Bimbo's Blog

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” […]

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 […]

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 […]

Benefit Show – October 6

The 7th Annual Richard de Lone Special Housing Project Benefit on Sunday, October 6 will cap off the Bay Area music lovers’ favorite weekend! This incredibly important benefit at Bimbo’s 365 Club will feature some of the best bluegrass, Americana and rockabilly musicians in a post-festival after party with Nick Lowe, Boz Scaggs, Buddy Miller, […]

Romance at Bimbo’s 365 Club!

Love is always in the air at Bimbo’s 365 Club. There’s hardly a dull moment around here, but what makes things really exciting is to hear about the stories of romance that happened within these walls. It’s quite often that one of our staff gets the juicy gossip on how someone met their beau at […]

Relationships that last for generations!

A. La Rocca Sea Food Inc. has been with us since the beginning! Reminiscing in the archives is always entertaining, and in this edition we’d like to highlight one of the businesses that has worked with us since the club opened in 1931. In a recent browse through this 1939 pamphlet of the Club’s days […]

Remembering J.J. Cale

Remembering JJ Cale will always be easy, as the late singer-songwriter’s contribution of amaranthine anthems will never be forgotten. With a catalog of 16 albums and innumerable songs written for other musicians, JJ Cale’s songs were made to last. The signature laid-back style of his lyrics and grooves are like a sweet ride that’s so […]

Herbert Grönemeyer comes to Bimbo’s 365 Club on Sept 27!

After a sold-out performance in New York City earlier this year, Herbert Grönemeyer, Germany’s most acclaimed and best-selling rock artist, will launch his first full US tour this September. Bimbo’s 365 Club is pleased to present his Northern California debut on September 27! A true renaissance man, Grönemeyer first came to prominence in Germany starring […]

From the Bimbo’s archives: A 1930’s Cocktail Menu

Where has the time gone? This vintage bar menu from the original 365 Club location on Market Street is a definite indication of the time that has passed. Look at those cocktails! See those prices! As always, Bimbo’s 365 Club was a roaring good time, no doubt!