Friday, October 23
I ♥ the ’90s Party at Madrone
Feeling nostalgic? Madrone Art Bar throws it back to the good old days of Britney Spears, high-top Converse sneakers, and high-pitched boy bands. DJs Samala, Mr. Grant, and Sonny Phono bump the best of ’90s hip-hop, rap, and pop till the wee hours of the morning, while VJ Teo fills the TV screens with images of long lost MTV music videos. Tickets are only five bucks, and wearing your best grungy flannel is highly recommended.
When: Friday, October 23rd, 9PM-2PM
Where: Madrone Art Bar, 500 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA, USA +1 415 241 0202
Tickets: $5 at the door
Saturday, October 24
Electric Basement Dance Party
A recently revived hot spot in San Francisco, The Basement is hosting an exclusive dance party this weekend. This intimate event strives to band the community together through good DJs and an appreciation for great electronic music. Rave it up, meet some new people, and dance the night away at one of SF’s hottest new locations.
When: Saturday, October 24, 10PM-2AM
Where: The Basement, 222 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA, USA +1 415 742 7222
Tickets: Free with RSVP
Bonfire Sessions Concert: Cathedrals, The She’s, and Heartwatch
The 2015 JanSport Bonfire Sessions returns to San Francisco this weekend for a night of free music, beer, and bonfires. This year, the lineup features three talented up-and-coming artists: Cathedrals, The She’s, and Heartwatch. The event is free, but due to limited space not everyone will be allowed entry, so make sure to get there early – doors open at 6PM!
When: Saturday, October 24, Doors 6PM, Concert starts at 7PM
Tickets: Free with RSVP
Sunday, October 25
Headlands Center for the Arts, Fall Open House
This Sunday, Headlands Center for the Arts will open its doors for a day-long event featuring curated happenings and performances. Attendees will have the chance to tour the campus, engage with artists in their studios, and experience new works and works in progress. The event is completely free – though donations are much appreciated!
When: Sunday, October 25, 12PM-5PM
Where: Headlands Center for the Arts, 944 Simmonds Rd, Sausalito, CA, USA +1 415 331 2787
Bender’s Bar & Grill Free BBQ
Who doesn’t love an afternoon of cheap beer and free BBQ? Every Sunday, the Mission’s beloved dive bar, Bender’s Bar & Grill, offers free BBQ, with burgers and whatever else the bar’s in the mood to serve for on the back patio. If you’re free afterward, make sure to stick around for “Schlitz Industry Night” starting at 8PM, which features $2 Schlitz bottles and $3 Stoli shaky-shots.
When: Sunday, October 25th, 2PM-7PM
Where: Bender’s Bar & Grill, 806 S Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA, USA +1 415 824 1800
By Julie Phillips