music

Music listings are compiled by Sarah Han. The music intern is Cynthia Dea. Since club life is unpredictable, it's a good idea to call ahead to confirm bookings and hours. Prices are listed when provided to us. See 8 Days a Week for information on how to submit an item to listings. wednesday 14

Rock/blues/hip-hop

Baywolf Canvas. 7pm, free.

Michelle Branch Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $21.

Da Hawnay Troof, Les Sans Culottes, Loquat, Park Avenue Music Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $7.

Deke Dickerson, Cowboy Nation Parkside. 10pm, $5. See 8 Days a Week, page tk.

Paul Hlebcar Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Kinky Bimbo's 365 Club. 9pm, $15.

McCloskey Brothers, Ten Mile Tide Elbo Room. 9pm, $7.

Melvin Seals and Rhythm Factory Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $8.

My Lot, Children in Heat Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Ordeal, TUB Mad Dog in the Fog. 9:30pm, free.

Ozma, Earlimart, Slowreader Slim's. 8pm, $13.

La Plebe Red Devil Lounge. 9pm.

Ron Thompson Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $7.50.

Bay Area

Asylum Street Spankers Little Fox Theater, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City; (650) 369-4119. 8pm, $20.

Brenda Boykin and Home Cookin' Ashkenaz. 9pm, $9.

Chrome Johnson Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

Gary Floyd with Mushroom, Ralph Carney 19 Broadway. 9pm.

Hip Bones Bistro, 1001 B St, Hayward; (510) 886-8525. 8:30pm.

Pin Up Motel, Lovemakers, Superlarry Blakes. 9:30pm, $6.

Jazz/new music

Al Pacheco Jazz Band Skip's Tavern. 8-10pm.

Don Asher and Kent Cohea Moose's. 7:30pm.

Cantando Um Samba Café do Brasil, 1106 Market; 826-9287. 7-9:30pm, free.

Charles Unger Experience Les Joulins. 8pm.

Lea Delaria Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Ken Fishler Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-10pm.

John Arkin Trio Axum Cafe, 1233 Polk; 474-7743. 7:30-11:30pm.

Mike Lipskin with Lorna K House of Shields, 39 New Montgomery; 392-7732. 5:30pm.

Damien Masterson and friends Oxygen Bar. 9pm, free.

Mitch Woods Trio Enrico's. 7pm.

Jason Myers Houston's, 1800 Montgomery; 392-9280. 6pm.

New Rite Spot All Stars Rite Spot. 8:30pm, free.

Pacific Rim Shot Bobby Ryder's. 9pm.

Josh Paxton Bobby Ryder's. 6-8pm.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 8-11pm.

Eric Shifrin Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason; 772-5000. 6-10pm.

Adam Shulman Bacar. 9pm.

Spencer Day Quartet Mecca Restaurant, 2029 Market; 621-7000. 8:30-10:30pm.

Starry Knights Simple Pleasures Cafe. 8-10pm.

Three Thinking Axum East, 1233 Polk; 474-7743. 7-11pm.

Tony Saunders' Jazz Trio John's Grill, 63 Ellis; 986-0069. 6:30-10pm.

Bay Area

Afro-Latin Panorama La Peña Cultural Center. 7:30pm, $12-15.

Bill Bruford's Earthworks Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $20.

Haco, Jim Ryan's Forward Energy, Tri-Cornered Tent Show 21 Grand, 449B 23rd St, Oakl; (510) 444-7263, www.sfalt.org. 8pm, $12. San Francisco Alternative Music Festival.

Hip Bones Bistro, 1001 B St, Hayward; (510) 886-8525. 9:30pm-12:30am.

Jules Broussard and Ned Boynton Downtown. 8pm.

Don Neely and the Royal Society Six Todos Santos Plaza, Willow Pass Rd and Grant, Concord; (925) 671-3464. Noon-1:30pm.

Ian Scherer Quartet Zebulon's Lounge, 21 Fourth St, Petaluma; (707) 769-7948. 9pm, $3.

Mark Holzinger Duo Jupiter. 2pm.

Organami Jupiter. 8pm.

Folk/world/country

Freddy Clarke Peña Pachamama, 1630 Powell; 646-0018. 8pm, $5.

Etienne de Rocher Bruno's. 9pm, $6.

Sabbath Fiddler's Green, 1333 Columbus; 441-9758. 9pm.

'SF Songwriters Showcase' Broadway Studios. 8pm, $5.

Bay Area

Matt Haimovitz Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse. 8pm, $16.50.

Irish Session Cato's Ale House. 6-9pm, free.

Dance clubs

Afterwards Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 9pm-2am. Progressive house music with Danny, Drew, and Gabriel.

Audible Colors The Top. 10pm-2am. House music with guests.

Barefoot Boogie Rhythm and Motion Studio, 1133 Mission; 820-1452. 8:15-11:15pm, $7. Eclectic dance music.

B.E.D. Cellar. R&B, old-school, and hip-hop with Blaqwest, Phiness, and rotating guests.

Bondage A Go-Go Cat Club. 9:30pm-3:30am, $5-10. Deathrock, industrial, '70s and '80s dance music, interactive BDSM, and go-go dancers.

The B-sides Liquid. 10pm-3am, $2-4. House music with Anita Lofton and special guests.

Construction 330 Ritch. 10pm-2am. Tech-house with residents Torque and Huey.

Crucial Nickie's BBQ. 9pm. With DJs Tomas, B-Love, and Leema.

Dark Sparkle Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $3-5. DJs spin dark '70s and '80s rock.

Deep South An Sibin. 9pm-2am, $3, free before 11pm. Rare groove, disco classics, and deep house with Chang, TJ Hicks, Mark, and Yvonne.

Dig Deep Buzz 9. 9pm-2am, $3.

Discover Ruby Skye. 9pm-3am. Hard house with DJ Ben Doren.

Exotica Glas Kat. 9pm-2am, $10. Go-go dancing with the Men of Exotica and Go-Go Tribe and funk, disco, and house music.

Eye 2 Eye Cloud 9 Motel. 9pm-2am, $5. With DJs Said and rotating resident DJs.

Fusion Fuse. 9pm-1am, free. With Jason Fluid, Hopper, and guests.

Hump The Stud. 10pm-2am. '70s-present dance music.

Make-Out Room 8:30pm, free. With Assemble Head.

New Music Endeavours Sublounge. 9pm, free. Hip-hop and turntablism.

1964 Edinburgh Castle. 10pm-2am, free. Mod and '60s dance party.

Official Wednesdays Liquid. 9pm, free. Hip-hop, soul, classics, and more.

Orange Café Claude. 10pm-2am. With DJ Ryme and guests.

Paradise Sitio. 10pm-2am, $5 before 11pm. House and urban grooves with Mike Anon, Tune, Abdul, and special guests.

Qoöl 111 Minna Gallery. 5-10pm, $5. Pan-techno lounge with DJs Spesh, Gil, Hyper D, and Jondi.

Red Wine Social Dalva, 3121 16th St; 332-5800, ext 211. 10pm-2am, free. With Toph One and Tiki Jim.

Rock n Roll Rodeo Butter. 8pm.

Royale 9pm-2am. With DJ El-S.

Showcase City Nights. 9pm. With the Style beyond Compare DJs.

Sindustrie Sacrifice Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $3. Dark electro and new wave with Tomas Diablo and Aegis.

Skank Jezebel's Joint. 9:30pm-2am, free. Ska, punk, and reggae.

Skylark 9pm, free. Funk and old soul with DJ Kyle.

Slow Burning Arrow. 10pm-2am, $3, free before 11pm. Electro, dub, hip-hop, Britpop, UK garage, and more.

The Stud 9pm. Funk and punk with DJ Owl.

Under the Radar Julip. 9:30pm, free. Downtempo, jazz, IDM, and future lounge with Zygote and guests.

Vitabar Divas, 1081 Polk; 928-6006. 10pm-2am, $5. With mikee and Jada Halston.

WildSeed Baobab. 9:30pm-1:30am, free. Grassroots dance party with DJ Somuchsoul and the African B-Girl Society.

X-Files Sno-Drift. 10pm, $3. Hip-hop, old-school, and R&B.

Bay Area

Ivy Room 10pm, free. With DJ Transit.

Jupiter 8pm. With DJ Add 1.

Lion Rock Oasis, 135 12th St, Oakl; (510) 763-0404. 10pm, $7. Reggae, dancehall, and roots with Jah Yzer, DJ Riddm, Dub Rocker, Jah Mystic, and Poppa.

Moon Light Productions Club Fusetti. 10pm. Salsa lessons, dance shows, and live music.

Shattuck Downlow 8pm-2am. Live salsa.

Soulvation Ruby Room. 10pm-2am.

