SF’s Cinco De Mayo Festival

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The mission district will be alive in celebration for Cinco De Mayo this Saturday! Cinco de Mayo is a celebration held annually on May 5th to commemorate the Mexican army‘s victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.  In the mission, the 2018 SF Cinco de Mayo Festival will take place on Saturday 10 A.M – 6 P.M., May 5th, 2018, occupying Valencia Street between 21st and 24th Streets.  The celebration will showcase the very best of Mexican and Latin American cultures with a diverse array of Mexican and Latino foods, music, dance and artistry for the entire family to enjoy.  On your way to and from the festival, hop on Pops to get your Cerveza or Margarita on with our Brunch Mob!

Check out this week’s full entertainment line up at Pops Bar:

4/30/18 MONDAY

 

For The Love of Mondays

 

featuring DeeJay OM, DJ Mobando and special guests

 

Every Monday from 9pm-1:30am

 

No Cover

 

For the love of Mondays is a new special weekly party at Pops Bar brought to you by two of the bay areas most intrinsically in-the-groove folks, Nathan Ghio and Benezra Tergis aka DJ’s Om and Mobando. Spinning a vast majority of wax spanning myriad genres and featuring a host of local guest DJs, this weekly event seeks to bring new light to the darkness that is associated with the first day of the official work week. It the start of work week for some but also the Saturday or Sunday of many of us. So expect a mix that’s extra vibey and always listeners choice.

 

About your DJs:

 

DJ Mobando is a 3rd generation San Francisco native who comes from a large and music family. He began playing professional piano at the age of 12 and has continued to play music ranging from Salsa, Reggae, Funk and Balkan music in various groups. He has been DJ ing for about 6 years, and loves to share music from his extensive record library.

 

Deejay OM is Bay Area native, born in Oakland, CA, who has been a has been a successful deejay and producer for over 20 years with a deep knowledge of music which ranges from Funk, Soul, Jazz, Hip Hop, Latin, Reggae, Psych Rock, etc.. He has produced music for films (Thrasher Skateboarding videos & movie soundtracks), performed with Z-trip, Shortkut (of Invisible Scratch Pickles), The Pharcyde, Ghostface Killah and The Genius (of Wu-tang), Madlib (Stones Throw), and many others, and is a preeminent party dj who loves to make people dance.  Expect a heavy dose of musical education in his sets.

 

Bring your dancing shoes!

 

5/1/18 TUESDAY

 

Trivia Tuesdays

 

Pops Quiz

8:30-10:30PM

Join us every Tuesday of the month and test your wits at Pops trivia night “POP’s Quiz” where your brain may get stump on categories such as Pop’s culture, Sports, Movies, Music and more, with little snippets of audio and visual effects too! So come on in for some good ole fashion competition and a night of drinking with the crew!

 

MUSIC THERAPY

 

Electro-Cumbia Breaks, Hip Hop, Nu Latin Beats

9PM-1:30am

 

No Cover

21 UP

 

 

5/2/18 WEDNESDAY

 

DJ Squatch

 

6-9pm No Cover

 

All vinyl 45s from 60s, 70s and 80s. Soul, r&b, and classic rock and surf.

 

Groovin’ High Trio 

 

Jazz Night

 

Classic and contemporary standards

 

9:30pm-Midnight

 

No Cover

 

 

 

5/3/18 THURSDAY

 

Alabasters Record Collection

 

Happy Hour Entertainment 6-9pm with Alabasters Record Collection. All Vinyl All The Time. Eclectic, Rock & Roll, Punk, Indie, 80s & Whatever.

 

 

 

5/4/18 FRIDAY  

 

Uncle Rifkin

 

Happy Hour Entertainment 6-9PM with Uncle Rifkin

 

Uncle Rifkin is a 4-piece, mostly-acoustic, homegrown San Francisco band, mixing up styles into a beaker that just might make you dance. Their style ranges from stripped down country to blues, rock, & folk, all with a funky edge and a storytelling vibe that gives them their own style, rooted in americana music.

 

Mission Sound Machine

 

every first Friday

 

9pm-2am

 

No Cover

 

The goal of this party is to play jams that remind us of the way La Mission used to be. Travie, Benny and Guapi bringing that healthy dose of West Coast Classics, Timeless Bay Slaps and Hella Old School tracks.

 

 

5/5/18 SATURDAY

 

Happy Cinco De Mayo!

 

Brunch Mob

10am-3pm

with DJs Milton Badley and Snelly Davis Jr. Soothing classics to accompany your Bacon Bloody Mary.

The Kevin Conness Band

7-9pm

 

Soulful, Down-tempo, groove collective with

Kevin Conness – Guitar, Vox

Jason Braatz – Bass

Charlie Giesige – Drums

 

CHAMPAGNE CAMPAIGN

with DJs Sake One

 

A true veteran of the Bay Area hip hop and music scene, DJ Sake One is a born and raised renaissance man, known to doing anything from community projects to opening up for big acts such as Mos Def or Kanye West. Whether it’s soulful lounge tracks or bass-filled remixes, his talent and musical palate does not discriminate.

9:00pm-1:30am

No Cover

21 UP

 

5/6/18 SUNDAY

 

BRUNCH MOB

 

10am-3pm

3 Words: Bacon Bloody Mary

 

Spill The Wine

 

5-10pm

 

CUMBIA * CHICANO ROCK * LATIN SOUL * BOOGALOO

 

DJs Vinnie Esparza, Guillermo & Slopoke

 

No Cover

 

21 UP

 

 

POPS BAR

2800 24th Street @ York

San Francisco, CA 94110

www.popssf.com

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