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WEDNESDAY 12

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Astronautalis, Busdriver, Jel Elbo Room. 9pm, $14.

Big Long Now, Ghost Parade, Stab City, Light Thieves Hemlock Tavern. 8:30pm, $6.

Cosmic Suckerpunch, Golden Hearts, Illusions of Self Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.

Grouch and Eligh, Mistah F.A.B., PROF, DJ Fresh Regency Ballroom. 8pm, $22.

Horse Feathers, Frank Fairfield Independent. 8pm, $15.

Lee Huff vs Guido Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos. 9pm, free.

Keith Crossan Blues Showcase with Annie Sampson Biscuits and Blues. 8pm, $15.

JD McPherson, West Coast Ramblers Slim's. 8pm, $21.

Terry Savastano Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Dink Dink Dink, Gaucho, Eric Garland's Jazz Session Amnesia. 7pm, free.

Franc D'Ambrosio and Jeri Sager Rrazz Room. 8pm, $30-$40.

Gennaro's Wax Trio 144 King Art Cafe, SF; www.144kingcafe.com. 6-9pm, $10.

Ricardo Scales Top of the Mark, 999 California, SF; www.topofthemark.com. 6:30pm, $5.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

James Houlahan Plough and Stars. 9pm.

"Night of Percussion" El Rio. 10pm. With Falkortet, William Winant Percussion Group.

Al Stewart Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $22.

Timba Dance Party Bissap Baobab, 3372 19th St, SF; www.bissapbaobab.com. 10pm, $5. With DJ Walt Diggz.

DANCE CLUBS

Booty Call Q-Bar, 456 Castro, SF; www.bootycallwednesdays.com. 9pm. Juanita MORE! and Joshua J host this dance party.

Coo-Yah! Slate Bar, 2925 16th St, SF; www.slate-sf.com. 10pm, free. With Vinyl Ambassador, DJ Silverback, DJs Green B and Daneekah.

Hardcore Humpday Happy Hour RKRL, 52 Sixth St, SF; (415) 658-5506. 6pm, $3.

Martini Lounge John Colins, 138 Minna, SF; www.johncolins.com. 7pm. With DJ Mark Divita.

THURSDAY 13

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP.

Anthem Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Robin Applewood, Sol Tevel, La Gente Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9pm, $10-$13.

Beachwood Sparks Chapel, 777 Valencia, SF; www.thechapelsf.com. 8:30pm, $12-$15.

Kim Boekbinder, Artemis DNA Lounge. 9pm, $10.

Sam Chase and the Functional Alcoholics, Sleeping Giant Cafe Du Nord. 8:30pm, $10-$12.

Mark Eitzel and Paula Frazer Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland, SF; www.luckyhorseshoebar.com. 9pm, free.

Exquisite Corps, Warbler, Ash Thursday Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $8.

Jenni and the Jerks, Slippery Slope, Panhandlers Thee Parkside. 9pm, $5.

Lamb of God, In Flames, Hellyeah, Sylosis Regency Ballroom. 7pm, $42.

MOFO Party Band Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $15.

Willy Moon, popscene DJs Rickshaw Stop. 10pm, $13-$15.

Oceanography, Swells, Wilding Hemlock Tavern. 8:30pm, $6.

Passenger, Kate Earl Slim's. 9pm, $15.

"Thrill Jockey Records 20th Anniversary Show" Independent. 8pm, $18. With Wooden Shjips, Liturgy, Trans Am, Barn Owl, Man Forever, Eternal Tapestry.

12th Planet, Borgore, Krewella, Two Fresh Regency Ballroom. 8pm, $35-$45.

Greg Zema vs Lee Huff Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos. 9pm, free.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Franc D'Ambrosio and Jeri Sager Rrazz Room. 8pm, $30-$40.

SF Jazz Hotplate Series Amnesia. 9pm.

Stompy Jones Top of the Mark, 999 California, SF; www.topofthemark.com. 7:30pm, $10.

Natasha Miller's Holiday Concert Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $20.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Fiesta Flamenca Bissap Baobab, 3372 19th St, SF; www.bissapbaobab.com. 6pm, $15.