Turbo Radio, 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am, free. Indie rock, old rock, and hip-hop.

The Venue Bluesville. 9:30pm-2am. Hip-hop, dancehall, and R&B.

thursday 15

Rock/blues/hip-hop

Luke Alexander, Heavy Mellow Edinburgh Castle Pub. 10pm.

Asylum Street Spankers Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $15.

Luka Bloom, Vienna Tang Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $22.

Cheap Date Ireland's 32. 9pm.

Everything Blue Simple Pleasures Cafe. 8-10pm.

Gary Floyd with Mushroom, Ralph Carney Bottom of the Hill. 9:30pm, $8.

Glass Candy and the Shattered Theatre, Boy Skout, Vanishing Cafe du Nord. 9:30pm, $8.

Glow, It's All about Jerry Pat O'Shea's, 3848 Geary; 752-3148. 8pm.

Mount NB Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Bobby Vega, Ray White, Terry Haggerty, Prairie Prince Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $8.

Mitch Woods Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $7.50.

Shmoogie with Power, Victor Vesey Experience 26 Mix. 6:30pm, $5, free for San Francisco Bicycle Coalition members. An SFBC bicycle-home-from-work party.

Stymie and the Pimp Jones Love Orchestra, Funkanauts, Bray Red Devil Lounge. 7pm, $6.

Thee Butcher Orchestra, Teenage Harlets Parkside. 10pm.

Verbena, On the Speakers, Jet Slim's. 9pm, $11.

Dar Williams, Ben Taylor Band Fillmore. 8pm, $22.50. See 8 Days a Week, page tk.

Bay Area

Amelia Ray-Alex Walsh Band Bistro, 1001 B St, Hayward; (510) 886-8525. 8:30pm.

Bizar Bazaar 19 Broadway. 9pm.

Rogue Wave, Ebb and Flow, Venison Book Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $5.

Solution Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

Jazz/new music

Akira Tana Trio Bacar. 9pm.

Lee Bloom Chez Spencer, 82 14th St; 864-2191. 7-9pm.

Caliente 2003 Rasselas Jazz. 9pm.

Capp Street Community Center Faculty Band Bobby Ryder's. 8pm.

Cecil Wells Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Cookbook Quartet Cellar. 5:30pm.

Lea Delaria Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Dick Fregulia-Vince Gomez Duo Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-11pm.

Hip Bones Eastside West, 3154 Fillmore; 885-4000. 8:30pm-12:30am.

Mike Lipskin and Waldo Carter Moose's. 7:30pm.

Lost Cats Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Jason Myers Houston's, 1800 Montgomery; 392-9280. 6pm.

Peoples Bizarre Bruno's. 9pm, $7.

Randy Craig Quartet Bobby Ryder's, 312 Harriet; 934-1655. 7-11pm, free.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 5-8pm.

Eric Shifrin Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason; 772-5000. 6-10pm.

Spencer Day Trio Cosmopolitan Cafe, 121 Spear; 543-4001. 8-11pm.

Swing Session Top of the Mark. 8:30-11:30pm, $5.

Three Thinking Jazz Trio Ana Mandara, 891 Beach; 771-6800. 8-11:30pm.

Thus, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Arrington de Dionyso Luggage Store Gallery. 8pm, $12. San Francisco Alternative Music Festival.

Tony Saunders' Jazz Trio John's Grill, 63 Ellis; 986-0069. 6:30-10pm.

Top Shelf Jazz Trio House of Shields, 39 New Montgomery; 495-5436. 5:30pm, free.

Vince Lateano Trio Enrico's. 7pm.

Bay Area

Howard Barkan Pomegranate Mediterranean Cuisine, 1585 University, Berk; (510) 665-5567. 6:30pm.

BR Jazz Quartet Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, 33 E. San Fernando, San Jose; (408) 294-6785. 9pm.

Casey Cameron Quartet Zebulon's Lounge, 21 Fourth St, Petaluma; (707) 769-7948. 9pm, $3.

Keiko Matsui Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $24. Through Sun/18.

Keni El Lebrijano Flamenco Guitar Downtown. 8pm.

Tom Babbitt Trio Paragon Bar and Grill. 9pm, free.

Folk/world/country

Dix Bruce and Eric Thomas Atlas Cafe. 8-10pm.

Horse Thief Jack Rite Spot. 9:30pm, free.

Jesus Diaz y Su QBA, DJ Carlito's Way Elbo Room. 10pm, $7.

Sabbath Fiddler's Green, 1333 Columbus; 441-9758. 9pm.

Tipsy House Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Bay Area

Tom Russell Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse. 8pm, $18.50.

Dance clubs

Alley Catz The Pendulum. 6pm-2am. A dance club for women featuring hip-hop, funk, and dancehall.

Arabian Nights El Rio. 9pm. Arabian dance music.

Built for Speed Delirium. 10pm-2am, free. Electro clash, rock, punk, and more with rotating DJs Fashion Hooker, Platform Whore, and DJ Juan for the Road.

Bump Liquid. 10pm-2am. House music with rotating resident DJs.

Chikiboom Roccapulco. 9pm-2am, $6. A gay and lesbian Latin music dance party.

Cloud 9 Motel "Altruity Happy Hour," 5-10pm, $5. House music with DJs Rocket Morton, Hawthorne, and Kramer. "Urban Chic," 10pm-2am, $10. House music with DJ Frank Boissy.

Collective Cellar. 9:30pm, $10. R&B, soul, and hip-hop with Jerry Ross, Daymitreeus, and Daniella.

Dalva "Cheap Thrills," 5-9pm. With DJs Wally Haskell and Sir Artie Pants. "4-Play Weekend," 9pm. With Señor Keyvan and guests.

Dig on This Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $3. Soul, roots, reggae, classic hip-hop with Jaybe and guests.

Dirty The Top. 10pm-2am, $5. With DJs Chris Orr and Future Primitive Sound Sessions.

DNA Lounge 9pm-2am, $10. Live hip-hop performances by KRS One, Jahi, and Psychokinetics and DJs Vinroc, Ren the Vinyl Archaeologist, and Blaquest.

Euphonic Blind Tiger. 9pm-2am, $5. Tech house and breaks with Scott Carrelli, Marty, Oolong, and Nate Harrison.

Faith City Nights. 9:30pm, $10. With residents Blackstone, Ruben Mancias, Jay-R, and Twist.

The Finger Arrow. 10pm-2am. Synthcore, electro-punk, new wave, and more.

Flavour of the Week Laszlo. 8pm-2am. With DJ Rose.

The Hizzy Hush Hush Lounge. 10pm-2am, $2. Abstract hip-hop and future, electro-soul with DJs Lady Base and Miss Leema.

Ignight The Top. 10pm-2am, $5. House, progressive, and breaks with Taj, Reza, Dave Madix, and guests.

Incognita Sitio. 9pm-2am, $5. Drum 'n' bass, breakbeats, 2-step, ghettotech, electro, techno, and hip-hop.

IZM Sublounge. 9pm. House with Craig Kuna and Rob Zemo.

KazaBlanka Club Tropi Gala, 358 Ocean; 282-7910. 8pm-2am, $10. Latin-fused Middle Eastern music with DJ Medi and the Arabian Knights Band.

Kit Kat Endup. 10pm-4:30am, $10. International funk.

Magic Show Trapdoor. 9pm, free. With Life, Beni B., and Malachi.

Meow Glas Kat. 10pm-2am, $10. Urban grooves, hip-hop, and R&B with Switch.

Mezzanine 444 Jessie; 820-9669. "Slappy Hour," 5-9pm, free. Deep house, broken beat, and downtempo with Julius Papp, Mauricio Aviles, Charles Spencer, and guests. "Congregation," 9pm-2am, $7. Neo-soul and house with David Harness.

1984 Cat Club. 9pm-2am, $5. '80s music.

Oxygen Bar 7pm, free. Funky soul and R&B with DJ Jamez.

Passenger Skylark. 9pm-2am, free. Jazz, house, and soul with Paul Craven and Capital A.

Polly Esther's 9pm-2am. '70s disco, '80s retro, and '90s house and hip-hop.

Popcorn Milk. 9pm. Deep soul, funk, jazz, and Latin with Cool Chris and Matthew Africa.

popscene 330 Ritch. 10pm-2am, $5. Britpop, indie, new wave, mod, electronic, and '60s soul with Aaron Axelsen and Jeremy.

Raise Up Café Claude. 9pm-2am. With Tomb of Doom, Alexis, and Ryme.

Reform School The Stud. 10pm-4am. A gay, straight-friendly dance club featuring house music with DJs Jeff Chandler, Spun, Poppa, Discovery, MonkeyBoy, and special guests.

