Reverend Horton Heat returns to Bimbo’s on April 16!

Psychobilly returns to Bimbo’s with Reverend Horton Heat on April 16!  If you weren’t around North Beach in the 90s or early 2000’s, then you’re in for a real treat to see how at home this band is on our stage.  This band always makes the room come alive! Reverend Horton Heat returns toting the More…

From the archives: Girls! Girls! Girls!

Oh the glamour!  Us San Franciscan’s shouldn’t complain about the weather, but our dancers in 1954 sure did do a good rain dance!

Asaf Avidan returns with the new album GOLD SHADOW

Having toured over the globe, Israeli singer-songwriter and musician Asaf Avidan has built up a devoted following as well as a reputation for a legendary live show.  The latest single, “The Jail That Sets you Free” recently premiered at Entertainment Weekly was described “boasts a clever combination of bluesy garage rock, poppy New Wave synths, More…

From our Archives: 1952

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1952 was a great year for Bimbo’s 365 Club!  For all you SF history buffs, it was the first anniversary of the opening of the 365 Club at our current location and it was a not-to-miss event! On July 17, 1952 we kicked off a week-long celebration with Derle Knox’s Orchestra and the Dorothy Dorben’s More…

The Asteroids Galaxy Tour – Oct 17

Bombastically thrilling are words commonly used to describe The Asteroids Galaxy Tour’s live performances. With live horn sections, keys, and the usual collection of instruments and joined by a handful of friends on tour, the core members Lars Iverson (writer and producer) and Mette Lindberg (songwriter, frontwoman) are hardly shy about putting together a good More…

Zola Jesus with a live brass ensemble – Oct 8th

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Zola Jesus is a realization of knowing a place in the world. Nika Roza Danilova has gone from being an outsider, experimental, teenage noise-maker to a fully-fledged, internationally-celebrated, electronic-pop musician. It was a huge accomplishment, and, despite her age (young), her origins (mid-western, desolate), her accelerated scholastic achievements (high school and college were each completed More…

Remembering Robin WIlliams

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With heavy hearts, we remember the great Robin Williams. A man with vast talent, a generous heart, and a gift to bring joy to the world is truly something to mourn the loss of. We feel that the world has lost their favorite uncle this week. We cannot forget all the laughs we had with More…

Markéta Irglová comes to Bimbo’s 365 Club on Oct 23rd!

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Czech-born singer-songwriter Markéta Irglová may have not been prepared for the instant fame from her starring role in the movie “Once”, but it positioned her quite nicely on top of the international music scene. The hit independent film was conceived to be director John Carney’s homage to music from a musician’s perspective. A screenplay in More…

Pinback returns on October 2nd!

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Celebrating a decade since the release of Pinback’s iconic album, ‘Summer In Abaddon’, Rob Crow and Zach Smith will be hitting the road this fall on a 25-stop North American tour dedicated to playing the album in its entirety. The 11-track album isn’t the first of the duo’s Pinback discography, but has been noted by More…

Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes return – Sept 18th!

Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes at Bimbo’s 365 Club, October 18, 2013

We’ve hardly recovered from swooning over Clairy Browne and the Bangin’ Rackettes last October, but are we ever excited to have them back! Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, the steamy & eclectic crew of musicians have been taking the United States by storm with their vivacious blend of soul, surf, and rhythm & blues. Their ultra-energetic More…

Butch Whacks & The Glass Packs – The Final Shows

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Each time we said farewell we knew it wasn’t forever, but Butch Whacks & The Glass Packs are signing off on their Annual Farewell Show this year after saying 33 annual good-byes since 1971. The Final Shows. The Last Laffs. It’s a sentimental farewell for us this year as Bimbo’s 365 Club has been a More…

Unforgettable Performers & Legends at Bimbo’s 365 Club: Charles Pierce

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We like our camp with a whole lotta glam and the evenings we had with Charles Pierce in the 1970s were ones that hold a special place in our hearts. One of the most famous female impersonators of our time, Pierce truly was “the Master and Mistress of Surprise or Disguise.” His career included acting More…

Dolphina has new friends! And they’re Ezralites!

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We have cause to celebrate with Better Than Ezra’s return to San Francisco AND the addition of new goldfish in Dolphina’s fishbowl! Both warrant such joyous announcements that we decided to mash them both up and give you this underwater music video. Because these things are so GOOD. Better Than Ezra is returning to play More…

Mr. Bimbo and the First Annual Bike Derby

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Critical Mass, cool your gears. San Francisco’s first ever bicycle takeover was created by our very own cycler, Mr. Bimbo, and his fellow entertainment business friends! Massive groups of cyclists crowding the streets may be something modern San Franciscans have grown to know, but can you imagine seeing the first in history? The First Annual More…

Unforgettable Performers & Legends at Bimbo’s 365 Club: Dick Contino

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California bad boy and legendary accordion virtuoso, Dick Contino, wanted to play high school football, but his parents objection to the sport kept him on the path of devotion to his accordion. Contino’s father was an accordion player himself and his mother…  well, just the worrying type. Contino received his first accordion at age seven More…

Berlin at Bimbo’s 365 Club – March 21st

L.A.’s iconic synth electro-pop pioneers, Berlin, make a stop on our stage after six years away from San Francisco toting ‘Animal,’ a brand-new 12-track album. ‘Animal’ explores contemporary electronic dance music while remaining true to the groundbreaking sound and signature vocals that continue to define the band. “New music is the lifeblood of anybody making More…

Asaf Avidan – First SF show – March 7th

“If you haven’t heard Avidan’s music, prepare to be astounded”- The Independent U.K. Asaf Avidan’s unique artistry will be brought to North American audiences when he tours here for the first time. While he has drawn comparisons to both Jeff Buckley and Nina Simone, he possesses a voice that is utterly singular. An Asaf Avidan More…

Bimbo’s Bridge

As the holiday season approaches, we reminisce of Agostino “Bimbo” Giuntoli and his notable generosity in giving back to the community in which he came from. Born and raised in Chiessina Uzzanese, a small Tuscan town west of Florence, young Bimbo lived the urban tale of endless walking “uphill, in horrible weather, in both directions” More…

New Years Eve at Bimbo’s 365 Club

Oh New Year’s Eve, you’re Dolphina’s favorite party! Already confirmed for this year are The Gold Star Soul Revue, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Gaucho, and special appearances by Dolphina our girl in the fishbowl. And there’s much more to come! Admission includes a complimentary glass of champagne and party favors. At midnight we More…

North Beach neighbor gets new ink!

Our beloved and decorated neighbor Lyle Tuttle hardly needs an introduction, but we certainly have a lot to say about him! Quite the raconteur, there’s always a good time to be had with the talented Lyle. The tattoo pioneer has led the life of leaving no stone unturned as he became one the most famous More…