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Friday, July 21

Rooftop Garden Concert: Zydeco | Oakland
Friday, July 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: Zydeco | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Kaiser Center’s Roof Garden free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 16 – September 8, 2017. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was conceived as a semi-public park by ...

Summer of Love 50th Anniv. Golden Gate Park Sing-a-long | Flower Piano
Summer of Love 50th Anniv. Golden Gate Park Sing-a-long | Flower Piano

In collaboration with the amazing Sunset Piano, the San Francisco Botanical Garden once again in 2017 transforms into the city’s own outdoor concert hall, and everyone is invited to play and listen. For twelve days only, July 13-24, 2017, you are encouraged to seek out the twelve ...

2017 Blues Fest Friday Night Party | Redwood City
Friday, July 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
2017 Blues Fest Friday Night Party | Redwood City

The 2017 Redwood City PAL (Police Activities League) Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival features wonderful live music from the Bay Area and beyond, Art on the Square, a family area, and food and drink vendors. In its 12th year, a special rendition of the festival puts ...

Art on the Square | Redwood City
Friday, July 21 – 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. Art on the Square showcases original painting, photography, jewelry, glass, ceramics, and more, with prices for every budget. Art on the ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, July 21 – 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 ...

Friday Nights at the de Young: Subterranean Homesick Cumbia Music | SF
Friday Nights at the de Young: Subterranean Homesick Cumbia Music | SF
Events and Activities: “The City Breathing” Paper Art Installations Creativity Station with Linda Janklow Mex Am Talks Subterranean Homesick Cumbia by Los Jaichakers
2017 Summer “Pop/Rock Hits” Concert in the Park | Foster City
Friday, July 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Leo J. Ryan Park
2017 Summer

Join the Foster City community for free summer concerts overlooking the water in Leo Ryan Park from 6-8 pm, every Friday from July to August 2017. Don’t forget to bring your friends, a picnic, and your dancing shoes.  2017 Foster City Summer Concert Schedule July 14 Zoo ...

Music on the Square: Blues | Redwood City
Friday, July 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Blues | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June 2-September 1, 2017. Redwood City is well known for its events, but Friday night’s Music on the Square is one of the most treasured nights of summer. Plus, being ...

Free Beach Concert: Eric Burdon & The Animals | Santa Cruz
Friday, July 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Eric Burdon & The Animals | Santa Cruz

Every summer, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk casts its net and drags in a host of Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s to play free concerts right on the beach every Friday night. Friday Night Bands on the Beach  Every Friday, June 16 ...

Win Tix: Matchbox Twenty & Counting Crows in Concert | Shoreline Amphitheatre
Friday, July 21 – 6:45 pm | Cost: WIN | Shoreline Amphitheatre
Two of music’s most loved bands and biggest hit makers are joining up for an epic summer tour. Multi-platinum selling bands Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows have announced “A Brief History of Everything Tour 2017. > Get Tickets – $29.50 – GA Matchbox Twenty has achieved cumulative ...
Win Tix: Galactic Ex-Lead “Maggie Koerner” | Swedish American Hall
Friday, July 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Swedish American Hall
It’s not uncommon to find Maggie performing on stage with a list of iconic acts that has included Widespread Panic, Gov’t Mule and Charles Bradley, to name a few. The Shreveport born singer-songwriter spent the majority of 2013 and 2014 as the lead singer and ...

Saturday, July 22

2017 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | San Jose
Saturday, July 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena High School
2017 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | San Jose

Ready to see some stars and sample some sisig? Then come out to Union City for the Annual Adobo Festival. The festival features performances from famous Filipino entertainers, competitions, cook-offs, games and a bazaar. 2017 Adobo Festival Sat-Sun, July 22-23, 2017 | 10 am to 6 pm ...

Flower Piano Hidden Piano Extravaganza Concert | GG Park
Flower Piano Hidden Piano Extravaganza Concert | GG Park

In collaboration with the amazing Sunset Piano, the San Francisco Botanical Garden once again in 2017 transforms into the city’s own outdoor concert hall, and everyone is invited to play and listen. For twelve days only, July 13-24, 2017, you are encouraged to seek out the twelve ...

Pedalfest 2017: Bike Stunts, Whymcycles & Unicycle Lessons | Oakland
Saturday, July 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Pedalfest 2017: Bike Stunts, Whymcycles & Unicycle Lessons | Oakland
Pedalfest 2017 rolls into Jack London Square to celebrate all-things cycling featuring pedal-powered food, a pedal powered sound stage featuring live music, dare-devil stunts, a kid’s bike rodeo, safety training, and the most amazing eclectic collection of handmade bicycles built from recycled car parts, trampolines, old ...
26th Annual Bay Area Black Expo | Oakland
Saturday, July 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: $10*
*$10 general admission; free for seniors (65+) and children (0-15).
| Oakland Alameda County Coliseum
26th Annual Bay Area Black Expo | Oakland

The California Black Expo is the largest African-American business and consumer trade show in California. Now in their 26th year in production, the Black Expo is dedicated to showcasing minority businesses through a trade show platform backed by literacy and entertainment. The Expo provides ultimate ...

