/ 16th & Irwin)
Thomas Hayden (Stanford Earth Sciences) & Malcolm Potts (obstetrician/biologist UC Berkeley) learn how sex and war are inextricably linked, and what we can do about it
http://www.askascientistsf.com/
free





Wednesday 3/25:

Free Museum Day!
California Academy of Science 55 Music Concourse Dr, Golden Gate Park
http://www.calacademy.org/
free

4pm:
*Zombie Swarm Flash Mob @ starts on Market betw/ 4th & 5th St (see link below for complete route)
dress like the undead and swarm the unsuspecting masses! put a duct tape "X" on your body to have your brains eaten
http://www.sfzombieswarm.com/
free

6pm-late:
*Zombie Swarm Afterparty w/ Human Wine @ Sunshine Biscuit Factory 581 81st Ave, Oakland
the gathering of the ex-living with performances from Boston's incredible dark cabaret performers Human Wine, also feat. Victoria and the Vaudevillains, Shovelman, Vagabondage
http://www.humanwine.org/
http://www.sfzombieswarm.com/
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=57983759911
free, donations accepted

8:30pm:
Tingel Tangel 1Yr Anniversary w/ Scotty The Blue Bunny, Ginger Snap @ Cafe du Nord 2217 Market St (@ Sanchez St)
indie electro DJ JD Samson (Le Tigre, MEN) opens for this costume clad burlesque, vaudeville and variety show
http://www.tingeltangelclub.com/sf.html
$16

9pm-2am:
***Yuksek @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
sexy hard French electro (think Justice but funkier and sexier)
http://www.myspace.com/yuksek
CONTACT ME before 6pm to get on the GuestList for free entry before 11:30pm
free with list before 11:30pm, $5 after, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks, $5 without list

8pm:
OK Go @ Great American Music Hall 859 Ofarrell St (@ Polk St)
high energy indie pop
http://www.okgo.net/
$18





Thursday 3/26:

8pm-late:
Tricky @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
dramatic experimental trip hop
http://www.myspace.com/trickola
$28.50 advance

8pm:
Rasputina @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
cello rock with the Travelling Cello Ladies Society
http://www.rasputina.com/
$15

10pm-2am:
*Mixtape w/ Komega, Influence & Walker @ Shine Lounge 1337 Mission St (@ 9th St)
LoveTech's innovative controllerist lets the IDM shine alongside Strategik's main man and Mozaic!
http://komegamusic.com/
$5





Friday 3/27:

8pm-2am:
***Dodocalypse BM fundraiser @ Space Gallery 1141 Polk St (@ Hemlock St)
fundraiser party for a new Burning Man art car - a Gigantic Victorian Airship, the "D.M.A. Raphus Ineptus" (aka "The Dodo")
headliner DJ set by yours truly - Rich DDT!
http://www.myspace.com/richtrapani
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=67712178131
http://www.dodocalypse.com/
$5 minimum donation, up to whatever you wish to donate toward our project

10pm-late:
Radioclit w/ Ana Sia & Ghosts on Tape @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
British dubby ghetto-infused electro dance goodness, collaborators with Santogold and Diplo
http://www.myspace.com/theverybestmyspace
$10 advance, $15 doors

9pm-late:
Suite Jesus @ 111 Minna St (@ 2nd St)
indie electro feat. XXXChange (Spank Rock), DJ Dials
http://www.myspace.com/xxxchange
$5 advance, $10 before 10:30pm, $20 after

9pm-4am:
3L3Tronic @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
also feat electro & breaks c/o Influence, Mace, Smoove, Aaron Jae
http://www.myspace.com/3l3tronic
http://www.paradisesf.com/20090327-pulse-info.html
$10 before 11pm, $15 after

10pm-4am:
Submerge @ Venusian Gardens West 1286 Folsom St (@ 9th St)
intimate party for downtempo music and art lovers, feat. Beats Antique, Outersect, Comma, Groove Yantra
http://www.beatsantique.com/
$10 before 12am, $20 after, BYOB, limited capacity!





Saturday 3/28:

9pm-late:
NIMBY's 5yr Anniversary Party @ NIMBY 8410 Amelia St, E. Oakland
music by Life Size Mouse Trap, Esmerelda Strange, live art by the Museum of Unnatural Selection, Therm's Robots, the Disgusting Spectacle, Jordan Fillers, Orion Fredricks
http://www.nimbyspace.org
$10 donation

9:30pm-4am:
The Glimmers @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
Belgian indie disco post-punk dance rocker DJ's
http://www.myspace.com/theglimmers
$15

10pm-late:
The Asteroids Galaxy Tour @ 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
cosmic psychedelic indie pop
http://www.theasteroidsgalaxytour.com/
$10 advance

10pm-6am:
Chicago Fundraiser @ Cutty 1433 Van Dyke Ave (@ Jennings St)
Connoisseur Collective & Swag fundraiser to bring the Bay Area Crunk to Chicago, feat. burner electro crunk, dubstep and breaks by
Influence, JoeJoe, Loryn, Audiovoid, Sleepyhead, Cumulus, Kitty-d
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=60374102431
$10

9:30pm-very late:
*Descend-Dance @ The Bordello (actual 1800's Bordello/Saloon/Maze house!) 1247 E 12th St (@ 13th Ave), Oakland
fundraiser for Native American medicinal work, specifically neurofeedback research demonstrating causality between medicinal use, improved brainwave patterns, and heightened mirror neuron activity in users!
Come dance to 20+ DJs an 1870s bordello complex built in front of the ancient Ohlone Indian gathering ground in Oakland. There will be a discount for Native costume, and the four rooms themed to the four elements:
Water: Island Natives (Maori) : Air: Cliff Natives (Anasazi) :
Earth: Jungle Natives (Shipibo) : Fire: Desert Natives (Pueblo) :
20+ DJs, including Mozaic, Chlorophil, Ultraviolet, Janaka Selekta. Performance Troupes including Venus in Velvet and Elana of Bella Fuego, Fashion Show, Micro-Massages, Raw food, Absinthe Bar, Coconuts, and more
http://www.visionaryvillage.org
$15 in native costume, $20 without





Sunday 3/29:

8pm:
*Emiliana Torrini @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
hauntingly beautiful Bjork-esque vocals
http://www.myspace.com/emilianatorrini
$17





Monday 3/30:

9pm:
*Sara Judge @ Rockit Room 406 Clement St (@ 5th Ave)
gorgeous heartfelt acoustic folk rock bliss
http://www.sarajudgemusic.com
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=61359210975
free





Wednesday 4/1: April Fool's Day

12pm-2:30pm:
*31st Annual St Stupid's Day Parade @ Justin Herman Plaza (Market and Embarcadero)
bring a crazy costume, socks, pennies, lottery tickets, sins and a good sense of humor
http://www.saintstupid.com/event.html#parade-2009
free

8pm:
-POSTPONED- Kid Sister @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
http://www.myspace.com/kidsister

8pm:
Ratatat @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
synth and bass driven medieval hip hop dance rock
http://www.myspace.com/ratatatmusic
$25

8pm:
*Lo Cura, Rupa & the April Fishes @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
passionate flamenco tango reggae Cuban fusion, highly recommended!
http://www.myspace.com/locuramusica
$8/10 doors

9pm-2am:
***Jesse Rose @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
electro fidget house master from Berlin on par with Switch, Herve and the Crookers! Highly Recommended!
http://www.myspace.com/jesseroseandcontent
CONTACT ME before 6pm to get in on the GuestList for $5 discount on entry before 11:30pm
$5 with list before 11:30pm, $10 after, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks, $10+ without list
This is looking to sell out like Boys Noize! Your best bet is to buy your $5 presale ticket here:
http://going.com/JesseRoseRich





Thursday 4/2:

5pm-9:30pm:
Exploratorium After Dark @ Exploratorium 3601 Lyon St (@ Marina Blvd)
live performances, cocktails, conversation, and adult-oriented programming on science and the arts
http://press.exploratorium.edu/exploratorium-after-dark/
$14

8pm:
*Ratatat @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
synth and bass driven medieval hip hop dance rock
http://www.myspace.com/ratatatmusic
$25

10pm-2am:
Trash Disko @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
featuring Bootie's Partyben (electro mashup king) and MyKill
http://www.myspace.com/therealpartyben
free

10pm-2am:
Beat Church w/ Hookerz & Blow + Shen @ Shine Lounge 1337 Mission St (@ 9th St)
Hookerz & Blow are local hyphy burner dubstep masters EPROM vs Mozaic
http://www.myspace.com/hookerzandblow
$5

9pm-very late:
*Bass Without Borders w/ Disco Biscuits @ Kelly's Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
alongside local burner dubstep glitch & grime masters SexyTime (Sleepyhead & Mimosa), Bogl, Morale
http://www.discobiscuits.com/
http://www.myspace.com/sexytimesounds
$8 advance, $12 doors





Friday 4/3:

9pm:
Snoop Dogg @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
http://www.snoopdogg.com/
$40 limited advance

10pm-3am:
*Nadastrom & Nisus @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
dirty big banging electro producers (Dubsided, remixer of Kid Sister/Paserock/Tittsworth) - Highly Recommended!
http://www.myspace.com/djnisus
http://www.myspace.com/nadastrom
Listen here: http://discodust.com/files/Tittsworth%20-%20WTF%20(Nadastrom%20On%20Drugs%20Remix).mp3
$8 advance, $13 doors

10pm-5am:
Temple of Mirrors @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
burner dubstep feat. Filastine, Random Rab, Godess Alchemy Project, Ana Sia
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-567580;Filastine_-_Random_Rab_-_Antennae_-_Ana_Sia_
$15 before 11pm with RSVP link above, $20 after

10pm-5am:
Lee Coombs @ Urban Art Farm 1345 17th St (@ Connecticut)
Opel party feat. tech funk acid and dirty electro
http://www.leecoombs.com/
$10 advance, $20 doors





Saturday 4/4:

11am-3:30pm:
Burning Man’s Annual Open House & Potluck BBQ @ BMHQ 1900 3rd St (@ 16th St)
BMHQ is moving - this will be the last Open House at the 1900 3rd St location
Become A Burning Volunteer! 11am-1pm
Surviving Duststorms And Downturns 1:15-2:15pm: A community brain-storming forum on how Burning Man WILL adapt and survive these tough economic times
Ask The Man 2:30-3:30pm: An expert staff panel to answer your BM questions
Potluck BBQ BYOC (Bring Your Own Cup)
Evolve - Join Our Jean Pool! Our Earth Guardians are collecting clean used blue jeans to make into MOOP* bags
http://www.burningman.com/blackrockcity_yearround/special_events/openhouse2009.html
free

12pm-4pm:
2009 Art Olympics @ Bay Area 51, 1667 Jerrold Ave (betw/ Phelps St & 3rd St)
Finally! The completely unnatural marriage of art and sport in the form of 9 events designed to bring out the playful spirit and omnipresent absurdity of the art world, including Studio Challenge sculpt-off, Painting Toss, Jousting with gigantic paintbrushes, and an endurance event in which the art-athletes stare at themselves in a mirror
http://www.artolympics.info/
$7

