The Monday Make-Out II ~ The cutting edge of Bay Area jazz and improvised music ~
Rent Romus's Life's Blood (free jazz) +
Disappear Incompletely (modern jazz treatments of Radiohead) +
Dillon Vado (modern jazz) ~
FREE! Donations accepted!
8:00pm - 11:00pm
Set #1: Rent Romus's Life's Blood
Rent Romus - Alto Saxophone/Compositions
Timothy Orr - Drums
Safa Shokrai - Bass
Max Judelson - Bass
Heikki Koskinen - E Trumpet/Recorder
Joshua Marshall - Tenor Saxophone
Gabby Fluke-Mogul - violin
Set #2: Disappear Incompletely
(modern jazz treatments of Radiohead)
Rob Ewing - Trombone/Arrangements
Patrick Cress - Baritone Saxophone
Raffi Garabedian - Tenor Saxophone
Ryan Pate - Guitar
Steve Blum - Keyboards
Joe Bagale - Bass
Jaime Moore - Drums
Set #3: Dillon Vado's Never Weather
DIllon Vado - Drums/Compositions
Aaron Wolf - Saxophone
Josh Reed - Trumpet
Justin Rock - Guitar
Tyler Harlow - Bass
AIR SEX World Championships ~
10 years as a nationally touring roadshow,
$10 ~ 7:00pm - 9:30pm
JEAN CAFFEINE & The Plus Ones (AUSTIN) +
MAYYA & The Revolutionary Hell Yeah (solo) ~
$8 ~ 7:00pm - 9:45pm
Jean Caffeine is an Austin based artist with deep SF roots. Jean will be playing new and old tunes featuring songs from "Sadie Saturday Nite" her memoir based album about coming of age in the first wave SF punk scene. Jean will be accompanied by long time friends and collaborators John Stuart on snare and Ned Doherty of Dead Sailor Girls and Mushroom on uke bass. It's an early show!
Expect a killer solo set from Mayya who fronts the Mayya The Revolutionary Hell Yeah!
who play "bright, optimistic indie-rock that flits effortlessly between funk, blues,
good ol’ rock ’n’ roll, and punk."-SF weekly
* ALCATRAZ SOUL CLUB * Soul, Funk & R&B at 45 rpm ~ a rotating cast of Bay Area soul & funk DJs * Third Thursdays * NO COVER * Dancing Satisfaction Guaranteed! * 10:00pm - 2:00am
DJ Paisley Happy Hours! -
rock n roll, 60s psych, surf, 70s funk and punk, new wave, disco...
~ FREE ~ 6:00pm -
SAD BASTARDS CLUB ~ songwriter round-robin w/ host Tom Heyman!
Featuring Matthew Edwards, Ted Savarese & Preacher Boy! ~ FREE! ~ 7:30pm - 10:00pm
WHISKEY RIVER ~ Booze-fueled, hard-livin', heart-breakin', foot-stompin', pot-smokin',
VINTAGE COUNTRY! ~ w/ DJs Brian Pritchard & Pretty Ricky ~
FREE! ~ 10:00pm - 2:00am
WRITERS WITH DRINKS w/ host Charlie Jane Anders!
$5-20 sliding (all proceeds benefit the Center for Sex & Culture) ~
6:30 door / 7:30pm - 9:45pm
April's Writers With Drinks features THREE acclaimed, outstanding debut speculative fiction authors. Plus feminist takes on gender and sexuality, hard-hitting journalism, and a punk rock pioneer's memoirs!
When: Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, doors open 7 PM
Who: Saskia Vogel, Susannah Breslin, Michelle Cruz Gonzales,
Mike Chen,Arkady Martine and Peng Shepherd
How much: $5 to $20 sliding scale, all proceeds benefit a local nonprofit TBA
About the readers/performers:
Michelle Cruz Gonzales is the author of The Spitboy Rule: Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band. She played drums and wrote lyrics for three bands during the 1980s and 1990s: Bitch Fight, Spitboy, and Instant Girl. In 2001 and 2003, she earned degrees in English/creative writing from Mills College, where she also minored in ethnic studies. Michelle has published in anthologies, literary journals, and Hip Mama magazine. She teaches English and creative writing at Las Positas College, and she enjoys reading her work and lecturing at colleges and art spaces around the country.
