Editor’s note: Girls Night Out focuses on lesbian-themed events in San Diego.
Happening Wednesday – April 20
Portugalia – Female Fronted Bands That Rock – 9 pm
Visit Ocean Beach for a night of talented female musicians with musical styles including soul, punk, folk and acoustic rock. Enjoy an expansive menu of Portuguese and Brazilian dishes. Wednesday nights in OB are hosted by the charismatic and multi-talented Tori Roze, who adds 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. 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 21
Rich’s – Repent: Moonshine - 9pm
Calling all you San Diego country girls! This Thursday, Repent will be playing the hottest country music mixes. There will be line dancing, special surprises, performances and hot country dancers on the main dance floor. And if country is not your thing, traditional Repent will be exploding in the front room playing your favorite hip hop and house until 2 am. Repent is notoriously packed every Thursday night and when you hear the church bells ringing, expect an epic performance from the talented and beautiful Repent bartenders. If you need to grab a bite to eat, feel free to go a hop, skip and a jump away and visit the Crest Café for their yummy home-cooked meals! Then, come back to Repent and Moonshine for DJ Kiki, who will be in the front room, and dirty Kurty, who will be spinning country and house on the main dance floor! Cover is $5 before 10 pm and $7 thereafter!
Happening Friday – April 22
Brass Rail – Wired: Comedians, Musicians and DJs - 9pm
Wired has got a full house of entertainment this Friday night. So be sure to fill yourself up at delicious and convenient Naked Pizza before beginning your evening of dancing, laughing and enjoying the entertainment. Comedian Chantal Carrere will take the stage from 8 to 10 pm! Chantal got a “perfect score” in the Funniest Female Contest competition in L.A. and won the “wildcard finalist” in the Laugh Across America event in Las Vegas. Most recently, she was named one of the “Funniest Lesbian Comedians in America” by Curve magazine. From 10 to 11 pm, Sister Speak will play mesmerizing tunes and vocal harmonies that include elements of acoustic rock, blues and world styles. Finally, from 11 pm to 2 am, dance the night away to the beats of DJ Kiki! You can buy tickets HERE.
Happening Saturday – April 23
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 will keep you on your toes. Expect something new every week at Femme Fatale.
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.