June 2016 Calendar

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

  • 1st - 6:30pm
    Jeff Cleary Trivia Implosion
  • 2nd - 9pm
    pianist Kyra Gordon
  • 3rd - 9pm
    jazz with Conscious Contact
  • 4th - 9pm
    theremin lounge with Project: Pimento
  • 5th - doors 6pm
    show 6:30pm
    afternoon matinee show Yard Sale + Tom Heyman
  • 6th - 9pm 21+
    Comedy: Misery Index
  • 7th - 9pm
    live band Beatles Karaoke with J. Raoule Brody
  • 8th - 8:30pm
    pianist Michael McIntosh
  • 9th - 8:30pm
    pianist Jessica Poppovich
  • 10th - 9pm
    pianist Holly Mead
  • 11th - 9pm
    pianist Reuben Rye 80's jams!
  • 12th - CLOSED
  • 13th - 9pm 21+
    Comedy: From Shinola
  • 14th - 9pm
    pianist Kitten on the Keys
  • 15th - 9pm
    The Rite Spot Café's 64TH BIRTHDAY PARTY with RamRod Romeos (Jamin and Doug) all day and night!
  • 16th - 9pm
    soul chanteuse Allegra Bandy
  • 17th - 9pm
    surf lounge band Lee Vilensky Trio
  • 18th - 9pm
    pianist Michael McIntosh
  • 19th - doors 6pm
    show 7pm
    Opera on Tap
  • 20th - 9pm 21+
    Comedy: Resitance is Futile
  • 21st - 9pm
    americana/blues with Octomutt
  • 22nd - 6pm
    Star Trek Trivia with Mearle
  • 23rd - 9pm
    guitar virtuoso Rag Time/Blues legend Craig Ventresco
  • 24th TBA
  • 25th - 9pm
    20's/30's jazz with Velvet Vipers 9pm
  • 26th - doors 6pm
    show 6:30
    Iowa Blues legends Joe and Vicki Price
  • 27th - 9pm
    Hard Lessons: Comedy/Storytelling 21+ with Bucky Sinister
  • 28th - 9pm
    songbird soundbook Shannon Wolfe + Lee Bloom
  • 29th - TBA
  • 30th - 9pm
    pianist Michael McIntosh

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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