Music + Nightlife

Party Radar: Lex closing parties, How Weird, Tornado Wallace, Omar S, International Order of Sodomites, more

Choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, April 23-26.  By Marke B. PARTY RADAR Are you looking for something Weird? How about something in fuzzy leggings, dancing to...

Elbo Room elbowed out

Beloved Mission club will close in November to make way for condos. By Marke B.  APRIL 23, 2015 -- The owners of storied Mission hangout Elbo Room...

Party Radar: Joshua Light Show, Gay of Thrones Tiger & Woods, MOM DJs, Detroit Love, more

Only the choicest nightlife and dance floor affairs, April 16-19. By Marke B.  When the Exploratorium sends one a heads-up about a big event it's throwing...

Party Radar: Devotion, Yuri’s Night, Studio 5’4″, Daniele Baldelli, Erol Alkan, Tale of Us, more

This weekend’s choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, April 10-11 By Marke B. PARTY RADAR Let me tell you of a magical palace, once located just off...

Party Radar: Sisters’ Easter, Debaser, Gui Boratto, Jay Tripwire, Countessa Stuto, Honey + Hard French, more

This weekend's choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, April 3-6. By Marke B. PARTY RADAR The Orbit Room has closed. Capp's Corner is closing. Everyone's favorite gay...

8th Annual Switchboard Festival dials in new sounds

Eight-hour sonic cornucopia attracts a local community of contemporary musical adventurers and longtime groundbreakers, Sat/4. By Marke B. ALL EARS One possible positive about the so-called...

Party Radar: Margaret Cho, Soiree, 6AM Sessions, Siouxsie, Bodyshock, Disco Daddy, more

This weekend’s choice SF nightlife and dance floor affairs, March 26-28, 2015  By Marke B. PARTY RADAR Sometimes it can seem like we're spending so much...

33rd SF Jazz Fest buzzes with diverse styles, global sounds

Ambitious sonic reach includes multicultural soul, rollicking boogie-woogie, experimental R&B, country crossovers, big brass, and Cuban classics.  By Marke B. ALL EARS  The 33rd annual installment...

Party Radar: Salsa Sundays, Abdu Ali, Lilith Bear, Clan of Xymox, Sunset Picnic, Katabatik, more

This week’s choice SF nightlife and dance floor affairs, March 19-25, 2015 By Marke B.  PARTY RADAR OF COURSE, the biggest party this week is 48...

Party Radar: Hard French, Mazel Top, Tiga, Big Freedia, Beats in Space, Steffi, more

The week’s choice SF nightlife and dance floor affairs, March 5-12, 2015 By Marke B.  PARTY RADAR So, Red Bull Music Academy has basically taken over SF...