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Hillbilly Hoedown
For one night only, anonEvents (Anon Salon, Sea of Dreams) and Circus Metropolis (Bohemian Carnival) are taking over the Arata Pumpkin Farm for Crazy Maze II: Hillbilly Hoedown, A Full Moon Shiner. Get lost in a huge hay-bale maze and stumble across zany sideshows, midway amusments, sexy people, whiskey bars, and 3 hosted dancefloors featuring some of the best DJ talent in SF. Eric Sharp, Laird, Smoove, Laron, Delachaux, Kashia, Majitope, Tamo, SpinCycle, and Crazy Dave will rock the farm along with live music guests Gooferman and Hobogoblins. This is a BYOB event for 21+ only and Hillbilly costumes are must. Bring a flashlight, warm clothes, food, some moonshine, and get ready to ride’em cowboy! Date: Sat 15th, Time: 9pm-late, Place: Arata Pumpkin Farm (185 Verde Rd. Half Moon Bay, CA), Cover: $25 advance, $30 @ gate, link More Info (EB)

SF Wine Week
If you’re looking for something different... a touch of the fine life maybe? Then check out the SF Wine Week. Wine is to San Francisco what fashion is to New York - it's not just an industry, but a way of life. Elegant yet accessible, San Francisco Wine Week is the next generation wine festival. It brings wine tasting out of wine country and into the hip, urban landscape. For six nights, you'll taste a selection of great wines from around the globe in some of San Francisco's most exciting venues, ending with the exclusive Saturday night Red Gala event. The week culminates with a lavish Red Gala event at The Atrium - 101 Second St. @ Mission, featuring DJ Chris Clouse. Red attire is encouraged, but not required. Date: Nov 10-15, Place: varies, Cover: Event Pass $75, link More Info (CP)

2K Sports Bounce Tour
Q-tip (from A Tribe Called Quest) and crew are kicking off the 2K Sports Bounce Tour right here in SF! Q-tip will perform live with a full band alongside The Cool Kids, DJ Scratch, and more. The event also features a 2K video game lounge where sick prizes will be awarded. Don't miss this exciting triple-threat event, where music, sports, and videogame culture converge! Date: Thur 13th, Time: 9pm-2am, Place: Mezzanine, Cover: $30, link More Info (EB)

Link Of The Week

The Onion: YouTube Contest Challenges Users to Make a 'Good' Video: link Click Here!

Flyer Of The Week

Our flyer of the week is for Dixon & Ame this Sun @ The Endup


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Event: Tutu Tuesday!
Venue: Vessel
DJs: 3L3Tronic, Justin Martin, Robb Green
Music: house, electro, tech
Cover: complimentary Champagne and birthday cake 9-10, $2 cover, $10 handmade tutus
Recent transplants from Brooklyn to San Francisco, 3L3Tronic’s Bianca Dino and Vitamin Devo are the perfect pair to represent for Tutu Tuesday! Dirtybird Justin Martin headlined the first party back in May and is now back for a special set in celebration of Jamaica Suk and Christina Miller’s birthdays. Enjoy Complimentary Champagne and birthday cake during Robb Green’s opening set from 9-10. Tonight will be packed with beyond phenomenal music and great vibes so shine your light and rock your tutu.(FR)

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Event: Infatuation
Venue: Vessel
DJs: Franki Chan and Toxic Avenger, residents RCHRD Oh?! and Sleazemore
Music: indie, electro
Cover: complimentary Jack Daniel's tasting 9-10, 2 4 1 well drinks and no cover all night
Last stop on their IHEARTCOMIX USA Tour, Franki Chan and Toxic Avenger are joined by photographers from Chicago's legendary Everyone is Famous party for a final hurrah on their 15 stop journey. Franki Chan is one of the leaders of the indie DJ movement in the USA and owner of IHEARTCOMIX, a lifestyle brand that encompasses a record label, an event production company, a popular blog, and a marketing/promotion company, among other things. Stay tuned to check out what they have in store for their grand finale. (FR)

