New Years 2017 at Pops Bar


Wondering what to do this New Years? We’ve got you covered. Stay local this New Years Eve and enjoy a party for the neighborhood with Pops Bar resident DJ Sektor. Take all the drama out of NYE and enjoy great party jams with us all night. Working this New Years Eve? We’ve got happy hour with our bacon bloody marys going for you at 6am on Sunday, January 1st 2017. A special First Responders Party for those of you who served all night. Now we serve you!

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


Big Kids helping Little Kids


This Saturday, Your ignorant party rap party “Champagne Campaign” will be collecting new toys for kids in the neighborhood at Pops Bar. Bring new wrapped or unwrapped toys to donate and stick around for the best party jams from local DJs Sake One & Baysik. DJ Sake One was recently honored in San Francisco’s Bay Guardian’s Best of the Bay 2016. 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. So big mission kids, come out, dance all night and help out our neighborhood kids have happy holidays.

This week’s entertainment line up at Pops Bar:


Scenes from a DEVO vs. Talking Heads party a couple weekends ago at El Rio




The bands were killer (Suburban Robots, our local DEVO cover band, play December 9th at the Ivy Room in the East Bay between a Cure cover band and a Pixies cover band!!), the patio was packed and the weather was nice, and the whiskey was flowin’ (thanks to my pals at Jameson Irish Whiskey and all the Jameson Black Barrel they bought us as part of all the good work they do for the Movember charity!). Thanks, everybody! What a night!!


Lots more pics after the jump…


Spin the Night for Standing Rock


This Wednesday, Spin the Night is planning on giving you a treat with an extra special surprise guest DJ. Such a surprise even we don’t know what they’ve got up their sleeve. What we do know is they will be accepting donations at the door for Standing Rock if you have any change to spare.

Find out more information here.

Spin the night is a fun boozy filled evening showcasing the local heroes working hard to keep the music scene alive and well in San Francisco. No particular genre, just music that inspires us to party on.

Check out the entertainment line up this week at Pops:


Halloween at Pop’s with DJs Wam Bam Ashleyanne and Tristes Tropiques plus “Berlin-style” ping pong!

Halloween American Tripps 2017

It’s the final American Tripps (the “Berlin-style” ping pong night) event of the year! What to expect:

☠ Super special guest DJs Wam Bam Ashleyanne (who deejayed our first-ever Halloween party at the Secret Alley in 2011) and Tristes Tropiques (who deejayed our third-ever party ever, also at the Secret Alley in 2011)!
☠ Lots of booze and candy!
☠ Costume contest at 11pm!
☠ Berlin-style ping pong action all night!
☠ Blood ‘n’ gore on all the TV screens!
☠ Best shrimp tacos in town, right across the street!
☠ Resident DJs Beauregard & Nutzeffekt!

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


What to do for Halloween!!!

Five nights in a row!! Whatdowedo??!??

Thursday: Halloween Costume Dance Karaoke (w/ DJ Purple) @ Slate!


Friday: Black Lips, Prince, Harold Ray Live, and Warren Zevon (kinda) @ some place in Oakland!


Saturday: Smithfits (w/ costume contest) @ The Knockout!


Sunday: Nobunny (special Halloween show) @ Hemlock!


Monday: American Tripps (w/ DJs Wam Bam Ashleyanne & Tristes Tropiques) @ Pop’s!

Halloween American Tripps 2017

The Final Debate


This Wednesday at 6pm join us at Pops Bar for the final Presidential Debate. What can we say that hasn’t been said already? Expect the unexpected and drink away your dignity along with the candidates. We will watch live while our mouths hit the floor along with the rest of the country. Hosted by the Latina/o Young Democrats of San Francisco.

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


First Frydays

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Let’s fast forward to the weekend shall we? Pops Bar is happy to introduce a new monthly night to the line up: First Frydays! Local DJs ColdSoggyFries & Mayje bring you the latest and greatest hop hop and R&B in the city. Be sure to hop on Pops this Friday for their residency kick off.

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


Spin the Night


Lets take a journey back in time to a warm May night last year, in a small bar in the outer mission… a night where the start of a new party was born: Spin the Night at Pops Bar! Spin the night is a fun boozy filled evening showcasing the local heroes working hard to keep the music scene alive and well in San Francisco. No particular genre, just music that inspires us to party on.  This Wednesday we are bringing back the very first original crew.  Liaison Artists is taking over the decks for ONE NIGHT ONLY!

DJs Include:

Don’t miss this epic event!

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


Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party announces food lineup and more!

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Among this year’s featured food vendors are Mission favorite Flour + Water, serving up savory Pork Trotter Meatballs; FOB Kitchen, the lauded Filipino pop-up that recently found a permanent home in Mission gastropub Gashead Tavern [and was named BEST RESTAURANT IN THE MISSION by lauded local blog Mission Mission]; Salt Pt., a collective of butchers passionate about bringing meats from humane and environmentally-conscious farms to the mouths of Bay Area carnivores; Farmhouse Kitchen Thai, offering the flavors of Thailand with everything from street food to comfort country cooking; Universal Cafe, specializing in richly organic American and continental cuisine; and many more.

Noise Pop is also excited to welcome an a fantastic lineup of nonprofits and businesses to the Block Party this year, including nonprofit arts organization and alternative art space Southern Exposure (SoEx); ArtSpan, a nonprofit seeking to build community by connecting the public to visual arts in the city through SF Open Studios & Art for City Youth; Bay Area Record Fair (BARF) celebrating local music; and media arts and technology center nonprofit Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC). Craft vendors including San Franpsycho// indosole, Jennifer Clifford Art + Design, Alite Designs, Spiral Jewelry & Artisery, and more will also be on-location. Many of this year’s vendors are listed below, but for a complete list of all participants, visit

Now please check out these earlier sponsored posts about Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party 2016…