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Friday, June 30

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, June 30 – 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 ...

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, June 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path, while listening to music every last Friday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, ...

Music on the Square: New Wave & Modern Rock Hits | Redwood City
Friday, June 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: New Wave & Modern Rock Hits | 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: Great White | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Great White | 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 ...

Beach Boys Tribute Concert in the Park | Alamo
Friday, June 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Livorna Park
Beach Boys Tribute Concert in the Park | Alamo

Put your dancing shoes on, pack a picnic and enjoy live music with the small community of Alamo at Livorna Park located at the corner of Miranda Avenue and Livorna Road. Friday concerts start at 6:30 pm and end at 8:30 pm. 2017 Featured Bands ...

Official Chris Cornell Bay Area Tribute Concert | Slim’s
Friday, June 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 in advance and $17 at the door.
| Slim's
Official Chris Cornell Bay Area Tribute Concert | Slim's
Come and join music lovers from all ages as they gather to pay tribute to one of the greatest voices in the history of music. They assure everyone that this event is kid-friendly so it’s open for the whole family. A portion of ticket sales will ...
Win Tix: “The Soiled Dove” Wild Barbary Coast Circus Theater | Alameda
Friday, June 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$45 for 9pm Show. $117 for Dinner & Show
| Alameda Point
Dress in your Victorian or Edwardian best to get ready for The Soiled Dove – an immersive, circus-infused extravaganza set in the reincarnation of San Francisco’s notorious Barbary Coast red light district. > Get Tickets: Save 10% off tickets with exclusive code FUNCHEAP-TSF17 (Normally $50 for 9pm ...
Win Tix: ’60s Prom Night Motown Dance Party | Brick & Mortar
Friday, June 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$5 Pre-Sale, $10 Door
| Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Join us for 60’s Prom Night: A Motown Dance Party. Enjoy a live 10-Piece band playing all the Motown hits that made the 60’s such a great decade for music. > Get Tickets – $5 Adv / $10 Door – 18+ Come dressed in your 1960’s best ...

Saturday, July 1

2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest | South Bay
Saturday, July 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Many events are free, but there are ticketed concerts and other.
| Downtown Hollister
2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest | South Bay

The roar of motorcycles will take over the streets of Hollister,known as the “Birthplace of the American Biker,” for the annual Hollister Freedom Rally. The Rally has always been and will continue to be a free rally welcoming all bikers and is the largest of its kind ...

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2017 | Saturday
Saturday, July 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2017 | Saturday

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free Jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy Streets. ...

Tennyson All America Festival: Food, Refreshments & Free Entertainment | Hayward
Saturday, July 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mt. Eden Mansion
Tennyson All America Festival: Food, Refreshments & Free Entertainment | Hayward
Join the city of Hayward as they celebrate the 241st birthday of the country and build pride in the Tennyson Community. Enjoy free music, food, refreshments and activities for children, and learn about community resources.
Win Tix: 18th Annual Oysterfest with Passion Pit | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: $20*
*Use code FUNCHEAP for discount purchase. Food and drinks for purchase
| Sharon Meadow
Oysters, the caviar of the sea (well actually caviar is the caviar of the sea)  but oysters are also quite fancy and delectable. Celebrate this slimy, succulent, seafood at the 18th annual Oysterfest in Golden Gate Park. > Get $20 Tickets with exclusive code FUNCHEAP – Normally $40 ...
SF Mime Troupe 2017 Opening Weekend | Berkeley
Saturday, July 1 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Cedar Rose Park
SF Mime Troupe 2017 Opening Weekend | Berkeley

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 ...

Let Justice Ring: Free Handbell Concert by Bell Appeal | Palo Alto
Saturday, July 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted
| Grace Lutheran Church
Let Justice Ring: Free Handbell Concert by Bell Appeal | Palo Alto
Bell Appeal celebrates the 4th of July weekend with a concert reflecting on the current political climate and how they make a difference in the local and global communities. Join them as they perform songs by George Michael, Sara Bareilles, The Beatles, REM, and more.
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, July 1 – 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: Enigmatic Style of Daft Punk “The Phenomenauts” | Slim’s
Saturday, July 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's
Have you ever said to yourself, “Gee I love the enigmatic style of Daft Punk, but wish they played punk”? Then you need to get a load of The Phenomenauts. This rock and roll crew is a glorious mash up of punk rock, costumes, and ...
Win Tix: The Prince Tribute Show “When Doves Cry” | Great American Music Hall
Saturday, July 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
Prince left the world far too soon. But what he left behind was a musical legacy that generations of fans have loved. When Doves Cry, the Prince Tribute Show is comprised of a dynamic, 8-piece band that brings to life some of Prince’s greatest masterpieces. ...