Kentucky Twisters Atlas Cafe, 3049 20 St, SF; www.atlascafe.net. 8-10pm, free.

Shannon Ceili Band Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Twang! Honky Tonk Fiddler's Green, 1330 Columbus, SF; www.twanghonkytonk.com. 5pm. Live country music.

DANCE CLUBS

Afrolicious Elbo Room. 9:30pm, $5-$7. With DJ-host Pleasuremaker spins Afrobeat, Tropicália, electro, samba, and funk.

All 80s Thursday Cat Club. 9pm, $6 (free before 9:30pm). The best of '80s mainstream and underground.

Base: Holiday Payback with Cassy Vessel, 85 Campton Place, SF; www.vesselsf.com. 10pm, $10.

Darling Nikki Slate Bar, 2925 16th St, SF; www.slate-sf.com. 9pm, free. Queer dance party.

First Base Rebel, 1760 Market, SF; Facebook: Rebel. 10pm, $3. Old school breaks, disco house, and electro breaks with DJ Loryn, Becky Knox, and guests.

Lions, Tigers, and Queers Underground SF. 10pm-2am, $3. Indie, Electro, and House dance party with resident DJ Becky Knox and special guests.

Ritual Dubstep Temple. 10pm-3am, $5. Trap and bass.

Tropicana Madrone Art Bar. 9pm, free. Salsa, cumbia, reggaeton, and more with DJs Don Bustamante, Apocolypto, Sr. Saen, Santero, and Mr. E.

FRIDAY 14

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Aquabats, Suburban Legends, Kepi Ghoulie Slim's. 8pm, $19-$20.

Big Blue Soul Revue Giordano Bros., 303 Columbus, SF; (415) 397-2767. 9pm, free.

Case Studies, Bolas, David Enos Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $31.

George Clinton and Parliment Funkadelic Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $45; 10:30pm, $45.

"Concert to Ban Fracking in California" Inner Mission, 2050 Bryant, SF; bit.ly/frackingconcert. 8pm, $15. With Whiskerman, Shake Your Peace!

Dragon Smoke, William Magid Band Independent. 9pm, $30.

Derick Hughes with Keith Crossan Band Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $20.

Limbeck, Reubens Accomplice, Trapper Schoepp and the Shades Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $12.

Night Beats, Mallard, Cool Ghouls, Woolen Men Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9pm, $5-$8.

Graham Parker and the Rumour Fillmore. 8pm, $35.

Poor Moon, Pure Bathing Culture, Lia Rose Rickshaw Stop. 9pm, $10-$12.

"Star 103 Jingle Bell" with Adam Lambert, One Republic Regency Ballroom. 8pm, $42.50-$59.50.

Tall Shadows Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Rags Tuttle, Greg Zema, Lee Huff Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos. 9pm, free.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Audium 1616 Bush, SF; www.audium.org. 8:30pm, $20. Theater of sound-sculptured space.

Black Market Jazz Orchestra Top of the Mark, 999 California, SF; www.topofthemark.com. 9pm, $10.

Franc D'Ambrosio and Jeri Sager Rrazz Room. 8pm, $30-$40.

Erik Jekabson Red Poppy Arthouse. 8pm, $15.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Forro Brazuca Elbo Room. 10pm, $10.

Silver Threads, Utmost Something, Fiver Brown's Good Sinners Plough and Stars. 9pm, $6-$10.

DANCE CLUBS

Heartbeat John Collins, 138 Minna,SF; www.johncolins.com. 9pm. Hip-hop, R&B, reggae, soul, and dancehall.

Indie Slash Amnesia. 10pm. With DJ Danny White.

Joe Lookout, 3600 16th St.,SF; www.lookoutsf.com. 9pm. Eight rotating DJs, shirt-off drink specials.

Old School JAMZ El Rio. 9pm. Fruit Stand DJs spinning old school funk, hip-hop, and R&B.

Paris to Dakar Little Baobab, 3388 19th St, SF; (415) 643-3558. 10pm, $5. Afro and world music with rotating DJs including Stepwise, Steve, Claude, Santero, and Elembe.

Roger Sanchez Vessel, 85 Campton Place, SF; www.vesselsf.com. 10pm, $15.