7pm-9pm:
Flashdance Flash Mob @ State of California Building 505 Van Ness (@ McAllister)
first FlashDance of 2009! thanks to Deep for keeping these alive!
http://www.deeptrouble.com/
free

9pm:
Lily Allen & Natalie Portman's Shaved Head @ The Warfield 982 Market St (@ 6th St)
http://www.myspace.com/lilymusic
http://www.myspace.com/natalieportmansshavedhead

9pm-4am:
Evil Breaks 5th Anniversary @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
Burner breaks feat. Chris Carter, Diverted, JHz, Aaron Jae, R-Kidz (Lawgiverz & Addictech), Mozaic, Ambient Mafia
http://evilbreaks.com/
free for 1st 100 arrivals with RSVP list above, $5 next 100, $10 before 11pm, $20 after or without list

9pm-5am:
***LoveTech @ The Ranch 1433 Van Dyke Ave (@ Jennings St)
SF's LIVE electronic music community brings you a night of speaker-thumpin' live-electronic music and interactive art installations designed to blow your mind and move your feet. Featuring performances by Moldover, Mochipet, Mike Boo, Dnae Beats, and Ganucheau (and many more!), a synth/controller building workshop by Komega, a Digital Jam Lounge, and interactive multimedia art installations. Come show your support for the music, art, and live performance of the FUTURE!
I'm hosting the Digital Jam Lounge and I'm installing my Time Machine for the occasion! (see details in the righthand column)
http://lovetechsf.com
$10

9pm-6am:
Who's Yer Mama @ The Bordello (actual 1800's Bordello/Saloon/Maze house!) 1247 E 12th St (@ 13th Ave), Oakland
all female DJ's and performers feat. Ana Sia, Carly D, Fire Lieber, Jocelyn, Sariah Storm, She-She, Bad Unkl Sista, Venus in Velvet, and live painting
http://www.hermusic.org/
$15 presale, $20 doors benefiting World Hunger Year

3am-8am:
Bassface: EB5 afterparty @ The Bassment 445 Stevenson (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
Evil Breaks 5 afterparty feat. Dexstakker, Influence, Tamo, T-Dub, Eric Sharp
http://evilbreaks.com/
$5 w/ EB5 wristband after 4am, else $10





Sunday 4/5:

11am-7pm:
Sunset Season Opener Party @ underground location TBA
tech house feat. Solar, Galen, J-Bird, +more
http://www.pacificsound.net/
$tba





Tuesday 4/7:

Free Museum Day!
De Young Museum, MOMA, Legion of Honor, Cartoon Art Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries, Conservatory of Flowers
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm

7pm-9pm:
*Ask a Scientist: Yucky Parasites @ Axis Cafe 1201 8th Street (betw/ 16th & Irwin)
Jim McKerrow (Sandler Center) how parasites can change your DNA and modify you physically and behaviorally to suit their own devious goals
http://www.askascientistsf.com/
free





Wednesday 4/8:

8pm-2am:
Broke-Ass Stuart's Fuck the Recession Party @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
feat. Sugar & Gold, Richie Cunning, DJ Citizen 10, SF Indie Mart booths & free silkscreening
http://brokeassstuart.com/rsvp/
$5, RSVP above for free beer

9pm-2am:
Holy Ghost @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
synth-heavy italo disco collaborators with The Juan Maclean, DFA
http://www.myspace.com/holyghostnyc
CONTACT ME before 6pm to get on the GuestList for free entry before 11:30pm
free with list before 11:30pm, $5 after, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks, $5+ without list





Thursday 4/9:

6pm-10pm:
*Yuri's Night @ California Academy of Science 55 Music Concourse Dr, Golden Gate Park
That awesome space rave is happening again! No longer at NASA, this time it's more of a space soiree at the new museum
feat. burner dubstep DJ's Random Rab, Dr. Toast, Nalepa and ambient soundscapes by Comma, Tinker, Sariah Storm
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=57591144607
$10

5pm-9:30pm:
Exploratorium After Dark @ Exploratorium 3601 Lyon St (@ Marina Blvd)
live audiovisual performances by Nate Boyce, Head Boggle & Chrome Genie, cocktails, conversation, and adult-oriented programming on science and the arts
http://www.exploratorium.edu/afterdark/
$14

10pm-2am:
Work @ UndergroundSF 424 Haight St (@ Webster St)
electro indie battle w/ Public, Disco Workout, Rchrd Oh?!
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-579072;PUBLIC_WORK
free before 11pm w/ RSVP above, else $5





Friday 4/10:

10pm-1am:
*Gui Boratto @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
warmly emotive and optimistic tech house from Brazil
http://www.myspace.com/guiboratto
$13 advance

10pm-6am:
Touane @ underground location (visit http://www.werd-sf.com/)
excellent ambient and minimal tech house from Berlin
http://www.myspace.com/touane
$15

11pm-3am:
***BOING! BOING!! Nexus 2nd Annual Trampoline Party!!! @ Jump City 2880 Mead Ave, Santa Clara
2nd annual all night rave in a Huge TRAMPOLINE WAREHOUSE completely covered in trampolines + DJ's spinning all night long on our massive TURBO soundsystem + dodgeball tournament = best party ever!!!
http://www.nexusnebula.com
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=61247968299
$20 presale (buy here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/62291), $25 doors





Saturday 4/11:

1pm-5pm:
Bunny Bar Hop in the Mission @ Dolores Park 19th St & Dolores
dress Bunny Style and hop in mass to the best bars in the Mission
free

8pm-12am:
Nerd Nite SF! @ Langton Labs 9 Langton St (@ Howard St, near 7th St)
geeky lectures: Everything about Birds, Ancient & Curious Cuisines, The Neurobiology of Zombies!
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=74429402616
$7

8pm-12am:
1,000 Faces Ball Dark Industrial Cabaret @ OmniCircus 550 Natoma St (@ Russ St, betw/ 6th & 7th)
sex, robots and rock-n-roll in a unique surreal cabaret, with the Robotic Ensemble of the Omnicircus and the Moth Nor Rust band
http://www.omnicircus.com/events/index.html
$5-15 sliding scale

8pm-late:
NIMBunnY Bunny Jam 9 @ NIMBY 8410 Amelia St, E. Oakland
Easter costume party feat. perFURmances, projections, furiginal bunny music, hopping!!!
http://bunnyjam.com/
$5 Nimby Bunny Shuttle Bus from 16th St Safeway and CellSpace
$15 full bunny, $20 sum-bunny, $25 no-bunny

9pm-2am:
*Veni Vidi Vici w/ Treasure Fingers @ Club Six 60 6th St (b/w Mission & Market)
also feat. Villains, Camp Lo, Diamond D, Non Stop Bhangra, Surya Dub (indie electro/hip hop/bhangra)
http://www.myspace.com/treasurefingers
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-565179;CampLo_TreasureFingers_DiamondD_Villians_Art
$10 limited advance

9pm-4am:
*Flying Lotus, Kode9, The Bug @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
futuristic trip-hop electronica
http://www.flying-lotus.com/destroy/
$15 advance

10pm-3am:
*LoveFest's Solid Gold Jacuzzi Reunion Party @ Supperclub 657 Harrison St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
feat. Nisus, Shane King, Eric Sharp
http://www.solidgoldjacuzzi.com/
free before 11pm, $10 after with RSVP at link above

10pm-very late:
*Down Low 4 Yr Anniversary @ The Bordello (actual 1800's Bordello/Saloon/Maze house!) 1247 E 12th St (@ 13th Ave), Oakland
Info Line: 415-820-3954
feat. Halo w/ Marty Party, Random Rab, Piotron, live Turkish music at midnight
http://www.myspace.com/halosounds
free shuttle bus (for ticketholders only) departs Bill Graham Civic Auditorium 99 Grove St (@ Polk St) at 10:30pm, 12am; return trips at 4am, 7am
$15 advance tickets only at Trunk (Haight & Fillmore) - No Door Sales


9pm-4am:
Yuri's Night Space Party & Reno Compression @ The Underground 555 E 4th St, Reno, NV
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=53833171145
$10 advance, $15 doors in playa wear, else $20





Sunday 4/12:

Snowboarding at Kirkwood!

5am-?pm:
Strategik Easter Renegade Party @ Toxic Beach, end of 24th St @ 3rd St
outdoor dance party feat. Mozaic, Influence, Pirata, Uncle Larry, and more
http://www.strategiksf.com/
free

10am-5pm:
*Nun World Order @ Dolores Park 19th St & Dolores
30th Anniversary of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
feat. an Easter Egg Hunt, live entertainment, a Bonnet contest, and a Hunky Jesus contest
http://www.thesisters.org/calendar.html#easter
free

10am-5pm:
Union St Spring Celebration & Easter Parade @ Union St from Gough to Fillmore
18th annual "Biggest Little Parade" in SF w/ uniquely wonderful and wacky floats
http://www.sresproductions.com/union_street_easter.html
free

12pm-5pm:
Cherry Blossom Festival @ various locations in Japan Town
Japanese traditional song, dance, arts, crafts, food, martial arts, swords, origami & karaoke
http://nccbf.org/
free

2pm:
Dance Salon @ CounterPULSE 1310 Mission St (@ 9th St)
performances & talk with choreographers, feat. Bare Bones Butoh, Boathouse, Jennifer Gwirtz, Kendra Kimbrough Dance Ensemble
http://counterpulse.org/calendar.shtml
free

4pm:
*Bring Your Own Big Wheel Flash Mob Race @ Vermont St @ 20th St, Potrero Hill
9th annual big wheel race down the steepest hill in SF! No rubber wheels and no trash left behind. Helmets, gloves and thick soled shoeos recommended!
http://www.jonbrumit.com/byobw.html
free

10pm-2am:
Statik Sundaze @ The Cellar 685 Sutter St @ Taylor St
DJ's Booker & BlaQwest bust out electro fidget house and bmore; feat Josh Abrams
http://www.myspace.com/blaqwest
free





Monday-Wednesday 4/13-15:

8pm:
Leonard Cohen @ Paramount Theatre 2025 Broadway (@ 20th St), Oakland
http://www.myspace.com/leonardcohenimyourman
$69.50/99.50/129.50/176


Monday 4/13:

8:30pm-12:30am: Lessons 8:30pm-9:30pm
Shades of Blues @ The Polish Club 3040 22nd St (@ Shotwell)
modern blues/fusion partner dancing to an eclectic mix of music (blues, trip hop, R&B, alternative tango)
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=71391171165
$8 dance only ($5 students), $15 lesson and dance ($12 for students)

8pm-1am:
Maniacal Monday @ Vertigo 1160 Polk St (@ Sutter)
feat. funky house from charming local DJ's Tony La Funk & DJ Kelly
http://www.myspace.com/inthehouserecords
free





Tuesday 4/14:

8pm:
Fleet Foxes with Blitzen Trapper @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
http://www.myspace.com/fleetfoxes
$22.50

10pm:
*Hercules & Love Affair (live PA) @ Project One 251 Rhode Island St (@ 16th St)
feat. DJ's Andy Butler & Kim Ann Foxman performing catchy indie-tronica disco house delirium
http://www.herculesandloveaffair.com/
$7