Sunday, July 2

2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest & Live Music | South Bay
Sunday, July 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Many events are free, but there are ticketed concerts and other.
| Downtown Hollister
2017 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest & Live Music | South Bay

The roar of motorcycles will take over the streets of Hollister,known as the “Birthplace of the American Biker,” for the annual Hollister Freedom Rally. The Rally has always been and will continue to be a free rally welcoming all bikers and is the largest of its kind ...

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2017 | Sunday
Sunday, July 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2017 | Sunday

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free Jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy Streets. ...

Hayward | 4th of July Family Festival & Picnic | 2017
Sunday, July 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Outdoor celebration is free.
| Meek Park
Hayward | 4th of July Family Festival & Picnic | 2017
Come to Meek Park and celebrate the nation’s independence. Meek Mansion will be open to the public for a rare glimpse of the past. Grab some lunch at the local food vendor booths, pull out those picnic blankets, and enjoy the sounds of Johnny Mahalo and the ...
Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
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 ...

Symphony in the Park: Latin American Music | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, July 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Symphony in the Park: Latin American Music | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years The weekly concerts take place most ...

Music in the Park: Country Rock Concert | Burlingame
Sunday, July 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Washington Park (Burlingame)
Music in the Park: Country Rock Concert | Burlingame
The Brigham Brothers is a Bay Area band that serves up a unique blend of dance-based roots music integrating Southern rock, country, zydeco, and roadhouse rhythm & blues into an especially rich musical gumbo.
Fantastic Negrito with Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, July 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Fantastic Negrito with Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Soulful local singer, musician and songwriter Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers blend rock, country, blues and folk into an original sound. Oakland blues guitarist and singer Fantastic Negrito takes the stage on the heels of his Grammy win for Best Contemporary Blues Album this year.
Songs of Love & Protest On the Bay for 4th of July Celebration | Albany
Sunday, July 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required
| Albany Bulb
Songs of Love & Protest On the Bay for 4th of July Celebration | Albany
How to celebrate the Fourth of July in times like these? For a different kind of Fourth of July celebration (on July 2), bring a picnic out to the old bayfront landfill known as the Albany Bulb for live acoustic music—including a few singalong favorites. The Bulb ...
Summer Outdoor Music Series: Funky Jazzy Dance | Corte Madera
Sunday, July 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Town Center Corte Madera
Summer Outdoor Music Series: Funky Jazzy Dance | Corte Madera

Celebrating the summer season and Marin’s love for the outdoors Town Center Corte Madera will host its annual Summer Music Series each Sunday June 4th through August 27th from 2-4 pm with a great lineup of music that will appeal to all ages. The series features ...

Let Justice Ring: Free Handbell Concert by Bell Appeal | SF
Sunday, July 2 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted
| Bethany United Methodist Church
Let Justice Ring: Free Handbell Concert by Bell Appeal | SF
Bell Appeal celebrates the 4th of July weekend with a concert reflecting on the current political climate and how they make a difference in the local and global communities. Join them as they perform songs by George Michael, Sara Bareilles, The Beatles, REM, and more.
SF Mime Troupe 2017 Opening Weekend | Berkeley
Sunday, July 2 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Cedar Rose Park
SF Mime Troupe 2017 Opening Weekend | Berkeley

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 ...

Monday, July 3

Windsor | Pre-4th of July “Kaboom” Fireworks & Music Festival | 2017
Windsor | Pre-4th of July
Get festive for the Fourth at a small town celebration with all the trimmings. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy the Windsor Independence Day celebration on Monday, July 3, 2017 at Keiser Park, capped off by a fireworks and musical performances. A festival in the park ...
WorldOne Festival Pre-Party | El Cerrito
Monday, July 3 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cerrito Vista Park
WorldOne Festival Pre-Party | El Cerrito

El Cerrito hosts the 19th Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live world music, Hawaiian Mele, Hula plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2017. July 3, 2017 – Kupaoa, Hawaiian Mele & Hula 4 pm: Circus Imagination 5-7 pm:  Kupaoa + Kumu Kau’i Isa-Kahaku + Halau NaWaiOla July 4, 2017 – ...