Rising An Sibin. 9:30pm-2am, $3. With DJs Brian Hamilton, Paolo, Yedi, Sonda, John Conrad, and Burn 1.

Royale 9pm-2am, free. With Vin Sol.

Satori AsiaSF. 10pm-3am, $10. House music with DJs Rick Fingers and Leroi Lovejones.

Sex Dwarf Jezebel's Joint. 9:30pm-2am, $3. Metal, electroclash, and more with DJ Crackwhore.

Sneaks Buzz 9. 9pm, free. Underground house grooves with b.radley and Sunder.

Spirit Asia SF. 9pm-2am, $6-8. A queer dance night featuring house, hip-hop, and R&B.

Supercharger Kate O'Briens. 10pm-2am, $5. Rock and hip-hop with rotating DJs Spin, Vin Sol, Ross Hogg, and guests.

Thang Amber, 718 14th St; 626-7827. 9pm-2am, free. Rare grooves, downtempo, funk-rock breaks, and more with DJ Neel N. Kizmiaz.

Tokiotek Club Six. 8pm-2am, $5. Breaks, deep house, and techno with residents Endosine, Audiovoid, and minimalistik and guests DJs Fresh Blend and Gabe Taylor

Tom and Kelly's Playland Julip. 10pm-2am, free. With Tom Thump and DJ Kelly.

Tunnel Top 10pm-2am, free. Funk, dancehall, and hip-hop.

Bay Area

Aural Confection Oasis, 135 12th St, Oakl; (510) 763-0404. 10pm-2am, $3. Deep house with rotating residents.

Beatdown Jupiter. 8pm, free. Downtempo, funk, nu-jazz breaks, techno, jungle, and deep house with Delon, Yamu, Add1, and Big Willie.

Black Poo Club Fusetti. 9pm. Hip-hop, rap, and R&B.

The Breaks Ruby Room. 10pm-2am. Deep grooves, old-school hip-hop, and funk.

Grateful Dead DJ Nite Ashkenaz. 10pm-2am, $6. With Digital Dave.

Radio Retox Radio, 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am.

Shattuck Downlow 9pm-2am. Funk, soul, and hip-hop.

Soundboutique Ivy Room. 10pm. With residents Jen, Jacob, and Sean.

Spank Blakes. 9:30pm, $5. Hip-hop, R&B, and house with DJ Solarz.

friday 16

Rock/blues/hip-hop

AC/Dshe, SLA, Mistress of Reality Slim's. 9pm, $12.

Buffy and Winky Show Rite Spot. 9:30pm, free.

Flack Jack, Guerrilla Mas Pat O'Shea's, 3848 Geary; 752-3148. 8pm.

Gran Via, Pure Cane Brainwash. 8pm.

Gresham, Tommy Guerrero, Toph One, Gadget and Steady-P Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $7.

Groove Collective, DJ Soloman Elbo Room. 10pm, $10.

Headshear, Ashpool Edinburgh Castle Pub. 10pm.

Mark Hummel Biscuits and Blues. 8:30 and 10:30pm, $15.

Lightning Squad Skip's Tavern. 9pm, free.

Living Daylights, OGD, DJ Zeph Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $12.

Notorious! Red Devil Lounge. 10pm, $10.

An Ode to 1966, Veronicas Parkside. 10pm.

Prefuse 73, RJD2, A Grape Dope Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $16.

Sagan, Wobbly, Chris Forsyth, Ernesto Diaz-Infante Hemlock Tavern. www.sfalt.org. 10pm, $10. San Francisco Alternative Music Festival.

Stung Ireland's 32. 9pm.

Subarachnoid Space, Thrust Reverser, DJ Nathalie Lipo Lounge, 916 Grant; 982-0072. 10pm, $5.

They Call Me Lucky Simple Pleasures Cafe. 8-10pm.

Twizted, Fall Guy, Mower Pound-SF. 7pm, $20.

Bay Area

Asylum Street Spankers Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $14.

Banyan, Goats Speak 19 Broadway. 9pm, $16.

Collett Bros. Bistro, 1001 B St, Hayward; (510) 886-8525. 8:30pm.

Flanelhed Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

Granfaloon Bus, Captain Fat Ass Ivy Room. 10pm, $5.

Groundation Mystic Theatre, 23 Petaluma Blvd, N, Petaluma; (707) 765-2121. 9:30pm, $12.

Heather Combs Band Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, 33 E. San Fernando, San Jose; (408) 294-6785. 9:30pm.

Los Mocosos Ashkenaz. 9:30pm, $13.

Seventy Beckett's. 9:30pm.

Sol Americano Jupiter. 8pm.

Stay Gold Pony Boy, Boyjazz, Shevel Knievel, Century Schoolbook Stork Club. 9pm, $5. See 8 Days a Week, page tk.

Stroke 9, Beth Champion Band Blakes. 9:30pm, $8.

Jazz/new music

Donald 'Duck' Bailey Bacar. 10pm.

Black Market Jazz Orchestra Top of the Mark. 9pm-1am, $10.

Brian Melvin Trio Rubicon, 558 Sacramento; 421-7636. 6-10pm, free.

Charles Peterson Trio Bird and Beckett Books, 2788 Diamond; 586-3733. 5:30-7:30pm, free.

Charles Unger Experience with Valencia Les Joulins. 8pm.

Charlie Hunter Fillmore. 9pm, $22.50.

Danny Grewen Trio Café Claude. 7-10pm.

Lea Delaria Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Susan Getz and Leonard Thompson Cafe de la Presse, 469 Bush; 249-0900. 7-10pm, free.

John Hunt Trio Axum Cafe, 1233 Polk; 474-7743. 7:30-11:30pm.

Josh Jones Bruno's. 10pm, $7.

Kelly Graye Group Enrico's. 8pm.

Ken Fishler Duo Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-11pm.

Lady Memfis, King Trio The View, San Francisco Marriott, 39th floor, 55 Fourth St; 896-1600. 5:30pm-1am.

Bodil Niska, Frank Jackson, Jeff Chambers, Akira Tana Bistro 339. 7-11pm.

One Nation Underground Trio Le Colonial, 20 Cosmo Place; 931-3600. 5-9pm, free.

Roberta Donnay Trio Zingari Restaurant Lounge, Hotel Donatello, 501 Post; 441-7100. 8:30pm-midnight, free.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 5:30-8:30pm.

Eric Shifrin Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason; 772-5000. 6-11pm.

Spencer Day Quintet Lush Lounge, 1092 Post; 771-2022. 8-11pm.

Three Thinking Jazz Trio Ana Mandara, 891 Beach; 771-6800. 9pm-12:30am.

Tony Saunders' Jazz Trio John's Grill, 63 Ellis; 986-0069. 6:30-10pm.

Urban Jazz Mob Le Colonial, 20 Cosmo Place; 931-3600. 5pm, free.

Gini Wilson Moose's. 8pm.

Millicent Wood Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Bay Area

Clyde the Slyde Duo Jupiter. 5pm.

Howard Hewett Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm.

John Calloway and Diaspora, O-Maya La Peña Cultural Center. 8:30pm, $15.

Keiko Matsui Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $28.

Peoples Bizarre, Glass Bead Game 21 Grand, 449B 23rd St, Oakl; (510) 444-7263. 8:30pm, $7-10 sliding scale.

Slide Loop Zebulon's Lounge, 21 Fourth St, Petaluma; (707) 769-7948. 9pm, $5.

Steve Lucky and Carmen Getit Downtown. 9:30pm.

Larry Vuckovich, Nat Johnson Bogies, 60 East Third Ave, San Mateo; (650) 579-5911. 9:30pm-12:30am.

Folk/world/country

Blue on Green Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Cali Chin Precita Park, Precita and Folsom; 750-5224, www.frp.org. 6-8pm, free.

Houston Jones Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Dave Kelleher Fiddler's Green, 1333 Columbus; 441-9758. 9pm.

Mokai Bazaar Cafe, 5927 California; 831-5620. 7pm.

Samba do Corozao, Sukay Peña Pachamama, 1630 Powell; 646-0018. 7 and 9:30pm.

Bay Area

Alameda Zydeco/Cajun All-Star Band Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda, Alameda; (415) 285-6285. 9pm, $12.

Jose Roberto and friends Cafe de la Paz, 1600 Shattuck, Berk; (510) 843-0662. 10pm, $5.

Kathy Kallick Band Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse. 8pm, $16.50.

Lydia Pense and Cold Blood Rancho Nicasio, On the Town Square, Nicasio; (415) 662-2219. 8:30pm, $12-15.

Waybacks Little Fox Theater, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City; (650) 369-4119. 8pm, $17.

Dance clubs

Breakout Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 6-10pm. Hip-hop, acid-jazz, downtempo, and soul with Joker.

