Madrone Art Bar

Hours: Sun.-Mon. 6 p.m.-12a.m.; Tue.-Sat. 6 p.m.-2 a.m.; Happy hour: 6 p.m.-9 p.m. daily. All shows start at 9pm.

This chic, medium-size cocktail lounge located in SF's Lower Haight District showcases paintings and mixed-media installations by local artists. Enjoy specialty cocktails like fruity martinis and flavored vodka drinks, plus regular happy hour DJs spinning house, reggae, funk, hip-hop, downtempo, Afrobeat, Latin, and calypso. Live music every Wednesday; DJs Tuesday and Thursday through Saturday; special events on Sundays.