Wednesday 4/15:

9pm-late:
***Crookers & The Bloody Beetroots @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
the Italian superstars of bouncy jackin electro fidget house bliss - highly recommended! I spin their tracks all the time :)
http://www.myspace.com/crookers
http://www.myspace.com/bloodybeetroots
$18 advance

8pm:
Franz Ferdinand @ Fox Theater 1807 Telegraph Ave (@ 19th St), Oakland
http://www.myspace.com/franzferdinand
$35

9pm-2am:
Bag Raiders @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
http://www.myspace.com/bagraiders
CONTACT ME before 6pm to get on the GuestList for free entry before 11:30pm
free with list before 11:30pm, $5 after, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks, $5+ without list

10pm-4am:
Cyphertown Presents: Bassix 1.0 @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
feat. visionary burner dubstep w/ Bounce Brigade, Anahata Sound, Heyoka
http://cyphertown.org/
$10





Thursday 4/16:

8pm-12am:
TransportedSF Bus Party w/ Aaron Jae, Ding Dong, Smoove @ The Bus Stop Gallery
135 Dore St (@ Folsom)
mobile party on a biodiesel bus stopping at 2-3 beautiful outdoor locations, feat. Evil Breaks and Brass Tax DJ's
http://www.transportedsf.com
$21, BYOB

10pm-late:
*The Presets @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
edgy electro indie dance rock from Australia with deliciously dark vocals
http://www.myspace.com/thepresets
$15 advance

9pm-2am:
The Whip @ 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
the Presets afterparty! indie electro rock w/ Late of the Pier and the Presets DJ set after midnite
https://www.snagtickets.com/shopping/?id=136
$12 advance





Friday 4/17 - Sunday 4/19:

*Coachella! @ Empire Polo Field, Indio, CA
Highlights:
Fri: Paul McCartney, Beirut, Switch, Presets, Crystal Castles, Leonard Cohen, Girl Talk, Franz Ferdinand, Morrissey, Crystal Method, Felix da Housecat, Gui Boratto, Steve Aoki, Hold Steady, Ghostland Observatory, Buraka Som Sistema
Sat: Crookers, The Chemical Brothers, MSTRKRFT, Bloody Beetroots, M.I.A., Para One & Surkin, Killers, Band of Horses, TV on the Radio, Thievery Corp, Hercules & Love Affair, Amy Winehouse, Atmosphere, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Superchunk, Blitzen Trapper, Amanda Palmer, Drop The Lime, Glass Candy, TRV$DJ-AM
Sun: The Cure, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Bloody Valentine, MANDY, The Orb, Sebastien Tellier, Groove Armada, Public Enemy, No Age, Antony & the Johnsons, Roni Size, Etienne De Crecy, Lupe Fiasco, K'naan, Kills, Brain Jonestown Massacre, Clipse, Throbbing Gristle, Beats Antique
http://www.coachella.com/
$269 (+fees) for 3-day pass


Friday 4/17 - Sunday 4/19:

Green Apple Volunteer Festival feat. Bassnectar @ various SFBay locations
join America's largest Earth Day volunteer force, get a "Thank You" party feat. Bassnectar Sunday 4/19 8pm @ Slim's 333 11th St (@ Folsom St)
http://www.greenapplemusicfestival.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=117&Itemid=9
free, volunteer link above to see Bassnectar for free





Friday 4/17:

8pm:
Band of Horses @ Fox Theater 1807 Telegraph Ave (@ 19th St), Oakland
http://www.bandofhorses.com/
$29.50

10pm-5am:
Roni Size, Mc Dynamite, Mad Proffesor @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
http://www.myspace.com/ronisizeuk
$15 advance

9pm:
Sebastien Tellier & Chairlift @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
http://www.myspace.com/telliersebastien
$18 advance, $20 doors

10pm-late:
Groove Armada @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
http://www.groovearmada.com/
$30 advance

10pm-4am:
Michael Mayer, Monocle (Live) @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
http://www.myspace.com/kompakt
$13 limited advance

10pm-4am:
Plump DJ's @ The Triple Crown 1760 Market St (@ Octavia St)
Seismic and the Space Cowboys present first ever US appearance of the breaks icons
http://www.myspace.com/plumpdjs
$25 presale, $30 doors

11pm-6am:
Bass Therapy @ underground SF location TBA
Strategik and Connoisseur Collective electro breaks dubstep underground feat. Diverse, Aaron Jae, Influence, Ripple, Bogl, Mycho Coco
http://www.strategiksf.com/
$10 before 1am, $15 after





Saturday 4/18:
12pm-5pm:
Cherry Blossom Festival @ various locations in Japan Town
Japanese traditional song, dance, arts, crafts, food, martial arts, swords, origami & karaoke
http://nccbf.org/
free
8pm-1am:
Headband Party @ Veterans Memorial Hall 846 Front St, Santa Cruz
burner dubstep & gkitch feat. EPROM, HD4000, Kush Arora, Boggle, Rastatronics, Little John, Stridah; Live Art, Aerial Dancers, Fire Dancers
http://www.myspace.com/subwize
$10 limited advance, $15 before 10pm, $20 after
9pm-5am:
Coda Presents: Activator @ underground SF location tba
seasoned undeground burner party organizers, sure to be epic
http://www.codasf.com
$10 advance
11pm-7am:
Acid Totem Season Opener @ outdoors in the Santa Cruz mountains
Santa Cruz Mountains Smoke Out in the redwood forest feat. dubstep, trip hop, electro and breakbeats c/o J. Rogers, Raydeus, Jana D, Ben Haus
http://acidtotem.net/smokeout.html
free


Sunday 4/19:
12pm-5pm: Grand Parade 1-3pm
Cherry Blossom Festival @ various locations in Japan Town
Japanese traditional song, dance, arts, crafts, food, martial arts, swords, origami & karaoke - Grand Parade hosted by George Takei (Star Trek)
http://nccbf.org/
free
8pm:
Bassnectar @ Slim's 333 11th St (@ Folsom St)
Green Apple Volunteer "Thank You" party, also feat. Graham Hill founder of TreeHugger.com
http://www.greenapplemusicfestival.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=117&Itemid=9
free concert only for volunteers, volunteer link above


Monday 4/20:
11am:
420 Massif @ Hippy Hill, Golden Gate Park
BAD Kidz / Undefined outdoor dance party
http://www.myspace.com/scfullmoon
free
8pm:
Bloc Party, Menomema @ Fox Theater 1807 Telegraph Ave (@ 19th St), Oakland
http://www.myspace.com/blocparty
$33.50
8pm:
Atmosphere, P.O.S. @ The Warfield 982 Market St (@ 6th St)
http://www.myspace.com/atmosphere
$25
8pm:
Mates of State @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
http://www.matesofstate.com/
$20
4:20pm & 8pm:
Cypress Hill @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
http://www.myspace.com/cypresshill
$45
8pm:
Glass Candy @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
http://www.myspace.com/glasscandy
$15
9pm-late:
Smoker's Blend Nexus 420 Party @ Concrete Jungle 119 Lee Rd, Watsonville
reggae dubstep jungle breaks feat. VibeSquad, Matty G, Rastatronics, Little John, Dub Pirates, Mad Zach; visuals by R2, organic rasta pizza kitchen
http://www.madzach.com/events.html
http://www.nexusnebula.com/
$15 w/ flyer, $20 doors





Tuesday 4/21:

12pm-sunset:
Renegade Burning Man party @ Baker Beach (Gibson Rd & Bowley St, off Lincoln Blvd)
North end of beach, right of the volleyball court, courtesy of How Weird's founder
free

8pm:
Fleet Foxes & Blitzen Trapper @ Fox Theater 1807 Telegraph Ave (@ 19th St), Oakland
http://www.myspace.com/fleetfoxes
$22.50

8pm:
Black Kids, Mates of State @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
http://www.myspace.com/blackkidsrock
$20

8pm-late:
*Buraka Som Sistema @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
west-African/Angolan electronica fused into a new sound called Kuduro
http://www.myspace.com/burakasomsistema
$12 advance, $14 doors





Wednesday 4/22:

9pm-late:
-CANCELED-Etienne de Crecy @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
http://www.myspace.com/etiennedecrecy
$18 advance

9pm-2am:
*Surkin @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
http://www.myspace.com/surkin
CONTACT ME before 6pm to get on the GuestList for free entry before 11:30pm
free with list before 11:30pm, $5 after, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks, $5+ without list





Thursday 4/23:

9pm:
Throbbing Gristle @ Grand Ballroom at the Regency Center, 1290 Sutter St (@ Van Ness Ave)
the original industrial music icons from the 70's make a rare re-emergence
http://www.myspace.com/throbbinggristle
$soldout

10pm-2am:
A Place to Bury Strangers @ 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
dark and driving indie rock from NYC
http://www.myspace.com/aplacetoburystrangers
$10





Friday 4/24 - Sunday 4/26: (Friday 3-10pm, Saturday 10-9pm, Sunday 10-7pm)

New Living Expo @ Concourse Exhibition Center 635 8th St (@ Brannan St)
evolving human empowerment movement for healing our global community and ourselves with the latest breakthroughs in science and alternative medicine
http://www.newlivingexpo.com/
$10/15/25 1day-Fri/1day-Sat,Sun/3day





Friday 4/24:

9pm-5am:
***Dodocalypse Redux w/ Rich DDT @ underground location (go to website for invite)
2nd fundraiser party for our new Burning Man art car - a Gigantic Victorian Airship, the "D.M.A. Raphus Ineptus" (aka "The Dodo")
feat. live circuit bending from Japan by costumed genius Dr. Rek, and the return of yours truly DJ Rich DDT to answer your encore and completely shatter the dancefloor! Expect a killer set of the funkiest, sexiest, psyphyest ghetto-electro fidget house available... lettin it drop with the Wobble and Thwomp!
http://www.myspace.com/richtrapani
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=84557026437 (invite only)
http://www.dodocalypse.com/
$5-10 sliding scale donation (no one turned away), up to whatever you wish to donate toward our project
BYOB

9pm-very late:
SexyTime (Sleepyhead & Mimosa) @ CellSpace 2050 Bryant St (@ 18th St)
http://www.myspace.com/sexytimesounds
$tba

9:30pm-4:30am:
Shockra! @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
an ecstatic full spectrum activation feat. Polynations, Rainbow Body Awakening, Karsh Kale, David Starfire, An-ten-nae, Dub-Fi Soundsystem, Heyoka
http://www.anonsalon.com/shockra/
$17.50 advance, $20 doors, dress in Prismatic Couture

10pm-late:
Kid Koala @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
http://www.myspace.com/kidkoalaonesandtwos
$5/10/20 limited advance/advance/doors

11pm-7am:
*AudioKinesis: Purple Heart with M.A.N.D.Y. @ underground location (call 415-374-7100)
fantastic bubbly tech house from Berlin
http://www.myspace.com/getmandy
$20 - limited 150 capacity venue





Saturday 4/25:

9pm-2am:
***LoveTech @ The Ranch 1433 Van Dyke Ave (@ Jennings St)
SF's LIVE electronic music community brings you a night of speaker-thumpin' live-electronic music and interactive art installations designed to blow your mind and move your feet. Featuring Moldover's SyncoMasher installation-release party, Circuit Bending with DJ Nisus, Digital Jam Lounge with Rich DDT, and interactive multimedia art installations. Come show your support for the music, art, and live performance of the FUTURE!
10pm DrRek (Japan) / &y B - http://myspace.com/absurditybiz
11pm Moldover (Toast) - live Mojo-69 (controller of the future) + guitar set! - http://moldover.com/
12pm Colfax - http://youtube.com/user/colfaxsound
01am Komega (LoveTech) - http://komegamusic.com/
I'm hosting the Digital Jam Lounge (bring your laptop/synth/speakers!) and I'm installing my Time Machine for the occasion! (see details in the righthand column)
http://LoveTechSF.com
$7

7pm-2am:
Live Vibe: New Living Expo Afterparty @ SomArts Gallery 934 Brannan St (@ 8th St)
mixed media immersion feat. Gamelan X “Bali Bass Grove Ritual”, Cheb I Sabbah, DJ Dragonfly, DJ Om Gaia Tree, Bowls & Tibetan Horn, Shakini Sound Healing
http://www.livevibeculture.com/
$15-25

9pm-2am:
Alchemy @ California Modern Art Gallery 1035 Market St (betw/ 6th St & 7th St)
False Profit's interactive and collaborative live art event of carnivalesque proportions
http://www.false-profit.com/2009/04/25/alchemy/
$15-20

9:45pm-2am:
Angel Alanis Record Release Party @ Shine Lounge 1337 Mission St (@ 9th St)
electro, house and minimal along with DJ's Denise and Loryn
http://www.mizumomusic.com/aa.html
$5 presale/with flyer ticket stub/before 11pm, more after

10pm-8am:
Opel 7 Year Anniversary w/ Meat Katie & Dylan Rhymes @ Kelly's Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
definitive tech funk and breaks
http://www.opelproductions.com/
$tba

10pm-very late:
Bass Invasion Outdoor Part @ outdoor Santa Cruz location TBA
feat. BAD Kidz, Chlorophil, Bloodshed, Dub Pirates, Fluid Focus, Mad Zach
http://www.anotha-level.com/directions/
http://www.myspace.com/scfullmoon
$tba

10pm-4am:
Superpitcher @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
http://www.myspace.com/superpitcher1
$13 limited advance

Unified Field: Sonic Bloom PreParty @ Cervante’s, Denver, CO
feat. Beats Antique, Mimosa, Ana Sia, Lynx & Jamie Janover
http://www.sonicbloomfestival.com/
$tba





Sunday 4/26:

5pm-11pm:
Sunset Boat Party @ Pier 9, Broadway & Embarcadero
tech house feat. Solar, Galen, J-Bird, +more
http://www.pacificsound.net/
$tba

10pm-2am:
Sunset Boat Afterparty @ The Triple Crown 1760 Market St (@ Octavia St)
tech house feat. Solar, Galen, J-Bird, Nikola Baytala
http://going.com/pacificsound
free with RSVP link above





Wednesday 4/29:

8pm:
Ladytron, The Faint, Figo @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
http://www.myspace.com/ladytron
$29.50

8pm-2am:
*Golden @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
underground burner dubstep feat. The Flying Skulls, Majitope, Comma, Ana Sia, Hookerz & Blow, Cumulus, Citizen Ten, Absurge, & Porkchop
http://going.com/gold
free before 11pm with RSVP link above, gold attire is highly encouraged!

9pm-2am:
***Jokers of the Scene @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
darker electro duo from Canada, intense and euphoric
Listen here: Jokers Of The Scene Annie Mac Minimix
http://www.myspace.com/sceneofthejoker
CONTACT ME before 6pm to get on the GuestList for free entry before 11:30pm
free with list before 11:30pm, $5 after, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks, $5+ without list





Thursday 4/30 - Sunday 5/3:

Firedrums Festival @ Cutter’s Scout Reservation China Grade Rd, Santa Cruz Mountains, San Mateo
http://firedrums.org/
$soldout





Thursday 4/30:

8pm:
Ladytron, The Faint, Figo @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
http://www.myspace.com/ladytron
$29.50

8pm:
*Omar Faruk Tekbilek Ensemble @ Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave (across from City Hall)
sacred music of Turkey & the Middle East, gorgeous and sensual
http://www.myspace.com/omarfaruktekbilek
$25/35/50

10pm-2am:
Ladytron, The Faint Afterparty @ 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
feat. special DJ sets from Ladytron and The Faint
http://www.popscene-sf.com/calendar/
$10





Friday 5/1:

9pm-2am:
Flavor Saver @ El Rincon 2700 16th St (@ Harrison)
an acid totem Moustache party feat. trance by Audiovoid, Bam, Aleks, Moustachio!
http://acidtotem.net/events.html
$10

10pm-4am:
*The Stanton Warriors @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
electro breaks team headlines Opel's 7 Year Anniversary party
http://stantonwarriors.com/
$15 advance

7pm-1pm (Saturday):
Beltane Festival @ Redwood forests North of Santa Cruz (location posted night before)
http://www.raindancepresents.com/
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=77747281967
donation





Saturday 5/2:

10pm-6am:
***MalLabel's MalPractice Official Label Release Party @ virgin underground warehouse! TBA
the same awesome crew that brought you the psyphy Corporate Power Hour at the Bordello Maze House is back to make you take your medicine!
feat. 6BLOCC (aka R.A.W.), Sleepyhead, Little John, Kush Arora, El Diablo, Mycho Pan Cocoa
http://www.mallabelmusic.com/
$15





Friday 5/8:
10pm-late:
Lazer Sword (live) @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
http://www.myspace.com/lazersword
$tba
10pm-4am:
DirtyBird Spring Pajama Jam @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
feat. Claude VonStroke, Worthy, Justin Martin, Christian Martin, J. Phlip
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-591517;dirtybird_at_Mezzanine_-_5809
$10/15 limited advance/doors
10pm-5am:
Freqo De Mayo @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
burner dubstep party feat. VibeSquad, Kid Kenobi, Scuba, Sabo
http://an-ten-nae.net/
$15 advance






Saturday 5/9:

8pm:
The Shins @ Fox Theater 1807 Telegraph Ave (@ 19th St), Oakland
http://www.myspace.com/theshins
$35.50

9pm-late:
*Bluetech, Welder, Eskmo @ Club Six 60 6th St (b/w Mission & Market)
Veni Vedi Vici party feat. gorgeous ambient IDM alongside live hip hop, art and fashion
http://www.myspace.com/iambluetech
http://going.com/mayvvv
$10/15 advance/doors

9pm-late:
*Atimatik & DJ Dan @ The Bordello (actual 1800's Bordello/Saloon/Maze house!) 1247 E 12th slammin' electro bangers & booty bass
http://www.myspace.com/djdanmusic
http://www.myspace.com/atimatik
Listen: http://www.atimatikarmy.com/mixes/Atimatik_live_Ruby_skye2.mp3
free with RSVP to Atimatik (MySpace message him) before 11pm, $15

9pm-6am:
*Who's Yer Mama @ The Bordello (actual 1800's Bordello/Saloon/Maze house!) 1247 E 12th St (@ 13th Ave), Oakland
all female DJ's and performers feat. Fleur De Lis (Carly D + Aire Redtree) w/ SuDoNu (Burlesque), DJ Delphi (w/ Goddess Alchemy Project), Jen Woolfe, Jale, Jocelyn, LB & Mercedes, Lotus Drops, Mega Pegasus, Sasha Rose (and many more!), live painting, tree planting ceremony
http://www.hermusic.org/
$15 presale, $20 doors benefiting Common Vision & Her Music

10pm-very late:
--POSTPONED!--Nexus Blow It Up! @ Arata's Pumpkin Farm 185 Verde Rd, Half Moon Bay
epic 120’ x 100’ Bubble Dome party and Nexus Burning Man Fundraiser
http://www.nexusnebula.com
$tba





Sunday 5/10:

11am-5:45pm:
Rooftop Garden Grand Opening @ SFMOMA
http://www.sfmoma.org/exhibitions/392
free

12pm-7pm:
*How Weird Street Fair @ Howard St (betw/ 1st St & New Montgomery)
feat. Symbiosis, Kontrol, Sunset, Purgatory Cruiser, Muti Music, Opulent Temple, Tantra, Groove Garden, Mystic Beat Lounge, Harmony Festival, Earthdance, Brass Tax, Le Harem Hookah Lounge
BrassTax Boombox lineup:
12-1 Schwa (Tang, FnF)
1-2 Influence (Strategik)
2-2:45 Alex Mace (Boombox)
2:45-3:30 Ernie Trevino (Brass Tax / Space Cowboys)
3:30-4:20 DingDong (Brass Tax)
4:20-4:30 Double Dutch performance by SFC Double Dutch (http://www.sfcdoubledutch.com)
4:30-5:15 JoeJoe (Brass Tax)
5:15-close MegaTag2009
http://www.howweird.org/
$5 donation in costume, $10 without costume - get you the "magic sticker"

7pm-2am:
How Weird Afterparties! @ Temple, Harlot, 111 Minna, Shine, Triple Crown
Temple: Electro, Breaks, Glitch, Dubstep c/o Symbiosis, Anon Salon, Raindance, Fringe
Harlot: Breaks, Electro, Tech-house c/o Opulent Temple
111 Minna: Psytrance, Downtempo c/o Consortium of Collective Consciousness, Outersection, Vaporvent
Shine: electro and breaks c/o Brass Tax, Strategik
Triple Crown: minimal techno, house c/o Bionic, Kontrol
http://www.howweird.org/How-Weird-at-Night.php
$8 w/ "magic sticker", $10 w/o: Temple + Harlot + 111 Minna
$6 w/ "magic sticker", $8 w/o: Triple Crown
$5 fundraiser for Boombox: Shine

8pm-4am:
AfterWeird underground afterparty @ 58 Tehama St (betw/ 1st & 2nd St)
feat. Adnan (forward sf), Jaime James (Spektikal), EO, QZen, Dima
$5 before 10pm, more after





Tuesday 5/12:

7pm-9pm:
*Ask a Scientist: Science of CG Animation @ Axis Cafe 1201 8th Street (betw/ 16th & Irwin)
DreamWorks Animation presentation on the evolution of computer generated imagery
http://www.askascientistsf.com/
free

8pm:
--CANCELED--Cornelius & Deerhoof @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
psychedelic electro acoustic w/ synchronized sensual visuals alongside biting indie rock
http://www.myspace.com/corneliusofficial
$25

8pm-8am:
A.T. Further Daze Between Prankster Party @ Kelly's Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
Grateful Dead afterparty and all night psychedelic rave feat. Beats Antique, The Everyone Orchestra, live painting by Alex Grey
http://www.myspace.com/theeveryoneorchestra
http://www.blotterati.com/atfurthur
$tba, come in costume!