Cafe Arguello 1499 Valencia; 643-3160. 8-10pm, free. Flamenco dancing.

Cafe du Nord 5-8pm, free. Nu-jazz, Afrobeat, dub, and downtempo with DJ Sep.

Candy Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $5. Hip-hop, rock, and new wave with Spin and guests.

Cheap Trick The Stud. 10pm-4am. Electro, indie, mod, pop, and rock with Big Red and guests.

Club NV 9:30pm. House and salsa with Greg Lopez, Von, and Tony O.

Club Nzinga El Rio. 9pm, $7. Jose Ruiz spins world beat.

Dhamaal Club Six. 10pm-3:30am, $10. Dhamaal's four year anniversary party with guests Cheb I Sabbah and rSphere.

DJ's Friday The Top. 9pm.

Evolution Sno-Drift. 10pm-5am, $15. House with DJs David Harness, Keebo, and guest.

F Cloud 9 Motel. 9pm-3am, $15. House music with DJ Frenchy Le Freak and rotating guests.

Fag Fridays Endup. 10pm-5:30am, $8. With residents Rolo and Ruben Mancias.

Fake Cat Club. 10pm-3am, $6. Synthpop, new wave, electro, punk, Britpop, hip-hop, and indie.

Fiendish Jezebel's Joint. 9:30pm-2am, free. Dark pop, death disco, and cyber rock with DJs Fernando, Pimprock, and Rodent.

GhettoDisco Fuse. 6pm-2am, free. House, disco, soul, and funk with DJs Hawthorne, Nate Harrison, and Miss Julip.

Gloss 661 Howard; 339-7444. 10pm-4am. With Reda, Linden C., Raoul Kahn, King Kooba, and SOS.

Going Down 10pm-2am. With DJ Chris Orr.

Grip Liquid. 10pm-3am, $5. House, leftfield, funk, and rare disco with Corey Black, Layne Fox, and Cosmic Jason.

Hemisphere Lingba Lounge, 1469 18th St; 355-0001. 10pm-2am, free. Drum 'n' bass with Freya, Zigmund Void, Sifu, Audio Angel, Shannon, and Frogger.

House of Voodoo Big Heart City. 9pm-3am, $5-8. Deathrock, goth, glam, punk, and '80s with DJs Voodoo Perki and C_Death; industrial, EBM, and more with DJs Triage, Moronoic, and Purgatori.

Inside Whisper, 535 Florida; 339-7444. 8pm.

Jillian's 101 Fourth St; 369-6100. 9pm-2am. Top 40 and old-school.

Julip "Eat Beats," 5-9pm, free. Hip-hop with DJ Monkeyfish and guests.

Lyricist Lounge DNA Lounge. 8pm-2am, $15. Hip-hop party.

Mediterranean Nights Piyassa Restaurant, 1686 Market; 864-3700. 10pm-2am. Greek, Turkish, French, Arabic, Persian, Spanish, Top 40, and '70s music.

Mexican Bus Board at Chevy's Restaurant, 201 Third St; 543-8060. 9:15pm-2am, $38 (includes cover charges), reservations required. Come aboard this bus for a dance club tour that takes you to three clubs featuring live Latin and Caribbean music.

On the Corner Movida Lounge. 9pm-2am, free. Hip-hop, downtempo, dancehall, and more.

Oxygen Bar 9pm-2am. With a special guest DJ.

Polly Esther's 9pm-2am. '70s disco, '80s retro, and '90s house and hip-hop.

Pop An Sibin. 9pm-2am, $5-10. Minimal house and techno pop with Broker/Dealer, Matt Biederman, and guests.

The Real Nickie's BBQ. 9pm, $5, free before 10:30pm. Funk, hip-hop, soul, disco, and dancehall with DJs Wisdom and Motion Potion.

Remedy DNA Lounge. 10pm-5am, $15. House, garage, atmospheric soul, and urban grooves with David Harness, Kaskade, and Trevor Mijares.

Royale 10pm-2am. With DJ Zatch.

Sexotica Make-Out Room. 10pm, $5. Indian, Middle Eastern, and Latin grooves with DJ King Coffin.

Sojurn RoHan Lounge. 9pm-1am, free. House and breaks with DJs Ted and Fred.

Spa Chi Chi, 440 Broadway; 979-3031. 9pm, $10. House and hip-hop with Big Bad Bruce, Pete Nguyen, Danny Brown, Steve Walker, and Paul Hemming.

Storyville "4 the Love," 7-10pm, free. Classic soul, slow jams, and R&B ballads with Tomas, Consuelo, Rasta Cue Tip, and Wisdom. "True Skool," 10pm-2am, $7-10. Funk, dancehall, and hip-hop classics.

Super Fluff Skirt Cellar. 9pm-2am, $5. '80s, rock, disco, R&B, and hip-hop.

Sweet Blind Tiger. 10pm-2am, $5. With Norman Stradley and Sherif.

What the...? Laszlo. 9pm-2am, free. Hip-hop to chill out with DJ Neal.

Wind-Up Zebulon, 83 Natoma; 975-5705. 9pm-2am, free. House music with DJs Kerry Tucker, Naz, Marty, and Leonard.

Wish 1539 Folsom; 278-WISH. 6-9pm. A weekly happy hour with Om DJs.

Bay Area

Funk Fridays Eli's Mile High Club. 10pm-2am. With DJ E-Natural.

Jupiter 11pm. With DJ Big Willie.

Live Brazilian International Music Club Fusetti. 9pm. With DJ Ruben and Kblo.

Party Classix Radio, 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am.

Ruby Room 10pm-2am. '70s and '80s glam rock and pop music.

Shattuck Downlow 8pm-2am. Funk, soul, and hip-hop.

Classical

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Davies Hall, 201 Van Ness; 864-6000. 8pm, $20-90. The orchestra performs works by Brahms; Lorin Maazel conducts. Also Sat/17.

Emil Miland, Laura Dahl Old First Church. 8pm, $6-12. Cellist Emil Miland and pianist Laura Dahl perform works by Brahms, Lou Harrison, Harold Metlzer, Peter Lieberson, and Shinji Eshima.

Rachel Swinkin, Jeffrey Swinkin Community Music Center, Recital Hall, 544 Capp; 647-6015. 7:30pm, free. Flutist Rachel Swinkin and pianist Jeffrey Swinkin perform works by Hummel, Shubert, and Brahms.

Bay Area

Chanticleer St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 13601 Saratoga; Saratoga; (650) 941-5291. 8pm, $40-50. The a cappella group performs to benefit the Peninsula Symphony.

Oakland Symphony Chorus Paramount Theatre. 8pm. The chorus performs Mendelssohn's Elijah.

saturday 17

Rock/blues/hip-hop

Angry Amputees, Grannies Sub-Mission Studio, 199 Capp; www.stareway.com. 9pm, $5.

Blues Fuse Atlas Cafe. 4-7pm, free.

Bonfire Madigan, Sarah Dougher, Les Baton Rouge Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $6.

Groove Collective, DJ Soloman Elbo Room. 10pm, $10.

Rivals, UN-I.D., Kittens for Christian, Something Must Die, Sora Pound-SF. 8pm, $8.

Iguanas, Jesse DeNatale Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $14.

Daniel Johnston, Loop Station, Panty Lions Bottom of the Hill. 10pm, $8.

M.I.R.V., Oslo Slim's. 9pm, $13.

NC Blues Connection Skip's Tavern. 9pm, free.

Leo Nocentelli, UFM, DJ Zeph Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $15.

One under Six, Cosmic Mercy Pat O'Shea's, 3848 Geary; 752-3148. 8pm.

Pseudopod, JND, Sharif Red Devil Lounge. 9pm.

Raw Deluxe Bruno's. 10pm, $7.

Rick Glaze Band Brainwash. 8:30pm.

Rockin' Johnny Band Biscuits and Blues. 8:30 and 10:30pm, $12.50.

Seconds on End, Soul Patch, Tony Khalise Curve Bar. 8pm.

Ticket to Ride Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Bay Area

'Battle Ave Tour' La Peña Cultural Center. Noon-5pm, $10-15. A B-boy and B-girl elimination battle; proceeds benefit the Save the Music Foundation and the Reggie Infante Fund.

Deke Dickerson and the Ecco-Fonics Rancho Nicasio, On the Town Square, Nicasio; (415) 662-2219. 8:30pm, $10-13.

Funk Logic Jupiter. 8pm.

Ghetto Bistro, 1001 B St, Hayward; (510) 886-8525. 8:30pm.

'Hip-Hop for the Soul's Music over Murder Concert' Mandela Arts Village, 1357 Fifth St, Oakl; (510) 891-0427. 8pm, $10.

