Archive for the 'music' Category

On the Tab, May 1-8, 2014

Red dress drag, hunky man drag, leather drag; honeys, you’re born naked and the rest is all drag. So drag your butt out for some fun, no matter what you’re (not) wearing.

Peter Cincotti Does It His Way

Peter Cincotti creates music in the real time of his life. His songs fuse jazz, blues, pop, and sometimes a little rock and dance. He’ll perform at Feinstein’s at the Nikko April 24 and 25.

On the Tab, April 17-24, 2014

Oh, look; saucy drag queens, sexy gogos, talented gay singers, funny lesbian comics, and yet another beer bust day at The Eagle; simple pleasures.

On the Tab, April 10-17, 2014

A quartet of fabulous women with stellar vocal talent lead our listings this week. Oh, and Japan’s wacky pop-punk band gets a nod. Ogle gogos, slurp cocktails and enjoy a week of nightlife fun.

Gary Numan: Electric Pop

Gary Numan is a visionary musician who has done something few have managed to do: to move from one style to another in his career while growing his fan base. He’ll perform at The Fillmore on April 6.

Lynda Carter, center stage

When my editor asked if I’d like to interview Lynda Carter for her upcoming show at Yoshi’s, I hesitated for a minute and thought, ‘Wait; Wonder Woman sings?’ The answer: yes, she does.

On the Tab, April 3-10, 2014

We celebrate the best of the Bay Area this week, and each week, yours truly selects the best of possible outings, events, and whatever washes up between my oceans of spam email.

On the Tab, March 13-20, 2014

You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy a few drinks this weekend, but whether you’re a teetotaler or a total tramp, keep it down if someone’s singing or speaking; not that some performers don’t like a rowdy crowd, and plenty of wild times are available.

On the Tab,
March 6-13, 2014

Authentic, unique sounds are the attraction this week, along with performers’ sartorial savvy. This week, dress up, iron your shirt, skirt or skort, get out and stay classy.

On the Tab,
Feb. 27-March 6, 2014

Going out and having fun; taking risks, be they at shows where things are on fire, or exhibits with live fanged animals; yes, they will take place this week.

Honey, Honey

It seems as though Honey Mahogany is everywhere these days. The season 5 ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ contestant has released an album, and recently played herself on the fourth episode of HBO’s gay series ‘Looking.’ She’ll soon be appearing at the hot Market Street nightspot Martuni’s.

Cold Soul:
Hard French’s Winter Ball

If you just can’t wait to shake your tail feathers at Hard French, their annual Winter Ball, Feb 22, dolls up in formal finery, and drops fans at Santa Cruz’s historic Coconut Grove.

Eric Himan unplugged

While his new CD ‘Gracefully’ includes an R&B big band sound, Eric Himan’s latest stop through town will be an intimate, somewhat unplugged, solo show at Martuni‚Äôs on Tuesday, February 25.

On the Tab
Feb. 20-27, 2014

Is it possible to enjoy a musician’s talent without ever seeing how cute she or he is? Whether they’re gay (Aiden James, Eric Himan) or straight (Jon McLaughlin), we wonder if they shouldn’t also market cuddle toys in their likeness. But really, even if these musicians weren’t so adorable, we’d still be their gleeful shills; really.


 

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