September 5th | Open Stage improv. with DJ Suresh

Underground Nomads ~ Keeping the Global Vibe Alive *•♫*

We’re having another OPEN STAGE Improv. night … You Can Dance … to a live mixed set by DJ Suresh.

 

Our awesome eclectic DJ Suresh will be rockin the beats with his global soundscapes from 8-10pm, and our amazing bartender Demitria will be serving up elixirs that won’t disappoint.

Doors: 8pm
Show:
9:15pm Open Stage Improv.
Sign up to perform at the door.

10:00pm Afterparty in the back room with DJ SURESH

(Note earlier hours starting in September – we will start at 9 or 9:15pm every week).

Normal weekly schedule – New hours!
– Over the next few weeks, our schedule will be transitioning to slightly earlier hours. We will post each week’s schedule on the website, so check in every week to see Show times.

STARTING IN SEPTEMBER, WE WILL END AT 10PM. Doors 8, Show 9:15PM – We will have one longer set of performances instead of 2).

F8 – 1192 Folsom, SF. (Folsom & 8th St) 21+

$5-10 sliding scale donation at the door.

NOTE: Starting in August, on 3rd Tuesdays, Peep Show (Drag, Burlesque, Variety show formerly 3rd Wednesdays at Codeword) will be taking over the Underground Nomads stage. Look for more themed Tuesdays including Dark / Modern Fusion on 4th Tuesdays in November, December and January – curated by Ariellah.

With our new scheduling format, nothing has changed for the early part of the night, except we will be transitioning to starting our performances a few minutes earlier. So plan on coming by 9pm for the first set in the coming months (Each week’s Show Times will be posted in the weekly update). Following the show, F8, will be taking over with a new late-night club called VS. All are welcome to stay, and if you all are wanting to continue listening to the signature Underground Nomads global beats into the late night, we’ll move it to the back room for an intimate party.

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Our Resident DJs are Amar, Santero, Suresh, Sep and Dulce Vita. With us in spirit, our co-founder and inspiration the late DJ Cheb i Sabbah. We are a niche group of the Bay Area’s most eclectic DJs breaking barriers of genre and culture.

Our beautifuly talented mix of Resident Dancers include FatChanceBellyDance, Elizabeth Strong, Calamity Sam & MotheeLode, Verbatim, Surreyya Hada, Shanti Bardot, Tatyana, Millie Rose, Isabel Perdomo, Lindsay Kendall, Salimpour School, Azure, Laila Astar, Laura Elisabeth, Evelyn Renee, Amberetta, Lady G. Schmidt, Karina, Kamille & Rockabelly, Carla Kerstens, Barbara Nellikka, Ali Hawkes, Wendy Marlatt, May Yang, Pixie Fordtears, Ayre Briar, Paige, Onyx, Little Egypt, Kara Gwyn, Anastasia, Dalila Jasmin and Onyx, with local instructors Zoe Jakes, Kami Liddle, The Lady Fred, Jill Parker and Ariellah among others hosting student showcases.

We feature special events throughout the year hosting Amazing Guest dancers from all over the world, Vendor Bazaars featuring Local artists, Student Showcases, Auctions and Fundraising Benefit nights for local charities.

For weekly lineup information visit our Calendar page at: http://www.undergroundnomads.com

FOLLOW us on instragram @ https://www.instagram.com/undergroundnomads/

FIND US on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/UndergroundNomads

We truly appreciate your support,

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August 29 | 5th Tuesday Benefit for HIPS | Suresh | Jill Parker & Little Egypt + Student Showcase, FatChanceBellyDance, Shanti Bardot + Sarah Kate Duet, Nicole Maria, TwoWinks, Peep Show

It’s time for another one of our quarterly 5th Tuesdays!
. . . What does that mean?
. . . . . . Extended Lineup. Supporting causes. Vendors.
. . . . . . . . . After-Party in the Back Room!

Sandi’s Ocean, Fool Proof and The Rebel’s Garden will be showcasing their unique creations.

Jill Parker will be bringing her Student Group And members of Little Egypt will be joining us, including a solo by Nicole Maria and a duo with Danielle and Jeanette: as TwoWinks.

Another duet you will not want to miss is Shanti Bardot with Sarah Kate.

Oh, and The PeepShow crew (the drag, burlesque variety show now taking over 3rd Tuesdays every month at Underground Nomads)  will be joining us as well to round out an awesome lineup of performances for the night.

