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 August 30.

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:
Freak Andy has been known to push buttons, his own and other people's. He's a button pusher. A rioter. And a riot. Tonight he leads you on a drag journey like no other, from glamor to filth and back. Buckle up and get your tip dollars ready for this ride.

The Goregeous:
Vanity paints her face for the back row- reminding us of that Goth girl from high school smoking cloves and shooting daggers from her eyes. Her lip synchs will leave your head spinning and her hairography is simply beyond.

The Weird
This little weirdo is so hard to describe! Is she a lobster or a drag queen? Is she a human puppet or a real puppet? Dreams and reality twist around this nugget as she sashays lipsynchs and weirds her way into your heart

The Legend:
Miss Rahni, sings, dances and fierces her way down the runways of our hearts. This sweet southern Belle has gotten all dirty weird and wacky out here in SF- we never know if she's gonna come out singing, naked or dancing- but we do know she will entertain us out of our seats and out of our money.

The Vintage:
Paige Turner can polish the keys and polish the boards. She's an elegant talent on and off the piano- poised and glamourful- serving you old hollywood and young San Francisco.

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: August 28
Kosmetik with Chuck Gunn
Later Event: August 30
Stereo Argento: FINITO






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