On the Tab, May 1-6, 2012

May ’12 1 at 2:00 pm

Tue 1
13 Licks @ Q Bar
Weekly women’s night at the stylish intimate bar. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.QbarSF.com

Funny Tuesdays @ Harvey’s
Ronn Vigh hosts the weekly LGBT and gay-friendly comedy night. One-drink or menu item minimum. 9pm. 500 Castro St. at 18th. 431-HARV. www.harveyssf.com

Girl in a Coma

Girl in a Coma @ the Independent
Rockin’ women’s trio performs. Pinata Protest and Sara Radle also perform. $15. 8pm. 628 Divisadero. www.theindependentsf.com

Maureen McGovern @ The Rrazz Room
Veteran music star sings contemporary hits and American Songbook classics. $35-$45. 8pm thru May 5 May 6, 5pm. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095. www.TheRrazzRoom.com

Midnight Youth @ Brick & Mortar
New Zealand pop band performs; also, Waterstrider and French Cassettes. No cover. 9pm. 1710 Mission St. www.midnightyouth.com www.brickandmortarmusic.com

Queer Night @ Easy Lounge, Oakland
Weekly LGBT electro space jam night with DJ Dr. Sleep, organic cocktails, patio, chill vibe. No cover. 8pm-close. 3255 Lakeshore Ave. www.easy510.com

Wed 2
Bear Bust @ Kok

All-you-can-drink Bud Light, Rolling Rock draft. 8pm-12am. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

Booty Call @ Q Bar
Juanita More and Joshua J’s weekly night packs the intimate stylish bar with grooves and a groovy younger crowd. $3. 9pm-2am. 456 Castro St. www.juanitamore.com www.QbarSF.com

Bubba @ Truck
Good ole boy drinks, specials, underwear fun, and Bubba bartenders. 9pm-2am. 1900 Folsom St. www.trucksf.com

D’lysh @ Deco Lounge
Isa Manzanita hosts the weekly drag show at 10:30pm. No cover. 510 Larkin St. at Turk. 346-2025. www.decosf.com

Suppositori Spelling at Mary-Go-Round

Mary-Go-Round @ The Lookout
A fun weekly drag show with Suppositori Spelling, Mercedez Munro and Ginger Snap. $5. 10pm-2am. 3600 16th St. at Market. www.lookoutsf.com

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

Rookies Night @ Nob Hill Theatre
Newbies get nude at the historic strip joint. $20. 8pm sign-up. 9pm show. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 781-9468. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Wolf @ The Watergarden, San Jose
Special night for furry men at the South Bay bath house. $8-$39. Reg hours 24/7. 18+. 1010 The Alameda. (408) 275-1215. www.thewatergarden.com

Thu 3
Club Temple @ White Horse Bar, Oakland

Weekly DJed music night. No cover. 6551 Telegraph Ave. (510) 652-3820. www.whitehorsebar.com

Marga Gomez and Miss Persia at Comedy Bodega

Comedy Bodega @ Esta Nocha
The new weekly LGBT and indie comic stand-up night; special pre-Cinco De Mayo Show, with Kurt Weitzmann (out comic from MTV and Comedy Central), Miss Persia (Esta Noche’s Drag Diva), Marga Gomez, Milo Klein (the lederhosen guy) Dash Kwiatkowski. 8pm-9:30pm. 3079 16th St. at Mission. www.comedybodega.com

Daddy @ Kok
Daddies and their boys enjoy drink specials and porn entertainment. 10pm-2am. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

Fuego @ The Watergarden, San Jose
Weekly event, with Latin music, half-off locker fees and Latin men, at the South Bay private men’s bath house. $8-$39. Reg hours 24/7. 18+. 1010 The Alameda. (408) 275-1215. www.thewatergarden.com

The Monster Show @ The Edge
Cookie Dough’s weekly raucous drag show with gogo guys and DJ MC2. 9pm-2am. 4149 18th St. at Collingwood. www.edgesf.com

Shirts Off @ Hole in the Wall Saloon
$1 off any drink if ya doff yer shirt. 8pm-2am. 1369 Folsom St. 431-4695. www.holeinthewallsaloon.com

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The popular country western LGBT dance night. $5. 6:30pm-10:30pm with lessons from 7:00 – 8:00 pm. Also Sundays 5pm-10:30pm with lessons from 5:30-7:15 pm. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

Tubesteak Connection @ Aunt Charlie’s Lounge
Retro disco tunes and retro cruisy crowd, each Thursday; DJ Bus Station John plays records; “serving tasty men and tasteless queens since 2004.” $4. 10pm-2am. 133 Turk St. at Taylor. www.auntcharlieslounge.com

Visiting Vintners @ Press Club
Weekly wine-tasting event, with by-the-glass offering and tastings. Prices vary. 6pm-9pm. 20 Yerba Buena Lane betwn Market/Mission (next door to Contemporary Jewish Museum). 744-5000. www.PressClubSF.com

Fri 4

Lexinton Club gals

Bad Girl Cocktail Hour @ The Lexington Club
Every Friday night, bad girls can get $1 dollar margaritas between 9pm and 10pm. All drinks being served up by the fabulous bartending duo of Tanya and Amy. 3464 19th St. between Mission and Valencia. 863-2052. www.lexingtonclub.com

