Home » Archive by Category

Live Music

Thursday, March 23

Country Music Mini Concert: Nikki Lane | Amoeba SF
Thursday, March 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Country Music Mini Concert: Nikki Lane | Amoeba SF
Join them in welcoming Nashville’s Nikki Lane to Amoeba SF for a live performance and signing of her latest album, Highway Queen (out now on LP & CD on New West Records). Also catch her later that night at Social Hall SF. Nikki Lane’s stunning third ...
Win Tix: Robot NightLife at California Academy of Sciences | GG Park
Thursday, March 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | California Academy of Sciences
Get your dose of mechanical mayhem as NightLife hosts an annual salute to all things robotic. > Get Tickets – $12 Members / $15 Non-members 21+ Prepare to be amazed as you look to the future in African Hall, where the following robotics companies will show off ...

Friday, March 24

Indie Funk Mini Concert: Mayya & The Revolutionary Hell Yeah | Amoeba SF
Friday, March 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Indie Funk Mini Concert: Mayya & The Revolutionary Hell Yeah | Amoeba SF
Amoeba SF welcomes local darlings Mayya & The Revolutionary Hell Yeah for a special live performance in celebration of their new release, Open Minds Open Minds. Diminutive in stature, gargantuan in spirit, Mayya was born in Russia and grew up in the Tenderloin district of San ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, March 24 – 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 ...

2017 Holi Festival: The Bay’s Biggest Free Color Fight | East Bay
Friday, March 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bishop Ranch
2017 Holi Festival: The Bay's Biggest Free Color Fight | 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. 2017 Holi Celebration Friday, March 24, 2017 | 5:30-8 pm 2600 Camino Ramon, San Ramon FREE Holi ...
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, March 24 – 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. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...

Stenburg-Cahill Duo Mini Concert | The Presidio
Friday, March 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Stenburg-Cahill Duo Mini Concert | The Presidio
Called “fiercely gifted” and “as tenacious and committed an advocate as any composer could dream of,” Sara Cahill has commissioned, premiered and recorded numerous compositions for solo piano. Kate Stenberg’s violin playing has been described by as “highly virtuosic and deeply communicative…full of character and presence.” ...
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, March 24 – 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 ...

Win Tix: Kick-Ass Folk Rock “The Sam Chase & the Untraditional” | The Chapel
Friday, March 24 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel
The Sam Chase has a voice like a Nun on the lam with a mouthful cigarettes and curses words in a lonely bar, drunkenly dancing next to a broken jukebox. His songs are scribbled, not written, on lipstick and sweat stained motel bedsheets because he ...

Saturday, March 25

Tunes on Trails: Free Tigertones Acapella Show | SF
Saturday, March 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lands End (Pt. Lobos)
Tunes on Trails: Free Tigertones Acapella Show | SF
To celebrate the park through music, the Parks Conservancy is collaborating with performers to have free and open pop-up concerts as part of a series called Tunes on Trails. Come and see the first Tunes on Trails event in the park, featuring the Tigertones, an ...
2017 Howth Street Block Party: Live Music, DJs, Dance, Workshops & Movie Night | SF
Saturday, March 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE, but an RSVP is requested.
| Youth Art Exchange
2017 Howth Street Block Party: Live Music, DJs, Dance, Workshops & Movie Night | SF
This Spring Youth Art Exchange and Lick-Wilmerding High School team up to bring you the 3rd Annual Howth Street Block Party. The Excelsior/OMI neighbors  will gather for an afternoon of live entertainment, music & DJs, performances, youth-led workshops and activities, games & prizes, and food trucks. 2017 Howth Street Block Party & ...
Classical Guitar Performance by Josh Dichiacchio | SF Main Library
Saturday, March 25 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Classical Guitar Performance by Josh Dichiacchio | SF Main Library
Classical guitarist Josh DiChiacchio returns to the Art and Music Center for a spring serenade. Mr. Dichiacchio will play selections by Isaac Albeniz, Benjamin Britten, Erik Satie, Agustin Barrios and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.
Travel Ban Concert: Musical Response from Libya, Yemem, Syria, Iraq & Iran | Oakland
Saturday, March 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is required on Eventbrite
| Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California
Travel Ban Concert: Musical Response from Libya, Yemem, Syria, Iraq & Iran | Oakland
On March 25th in Oakland, Zawaya & Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC) will sponsor a concert by the Aswat Ensemble and Guest Performers showcasing the music of the 7 countries listed on January 27th’s Executive Order. > Free with RSVP The beauty of such a concert will lie in expressing the ...
Win Tix: Morris Day and The Time: ’80s R&B Prince Protégé | East Bay
Saturday, March 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Historic BAL Theatre
Morris Day is one of the most swaggering and peacockish funk performers to hit the stage since the Purple One himself. > Get Tickets – $89.99 – But use code LOVE for 10% off tickets As the frontman of the Time, the charismatic Morris Day is a legendary ...

