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Sunday, July 5

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2015 | Sunday
Sunday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2015 | Sunday

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free Jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy Streets. ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
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 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest & Live Music | South Bay
Sunday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Many events are free, but there are ticketed concerts and other.
| Downtown Hollister
2015 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest & Live Music | South Bay

The roar of motorcycles will take over the streets of Hollister,known as the “Birthplace of the American Biker,” for the annual Hollister Freedom Rally. The Rally has always been and will continue to be a free rally welcoming all bikers and is the largest of its kind ...

2015 Temescal Street Fair: Jazz & Afro-Caribbean Concert, Art & Market | Oakland
Sunday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temescal District
2015 Temescal Street Fair: Jazz & Afro-Caribbean Concert, Art & Market | Oakland
What started as a little street fest, has blossomed into one of Oakland’s premiere cultural events; explore the 12th annual Temescal Street Fair from noon to 6 pm on July 5, 2015. 2015 Temescal Street Fair Enjoy live Jazz, Afro-Caribbean, Soul and R&B on three stages; local ...
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2015: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF
Sunday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Stern Grove
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2015: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF

Want free reserved seating, reserved parking, and free beverages and snacks during a Stern Grove event this summer? All you have to do is volunteer. Volunteer positions include ushers, information booth staffers, bike valet, donation collectors, greeters, set up/take down experts and much more. >> Sign ...

Music in the Park Summer Kick-off: ’80s Concert | Burlingame
Sunday, July 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Washington Park (Burlingame)
Music in the Park Summer Kick-off: '80s Concert | Burlingame
Remember the ’80s? A simpler time, when spandex, big hair, Aquanet, shredding guitars, thundering drums and power ballads ruled MTV.  Music was fun, and a rock concert was an event. That doesn’t have to be just a memory. Hairstrike takes you back to the ’80s, with a powerful, ...
Golden Gate Park Band: Around the World in 90 Minutes | SF
Sunday, July 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Golden Gate Park Band: Around the World in 90 Minutes | SF

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 133rd season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm and are free and open to the public. All concerts feature music of specific ...

Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera
Sunday, July 5 – 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 ...

Tango in the Square: Trio Garufa | Union Square
Sunday, July 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Tango in the Square: Trio Garufa | Union Square
Trio Garufa is an international ensemble dedicated to performing authentic Argentine music. They have performed across Argentina, Colombia, Canada and the US at venues such as Yoshi’s Jazz Club, Chicago Symphony Hall, Teatro Leon de Greiff and La Viruta (the largest Tango club in Buenos ...
Free San Francisco Symphony Concert in the Park | Stern Grove
Sunday, July 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stern Grove
Free San Francisco Symphony Concert in the Park | Stern Grove
Don’t miss a summer classic when San Francisco Symphony returns with featured vocalist Shara Worden, the haunting voice behind indie-rock band My Brightest Diamond. The afternoon’s program explores the connection between orchestral music and the beauty of nature. Ms. Worden will be performing songs from My Brightest ...
Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
Sunday, July 5 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Thee Parkside
Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
On Sunday, July 5th Original Famous Twang Sundays welcomes The Timothy O’Neil Band and The Lonesome Fugitives to Thee Parkside. Timothy O’Neil hails from Temecula, California. Currently, he has found himself rooted in the Folk/Americana Scene of Sonoma County. The Timothy O’Neil Band mixes origin roots of ...
Last Grateful Dead Show Ever: Free Simulcast Night | The Independent
Sunday, July 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a 2 drink minimum. 21+ only.
| The Independent
Last Grateful Dead Show Ever: Free Simulcast Night | The Independent

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Grateful Dead with the four remaining original members – Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, and Bob Weir as they reunite for their final five concerts ever. The Independent will treat you to free live simulcasts of the concerts on ...

LaborFest 2015: 100th Anniversary Concert | SF
Sunday, July 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are requested for this event.
| ILWU Local 34 Hall
LaborFest 2015: 100th Anniversary Concert | SF
In 1915 in Salt Lake City, Utah, IWW union organizer and labor troubadour Joe Hill was murdered by a firing squad. The effort to silence him failed and he has become one of the most famous labor organizers and musicians in the world. It is a ...
Hillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide
Sunday, July 5 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Riptide
Hillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide

Head as far west as you can in San Francisco to The Riptide for a night of honky tonk and country with the “Hillbilly Hootenany West Side Revue,” every first Sunday of the month. The Hootenanny West Side Revue aims to combine the greatest local ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, July 5 – 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, July 6

Free First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, July 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Free First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, July 6, 8pm (8:30pm start) FREE/Donations Accepted Set #1: EGW Trio (improvised music for trio) Francis Wong-saxophone Jordan Glenn-drums Karl Evangelista-guitar http://www.franciswong.net/ Set #2: Ryan Pate (contemporary jazz guitar) Ryan Pate-guitar Kenley Jung-alto sax Mark Clifford – vibes Malcolm Campbell – piano Safa Shokrai -Bass Britt Ciampa – Drums http://ryanpate.bandcamp.com/ Set #3: Nathan Clevenger Group (all-star modern jazz ensemble) Marcus ...
Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob
Monday, July 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob

Do you think your bird can sing? If so, Joshua Raoul Brody (Tango Number 9) will give you and the Fab Four a piano-bar treatment at the Beatles-only karaoke night at The Royale, a neighborhood bar in the Tenderloin.

