The Stud

The first worker-owned cooperative nightclub in the US! Keeping san francisco queer since 1966.

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Drag Alive

A Happy Hour Drag and Variety show for Everyone! We couldn't be more San Francisco!

399 9th Street –enter on Harrison Street
6:30 entry
7pm – 8pm Show
VIP (stage side) $25
Cocktail Tables $20
General $15
Celebration Ticket (birthday, anniversary, divorce, etc) $30

Online sales stop at 12pm Oct 4th.
Tickets available at the door first come first served.

Any questions about reservations email:

Every Friday we DRAG ALIVE- a variety show for everyone. We welcome those visiting our gorgeous city, those who have never been to a Drag Show before and promise that this will entertain even the most experienced of drag fans.

1 hour of Entertainment featuring SF’s Finest: Gittery Queens, fabulous Freaks and larger than life entertainers. The best show at at the fanciest dive you ever been to.Since the Stud opened in 1966 it has had a reputation as a place where everyone is welcome- so join us at a show where everyone is welcome. And if you just want to happy hour about it join us in our front room for drinks and friendship- no cover.

The Clown:
Your emcee emcee Jillian Gnarling is a soft ghoul with a sharp tongue. The monster princess of our dreams Jillian swings from 1960's pinup to 1980's hair metal goddess to 1940's chanteuse all in 5 minutes. An acrobat of the heart.

The Scarlett:
Scarlett's burlesque and 60's inspired dizzy performances titilate. She has rhymestones on her panties, on her gloves, on her tights, on her eyes. She's hard to look at like the sun.

The Beard:
Churro Nomi has turned the local drag scene upside down with her highly choreographed performances, her quick wit and faster thighs. We are lucky to have her guide us through the show.

The Sweet:
Roxy-Cotten Candy got the hair flips and fast hips. Tall as a drinka water, or more like soda pop. She's got all the kids jonesing for the sweet stuff. Be careful though she is the gateway drag.

The Shimmy:
Barbie Bloodgloss is a gives glamour and grotesque. Classic striptease and burlesque with something sly and slithery. She spreads rhinestones, ostrich feathers, and fake blood all over the Bay Area. She’ll steal your heart... And eat it too!

With your door host Hollywood Texas

FAQsIf your questions aren't answered below please email us at
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?Drag Alive is hosted at the Stud- a bar. So all our attendees must be 21 years and up and be able to provide identification.

Does the Stud serve food?
The Stud does not serve food but you are welcome to bring snacks with you!

Can I bring a birthday cake for my friend?
Yes please! We welcome all kinds of celebrations and parties! Send us a message in advance and we will make arrangements. You must purchase the Celebration Ticket!

Earlier Event: October 1
Sing For Your Life with La La & Remi
Later Event: October 5






join us sunday-thursday for the HORNIest queerest happy hour! 5pm-9pm

$5 Cocktails/Craft Beer, $3 Bud/Bud LIghts, $7 Slushees, $8 tecate+espolon shot, $6 specialty cocktail and more!

Plus, $5 Jameson & Espolon Shots

fri & sat  9pm-11pm