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Friday, July 13

Music on the Square: Reggae | Redwood City
Friday, July 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Reggae | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June 1-August 31, 2018. 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 ...

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, July 13 – 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 Beach Concert: Smash Mouth | Santa Cruz
Friday, July 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Smash Mouth | 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 15 ...

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018
Friday, July 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose
San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services invites you to the first San José Neighbor Nights. The event will take place every second Friday of the month at community centers throughout the entire city of San José. SJ Neighbor Nights ...

Saturday, July 14

Crosby Morgan: Soulful Acoustic Style | Live! in the Castro
Saturday, July 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Crosby Morgan: Soulful Acoustic Style | Live! in the Castro
Crosby Morgan is an up and coming musician from Los Angeles. Her writing and lyrical style is heavily influenced by her own emotional state. Crosby’s sound has been described as ambient with distinct folk attributes. Writing and singing from the heart, she couples her acoustic ...

Sunday, July 15

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, July 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...

Stern Grove Festival: Indian Grammy-Winner “Anoushka Shankar” | SF
Sunday, July 15 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival: Indian Grammy-Winner "Anoushka Shankar" | SF
Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar is a singular figure in the Indian classical and progressive global music scenes. Her dynamic and spiritual musicality has garnered several prestigious accolades, including five GRAMMY® Award nominations. Anoushka studied exclusively from the age of nine under her father and ...

Monday, July 16

Final Day: 2018 “Flower Piano” | Golden Gate Park
Monday, July 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for San Francisco Residents with proof of ID. $8 for regular entry.
| San Francisco Botanical Garden
Final Day: 2018 "Flower Piano" | Golden Gate Park

Sunset Piano, in partnership with San Francisco Botanical Garden, will once again bring over a dozen grand pianos to the spectacular 55 acre Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park for the fourth incarnation of our interactive music festival, Flower Piano. Flower Piano is free to ...

“Lagunitas Live”: RSVPs Open for Free Tune – Yards Concert | Petaluma
Monday, July 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
"Lagunitas Live": RSVPs Open for Free Tune - Yards Concert | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

“Classical Revolution” Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.
Monday, July 16 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-20 donation is welcome to support the musicians.
| The Revolution Cafe
"Classical Revolution" Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.

“Classical Revolution” is a bi-monthly chamber music night at the Mission District’s Revolution Cafe. They feature different local and visiting musicians in a unique Chamber Jam format, where musicians get a chance to perform in a casual environment and audiences get to hear chamber music in a ...

Tuesday, July 17

Live at Lagunitas: M. Ward | Petaluma
Tuesday, July 17 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: M. Ward | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Tommy Castro & the Painkillers | Concord
Tuesday, July 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Tommy Castro & the Painkillers | Concord

The 29th 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. Market is from 4 pm-8 pm, Music 6:30 pm-8 pm from ...

Wednesday, July 18

Free Latin Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, July 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Latin Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Tortilla Soup was founded in 2003 and features former members of the legendary groups Tower of Power & Malo. With over 30 years of experience, Tortilla Soup derives their music style from influences like Latin, Cumbia, Salsa, Tex-Mex, R&B, Blues, to Funk and Soul. Lead ...

Thursday, July 19

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Mike Amaral’s California Beach Boys | Concord
Thursday, July 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Mike Amaral's California Beach Boys | Concord

The 29th 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. Market is from 4 pm-8 pm, Music 6:30 pm-8 pm from ...

Friday, July 20

Rooftop Garden Concert: Variety Dance Band | Oakland
Friday, July 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: Variety Dance Band | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Kaiser Center’s Roof Garden free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 15 – September 14, 2018. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was conceived as a semi-public park by ...

Music on the Square: Santana Tribute | Redwood City
Friday, July 20 – 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 1-August 31, 2018. 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: Los Lonely Boys | Santa Cruz
Friday, July 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Los Lonely Boys | 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 15 ...

Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley
Friday, July 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations welcome
| La Peña Cultural Center
Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley

Enjoy a lively evening of music, dancing, and zapateado– bring your dance shoes and instruments, or just come and enjoy the music and dance. Son Jarocho is a lively traditional art form from the southern Mexican state of Veracruz that sits on the coast of the ...

Saturday, July 21

Kippy Marks: Live Music Performance | Live in the Castro
Saturday, July 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Kippy Marks: Live Music Performance | Live in the Castro

Come out and catch a series of free live performances on select weekends at Jane Warner Plaza in the Castro throughout the spring and summer. Live in the Castro 2018 May 19 to October 14, 2018 | Most events start at 1 pm Jane Warner ...

Sunday, July 22

San Francisco Symphony’s Free Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, July 22 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
San Francisco Symphony's Free Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) returns for its annual summer performance at Stern Grove Festival. Since its inaugural concert in 1938, the San Francisco Symphony has graced the Festival stage offering world-class performances every year for free to the public. An Emmy Award and multi-GRAMMY Award ...

Monday, July 23

“Lagunitas Live”: RSVPs Open for Free The Soul Rebels Concert | Petaluma
Monday, July 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
"Lagunitas Live": RSVPs Open for Free The Soul Rebels Concert | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

Tuesday, July 24

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Tia Carroll & Her Awesome Blues Band | Concord
Tuesday, July 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Tia Carroll & Her Awesome Blues Band | Concord

The 29th 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. Market is from 4 pm-8 pm, Music 6:30 pm-8 pm from ...

Wednesday, July 25

Free Blues Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Blues Concert in the Park | Redwood City
“Blues harmonica player of the year” and “Blues New Artist of The Year” in 2009 from the West Coast Blues Hall of Fame, Kyle Rowland, has been dominating the stage since the tender age of 10 years old. The Kyle Rowland Blues Band dishes out a ...

Thursday, July 26

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, July 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian 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. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Zepparella | Concord
Thursday, July 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Zepparella | Concord

The 29th 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. Market is from 4 pm-8 pm, Music 6:30 pm-8 pm from ...

Friday, July 27

Rooftop Garden Concert: 70’s Tribute Show | Oakland
Friday, July 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: 70's Tribute Show | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Kaiser Center’s Roof Garden free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 15 – September 14, 2018. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was conceived as a semi-public park by ...

Music on the Square: Tribute to Journey | Redwood City
Friday, July 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Tribute to Journey | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June 1-August 31, 2018. 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 ...

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, July 27 – 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. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group featuring guitar, violin, cello, mandolin, piano and voice, will play songs from many world religions that inspire ...

Free Beach Concert: The Fixx | Santa Cruz
Friday, July 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: The Fixx | 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 15 ...

Sunday, July 29

The Klipptones: Jazz, Swing & Blues Dance Party | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, July 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Klipptones: Jazz, Swing & Blues Dance Party | Live! in the Castro
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. Live! in the Castro events are brought to you by the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District. For booking information contact info@castrocbd.org.