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April 25th: Amar | Amberetta Student Showcase, Nicole Maria, Joanna Marie

We’re slidin’ on into the last full week of April – phew, where does the time go? Months may be passing us by, but there’s one thing you can always count on to stick around – Underground Nomads! Yup, we’re gearing up for another fun-filled Tuesday night at our home, F8 in San Francisco!

Good ol’ Amar will be manning the decks this week. His creative approach to music mixing is something we always look forward to – we know it will get you grooving!

And of course we also have a stellar set of dancers ready to perform this week! Our line-up includes the fabulous talents of Nicole Maria, Joanna Marie and another special student showcase from Amberetta and her class! Come out and support these graceful, vibrant beauties!

Bring your friends and fam and come on out to 1192 Folsom to celebrate another fantastic week of Underground Nomads!

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Normal weekly schedule:

8PM: Music starts
Performance sets at 9:30 and 10.
DJ sets all night following performances, til midnight or later.

We have transitioned to earlier hours, and are now offering 2 sets of performances most weeks (occasionally, we will do just 1 set). $5 entry most weeks* – Free before 9 if you ask. *On certain weeks with larger Special Guest lineups or Special Event nights, we have sliding scale entry fee – usually $5-10 – and may not offer free early entry – but we will honor it if you ask.

April 18th: Amar | Elsa, Millie Rose, Dalila Jasmin + Special Guest Laura Blake

*JUST ADDED:
LAURA BLAKE will be joining us this Tuesday night for a Special added performance. Every-so-often, we have guests visiting from out of town. This week, we have an amazing last minute addition that you do not want to miss.

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Laura Blake is a Fusion Bellydancer with 22 years of performance experience in a variety of performance arts, including classical flute, voice and dance.   She fuses Bellydance, Contemporary, Locking and Butoh into a personal improvisational blend which emphasizes authentic expression and empathetic connection that creates a different world for her audience.   Laura dances with a transformative passion that captivates onlookers and unveils a tale of precision, elegance, and strength.

A nationally award winning dancer, in 2011, she won People’s Choice in Za-Beth’s Viva La Diva Competition, and in 2013 she won 1st place in the Bellydancer of the Year Award as part of the Portland-based vaudeville show, Sepiatonic.   She has co-founded multiple dance companies, and in 2016 she worked in Moria Chappel’s project “Wild Saffron”, Lulu Stone’s project “Operation Pollination’, and Ashley Lopez’s project “Allegro Collective”.  In 2016 also she became an 8 Elements Certified Datura Style Teacher through Rachel Brice, and has completed the Key of Diamonds program with Zoe Jakes. In 2014 she moved to Portland, Oregon to continue her professional training, where she is currently training under the tutelage of internationally celebrated dancers: Ashley Lopez, Deb Rubin, Rachel Brice, and Colette Todorov in Bellydance, and Mizu Desierto and Diego Pinon in Butoh.   She is also currently studying Contemporary Dance, Ballet, Pole Dance, Vogue, Waacking and Yoga. 

With all the holiday celebrations going on, we hope you’re getting to spend some wonderful quality time with loved ones this week! You know who else loves you? We over here at Underground Nomads do!  We hope you’ll continue your celebrating and togetherness with us, this coming Tuesday night at F8 (as always!)

Amar will be joining us in the DJ booth this week – a friendly, familiar face and loving soul bringing fresh mixes to get you moving on the dance floor!

Our wonderful entertainment line-up this week includes the fabulous and sweet Millie Rose, the enchanting Dalila Jasmin, and a new member of the UN family – Elsa!

Elsa has been studying belly dance for eight years, focusing on Egyptian and modern American cabaret styles. She has a passion for Middle Eastern music and is working on exploring the expressive possibilities within her chosen genre.

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So why not bring your family and friends to meet your UN family and friends for fantastic dancing, music, and fun this coming Tuesday at 1192 Folsom!

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Normal weekly schedule:

8PM: Music starts
Performance sets at 9:30 and 10.
DJ sets all night following performances, til midnight or later.

We have transitioned to earlier hours, and are now offering 2 sets of performances most weeks (occasionally, we will do just 1 set). $5 entry most weeks* – Free before 9 if you ask. *On certain weeks with larger Special Guest lineups or Special Event nights, we have sliding scale entry fee – usually $5-10 – and may not offer free early entry – but we will honor it if you ask.

April 11th: Suresh | FCBD, Wendy Marlatt, Shanti Bardot, Lindsay Kendall

Another week, another Tuesday…you know what that means – another fabulous night in San Francisco for Underground Nomads! That’s right, you can always count on us to be your weekly spot for great music, great drinks, great company, and great dancing at our favorite spot in SOMA, F8!

Suresh is back again this week as our musical maestro! He’s always got something fresh queued up to keep you grooving on the dance floor!

That’s not all – we’ve got a fantastic all-resident dance line-up for you too! The wondrous FatChanceBellyDance, Wendy Marlatt, Shanti Bardot, and Lindsay Kendall will all be gracing the stage with their captivating performances. You won’t want to miss what these fantastic women have in store for you!

So go ahead, call up your friends and head out to 1192 Folsom for everyone’s favorite weekly this coming Tuesday night!

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Normal weekly schedule:

8PM: Music starts
Performance sets at 9:30 and 10.
DJ sets all night following performances, til midnight or later.

We have transitioned to earlier hours, and are now offering 2 sets of performances most weeks (occasionally, we will do just 1 set). $5 entry most weeks* – Free before 9 if you ask. *On certain weeks with larger Special Guest lineups or Special Event nights, we have sliding scale entry fee – usually $5-10 – and may not offer free early entry – but we will honor it if you ask.

