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Alejandro Escovedo returns to Bimbo’s 365 Club- Aug. 16

Did you know that Alejandro Escovedo is an integral part of San Francisco’s punk rock history?  Though the talented Escovedo Family was raised in San Antonio (Coke Escovedo and Pete Escovedo are his brothers, Sheila E is Alejandro’s niece), Alejandro rooted his rock career here in San Francisco. He co-founded the first-wave punk rock group […]

Foreverland return to Bimbo’s June 23rd!

What’s your favorite pop dance hit?  Michael Jackson’s curation of his hit songs in one collection, “Number Ones”, resulted in an album almost as important as the original albums from which the songs came, selling gangbuster numbers and influencing similar heavyweight artists (such as The Beatles and The Rolling Stones) to follow suit.  Alongside songs […]

About our murals:

Have you ever wondered about the murals surrounding our back terrace bar?  We love them so much we just want to point them out.  The artist, Julian Ritter, was commissioned by Agostino (Mr. Bimbo) in 1951 to create a nautical ambiance in the terrace lounge.  The final result was a collection of nine paintings of […]

Tease-O-Rama at Bimbo’s: April 20 & 21

Burlesque returns to Bimbo’s 365 Club! Dating back to the early 16th century of France and Italy, burlesque has had quite a historic life. This comedic live performance of song and dance flourished in the United States starting in the 1840’s, entertaining masses in cabarets, theaters and clubs. As one of the oldest nightclubs in […]

Martha Stewart Weddings features Bimbo’s 365 Club

Yes, we do weddings! In fact, Bimbo’s 365 Club was recently featured on Martha Stewart Weddings. Celebrated event planner, and owner of award-winning Dream a Little Dream Events, Kathryn Kalabokes, selected Bimbo’s 365 Club as the perfect venue for her own wedding to Joe Della Cella. Their 1930’s inspired wedding embraced the unique vintage style […]

The Flaming Lips at Bimbo’s – 2/21/12

Last night, The Flaming Lips returned to Bimbo’s for a truly unforgettable show. We were so excited to have this phenomenal band back on our stage. They turned the entire venue into a love-fest of colorful lights and confetti. The band came prepared with a harp, timpani, huge balloons, a psychedelic gong, laser hands, a […]

Congratulations Adele!

Bimbo’s 365 Club would like to congratulate Adele on her 6 Grammy wins! Her amazing talent deserves all of this recognition. We are proud to have hosted Adele’s first San Francisco show. It was an incredibly memorable performance and a perfect showcase for her magnificent voice. It was a pleasure to have her on our […]

Dolphina in the New York Times!

Get to know the Girl in the Fishbowl! The New York Times & Bay Citizen recently profiled Dolphina. The article features club history and the history of Dolphina herself. Learn how the fishbowl illusion works and who has “swam” there before. Check out the full article for interesting facts and behind-the-scenes photos.