• Margaritas Podridas
    Margaritas Podridas
  • Fauxes
  • Vitamin1000
  • Steven Lugerner
    Steven Lugerner

Bring your best shoegaze for grunge punk band Margaritas Podridas hailing all the way from Sonora, Mexico. Plus, get ready to be transported back in time by some garage rock with opener Fauxes.

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Co-presented by Amoeba Music, KALW, Local Motion® Vodka Sodas, Mellow Sessions, and Noise Pop

*ASL Interpreters provided


Join us at the rest of our NightLife Remix events this August. Plus, save up to 30% with a series ticket bundle!


The Floor - Vitamin1000 Energy Crew

The Floor
6 - 10 PM

  • It’s like a warehouse rave… but in a museum. Catch the wave with DJs from the Vitamin1000 Energy Crew.
  • At 7:30 PM - Catch a special performance from the Urban Jazz Dance Company featuring Bay Area International Deaf Dance Festival Performers.
The Show - Margaritas Podridas and Fauxes

The Show
West Garden

  • 7:30 PM - Kick off the show with the psychedelic garage rock sound of Fauxes.
  • 8:30 PM - Bring your best shoegaze for grunge punk band Margaritas Podridas hailing all the way from Sonora, Mexico.
Deep Cuts - Mellow Sessions presents Steven Lugerner

Deep Cuts
Philippine Coral Reef

  • 7:00 - 9:00 PM - Take the plunge and join Steven Lugerner for a one-of-a-kind performance in front of one of the deepest and largest living coral displays in the world.
KALW Karaoke Lounge

KALW Karaoke Lounge
East Garden
7:30 - 10:00 PM

  • Is it your time to shine? Step out into the East Garden to karaoke the night away with our friends from KALW radio.
NightLife SwampMeet - curated by OK Marketplace
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NightLife SwampMeet
6:00 - 10:00 PM

  • Browse and shop through a swampful of local vendors and artists curated by OK Marketplace.
  • Individual vendors TBA!
Museum of Craft and Design - Crafting activity TBA!

Museum of Craft and Design
Science Today
6:00 - 10:00 PM

  • Crafting activity TBA!
A few don't-miss NightLife details:
  • NightLife is for adults 21+ only. Valid, physical photo ID required.
  • Last entry into Osher Rainforest is 7:30 pm — our animals need their sleep.
  • Gems and Minerals Unearthed opens to the public at 8:30 pm. It is reserved for NightLife Plus guests from 6 - 8:30 pm.
  • Morrison Planetarium passes are available online in advance for $5 each while supplies last. Showtimes are 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, and 9:30 pm. A limited number of standby seats will be available for all showtimes as space allows on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Food and drink are not permitted in Osher Rainforest, Morrison Planetarium, or the Swamp.
  • While not required, we encourage all guests to stay up-to-date on their vaccinations and to mask up indoors. If you’re feeling sick or have been in close contact with someone who has recently tested positive for COVID-19 or another respiratory virus, please visit another time. View our health and safety page.
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Planetarium Shows

6:30 pm, 7:30 pm, 8:30 pm, 9:30 pm

Where did the building blocks of life come from? Journey across space & time to explore how elements are made.

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Upcoming events

July 18th at 6:00 pm

Explore the nocturnal side of the Academy and see what makes the museum at night different.

July 25th at 6:00 pm

Explore the Academy at night alongside nearly 60,000 live animals.

August 1st at 6:00 pm

We’re kicking off our music series with homegrown movement maker LaRussell & the surf rock sounds of 3LH.

August 8th at 6:00 pm

Be transported by the grunge punk stylings of Margaritas Podridas and psychedelic rock sounds of opener Fauxes.

August 15th at 6:00 pm

Underground rap pioneer MURS takes center stage, with an opening set from multifaceted hometown artist Z-Man.

August 22nd at 6:00 pm

We’re closing out NightLife Remix with the serene soul vibes of Madison McFerrin and opener Dani Offline.