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Saturday, March 4

37th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
Saturday, March 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Davis Senior Center
37th Annual Soul Food Festival & Block Party | SF
As Bayview Hunters Point’s longest-running annual event, the Black Cuisine Festival, was created to highlight culinary talents passed through generations. Black Cuisine shares delectable food rooted in African American tradition bringing people together for a little taste of soul. 2017 Black Cuisine Festival Saturday, March 4, 2017 | ...
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, March 4 – 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 ...

Win Tix: Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret: GRIMM | Great Star Theater
Saturday, March 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great Star Theater

Come celebrate the darker sides of a world where fairies, goblins, and dragons roam free with sensual performances, outstanding musical talents, and opulence dripping from the walls and this live dark fairytale variety show. Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret: GRIMM Fridays & Saturdays, Feb. 24 to ...

$10 Tix: Misfit Cabaret’s Dark Fairytale “Grimm” | Great Star Theater
Saturday, March 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Use code GRIMMFUNCHEAP for $10 tickets. Otherwise it's $20.
| Great Star Theater
$10 Tix: Misfit Cabaret's Dark Fairytale

Come celebrate the darker sides of a world where fairies, goblins, and dragons roam free with sensual performances, outstanding musical talents, and opulence dripping from the walls and this live dark fairytale variety show. Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret: GRIMM Fridays & Saturdays, Feb. 24 to ...

Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight
Saturday, March 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
| Underground SF
Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight

Push The Feeling is monthly dance party happening every first Saturday at Underground SF (424 Haight St.) in the Lower Haight. Resident DJs YR Skull and epicsauce invite local and out-of-town guest DJs to their decks every month. The party is typically free before 10 pm with an RSVP, ...

Sunday, March 5

2017 Hot Air Music Festival: Celebration of Contemporary Music | SF
Sunday, March 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Conservatory of Music
2017 Hot Air Music Festival: Celebration of Contemporary Music | SF
Now in its eighth year, the Hot Air Music Festival is a student-organized celebration of contemporary music that focuses on world premieres and collaborations by young composers and performers as well as music written in the past 50 years. 2017 Hot Air Music Festival Saturday, March 5, 2017 ...
Awesöme Orchestra Collective: Music From “Final Fantasy VII” & Interactive Games | Oakland
Sunday, March 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required; donations are welcome.
| Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Awesöme Orchestra Collective: Music From
Their program for this session couldn’t be more diverse. Uematsu’s “One-Winged Angel” from Final Fantasy VII was inspired by Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, the rock stylings of Jimi Hendrix and cinematic drama of Hitchcock’s Psycho theme. Awesöme Orchestra is proud to premiere Symphony No. 1 ...
2017 Welsh Hymn-Singing Festival & Tea | East Bay
Sunday, March 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lafayette United Methodist Church
2017 Welsh Hymn-Singing Festival & Tea | East Bay
The Welsh American Society of Northern California (WASNC) hosts its annual Gymanfa Ganu at Lafayette United Methodist Church on Sunday March 5, 2017. In the Welsh language Gymanfa Ganu is the name for a traditional Hymn-Singing Festival where many of the most famous Welsh hymns of ...
Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
Sunday, March 5 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Thee Parkside
Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill

Original Famous Twang Sundays is a free, all-ages concert series at Thee Parkside in Potrero Hill. Come by every Sunday; there’s always a fresh traditional or contemporary live act and a surprise special to purchase from the kitchen.

$10 Tix: Misfit Cabaret’s Dark Fairytale “Grimm” | Great Star Theater
Sunday, March 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Use code GRIMMFUNCHEAP for $10 tickets. Otherwise it's $20.
| Great Star Theater
$10 Tix: Misfit Cabaret's Dark Fairytale

Come celebrate the darker sides of a world where fairies, goblins, and dragons roam free with sensual performances, outstanding musical talents, and opulence dripping from the walls and this live dark fairytale variety show. Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret: GRIMM Fridays & Saturdays, Feb. 24 to ...

Monday, March 6

P.O.S Rap Mini Concert | Amoeba Berkeley
Monday, March 6 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (Berkeley)
P.O.S Rap Mini Concert | Amoeba Berkeley
Doomtree’s P.O.S. celebrates his new album, Chill, Dummy (out now), with a live mini-set and signing at Amoeba Berkeley. Plus – Amoeba is proud to premiere his new video for “Bully” (directed by Adam DeGross). Doomtree co-founder, punk philosopher and lyrical bomb-thrower Stefon Alexander, aka P.O.S ...
Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, March 6 – 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.

Late Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Monday, March 6 – 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 ...

Wednesday, March 8

One More River To Cross: Water Metaphors In Gospel Music | Berkeley
Wednesday, March 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hertz Hall (UC Berkeley)
One More River To Cross: Water Metaphors In Gospel Music | Berkeley
Join the UC Berkeley gospel chorus for an afternoon of gospel music highlighting the importance of water as a symbol and metaphor for finding places of freedom, justice, and peace.

