Lesbian ladies in San Diego have a week chock-full of fun and surprises
Editor's Note: Check out the nightly social scene week after week with Bianca! If you know of events that aren't listed, feel free to send her a head's up on anything that's not currently on her radar. Next week this column will kick-off on Tuesdays. Tune in!
Happening Wednesday – June 15
Bourbon Street – RunHoney – Acoustic Set – 8 pm
RunHoney never intended on becoming an all-girl band for fear of being labeled "gimmicky." They just set out to find the BEST musicians and they all turned out to be women!
Made up of local musical geniuses, RunHoney has a notoriously melodic and edgy sound with powerful vocals, and a kick-ass rhythm. Don’t miss RunHoney at Bourbon Street Bar and Grill in University Heights - tonight - Wednesday at 8 pm. It's all acoustic, yeah! No Cover.
Happening Thursday – June 16
Rich’s – Repent with Whitney Mixter from The Real L Word – 9:30 pm
She’s back, once again! Whitney Mixter from The Real L Word (Season 1 and Season 2) will be coming to San Diego to hang out and party with all of us San Diego girls at Repent - at Rich's Nightclub in Hillcrest.
If you haven't been paying attention, The Real L Word Season 2 just premiered with Whitney as the new star of the show. Thursday is the new Friday at Repent! Cover is $6 before 10 pm, $8 from 10 pm - 11 pm, and $10 after 11 pm.
Happening Friday – June 17
Brass Rail – Rivalry’s Softball Social & June Birthday Bash - 9 pm
This Friday, Rivalry is pairing up with Gossip Grill and America’s Finest City Softball League (AFCSL) to bring you this season’s hottest Summer Softball Social! Do you want to start playing softball? Or do you just like watching a good game? Either way, come to Gossip Grill to find out more about San Diego softball!
Also, what is softball without our great American HOT DOG? Arrive early and get your FREE hot dogs and snacks at Rivalry's Summer Softball Social at Gossip Grill!
THEN, head over to the Brass Rail at 9 pm for RIVALRY: Where Worlds Collide. Once inside, sign up for the OBSTACLE with a team of two, which will naturally be an amazing experience. If you win, get a special Rivalry prize!
There's MORE: If your Birthday is in the month of JUNE plan to come celebrate even more. If you message Rivalry on Facebook you can join the FREE VIP access to celebrate and have a midnight toast with the Rivalry team! DJ dirtyKURTY will be on the turntable and go-go Amber will be dancing her ass off! Cover is just $5! Don’t miss out.
Happening Saturday – June 18
Numbers – Femme Fatale: “BLITZED” with SD SURGE Women’s Football Team - 9 pm
Are you ready to get BLITZED? Well, this Saturday at Numbers, the San Diego Women’s Surge Football Team will be celebrating the end of their regular season of tackle football with our ladies of Femme Fatale!
With their recent win over the Bandits, the San Diego Surge is the American Conference/South Pacific Division Champions!!! They will also be hosting the first round of WFA playoffs at Mira Mesa High School. DJ Kiki will be kicking off the beats and the Go-Go’s will be decked out in football-themed attire.
Also, you can mingle outside on the patio and have some snacks from the BBQ grill. Treat yourself to some hot dogs and cheese burgers! The women of Surge play hard and are looking forward to partying hard with you in celebration! Come show San Diego Surge your love and support! If you wear your favorite football themed attire, you can get $2 off cover until 12 am!
Happening EVERY Tuesday STARTING JUNE 21
Ruby Room – Ruby Tuesdays! – 9 pm
Starting June 21st, come and see Female Fronted Bands hosted by the lovely and sultry Tori Roze at the Ruby Room in Hillcrest! On the 21st, see The Jade Element, Francesca Valle, Lillian LeFranc, and Nick Z!
While getting your grooves on with these female fronted bands, get your TAROT Cards Read by me, Bianca! So get your gypsy on and get those pertinent questions answered! TAROT Card Readings cost just $1.00 per minute! AND see fantastic ART by our Mister Andy! There is a suggested $2 donation and the event is 21+.
Happening EVERY Tuesday
Gossip Grill – Trashy/Classy Karaoke Night – 7 pm
Every Tuesday night enjoy yourself at Gossip Grill with the ladies, and for some hilariously fun karaoke with our very own Miss Laura Jane. Get your dinner on, and have a night full of friends, great food, good laughs, and songs with the ladies! Who could ask for more? No Cover.
Happening EVERY Wednesday
U-31 – We Wednesdays - 9 pm
Women’s Entertainment recently launched 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 at U-31. Break up the monotony of your week at We Wednesdays. No Cover.
Bourbon Street – Latin Night
Come to Bourbon Street Bar and Grill in University Heights on Wednesdays, starting at 8 pm for Latin Night and dance your night away to only the best Latin beats! No Cover.
Happening EVERY Thursday
Rich’s – Repent – 9:30 pm
With or without Whitney, Repent, held weekly at Rich's Nightclub in Hillcrest, is a dynamic mixture of cocktail and coyote ugly with a ton of lesbian vigor thrown in!
It is notoriously packed every Thursday night and has had Hillcrest raving! And when you hear the church bells ringing, expect an epic performance from the talented and beautiful Repent bartenders. Thursday is the new Friday at Repent! Cover is $6 before 10 pm, $8 from 10 pm - 11 pm, and $10 after 11 pm.
Happening EVERY Friday
The Flame - Soul Kiss Fridays – 10 pm
You may not realize it, but The Flame is now the only ladies Nightclub in San Diego and they are giving the women here a full scale night club of their own. Don’t miss Soul Kiss on Fridays and enjoy all of the underground hip-hop that you love!
DJ Gigi will be in the front room with the best hip-hop, dance hall and more underground beats. Meanwhile, DJ Shedonistic will be rocking the back of the house with dance, house, Baltimore/Jersey Club, Raggaeton, and high energy mixes! The doors will open at 10 pm. $5 until 11 pm and $7 after 11 pm.
Happening EVERY Sunday
Bourbon Street Bar and Grill – Sundays are Ladies Night
Come to Ladies Night every Sunday at Bourbon Street Bar and Grill in University Heights, 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. No Cover.
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 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. Also, unwind at the Hump Day Gossip Hour every Wednesday, from 7 am to 1:30 am. No Cover.
Bianca Waxlax is a freelance writer for SDGLN who also has written for Lavender Lens Magazine. She loves to write articles about national and world news relating to LGBT issues, film reviews and health topics. To reach Bianca with questions or news about this column, contact her via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
She is also 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, visit biancawaxlax.com.