Wednesday 5/13:

5:30-9pm:
Equity feat. Seventh Swami & Resynthesize @ Il Pirata 2007 16th St (@ Potrero)
False Profit monthly featuring underground burner dubstep
http://www.false-profit.com/equity/
free

9pm-2am:
Swayzee & Shane King @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
Trevor Loveys had to cancel (transportatioin issues from the UK), local electro acts instead
CONTACT ME before 6pm to get on the GuestList for free entry before 11:30pm
free with list before 11:30pm, $5 after, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks, $5+ without list

9pm-2am:
A.M Soul's OVID @ Element Lounge 1028 Geary (@ Polk St)
Brit-pop and electro mayhem feat. Diego Rockwell & BlaQwest
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=100610075660
free

10pm-4am:
*Cyphertown presents BASSix 1.1 @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
feat. Kether (10 Piece Live PA Ethereal Dubstep), Luscious Beats (Uptempo Glitch-Hop/Mashups w/ Live Vocals and Percussion), Knowa KnowOne, PoM
http://www.cyphertown.org/
http://www.templesf.com/calendar#5-13
$5 before 11pm w/ RSVP link above, $10 after





Thursday 5/14:

9pm-2am:
Womper Womb @ Project One 251 Rhode Island St (@ 16th St)
all female burner dubstep, glitch, breaks c/o Beth Murphy (House of Lotus), Bianca Dino (3l3tronic), Tinker (False Profit), Ultraviolet (Redline)
http://www.myspace.com/womperwomb
$5 before 10pm - or free with feather hat before 10pm

10pm-2am:
Grateful Dead Burner Dubstep Afterparty @ Zen Lounge 251 Castro St, Mountain View, CA
excellent burner dubstep c/o Ana Sia, Heyoka, Mimosa, Chlorophil
http://www.myspace.com/anasiamusic
$10

10pm-2am:
*Work @ UndergroundSF 424 Haight St (@ Webster St)
electro indie battle w/ live electro performance from Poison Diamonds!
http://www.myspace.com/poisondiamonds
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/theworkparty
free before 10:30pm w/ RSVP above, else $5





Friday 5/15 - Sunday 5/17:

Joshua Tree Music Festival @ 2601 Sunfair Rd (off Highway 62), Joshua Tree, CA
Fri: BoomBox, Ganga Giri, Zydepunks, Jef Stott, Ocote Soul Sounds (Antibalas)
Sat: Nortec Collective, Kraak & Smaak, Porter Batiste Stoltz, Yossi Fine, Medicine Drum, Gandalf Murphy & The Slambovian Circus of Dreams
Sun: The Coup, Underground Orchestra, Extra Golden, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros (IMA Robot)
http://www.joshuatreemusicfestival.com/
$45/60/85/95 1dayFri,Sun/1daySat/2day/3day

Baconwood Festival @ Mendocino Woodlands Camp, Mendocino
DIY burner inspired art, music, and culture festival
http://baconwoodfestival.com
$130





Friday 5/15:

9pm:
Kraak & Smaak Live band set @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
http://kraaksmaak.com/
$18 advance

10pm-5am:
*Bassnectar @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
burner dubstep also feat. Boreta of the Glitch Mob, Kush Arora, An-Ten-Nae & Laura
http://www.myspace.com/bassnectar
$20/25 limited advance

10pm-6am:
Jukebox @ 2545 Phelps St (@ Carroll Ave)
1950's style party feat. J.Phlip, Mozaic, SimpleGreen, Jen Woolfe, Walker, Kim Kong, AgentZero
$10 w/ 50's garb, $16 w/o





Saturday 5/16:

11am-6pm:
SF Oysterfest w/ Michael Franti & Spearhead @ Fort Mason Great Meadow (Marina Blvd & Webster St)
10th annual outdoor music food family friendly festival
http://www.oreillysoysterfestival.com
http://www.myspace.com/michaelfranti
$23

6pm-2am:
*Shiva-lution! @ The Blue Macaw 2565 Mission St (@ 22nd St)
BM Art Car FUNraiser feat. 30 DJ's from Garage Mahal, Angels of bAss, Space Cowboys, Green Gorilla, Brass Tax, The Deep End, Opulent Temple, FnF and more!
http://www.garagemahalcamp.info
$10 before 9pm, $15 after

9pm:
The Mutaytor @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
sexy burner troupe of rock, dancers and costumes
http://mutaytor.com/
$20 advance

9pm-2am:
The Cosmik Casbah: Tribal Fest AfterParty @ Hopmonk Tavern 230 Petaluma Ave, Sebastopol, CA
world dubstep and breaks c/o Cheb I Sabbah, Queen Harish, Amar, DJ Dragonfly, Samantha Riggs and more
http://tribalbrew.eventbrite.com
$15 advance, $20 doors

9pm-2am:
subMerge - Return to Mono, Divasonic, Comma, Groove Yantra @ Club Six 60 6th St (b/w Mission & Market)
electronic rock band alongside tweaked oddities and meltface bangers
http://www.clubsix1.com/flyer.php?event_id=430
free before 10pm, $10 after

10pm-4am:
*Wolfgang Gartner @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
excellent electro producer/remixer from Austin
http://www.myspace.com/djwolfganggartner
$5 before 11PM with RSVP on Templesf.com or Going.com, $20 after

10pm-5am:
*Anon/N!ne visits Storyland! @ Anon Salon 285 9th Street (@ Folsom St)
feat. J-Bird, Knowa Knowone, Dov, Clay Chollar, art, storytelling, stuffed animal room, roof garden with hookah smoking caterpiller
http://www.anonsalon.com
donation only, Dress as your favorite character from book, play, movie or dreamscape

10pm-5am:
Super Ego - Acid Girls @ 1015 sidedoor 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
electro dance rock also feat. Lucas Walters, KidHack (debut dubstep set)
http://www.clubsuperego.com
$5 off if join FutureUniversal Facebook Group www.bit.ly/fbfu - probably $10-20

10pm-5am, 6am-12pm (Sunday):
*RockItScience 4 Yr Anniversary feat. DJ Fame @ The EndUp 401 6th St (@ Harrison)
Dubsided fidget house pioneer, also feat. dubstep and electro c/o Mycho Cocoa, Eric Sharp, Bass Cadet (Purgatory Cruiser)
http://www.sensesf.com/show
$10 w/ RSVP link above

10pm-6am:
Coda Presents: Activator @ underground location (visit www.codasf.com for directions)
undeground tech house feat. Nikita, Alixr, Jason Knight, Jeff Richmond, Ron/e
http://www.codasf.com
$10 advance, $15 doors





Sunday 5/17:

8am-4pm:
*Bay to Breakers Race/Parade! @ Embarcadero to Ocean Beach
biggest costume party festival in the city
http://www.baytobreakers.com/
free

1pm-8pm:
*False Profit Spring Training @ Joaquin Miller Park, Joaquin MillerRd & Sanborn Dr, Oakland
outdoor burner dance party alternative/afterparty to Bay to Breakers, feat. Alxndr, Benchun, Dov, Eugene Steele, Metaphor, Obi-J, Rhythmystic
Want to ride a bus from Potrero Hill to the party? Email bus@false-profit.com to reserve your spot!
Bus pickup location 555 De Haro St (@18th St), in Potrero. Leaving around 1:30pm, and coming back at 8:30pm
http://false-profit.com/2009/05/17/spring-training
free





Monday 5/18:

8pm:
*Doves @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
http://www.myspace.com/dovesmyspace
$27.50





Tuesday 5/19:

8pm:
*The Kills, The Horrors @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
excellent catchy dark indie rock
http://www.myspace.com/thekills
$22.50





Wednesday 5/20:

8pm:
The Decemberists @ Fox Theater 1807 Telegraph Ave (@ 19th St), Oakland
http://www.myspace.com/thedecemberists
$35

9pm-2am:
***Larry Tee @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
producer of 2007's most famous electro dance track "Licky" w/ Princess Superstar & Herve
http://www.myspace.com/nylarrytee
CONTACT ME before 6pm Wed to get on the GuestList for free entry before 11:30pm
free with list before 11:30pm, $5 after, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks, $5+ without list

10pm-5am:
***Moderat live (Modeselektor and Apparat!) @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
supremely excellent dubby electro/glitch-hop IDM from Berlin
http://www.myspace.com/moderat
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-595936;MODESELEKTOR_APPARAT_MODERAT_LIVE

$15/18 advance (presale link above)





Thursday 5/21:
*Santigold (formerly Santogold) w/ Trouble Andrew, Amanda Blank @ The Warfield 982 Market St (@ 6th St)
the best female electronica vocalist in the world, collaborator w/ Switch & Diplo, Radioclit, MIA
http://www.myspace.com/santigold
Listen: http://iguessimfloating.net/assets/mp3s/20%20Get%20It%20Up%20(Radioclit%20mix%20ft.%20MIA%20&%20Gorilla%20Zoe).mp3
$28.50/32





Friday 5/22 - Sunday 5/25:
-CANCELED-Lightning In A Bottle Festival @ Santa Ynez Valley
http://lightninginabottle.org
Possible Date Change - Stay Tuned!





Friday 5/22:

8pm:
NIN @ Shoreline Amphitheatre, One Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View
Nine Inch Nails in his amazing multimedia sound cave!!!
http://www.nin.com/
$35

8pm:
TV On the Radio @ Fox Theater 1807 Telegraph Ave (@ 19th St), Oakland
http://www.myspace.com/tvotr
$30

9pm:
*Ghostland Observatory, Drop the Lime, Bird Peterson @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
fantastic lineup of cutting edge live electro wobble hip hop bass
http://www.ghostlandobservatory.net
http://www.myspace.com/birdpeterson
$22 advance

9pm:
Fischerspooner @ The Fillmore 1805 Geary Blvd (@ Fillmore St)
the post-electroclash masters, also an art and performance project
http://www.myspace.com/fischerspooner
$29.50

10pm-3am:
Fischerspooner Afterparty @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
feat. a special Fischerspooner DJ set
http://www.myspace.com/fischerspooner
$tba

More After parties!:
Psyoneers @World Hoop Day HQ 2545 Phelps St till 7am (psytrance)
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=81725291871
http://www.geomagnetic.tv/events/psyoneers/

AudioKinesis: Jungle Green with Jamie Jones @ The Compound till 8am (tech house)
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=93910971014





Saturday 5/23:

10am-6pm:
Carnaval Festival @ Harrison St (betw/ 16th and 22nd St)
Latin American and Caribbean culture festival with a diverse array of food, music, dance and artistry; music lineup on website
http://www.carnaval.com/sf09
free

9pm-2am:
***LoveTech @ underground warehouse (visit website for directions)
Step into the future of live electronic music and interactive art! Feat. performances by the Evolution Control Committee, AudioVoid, Komega, and Moldover, a Max/MSP/Jitter workshop by Ben Stein, and Time Machine/Digital Jam Lounge (bring your laptop/hardware/speakers, plug in and play!) by Rich DDT
$7

5pm-2am:
ETD Pop Electronic Music Festival @ Cow Palace 2600 Geneva Ave, Daly City
feat. deadmau5, Adam Freeland (live), Felix Cartal, Flosstradamus, The Toxic Avenger, LA Riots, Andy Caldwell
http://www.skillsdj.com/etdpop2009/
$50/60/70

9pm-3am:
Black Rock Dub @ Club Six 60 6th St (b/w Mission & Market)
MalLabel again giving us the best in underground dubstep
http://sanfrancisco.going.com/event-601783;BLACK_ROCK_DUB_-_2_ROOMS_OF_DUBSTEP
free before 10pm, $5 before 11pm with RSVP link above

Afterparty:
10pm-5am:
Blender @ The Bassment 445 Stevenson (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
feat. Sidecar Tommy (Beats Antique) and Bogl (Symbiosis)
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=84071519338
$5-10?





