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Monday, June 5

Free Cutting-Edge Avant Garde Concert | Make-Out Room
Monday, June 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.

Late Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Monday, June 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, June 6

Live at Lagunitas: Low Cut Connie | Petaluma
Tuesday, June 6 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Low Cut Connie | 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 for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these ...

SF Jazz Festival Free Block Party | Hayes Valley
Tuesday, June 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
SF Jazz Festival Free Block Party  | Hayes Valley
In a reprisal of last-year’s event, PROXY and SFJAZZ host a neighborhood block party to kick-off the 35th San Francisco Jazz Festival. SFJAZZ Block Party Tuesday, June 6, 2017 | 5pm Proxy, 432 Octavia, SF FREE This exciting evening will feature live music from John Brothers Piano Company and North ...
Win Tix: Merchandise: Punk, Pop & Psychedelic | Swedish American Hall
Tuesday, June 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Swedish American Hall
Merchandise is a band fighting against the easy categorization reserved for abbreviated biographies. The project is equal parts punk misanthropy, maudlin balladeering, fine art, low humor, classical study, psychedelic space-casing, mad science and pop genius. Formed as a trio in Tampa, Florida in 2008, the ...
Win Tix: Sister Soaked Americana “The Secret Sisters” | Great American Music Hall
Tuesday, June 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
The Secret Sisters are singing and songwriting superstars sharing their supreme skills from side to side of the solar system. And that’s about all the “S” words we can shove in that sentence. > Get Tickets – $16.00 Influenced by music masters like George Jones, Loretta Lynn, The ...

Thursday, June 8

Afro-Carribean Rythms w/ Aireene Espiritu & The Itch | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, June 8 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Afro-Carribean Rythms w/ Aireene Espiritu & The Itch | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Philippine-born, Bay Area-raised Aireene Espiritu is a veteran singer/songwriter who’s created an extensive book of original songs combining Afro-Caribbean and African rhythms, American folk forms, bluegrass techniques and gospel music fervor. As a young musician she absorbed the sounds of Alan Lomax’s field recordings from the ...
“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, June 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

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

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Feel-good Reggae | Concord
Thursday, June 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Feel-good Reggae | Concord

The 28th Annual Music & Market Series returns to Todos Santos Plaza featuring a “Cream of the Crop” schedule of Bay Area bands, and one of the best Farmer’s Markets anywhere in downtown Concord from 6:30-8 pm from May through September. The Music & Market Series is ...

Friday, June 9

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, June 9 – 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, June 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but 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, June 9 – 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 ...

Music on the Square: Santana Tribute | Redwood City
Friday, June 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Santana Tribute | 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 ...

Saturday, June 10

11th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 6 Band Extravaganza | SF
Saturday, June 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
11th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 6 Band Extravaganza | SF
This two-day festival and fundraiser is presented by the Friends of the Golden Gate Park Band annually in June and features regional community concert bands. The Friends arrange for professional photographs and CDs of these community bands. 11:00   – Corte Madera Town Band 12:00   – ...
2017 San Francisco Free Folk Festival | SF
Saturday, June 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Everett Middle School
2017 San Francisco Free Folk Festival | SF

Now in its 41st year, the San Francisco Free Folk Festival celebrates folk music and dance through free concerts and workshops from all over the world. Think of it as “Hardly Strictly,” but without the sunburn the claustrophobia. 2017 San Francisco Free Folk Festival Saturday, June 10, 2017 | ...

Live in the Castro: The Beauty String Operators Band | Jane Warner Plaza
Saturday, June 10 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live in the Castro: The Beauty String Operators Band | Jane Warner Plaza
San Francisco string band playing bluegrass, alt-grass, punk-grass, cry-in-your-beer-grass & the occasional 80s cover. Laid-back & fun with a front-porch kind of sound. High-lonesome harmonies mixed with original musings about modern.
Summer of Love DJ/VJ Set Concert with Stefan G. | Amoeba SF
Saturday, June 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Summer of Love DJ/VJ Set Concert with Stefan G. | Amoeba SF
If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. If you’re going to Amoeba SF on Saturday, June 10th at 2pm, be sure you’re prepared to witness a psychedelic, multi-media, hit-filled tribute to the Summer of Love like you’ve ...
Addison Street Jazz | Oakland
Saturday, June 10 – 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.