Event: Stargate
Venue: Temple
DJs: Random Rab, David Starfire, An-Ten-Nae, Members of Goddess Alchemy Ana Sia, Sleepyhead, Mozaic, Lotus Drops, Dancing Lungs
Music: glitch, breakbeat, dubstep, psyphy
Cover: $5
Take a mid-week journey into Hyperspace for the Grand Opening of the new “Stargate-Portal Room” at Temple Nightclub. This landmark event in Visionary Culture was created by renowned visionary artist XAVI as the first multimedia art installation of its kind on the west coast, and features an enchanting array of glowing alien sculptures, murals, and other electrifying surprises. Immerse yourself in this unique fantasy environment and celebrate our connection to the Universe and to all other Star Civilizations throughout our Galaxy and beyond. (EB)

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Event: We Love Haters
Wed, Nov 12th
Damien Lazarus (UK), Nikola Baytala, Vahid, Dirtyhertz
Music: house, hard electro, tech
no cover

Damian Lazarus delivers a fresh and unique sound best described as dirty & deep, electro house - a rebel sound designed for lovers of late night madness, future dance floor classics and cutting edge new ideas. Lazarus launched his own record label, Crosstown Rebels in 2004 which includes Rebel artists Dan Ghenacia, Adam Sky, and the Glimmer Twins. Local lovers Nikola, Vahid, and Dirtyhertz keep the vibe cracking so the haters just dance. (CP)

Event: Bureau ft. Platzhirsch
Venue: The Endup
DJs: Tobias Becker, Jason Emsley, Alland Byallo, Nikola Baytala, Clint Stewart, Myles Egner
Music: techno, house, minmal
Cover: no cover b4 12am, $10 after
Once again, agents from SF's finest techno crews gather together to form Bureau, and tonight they're featuring artists from German techno label, Platzhirsch Schallplatten. Once labeled as "Best German Label" by Groove magazine's reader poll, Platzhirsch has been consistently bangin out fresh and hot techno tracks. Tonight, Platzhirsch label honcho Tobias Becker drops in from Cologne, alongside LA resident and labelmate Jason Emsley to school you on the new frontier of techno. (JV8)

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Event: Spirit Catcher (Live)
Fri, Nov 12th
Spirit Catcher Live (Jean Vanesse & Thomas Sohet ), Clint Stewart, Chris Orr
Music: house, electro
Cover: $7 presale (exclusive discount for Nitevibe - use promo code "nitevibe" )

Belgian duo Jean Vanesse and Thomas Sohet are famously known around the world as Spirit Catcher. In their seven years together they've sprinkled their deep future disco sounds onto an impressive list of labels such as Freerange, SAW Recordings, Moodmusic, 2020Vision and NRK. November 14th marks their San Francisco debut. Vanesse & Sohet will be performing their fierce 2 hour live show. With a combination of keyboards and percussion, expect an explosive cross pollination of electronic funk, disco, house, and deep rolling basslines certain to exercise Mighty's massive system. (FR)

Event: Cut Chemist at SF Funk Fest
Fri, Nov 12th
DNA Lounge
Cut Chemist, Wicked Lester, Malarkey & Motion Potion
Music: hip-hop, turntablism, breaks, funk
Cover: $20 presale

The SF Funk Fest has returned after a 4 year hiatus and is pulling out all the stops in its legendary DJ night with turntable legend, and Jurassic 5, Ozomatli founder Cut Chemist. After selling out the likes of the Hollywood Bowl and Greek Theatre with last summer's "Hard Sell" tour with DJ Shadow, Cut will be debuting a brand new solo video set at DNA on November 14 complete with vintage cuts from his legendary VHS, Beta and 35mm vaults. If you thought his record collection was something, wait till you see him scratch "Soul Train". Joining Cut in the mix will be "Canada's King of the 45's" Wicked Lester of Vancouver (aka Vinyl Ritchie), a legend up north for his long 45's sets at the Shambhala Festival. SF Funk luminaries Motion Potion & Malarkey will be on hand to keep things moving. (CP)

