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Saturday, February 24

Thrillhouse Records Winter Formal & 11th Anniversary Party | SF
Thrillhouse Records Winter Formal & 11th Anniversary Party | SF
Thrillhouse Records is turning 11 years old and they are celebrating with a huge party. This year their annual winter formal will be held at the Knockout. Bands this year will include: Fleshies The Bananas Midnite Snaxxx Robocop 3 Mabs Just like years previous, “dressing up” is required if you wanna get in for ...
Noise Pop: After Hours Secret Show | SF
Saturday, February 24 – 11:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Light Rail Studios
Noise Pop: After Hours Secret Show | SF
In keeping with Noise Pop tradition, the festival will offer several intimate, late-night performances from notable surprise music acts. Presented by Deep Eddy Vodka, the after-hours festivities this year will take place at Light Rail Studios on Friday and Saturday, February 23 and 24. The “Deep Eddy ...

Sunday, February 25

“Message in a Bottle 2018” Student Appreciation Day & Live Jazz | SF
Sunday, February 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Palace of Fine Arts
All Bay Area schools, families and the public are invited to celebrate the accomplishments of the K-12 artists and environmentalists who are participating in their show. Come enjoy an encore performance by jazz quintet, The Real Deal and films made especially for us by Bay Area ...
2018 Hot Air Music Festival: Celebration of Contemporary Music | SF
Sunday, February 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Music
2018 Hot Air Music Festival: Celebration of Contemporary Music | SF
The ninth annual Hot Air Music Festival will take place at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music on Sunday, February 25, 2018. It’ll be a full day of music by Up-and-coming composers and ensembles. Admission is free of charge. 2018 Hot Air Music Festival Sunday, February 25, 2018 | ...
2018 Purim Palooza: Free Carnival Games, Costumes & Cake Walk | Marin
Sunday, February 25 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Osher Marin JCC
2018 Purim Palooza: Free Carnival Games, Costumes & Cake Walk | Marin
Purim Palooza is a free carnival celebrating the Jewish holiday of Purim with arts & crafts, carnival games and traditional food at the Osher Marin JCC. 2018 Purim Palooza Sunday, February 25, 2018 | 11:30 am to 2 pm Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Rd, San Rafael FREE 2018 Activities: 9:30 am-11:30 am ...
Noodle Mania Zine Release & Art Party: Draw, Craft and Live Music | Mission District
Sunday, February 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Noodle Mania Zine Release & Art Party: Draw, Craft and Live Music | Mission District
Make a zine, share a true story, and eat noodles. Noodle Mania is a DIY audio documentary art project that provides a forum in print, online, and in person for people to share true stories about their lives and practice artmaking. People who don’t consider themselves ...
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Serenade” | Berkeley
Sunday, February 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John’s Presbyterian Church
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Serenade” | Berkeley
Masterpieces by two great Romantics, Antonín Dvořák and Johannes Brahms, share the stage in a concert which focusses almost exclusively on their fabulous woodwinds. A homage to Mozart, Dvořák’s Serenade in D minor is filled with Slavonic rhythms and displays the composer’s gift for graceful melodies. ...
20th Annual “Amoebapalooza” Concert Celebration | MIlk Bar
Sunday, February 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*21 and up
| Milk Bar
20th Annual
Amoebapalooza is that magical time of the year when Amoeba Music San Francisco joins forces with fellow Amoebites to bring you the best variety show in all the land. Now in its mind-blowing 20th year, Amoebapalooza is happening on Sunday, February 25 at 8 pm at Milk ...

Tuesday, February 27

Classical Revolution Tuesdays at Old Bus Tavern | Bernal Heights
Tuesday, February 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5-20 suggested donation
| Old Bus Tavern
Classical Revolution Tuesdays at Old Bus Tavern | Bernal Heights

Classical Revolution is excited to add a new weekly series to their schedule. The Old Bus Tavern features a delicious food menu, full cocktail bar, and delicious in house micro brews. Music is presented free of charge with a suggested $5-20 donation. Classical Revolution Tuesdays at ...

Win Tix: Classic, Unadulterated & Hard Rockers “Pop Evil” | Great American Music Hall
Tuesday, February 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
Headbangers rejoice. We are seeing a return to the classic, unadulterated genre that blows minds and shatters spines. Figuratively, of course. As the emo and indie bands fade into the distance, a new breed of hard rockers is taking stages by storm. > Get Tickets – $21.00 Perhaps ...

Thursday, March 1

2018 “Jazz Search West” Competition | Oakland
Thursday, March 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | The Sound Room
2018

Jazz Search West 2018, 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 2018 during which 16 ...

Friday, March 2

DJ Jon Sugar on Revolutions Matinee Editions | Amoeba SF
Friday, March 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
DJ Jon Sugar on Revolutions Matinee Editions | Amoeba SF
Join them on Friday, March 2nd at 3 pm as they welcome special guest and local legend DJ Jon Sugar for a matinee edition of Revolutions. A musician, comedian, and writer, Sugar formed the Jon Sugar Band in the late seventies and performed for numerous music ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party: 2018 Season Kick Off | Fort Mason
Friday, March 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food from food trucks.
| Fort Mason Center

More than 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 ...