Our awesome eclectic DJ Suresh will be rockin the beats with his global soundscapes and our amazing bartender Demitria will be serving up elixirs that won’t disappoint.

Doors: 8pm
Show:
9:15pm First set
10:00pm Second set
10:30pm Afterparty in the back room with DJ SURESH

(Note earlier hours starting in September – we will start at 9 or 9:15pm every week).

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Mission 

HIPS promotes the health, rights, and dignity of individuals and communities impacted by sexual exchange and/or drug use due to choice, coercion, or circumstance. HIPS provides compassionate harm reduction services, advocacy, and community engagement that is respectful, non-judgmental, and affirms and honors individual power and agency.

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Vision

We believe that those engaged in sex work, sex trade, and drug use should be able to live healthy, self-determined, and self-sufficient lives free from stigma, violence, criminalization or oppression. We will achieve this through engaging sex workers, drug users and our communities in challenging structural barriers to health, safety, and prosperity.

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Services

With our new Center for Health and Achievement our services are expanding! We always offer syringe exchange, both walk in and delivery, and we do condom distribution during daytime and night time outreach. Now clients can come to our drop in center for showers and laundry. For an up to date list of the services we offer click here.

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Cyndee Clay, Executive Director


​Pronouns: she/her/hers
Clay is an internationally recognized expert with over  20 years experience in program development, nonprofit management and evaluation for improving the health and safety of injection and non-injection drug users, sex workers, and transgender individuals.  She is a graduate of the UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Executive Program at UCLA Business School, convened DC’s first working group on drug user health, and serves as the DC Prevention Planning Group’s community co-chair elect,  DC community representative for the Urban Coalition of HIV/AIDS Prevention Services UCHAPS, and the DC Recovery Advisory Council.

 

Normal weekly schedule – New hours!
– Over the next few weeks, our schedule will be transitioning to slightly earlier hours. We will post each week’s schedule on the website, so check in every week to see Show times.

8PM-10:30PM through August
Music starts at 8PM with performance sets at 9:15PM and 10PM
(STARTING IN SEPTEMBER, WE WILL END AT 10PM. Doors 8, Show 9:15PM – We will have one longer set of performances instead of 2).

F8 – 1192 Folsom, SF. (Folsom & 8th St) 21+

$5-10 sliding scale donation at the door.

NOTE: Starting in August, on 3rd TuesdaysPeep Show (Drag, Burlesque, Variety show formerly 3rd Wednesdays at Codeword) will be taking over the Underground Nomads stage. Look for more themed Tuesdays including Dark / Modern Fusion on 4th Tuesdays in November, December and January – curated by Ariellah.

With our new scheduling format, nothing has changed for the early part of the night, except we will be transitioning to starting our performances a few minutes earlier. So plan on coming by 9pm for the first set in the coming months (Each week’s Show Times will be posted in the weekly update). Following the show, F8, will be taking over with a new late-night club called VS. All are welcome to stay, and if you all are wanting to continue listening to the signature Underground Nomads global beats into the late night, we’ll move it to the back room for an intimate party.

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August 22 | Suresh | Crystal Silmi & RaksArabi, Dalila Jasmin, Lady G. Schmidt

This Week:
Special Guest RaksArabi + residents Dalila Jasmin and Lady G. Schmidt.
DJ Suresh on the decks.

Doors 8pm
Show 9:30pm (Note earlier hours starting in September – we will start at 9:15pm).

Normal weekly schedule – New hours!
– Over the next few weeks, our schedule will be transitioning to slightly earlier hours. We will post each week’s schedule on the website, so check in every week to see Show times.

8PM-10:30PM through August
Music starts at 8PM with performance sets at 9:15PM and 10PM
(STARTING IN SEPTEMBER, WE WILL END AT 10PM. Doors 8, Show 9:15PM – We will have one longer set of performances instead of 2).

F8 – 1192 Folsom, SF. (Folsom & 8th St) 21+

$5-10 sliding scale donation at the door.

NOTE: Starting in August, on 3rd TuesdaysPeep Show (Drag, Burlesque, Variety show formerly 3rd Wednesdays at Codeword) will be taking over the Underground Nomads stage. Look for more themed Tuesdays including Dark / Modern Fusion on 4th Tuesdays in November, December and January – curated by Ariellah.

