Editor’s note: Girls Night Out focuses on lesbian-themed events in San Diego.
Happening Wednesday – April 13
Portugalia – Female Fronted Bands That Rock – 9 pm
Visit Ocean Beach for a night of talented female musicians with musical styles ranging from soul, punk, folk and acoustic rock. Come see Mary Dolan, Christy Bruneau and wild older women! Enjoy an expansive variety of Portuguese and Brazilian dishes. Wednesday nights in OB are hosted by the charismatic and multi-talented Tori Roze, who brings a positive, soulful and beautiful voice to our community with her music and songs.
U-31 – We Wednesdays - 9 pm
Women’s Entertainment presents the newest and hottest night for women at U-31 in North Park. This Wednesday enjoy the beats of Miki Vale and NiomieSoulFly. Come enjoy some underground hip-hop, soul, dance hall and rare grooves. Break up the monotony of your week at We Wednesdays. No cover!
Happening Thursday – April 14
Rich’s – Repent - 9pm
Repent is a dynamic mixture between cocktail and coyote ugly with a ton of lesbian vigor! It is notoriously packed every Thursday night. When the church bells ring, expect an epic performance from the talented and beautiful Repent bartenders. DJ Von Kiss will be providing the beats! Cover is $8, and if you are a student get to Repent before 11 pm and you will receive a discounted admission with your college ID!
Happening Friday – April 15
Brass Rail - Rivalry – Where Worlds Collide EASTER Event - 9pm
Springtime, pastels, Easter eggs and sweets! Are you ready for Rivalry’s Easter Egg Hunt? Eggs will be hidden all over Brass Rail, and they will be stuffed with prizes, candy and passes to special events! The person who find the most eggs will win a $50 gift card to Adapt studio with Mateo. If you get to Rivalry at 8 pm, you can compete in a beanbag toss! Win the beanbag toss and score a prize! Also, Nicole of Hap En Stans will be putting in feather extensions at a discounted rate, and Clair can make you into a cartoon with her caricature drawing skills. DJ Dirty Kurty will be rockin’ the beats all night.
Happening Saturday – April 16
Numbers – Femme Fatale
New and fresh lesbian events very week! Expect ‘80s parties, masquerade balls and special seasonal events. Sexy dancers, a dynamic crowd, invigorating themes and rotating deejays to keep you on your toes. DJ Kiki will keep you dancing all night! If your RSVP “attending” by 7 pm Saturday and arrive before midnight, there will be NO COVER for you! Spread the word and select more guests to invite so everyone can take advantage of a FREE night at Femme Fatale!
Happening Sunday – April 17
Eden – Unity: 2-Year Anniversary Event – 8-11pm
Can you believe that UNITY is coming up on its second anniversary this Sunday? Come celebrate with DJ Dida and DJ Dirty Kurty. Also, compete in an XBOX dance-off contest and a chance to win an XBOX 360 Kinect. And get prepared for a special Fashion Show by House Boi along with a ZOOLander Walk Off! There will be a FREE gift bag for the first 50 people. $10 for pre-sale tickets and $15 at the door!
Happening every Sunday
Bourbon Street Bar and Grill – Sundays are Ladies Night
Come to Ladies Night every Sunday at Bourbon Street for hip hop and house music. Win cash and prizes by competing in the Booty-Shaking Contest. Enjoy the outdoor heated patio or the indoor dance floor. Also, enjoy Bourbon Street’s delicious bar treats.
Happening every day and night
Every day or night of the week, feel free to indulge in San Diego’s premier all-lesbian bar and grill. Great music, good eats, dynamic and friendly environment for lesbians await seven days a week. Gossip Grill is always decked out in playful and sexy lesbian art. Also spicy is the clever sexual titles and entrees in the menu! Dine inside or outside, or just unwind with your community. Unwind at the Hump Day Gossip Hour every Wednesday, which is designed to give drinkers happy hour prices from open to close. From 7 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Bianca Waxlax is a freelance writer for SDGLN and Lavender Lens Magazine. She loves to write articles about national and world news relating to LGBT issues, film reviews and health topics. Waxlax is an acupuncturist who practices at Levas Physical Therapy and at the Hoeck Physical Therapy office in La Jolla. To learn more about Waxlax, her writing and acupuncture, visit her website.