Thursday, March 9

Indie Rock Free Live Music From Mr Greg & The Mo | SF
Thursday, March 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cafe Franco
Indie Rock Free Live Music From Mr Greg & The Mo | SF
HI SF Fisherman’s Wharf’s Café Franco presents Mr Greg and The Mo: Living Room Tours, and indie rock group that’s sure to make your night. There will also be live performances from Denise & Ryan, travelling musicians from Germany.
From the Village to the Concert Hall: Inspirations from Greek Folk Music | SF
Thursday, March 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Knuth Hall (SFSU)
From the Village to the Concert Hall: Inspirations from Greek Folk Music | SF
The Greek Chamber Music Project performs a brand-new program rooted in the melodies and dance rhythms of Greece’s folk music tradition. This contemporary concert features the rousing and stately “Sextet” by Mikis Theodorakis. One of Greece’s most famous living composers, Theodorakis is best known for “Zorba ...
Alumni Artist Insights: Piano Recital | SF
Thursday, March 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Sol Joseph Recital Hall
Alumni Artist Insights: Piano Recital | SF
Watch as Elizabeth Dorman, pianist, returns to the San Francisco Conservatory of Music for a recital performance. Free but an RSVP is required.

Friday, March 10

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, March 10 – 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 ...

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, March 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in the world. The walk is hosted by the Labyrinth Guild. Always check the Labyrinth website for ...

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Friday, March 10 – 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 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 ...

Diana Gameros Trio: Inspiring Indie Live Music | The Presidio
Friday, March 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Diana Gameros Trio: Inspiring Indie Live Music | The Presidio
Originally from Ciudad Juarez, Diana Gameros creates authentic, inspiring music that reflects the 21st century experiences of a young indie artist at the borderlands between cultures, languages, and genres. Diana has performed with local favorites including the Oakland East Bay Symphony and opened for Bebel Gilberto, ...
Sean Jones Trumpet Concert | SF
Friday, March 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Community Music Center
Sean Jones Trumpet Concert | SF
Watch as San Francisco Performances brings a world-class artist to the stage for a free community concert. Sean Jones has established himself as one of the most outstanding trumpeters and composers on today’s scene.
2017 “Jazz Search West” Competition | Oakland
Friday, March 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Piedmont Piano Company
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 ...

Saturday, March 11

2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival | San Francisco
Saturday, March 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown San Francisco
2017 St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival | San Francisco
The West Coast’s largest Irish event celebrating Irish history and culture, the 166th Annual San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival, attracts some 100,000 revelers every year and is one of the city’s most popular events. 166th San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival Saturday, March 11, 2017 – Parade: ...
Irish Bank St. Patrick’s Block Party 2017 | Financial Dist.
Irish Bank St. Patrick’s Block Party 2017 | Financial Dist.

The Irish Bank Bar and Restaurant is home to all kinds of musical entertainment on Saturday, March 11, 2017. 2017 Irish Bank St. Patrick’s Block Party Saturday, March 11, 2017 | Noon till late Irish Bank, 10 Mark Lane, San Francisco Cost: In past years the cover has ...

Addison Street Jazz | Oakland
Saturday, March 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Independent Brewing Company
Addison Street Jazz | Oakland

Enjoy the smooth sounds of the accomplished quartet at 7 pm on the 2nd Saturday of every month. Food will be available for purchase from Ippo Ramen. This is an all-ages show.

“Atalanta” Baroque Ensemble Concert | SF
Saturday, March 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall (SFCM)
Come watch as students from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s baroque ensemble perform Handel’s opera, “Atalanta,” with period orchestra.

Sunday, March 12

2017 “Green Fest” Irish Block Party: Music & Irish Dancing | SF
Sunday, March 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | United Irish Cultural Center
2017
The United Irish Cultural Center of San Francisco (UICC) and the United Irish Societies team up to throw a special Sunday block party with Irish bands and Irish dancing, Irish food and drinks for sale and face painting and jumpy castles for the kids. 46th Avenue Green ...
Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
Sunday, March 12 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Thee Parkside
Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill

Original Famous Twang Sundays is a free, all-ages concert series at Thee Parkside in Potrero Hill. Come by every Sunday; there’s always a fresh traditional or contemporary live act and a surprise special to purchase from the kitchen.

2017 Spring Equinox Drum Circle | Berkeley
Sunday, March 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Donations are appreciated.
| Sacred Stream Center
2017 Spring Equinox Drum Circle | Berkeley
Sacred Stream holds drumming circles four times a year on the Solstice and Equinox to honor the season and to focus on healing for the community and the earth. Free, but an RSVP is required. The focus of these circles is on healing for individuals, the community, and ...