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Saturday, August 2

Made in SF: DJ, Street Food & Performance Festival & Block Party | Public Works
Saturday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 at door before 9 pm; $10 until 10:30 pm, $15-$20 at the door later
| Public Works
Made in SF: DJ, Street Food & Performance Festival & Block Party | Public Works

Made in SF features a slew of local DJs, performers and food vendors at Public Works with an outdoor street food market and DJs and music performances going until late into the night.
Headlining the decks will be an epic house DJ set by Mark Farina, one …

Win Tix: Boston & The Doobie Brothers, Live | Shoreline Amphitheatre
Saturday, August 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of lawn tickets. Regular price: $30 flat.
| Shoreline Amphitheatre
Boston & The Doobie Brothers, Live | Shoreline Amphitheatre

107.7 The Bone is throwing its annual Bone Bash XV with a stellar lineup featuring Boston, The Doobie Brothers, John Kay and Steppenwolf and Don Felder.
Enter to win a pair of free tickets from FuncheapSF, or grab a pair of lawn seats for $30 flat.

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, August 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| San Francisco 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 ...

Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight
Saturday, August 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, $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, August 3

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio every Sunday through the fall starting on April 6, 2014 (11 am to 4 pm) at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect live music, free games and stands from San Francisco restaurants, food trucks, local ...

Volunteer at Stern Grove 2014: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF
Sunday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Stern Grove
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2014: 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 ...

Golden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park
Sunday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Golden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 132nd 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 ...

Stern Grove Festival: Andrew Bird Free Concert | SF
Sunday, August 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival: Andrew Bird Free Concert | SF

Acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Andrew Bird and The Hands of Glory blend an eclectic mix of early jazz, country blues, gypsy music, and pop into a distinct sound.
Led by the inventive bassist/composer Todd Sickafoose, Tiny Resistors perform original progressive jazz with a dramatic flair.

Sunday Jazz, History & Jam Session | Oakland
Sunday, August 3 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Branch (Oakland Library)
Sunday Jazz, History & Jam Session | Oakland

The Oakland Public Library presents a summer jazz, history and jam series on Sunday afternoons from July 13 – August 31, 2014. Summer jazz concerts kick-off with a performance by a featured artist from 3-4 pm, followed by a history of jazz with jazz musician Randy Moore ...

Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill
Sunday, August 3 – 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.

Hillbilly Hootenanny West Side Revue | The Riptide
Sunday, August 3 – 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, August 3 – 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, August 4

Free First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, August 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Free First Monday Concert | Make-Out Room

Every first Monday of the month, The Make-Out Room presents a free concert with several local bands playing anything from folk, rock to electronic music. The Make-Out Room is located at 3225 22nd Street in the Mission District.

Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob
Monday, August 4 – 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.

“Off the Record” Free Concert Night | Boom Boom Room
Monday, August 4 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

For the first time in over ten years, Boom Boom Room is open again for a free Monday night underground throwdown called, Off The Record. Every Monday night from July 7 – August 25, 2014, from 8:30 pm to 1:30 am, Off The Record will ...

Tuesday, August 5

Summer Concert in the Park | Milpitas
Tuesday, August 5 – 6:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy Park
Summer Concert in the Park | Milpitas

Summer Concert Series are back for 2014 in the city of Milpitas’ Murphy Park from July 22 to August 19, 2014. Food will also be available for purchase courtesy of Food Truck Mafia. All concerts are free and open to the public. 2014 Summer Concert Schedule ...

Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar
Tuesday, August 5 – 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, August 6

Free Lunchtime Concert | Oakland
Wednesday, August 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland City Center
Free Lunchtime Concert | Oakland

Come down to Oakland’s City Center for free concerts in the spring and summer outside the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station. The concert series give a little taste of everything, from rock and folk to Latin and jazz bands and they typically take place ...

Music in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, August 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Music in the Park | Redwood City

Enjoy free Wednesday concerts all summer long in Stafford Park in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June to August. Music in the Park features bands playing a variety of music styles from Motown to Salsa to Americana. Music in the Park 2014 Wednesdays 6-8 pm June ...

SF Mime Troupe: Free Lake Merritt Performance | Oakland
Wednesday, August 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Lakeside Park
SF Mime Troupe: Free Lake Merritt Performance | Oakland

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 55th season with more free, lively satire performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2014 production “Ripple Effect.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2014 Free political theater & music in parks all over the Bay ...

Summer Concert Series | Menlo Park
Wednesday, August 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park
Summer Concert Series | Menlo Park

Enjoy a free summer concert in Menlo Park featuring a variety of musical styles from jazz to country to hits of today and yesterday, from 6:30-8 pm on Wednesdays from June 18 to August 13, 2014. Bring your picnic blanket and dinner, and of course there is ...

Thursday, August 7

Lunchtime Concert Series | Palo Alto
Thursday, August 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cogswell Plaza
Lunchtime Concert Series | Palo Alto

Downtown Palo Alto celebrates summer with free lunchtime concerts in the park, noon-1 pm every Thursday, July 10 – September 11, 2014. Bring your lunch, hang with friends in the park, and enjoy an hour of lively, toe-tapping music. Cogswell Plaza is at the corner ...

Corazón Summer Acoustic Concerts | Westfield Centre
Thursday, August 7 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
Corazón Summer Acoustic Concerts | Westfield Centre

Westfield San Francisco Centre is hosting live acoustical performances by Bay Area musicians under the dome on Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons from 3-5 pm throughout the duration of Corazón Under the Dome (July 4-August 17, 2014). Celebrating San Francisco’s rich musical past and present, these ...

Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Thursday, August 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food, drinks & shopping
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Streat Bazaar: Craft & Artisan Pop-Up Food Market | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Looking to discover SF’s best local craft/artisan food vendors and special chef pop-ups? SoMa StrEat Food Park and Funcheap are putting on a new Thursday Night Market called “StrEat Bazaar.” The focus is mostly craft food vendors, special pop-up restaurants, food trucks (of course) and ...

SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2014: Free Outdoor Concerts | Stanford
Thursday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2014: Free Outdoor Concerts | Stanford

Stanford Shopping Center swings into summer with the return of Summer Jazz produced by SFJAZZ. International and local jazz legends will perform everything from swing to straight ahead jazz. In 2014, the ten-week series of free concerts will take place in The Plaza near Neiman ...