With our new scheduling format, nothing has changed for the early part of the night, except we will be transitioning to starting our performances a few minutes earlier. So plan on coming by 9pm for the first set in the coming months (Each week’s Show Times will be posted in the weekly update). Following the show, F8, will be taking over with a new late-night club called VS. All are welcome to stay, and if you all are wanting to continue listening to the signature Underground Nomads global beats into the late night, we’ll move it to the back room for an intimate party.

August 15th | 3rd Tuesdays are now PEEPSHOW

*** 3RD TUESDAYS *** Underground Nomads Welcomes PEEPSHOW ***

NOTE : EARLIER SHOWTIMES. Peep Show Performances will start at 8:30pm. Performances at Other Underground Nomads Tuesdays will begin at 9PM starting in September. Check here every week for lineups and start times, as sometimes they shift slightly.

Ladies and gentlemen, and everyone in between, and beyond. Hur-ray, Hur-ray down and see the Peepshow at our new location at F8 Nightclub, August 15th as we present you with astounding feats of drag, burlesque and variety.
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COME MARVEL AT:

Portland’s Premier Punk Pinup Princess
:: Una Solitaire ::

:: Roxy Cotton Candy ::

The Man of a Thousand Costumes
:: Bobby Ashton ::

:: Agatha Agatron Iron Lotus ::

:: Lookie Lulu ::

The Girl Who Always Leaves You With a Happy Ending
:: Joie de Vivre ::

:: Juliano Wade ::

DJ Suresh this week. Next month with DJ David

Door 8 p.m., show 8:30 p.m.. 21+
$5-10 general admission

See Peepshow every THIRD Tuesday at F8 Nightclub, 1192 Folsom St, San Francisco

Normal weekly schedule – New hours!
– Over the next few weeks, our schedule will be transitioning to slightly earlier hours. We will post each week’s schedule on the website, so check in every week to see Show times.

8PM-10:30PM through August
Music starts at 8PM with performance sets at 9:15PM and 10PM
(STARTING IN SEPTEMBER, WE WILL END AT 10PM. Doors 8, Show 9:15PM – We will have one longer set of performances instead of 2).

F8 – 1192 Folsom, SF. (Folsom & 8th St) 21+

$5-10 sliding scale donation at the door.

NOTE: Starting in August, on 3rd TuesdaysPeep Show (Drag, Burlesque, Variety show formerly 3rd Wednesdays at Codeword) will be taking over the Underground Nomads stage. Look for more themed Tuesdays including Dark / Modern Fusion on 4th Tuesdays in November, December and January – curated by Ariellah.

With our new scheduling format, nothing has changed for the early part of the night, except we will be transitioning to starting our performances a few minutes earlier. So plan on coming by 9pm for the first set in the coming months (Each week’s Show Times will be posted in the weekly update). Following the show, F8, will be taking over with a new late-night club called VS. All are welcome to stay, and if you all are wanting to continue listening to the signature Underground Nomads global beats into the late night, we’ll move it to the back room for an intimate party.

August 8 | 4 Year Anniversary | Cheb i Sabbah’s Birthday

We are 4 years in with the lil weekly Tuesday night that we started with And for Outernational Music Legend CHEB i SABBAH!

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We have a pretty spectacular lineup to celebrate, featuring the amazing talents of Wendy Marlatt, Lindsay Kendall, Niusha, Amy Szu, Kara Gwyn, Anastasia and Anji.

Your Soundscape will be provided by resident DJs Suresh and Amar.

Normal weekly schedule – New hours!
– Over the next few weeks, our schedule will be transitioning to slightly earlier hours. We will post each week’s schedule on the website, so check in every week to see Show times.

8PM-10:30PM through August
Music starts at 8PM with performance sets at 9:15PM and 10PM
(STARTING IN SEPTEMBER, WE WILL END AT 10PM. Doors 8, Show 9:15PM – We will have one longer set of performances instead of 2).

F8 – 1192 Folsom, SF. (Folsom & 8th St) 21+

$5-10 sliding scale donation at the door.

NOTE: Starting in August, on 3rd TuesdaysPeep Show (Drag, Burlesque, Variety show formerly 3rd Wednesdays at Codeword) will be taking over the Underground Nomads stage. Look for more themed Tuesdays including Dark / Modern Fusion on 4th Tuesdays in November, December and January – curated by Ariellah.