SATURDAY 15

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Bay Area Heat Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $31.

George Clinton and Parliment Funkadelic Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $45; 10:30pm, $45.

Family Folk Explosion, Ash Reiter, Fpodbpod Cafe Du Nord. 8:30pm, $10.

Fast Times Top of the Mark, 999 California, SF; www.topofthemark.com. 8pm, free.

Hottub, Frail, Breakdown Valentine Rickshaw Stop. 9pm, $15.

Lee Huff, Greg Zema, Randy Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos. 9pm, free.

Motet, DJ K-Os Independent. 9pm, $25.

Nerv, Wots, Divvys, Basements El Rio. 10pm, $7.

Parov Stelar Trio Regency Ballroom. 9pm, $27.

Religious Girls, Free Moral Agents, Hawk Jones Hemlock Tavern. 9:30pm, $7.

Rock Soup Ramblers Riptide. 9:30pm, free.

Scene of Action, Chaw, Abatis Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $10.

Sista Monica Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $22.

Strong Like Bull, Oceanroyal, Sunrunners, Clowncar Slim's. 8:30pm, $13.

Supersuckers, Flexx Bronco, Atom AgeThee Parkside. 9pm, $15.

"'Twas the Last Night of Hanukkah" Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9pm, $15-$18. With Sway Machinery, Luther Dickinson, Thao, Ethan Miller, Zach Rogue, and more.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Audium 1616 Bush, SF; www.audium.org. 8:30pm, $20. Theater of sound-sculptured space.

Clairdee Rrazz Room. 7pm.

Franc D'Ambrosio and Jeri Sager Rrazz Room. 9pm, $30-$40.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Ben Brown, Aaron Ford, Kara Goslin Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Tango No. 9 Red Poppy Art House. 8pm, $12-$20.

Craig Ventresco and Meredith Axelrod Atlas Cafe, 3049 20 St, SF; www.atlascafe.net. 4-6pm, free.

Zouk and Kozumba, DJ RKnZ Bissap Baobab, 3372 19th St, SF; www.bissapbaobab.com. 9pm, $5-$10.

DANCE CLUBS

Bootie SF: Santacon After-Party DNA Lounge. 9pm, $10-$15. Mashups. Wear a Santa hat, get a free CD.

Fringe Madrone Art Bar. 9pm, $5. Indie music video dance party with DJ Blondie K and subOctave.

OK Hole Amnesia. 9pm.

Paris to Dakar Little Baobab, 3388 19th St, SF; (415) 643-3558. 10pm, $5. Afro and world music with rotating DJs.

Radio Franco Bissap, 3372 19th St, SF; (415) 826 9287. 6 pm. Rock, Chanson Francaise, Blues. Senegalese food and live music.

Saturday Night Soul Party Elbo Room. 10pm, $5-$10.

Scotty Boy Vessel, 85 Campton Place, SF; www.vesselsf.com. 10pm, $20-$30.

Smiths Party Slate Bar, 2925 16th St, SF; www.slate-sf.com. 10pm, $5. Sounds of the Smiths, Morrissey, the Cure, and New Order.

Sultan and Ned Shepard Ruby Skye. 9pm, $25.

Wild Nights Kok BarSF, 1225 Folsom, SF; www.kokbarsf.com. 9pm, $3. With DJ Frank Wild.

SUNDAY 16

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Annie Girl and the Flight, Cave Clove, Eight Belles Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9pm, $5-$8.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Great American Music Hall. 9pm, $31.

Mallard, Spyrals, Drinking Flowers, Adult Books Thee Parkside. 8pm, $7.

Rolando Morales Biscuits and Blues. 7 and 9pm, $15.

"Norton Records Benefit" Elbo Room. 2-7:15pm, $7-$10. With Overwhelming Colorfast, Chuckleberries, Tomorrowmen, Dirty Robbers, Rue '66.

Sanguis Imperem, Kommandant, Black Fucking Cancer, Pale Chaline, Minenwerfer DNA Lounge. 8pm, $13.

Terry Savastano Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

White Buffalo, Arann Harris and the Farm Band Slim's. 8pm, $15.

Your Heart Breaks, Nana Grizol, Dave End, Quiet Coyote Hemlock Tavern. 6pm, $7.

