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Thursday, March 5

Win: Friday Night Off the Grid: $10 “Grub Token” | Fort Mason
Enter by: Thursday, March 5 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a $10 food token for Off the Grid at Fort Mason on 3/6/15.

Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of Fort Mason Center.
In 2015, Off The Grid features 17 food trucks, 11 food tents, 2 dessert carts, plus a cocktail bar, wine bar and beers from Magnolia Brewery, all coming …

2015 “Jazz Search West” First Competition | Oakland
2015

Jazz Search West 2015, the Bay Area’s Jazz talent search for adults and teens 15 and up, will offer four competitions, a Semi-Final and Grand Finale at Jazz venues in San Francisco and Oakland during March and April. At the end of each competition (free to ...

Love City PsycheCircus: Art & Music Showcase | SoMa
Thursday, March 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with secret code RUSH2010
| 715 Harrison St.
Love City PsycheCircus: Art & Music Showcase | SoMa

Love City PsycheCircus is an art and music showcase featuring six bands and two live painters.
The two headliners are Mac Sabbath and SPINDRIFT. The former is a self-declared ‘drive-thru’ metal band. They are a parody of Black Sabbath, and perform while dressed as Ronald McDonald …

2015 Signal Flow Experimental Music Festival: Opening Day | Mills College
Thursday, March 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mills College, Littlefield Hall
2015 Signal Flow Experimental Music Festival: Opening Day | Mills College

Signal Flow, the annual festival of new works by Mills graduate students, is an opportunity to see the future of music and sound in the making. Since the 1930s, the Mills College Music Department has been an incubator of many historic firsts in the field. ...

Friday, March 6

2015 Grand Opening: “Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, March 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
2015 Grand Opening:

Over 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus ...

2015 Holi Festival: Colorful Powder Fun, Music & Food Trucks | East Bay
Friday, March 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bishop Ranch 2
2015 Holi Festival: Colorful Powder Fun, Music & Food Trucks | East Bay

The colorful, ancient spring festival of Holi will once again be celebrated at Bishop Ranch in San Ramon, so get ready to get messy and have a lot of fun at this free gathering.
2015 Holi Celebration
Friday, March 6, 2015 | 5-7 pm
2680 Bishop Drive, San Ramon
FREE
Holi …

Explosive Rock & Roll Concert: The Districts | Amoeba SF
Friday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Explosive Rock & Roll Concert: The Districts | Amoeba SF

The Pennsylvania four-piece The Districts channels its long-forged bonds into visceral, explosive rock and roll. You’ll hear hints of Americana, moments of the blues and folk, but written into songs so expressive that those labels are transcended. Join them at Amoeba San Francisco in celebration …

Tri-Holi-Thon: Holi Fire Ceremony | South Bay
Friday, March 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Shreemaya Krishnadham
Tri-Holi-Thon: Holi Fire Ceremony | South Bay

You’re invited to a three-day Holi Celebration put together by the Bay Area Youth Vaishnav Parivar in Milpitas. Festivities include a Holi fire, traditional color powder, music and performances, plus some surprises. 2015 Holi Celebrations March 6-8, 2015 Shreemaya Krishnadham, 25 Corning Ave., Milpitas FREE, but ...

“Unplug SF” 2015 Fun Festival: No Cell Phones Allowed | North Beach
Friday, March 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 Off*
*$17 with promo code: FUNCHEAP. Regular cost: $22
| Broadway Studios

Ready to kick off your National Day of Unplugging? Meet in San Francisco for UnplugSF – an unplugged evening of “Device Free Drinks” sponsored by Digital Detox, Camp Grounded and Reboot.
Unplug SF 2015
Friday, March 6, 2015 | 7:00 pm to 12:30 am
Broadway Studios | 435 Broadway …

Win Tix: “Unplug SF” No Cell-Phones Allowed Party | North Beach
Friday, March 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Get $5 Off with exclusive code FUNCHEAP
| Broadway Studios

Celebrate “National Day of Unplugging” with an awesome summer camp-like party for adults.
Join Digital Detox, Camp Grounded and Reboot for the largest Device-Free Drinks celebration to date. Leave your cell phone at home or check it at the door for a night of Digital Detox goodness: …

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, March 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

2015 Signal Flow Experimental Music Festival | Mills College
Friday, March 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mills College, Littlefield Hall
2015 Signal Flow Experimental Music Festival | Mills College

Signal Flow, the annual festival of new works by Mills graduate students, is an opportunity to see the future of music and sound in the making. Since the 1930s, the Mills College Music Department has been an incubator of many historic firsts in the field. ...