Blatino Oasis @ Palm Springs
California’s largest gay men of color weekend, with parties, sexy porn events, gogo guys, strippers and more. Thru May 6. www.blatinooasis.com

Club Vogue @ Raven
1990s videos and a fun crowd; DJs Porter, Granny, Sparkle and Panic. No cover. 9pm-2am. 1151 Folsom St. www.clubvoguesf.com

Friday Nights @ de Young Museum
Weekly parties, live performances and quick art installations, paired with current shows, including the Jean Paul Gaultier couture/costume exhibit. Tonight: Tattoo Culture and Jazz. Free-$18 (tickets required for exhibit entry). 5:30pm-8:30pm. 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park. www.deyoung.famsf.org

Joe @ The Lookout
Shots, drinks and DJed fun. $2. 10pm-2am. 3600 16th St. at Market. www.lookoutsf.com

Kinky Beats @ Café Flore
Sergio’s weekly DJ night at the popular café-bar. 2 for 1 martinis! 9pm-1:30am. 2298 Market St. 621-8579. www.cafeflore.com

Latin Explosion @ Club 21, Oakland
Enjoy a big Cinco de Mayo weekend of parties as the gay Latin dance club (eight bars, more dance floors, lounge) shows off their gogo studs. Happy hour 4pm-8:30pm. Dancing 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

Draven Torres

Draven Torres @ Nob Hill Theatre
Tattooed porn puppy performs his sexy strip act. $25. 8pm & 10pm. Also May 5. 729 Bush St. at Powell. 781-9468. www.thenobhilltheatre.com

Rarebits @ Truck
Unusual music mix night; 2nd Fridays, 6pm-10pm. 1900 Folsom St. 252-0306. www.trucksf.com

Some Thing @ The Stud
Weekly drag show with unusual acts. 10pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Sat 5
Amy & Freddy @ The Rrazz Room

Comic musical duo perform. $25. 10pm. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095. www.TheRrazzRoom.com

Beef Bar @ Truck
Shower guys, furry friends, DJ Brian Maier. 8pm-2am. 1900 Folsom St. 252-0306. www.trucksf.com

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

Bistroteque @ Café Flore
DJ Ken Vulsion spins tunes at the popular café-bar. 2 for 1 cosmos! 9pm-1:30am. 2298 Market St. 621-8579. www.cafeflore.com

Bliss @ W Hotel
25th anniversary gala fundraiser for Maitri Hospice, which provides care for people with life-threatening medical conditions. Enjoy drinks, wine-tasting, a silent auction, fashion show, dance music; MC Carmen MarcValvo and Donna Sachet; singers Connie Champagne and Wade Preston perform. $150 and up. 6pm-11pm. 181 3rd St. at Mission. www.maitrisf.org

Bloody Mary Bar @ Pilsner Inn
Build your own nutritious beverage with a zing. Every Saturday and Sunday, 10am-2pm. 225 Church St. www.pilsnerinn.com

Bootie SF @ DNA Lounge
Wild weekly mash-up dance night, with resident DJs Adrian & Mysterious D. No matter the theme, a mixed fun good time’s assured. $8-$15. 9pm-3am. 21+. 375 11th st. at Harrison. www.BootieSF.com www.DNAlounge.com

Club 21 gogo guys

La Bota Loca @ Club 21, Oakland
Enjoy Cinco de Mayo fun with live bands, DJed tunes, gogo hotties, drag shows, drink specials, all at Oakland’s premiere Latin nightclub and weekly cowboy night. $10-$15. Dancing 9pm-4am. 2111 Franklin St. (510) 268-9425. www.club21oakland.com

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

Cockfight @ Underground SF
Big fun; little bar. Delightful gogos. DJs Dconstrct and MyKill. $8. Free before 9:30pm. Open til 3am. 424 Haight St. www.cockfightsf.com

Code @ The Stud
Indie dance party with DJs Six and Candy; 1st & 5th Saturdays. 9pm-2am. 399 9th St. www.studsf.com

Holla Day @ Truck
Fake celebration theme night. No cover. 9pm-2am. 1900 Folsom St. 252-0306. www.trucksf.com

I Just Wanna F*ckin’ Dance @ Beatbox
Dance music night at the newest SoMa nightclub, with DJs Derek Montiero, APG, hosts Sister Roma and Bebe Sweetbriar, with a performance by Anya Munro Alexander, plus gogo guys galore. $5-$15 ($35 VIP). 10pm-2am-ish. 314 11th St. www.beatboxsf.com

Inferno @ Harlot
Hot Flash women’s “mustache” dance party with DJ Wildfire. $10. 6pm-10pm. 46 Minna St. www.hotflashdances.com

Marin Theatre Company Gala @ Corinthian Yacht Club, Tiburon
45th annual benefit for the Marin Theatre Company’s artistic and educational programs; entertainment includes Celebrity/Playwright Challenge, with three actors performing three short plays; a silent auction, drinks, food and dancing. $225 and up. 6pm-11pm. 43 Main St., Tiburon. 388-5200. www.marintheatre.org