Greg Zema vs Lee Huff Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos. 9pm, free.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Clairdee Rrazz Room. 3 and 7pm.

Gospel Gators of San Francisco State Yoshi's SF. 7 and 9pm, $25.

Jackie Ryan Bliss Bar, 4026 24th St, SF; www.blissbarsf.com. 4:30pm, $10.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Brazilian and Beyond Bissap Baobab, 3372 19th St, SF; www.bissapbaobab.com. 6:30pm, free.

Don DiLego Hotel Utah. 9pm.

Hillbilly Swing with B Stars Amnesia. 9pm, $7.

Darcy Noonan, Richard Mandel, Jack Gilder Plough and Stars. 9pm.

Riffat Sultana Red Poppy Art House. 7pm, $10-$15.

DANCE CLUBS

Beats for Brunch Thee Parkside. 11am, free. With Chef Josie and DJ Matt Haze.

Dub Mission Elbo Room. 9pm, $6. Dub, roots, and classic dancehall with DJ Sep, Vinnie Esparza, Dubsworth and Tapa (live).

Hero Christmas Tea Dance: Tony Moran, Liam Keegan Ruby Skye. 6pm-midnight, $20.

Jock Lookout, 3600 16th St, SF; www.lookoutsf.com. 3pm, $2.

MONDAY 17

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Dee Dee and Brandon play songs from Dum Dum Girls and Crocodiles Rickshaw Stop. 8pm, $15.

Mighty Diamonds, Yellow Wall Dub Squad, Melodians Independent. 9pm, $20.

Odd Nosdam, Modern Maler, Mono/Poly, Monbon, CYPHA4, Ruff Draft Elbo Room. 9pm, $8.

Terry Savastano Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Trash Talk, Mellowhype, Antwon DNA Lounge. 9pm, $15.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Fat Opie Osteria, 3277 Sacramento, SF; www.osteriasf.com. 7pm, free.

DANCE CLUBS

Crazy Mondays Beauty Bar, 2299 Mission, SF; www.thebeautybar.com. 10pm, free. Hip-hop and other stuff.

Death Guide DNA Lounge. 9:30pm, $3-$5.

M.O.M. Madrone Art Bar. 6pm, free. DJs Timoteo Gigante, Gordo Cabeza, and Chris Phlek playing all Motown every Monday.

Soul Cafe John Colins Lounge, 138 Minna, SF; www.johncolins.com. 9pm. R&B, Hip-Hop, Neosoul, reggae, dancehall, and more with DJ Jerry Ross.

Vibes'N'Stuff El Amigo Bar, 3355 Mission, SF; (415) 852-0092. 10pm, free. Conscious jazz and hip-hop with DJs Luce Lucy, Vinnie Esparza, and more.

TUESDAY 18

ROCK/BLUES/HIP-HOP

Big Black Delta Brick and Mortar Music Hall. 9pm, $9-$12.

El Vez Mex-mas Independent. 8pm, $17.

Kinky Friedman, Brian Molar Cafe Du Nord. 8pm, $25.

Jared Griffin, Avi Vinocur, Kelly McFarling Bottom of the Hill. 9pm, $8.

Howell Devine Biscuits and Blues. 8 and 10pm, $15.

Live Evil, Bite, Modern Kicks, DJ Love Gun Knockout. 9:30pm, $6.

Major Powers and the Lo-Fi Symphony Amnesia. 9pm.

Papi vs Jason Marion Johnny Foley's Dueling Pianos. 9pm, free.

Stan Erhart Band Johnny Foley's. 9pm, free.

Station and the Monster, 100%, Ugly Winner Hemlock Tavern. 8:30pm, $6.

Sun O))) Mezzanine. 9pm.

Sweatlodge, Big Drag, Schande, Night Call El Rio. 8pm, $5.

JAZZ/NEW MUSIC

Ferenc Nemeth Triumph Band Yoshi's SF. 8pm, $25.

FOLK/WORLD/COUNTRY

Autumn Rhodes Plough and Stars. 9pm.

DANCE CLUBS

Brazilian Wax: Fat Tuesdays Elbo Room. 9pm, $7.

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