The Politics of (Gogo) Dancing: With a new ‘gentlemens’ club’ proposed in the Castro, we asked a few folks in the gogo-friendly nightlife scene for their perspective on hip-thrusting entertainment.


Where to go and what to do to celebrate all things of the heart? We have the scoop this month for those in or out of love, or somewhere in between.

On the Tab
January 27-31, 2012

Salsa fun, Some Thing, Chaos, House of Garza, Go Bang and more fun for January.

Remember the Party @ City Nights

It’s a Mighty Real Disco! Celebrate the classic disco days as DJ Jerry Bonham spins classic ’70s and ’80s hits, with a musical spotlight on Sylvester.

Big Top @ Club Eight: photos

The festive monthly club night went hip hop with a Nicki Minaj tribute night. Drag shows and fun included Trannyshack guru Heklina as Hicki Minaj (and DJing upstairs), host Joshua J, numbers by Mercedez Munro, Charisma Glitterati, Mahlae, Manicure Versace, Robert Jeffrey, Kallisto, and on the main floor, DJ Josh Sparber from New York.

Honey Sundays @ Holy Cow

The honeys celebrate the 50th birthday of retro-disco DJ Bus Station John, with a special early 12-inch T-dance early-to-late evening of classic boogie-ooogie-oogies. 7pm-2am, Sunday, Jan. 23.

Ghetto Disco @ The Endup

DJ Hawthorne’s weekly all-night dance party goes through the night. It’s the perfect “after your disco nap” or after-partying after-party. Enjoy the spacious patio and rotating roster of celebrity and local guest DJs like Jamie J Sanchez, Joseph Lee, Kio Kio and more.

Events, Jan. 14-20, 2011

Butch Queen, Fauxgirls, beer busts, Paula West and more

Wild Wild West

Country-western dancing, and lots of it, thrive right here in San Francisco. the annual Sundance Stompede is just days away. Running from October 4 to 17 and now in its tenth year, the Stompede is a four-day gala of country-western dances, exhibitions by troupes from all over the country, lessons, and fundraising for charities.

On the Tab: October Events

Comprehensive yet selective LGBT October Bay Area nightclub, cabaret and Halloween events at a glance, for our phone-viewing peeps and plan-ahead types.

Sundance Saloon @ Space 550

Sundance Saloon presents country-western dancing for the LGBT community and its friends two night a week, every Sunday and Thursday. The club is always packed with friendly urban cowboys and cowgirls two-stepping and line dancing the night away.

Go Bang
@ Deco Lounge

The newest gay-mixed dance night of atomic dancefloor disco action is monthly and has moved back to the Deco Lounge. And they’ve got new talent! DJ Said offers a soulful African house mix, DJs Carnitas, Brown Amy, Hard French style Tal M Klein, Kimmy LeFunk and Mr. Fabulous, plus hosts Steve Fabus, Sergio and Stanley Frank.

Cuba Afro Rock
Revoluzion @ YBCA

Cuba Afro Rock Revoluzion performs at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in a two-evening extravaganza of urban music and video featuring hip-hop performer X (Equis) Alfonso, alternative rockers and rappers Osamu, Pedro Calvo, and Danay.

Solid Gold Disco @ The Arc of SF

San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus’s Solid Gold Disco will be a fabulous night filled with drinks, dinner, drag, and disco dancing! DJ Joey Jinks will be spinning all night. A very special drag performance hosted by Kylie Minono will feature Heklina, Cookie Dough and more.


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