April 4th: Suresh | Amberetta Student Showcase, Urban Mirage

April is here! Days are getting a bit longer, the sun is shining brighter, spring is in the air – can you feel it?! We over here at Underground Nomads sure can! And you know the best way to celebrate this beauteous season upon us? If you said “another amazing Tuesday night full of dance and music at F8 in San Francisco”…well, my friends, you’re correct!

Suresh is up on the decks this week – he’ll be pumping that good, vital energy through the speakers that will invigorate you on the dance floor!

For the performance portion of the evening, we have a super special treat this week. Resident badass, Amberetta, is doing what she does best…dancing with swords! This week she’ll be joined by her wonderful, hard-working students! And that’s not all…the fantastically talented Urban Mirage will also be sharing their beautiful dancing with us. You won’t want to miss these stellar performances!

So get out in that beautiful spring air and make your way over to 1192 Folsom this coming Tuesday for another wonderful night of dancing, music, drinks, and friends!

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Normal weekly schedule:

8PM: Music starts
Performance sets at 9:30 and 10.
DJ sets all night following performances, til midnight or later.

We have transitioned to earlier hours, and are now offering 2 sets of performances most weeks (occasionally, we will do just 1 set). $5 entry most weeks* – Free before 9 if you ask. *On certain weeks with larger Special Guest lineups or Special Event nights, we have sliding scale entry fee – usually $5-10 – and may not offer free early entry – but we will honor it if you ask.

March 28th: Rafael | Salimpour School, Isabel Perdomo, Dalila Jasmin

Eeeeek! March has just flown by, hasn’t it? The last week is upon us, but have no fear – Underground Nomads is still here! This coming Tuesday, you know where you can find us…with good tunes and beautiful dancing, as always at F8 in San Francisco!

Rafael joins us in the DJ booth once again. You’ll be drawn to the dance floor by the sounds of his sweet mixes!

Our dancing line-up this week includes the wondrous members of the Salimpour School, Isabel Perdomo, and Dalila Jasmin! These fantastic, talented ladies are sure to entice and delight!

So, come out and prep for April as we send off this month with a bang! Grab your friends and come on down to 1192 Folsom this coming Tuesday night!

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Normal weekly schedule:

8PM: Music starts
Performance sets at 9:30 and 10.
DJ sets all night following performances, til midnight or later.

We have transitioned to earlier hours, and are now offering 2 sets of performances most weeks (occasionally, we will do just 1 set). $5 entry most weeks* – Free before 9 if you ask. *On certain weeks with larger Special Guest lineups or Special Event nights, we have sliding scale entry fee – usually $5-10 – and may not offer free early entry – but we will honor it if you ask.

March 21st: Suresh | Evelyn Renee, Amberetta, Onyx, Alhambra Tribal, Karina Castellanos

We’re into March now and spring has sprung here at Underground Nomads at F8! Now, the weather may not be the best indicator (we do live in the crazy bay after all!), but we’ve certainly got the spring spirit coursing through our veins! Revitalization, renewal, hope, and growth are what we’re looking forward to this season. And what’s more refreshing than a Tuesday night filled with fresh music, beautiful art, and new friends in our always surprising city of San Francisco?

This week, Suresh is at it once again, holding it down in the DJ booth! His tunes are sure to bust you out of that wintry slumber!

And just look at this list of wonderful dancers ready to let their talents bloom! We are joined by the lovely Evelyn Renee, Amberetta, Onyx, Alhambra Tribal, and Karina Castellanos this week. These wonderful gals will put a spring in your step!

So commit to some fresh fun this week, and join us this coming Tuesday at 1192 Folsom for Underground Nomads!

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Normal weekly schedule:

8PM: Music starts
Performance sets at 9:30 and 10.
DJ sets all night following performances, til midnight or later.

We have transitioned to earlier hours, and are now offering 2 sets of performances most weeks (occasionally, we will do just 1 set). $5 entry most weeks* – Free before 9 if you ask. *On certain weeks with larger Special Guest lineups or Special Event nights, we have sliding scale entry fee – usually $5-10 – and may not offer free early entry – but we will honor it if you ask.

March 14th: Suresh | Wendy Marlatt, Surreyya, Lindsay Kendall, Lady G. Schmidt, Verbatim, Paige Lawrence

Ruh-roh…what’s that you say? Beware the Ides of March!? I don’t know about you, but over here at Underground Nomads, we prefer to focus on the positive. And we’re positive that you’re going to have a blast with us this coming Tuesday night, as always, at F8 in San Francisco! A betrayal-free night, guaranteed!

This week, we got Suresh up on the decks. He’ll be serving up the groovy global mixes he’s known for to keep you bopping around the dance floor.

Our dancer line-up this week is jam-packed with varied and wonderful talents including Wendy Marlatt, Surreyya, Lindsay Kendall, Lady G. Schmidt, Verbatim, and Paige Lawrence! So many fantastic, engaging dancers in one night – we can hardly stand it!

So get yourselves on down to 1192 Folsom once again this coming Tuesday for another night of fabulous music, entertainment, drinks, and fun! Maybe just leave Brutus at home for this one…

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Normal weekly schedule:

8PM: Music starts
Performance sets at 9:30 and 10.
DJ sets all night following performances, til midnight or later.

We have transitioned to earlier hours, and are now offering 2 sets of performances most weeks (occasionally, we will do just 1 set). $5 entry most weeks* – Free before 9 if you ask. *On certain weeks with larger Special Guest lineups or Special Event nights, we have sliding scale entry fee – usually $5-10 – and may not offer free early entry – but we will honor it if you ask.