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Friday, August 28

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, August 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...

Art on the Square | Redwood City
Friday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Art on the Square | Redwood City

Art on the Square features the best in fine arts and crafts each month between June and August at Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. Complementing Music on the Square and the PAL Blues, Art, and BBQ Festival, Art on the Square showcases original painting, photography, ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

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 ...

Friday Night Market at UN Plaza | SF
Friday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
Friday Night Market at UN Plaza | SF

Held every fourth Friday through October, the Night Market in the iconic UN Plaza is the place to spend your Friday night. Night Market provides live music and entertainment, making the UN Plaza the liveliest spot in the city. The Night Market is a free ...

Beats & Eats: Live Music & Food Trucks | SoMa
Friday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for wine and food.
| Bluxome Street Winery
Beats & Eats: Live Music & Food Trucks | SoMa

Bluxome Street Winery invites you to their tasting room on Friday Nights for the Friday night Beats & Eats Summer Series, where they feature a different food truck each week paired with their wines and live music from 5-8 pm. Bluxome Street Winery is both a working winery and ...

DJ Series Mini Concert: Jeremy Castillo | Amoeba SF
Friday, August 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
DJ Series Mini Concert: Jeremy Castillo | Amoeba SF
Amoeba SF’s DJ series ‘Revolutions’ features Club Lonely resident, Soo Wavey fam, and all-around Houz’ Boy Jeremy Castillo as he plays house the way it’s meant to be heard – loud. With a nod to the classic Chi-town house sound, the SF native beats up ...
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, August 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, ...

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, August 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out on ...

Smash Mouth: Free Beach Concert | Santa Cruz
Friday, August 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Smash Mouth: Free Beach Concert | Santa Cruz
Smash Mouth August 28, 2015 Formed in San Jose, California in 1994, the American rock band Smash Mouth has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide. Along with their number one hits “Walkin’ on the Sun” and “All Star,” they have consistently impacted radio with other hits like ...
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, August 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...

Live Musical Duo: Lingering Fancies | SF
Friday, August 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | La Promenade Cafe
Live Musical Duo: Lingering Fancies | SF
Lingering Fancies is a delightful musical duo featuring jazz guitar, vocals, flute and alto flute (deeper voiced than standard flute). We go beyond the usual jazz standards to spotlight rarer classics of popular song. Plus we share flute-flavored bossa nova and samba treats. Our sound is ...

Saturday, August 29

Indonesia Day Festival 2015 | Union Square
Saturday, August 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Indonesia Day Festival 2015 | Union Square
Indonesia Day is an annual event that aims to celebrate, commemorate, and introduce the diversity and heritage of the Indonesian culture through the showcase of Indonesian art, dance, music and food. Indonesia Day 2015 Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 10 am to 5 pm Union Square, SF FREE 2015 Featured ...
21st Amendment Brewery Opening & Watermelon Bowling | East Bay
Saturday, August 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 21st Amendment (San Leandro)
21st Amendment Brewery Opening & Watermelon Bowling | East Bay
21st Amendment has opened a new brewery and tasting room in San Leandro and you’re invited to the Grand Opening Party featuring live music featuring WJM, D.R. & the Blazers, The Dirty and The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, food trucks, brewery tours, and watermelon bowling, all ...
Saturday Flavor of the South Side Concert in the Park | McLaren Park
Saturday, August 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Saturday Flavor of the South Side Concert in the Park | McLaren Park

The iconic Jerry Garcia Amphitheater at McLaren Park features a variety of local performers and varied music genres from August to October 2015. Situated on a sunny hillside meadow and surrounded by tall shade trees, the Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre creates an intimate, friendly setting, allowing ...

“Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | The Haight
Saturday, August 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
| The Red Victorian

Join in at the Red Victorian, an elegant 2000sq ft events space, for figure drawing accompanied by live musicians and wine, bringing the art scene back to the Upper Haight one creative community event at a time. There will be easels provided and some materials for ...

Live Music: Gail Dobson Trio & La Pena’s Vocals for Kids | Berkeley
Saturday, August 29 – 4:30 pm | Cost: $5 Donation Encouraged | La Peña Cultural Center
Live Music: Gail Dobson Trio & La Pena’s Vocals for Kids | Berkeley
Gail Dobson Trio, Gail-vocals and percussion, with Luke Westbrook on guitar, and Keith Saunders-piano, performing the music of Jobim, Wayne Shorter, Sting, Gershwin, Cure, music from their recent EP-“How Fragile We Are.” They will be joined by some of the percussionist from La Péna’s Latin/Jazz ...
Summer Beats Free Concert: Beach Boys Tribute | Alameda
Saturday, August 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alameda South Shore Center
Summer Beats Free Concert: Beach Boys Tribute | Alameda
California Beach Boys play music from everyone’s favorite surf rock band.
10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina: Music & Spoken Word Showcase | Oakland
Saturday, August 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| SoleSpace
10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina: Music & Spoken Word Showcase | Oakland
Movement Generation presents Make it Fresh, a summer performance showcase using music, spoken word, and culture to honor the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and to lift up the social and ecological justice issues that the storm laid bare so violently: institutional racism, displacement, climate change, migration, ...
Win Tix: Funky Rock “Tony Glaser” | Great American Music Hall
Saturday, August 29 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
If Tony Glaser’s bio is any indication, he is God’s gift to music. But maybe he is, with his upbeat, bass-driven funk and his motivating, light-hearted lyrics. He brings meaningful messages without sounding preachy. It’s refreshing to experience a band that’s actually smiling! (Is that ...