Sunday 5/24:

9:30am:
*Carnaval Grand Parade @ 24th St & Bryant
heading West to Mission St, North to 17th St, East to Harrison St
http://www.carnavalsf.com
free

10am-6pm:
Carnaval Festival @ Harrison St (betw/ 16th and 22nd St)
Latin American and Caribbean culture festival with a diverse array of food, music, dance and artistry; music lineup on website
http://www.carnaval.com/sf09
free

3pm-2am:
Stompy + Sunset Memorial Day Weekend Party @ Cafe Cocomo 650 Indiana St (@ 18th St)
tech house feat. Solar, Galen, J-Bird, Deron, Tasho
http://www.pacificsound.net/
$10 before 5pm, $20 after

8pm-3am:
Special Disco Version w/ Pat Mahoney (LCD SoundSystem/DFA) & Andy Butler (Hercules & Love Affair) @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
disco and indie electro goodness from proven greats
http://www.myspace.com/lcdsoundsystem
http://www.myspace.com/herculesandloveaffair
$10


Tuesday 5/26:
*Animal Collective @ Fox Theater 1807 Telegraph Ave (@ 19th St), Oakland
http://www.myspace.com/animalcollectivetheband
$25.50


Wednesday 5/27:
8pm:
*Animal Collective @ Henry Miller Memorial Library, Highway 1, Big Sur
http://www.myspace.com/animalcollectivetheband
$25.50

9pm:
M83 @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
http://www.myspace.com/m83
$22.50

9pm-2am:
*Hookerz & Blow @ Vessel 85 Campton Place (@ Stockton St)
local hyphy burner dubstep masters EPROM vs Mozaic
http://www.myspace.com/hookerzandblow
CONTACT ME before 6pm to get on the GuestList for free entry before 11:30pm
free with list before 11:30pm, $5 after, free vodka 9-10pm, 2 for 1 well drinks, $5+ without list





Thursday 5/28:

9pm:
*Tiga & Jaimie Fanatic @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
every time I look into your eyes I see the FUTURE
http://www.myspace.com/jaimiefanatic
http://www.myspace.com/officialtiga
$18

9pm:
The Prodigy @ The Warfield 982 Market St (@ 6th St)
http://www.theprodigy.com/
$39/42





Friday 5/29 - Saturday 5/30:
Aethereal Festival @ Lupin Lodge 20600 Aldercroft Heights Rd, Los Gatos, CA
organic psydub chillout ambient ethno idm dubstep grime breakbeat elecronica feat. Kalpataru Tree, Timonkey, Outersect, Nanda, Little John, Rastatronics & Fire Lieber
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=75453619616
$15

Friday 5/29 - Sunday 5/31:
*BoboLink Music Festival @ Hwy 70, Belden Town, CA (between Chico and Quincy)
visionary dubtep, world, electronica feat. Beats Antique, EOTO, Gamelan X, Vibesquad, HALO/Mimosa, Lynx & Jamie Janover
nestled among huge trees, beautiful mountains and the beautiful Feather River
http://bobolinkmusicfestival.com/
$100/125 advance 3day pass





Friday 5/29:

8pm:
Sun Kill Moon @ Great American Music Hall 859 Ofarrell St (@ Polk St)
http://www.myspace.com/sunkilmoon
$25 advance, $30 doors

9:30pm-3am:
Meat vs Deathguild 3 Yr Anniversary @ DNA Lounge 375 11th St (@ Harrison)
industrial gothic ebm electro breaks
http://www.meatsf.com/
$4 before 10:30pm, $8 after

9:30pm-4am:
Pulse Benefit for NextAid @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
electro house, techno, dubstep, glitch from Opel and underground DJ's
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=79979135659
$5 before 11pm, $15 after

10pm-4am:
Mr. Scruff @ Mighty 119 Utah St (@ 15th St)
hip hop, funk, soul, jazz, latin, disco, afrobeat, house, electro from the UK
http://www.myspace.com/mrscruffofficial
$15 advance

8pm-5am:
FishBug Fundraiser @ ACME Warehouse 1281 30th St (@ Peralta St), Emeryville
BM fundraiser for Chimera Sententia (a.k.a. Fishbug) a towering, ominous creature with mesmerizing firey bits with Ambient Mafia and Word of Mouth DJs, fire performances, and clown insanity!
http://www.fishbug.net
$10 minimum donation





Saturday 5/30 - Sunday 5/31:

10am-8pm Sat, 10am-6pm Sun:
***Maker Faire @ San Mateo County Expo Center & Fairgrounds 2495 South Delaware Street, San Mateo
Create and witness arts, crafts, performances, engineering, science & DIY projects - perfect inspiration for your next Burning Man art project!
Cool projects include LEDs art & toys, robotics, Tesla coils, and clothing reconstruction
http://www.makerfaire.com/
$25, only $15 if you arrive on bike and use free bike valet





Saturday 5/30:

12pm-6pm:
*Brass Tax Bouncy Castle Golden Gate Park Party! @ Golden Gate Park Elk Glen Picnic Area near 25th Ave & MLK Dr
feat BrassTax DJ's JoeJoe, DingDong, and more and the Give Thanks Garden
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=203750750542
free, donation encouraged

9pm:
*Pretty Lights @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
gorgeous, glitchy, cinematic and soulful
http://www.myspace.com/prettylights
$15 advance, $17 doors

9pm:
*3HOTchiXXX @ Blondie's Bar 540 Valencia St (@ 16th St)
Giddy psycho cheerleader rock, BadAss, KickAss and Always Full-Throttle! Last show ever!!
http://www.myspace.com/3HOTchiXXX
free before 9pm, $2 after

9pm:
Sila and the Afrofunk Experience @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
http://victorsila.com/
$15 advance

10pm-4am:
Cyphertown - Calling the Divine @ 1015 sidedoor 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
feat. Ana Sia, Goddess Alchemy Project, Bounce Brigade, Lotus Drops, Pork Chop vs TDub, and live art
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=81081236586
$10 - $20 donation (no one turned away) benefit for Jocelyn's (aka the hair shaman) broken back

9pm-6am:
*Beats for Peace @ The Bordello (actual 1800's Bordello/Saloon/Maze house!) 1247 E 12th St (@ 13th Ave), Oakland
dub step and glitch hop feat. Heyoka, Bogl, Timonkey, Pork Chop, Neptune, Mihkal, Carly D and Aire Redtree, Illtext, Knowmatik Soulz
http://www.hermusic.org/
$10 presale, $15 doors benefiting World Hunger Year

10pm-6am:
-CANCELED-Dirty 5.30 Strategik 1 Year Anniversary @ underground location TBA
feat a ridiculous lineup of sick local undeground DJ's
http://www.strategiksf.com/
*converted to intimate outdoor underground (Funston), contact me for more info
$15





Sunday 5/31:

12pm-7pm:
Space Cowboys Brunch @ Triple Crown 1760 Market St (@ Octavia St)
feat. DJ's rrrus & 8ball, and FOCs Deckard & Trav
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=119319104744
free

4pm-7pm:
SF Sinfonietta "Carmina Burana" + Crank Ensemble @ Calvary Presbyterian Church
2515 Fillmore St (@ Jackson St)
The Crank Ensemble playing alongside the Sinfonietta Orchestra's performance of Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana"
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=82359582199
$20/25/30

10pm-2am:
No Pants Party! @ The Triple Crown 1760 Market St (@ Octavia St)
put on your favorite funderwear, check your pants & get yer fanny pack, feat. Bionic DJ's Nikita & Nikola
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=76463408466
$5, additional $5 for pants check (includes fanny pack)





Tuesday 6/2:

Free Museum Day!
De Young Museum, MOMA, Legion of Honor, Cartoon Art
Museum, Yerba Buena Center Galleries
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm





Wednesday 6/3:

Free Museum Day!
Exploratorium
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm





Thursday 6/4:

Free Museum/Art Galleries Day!
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Burlingame Pez Museum, Geary galleries (49 Geary St 5:30-7:30pm art party!, 14 & 77 Geary St until 8pm)
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/museums/ss/freemuseumdays_3.htm





Friday 6/5:

9pm-2am:
*Zombie Beach Party @ DNA Lounge 375 11th St (@ Harrison)
Hubba Hubba Revue's burlesque and zombie surfer performance and party
$7 for zombies & surfers, or before 11pm, $10 street clothes

9pm-4am:
Lee Coombs @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
electro tech funk acid
http://www.myspace.com/leecoombs
http://www.opelproductions.com
free w/ RSVP link above





Friday 6/5 - Sunday 6/7:

Raw Spirit Festival @ Live Oak Campground 4600 Highway 154, Santa Barbara
http://www.rawspirit.com/
$59/69/149 1dayFri/1daySat,Sun/3day





Saturday 6/6:

10am-6pm:
Union St Eco-Urban Festival @ Union St from Gough to Steiner
http://www.unionstreetfestival.com/
free


12pm-late:
LIVE 105 BFD 09 @ Shoreline Amphitheatre, One Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View
feat. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, 311, The Offspring, Metric, Mute Math, Does It Offend You Yeah?, Crystal Castles, DJ AM, Villains, Steve Aoki, Zion I (live), Paparazzi, The Limousines (live), Designer Drugs, Taking Back Sunday, Alkaline Trio, Glasvegas, Anberlin, Airborne Toxic Event, Cage the Elephant, Dead Confederate, MC Lars, Music for Animals, Dizzy Balloon, Ambience, Solid State Logic
http://www.live105.com/pages/4209721.php
$20/25/49.50 boxoffice/general/reserved

2pm-4pm & 4pm-6pm:
Dara Salcman's Infinite Mirroring Workshop & Healing Open House @ Freehand Healing 1195 Valencia St (@ 23rd St)
a light & inspiring spiritual approach to life and relationships providing a unique framework for contributing to creating a society that is more soul-centered, harmonious, and loving
individual/couple spiritual healing & soul coaching consultation afterwards
http://www.freehandhealing.com/
free with RSVP at website above

8pm-2am:
***Dodocalypse Threedux @ Space Gallery 1141 Polk St (@ Hemlock St)
Yours truly DJ Rich DDT returns to answer the encore and completely shatter the dancefloor! Headlining sets by supreme jackin electro house masters JoeJoe, Mace and Atimatik! Also feat more banging electro goodness by Manopause (Monticello), BlaQwest, and Twiita. Listen to a killer set from Atimatik here
fundraiser party for a new Burning Man art car - a Gigantic Victorian Airship, the "D.M.A. Raphus Ineptus" (aka "The Dodo")
$5-10 sliding scale donation, Open Bar (yes, FREE drinks!) 8-9pm!