Sunday, March 26

Rock ‘n’ Roll San Francisco Half Marathon & After-Party | 2017
Sunday, March 26 – 6:15 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch and listen to music. There's a fee to race, of course.
| Golden Gate Park
Rock 'n' Roll San Francisco Half Marathon & After-Party | 2017

The Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon thunders through San Francisco and it will be preceded by a two-day free Running Expo. For two days at Moscone Center North, over 60 exhibitors will offer free samples, showcase the latest in running gear, sports apparel, health and nutritional information. The ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, March 26 – 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

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

“Phonographic Memory”: Recollections Through Music | SF Main Library
Sunday, March 26 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco Main Library
Music is so important in people’s lives. Think of the many, many ways music has been a part of your experience, both shared and very personal. Come join Corey Bloom and fellow music lovers for talk of music and memories, Sunday, March 26th at 2 ...
Prometheus Symphony Orchestra Concert | Oakland
Sunday, March 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | First Covenant Church of Oakland
Prometheus Symphony Orchestra Concert | Oakland
Come and enjoy works by Igor Stravinsky, Vasily Kalinnikov (an under-appreciated romantic composer,) and Elizabeth Maconchy in a beautiful setting that includes stained-glass windows. Delicious home-baked goodies and coffee will be available at intermission. A pre-concert talk will occur at 2:40 p.m. (i.e. 20 minutes ...
2017 “Jazz Search West” First Competition | Berkeley
Sunday, March 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | CA Jazz Conservatory
2017

Jazz Search West 2017, 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. Come experience Jazz Search West 2017 during which 16 ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, March 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...

Monday, March 27

New Wave Punk Mini Concert: Chai | Amoeba SF
Monday, March 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
New Wave Punk Mini Concert: Chai | Amoeba SF
Join them in welcoming Chai – the four-piece all-girl new wave punk band from Nagoya, Japan – to Amoeba SF for a live set and signing of their new 7″ on Monday, March 27th at 6pm. Also catch them on March 26th at The Independent ...
Salsa Dura: Dance Party & Live Salsa Orchestra | Berkeley
Monday, March 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | La Peña Cultural Center
Salsa Dura: Dance Party & Live Salsa Orchestra | Berkeley

Every last Monday of the month, the Josh Jones and the La Peña Salsa Orchestra brings the raw power of salsa dura to La Peña’s stage. They will perform songs from your favorite salsa artists including Eddie Palmieri, Beny Moré, the Spanish Harlem Orchestra, El ...

Wednesday, March 29

Prince 30th Anniv. Concert “Sign O’ The Times” | 1015 Folsom
Wednesday, March 29 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP (subject to capacity); Guaranteed admission is $20
| 1015 Folsom
Prince 30th Anniv. Concert
The Purple Ones will rock your mind with an insatiable tribute to Prince to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Sign O’ The Times with a free live show on March 29, 2017 at 1015 Folsom for a serious dose of unadulterated funk. This funky 11-piece tribute ...
Win Tix: “The Purple Ones” Prince Tribute Concert | 1015 Folsom
Wednesday, March 29 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN | 1015 Folsom
Oakland California’s The Purple Ones treat the music and patented vibe of Prince with the utmost respect, capturing the essence of what it was like to see Prince live. The musical dexterity of The Purple Ones – with 11 pieces on stage including a full ...

Thursday, March 30

Exploratorium After Dark: The Residents’ New Record Live Premiere | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: The Residents' New Record Live Premiere | Pier 15
Join them for a live premiere of The Residents new record, The Ghost of Hope. The album, an audio exploration of historic train wrecks, will be accompanied by The Residents live performance and a screening of “Rushing Like a Banshee” (2016, 2:22 min.), directed by ...
Fashion & Music Festival Kick Off | Macy’s Union Square
Thursday, March 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Macy's (Union Square)
Fashion & Music Festival Kick Off | Macy's Union Square
Come to a festival styling party at Macy’s. Get into the rhythm of festival season in these four easy steps: Scope out the most ‘gram-worthy best-of-fest new looks from your favorite designers on the runway at their fashion show hosted by SF YouTuber Ally Chen of Fashion ...
“Night at the Black Hawk” Live Jazz Concert | SF
Thursday, March 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin Museum
San Francisco Recovery Theatre is returning to the Tenderloin Museum Thursday March 30th. Night at the Black Hawk is a live jazz concert, part of an ongoing series that reflects on the lives and stories of the artists, musicians and residents that lived in the ...
Win Tix: “Silence of the Lambs” Unauthorized R-Rated Musical | Victoria Theater

A hilarious R-Rated ‘unauthorized’ parody of “The Silence of the Lambs” following the exploits of Clarice, Buffalo Bill and the brilliant, but insane, cannibal, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. – “As irreverent, filthy and funny as The Book of Mormon” – NY Post – “Deliriously tasty… subversively funny” ...

Friday, March 31

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, March 31 – 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 ...

Revolutions Series: DJ Hotwire EDM Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Friday, March 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Revolutions Series: DJ Hotwire EDM Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Experience an EDM dance extravaganza like never before with mixologist DJ Hotwire on Friday, March 31st at 5pm. Born and raised here in San Francisco, Hotwire has spent many years perfecting his craft and is ready to hit the Amoeba stage for the first time.