2017 Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival | Redwood City
Saturday, July 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
2017 Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival | Redwood City

The 2017 Redwood City PAL (Police Activities League) Blues, Arts & BBQ Festival features wonderful live music from the Bay Area and beyond, Art on the Square, a family area, and food and drink vendors. In its 12th year, a special rendition of the festival puts ...

Art on the Square | Redwood City
Saturday, July 22 – All Day | 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. Art on the Square showcases original painting, photography, jewelry, glass, ceramics, and more, with prices for every budget. Art on the ...

Live in the Castro: Lisa Gonick & the Damfino Players | Jane Warner Plaza
Saturday, July 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live in the Castro: Lisa Gonick & the Damfino Players | Jane Warner Plaza
Come dance and listen to lovely music of a by gone era! Ragtime, Swing, Blues,Vintage- Early Jazz and Novelty tunes to warm the cockles of your soul & burn the soles of your feet. Featuring Cliff Moser on Guitar and Miss Lisa Gonick on Uke and ...
San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | Richmond
Saturday, July 22 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Nicholl Park
San Francisco Mime Troupe's

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 58th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2017 production “Walls.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2017 Free political theater & music in parks all over the Bay Area ...

Jay Midnight’s Soul Sessions Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Saturday, July 22 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Jay Midnight's Soul Sessions Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Their Saturday Soul Sessions shimmies onto the Amoeba stage on Saturday, July 22 at 2pm. For the second installment, host and DJ Jay Midnight serves up a fresh platter of the hottest Summer boogie jams past and present.
Saturday Music Jam | SF Main Library
Saturday, July 22 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Saturday Music Jam | SF Main Library
Calling all musicians and singers. Bring your instrument and get ready to jam along with others. This informal acoustic gathering will meet in the Library for the Blind and Print Disabled.
K-Pop Summer Festival | SFSU
Saturday, July 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack Adams Hall (SFSU)
K-Pop Summer Festival | SFSU
Come out to the Jack Adams Hall, San Francisco State University for K-Pop performances and activities to experience Korean culture from 5:30 pm to 9 pm on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Bring your family for a day of K-Pop. Also, a final showdown of 10 finalists for 2017 ...
Music in the Park: Boston Tribute | Danville
Saturday, July 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oak Hill Park
Music in the Park: Boston Tribute | Danville

Now in its 32nd year, the town of Danville continues offering this summer music tradition to the public. Spend four Saturdays under the sun surrounded by friends, neighbors, and great music. Bring a blanket, a picnic, and the whole family for singing, dancing, and socializing. ...

Win Tix: Techno Electronic Londoner “Kelly Lee Owens” | Swedish American Hall
Saturday, July 22 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Swedish American Hall
Even in the increasingly crowded field of electronic music, Kelly Lee Owens’ debut album arrives as a wonderful surprise. > Get Tickets – $15 Adv / $18 Door – 21+ An album that bridges the gaps between cavernous techno, spectral pop, and krautrock’ s mechanical pulse, Kelly ...

Sunday, July 23

2017 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | San Jose
Sunday, July 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena High School
2017 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | San Jose

Ready to see some stars and sample some sisig? Then come out to Union City for the Annual Adobo Festival. The festival features performances from famous Filipino entertainers, competitions, cook-offs, games and a bazaar. 2017 Adobo Festival Sat-Sun, July 22-23, 2017 | 10 am to 6 pm ...

“Flower Piano” Free Concert Day in the Park | Golden Gate Park

In collaboration with the amazing Sunset Piano, the San Francisco Botanical Garden once again in 2017 transforms into the city’s own outdoor concert hall, and everyone is invited to play and listen. For twelve days only, July 13-24, 2017, you are encouraged to seek out the twelve ...

Final Day: 26th Annual Bay Area Black Expo | Oakland
Sunday, July 23 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 general admission; free for seniors (65+) and children (0-15).
| Oakland Alameda County Coliseum
Final Day: 26th Annual Bay Area Black Expo | Oakland

The California Black Expo is the largest African-American business and consumer trade show in California. Now in their 26th year in production, the Black Expo is dedicated to showcasing minority businesses through a trade show platform backed by literacy and entertainment. The Expo provides ultimate ...

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, July 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's

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 ...

Free Outdoor SF Symphony Concert | Pier 27
Sunday, July 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 27
Free Outdoor SF Symphony Concert | Pier 27
Come out to hear the San Francisco Symphony during their 3rd annual free outdoor waterfront concert at Pier 27. Bring a picnic blanket and enjoy a summer program conducted by SFS Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater. Free SF Symphony Concert at Pier 27 Sunday, July 23, 2017 | Noon ...
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2017: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF
Sunday, July 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration is required.
| Stern Grove
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2017: 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 ...