Open Mic Night in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Monday, July 6 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
Open Mic Night in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway

Come on up and share your creative side at the New Parkway Open Mic – the only late night open mic inside a movie theater. All forms of expression are welcome, be it music, poetry, spoken word, comedy, or getting your weeknight kicks. There will ...

Tuesday, July 7

Live at Lagunitas: Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Dark Soul Concert | Petaluma
Tuesday, July 7 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Dark Soul Concert | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live concert series featuring some amazing bands ranging in genre from roots to gothic pop in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette (1280 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma). Show are free, but tickets are required. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will ...

Summertime Outdoor Funk Soul & Rock n’ Roll Concert | Orinda
Tuesday, July 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Classic Car Show
Summertime Outdoor Funk Soul & Rock n’ Roll Concert | Orinda

Bring your family and friends down to Orinda Community Park for Summer Concerts in the Park. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring their blankets and lawn chairs. 2015 Schedule 6/9: DND Band – Rock n’ Roll 6/16: Kenya B ...

Boomerang Barbershop Acapella Quartet | Mountain View
Tuesday, July 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Boomerang Barbershop Acapella Quartet | Mountain View
Come tap your feet to beautiful songs in the exciting Capella tradition of Barbershop Harmony. Enjoy popular vintage melodies from the early American 20th century performed live, along with a few familiar classics from the 50s and 60s.
Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar
Tuesday, July 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar

Wood Shoppe is a free monthly music series at Brick & Mortar Music Hall taking place every first Tuesday of the month. Get exposed to local and national emerging artists without the pressure of a cover charge. $3 Trumer Pils and $5 Sailor Jerry cocktails ...

Wednesday, July 8

Free Lunchtime Concert: Velvety Sound & Amber Voice | Oakland
Wednesday, July 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center
Free Lunchtime Concert: Velvety Sound & Amber Voice | Oakland
William Robert While most football players were lugging around their gear, one was lugging around a guitar. Even as a running back for the Detroit Lions, William Robert’s innate gift for music couldn’t be hidden. And nobody complained about his velvety sound and amber voice crooning ...
Free Big Band Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, July 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Big Band Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Lost Dog Found Taking the classic sounds of jump blues, Americana, swing, rock, and soul, Lost Dog Found has always had the intention of combining those musical styles into a modern sound that is distinctly their own. It’s part Ray Charles, part Bruno Mars, part Brian ...
Salsa in the Square: Los Compas | Union Square
Wednesday, July 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Salsa in the Square: Los Compas | Union Square
Seasoned musicians playing hard hitting salsa in San Francisco. All band members have one or two or three decades of association with Miguel Govea. For 5 years, the band’s now legendary run at the waterfront’s Pier 23 made that bar “”the place to be”” on Friday ...
SF Civic Symphony: Summer Orchestra Workshop | SF
Wednesday, July 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| African American Art & Culture Complex
SF Civic Symphony: Summer Orchestra Workshop | SF

San Francisco Civic Symphony’s 2015 Summer String Orchestra Music Workshop is a fun eight week workshop providing amateur musicians with little or no symphony experience a chance to explore music from “inside” an orchestra. SF Civic Symphony Orchestra Workshop Wednesdays, July 1 – August 19, 2015 | 7:30-9:30 ...

Thursday, July 9

Okinawan Folk Ensemble | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, July 9 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Okinawan Folk Ensemble | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Among the many beautiful regions of Japan, Okinawa stands out for its unique folk song and dance culture. Performers from the Kinuko Mototake Okinawan Dance Academy along with Master Kinuko Mototake, perform traditional Okinawan dance, telling stories of young love, evil spirits, and the seafaring ...
“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, July 9 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday,April 2 – October 29, 2015. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

Summer Sounds Outside: Electric String Rock Quartet | Walnut Creek
Thursday, July 9 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
Summer Sounds Outside: Electric String Rock Quartet | Walnut Creek
Phat Strad is America’s original female rock electric string quartet, based in Las Vegas and performing live all over the world. At the core of our music is a lifetime of classical training, real musicianship, and respect for the 400-year-old art form that is the ...
Free Country Concert in the Park | San Mateo
Thursday, July 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
Free Country Concert in the Park | San Mateo
Jacque Lynn has presence larger than life. She will draw you in with her dynamic voice, sassy attitude, and sexy stage persona. From Mountain View California, Jaque Lynn was born an entertainer. Before she could talk she was singing along with the radio. Everything from Country, ...