Win Tix: Overcoats: Folk, Pop & Bluegrass | Swedish American Hall
Saturday, June 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Swedish American Hall
Overcoats is the New York-based female duo of Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell. Their debut album “Young” captures a sound rich in minimalism and melody: songs of connection and tension, on the depths of love and challenges of family. > Get Tickets – $12 Adv / ...

Sunday, June 11

2017 Haight Ashbury Street Fair | SF
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Haight Ashbury
2017 Haight Ashbury Street Fair | SF
The annual Haight Ashbury Street Fair brings thousands of people to Haight Street between Stanyan and Masonic to shop over 200 outdoor vendors including food, green businesses, local artists, clothing, crafts, non-profits and more. 2017 Haight Ashbury Street Fair Sunday, June 11, 2017 | 11 am to 5:30 ...
11th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 6 Band Extravaganza | SF
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
11th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 6 Band Extravaganza | SF
This two-day festival and fundraiser is presented by the Friends of the Golden Gate Park Band annually in June and features regional community concert bands. The Friends arrange for professional photographs and CDs of these community bands. 11:00   – Cupertino Symphonic Band 12:00   – Paradise ...
2017 Temescal Street Fair: Bands, Salsa & Circus Stage | Oakland
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temescal District
2017 Temescal Street Fair: Bands, Salsa & Circus Stage | Oakland
What started as a little street fest, has blossomed into one of Oakland’s premier cultural events. Explore the 14th annual Temescal Street Fair, a free celebration of neighborhood culture. Join a diverse gathering of more than 15,000 people from all over Oakland and the East Bay ...
Live in the Castro: The Klipptones | Jane Warner Plaza
Sunday, June 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live in the Castro: The Klipptones | Jane Warner Plaza
Get your swing on with the Klipptones. The Klipptones are San Francisco’s hottest crossover band, playing big band standards mashed up with pop classics.
Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland
Sunday, June 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Temescal Art Center
Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland

Shapeshifters Cinema is a monthly series featuring experimental filmmakers and video artists presenting moving image work live with accompaniment from musicians and sound artists. Shapeshifters takes place the second Sunday of every month, from 8 to 9 pm (unless otherwise noted) at Temescal Art Center ...

Monday, June 12

Live at Lagunitas: The White Buffalo | Petaluma
Monday, June 12 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: The White Buffalo | 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 for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these ...

Wednesday, June 14

Music in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, June 14 – 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 June to August. Music in the Park features bands playing a variety of music styles from Bluegrass to Motown to Americana. Music in the Park 2017 Wednesdays, June 14-August 16, 2017 | 6-8 pm Stafford ...

Rock Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live
Wednesday, June 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Rock Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live
Moonalice is a band of seasoned musicians who feel that live music should be a communal experience where the listener and musicians feed and derive inspiration from each other. Their songs try to speak to everyone, mixing a variety of genres with extended musical improvisations ...
Summer Beatles Tribute Concert | Menlo Park
Wednesday, June 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
Summer Beatles Tribute Concert | 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 to August in Fremont Park (University and Santa Cruz Avenues). Bring your picnic blanket and dinner, ...

Thursday, June 15

Destani Wolf’s Soul-Drenched Sound | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, June 15 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Destani Wolf's Soul-Drenched Sound | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
With her multi-octave range and soul-drenched sound, Berkeley-raised vocalist Destani Wolf is one of the most exciting singers to emerge from the 1990s Bay Area scene. Mentored by masters such as percussionist John Santos and Oakland Blues/Funk Guitarist Johnny Talbot, she recorded with Machete Ensemble, ...
“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, June 15 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

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