|Claim this listing|
Agenda is all about variety. The club hosts DJs who play salsa (on Wednesdays, with dance lessons), hip-hop, reggae, house, underground electronic (The Workout on first Fridays) and even banda (on Thursdays). Some big underground rappers have also been known to take the stage.
The two-story club has been home to the Planet Reggae dance party for more than a dozen years. Another longtime favorite at the club is Salsa Every Wednesday; neophytes can learn some steps before braving the dance floor. Special DJ theme nights can be sampled on a regular basis. A full-service bar and the elegant downstairs dining room complete the experience.
That brick building on the corner of South First and San Salvador has increased its bookings in the nightclub, with appearances by Dwele, DJ ?uestlove and Planet Asia. Downstairs on the street level, the restaurant offers cateriong events nd private parties.
The Agenda has its salsa night dialed. They've got free salsa lessons (beginners are welcome) with only a $5 cover charge, which you can avoid by eating dinner in the restaurant before salsa time. The DJs spin all different genres of salsa, plus merengue, bachata and a bit of cha cha, all of which is appreciated each Wednesday by a large crowd of regulars, semiregulars and virgins—most of which are willingly sacrificed to the fiery god of salsa every week.
2008 BEST OF SILICON VALLEY Reader Survey Winner, First Place Best Latin/Salsa Club
2007 BEST OF SILICON VALLEY Reader Survey Winner, First Place Best Latin/Salsa Club
Agenda Lounge is an institution of the SoFA district of downtown San Jose. Both a restaurant and a steamy dance club, nightlife seekers can enjoy a fine meal downstairs before they ascend to the nightclub portion to dance the night away. This San Jose dance club books top DJs who regularly spin steamy R&B and thumping house beats. For their Latin themed Wednesday nights, Agenda is also considered one of the best places for San Jose salsa dancing. Free salsa dance classes are offered before the open dancing starts, giving newbies a chance to learn something snazzy to show off on the floor.