NCLR Gala @ Metreon’s City View
The National Center for Lesbian Rights celebrates 35 years of supporting women’s rights; MCs comic Kate Clinton and Executive Director Kate Kendell; honorees include actors Jane Lynch and Wilson Cruz. $90 and up. 8pm-12am. 4th St. at Mission. Pre-gala parties at 840 Wine Bar (840 Brewster) and Churchill (198 Church St.) 5pm-7pm (major donor dinner sold out). www.nclrights.org

Pollo del Mar

Pollo de Mayo @ Lookout
Fifth annual Cinco de Mayo celebration with Pollo Del Mar. DJ Byron Bonsall spins tunes. Enjoy gogo hombres, tecate, Coronoa and Margarita drinks, tacos and other food nibblies. $4. 9pm-2am. 3600 16th St. 431-0306. www.LookoutSF.com

Sassafras @ Hotel Shattuck
Shotgun Players’ 21st anniversary gala fundraiser, with a Black, Red and White theme, drinks, nibbly things, and a gourmet dinner, a short play performance by Mark Jackson, auction items including vacation packages. $125 and up. 6pm-11pm. 2086 Allston Way, Berkeley. (510) 841-6500. www.shotgunplayers.org

Stallion @ Rebel
Joshua J’s weekly night; DJ David Harness and Joey Jinks spin tunes while sexy gogo guys shake it and offer lap dances. $5-$8. 21+. 9pm-4am. 1760 Market St. at Octavia. www.joshuajpresents.com

Swimwear For a Cause @ Phoenix Hotel
Project Inform’s fun fashion fundraiser includes a men’s swimwear fashion show poolside, a tequila bar, nibbles and taste treats, music by DJ DCM. $50-$500. 4pm-7pm. 601 Eddy St. www.projectinform.org

Amateur Strip Show. photo: Dan Lloyd

Sun 6
All-Male Amateur Strip Show @ Deco Lounge

Ruby Holiday and Diva LaFever cohost the weekly night of newbies gettin’ nude. $100 cash prize! DJ Lambchop spins tunes. Contest 10:30pm. 510 Larkin St. at Turk. 346-2025. www.decosf.com

Beer Bust @ 440
$8 a cup and good times at the popular Castro bar. 3pm-8pm. 440 Castro St. www.the440.com

Beer Bust @ Truck
Beer, and lots of it. $10. 4pm-8pm. Ice Queen Sundays, a new drag show, follows. Shows at 9:30 and 11pm. 1900 Folsom St. www.trucksf.com

Happy Hour @ Max’s, Corte Madera
New weekly LGBT Marin social event, with deli food, drinks, and live music by the Rainbows and Rockets Band. Portion of proceeds benefit the Marin AIDS Project. 7pm-9pm. 60 Madera Blvd., Corte Madera. www.marinaidsproject.org

Honey Soundsystem @ Holy Cow
The coolest Sunday music mix crew plays groove-adelic sounds for a hip, diverse crowd. 10pm-2am. 1535 Folsom St. at 11th. www.honeysoundsystem.com

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

Jockstrap Bust @ Kok Bar
$8 stripped down, $10 not; all you can drink Bud Light or Rolling Rock. Weekly. 5pm-9pm. 1225 Folsom St. www.kokbarsf.com

Kate Clinton

Kate Clinton @ Hoytt Theater, San Rafael
The witty lesbian comic performs at a benefit for the Spectrum LGBT Center. $34-$45 general seating. $85/$340 for tables of four, with light fare and a visit with Kate. 6pm-8pm. Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 North San Pedro Road. www.spectrumLGBTcenter.org

Kenny Garrett Quartet @ Yoshi’s
Funk-flavored free jazz concert. $18-$22. 6pm & 8pm. 1330 Fillmore St. 655-5600. www.yoshis.com

Michael Nelson @ the Rrazz Room
Gospel and soul music concert. $25. 8pm. 2-drink min. Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St. (800) 380-3095. www.TheRrazzRoom.com

Salsa Sundays @ El Rio
Salsa dancing for LGBT folks and friends, with live merengue and cumbia bands; tapas and donations that support local causes. 2nd & 4th Sundays. 3pm-8pm. 3158 Mission St. 282-3325. www.elriosf.com

Sunday School @ The EndUp
T-dance and beer bust at the famed disco. Enjoy the sunny/heated patio (depending on the weather) and grooves by DJ Hawthorne and the Ghetto Disco crew. $5 cover. $3 drinks. 3pm-8pm. 401 6th St. www.theendup.com

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550
The popular country western LGBT dance night. $5. 5pm-10:30pm with lessons from 5:30-7:15 pm. Also Thursdays. 550 Barneveld Ave. www.sundancesaloon.org

Sunday’s a Drag @ Starlight Room
Donna Sachet and Harry Denton host the weekly fabulous brunch and drag show. $45. 11am, show at noon; 1:30pm, show at 2:30pm. 450 Powell St. in Union Square. 395-8595. www.harrydenton.com

To submit your June events, send by May 18 to BARtabSF@ebar.com

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