Afterparties:
until 4am:
*MalLabel's Candy Factory @ Club Six 60 6th St (b/w Mission & Market)
sick dubstep from ill.gates aka The Phat Conductor (Muti Music)
http://www.myspace.com/thephatconductor
$10
(I'll also be DJing the intimate afterparty - contact me for more details!)

until 4am:
Burnal Equinox 2008 Flambe Lounge @ Kelly's Mission Rock Cafe 817 Terry Francois Blvd (@ 3rd St)
Burning Man 2009 Re Compression party!
http://www.burningman.com/blackrockcity_yearround/special_events/flambe_lounge/index.html
$15 in Playa finery
or with 3+ cans of food donation, $20 in street clothes

until 6am:
*SubMelt feat. 16Bit @
underground call 530-575-6293: The Bordello (actual 1800's Bordello/Saloon/Maze house!) 1247 E 12th St (@ 13th Ave), Oakland
Full Melt underground dubstep party feat. the full on facemelting performance of 16bit! also feat. Mr. Rogers, Ripple, Rastatronics, Holiday, Dub Pirates, Zapper, Satchi Om
http://www.myspace.com/16bitmusic
http://www.brproductions.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=18509
$20





Sunday 6/7:

10am-6pm:
Union St Eco-Urban Festival @ Union St from Gough to Steiner
http://www.unionstreetfestival.com/
free


12pm-6pm:
Temescal Street Fair and Circus @ Telegraph Ave (betw/ 45th and 51st St), Oakland
family friendly fair feat. Kinetic Arts Center circus workshops on the corner of 48th & Telegraph
http://www.temescaldistrict.org/events.html
free

12pm-8:30pm:
*Sunset Day Party @ Treasure Island underground location call 415-820-1664
feat. Solar, Galen, J-Bird, and special guests
http://www.pacificsound.net/
free

8pm-12am:
Love for the Sake of Love @ Sub/Mission 2183 Mission (@ 18th St)
live band and cirque performance benefit to save the Juneteenth Parade
http://www.sfheartsgalveston.com/
$10-20 donation

9pm-2am:
*Sunset/Bionic Afterparty @ The Triple Crown 1760 Market St (@ Octavia St)
feat. Nikola Baytala, Solar, Galen, J-Bird, and more
http://www.pacificsound.net/
$5

9pm-2am:
K-FOG sessions w/ Adnan @ Otis Lounge 25 Maiden Ln (@ Kearney St)
booty groove jazz
http://www.werd-sf.com/
free

8pm-4am:
Temple of Illumination @ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
female glitch hop and dubstep feat. Goddess Alchemy Project, Soulflower “Empress of Hip Hop”, Seven7Sisters Sacred Sound Theater, words from The Elders Council
http://www.powersofthesphinx.com/
$20





Tuesday 6/9 - Wednesday 6/10:
8pm:
*Neko Case w/ Jason Lytle (of Grandaddy) @ The Warfield 982 Market St (@ 6th St)
passionate indie rock singer songwriter and New Pornographer
http://www.myspace.com/nekocase
$27.50





Wednesday 6/10:
8pm-2am:
*Sara Judge @ El Rio 3158 Mission St (@ Cesar Chavez)
gorgeous heartfelt folk rock bliss - 9pm set; also feat. Mercer County, Hyde West
http://www.myspace.com/sarajudge
$5




Thursday 6/11:

9pm-2am:
Womper Womb @ Project One 251 Rhode Island St (@ 16th St)
all female burner dubstep, glitch, breaks feat. Fleur De Lis (Carly D and Aire Redtree), Tamo, Shooey
http://www.myspace.com/womperwomb
$5 or free with feather hat (burner/feather/leather attire encouraged)

10pm:
Rye Rye @ 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
sexy electro ghetto hop singer from MIA's label
http://www.myspace.com/tharealryerye
$10

10pm-2am:
*Electric Whomp @ Roe 651 Howard St (betw/ 2nd & 3rd St)
siiick electro and dubstep feat. Lazer Sword (live), Bogl vs DJ Dials, Blackheart, BlaQwest, Zombie-J
http://www.myspace.com/lazersword
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=111156946717
$5, 2-for-1 drinks until 11pm




Thursday 6/11 - Sunday 6/14:
Bonnaroo Festival @ 700-acre farm in Manchester, TN
feat. Neko Case, Santigold, Phish, Beastie Boys, NIN, Kraak & Smaak, Yeasayer, David Byrne, Wilco, Snoop Dogg, Elvis Costello, Paul Oakenfold, TV on the Radio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, MGMT, Public Enemy, Andrew Bird, Band of Horses, Gov't Mule, The Decemberists, Ani DiFranco, Béla Fleck, of Montreal, Animal Collective, Grizzly Bear, Crystal Castles, Murs, Pretty Lights, Bonnapoo 2009 w/ Triumph the Insult Comic Dog & Daily Show Stars, many more
http://www.bonnaroo.com/
$224.50/234.50/249.50

Friday 6/12 - Sunday 6/14:
Harmony Festival @ Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa
feat. Cake, Shpongle, Balkan Beat Box, Matisyahu, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Animal Liberation Orchestra, visionary art and speakers
http://harmonyfestival.com
$119 limited advance 3day

*Raindance Campout Festival @ Cutter Scout Resevation, 2500 China Grade Rd, Boulder Creek, CA
feat. Tipper, Beats Antique, Marty Party, Vibesquad, R-Kidz (Lawgivers), Starkey, Ott (live), Pitch Black (live), Rastatronics, Mimosa, EPROM, Mr. Projectile, Mochipet, ill.gates aka The Phat Conductor, Aaron Jae, Mozaic, An-TenNae, Timonkey, Lynx & Jamie Janover, Mycho Pan Cocoa, SatsiSonik, Majitope, Lotus Drops, Little John, Hypnotech, Friction, Dub Pirates, and much more!
http://www.raindancepresents.com/
$100/125





Friday 6/12:

9pm:
Datarock @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
live electro rock, silly and fun
http://www.myspace.com/datarock
$15

9pm-3am:
*DZ, Antiserum @ Paradise Lounge 1501 Folsom St (@ 11th St)
California Dubstep Republic party feat. cutting edge dubstep from Canada - ultra hard and nasty
http://www.myspace.com/theevolvers
$5-10 sliding scale donation, benefit for LoveFest





Wednesday 6/17:
9pm:
Crystal Method @ Grand Ballroom at the Regency Center, 1290 Sutter St (@ Van Ness Ave)
http://www.myspace.com/thecrystalmethod
$tba


Thursday 6/18:
9pm:
Sly & Robbie w/ Heavyweight Dub Champion @ Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
reggae dub and trip hop
http://www.myspace.com/heavyweightdubchampion
$25
10pm:
Miike Snow @ 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
catchy indie rock remixed by Crookers
http://www.myspace.com/miikesnow
$10





Friday 6/19 - Monday 6/22:
Stilldream Festival @ Sierra Nevada Mountains, 1.5 hours from Sacramento
feat. Medicine Drum (live), Vibesquad, RKidz (Lawgiverz), Heavy Weight Dub Champion (live), Audiovoid, Pitch Black (live), Jupiter, Kether (live), Doc Martin, Dave Dresden, Uberzone vs BassBinTwins, Timonkey, Seventh Swami (live), and many more; fire dancers, art installations, workshops
http://stilldream.org/stilldream-event/
$55


Friday 6/19:
10pm-5am:
*Skream and Benga @ 1015 downstairs 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
the ultimate dubstep masterminds from the UK!
http://www.myspace.com/skreamuk
http://www.myspace.com/bengabeats
$15/18 advance


Tuesday 6/23:
7pm-11pm (likely later):
LoveTech presents LearnTech @ Space Gallery 1141 Polk St (@ Hemlock St)
Live Electronic Music Workshop/Performance Salon
The musicians, producers, artists, and innovators of LoveTech show you how they make it happen in a community building, discussion oriented music tech salon
7pm:
Vlad Spears of Daevlmakr and Wolf Interval: http://www.daevlmakr.com, http://www.2secondfuse.com
Showing off the new Snyderphonics Manta controller and his Max/MSP tonal mapping app, Honeycomb
8pm:
Nonagon: http://nonagon.net/
Performing live with MIDI controllers
http://vimeo.com/1591204
9pm:
Moldover: http://www.moldover.com/
Guitarist vs Controllerist: Traditional Instrument Techniques on Instruments FROM THE FUTURE
10pm:
Preshish Moments: http://www.preshishmoments.com/
Building a custom MIDI controller out of wood, nails and Max patches
Special Guest:
Timeline85 Productions: http://www.colorsynth.com
Presenting ColorSynth Hallucination Technology - MIDI driven LED Lighting effects
Digital Jam Lounge by Rich DDT and Twiita:
Bring your laptop, synth, or any electronic instrument, plug in and play! A perfect environment to teach one another new music hardware and software
Our 2-story location features mixed media art and a full service bar
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=103735804253
http://LoveTechSF.com
FREE


Thursday 6/25:
9pm:
*Fake Blood @ 330 Ritch St (@ Brannan St)
awesome dark and dirty electro and grindcore from the UK
http://www.myspace.com/welovefakeblood
$tba


Friday 6/26 4pm-2am & Saturday 6/27 4pm-4am:
*Electric Daisy Carnival @ LA Memorial Coliseum 3939 S Figueroa St, LA
Ginormous downtown rave, highlights below:
Fri: Thievery Corporation (live), Paul Oakenfold, ATB, Fedde Le Grand, Boys Noize, Fake Blood, Shinichi Osawa, Le CastleVania, Computer Club, Foamo, C-Town, Monsters of Jungle/Dieselboy, Evol Intent
Sat: Fatboy Slim, Simian Mobile Disco (live), Major Lazer (Diplo + Switch), Bird Peterson, Kelevra, Diplo, DJ AM, Paul Van Dyk, David Guetta, Benny Benassi, Kaskade, Infected Mushroom (live), Roger Sanchez, Mark Farina, The Martinez Brothers, Tortured Soul (live), Andy Caldwell, Eli Smith, Sharkslayer, DJ Hype, Friction, LTJ Bukem, Subfocus, Dino, Question Mark
http://www.electricdaisycarnival.com/la/
$55
/75/99 Fri/Sat/2day

Friday 6/26 - Sunday 6/28:
Sonic Bloom Festival @ Winter Park, CO
feat. Bassnectar, EOTO + Kang + Kyle, ZILLA, Tipper, VibeSquaD, BoomBox, Bil Bless, Ana Sia, Random Rab, David Starfire, Beats Antique, LYNX & Janover, Hypnotech, Mochipet, Mimosa, Heyoka, Sasha Rose, Big Gigantic, Anahata Sound, Future Simple Project, Om Gaia Tree, much more
http://www.sonicbloomfestival.com/
$99/115/130/155


Friday 6/26:
8pm:
David Byrne w/ DeVotchka @ The Greek Theater, Hearst & Gayley St (@ UC Berkeley)
performing Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno
$39.50/55/77


Sunday 6/28:
9pm:
Tortured Soul @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
soulul house performed entirely live
http://www.torturedsoulmusic.com/
$15





Thursday 7/2:

