Tuesdays, 6:30-11pm, at Beatbox dance floor - enormous and made of real wood (a rarity in SF). If you’re new, there are FREE lessons every week 7-8pm. Premium sound system, best West of the Mississippi, an inclusive, welcoming club with friendly courteous staff; friendly, low-key crowd of men and woman who just want to have fun.
Every Wednesday, at Club 21, 2111 Franklin St, Oakland - 6:30pm doors open; 7-8pm Line Dance lessons; 8pm open Country Western Dance Party with live performances, raffle prizes, drink specials. Also every Thursday at Sundance Saloon SF, 6:30-10:30pm, (lessons 7-8pm) + Sundays 5-10:30pm (lessons 5:30-7:15pm).
Every Thursday, 9pm-2am at The Cafe, 2369 Market St. "America's #1 Latin Fiesta." Latin, Dance Musica & Hip Hop all night, Hot Papi Go-Go Dancers. No cover before 10pm, 2-4-1 drinks before 10:30pm.
Every Friday, 9pm-2am at 2369 Market St. Where the boys are, every Friday night! Hot go-go sets and fantastic drink specials, BOY BAR is the place to be in the Castro! DJ: KIDD SYSKO.
Every second Saturday, 10pm at Rickshaw Stop. Queer dance party for Dykes, lezzies, Trannies, Homos & Friends. Super ecstatic DJs Niki-C and Natale Nuxx spin the best of Nineties, HipHop, Dancepop, Soul, 80's & other danceable themes all night long. "We love music, we love queers and we LOVE to make you dance till your socks fall off!!"
Every 2nd and 4th Monday each month at Center for Sex and Culture, 1349 Mission St, SF. Just dick, desire… and lots of naked guys in one room! SF Jacks meat - play until finished. $7 donation; no one turned away for lack of funds. 13th Jacks Virgin is our guest! For more info see website or call: 415 267-6999.
February 21-March 23, 2014 Yellow: personal catastrophe pulls what seems to be the perfect family out of its complacency. Mar 21-Apr 27: Standing On Ceremony, the Gay Marriage Plays. May 16-Jun 28: The Homosexuals. May 23-Jun 28: Devil Boys from Beyond.
February 28 - March 1, 2014, 6, 8, 10pm (also 4pm Sat) at the Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St. Includes: D4U -cute animated animals get serious boners; Ouroboros -hot, heady gay sex without pesky dialogue; Hot 'n Saucy Pizza Boy -hot pizza delivery boy dishes up surprisingly hot gay sex; The Beat -a man, a plan, a butt plug; The Legend of Gabe Harding -renowned fluffer on gay porn set!
February 28 - March 29, 2014 at EXIT Theatre, 156 Eddy St. A comedic, autobiographical, one-woman show that chronicles the coming out process of a lesbian daughter and a closeted lesbian mother, illustrating how the reclaiming of their sexuality challenges and strengthens their relationship.
March 6, 2014, 9:30pm at Crib, 715 Harrison St. "Che'Nelle" performing live! SF's famed 18+ destination for gay boys, girls + friends! DJs Kidd Sysko and Sky play best in pop, hip-hop, rap, videos. Crazy giveaways and hot surprises every Thursday! Coming: March 27 - CRIB Spring Break; June 26 - CRIB GAY PRIDE.
March 7-9, 2014, Men's snow weekend - a massive North Lake Tahoe CA pow wow, featuring: dance parties + aprés ski mixers, mountain guide hosted board and ski groups, High Camp lunch hosted by the Truckee Snobros, premium Village accommodations at discount rates, ice skating, fireside lodge shenanigans. DJ lineups, etc, TBA.
March 8, 2014, 10pm-6am at THE ENDUP, 401 6th St. What's your favorite SPORT? Bring out your inner JOCK at the first ShangriLa JOCK VARSITY PARTY! Put on your favorite jersey or sports outfits (or jockstrap!) and pump that adrenaline with us! Music by JEFF MORENA Special by SF KNOCKERS. Your San Francisco LGBT Asian club destination each 2nd and 4th Saturday, every month.
