Boz Scaggs along with Huey Lewis’ manager Bob Brown, opened this venue in 1988 after taking over a vacant restaurant which was called the “Warehouse.” The new owners threw a party here on December 31, 1987 to celebrate the renaming and remodel of the club. The new venue called “Slim’s” opened on September 16, 1988.
While living in the area to record their album “Vs.“, Pearl Jam played a surprise date here on May 13, 1993.
On April 24, 1991, Huey Lewis and the News and Rickie Lee Jones play a benefit for Bread and Roses.
On July 11, 1993, Radiohead sells out their first ever San Francisco appearance.
On June 19, 1994, Sheryl Crow makes her first San Francisco appearance here.
On Oct. 17, 1998, Chaka Khan and George Clinton join Prince for one of his late-night club shows after a large concert in the East Bay.
On June 8-9, 1999, Todd Rundgren turns the venue into a tiki lounge for two nights, complete with bamboo bar on the stage where four lucky patrons, who were chosen before the show, got to watch him onstage.
Slim’s closed permanently on March 18, 2020.
333 11th St
San Francisco CA 94103