Kofy Brown, Subterraneanz Blakes. 9:30pm, $7.

Lunar Heights, Malika Madre Mana, Mother Earth La Peña Cultural Center. 9pm, $10. A benefit for the Luxor Academy.

Nicole McRory Beckett's. 9:30pm.

Musashi Trio Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

Naked Barbies, Kevin Welch Starry Plough. 9:30pm, $10.

Saturn V Ivy Room. 10pm.

Vinyl Little Fox Theater, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City; (650) 369-4119. 9pm, $12.

Waybacks Powerhouse Brewing Company, 268 Petaluma, Sebastopol; (707) 829-9171. 9pm.

Jazz/new music

Don Asher Moose's. 8pm.

'BJ Papa Jazz Jam' Cafe Prague, 584 Pacific; 433-3811. 11pm.

Black Market Jazz Orchestra Top of the Mark. 9pm-1am, $10.

Adam Blankman, Felice York, Jean Repetto, Caroline Chung Perry's Joint, 1661 Fillmore; 931-5260. 8-10pm.

Brian Moran/Safa Shokrai Duo Restaurante Gondola, 15 Columbus; 956-5528. 7:30pm.

Cornelius Cardew Choir, Smiffs, Matthew Goodheart Musicians Union Hall, 116 Ninth St; www.sfalt.org. 8pm, $12. San Francisco Alternative Music Festival.

Lea Delaria Plush Room. 8pm, $30.

Dick Conte Duo Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-11pm.

Doug Woods Trio Lush Lounge, 1092 Post; 771-2022. 8-11pm.

Gregory James Band Café Claude. 7-10pm.

Grooveyard Bobby Ryder's. 9pm.

Hip Bones Bacar. 10pm.

Kate Pittard Trio Axum Cafe, 1233 Polk; 474-7743. 7:30-11:30pm.

King Trio The View, San Francisco Marriott, 39th floor, 55 Fourth St; 896-1600. 9pm-1am.

Larry Douglas Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Live jazz Ristorante Gondola, 15 Columbus; 956-5528. 7:30pm.

Mimi Fox Group Enrico's. 8pm.

Bodil Niska, Frank Jackson, Jeff Chambers, Akira Tana Bistro 339. 7-11pm.

Eric Shifrin Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason; 772-5000. 6-11pm.

Smokey Joes Rock Soup. 11:30am.

Robert Stewart Rasselas Jazz. 9pm.

Three Thinking Jazz Trio Ana Mandara, 891 Beach; 771-6800. 9pm-12:30am.

Tony Saunders' Jazz Trio John's Grill, 63 Ellis; 986-0069. 6:30-10pm.

Transmission Trio, Bodo Band, DJ Aspect Storyville. 10pm, $7.

Bay Area

Michelle Buckner and Dave Schultz Borders Books and Music, 50 University, No. 280, Old Town Center, Los Gatos; (408) 395-8607. 8pm, free.

Charlie Hunter Quintet Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320-2 Cedar, Santa Cruz; (831) 427-2227. 7:30pm, $18-20.

Devil Mountain Jazz Band Memorial Hall, 1250 Locust, Walnut Creek; (925) 625-2707. 7-10pm, $12.

Eric Boluin Group Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, 33 E. San Fernando, San Jose; (408) 294-6785. 9:30pm.

Kellye Gray Jazzschool, 2087 Addison, Berk; (510) 845-5373. 8pm, $12-18.

Howard Hewett Kimball's East. 8 and 10pm.

Joe Livoti Muscat French Restaurant and Bar, 2195 North Broadway, Walnut Creek; (925) 937-8800. 6:30-8:30pm.

Keiko Matsui Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $28.

Post Junk Trio Downtown. 9:30pm.

Dayne Stephens, Emmanuel Vaughn-Lee, Jeff Marrs, Nick Vagenas Zebulon's Lounge, 21 Fourth St, Petaluma; (707) 769-7948. 9pm, $6.

Larry Vuckovich, Nat Johnson Bogies, 60 East Third Ave, San Mateo; (650) 579-5911. 9:30pm-12:30am.

Folk/world/country

Box Car Saints Rite Spot. 9:30pm, free.

Jo D'anna Simple Pleasures Cafe. 8-10pm.

Gospel Choir Allen Chapel, 195 Scotia; 476-2675. 6:30pm, free.

Hamsa Lila Noe Valley Ministry. 8:15pm, $15.

Dave Kelleher Fiddler's Green, 1333 Columbus; 441-9758. 9pm.

Georges Lamman Peña Pachamama, 1630 Powell; 646-0018. 7 and 9:30pm.

Rock Soup Ramblers Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Ruff Stock Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Richard Thompson, Lynn Miles Fillmore. 9pm, $25.

Bay Area

Robin Flower and Libby McLaren Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse. 8pm, $18.50.

Jose Roberto y sus amigos Cato's Ale House. 6-9pm, free.

Pine Valley Boys First Presbyterian Church of Mountain View, 1667 Miramonte, Mountain View; (650) 691-9982. 8pm, $15-18.

West African High Life Band, James Henry and J-2 Imani 19 Broadway. 9pm, $12.

Zydeco Flames Ashkenaz. 9:30pm, $13.

Dance clubs

AmbiSonic 6-10pm, free. Breaks and downtempo with XanX.

An Bodhran 668 Haight; 431-4724. 10pm-2am, free. With Rocket Morton.

Beat Salad Laszlo. 8pm-2am. With DJ Kenni.

Better Days Liquid. 10pm-3am. With Lady Lastar, Cindy, Franky Boissy, and Derek Grant.

Bottom Heavy The Top. 7pm-10pm. With J Falcone, John Paul, Fiction, Dom Some, and Enzyme. 10pm-2am. U.K. garage and drum 'n' bass with rotating residents.

Cafe Arguello 1499 Valencia; 643-3160. 8-10pm, free. Flamenco dancing.

Club Six 9pm-4am, $10. With Primal Records.

Dig Nickie's BBQ. 9pm, $5. Hip-hop and soul with DJ Cyrus.

Ebb n' Flow Canvas Gallery. 10pm-2am, $5. With Sean Ferguson and Chang.

Fashion Victim Blind Tiger. 9pm-2am. House music with Re Pete and David C.

Fiddler's Green 1333 Columbus; 441-9758. 9:30pm. With DJ Keith O'Reilly.

Flava Storyville. 10pm, $8-10. Hip-hop with rotating residents.

Frisco Disco Arrow. 10pm-2am.

Hemisphere Amnesia. 10pm-2am, $5. With residents Freya, Cyan, Zigmund Boid, and Highside, guest Fife, and others.

Hustle Tunnel Top. 10pm-2am, free. Funk, disco, and soul with DJ Rueben and friends.

Jive Big Heart City. 10pm-4am. Urban grooves with Daniella, Jerry Ross, Kevin Armstrong, Trevor Mijares, and others.

Mexican Bus Board at Chevy's Restaurant, 201 Third St; 543-8060. 9:15pm-2am, $38 (includes cover charges), reservations required. Come aboard this bus for a dance club tour that takes you to three clubs featuring live Latin and Caribbean music.

Mezzanine 444 Jessie; 820-9669. 10pm-7am. With live DJs.

Misturada Make-Out Room. 10pm, free. Afro-Latin beats and Brazilian rhythms with Vanka and guests.

100% SureShot Sublounge. 9pm. Hip-hop.

The Party Cellar. 9:30pm, $10. House and hip-hop with rotating DJs.

Polly Esther's 9pm-2am. '70s disco, '80s retro, and '90s house and hip-hop.

Psychofunkodiscodelic Cloud 9 Motel. 9pm, $15. House with DJs Laird, John Picket, and Fabuliz.

Qoöl Saturdays DNA Lounge. 10pm, $10. Progressive house.

Rawhide 10pm-2am, $15. With Radioactive Man, Suff-X, and others.

Roller Girl Endup. 10pm-4am. A party for women and their friends featuring house music.

Royale 10pm-2am, free. With Zatch.

La Rumba Sigue Kelly's Mission Rock. 3:30-8pm, $6. Salsa dance club with DJ Ivette Fuentes.

Sex with Machines Arrow. 10pm. Electro, hip-hop, disco, and new wave with DJ Jeffrodeeziack.

She Said Cat Club. 9pm, $6. With Reverend Slick, Miz Margo, and guests.

Social Call Beauty Bar. 10pm-2am, free. Classic soul, rock, and hip-hop with Little Gabe.

Sopi Jillian's, 101 Fourth St; 369-6100. 9pm-2am. Hip-hop, R&B, urban grooves, and reggae with DJs Marlin Adili and Rob Reyes.

Soul-phisticated RoHan Lounge. 9pm-1am, free. DJ Choe spins hip-hop, funk, reggae, and rare groove.