March 13-23, 2014 at Castro Theatre. An 11-day celebration of film, music and food. OUT/HERE: from drag queens and music videos to glittery genderqueers, homegrown feminist heroes and Beat-era artists, these local queer shorts are exciting, vibrant and alive. See more films and schedules at website:
March 14, 2014 + every 2nd Friday, 7:30-8pm beginners' lesson. 8-11pm dance at Finnish Brotherhood Hall, 1970 Chestnut St, Berkeley. Gender-free Friday contra dance in Berkeley sponsored by SF Bay Queer Contra Dance. Caller: Christa Torrens. Band: The Raggedy Annes (Andy Eggleston, Anne Goess, Charlie Hancock). Next: May 9, June 13. Also Saturdays, Lake Merritt Dance Center, Oakland.
March 15, 2014, 9pm-3am, at Beatbox, 314 11th St, SF. Underwear Party for bears, cubs and friends... in the city where the party started. Tickets $6 before 10pm, $10 after. DJs John LePage + Medic.
March 15, 2014 9:30pm-2am, at Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell Street, SF. California's Number One Dance Music and Video Club, 18+ featuring Pop, Dance, Top40, and AsianPop. GAMeBoi LA Resident VJ LaRock (Pop/Dance). Guest performance by Dance Crew Inspired dancers. Miley Cyrus/IconaPop concert tix giveaways. UnderwearTrunk.com giveaways. Safe sex goodies courtesy of API Wellness Center.
March 15, 2014, 10pm - 4am at 525 Harrsion Street, San Francisco CA, featuring DJs Rosabel and Luke Johnstone. Exlusive $30 pre-sale, limited $40 general advance tickets onlline (below) or at Body Castro.
March 20, 2014. Annual festival at The Castro Theatre. Celebrating the democratization of cinema made possible by low-cost video technology like mobile phones, pocket cameras, DSLRs, etc. Screenings, workshops, competitions, panels, and other events educate, inspire, and promotes experimentation for a new generation of filmmakers to enter and change the industry.
March 23, 2014, 4pm, at First Unitarian Universalist Church, SF. Anchors aweigh! Dress up like a British tar, a First Lord of the Admiralty, a sister, a cousin, an aunt, or a plain and simple landlubber - whatever you choose. But it's all hands on deck for an evening of fun belting out the score of Pinafore with the cast. Also at Lesher Center, Walnut Creek, March 21st.
March 25-26, 2014, 8pm, at Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave. Cabaret star Ann Hampton Callaway joins the SF Gay Men's Chorus for a celebration of 20th Century American music; timeless classics from George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and Irving Berlin. In collaboration with the Tyler Clementi Foundation.
March 27 - April 13, 2014, Wed - Sat 8pm & Sunday 3pm, at Z Below Theatre, 470 Florida St, San Francisco. The unsettling desires of two difficult men, and the ethics of biography. Reflections on growing old, on creativity and inspiration, and on persisting when all passion’s spent: ultimately, on the habit of art.
March 28, 2014, 7:30-9:30pm, FOURTH FRIDAYs at Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th St, SF, with queer hosts, and a lot of trendy sexy queers. Sign ups are at 7pm for one slot to do one piece and one piece only. You get 5 minutes; they will stop you if you go overtime. The list fills up fast!
Returning in March 2014 with a bigger Cock Fight at a new venue, as a quarterly event, with slutty bartenders, fucked-up TV, messy go-go boys and bitchy DJs. Dance your ass off to the best indie, electro, and disco house music. Brought to you by Culture Whores, the dirty minds behind Cock Fight and FAGGOT.
April 5, 2014, 7:30-10:30pm, Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Ave, Oakland. Contra Cafe. The 10th Anniversay Dance. Lesson 7:30-8pm. Dance 8-10:30pm. Caller: Chris Ricciotti. Band: DJ Roguery. Desert Social 10:30pm. Gender-role-free, traditional American social dance, born in New England, roaming free across USA/world. Next: May 3rd, Jun 7th.