Event: Backseat
Venue: Underground (Call: 415.561.9799)
DJs: Nikola Baytala, Solar, Galen, Clint Stewart, Dead Seal, Davey Shubeck, Derek Bobus, Errol, Chris Tocalino
Music: techno, minimal
Cover: $10 in costume, $15 without
If you like techno then you'll love this party which goes late night. Come celebrate the wild wild west cowboys & Indians. SF's finest DJs will be on deck, among them: Nikola Baytala, Solar and Galen. Backseat, an underground affair, is about the community getting together to show thanks & also to celebrate Jamaica's birthday. Dress up in your best cowboys or Indians attire! (CP)

Event: Green Spirit Dance
Venue: 1015 Folsom
DJs: DJ Dragonfly, David Starfire, Mark Ameeba, Gamelan X
Music: world music, trance, electro
Cover: $10 with a green fest ticket, $15 without
The official After Party for the opening night of Green Fest (Nov 14 – Nov 16, 150 speakers and 400 green businesses) fresh on the heels of Obama-mania, this is the perfect time to refocus our collective energy behind the next important cause. Favorites from the festival circuit will be packed in to raise our consciousness, including exotic world music from Gamelan X and much loved DJ Dragonfly. Time to go Green people! (JO)

Event: L.O.W. (look out weekend)
Venue: 111 Minna
DJs: Battle Axe (LIVE), Jeffrey Paradise, Richie Panic, Swayzee, Phillie Ocean, Shane King, White Girl Lust, Nisus, Joe Banks
Music: dirty bass, electro, bassline, b-more
Cover: $3-5
111 Minna’s horse-powered happy-hour gets our party engines revving by jumping the weekend off to a dancing start. This week, however, L.O.W. teams up with Blow Up and Battle Axe for a two-venue, ten-hour pedal-to-the-metal bash of epic proportions. The party bus leaves Minna at 9pm and the party reconvenes at The Rickshaw Stop. If you’re looking to “go big” this weekend, then look no further! (EB)

Event: Music is Art
Venue: Kelly's Mission Rock
DJs: Syd Gris, Dutch, Vinkalmann, Dex Stakker, Dulce Vita, Billy Casazza, DJ Icon, Jeff Taisch, Kramer, Clarkie, Layne Loomis, J-Rod, Ben Seagren, Zach Moore, Mike Giannini, Matt Hosely, Matt Kramer, + guests Smoove & Murphstar Tamo
Music: house, breaks, electro, techno, trance
Cover: $15 presale, $20 door
Two great Burning Man music collectives combine for a fundraiser to bring us a melting pot of talented DJs and great music. The Deep End will bring it’s devastatingly satisfying house, and Opulent Temple will play us unrivaled breaks. It’s our duty to the good music that feeds us on the playa to help these guys out of the post-playa red and help dance them out of their debt! (JO)

Event: Outernational Science
Venue: Club Six
DJs: Kash Kale, Cheb i Sabbah, Janaka Selekta, Tina Mann & Party, Chlorophil
Music: world, breaks, dnb, dubstep, bhangra
Cover: $10
Take a journey into sound with this month's installment of Outernational Science. Described by Billboard Magazine as a "visionary composer and producer", Karsh Kale is a force of nature on both tabla and drums, Kale is an equally innovative song writer, producer, composer. Resident Cheb i Sabbah has been enchanting audiences around the world with his sublime mix of Asian and Indian stylings. Cheb i Sabbah's devotion and celebration of world music and culture highlights the talents of a man who has been in a multi-decade love affair with music and people from all over the world. Along with your third headliner DJ Janaka Selekta, who will be coming out with his new album, this is one event you don't want to miss! (FR)

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Event: Purple Onion Muzik presents Project Night Night
Sat, Nov 13th
Mars Bar (798 Brannan St. @ 7th)
Hector Moralez, Brian Salazar, Rob Crush, Joey Alaniz, Greg Yuen, Roque, Brent Vassar, James K., Brian Jameson, Hemi, Don Kainoa, Keith sanderson, Twinsoul
Music: electro, house
$5 b4 6pm $10 after