Arkady Martine is a speculative fiction writer and, as Dr. AnnaLinden Weller, a historian of the Byzantine Empire and a city planner. Under both names she writes about border politics, rhetoric, propaganda, and the edges of the world. Arkady grew up in New York City and, after some time in Turkey, Canada, and Sweden, lives in Baltimore with her wife, the author Vivian Shaw. Find her online at arkadymartine.net or on Twitter as @ArkadyMartine.
Mike Chen is the author of Here and Now and Then and a lifelong writer. He has contributed to major geek websites (The Mary Sue, The Portalist, Tor), covered the NHL for mainstream media outlets, and is super proud of his Star Trek: TNG fan fiction. A member of SFWA and Codex Writers, Mike lives in the Bay Area, where he can be found playing video games and watching Doctor Who with his wife, daughter, and rescue animals. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @mikechenwriter
Peng Shepherd's debut novel, The Book of M, was chosen as an Amazon "Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of the Year," and has been featured on The Today Show, NPR On Point, and in The Guardian, io9 Gizmodo, SYFY Wire, Book Riot, and Elle Canada. She is a graduate of New York University's MFA in Creative Writing program and a winner of the Elizabeth George Foundation's emerging writers grant. Find her at www.pengshepherd.com or on Twitter @pengshepherd.
Susannah Breslin is an investigative journalist and the editor of Forbes Vices. Her investigative reporting, cultural commentary, and personal essays have appeared in The Atlantic, Harper's Bazaar, Salon, Slate, The Daily Beast, Newsweek, The LA Weekly, The San Francisco Chronicle, and many other publications. She has appeared on "Politically Incorrect," CNN, and NPR. In 2008, TIME named her one of the year's best bloggers. She has been described as a "modern-age Studs Terkel" and a "rare commodity online."
Saskia Vogel is the author of Permission. She has written on the themes of gender, power and sexuality for publications such as Granta, The White Review, The Offing, and The Quietus. Her translations include work by leading female authors, such as Katrine Marcal, Karolina Ramqvist and the modernist eroticist Rut Hillarp. Previously, she worked in London as Granta magazine’s global publicist and in Los Angeles as an editor at the AVN Media Network, where she reported on the business of pornography and adult pleasure products.
About Writers With Drinks:
Writers With Drinks has won numerous "Best ofs" from local newspapers, and has been mentioned in 7x7, Spin Magazine and one of Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City novels. The spoken word "variety show" mixes genres to raise money for local causes. The award-winning show includes poetry, stand-up comedy, science fiction, fantasy, romance, mystery, literary fiction, erotica, memoir, zines and blogs in a freewheeling format.
El SUPERRITMO! ~ DJ El Kool Kyle y DJ Roger Más ~
Cumbia, Dancehall, Hip-Hop, Reggaeton, Salsa Buena y mas! ~
$5 before 11pm, $10 after ~ 10:00pm - 2:00am
COOL AS FUCK!
Second Friday Happy Hour w/ DJs Kevin, Brian, Liam, & Raul ~
guitar-based indie pop gems that sparkle & shine, loudly rip & gently roar ~
FREE! ~ 7:30pm - 10:00pm
LAST NITE | 2000s Indie Dance Party
w/ DJs Jamie Jams & Rocky ~
$10 door, $5 adv. ~ Tickets: www.lastnite00s.com
10:00pm - 2:00am
VERSION EXCURSION w/ the Natural Selector ~ rocksteady, early reggae, version ~ FREE ~ 10:00pm
BURN DOWN the DiSCO! ~ 80s DANCE PARTY! ~ groove, wave, goth, synth-pop, hip-hop ~ DJ 2shy-shy & Special guest DJ Self-Disciple ~ FREE! ~ 9:30pm - 2:00am
HAPPY ENDINGS --
Because we could all use a happy ending: 5 writers perform new work on a shared theme in a battle for the adulation of an appointed committee.
Pay what you can ~ Suggested $10 ~
7:00pm - 9:30pm