The San Francisco Summer Dance Scene culminates this year with the season’s newest and hottest party: REAL BAD presents RECOVERY. We’re taking the sounds, visuals, and feel of 26 years of San Francisco’s renowned REAL BAD party; throwing in the great vibes of this summer’s REACH party, and growing bigger with the new REAL BAD presents RECOVERY party. Just one week after REAL BAD, the sexiest, friendliest leather men in town will keep the party going.

The RECOVERY T-Dance follows the Castro Street Fair on Sunday, October 2nd from 6:00pm to Midnight at Public Works, 161 Erie, San Francisco.

We will post ticket information as we get closer to the date.

And, as with all Grass Roots Gay Rights Foundation events, there will be plenty of surprises accompanying San Francisco’s and the world’s hottest men as we all DO GOOD… PLAY HARD!

DJ: Philip Grasso

DJ Philip Grasso is our returning DJ for REAL BAD presents RECOVERY! Based in San Francisco, Philip is know for his sexy beats and fun music, and has a long history of DJ experience at San Francisco venues. Come and join us to DO GOOD… PLAY HARD!

Is ID required to enter the club?

Yes, you must be 21 and over to attend RECOVERY. All patrons and guests will be required to show valid ID at the door. No exceptions! There is no in/out privilege for this event. RECOVERY reserves the right to search, expel or decline admission to anyone. Please party responsibly and safely.

Is there a coat check?

Yes, Public Works provides and manages coat check services for the event. Coat check is located immediately inside the entrance to the club. RECOVERY is not responsible for any lost items.

Is there a Lost and Found?

During the party, if an item is found, it will be dropped off at the general admission coat check.

Is there an ATM inside the club?

Yes, there is an ATM located at the main entrance of Public Works.

Can I use my credit/debit card for drinks at the bar?

No, Public Works only accepts cash for bar purchases.

Event Details


Sunday, October 2, 2016


6pm to Midnight


Public Works





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