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Wednesday, September 20

Free Jew Year’s Eve Party: Open Bar, Hors D’oeuvres & Music | SF
Wednesday, September 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | NEMA
Free Jew Year's Eve Party: Open Bar, Hors D'oeuvres & Music | SF
Get yourself ready for the high holidays with an evening of drinks, noshing, and live music to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Chabad of SF High Holidays Happy Hour Wednesday, September 20, 2017 | 6 pm NEMA, 8 10th Street, San Francisco FREE There’s an optional gourmet dinner ...
Swing in the Square: Lost Dog Found with Rachel Sierra | Union Square
Wednesday, September 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Swing in the Square: Lost Dog Found with Rachel Sierra | Union Square
Come and listen to live music from some of the Bay Area’s best roots bands, swingin’ jumpin’ rockin’ 1930s thru 1950s tunes to get you out on the floor and boogie. With a uniquely modern take on retro Americana genres including blues, swing, rock, and soul, ...

Music on the Plaza: Original Rock Music with Kingsborough | Concord
Wednesday, September 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sunvalley Shopping Center
Music on the Plaza: Original Rock Music with Kingsborough | Concord

Join Sunvalley for the newest music series, Music on the Plaza. Performances are every Wednesday in September beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Sunvalley’s Outdoor Plaza between Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que and BJ’s Brewhouse & Restaurant. Schedule: September 6 – The Cheeseballs September 13 – Zebop September ...

The Casper Wake-Up VIP Party: Open Bar & Giveaways | SF
Wednesday, September 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. RSVP to rsvp@emcbowery.com
| Casper
The Casper Wake-Up VIP Party: Open Bar & Giveaways | SF
You now have the opportunity to attend an exclusive event in SF. The Casper Wake-Up Party is here. Celebrate CASPER’s first ever Pop-Up experience in SF. They have an open bar, light bites, give-a-ways, art installations and music by DJ J.Espinosa.  Free but an RSVP is required. Send a message ...
Win Tix: Fruits Bats (Solo): Dreamy Indie for fans of The Shins | The Chapel
Wednesday, September 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel
Dreamy and folky indie rock outfit (with a twang of alt-country) of Eric D. Johnson, one-time member of The Shins. The band has toured with My Morning Jacket and Modest Mouse – now he’s doing his solo thang taking his tunes to The Chapel. > Get ...
Win Tix: The National Parks: Alternative/Indie & Folk | Bottom Of The Hill
Wednesday, September 20 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Bottom of the Hill
The National Parks was formed by front man Brady Parks in early 2013 in Provo, Utah. To date, the band has independently released two full-length albums (and a standalone single, “As We Ran”), which together have amassed more than 13.2 million Spotify streams and garnered ...

Thursday, September 21

Atelier Emmanuel Grand Opening Free Beauty Workshops & Party | SF
Thursday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Atelier Emmanuel
Atelier Emmanuel Grand Opening Free Beauty Workshops & Party | SF
Atelier Emmanuel is a hair salon in San Francisco and they are opening their second location on Thursday, Sep 21st with free workshops for hair styling/basics. Live music, food, and other fun stuff will be provided. There are free workshops all day, but you need to ...
Camilo y los Robot Ninjas: Post-Latin Salsa-Core Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, September 21 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Camilo y los Robot Ninjas: Post-Latin Salsa-Core Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Oakland guitarist Camilo Landau belongs to an illustrious family of musicians, poets, activists and journalists. He came by his love of music via his uncle, guitarist and eight-time Grammy Award-nominated producer Greg Landau, who started teaching his 12-year-old nephew guitar and tres upon returning from ...
Jamming in the Park | 2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention
Thursday, September 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must email afternoon-jam@berkeleyoldtimemusic.org to find out the location.
| Secret Berkeley Location
Jamming in the Park | 2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is a five day music festival featuring performances by local and national acts, several rollicking square dances, the illustrious stringband contest, workshops, and plenty of jamming, in venues throughout Berkeley. The convention is organized by folks who love old ...

