Tag Archives: El Rio

El Rio to Host Fundraiser in Honor of Oakland Fire Victims

A fundraiser to benefit the families of the victims of the Ghost Ship Oakland fire on Friday will be held at El Rio, located at 3158 Mission St., on December 7. The show will feature a variety of DJs and bands with a sliding scale $5 cover charge at the door – with all proceeds and donations going to the Fire...

Benefit Dampens House Fire Loss for Christina Olague

With a salsa band playing in the back patio and a packed, gyrating dance floor, El Rio’s Salsa Sunday party proved an opportunity for a community of activists, politicians, and friends to come together to help one of their own: former Mission community activist and District 5 Supervisor Christina Olague. When a fire tore through her Baker Street apartment on Christmas...

Join Mission Local for Salsa Sundays at El Rio

Join us at El Rio on Sunday, Feb. 24, for a Salsa Sunday to benefit Mission Local. Every second and fourth Sunday afternoon El Rio hosts the best salsa, merengue and cumbia bands from around the Bay Area on its fabulous patio. From 3 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 24, proceeds will benefit Mission Local. Join us to welcome VISSION...

Start the Decade off Right

With all the amazing things going on for New Year’s Eve, I would admire anyone with enough endurance to continue to party throughout the rest of the weekend. Still, when it comes to Mission night-life, the party never stops, does it? Dancing With the Devil “Oscar, Emmy and BAFTA award-winning director and producer Jon Blair takes us into the favelas...


Monday, November 30 All day $1 PBR/$2 WELL All day Dollar Day, all day 7:00pm Build Them To Break, Self Centered, Bullet Vibe(rock/pop rock)$5 9:00pm Radical Vinyl-DJ’S spin funk+hiphop, oldies+punk! no$


Saturday, November 28 3:00pm Mango, Sweet Sexy Fun For Women till 8:30 9:00pm Jimmy 2 Times, Bamboo Shoots, Two Timin Hussies(ska/pop/alt/punk) $7


Friday, November 27 5:00pm Totally Fabulous Happy Hour T-F 5:30pm Free Oysters on the half Shell, Every Friday 6:00pm Dj’s Carmen&Miranda at the ElRio Fruit Stand(funk/disco/pop) till 2am, no$ 7:30pm Really Rockin BBQ, Every Friday 7:30pm Red Hots Burlesque, Every Friday 9:00pm TRAGIK, Los Rakas, Shine Fresh (electro/synth/pop)


Wednesday, November 25 5:00pm Totally Fabulous Happy Hour T-F 7:00pm Dubstar, Equipto, Bored Stiff(organic rap) $10 9:00pm FUNKAROMA (funk, electro, 70/80’s) no$ front room


Tuesday, November 24 Totally Fabulous Happy Hour T-F 5:00pm $3.00 MARGARITAS ALL NIGHT! 7:00pm The Margins, Sad Bastard Book Club, Excited States(prog/goth/indie rock) $5 rear room 8:00pm LIVE FREE MUSIC TONIGHT!!!! Front Room 8:00pm The Glassines ~ The Friendly Skies [Indie]


Monday, November 23 All day $1 PBR/$2 WELL 7:00pm Alana Sveta, Karli Fairbanks, Honeycomb, Emily Ritz, Pat Parra(americana/mayhem) $5 9:00pm Radical Vinyl-DJ’S spin funk+hiphop, oldies+punk! no$