8pm-2am:
The Birdnest @ Harry Denton's Starlight Room 450 Powell St (@ Sutter), 21st floor
Claude von Stroke's Birthday Bash at The Starlight Room
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=95212922759
$5 before 10pm

10pm-1am:
CA Dubstep Republic Benefit @ The Cellar 685 Sutter (@ Taylor)
feat. Blackheart, Roommate, Tommy Lexxus and Ivry
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=96773173954
$5-10 donation

9pm-3am:
Derrick May - Godfather Of Techno @ Vessel 85 Campton Pl
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=124252300790
RSVP for FREE b4 10:30pm and $5 after Guestlist, else $20

10pm-2am:
*Beats Antique @ Shine
monthly Beat Church party
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=100116650901
$5

10pm-4am:
EB/Auralism/Bassyx presents Dyn-O-Might! 4 @ Mighty 119 Utah St
feat. Odissi (Live/UK), Aaron Jae, Robb Green, Jason Short, High Spies, Influence (Strategik)
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=208294680486
Presales: Limited $7, & $10
Door: $10 before 11pm, & $15 after that





Thursday 7/2 - Sunday 7/5:
ToorCamp Hacker Festival @ abandoned Titan-1 Missile Silo, Moses Lake, WA
US's first ever full-scale hacker camp (modeled after Holland & Germany), talks and workshops focusing on Security, Internet, Emerging Technologies, Hardware Hacking, Privacy, Blacksmithing, Lock Picking, Orienteering, Logic Design, Archery and much more
http://www.toorcamp.org/
$100 Hacker Faire Sat-Mon pass, $250 full festival


Friday 7/3 - Sunday 7/5:
*Priceless Festival @ Belden Resort, 14785 Belden Town Rd, Belden
False Profit's outdoor burner breaks and dubstep campout along a river in the Sierra mountains
http://priceless.false-profit.com/
$35

Other Amazing Festivals this Weekend!:
13th Annual Autonomous Mutant Festival Toketee Falls, OR
Rothbury Festival Rothbury, MI
4th of Ju Playa Black Rock, NV
3 Degrees Campout Willits, CA





Friday 7/10 - Sunday 7/12:
Oregon Country Fair @ Highway 126, Veneta, OR
festival of music, dance, performance, and hippie vendors; try to get in at night, that's when it gets good
http://www.oregoncountryfair.org/
$18/21 1day, $48 3day advance


Friday 7/10:
Adam Freeland @ Mezzanine 444 Jessie St (betw/ 5th & 6th St)
electro breakbeat heavy hitter
http://www.myspace.com/adamfreelandmusic

$tba


Saturday 7/11:
4pm-very late:
*Sand By The Ton @ 1960 Mandela Pkwy (@ 20th St), W Oakland
massive beach theme mega party feat. The Mutaytor, Flaming Lotus Girls, Symbiosis, Gooferman, Space Cowboys, False Profit, Neuro Weapon, The Mermen, Gravity Point, Kid Beyond, Eric McFadden, Drop Motion, super sized art cars, carnival games, 200 tons of sand, 5 (!) swimming pools
http://www.opulenttemple.org/
$20 advance, $30 doors

9pm:
Death Cab for Cutie w/ Andrew Bird & Ra Ra Riot @ The Greek Theater, Hearst & Gayley St (@ UC Berkeley)
melodic indie rock gone pop
http://www.deathcabforcutie.com/
$42.50


Wednesday 4/15
Dodocalypse at Triple Crown


Friday 7/17 8pm-12am
The Crucible's Fire Arts Festival @ 2020 Engineer Rd (@ Wake Ave), West Oakland
Free Shuttle from W Oakland BART
The most amazing blazing fire performance and explosive art you can imagine
Facebook event here
$45

Friday 7/17 10pm-4am:
Radioclit + Esau Mwamwaya + Bersa Disco Live @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
Facebook event here
$13 advance




Tuesday 7/14 - Wednesday 7/15:
8pm:
Blonde Redhead @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
hauntingly catchy indie rock
http://www.blonde-redhead.com/
$27


Thursday 7/16:
9pm:
A-Trak, Rye Rye, Treasure Fingers @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
http://www.myspace.com/djatrak
http://www.myspace.com/tharealryerye
http://www.myspace.com/treasurefingers
$15 advance, $17 doors


Friday 7/17:
*The Toxic Avenger @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
http://www.myspace.com/toxavanger
$tba


Friday 7/17 - Sunday 7/20:
Sunset Summer Music Festival Campout @ location TBA
music, art, camping, swimming... more info tba
http://www.pacificsound.net/
$tba

*Emrg+N+See Festival @ 10425 Edmunson Dr SE, Macleay, OR
visionary dubstep feat. Flying Lotus, Daedelus, Plastician, Blockhead, Sean Hayes, Gift of Gab (of Blackalicious), Lazer Sword, Random Rab, Sub Swara, Mochipet, Marty Party (of Pantyraid), Mimosa, SaQi, \Sleepyhead, Heyoka, Big Gigantic (members of The Motet), Anahata Sound!, Dubconscious, Lynx & Janover, Sexy Time, Sasha Rose, Organic Time Machine (live), Lotus Drops, Uprise, and more; visual arts, workshops
http://2009.emrgnsee.com/
$40 1day, $85 3day advance, $125 at the gate, $45 RV/bus parking pass


Thursday 7/23 - Sunday 7/26
*3rd Annual Summer Mystic Garden Party @ Ashland, OR
feat. EOTO, Panjea, Goddess Alchemy Project, Random Rab, Zilla, Lynx & Jamie Janover, David Starfire, VibesquaD, DJ Dragonfly; fire ceremony by Liquid Fire Mantra & Jacobeye, and more; visionary art & workshops, healing arts & sweat lodge
http://www.mysticgardenparty.com/
$100

Friday 7/24 - Sunday 7/26:
Bass Coast Project @ Squamish Valley Rd, Brackendale, BC (Canada)
feat. Marty Party, Fort Knox Five, Bluetech, An-Ten-Nae, Lynx & Janover, much more; yoga, capoeira, spa
http://www.basscoastproject.com/
$130


Friday 7/24:
Of Montreal @ Fox Theater 1807 Telegraph Ave (@ 19th St), Oakland
http://www.ofmontreal.net/
$27.50


Saturday 7/25:
7:30pm
No Doubt w/ The Sounds @ Shoreline Amphitheatre, One Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View
I'd see this for the Swedish indie pop group The Sounds
http://www.myspace.com/thesounds
$25/59.50/90


Wednesday 7/29:
9pm:
Etienne de Crecy @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
cube encased mastermind's electro tech house journey
http://www.myspace.com/etiennedecrecy
$15 advance

Thursday 8/6 - Sunday 8/9:
*Shambhala Music Festival @ Salmo River Ranch in Salmo, BC, Canada
http://www.shambhalamusicfestival.com/
$140 4day pass



Friday 8/7 9:30pm-3am
Jack Beats UFO Invasion @ Paradise Lounge
1501 Folsom St @ 11th St
JACK BEATS are from THE FUTURE
No one else on the planet is producing a sound as Wobbly Fresh and Whomptastically Playful as this! The worlds of dubstep and fidgety electro house collide and the sparks that fly are the seeds of brilliant new Suns
Two rooms of utter madness! Featuring:
STICKY K [Dubsided]
SLEEPYHEAD [SexyTime]
DJ NISUS [Nexus] - returning from Berlin
ATIMATIK [Opulent Temple]
INFLUENCE vs PIRATA [Strategik]
TEK FREAKS (Cosmic Selector + Jeff Taisch) [Opulent Temple]
RICH DDT [LoveTech/Nexus/Dodocalypse]
BOGL + DIALS [Facemelt/Soundpieces]
RSVP on Facebook here
Featuring my TIME MACHINE
Spherical Projections on a Giant Weather Balloon
Radiantly Sexy Dancers
A TOP SECRET surprise
And a secret afterparty until dawn - To RSVP send an email with your name (and any guests) to: partytilldawn@rocketship.com
$7 advance tickets available here
$10 doors
Futuristic Space Costumes Encourage (not required)


Thursday 8/13 10pm-2am
Electric WhomMp!! @ Roe
651 Howard (@ 3rd St)
Electro vs Dubstep. Awesome.
I'm DJing from 10-11pm
$5 or free for Leos


Friday 8/14 9pm-2am
DODOCALYPSE // The Christening @ Il Pirata
2007 16th St (@ Utah St)
This Friday marks the moment you've all been waiting for
COME SEE THE GIANT VICTORIAN AIRSHIP!
Maiden Voyage and 1st Public Unveiling
And be prepared to dance your ass off on the decks and inside Il Pirata to infectious fidget house bouncy electro bootie bass and dirty French disco c/o
$10-20 sliding scale donation


Saturday 8/15 9pm-2am
LoveTech, Noisebridge, and Pyramind present
Moldover's CD Releas
e @ Pyramind
832 Folsom St @ 4th St
LIVE ELECTRONIC MUSICIANSHIP
Collaborative Music Technology Party & Interactive Art Salon!
Moldover
The Flying Skulls
Neuronaut
Trifonic
Unleashes his new album, performing it LIVE
His album case is a custom musical instrument!!!
Full lineup TBA
RSVP on Facebook here
$10 includes the album!





Saturday 8/15:
9pm:
NASA @ The Independent 628 Divisadero St (@ Hayes St)
giddy costumed aliens performing electro dance rock
http://www.myspace.com/nasa
$18

9pm-late:
*CANCELED*Miles Dyson @ 1015 sidedoor 103 Harriet St (@ Folsom)
the hyper energized German electro remix mastermind with powerful bounce and deep delicious bass
http://www.myspace.com/milesdyson
$tba





Friday 8/21:
Treasure Fingers @ Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
http://www.myspace.com/treasurefingers
$tba






Friday 8/28 - Sunday 8/30:
*Outside Lands Festival @ Golden Gate Park
feat. Beastie Boys, Atmosphere, Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Thievery Corp, Band Of Horses, TV On The Radio, Matt & Kim, MIA, Ween, Q-Tip, Built To Spill, The National, Os Mutantes, Kinky, Deerhunter, Dengue Fever, Extra Golden, Incubus, Black Eyed Peas, The Mars Volta, Silversun Pickups, Tom Jones, Mastodon, Calexico, more TBA
http://sfoutsidelands.com/
$199.50/225.50 limited advance/advance





Monday 8/31 - Monday 9/7:
***Burning Man @ Black Rock City, NV
http://www.burningman.com/
$210/240/260/280/300 8+day pass





Thursday 9/17 - Monday 9/21:
*Symbiosis Festival @ Northern California location TBA
http://www.symbiosisgathering.com/2009/
$tba





Friday 9/25 - Sunday 9/27:
*EarthDance Festival @ Black Oak Ranch Hwy 101, Laytonville
http://www.earthdancelive.com/
$135 advance 3day pass, $75 Sunday only pass





Monday 10/5:
8pm:
Fever Ray @ Grand Ballroom at the Regency Center, 1290 Sutter St (@ Van Ness Ave)
Karin Dreijer haunting vocalist of the Knife's other band
http://www.myspace.com/feverray
$tba