Editor’s note: Girls Night Out focuses on lesbian-themed events in San Diego.
Happening Wednesday – May 4
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. Enjoy an expansive variety of Portuguese and Brazilian dishes. Come and see Tara Jaye, Lillian Lefranc, Karina Frost, and The Anderson Girls. Wednesday nights in OB are hosted by the charismatic Tori Roze, who contributes a positive, soulful and beautiful voice with her music and songs.
U-31 – We Wednesdays - 9 pm
Women’s Entertainment presents the beats of Miki Vale and NiomieSoulFly. Come enjoy some underground hip hop, soul, dance hall and rare grooves at U31. Break up the monotony of your week at We Wednesdays. No cover!
Happening Thursday – May 5
Rich’s – Repent – Cinco de Mayo – 9:30 pm
Come experience Cinco de Mayo at Repent! There will be Mexican décor, a fire show, and so much more. When you hear the church bells ringing, expect an epic performance from the talented and beautiful Repent bartenders. DJ Dirty Kurty will be spinning the beats.
Happening Friday – May 6
Brass Rail – R-Night – 9 pm
Every first and fifth Friday is R-Night! This is where the ladies will be! Come celebrate at the Brass Rail on a night that is for girls by girls! Dance until midnight with the featured guest DJ!
Happening Saturday – May 7
Numbers – Femme Fatale – 9 pm
Expect new and fresh lesbian events every week. Expect ‘80s parties, masquerade balls and special holiday events. Dynamic crowds, invigorating themes and rotating deejays will keep you on your toes.
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.