Sunday, August 30

2015 Streets for People: Car-Free Streets, Live Music, Free Yoga & Dance | Fairfax
Sunday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bolinas Road (Fairfax)
2015 Streets for People: Car-Free Streets, Live Music, Free Yoga & Dance | Fairfax
Streets for People returns for its fourth year in downtown Fairfax as Bolinas Road (between Broadway and Elsie Lane) will be transformed into a lively car-free space from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday August 30, 2015. Make your way down the street and catch live music, enjoy ...
2015 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
Sunday, August 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Parade is free. Festival admission is $10 in advance; $15 at the door
| Almaden and Park
2015 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
The 40th annual Silicon Valley Pride (formerly San Jose Pride) is the largest LGBT event held in the South Bay. This annual parade and festival celebrates the diversity of our community and promoting outreach and awareness while having a lot of fun as well. 2015 Silicon Valley Pride Festival Sunday, August 30, ...
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 30 – 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, ...

Car-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley
Sunday, August 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley)
Car-Free Sundays On Telegraph: Music & Outdoor Market | Berkeley

Sundays on Telegraph closes Telegraph Avenue to cars between Durant Avenue and Dwight Way, and opens it to restaurant seating, music, street vendors, and more from noon to 5 pm, July 19 to August 30, 2015. Come enjoy the beautiful weather, food, crafts, and everything else that Telegraph ...

2015 Ukranian Festival: Music, Dance & Martial Arts | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, August 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
2015 Ukranian Festival: Music, Dance & Martial Arts | Golden Gate Park Band
Come out for Ukranian-American Day with the Golden Gate Park Band for Ukranian music, singing, and dancing. The Program features leading Ukrainian performers from the Greater Bay Area and Sacramento in authentic regional costumes performing traditional Kozak folk dances (incl. the world-renowned Hopak), songs and music ...
Win Tix: SF Mess Hall Project: Food, Craft Beer & Music | Great American Music Hall
Sunday, August 30 – 1:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
The SF Mess Hall Project brings together three essential elements of the vibrant local community – food, music and craft beer. Enjoy a Sunday afternoon sharing smiles and supporting home-grown artists, chefs and the San Francisco Rock Project. > Buy Tickets – $15 General Admission, $45 ...
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley
Sunday, August 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Art Collective
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley
LIVE MUSIC: 2:00 Edwin Q. Bunnydict 2:40 Don Villa 3:20 Kindergarten Communist 4:00 Morgan Bolender 4:40 East Bay Special 5:20 Kephri 6:00 Invisible Cinema 6:40 Beehavers 7:20 The Ukuladies with DJ Organic Rhythm spinning between sets. *LIVE ART* Visual Art, Live Painting, Tinkering, and One-of-a-kind objects of craft by: -Dani Robison (Glass Sculptures/Jewelry) danirobisonart.com -David Layton (Painting) davidlaytonartist.com -Emily Hundley/ Kalypsis (Clothes, ...
Michael Jackson Dance Tribute | Union Square
Sunday, August 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Michael Jackson Dance Tribute | Union Square
Dance-A-Vision celebrates the life and legacy of Michael Jackson with a performance in Union Square at 2 pm on Sunday, August 30, 2015. This event was made not to impersonate, but to emulate the dance moves popularized by the King of Pop. Dance-A-Vision Entertainment has been in ...
Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera
Sunday, August 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Town Center Corte Madera
Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera

Celebrating the summer season and Marin’s love for the outdoors Town Center Corte Madera will host its annual Summer Music Series each Sunday June 7th through September 27th from 2-4 pm with a great lineup of music that will appeal to all ages. The series features ...

Sunday Jazz, History & Jam Session | Oakland
Sunday, August 30 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Branch (Oakland Library)
Sunday Jazz, History & Jam Session | Oakland

The Oakland Public Library presents a summer jazz, history and jam series on Sunday afternoons from July to August 2015. Summer jazz concerts kick-off with a performance by a featured artist from 3-4 pm, followed by a history of jazz with jazz musician Randy Moore from 4:30-5 pm, ...

Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
Sunday, August 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Thee Parkside
Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
This Sunday August 30th, Original Famous Twang Sundays welcomes Bedrock Radio, Bleeding Fingers Band, The Bitter Diamonds to Thee Parkside. San Francisco based Bedrock Radio is roots/Americana Music for your listening pleasure…. Bleeding Fingers Band formed somewhere through the pines, the sweet Goldilocks blend of country ...