With our new scheduling format, nothing has changed for the early part of the night, except we will be transitioning to starting our performances a few minutes earlier. So plan on coming by 9pm for the first set in the coming months (Each week’s Show Times will be posted in the weekly update). Following the show, F8, will be taking over with a new late-night club called VS. All are welcome to stay, and if you all are wanting to continue listening to the signature Underground Nomads global beats into the late night, we’ll move it to the back room for an intimate party.

August 1 | Suresh | Open Stage Improv.

First Tuesdays in August and September are OPEN STAGE IMPROV.

SURESH will be mixing the beats.
YOU Can be dancing.
Yup, this is an Open-For-All performance set!
What does that mean?
 
With our Open Stage Improv format, the DJ plays the music, you get up and dance for a song or two. The DJ chooses your music. You can costume-up or perform in your street clothes. It’s a low-key casual and fun vibe, where you don’t need to worry about picking music, choreographing or getting all costumed up (of course you can come as fancy or as casual as you want. Just know you’ll be dancing to the DJ’s picks, which means a mix of signature Underground Nomads Global Beats. It could be French Hip Hop, Brazillian Drum & Bass, Balkan Electro or a traditional Turkish song.
 
You will sign up at the door when you arrive.
CALL TIME IS 9:00pm. You will need to arrive by 9.
PERFORMANCES at 9:30pm.
We’ll have a point person (probably whoever is working door) to take your name.

DOORS 8PM – Music from 8-9:30
PERFORMANCES 9:30PM

Normal weekly schedule – New hours!
– Over the next few weeks, our schedule will be transitioning to slightly earlier hours. We will post each week’s schedule on the website, so check in every week to see Show times.

8PM-10:30PM July & August
Music starts at 8PM with performance sets at 9:30PM and 10PM
(STARTING IN SEPTEMBER, WE WILL END AT 10PM. Doors 8, Show 9:15pm)

F8 – 1192 Folsom, SF. (Folsom & 8th St) 21+

$5-10 sliding scale donation at the door.

NOTE: Starting in August, on 3rd Tuesdays, Peep Show (Drag, Burlesque, Variety show formerly 3rd Wednesdays at Codeword) will be taking over the Underground Nomads stage. Look for more themed Tuesdays including Dark / Modern Fusion on rotating Tuesdays in October, November and December.

With our new scheduling format, nothing has changed for the early part of the night, except we will be transitioning to starting our performances a few minutes earlier. So plan on coming by 9pm for the first set in the coming months (Each week’s Show Times will be posted in the weekly update). Following the show, F8, will be taking over with a new late-night club called VS. All are welcome to stay, and if you all are wanting to continue listening to the signature Underground Nomads global beats into the late night, we’ll move it to the back room for an intimate party.

July 25 | Amar | Wendy Allen, Lady G. Schmidt

Amar is back on the decks this week, and we have our amazing residents Wendy Allen and Lady G. Schmidt.

DOORS 8PM – Music from 8-9:30
PERFORMANCES 9:45PM

Normal weekly schedule – New hours!
– Over the next few weeks, our schedule will be transitioning to slightly earlier hours. We will post each week’s schedule on the website, so check in every week to see Show times.

8PM-10:30PM July & August
Music starts at 8PM with performance sets at 9:30PM and 10PM
(STARTING IN SEPTEMBER, WE WILL END AT 10PM. Doors 8, Show 9:15pm)

F8 – 1192 Folsom, SF. (Folsom & 8th St) 21+

$5-10 sliding scale donation at the door.

NOTE: Starting in August, on 3rd Tuesdays, Peep Show (Drag, Burlesque, Variety show formerly 3rd Wednesdays at Codeword) will be taking over the Underground Nomads stage. Look for more themed Tuesdays including Dark / Modern Fusion on rotating Tuesdays in October, November and December.

With our new scheduling format, nothing has changed for the early part of the night, except we will be transitioning to starting our performances a few minutes earlier. So plan on coming by 9pm for the first set in the coming months (Each week’s Show Times will be posted in the weekly update). Following the show, F8, will be taking over with a new late-night club called VS. All are welcome to stay, and if you all are wanting to continue listening to the signature Underground Nomads global beats into the late night, we’ll move it to the back room for an intimate party.

Tuesdays at F8 (1192 Folsom)