Sound Factory 9:30-10:30pm. Happy hour.

Subscience 9pm-2am, $10. Live performance by Sonic and Silver, and DJs Alpheta Guru, Cubehead, Kirill, Ripple, and Maebyn La Fey.

Sugar The Stud. 9pm.

Supastar Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $5. Hip-hop with DJ Spin and guests.

Texture Glas Kat. 9:30pm-3:30am. House, classic soul, urban grooves, and '70s and '80s retro funk with residents.

Undertoe Julip. 8pm-2am. With L. Ron Hubba Hubba, Reverend Soulpatch, and Doug de Fresh Deacon.

Unity Fuse. 9pm-2am. House music.

Voluptuous Vibes The Phoenix, 811 Valencia; 695-1811. 10pm. Funky house, breaks, and hip-hop with DJ Amberlee and guests.

Zodiac Studio Z. 9pm-5am, $15, free on your Zodiac sign. A psychedelic-art warehouse-style nightclub with DJs solar, Jeff Chandler, and guests.

Bay Area

Fusetti's Saturday Night Club Fusetti. 10pm. '70s, '80s, disco, Latin house, hip-hop, and R&B.

Jupiter 11pm. With DJ Yamu.

Radio 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am. '70s and '80s glam, rock, and pop.

The Reagan Years Ruby Room. 10pm-2am. '80s music.

Shattuck Downlow 8pm-2am. Hip-hop and dancehall.

Classical

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Davies Hall, 201 Van Ness; 864-6000. 8pm, $20-90. See Fri/16.

Bay Area

Sacred and Profane St. Ambrose Church, 1145 Gilman, Berk; (510) 524-3611. 8pm, $13-18. The chamber chorus performs "Magnificat!," a program featuring music from the eighth century to the 20th century.

sunday 18

Rock/blues/hip-hop

'Blues Jam' Blue Lamp. 9pm, free. With Ed Ivey.

'Blues Jam' Rich's Club 93, 93 Ninth St; 621-6183. 3pm, free. With the 93 Blues Band.

Castles in Spain, Captain Rock, Susie Blue, Lea Krueger Bottom of the Hill. 5pm, $6.

Latrells, Sound Odyssey Three, Slow Poisoners Make-Out Room. 8:30pm.

Raw Deluxe, Flowtilla, Alex Wise Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $5.

Rusty and Walter Show Biscuits and Blues. 8:30pm, $5.

Virgil Shaw, Ill Lit, Michael Talbott and the Wolf Kings Cafe du Nord. 9pm, $7.

Sloath Bucket Ireland's 32. 9pm.

Tsurubami, 6 Organs of Admittance Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $6.

Weather, Awol One, Andre Afram Asmar Storyville. 9pm, $7.

Bay Area

Craig Horton Blues Band Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, 390 Capistrano Rd, Princeton-by-the-Sea; (650) 728-BREW. 4-8pm, free.

Ivy Room Blues Jam Ivy Room. 10pm, free

Smokey Robinson Paramount Theatre. 7:30pm, $49-59.

JL Stiles Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

Stone Vengeance, Killingsworth, Mystic Rage Englander, 101 Parrott, San Leandro; (510) 357-3571. 4pm.

Danny Uzilesvky 19 Broadway. 8:30pm.

Jazz/new music

Don Asher Moose's. 11:30am-2pm.

Bill 'Doc' Webster Band Les Joulins. 8pm.

Vicki Burns, Scott Foster L'Amour dans le Four, 1602 Lombard; 775-2134. 9pm, free.

Caroline and Fletcher Rock Soup. 11:30am.

Spencer Day, Yair Evnine, Daniel Fabricant Enrico's. 7pm.

Lea Delaria Plush Room. 3pm, $50.

Wolfgang Fuchs, Emergency String Quartet, Short of Shinola, Jeff Arnal-Gordon Beeferman Musicians Union Hall, 116 Ninth St; www.sfalt.org. 8pm, $12. San Francisco Alternative Music Festival.

Mike Greensill and friends Moose's. 7-10pm.

Jason Myers Trio Houston's, 1800 Montgomery; 392-9280. 6pm.

'Jazz Jam' Bird and Beckett Books and Records, 2788 Diamond; 586-3733. 6-8pm. With Dorothy Lefkovits and Henry Irvin.

Alex Kalleo Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-10pm.

Rob Modica and friends Simple Pleasures Cafe. 3pm.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 7-11pm.

Andrew Speight, Matt Clark, Buca Necak, Danny Spencer Bistro 339. 5:30-8pm, $10.

'Sunday Dinner and Jazz Series' First Crush, 101 Cyril Magnin; 982-7882. 6-8:30pm, call for reservations.

Leonard Thompson Bacar. 8pm.

Tony Saunders' Jazz Trio John's Grill, 63 Ellis; 986-0069. 6:30-10pm.

Fred Zimmerman Top of the Mark. 10am-2pm.

Bay Area

Molly Holm Jazzschool, 2087 Addison, Berk; (510) 845-5373. 4:30pm.

Jim Grantham Jazz Quartet Coffee Mill, 3363 Grand, Oakl; (510) 465-4224. 3-6pm.

Jonah Minton Quartet Cato's Ale House. 2-5pm, free.

Keiko Matsui Yoshi's. 2 and 8pm, $5-28.

'Sunday Jazz Jam Session' Bluesville, 131 Broadway, Oakl (510) 893-6215. 7pm.

Swingset Zebulon's Lounge, 21 Fourth St, Petaluma; (707) 769-7948. 9pm, $3.

Zenith Hot Stompers Moose Lodge, 13233 San Pablo, San Pablo; (415) 661-9893. 1:30-5:30pm, $10.

Folk/world/country

Arte y Compás Timo's Restaurant, 842 Valencia; 647-0558. 7:30 and 9pm. Traditional music and dance from Andalucia, Southern Spain.

Bulgarian and Romanian Gypsy music Peña Pachamama, 1630 Powell; 646-0018. 4-8pm.

Sandra Galvin Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Jason Kleinberg Rite Spot. 9pm, free.

Jayme Pohl Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Sabbath Fiddler's Green, 1333 Columbus; 441-9758. 9pm.

Solstice St. Kevin's Church, 704 Cortland; 820-1429. 7:30pm, $6-10.

Kevin Thayer, John Sherry Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Trout's Jug Thumper Music Store, 66 West Portal; 664-2044. 4-6pm, free.

Bay Area

Asheba Ashkenaz. 3pm-4:30pm, $3-5.

Wadi Gad, Luna Angel, Shashamani Soundsystem Ashkenaz. 9pm, $10.

Los Mapaches La Peña Cultural Center. 7pm, $4-8.

Pine Valley Boys Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse. 8pm, $17.50.

Starry Irish music session Starry Plough. 8pm. With Shay Black.

Dance clubs

Aphrodite DNA Lounge. 9pm-3am, $10-15. Jungle with DJ Aphrodite and COmpression Mash.

Barefoot Boogie Rhythm and Motion Studio, 1133 Mission; 820-1452. 8:15-11:15pm, $7. Eclectic dance music.

Club Compression 111 Minna Gallery. 9pm-2am, $5-10. Drum 'n' bass with residents and guest Aphrodite.

Club Havana Jelly's. 4pm, $10. Latin music with DJ Ivette Fuentes and guest Johnny Polanco.

Cops Fear Pimp Turf War Dalva. 9pm-1am, free. With DJ Anna and Philip Sherburne.

Devotion Endup. 8pm, $10. House music with DJ Ruben Mancias and guest Ruben Mancias.

Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm-2am, $5. With DJs Sep and guests Spliff Skankin' and I-Vier.

For Those Who Know An Sibin. 9pm-2am, $3. Underground hip-hop, funk, soul, and breaks.

Give N Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 7pm-2am. House, Brazilian house, and breaks with Dustin, Riddler, and Mosses.

Luscious Liquid. 10pm-2am. Deep tribal, hard progressive, and house with Dharma, Unity, Origin, and guest DJs.

Om on the Bay Boat Party Aboard the San Francisco Spirit, board at Pier 9, Embarcadero and Broadway. 6:30-11pm, $35. With Afro-Mystik, Kaskade, J-Boogie, Rithma, Jonathan Beech, Michael Tello, Nikola, and Andrew Kelsey.

Oxygen Bar 7-11pm. Downtempo with DJ Chakka.

Rebirth 330 Ritch. 10pm. Soul and hip-hop with Henry, Joe Quixx, Kevvy Kev, and Will.

Salamat Sundays Club Tropi Gala, 358 Ocean; 282-7910. 9pm-2am, $12. Latin-fused Middle Eastern music with DJ Medi and the Arabian Knights Band.