Rosh Hashanah at the Beach: Celebration w/ Jazz Mafia & Bagpipes | Ocean Beach
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Fulton)
Rosh Hashanah at the Beach: Celebration w/ Jazz Mafia & Bagpipes | Ocean Beach
Reset your system with a modern spin on a 600-year-old Rosh Hashanah ritual called tashlich to get rid of last year’s bad karma and start the new year off fresh. JCCSF and Reboot invite you to Ocean Beach for a brief, engaging ritual and joyful noise accompaniment ...
Civic Center Block Party & Free Roller Skating | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center Block Party & Free Roller Skating | SF
The third in a series of four evening events, The Commons on 3rd Thursday is September 21 from 5pm – 9pm.  The event is a free “block party” featuring live music on three stages, roller skating by the Church of 8 Wheels, food trucks, over-21 beverages, games such ...
Dirty Cello on 3rd Thursdays Free Music at Latham Square | Oakland
Thursday, September 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, beer & wine will be for sale for only $5.00
| Latham Square
Dirty Cello on 3rd Thursdays Free Music at Latham Square | Oakland
From China to Italy, Dirty Cello brings the world a high energy and unique spin on blues and bluegrass. Led by vivacious cross-over cellist, Rebecca Roudman, Dirty Cello is cello like you’ve never heard before. From down home blues with a wailing cello to virtuosic ...
Afro-Salsa Sound with Ricardo Lemvo | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Afro-Salsa Sound with Ricardo Lemvo | Yerba Buena Gardens
Raised by Angolan parents in Congo’s capital Kinshasa (when the country was known as Zaire), charismatic Los Angeles vocalist Ricardo Lemvo has honed an irresistibly grooving Afro-salsa sound, blending Congolese rumba and soukous with Cuban charanga and son. Belting out his original songs in Spanish, Portuguese, ...
Dr. Martens Fall 2017 Tour: The Fresh & Onlys + Free Drinks | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Dr. Martens (Haight)
Dr. Martens Fall 2017 Tour: The Fresh & Onlys + Free Drinks | SF

With stops in LA, SF, Seattle, Boston, NYC and more, Dr. Martens’  Summer / Fall 2017 Tour gets you free all-ages access to some of your favorite bands and DJs— with exclusive live performances and hosted bars at their retail locations across the US including the ...

W Hotel “Women in Music” Series: Panel & Live Music | SF
Thursday, September 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| W Hotel (SF)
W Hotel
Join the W Hotel for the kickoff of W Tour Life. Mix, mingle, and get inspired during the “What She Said” panel with women in music, followed by a live performance by LJ Laboratory as they showcase tracks off their upcoming debut album. Free with RSVP What ...
“Temescal Street Flicks” Outdoor Homegrown Movie Night | Oakland
Thursday, September 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Kasper's Plaza

Temescal Street Flicks, an engaging outdoor film series every Thursday evening runs September 7 to 21, 2017 in the heart of Temescal at the weekly pop-up pedestrian plaza (Telegraph and 46th) in Oakland along with food and craft beer for purchase from Off the Grid. Rather than showing ...

Win Tix: Deerhoof: Pitchfork’s “Best Band in the World” | Great American Music Hall
Thursday, September 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
Pitchfork went so far as to label Deerhoof as “the best band in the world.” The New York Times described them as “one of the most original rock bands to have come along in the last decade.” > Get Tickets – $18 Adv From their humble beginnings ...

Friday, September 22

2017 San Francisco Greek Festival | SF
2017 San Francisco Greek Festival | SF

Whether you dream of visiting the Acropolis in Athens, or swimming off the shores of sunny Mykonos, you can get a taste of Greece at Annunciation Cathedral’s own A Taste of Greece, the only Greek festival in San Francisco. Souvlaki, Gyros, Moussaka, Spanokopita – all of your ...

2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention: Panel Discussion & Outdoor Jam | UC Berkeley
Friday, September 22 – 12:10 pm | Cost: FREE | Hertz Hall (UC Berkeley)
2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention: Panel Discussion & Outdoor Jam | UC Berkeley

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is a five day music festival featuring performances by local and national acts, several rollicking square dances, the illustrious stringband contest, workshops, and plenty of jamming, in venues throughout Berkeley. The convention is organized by folks who love old ...

