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2/24 Hey! It’s Fat Tuesday! Where we drinkin’?!

Posted by novoscene on February 24, 2009

In the midst of all the running around it somehow slipped my mind that today was Fat Tuesday, WTF was I thinking? Who knows.  The important question, good people, is-where are we drinking?

Here’s a quick roundup of promising  options. Now who’s got the 1st round?

 


East Meets West Mardi Gras at Ozumo

Live drummers, samba dancers, special Brazillian drinks and a New Orleans shakedown sounds courtesy of DJ Gray.
Free
5pm
Ozumo
2251 Broadway Ave, Oakland
510.286.9866
http://ozumo.com

Mardi Gras with the Mark St. Mary Louisiana Blues & Zydeco Band

Come get your Mardi Gras on with the ol’ school masters, voted best zydeco band of 2007 by the Bay Area Blues Society. Cajun/Zydeco dance lesson at 8
$10
8:30pm
Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center
1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
htp://www.ashkenaz.com

 


PST feat. Waajeed & Jennifer Johns

Who knows if this is an official Fat Tuesday party, but it’s Wajeed, so it really doesn’t matter. Catch a special set by Platinum Pied Pipers stalwart and J-Dilla prodigy. Plus Oakland’s Jennifer johns opens. Nu soul and beats for that ass.
$5
9pm
330 Ritch
330 Ritch St., San Francisco
http://www.330ritch.com


Gomorran Social Aid and Pleasure Club

Nobody parties like a Gomorran. Seriously. This band of hobo, Motown vaudeville freaks have a habit of burning up a dancefloor then burning down the house. And Damon and the Heathens is opening? Better get here before the cops do.
$10
8:30pm
The Make Out Room
3225 22nd St., San Francisco
http://www.myspace.com/thegomorrans


Fat Tuesday w/ Bayonics

The Bayonics crew are bringing the latin hip hop and breaking out the breaking out the Samba dance ensembles Loco Bloco, Bomberas De La Bahia and Sambamora.
$15
8pm
Yoshi’s San Francisco
1330 Fillmore st. San Francisco
415.655.5600
http://www.yoshis.com


San Francisco Mardi Gras Ball

Extra Action Marching Band, Brass Mafia. Plastic Beads. Alcohol. By themselves, the makings of a cool night. All together? The reason why you’re gonna call into work tomorrow.
$15
9pm
The Independent
628 Divisadero St., San Francisco
http://www.sunsettickets.com

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