Editor’s note: Girls Night Out focuses on lesbian-themed events in San Diego.
Happening Wednesday – May 25
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. Wednesday nights in OB are hosted by the charismatic and multi-talented Tori Roze, who has a soulful and beautiful voice.
U-31 – We Wednesdays - 9 pm
Women’s Entertainment showcases 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 26
Rich’s – Repent – 9:30pm
Repent is a dynamic mixture between cocktail and coyote ugly with a ton of lesbian vigor! When you hear the church bells ringing, expect an epic performance from the talented and beautiful Repent bartenders.
Happening Friday – May 27
Brass Rail – WIRED: A Night of DJs – 9pm
A night of DJs is back again by popular demand. No matter what music you love to dance to Wired will have you covered this Friday. The lineup will consist of DJ Reactivity, DJ Kiki, and DJ Heabnasty! There will be DubStep, Top 40s, mash-ups and house. No cover before 9!
The Flame - Soul Kiss Fridays – Ladies Touch Magazine Launch Party – 10pm
Come celebrate the launch of Ladies Touch Magazine at The Flame! The first 20 people through the door will receive a free copy of the magazine, which will feature our community’s elite, fashion, entertainment and women-empowering articles. DJ Gigi will be in the front room spinning only the best hip hop, dance hall and more. Meanwhile DJ Shedonistic will be rockin’ the back of the house with house, dance, Baltimore/Jersey Club, Reggaeton and some high-energy remixes. The doors will open at 10. $5 cover until 11 and $7 after.
Happening Saturday – May 28
Numbers – Femme Fatale – Lady Gaga CD Release Party – 9 pm
Come enjoy the GAGA-thon at Femme Fatale this Saturday! Femme Fatale will be hosting the Official Lady Gaga CD release party. So come celebrate Memorial Day Weekend GAGA style at Femme Fatale. Get your best Lady Gaga out-fit on and you might win a $250 tattoo gift certificate by Tyler Bloomingdale of Five Two Tattoo. Your favorite resident DJ Myxzlpyx will be droppin’ the beats. Dance it up, and relax on the out door patio as well. If you RSVP attending on Facebook, you will get free cover before 11 or dress up for cover before midnight. Otherwise there will be a $7 cover at the door. See you Lil Monsters!
The Flame –Rapture - Salute to the Troops Memorial Bash
Come celebrate Memorial Day weekend at the Flame and salute our troops. The Flame is now the only ladies nightclub in San Diego and they are giving the ladies a full scale nightclub of their own. Rapture is the newest night and will be happening every first, third and fourth Saturday of the month. This Saturday, special guest DJs will be spinning the best hip-hop, house, and mash-ups. Feast your eyes on the sultry Rapture dancers. There will be free entry for all active duty military with proper military ID.
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 the Kwan Yin Holistic Center in South Park, and at the Levas Physical Therapy and the Hoeck Physical Therapy office in La Jolla. To learn more about Waxlax, her writing and acupuncture, visit her website.