Open Jam Session | 2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention
Friday, September 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Freight & Salvage
Open Jam Session | 2017 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is a five day music festival featuring performances by local and national acts, several rollicking square dances, the illustrious stringband contest, workshops, and plenty of jamming, in venues throughout Berkeley. The convention is organized by folks who love old ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, September 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 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 of ...

Point Richmond Concert: Latin | East Bay
Friday, September 22 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Point Richmond
Point Richmond Concert: Latin | East Bay

Point Richmond Music is a free grassroots series bringing a wide range of top notch musicians to the small, quaint town of Point Richmond. Concerts are held on second Fridays of each month, June through September in 2017 from 5:30-7:45 pm. Local restaurants are open on concert ...

300+ USC Marching Band Concert & Cheerleaders | Union Square
Friday, September 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
300+ USC Marching Band Concert & Cheerleaders | Union Square
So the USC football team, which takes on Cal Bears this weekend, is regarded as the “evil empire” by most of us in NorCal, but their marching band and Song Girls are practically an NCAA institution. The entire 300+ USC marching band will put on a ...
Tino Drima’s Record Release Wedding & Free Jello Shots | SF
Friday, September 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Verdi Club
Tino Drima's Record Release Wedding & Free Jello Shots | SF
This is Tino Drim’s Record Release “Wedding.” with free limited edition T-shirts for the first 100 people through the door, complimentary jello shots from Deep Eddy Vodka (while suppies last) and other fun surprises. Tino Drima is a cauldron of then, now, and what will be. ...
Win Tix: Martha Wainwright: Uplifting & Powerful Pop | Cafe Du Nord
Friday, September 22 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel
With an undeniable voice and an arsenal of powerful songs, Martha Wainwright is a beguiling performer and a refreshingly different force in music. Martha began building a buzz with her well-noted EPs, prior to her 2005 critically and commercially successful debut LP, ‘Martha Wainwright’. > Get ...
5 Years of Freestyle Music Fiesta | SF
Friday, September 22 – 9:15 pm | Cost: FREE | The Revolution Cafe
5 Years of Freestyle Music Fiesta | SF
It’s been 5 years (can you believe it?) and it’s time to celebrate. Fourth Fridays at Rev are all about integration, diversity, instant creativity, discovery, awareness, fun dance and some magic too. With residents Nick Rous, Chris Burch and Msk plus rotating musicians, special guests and you.

Saturday, September 23

2017 Candypalooza: Free Tastings, Tours & Candy Samples | Jelly Belly Factory
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jelly Belly Candy Company
2017 Candypalooza: Free Tastings, Tours & Candy Samples | Jelly Belly Factory

The annual Candypalooza at the Jelly Belly Factory is a free festival of all things sweet featuring free tastings, live music and free tours of the factory. Enjoy local musical acts, craft vendors from all over Solano County and beyond, and carnival attractions, rides and midway games for kids ...

2017 Bay Area Blues Festival | East Bay
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Martinez
2017 Bay Area Blues Festival | East Bay

Perfectly set in Historic Downtown Martinez, the 7th Annual Bay Area Blues Festival is a lively weekend filled with authentic blues music, beautiful art and craft booths, gourmet food from local restaurants, bistro-style seating areas, craft beer, fine wines and more. Please note the festival ...

“Finding Christopher Park” Festival: Doggie Fashion Show, Puppets & Live Music | SF
Saturday, September 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free and donations are very much welcome
| Christopher Park
The purpose of this, first time ever Christopher Park Festival, is to raise awareness about this gorgeous and hidden park in Diamond Heights. There will be entertainment and activities for everyone. Schedule: 10:00am – Storytime and Puppets with Charlie’s Corner & Little Folkies Children’s Music 11:00am – Doggie Fashion Show ...
Farmers Market String Band Contest | Berkeley
Saturday, September 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley)
Farmers Market String Band Contest | Berkeley

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is a five day music festival featuring performances by local and national acts, several rollicking square dances, the illustrious stringband contest, workshops, and plenty of jamming, in venues throughout Berkeley. The convention is organized by folks who love old ...