A whole host of DJs anchored by Hector Moralez are coming together to prove their hearts are as big as their record collections to raise money for Project Night Night – a charity that helps homeless children. The party goes from 2pm to 2am, including a bbq. Put your heart not just behind the music on a Saturday night but behind a great cause too! Go on, it'll give you that extra buzz!! (JO)

Event: Leather & Feathers
Sat, Nov 13th
Pete Moss, Rouzbeh, Bo, Leemone Young, Ken Minn
Music: house, deep, funky
Cover: $10 if dressed in leather or feathers, $15 without

Get out your boas, cowboy boots, feather masks, and ass-less chaps for another fantasy-filled costume extravaganza at Supperclub! Philly's Pete Moss returns to SF throwing down some fresh and funky house, supported by local Back2Basics residents! Come see the venue transformed into a feathered frenzy this Saturday and don't forget to dress up! (FR)

Event: Strickly For The Love
Sat, Nov 13th
Underground Location (call info-line the night of 888-482-9281)
David Harness, Trinidadian Deep, Anthony Mansfield, Andrew Phelan & Origami feat. Audio Angel, Cali, Stephen Rigmaiden, Izzy, Ivan, Ruiz, Frankie Jr., Dan Suda
Music: house, tech house, techno, electro, loft calssics
$10 b4 11pm, $15 after

What? All the other parties already ended? You need somewhere to go? Well here it is: the underground of the underground. Tonight's show is led by soulful house local legend David Harness offering you the real sounds of house music. Along with a gaggle of super talented local DJ talent, this party is not to be missed.  Show up early for the outdoor BBQ. (WF)

Event: Black Market Techno 1 year anniversary
Venue: Club Oasis
DJs: Reference, IXD, Razvan, dCOY
Music: techno, house, minmal
Cover: $5 b4 10pm, $10 after
After a 1 month hiatus, the East Bay's techno standard, Black Market Techno, returns with a stormin 1 year anniversary party. Detroit techno act Reference, consisting of artists Luke Hess and Brian Kage, have been tearing things up and breaking down barriers between genres. With collaborations with Keith Kemp, Tadeo and future works with Ryan Crosson, Lee Curtiss and Seth Troxler, these guys are riding the forefront of modern dance floor techno. If you want to hear the next wave of techno, Black Market Techno is for you. (JV8)

Event: Colette
Venue: Vessel
DJs: Colette, Pheeko Dub Funk
Music: vocal house, funk, dub
Cover: discounted admission before 10pm
Om Records 'First Lady of House', Dj Colette,  is bringing her Chicago house sounds live to you via L.A. tonight for this special engagement show at Vessel. As part of the all female dj crew Super Jane (along w/ Dj Heather, Dahota and Lady D) she has played the world over and plays a mix of deep soul,  tech house, and jazzy rhythms. Get ready to sensually soothed with her deep grooves and soulful vibes. (WF)

Event: Deerhoof
Venue: Mezzanine
DJs: Deerhoof, Experimental Dental School, KIT
Music: noise, garage rock, indie
Cover: $15
Long-time running SF musical group, Deerhoof, is an indie band that can’t be held down by genre labeling. Their sound is unconventional, but the group definitely knows how to rock out. Coming off the heels of their critically-acclaimed 2007 album “Friend Opportunity,” Deerhoof recently released another LP titled “Offend Maggie.” Come check out their newest tunes and visit the experimental side of rock tonight. (EB)

Event: Habit Forming
Venue: Mighty
DJs: Icon, Rooz, Michael Anthony & B. Smiley, Aaron Pope vs. Matt Howley, Dex Stakker vs. Influence, DJ Gunz Vs Ace Tatsu, Thuy Vu, Voodoo Blu, Shooey vs. DRC, Shabadoo, Misha, Kimani, Tall Shasha, Torpeto, PunchJunkie, William Mulliwan, Gilles Atlan
Music: house, breaks, trance, hard house
Cover: $5 b4 10 and presales, $10 b4 midnight, $15 after
Fire dancing, break dancing, and go-go dancing oh my!   With a line-up that includes the energetic nu-skool breaks, tech funk and electro house of SF's top 10 DJ Dreamteamer  DJ Icon, the unique, heavy metal-influenced breaks set of fellow Dreamteamer DJ Rooz, and two other sound systems hitting hard with breaks, house, and drum n' bass--all going until 4am--this party will be Habit Forming indeed. (JE)

