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Thursday, July 26

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

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.
San Francisco Ballet in the Park | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, July 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
| Stern Grove
San Francisco Ballet in the Park | Stern Grove Festival
San Francisco Ballet, led by Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson, returns to Stern Grove Festival with artists of the Company performing a selection of works from their current repertory for their annual free performance at Stern Grove Renowned for its incomparable level of innovation, the San Francisco ...

Tuesday, July 31

Live at Lagunitas: Wild Child | Petaluma
Tuesday, July 31 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Wild Child | 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: Jr. DeVille Blues Band | Concord
Tuesday, July 31 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Jr. DeVille 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, August 1

Free Rock ‘n Roll Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Rock 'n Roll Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Rock The Heat is a high-energy rock’n roll party band, giving you non-stop, entertainment. Rock The Heat has a variety of talented, seasoned musicians with many years of experience performing. This combination of great musicians and great music brings effortless high-energy entertainment to audiences throughout the ...

Thursday, August 2

Music & Market Summer Concerts: James Clark Presents Elvis, Elton & Mick | Concord
Thursday, August 2 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: James Clark Presents Elvis, Elton & Mick | 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, August 3

Music on the Square: Michael Jackson Tribute | Redwood City
Friday, August 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Michael Jackson 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: Y & T | Santa Cruz
Friday, August 3 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Y & T | 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 ...

Saturday, August 4

Lisa Gonick & The Damfino Players: Vintage Jazz Dance Party | Live in the Castro
Saturday, August 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Lisa Gonick & The Damfino Players: Vintage Jazz Dance Party | Live in the Castro
Come dance and listen to lovely music of a by gone era. Ragtime, Swing, Blues,Vintage- Early Jazz and Novelty tunes to warm the cockles of your soul & burn the soles of your feet. Featuring Cliff Moser on Guitar and Miss Lisa Gonick on Uke and ...
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, August 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 ...

Sunday, August 5

Jerry Day 2018: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
Sunday, August 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Doors open at 11 am. Shows at 11:30 am
| Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Jerry Day 2018: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
The 16th Annual Jerry Day is an annual civic and cultural event that celebrates one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time and San Francisco native son, Jerry Garcia and his Excelsior roots. The all day concert and festival takes place at the appropriately named “Jerry Garcia ...
Pianos in the Plaza ft. John Steven Morgan | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, August 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Pianos in the Plaza ft. John Steven Morgan | Live! in the Castro
John Steven Morgan is an American composer and pianist. He has performed at the 54th and 56th Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey First City Festival, The Wattis Room at SF Davies Symphony Hall, and toured internationally.

Monday, August 6

Live at Lagunitas: tune-yards | Petaluma
Monday, August 6 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: tune-yards | 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 ...

SF’s Beatles Karaoke Night | Every First Monday
Monday, August 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
SF's Beatles Karaoke Night | Every First Monday

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. Beatles Karaoke Night Every First Monday ...

Tuesday, August 7

“Lagunitas Live”: RSVPs Open for Free King Tuff Concert | Petaluma
Tuesday, August 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
"Lagunitas Live": RSVPs Open for Free King Tuff 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 ...

“Awesöme Orchestra” Epic Free Classical Concert | Oakland
Tuesday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required; donations are welcome.
| Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
"Awesöme Orchestra" Epic Free Classical Concert | Oakland

Awesöme Orchestra brings people together for musical adventures. Their free sessions are part performance, part open rehearsal. They provide the sheet music, and anyone is welcome to play or to listen. The Awesöme Orchestra Collective is the Bay Area’s most adventurous reading orchestra, dedicated to playing excellent orchestral ...

Wednesday, August 8

Free Funk/Soul Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, August 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Funk/Soul Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Sinister Dexter is a ten-piece soul machine that brings the unique sound of the great funk horn bands to the park. Featuring the sensational vocalist Rebecca Lipon, a hot five-piece horn section, and a tight rhythm section, Sinister Dexter puts on a high energy show ...

Thursday, August 9

Music & Market Summer Concerts: Stung | Concord
Thursday, August 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concerts: Stung | 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, August 10

Music on the Square: Party Band TOP 40 | Redwood City
Friday, August 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Party Band TOP 40 | 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 ...

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2018
Friday, August 10 – 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, August 11

Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF
Saturday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF

Experience a massive celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the annual 25th Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., the the two-day event organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition is expected to draw ...

Kippy Marks Live Music Performance | Live In The Castro
Saturday, August 11 – 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 ...

Facebook Festivals: Summer Jam | Menlo Park
Saturday, August 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission and parking. Open to the public.
| Facebook Headquarters
Facebook Festivals: Summer Jam | Menlo Park
Celebrate Summer with Island Vibes & Reggae Beats, Roots & Island Culture, Art, Music & Dance, Summer Drinks & Street Food Tasting for Charity. Summer Jam Saturday, August 11, 2018 | 1 pm to 6 pm Facebook HQ, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park FREE There will be free admission and free parking. 100% of ...

Sunday, August 12

Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sunday, August 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens

Experience a massive celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the annual 25th Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., the the two-day event organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition is expected to draw ...

Monday, August 13

Live at Lagunitas: The Soul Rebels | Petaluma
Monday, August 13 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: The Soul Rebels | 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 ...

Wednesday, August 15

Free Party Band Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, August 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Party Band Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Pacific Soul Band, a 10-piece powerhouse of talent, will rock you to the core with funk, old school, rock, pop, hip-hop, and R&B. This bay area family band is mentored by musicians of Earth, Wind & Fire and Sheila E.