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Death Guild at DNA Lounge, Mondays.  Death Guild is the longest running weekly goth/industrial night in the world. 5 DJs in 2 rooms play a mix of modern & classic darkwave, industrial, goth, EBM, synth, dark 80’s and weird stuff for those who love the darker side of things.

Club Interzone at F8 on Folsom every Tuesday. Darkwave, electronic, dance.

PlayXland at Cat Club, Wednesdays. A BDSM club.

Kumbia Dark 7 at Riptide, every 3rd Wednesday at 9:30-1:55AM
1984 at Cat Club every Thursday. 80's focused. Back room is underground 80s, goth, industrial, synth-pop, and more in music and video.​​

Dark Sparkle at DNA in the Upstairs/Dazzle room First Fridays
 from 1/2024-11/2024.  

Total Eclipse at the Rumpus Room every first and third Friday. Underground 80's New Wave, Post-Punk, Synthpop, and Goth. 

Alterna at Amado's on First Fridays. 
Alternative, primarily goth, dark wave, and post punk. 

Noumenon at Buzzworks on First Fridays (*may change to Saturdays check site).  Goth, Industrial, EBM, Darkwave, Synthpop.

Nightshift at Cat Club on Second Fridays.  Synth, Darkwave, Post Goth, Industrial, and more…

Dancing Ghosts at Cat Club on every third Friday. SF's Darkwave Dance Party since 2007. Darkwave, Post-Punk,  Industrial, 80s, Deathrock.

Kumbia Dark
at Emperor Norton's Boozeland on Third Fridays 9-close. 
Goth, Post punk, cumbia, rock en español, new wave and more.

The Hanging Garden at Cat Club every 5th Friday.  Classic goth, new wave and synth pop dance party.
Club Gossip at Cat Club every second Saturday and special events. Synthpop, Goth and Electro in the front room & 80's Video Classics in the back.

Noche De Hechiceras at Pop's Bar every third Saturday 9PM-close.   Dark Wave, Post Punk,  goth , synth, Rock En Espanol, and cumbias.

New Wave City at Cat Club every third Saturday.  Two rooms of 80's and classic goth.

Dark Shadows at Cat Club (irregular)​​

Club Rhythm Zone, DNA Lounge (irregular). Old school industrial, old school EBM, new beat, Euro beat, classic Euro synth, agreppo, Euro acid house.

Turbodrive, DNA Lounge (irregular). Synthwave, retrowave, outrun, darksynth, cyberpunk, electro.

Batcave SF, at the Knockout (irregular). Deathrock, Goth, Post-Punk & Cumbia


Mod Disco at Radio Bar (Oakland) on first Fridays. Spinning 80s Alternative dance, new wave, synth pop, freestyle

Reflection at  IntegriTea (Vallejo) on First Fridays. Spinning Goth, Darkwave, Post Punk, and Deathrock music for your dancing enjoyment, along with local artists vending.

Alameda Bats Night at the Fireside Lounge on fourth Fridays.  An eclectic collection of dark music for all tastes.  

Swellbound at the Swell Bar (Alameda) on fourth Fridays. Dar+synth+wave.

Rellik Goth Night at the Rellik Tavern (Benicia) on fourth Fridays. Free goth night

Dive Bar Confessional at Radio Bar (Oakland) on first Saturdays. Darkwave, post punk, dark electro, synth

Death Guild Saturdays at Fluid 510 (Oakland) on fourth Saturdays through December 2023.

Goth Night with zero effs at the Townhouse Cocktail Lounge (Vallejo) every last Sunday from 8:30PM-11:30PM.  **Honestly I'd call the venue first to make sure this is happening.  They have very little information out.


Darkwave Dreams at Hyde Park Lounge (San Jose) on First Thursdays. Darkwave, post punk, dark indie. 9PM-"Close".  21+ No Cover.

Shrine at the Caravan Lounge every second Thursday. Goth night, 21+. 

The Box at the Blue Lagoon (Santa Cruz) every Sunday night. Two rooms of Goth, Industrial, Darkwave, 80s, EBM, Noise.  21+

Glitter Goth at  Arlene Francis Center (Santa Rosa).

New Wave Society at the Starlet Room at Harlow's (Sacramento). Second Saturdays. Classic hits of the 80's, New Wave. 

Goth Night at Roscoes Bar and Burgers (upstairs) in Sacramento.  Second Saturdays.  9PM

Necromancy at Harlow's (Sacramento).  Third Saturdays.

Club Coven at Old Ironsides (Sacramento) every fourth Saturday. Goth,  Dark Electro,  Dark Wave, EBM, Industrial 21+ 
Absolution at On th Y, (Sacramento) every Sunday. A new Dark Wave - industrial, ebm, Post punk - Dark Electro - Goth Evening of old classics to the present. 

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last updated 2/21/2024

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