“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale
Friday, March 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale

Wrapped in Plastic provides fresh sounds of old and new jazz to the Bay Area. In addition to an ever-expanding repertoire of jazz originals, the group reinterprets old favorites and lesser-known gems in new and modern ways – passing from Miles Davis to the music ...

Win Tix: Popscene Indie Showcase: FMLYBND | Rickshaw Stop
Friday, March 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop

SF’s premiere indie rock showcase concert series and dance club.
Follow Isla Vista’s FMLYBND into their reverie. With their genre-bending hooks and their sincere cries to reshape electronic music, the band has their sight set on horizons beyond their slum beach haven.
Picture Atlantic came out …

Saturday, March 7

35th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
Saturday, March 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Davis Senior Center
35th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF

As Bayview Hunters Point’s longest-running annual event, the Black Cuisine Festival, was created to highlight culinary talents passed through generations. Black Cuisine shares delectable food rooted in African American tradition bringing people together for a little taste of soul.

2015 Black Cuisine Festival
Saturday, March 7, 2015 …

Mini Concert: Fresno-based Rapper, Fashawn | Amoeba SF
Saturday, March 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Mini Concert: Fresno-based Rapper, Fashawn | Amoeba SF

Join Fresno, California’s Fashawn at Amoeba SF in celebration of his much-awaited sophomore album, The Ecology (CD out now on Mass Appeal Records, LP available April 7).

2015 Signal Flow Experimental Music Festival | Mills College
Saturday, March 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mills College, Littlefield Hall
2015 Signal Flow Experimental Music Festival | Mills College

Signal Flow, the annual festival of new works by Mills graduate students, is an opportunity to see the future of music and sound in the making. Since the 1930s, the Mills College Music Department has been an incubator of many historic firsts in the field. ...

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, March 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...

“Push The Feeling” Free DJ Night & Art Walk After Party | Lower Haight
Saturday, March 7 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free all night with RSVP
| Underground SF

Push The Feeling is throwing a free party that doubles as the Lower Haight Art Walk After Party.
Push The Feeling returns to Underground SF this Saturday for a free night of disco, house and boogie cuts vinyl enthusiasts Zodiac Disco, YR SKULL and Kevin Meenan.
Free all night …

Win Tix: Sister Crayon: Heavy Beats & Haunting Melodies | Rickshaw Stop
Saturday, March 7 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $12
| Rickshaw Stop

An off and on recluse, Terra Lopez spent countless hours in her Northern California bedroom each day, recording hundreds of gritty, personal demos with her classical guitar and MPC.
Lopez met Dani Fernandez and they bonded over hip-hop and the MPC. Inseparable, the duo started collaborating …

Tri-Holi-Thon: Holi Colors, Indian Music & Dance | South Bay
Saturday, March 7 – 11:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Shreemaya Krishnadham
Tri-Holi-Thon: Holi Colors, Indian Music & Dance | South Bay

You’re invited to a three-day Holi Celebration put together by the Bay Area Youth Vaishnav Parivar in Milpitas. Festivities include a Holi fire, traditional color powder, music and performances, plus some surprises. 2015 Holi Celebrations March 6-8, 2015 Shreemaya Krishnadham, 25 Corning Ave., Milpitas FREE, but ...

Sunday, March 8

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, March 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

2015 “BBoy Connection” Break Dancing & Graffiti Art Street Fest | SF
Sunday, March 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Willie Mays Plaza
2015

The BBoy Connection Jam is back with free dance classes, lock and pop showcases, DJs, graffiti art, dance and cypher battles and more during Sunday Streets 2015 Kick-Off at Embarcadero.
The BBoy Connection Jam
Sunday, March 8, 2015 | 11 am to 4 pm
Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco
FREE
The …

Win Tix: Love/Make: The Bold Italic’s Indie Wedding Expo | SF

San Francisco is a DIY and design-friendly hotspot, and The Bold Italic hosting a wedding expo and guide that show off the best this city has to offer modern lovers.
The event will bring together over 50 of the best vendors, venues, makers, and big-day experts …

Kids Who Rock “SF Rock Project” Free In-Store Concert | Amoeba SF
Sunday, March 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Kids Who Rock

Amoeba is proud to welcome back the San Francisco Rock Project‘s House Band for the fifth year in a row. These kids are the future of rock & roll and will inspire and delight. Bring the whole family.