SalsaCrazy Sunday Metronome Ballroom. 6:30-11:30pm, $6-15. Salsa dance social and dance lessons.

Selector Sundays Blind Tiger. 9pm-2am, $5. With the Unsung Heroes.

Shack Up! Arrow. 10pm-2am, free. Indie, art rock, soul, psychedelic, new wave, and funk with Tony Machine, Charles Kutch, and Melanie Valentine.

Smile Hush Hush Lounge. 10pm-2am. Bubblegum, glitter, psych, and sunshine pop.

Spundae 1015 Folsom. 9pm-6am, $5. With rotating DJs and special guests.

Storytelling Night Odeon Bar. 7pm-2am. Hosted by Jerico Reese.

Sundance Saloon Space 550. 6-11pm, $5. A country-western dance event.

Sunday School Sno-Drift. 8pm-4am, $10. House and downtempo with residents.

Tra La La Skylark. 9pm-2am, free. With DJs Linden C. and guests.

Valley of the Dolls Fuse. 9pm, free. Hip-hop and lounge.

Volume Storyville. 10pm-2am. Hip-hop, soul, classics, and dancehall with D-Sharp, Megablack, Ball-D, Marc Stretch, and Malachi.

Bay Area

Kings of Kings Shattuck Downlow. 8pm-2am, $5. Hip-hop and dancehall.

New Wild Sunday Club Fusetti. 9pm. World beat, Latin rock and pop, salsa, and house music.

Oakland Reggae Eli's Mile High Club. 10pm-2am. With Namane and Rolo 1-3.

Platinum Rock Ruby Room. 10pm-2am.

Repenthouse Radio, 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am.

Salsa con Sabor Cafe de la Paz, 1600 Shattuck, Berk; (510) 843-0662. 7-11pm, $5.

Classical

Four Spices Cello Quartet National Shrine of St. Francis of Assisi, 610 Vallejo; 983-0405. 4pm, free. The quartet performs works by Piazzola, Mozart, Corrette, Shaw, and others.

Golden Gate Men's Chorus Mission Dolores Basilica, 370 Dolores; www.ggmc.org. 5pm, $20. The chorus performs cantatas and other works by J.S. Bach.

Seth Montfort Victorian Englander House, 807 Franklin; 362-6080. 3pm, $7-12. The pianist performs works by Gershwin and Mayerl.

Noe Valley Chamber Music Noe Valley Ministry. 4pm, $8-12.

Worn Chamber Ensemble Old First Church. 5pm, $6-12. The ensemble performs works by Shostakovich, Selesi, Riegger, and Gubaidulina.

San Francisco Children's Chorus Community Music Center, Recital Hall, 544 Capp; 647-6015. 4pm, free. The chorus performs "Songs from around the World"; Beth Wilmurt directs.

San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra Davies Hall, 201 Van Ness; 864-6000. 2pm, $10-22. The youth orchestra performs.

Bay Area

El Camino Youth Symphony First Congregational Church, 1985 Louis Rd, Palo Alto; (650) 327-2611, www.ecys.org. 2:30pm, $5-8. The symphony performs works by Mozart, Weber, Mendelssohn, and others.

Mission City Opera Santa Clara Senior Center, 1303 Fremont, Santa Clara; (408) 749-7607. 6pm, $20. The opera performs a program titled "An Evening in May," featuring various operatic melodies.

Oakland Youth Orchestra Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek; (925) 943-7469. 2pm, $8-12. The orchestra performs works by Carl Maria von Weber, Gabriel Fauré, and César Franck.

'Pacific Chamber Symphony's Solo Star Showdown' Chabot College, Performing Arts Center, 25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward; (415) 392-4400. 3pm, $15-30. This junior division showcase and competition features Bay Area young talent. Senior division performs Tues/20.

Rossetti String Quartet Kohl Mansion, Great Hall, 2750 Adeline Dr, Burlingame; (650) 343-8463. 7pm, $12.50-25. The quartet celebrates Kohl's 20th anniversary season with this program featuring works by Schubert, Schumann, and Haydn.

monday 19

Rock/blues/hip-hop

Carolyn Mark and the Roommates, Buckets, Matt Lax and the Nearly Beloved Make-Out Room. 8:30pm.

Jon Lawton Biscuits and Blues. 8:30pm, $5.

Sonic Ehter, Ritual Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $4.

'Ubi's Blues Jam' Brainwash. 8pm, free.

'ViV and a Movie,' Punk Rock Orchestra Red Devil Lounge. 7pm, $5-10.

Bay Area

'All Star Jam' Blakes. 9:30pm, $4. With the Steve Gannon Band and Mz. Dee.

Green Eggs and Schramm Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

Jazz/new music

Bishop Norman Williams Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Bryan Girard Jazz Quintet Maxfield's House of Caffeine, 398 Dolores; 255-6859. 7pm, free.

Spencer Day Plush Room. 8pm, $20.

Earplay Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum, 701 Mission; 978-ARTS. 8pm, $12-18. With performances by Peter Josheff, Thalia Moore, Terrie Baune, Tod Brody, Ellen Ruth Rose, Karen Rosenak, Jennifer Lane, Dan Kennedy, and Jim Winn; Mary Chun conducts.

Eaton-Barics Quintet Bruno's. 9pm, $6.

Kevin Gibbs and Ruth Davies Moose's. 7:30pm.

Jason Myers Trio Houston's, 1800 Montgomery; 392-9280. 6pm.

Mas Cabeza Bobby Ryder's. 8pm.

Monk's Music Simple Pleasures Cafe. 8-10:30pm, free.

Justin Morell Bacar. 9pm.

Bodil Niska, Larry Vuckovich, Nat Johnson, Omar Clay Bacar. 7:30-10pm, $10.

'Open Mike JazzJam' Rasselas Jazz. 9pm.

Eric Shifrin Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-10pm.

Lavay Smith Enrico's. 7pm.

Tony Saunders' Jazz Trio John's Grill, 63 Ellis; 986-0069. 6:30-10pm.

Bay Area

California State University Hayward Faculty Jazz Concert CSUH, Studio Theatre, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward; (510) 885-3167. 8pm, $10. With Dann Zinn, Dave Eshelman, Pat Lobas, Randy Vincent, and Alan Hall.

Eddie Gale Jam Session 21 Grand, 449B 23rd St, Oakl; (510) 444-7263. 8pm, $5.

John Hammond Band Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $10-20. Also Tues/20.

Luna Trio Zebulon's Lounge, 21 Fourth St, Petaluma; (707) 769-7948. 9pm, $3.

Folk/world/country

Houston Jones Rancho Nicasio, On the Town Square, Nicasio; (415) 662-2219. 5pm, free.

Jeffrey 'Luck' Lucas, Sean Hayes, Priscilla Ederle, Jon Bernson Rite Spot. 8pm.

'Not So Open Mic' Bistro, 1001 B St, Hayward; (510) 886-8525. 8:30pm.

Open mic 19 Broadway. 9pm. With Derek Smith.

Richard Shindell Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse. 8pm, $18.50. Also Tues/20.

Traditional Irish music session Starry Plough. 9pm, free.

Dance clubs

Baobab 8pm-1am. Soul, hip-hop, funk, and galactic beats with DJ Miss Leema, Jamin, and guests.

A Case of the Mondays Amnesia. 9pm-2am, free. Funky downtempo classics, deep house, and more with Cracker Jack DJs.

Club Dread Studio Z. 10pm, $10. Reggae and dancehall.

Easy Delirium, 3139 16th St; 552-5525. 10pm, free. With Sly and Chad Mitchell.

Electroshock Jezebel's Joint. 9:30pm-2am, free. Electro, synth, pop, and dark wave.

Elevate Cellar. 9:30pm, free. R&B, hip-hop, old-school, acid jazz, and downtempo with Inque, DJ Kurse, and Paradox.

Grateful Dead Jams Nickie's BBQ. 9pm-2am. Dark Star Dan plays rare Grateful Dead tracks.

Gumbo Beauty Bar. 10pm-2am, free. With Rascue, Stedf, Serg, Pismo, and weekly guests.

Halflife An Sibin. 9pm-2am, free. Drum 'n' bass with kryptyk, DJ M, DJ S&M, Dominatrix, and guests.

Little Sara's Tea Party Fuse. 9pm, free. Hip-hop and downtempo.

Marinate Sacrifice. 10pm-2am, $2. Downbeat electro lounge with DJ EO and Daze.

Milkshake Mondays Sno-Drift. 10pm-2am, $5. With Travis.

Minimal Mondays Hush Hush Lounge. 10pm-2am, free. With Forest Green, Joe Rice, and others.