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, March 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

Bayview First Fridays: Beer, Whiskey & Free Concert | Seven Stills
Friday, March 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Seven Stills Brewery & Distillery (Bayview)
Bayview First Fridays: Beer, Whiskey & Free Concert | Seven Stills

Join Seven Stills every first Friday of the month for a free concert featuring a different band each month. Their neighbors at Laughing Monk will have your karaoke fix and a food truck will be running outside. Bayview First Fridays Every First Friday | 7-10pm ...

Soprano Master Class: Patricia Racette | SF
Friday, March 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Soprano Master Class: Patricia Racette | SF
Submitted by the Event Organizer Patricia Racette soprano, known as one of the great singing actresses of our time, soprano Patricia Racette continues to share her artistry with audiences around the world. Notes the Huffington Post, “In this moment, Patricia Racette commands the stage with an authority ...
“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale
Friday, March 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale

Wrapped in Plastic provides fresh sounds of old and new jazz to the Bay Area. In addition to an ever-expanding repertoire of jazz originals, the group reinterprets old favorites and lesser-known gems in new and modern ways – passing from Miles Davis to the music ...

Saturday, March 3

Goorin Bros. Sweet $15 Hats & Annual Spring Sample Sale | SF
Saturday, March 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry, but bring money for hats of course.
| Goorin Bros HQ
Goorin Bros. Sweet $15 Hats & Annual Spring Sample Sale | SF

Looking to compliment your new springtime look? Goorin Bros., the fourth-generation, family-owned San Francisco-based company of bold hatmakers, will host a three-day sample sale at the company’s Howard Street headquarters. Heads up to the Great hat folks of the Bay Area. Join the first Sample Sale ...

38th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
Saturday, March 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE, but bring along some cash for food purchases
| Davis Senior Center
38th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
Bayview Hunters Point’s longest-running annual event, the Black Cuisine Festival, was created to highlight culinary talents passed through generations. The Black Cuisine Festival shares delectable food rooted in African American tradition, bringing people together for a little taste of soul. 2018 Black Cuisine Festival Saturday, March 3, 2018 ...
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, March 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...

Sunday, March 4

2018 Holi Celebration | South Bay
Sunday, March 4 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission, but bring money for colors
| Shreemaya Krishnadham
2018 Holi Celebration | South Bay

You’re invited to a one-day Holi Celebration put together by the Bay Area Youth Vaishnav Parivar in Milpitas. 2018 Holi Celebration Sunday, March 4, 2018 Shreemaya Krishnadham, 25 Corning Ave., Milpitas FREE, but bring money for colors, food and drinks. Enjoy a fun-filled day of color, ...

2018 Welsh Hymn-Singing Festival | East Bay
Sunday, March 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lafayette United Methodist Church
2018 Welsh Hymn-Singing Festival | East Bay
The Welsh American Society of Northern California (WASNC) hosts its annual Gymanfa Ganu at Lafayette United Methodist Church on Sunday March 4, 2018. In the Welsh language Gymanfa Ganu is the name for a traditional Hymn-Singing Festival where many of the most famous Welsh hymns of ...
Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley
Sunday, March 4 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley

This free, participatory event has been a staple at La Peña Cultural Center for 12 years due to its incredible fun, and recurs every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba. Rumba is the ...

Monday, March 5

Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, March 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room

Every first Monday of the month, The Make-Out Room presents a free concert with several local bands showing off the cutting edge of jazz and improvised music. Expect progressive sounds with a mix of anything from jazz, folk, rock to electronic music.

Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob
Monday, March 5 – 8:30 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.

Late Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Monday, March 5 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
Late Nite Open Mic 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, March 6

Classical Revolution Tuesdays at Old Bus Tavern | Bernal Heights
Tuesday, March 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5-20 suggested donation
| Old Bus Tavern
Classical Revolution Tuesdays at Old Bus Tavern | Bernal Heights

Classical Revolution is excited to add a new weekly series to their schedule. The Old Bus Tavern features a delicious food menu, full cocktail bar, and delicious in house micro brews. Music is presented free of charge with a suggested $5-20 donation. Classical Revolution Tuesdays at ...

Wednesday, March 7

“Chai” Free Live In-Store New Wave Pop Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Wednesday, March 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
The Japanese all-female band known for all-things Pink, an excessive appetite for dumplings, and a genre-less sound with lyrics that redefine the definition of “cute,” CHAI is releasing their critically-acclaimed first studio album, Pink, on U.S. indie label Burger Records this February. Join them at ...

Thursday, March 8

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, March 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday 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 ...

2018 Signal Flow Experimental Music Festival: Opening Day | Mills College
Thursday, March 8 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mills College, Littlefield Hall
2018 Signal Flow Experimental Music Festival: Opening Day | Mills College

Signal Flow, the annual festival of new works by Mills graduate students, is an opportunity to see the future of music and sound in the making. 2017 Signal Flow Music Festival March 8-11, 2018 | Thur-Sat.:8 pm; Sun.: 4 pm Littlefield Concert Hall and Mills ...