Event: Prohibition Party
Venue: Underground Location (call info line the night of 415-963-3553
DJs: Forest Green, Dragn'fly, Ethan Miller, We Are Not Pandas (Ambient Mafia) Redstickman (Ambient Mafia)
Music: techno, electro, breaks, chill
Cover: $15
Bay Area old schoolers Forest Green and Ethan Miller have been rocking the dancefloor since the underground raves of the early 1990's, and along with friend DJ Dragn'fly have been throwing parties with friendly vibes and even friendlier beats ever since.  Tonight's underground Prohibition Party will be no exception--dance 'til 6am, relax in the chill room hosted by Ambient Mafia, and dress to impress with your best Prohibition era get up. (JE)

Event: The Crystal Method
Venue: Ruby Skye
DJs: The Crystal Method, DJ Icon, Atimatik
Music: breakbeat
Cover: $25
Though their tracks have provided the theme songs and soundtracks for numerous films, TV shows, and video games, it would be unwise to write The Crystal Method off as sellouts.  American pioneers of the big beat electronic genre,  TCM has solidified their heavyweight reputation both as a live act and as DJ's through over  a decade of energetic and flawless performances. See for yourself tonight. (JE)

Event: The Show: Fully Loaded!
Venue: The Endup
DJs: M3 & Anthony, Galen & Solar, Ben Seagren & Dean Samaras, Greg Eversoul, Antares
Music: house, progressive house, tech house, electro, breaks
Cover: no cover b4 11pm; $20 after; $10 with RSVP
You're invited to a unique conversions of talent - a Perfect Storm. For this month The Show is teaming up with SF's most beloved underground crews, Green Gorilla and PacificSound. When playing together these guys call themselves "Fully Loaded" and it's no wonder why. This party will be fully loaded with good vibes, sick music and endless fun! They know what makes us move, and they are relentless. Early Show residents Ben Seagren and Dean Samaras are joined by some very, very special guests! So this is one you don't want to miss! (CP)

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Event: Confessions of a DJ
Venue: The Cow (1535 Folsom)
DJs: Joshua Iz, Tasho, Laron, Linden C., Michael Anthony, Greg Eversoul, John B, Kim Po, Nugz, Leemone, Vedda
Music: house, deep tech, tech house, techno
Cover: $10 from Noon-10pm
What you're still up? Well lucky for you the party is still going on! Whether you're starting up or winding down there is a bit for everybody today. For the up crowd enjoy the indoor and outdoor dance floors as well as a sleuth of DJ talent led today by local hero Joshua Iz. And for those of you looking to chill, enjoy the cinema chill out and hookah lounge. Either way get out and enjoy that last little bit of warm sun before winter sneaks out from around the corner. (WF) 

Event: Resident Advisor day party
Venue: The Endup
DJs: Âme,Dixon, Crazy Larry, Taimur Agha
Music: house, techno
Cover: $10 presale, $15 door
Famous for throwing dope gigs at WMC, DEMF and Decibel, Cheap Sunglasses collaborates with dance music webmag Resident Advisor to give you a stormin day party to keep the weekend going for you. Berlin house DJ and Innervisions producer Dixon brings his masterful skills to school you on his definition of "deep house" while German duo Ame enlighten us with their Detroit-influenced, techno-tinged house. This jammy will have your asses shakin all day long. (JV8)

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The week as it was...

Friday @ Supperclub

Veni Vidi Vici @ Club Six

Salted @ Mighty

Sneaks Birthday Beats @ Mezzanine

Data Recovery @ The Endup

2nd Sunday @ Mission Rock

Super Soul Sundayz @ Temple