Mondango Dalva. 9:30pm, free. Rare funk, soul, jazz, and world music with DJ Motion Potion and guests.

Particle Sublounge. 9pm, free. Downtempo, broken beat, and house.

Redwood Room 8pm-midnight. Jazz with Consuelo Kevin.

Rhythm Riot Tunnel Top. 10pm-2am, free. Funk, reggae, Latin, rare groove, soul, R&B, and jazz with AM Radio, Stellar Trax, and special guests.

Risqué Curve, 747 Third St; 896-2286. 9pm-2am, free. Soulful house, old-school, and beats with DJs Chris Dadzitis and Zaxxon.

Sex in Zero Gravity Border Cantina, 1192 Folsom; 820-4876. 10pm-2am, $5. Techno funk and house music with James D and Eli B.

Soul Café Gravity, 3251 Scott; 776-1928. 9:30pm, $5. Funk, soul, R&B, and hip-hop with DJ Jerry Ross and Daniela.

Soul House Red Eye Lounge, 1337 Mission; 437-1337. 9pm-2am, $5, free before 11pm. House music with DJs Tune, Abdul, and Mike Anon.

The Stud 6:30-9pm, $10. Queer lindy hop lessons. 10pm. Funk and deep house.

Tranquility Base 26 Mix. 10pm-2am, free. With DF Tram and Jonas Judd.

Vroom El Rio. 8pm-midnight, $1. Punk, funk, and soul.

Bay Area

Mystery Night Ruby Room. 10pm-2am.

Underground Lounge Radio, 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am. Psycho '60s and porno '70s.

tuesday 20

Rock/blues/hip-hop

Antimatter, Agolloch, Virgin Black, Ludicra Curve Bar. 9pm, $5. See 8 Days a Week, page tk.

Bizar Bazaar Boom Boom Room. 9:30pm, $4.

Blood Brothers, Akimbo Slim's. 8pm, $11.

Drizzoletto Brainwash. 8pm.

J. Neo Marvin and the Content Providers, 86, Lipsey Mountain Spring Band Make-Out Room. 8:30pm, $6.

Kentucky Slim and Horsepower Blue Lamp. 9pm, free.

Kim Rea and Dreamdogs Ireland's 32. 9pm.

Levellers, Peter Stuart Great American Music Hall. 8pm, $12.

Nicole McRory Johnny Foley's. 9pm.

Oxbow, Caesura, Porch Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $6.

Steve Lucky and Carmen Getit Biscuits and Blues. 9pm, $5.

Vetiver, Sara Jaffe, Sophie Drinker Hemlock Tavern. 10pm, $5.

Gillian Welch Palace of Fine Arts Theater, 3301 Lyon; 1-866-468-3355. 8:30pm, $22.50.

Bay Area

Herman Eberitzsch Craig Horton Blues Band Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, 390 Capistrano Rd, Princeton-by-the-Sea; (650) 728-BREW. 6-9pm, free.

JL Stiles Fourth Street Tavern. 9:30pm.

Rusty Zinn Ivy Room. 10pm, $5.

Jazz/new music

Bishop Norman Williams Quintet Rasselas Jazz. 9pm.

Jules Broussard, Bing Nathan, Ned Boynton Enrico's. 7pm.

Cecil Wells Quintet Les Joulins. 8pm.

Collective West Jazz Orchestra Cellar at Johnny Foley's. 9pm, $3.

Spencer Day Plush Room. 8pm, $20.

Jason Myers Trio Houston's, 1800 Montgomery; 392-9280. 6pm.

Eddie Marshall Bacar. 9pm.

Jean Mazzei Simple Pleasures Cafe. 8-10pm.

Michael McIntosh Rock Soup. 7:30pm.

Ken Muir Moose's. 7:30pm.

Realistic Bruno's. 9pm, $6.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark. 8-11pm.

Adam Shulman Washington Square Bar and Grill. 7-10pm.

Tony Saunders' Jazz Trio John's Grill, 63 Ellis; 986-0069. 6:30-10pm.

Bay Area

'Jazzschool Ensemble Tuesdays' Jupiter. 8pm, free.

'Jazzy Supper Club' Kimball's East. 7:30pm.

Flat Five Jazz Combo Zebulon's Lounge, 21 Fourth St, Petaluma; (707) 769-7948. 9pm, $5.

Mimi Fox Downtown. 8pm.

John Hammond Band Yoshi's. 8 and 10pm, $10-20.

Sue Speechley and Bob Logan Bistro, 1001 B St, Hayward; (510) 886-8525. 8:30pm.

Folk/world/country

Acoustic open mic Axum East, 1233 Polk; 474-7743. 7-10pm.

Paul Hayward Fiddler's Green, 1333 Columbus; 441-9758. 9pm.

Ho'Down Quartet Blackthorn Tavern, 834 Irving; 564-6627. 7:30pm, free.

Rich McCulley Hotel Utah Saloon. 8pm.

Jeremy Saxon Rite Spot. 9:30pm, free.

Traditional Irish music session Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Viviendo de Pao Elbo Room. 9pm, $6.

Bay Area

Creole Belles Ashkenaz. 8:30pm, $9.

Shri Dove 19 Broadway. 9pm.

Richard Shindell Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse. 8pm, $18.50.

Starry Plough Open Mic Starry Plough. 8pm, free.

Dance clubs

Arrow 10pm-2am. Punk rock with DJ Dwight and Eyepatch Guy.

Asia/Africa/Arabia Nickie's BBQ. 9pm-2am. DJ Cheb I Sabbah spins a blend of international music.

Ay Karamba! Glas Kat. 9:30pm-2am, $8. Salsa lessons and dance performance.

Bashment Sacrifice. 9pm, $3. Reggae with DJ DV.

Bobby Ryder's 8pm. With live DJs.

Broke as Fuck Hush Hush Lounge. 9pm, $2, free before 10pm. Hip-hop and breaks with DJs 4AM and Centipede.

Curve 747 Third; 896-2286. 10pm-2am, free. Soulful grooves and flashbacks with DJs Kevvy Kev, Malachi, and Ball D.

Detention Voodoo Lounge. 9pm, free. Rock 'n' roll.

Development AsiaSF. 10pm. Reference, Raygun, and Mykul Crane spin breakbeat and house.

EZ Music for Hard Times Club Deluxe. 10pm. With DJs Brian Cox, Power Lounger, and guests.

For the Kids, Man LiPo Lounge, 916 Grant; 982-0072. 10pm-2am, free.

Ghett Set Skylark. 6-8pm. Hip-hop and electronica with Baby Daddy and friends.

Impulse An Sibin. 10pm-2am. Techno with rotating residents.

Industry Jezebel's Joint. 9:30pm-2am, free. Punk and industrial with DJs Chris, Rabbit, and guests.

L'oasis Julip. 9:30pm, free. Funk, jazz, and breaks with Kevin and company.

Non-Tronika Amber, 718 14th St; 626-7827. 9pm-2am, free. A rock dance club with Andre Lucero, Nikola Baytala, and Ray Muller.

Oxygen Bar 7pm, free. With DJ Cat and DJ Mouse.

Particle Sublounge. 9pm, free. Downtempo, broken beats, and house.

S.I.N. Cellar. 9pm, free. With rotating DJs.

Taco Tuesday Border Cantina; 626-0414. 5-10pm, free. House music with M3, Anthony Garlic, Chulada, and special guests.

Totality Pow! A Cocktail Lounge. 9pm-2am, free. Hip-hop, dancehall, downtempo, acid jazz, and breaks with DJs Alexander, Joker, Kurse, Inque, and Yamu.

TrannyShack The Stud. 10pm-3am. A drag show with hostess Heklina.

Bay Area

Bounce Rock Skate Bluesville. 10pm, $5. With Bay Area DJs and special guests.

Club Purgatory Club Muse. 9pm-2am, $5. DJ Caine spins European dance, industrial, and electronic music.

College Night Club Fusetti. 9pm. International mix music.

Good Times Radio, 435 13th St, Oakl; (510) 451-2889. 10pm-2am. With Kitty and Sean spin '70s pop, funk-rock, and more.

Posh Shattuck Down Low. 9:30pm-2am. Downtempo, disco breaks, drum 'n' bass, and deep house.

RawSugar Oasis, 135 12th St, Oakl; (510) 763-0404. 9pm. Drum 'n' bass and breakbeats.

Ruby Room 10pm-2am. Punk, power pop, and breakbeats.

Classical

'Pacific Chamber Symphony's Solo Star Showdown' Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness; 392-4400. 3pm, $15-30. This senior division showcase and competition features Bay Area young talent.

Paul Roberts Victorian Englander House, 807 Franklin; 362-6080. 8pm, $15-20. The pianist performs works by Debussy.


May 14, 2003