April 24 - May 8, 2014 the annual spring festival of 15 days, an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery & innovation. Screening venues include the Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St, SF; The New People Cinema, 1746 Post St, SF; the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas, 1881 Post St, SF; and the Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley. See the website for film schedules.
June 1-28, 2014. Month-long multidisciplinary festival of queer artists, various venues around Bay Area, including SOMArts, The Garage, Root Division, MCCLA, Brava, The LGBT Center, Potens. Workshops, readings, film, satire, comedy, dance, drag, music, theater, performances, mixed media, spoken word. Includes The Fresh Meat Festival premiere transgender and queer performances.
June 19-29, 2014, 38th edition of annual event, the longest-running and largest gay film festival in the world. Ongoing series includes free films at Frameline at the Center, 1800 Market Street at 7:30pm, second Thursdays of select months.
June 27, 2014, 9pm-3am, at Public Works, 161 Eerie St, SF. GAY PRIDE 2014! Two floors of music and fun on Pride Friday in San Francisco! Party for Bears, Cubs & friends. Special guest DJ HIFI SEAN from London, playing exclusively for Bearracuda ALL NIGHT. $12 advance tickets after March 1st at Bearrracuda.com.
June 27-29, 2014. Gus Presents + Industry = Four massive parties with DJs Abel, Danny Verde, Cindel, Nina Flowers, Tony Moran, Wayne G, Twisted Dee. See details and venues closer to the event.
June 28-29, 2014 - climaxes a month of events. See their website for media of 2013 festival celebrations at the downtown Civic Center, and the Parade from Market & Beale with over 200 contingents marching.
July 26, 2014, (tentative) 7pm, at Lam Research Theater, YBC. Join glamorous contestants as they walk the red carpet and strut their stuff on the silver screen! fFeaturing Mr and Miss GAPA 2013. Meet and mingle with judges at reception, food and drinks -- the perfect kick-off for RUNWAY Silver!
July 27, 2014. Leather & fetish annual street fair, SoMa district, Dore Alley between Folsom & Howard Streets, adjoining blocks of Folsom between 9th & Juniper Streets and Tenth between Howard & Sheridan Sreets. Dance party TBA.
November 6-10, 2014. Events include: Nightlife at the Academy, concerts, food, hiking, tours, movies, Bearracuda party, Underbear party, Bears/Baths/Beyond, SF Eagle and Lone Star Saloon bar events, Dim Sum Sunday Brunch, Beach Blanket Babylon, Play Party, Beatbox Closing Party. See website for more details closer to the event.
July 30 - August 4, 2014, the 18th birthday event weekend in the Sonoma County woods. See online for dates and details. Also see Castrobear's every second Sunday bear party at 440 Castro, 4-10pm, with raffles, prizes, drink specials, hot men, and great music!
September 12-14, 2014, usually at Driscoll Ranch, 5460 La Honda Rd, in La Honda, CA. "The Greatest Sho-deo On Earth" - 22nd annual rodeo & festival. See their website for details and ongoing events throughout the year.
September 28, 2014, the world's largest leather event, on Folsom Street, San Francisco with dance party that night. All part of Leather Week festivities.
October 5, 2014, 11am-6pm. Annual street festival, hundreds of local artists, vendors, craftspeople, and organizations celebrate the diversity of the Castro neighborhood. Stages with live entertainment and dance pavilions too.
October 16 - 19, 2014 at Sundance Saloon, 550 Barneveld Ave, SF. San Francisco's annual country-western dance weekend for the LGBT community and friends. Four nights of dance parties (at Sundance, Regency Ballroom, Holiday Inn). Three days of dance workshops. Hundreds of cowfolks. All-year Two-Stepping, Two Nights! --at Sundance every Sunday + Thursday night.