July 2016 Calendar

All shows are "free/donation to performers" unless otherwise noted.

  • 1st - 6pm
    Canada Day Party!
  • 2nd Closed
  • 3rd Closed
  • 4th Closed
  • 5th - 9pm
    Beatles Karaoke with J. Raoule Brody
  • 6th - 6:30pm
    Jeff Cleary's Trivia Implosion
  • 7th - 9pm
    Deep Space- Jazz
  • 8th - 9pm
    Conscious Contact-Jazz
  • 9th
  • 10th - doors 6pm
    show 7pm
    Golden Rodeo and Friends
  • 11th - 21+
    Comedy: From Shinola
  • 12th - 9pm
    Odes (Kevin Taylor)
  • 13th - 9pm
    Karina Denike and Friends- Soul
  • 14th - 9pm
    Scott Okimoto- piano
  • 15th - 9pm
    Lee Vilensky Trio- surf/lounge
  • 16th - 9pm
    Kitten on the Keys- Tin Pan Alley
  • 17th - doors 6pm
    show 7pm
  • 18th - 21+
    Comedy: Resistance is Futile
  • 19th - 9pm
    Octomutt- Americana/Blues
  • 20th - 9pm
    Ramrod Romeos- Quirk
  • 21st
  • 22nd - 9pm
    Allison Lovejoy- piano
  • 23rd - 9pm
    Drag Spectacular spectacular Show
  • 24th CLOSED
  • 25th - 21+
    Comedy: Misery Index
  • 26th - 9pm
    Jessica Poppovich- piano
  • 27th - 9pm
    Maldito Tango
  • 28th - 9pm
    Michael McIntosh- piano
  • 29th
  • 30th - 9pm
    Reuben Rye- piano
  • 31st

The Rite Spot Cafe features local bands, comedians and performers and supports the local music, art and comedy scene. Our music program is eclectic catering to our diverse clientele so you are just as likely to see Toshio Hirano singing Jimmy Roger's tunes as a 20's era Tin Pan Alley band The Frisky Frolics. Or local artist, musician and detective Mr. Lucky singing his quirky lounge tunes as you'd see Reuben Rye banging out instrumental versions of 80's post punk on our beautiful piano. Most shows start around 9:00 pm and are FREE unless otherwise noted. There is a $8.00 per person minimum during all free live performances.

We are a rare San Francisco luxury set in an unpretentious atmosphere.

"As soon as you enter the Rite Spot Café, it's apparent that this quaint Mission District hang is a cut above the other small dives in the area. It's the perfect combination of neighborhood bar and charming hideaway, with friendly-but-don't-fuck-with-me bartenders, white tablecloths, and an affordable, delectable menu of mostly Italian comfort food. But even with those charms, the strong suit of the place is the live entertainment; the setting frequently draws in some of the area's best musicians for free shows. The regular gigs on Sunday nights, when the rickety house piano at the front of the room is taken over by some of the most skilled singer/songwriters, make it an ideal room for listening. Aside from a little low conversation and the occasional clink of a glass, people are there to listen, and what they're listening to is top-notch."

San Francisco Bay Guardian
Best Listening Room

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